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September 22, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Crazy Taters

Cedrick Allen of Thomasville harvested an interesting sweet potato last Thursday, Sept. 15, in his backyard. Allen believes it is two Beauregard sweet potatoes that intertwined as they grew. More...

Keahey appointed to judicial system study committee

Senator Marc Keahey (D-Grove Hill) announced that he has been appointed to the Alabama Judicial System Study Commission. More...

Special Sections

People

Stanley's meet Groom, Zamperini

Thomasville's Dr. and Mrs. More...

The thighs have it

Last week, I gave you several different (and unusual) recipes for burgers. This week it’s all about chicken thighs. From chicken and rice, to barbecued chicken to chicken with a Mexican flavor - chicken quesadillas. More...

BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION

Marvin Smith, Sr. of Pine Hill will turn 90 years old Wednesday, Sept. 28. To celebrate this special milestone, the family of Mr. Smith will host a birthday party in his honor at 12:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 25 at City Hall in Pine Hill. More...

School

Sweet Water juniors receive class rings

SWHS School News

Our Juniors received their class rings last Thursday, September 15. This was a very exciting moment for the juniors. More...

Homecoming t-shirts are on sale

THS School News

A fter a hard week of testing, there is only one day left of the Alabama High School Graduation Exam! Hopefully all the hard work getting ready for the exam will pay off! More...

Moore takes on a new identity for a day

Le Ann Moore, librarian at TMS, recently presented a presentation to Mrs. More...

For The Record

RECORDS

Marriage license applications Michael E. Lewis and Katina D. Manley; Michael J. Pugh Jr. and Latosha Nashae Pritchett; Joshua Kee Stephens and Morgan Kaitlan Ramsey. More...

Pine Hill Police Dept. report

The Pine Hill Police Department reported the following arrests for the Sept. 5 through Sept. More...

Thomasville Police report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the two-week period ending September 18: Cordarrel Dante Robinson-burglary; David Allen Dobbins-rape; Cyril Tracey Roberts-possession of drug paraphemalia; George Nakeal Cheeseboro- More...

Lakeside’s heat treating mill is ahead of schedule

Thanks to the work of Alabama Power, Lakeside Steel announced this week that it will be opening its heat treating facility earlier than originally scheduled. More...

100 wins for Hankins

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Thomasville still waits for AT&T 3G service

Months after Thomasville residents vented anger at AT&T over cell phone service outages in the Thomasville area, customers are still unhappy, but this time, for different reasons. More...

Editorials

Cartoon

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Strange maneuvers at AG’s office

I reported several months back that former Gov. Bob Riley transferred $7.9 million in BP cleanup funds to the Attorney General’s office three days before he exited as governor. More...

Immigration law a nightmare

The 2011 Legislative Session yielded an avalanche of socially conservative legislation. Paramount on the list was a sweeping new law cracking down on illegal immigration. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Homecoming services Christian Fellowship Baptist Church will have homecoming services, Sunday, Sept. 25. Everyone is invited to attend. Homecoming services More...

Look for opportunities to perform simple acts of kindness

Spiritually Speaking

Had any flat tires lately? My sister Pam has had three in a short period of time. She and her husband Huel are having a house built next door to us. More...

“Women in Winter” to meet Oct. 5

“Women in Winter,” a ministry organized in Clarke County to unite Christian women from area churches, will have their fall meeting at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5 at New Hope #1 Baptist Church in Thomasville where Dr. Lee E. More...

Sports

Tigers trounce Spartans

The Thomasville Tigers continued their winning ways Friday, September 16, when they defeated the Saraland Spartans 57 – 16 in their region match-up played at D. F. Anderson Field in Thomasville. More...

Sweet Water falls to Linden in the Swamp

The Sweet Water Bulldogs saw their season record fall to 2 – 2 and their region mark to 1 – 1 this past Friday, September 16, when the undefeated Linden Patriots defeated them 25 – 14 in a key region match-up for both teams. More...

MHS panthers win shootout with St. Lukes

The Marengo Panthers, playing on the road in Mobile, found themselves in and old fashioned football shoot out with the Saint Luke’s Wildcats this past Friday, September 16. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Brunson

James Walter “Bud” Brunson, born August 9, 1974 in Clarke County and a resident of Saraland died Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2011. Mr. More...

Kelley

Lonnie Edward Kelley, 78, of Selma died Wednesday, September 14, 2011. He was born May 9, 1933. He was preceded in death by his parents, Horace and Ida Kelley; four brothers and four sisters. More...

Morgan

Clara Ophelia Morgan, 103, a homemaker of Pine Hill, died Monday, Sept. 12, 2011 at Camden Nursing Facility. She was born November 7, 1907 in Pine Hill. She was a member of the Pine Hill Church of God. Funeral services were 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. More...


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