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March 4, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Lots of events on tap for Relay for Life

“I had never greased a pig before.” Now that’s not a comment you hear every day. It came from Karen Bradford, coordinator of Thomasville’s Relay for Life, who was talking about a previous Relay event. More...

United Security gets $4 million settlement

United Security Bancshares, Inc., along with its banking subsidiary First United Security Bank and Acceptance Loan Company, Inc., a finance company operated by the bank has agreed to settle a case against The Cincinnati Insurance Company for $4,150, More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Feb. 23- March 2 include: Christopher Williams, 39, forgery second degree, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Careful with regulation

OUR VIEW

The other night there was a documentary shown about East Germany’s doping program for its Olympic athletes. The program was a state-run operation to create athletes that would outperform everyone else on the world stage. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

My how time flies

Well it was one year ago on March 2, when Bridgett and I welcomed a new person into this world. Turner Gray McLean was born at Providence hospital with a head full of black hair and not a clue in the world. More...

School

Remember to brush and floss every day

Each February, the American Dental Association (ADA) sponsors National Children's Dental Health Month to raise awareness about the importance of oral health. More...

Wright earns master degree

Tara K. Wright, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas K. More...

Bake-off winners

The Rambling Roses 4-H Club recently held its bake-off. Winners pictured above, from left are: Forest Campbell, Summer Pruitt and Zackary Garrick. More...

Sports

THS Lady Tigers make school’s first-ever semi-finals appearance

The Thomasville High School Lady Tiger basketball team saw their run at a 4A State Championship end this past Wednesday, February 24, in their semi-final round match-up with the Deshler High School Lady Tigers. More...

A very busy week

Although hardly a week goes by when I’m not busy doing something most of the time, there are, on occasion, some weeks when it seems like I am caught up in a veritable whirlwind of activity. More...

Thomasville downs Sweet Water

The Thomasville Tiger varsity baseball team improved their early season mark to 2 – 5 this past week when they defeated the Sweet Water Bulldogs on the road Thursday, February 25, and then wound up with a split in a three team round robin matc More...

Chamber banquet is March 9

The Southwest Alabama Chamber of Commerce banquet is only five days away, and chamber officials would love to fill a few more seats for the evening banquet. More...

Wagon train pulls through town

The clop clop of hooves slowly and deliberately made its way up Old Hwy. 5 northward through Clarke County this week, drawing stares and creating phone calls. More...

Health officials conducting water crisis survey

Two-member teams of representatives from the Alabama Department of Public Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are currently conducting community surveys of areas in Clarke and Wilcox counties affected by recent water shortages. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Blood drive An American Red Cross blood drive will be held from 1 p.m., to 6 p.m., Thursday, March 4, at Thomasville Baptist Church. Each donor will automatically be entered into a drawing to win a $1,000 gift card. More...

People

Good eats at beast feast

There was plenty of home-cooked wild game and vegetables to be had at the annual Beast Feast dinner held at Thomasville Baptist Church Friday night. More...

Black Belt Treasures special event on tap

The public is invited to join the Black Belt Treasures Guild for an After Hours event on Saturday, March 13, from 6-8 p.m., at the Black Belt Treasures Gallery located in historic downtown Camden. More...

Dozier, Boltz wed in afternoon ceremony

Laura Lynne Dozier and Lewis Matthew Boltz were united in marriage during a 2 o’clock ceremony on October 10, 2009 at Hunter Street Baptist Church in Hoover. Officiating was Dr. Buddy Gray, pastor of Hunter Street Baptist. More...

Religion

Women in Winter initiate Easter program

Assisting women age 50 and older in emergency situations is the goal of Women in Winter’s Easter Project. More...

Service to be held in honor of Elder Calhoun’s 74th birthday

In honor of his 74th birthday, friends and loved ones of Elder Samuel L. Calhoun, pastor of Sunflower AOH Church of God, McFadden Avenue in Thomasville, will come together for a service at 7 p.m., Friday, March 19 at the church. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Gospel concert More...

For The Record

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...

Obituaries - Free Access

Dannelly

Allene Morris Dannelly, 79, of Thomasville, died Wednesday, February 24, 2010, at Mobile Infirmary in Mobile. Mrs. Dannelly was born January 28, 1931 in Lawrence County, Tenn. More...

Harvell

Douglas Harvell, 71, of Fulton, died Monday, February 22, 2010, at Brookwood Medical Center in Birmingham. Mr. Harvell was born October 8, 1938, in Pine Hill. He was a retired truck driver and owner of D&E Cleaners. More...

Holloway

Willis Walter Holloway, 96, of Selma, died Friday, February 19, 2010, at Warren Manor Nursing Home in Selma. More...