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September 15, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Hospital debt liens pile up at courthouse

The financial hole for the closed Southwest Alabama Medical Center continues to get deeper. More...

Legal notices inside

To find out all the details of the land deals between the city and the industrial board, turn to the city’s legal notice on page 10. More...

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Good music and goal line stands

I t was nice in Tuscaloosa last Saturday; no football crowds bringing loud noise and rowdy behavior to the Capstone; but there was good music along the Black Warrior River at the city’s new amphitheater that Nancy and I thoroughly enjoyed. More...

A special offer for those away

Ramblin’ Roses and Flyin’ Bricks

September 17, 1941 More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Homecoming and revival services More...

Share Jesus with those who cross our paths

Spiritually Speaking

I retired as the pastor of Chisholm Baptist Church this past June. It left us with a hole in our lives that had to be filled. We needed a new Church family. More...

Liberty is something to be lived

A little girl, when coming into New York with her father, looked in wonder at the Statue of Liberty. Later that night she said, “Dad, I’ve been thinking about the lady out there in the darkness, holding up the light. More...

Sports

Thomasville JV team beats Clarke County

The Thomasville High School Junior Varsity football team picked up their first win of the season this past Tuesday, September 6, when they defeated the Clarke County High School junior varsity 26 – 6 at H. G. Primm Stadium in Grove Hill. More...

Tigers claw Raiders 34-6

The Thomasville Tigers moved their season record to 3 – 0 and their region mark to 2 – 0 when they defeated the B. C. Rain Red Raiders 34 – 6 at D. F. Anderson Field this past Friday, September 9. More...

Bulldogs tame Wildcats

The Sweet Water Bulldogs, playing at home in the friendly confines of Nolan Atkins Stadium, opened region play this past Thursday, September 8, with a 38 – 6 win over the St. Luke’s Wildcats. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Dortch

William Dortch, 72, of Topeka, Kan., died Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011 at his home. He was born February 28, 1939 in Thomasville to J.C. and Flossie Nobles Dickinson. More...

Larrimore

John Calvin Larrimore, 75, of Dickinson died Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011. He was born December 13, 1935. He was a retired Production Supervisor with McMillan Bloedel Paper Mill. Mr. More...

Sheffield

Mary Jean Sheffield, 78, of Fulton, died Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011, at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital. She was born February 13, 1933 in Thomasville. More...

City works land deals

The Industrial board request that it be allowed to convey a portion of the industrial park buffer zone to Alabama Metal Services Inc. More...

School board approves $14 million budget

The Thomasville School Board approved the system’s budget for the 2011-2012 fiscal year Tuesday night. Counting all funding sources, the schools expect to receive $14,171,154. More...

Asphalt plant coming to Grove Hill

A $3.5 million asphalt plant will be located in Grove Hill before the end of the year. The Clarke County Commission agreed Tuesday to sell 9.78 acres of land in the Mid-Clarke Industrial Park to Hosea Weaver and Sons for the plant. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Graduation exams The Alabama High School Graduation Exam will be given on the following dates at THS: Monday, Sept. 19 – Biology; Tuesday, Sept. 20 – Math; Wednesday, Sept. 21 – Reading; Thursday, Sept. More...

People

Browder monument installed

Bart Furrow (left) current owner of Browder Veneer in Thomasville stands with Annise Browder, widow of Charles Browder and a new monument installed at the entrance to Browder and Sons Veneer. More...

Thomasville VFD wins again

This is the Thomasville Fire Department competition team who recently competed in the AAVFD competition. More...

Clarke’s U-W campaign begins

The Clarke County United Way of Southwest Alabama 2011 fund-raising campaign was kicked off Tuesday at a luncheon at the Grove Hill United Methodist Church. More...

School

Busy, busy, busy!

THS School News

A fter a long grueling month, we THS students, most of us anyway, have finally gotten back into the groove of school! Everyone is hard at work building up Tiger Pride and gearing up organizations for the year. More...

SWHS juniors receive class rings today

SWHS School News

On Thursday, Sept. 15, the Juniors will have their class ring ceremony in the gym at 10 a.m. The Juniors will be presented their class rings by a family member. Refreshments will be served afterwards. More...

Students at MHS participate in banking presentation

Rosie R. Moore, Community Advocate at First United Security Bank, showed a presentation to Mrs. Mary Williams’ business class at Marengo High School August 23. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Jimmie Harrison Lewis and Courtney Evon Means; Stuart Russell Etheredge and Georganna Traweek Tucker; Samuel James Coleman and Bonnie Leigh Hamiter; Thomas Russell Kirkpatrick and Sarah Ellen Hayse. More...

Property deeds listed

Sept. 1-8 Michael V. Dozier, to City of Thomasville. James Hannis McLean Sr. Revocable Trust, to Janet McLean. Evelyn McDaniel, to Evelyn McDaniel. Walter Porter Sr., to William S. Armistead III. State of Alabama, to Raymond A. Criswell. Martha P. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Sept. 6-13 include: John Edward Bell, 28, driving under the influence (alcohol), arrested by Choctaw County Sheriff’s Dept. More...


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