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March 8, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Dixon to run for council again

Alberta Dixon has announced that she will run again for the District 5 seat on the Thomasville City Council. “I want to thank the citizens of District 5 for allowing me to be their city council representative over the past years.” More...

Fire Marshal seeking tips on Monroeville fires

A series of structure fires over the last several months in Monroeville has the Alabama State Fire Marshal’s Office, the FBI and the ATF seeking more clues. More...

Funnel cloud west of Thomasville

James Mayton captured this photo of a funnel cloud above the trees near Hwy. 154 and Midway Road last Friday. More...

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People

Thank You

We the family of the late Mrs. Josephine Taite McCaskill would like to thank everyone for their prayers, support, encouraging words and many acts of kindness shown during our time of bereavement With much love and appreciation we than you. More...

Thank You

We want to say a heartfelt thanks to all the people who during Will’s stay in the hospital prayed, called, visited, sent monies, fruit baskets, books and food. Also, the ones who looked after our dogs and home. More...

Thank You

The family of Shelly Etheridge Jackson would like to express our deepest appreciation and love to all of the friends and family who have supported us during our devastating loss. More...

School

THS School News

Spring Break t-shirts on sale

We have got a very busy next two weeks as we prepare to wrap things up before Spring Break! First off, Spring Break tshirts are $14 and will be sold until March 12. Please support the school and the yearbook staff by purchasing a t-shirt. More...

TMS students calculate their carbon footprint

Thomasville Middle School students received a powerful message form Mary Stanford, Alabama PALS (People Against A Littered State) Clean Campus State Coordinator. The students were given a carbon footprint quiz. More...

SWHS School News

2011 football videos on sale

Hey Bulldogs! Our PTA has raised about $40,000 of the $60,000 needed to build our new playground. We are almost there! We are now selling cookie dough to raise the remainder of our goal, and might I add, it is delicious! More...

For The Record

RECORDS

Marriage license applications Jimmie C. Patton and Mary W. Presnall; Raphael Devon Davis and Stephanie Sheree Pugh; Preston Ryan Brooks and Jillian Leigh Harvell; Jeffery David Dolbear and Loria Blackwell McKinstray. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Feb. 28-March 6 include: Jonathan Delane Allen, 32, sex offender living in prohibited area, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

TPD report

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

Obituaries - Free Access

Adams

Gaines Raymond Adams, 82, of Thomasville died Thursday, Mar. 1, 2012 at Mobile Infirmary. He was born Oct. 31, 1929 in Gilbertown. He was a retired insurance agent with Liberty National Life Insurance Company. Mr. More...

Goolsby

Eddie Goolsby, 71, of Alberta died Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012 at J. Paul Jones Hospital in Camden. He was born Aug. 30, 1940 in Birmingham. Mr. Goolsby was an ironworker for Local 92. More...

Hicks

Barbara Jean Hicks, 73, of Pine Hill died Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012 at Mobile Infirmary. She was born September 2, 1938 in Bashi. She was the owner of Barbara’s Cuts and Styles and a member of Pine Hill Chapel of the Apostolic Faith. More...

Boys and Girls Club wants employers to say “YES”

It started smaller than the first time, but the Boys and Girls Club of Southwest Alabama is hoping to get off to the better start and get more youth employed in the Thomasville area. More...

MetalsUSA up and running

Steel slitter prepping steel for Lakeside pipe

Construction workers are still finishing the office spaces at the MetalsUSA building next to Lakeside Steel in the Joe Davis Industrial Park, and the rail spur to serve the building has yet to be built. More...

Clarke County citizens foil would-be robbers

For the second or third time in recent weeks, observant Clarke County citizens have thwarted burglaries either as they were being committed or were about to be committed, Sheriff Ray Norris said this week. More...

Grove Hill approves $100,000 to study hospital expansion

The Grove Hill Town Council Monday approved $100,000 to help pay for an expansion study for the Grove Hill Memorial Hospital. More...

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Our war dead should be laid to rest in peace

A bipartisan group of senators has introduced a bill in Congress that would make it harder for far out protesters from a fringe church in Kansas or any other group, to protest within two hours and 300 feet of military funerals. More...

Thomasville cares

“H ow much more tragedy can Thomasville handle?” More...

Religion

Spreading gospel from coast to coast

Gene Glasscock passed through the area along highway 10 recently driving his covered wagon. His friend, Pastor Miles Wylie Albright, was with him. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Revival Mar. 11- 16 There will be a Revival Meeting at Central Baptist Church in Dixons Mills Mar. 11-16. The guest speaker will be Evangelist Tim Thomas. Service will be conducted at 10 a.m., 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday and at 7 p.m. Monday-Friday. More...

Spiritually Speaking

Make Jesus your safe place

Peggy and I were watching television all through the evening Friday, and we were a little disappointed that the local channels opted to interrupt and even cancel two of our favorite programs in order to provide continuous coverage of the progress of More...

Sports

Taking Names and Keeping Score

Harper family shares life lessons

This past Tuesday morning, February 28, the halls at Marengo High School were a buzz with students, faculty, and staff anticipating the arrival of some very special guests who were coming to the school to share some of their life experiences with the More...

TMS sweeps Bulldogs

The Thomasville Middle School Tigers got their 2012 season off to a good start back on Tuesday, February 21, when they won both ends of a doubleheader played in Thomasville against the Sweet Water Middle School Bulldogs. More...

Lady Tigers finish 1-1 in Dolphin Classic

The Thomasville High School Lady Tiger varsity softball team ended up with one win and one loss in the rain soaked Gulf Shores High School Dolphin Classic played in Gulf Shores this past weekend. More...


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