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July 12, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Smith running for mayor

Angelis Robinson - Smith, former Dean of Adult Education and Family Literacy for Alabama Southern Community College, announced her candidacy for mayor of the City of Thomasville. Mrs. More...

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Editorials

Political Cartoon

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Just call it Bamacare

Last week I wrote that I would have more to say about the elite status of health care for teachers and public workers in Alabama, presided over by Gov. Bentley and other public officials. More...

Ramblin’ Roses and Flyin’ Bricks

Home entertainment ruining our youths?

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Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

New Greater Frist Baptist to host family and friends day July 15 New Greater First Baptist Church in Thomasville will conduct its annual Family and Friends Day Celebration Sunday, July 15 at 2:30 p.m. Pastor Booker T. More...

Spiritually Speaking

Surrender to Jesus

Last Wednesday was the Fourth of July. When I went to physical therapy on Tuesday before the Fourth I wore a red shirt with a white stripe on the front from the shoulder down to the waistband. That white stripe was filled with blue stars. More...

Sports

Two Thomasville softball teams heading to state

Both the Thomasville Dixie Angels (9 & 10’s) All-Star Team and the Thomasville Dixie Ponytails (11 & 12’s) All- Star Team are set to begin play at their respective State Tournaments this Saturday, July 14. More...

Jackson headed to West Georgia

Thomasville’s Shaquille “Shaq” Jackson made his plans for the immediate future clear recently when he signed a letter of intent to continue his education and play baseball for the University of West Georgia located in Carrollton, Ge More...

Dixie Majors reach end of the line

The Thomasville Dixie Majors (11 & 12 year old) All-Star baseball team saw their post-season play come to and end on Saturday, June 30, when they lost their second game in the double elimination South Sub-District Tournament being played in Monro More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Harvell

Dan Harvell, 76, a retired carpenter of Fulton died Tuesday, July 3, 2012, at Monroe County Hospital in Monroeville. He was born October 20, 1935 in Pine Hill. Funeral services were Saturday, July 7, at O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home with Rev. More...

Hunt

Charles Cecil Hunt, Jr., 70, of Thomasville died Saturday, July 7, 2012 at his home. He was born Oct. 15, 1941 in Thomasville. He was a retired saw filer for MacMillan Bloedel and was a member of Midway Baptist Church. More...

Jeffrey

Ann Lyle Jeffrey, 71, of Thomasville died Wednesday, July 4, 2012 at her home. She was born April 7, 1941 in Benham, Ky. More...

MLK area residents keep eye on council

Louis “Sonny” McAboy made good on a promise to the Thomasville Council that there would be a large contingent of people from around the Martin Luther King Street area at future meetings to observe the council. More...

Crime suspects captured

The Thomasville Police Department, with assistance from other agencies, captured Robert Bettis without incident this week. The police issued a reward for information leading to his arrest and received several calls leading police to him. More...

Ann Jeffrey loses battle with cancer

She was an “angel on earth” said Ann Corgill of her close friend Ann Jeffrey. Jeffrey died last week at the age of 71. More...

Calendar

Join the fun in Studio 122

Sketching by Beverly Valladores, Saturdays, July 21 & 28 from 9-11 a.m. The cost is $30.00 a person, 4 student minimum with 12 students maximum. Students must provide their own sketchpad, erasers, and #2 pencils for this class. More...

Youth seminar Aug. 4 in Thomasville

The Dravitan Civic Club will sponsor its annual Youth Seminar Saturday, Aug. 4 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at The Church of God in Christ in Thomasville. All youth in the Thomasville and surrounding area between the ages of 7-18 are invited. More...

Library Board announces plans for a Sports Hall of Fame

The Thomasville Library Foundation Board met Thursday night, and among their discussions was the formation of a Sports Hall of Fame in the future library. More...

People

June was cool, wet

June was both cool and wet, according to the Alabama Climatology Office. It was, in fact, the coolest June in the past five years for most weather stations in Alabama. More...

Wiggins to celebrate 60th wedding anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. John T. Wiggins will be honored at a reception July 22 on the occasion of their 60th wedding anniversary. Hosting the 2 p.m. celebration at H. W. Pearce Memorial Park Community House will be the couple’s child and spouse, Mr. More...

The art of rug hooking

The Grove Hill Cultural Arts Center hosted a fine rug hooking class. More...

School

THS scholarship recipients recognized at Awards Day

Thomasville High School announces the class of 2012 scholarship recipients as follows: Peyton Baugh: ASCC Academic Excellence Scholarship. More...

THS announces spring semester honor roll

Thomasville High School announces the spring semester honor roll as follows: Ninth grade All A’s: Dakota Baswell, Skyler Biggs, Nate Carroll, Katherine Dixon, Keaira Hudson, Briana R. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Matthew Lane Furrow and Abbey Lauren Powell; Jonathon C. Wood and Sarah Elizabeth Claunch; James Henry Spiers IV and Amber Nicole Robertson; Randall Owen Sullivan and Teresa Lynn Johnson; Roger Austin Marks and Donna Gwin Marks. More...

Property deeds listed

June 28-July 5 Diane J. Wright to Cecil R. Jackson. Kyle J. Moore to David Benson Ross. Debra Lynn Oneal to Scott Gaines Schroeder. Betty Jo Colburn to Walter Wayne Gates. Cecil Martin Tate to Cecil Marvin Tate. John W. Arnold to Dianishia D. Pitts. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of July 2-10 include: Darryl Christopher Harvey, 30, manufacturing of a controlled substance, manufacture/sale/transfer, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...