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December 23, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Christmas light winners

Beautiworks, pictured above, and previous winner Danny D’Andrea won this year’s Light Up Thomasville Christmas decorating competition organized by the Southwest Alabama Chamber of Commerc More...

THS basketball team loses to Clarke County

The Thomasville High School varsity boys’ basketball team suffered their first loss of the 2010-2011 season this past Tuesday, December 14, when the Clarke County Bulldogs handed the Tigers a 46 – 36 defeat on the Tigers’ home court More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Holiday Hours

In observance of the Christmas holiday, The Thomasville Times will be closing early Thursday, Dec. 23 and will be closed all day Friday, Dec. 24. We will reopen Monday, Dec. 27. More...

OUR VIEW

A cold, hard Christmas

By December of 1944, Allied forces were liberating Europe from the Nazi empire. But just before Christmas, the Germans launched a desparate counerattack. More...

From the Editor’s Desk

Gift giving attitudes

I sn’t it interesting how our attitudes towards the gift-giving part of Christmas change over the years? More...

School

SWHS School News

Christmas spirit at SWHS

Last week Sweet Water High School did a lot to get into the Christmas spirit. They had a Christmas concert, collected money for the Salvation Army, and had a Christmas Store. More...

TES students donate gifts

The students at Thomasville Elementary School donated a gift to the Salvation Army. More...

Time 2 Learn visits Santa

Time 2 Learn's two year old Monday and Wednesday class visited with Santa. Pictured (L-R) Kaelyn Phillips, Wallis Gilmore, Michael Smith, Hailey McCall and Syriah Barger. Seated: Avery Soudenmire. More...

Sports

Taking Names and Keeping Score

Last of a rare breed

Charlie Anderson T his past Monday, More...

Winter Baseball Clinic coming

Just as has been the case for the past twenty-two years, organizers of the Thomasville Winter Baseball Clinic are hard at work getting the final details put together for the annual event. More...

Tiger JV wins a pair on the road

The Thomasville High School Junior Varsity basketball team has gotten off to a good start in the 2010 – 2011 season. More...

Yellow Dots put the mark on safety

In an effort to better serve and protect the citizens of Clarke County, EMA Director Roy Waite, Jackson Police Chief Charles Burge, and Thomasville Police Chief Maurice Dyess are partnering together to introduce the “Yellow Dot” Program. More...

AU game day’s a part of the job for Gene Wiggins

Help wanted: perks include sideline access to every Auburn football game the team plays whether at home or on the road. More...

Carlisle a triple threat

Bryce Carlisle of Thomasville, a third grade student at Clarke Prep School, killed a nine-point buck and a wild hog recently while hunting with his granddaddy, Teddy Cornelius. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Watch night service Walnut Grove Baptist Church in Morvin will have Watch Night Service on Friday, December 31 at 9:30 p.m. The guest speaker will be Bishop Eddie C. Pugh of Grove Hill. More...

People

Jordan to participate in rocket project

Columbia, SC artist and Thomasville native Doni Jordan is participating in the Dream Rocket Project, a global collaborative initiative that aims to connect art and education. A 37 story tall Saturn V Rocket replica, which stands at the U.S. More...

Troopers ramp up highway safety efforts

Alabama state troopers kicked off “Operation Safe Holidays” Friday to reduce crashes, injuries and fatalities throughout the remainder of 2010 and to help ensure safe holiday travel into the new year, according to Col. F. A. More...

ALDOT wins national award

The Alabama Department of Transportation has been awarded the 2010 American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) Safety Leadership Award for committed leadership, aggressive initiatives and collaborative efforts toward t More...

Religion

Drama team at Christian Fellowship Baptist Church performs skit

The Christian Fellowship Baptist Church Drama team presented the skit, “The Christmas Guest” Sunday, December 19. More...

Spiritual Reflections

Catch the “Risen Star”

Every year at this time I try to write a column that does justice to Christmas, every year I fall short, but I keep on trying. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Fellowship service Sunflower AOH Church of God in Thomasville will have their annual fellowship service Sunday, January 9, 2011 at 2:30 p.m. Special guest will be Overseer John Sullivan and New Life Holiness Church of Fulton. Dinner will be served. More...

For The Record

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Dec. 14-21 include: Eligha Washington Jr., 35, domestic violence third degree, $1,500 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

TPD report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending December 12: Nicholas Deandra Cheeseboro-menacing, Lloyd Johns-harassment, Barron Lee Stabler-disorderly conduct, Kortney Marie Gates-domestic violence and disorderl More...

RECORDS

Marriage license applications Zachary Cain Roberts and Kayla Janell Powell. Marriage license applications are just that—applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. Property deeds listed Dated Dec. 13-16 More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Brantley

Richard “Dick” Miller Brantley, 79, of Thomasville died December 15, 2010 at Thomasville Nursing Home. He was born April 21, 1931 in Bay Minette. More...

Chandler

Deana Marie Gates Chandler, 52, of Thomasville died Sunday, November 28, 2010 at Southwest Alabama Medical Center in Thomasville. She worked in construction, as an electrician before retiring. More...

Duke

Lillian Gertrude Knight Knight Duke, 91, died Thursday, December 16, 2010 at the Duke Hospice Hock Family Pavilion in Durham, N.C. She resided for the past 6 years at Durham Regent Independent Retirement facility in Durham, N.C. More...