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February 24, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Sheriff and 911 get dedicated line

A computer communication line called a T1 line will be installed between the Clarke County E-911 Center and the Clarke County Sheriff’s Department, county commissioners decided Tuesday, acting on a request from Sheriff Ray Norris. More...

Weekend events on tap

The annual Beast Feast wild game event will be held Friday night at Thomasville Baptist Church at 6:30 p.m. Then Saturday morning, Thomasville’s first Mardi Gras parade will roll downtown at 11 a.m. More...

Special Sections

Religion

Exercise self control

Spiritual Reflections

On the eighth day of next month I’ll be 67. I thought it might be a good idea to give everyone a heads up just in case. I was going to include my mailing address here, but Peggy said it might not be appropriate. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Gospel meeting More...

Women in Winter to begin Easter project

Women in Winter will hold its spring meeting at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 2nd at the Stave Creek Baptist Church in Jackson located on the Coffeeville road. The meeting will begin their Easter project in all the surrounding churches. More...

Sports

Tigers open season with a win

The Thomasville Tiger varsity baseball team opened the 2011 season with an 8 – 7 win over the Citronelle Wildcats this past Monday, February 21. More...

Tide for Toomers?

Unless you’ve been under a rock for the past couple of weeks or in some distant country where they are still limited to a “Pony Express” form of communication, I’m certain you are aware of the much publicized poisoning of the More...

Softball team gets going this week

The Thomasville High School Lady Tiger softball team was slated the get things rolling in the 2011 season this week. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Agee

Shelia Lynn Agee, 52, a nurse, of Thomasville died Wednesday, February 16, 2011 in Shubuta, Miss. She was born September 26, 1958 in Quitman, Miss. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. More...

Dyess

Morris Wilson Dyess, 73, of Grove Hill died Tuesday, February 15, 2011 in a Mobile area hospital. He was born December 17, 1937. He retired from Ciba Geigy’s Instrumentation Department. Mr. Dyess was a member of Salem Baptist Church. More...

Green

Louise Anderson Green, 84, a homemaker, of Surginer died Sunday, February 13, 2011 at her home. She was born November 23, 1926 in Surginer. She was a member of the Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church. More...

A year later, Jake Newberry’s smiling

Jake Newberry is making his college plans, has a girlfriend and has some great memories from his time on the football team. All sounds pretty normal for this 18-year-old Thomasville High School senior. More...

A salute to Williams Temple

State Rep. Thomas E. Jackson hand the microphone to Terri Sewell, Alabama’s first black Congresswoman Sunday at the Thomasville Civic Center. More...

Editorials

Cartoon

Full Story

Time brings change

The scene in Montgomery last Saturday could be defined as a juxtaposition of one sort or another. More...

Kids are amazing

From the Editor’s Desk

Kids are pretty amazing, I tell ya. Last week we took Turner down to Mobile to have tubes put in his ears and his adenoids taken out. More...

School

No decision on fate of Coffeeville High School

Approximately 200 to 250 concerned citizens, teachers and others turned out last Thursday to hear Superintendent Woodie Pugh and Custodian of Funds Carmen Rotch highlight the difficulties of keeping Coffeeville High School open as finances continue t More...

Cheerleader try-outs will be Friday

SWHS School News

Friday, February 18th was an exciting and busy day at Sweet Water High School. More...

Local dental hygenists present dental pragram to youth

February is National Dental Health Month and dental hygienists Cathy Cooke and Tina Kennedy from Dr. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Contarus Lamond Coleman, to Lashandra Michelle Hill; Scott Richard Grulke, to Pamela L. More...

Property deeds listed

Dated Feb. 8-16 Sandy Bottoms, LLC, to Paul L. McDowell. Vernon L. Roe, to Vernon L. Roe. Jared S. Ellis, to Walter L. Hite. Mamie Lee Jones, to O’Neil Jones. Mamie Lee Jones, to O’Neil Jones. Mamie Lee Jones, to Jeremy Davis. More...

Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Feb. 15-22 include: Kevin Lamar Pritchett, 18, distribution of a controlled substance, $20,000 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...


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