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February 17, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Special events on tap at civic center

A number of events are on tap at the Thomasville Civic Center over the next couple of weeks. More...

Outlook grim for Coffeeville High School

A meeting at Coffeeville High School Thursday, Feb. 17 may be the beginning of the end of Coffeeville High School. More...

Celebrating Black Belt’s “Treasured Artists”

Black Belt Treasures announced the names of Alabama’s Black Belt “Treasured” Artists. More...

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You can’t erase War Between the States

This month we do not celebrate the 150th anniversary of the War Between the States, we commemorate it. I refuse to call it the Civil War. There was nothing civil about it to celebrate. More...

Women’s work

February 11, 1941 H usbands in the Tallahatta More...

School

Top of the class announced

SWHS School News

Sweet Water High School would like to congratulate the top five seniors of 2011. They are Valedictorian, Whitney Fuller; Salutatorian, JoAnna Newsom; third, Reid Lewis; fourth, Miranda Luker; and fifth, Amelia Black. More...

Math and reading tutoring available

A nother week as a Thomasville Tiger has passed and the months are winding down quickly. More...

Students enjoy grandparents day at TES

A book fair was held last week at Thomasville Elementary School. Thursday was grandparents day. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Jerome B. Council Jr. and Celeste Malone; Joshua William Robinson and Mallory Lauren Hicks; Darin Jerome Rogers and Llwanna Sherelle Bryant. More...

Property deeds listed

Dated Feb. 3-9 Shirley M. Gregory, to Clifton D. Brown. Edith Newton, to Jessica M. Wilson. Brenda Gray Jacklin, to Brenda Gray Timber, LLC. Brenda Gray Lease LLC, to Brenda Gray Timber, LLC. Kay Crosby, to Thomas Melchionne. Henry E. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Feb. 8-15 include: Lemetric Lanell Williams, 36, negotiating a worthless negotiable instrument, $500 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

City working with state, federal officials to land big projects

Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day was absent from Monday night’s council meeting because he was headed to Birmingham to discuss “several big projects” with state officials. More...

Complaint alleges PHPD chief pressured woman for sexual favors

A Pine Hill man and woman has filed a complaint against the Town of Pine Hill and other, unnamed defendants. The complaint, filed Feb. More...

Valentine King and Queen

O.C. Wilson and Elizabeth Forehand were named this year’s Valentine’s King and Queen at the Thomasville Nutrition Center. Wilson is 89 and Forehand is 96. More...

Lakeside Steel turns a profit at end of 2010

Lakeside Steel, which is building a pipe manufacturing plant in Thomasville, recorded a profit for the three months that ended Dec. 31. More...

Lawmen investigating apparent suicide

In the middle of a drug bust roundup Friday, lawmen were called to investigate an apparent suicide on Highway 69 north of Jackson. Someone discovered the body of Joseph Aubrey Jr. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Walk-a-Thon The O.E.S will sponsor a Walk-a-Thon March 12th at 9:00 a.m. The walk will be from Putnam to Morvin and back. Any and everyone is invited to walk. Plates will be sold at Avery Williams shop for $7.00 and drinks for $0.50. More...

People

More recipes this week from Reba

Now for the rest of the story..... More...

Courtney completes basic training

Navy Seaman Apprentice Christopher R. Courtney, son of Debra F. and Donald R. Courtney of Campbell, recently completed basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill, and received the Military Order of the World Wars Award. More...

McCaskill graduates basic training

Army Pfc. Stephany S. McCaskill has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. More...

Religion

“Growing old ain’t for sissies”

My Daddy said, “growing old ain’t for sissies.” Lately I’m more inclined to take his side of that position than not. I have to be careful when I refer to myself as getting old, if my wife is likely to hear of it. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Wild game supper More...

Sports

Time to get the bats and gloves out

With clear skies and temperatures that moved into the 60’s early this week and are expected to rise to the 70’s by the end of the week, all indications point toward us having an early spring. More...

THS golf team to tee off March 3

The Thomasville High School Golf team will get their 2011 season underway on Thursday, March 3, when they hit the road for a three team match that includes Jackson High School and host Citronelle High School. More...

THS to play in al.com challenge

Teams have been selected for the sixth annual al.com Champions Challenge preseason football classic at Montgomery’s Cramton Bowl Aug. 19-20. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Andrews

Nancy B. Andrews, 81, a resident of Camden died Friday, February 11, 2011. Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, February 13, 2011 from First Presbyterian Church in Camden with Rev. John Boles officiating. More...

Hill

Kathleen Shamburger “Bean” Hill of Bay Minette died Thursday, February 10, 2011 at Robertsdale Health Care. She was born December 17, 1915 in Butler. More...

Hinson

Fred L. Hinson, 86, of Thomasville died Tuesday, February 8, 2011. More...