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June 24, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

County can’t ban drooping pants

Clarke County Commissioners told a citizen Monday they couldn’t pass a law that people can’t wear baggy pants that shows their underwear, skin or rear end. More...

Special Sections

People

Grove Hill lands business

Grove Hill Mayor Jerry Newton announced a new industry for the town at Monday’s council meeting. A bark bagging company out of Muscle Shoals will locate a plant in the Mid- Clarke Industrial Park in Grove Hill. More...

Recount goes smoothly

Clarke County Republican ballots in the governor’s race were retabulated last Thursday as part of candidate Tim James’ statewide recount request. The recount tallied exactly the same as in the June 1 primary. More...

FUSB promotes nine employees

First United Security Bank and United Security Bancshares, Inc. (USBI) Board of Directors made decisions regarding officer promotions at a recent meeting. More...

Religion

CHURCH DIRECTORY

“This directory & devotional is made possible by these businesses who encourage all of us to attend worship services.” ASSEMBLY OF GOD FIRST ASSEMBLY Hwy 43 S., Thomasville GRACE CHAPEL 1 mi. E of Coffeeville More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Homecoming services New Union Missionary Baptist Church will hold their homecoming services Sunday, July 4 at 11:00 a.m. Revival Services will be held July 5-9 at 7:00 p.m. each night. Rev. More...

Spiritual Reflections

Remember who God is

Todd and I are in the waiting room at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Birmingham, because Chris is scheduled for surgery on his right shoulder. Dr. Andrews is the surgeon. More...

For The Record

RECORDS

Marriage license applications Arthur James Williams, to Linda Diann Robinson; Bobby Earl Cassity, to Carolyn Wynette Fuller; Christopher Alan Bailey, to Lillie Suzanne Bailey. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of June 15-22 include: Brandon Jaquez Coston, 25, probation violation, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Denson

Vernon Leon Denson, 69, of Wedowee died Wednesday, June 16, 2010 at Wedowee Hospital. He was born Feburary 6, 1941 in Mississipppi. He was a railroad conductor and a Vietnam veteran. More...

Gaddy

George Gaddy, 83, of Berwick, La. died Saturday, June 12, 2010 at Teche Regional Medical Center in Morgan City, La. He was born June 24, 1926. Mr. Gaddy a former resident of Sunny South proudly served his country in the U.S. More...

Lathan

Dorothy Eloise Beech Lathan, 82, of Jackson died June 19, 2010 at Jackson Medical Center. More...

Sales tax income getting better in T’ville

During the past several meetings of the Thomasville City Council, Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day has maintained that sales tax collections in Thomasville are rising, indicating the city could be climbing out of the recession that has affected the are More...

All-star hustle

Dezeray Barkley runs toward third base during sub-district play for the Thomasville 7-8 year old girl’s all-star team in Butler. The team finished second in the sub-district tournament. More...

Editorials

Revolution is our birthright

On June 28, 1776, Thomas Jefferson first presented his declaration of independence to the Continental Congress. Congress would debate and revise the declaration over the course of the next week. More...

From the Editor’s Desk

World Cup yawn

How many of you are excited about the World Cup soccer matches, raise your hands. Yeah, that’s what I thought. Me too, really. The guys who really get me are the ones on the big sports network radio and such. More...

No, the Gulf isn’t fine

“Beautiful,” the governor of Mississippi observed to the national media this week about the beaches in his state: “The coast is fine, y’all tell everybody to come on down. More...

School

Computer grant

Greg Dansby, Ala-Tom RC&D Coordinator and State Rep. Thomas E. More...

THS students receive awards

At the Thomasville High School ninth thru eleventh grade award day the following awards were received: More...

Sports

Taking Names and Keeping Score

I’m sold on inter-league play now

first started talking about beginning interleague play, I was a skeptic. Shoot, in truth I probably was more of a critic than a skeptic. More...

T’ville all-star teams in action

The results of the games played by Thomasville’s Baseball and Softball allstar teams to date have been mixed. More...

Tigers perform well in Atlanta showcase

The Thomasville High School varsity baseball team took their annual summer trip to Atlanta this past week to participate in the Southeast Summer High School Baseball Showcase Tournament. More...


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