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March 29, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

City funds youth employment

The Thomasville City Council approved a $3,000 donation to the Boys and Girls Club of Southwest Alabama to help fund a position that will oversee the club’s youth employment service this summer. More...

County rec board getting act together

The Clarke County Parks and Recreation Board has been in disarray for several months but is getting reorganized and working to fund projects, two members told the Clarke County Commission Monday. More...

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It’s me again all you folks

Just like the fictional stalker in Ray Stevens’ comedy hit song “It’s me again Margaret,” Alabamians woke up last Wednesday to lyrics of a stalker of the political variety… Roy Moore. More...

Avoiding a budget fix

The 2012 Legislative Session is in its seventh week and they are no closer to finding a solution to the daunting financial dilemma facing the General Fund Budget than when the session began on Feb. 7. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Cemetery cleanup at Midway Baptist Church The Midway Baptist Church Cemetery committee requests those having old flowers or containers to please remove them before Sunday, Apr. 15. More...

Spiritually Speaking

It is all about love and respect, putting one another first

On Sunday evenings our pastor has been bringing messages about God’s design for marriage. The messages have been thought provoking, Biblical and timely. You can hear them at shoalcreekchurch.org. More...

Living Church of God to honor its pastor Apr. 8

The Living Church of God in Thomasville will conduct its 12th Year Appreciation honoring Bishop Eddie C. Pugh, Sr. and First Lady Evangelist Cedella Pugh, Saturday, Apr. 7, at 7:30 p.m. in the sanctuary and Sunday, Apr. 8 at 4 p.m. More...

Sports

Lady Tigers pick up two key area wins

The Thomasville High School Lady Tiger varsity softball team picked up two more key area wins this past Friday, March 23, when they defeated the Hillcrest High School Lady Jaguars 19 – 0 and 15 – 0 in a doubleheader played in Thomasville. More...

Taking Names and Keeping Score

It’s finally here!

Well as of 6:00 A.M. Eastern Time – 5:00 A. M. Central Time on Wednesday, March 28, the day many of us, who are hard core Major League Baseball fans, have been waiting for has finally arrived. More...

TMS season ends

The Thomasville Middle School Tiger baseball team saw their 2012 season come to an end on a sour note this past Saturday, March 24, when they dropped a pair of one run games to the Sweet Water Middle School Bulldogs on the road in Sweet Water. More...

New look for Thomasville Police

You may have noticed a different look for some of the police cars around town lately. That’s one sign of a new look for the Thomasville Police Department. Along with a new chief, the department will soon be sporting a new look. More...

Celestial dance

Venus and Jupiter joined the moon in a celestial dance this week. Such close groupings of astronomical bodies are called conjunctions. More...

Calendar

Fish fry set for Apr. 7

The South Marengo Fire and Rescue Squad will have a fish fry Saturday, Apr. 7. Plates will be sold for $8 each, which contain, fish, hush puppies, baked beans, coleslaw and cake. For more information visit their website at www.southmarengofr.org. More...

Drawing for a quilt and a gift basket Apr. 27

Relay for Life team, April and Friends, will have a drawing for a quilt and a gift basket Friday, Apr. 27 during the Relay for Life event. More...

Community band extends invitation to high school students to join

The Thomasville Arts Council is proud to announce a new venture involving high school band musicians from Clarke, Choctaw, Marengo and Washington counties. More...

People

Short commission meeting Tuesday

The Clarke County Commission held one of its shortest official meetings ever Tuesday—less than 10 minutes. However, commissioners had met longer in a work session Monday where they heard a report on the County Parks and Recreation Board. More...

Brooks donation

Mark Counselman (right) presenting Allan Lewis with donation check from Brooks Motors at the openin ceremonies of Sweet Water's youth baseball season. More...

Extension gets on the chick chain

The Clarke and Washington counties Extension offices have teamed up to create the 4-H Chick Chain. More...

School

Charter school bill concerns Adkison

Thomasville Schools superintendent Vic Adkison gave a report to the school board about several bills that could have an impact on the school system. Of primary concern is the charter school bill introduced by Gov. Robert Bentley. More...

SWHS School News

SWHS students ready for Spring Break, Apr. 2-6

Hey Bulldogs! We are very proud of our baseball and softball teams! They had some big wins over this past weekend. The Lady Dawgs will be playing Choctaw here today at 4 p.m. Tomorrow, Mar. 29, our baseball team will play in Sylacauga. More...

Schools to screen for scoliosis

Thomasville City School nurses will screen all children enrolled in grades 5-9 Apr. 3-4 to check for scoliosis, a side-to-side curve in the spine. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Jacob Anthony Van Dee and Crystal Nicole Ashley; James Cain Phillips and Rayanna Louise Gilchrist. Marriage license applications are just that—applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. More...

Property deeds listed

March 16-20 Spencer B. Walker to Daron R. Bolen. Elaine B. Lavender to Lavender Living Trust Dated January 19, 2012. Marcus M. Pittman to John L. Carter. Terry E. McKinley to Danny Ray Pugh. Lynn Dunn Cranford to O’Mar, Inc. Albert G. More...

TPD report

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

Obituaries - Free Access

Knight

Leonard Knight, 83, a native of Sandflat and resident of Grove Hill died Friday, Mar. 23, 2012 at Thomasville Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. He was born May 11, 1928. Mr. Knight retired from Courtaulds in Axis after 35 years. More...

Morgan

Infant Weston Alan Morgan died Monday, Mar. 19, 2012 at DCH Regional Medical Center. Graveside services were Friday, Mar. 23, at Campground United Methodist Church Cemetery with Rev. Brooks Etheridge officiating. More...

Newton

Joseph Anthony Newton, 46, a millwright of Thomasville died Monday, Mar. 19, 2012 in Whatley. He was born Mar. 16, 1966 in Thomasville. Graveside services were Thursday, Mar. 22, at Elam Baptist Church Cemetery with Dr. Danny Ellis officiating. More...


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