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May 10, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

County to fix Madison Road

The county plans to begin work to repair a slide area on Madison Road (County Route 33) between Gainestown and Barlow Bend the week of May 21, Clarke County Engineer Danny Overton told county commissioners at Monday’s work session. More...

Thomasville Worthwhile Club marks 90th anniversary

The members of the Thomasville Worthwhile Club celebrated the club’s 90th year celebration Sunday at the Thomasville Civic Center. More...

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Editorials

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Alabama, low taxes, good state pay

The following are the words of Dr. David Bronner, CEO of The Retirement Systems of Alabama (RSA), on the state’s fiscal problems as published in the May, 2012 RSA newsletter. More...

From the Editor’s Desk

Minor in business

Hey kids, high school graduation is almost upon us, and I’m sure there are lots of folks giving you lots of good advice. Well, most of it is good advice. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Woman’s Day Program May 20 St. James African Methodist Episcopal Church will conduct their annual Women’s Day program Sunday, May 20, at 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. More...

Kennedy serving as youth pastor at Pineview Baptist Church

Tate Kennedy, the new youth pastor, at Pineview Baptist Church, is a native of San Antonio, Texas but was raised in Sachse, Texas, near Dallas. He and his wife Nicole have two children, Lily, 5 years old and Ryder, 3. More...

Spiritually Speaking

Forgive that you may be forgiven

I like to take damaged things and recycle them, restore them to good use. Maybe it is because I have experienced God’s restoration process in my own life. More...

Sports

THS Lady Tigers win sectionals

The Thomasville High School Lady Tiger varsity softball team captured the sectional tournament played in Jackson this past week the hard way. After winning their opening game of the tournament 11 – 1 over the W. S. More...

Spring football’s back

The Thomasville Tiger football team will host national powerhouse Daphne Friday, May 18 at 7 p.m. The Tigers’ spring game will kick off at D.F. More...

Meeks earns third GSC pitcher of the week honor

Barry Meeks, pitcher for the University of West Alabama notched his third Gulf South Conference Pitcher of the Week accolade of the season after closing the year with a commanding effort in game 2 against Christian Brothers. More...

Spring game is May 18

THS quarterback Tevin Watters will lead the Tigers against Daphne during the spring football game at Thomasville High School Friday, May 18. More...

Golden Dragon meeting draws lots of local interest

Brasfield & Gorrie, the Birmingham-based general contractor oversaw a prebid meeting for subcontractors interested in working on the construction of the Golden Dragon copper tube plant in Sunny South. More...

National Day of Prayer observed in T'ville

About 60 people gathered at the steps of the Thomasville Civic Center Wednesday morning to participate in the National Day of Prayer event. More...

Calendar

Summer Art Camp in Studio 122

The Grove Hill Cultural Arts Center will host two weeks of Summer Art Camp. Students grades 4-6 may come and enjoy the fun in the world of oil painting July 23-27 from 9-11:30 a.m. with featured artists, Johnna Bush and Toni Ice. More...

Join the fun in Studio 122

The Grove Hill Cultural Arts Center has scheduled the following art classes for the month of May. There will be a Pine Needle Basket Making class by Kay Paul, from 6-8:30 p.m. May 14, 15 and 21. More...

Free diabetic classes available

Health Resources of West Alabama will offer free classes on the Power to Prevent Diabetes to Clarke County and surrounding areas. If interested contact Carolyn Wilson at 334-994-4426 or 334-357-0388 by May 18. More...

People

Phillips-Beasley engagement announced

Mr. and Mrs. Roy Lee Phillips of Thomasville announce the engagement of their daughter, Karla Darlene to Kevin Dwayne Beasley, son of Ms. Wanda R. Beasley of Montgomery and Joe Beasley of Highland Home. More...

Area ladies celebrate their 90th birthdays

Dot Perkins (center) was honored by her children on her 90th birthday with a reception on Sunday afternoon, April 29 at Thomasville Baptist Church. More...

Surprise birthday celebration honors Norma Reid

The children and grandchildren of Norma Reid surprised her on March 17th with a surprise celebration at her home in Tallahatta Springs, in honor of her 90th birthday. More...

School

Library kicks off summer events

The 2012 Summer Library Theme, “Dream Big – Read” will take young readers into an imaginative journey under the stars. In celebration, the Thomasville Public Library is offering several fun, educational activities. More...

CCSWCD announces their 2012 poster contest winners

The Clarke County Soil & Water Conservation District recently announced the winners of their annual NACD Poster Contest. The theme of the Contest this year was “Soil to Spoon”. More...

Teen Summer Library Program Kickoff is June 5

The 2012 Teen Summer Library Theme, “Own the Night” will take teen readers back to a time when disco dancing was popular! More...

For The Record

Property deeds listed

April 25—May 3 Adam C. Jordan, to Willie J. Langley. Willie Richard Roberts, to Clara Mae Allday. Willie Richard Roberts, to Patricia Ann Sommerville. Franklin McIntyre, to Josie Merle Callaway. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s Department report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of May 1-8 include: Wendell Ray Robbins, 49, probation violation, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Dumas

George Thomas “Tommy” Dumas, age 74, a native of Grove Hill, died Thursday, May 3, 2012. He was born March 4, 1938, in Grove Hill, and was a devoted husband and father. More...

Pugh

George Terrell Pugh, Sr., 72, of Vredenburgh passed away Monday, April 30, 2012. Funeral services were Thursday, May 3 at Vredenburgh Baptist Church. Interment followed at Reaves Chapel Cemetery, Sedan. More...