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December 2, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Herron named Senior Citizen of the Year

Lewis Herron has been named Thomasville’s Senior Citizen of the Year by the Southwest Alabama Chamber of Commerce. “I can name a dozen other people who should be getting this honor,” Herron said. More...

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Editorials

Thanks to citizens of the year

We want to be the first to offer our congratulations to the Citizen of the Year and the Senior Citizen of the Year. You can read about them on the front page today. More...

Political Cartoon

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From the Editor’s Desk

Great weeks for football

My but it’s quite a couple of weeks for football lovers. Whether you loved or hated the outcome, you have to admit that this year’s Iron Bowl was one for the ages. More...

School

THS School News

Tiger walk time!

This week is definitely the best week to be a Thomasville Tiger! Tomorrow in Auburn, Alabama, our Tigers will take on the Deshler Tigers in the State Championship game. The game will be played at 11 o’clock a.m. More...

SWHS collects over 1,000 cans for Thanksgiving

The S.G.A. at Sweet Water High School held a canned food drive the week before Thanksgiving. The students exceeded the school goal of 1,000 cans by providing 1,154 cans. More...

UWA’s loveliest chosen in campus beauty pageant

Miss Paragon 2010 Kellye Reeves (second from left) is a senior exercise science major and the daughter of Angela Reeves and Johnny Reeves, both of Decatur, Miss. More...

For The Record

RECORDS

Marriage license applications Theodore Robinson Jr. and Mary Latreasa Sharp. Marriage license applications are just that—applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. Property deeds listed More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Nov. 23-30 include: Karl Johnson, 47, driving under the influence (alcohol), liability insurance required, $1,500 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

TPD report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the two-week period ending November 28: Steven Wykeil Grayson-two counts assault and criminal mischief; Joseph Christopher Hathcockswitched tag; Kimberly Nicole Dement-driving with More...

Frank Myers named Citizen of the Year

In recognition of his efforts to help his fellow man, Frank Myers has been named this year’s Citizen of the Year by the Southwest Alabama Chamber of Commerce and will serve as this year’s Christmas parade grand marshal. More...

County parades ready to roll

Christmas parades and other holiday festivities are underway around the county. Thomasville Thomasville’s parade will roll on Saturday, Dec. 4, at 10:30 a.m. The theme will be “Christmas in our Hometown.” More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

PTA meeting There will be a Parent/Teacher Association (PTA) Meeting at Marengo High School on Tuesday, December 7th at 7:00 p.m. in the MHS Cafetorium. All parents, teachers, alumni and MHS supporters are invited to attend. Memorial More...

People

Christmas Concert Sunday

Christmas sounds and Christmas sights will fill the Thomasville Civic Center in the coming days as a busy slate of Christmas events will take place there. More...

C&B Ribbon cutting

Staff and members of the Southwest Alabama Chamber of Commerce welcomed Thomasville’s newest business, C&B Associates Income Tax Preparation with a ribbon cutting ceremony this week. More...

Swapping Recipes & Sharing Memories

Haskew brothers enjoy country life in the city

Bobby Haskew lives the country life. And he almost lives in downtown Thomasville. The husband and I saw the evidence of this when we were at his home the first of November. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Musician appreciation St. James AME Church in Choctaw will celebrate its Annual Musician Appreciation starting on Saturday, December 18th at 6:30 p.m. and concluding on Sunday, December 19th at 2:30 p.m. More...

Spiritual Reflections

Let the love of God keep your heart soft

Last Friday was “Black Friday.” Peggy tells me it’s because retail stores depend on sales receipts from Black Friday to put them in the “Black.” There is another reason it might be called “Black Friday.” The More...

Sports

Micah Pope’s first buck

Micah Pope, 9 years old, of Thomasville killed his first buck, a 185-pound 8-point, November 28th while hunting with his father, Michael Pope, and sister, Haley, at Beaver Creek Hunting Club. More...

Marengo hunt a success for Virginia visitor

Nathan May (left) and Michael Bryant (right) friends from Lynchburg, Va. enjoyed several days of hunting in Marengo County during the Thanksgiving Holidays. More...

Pope bags a 10-point

Michael Pope of Thomasville killed a 235-pound, 10- point buck Thanksgiving Day afternoon at Beaver Creek Hunting Club. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Figgemeier

Kenneth J. Figgemeier, of Gulfport Miss., died Saturday, November 27, 2010. Mr. Figgemeier proudly served his country in the United States Navy, and has since had a long career as a transportation manager in the Pulp and Paper Industry. More...

Pruett

Maye Harrison Pruett, 86, a retired nurse, of Grove Hill died Friday, November 19, 2010 at Jackson Medical Center in Jackson. She was born December 9, 1923 in Lamison. Graveside funeral services were held at 10:00 a.m. More...

Smith

Carol Harvell Smith, 97, a homemaker, of Thomasville died Sunday, November 21, 2010 at Thomasville Nursing Home in Thomasville. She was born October 9, 1913 in Pine Hill. She was a member of Yellow Bluff Baptist Church. More...