Local print subscribers can now sign up for free online access to this website.
Please click here to proceed.

March 31, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Boys and Girls Club opens new teen center in T’ville

Creating a positive place for Thomasville teenagers to earn job skills and become model citizens is a goal of state Rep. Thomas E. Jackson, D-Thomasville. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Cartoon

Full Story

Thomasville goes global

From the Editor’s Desk

“T his is a big day for Thomasville.” I heard that refrain, or versions of it featuring Clarke County, the region and the state many times Monday at the announcement that GD Copper is committing to build a plant here in Thomasville. More...

Boykin does it big

Ramblin’ Roses and Flyin’ Bricks

The good people of Mobile need not worry if the azaleas aren’t in full bloom when Mrs. Roosevelt visits their city. More...

Religion

Dravitan Civic Club sponsors Black Heritage Festival

By: Vera Harris More...

Pre-school Praise Choir presented “Friendship Festival”

The Pre-school Praise Choir at Thomasville Baptist Church presented “Friendship Festival” directed by Valerie Carroll this past Sunday evening. More...

Walking in fear and comfort

Spiritual Reflections

I ’d just finished preaching from Acts 9:21-31. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Marquice Kenyon Jackson and Penelope Ratcliff; Nelson Lee Sears and Amber Lee McNider; Richard Brandon Gates and Ashley Marie Griffin; Samuel Jason Carter and Amanda Michelle Savage; Robert Lance Criswell and Catherine Bishop Hawk; James Robert Grego More...

Property deeds listed

Dated March 10-16 Merine Fox, to Richard Boykin. Harold Saranthus Jr., to James H. Henry. James Ralph Murphy, to James Alton Murphy. Sweet Water State Bank, to Josh Robison. Chad Bradford, to The O’Melia Timberlands Limited Partnership. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Barron

Alice Jeannine Tucker Barron, 60, of Thomasville died Friday, March 25 at Mobile Infirmary. She was born December 31, 1950 in Grove Hill. She was a disbursing chief for the U.S. Marine Corps. She was also a member of the Thomasville Baptist Church. More...

Coate

Ann Rone Coate, 52, a homemaker, of Thomasville died Saturday, March 26, 2011 at her home. She was born September 7, 1958 in Jackson. She was a member of Pine Grove United Methodist Church in Leroy. Graveside funeral services were 10 a.m. More...

Lawhon

Mary Elizabeth Holder Lawhon, 95, of Thomasville died Saturday, March 26, 2011. She was born August 31, 1915 in Grove Hill to the late Grady and Marshall Cunningham Holder. More...

Chamber hires new director

Thomasville native Allison Jacobs has been hired as the new executive director of the Southwest Alabama Chamber of Commerce. Many may remember Jacobs for her time at Thomasville High School as Thomy. More...

Relay for Life events are cranking up

Relay for Life fundraising events are kicking off all over town. The Relay will be held in downtown Thomasville on April 29, starting at 6 p.m. More...

Man sentenced to life in machete murder case

A man accused of nearly decapitating a man with a machete and then setting fire to the house to cover the murder was given a life sentence last week. Jihad Abdur Rauf, 55, also known as Charles E. More...

Sen. Marc Keahey named minority whip

Alabama Senator Marc Keahey, of Senate District 22, has been appointed Senate Minority Whip of the State Senate by Senate Minority Leader Roger Bedford (SD-6). More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Meeting The Clarke County Chapter of ADC will have their monthly meeting on the second Thursday beginning April 14 at 6 p.m. at the Grove Hill Town Hall. Swinging for scholarships More...

People

Confederate memorial

A memorial service to honor nine Confederate veterans buried in the Bassetts Creek Cemetery north of Grove Hill was held Sunday afternoon. It was a joint program of the James C. More...

County School Board closes Coffeeville High

The closing of Coffeeville High School has been talked for years. More...

I am not a coffee drinker

Swapping Recipes & Sharing Memories

This past week I gave you some recipes for wedding showers. I had really wanted to share a recipe for coffee punch, but could not locate it. More...

School

Faith Christian Academy announces honor roll

Faith Christian Academy in Thomasville announces the honor roll for the third nine weeks as follows: A-honor roll Ethan Dungan, second grade; Brooklyn Robertson, seventh grade; Madelyn Dungan, first grade; David Robertson, eleventh grade. More...

Williams awarded scholarship

Jonathan D. Williams, Organist and Choirmaster of the Thomasville United Methodist Church, was awarded a $12,000 Organ Performance Scholarship by the University of Alabama School of Music. More...

Williams meets Governor

Thomasville’s Nick Williams met Gov. Robert Bentley at a recent meeting. More...

Sports

Scenes from Youth Day 2011 in T’ville

Full Story

Drinkard breaks strikeout record

This past Monday, March 21, sophomore Tiffany Drinkard set a school record when she struck out 16 batters in the Thomasville High School Lady Tiger varsity softball team’s 1 – 0 area win over the Lady Blue Eagles from W. S. More...

Setting the record

A s you will see in a separate picture in this week’s sport section, Thomasville senior Billy Ruck signed a letter of intent this week to continue his education and play football next year at the University of West Alabama. More...