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August 18, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Metals USA site work

Site preparation work has already begun at the site of the steel slitter operation to be opened by Metals USA in the Joe David Industrial park in Thomasville. More...

Special Sections

People

Let’s have roast and potatoes for dinner

Swapping Recipes & Sharing Memories

This week I’m going to give recipes for a complete menu. Vegetables, meat, dessert . . . everything but the bread. More...

Wallace recieves highest honor

President Rick Christner of the Thomasville Lions Club, left, presented Lion Shirley Wallace with the highest award from Lions International, the Melvin Jones Fellowship award, at a recent meeting. More...

Reception for Laws September 3

Jaquisiya Breon Watters and Jermanine De’Shun Law were united in marriage on Friday, July 8 in Grove Hill. The bride is the daughter of Min. Jack and Evang. Valeria Watters of Thomasville. More...

School

MHS Class of 1961 celebrates fifty years

The Marengo High School class of 1961 celebrated their fiftieth year class reunion on Friday, Aug. 5 at Ezell’s Fish Camp. Class members in attendance were Curtis Young, Laura L. More...

SWHS adjusts to change

SWHS School News

Students returned to school on Thursday, August 11. With the new school year came new school times. School now begins at 7:40 a.m. and ends at 3:19 a.m. Please ensure your students report to homeroom on time. More...

TES meets the HealthierUS School Challenge

Thomasville Elementary School is making national news by working to support and improve the health of our children and our community. As part of their effort, healthy items are featured on their menus and physical education and activity emphasized. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Frank Nickalaus Waddill, to Jessica Kay Waddill. Marriage license applications are just that—applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. More...

Property deeds listed

Aug. 4-5 William P. Reid Jr., to The Reid Living Trust. William P. Reid Jr., to The Reid Living Trust. McDonald’s Corporation, to McDonald’s Real Estate Co. Carl Eddie Huggins, to H & M Real Estate Investment. Tyrrell S. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Aug. 09- 16 include: April Roshell Hollins, 28, no insurance, drivers license suspended/revoked, $789.40 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Thomasville’s hospital now closed

No ER or in-patient services available

Thomasville’s hospital closed Tuesday night, August 16, 2011 at 5 p.m. It was 47 years old. The State of Alabama License was given to state inspection officials on scene at the hospital. More...

Nursing home on solid footing

Thomasville’s nursing home may share a building with the closed hospital, but it’s story is the opposite of the hospital’s. More...

Thomasville hospital situation a boon for Grove Hill’s hospital

Grove Hill Memorial Hospital has seen an increase in business the past week since the news of Southwest Alabama Medical Center’s collapse became known. More...

State gas prices fall a nickel

Alabama, August 15- Average retail gasoline prices in Alabama have fallen 4.9 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.49/g yesterday. More...

Editorials

Cartoon

Full Story

Almost a slam dunk

It is high time that President Obama and his Attorney General, Eric Holder, end the waste of precious government resources and remove the federal forces from Montgomery. More...

How times change

The political picture of Alabama 50 years ago was quite different from the one you see today. In 1961 we were on the cusp of beginning a decade of turmoil and political strife. The 1960’s were dominated by George Wallace and the race issue. More...

Religion

The Lord chastens those whom He loves

Spiritually Speaking

I t is August 15th and I am looking out an open window at the Coosa River as I write. I was skeptical when the weatherman said there was a “Cold Front” coming but it is here and I love it. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Homecoming/ Revial services More...

Sports

Anthony Madison signs with Detroit Lions

Former Thomasville High School and University of Alabama football standout Anthony Madison, who became an unrestricted free agent after completing his fifth season in the National Football League with the Pittsburgh Steelers this past year, signed a More...

Some stories are meant to be told

Taking Names and Keeping Score

On two different occasions this past week, I was reminded of just how important it is for us to tell the stories of our lives and those of our ancestors to the generations that are following after us. More...

Pee Wee football and cheerleader signups Aug. 27

The Recreation Department will hold registration for Peewee Football players and Peewee Cheerleaders on Saturday, August 27, 2010 from 9:00 am till 2:00 pm at Gates Drive Park in front of the concession stand. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Daniels

Stacey Amanda Daniels, 23, of Sweet Water died Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011 at her home. She was born September 19, 1987 in Meridian, Miss. She was a member of the Nanafalia Baptist Church. Graveside funeral services were 2 p.m. More...

Guy

Herbert Nolan Guy, 82, a retired truck driver of Thomasville, died Friday, Aug., 12, 2011, at his home. He was born November 19, 1928 in Millry. He attended Thomasville Church of God. Funeral services were 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. More...

Ott

Geneva Courtney Ott, 73, of Thomasville died Sunday, Aug. 14, 2011, at Country Oaks Assisted Living Facility #2. She was born June 18, 1938 in Peach Tree. She was a retired office manager with Clarke-Mobile Gas Company and a member of Mt. More...


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