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March 3, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

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People

Clarke County native named head of state GOP

Prior to his election as chairman of the Alabama Republican Party, Bill Armistead was already looking ahead. More...

Financial literacy classes

The Womens Business Center, Southwest Alabama Chamber of Commerce, Junoir Achievement of Mobile, Girl Scouts and City of Thomasville organized a financial literacy class for area 5th graders at the T More...

Worthwhile Club

The Thomasville Worthwhile Club met on Wednesday, February 16th in the clubroom. Delicious refreshments were served by the hostesses, Jane Eriksen, Miriam Harrison, and Laurelle Stoudenmire. More...

School

Pine Hill celebrates 24th Arbor Day

The City of Pine Hill and the F. S. Ervin Elementary School’s Fourth Grade Class celebrated Arbor Week with an Arbor Day Program on February 23 at Pine Hill’s municipal park. More...

Harvell recieves scholarship

Thomasville High School senior Hailey M. Harvell of Thomasville was recently awarded a $10,000 Trustees Scholarship to attend the University of West Alabama. More...

SWHS’s honor society inducts new members

Sweet Water High School’s Honor Society inducted its new students from the 4th, 5th and 6th grade classes last week as follows: 4th grade new members-Jacob Bedwell, Olivia Blakeney, Morgan Brun More...

Sports

Baseball Tigers on a four-game skid

Since opening their 2011 season with thrilling 8 – 7 win over the Citronelle Wildcats the Thomasville Tiger varsity baseball team has been on a four game losing streak. More...

Lady Panthers win Area 4 Championship

Although they played their hearts out, the Marengo High School Lady Panthers saw their dreams of winning a 1A State Basketball Title come to an end this past week when the Lady Bulldogs from Brantley High School defeated them 60 – 56 on Thursda More...

Lady Tigers finish third in tournament

The Thomasville High School Lady Tiger varsity softball team went 2 and 2 in the annual Lady Tiger classic held in Thomasville this past Saturday, Feb. 26. In doing so they ended up with the third place spot in the Tournament. More...

City taking advantage of Mobile’s success

Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day said there’s no official statement yet on the decision of GD Copper about where it will locate a new copper tubing mill. More...

Two Pine Hill men captured after chase

Two men face multiple charges after leading Washington County deputies and other law enforcement officials on a chase that began in the early morning hours, March 1, and ended around 11:30 a.m. More...

Concerts on tap in March

The Alpha Pregnancy Testing Center, Sav-A-Life, Inc. will be hosting Rebecca St. James in a “Sarah’s Choice” event at the Thomasville Civic Center on March 17 at 6:30 p.m. More...

Editorials

Cartoon

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Slash and burn Republicans

The political mood of the new Republican majority in the U. S. House of Representatives and the new GOP majorities in state lawmaking bodies seems to be slash and burn. On the national level the target is the program of Barack Obama. More...

Mardi Gras fun in town

From the Editor’s Desk

A s a Mobile native, I’ve spent my share of days defending the port city’s honor when it comes to Mardi Gras; we had it first, yada yada. More...

Religion

God is in control

Spiritual Reflections

“G od moves in a mysterious way His wonders to perform.” Do you know the origin of those words? Many people would guess the Bible, but you won’t find it there. It isn’t in “Poor Richard’s Almanac” either. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Men and women’s day Walnut Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Morvin will have their annual Men and Women’s Day Celebration Sunday, March 20th at 2:30 p.m. The guest speaker will be Rev. S. L. More...

Food drive a success

The Thomasville Revitalization and Community Development Corporation along with the Thomasville Church of God in Christ hosted a Bay Area Food Drive Wednesday, February 23rd. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Michael Neil Taylor and Shana Renee Gates. Marriage license applications are just that—applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. More...

Property deeds listed

Dated Feb. 17-23 Estate of Christean Davis- Leggett, to Christopher Martin Leggett. Estate of Christean Davis- Leggett, to Ryan O’Neal Leggett. Megan B. Agee, to Megan B. Agee. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Feb. 22-March 1 include: Kinorda Martin House, 18, burglary third degree, $7,500 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Cassity

Gladys Wilkerson Cassity, 78, of Gallion died Thursday, February 24, 2011 at her home. She was born April 24, 1932 in Thomasville. She was a retired examiner with Vanity Fair. She was a member of the Cornerstone Church. More...

Horsley

Tommie Lee Horsley, 54, of Jackson died Wednesday, February 23, 2011 at Springhill Memorial Hospital. He was born November 30, 1956. He was general manager of Clarke Mobile Gas and President of ACT Energy Management. Mr. More...

Raybon

L. C. “Tinkey” Raybon, Jr., 70, a retired electrician, of Fulton died Wednesday, February 23, 2011 at his home. He was born February 20, 1941 in Fulton. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. Memorial services will be held at 2:00 p.m. More...


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