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October 7, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Lakeside job meeting Oct. 14

Due to overwhelming interest in jobs with Lakeside Steel, the company will be holding an informational meeting at the Thomasville Civic Center Thursday, Oct. 14 from 7 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. More...

Special Sections

People

South Marengo celebration

The public is invited to the 35th Anniversary Celebration of the South Marengo Rescue Squad Saturday, Oct. 16 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Nanafalia school building. Refreshments will be served. More...

Swapping Recipes & Sharing Memories

What it was, was football

“What It Was Was Football.” Or so the husband and the friends say. Personally, I’m with Andy Griffith. In part he says, “.... I don’t know to this day what they were doing. But I’ve done some studying on it. More...

Sheffield, Hicks to exchange vows Nov. 6

Amanda Brooke Sheffield and Steven Todd Hicks announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. The parents of the couple are Mr. and Mrs. Larry Sheffield of Thomasville and Mr. and Mrs. Joe Hicks of Dixons Mills. More...

School

School News

Mid-terms stressful

Today was the start of mid-terms. Tomorrow will be the last of mid-terms until next semester. Midterms are always stressful. They are also a sign that the semester is halfway done. More...

Crowd enjoys downtown homecoming parade and pep rally

Miranda Luker was announced as Sweet Water High School’s Homecoming Queen at last Friday night’s game against A. L. Johnson. More...

Boys and Girls Club makes changes

Starting the month of October the Boys and Girls Club will provide free snacks for all members 5-18 year of age. Calhoun Barber Shop will also give haircuts for $5.00 to all members. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Randolph Curtis Rivers, to Regina Lee Pritchett; David Stanley Turk, to Tracy Lynn Caldwell; David Larry Powell, to Tiffany Nichole Phillips. More...

Property deeds listed

Dated Sept. 23-29 Sandy Bottoms Land LLC, to Annette C. Duncan. Sandy Bottoms Land LLC, to Robert B. Megginson. Merry S. Sturdivant, to Merry S. Sturdivant. Frank N. Waddill, to David H. Stackhouse. Scotch Lumber Company, to Jack E. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Sept. 28-Oct. 5 include: Lesedrick James Adams, 36, probation violation, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Clarke County WWII vets ride Honor Flight

Three World War II veterans from Clarke County recently made a trip of a lifetime as they flew to Washington D.C. to visit the World War II Memorial with hundreds of other veterans from around the country. More...

Olivia Washington named Homecoming Queen

Olivia Washington was named Thomasville High School's Homecoming Queen Friday night. More...

Editorials

Check your smoke alarm

It’s fire prevention week, and your smoke alarm has the power to save your life. Or does it? If you haven’t tested your smoke alarm lately, it may not be working. And that’s a risk you can’t afford to take. More...

Things you have to go through

Well just drat. The carnival came to town and I didn’t get to go to it. I wouldn’t even have known it was in town if I hadn’t had to go to the grocery store. And there it was. In the pasture. All kinds of exciting rides. More...

Legislature a dead end street

If Robert Bentley wins the governor’s race in four weeks he will be the first legislator in the course of state history to ascend directly from the legislature to governor. Only a handful of governors have ever served in the House or Senate. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Homecoming services Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Jackson will have homecoming services Sunday, October 17th at 11:00 a.m. Joe and Marcie Bedwell will bring the music and Brother William Allison of Mt. Gilead Church will be the guest speaker. More...

Spiritual Reflections

Get in on the best deal

Yesterday I went to buy an electric clothes dryer. It’s been a while since I’ve done that and I found that dryers have changed. Well what hasn’t? More...

Sports

Explosive third quarter lifts Tigers over Blue

The Thomasville Tigers improved their overall record to 6 – 0 and their region mark to 4 – 0 this past Friday, October 1, when they defeated the visiting Escambia County Blue Devils 21 – 0 before the homecoming crowd gathered at D. More...

Taking Names and Keeping Score

Buford earns starting spot at Tuskegee

Tuskegee University and in particular Cleve L. Abbott Memorial Stadium was my destination this past Saturday, October 2, as I continued my 2010 college football odyssey. More...

Sweet Water runs over A.L. Johnson

The Sweet Water Bulldogs scored three times in the first quarter and five times in the second on their way to a 63 – 0 win over region foe A. L. Johnson this past Friday, October 1. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Flowers

Stanley Earl Flowers, Sr., 56, a truck driver, of Grove Hill died Wednesday, September 29, 2010 at his home. He was born December 30, 1953 in Mobile. Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. More...

Gates

Lubie Colon Gates, Jr., 64, of Dickinson died Monday, September 27, 2010 at Southwest Alabama Medical Center in Thomasville. He was born August 5, 1946 in Fulton. He attended Salem Baptist Church. More...

Martin

Katie Martin, 90, a retired nurses aide, of Grove Hill died Tuesday, September 28, 2010 at Thomasville Nursing Home in Thomasville. She was born November 2, 1919 in Magnolia. She was a member of the Mt. Vernon Baptist Church. More...


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