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May 17, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Boys baseball team dons pink for “Team Gena”

Team Gena (aka Blue Jays) in their new uniforms. More...

A shotgun wedding?

Left to right, Kyle Thrower, Marlee Moore and Bailey Hill perform in Thomasville High School's production of “Oklahoma” at the Thomasville Civic Center. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Political Cartoon

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The foibles of a federal judge

The past judicial record of United States District Judge Mark E. Fuller of Montgomery has demonstrated his failure on many occasions to step aside from cases thought by lawyers to be compromised by his personal, financial or political interests. More...

South is GOP country

A ll of the horses are in the barn for the fall derby. They are resting awaiting the opening gun. The official start of the fall campaign begins on Labor Day, which is September 3rd this year and culminates with Election Day on November 6, 2012. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Youth Day Celebration May 20 Walnut Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Morvin will conducts its annual Youth Day Celebration Sunday, May 20 at 2:30 p.m. The guest speaker will be Pastor Reed of New Union Baptist Church in Coffeeville. More...

Spiritually Speaking

Chase the blues away

A study has shown that people who live in the country are less likely to suffer from depression than people who live in the city. I wonder if they considered the fact that some people love city life and others love rural life. More...

Sports

Lady Tiger season ends at regionals

The Thomasville High School Lady Tiger varsity softball team saw their run at a 2012 4A State Championship come to an end this past Saturday, May 12, when they suffered their second loss in the double-elimination South Regional Tournament being playe More...

Taking Names and Keeping Score

It seems like it was only yesterday

A lthough it has been quite a long time since I was in high school there are times when my memories of those days gone by are so vivid that it seems like it was only yesterday. More...

Student with T’ville roots is No. 1 prep wrestler in Virginia

Editor’s note: This story was originally published in The Pine Needles student newspaper. Tyler Cornett has learned more life lessons through wrestling than anything else. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Irons

Lenore Maness Irons, 79, of Thomasville died Wednesday, May 9, 2012 at Thomasville Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. She was born May 15, 1932 in Dixons Mills. More...

Shaw

Dorothy Mae Johns Shaw, 86, a native of Lower Peachtree died Wednesday, Apr. 25, 2012 in Gardena, Calif. She was born Feb. 18, 1926. Funeral services were Saturday, May 12, 2012 at St. Thomas A.M.E. Church in Lower Peachtree. More...

Work begins on Golden Dragon site

Crews are clearing land at the site of the Thomasville- West Wilcox Industrial Park in Sunny South, the first physical signs of progress on the Golden Dragon copper tube plant. More...

Water board doubtful of repair letter

Members of the Thomasville Water and Sewer Board discussed at Monday night’s meeting a solicitation letter that some people in the Thomasville area have been receiving. More...

Team supports Parker in her cancer battle

The Bluejays 11 and 12-year-old baseball team had a surprise for one of their fans last week. Gena Parker, who is battling cancer, still makes it to the games to support the team. Her son Hunter plays on the team under manager Craig Daniels. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Horse show set for May 19 The Thomasville Saddle Club will host a horse show this Saturday, May 19 at the arena on Old Highway 5 in Thomasville. The western pleasure and gaited classes will begin at 4 p.m. More...

People

Arrest made in cell tower copper thefts

After months of deadends in investigating the theft of copper from cell tower locations in Clarke County, sheriff’s deputies got a break last week that resulted in an arrest. More...

Carriers collect for needy

The letter carriers of Thomasville's Post Office collected canned goods on their routes for the Salvation Army this week. They collected an estimated 1,800 pounds of food. More...

Arrest made with DNA

A year old burglary was solved using DNA evidence, Chief Investigator Ron Baggette of the Clarke County Sheriff’s Department said this week. More...

School

ASCC announces scholarship recipients

Dr. Reginald Sykes, President of Alabama Southern Community College, recently announced the recipients of scholarships for 2012. To date, the college has awarded more than $2.1 million in scholarships to high school seniors in the community. More...

TES students visit Studio 122

The first grade students at Thomasville Elementary School were recently treated to a field trip to Studio 122 in Grove Hill. More...

THS School News

Volleyball tryouts next Mon. and Tues.

First off, I want to say thank you to all students and members of the community who helped make this past weekend’s production of Oklahoma! a success. More...

For The Record

RECORDS

Marriage license applications Wilbur Hatfield Jr. and Regena Denise Bettis; Johnny Scott Stinson and Sara Gail Richey; Robert Wayne Frost Jr. and Benita Renee Newton. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of May 8-15 include: Jorvelle Lamar Morris, 29, domestic violence third degree, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...