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February 18, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Drug round up hits area

The First Judicial Drug Task Force (Task Force One) conducted a round up of a number of people on grand jury indictments, Wednesday, Feb. 11, for illegal drug charges. More...

Trucker dies on Hwy. 43

A trucker from Jackson apparently suffered a heart attack and died at the wheel Thursday in Thomasville. More...

Special Sections

People

Cannon - Riley united in marriage

Alissa Lauren Cannon of Thomasville and Steven Lee Riley of Headland were united in marriage during a 5 o’clock ceremony the evening of December 12, 2009 at Pineview Baptist Church in Thomasville. Officiating was Bro. More...

Garrett-Pugh to wed Feb. 20

Mike and Lisa Garrett of Thomasville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Ashley Garrett to Richard Pugh, son of Jimmy and Jane Nelson of Thomasville and Rodger Pugh of Grove Hill. More...

Debutants presented during sorority cotillion

The members of the Tri- County Pearls, an interest group of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated recognized nine young ladies who were presented at its debutant cotillion Dec. 26, 2009, at the Thomasville Civic Center. More...

School

Grad exams are in two weeks

Last week students at THS were told that they would not be attending school Friday due to a snowstorm coming. More...

Girl Scouts restock food pantry with 1,000 cans

Junior Girl Scouts of Troop 8557 collected more than 1,000 cans of food to restock the Salvation Army food pantry. Thomasville Middle School donated 100 cans, while Thomasville Elementary School donated 600 cans. More...

TMS second nine-week honor rolls announced

Thomasville Middle School has announced the names of students earning placement on the second nine-weeks honor rolls. The following students are included. Fifth grade More...

For The Record

OBITUARIES

Daniels Ellis Daniels, 73, of Nanafalia, died Sunday, February 7, 2010, at his residence. Mr. Daniels was retired from James River Corporation and had served in the Army National Guard. He was an avid Alabama Crimson Tide fan. More...

RECORDS

Marriage license applications Melvin Laron Stoker, to Brittany Chantel Warren; David Lee Sims, to Pamela Ann Jackson; Stephen Gough Ford, to Audrey Ann Evans. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Feb. 9-16 include: Christopher Juan Taylor, 31, non-child support, $6,000 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Water buyout almost half a million

There’s still a sense of urgency about Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day when it comes to Thomasville’s water plant project. But to buy its way out of a contract with Pine Hill, it could cost the city almost half a million dollars. More...

Boys and Girls Club back open

The Boys and Girls Club of Southwest Alabama has come back from a near death experience. The club was shuttered for 10 months this past year as financial troubles hit the organization. More...

Bye Bye Birdie!

The Thomasville High School drama team presented the musical Bye Bye Birdie at the Thomasville civic center this weekend. Snow forced the cancellation of the first showing Friday, but the production when on Saturday and Sunday. More...

Editorials

Some call it pork

OUR VIEW

Every time the federal government puts out a budget, there’s plenty of what’s called pork in it. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

A mistake in the making?

When in Florida for the shuttle launch, I had the opportunity to attend a mission briefing for the shuttle mission and of course, tour the exhibits at the Kennedy Space Center’s visitor center. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Author Deborah Jones to be guest speaker at Women in Winter Deborah Jones, author of From the Guttermost to the Uttermost, will be the guest speaker at the Women in Winter meeting Wednesday, March 3, 10 a.m. at Stave Creek Baptist Church. More...

Place your bet on Jesus

The other day I went to the dentist’s office. I had a new cap that needed grinding down. I was in for a dental adjustment and I got an ear full. More...

Catholic Scouts earn International Awareness Award

Scouting has reached its 100th anniversary in the United States. In honor of this milestone, a number of local Catholic Scouts have achieved and been awarded the International Awareness Award for Catholic Scouts. More...

Sports

A month for all seasons

February, which is the shortest month of the year when you start counting the number of days contained in it, certainly isn’t the slowest month as far as activity goes. More...

Tigers elude Jackson’s grasp

After winning two games in the 4A Area 3 Tournament played in Andalusia, the Thomasville Tiger varsity basketball team earned the right to host the runner-up from the 4A Area 1 tournament in a one-game showdown for a chance to advance to the South R More...

Lady Tigers drive past UMS-Wright

After finishing second in the 4A Area 3 Tournament, which they hosted on their home floor, the Thomasville High School Lady Tigers had the unenviable task of traveling to Mobile on Thursday, February 11, and playing the UMSWright Lady Bulldogs for a More...


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