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March 1, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Police working on break-ins and thefts

The Thomasville Police Department recovered items stolen from the Boys and Girls Club after a break-in there last Wednesday. Chief Mitchell Stuckey said they have suspects but haven’t yet made an arrest. More...

Shooting-suicide in Whatley

Family members and law enforcement officers are still trying to determine what provoked a Whatley woman to shoot and injure her son, then her husband, before using a knife to stab herself to death. More...

Commission hears EMA, jail issues

Clarke County EMA Director Roy Waite told county commissioners Tuesday of a new weather alert service being offered free of charge by Huntsville, Ala.-based Baron Services, Inc., a weather technology company. More...

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From the Editor’s Desk

It was only yesterday...

I t’s amazing how fast time goes by. Just a few days ago, I was gingerly holding this little baby in my arms and cleaning bottles. We cleaned lots of bottles. Did I mention we cleaned lots of bottles. More...

Justice Department to get FBI agent to lie

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Religion

Spiritually Speaking

Comply with God’s command and claim His promises

Times are tough, but we must be positive in the face of tough times. Be positive with me. I’m positive that the price of gas is going up. I am positive that the prices on groceries are going higher. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Glory Road in concert Mar. 10 Creels Chapel United Methodist Church will host Glory Road in concert Saturday, Mar. 10 at 7 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend. Women of Winter Ministry to meet Mar. 7 at 10 a.m. More...

Local youth attend Selma Mission Explosion

The Pineview Baptist Church youth attended the Selma Mission Explosion Feb. 11. They met people who had done mission work in Africa, Thailand, Korea and China. More...

Sports

Taking Names and Keeping Score

Paying tribute to a coach and fine lady

This past Saturday, February 25, was a special day here in Thomasville for all those involved in the Thomasville High School softball program, the family of former Lady Tiger Coach Jan Overstreet, and the community as a whole. More...

Tigers take one of three in tourney

The Thomasville High School varsity baseball team saw their season mark fall to 2 – 2 this past weekend when they managed to win only one of the three games they played in the Demopolis High School Invitational Tournament. More...

Lady Tigers finish second in tourney

This past Saturday, February 25, the Thomasville High School Lady Tiger softball team took home second place honors in the first ever Jan Overstreet Lady Tiger Classic. More...

Company pitches hospital plan to Thomasville council

The Thomasville City Council met in a closed executive session Monday to hear a proposal from a company that wants to purchase Southwest Alabama Medical Center out of bankruptcy. More...

T’ville native missing in crash

Thomasville native Andrew “Drew” Knight was among the crew members of a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter that crashed in Mobile Bay Tuesday evening. More...

Student computer initiative coming

As early as next year, Thomasville’s students could start receiving computers instead of textbooks. More...

Herron to run again for council

Lewis Herron better known as “Pop” expressed his desire to ask the people of District II to support him in another bid to serve on the city council. More...

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EMA urges use of weather radios

As part of “Severe Weather Awareness Week,” Roy Waite, Clarke County Emergency Management director, is encouraging residents to begin preparing for the upcoming spring storm season by purchasing a weather warning device. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

THS 1969 class reunion Mar. 17 There will be a THS class of 1969 and friend’s gettogether Saturday, Mar. 17 from 4-6 p.m. at Gaston’s Grill in Thomasville. This is a Dutch treat. More...

People

New directories are out

The city of Thomasville, known as Southwest Alabama’s success story, is featured on the cover the 2012 Thomasville YP Real Yellow Pages directory serving Thomasville and surrounding communities. More...

Flint, Lynn to exchange vows Mar. 17

Gary and Charlene Flint of Pine Hill announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Brittany Ann Flint, to Mark Anthony Lynn, Jr., son of Mark and Pam Lynn of Thomasville. More...

Bishop, Smith to wed May 5

Mr. and Mrs. James Bobby Bishop, Jr. of Monroeville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jamie Alexandria Bishop of Birmingham, to Sage Burgett Smith, Jr. of Mobile, son of Dr. and Mrs. More...

School

Dungan spearheads District 3 Conference

As Alabama’s state representative, Cameron Dungan of Grove Hill was tasked with spearheading the District 3 Conference of CASE ASAP (Council for Advancement and Support of Education—Affiliated Student Advancement Programs) at Auburn Unive More...

SWHS student selected for National Leadership Program

Pine Belt Telephone recently nominated 5 local high school students for participation in the Foundation for Rural Education and Development (FRED) 2012 Leadership Through Learning Program. More...

SWHS School News

SWHS students participate in Read Across America Week

Hey Bulldogs! This year’s baseball season has started off with a bang! They dominated in a double header against Millry last Tuesday and defeated Vincent in a tournament on Saturday. Way to go Dawgs! More...

For The Record

RECORDS

Marriage license applications Willie Kirk Vincent and Jocelyn Rae Gipson; Yancy Todd Cliburn and Vicki Renee Anderson; Ronald Lee Ridgeway and Kellia Antiontte Belton. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Feb. 21-28 include: Roderick Damekco Gamble, 33, probation violation, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. Darius Lanier Miller, 30, parole violation, arrested by Life Tech. More...

Thomasville Police report

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

Obituaries - Free Access

Ross

June Evans Ross, 61, of Nanafalia died Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012 at Jackson Medical Center. She was born July 7, 1950 in Selma. She was a member of the Nanafalia Baptist Church. Funeral services were Thursday, Feb. More...

Walters

W. T. Walters, Jr., 66, of Nanafalia died Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012 at Prattville Baptist Hospital. He was born June 2, 1945 in Sweet Water. He formerly operated the W. T. Walters Merchantile in Nanafalia and was a member of the Nanafalia Baptist Church. More...