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November 10, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Four vehicles stolen from lot

Four vehicles were stolen from the sales lot at Sheffield Motors in Thomasville sometime overnight Saturday. The Thomasville Police Department and the Clarke County Sheriff’s Department are investigating. More...

Correction

In the November 3, edition of the Thomasville Times, the Times reported on the theft of a tip jar from Gaston’s Grill. The time of the incident was incorrectly given to the Times and reported as 1:55 a.m. More...

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People

Polka Dots Plus ribbon cutting

The Southwest Alabama Chamber of Commerce welcomed Polka Dots to downtown Thomasville last week. The gift shop is located on Wilson Avenue across from the Salvation Army. More...

Myers to cook on TV

Thomasville resident Frank Myers will be on WKRG TV5 during its noon broadcast Monday. Myers will be sharing his recipe for apple cheese casserole with John Nodar. More...

December wedding plans announced for Stephens-Drinkard

Mr. and Mrs. Russell Price Stephens of Jackson announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Emily Megan, to Matthew Cory Drinkard. Mr. Drinkard is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Clyce Daryl Drinkard of Thomasville. More...

School

Marengo High School celebrates Homecoming

Left, Marengo High School Homecoming Court front row from left are: Amber Quinney, freshman maid, Tiffanie Pritchett, first attendant to Miss Homecoming, Chelsea Bouler, sophomore maid, Kahlisha Prit More...

TES students learn about the human body

Mrs. Tracy Amos's class at Thomasville Elementary School has been studying the human body in science, and learning about parts of the body. More...

Cookie dough to be delivered Nov. 17

Congratulations to our football team for defeating Keith Bears in the 1st round of the 1A playoffs. We will now go to the 2nd round of the playoffs to play Winterboro this Friday, Nov. 11 at 7 p.m. in Alpine at Winterboro High School. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

No marriages licenses were recorded for the week of Nov. 10, 2011. Marriage license applications are just that—applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. More...

Property deeds listed

Oct. 27-Nov. 02 Tommie Lee Glenn, to Charles W. Creighton. Fannie Mae, to Helen H. Skipper. Faye R. Courington, to Jimmy Counselman. Estate of Joe Cecil Jordan, to Twana Jordan Williams. Scotch Lumber Company, to Town of Fulton. More...

Clarke County sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Nov. 1-8 include: Thelma E. Milton, 42, four counts probation violation, three counts, theft by deception second degree, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

McHaney

George William McHaney, 81, of Saraland, died Thursday, October 27, 2011 at Lynwood Health Care Facility. He was born April 13, 1930 in Selma. He was a retired paper mill receiving clerk and was a member of Saraland Baptist Church. More...

Newton

Laura Pritchett Newton, 77, a native of Wilcox County and resident of Thomasville died Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011 at a local hospital. She worked as a seamstress for most of her life. Visitation will be Friday, Nov. 11 at Mt. More...

Smelley

Nicholas Phillip “Phil” Smelley, 80, of Whatley died Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011 at Monroe County Hospital. He was born August 20, 1931. He was a native of Coker. He was a Meter Technician with the City of Moss Point. More...

No change to LP’s Thomasville mill status

“The bad news today is we will not reveal any impending change to the [OSB] mill,” Jamie Barnes of Louisiana Pacific told Clarke County commissioners Tuesday. “The good news is we are still a viable company,” he added. More...

Bells will be ringing

Salvation Army celebrates 25 years of red kettles in Thomasville

A fateful meeting between John Jackson and a homeless traveler led to the establishment of a Thomasville institution. More...

Bradford to run for probate

----Former Clarke County Commissioner Paul Bradford this week announces his plans to seek the office of probate judge. He will be running on the Democratic ticket when qualifying begins in December. The primaries will be in March 2012. More...

Veterans Day services in Pine Hill, T’ville

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. is proud to announce the guest speaker for the Fifth Annual Veteran Appreciation Luncheon for Clarke, Marengo and Wilcox Counties is 7th Congressional Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell. More...

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Big game tickets a challenge to ethics

Now that the college football games are getting down to “crunch time,” the state’s new ethics law becomes more of a talking point. More...

Looking at presidential race

The 2012 presidential contest has begun and is in full swing. President Barack Obama is running hard and raising tons of money. The GOP field is formulating and these aspirants are also out shaking the money tree. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Thanksgiving service There will be a community wide Thanksgiving service at 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 20 at Pineview Baptist Church. Worship will be lead by Bro. Ty Parden. The Thomasville Praise Band will provide the music. More...

Join in the harvest of that which was sowed

This morning started like many Fall mornings on the Coosa River. There was a dense fog that hid the river and everything else, but then the fog rolled away, chased by a gentle breeze and the brilliance of the Sun. More...

Mark your calendar for the Fall Food Festival

The United Methodist Women of the Thomasville United Methodist Church cordially invite you to attend their annual Fall Food Festival, November 19 from 8:30-11:00 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall. More...

Sports

Thomasville blasts West Blocton 55-6

The Thomasville Tigers scored in all three phases of the game this past Friday, November 4, on their way to a 55 – 6 win over the West Blocton Tigers in the first round of the AHSAA 4A State Playoffs. Playing at D. F. More...

A perfect day for the home team

This past Saturday in the early morning moments just before the sun was expected to announce its arrival in the eastern sky I was busy taking care of some last minute details before I began what has become an annual trip to Tuskegee University over t More...

Bulldogs belt Keith Bears 48-26

The Sweet Water Bulldogs amassed 406 yards of offense on their way to a 48 – 26 win over the Keith High School Bears this past Friday, November 4, in the first round of the AHSAA 1A State Playoffs. More...


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