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November 11, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

T’ville trying for $500,000 industy grant

With Mayor Sheldon Day in Washington, D.C. this week, Mayor Pro Tem Gaines Smith presided over the Thomasville City Council meeting. More...

Special Sections

People

Gosport Community Improvement Center opens

The Gosport Community Improvement Center committee held a ribbon cutting ceremony for its new pavilion on Saturday, November 6th. The ceremony began with an invocation given by Rev. More...

Girl Scouts earn community service badges

The Girl Scouts of Thomasville Troop 8557 received the bronze community service badge at Monday night’s Thomasville City Council meeting. More...

Swapping Recipes & Sharing Memories

We are glad she stayed

Charity Phillips grew up in Lavinsham, Pennsylvania. “In a valley between two mountains,” she said. In a town not much bigger than Bashi Community. Except she may live in Morvin instead of Bashi. More...

School

T.L.C. celebrates fire prevention month

T. L. C. celebrated Fire Prevention month on October 14th. More...

THS School News

Drama team does well at district trumbauer

Another week as a Thomasville Tiger has passed by very quickly. There was no school today for any of Thomasville, in observance of Veteran’s Day. More...

Quarterback Club to meet

The Thomasville Quarterback Club will have an organizational meeting on November 15th in the THS Library at 7:00 p.m. All parents and supporters are encouraged to attend. They will continue to meet each Tuesday night thru the football season. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Wendell Curtis Cheeseboro and Cherlanda Latoria Hope; Michael I. Jones and Kathy A. Patrick. Marriage license applications are just that—applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. More...

Property deeds listed

Dated Oct. 29-Nov. 3 T.H. O’Melia, to Eunice Kay Harrigan Woods Revocable Trust. T.H. O’Melia, to T.H. O’Melia. Regions Bank, as Trustee, to Mac McCorquodale Family Limited Partnership. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Nov. 2-9 include: Jerry Anthony Wood, 38, driving under the influence, (alcohol), arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. Stephen C. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Dixon

Annie Laura Cole Dixon, 83, of Thomasville died Tuesday, October 19, 2010 at Providence Hospital in Mobile. She was born January 3, 1927 in Brooksville Miss. More...

Northington

Evelyn C. Inman Northington, 75, of Camden died Friday, October 29, 2010 at her home. She was born April 11, 1935 in Calvin, W. Va. She was a member of the Bible Baptist Fellowship Church. Mrs. More...

Woolf

James Alfred Woolf, Jr., 62, a retired communications specialist, of Thomasville died Monday, November 1, 2010 at Southwest Alabama Medical Center in Thomasville. He was born June 8, 1948 in Demopolis. He was a retired U.S. More...

Christmas events getting lined up

It’s not too early to start thinking about your entry into Thomasville’s Christmas parade. The parade will roll on Saturday, Dec. 4, at 10:30 a.m. The theme will be “Christmas in our Hometown.” More...

The Red Kettles are coming out

The Thomasville Salvation Army’s local bell ringing starts Friday, Nov. 19. If you have not signed up to volunteer for at least one two-hour shift there are still openings. More...

Editorials

Thanks to our veterans

Thank you, veterans It seems entirely appropriate that Veterans' Day and Thanksgiving are in the same month. November is a month of reflection. Reflecting on the sacrifice of others is important. More...

From the Editor’s Desk

In a different reality

In a recent interview with the British Broadcasting Company (BBC), British Petroleum ex-CEO Tony Hayward admitted that the company’s contengincy plans were inadequate to deal with the Deepwater Horizon disaster. Perhaps next week Mr. More...

Bronner’s raking in big bucks

Seventeen months ago I reported the salary for our state’s highest paid official, Retirement Systems of Alabama CEO Dr. David Bronner, was $518,000. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Birthday A reception will be held from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. Sunday, November 14th at Dickinson Baptist Church in honor of the 97th birthday of Tommie Dee Kennedy. More...

Spiritual Reflections

Life without a road map is risky

Yesterday I left immediately after worship service to drive two hours to Cullman and meet Chris and his mother. I told Peggy that I’d meet them at three o’clock for a late lunch at the Cracker Barrel. More...

Clarke Baptist Association to collect shoebox gifts

Clarke Baptist Association located at 16183 Hwy. More...

Sports

Tigers claw Jags 49-0

This past Friday, November 5, the Thomasville Tigers played host to the Hillcrest of Evergreen Jaguars in the first round of the AHSAA State Playoffs. More...

Taking Names and Keeping Score

Number 400 for “JoePa”

This past Saturday when the Penn State Nittany Lions came back from a 21 – 0 deficit to post a 35 – 21 win over a talented Northwestern football team, Joseph Vincent Paterno picked up his 400th career win as the Head Football Coach at Pen More...

Sweet Water rolls in first round of playoffs

The Sweet Water Bulldogs, playing at home in Nolan Atkins Stadium, shutout the Pleasant Home Eagles 48 – 0 in the first round of the AHSAA state playoffs this past Friday, November 5. More...


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