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October 28, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

“Face” haunts Thomasville stage

The Ramblin Rose Players put on the play The Face in the Courthouse Window Saturday and Sunday. Several hundred people attended the performances. More...

Research Club celebrates 100th anniversary

Col lins Tax The T homasvil le Research Club celebrated its 100th Anniversary this year with a tea at the Thomasville Civic Center on its regular meeting day, the third Thursday of the month, October 21. The club was started by Mrs. More...

Special Sections

People

County endorses amendment 3

The Clarke County Commission Tuesday authorized emergency expenditures for repairs to County Route 30 (Brooksville Road) at Gates Hill if the costs exceed the bid limit. More...

United Methodist women to hold bazaar

The First United Methodist Women’s Bazaar will be held November 10, at the church from 10:00 A. M. until 4:00 P. M. Baked goods, crafts, and attic treasures are a few of the many items available for purchase. More...

Clarke-Washington fair coming

The annual Clarke- Washington Counties Fair, sponsored by the Jackson Rotary Club, will be Nov. 2-6 at the Cecil McMullan Fairgrounds located on Stanley Drive behind Jackson Steakhouse. This year’s rides are by James Gang Amusement. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Benefit singing Union Grove Baptist and Vineland Baptist will be hosting a benefit singing for the Mike Megginson Family. Featured singers will be The Dixie Disciples and local talent as well. Singing will start at 6:00 p.m. More...

Spiritual Reflections

You are there

We live in a world of instant news reporting. There was a time when news traveled slowly and reports of happenings in distant places were delayed for days and even weeks. More...

SEEDS FROM THE SOWER

But why the Bible?

Aman came down from the hills all dressed up and carrying his Bible. “Where are you going?” asked a friend. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Johnnie Bernard King and Lucenda Stallworth. Marriage license applications are just that—applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. More...

Property deeds listed

Dated Oct. 14-20 Donna Kay Dunagan, to Duston Clayton Dunagan. Teresa Boutwell, to United States of America. Desak Hicks, to Jimmy L. Bonner Jr. J.M. Deas Jr., to Danny G. Brown. Beverly A. Baldwin, to Ira Baldwin. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Oct. 19-26 include: Dekendrick Deon Brown, 32, assault second degree, probation violation, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Johnson

Peggy Ann Downey Johnson, 69, of Putnam died Wednesday, October 20, 2010 at Anderson’s Hospital in Meridian. Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, October 23, 2010 at the chapel of Bumpers Funeral Home with Rev. More...

Robertson

Roy Bell Robertson, III, 25, a tire technician, of Thomasville died Saturday, October 16, 2010 in Claiborne. He was born October 14, 1985 in Grove Hill. He was a member of the Thomasville United Pentecostal Church. More...

Dixon

Annie Laura Dixon, 83, of Thomasville died Tuesday, October 19, 2010 at Providence Hospital in Mobile. She was born January 3, 1927. Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. More...

Republican Ray Norris wins Clarke County sheriff's race

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THS grad killed in Hayneville

Sierra Chapman, a 2007 graduate of Thomasville High School, was shot and killed on Oct. 19 in Hayneville. Three Hayneville men now face murder charges in the shooting death of the 20-year-old. More...

T’ville is popular

The Thomasville City Council took no official action in Monday night’s meeting aside from hiring a custodian - Whitney Powers - and promoting Jerome Dixon to crew chief on the city’s work crews. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Meeting The Thomasville Arts Council will meet at 6:00 p.m. Monday, November 1st in the Harris room at the Civic Center. Halloween raffle More...

Editorials

OUR VIEW

Great fans at the game

Estimates of how many people showed up for the Thomasville- Jackson football game range from 6,000 to 7,000 and more. More...

Dr. Bronner’s train wreck

David Bronner, the CEO and otherwise dictator at the Retirement Systems of Alabama took me to task several years back for opposing his plans to build a multi-story office building over and around the old State Judicial Building just below the capitol More...

From the Editor’s Desk

A new tradition

Iwonder if a new tradition got started Friday evening in Thomasville. More...

School

Scarecrow decorating contest winners

The winning classes in the Ghost Walk scarecrow decorating contest were represented by their teachers at Thomasville Elementary School. More...

School News

School pictures are here

This week was an excellent week and everyone was proud to be a Tiger. Last Friday, our very own Thomasville Tigers took on the Jackson Aggies. This game was claimed to be one of the biggest games in history. More...

THS announces honor roll

The Thomasville High School announces the honor roll for the first term of the fall 2010 school year as follows: Ninth grade More...

Sports

A great game experience

For over 20 years I think I have had one of the coolest jobs anyone could have. I get paid…money…to watch sports. And then write about what I saw. And every now and then I can even write my opinion about sporting events as well. More...

LA Thunder finish second in Prattville

The LA Thunder girls’ softball team traveled to Prattville this past Saturday, October 23, to take part in the Magic Fall Invitational Tournament. More...

Tigers whip Aggies 35-7

Playing before what is projected to be the largest crowd to ever witness a high school football game in Clarke County, the Thomasville Tigers downed the Jackson Aggies 35 – 7 at D. F. More...