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July 7, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Phillips steps down as FUSB bank CEO

United Security Bancshares Inc. parent company of First United Security Bank, disclosed Friday that its chief executive has resigned after 12 years in the post. Longtime banking executive R. More...

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People

Clarke County “Idol” winners

Jessica Strength (left) and Shelby Mendenhall (right) were the winners of the Clarke County “Idol” and Pre-teen “Idol” contests Saturday. More...

Legion barbecue

Right: Robert Hill helps serve up barbecue at the American Legion's annual July 4th barbecue dinner Monday. More...

Horse show results are in

The Thomasville Saddle Club had a great turn out for the horse show Saturday, June 18 at the arena on Old Highway 5 just south of the fire station in Thomasville. The winners were as follows: Arena Race More...

School

Perry recieves diploma

Tyler Perry of Thomasville graduated from the Alabama School for the Deaf (ASD) in Talladega. Perry received his diploma from Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind (AIDB) President, Terry Graham. More...

Local students attend conference

David Walker, Savannah Mozingo, Nolie Ramsey, Libby Harrigan and La’Sha Perine attended the Alabama Farmers Federation’s annual Youth Leadership Conference at the Alabama 4-H Center in Columbiana June 10–12 More...

Phillips recieves cheerleader scholarship

Sun Chiefs cheer coach, Celeste Robertson, right, awarded Ashton Phillips, a 2010 graduate of Thomasville High School, a full cheerleader scholarship to attend Faulkner State Community College in Bay More...

For The Record

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of June 28- July 5 include: Charles Anthony Agee, 44, driving under the influence (alcohol), drivers license suspended/revoked, $1,200 bond, arrested by Coffeeville Police Dept. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Anderson

Hilda M. Anderson, 84, of Sweet Water died Wednesday, June 29, 2011, at her home. She was born February 8, 1927 in Liberty. She was a retired school teacher and a member of the Sweet Water Baptist Church. More...

Hicks

LaNeil Ottinger Hicks, 72, formerly of Thomasville died Monday, July 4, 2011, in Batesville, Ark. from complications of a stroke and lymphoma. She was born on September 14, 1938 in Pfeiffer, Arkansas to Marshall Neil and Irene Moss Ottinger. More...

Rawls

Mary Henson Rawls of Andalusia died Friday, July 1, 2011, at Andalusia Manor Long Term Care Facility. She was born February 14, 1934 in Moultrie, Ga. to the late Cecil and Pauline Hart Henson. More...

Late Obituary - Free Access

Betty Jean Furrow

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Area metal theives still hard at work

Metal thefts have not slowed down one bit, whether the metal be scrap metal and junk or something more valuable. The Clarke County Sheriff’s Department has made several arrests over the last few weeks. More...

Water will travel almost 20 miles to town

The Roman aqueducts that served the city of Rome with water stretched upwards of 30 miles or more and remain among the greatest engineering achievements of the ancient world. More...

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From the Editor’s Desk

Thomasville’s got talent

I f you didn’t make it to the Flying Brick Community Orchestra performance before the fireworks Saturday, you missed a real treat. More...

How to fix the legislature

I ’ve watched our Legislature operate up close for more years than I would ever have wished. Many have paid lip service toward reforming its practices and mores but little has been accomplished. More...

Religion

Spiritually Speaking

Love keeps us together

Two hundred and thirty-five years ago on July 4, 1776 the Declaration of Independence was adopted. The next day (187 years later) Peggy and I were married. July the fourth has helped me remember July the 5th, except for one time. More...

Pineview Baptist Church conducts VBS

Pineview Baptist Church had Vacation Bible School last week, June 26-30. The theme this year was Hometown Nazareth. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Revival services Evangelist Mark Knight will conduct revival services at the Springfield Methodist Protestant Church on Friday night, July 8, through Sunday morning, July 10. Night services begin at 7 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend. VBS More...

Sports

Taking Names and Keeping Score

Three Tigers selected for all-star game

A s has been the case for the past several years the AHSADCA is once again putting on its All-Star sports extravaganza during the month of July. More...

Thomasville 11-12 year olds undefeated

The Thomasville 11 & 12 year old boys All-Star baseball team opened play in the District Tournament being played in Thomasville with a 24 – 9 win over the Monroe County squad this past Friday, July 1. More...

T'ville 7-8 year olds are state bound

Making it a clean 3 -0 sweep, the Thomasville 7 & 8 year old boys All- Star baseball team earned their spot in the 7 & 8 Year Old State Tournament set to begin in Hartselle on Thursday, July 14, when they defeated Grove Hill in the finals of More...