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October 14, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Jail refinancing ongoing

The Clarke County Commission held a heated meeting Tuesday. No, there was nothing controversial on the agenda but the heat in the new wing of the courthouse was on and it was hot! More...

City budget at $8.8 million

The Thomasville City Council approved a budget of $8,8585,700 for the fiscal year of 2010-2011. “This is the first budget [in recent years] that plans to money in savings,” said Mayor Sheldon Day. More...

Chamber seeking Citizen of the Year nominations

Thomasville look around our community and you are sure to see someone who deserves recognition, although he or she doesn’t seek it. More...

No movement on Jackson city school issue

Jackson has not hired a consultant to look into the feasibility of creating a city school system. In late August the city council authorized Mayor Richard Long to hire a consultant. More...

Dixon appointed to benefit board

Thomasville fireman Charlie Dixon has been appointed to the state Firefighters Annuity Benefit Fund Board by Gov. Bob Riley. More...

Special Sections

People

Coconut person in a chocolate world

Swapping Recipes & Sharing Memories

I’m a Coconut Person in a Chocolate World. I’ve never had a chocolate craving “flung”on me. I don’t know what you’re talking about when you say you crave chocolate. More...

Sawyer Craig Gamble

Trevor Craig and Jaime Hamilton Gamble of Pine Hill would like to announce the birth of their son, Sawyer Craig. He was born on August 25, 2010 at Baptist East in Montgomery. He weighed 7 lbs., 6 oz. and was 20 inches long. More...

Megginson joins auxiliary

The Southwest Alabama Medical Center Auxiliary met on October 5, 2010 and were proud to announce that they have another new member, Darlene Megginson. More...

School

Parent-teacher day was a success

School News

This three day week was majorly needed! Students finished exams last Thursday and everyone was ready for a break. More...

Thespians participate in Trick or Treat Program

The International Thespian Society (ITS), a division of the Educational Theatre Association (EdTA), is pleased to announce the participation of Thomasville High School’s Thespian troupe 5073 in the Trick or Treat So Kids Can Eat program. More...

Lions club sponsors D.A.R.E. poster contest

The Thomasville Lions Club sponsored a D.A.R.E. Poster Contest in early October for the 3rd and 4th grade students at Thomasville Elementary School. There were 61 students who entered the contest. More...

For The Record

RECORDS

Marriage license applications More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Oct. More...

TPD report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week period ending October 10: Ciera Anterria McCaskey-assault; Charlotte J. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

DEATH NOTICES

Owens Cora Jean Owens, 71, of Pine Hill died Monday, October 4, 2010 at Mobile Infirmary. She was born December 27, 1938. Funeral services was held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, October 9, 2010 at First Baptist Church in Pine Hill with Rev. More...

Research Club to celebrate 100 years

The Thomasville Research Club will soon be celebrating its 100th anniversary on Oct. 21. The club will hold its celebration Thursday, Oct. 21 from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Thomasville Civic Center. More...

Car crashes into Dirt Cheap

A Chevy Malibu driven by Edna Keel crashed into the Dirt Cheap store in Thomasville Thursday. No one was seriously injured in the accident, but three cars in the parking lot were also damaged. More...

Police end search for missing man

After an intensive search involving numerous law enforcement agencies on ground and in the air, the Pine Hill Police Department has ended its search for Pine Hill resident George Mason. Mason was last seen around 3 p.m. More...

Wilcox school board candidate under scrutiny

The candidacy of Wilcox school board president Clifford “Big Don” Twilley has been called into question. More...

Woods fire burns near Morvin

Thomasville firefighters responded to a woods fire near Morvin Monday afternoon that burned about seven acres of woods. More...

Ghost Walk next weekend

The Kathryn Tucker Windham Ghost Walk is entering its seventh year in Thomasville, and organizers expect it to draw over a thousand people to town to participate in a hayride through historic downtown Thomasville enjoying the southern art of storyte More...

Editorials

Come on out for fun times

OUR VIEW

If you're one of those folks who complains that "there's nothing to do," you haven't been paying attention recently. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Yoga’s anti-Christian?

From the Editor’s Desk

Iread the other day where the president of the Southern Baptist Seminary said that Christians should stop practicing yoga. When I read the headline it came as a bit of a surprise to me so I read further. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Trunk or treat More...

Replace the world’s tricks with God’s treats

Spiritual Reflections

There is a good commercial on TV. It’s the one where all the animals are living side by side out in the wild without any fear of each other. The lion and the zebra are drinking side by side at a river. More...

Keep your eyes on Jesus

When I first came to Georgia, I saw a man plowing a field with a mule. “May I try it?” I asked. “Yes, sir,” he answered. “But be careful.” When I was finished with the row I looked back. More...

Sports

THS blows up UMS 49-14

The Thomasville Tigers traveled to Erwin S. Cooper Stadium in Mobile this past Friday, October 8, and defeated the UMS-Wright Bulldogs 49 – 14. More...

Sweet Water rolls past Marengo 49-7

This past Friday, October 8, the Sweet Water Bulldogs, playing at home in the friendly confines of Nolan Atkins Stadium, scored 35 unanswered points in the first half of their game with the Marengo Panthers and then coasted to a 49 – 7 win. More...

One more last time

Taking Names and Keeping Score

As I am composing my column this week, Bobby Cox is holding his final post game press conference as the Manager of the Atlanta Braves. It has come only moments after the San Francisco Giants and More...


Poll

Do you think the grand jury in Ferguson, Mo. made the correct decision?