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August 19, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Ceremony for Hannah Grace Saturday

There will be a celebration of life memorial service for Hannah Grace Harrison on Saturday August 21, 7 p.m. at Pineview Baptist Church in Thomasville. Hannah Grace died Aug. 1, 2010 after battling cancer. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Political polling’s been on the money

Political polling may not be an exact science. However, a poll today conducted by a professional top notch firm can most times be taken to the bank. The polling on this year’s political races has been right on the money. More...

A lame duck squabble

Lame Duck Attorney General Troy King wanted to get the lawsuits started against British Petroleum (BP) over the Gulf Oil Spill and he filed them last week in federal court in Montgomery. More...

Ramblin’ Roses and Flyin’ Bricks

Rumor has it

August 21, 1940 Jim Brasell and Mitt Spinks are spending several weeks at McIntosh Bluff in Washington County on a fishing trip. Lawrence Hill has a brand new job in Montgomery and will move there this week. More...

School

SWHS students visit the Corp of Engineers

The Sweet Water High School 2nd grade visited the Corp of Engineers in Demopolis. They received a tour of the lock & dam from Ranger Smith. More...

Lyles graduates from Auburn

William Lyles graduated from Auburn University College of Engineeering with a degree in computer science on August 9. He is currently pursuing a masters degree in computer science while working for Auburn University. More...

Conner speaks at AU graduation

Marcus Conner spoke at Auburn University summer graduation on August 9. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Finley

Gene Pearson Finley, Sr., 73, of Sunny South died Thursday, August 12, 2010 at Mobile Infirmary. He was born February 18, 1937 in Sunny South. More...

Harrison

Hannah Grace Harrison, 4, of Ashford died August 1, 2010 at her home. Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, August 5, 2010 at Harper’s Joy Assembly of God with Rev. Benny Harrison, Rev. Eddie Littlefield, Rev. More...

Massey

Ronny Massey, 60, of Huntsville died Tuesday, August 17, 2010 at his home. Ronny is survived by his wife of 38 years, Helen “Ace”; daughter, Katie; son, Matt and his wife, Jenny, and their children, Cooper, Tucker, and Jessie. More...

City inches closer to water plan

Thomasville is tantalizingly close to beginning construction on its water treatment plant and delivery lines. More...

THS falls short on report card

Thomasville High School failed to make this year’s list of schools meeting all of their goals to attain what it called Adequate Yearly Progress. More...

Area jamboree games kick off

In less than two weeks, the official start of the high school season will begin. But area fans will have a chance to wet their appetites this week as area schools take to the fields in fall jamborees. Most schools will be playing on Friday. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Meeting All THS Gifted Students and any student who participated in 8th grade TAG technology or math last year are invited to an informational meeting about a spring trip to New York City. The meeting will be at 5:30 p.m. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Homecoming and revival services More...

Spiritual Reflections

Jesus, the cure for sin

I have always heard that if we don’t get enough cold weather in the winter there will be a terrible problem with fleas in the summer. Last winter was one of the coldest on record and it did nothing to diminish the flea problem around here. More...

Sports

It’s Football Jamboree week

All across the state of Alabama high school football teams will be getting their 2010 football season underway this week as they participate in AHSAA sanctioned fall jamborees. More...

Taking Names Keeping Score

Pot of gold in Washington

Although there are many people in this country, including me, that have some serious concerns about the way our federal government is spending money they don’t have; after hearing the breaking news out of Washington late Monday night I know wi More...

Registration for Thomasville City League Peewee football & cheerleading

The Recreation Department will hold registration for Peewee Football players and Peewee Cheerleaders on Saturday, August 28, 2010 from 9:00 am till 2:00 pm at Gates Drive Park in front of the concession stand. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Wendell Ray Bedwell, to Kristina Williams; Brandon Laquinton White, to Nicole Antionette Dixon; Hal Harper Johnson, to Leanne Elizabeth Nicholas; Willie Louis McRand, to Helen T. Carter. More...

Property deeds listed

Dated Aug. 4-11 Vester Cowan, to Trineel Cowan. Ann C. Bishop, to Gerald F. Bishop. Judy Ann Armistead Moore, to John Thigpen. Frances Hadley Armstead, to First United Security Bank. Sandy Bottoms Land, LLC, to Rex A. Padgett. More...

Grand Jury issues 257 indictments

Illicit drug charges make up the most of the 257 indictments issued by the Clarke County Grand Jury a couple of weeks ago. Here are just a few of those who were indicted. More...


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