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August 12, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

County talks road fixes

The Clarke County Commission voted Tuesday to apply for a $250,000 Community Development Block Grant to fund improvements to the U.S. Corps of Engineers’ Silver Creek Park. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Correction

A few weeks ago Terry Huggins Sr. was listed in the Clarke County arrest report for chemical endangerment of a child. That charge was incorrectly provided by the Clarke County Sheriff’s Department. Huggins was arrested for willful child abuse. More...

Religion

CHURCH DIRECTORY

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...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Love fellowship program The Pine Hill Mission, Inc. Food Bank and Out Reach of Pine Hill are sponsoring a love fellowship program with twelve other ministries from Prichard, Mobile, Selma, Jackson, Montgomery and Sweet Water at 11:00 a.m. More...

Spiritual Reflections

The doctor prescribes the proper diet

This Thursday, August 12 I am scheduled to have a growth scraped off of a bone located in the little toe of my left foot. The procedure is not a big deal. More...

Sports

Purchase THS football tickets in advance

The Thomasville High School football season tickets are on sale and can be purchased in the Thomasville High School office. Season tickets include reserve seating for all five home football games and includes parking expenses. More...

Taking Names Keeping Score

Football road trips

With the first game of the 2010 college football season just around the corner, I began making preliminary plans this week for some of the college football road trips I hope to make this fall. More...

McCurdy returns from injury

This past Sunday, August 8, Thomasville’s Nick McCurdy signed a contract to finish out the 2010 baseball season with the York Revolution of the Atlantic League. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Mott

Jean Claire Jordan Mott, 83, of Thomasville died Saturday, August 7, 2010 at her home. She was born January 21, 1927 in Jackson. She was a retired bank teller and a member of Thomasville Baptist Church. More...

Presnall

Willie Brunell Presnall, 75, of Whatley died Thursday, August 5, 2010 at Mobile Infirmary Medical Center. He was born September 10, 1934. He was a retired selfemployed well driller. More...

Local ABC agent accused of stealing

A lieutenant with the Alabama Alcohol Beverage Control Board (ABC) has been arrested and charged with stealing cash from the agency. Andy David Lard, 30, was arrested Friday and charged with five counts of theft of property, second degree. More...

City fielding interest from more biz

The Thomasville City Council approved a request for work to be performed at the historic Champion House in downtown Thomasville. More...

People

Standard of care proposed for ambulance services

During the monthly Clarke County 911 meeting Monday, county commissioners discussed with the 911 director a proposed ambulance agreement that would detail a “standard of care” that ambulance services would have to meet in order to be on More...

Gas prices still on upswing

Average retail gasoline prices in Alabama have risen 4.8 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.60 per gallon. More...

Hamilton, Ruck to wed August 14

wed Mrs. Rebecca Boler Vick of Grove Hill and Mr. William Jeffery Hamilton of Pine Hill announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Halee Nichole Hamilton to Richard David Ruck, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. More...

School

Witherington receives scholarship

Layne Witherington of the Sweet Water BSA Troop 103 was one of three Eagle Scouts from the Black Warrior Council to receive the 2010 Tanner Scholarship. Mr. Dewayne Stephens, scout executive and Mr. More...

Pine Hill crams the van

The Pine Hill Community used “Cram the Van” as a way of supplying students and teachers with necessary school materials such as paper, pencils, pens, rulers, crayons and even backpacks. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Patrick Ashe Powell, to Bridgett Bonner Pezent; Mark Antonio Chaney, to Cassandra Lanette King. Marriage license applications are just that—applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. More...

Property deeds listed

Dated July 30-Aug. 2 Erby Pezent Jr., to Charles Pezent. Frankie Gibson, to Franklin Ross Henderson. Patsy Gay Pounders, to Bennie Edward Wilkerson. Patsy Gay Pounds, to Mary Etta Wilkerson. Bridgett Shewmake McLean, to Arthur B. More...

Arrests

Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. Danny Paul Chatman, 47, parole violation, arrested by Life Tech. Cordero Denzel Walker, 20, drug court, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...