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June 28, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Stores caught selling to minors

Responding to complaints about underage drinking, the Thomasville Police Department conducted a sweep of area businesses that sell alcohol using an underage buyer. The sweep covered all retail alcohol establishments in Thomasville. More...

T’ville kicks off area July 4th celebrations

A children’s parade kicks off Thomasville’s Hometown Celebration Saturday at 5 p.m. downtown. There will be food vendors, activities for the kids including inflatables, music, the Clarke County Idol singing contest at 6 p.m. and more. More...

County wants to reclassify Old Hwy. 5

The Clarke County Commission voted Tuesday to have County Route 27 (Old Highway 5) north of Thomasville reclassified as a “major collector” highway because of the new Golden Copper Dragon manufacturing plant being built along the road jus More...

Special Sections

People

Grove Hill resident is interim head at Austal USA

Grove Hill resident Brian Leathers has been named interim president of one of the largest employers in Mobile, shipbuilder Austal USA. Leathers has been chief financial officer for the company. More...

Political Cartoon

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Public TV chief fired over show?

The executive director and deputy director of Alabama Public Television (APT) have been fired without explanation by the Alabama Educational Television Commission (AETC). More...

School

Westbrook, Pritchett graduate

Whitney Mar’sha Pritchett Westbrook graduated from the University of West Alabama with a Master’s degree in early childhood and elementary education. She received her Bachelor of Science from the University of Alabama. More...

Pine Hill class of 1972 reunite

The Pine Hill Consolidated and Pine Hill High School class of 1972 celebrated a combined class reunion June 8-9. This was their first and 40th reunion. More...

Alabama’s 2012 YLC winners from same county

Nolie Ramsey of Thomasville High School won the title of Alabama’s Young Leaders Council Delegate. DeAndre Fuller of Clarke County High School is the alternate. Fuller and Ramsey won Clarke-Washington’s Youth tour contest. More...

For The Record

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of June 12-26 include: Arthur Kiel Jr., 70, hunting public road, $500 bond, arrested by the Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

T’ville police report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending June 17: Mario Leopoid Woods-burglary; Alfred Jackson Middleton-two counts of harassment; Gerarde Rodiquez Madisonobstructing government operations and resisting arr More...

Gena Parker loses her battle with cancer

Gena Parker, whose grace and positive attitude in her battle with cancer inspired many in her community, lost her battle with the disease early Monday morning. Her last message was simple. More...

“Chief” Bill Ingram passes

Bill “Chief” Ingram, a long-time fixture in Thomasville’s sports world, died this week at age 64. Ingram was a volunteer coach with Thomasville’s baseball program for more than 30 years. More...

VFD tanker truck wrecked

Thomasville Fire Department Tanker #105, the fire department’s large tanker truck, was involved in an accident near the intersection of Bashi Road and Cemetery Road while returning from a car fire call about 2 a.m. Wednesday morning. More...

T’ville schools score grant

Thomasville Elementary School will be one of three schools in the region receiving help from a $300,000 grant next year. The grant is from the Alabama Forestry Foundation and the Alabama Math and Science and Technology initiative. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Women’s Business Center of Mobile to speak in T’ville Join Sylvia Browder of the Women’s Business Center in Mobile Thursday, June 28 from 10-11 a.m. at the Thomasville Chamber of Commerce Office. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Color Rama Program July 1 Walnut Grove Missionary Baptist Church will conduct its eight annual Color Rama Program Sunday, July 1 at 2:30 p.m. The guest speaker will be Rev. Lee Nelson, pastor of New Hope No. 1 Baptist Church in Thomasville. More...

New Hope No. 1 Baptist Church conducts VBS

New Hope No. 1 Baptist Church in Thomasville conducted its Vacation Bible School June 4-8. Approximately 185 preschool, youth, teen and adults were in attendance. More...

Spiritually Speaking

All of us need to become new

This is the last time I’ll mention my total knee replacement, but if you really want to see my scar that’s a different matter altogether. More...

Sports

Thirteen year olds finish in runner-up spot

Battling their way to a 2–2 finish, Thomasville’s 13 year old squad, claimed the runner-up spot in the Dixie Boys Thirteen Year Old District Tournament being played in Thomasville during the period of June 22 through June 25. More...

T’ville boys 1-1 in Dixie AAA tournament

The Thomasville Dixie AAA (9 & 10 year old) boys baseball team wound up with a split in their first two games of the South Sub-District Tournament being played in Grove Hill this past weekend. More...

T’ville 11-12 year old girls finish Sub-District in second

The Thomasville Ponytails (11 & 12 year old girls) softball team concluded play in the South Sub- District Tournament being held in Grove Hill over the course of the past weekend and Monday with a second place finish. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Amerson

Exa Lee Amerson, 89, of Thomasville died Sunday, June 17, 2012 at her home. She was born Oct. 7, 1922 in Chipley, Fla. and was a former cashier. Visitation will be Friday, June 29 from 1 p.m. until the 2 p.m. More...

OBITUARIES

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