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May 12, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

County residents must use blue carts

Clarke County garbage customers will soon be converting to big blue garbage carts. The Clarke County Commission Tuesday agreed to a contract extension at the present price with Allied Waste. More...

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Editorials

Bentleys like the Hunts

Many of you have suggested that Dr. Robert Bentley and his wife Diane remind you of Guy and Helen Hunt. Although the Bentleys are more educated than the Hunts, they do have similarities. More...

Riley still casts a shadow

The Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals has written that the state’s district attorneys represent the sovereign power of the people and defines such officers as “the foremost representatives of the executive branch of government in the enfo More...

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Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Walker reunion The Walker (the late William and Alma Walker) reunion will be Saturday, May 21 beginning at 11 a.m. at Nicholsville Church of God. All family and friends are invited and are asked to bring a covered dish. More...

“The Red Roots” to perform May 15

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. More...

God allows us to experience difficulties for a reason

Spiritual Reflections

Peggy and I just purchased a used pontoon boat, after a year and a half of watching people cruise up and down the river. My sister Pam and her husband Huel were here for the launch. There were 4 details I should have considered. More...

Sports

Football spring game is Saturday

As has been their custom for quite a few years now, the Thomasville Tiger football team will wrap up their annual spring football practice this week with a game against a single opponent rather than participating in a jamboree format with several oth More...

Lady Tigers head to regionals

The Thomasville High School Lady Tiger varsity softball team won all three games they played in the 4A Area 2 Tournament played this past Tuesday, May 3 and Wednesday, May 4. More...

Coaching, like parenting, an awesome responsibility

Taking Names and Keeping Score

For as long as I can remember during the spring and summer I have spent what many folks would consider an inordinate amount of time around baseball and/or softball fields. More...

Spring football game is Saturday

THS head football coach Jack Hankins talks to his team during spring practice. THS will have a jamboree game against 6A Theodore Saturday night at 7 p.m. at Anderson Field. More...

Workforce development is on the city agenda

Thomasville is teaming up with the former head of Mercedes-Benz in Alabama and current president of the state economic development partnership to improve this city’s workforce. More...

Another steel mill to locate in Clarke County

SET Enterprises, Inc. a leading provider of steel processing services with operations in Michigan, Indiana and Illinois, announced this week plans to build a new state-of-the art steel processing and service center in Jackson. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Singing Midway Baptist Church will host a singing at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, May 29 featuring The Chestang Family. Refreshments will be served afterwards. Everyone is invited to attend. Walker reunion More...

People

Hare, Steadham to exchange vows May 21

Mr. and Mrs. Greg Hare of Thomasville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Erin Amanda Hare, to Galen Keary Steadham, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Steadham of Thomasville. More...

Summer is here...

Swapping Recipes & Sharing Memories

Okay, it’s official in my book . . . Summer is here! Any time the thermometer gets up to ninety, it is summer time. And it has reached that mark several times this week. More...

Anderson, Roberts set July date

Mr. and Mrs. Donald M. Anderson of Sweet Water announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Ashley Anderson, to Chuck Roberts, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Mark Roberts of Hartselle. Miss Anderson is the granddaughter of Doris V. More...

School

SWHS seniors are selling ferns

SWHS School News

The soloist who placed with superior ratings in the solo and ensemble competition on Tuesday, April 26 were Kaytlind Thompson who played the xylophone, Kelley Byrd who played the clarinet, Sam Vick who played the trombone, Robbie Gates who played the More...

THS class of 1954 reunites

A reunion of the Thomasville High School class of 1954 was celebrated with the City Hall marque flashing and a luncheon at Gaston’s Grill on Saturday, April 29. The Lords prayer and silent prayer for deceased members began their meeting. More...

Boys and Girls Club to begin summer program

The Boys and Girls Club’s Summer Program will begin June 6-July 29. The hours will be 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday- Friday. They will serve breakfast from 8:00 a.m.- 9:00 a.m. each day. Lunch will begin at 11 a.m. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Eric Dewayne Norwood and Jessie Amberlee Hughes; Aaron Tyler Stewart and Charlene Meadria McIntyre; James M. Butts and Velma Elizabeth Sawyer; Jason Michael Clark and Patricia Delores Steed; William Joey Gates and Deborah Ann Barnes. More...

Property deeds listed

Dated April 29-May 5 Fannie Mae A/K/A Federal National Mortgage Association, to Stephen P. Williamson. Woodco, LLC, to Robert Norman. Woodco, LLC, to Robert Norman. Charles R. Brown, to Kay Crosby. William Gaines Carter, to A.B. Brewer. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of May 3-10 include: Missy Nichole Cartwright, 19, theft of property third degree, $500 bond, arrested by Thomasville Police Dept. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Fowler

William Shields Fowler, 70, of Grove Hill died Sunday, May 1, 2011 at Jackson Medical Center. He was born October 10, 1940 in Grove Hill. He was a retired paper mill worker and a member of the Cornerstone Baptist Church in Grove Hill. More...

Jackson

Rowena Marie Jackson, 79, a homemaker, of Thomasville died Sunday, May 8, 2011 at her home. She was born May 6, 1932 in Mobile. She was a member of the Springfield Methodist Protestant Church. Graveside funeral services were 2 p.m. More...

Powell

Ethel Mae Powell, 74, a retired waitress, of Thomasville died Friday, May 6, 2011 at her daughter’s home. She was born October 14, 1936 in Scyrene. She was a member of the Crossroads Community Church. More...


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