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March 15, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Jan Overstreet loses battle with cancer

For many years, Jan Overstreet was the face of Thomasville softball. During her 25 years at the Thomasville school system, she touched the lives of many young women. In 2009, she became the face of the fight against cancer in Thomasville. More...

Overlooked tax credit

More workers could be eligible for a special tax credit this year and not know it. As a result, they may overlook claiming the Earned Income Tax Credit, or EITC, which can put up to $5,751 into their pockets. More...

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Stevens case raises troubling issues

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From the Editor’s Desk

Slowing it down

A nother take on time. It’s amazing how time flies. My little boy just had his third birthday. Baseball season is in full swing. Azaleas are in full bloom. More...

Religion

Spiritually Speaking

Take good care of your body, mind and soul

Yesterday Peggy and I went for our annual physical examinations. Physical exams can improve the quality of your health, and even save your life. Understand it is your physical life that I refer to. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Revival Apr. 2-6 at True Light Tabernacle Holiness Church True Light Tabernacle Holiness Church, located five miles south of Linden, will conduct Revival Apr. 2-6 at 7:30 each night. More...

Sports

Lady Tiger JV finish second in Tournament

The Thomasville High School Lady Tiger junior varsity softball team battled theirwaytoa3–2record and a second place finish in the Lady Tiger JV Classic played in Thomasville this past Saturday, March 10, despite playing their final three games More...

DeRouen throws a perfect game shutout

The Thomasville Tiger Varsity Baseball team defeated the Clarke County Bulldogs 10 – 0 this past Thursday, March 8, in their game played in Thomasville. In so doing the Tigers rode the arm and bat of junior Caleb DeRouen to the victory. More...

TMS Tigers split with Panthers

The Thomasville Middle School Tigers moved their season mark to 3 – 1 this past Monday, March 5, when the picked up a split in their doubleheader with the Excel Middle School Panthers played in Excel. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Knight

AET 3 Andrew Wilson Knight, 26, a resident of Mobile and a former resident of Thomasville, died Feb. 28, 2012. He was born Dec. 18, 1985 in Selma. More...

Lisenbe

Carolyn Janice Pope Lisenbe, 76, a homemaker of Ridgeland, Miss. and former resident of Dixons Mills, died Thursday, Mar. 8, 2012 at Ridgeland Pointe. She was born June 19, 1935 in Surginer. More...

Overstreet

Janet “Jan” Hall Overstreet, 50, of Thomasville died Saturday, Mar. 10, 2012, at her home. She was born June 16, 1961 in Selma. More...

A hero comes home

Drew Knight was brought home to Thomasville Sunday afternoon after his body was found in Mobile Bay Friday. Knight was the final crewmember of the Coast Guard Dolphin helicopter that crashed into the bay Feb. 28. More...

Jo Bonner keeps seat, Santorum wins state

Congressman Jo Bonner received 65.11 percent of the vote in the portion of Clarke County in the district, 1,127 votes. Peter Gounares received 18 votes; Pete Riehm, 246; and Dean Young, 340. More...

Super playground planned

Dream big, start small is the theme of a new committee in Thomasville dedicated to building a new, impressive playground in Thomasville. More...

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR

THS class of 1954 to reunite Apr. 28 Thomasville High School class of 1954 will reunite at 12 noon Saturday, Apr. 28 at Gaston’s Grill in Thomasville. More...

People

Larry Crow retires

Larry Crow (left) retires after twenty-eight years of service with Alfa Insurance. Pictured with Larry is District Manager, Steve Allen at Larry's retirement reception. More...

Shaughnessy makes cover of Baby Talk magazine

Kinley Shaughnessy, 19-month-old daughter of Nick and Mandy Day Shaughnessy of Haines City, Fla. was selected to be on the Mar. issue cover of Baby Talk magazine. More...

Rotton, McIntyre to wed Apr. 7

Mike and Beverly Rotton of Thomasville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Felicia Danielle Rotton, to Franklin William McIntyre, son of Walter McIntyre of Thomasville and the late Katherine Mable McIntyre. More...

School

SWHS Honor Society inducts new members

Several Sweet Water High School students in grades 4-6 were inducted into the SWHS Honor Society Thursday, Feb. 16. More...

Faith Academy students honor fallen Coast Guard officers

Tyler Moore, back row sixth from left, along with classmates in Mrs. More...

THS School News

Beauty Review set for this weekend

We’ve got a very busy week and a piece until Spring Break finally arrives for the Thomasville City School system! So let’s get down to business. More...

For The Record

RECORDS

Marriage license applications Jerry McMillian Jr. and April Byrd Wise; Adam Wesley Tolbert and Fallon K.C. Wade; Jason Thomas Bjelke and Raven Danielle Phillips; Willie Edward Williams and Kayla Nicole Eubanks. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of March 6-13 include: Shawe Reed Minter, 36, driving while license suspended, no seat belt, $409 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

PHPD report

The Pine Hill Police Department filed the following charges during the twoweek period ending Mar. More...