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December 29, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Campaign for kids fund drive kicks off

The Boys and Girls Club of Southwest Alabama is kicking off its fundraising campaign for the year, calling it the “Campaign for Kids.” Board member Karen Bradford was named chair of the campaign that aims to meet the club’s budget n More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Will Bob Riley plead the fifth amendment?

By Bob Martin A federal judge ruled last month that former Gov. Bob Riley must be available to testify in the retrial of the Bingo defendants, which begins on Jan. 30. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Ramblin’ Roses and Flyin’ Bricks

A busy week for deer hunters

Dec. 31, 1941 M r. and Mrs. W. W. Bettis have returned to Thomasville, or rather, they have just returned home after a visit of some twenty-five years in the delta country. Welcome back. More...

Sports

Area players make All-State team

This past week when the ASWA released their 2011 All–State Football selections on Sunday, Dec. 25, 10 players from the Thomasville Times primary coverage area were included in the list. More...

For The Record

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Dec. 20-26 include: Brandon Leroy Foxx, 25, burglary third degree, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Lakeside likely to be sold off

Lakeside Steel announced late last week that it has entered into a non-binding agreement to sell its operations to an anonymous buyer for $77.5 million. More...

Top stories of 2011

The year started out with a new Sheriff being sworn in in Clarke County. Ray Norris won the position after defeating Virgil Chapman and unseating Bobby Moore as sheriff after one term. More...

T’ville, Pine Hill, Wilcox partner for GD Copper

A 300-job Chinese Copper tubing plant is inching ever closer to reality for the area. Monday night, the City Council of Thomasville and Thomasville Industrial Board approved a number of measures helping to pave the way for the plant. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Girl Scout cookies on sale Jan. 1 Girl Scouts of Southern Alabama will be selling Girl Scout cookies Monday, Jan. 1-Sunday, Mar. 11 for $3.50 per box. Booth sales begin Friday, Feb. 3 and can be found on the council website at www.girlscoutssa.org. More...

People

Black-eyed peas for prosperity

Swapping Recipes & Sharing Memories

I hope everyone had a WONDERFUL Christmas! If the temperature had been a little bit lower, it would have been a white Christmas. It was definitely a wet one. But it didn't dampen the spirit. More...

Religion

Spiritually Speaking

Are you listening?

You may know that I am hearing impaired, and that I have hearing aids. I don’t wear them most of the time, which can result in a failure to communicate. Now there are many good reasons that I don’t always wear them. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

MMAD 12th year anniversary Jan. 29 More...

The Christmas List

Tracey Sims performs her role in the Dec. 18 performance of “The Christmas List” at Springfield Methodist Protestant Church. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Criswell

Mildred Marie Criswell, 88, a homemaker of Fulton, died Saturday, Dec. 24, 2011, at North Mobile Nursing and Rehabilitation in Eight Mile. She was born Aug. 28, 1923 in Clarke County and was a member of the Liberty Baptist Church. More...

Lee

Berta Mae Earley Lee, 84, a homemaker of Pine Hill, died Saturday, Dec. 17, 2011, at her home. She was born Feb. 16, 1927 in Birmingham. She was a member of the Pine Hill Chapel of The Apostolic Faith. More...

Megginson

Pauline Megginson, 88, of Thomasville died Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2011, at her granddaughter’s home in Thomasville. She was born July 17, 1923 in Bashi. She was a former sales clerk and a member of the Sardis Baptist Church. More...


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