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March 11, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Big Read wraps up Saturday

More than a month of events in Thomasville’s Big Read comes to its conclusion Saturday at the Thomasville Civic Center. More...

Sunny South fire

Pine Hill and Thomasville firefighters were dispatched to this home near Sunny South. The structure was destroyed by the fire. More...

Flach to run for coroner

William S. “Scott” Flach has announced his intention to seek election to the position of Coroner for Clarke County. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Tanker deal goes away

“The Air Force had a chance to deliver the most capable tanker possible to our warfighters and blew it. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Where all the “idiots” are

Sports can always bring out the passion in folks. And sometimes that passion overrides our brains and civility. Sometimes that makes for great entertainment. More...

School

Boys and Girls Club of Thomasville

Students at the Boys and Girls Club of Thomasville lead the pledge of allegiance at Thomasville City Hall prior to the council meeting Monday night. More...

Flat Stanley visits THE THOMASVILLE TIMES on trip around the country

Monday morning The Thomasville Times was visited by an interesting character named Flat Stanley. The visitor was the guest of Betty Phillips of Morvin. More...

The ultimate stress reliever is Jones Soda

Have you ever been so busy you forgot to breathe? I’m talking you’re desk is covered in a million things you need to get done, and you’re trying your best to get it done, but it’s just not moving along. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Baker

Grover O. Baker, 95, of Saraland, died Wednesday, March 3, 2010, at his home. Mr. Baker, a native of Reform, was a retired sawmill superintendent and was a member of Central Baptist Church in Dixons Mills. More...

Digmon

Martha Ann Digmon, 77, of Thomasville, died Thursday, March 4, 2010, at Golden Living Nursing Home in Foley. Mrs. Digmon was born Oct. 16, 1932 in Pine Hill. She was a member of Thomasville United Methodist Church. More...

Harrison

Bobby Thomas Harrison, 70, of Thomasville, died Friday, March 5, 2010, at Mobile Infirmary in Mobile. Mr. Harrison was born Dec. 8, 1939 in Cunningham. He was a retired pipe fitter. More...

Cause of THS student’s injury still a mystery

While a town prays, police are still investigating a mystery. The question is what happened to Jake Newberry Friday night? Police were called to Hinson Drive Friday night about 9:20 p.m. More...

City still going after eyesores

Thomasville’s efforts to clean up properties and to demolish dilapidated houses in the city are continuing. City attorney Edmon McKinley told the city council Monday that citizens are cleaning up the town. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of March 2-10 include: Michael Dewayne Austin, 21, drivers license suspended/revoked, failure to appear (traffic) contempt of court, $724.50 bond, arrested by Jackson Police Dept. More...

TPD report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following felony charges the last two weeks: Terrell Andre Southall - burglary, receiving stolen property. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Annual BBQ The town of Thomaston will hold its annual barbecue from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday, March 13. Dinner is all-you-can-eat and served family style. Cost is $8.50 per person. Take-out plates are available. More...

People

Census is now underway

The 2010 U.S. Census is under way, with some residents in Clarke County already receiving their questionnaires. More...

Coleman, Ward to wed April 17

Sharranda Latrice Coleman and Derrick Lashon Ward will exchange marriage vows during a ceremony to be held at 4 p.m., Saturday, April 17 at Thomasville Church of God in Christ. More...

DCC induction ceremony held

The Dravitan Civic Club hosted an induction ceremony Saturday, March 6 at the Thomasville City Hall. New members in attendance were Quanda Atkins and Joyce Cleveland. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Singing Creels Chapel United Methodist Church will host a singing at 7 p.m., Saturday, March 13 featuring The Revelators. Church pastor, Rev. Paul McVay invites everyone. Church membership poll whether to retain pastor More...

Sports

Questions answered; suspicions confirmed

Back in the spring of 1959 the New York Yankees, long considered the premier Major League Baseball franchise of all time, was having its troubles. As a matter of fact the Bronx Bombers found themselves in last place on May 20. More...

Tigers down Demopolis 4-1

The Thomasville High School Varsity baseball team, which in many ways is still looking for its identity in 2010, picked up an important win over the Demopolis Tigers in the second half of a mixed doubleheader played in Demopolis on Saturday, March 6 More...

TMS downs Martin

The Thomasville Middle School Tiger baseball team improved their 2010 season mark to 4 – 3 this past week, picking up a win at home over Martin Middle School of Selma on Monday, March 1, and then earning a split on the road with the Jackson Mi More...


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