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July 22, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Dollar General robbed

A man arrested and charged with robbery and assault at the downtown Thomasville Dollar General Store last week had not many weeks earlier gotten out of jail for assaulting and robbing an elderly man in Scyrene. More...

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People

Music at the Depot, July 24

Music at the Depot will be held at Pine Hill Municipal Conplex and Walking Track starting at 7:00 p.m. Saturday, July 24. Concession stand will open at 6:00 p.m. and be open throughout the entertainment. Admission is free. More...

Only six failing seniors attend remediation classes

Superintendent of Education Woodie Pugh said during last week’s school board meeting that only six of 22 failing seniors attended summer remediation classes for the high school exit exams. More...

Arrest made in burglary of Scyrene Grocery

Four arrests have been made in the July 8 burglary of the Scyrene Grocery. The suspects are Treavor Bridges, Janson Lanier and Christopher Noven, all of Thomasville. More...

School

Kaylor receives degree from Auburn University

Katie Ott Kaylor earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science with a minor in History from Auburn University during their May 2010 Commencement exercises. Kaylor graduated Summa Cum Laude. More...

Sports

Cheerleaders attend camp

The Sweet Water Varsity cheerleaders attended camp this summer at Auburn University. Ashton Singley and JoAnna Newsom were chosen as UCA All- American All Star cheerleaders. More...

McIntyre makes all-star

Ciara McIntyre was selected as an Alabama Independent School Association All-Star Cheerleader. Ciara will represent Marengo Academy as a cheerleader at the All-Star football and basketball games. More...

Thomasville Pre-Majors & Majors eliminated in two games

The hopes and dreams of a state crown and a birth in the 2010 Dixie World Series came to an early halt for both the Thomasville Pre- Majors and the Thomasville Majors team this past weekend. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Griffin

Virginia Harris Griffin, 89, of Thomasville died Friday, July 16, 2010 at J. Paul Jones Hospital in Camden. She was born January 1, 1921 in Monroeville. She was a retired librarian and a member of the Thomasville United Methodist Church. More...

London

John London, 42, of Thomasville died Monday, July 12, 2010 at Southwest Medical Center in Thomasville. He was born February 6, 1968 in Bessemer. He graduated from Jess Lanier High School in Bessemer where he was a member of the band. More...

Murphy

Betty Joe Murphy, 68, of Decatur, Ga. died July 13, 2010. She was born August 7, 1941. Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. More...

Thomasville Lands Pipe Plant - Free Access

At least 60 high-paying jobs coming

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Child shot while she sleeps in LPT home

A 9-year-old Lower Peach Tree girl was hit by random gunfire while she slept in her home along County Road 1 around 1:30 a.m. Saturday. She is in critical condition in a Mobile hospital. More...

Arts council’s play set

Joseph’s ‘Dreamcoat’ musical to feature cast of 40 performers

A cast of 40 people will be involved in the production Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. It will feature 12 girls in the chorus, 11 brothers, a baker, a butler, Joseph and more. More...

Lewis is new THS assistant principal

The Thomasville School Board accepted TMS principal Joe Jackson’s resignation Thursday night. Jackson is leaving the school after one year at the helm. He is retiring, according to superintendent Vic Adkison. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

THS athletes All athletes in grades 7- 12 at Thomasville High School will have physicals Thursday, July 22 at the THS gym. Meeting More...

Editorials

OUR VIEW

Seatbelts really do save lives, use yours

Recently, you may have had an encounter with one of Thomasville’s police officers, checking to make sure you’re buckled up and have all the appropriate documents like your drivers license and insurance card. More...

What’s in a name?

Phooey. Her name is not even L’Oreal. But she is worth it anyway. ‘It’ being lots and lots of money. More...

Speculation about Dr. Hubbert’s plans

Saying that leaving a vice chairmanship of the State Democratic Party would allow him to work more effectively on behalf of Alabama Education, Dr. Paul Hubbert stepped down last Friday from that partisan leadership position in state politics. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Revival services Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church will hold a three day revival starting on Monday, July 26 and running through Wednesday, July 28. Services will begin at 7:00 p.m. each night. Guest speakers will be Rev. More...

Spiritual Reflections

Let the light shine through

The addition to our home has increased our need for light bulbs. We purchased several packages of bulbs in various wattages, but when we started installing the bulbs there was at least one in each package that did not work. More...

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 BAPTIST AIMWELL BAPTIST Rural Route, Sweet Water ANTIOCH BAPTIST Co. Rd. 7, Sweet Water More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Kevin Gregory Champion, to Donna A. Bedwell; Richard Earl Roberts, to Linya Alice Thompson; Jason Lanier Sims, to Korey Lynn Carlisle; Clifford W. Johnson, to Lela M. Johnson; Antonio Antwan Bettis, to Sierra Anitra Lucille Holly. More...

Property deeds listed

Dated July 8-13 Dorothy Pritchett, to Cinda Renae Byrd. Jeanette D. Dickinson, to Henry Frowner. Mary Allen Stoker, to Deidra Ann Harrell. Labrador Properties, LLC, to John E. Zukley. More...

Sheriff's report

Randy Hare was going along Highway 43 in an eighteen-wheeler Monday morning when he noticed a car parked at the old Hare sawmill on the edge of the Clarke Prep football field parking lot south of Grove Hill. More...


Poll

Do you think the grand jury in Ferguson, Mo. made the correct decision?