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September 9, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

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Editorials

Putting our best forward

We hope you enjoyed your Labor Day weekend. But for a lot of people in this country, Labor Day was just one more day without work. More...

From the Editor’s Desk

Tech to save cash

Like a lot of folks these days, we at the McLean house are looking for ways to trim the bills. But I’m sure that also like a lot of folks, sometimes finding places to save is a bit like trying to find a very well hidden Easter egg. More...

Bingo and ethics converge

Ispent nearly 27 years working in the Alabama Judicial System under four chief justices and numerous associate justices, all but a very few whom I held in high regard. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Homecoming and revival services More...

Spiritual Reflections

God’s love for all

Over the Labor Day weekend we have had guests at our home on Lake Jordan. The Sparks family, were welcome and invited and we enjoyed their visit. However there was another guest that was not invited, though we did our best to make him feel welcome. More...

Baptist association opens assistance program

Bethel Baptist Association held their first back to school assistance program Saturday, August 7th at Mt. Zion Baptist Church at Mt. Zion Hill. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Dread D. Campbell, to Barbara A. Sims; Daniel Lee Baugh, to Ashley Leann Smith. Marriage license applications are just that—applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. More...

Property deeds listed

Dated Aug. 26-Sept. 1 Betty Council, to Robert W. Roberts. Paul H. Parham II, to State of Alabama. J.C. Pendleton, to Dora Bullard. Billy G. Overton, to Natasha Williams. Burnett D. Gunter, to Claudia R. Gunter. Claudia R. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Aug. 31- Sept. 7 include: Kelly Dee Bates, 34, two counts theft of lost property first degree, $60,000 bond, arrested by the Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Cannon

Kim Elbert Cannon, 51, of Thomasville died Monday, August 30, 2010 at Mobile Infirmary. He was born October 9, 1958 in Selma. He was a member of the Thomasville Baptist Church. Funeral services were held at 3:00 p.m. More...

Lewis

Sarah Eleanor Lewis of Sweet Water died peacefully Monday, August 30, 2010 in Brent. She was born November 28, 1914 in Sweet Water. More...

Whitley

Lorenzo Whitley, 98, of Thomasville died Tuesday, August 31, 2010 at Mobile Infirmary. He was born April 9, 1912 in Sweet Water. He was a longtime member of the Thomasville United Methodist Church. He was a member of the American Legion Post 112. More...

Arts council to perform brand new play

The Arts Council of Thomasville is working on something new. The Arts Council’s players are working on a play so new, it has not been performed on stage outside of its original performance location. More...

Schools expecting more budget cuts from state

After suffering $1.6 million in funding cuts from the state the past two years, Thomasville City Schools Superintendent Vic Adkison said the pain isn’t over yet. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Meeting The Thomasville Quarterback Club will have an organizational meeting on Tuesday, September 14th in the THS Library at 7:00 p.m. All parents and supporters are encouraged to attend. More...

People

Gun threats in Jackson

Jackson Police investigated reports of men threatening local citizens with a gun, Sept. 6, in the Depot area of Jackson. More...

Swapping Recipes & Sharing Memories

Mixing it up with Lye Hominy

Igathered all of my courage (and I do mean all, which is even less than the lion had in The Wizard of Oz) and talked to Arthur. More...

Rush, Dunham to wed Oct. 2

Jimmy and Jane Nelson of Thomasville and Jackie Ray Rush of Thomasville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Kasie Leigh Rush to Chase Edward Dunham, the son of Charles and Sherri Dunham of Goodwater. More...

School

ASCC named one of top 20 in nation

Alabama Southern Community College is one of the best community colleges in the nation according to America’s Best Community Colleges, a recent article in the Washington Monthly. More...

Area students participate in summer workshop

Thomasville Public Library, ASCC Kathryn Tucker Windham Library, and the National Network for Pulp and Paper Technology Training (npt)2 joined resources by hosting a Chemical Water Testing Workshop this Summer. More...

School News

Graduation exam getting closer

This week was a short one due to missing Monday. We observed Labor Day and I hope everyone had a safe, long weekend. More...

Sports

Lakeside makes donation to THS football program

Lakeside Steel Alabama Vice President Chris Roik presented a donation to the Thomasville football program last week. Pictured with Roik is coach Jack Hankins (left) and THS principal Kyle Ferguson. More...

Thomasville blasts Monroe County

The Thomasville Tigers ventured over to Monroeville this past Friday, September 3, and soundly defeated the Monroe County Tigers 55 – 14. More...

Sweet Water cruises past Coffeeville

The Sweet Water Bulldogs traveled down to Coffeeville this past Friday, September 3, and defeated the Coffeeville Panthers 70 – 7. More...