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January 5, 2012 RSS feed / Editorials

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Legislative resolutions for the New Year

With the New Year well and truly upon us, we think it would do this state well to start a new tradition: have our politicians make New Year’s resolutions.  New Year’s resolutions would be a lot like campaign promises in that they&rsq More...

Ramblin’ Roses and Flyin’ Bricks

Busy week for 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...

A credible first year for Bentley

I t was 1950 and I was an eight year old kid in Gaylesville, Alabama. The state election was in full swing with 11 candidates running for governor in the Democratic Primary, the only game in town back then. More...

From the Editor’s Desk

Christmas gifts

This was the second Christmas where the adult McLean children decided not to give each other gifts.  Well, that’s not entirely true. There were a few little things, but major gift-giving has been out. More...

Salvation Army says thank you

One more Christmas in Thomasville and surrounding areas. I want to send out many thanks for all the donations and the people who adopted our Angels. The Salvation Army and you helped 221 children have a Merry Christmas. More...