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June 21, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Flag retirement ceremony

Members of Boy Scout Troop 76 joined members of the Thomasville VFW and Ladies Auxiliary for a flag retirement ceremony last Thursday. More...

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Newspaper barons at work

The Pulitzer Prize winning author and publisher Richard Kluger once said “every time a newspaper dies, even a bad one, the country moves a little closer to authoritarianism.” More...

Redrawing the lines

The U.S. Constitution requires each state to redistrict their congressional districts every 10 years. That is why the U.S. Census is taken every decade. Each of the nation’s 435 seats in Congress are required to have the same number of people. More...

Religion

Vacation Bible School a success at Thomasville Baptist Church

Thomasville Baptist Church conducted Vacation Bible School June 4-8. The theme was “Praise: Where Kids Get Down and Lift God High.” Approximately 250 people attended the five day event. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Choir Day set for June 24 at Gooden Hill Baptist Gooden Hill Baptist Church in Thomasville will conduct its annual Choir Day Sunday, June 24 at 2 p.m. Rev. James McGhee his church family will be the special guests. Everyone is invited to attend. More...

Spiritually Speaking

Praise God from whom all blessings flow

First I need to thank all of you who have prayed for me this past week. There were times that I was keenly aware of your prayers, even when I was enshrouded in pain and dulled by medication. More...

For The Record

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of June 12-19 include: Davonte Latry Lewis, 18, unlawful breaking and entering, $7,500 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Adams

John Edmund “Jack” Adams, Jr., 85, of Grove Hill died Saturday, June 16, 2012 at his residence. He was born Aug. 7, 1926. He was an attorney with Adams, Adams and Wilson. More...

Larrimore

Peggy E. Ross Larrimore, 65, of Thomasville died Wednesday, June 13, 2012 at her home. She was born April 12, 1947 in Thomasville. She was a former cosmetologist. Funeral services were Friday, June 15, at O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home with Rev. More...

Cade

Earnest Ross Curtis Cade, 48, of Putman died Saturday, June 9, 2012 in Butler. He was born April 16, 1964. Funeral services were Saturday, June 16, at Gooden Hill Baptist Church in Putnam. Interment followed in the church cemetery. More...

Reunited after 31 years

If absence makes the heart grow fonder, then Steven “Scooter” Williams sure likes his shotgun. Separated for thirty years, Williams and his Remington 1100 12 guage were reunited this week. More...

Hometown Celebration set June 30

Thomasville will have its annual Hometown Celebration Saturday, June 30 in Downtown Thomasville. More...

Jordan to run for Mayor of Pine Hill

Roberta L. Jordan has announced that she will be a candidate for the office of mayor of the Town of Pine Hill. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

VFW Post 5106 to meet June 25 VFW Post 5106 and its Ladies Auxiliary will have their regular monthly meetings Monday, June 25. The ladies will meet at 1:30 p.m. and the men will meet at 7 p.m. Fourth of July Parade in Pine Hill More...

People

Court fees going up

The cost of traffic tickets and court fees are going up, effective June 21. According to a news release from the Administrative Office of Courts the increase was necessary to keep the state court system operating. More...

Men’s Health Month

The Clarke County Health Department will celebrate Men’s Health Month Monday, June 11 through Sunday, June 17 More...

Dunn, Harbuck to exchange vows June 30

The Rev. and Mrs. Mark E. Dunn of Jackson announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Brittnie Lanae, to Kenneth Preston Harbuck, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ken Harbuck of Jackson. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. More...

School

Local students attend Boys and Girls State

Meghan Newton was chosen to represent Thomasville High School at the 2012 session of American Legion Auxiliary Alabama Girls State, held on the campus of Troy University in Troy. More...

Young receives Master’s degree

Karen Jackson-Young, a native of Thomasville and a resident of Huntsville, recently graduated from the University of Phoenix- Nashville Campus with a Master of Health Administration. More...

Sports

Dixie baseball tourneys get underway Friday

The South Sub-District Tournament for the Thomasville Dixie AAA (9 & 10 year olds) as well as the District Tournaments for the Thomasville Dixie Boys (13 & 14 year olds) are slated to get started this Friday, June 22. More...

Softball all-star season starts Friday in Grove Hill

Thomasville’s Dixie Softball girls in all three age groups officially get their All-Star season underway this Friday, June 22, when they begin play in the South Sub-District Tournament being held in Grove Hill. More...

Dixie Majors tournement set for Thursday, June 28

The Dixie Majors South Sub-District Tournament set to be played in Monroeville will get underway on Thursday, June 28, instead of Friday, June 22, as previously reported. More...