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February 2, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Hunt running for District 4

Former Clarke County Commissioner Joe Hunt wants his District 4 seat back. Hunt served from 2004 to 2008 when he was defeated by current Commissioner Tyrone Moye. More...

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People

Thank You

Thanks to everyone for the prayers, beautiful flowers, food and kind condolences. It has comforted us in our time of grief for our dear departed son, Jim Howie. May God bless you all. Mike and Robin Howie More...

Thank You

We would like to thank you all for taking such good care of us during Jack’s sickness and death. Thank you for your prayers, visits, food and all the love shown us during this hard time. More...

Patriot Pen Essay winners announced

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School

MHS first semester honor roll told

Marengo High School announces their first semester honor roll as follows: More...

SWHS celebrates 100th day of school

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THS School News

Little Women to perform again Feb. 18

I hope all you Tiger fans are having a great week; I know that we students certainly are! First, I need to give a huge shout out to Junior Nolie Ramsey. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Bennett

Edgar Duke “Jack” Bennett, Jr., 75 of Fulton died Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012 at his home. He was born Feb. 9, 1936 in Sweet Water. He was a former shop foreman and member of Liberty Baptist Church. More...

Gates

Annie Louise Hill Gates, 48, of Sweet Water died Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012 at Bryan W. Whitfield Memorial Hospital in Demopolis. She was born Sept. 29, 1963 in Butler. Graveside services were Monday, Jan. More...

Loegering

Gladys I. Flatz Loegering, 98, of Brooklyn Center, Minn. died Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2012. She was a member of Pineview Baptist Church and a former resident of Brookshire Manor. Funeral services were Tuesday, Jan. 24 at Crystal Lake Chapel. More...

Lakeside sold to Chicago company

Lakeside Steel announced last week that it has agreed to be acquired by a Chicago-based steelmaker in a friendly deal that values the pipe and tube maker at about $57.8 million. JMC Steel Group Inc. More...

Surprise homecoming

Lillian Stephens, at Thomasville Middle School got quite a shock last Thursday. Her brother, Benjamin Payne, surprised her in her math class after coming home from eight months of desert deployment. More...

Knight running for District 5

Rex Knight is making his first run for political office, running as a Republican for the District 5 seat on the Clarke County Commission. He will be on the ballot in the Nov. 6 General Election. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Dixons Mills town hall meeting set for Feb. 13 More...

Editorials

Political Cartoon

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A story of abuse

I n the early 1970’s I was at the forefront in the campaign to adopt judicial reform in our state. Among the improvements proposed at that time by the late Chief Justice Howell Heflin and others was a process to discipline state judges. More...

Black History Month W

ednesday marked the start of Black History month here in the U.S. More...

Religion

Spiritually Speaking

God is the source of all blessings

I am writing this on the last day of deer season. My exasperation over my failure to get a deer has tattered my theology. I have found myself going to the woods looking for proof that God has found me worthy. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Love banquet set for Feb. 4 at 7 p.m. Rockbabylon Baptist Church will host a Love Banquet Saturday, Feb. 4, at 7 p.m. sponsored by The Women Missionary Society. Missionary, Anne Poellnitz, will be the guest speaker. More...

For The Record

RECORDS

Marriage license applications Royce Horton and Ida Elane Powell; John Edward Williams and Sheryl Evonne Portis; Joseph Franklin Kearley and Rachel Lynn Copeland; John Alfred Tucker and Summoris Walton Craig. Property deeds listed Jan. 18-25 More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Jan. 24-31 include: George Terry Beckham, 34, drug court, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Sale of hospital office building approved

Southwest Alabama Medical Center has been granted permission by federal bankruptcy court to sell the medical office building where Dr. T.B. Darji has his office. The building is being sold to Thomasville Physician Partners, LLC. More...