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April 12, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Boys and Girls Club kicks off employment program

The Boys and Girls Club of Southwest Alabama and Thomasville Chamber of Commerce held a morning meeting Wednesday to kick off the Youth Employment Services program by the Club. More...

A.L. Martin museum opening

A special reunion and open house is scheduled for Sunday, Apr. 15, at the A.L. Martin Historical Museum. The program begins at 3 p.m. at the Museum, located at the site of the former A.L. Martin High School and former Hilton-Simplex building. More...

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A relevant primary

Last month’s Republican Primary was exciting because for the first time in decades we were relevant in the presidential contest. More...

Killing big turkeys and whipping stubborn mules

Ramblin’ Roses and Flyin’ Bricks

Robert Martin, brother of Mrs. Joe York, of this city, again won first prize in the annual calf show held in Montgomery last week. Looks as if the only way for any other boy to win this award is for Robert to get too old to enter. More...

School

NHS to hold blood drive Mon. Apr. 16

THS School News

Life at THS is still as busy as ever! But before we get too deep in announcements, there are 10 very special people I would like to congratulate – the Top 10 of the class of 2012. More...

Girl Scouts celebrate 100 years of scouting

Local Girl Scout troops 8318 and 8471 celebrated 100 years of scouting at Girl Scouts Rock Mobile March 24-25. Over 600 girls attended the event. More...

Prom is finally here

SWHS School News

Hey Bulldogs! There are only two days until ARMT! It is very important that all students in grades 3- 8 are at school next week to take these exams. There will be an ARMT assembly in the gym today at 9 a.m. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Justin Kelley Sims and Natalie Elizabeth Anderson; Timothy James Cox and Keri Brittany Walker; Steven Charles Meitzler and Shelley Batley. Marriage license applications are just that—applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. More...

Property deeds listed

Mar. 29-Apr. 4 First Alabama Bank, as Trustee to Carol’s Residuary Portion. First Alabama Bank, as Trustee to Emily F. Rushing. Mildred H. Luff to Lori Weaver. Trinnia McKenzie Smith to Trinnia McKenzie Smith. Clint Harrell to Ashlee Harrell. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of April 3-10 include: Yancy Xavier Dumas, 28, four counts negotiating a worthless negotiable instrument, $983.78 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Changes happening at Lakeside

With the purchase of Lakeside Steel by Chicago, Ill. – based JMC Steel completed, some changes are coming to the operations here in Thomasville. More...

Festival of Hope

Pineview Baptist Church and First Assembly of God joined forces Saturday to provide a day of fun and service to the people of Thomasville. Here, children get their faces painted. More...

TPD working on drug issue

The Thomasville Police Department’s more aggressive attitude towards illegal drugs in town in starting to show up in the arrest reports. More...

Playground designed

Jane Holman unveils the preliminary drawing of the playground at a ceremony Wednesday at TES. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Tiger Theatre to perform Oklahoma Thomasville Tiger Theatre's production of Oklahoma will be Thursday, May 10; Friday, May 11; Saturday, May 12; and Monday, May 14, at 7 p.m. at Thomasville Civic Center's Bedsole Auditorium. More...

People

Museum to host Revolutionary War Symposium and Elijah Pugh Descendents Reunion

Registration is open for the Clarke County Museum’s American Revolution Symposium set for May 4-6 in Grove Hill. More...

Staying cool won’t be cheap at courthouse

The price to ensure comfortable temperatures in the Clarke County Courthouse isn’t cheap. Tuesday, county commissioners agreed to a service agreement with Carrier totaling $18,674 a year for five years to keep up the units in the courthouse. More...

Henry portrait presented

A framed artist's portrait of the late Dr. Margaret Henry was presented to the Thomasville Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center by anonymous donors. More...

Religion

Jesus is God the Son

Spiritually Speaking

A pril 8, 2012, there was a large crowd at the Holtville High School Gym because Shoal Creek Baptist Church met there leaving our church campus as empty as the borrowed tomb. Who is He that rose from the grave? More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Singing set for Apr. 28 at Black Creek Baptist Church Black Creek Baptist Church in Silas will conduct a singing Saturday, Apr. 28, at 5 p.m. featuring The MaHarreys of St. Stephens and solist, Brian Starks, of West Bend. More...

Sports

Baseball, little boys and dirt

Taking Names and Keeping Score

Over the course of the past two to three months I have spent, by most standards, an inordinate amount of time at the baseball park. More...

Tigers sweep Monroe County

The Thomasville High School varsity baseball team saw their season record improve to 14 – 6 and their area mark move to 4 – 2 this past week when they completed a three game sweep of the Monroe County High School varsity baseball team. More...

TMS softball team stands at .500 mark

The Thomasville Middle School Lady Tiger softball team saw their season mark fall to 4 – 4 when they won one game and lost three in the Demopolis Middle School Invitational Tournament held in Demopolis on Saturday, March 31. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Gates

Robert James “Killer Joe” Gates, 45, of Lower Peachtree died Monday, Apr. 2, 2012 at U.S.A. Hospital in Mobile. He was born Mar. 1, 1967. Funeral services were Saturday, Apr. 7, at Mt. Sinai A.M.E. Church. More...