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June 10, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Welcome for Newberry planned

Family and friends of Jake Newberry are organizing a welcome home celebration for him that will be held July 17. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Runoff needs your vote

Runoffs in the Democratic and Republican primaries are coming soon, and if history is any indication, the voter turnout for them will be abysmal. More...

From the Editor’s Desk

A touching story

Would you go to see someone’s finger in a museum? The Galileo museum thinks so. You remember Galileo don’t you? He’s the guy who first proved that the earth is not the center of our solar system. More...

Miracle remedies

Isuppose you know by now. Sea salt is the new miracle—what is salt, anyway? Is it a mineral, chemical, compound? Anyway, it’s the new miracle fix-all. More...

School

Alabama Southern holds ADN nursing ceremony

Alabama Southern Community College recently honored students in the Associate Degree Nursing (RN) program with a pinning ceremony. More...

Wilson to attend UWA

Alabama Southern Community College student, Sara E. Wilson of Thomasville was awarded a transfer scholarship to the University of West Alabama. More...

King receives scholarship

Valeria King is winner of the Research Club scholarship. She is shown with Research Club member Shirley Wallace. Valeria is the daughter of Nina Tocci of Thomasville. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Robert H. Ambrose, to Agnes Morris; David Mathews Richardson, to Miranda Lea Brooks. Marriage license applications are just that—applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. More...

Property deeds listed

Dated May 26-June 1 Armelia Aims, to Burdette MacDougall. Tony Williams, to Willie G. Morgan. Headwaters Investments Corporation, to Rocky Creek Lumber Company, LLC. Headwaters Investments Corporation, to Rocky Creek Lumber Company, LLC. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of June 1-8 include: Quindera Decrecenza Crayton, 20, possession of a controlled substance, probation violation, possession of marijuana second degree, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff More...

County to partner on airport deal

The Clarke County Commission endorsed the regional airport during its Tuesday meeting, agreeing to the creation of an airport authority. More...

Meth bust result of a long investigation

When lawmen raided a meth lab in Thomasville on May 26, they had yet to search a storage unit connected to the suspects by press time. When investigators went over to the mini warehouse, they discovered more meth and more materials for making it. More...

Hole Shot boat races coming this weekend

The Hole Shot drag boat races return to the Tombigbee River this weekend. The Thomasville Boating Association is organizing the event that is expected to be bigger than ever. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Celebrated artist Thomasville Public Library presents The Start of Something Big featuring celebrated artist and children’s book illustrator, Michael P. White Thursday, June 10 from 1:30 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. More...

People

Hubert qualifies for House race

Ozelle L. More...

Overstreet to run as independent for Clarke Sheriff

Ronnie Overstreet has announced that he is an independent candidate for Clarke County sheriff in the Nov. 2 general election. Overstreet gained ballot access in April by collecting over 300 signatures. More...

Power Tour coming through T’ville

The annual Hot Rod Power Tour, a road tour of classic hot rods is expected to roll through Thomasville on Hwy. 43 Friday morning about 10 a.m. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Vacation Bible school Christian Fellowship Baptist Church will hold Vacation Bible School June 14-18 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. The theme is Route 254. So come on out and take a road trip with them as they “travel” the United States. More...

Spiritual Reflections

Can you commit?

This morning I was watching the “Today Show” on the tube and they featured a segment on Al Roker, their weather specialist, who has gone from 340 to 205 lbs. over the last 8 years. Mr. More...

Fishing Tournament

Springfield Methodist Protestant Church held their 5th Annual Fishing Tournament May 8th. This annual event was for youth ages 15 years old and younger. More...

Sports

Taking Names and Keeping Score

Trendspotting in the 2010 baseball draft

Well, as I am writing this week’s column the results of the first round of Major League Baseball’s 2010 Amateur Draft are in and some interesting trends can be noted. More...

Baseball camp continues to grow

As has been the pattern over the past couple of years the annual Thomasville Tiger Baseball Camp once again drew a large crowd of eager young campers. More...

Red Snapper season effectively ended

Already scheduled to be the shortest red snapper season on record, the 2010 season for all practical purposes could be over after a single day. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Parten

Janet B. Parten, 66, of Sweet Water died Sunday, May 30, 2010 at Baptist Medical Center-Princeton in Birmingham. She was born September 24, 1943 in Washington. She was a cashier and a member of Hope Baptist Church. More...

Strickland

Carolyn Wood Strickland, 84, of Dixons Mills died Saturday, June 5, 2010 at her home. She was born August 18, 1925 in Dixons Mills. She was a cosmetologist and a member of Central Baptist Church where she was the church organist for many years. More...

Wilkerson

Linda Newton Wilkerson, 62, of Thomasville died Wednesday, June 2, 2010 at Mobile Infirmary in Mobile. She was born May 17, 1948 in Selma. She was a homemaker and a member of Okalona Methodist Protestant Bible Church. More...


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