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September 16, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Crowd greets Davenport at new office

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T’ville does end run to get river access

The Thomasville Water and Sewer Board finalized the last land agreement it needed for placing the water intake and pipes it needs to get water from the Alabama River. More...

Dr. Best retires after 60 years

James Best was recognized for his sixty years of service in the ministry during a retirement ceremony Sunday night at Thomasville Baptist Church. More...

Airport “appears to be on a fast track”

The newly formed regional airport authority held its first meeting recently and its chairman is optimistic about the prospects of a new airport. 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

Bake sale and car wash Mt. Vernon Baptist Church will have a bake sale and car wash Saturday, September 18 from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon. All proceeds will benefit the children’s group. More...

A word from Scott

Whose favor are you seeking?

Ifind funny or should I say saddening that we work so hard and do all we can to impress others. Actually it is sad at the deepest level for it is rooted in an internal longing to be significant. More...

Sports

Taking Names and Keeping Score

Williams preparing for an opportunity

This past Saturday I had the good fortune of being among the 102,000 plus fans, spectators, and working media gathered at Bryant – Denny Stadium to watch the Alabama and Penn State football game. More...

Sweet Water clobbers St. Lukes

The Sweet Water Bulldogs traveled to Mobile this past Friday, September 10, and defeated the St. Luke’s Wildcats 42 – 0 in the second regional contest for both teams. More...

Seen at the Bama game

Thomasville High School head football coach Jack Hankins and his son Cooper attended the Alabama - Penn State game and to support punter Jay Williams. More...

Heavy industry zoning slated for park

The Thomasville City Council set a public hearing date of Oct. 11 to hear comments about converting the entire Joe Davis Industrial Park’s zoning from light industrial to heavy industrial. More...

Coastal Gateway director resigns

Wiley Blankenship has resigned as the director of the Coastal Gateway Economic Development Alliance. He announced his decision in an email to the Coastal Gateway mailing list late Sunday. Blankenship’s statement read as follows: More...

Editorials

What’s the terrorism answer?

This past weekend, we witnessed the ninth anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. For all the criticism of this country’s efforts to battle terrorism have received, we haven’t had an attack on this nation’s soil since. More...

From the Editor’s Desk

Tough speculation

So Reggie Bush is going to give back his Heisman because of “persistent media speculation regarding allegations dating back to (his) years at USC.” He’s not giving it back because of the allegations, but because of the media specula More...

Choosing judges

In a recently released national poll a sizeable majority in both political parties believe campaign donations affect judicial decisions. More...

School

School News

We’ve got the spirit

Another week as a Thomasville Tiger has come and gone. Being a Thomasville Tiger is one of the best things in the world. Just to know that you are from a town that supports and loves everyone is a great feeling. More...

MA announces 2010 homecoming court

Marengo Academy announces the 2010 Homecoming court. Sophomore Maid - Hollie Pritchett, Senior Maids - Jessica Poellnitz, Jessica Brock, Ciara McIntyre, Junior Maid Caitlin Moore. Hollie is the daughter of Chuck and Pam Pritchett of Sweet Water. More...

Students to attend Expo

On September 29th & 30th six thousand eighth grade students, teachers, school administrators, parents, industry leaders and volunteers will be invited to converge on the fairgrounds in Mobile for the first annual “Worlds of Opportunity” More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Lorenzo Allen, to Jacqueline Rogers Robinson; Jack Russell Wright Jr., to Cheryl Dianne Harrison; John Jackson Reeves III, to Tonya Clark Howell; Sammy Young Gibson, to Cynthia Bonner. More...

Property deeds listed

Dated Sept. 1-8 Citifinanial Inc., to Helen H. Skipper. Frederick Gilmore, to David Andrew Dean. Soterra LLC, to T. Watrous Garrett Jr. Bernice M. Garrett, to Lloyd Stan Hutto. Myles Vitry Overstreet, to Rufus Craig Alford. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Sept. 7-15 include: Holly Jennifer Graham, 38, drug court, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Boswell

Dianne Rachel Boswell, 62, of Orange Beach died Wednesday, September 8, 2010 at her home. Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, September 11, 2010 at the Orange Beach United Methodist Church with Dr. More...

Newsome

Lester Lamar Newsome, 61, of Dadeville died september 9, 2010 at Lake Martin Community Hospital in Dadeville. He was born on February 13, 1949 in Grove Hill. More...

Singleton

Kenneth Earl Singleton, 58, died Sept. 8, 2010 in Brandon, Fla. Mr. Singleton was a native of Yarbo and a resident of Chatom. He was a construction worker installing TV towers for Tower King II. More...