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May 5, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Thomasville Relay for Life takes to the streets

Thomasville's cancer survivors begin to gather for the survivor's walk at the Thomasville Relay for Life event in downtown Thomasville Friday night. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

bin Laden really is dead

From the Editor’s Desk

We finally got Osama bin Laden. In keeping up with the ongoing news coverage, some details have changed in the past 24 hours. Understandable, really. It was a covert operation that took place a world away. More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Dilema of tenure and the RSA

I n the “RSA Advisor”, a monthly newsletter of the Retirement Systems of Alabama, David Bronner, the CEO of the Retirement Systems of Alabama, will take on all who disagree with his views and policies. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Homecoming services Oak Grove Baptist Church of the Chilton community will have homecoming Sunday, May 15 at 10:30 a.m. beginning with decoration in the cemetery. Church services will follow with lunch and then a singing at 1 p.m. More...

Let’s make sure our actions confirm who and what we are

Spiritual Reflections

How we react to the tragedies of April 27th says a great deal about who and what we are. On February 12, 1945 my mother and I were living with her parents in an area called Chisholm on the North West side of Montgomery, AL. More...

Sports

Lady Tigers to host softball sectionals

The Thomasville High School Lady Tiger Varsity softball team clinched the regular season Area title this past week when they wound up defeating the Sweet Water Lady Bulldogs 3 – 2 on the road, in a game that was suspended due to weather on Apri More...

Sharing a birthday can be a lot of fun

When a person gets to be my age there is a great temptation to stop counting birthdays. More...

Sweet Water heads to round 3

Sweet Water defeated Brantley 4-3 and 19-4 to advance to the 3rd round of the playoffs last Monday. Here senior outfielder Reid Lewis stretches to make a nice catch. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Etheridge

Neil (Billy) Burl Etheridge, Jr., 73, of Jordan Hill, La. died Friday, April 29, 2011, at Veterans Affairs Hospital in Alexandria, La. More...

Thomasville's helping area storm victims

It’s not terribly far from Thomasville to the areas north of here that were devastated by the tornadoes. Connections between Thomasville and Tuscaloosa and surrounding areas run deep here. More...

Lakeside expanding again

Just a couple of weeks after announcing that it will add a heat treatment and end finishing plant in Thomasville, Lakeside Steel Inc. More...

Apache pilot killed in Packer’s Bend

A Dutch instructor pilot was killed when his Apache helicopter collided with a steel cable over the Alabama River at Packer’s Bend that guides the ferry there. The accident happened around noon Thursday, April 28. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

PTA meeting There will be a parent/teacher association (PTA) meeting at Marengo High School Monday, May 16 at 7 p.m. in the MHS cafetorium. All parents, teachers, alumni and MHS supporters are invited to attend. Health fair More...

People

Recipes for a chilly May

Swapping Recipes & Sharing Memories

Our state has taken a devastating hit from a powerful storm system. Many lives were lost, and homes and property were destroyed. Please keep those that were affected by this storm in your prayers. More...

Clayton, Luker to exchange vows May 21

Ken Clayton of Thomasville and Camilla Beck Deason of Sweet Water announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Elizabeth Brooke Clayton, to Andrew Davis Luker, son of Stacey and Donna Luker of Sweet Water. More...

Food Drive was a success

The Thomasville Revitalization and Community Development Corporation along with the Thomasville Church of God in Christ hosted a Bay Area Food Drive April 21 at the Thomasville Church of God in Christ Annex building. More...

School

Area schools participate in coloring contest

Acceptance Loan Company had a coloring contest for the local area schools. More...

Library to kick off summer events

The 2011 Summer Library Theme, “One World, Many Stories!” will take young readers on an adventure around the world. In celebration, the Thomasville Public Library is offering several fun, educational activities. More...

Students donate items for tornado relief

Thomasville City Schools are anxiously awaiting summer. With three weeks left; everyone is more than ready for summer. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Christopher Shawn James and Jennifer Stacy Kotrola. Marriage license applications are just that—applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. More...

Property deeds listed

Dated April 22-28 James Chad Ott, to LPP Mortgage LTD. Van Doris Armstrong, to Essie W. Safford. Clara V. Smith, to Richard Brannan. Herbert C. Buie, to H & M Buie Investments, LTD. Pearlie Andoe, to Leslie L. Dixon. Earnest C. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of April 27- May 3 include: Rebekah Paulette Richard, 22, harassing communications/obscene, $1,500 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...