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July 8, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Harper Lee’s “To Kill a Mockingbird” turns 50

Neighboring Monroeville is planning a big four-day celebration to honor native Nelle Harper Lee and her Pulitzer Prize-winning novel “To Kill a Mockingbird” on the book’s 50th anniversary. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

OUR VIEW

Hometown celebration a good day

WE’d like to give a hearty thanks to everyone who took part in Thomasville’s Hometown Celebration this past Saturday. There was a lot to do for all ages in downtown Thomasville. More...

From the Editor’s Desk

Corralling the press

President Obama once talked about “a new era of openness” when it came to his administration. The Obama administration was supposed to be a stark contrast to the supposedly secretive Bush administration. More...

Choctaw casinos closer

Some black leaders are calling Bob Riley an “economic racist” for his attack on jobs at legal gaming facilities in two of Alabama’s poorest and blackest counties. 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...

Photos

Walnut Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Morvin held their vacation bible school June 21st thru 25th. The theme for this year was Camp Solid Rock. More...

Spiritual Reflections

His healing love

Today is the 47th anniversary of our wedding day. It does not seem possible, but I know that it’s true. I know that it’s true when I stop long enough to reflect on all that God has brought us through. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Marcus Tyrone Jackson, to Charlotte Denese Simon; Johnny Rogers, to Lula Mieko Simone Woodyard. Marriage license applications are just that—applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. More...

Property deeds listed

Dated June 24-July 1 Charlie Leonard Wright, to Jonathan Andy Tarver. Charlie Leonard Wright, to Lisa Ann Tarver. Hannah L. Barnes, to David Barnes. Soterra, LLC, to Mary Dell Robinson Prater. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of June 29-July 6 include: Joshua Willard Fuller, 27, probation violation, $2,500 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

CGEDA reforms with new board

Starting with $1,255,000 of secured written pledges, the newly formed Coastal Gateway Regional Economic Development Alliance (CGEDA) held its charter board meeting at BankTrust in Monroeville, on Tuesday, June 29. More...

Primary runoffs are Tuesday

On Tuesday, July 13, the polls will open at 7 a.m. for the Alabama primary runoff elections. More...

Safe Summer festival is Saturday

The Boys and Girls Club of Southwest Alabama is putting on the Safe Summer Festival this Saturday at Gates Drive Park. The event is free to all and will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

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CHURCH CALENDAR

VBS The New Greater First Baptist Church will host vacation bible school July 12th thru 14th from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. nightly. Classes will range from preschool through adult. Dinner will be served from 5:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. More...

People

Gas prices up in Alabama

Average retail gasoline prices in Alabama have risen 1.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.56 per gallon as of June 28. More...

Miss Hometown Pagent queens

The first Miss Hometown Pageant was held Saturday as part of the Hometown Celebration. More...

Man injured in car wreck Saturday

Emergency workers pull Joseph Lyles of Sauk Village, Ill. out of his truck Saturday night after it ran off Hwy. 43 in the Sandflat area. No information on his condition was available at press time. More...

Sports

Taking Names and Keeping Score

Football camp is Madison’s dream

In recent papers, just as we have run an article about the first annual Anthony Madison Football Camp which is coming up this Saturday, July 10. More...

T’ville majors second in district

Thomasville’s 11 & 12 year of Dixie Majors All-Star baseball team finished 2 – 2 in the District Tournament being played in Grove Hill Friday, June 25 through Tuesday, June 30. More...

Pre-registration deadline for Madison football camp is Friday

Any pre-registration forms for the Anthony Madison Football Camp must be received by noon Friday, July 9th. If the forms are not received by then, students will have to pay at the gate. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Anderson

Melba Smith Anderson, 93, of Thomasville died Thursday, July 1, 2010 at Thomasville Nursing Home. She was born October 23, 1916 in Lower Peachtree. She was a retired telephone operator and a member of the Thomasville United Methodist Church. More...

Dunn

William Thad Dunn, 87, of Sweet Water died Wednesday, June 30, 2010 at Lake View Assisted Living in Sweet Water. He was born January 6, 1923 in Marengo County. He was a retired heavy equipment operator and a member of Old Union Baptist Church. More...


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