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July 15, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

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Editorials

Get yourself unstuck

We all need to get unstuck sometimes It's easy to get stuck. Think about your routines, your day to day mind set. Are you stuck? You probably are, and you might not even know it. More...

The world stopped turning

Gasp! Blink. Shake head. Take second look. Rub eyes. Look again. Wah-h-h-h! Sob! Sniff. Take another look. Gape. Stare. Wah-h-h! The World Has stopped Turning. It said so in the paper. It can’t be happening. More...

Feds on wrong side of debate

South Alabama is now officially back in the competition to build the U.S. Air Force’s new aerial refueling tanker and the Gulf Coast is well positioned to become the nation’s newest aviation corridor. More...

Religion

Spiritual Reflections

What is underneath?

In an effort to save money I decided to paint the inside of our new addition to our house rather than pay a painter. I am not a professional, but I have done some house painting in the past and felt competent to handle the job. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Homecoming services More...

Sports

T’ville’s all-stars back in action

Both of Thomasville’s 11 & 12 year old All-Star teams get back into action this week following a two week layoff. For the girls’ 11 & 12 year old All-Star softball team their next stop is the State Tournament being held in Enterprise. More...

Former Tiders hold football camp

This past Saturday, July 10, as the first ever Anthony Madison Football Camp was getting underway a somewhat emotional Anthony Madison talked to the 110 kids who attended the camp and those who were there to provide the instruction about how having More...

Taking Names Keeping Score

Time to rally the troops

For many reasons I have always been proud to call myself a citizen of Thomasville, Alabama. More...

Jake Newberry Fun Day is Saturday

After a week home amongst close friends and family, Jake Newberry will be the center of attention in Thomasville Saturday. More...

City hires water expert to be new public works director

The Thomasville City Council approved the appointment of the city’s first public works director. Kevin Heartsill of Greenville, was appointed on a 5-1 vote, with council member Charles Allen voting no. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Football tickets The Sweet Water Booster Club is selling reserved seats for the upcoming football season. Contact Donna Luker at 334-994-4082, Jeff Newton at 334-994-6201 or Tammy Tucker at 334-992- 2218 if you would like reserved seats. More...

People

Pre-teen Idol

Mallory Broadus won the Clarke County Pre- Teen Idol competition during the Hometown Celebration event July 3. More...

County garbage rates going up

Clarke County Commissioners Tuesday approved a rate increase for solid waste collections. Residential rates will rise from $15 a month to $18 a month, effective Aug. 1. More...

Pine Hill celebrates Independence Day

On July 3 the Town of Pine Hill celebrated the Fourth of July with its tenth annual parade. Leading the parade this year were grand marshals, Harry and Mittie Mason. Immediately following them were three trucks carrying veterans. More...

School

TMS students receive awards

Thomasville Middle School award’s day was held on May 25. More...

Back to school

Back to school registration at Thomasville Elementary School will be Monday, August 9 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. for grades first thru fourth. Parents are asked to go immediately to their child’s assigned classroom. More...

Grads receive scholarships

Two local students were recently awarded Trustees Scholarships to attend the University of West Alabama. These awards, which are based on academic achievement and proven leadership potential, come from the UWA Office of Admissions. More...

For The Record

RECORDS

Marriage license applications No marriage licenses listed for July 15 week: Property deeds listed Dated July 2-July 7 Carla Bradford Duffee, to John Edward Walters. Mary E. Jackson Brown, to Marc Prescott. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of July 6-13 include: Virginia Bumpers Duncan, 25, drug court, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Brasell

Willie Ben “Benny” Brasell, 63, of Montgomery died Friday, July 2, 2010 at his home after a yearlong battle with cancer. 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...

Pruitt

Mary Evelyn Belle Pruitt, 78, died Tuesday, July 6, 2010 in Jackson. She was born July 18, 1931. Funeral services were held Saturday, July 10, 2010 at Williams Temple. Interment was in Miles Chapel and Williams Temple Cemetery. More...