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August 2, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Sales tax holiday this weekend

This weekend, Aug. 3-5 is Alabama’s Back to School Sales Tax Holiday. The state, along with participating local governments, are exempting certain items from sales taxes for the sale. More...

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Alabama public TV is on life support

Alabama State University is spending big bucks. More...

Don’t say you were not warned

“I gnorance of the law is no excuse.” You may hear a version of that if you wind up getting a ticket for texting while driving. More...

Religion

Spiritually Speaking

Look at Jesus, call on Jesus and trust in Jesus

For the past 6 weeks I have been going to a rehab facility to strengthen and increase the mobility of my new knee. On the days that I don’t go to rehab I have exercises that I do at home. At rehab my progress is tested. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

St. James to celebrate pastor’s anniversary St. James African Methodist Episcopal Church of Choctaw Bluff will celebrate its pastors 25th year anniversary Sunday, Aug. 19 at 2:30 p.m. Rev. Isaiah Perry, pastor of Black Bluff A.M.E. More...

Sports

Taking Names Keeping Score

Thomasville’s original Ramblin’ men

Back some time ago when the Arts Council of Thomasville made plans for their summer production of the play “Damn Yankees” another plan was set into place to use that special weekend as a time to honor the legendary Thomasville Rambler tea More...

THS hires new baseball coach

When the Thomasville City School Board held their regular monthly meeting this past Tuesday, July 24, they approved the hiring of Robby Carpenter as a physical education and health teacher and the new Thomasville High School Head Baseball Coach. More...

Fall softball registration

Registration for the tri-county fall softball will be Sept. 4, 5:30 until 7 p.m. at Gates Drive Park in front of the concession stand. Parents or guardian must register each player; bring $35 for registration fee, proof of age and parental consent. More...

Lightning strikes out city communications

When a thunderstorm rolled through Thomasville Tuesday morning, lightning struck near Thomasville City Hall and knocked out computers and phone systems for the city and police department. More...

Texting while driving ban now in place

A statewide ban on texting and using your phone for things like Facebook and Twitter went into effect Wednesday. Texting drivers, you have been warned. More...

Raising money for a cure

In August of 2010, the people of Thomasville came together to support a Thomasville High School graduate, Dr. Steven Gray, on his mission to help children with a rare terminal disease called Giant Axonal Neuropathy (GAN). More...

Calendar

SWHS reserved football seats now on sale

Sweet Water Booster Club is selling reserved seats for the upcoming football season. Contact Donna Luker at 994-4082 or Donny Givens at 736-4498 if you would like reserved seats. Payment is due before Aug. 24. More...

Annual Holt Lake Cleanup set for Aug. 11

Partners of the Black Warrior Clean Water Partnership will host their 8th Annual Holt Lake Cleanup Aug. 11 from 8 a.m.-noon. Registration will begin at 8 a.m. at Rocky Branch Park in Peterson located off Alabama Highway 216. More...

Join the fun in Studio 122

The Grove Hill Cultural Arts Center has scheduled the following art classes: Sketching by Beverly Valladores will be Saturday, July 21 and 28 from 9-11 a.m. The cost is $30 a person. This class has a four student minimum with 12 students maximum. More...

People

Pine Belt buys local cable TV provider

Pine Belt Communications announced this week the purchase of the Media 3 cable TV systems in Grove Hill, Butler and Lisman. At the closing, a management services agreement was also executed. More...

Hands on for the playground

Maddie Grace Busbey (left) and Billy Vice gave a hand to the Thomasville playground project by making a handprint tile at the Thomasville Teen Center Tuesday night. More...

Locals compete in the annual State Horse Show July 9

The 40th Annual State 4- H Horse Show was July 9- 13 in Montgomery at the Crawford Arena. More...

School

THS students recognized at Awards Day

Look for more THS Award’s Day pictures in next week’s paper.

Thomasville High School seniors who received local senior awards, from left, are: Lukador Lanier, D. F. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Andrew Russell Slayton and Lauren Morgan Johnson; Mason John Casey and Theresa Annette Casey; Terry Lee Martin and Carlette Marie Johnson; Adrian Waregon Larkin and Jacqueline Latrece Penn; Callum Anthony Reece and Chynna Love Lee; George Marion Colb More...

Property deeds listed

July 19-July 25 Glenn Bradford to H.D. Paul. Tami Davis to James R. Pope. James W. Keel Jr. to Jeffery Cecil Keel. George Russell Andrews to Linda C. Goodman. Randolph Hunt to Garry L. Hunt. James Warren Shewmake to Edward J. Fisher. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of July 24-31 include: Jason Lamont Smith, 26, domestic violence third degree, $1,000 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Bradford

Maxine Johnson Bradford, 78, a native of Nanafalia and a resident of Thomasville, died July 24, 2012 at Willow Trace Nursing Home in Butler. More...

Kimbrough

Eric Lamar Kimbrough, 80, of Thomaston, died July 26, 2012 at the Thomas Hospital in Fairhope. A native of Sardis, he was a retired master sergeant of the U.S. Air Force. More...

Moore

Vadus W. Moore, 74, a resident of Moody and a native of Lawley, died July 24, 2012. Employed with Alabama Power for 35 years, he served as a Bibb County Commissioner from 1996 to 2000. More...


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