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May 27, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

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Memorial Day is Monday

While the roots of Memorial Day can be traced back to a number of different traditions, Memorial Day was officially proclaimed on May 5, 1868 by Gen. John Logan, national commander of the Grand Army of the Republic, in his General Order No. More...

From the Editor’s Desk

Credit where it’s due

They say that behind every good man is a better woman. I don’t think I’d ever make Bridgett stand behind me, so I don’t know if that’s a good saying or not, maybe we should update it to say beside every good man… More...

Take the “For Sale” sign of Lady Justice

“State courts resolve the most important legal matters in our lives, including child custody cases, settlement of estates, business-contract disputes, traffic offenses, drunken-driving charges, most criminal offenses and most foreclosures. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Saturday singing Dickinson Baptist Church will hold a fifth Saturday Singing May 29 at 7:00 p.m. Featured Singers will be the Dixie Disciples. Bro. James “Skeeter” Parnell invites everyone to attend. Anniversary Appreciation More...

Spiritual Reflections

Who steers your ship?

Last week Peggy and I went on a trip with a senior adult group from West Acres Baptist Church in Evans, Ga. We sailed on the “Monarch of the Seas,” a ship of the Royal Caribbean Cruse Line. We boarded the ship at Canaveral Bay, Fl. More...

Sports

Three Tigers sign sports scholarships

This past week the Thomasville High School Library was a very busy place. More...

Taking Names and Keeping Score

Getting more for your money

Very often I am asked by parents of young baseball players in this area which College or University offers the best summer baseball camp for their child to attend. More...

Pope and Green do well at all-stars

The second round of the Lions east/west allstars was held in Brewton Saturday. Two locals, Tevin Pope and Brett Green from Thomasville were on the west side. More...

City may raise taxes to help schools

Thomasville’s city council is considering a pair of sales tax increases to the city’s beleaguered school system. More...

$1 million to lure industrial plant

By Arthur McLean Editor The Thomasville City council committed to investing $300,000 in order to lure a new manufacturing facility to Thomasville Monday night. More...

Best of the class

Thomasville High School’s valedictorian La’Corsha Clarke (left) and Salutatorian Kierra Westbrook will graduate along with more than 100 other seniors when Thomasville High School holds it More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Entertainers Entertainers are needed to perform at Depot Day in Pine Hill Oct. 23. If interested call 334-963- 4351. You can also show off your talent June 26, July 24, August 28, or September 25 from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at The Depot. More...

People

Town band starting to hit all the right notes

Several years ago the idea of a town band was a dream of several civicminded citizens of Thomasville, said Jimmy Gunn, who was the former band director at Thomasville High School. More...

Bama Club event

The Clarke County University of Alabama Alumni and Friends BAMA Club will host a “Summer Event” Thursday, June 10, at the Pearce Memorial Community House in Jackson at 6 p.m. More...

X-press Lube ribbon cutting

The Southwest Alabama Chamber of Commerce welcomed X-Press Lube with a ribbon-cutting on May 20 for the auto care center located in the North Chase shopping center. More...

School

School board talks cuts

The Thomasville board of education took action on a number of matters in a rescheduled meeting Tuesday night. More...

Invictus

School News

It’s almost here….that day that I have dreamt of, thought of, worked towards, and now at this moment I’m fearful of it. More...

Students receive scholarships

Dr. William O. Blow, Interim President, Alabama Southern Community College recently announced the scholarship recipients for the Alabama Southern Industry Alliance for a Technologically Advanced Workforce. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Tracey R. Carpenter, to James Eugene Roney; Teresa Pruett Freda, to John Alvin McIntyre Jr.; Cory Allen Nelson, to Kimberly Ann Wilson; Joey Cooper, to Shanna Lynn Ikner; Ethan Jairus Autrey, to Matalyn Leann Hayles. More...

Property deeds listed

Dated May 12-19 Luther Bedwell, to Metlife Home Loans. Rita Alene Womack, to Patsy Ann Dement. State of Alabama, to City of Jackson. Thomas G. Wells, to Lillian Bearden. James M. Anderson, to Jerry L. McNeely. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of May 18-25 include: Herbert Oneal Williams Jr., 27, probation violation, driving under the influence (controlled substance), $700 bond, arrested by Coffeeville Police Dept. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Garrick

Anthony Wayne Garrick, 82, of Sycrene died Sunday, May 23 at a Mobile Hospital. He was born January 8, 1928. He was a game warden for Scotch Lumber Company. Mr. Garrick was a member of Salem Baptist Church and a veteran of the U.S. More...

Smith

DEATH NOTICE

Barbara Jean Smith, 46, died Thursday, May 13 in Mobile. She was born February 29, 1964 and was a member of Buxton Chapel C. M. E. Church. Funeral services were held Saturday, May 22 at Buxton Chapel C. M. E. Church. More...