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March 10, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

County helps T’ville with land purchase

The Clarke County Commission agreed Friday to give the Thomasville Industrial Development Board $100,000 to help with the acquisition of property for an “active project” that the city is working on. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

State Senate looks different

The historic partisan sea change that occurred in Alabama last November has been chronicled. However, the magnitude of the shift does not hit home until you see it close up. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

A rational Supreme Court ruling

The Alabama Supreme Court has rejected a state senator’s lawsuit to stop Alabama from giving driver’s license exams in multiple languages. More...

Religion

Thank you God

Spiritual Reflections

I t is March 7, 2011. Tomorrow, I will be 67 years old. What might one write on the eve of their 67th birthday? More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Revival Jerry Gunnells will be the guest preacher at Pineview Baptist Church’s revival services. The revival runs from March 13 to March 16. Services are at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. March 13 and at 6:30 p.m. March 14-16. Everyone is invited. More...

Allen installed as new superintendent of the “Genesis District”

Bishop O. L. Meadows, Alabama First Jurisdictional Prelate of the Church of God in Christ, installed Elder Jimmy L. More...

Sports

Softballers win three in tourney

The Thomasville High School Lady Tiger varsity softball team had a very good showing in the Dolphin Classic played in Gulf Shores this past weekend, posting three wins against two losses. More...

Saying goodbye to “The Duke”

Taking Names and Keeping Score

On Sunday, March 27, Edwin Donald “Duke” Snider died of natural causes at the Valle Vista Convalescent Hospital in Econdido, Calif. at the age of 84. More...

TMS on a three-game winning streak

The Thomasville Middle School Tiger baseball team saw their season mark improve to 3 – 3 this past week as they won three and lost one of the six games on their busy schedule. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Crow

Earl James Crow, 90, of Thomasville died Saturday, Feb. 26, 2011 at his home. He was born January 1, 1921 in Remlap. More...

Hill

Annie Etheridge Hill, 95, of Dixons Mills died Thursday, March 3, 2011 at her home. She was born August 23, 1915 in Sweet Water. Mrs. Hill was a former seamstress with Vanity Fair. More...

Lyles

Evelyn Bridges Lyles, 70, of Thomasville died Thursday, March 3, 2011 at Southwest Alabama Medical Center. She was born Nov. 7, 1940 in Rayford, Fla. Mrs. More...

Folks passing fake bills in T’ville

Law enforcement agencies in Thomasville and Demopolis are investigating the appearance of counterfeit bills. More...

Longtime Thomasville Times columnist, Evelyn Lyles passes at 70

For four decades, Evelyn Lyles was a familiar face at The Thomasville Times. Last week, the paper carried what was to be her last column. She died unexpectedly Thursday night of a blood clot. More...

Morgan sworn in as district judge

J. R. Morgan was sworn in as Clarke County district judge in a public ceremony last Friday in the Clarke County Courthouse. Morgan, a former assistant district attorney, was appointed by Gov. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Fiddler’s convention The 34th Annual Fiddler's Convention will be Saturday, April 16 at the Old School Building in Frankville. Entertainment will begin at 5 p.m. More...

People

Gardening workshop

The Clarke County Extension System will be hosting a Spring Gardening Workshop Series. The programs will be held March 21, 24, 28, and 31. More...

My mother had a great life, she will be missed

Swapping Recipes & Sharing Memories

My mom loved writing her column. She loved the people that she got to meet, sharing their memories, getting to know a little bit about their lives. And she loved recipes. Her books shelves at home confirm this. More...

Luke Patrick Clayton

New arrivals

Kimbale and Jamie Clayton (nee Patrick), of Chelsea announce the birth of their son, Luke Patrick. He was born at 8:10 a.m. February 15, 2011 at Brookwood Medical Center. He weighed 6 lbs. 11 oz. and was 19 1/2 inches long. More...

School

Workshop is Friday

SWHS School News

Last week, the high schools students were treated by having Mrs. Lill’s first grade class go to different high school rooms and read various Dr. Seuss books to them. More...

Tiger theatre to perform the Crucible

Marlee Moore and Austin Gates rehearse a scene from The Crucible. Thomasville High School Tiger Theatre will perform The Crucible Saturday, March 12 at 7 p.m. More...

CCHS participates in Mardi Gras parades

The Clarke County High School Royal Band of Blue participated in a number of Mardi Gras parades this year including Thomasville, Jackson, Mobile and New Orleans, La. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Gerald Overstreet Jr. and Jennifer Jones Blount; Winfred Earl Richardson and Stephanie Ann Jackson. Marriage license applications are just that—applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. More...

Property deeds listed

Dated Feb. 24-March 2 Edward B. Holmes, to Franklin A. Bailey. Cedric B. Adams, to Cynthia W. Adams. Larry W. Taylor, to William Joseph Knowles. George Devane Paul, to George Devane Paul. First United Security Bank, to Charles C. Young. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of March 1-8 include: Demarcus Grimes, 32, probation violation, $1,000 bond, arrested by the Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...


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