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May 13, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Byrne comes to T’ville

Republican gubernatorial candidate Bradley Byrne came to Thomasville Monday afternoon, the first candidate for governor to make a stop in southwest Alabama. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Reporting the truth

Last week, The Thomasville Times reported about a number of financial claims brought against Southwest Alabama Medical Center through the court system and federal tax liens on the hospital property. More...

From the Editor’s Desk

Advice to our grads

Hey kids, high school graduation is almost upon us, and I’m sure there are lots of folks giving you lots of good advice. Well, most of it’s good advice. More...

Breaking down the races

Last week we examined the probability of Republicans picking up seats in Congress in this year’s midterm elections. These seats were won because of the economy and they may be lost because of the economy. The economy was bad in 2008. More...

School

Safe driving session given in T’ville for area students

Hundreds of students from Thomasville High School and Sweet Water High School filled the Thomasville Civic Center last week for a presentation on distracted driving put on by the Citrin Safety Foundation. More...

School News

Pictures of the past

Ilove pictures, there’s just something about being able to capture a moment in time that I find simply magical. More...

SWHS Kindergarten takes field trip to museum

The kindergarten classes of Sweet Water High School went on a field trip to the Children’s Hands – On Museum in Tuscaloosa on February 16th. While at the museum, the students were able to explore five different exhibits. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Kirby Dwayne Hoven, to Hannah Elizabeth Reeves; Kenneth Allen Parnell Jr., to Claire D. More...

Property deeds listed

Dated April 30-May 5 Carrie Ella Richardson, to Carrie Ella Richardson. Carrie Ella Richardson, to Ella Jean Britt. Carrie Ella Richardson, to Allen Andrew Richardson. Carrie Ella Richardson, to Frances Elizabeth Nowell. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of May 4-11 include: Markeus Demonta Bivins, 23, fraudulent use credit/debit card, giving false identification to a police officer, possession of marijuana, drug paraphernalia 2nd offen More...

L-P officials, restarting Clarke County mill a priority

During a Monday conference call, Louisiana- Pacific Corp. executives indicated that demand for their products is improving and that getting the Clarke County oriented strand board mill back up and running is a priority. More...

Roads again a hot topic at commission

The maintenance of county roads was the big topic at Monday’s Clarke County Commission work session and again at Tuesday’s regular meeting with commissioners voting 4-1 Tuesday to create a third supervisor’s position in an attempt More...

Open Soon... Again

The Sonic sign on Hwy. 43 in Thomasville announced that it will be open again soon. 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. at the fire station located on Tallahatta Springs Road. More...

People

Post Office Food Drive

The Thomasville Post Office held a food drive Saturday, May 8 for the Salvation Army. More...

Wilkinson, Lowry to wed June 5

Paul and Jayne Wilkinson of Demopolis announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Paula Frances Wilkinson to Beau Ethan Lowry, son of Shonda Huckabee of Sweet Water and James (Bubba) Lowry Jr. of Thomasville. More...

Anderson, Mendenhall set May date

Stanley and Camilla Lewis of Sweet Water announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Cassandra Anderson to Mike Mendenhall, son of Randy and Sharon Mendenhall of Magnolia. More...

Sports

Lady Tigers fall in regional play

The Thomasville High School Lady Tiger softball team came close to making a trip to the state finals in Montgomery this past week but fell a little short in the end. More...

Tigers to play spring game in Tuscaloosa

The Thomasville High School football coaching staff has been putting the 90 plus young men aspiring to be part of the 2010 Tiger football team through their paces over the course of the last two weeks, in hopes of finding some young men who can step More...

Taking Names and Keeping Score

Just a good place to be

As most of you know by now I spend a lot of my spare time at sporting events. Many times you might say its just part of my job as I’m out covering the action so I can write about it in the news paper. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Bigham

Mary Marie Morgan Bigham, 74, of Northport died April 24, 2010 at DCH Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Bigham was born March 17, 1936 in Fayette county. She was a retired state employee. More...

Gates

Oleta Mae Gates, 93, of Thomasville died Sunday, April 25, 2010 at Country Oaks Assisted Living Facility. Mrs. Gates was born October 5, 1916 in Thomasville. She was a homemaker and cookie maker. More...


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