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April 15, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

T’ville sales tax collections are up

The Thomasville City Council approved an alcohol sales license for the Thomasville Walgreen’s store. More...

Special Sections

People

County voter list doubles in price

Clarke County voters are worth two cents each. Or at least their names and addresses are for candidates who may want a list for campaign purposes. More...

Jones completes basic

Air Force Airman Maurice D. Jones graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. More...

Hill, Glass set May date

Mr. and Mrs. Kim Cannon of Thomasville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Stacey Cannon Hill to Brian Edward Glass, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Squires and Mr. and Mrs. Billy Glass all of Sweet Water. More...

School

Students learn journal writing

In January, Thomasville Elementary and Middle School teachers went through a day of professional development with April DeCeasar, Director of Smart Schools. Mrs. More...

MCSS Kindergarten & 1st Grade pre-registration

The Marengo County School System will conduct the Kindergarten and First Grade Pre-Registration Clinic on Friday, May 7 from 9:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. and from 12:00 noon until 2:30 p.m. More...

Scholarships awarded

Two local students were recently awarded Trustees Scholarships to attend the University of West Alabama. These awards, which are based on academic achievement and proven leadership potential, come from the UWA Office of Admissions. More...

For The Record

Clarke County Circuit Court docket

Two murder cases as well as a number of drug and sex cases are on the dockets for the criminal jury term of Clarke County Circuit Court next week. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of April 6- April 13 include: Patrick Dewayne Anderson, 38, failure to pay, $744.50 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Pine Hill police report

On April 05, 2010, Bejamin Smith of Pine Hill was arrested for F.T.A warrant from Marengo County. On April 07, Larry Mason of Pine Hill was arrested for Enticing a Child. On April 10, Bobby Dixon of Pine Hill was arrested for D.U.I. More...

T’ville, Pine Hill sign new water contract

Thomasville and Pine Hill have agreed to terms on a new water purchase agreement that will allow Thomasville out of its previous water agreement with Pine Hill. Mayor Sheldon Day called the agreement historic. More...

New dollar stores going up

Construction is proceeding apace on two Dollar General stores, one in Pine Hill (above) and one in Dixons Mills (below). More...

Editorials

OUR VIEW

You can help Relay for Life

In a couple of weeks, Thomasville will gather together to support the fight against cancer with its Relay for Life. For weeks, teams have been working diligently to raise money to help the American Cancer Society in its fight. More...

From the Editor’s Desk

Taxes and NFL busts

Today’s the day. It’s tax day. I’ve had my filed for a while, so I’m not sweating it this year. More...

Alabama’s taxes are lowest

As many of you are mailing off your tax returns do not feel too badly because the U.S. Census Bureau has revealed that we Alabamians pay the least amount in taxes of any other state in America. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Gospel Singing Mt. Vernon Baptist Church will hold a Gospel Singing on Saturday, April 17 at 6 p.m. Glory Road Quartet and other groups will be singing. All offerings will go the the Mt. Vernon Baptist Church Relay for Life Team. More...

Spiritual Reflections

Strength of character comes from submitting

The Masters Golf Tournament is arguably one of the greatest sporting events of the year. There is something about it that sets it apart from every other sporting event. Maybe it is the sheer beauty of the surroundings. More...

Hey, Check This Out!

What do you think about God, salvation and enternal life?

OK, … God, Salvation, Eternal Life . . . what is it all about? Most likely you have heard these terms before. First of all, you and every person in this world are free to choose. More...

Sports

Hole in one for the Relay

Chris Hare, of Monroeville, hit his first hole in one during the Relay For Life Benefit Tournament at Pineview Country Club sponsored by Merchants Bank on Saturday, April 10. More...

THS golf team sees success on the links

As the Thomasville High School Golf team heads into the final two weeks of their regular season they are sporting a very good 13 – 5 – 1 record. More...

JV Tigers experience first loses of season

After racing out to a perfect 11- 0 mark the Thomasville High School Junior Varsity saw their hopes for an undefeated season come to an abrupt halt on Saturday, April 3, when Saraland High School swept the home standing Tigers 17 – 5 and 11 &n More...