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June 30, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Industrial incentives draining county

Clarke County attorney Bruce Wilson termed it a good and bad problem: The county’s diminished industrial projects account. More...

Courtney “Making a Difference”

Thomasville native and former Thomasville High School player Erlando “Kookie” Courtney was also recognized by the Alabama High School Athletic Association and the Alabama High School Athletic Directors & Coaches Association as one of More...

Special Sections

Editorials

From the Editor’s Desk

Is my child gifted?

I read a piece online the other day about signs that may indicate your toddler is gifted. I read that article with great interest, trying to figure out which signs Turner surely showed. More...

Money for nothing

One of the prosecution’s star witnesses who wore a wire for the FBI in its investigation into possible vote-buying in the bid to allow the people of Alabama a vote on electronic bingo, has testified he received $10,000 to $50,000 a year from a More...

Looking Back

Hot times in 1950

June 29, 1978 T he last week of More...

Religion

Spiritually Speaking

Call on the name of the Lord

A fter two weeks of retirement I have the answer to a question that many, not yet retired, find troubling. What does a retired person do to fill the time previously spent at work? The answer occurred to me while I was searching for my new glasses. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Family and friends day Wayman Chapel A. M. E. Church of Suggsville will have a Family and Friends Day Sunday, July 17 at 2:30 p.m. The guest speaker will be Rev. W. W. Nixon, pastor of St. Thomas A. M. E. Church and Mt. Sinai A. M. E. More...

If you are saved you’ll work

A boy was asked, “Is your father a Christian?” “I heard that he was,” he answered, “but he’s not working at it.” How about you? More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Adrian Lamar Drinkard and Pamela Latrice Witherspoon; Anthony Joseph Larrimore and Marcela Elizalde; Charles Ray McLemore and Teri Lancaster Tidwell; Vincent Lamar Harris and Shelesia Miekel Williams; Spencer Condy Wade and Kelly Sue Jacobs; Robert A More...

Property deeds listed

Dated June 17-23 Sandy Bottoms, LLC, to Linda C. Lewis. Ralph C. Overstreet, to Frank Enzor. William Donald White, to William Scott White. William Donald White, to William Scott White. Clyde Chavous, to Jan Chavous. Clyde Chavous, to Jan Chavous. More...

TPD report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the two-week period ending June 19: Judge O’Neal Purnell-NWNI, Justine Olivia Purnell-theft of property, Blair Maurice Hickenbottom-domestic violence, Takeisha Michelle Huff-F More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Anderson

John Cooper Anderson, 68, a retired auto body repairman, of Whatley died Sunday, June 26, 2011, at his home He was born April 23, 1943 in Whatley. He was a member of the Amity Baptist Church in Whatley. Funeral services were 11 a.m. More...

Burn ban won’t stop show

Despite drought-like conditions for most of the summer so far, Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day said the city will still be able to put on a fireworks show Saturday. More...

Parade and fireworks on tap Saturday

Thomasville’s Hometown Celebration will be Saturday in downtown Thomasville. The day will start with a flag raising at 10 a.m. in front of the Southwest Alabama Chamber of Commerce office. More...

Young walking preacher arrested in Thomasville

Benjamin Williams set out on foot to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ. He didn’t count on getting arrested in Thomasville. The 18-year-old evangelist from Waynesboro, Miss. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Revival services Jones Chapel CME Church in Dixons Mills will have Revival services Monday, July 11 thru Friday, July 15 at 7 p.m. each night. Rev. More...

People

Butler Street House Fire

Thomasville firefighters responded to a house fire on Butler Street early Monday morning and had to return later in the day as the fire flared back up. More...

Swapping Recipes & Sharing Memories

Have a safe 4th of July

We will celebrate our 235 Independence Day this July 4th. And everyone knows that July 4th is not complete without firing the grill up, and tossing some steaks, hot dogs, hamburgers, ribs . . . More...

Agees to celebrate 50 years together

The children of Harold and Doris Agee would like to invite you to a reception honoring their parents’ 50th wedding anniversary. More...

School

THS announces spring semester honor roll

Thomasville High School announces the honor roll for the spring semester as follows: Ninth grade More...

Dickinson awarded UWA scholarship

Stephanie Nicole Dickinson of Lower Peachtree was recently awarded a $5,000 Trustees Scholarship to attend the University of West Alabama. More...

CCHS student attends ASU 2011 Band Camp

Ka’Deidra R. Barnes, a junior student, Alto Saxophone Player/Section Leader of Clarke County High School Royal Band of Blue attended the 2011 High School Band Camp at Alabama State University (ASU) in Montgomery June 12-18. More...

Sports

Anthony Madison Football Camp

Professional football players and high school coaches took part in the annual Anthony Madison Football Camp at Thomasville High School Saturday. More...

Taking Names and Keeping Score

Play the game hard or don’t play at all

A lthough a lot of years have passed since I was first confronted with making a decision about competing in athletics, I can still remember the conversations I had with my father about participating. More...

Darlings, Ponytails lose out

Both the 7 & 8 year old (Dixie Darlings) and 11 & 12 year old (Dixie Ponytails) from Thomasville saw their aspirations for a trip to the State Tournament come to an end this past week-end when they were eliminated from further competition in More...