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December 16, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Parade winner

The Southwest Alabama Chamber of Commerce held a reception Tuesday night to recognize the winners of this year’s Christmas parade float contest. More...

Help for heating costs

The Community Action Agency of Baldwin, Escambia, Clarke, Monroe and Conecuh Counties have started the process of making application to assist low-income families with their heating bill. More...

Photos with Santa

Due to a printing error, some photos printed at the photos with Santa stage were not printed at the correct settings and did not meet our normal quality standards. If you purchased a photo with Santa at the Downtown Stroll last Friday, Dec. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Shop locally for Christmas

As Christmas Day draws ever closer, we could all use a little reminder to try to shop locally. Thomasville has many wonderful shops and businesses right here in town creating a wide array of offerings of fine goods. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Seeing the future

Please don’t call me a seer or prophet, and don’t bet money on my predictions. If you do bet money, I will expect my cut. More...

Religion

Christmas is about miracles

It is December 11, 2010. I have three younger sisters. The youngest, Suzanne, is 12 years younger than I am. I was in the 6th grade looking for a baby brother when she was born. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

New Year’s Eve celebration Walnut Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Morvin will have their New Year’s Eve celebration Friday, December 31st at 9:30 p.m. The guest speaker will be Bishop Eddie C. Pugh, Sr. More...

Sports

Trophy officially comes home

Jake Newberry and Steve Savarese, president of the AHSAA, present the state championship trophy to the THS football team during a special service Tuesday. More...

Tiger basketball team wins season opener

The Thomasville High School Varsity Basketball team opened their season this past Friday, December 10, with a 49 – 47 road win over the Linden Patriots. More...

Lady Tigers open season with a win

The Thomasville High School Lady Tiger basketball team opened up their 2010 – 2011 season with a 47 – 35 road win over the Linden High School Lady Patriots this past Friday, December 10. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Bishop

James Bobby Bishop, Sr., 74, of Thomasville died Wednesday, December 8, 2010 at his home. Mr. Bishop was born September 2, 1936 in Thomasville. More...

Boutwell

Cleora H. Boutwell, 95, a retired elementary school teacher, of Thomasville died Monday, December 6, 2010 at Country Oaks Assisted Living Facility #2 in Thomasville. She was born November 19, 1915 in Sweet Water. More...

Smith

Henry E. Smith, 87, a laborer, of Shelbyville, Ind. died Tuesday, December 14, 2010 at Major Hospital in Shelbyville, Ind. He was born November 12, 1923 in Lasca. More...

Shed sellers to get stern warning

Thomasville will be the subject and location of an upcoming NPR broadcast, according to Mayor Sheldon Day. Day told council members Monday that he was contacted last week by producers interested in doing a show from Thomasville. More...

Auburn “star” has Bashi ties

This fall as the Auburn Tiger football team has been rolling to a perfect 13 – 0 regular season mark while posting some astounding statistics on offense and finding a way to bend but not break on defense, an Auburn student whose roots can be t More...

County paving projects get bid out

A Jackson contractor was the apparent low bidder at nearly $2 million to resurface and patch various sections of roads throughout Clarke County. Southwest Alabama Construction was the low bidder at $1,982,630. More...

Commission ignores sign ban

A man who caused a stir among area political candidates when he pulled up their signs on public rights-of-way during the general election campaign attended the Clarke County Commission meeting Monday and requested that the commissioners pass an ordi More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Meeting VFW Post 5106 and its Ladies Auxiliary will have their Christmas meeting at Gaston’s Grill Monday night at 6:30 p.m. December 20th. All members are invited and are asked to bring their spouse. This is a dutch treat. More...

People

A.J.’s Diner ribbon cutting

The Southwest Alabama Chamber of Commerce welcomed new restaurant A.J.’s Diner to Thomasville with a ribbon-cutting ceremony last week. More...

Newberry nominated

THS student Jake Newberry has been nominated by the AHSAA as the Alabama nominee for the national Spirit of Sport award. PIctured from left: Kyle Ferguson, Jack Hankins, Newberry, and Steve Savarese. More...

Chamber bucks winners

The Chamber would like to thank all the merchants who took part in this year’s Chamber Bucks campaign. The winners are first place, Mechelle Harper, second place, Tina White and third place, Sunshine Fuller. More...

School

Enjoy your Christmas break!

This week was the last week in this semester! Christmas break has begun! Everyone has looked forward to Christmas break ever since school started in August. Exams were yesterday and today for students who had to take them. More...

THS and TMS students recently toured the Nina and the Pinta

The TMS 7th and 8th grade drama elective students and THS Juniors taking AP History toured the Nina and the Pinta replica ships docked recently in Demopolis. More...

TES students donates canned goods

Thomasville Elementary School students brought in 443 canned goods to donate to the Salvation Army for the Christmas Season. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Willie Whitsett and Rosie L. Duff. Marriage license applications are just that—applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. More...

Property deeds listed

Dated Dec. 03-10 Joseph A. Dueitt, to Lindsey D. Crosby. Joseph A. Dueitt, to Lindsey D. Crosby. Kenneth D. Deas, to Kenneth D. Deas. Kenneth D. Deas, to Ashley L. Strickland. Kenneth D. Deas, to Dirk Walker. Kenneth D. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Dec. 7-14 include: Brandon Gemar Pugh, 22, two counts burglary third degree, arrested by the Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...