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April 26, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Commission hears EMA concerns

The Clarke County Commission met for less than 10 minutes Tuesday. Commissioners didn’t hold a work session on Monday as they normally do prior to a meeting because it was a state and county holiday, Confederate Memorial Day. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Cartoon

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Giving away the store

Let’s see if I can get this straight. More...

Anniversary of tornados

This week marks the one year anniversary of the devastating tornados that struck the state on April 27th of last year. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Decoration May 5 at Gates Cemetery Decoration at Gates Cemetery, located on Old Line Road, will be Saturday, May 5, at 2 p.m. Tribute Quartet to perform Apr. 28 at Pine Hill Baptist Church More...

Spiritually Speaking

Remember every blessing of your salvation

Two months ago I bought a 1997 Chevy Silverado, Extended Cab, 4 wheel drive, pick-up. I love my Silverado. Of course it does not get good gas mileage, but we only use it when the job at hand calls for 4 wheel drive. More...

Sports

Lady Tigers win two in Sweet Water

The Thomasville High School Lady Tiger varsity softball team saw their season record improve to 22 – 9 this past week when they picked up an 8 – 6 win over hostSweetWateranda9– 4 win over Choctaw County in the Sweet Water High Schoo More...

Tigers fall in first round of playoffs

The Thomasville High School varsity baseball team saw their 2012 season come to a halt this past Friday, April 20, when they lost a doubleheader to the UMS-Wright Bulldogs in the first round of the AHSAA 4A State Playoffs. More...

Taking Names and Keeping Score

Make it 21

What do the likes of Lee Richmond, John Montgomery Ward, Cy Young, Addie Joss, Charlie Robertson, Don Larsen, Jim Bunning, Sandy Koufax, Jim “Catfish” Hunter, Len Barker, Mike Witt, Tom Browning, Dennis Martinez, Kenny Rogers, David Wells More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Ashcraft

William Coy Ashcraft, Jr., 73, of Sweet Water, a former machine tender, died Wednesday, Apr. 11, 2012 at his home. He was born July 26, 1938 in Repton. More...

Collins

Angelia Lynn Collins, 42, of Hope Hull, died Monday, April 23, 2012 at her home after a hard fought battle from liver cancer. She was a loving daughter, sister, wife, mother and friend. Visitation will be Thursday, Apr. More...

Huggins

Margaret Gwendolyn Huggins, 75, a homemaker of Arlington died Friday, Apr. 20, 2012 at her home. She was born June 9, 1936 in Magnolia. Funeral services were Sunday, Apr. 22, 2012 at County Line Baptist Church with Rev Michael Yancey officiating. More...

Stabbing and shooting Tuesday night

A pair of unusual incidents brought a sunny spring day in Thomasville to a bloody end Tuesday night. Kenneth Rutledge is in the Clarke County jail after allegedly shooting Samuel King in front of King’s residence on Linwood Drive. More...

Scruggs, Moye win election runoff races

Summer Scruggs won a hard fought campaign for the Republican nomination for Clarke County Circuit Clerk Tuesday. Scruggs will face Democratic nominee Berneta Stallworth in the Nov. 9 general election. More...

Copper plant pre-bid meeting

Economic development officials said once the process begins, work will move quickly to build a plant for Chinese copper tubing manufacturer Golden Dragon Precise Copper Tube Group. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Worthwhile Club to celebrate 90th anniversary The Worthwhile Club of Thomasville will conduct its 90th anniversary celebration Sunday, May 6, from 2-4 p.m. at the Thomasville Civic Center. THS art exhibit set for May 10 More...

People

Swapping Recipes & Sharing Memories

Feasting on chicken pot pie

Marie Phillips, one of the sweetest ladies I knew, went to be with the Lord this past week. She made the best chicken pot pies around. KFC's can't even began to rival hers. And if I know my mom, she's got Ms. Marie baking chicken pot pies in Heaven. More...

New arrivals

Arabella Michelle Larrimore Anthony and Marcela Larrimore of Thomasville announce the birth of their daughter, Arabella Michelle Larrimore. She was born at 8:20 p.m. Thursday, Apr. 5, 2012 at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital. She weighed 5 lbs. More...

D’Andrea, Stinson to exchange vows

Danny and Jan D’Andrea of Thomasville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Stephanie Nichole D’Andrea, to William Cody Stinson, son of Hank Stinson of Georgiana and Joyce Stinson of Red Level. More...

School

THS School News

A “fair”-ly good week at THS

I n case you haven’t heard, the fair is in town! The second annual THS fair is being held this week on the football practice field. It is open from 6:00-10:00 each night with Saturday evening closing the fair. More...

National Poetry Celebration at Alabama Southern

Xavier Lofton, award winning guest poet at Alabama Southern, captured the audience’s attention reciting his autobiographical poems, Tuesday, April 17th at Thomasville Campus’ celebration of poetry, which was called “Through Poetic E More...

THS announces honor roll

Thomasville High School announces the honor roll for the third nine weeks as follows: Ninth grade All A’s: Dakota Baswell, Skyler Biggs, Nate Carroll, Jessi Dean, Katherine Dixon, Keaira Hudson, Briana Jackson, Tiffany Le and Cayleigh Miller. More...

For The Record

RECORDS

Marriage license applications More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of April 17-24 include: Mark Stephen Presnall Jr., 23, burglary second degree, burglary third degree, criminal mischief second degree, arrested by Grove Hill Police Dept. More...

Thomasville Police report

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


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