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June 3, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Memorial Day observed in Thomasville Monday

The Thomasville VFW post held the only Memorial Day service in the county Monday morning in the council chambers of the Thomasville City Hall. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Prepare for a hurricane

Hurricane season officially began Tuesday, and experts are predicting an active season. Being prepared is one of the key ideas when it comes to hurricane season. More...

From the Editor’s Desk

Stricter regs needed

Lot of people are banging the drum against oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico right now. Not a surprising reaction considering this is the largest oil spill in U.S. More...

A reminder of sacrifice

As we observed Memorial Day this past Monday it occurred to me that I didn’t know much about its origin. Here’s what I found: More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Vacation bible school The Thomasville Baptist Church Vacation Bible School “Hero Headquarters” will be June 7 thru June 11 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. each morning. Men’s day out More...

Spiritual Reflections

Is your name Grace?

I’ve developed the annoying habit of falling down. When someone my age falls down people tend to rush to help them up and check for injuries. They ask questions like, “does this happen often? Can you tell me your name? More...

Spinks’ commemoration marker to be placed

Spinks Chapel, cemetery and family will be commemorated with a marker June 12, 5 p.m., in the Spinks Cemetery, Asbury Road, in Grove Hill. The public is invited and requested to bring their own seating. More...

For The Record

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of May 25- June 1 include: Marcus Dewey Champion, 26, attempting to elude, reckless driving, reckless endangerment, $12,000 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Rush, Hill to wed June 12

Michael and June Rush of Pine Hill announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Hannah Alexandria Rush, to Brian Lee Hill, son of Jim and Wanda Hill of Arlington. More...

100th Birthday Party

A 100th Birthday Party for Mr. July Holt will be held Saturday, June 19 at 2:00 p.m. at the New Hope No. 1 Baptist Church. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

McIntyre

Ersie Clyde McIntyre, 79, of Grove Hill died Monday, May 31, 2010 at a local hospital. He was born March 12, 1931. He was a native of Chilton and a retired Engineer II with the State Highway Department. Mr. McIntyre served in the U. S. More...

Ross

Barbara E. Curry Ross, 57, of Erie, Pa. died unexpectedly Monday, May 24 at Hamot Medical Center. More...

Chapman, Norris nominated for Sheriff

Clarke County Sheriff Bobby Moore lost his bid to be reelected to the office after he was ousted in the Democratic Primary by Virgil Chapman Tuesday night. Chapman brought in 2,784 votes to win the Democratic Primary without a runoff. More...

Georgia- Pacific buys Alabama River Pulp

Georgia-Pacific purchased the Alabama River Pulp mills in Perdue Hill this week. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. More...

T’ville chosen for airport

The Alabama Department of Transportation has chosen a location near Thomasville as the site for a regional airport designed to serve Clarke County and parts of Wilcox, Marengo and Choctaw Counties. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Historical marker A Historical Marker Commemorative Ceremony honoring Spinks Chapel, Spinks Cemetery and the Spinks Family will be Saturday, June 12 at 5:00 p.m. at Spinks Cemetery in Grove Hill on Asbury Road. Please bring your lawn chairs. More...

People

Chamber networks for new retail business

The Southwest Alabama Chamber of Commerce recently sent Marlo Anderson, Executive Director, to the Global Retail Real Estate Convention in Las Vegas, Nev. This is the largest retail convention in the world. More...

James visits

Republican candidate for governor Tim James made a stop in Thomasville Friday afternoon greeted by an enthusiastic crowd of supporters. More...

Experts predict active hurricane season

An “active to extremely active” hurricane season is expected for the Atlantic Basin this year, according to the seasonal outlook issued by NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center – a division of the National Weather Service. More...

School

THS students receive scholarships

At the Thomasville High School Senior Awards Night Ceremony Monday, May 10 the following scholarships were announced: More...

Preschoolers visit library

On Friday, April 23 students at Fulton Head Start attended Welcome to Library Land presented by Thomasville Public Library in partnership with the International Paper Foundation. More...

Safe Sitter class

The Safe Sitter class is returning to Bryan Whitfield Memorial Hospital in Demopolis this summer. The classes are offered to boys and girls aged 11-13 and will be offered twice during the summer. More...

Sports

Taking Names and Keeping Score

Another first at the old fishing hole

Although it certainly wasn’t my first time to wet a hook in some of the best fishing spots along the Tombigbee River, when I accompanied my son Clint and his oldest son Coleman on a trip over there this past Saturday, it marked the first time I More...

Taking Names and Keeping Score

Putting country first

This week as we celebrated Memorial Day throughout the United States, young men and women scattered all across the world were giving their time to protect the freedoms we all enjoy. More...

THS baseball seniors recognized

Senior baseball players and Diamond Dolls were recognized at the Baseball banquet Thursday, May 20. More...


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