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April 29, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Their reasons to Relay

Friday night, hundreds of people will fill the streets of downtown Thomasville for the Relay for Life. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

RSVP does a good job

Despite cutbacks in the state’s proposed budget, money to fund the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program was put back in after it was zero’ed out by the governor’s office. More...

Oleta Gates will be missed

With her apple cheeks and cheerful countenance, she was the storybook image of the perfect grandma. She always wore demure dresses and sturdy shoes, and that wardrobe revealed much about her character. More...

From the Editor’s Desk

The “southern” biscuit?

They gave us a new channel on the satellite TV service a couple of weeks ago. I say gave, but I’m pretty sure we’re paying for it just like the rest of the channels we don’t watch. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Flea Market/Estate sale Bethlehem Baptist Church will sponsor a Flea Market and Estate Sale on Saturday, May 1, 2010 from 7:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m., at Bruno’s on Hwy 43 South in the Miller community, 12 miles south of Linden. More...

Spiritual Reflections

Life of a believer

The other evening we were returning home from watching our granddaughter Hannah Sparks play softball in Thomasville (beat Jackson JV 10-7). More...

Sports

Tigers put out by CCHS

The Thomasville High School varsity baseball team saw their 2010 State Playoff run end in the second round when the Clarke County Bulldogs defeated them 14 – 2 and 17 – 10 in a double header played in Thomasville this past Friday, April More...

JV softball team beats Jackson to finish 10-5

The Thomasville High School Lady Tiger junior varsity softball team defeated the Jackson Lady Aggie junior varsity softball team 10 – 7 this past Thursday, April 27, in their final game of the season bringing their season mark to 10 – 5. More...

Sweet Water swept by Holy Spirit

Sweet Water catcher Eric Lynn waits for the ball at home plate as a Holy Spirit runner slides in. Sweet Water lost to Holy Spirit 7-4 and 16-9. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Burge

Ida Burge, 92, of Thomasville died Thursday, April 22, 2010 at Mobile Infirmary in Mobile. She was born December 16, 1917 in Nanafalia. She was a homemaker and a member of the Sweet Water Baptist Church. More...

Lindsey

Juanita Lindsey, 74, of Sweet Water died Thursday, April 22, 2010 at her home. She was born March 11, 1936 in Tuscaloosa. She was a retired seamstress and a member of Linden Baptist Church. More...

Sparks

Mrs. Helen Hazelwood Sparks, 84, of Trussville died on Wednesday, April 21, 2010 in Pell City. She was a former resident of Thomasville Nursing Home. More...

Relay starts Friday night

Thomasville’s Relay for Life kicks off this Friday night, April 30, with a survivor’s reception at the People’s Corner. The opening ceremonies for the event start at 6 p.m. More...

Schools ask city for funding help

Officials with the Thomasville City Schools came to the Thomasville City Council meeting Monday night to talk about the school system’s financial difficulties. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Fundraiser Opine Tallahatta Springs Volunteer Fire Department’s 4th annual Fundraiser will be held on May 15th, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Gospel singing by the Capstone’s Glory Road and Dixie Disciples. More...

People

RSVP volunteers recongized

Earlier this month, Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day signed a proclamation recognizing National Volunteer Week. More...

Ott, Kaylor to wed May 22

Mr. and Mrs. Ladell Ott of Thomasville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Katie LaShae Ott to Hagen Scott Kaylor, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robbie Kaylor of Linden. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Baker’s promotion

Family and friends of Prentiss O. Baker Sr. descended upon Maxwell Air Force Base, Montgomery, AL to celebrate the promotion of Lieutenant Colonel Baker to the rank of Colonel in the United States Army. More...

School

SWHS to dedicate plaque

A ceremony will be held on Sunday, May 2, at 3:00 p.m. at Sweet Water High School to dedicate a new granite plaque that will be placed in the high school hall. More...

School News

Do you know what a bestie is?

Last week I wasn’t as busy as I have usually been, for me this means instead of running around doing a million things at once I just have to do a few things. More...

THS students visited The Education Station

Vicki Crowley’s parenting class at Thomasville High School visited The Education Station Child Care Center on Friday, April 23. Mrs. More...

For The Record

RECORDS

Marriage license applications Luis Burgos, to Charleen B. Sasser. Marriage license applications are just that— applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. Property deeds listed Dated April 15-20 Spencer B. More...

Police car wreck under investigation

At the end of Monday night’s council meeting, Mayor Sheldon Day was asked about the wreck of a Thomasville Police cruiser last week. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of April 20-27 include: Kamie Bumpers Gates, 32, two counts possession of forged instrument second degree, $15,000 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff's Dept. More...