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April 14, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Teen Center to offer GED and job training

Just a few weeks after it’s reopening by the Boys and Girls Club of Southwest Alabama, the Teen Center will be partnering with Alabama Southern Community College to help fulfill part of its goal for providing educational help to teens. More...

ALDOT to realign County Road 3

The Alabama Department of Transportation is planning to realign a short portion of County Route 3 (the McVay Road) and its intersection with Highway 43 when it begins the five-laning of Hwy. 43 from that point southward toward Jackson. More...

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Sumter attack 150 years ago

A t 4:30 a.m. on April 12, 1861 after orders to fire had been telegraphed from downtown Montgomery, the capital of the newlyformed Confederate States of America, Ford Sumter in Charleston, S. C. More...

Study T’ville’s success

Editor’s Note: The following editorial appeared in the April 6 issue of the Anniston Star. L ast week, China’s Golden Dragon More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Sunrise service More...

Pineview Baptist to host Secret Church Simulcast

On Good Friday, April 22, Pineview Baptist Church will host the Secret Church Simulcast from The Church at Brook Hills in Birmingham. Time for the simulcast is 6 p.m. until 12 midnight. More...

Peace comes to those who trust in the Lord

Spiritual Reflections

Mayhem! My sister Pam and her husband Huel are in the early stages of building a home next door, on a portion of our lake property that they bought from us. More...

Sports

TMS softball team beats Neal

The TMS Lady Tigers kept their season perfect at 6 - 0 when they defeated W. S. Neal 13 – 2 on March 29, in Brewton. Katie Parrish went the distance for the Lady Tigers to post the win. More...

THS golf team sees success on the links

The Thomasville High School Golf team improved its overall record to 28 and 3 after winning a 5-team match in Jackson on April 6. The THS golf team totaled 165 to out distance Jackson with a 179, Monroe County with a 192, Excel with a 201 and J. L. More...

Lady Tigers shutout Wilcox Central

The Thomasville High School Lady Tiger varsity softball team saw their season mark improve to 19 – 9 last week when they shutout the Wilcox Central Lady Jaguars 15 – 0 and 17 – 0 in double header sweep in Thomasville on Tuesday, Apr More...

State sues Brooks over property

After years of delay and indecision, ALDOT has finally decided what it is going to do about an intersection at AL 43 and AL 5. The agency is suing to condemn 2.45 acres of property owned by Thomasville auto dealer Harry Brooks. More...

Luminaries on sale for Relay for Life

Relay for Life 2011 is quickly approaching and is scheduled to be held in downtown Thomasville from 6 p.m. April 29, through 6 a.m. April 30. More...

Day: 1,000 new jobs

Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day confided to the city council Monday, “I have a personal goal to get 1,000 jobs.” He laughed and added, “I think it is a good goal.” He’s well on his way with 500 announced jobs between Lakes More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Spring Art Fest The Spring Art Fest in Grove Hill will be Saturday, April 30 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. There will be a photo contest, art exhibition, 8X8 drawing, music and much more. More...

People

Auction's a success

Last Wednesday, an auction was held to benefit Dyshawn Champion, a Thomasville Middle School Student who is suffering from cancer. More...

Winky Hicks named a Black Belt Treasured Artist

James “Winky” Hicks and Burt Fuller named as Alabama’s Black Belt Treasured Artists More...

Simple recipes

Swapping Recipes & Sharing Memories

This week is spring break at the Thomasville City Schools. Seems like, if I search my memory far enough back, that I can remember having spring break. Time for sleeping late, watching television all day or playing outside. More...

School

TMS announces honor roll

The Thomasville Middle School announces the honor roll for the third nine weeks as follows: Fifth grade More...

Fun Day is next Friday

SWHS School News

Sweet Water High School would like to give a welldeserved congratulations to Laderius Dumas for winning the 1A Student Achievement Award at the Bryant-Jordan Banquet in Birmingham Monday, April 11. More...

MHS announces honor roll

Marengo High School announces the honor roll for the third nine weeks as follows: First grade All A’s: Trevion Cade, JacQuan Fountain, Noah Griffin, Johnnie Jones, Jimesha Lockett, Ay’Veyonna Lucy, Wellington Morrissette and Tanesha Tuck More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Mark Hoven Sheffield and Charley Maree Finch. Marriage license applications are just that—applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. More...

Property deeds listed

Dated April 1-4 John A. Green, to Federal National Mortgage Association. Soterra, LLC, to Butler Telephone Company, Inc. Indigo Minerals, LLC, to Indigo Minerals II, LLC. Merchants Bank, to H.W. Pearce III. Elizabeth Ann Kimbrough, to W.A. More...

TPD report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending April 10: Lemar Ventell Dunning-theft of property and Frazier Edgar, Jr.-FTA. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Hasty

Grace Marlowe Pope Hasty, 80, of Thomasville died Saturday, April 9, 2011 at her home. She was born March 1, 1931 in Selma. She was a retired bookkeeper and a member of the Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church. More...

Farmer

Lucy Grace Powell Farmer, 85, of Thomasville died Monday, April 4, 2011 at Southwest Alabama Medical Center in Thomasville. Graveside funeral services were 2:30 p.m. Thursday, April 7, 2011 at Mt. Zion Cemetery in Stapleton with Rev. More...

Lewis

Lemmie D. Lewis, 81, of Dixons Mills died Monday, April 4, 2011 at Bryan W. Whitfield Memorial Hospital in Demopolis. He was born October 5, 1929. Funeral services were 12 noon Saturday, April 9, 2011 at Shiloh P. B. Church. More...


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