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April 8, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

It’s Jackson vs. Jackson in District 68 Democratic primary

Voters in Alabama House District 68 could be facing a confusing Democratic primary ballot on June 1. They’ll find Thomas E. Jackson running against Thomas E. Jackson. Thomas E. Jackson of Thomasville is the incumbent officeholder. More...

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OUR VIEW

Political signs can be eyesore

By the number of political signs along the highways, streets and yards, everyone is reminded that the candidate qualifying period is over and the June primary elections are coming up. More...

Duke-Butler a great game

As a rabid college football fan, no matter what teams are on television, I’m likely to spend a couple of hours watching them play. Mostly I follow the Auburn Tigers and sometimes the Crimson Tide. More...

Changing political landscape

The national media has boiled American politics down to colors… red and blue. Perhaps they should add beige. The latest Washington Post/ABC polling shows 34 percent of voters say they are Democrats and 24 percent say Republican. More...

Religion

Passion Play in T’ville

A number of Thomasville's area churches worked together this year to put on what has become an annual tradition of staging the dramatic reenactment of Jesus Christ's crucifixion and resurrection - The Passion Pla More...

Pastoral Anniversary

The 27th Pastoral Anniversary of Elder Samuel L. Calhoun to be held at Sunflower AOH Church of God, McFadden Avenue, on Sunday, April 11, 2010 at 2:30 p.m. Special Guest will be Elder Arthur Mitchell and Bellemy AOH Church of God, Bellemy. More...

Spring Revival

New Union Missionary Baptist Church of Coffeeville will celebrate Family and Friends Day, Sunday, April 18 at 2:30 p.m. Guest speaker will be Cory Morrow of The New Moriah Church in Lower Peach Tree. More...

Sports

McNider fishing tournament winners

McNider Marine held a fishing tournament on March 27, 2010 at Roland Cooper State Park in Camden. First place winners were Rhett Pilkington of Thomasville and T.K. Stanley of Mobile, 19.48 lbs. More...

Taking Names Keeping Score

Overstreet on a hot streak for Jags

Years ago, long before computers, cell phones and for that matter phones in general; communicating with people was pretty much limited to face to face conversations, sending a telegram, or writing a letter. More...

Lady Tigers get key win

The Thomasville High School Lady Tiger varsity softball team picked up three wins this past week including an important area win over the Andalusia High School Lady Bulldogs. More...

Identity thieves operating in Thomasville

Thomasville police have begun nabbing members of what appears to be an identity theft ring. So far, two arrests have been made and more are expected in a case involving stolen identities and forged credit cards. More...

Following the cross

The annual cross walk through the streets of downtown Thomasville took place Friday. Above: Aly Scarbrough reads a portion of scripture with Bro. Phil Craddock looking on. More...

Calendar

Arts Council to meet

Please plan to attend a special called meeting of the Rambling Rose Players, Thomasville Arts Council on Monday, April 12, 2010 at 6:00 pm, Harris Room, Civic Center. More...

Team Captains meet

There will be a Team Captains meeting for the Thomasville Relay for Life on Monday, April 12. The meeting will be held at the Delmar starting at 6 p.m. More...

DAR chapter meet in Grove Hill

The Elizabeth Bradford Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, will hold their April meeting in the Conference Room of the Grove Hill Public Library at 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 8, 2010. The speaker will be Mrs. More...

People

Account set up for Jake Newberry

An account has been set up at Regions bank for Jake Newberry. All money that is donated will be used for medical bills and lodging expenses. More...

Healthcare decisions day

AseraCare Hospice, along with other national, state and community organizations, are involved in an effort to highlight the importance of advance health care decision making, an effort that has culminated in the designation of April 16 as National H More...

Davis addresses supporters in Clarke county

If a black man from Illinois can be elected president, a black man from Alabama can be elected governor, reasoned Congressman Artur Davis to a small group of black supporters in Grove Hill Saturday. More...

School

“I can be the president”

B.J. KImbrough, Assistant Professor of Education at The University of West Alabama, reads from her book, “I can be the President” to a group of students at Marengo High School recently. More...

ASCC announces honor society

The following students were inducted into the Phi Upsilon Chapter at Alabama Southern: (l-r front row) Meagan McDonald, Rachell Jordan, Carly Cunningham, and Kristy Burt; (l-r middle row) Jane Busby, More...

Students recognized for high grades

The Alabama Southern Phi Upsilon Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa recently held its spring semester induction. More...

For The Record

Clarke County sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of March 30-April 6 include: Reginald Charles Roberts, 41, switched tag, driving under the influence (alcohol), no insurance, drivers license suspended/revoked, $6,500 bond, arrested by More...

Obituaries - Free Access

DeRouen

Paul Sterling DeRouen, Jr., 65, of Franklin, died Wednesday, March 31, 2010, at Mobile Infirmary. Mr. DeRouen was a native of Selma and was a resident of Franklin, Alabama. He worked as a diesel mechanic and was in the National Guard. More...


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