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July 14, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

New waste system is promising

Utilities superintendent Kevin Heartsill reported to the council that he had a successful trip to Utah to review a new kind of sewer treatment system. More...

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People

Thomasville to host United Way meeting

Marty Parker, chair of the Clarke County Executive Committee of United Way of Southwest Alabama, is hosting a meeting with the Clarke County mayors, county officials, businesses and organizations and members of UWSWA executive committee on Monday, Ju More...

Swapping Recipes & Sharing Memories

Enjoy summer time treats

Can you believe that July is almost half way over. Man this year seems to be in a hurry to get out of here. Peyton and Riley had me count the weeks until they HAVE to go back to school. More...

Wiggins, Pugh to wed August 6

Timmothy and Dorothy Wiggins of Jackson and Katherine and Marcus Milstead of Camden announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Natasha Lashae Wiggins, to Danny Ray Pugh, son of Wendell and Barbara Pugh of Fulton. More...

Sports

All-Star Teams State Bound!

Thomasville 7-8, 9-10 and 11-12 Year Old Boys All-Star Teams First time Thomasville had three teams to win District Championships and go to state! More...

T’ville 9-10 year olds make their way to state

Aftera2–0startintheDistrictTournamentbeingplayedinSelma, the Thomasville’s 9 & 10 year old boys’ All-Star baseball team made it a clean sweep by winning two more games on their way to clinching the District Title and earning a s More...

Taking Names and Keeping Score

The all-star game’s early roots

I am certain many of you were like me early this week, in that, the Major League All- Star Game played on Tuesday, July 12, and the annual Homerun Derby that preceded it on Monday were of great interest. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Bagley

Bruce Clyde Bagley, 56, a electrician, of Mobile, died Saturday, July 9, 2011 at Mobile Infirmary West. He was born April 12, 1955 in Thomasville. Funeral services were 2 p.m. Monday, July 11, 2011 at O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Homes with Rev. More...

Hunt

Ruby Jewel Hunt, 99, a retired seamstress of Thomasville, died Saturday, July 2, 2011 at Specialty Hospital in Meridian, Miss. She was born April 5, 1912 in Chilton. She was a member of Midway Baptist Church. Funeral services were 10 a.m. More...

Knight

Eric Paul Knight, 33, of Castle Rock, Colo. formerly of N. Richland Hills, Texas and Birmingham passed away Thursday, June 30, 2011 at his residence. He was born to R. Paul and Teri Knight on June 13, 1978 in Birmingham. More...

Day, hospital holding T’ville back

Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day said Thomasville continues to get a lot of positive publicity from the things happening here. More...

AT&T, no pain, no 3G gain

For weeks now, AT&T cell phone customers in Thomasville have been complaining about their service. Well, as the saying goes, no pain, no gain. More...

Clarke wants more to house Choctaw prisoners

The Clarke County Commission voted Tuesday to increase the rate charged for housing Choctaw County jail inmates from $10 a day to $25 a day. More...

Editorials

From the Editor’s Desk

The end of an era

The era of the space shuttle is coming to a close. The last shuttle made the last launch July 8 and will land back at Kennedy Space Center July 21. It’s not just the end of the shuttle era, it is also the end of American manned space flights. More...

Evidence didn’t fit the case

Our jury system isn’t perfect. More...

Political Cartoon

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School

Locals graduate computer class

The Thomasville Revitalization and Community Development Corporation had their commencement exercises for the graduates of the 2011 Summer Beginners Computer Basics Class last Wednesday, June 29 at 3 More...

Clardy and Digmon attend Boys State

Collin Clardy of Thomasville was elected to the Senate and Ryder Digmon of Thomasville was elected to the House of Representatives during the Seventy-Fourth Annual American legion Alabama Boys State at the University of Alabama. More...

Brewer and White attend Girls State

Lexie Brewer and Sally White were chosen to represent Thomasville High School at the 2011 session of Alabama Girls State, held on the campus of Troy University in Troy. More...

For The Record

RECORDS

Marriage license applications Franklin David Lewis and Tiffany Shanique Jones; Thomas Jestin Anderson and Susan Renee Peters; Alfred Clay Rivers and Kim Kathleen Lestelle. More...

TPD report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the two-week period ending July 3: Quina Noel Welchassault, Marti Marie Pearson-driving under the influence, Nancy Elizabeth Marcet-sale of alcohol to underage person, Roderick Dewa More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of July 5-12 include: Robert Franklin Chaney, 62, drivers license suspended/revoked, theft by deception second degree, $7,890 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...