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July 21, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Metal thefts continue

A safe containing an undisclosed amount of cash from church services was stolen in a burglary of the New Saint Mathews Baptist Church in the Choctaw Bluff – Alma community sometime Saturday. More...

Special Sections

People

Two men injured in seperate shootings

A shooting on the Morning Star Road in the Suggsville community Wednesday, July 13 left one person seriously wounded. More...

Parten, Joyner exchanges vows

Holley Lynne Parten and Nicholas Ryan Joyner were united in marriage at Linden Presbyterian Church on April 9, 2011. Rev. Ralph Edmonds, uncle of the bride, officiated. More...

Nobles celebrate 60 years of marriage

Hilary Maxwell and Mary Elizabeth Noble recently celebrated 60 years of marriage. More...

School

Local teens selected for trip to nation’s capital

Marlee Moore of Thomasville High School and Faith Moss of Washington County High School recently participated in the Electric Cooperative Youth Tour program in Washington, D.C. sponsored by Clarke- Washington EMC. More...

Area students receive scholarships

Linda’s School of Gymnastics and Cheer recently had four girls to receive college cheer scholarships. More...

Start Early to get ahead

What does being ready for elementary school really mean? It used to mean starting the first day of school with all the supplies on the list, but now we know so much more about how young children’s brains develop. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

James Addison Rush and Maegan Emily Patterson; Frederick Lee Woods and Feleshia Recole Rotchschild; Jermaine De’Shun Law and Jaquisiya Breon Watters; Michael D’Andre Ford and Cashanda Maneka Causey; Troy Daniel Stabler and Jennifer Harvel More...

Property deeds listed

Dated July 6-13 Fannie Mae, to John Lehning. Michael Louis Shows, to Jerry L. Chastain Jr. Cinda Renae Byrd, to Dorothy Pritchett. Jeanette W. Pendleton, to Beverly Webb Bush. Ann Bell Kilgore, to George F. Pugh. More...

Clarke County Sheriff's report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of July 12-19 include: Descheca Shaunta Hardy, 21, failure to pay, $750 bond, arrested by Coffeeville Police Dept. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Bradford

Bonnie Maxine Bradford, 78, a homemaker of Thomasville, died Wednesday, July 13, 2011, at Sumter Health and Rehabilitation in York. She was born December 24, 1932 in Clarke County. She was a member of Liberty Baptist Church. More...

Daniels

Robert Bruce (Bobby) Daniels, 50, of Campbell formerly of Arab died Sunday, July 17, 2011 in the VA Hospital in Birmingham. He was born in Mobile. More...

Furrow

Betty Jean Furrow, 71, a resident of Thomasville, and a former resident of Millbrook, died Wednesday, July 13, 2011, in a Mobile hospital with her family by her side. More...

Gerald Stephens dies at 70

Clarke County educator and Thomasville native Gerald Herbert Stephens died shortly after midnight Wednesday after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was 70 years old. More...

Industry could impact home sales and rentals in the area

While new industry may bring a new demand for housing in the Thomasville area, the question on those looking at the situation is, how much demand will there be? More...

School cuts won’t hurt class size

Though the cuts in state funding have hurt, Thomasville’s schools should not see a significant increase in class sizes, said superintending Vic Adkison. More...

Editorials

Cobb’s decision didn’t forclose future race

This past June 29 at 10 a.m. Chief Justice Sue Bell Cobb announced she would resign her position as head of the state’s Judicial Branch of Government on Aug. 1. More...

Dual enrollment works

“I f anything is certain, it is that change is certain. The world we are planning for today will not exist in this form tomorrow,” noted Philip Crosby, management consultant. And that, my fellow Alabamians, is a fact. More...

Ramblin’ Roses and Flyin’ Bricks

A week of freaks

July 23, 1941 More...

Religion

New Hope #1 Baptist puts on the whole armor of God

New Hope #1 Baptist Church in Thomasville had Vacation Bible School and Youth Revival June 13-18. The week concluded with a Youth Concert by the youth choir, left, on Saturday night. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Bible study The Thomasville Ladies Community Bible Study will be on Billy Graham's book, Angels. It will begin Wednesday, Aug. 3 at 8:30 a.m. at the Thomasville Baptist Church in room 104. Everyone is welcome. More...

Spiritually Speaking

Jesus can give you new life

This past week I bought an early 1950’s Willis military jeep. All you have to do is squint when you look at it and you can see John Wayne driving it across North Africa, in a cloud of dust, chasing General Rommel. More...

Sports

Tigers shine in allstar game

When the final whistle had blown at Cramton Bowl in Montgomery this past Thursday, July 14, former Thomasville Tigers James Jones, Cornelius Pritchett, and Michael Thornton found themselves in the midst of victory celebration by the South Squad that More...

Taking Names Keeping Score

The race is on

With the month of July moving past the mid-way point and the fast approaching high school and college football seasons becoming the topic of conversation on many of the sports talk shows now, it would be easy to forget about what should be one of the More...

T’ville 7-8s go 2-2 at state

The Thomasville 7 & 8 year old boys’ All-Star Baseball Team began their State Tournament odyssey this past Friday, July 15, whentheydroppeda6–3 decision to the Southeastern Blue team. More...