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September 8, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

T.S. Lee lacks much punch

Tropical Storm Lee passed through Clarke County over the Labor Day weekend, but did little damage in the area. A tornado was reported spotted in the Coffeeville area, but there was no reported serious damage in the Thomasville and Pine Hill areas. More...

The people wind up paying taxes

As Congress searches for additional revenue to reduce the national debt and the budget deficit, we often hear proposals to increase the taxes on corporations. Such action, the argument goes, will cause the corporations to pay more. More...

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Time for a review

Sometime back when I was working in the State Judicial System as a court administrator, then Chief Justice Clement Clay “Bo” Torbert, called to say he had a task for me to carry out the following day. More...

Perry’s the surprise

I hope you enjoyed your Labor Day. Historically this uniquely American holiday, which heralds the end of summer and beginning of fall, also marks the start of political campaign season. More...

Religion

God does exist

Spiritually Speaking

Have you ever watched Hummingbirds at a feeder? Right now, at our house, they are at the peak of their activity, taking on fuel like Transcontinental Jets readying themselves for a long journey. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Homecoming and revival services More...

Pineview Baptist to participate in national “Back to Church Sunday” Sept. 18

“Back to Church Sunday,” part of a national movement of churches across America, will be held at Pineview Baptist Church in Thomasville Sunday, Sept. 18. Sunday school begins at 8:45 a.m. and worship at 10 a.m. More...

Sports

Tigers blast Monroe County 49-6

The Thomasville Tigers completely dominated the Monroe County Tigers this past Friday September 2, as they posted a 49 – 6 win in their region match-up played at D. F. Anderson Field in Thomasville. More...

Bulldogs subdue Gordo Green Wave 24-21

After taking a 10 – 7 lead into halftime the Sweet Water Bulldogs had to overcome a deficit twice in the second half to post a 24 – 21 win over the 3A Gordo High School Green Wave in their non-region match-up played at Nolan Atkins Stadiu More...

The first week of football is now in the books

Taking Names and Keeping Score

A fter what must have seemed an interminable wait for many, the 2011 College Football season finally got under way this past weekend. More...

Hospital issue still a priority for Mayor

Although little has come out publicly since the closure of Southwest Alabama Medical Center, there is still a lot going on behind the scenes. More...

Three arrested after deadly bus wreck

Three individuals have been jailed and charged in connection with a school bus collision that claimed the life of a Choctaw County student in Coffeeville early Saturday morning. More...

Man charged with kidnapping

On Sunday September 4, Robbie Davis Dunagan was arrested after it was learned that he had held a female captive in her residence from Saturday night, Sept. 3 until late Sunday afternoon, Sept. 4. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Meeting There will be a THS Band Booster meeting Thursday, Sept. 8, in the band room at 5:30 p.m. Singing More...

People

Press members meet in T'ville

Members of the southern region of the Alabama Press Association meet recently at the Thomasville campus of Alabama Southern Community College. More...

United Way Clarke kickoff is next week

The kickoff for the Clarke County Campaign of United Way of Southwest Alabama is Tuesday, Sept. 13, 11:30 until 1 p.m. at the Grove Hill United Methodist Church. Heading up this year’s campaign in Clarke County is Lou Boykin of Grove Hill. More...

Recipes to fill the void

Swapping Recipes & Sharing Memories

This past week was a week. And I know that I mentioned a recipe that Stefanie has, that I think I have about decided that she doesn’t want to share. More...

School

Roberts awarded dental scholarship

Kayla Powell Roberts of Jackson, the daughter of Roxie and Robert Powell, has been awarded with the “William D. More...

Spirit Shop now open!

This past week our school held our first Family Reading Night event of the school year. The varsity football players, varsity cheerleaders, and band members read to the kids and even signed autographs. A P.T.O. meeting was held immediately following. More...

Bridges receives degree

Ruby Bridges was awarded a degree of Master of Science in Criminal Justice with a concentration in Corrections. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Lezeric Depree Braggs, to Larhonda Turkessa Donner; Bobby Dean Smith Jr., to Starletta Helen Blanton; Andri Carmaine Ezell, to Sandra Faye Pugh. More...

Property deeds listed

Aug. 24-Sept. 1 Lillian Faile, to Bobby Ray Faile. Lillian Faile, to Carolyn D. McNider. Lillian Faile, to Ricky Faile. Lillian Faile, to Diane Davis. Lillian Faile, to Nancy F. Brunson. Southern Land & Timber, Inc., to James C. Pierce Jr. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Sept. 6 include: Tierra Octavia Washington, 19, failure to pay, $440.30 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Clemmons

Charles Thomas Clemmons, 48, of Thomasville, died Sunday, Aug. 21, 2011, at Mobile Infirmary. He was born January 28, 1963 in Meridian, Miss. He was a former cell phone call center representative and a member of the Thomasville Baptist Church. More...

Downey

James Milford Downey, 75, of Sweet Water died Friday, Sept. 2, 2011, in Meridian, Miss. He was born January 10, 1936 in Sweet Water. He was a retired woodyard supervisor with James River paper Mill, Corp. and a member of the Old Union Baptist Church. More...

Lawrence

Cecilia Moore Lawrence, 93, a homemaker of Octagon, died Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011 at DCH Regional Medical Center. She was born September 14, 1917 in Octagon. More...


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