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July 28, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Council approves changes for metal plant

The Thomasville City Council approved several changes in the Joe Davis Industrial Park in town to help accommodate the Metals USA slitter mill that will soon be under construction there. More...

Area post offices on closure list

Post offices in Campbell, Nanafalia and Whatley are listed on the U.S. Postal Services “expanded study list” meaning they are on a list of 3,700 Post offices across the country that could face closure. More...

Special Sections

People

County hospital talks start up again

The consensus of a group of Clarke County citizens, elected officials, physicians and healthcare workers gathered last week was that the county ought to look into forming a countywide healthcare authority with the idea of consolidating its three hosp More...

Youth dies in wreck

A rain-slickened highway might be to blame in a Saturday accident that killed a Clarke County High School student. Donte Dewayne Hunt, 16, died in the 1:05 p.m. More...

Swapping Recipes & Sharing Memories

Salads can be a complete meal

Onion choppers! Aren’t they the greatest invention since sliced bread. You just slice your onion, place it on top of the opened onion chopper and slam the lid down. Voila! Chopped onions! More...

School

THS students attend thespian festival

Austin Gates, Sally White, Meghan Newton and John Dyess from Thomasville High School’s Troupe 5073, along with over 2000 other participants from around the world, attended the International Thespian Festival held at the University of Nebraska J More...

TES students donate vegetables to THCRC cooking club

Thomasville Elementary School Century 21 Summer program is helping out their community. Seventy-three children participated in planting and raising four garden beds this summer consisting of peas, squash, corn and cucumbers. More...

Area students participate in collaborative reading and technology event

The 3rd Annual Collaborative Reading and Technology Event with the Kathryn Tucker Windham Museum Library, Coffeeville Public Library, Grove Hill Public Library and the National Network for Pulp and Paper Technology Training was recently held. More...

For The Record

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of July 19-26 include: Tavaris Kinyaun Black, 30, probation violation, burglary third degree, theft of property first degree, $25,000 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

TPD report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the two-week period ending July 17: Shacondria Danecia Foxx-theft of property, Willie James Bettis-disorderly conduct and assault, Demardes Tareal Chapman-probation violation and An More...

Marriage license applications

Matthew Robert Duff and Hannah Lynne Etheridge; David Ryan Powell and Mary Margaret Davis; Galen Canady Rush and Jaki Ruth-Ann Fleming; Perry Lee Spencer and Jamie Reed. More...

Substitute teacher found guilty of taping student’s mouth shut

A substitute teacher at Thomasville Elementary School was found guilty of harassment in Thomasville city court this week after being accused of putting tape over a student’s mouth. More...

Former Thomasville Times owner Dickey Bozeman dead at 79

Former Thomasville Times publisher, Clyde Dickey Bozeman, 79, of Evergreen, died Friday, July 22, 2011. He was born October 24, 1931 in Conecuh County. More...

Schools under budget so far

Thomasville’s school system has managed to keep expenditures under budget for the fiscal year through June and is currently maintaining a $2.4 million fund balance. More...

Editorials

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Did the FBI cross the line?

Questions arose last week in the alleged Bingo vote-buying trial in Montgomery on whether or not an FBI investigation had turned from a criminal probe of possible “vote buying” to illegal federal interference in the state’s legislat More...

Bingo trial’s like theater

The sensational political gambling trial continues to play out in Montgomery. The scene is analogous to a theater production. The show is a blend of Broadway and Hollywood that resembles a movie based on a John Grisham novel. More...

Religion

Spiritually Speaking

The Bible is the spirits GPS

We took our granddaughter Hannah Sparks with us, to Beaumont, Texas to help Julie and her family, get settled in at their new home. More...

Leavins to perform Aug. 7

Grove Hill Methodist Protestant Church will have a concert Sunday, Aug. 7 at 6 p.m. featuring Stephanie Leavins. Rev. Benny Crawford, pastor, invites everyone to attend. The church is located across from Latham Funeral Home north of Grove Hill. More...

Sports

Thomasville 11-12 year olds 2-1 in state

As of Monday, July 25, Thomasville’s 11 & 12 year old boys’ All-Star Baseball team had battled their way toa2–1recordinthe Alabama Dixie Majors State Tournament being played at West Bridge Park in Opelika. More...

Thomasville 9-10s eliminated from state

Thomasville’s 9 & 10 year old boys’ All-Star Baseball Team suffered their second loss in the State Tournament being played in Athens, when the Daphne National team downed them 8 – 2 on Monday, July 25. More...

July horse show result are in

The Thomasville Saddle club had its makeup timed events show last Saturday. The results were as follows: Arena Race More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Bozeman

Clyde Dickey Bozeman, 79, of Evergreen died Friday, July 22, 2011. He was born October 24, 1931 in Conecuh County. More...

Coleman

Birdie Lee Shaw Coleman, 84, of Grove Hill died Wednesday, July 20, 2011 at Mobile Infirmary. She was born September 25, 1926 in Brookside. She was a retired baker and a member of the Tompkins Baptist Church. More...

Gates

Lena Mae Gates, 73, a homemaker of Sweet Water, died Wednesday, July 20, 2011 at her home. She was born May 7, 1938 in Nanafalia. She was a member of the Old Union Baptist Church and honorary member of South Marengo Rescue Squad. More...


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