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February 23, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Lt. Gov. Ivey to speak in Grove Hill

Lieutenant Governor Kay Ivey will discuss the Black Belt Initiative at a Mar. More...

Town Hall Meeting

Sen. Richard Shelby will hold a Town Hall Meeting Saturday, Mar. 3, in Thomasville at the Thomasville Civic Center at 4 p.m. More...

TPD report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending Feb. More...

Thomasville Celebrates Mardi Gras

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From the Editor’s Desk

Deadly weapons

So Iran’s close to having a nuclear bomb? That’s nothing. For real weapons, Turner’s elbows take the top prize in my book. More...

Paying legislators

Five years ago I probably wrote the only editorial in an Alabama newspaper supporting the 62 percent pay raise state legislators gave themselves on a voice vote that shielded them from public scrutiny of how they voted. More...

School

TMS gifted students making positive impacts on their school and community

The gifted kids at Thomasville Middle School have begun work on their spring service projects. Each group has chosen one or more areas of need in the community or school where they can use their talents and abilities. More...

Educational Talent Search participants recently toured college campuses

The tenth and twelfth grade Educational Talent Search participants recently had the opportunity to tour college campuses. More...

SWHS School News

The SWHS 2012-2013 cheerleaders announced

Hey Bulldogs! Cheerleader tryouts were Friday, Feb. 17. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Bailey

Vivian Roberta Bailey, 73, of Thomasville died Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012 at Mobile Infirmary. She was born Dec. 20, 1938 in Demopolis. She was a member of the Dickinson Baptist Church. Graveside services were Monday, Feb. More...

Etheridge

Billy Mack Etheridge, 75, of Sweet Water died Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012 at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center in Meridian, Miss. He was a member of the Nanafalia Baptist Church. Graveside services were Thursday Feb. More...

Jackson

Michelle Denise “Shelly” Jackson, 49, of Linden died Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012 at DCH Regional Medical Center. She was born April 12, 1962 in Platbury, N.Y. She was an office manager for Dr. Jeffrey Stoudenmires’ dentist office. More...

Dead deer stink up Dummy Line

Over a dozen deer carcasses have been thrown out by the side of Dummy Line Road near the homes of Jack Hunt and his grandson this past deer season. More...

Pine Hill woman killed in Monday wreck

A single car accident on Feb. 20, claimed the life of one woman. The car, driven by Jackqueline Pugh of Pine Hill ran off County Road 1, hit a ditch and crashed into some trees, according to reports from the Pine Hill Police Department. More...

Break in 4-wheeler case

Clarke County lawmen may have gotten a break in a rash of 4-wheeler and lawnmower thefts in the southern part of the county after a Gainestown area resident arrived home Feb. More...

T’ville’s first Mardi Gras society

The Society of Southern Sass, Thomasville’s first Mardi Gras mystic society held its first parade and Masquerade Ball, Saturday, Feb. 11. More...

Krewe of Beauty

The ladies of Headz Up Salon got into the Mardi Gras spirit this week as well. Krewe of Beauty members are Rita Knight, Savannah Galiger, Hannah Hill, Peggy Wilson and Wanda Nichols. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Heart health program set for Feb. 28 at 6 p.m. Arlington United Methodist Church will host a program on heart health Tuesday, Feb. 28 at 6 p.m. in the fellowship hall. Susan Williams, RN will be the guest speaker. More...

People

Swapping Recipes & Sharing Memories

Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. . .

Have you ever found something AFTER you completed something. And wished that you could go back and use the thing that you found. Thursday morning I found this very simple fish soup recipe. I'm not going to bombard ya'll with another soup column. More...

Religion

Spiritually Speaking

Don’t choose to try to put one over on God

Football is a game of choices. Even before the game starts the coin toss takes place, and it involves choices that can have an affect on the outcome of the game. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Deaf services Feb. 26 at Central Baptist Church Central Baptist Church in Dixons Mills and Bill Rice Ranch in Murfreesboro, Tenn. want to reach out to the deaf people in our community by establishing a ministry for the deaf. More...

Sports

McNider Iron Man Tournament

The first tournament of the 2012 McNider Marine Iron Man Tournament Trail was this past Saturday, Feb. 18, at Roland Cooper State Park. Eight-six boats took to water. More...

TMS baseball ready to take to the field

As the Thomasville Middle School Tigers begin the 2012 campaign they will be counting on getting some leadership from a contingent of 13 eighth graders who account for almost two thirds of the 21 players on this season’s roster. More...

For The Record

RECORDS

Marriage license applications Lonnie L. Johnson Jr. and Shiretha Shamarion Davis; Marcus Neal Bennett and Amy Veronica Hall; Darryl Dewayne Williams and Kanica Rashaun McGhee; Gregory Grant Odom and Emily Hope Pugh. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Feb. 14-21 include: Javelin Dewayne Henderson, 36, two counts court cost, non-child support, $5,614 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff's Dept. More...