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August 9, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

New football seats installed

If you’ve driven by Anderson Field at Thomasville High School recently, you may have seen something different in the stands. More...

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People

Area VFDs win competitions

The Fulton Volunteer Fire Department competed in the Alabama Association of Volunteer Fire Departments State Firefighter Competition Saturday, Aug. 4 at the Alabama Fire College in Tuscaloosa. More...

BASF signs agreement with union workers

United Steelworkers (USW) Local 9-562 members overwhelmingly ratified a four-year, nine-month contract with BASF Corporation in McIntosh on July 31, that included improvements in wages, benefits and contract language for the company’s 179 USW-r More...

Pine Hill Police report

The Pine Hill Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending Aug. 5: Albert D. Square of Alberta, driving under the influence; Kanerta Browder of Alberta unlawful possession of marijuana, second degree; Frank J. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

St. James to celebrate pastor’s anniversary St. James African Methodist Episcopal Church in Choctaw Bluff will celebrate the 25th anniversary of its pastor, the Rev. Dr. Clausell Boykin, on Sunday, Aug. 19, 2:30 p.m. The Rev. More...

Spiritually Speaking

Trust in the Father, come to Jesus as a little child

Samson was the most physically powerful, colorful and tragic man who ever lived. Here are some of the things that made Samson colorful. He killed a lion with his bare hands, then ate honey from a beehive in the carcass of that lion. More...

Midway Baptist Church conducts Vacation Bible School

Midway Baptist Church in Thomasville conducted its Vacation Bible School July 23-27. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Daniel Rodriguez Dumas and Kimberly Leigh Gates; Damien Larnard Howard and Courtney Marie Gaston. Marriage license applications are just that—applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. More...

Property deeds listed

July 26-31 Brian S. Knight to Bank of America. Peggy Sue Fuller to Bank of America. James G. Price to United States of America. Donna F. Morris to Johnny M. Reid. Timothy Edward Stephens to Rebecca Lynn Kimbrough. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s Office report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of July 31-Aug. 7 include: Nigel Lamar Angion, 21, parole violation, arrested by Life Tech. More...

Man dies in woods near Midway

Emergency crews were called out to a wooded area near Midway between Tallahatta Springs Road and Bashi Road Friday for a rescue that turned into a recovery operation. More...

USBI profits improve

United Security Bancshares, Inc. parent company of First United Security Bank, headquartered in Thomasville, reported net income increase of 53 percent for the second quarter of the year that ended on June 30. More...

Midway man charged with rape of child

The Clarke County Sheriff's Department's Criminal Investigation Unit arrested 42-year-old Grady Kervin Walker for three counts of Rape, first degree, after allegations were made that he had raped a 9-yearold child. More...

Editorials

Political Cartoon

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State voter ID law goes into effect in 2014

Alabama Congresswoman Terri Sewell of Birmingham predicted this past weekend that “thousands of elderly, disabled and minority voters in Alabama either will either stay home in the 2014 elections or will have to make extraordinary efforts to ge More...

From the Editor’s Desk

Facebook is fun, but...

If there’s one thing that’s certainty beyond death and taxes, it’s probably that everyone has an opinion about Facebook. More...

School

THS students recognized at Awards Day

Junior THS students who participated in the Alabama Southern Community College Dual Enrollment Program, front row from left, are: Ella Leach and Marissa Hawkins; second row, Hunter Williams, Kenneth More...

Taking Names and Keeping Score

The boys of fall are back

As of the beginning of this week practically every football player from the high school level, the college level, and that of professional football found themselves on the practice field making preparations for the up coming 2012 football season whic More...

Bedsole passes on passion for baseball

Thomasville native Walt Bedsole discovered the perfect fit for a summer job at the Ripken Baseball Company in Maryland. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Andrews

Marie Rose Pritchett Andrews, 92, a native of Nanafalia and a resident of Thomasville, died July 29, 2012 at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital. A homemaker, she was a member of Thomasville United Methodist Church. More...

Jansen

Andrew Phillip Jansen, 36, died July 2, 2012 in Tuscaloosa. A native of Colorado Springs, Colo., he was a long time resident of Thomasville. More...

Mayton

James Walter Mayton, 78, of Sweet Water, died July 27, 2012 in Myrtlewood. He was a former road foreman for Marengo County and was a member of the Beaver Creek Baptist Church. More...


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