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May 6, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Auxiliary officers honored

Outgoing officers of the SAMC auxiliary were recognized for their volunteer efforts in both the hospital and nursing home Tuesday. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Lots of reactions to oil spill

We don’t yet have all the information we need to answer all the questions swirling around the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, but some things are already clear. More...

Styles are a-changing

Man! I’m telling you! Style is a-changing. I was reading the paper the other day—you know I’ll do anything, even read the paper, to keep from running the vacuum cleaner. Or washing dishes. Or doing laundry. More...

Elections go with economy

Politics is like a pendulum it swings back and forth. It is much like the economy, which is either up or down. In fact, political fortunes are intertwined with the ups and downs of the economy. Indeed they often run concurrently. More...

Religion

Spiritual Reflections

Where do you come from?

There is a show on television about famous people, celebrities, who go to great lengths to seek out the secrets of their origins. I enjoy watching it, because like many of you I am curious about my own origin. Who were my ancestors? More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

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Hey, Check This Out!

Everlasting life

To some, salvation is understood as being something that can be lost. OK, everyone has the right to be wrong. More...

Sports

Taking Names and Keeping Score

At the top - what’s next?

How many times in the world of sports have we seen an athlete being categorized as being at the pinnacle of success in his or her sport? Maybe it is in a sport more focused on individual achievement and More...

Lady Tigers claim area title

The Thomasville High School Lady Tiger softball team flexed their muscles a little bit this past Thursday, April 29, when they posted three consecutive wins in the 4A Area 3 tournament being played in Andalusia. More...

Golf team misses cut in 4A sectionals

The Thomasville High School Golf Team saw their 2010 season come to an end this past Tuesday, April 27, at the 4A Section I tournament being played at the Mobile – Azalea City Golf Course when they fell short of qualifying for the State Tourna More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Huggins

Kenneth Oliver Huggins, 78, of Chunchula died Saturday, April 24, 2010 at Mobile Infirmary. He was born November 27, 1931 in Tallahatta Springs. He was a retired control room operator with Scott Paper Co. and was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. More...

Loper

Dolly Marie Loper, 73, of Mobile died Monday, April 26, 2010 at a local hospital. She was born April 23, 1937. Mrs. Loper was a native of Yarbo. More...

Rae

Lyle Andrew Rae, 79, of Harrison, Ohio died January 21, 2010. He was a Navy and Air Force Veteran. Funeral services were held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, January, 25, 2010 at First Presbyterian Church in Harrison, Ohio. More...

Relay for Life surpasses goal for 2010

Thomasville has a long history of strong support for Relay for Life, and this year proved to be no exception. Twenty-five teams raised money for the American Cancer Society to fund cancer research and support those who are battling the disease. More...

Chicks help teach at TES

By Arthur McLean Editor Chirping softly under the warming glow of a lamp in a Thomasville Elementary School classroom last week, more than a dozen fluffy chicks were the star attractions for Wanda Rish’s second graders, part of a special pro More...

Calendar

Prayer day

A national day of prayer will be held at 12:00 noon, Thursday, May 6 at Pine Hill City Hall. More...

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. Everyone is cordially invited. More...

Scholarships

The Southwest Alabama Hospital Auxiliary is accepting applications for scholarships for students who have been accepted in a Healthcare Field at an approved Educational Facility. More...

People

Thomas E. Jackson announces re-election bid

State Rep. Thomas E. Jackson has announced his bid for a return to the District 68 House of Representatives seat. He is seeking his fifth term as a state legislator. More...

T’ville native wins a million on Xbox

2K Sports announced this week that 24-year-old Wade McGilberry of Semmes has won an unprecedented cash prize in the amount of $1,000,000 by being the first person to throw a verified perfect game in Major League Baseball® 2K10, the latest iteration More...

McCray, Hepstall set July date

Ms. Dacia Taylor of Destin, Fl. and Mr. Clark McCray of Akron announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Madison Lianne McCray to Jamie E. Hepstall, son of Mrs. Machelle Anderson of Panama City, Fl. and Mr. More...

School

Tiger Prowl visits SWHS

On Arpil 27, a white stretch Hummer limousine pulled into the parking lot of Sweet Water High School. Inside the limo were Auburn offensive and defensive coaches. They arrived around 2:45 p.m. More...

Leadership Academy

Thomasville High School sophomores, Montana Prescott and Sally White, recently attended the third annual Capstone Leadership Academy at the University of Alabama. This forum is sponsored and led by alumni from the university. More...

DAR Good Citizen

Andrea Leigh Bagley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Andy Bagley, is the 2009- 2010 DAR Good Citizen at Clarke Prep School. Miss Bagley, who will graduate later in May 2010 has recently been notified of her acceptance to the U. S. Military Academy, NY. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Evon Roberry James Jr., to Micole Sophia Fail; Wesley Brian Brooks, to Lisa Bennett Denton; Brandon Christopher Garrick, to Brittany Rachel Duke. More...

Property deeds listed

Dated April 20-28 David Darrel Harvey, to Patricia Harvey. Bessie L. Washington, to Nolan Chapman. Donna D. Fluker, to Donald R. Cox. Fredrick Charles Williams, to C.G. Presnall. Zeola DuBose, to Barbara DuBose. Estate of Cynthia L. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of April 27-May 4 include: Carlos Bullard, 22, probation violation, arrested by Life Tech. Ladaries Tredel McNabb, 21, probation violation, arrested by Life Tech. More...


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