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October 27, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

CCDF to focus on a regional hospital idea

The Clarke County Development Foundation is promoting the formation of a countywide healthcare or hospital authority to look into healthcare needs for the county and the possibility of a regional hospital. More...

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Hubbard, his book, and Auburn

Last month the political newsletter Inside Alabama Politics reported that Speaker of the House Mike Hubbard of Auburn had turned his attention earlier this year to writing a book on the rise of the Republican Party in Alabama. More...

The backroom brawler

There was never a more ruthless, cutthroat, no holds barred man to sit in the Oval Office than Lyndon Johnson. His biographer, Robert Caro, describes Johnson as the quintessential backroom brawler. More...

Religion

Place your faith in Jesus

A t Shoal Creek, where we are members, I am in a class on how to share my faith. I have had numerous classes on the subject, but I needed something to stir the embers in me that were growing cold. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Fall festival Thomasville Baptist Church will have a Fall Festival for kids up to sixth grade Sunday, Oct. 30 from 4-6 p.m. at Gates Drive Park. The cost is free. More...

Pineview Baptist Church to host Secret Church Simulcast

On Friday, Nov. 4, Pineview Baptist Church will host the Secret Church simulcast from the Church at Brook Hills in Birmingham Friday, Nov. 4 from 6 p.m.-12 midnight. More...

Sports

Tigers fall in Jackson

In a battle of unbeatens the Jackson Aggies defeated the Thomasville Tigers 28 – 9 before a jam packed Legion Field in Jackson this past Friday, October 21. More...

Bulldogs romp in McIntosh 56-8

The Sweet Water Bulldogs, playing on the road in McIntosh, accumulated a total of 451 yards of offense while holding the home standing McIntosh Demons to a total of only 60 yards in their 56 – 8 rout of their hosts this past Friday, October 21. More...

Remembrances of the “Backyard Brawl”

A t the beginning of every fall when the football schedules for the Thomasville Tigers and the Clarke County Bulldogs are published, players, coaches, and fans on both sides of the long running rivalry between the two schools circle the date on the c More...

First US Bank names new CEO

United Security Bancshares, Inc. announced this week that United Security and its subsidiary bank, First United Security Bank, have approved the appointment of James F. More...

Thomasville Water project finally gets green light

With representatives from the USDA and the city’s engineering firm present, the Thomasville City Council approved bids on the city’s water project. More...

Bagley to run for superintendent

Larry Bagley of Grove Hill has announced that he will be a candidate for the office of Clarke County Superintendent of Education in 2012. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Meeting VFW Post 5106 and its ladies auxiliary will have their regular monthly meeting Monday, Oct. 31. The ladies will meet at 1:30 p.m. and the men will meet at 7 p.m. All members are urged to attend. Trunk-or-Treat More...

People

Trick or treating

There will be a community “Trunk or Treat” at the park in Pine Hill, on Saturday, October 29 from 5 - 6 p.m. Adults are asked to come and decorate their trunks and bring candy to give out to all the children in the community. More...

Keahey appointed to open meetings committee

Senate Minority Whip Marc Keahey has been appointed to serve on a bipartisan committee that will be examining Alabama’s open meetings laws. More...

Beck, Douglas set February date

Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Franklin Douglas, III of Birmingham announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Rosemary Amanda Douglas, to Donald Allen Beck, son of Mr. and Mrs. Donnie Allen Beck of Munford. More...

School

HOSA selling Tiger floor mats

Yep, it’s that time of year again- Halloween! And THS is gearing up for this spooky occasion. The Leo Club and Thespian Society are joining together again this year to put on a haunted house. More...

Mobile dairy classroom visits TES

Amanda Griffith, instructor for Southwest Dairy Farmers’ mobile dairy classroom, visited Thomasville Elementary School this past Tuesday morning. More...

2011 scarecrow contest winners announced

Thomasville Elementary School in conjunction with the Ghostwalk had a scarecrow contest last week. The winners were as follows: kindergarten-Mrs. Gates’ class, first grade-Mrs. More...