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January 12, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Commission approves formation of county healthcare authority

The regional hospital committee established by the Clarke County Development Foundation is now an authority. The Clarke County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to approve the formation of the Healthcare Authority of Clarke County Alabama. More...

Walker to run for Circuit Court Clerk

Sherry Fleaka Walker, 41, has qualified with the Alabama Republican Party as a candidate for Clarke County Circuit Clerk. More...

Marvin’s wins award

On Tuesday, Dec. 27, Marvin’s Building Materials and Home Centers was honored with the 2012 Entrepreneur of the Year Award from one of the industries leading publications and organizations: LBM Journal. More...

Republicans reject Sheffield

There’s a short story entitled “The Man Without a Country.” Milton Estes Sheffield might be called “The Man Without a Party.” Both the Democratic and Republican parties have denied him access to their ballots as a probat More...

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Graddick leads fundraising

Mobile Circuit Judge Charlie Graddick is the fund-raising leader in the race to become the Republican nominee for chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court. More...

What’s going on with our chiefs?

We’re not entirely sure what’s going on with the Mayor and our city’s police chiefs, but something’s not quite right. We’ve had four chiefs in the past seven years. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Commemoration honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Jan. 16 South Marengo Shepherd and Ministerial Alliance will present a day of commemoration honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Monday, Jan. 16. More...

Singing in the New Year

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Cherish and nurture your friends

We are converting our carport into an enlarged kitchen and a dinning room. More...

Sports

THS basketball team on a four-game skid

The Thomasville High School varsity basketball team, which saw it’s season mark fall to 5 – 5 this past week, hopes to end a four game losing streak this week when they get back in action with a full slate of games. More...

Taking Names and Keeping Score

An education on the hardwood

This past Saturday when my wife and I were making our way back to Thomasville from Birmingham after our annual post Christmas get together with her sister Robyn and her husband Perry, I took it upon myself to take what I thought would be a short deto More...

Baseball Clinic will go on rain or shine

Organizers of the annual Thomasville Winter Baseball Clinic scheduled for Saturday, January 21, 2012 want to remind all those planning to attend that the Clinic will go on as scheduled regardless of the weather. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Reid

Lela Lorena Reid, 91, a homemaker of Thomasville, died Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2012, at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital. She was born Aug. 23, 1920 in Marengo County. She was a member of the Elam Baptist Church for 75 years. More...

T'ville MLK march

The Thomasville Dravitan Club will hold a Martin Luther King Jr. Day march Monday, Jan. 16, starting at the former A.L. Martin school (former Simplex building) at 10 a.m. More...

Water project

Equipment and water pipes are being delivered on Old Hwy. 5 for the start of construction of Thomasville's water project. More...

Rhone seeks sixth term

Rhondel Rhone has announced that he is seeking a sixth term on the Clarke County Commission representing District 5. Rhone is the senior member of the county commission and was first elected in 1992. More...

Stallworth to run for Circuit Court Clerk

Thomasville Court Clerk Berneta Stallworth has announced she will seek the office of Clarke County Circuit Clerk as a Democratic candidate once again. More...

CCARC public meeting today in Jackson

Alabama Department of Mental Health (DMH) Commissioner Zelia Baugh will speak at a Meet & Greet for Clarke & Washington Counties on Thursday, Jan. 12th at 6 p.m. at Jackson City Hall regarding the need for mental health services in Alabama. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Book discussion Jan. 23 at library Thomasville Public Library’s adult book club will meet Monday, Jan. 23 at 4 p.m. for a discussion of Charlaine Harris’s book, “A Secret Rage.” More...

People

Local youth place in barrel race over the New Year’s weekend

Several members of the Thomasville Saddle Club traveled to barrel races for the New Year’s weekend. More...

Relay for Life activities starting up

Relay for Life of Thomasville will be April 27-28 at 6 p.m. downtown Thomasville. The first team captain meeting will be at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17, at city hall in the courtroom. More...

Morgan named Soldier of the Year

SPC Caleb Morgan of the 231st Military Police Battalion was selected to compete for the Alabama National Guard Soldier of the Year. More...

School

Area schools participate in collecting money for the Salvation Army

Nine of the area schools, Sweet Water High School, Wilson Hall Middle School, Clarke Prep, Thomasville Elementary School, Grove Hill Elementary School, Joe Gilmore, Jackson Intermediate, Jackson High School and Thomasville Middle School, participated More...

THS School News

Binkerd to represent county in state competition B asketball season is underway at THS! The JV boys, Varsity girls, and Varsity boys play again tomorrow in Hillcrest at 5, 6, and 7:30 respectively. Come out to support our Tiger teams! More...

SWHS School News

Students to receive report cards Jan. 12

Are you ready to see what kind of grades your kids made last year? Students will receive their report cards on Thursday, Jan. 12. More...

For The Record

RECORDS

Marriage license applications No marriages listed for Jan. 12. Property deeds listed More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Jan. 3-10 include: Marlon Marchez McMillian, 28, drug court, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

TPD report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending Jan. 1: Anthony J. More...