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November 18, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

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People

Criswell was her “baby”

I was watching the crowds of people, at the “Pine Hill Deport Day,” when this tall handsome young man and his wife walked up to me, and asked me if I remembered him being my “baby”? The moment I saw his eyes I remembered! More...

Veterans visit Worthwhile Club

The monthly meeting of the Worthwhile Club was held November 10. Hostesses for the meeting were Maggie Smith and Joyce Loftin. They served cake and punch. The room was decorated in a Thanksgiving theme. More...

Swapping Recipes & Sharing Memories

“Bee business” sweet for Winston Pruitt

When Winston Pruitt went to THS he probably never thought he would be in the “bee business.” Mr. Niles Lawhon was the Ag teacher then and he was well-known around Thomasville for his bee hives and honey. More...

Sports

Thomasville beats Straughn 49-14

Playing before a large crowd at D. F. Anderson Field, the Thomasville Tigers out gunned the Straughn Tigers 49 – 14 in the second round of the AHSAA State Playoffs this past Friday, November 12. More...

Déja Vu: Sweet Water 48 - McIntosh 0

The Sweet Water Bulldogs, in route to a 48 – 0 win, put points on the scoreboard in all four quarters of their second round State Playoff game with the McIntosh Demons this past Friday, November 12. More...

Taking Names and Keeping Score

Completing the circle

This past Thursday, November 11, my personal college football odyssey for the 2010 season made one final stop at Legion Field in Birmingham. I was there to take in the UAB Blazers’ Conference-USA match-up with the East Carolina Pirates. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Drinkard

Clyce Kilby Drinkard, 88, of Thomasville died Tuesday, November 9, 2010 at Mobile Infirmary. He was born November 2, 1922 in Clarke County. Mr. Drinkard was a retired road superintendent with Scotch Lumber Company. More...

England

Mildred Evelyn Evans England, 75, of Thomasville died Saturday, November 6, 2010 at Southwest Alabama Medical Center in Thomasville. She was born September 20, 1935. More...

Gates

Nedra Gates, 82, of Thomasville died Thursday, November 11, 2010 at Mobile Infirmary in Mobile. She was a housewife and worked at H. A. Satin in Grove Hill and Bill’s Dollar Store from which she retired. More...

Two murder trials headed to court

Two murder trials are among cases set on the Clarke County Circuit Court’s criminal trial docket for the week beginning Monday, Nov. 29. Keith Thyeis Welch is charged with murder in the March 2009 death of T. C. Reed II, 30, of McIntosh More...

Curating the legend

He may have won a national championship and brought the school its first Heisman Trophy winner, but a man named Saban will always be in the shadow of a man named Bryant. More...

Editorials

The nature of the beast

If the Cam Newton story has taught us anything, it may be that the 24/7 news world we live in now is anathema to serious investigative reporting that takes care with its sources and its targets. More...

From the Editor’s Desk

A special memory

Igot to see something special Saturday. Actually, I got to see several special things Saturday. More...

Another Nov. 13 Heisman?

On November 13, 1971, a perfect autumn football Saturday at Sanford Stadium in Athens, Ga., Auburn Quarterback Pat Sullivan clinched the Heisman Trophy. More...

School

McIntyre and Etheridge to represent MA

Ciara McIntyre and Matt Etheridge will represent Marengo Academy at the AISA All-Star Football Game, held on December 2 in Prattville. More...

McIntyre attends The Quest Club meeting

Ciara McIntyre was the guest of honor at the November meeting of The Quest Club of Linden. Ciara attended Girls’ State this past summer which was sponsored by the Quest Club. More...

Local veterans visit TES

The students at Thomasville Elementary School all participated in saying the Pledge of Allegiance together while several local veterans raised the flag on Wednesday, November 10. More...

For The Record

RECORDS

Marriage license applications George Alex Hawkins and Ashley Marie Desilva; Roy V. West Jr. and Brenda H. More...

TPD report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the twoweek period ending November 14: Anthony Tyrone Jones-assault; Michelle Denise Reid-possession of drug paraphernalia and tampering with edvidence; Zemiski Kinard Lucas-child More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Nov. 9-16 include: Tommie King, 25, disorderly conduct, $500 bond, arrested by the Grove Hill Police Dept. More...


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