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September 2, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Critics of incentives called out

The Clarke County Commission unanimously approved incentives for the new Lakeside Steel Alabama project Monday. The incentives are all from existing monies and do not include any new taxes or borrowed money. More...

Special Sections

People

Harrison, Wright to exchange vows Sept. 18

Cheryl Harrison of Chilton and retired Clarke Baptist Associational DOM Rev. Jack R. Wright of Grove Hill are happy to announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. The couple will wed in an afternoon ceremony at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. More...

Powell diagnosed with MFH

On August 4, Rusty Powell was diagnosed with having a Malignant Fibrous HIstiocytoma Sarcoma (MFH). This type of Sarcoma is a soft tissue type and is located in his back left shoulder area. More...

Dravitan club sponsors youth seminar

Youth and parents were in attendance for the youth seminar held at the New Hope #1 Baptist Church in Thomasville Saturday, August 7. The special guest of entrepreneurs were in attendance to provide a wealth in information. More...

Sports

Tigers beat Bulldogs 26-6 in opener

The Thomasville Tigers defeated the Sweet Water Bulldogs 26 – 6 before a standing room only crowd at D. F. Anderson Field in Thomasville this past Friday, August 27. More...

Taking Names and Keeping Score

One of my favorites

Back in the late 1950’s and on into the early 1960’s I had possession of a book that I truly treasured. More...

Panthers fall late in opener

This past Friday, August 27, the Marengo Panthers opened their 2010 football season on the road in Camden against the Wilcox Central Jaguars. Unfortunately when the final whistle had blown, it was the Jaguars claiming a 20 – 14 victory. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Clark

Alton Herman Clark, 50, of Pine Hill, died Thursday, August 26, 2010 at J. Paul Jones Hospital in Camden. He was a sheet metal worker for General Sheet Metal. Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. More...

Jackson

Jaylen Maurice Jackson, 5 months, of Thomasville died Thursday, August 19 at USA Women’s and Children’s Hospital in Mobile. He was born March 12, 2010. Funeral services were held at 1:00 p.m. More...

Megginson

Terry Michael “Mike” Megginson, 46, of Sweet Water died Monday, August 23, 2010 at Southwest Alabama Medical Center in Thomasville. He was born December 17, 1963 in Grove Hill. More...

Cops find marijuana in car at THS

Two Thomasville students were arrested outside Thomasville High School last Thursday when the Thomasville Police showed up to make an unannounced drug sweep of the high school. More...

Development agreement lists incentives and “clawback” clauses

In a special called meeting Monday night, the City of Thomasville gave its formal approval to the project agreement with Lakeside Steel. More...

Tempers flare at school board meeting

Tension ran high at Thursday night’s Thomasville City School Board meeting before board members approved a proposal to cut two days of locally funded personal leave for teachers. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Benefit yard sale There will be a benefit yard sale Saturday, September 4th at Country Oaks #2, 935 West Third St., Thomasville, AL 36784 from 7:00 a.m. until. All proceeds will go to David Campbell for medical expenses. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Mom’s day out Pineview Baptist Church is having a Mom’s Day Out beginning September 7th. The ages are 6 months thru 3 years. More...

Spiritual Reflections

Less is best

Peggy and I are at the point in our lives where we are beginning to understand that when it comes to “stuff,” less is best. In talking with others who are of our generation we discovered that we are not alone in this conclusion. More...

School

School News

A lot to be proud of

Thomasville has a lot to be proud of. More...

Carter receives scholarships

Charmaine Carter is the recipient of the Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge Free and Accepted Masons of Alabama $500.00 scholarship and Goshen Masonic Lodge 530 of Annemanie scholarship of $250.00. More...

Local students graduate from UA

The University of Alabama awarded some 1,400 degrees during summer commencement Saturday, August 7, on campus. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Carlton Lamar Robinson, to Evelyn Elaine McIntosh; Charles David Hudson III, to Tami Lyn Williams. Marriage license applications are just that-applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. More...

Property deeds listed

Dated Aug. 19-25 Tracey M. Downey, to Sweet Water State Bank. Emmitt Merida, to Stacy Merida. Alice Zoradi, to Wells Fargo Bank. John G. Gates, to Scott C. Gates. Rickey L. Manchester, to Ryan Hugh Manchester. Geraldine H. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Aug. 24- 31 include: Timothy Terell Wrights, 36, burglary third degree, $10,000 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...