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March 22, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

CCARC provides support countywide

Dave Miller was just looking for a job. Little did he know that a job application with a place called Clarke County ARC would lead him to a special friendship of 14 years. More...

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Stupid is as stupid does

What does this line from the Forrest Gump movie mean? One answer I found is that it suggests that an intelligent person who does stupid things is still stupid. In other words, “you are what you do.” More...

Go ahead, volunteer

There’s quite a lot that goes on in this town that relies on the dedication of a small group of volunteers. The A.L. More...

Religion

Thomasville Baptist Church's children's and preschool choirs perform

The preschool and children's praise choirs at Thomasville Baptist Church each presented a performances this past Sunday night. More...

Scout Sunday celebrated at T.U.M.C.

Local Cub Scouts celebrated Scout Sunday recently at Thomasville United Methodist Church, who sponsors Cub Scout Pack 51. More...

Spiritually Speaking

Mind the signs, Jesus could come for the church at anytime

This weekend Peggy and I visited our son Chris and two of our grandchildren in Savannah, TN. More...

Sports

Youth Day 2012

PHOTOS BY ARTHUR MCLEAN, STEFANIE STAUFFACHER AND DARA ASHCRAFT More...

T’ville Middle wins tournament

The Thomasville Middle School Tiger baseball team took first place in the annual Thomasville Middle School Invitational Tournament held this past Saturday, Mar. 17, posting a perfect 3 – 0 record. More...

Taking Names Keeping Score

Just the way it is

A ny of you who know me really well know that this time of year is probably one of the busiest times for me. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Herman Hoyt Jones

Herman Hoyt Jones, 80, of Wilton Manors, Fla. died Mar. 17, 2012 at Holy Cross Hospital. He was born in McKenzie to Ruby and Mack Herman Jones. More...

Small

Edna P. Small, 96, of Saraland died Friday, Mar. 16 at Mobile Infirmary. She was born Jan. 29, 1916 in Clarke County. She was a homemaker and a member of Shiloh Baptist Church in Saraland. Funeral services were Monday, Mar. More...

Knight laid to rest Saturday

Hundreds of mourners came to Thomasville Baptist Church Saturday morning to pay their final respects to Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class Drew Knight. More...

A.L. Martin Museum coming along

Sometimes all Rev. Jimmy Dumas can do is chuckle as he reviews the artifacts received at the A.L. Martin Museum. “It’s amazing, we’ve really been blessed,” he said. More...

Calendar

VFW Post 5106 meeting Mar. 26

VFW Post 5106 and its Ladies Auxiliary will meet Monday, Mar. 26. The ladies will meet at 1:30 p.m. and the men will meet at 7 p.m. All members are urged to attend. More...

Join the fun in Studio 122

The Grove Hill Cultural Arts Center has spaces available for the following classes: More...

Easter Extravaganza in Jackson Apr. 7

Jackson First Assembly of God will host an Easter Extravaganza Saturday, Apr. 7 at 10 a.m. Over 4,000 eggs full of candy will be hidden on the church grounds and tons of donated prizes will be given away. More...

People

United Way fund drive exceeds goal

It’s official. Clarke County’s United Way fund drive for 2011 exceeded the goal of $125,000. The announcement was made last Thursday night at the annual meeting of Clarke County United Way of Southwest Alabama conducted at the H.W. More...

The Voice for the Animals host the fifth annual 5K and Pet Trot in Fulton

The Voice for the Animals Campaign hosted the fifth annual 5K and One Mile Pet Trot Saturday, Mar. 17 in downtown Fulton. Top, locals who participated in the 5K run lines up to start the race. More...

Thomasville Health Care and Rehabilitation Center residents enjoy guy time

Thomasville Health Care and Rehabilitation Center recently took a group of men to breakfast at Gaston's Grill. The men enjoyed some guy time with men from the facility. More...

School

Honor society inducts new members

The Phi Upsilon Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society recently inducted new members into its organization. Phi Theta Kappa, founded in 1918 by twoyear college presidents in Missouri, is headquartered in Jackson, Miss. More...

SWHS School News

Hey Bulldogs! There will be a cheerleader meeting in the cafeteria tonight at 6:30. Today, the math section of the graduation exam will be given, and tomorrow the social studies section will be given. Good luck to all who are taking it! More...

TES students present A Barnyard Moosical

First and second grade students at Thomasville Elementary School presented “A Barnyard Moosical” this past Monday night to parents and members of the PTO program. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Mikeal Byron Finch II and Kayla Brooke Dyess; John Mark Elmore and Marlene Crystal Grayson; Willie Mike Davis and Bonnie Davis; Peter Rendell Westbrook and Whitney Mar’sha Pritchett; Mark Anthony Lynn Jr. More...

Property deeds listed

March 8-16 West Roper to James Roper. Fredrick C. Purnell to Cherilyn E. Purnell. Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation to Edward M. Alexander. Clarke County Healthcare, LLC to Thomasville Physician Partners, LLC. L.M. Stewart to James M. Cleiland. More...

TPD report

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