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August 16, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

T'ville seeking critical hospital designation

If you want to see a reflection of Thomasville’s hospital predicament, just look 30 miles to the west and our neighbors in Choctaw County. Their hospital closed 17 years ago. More...

Day, hospital issue an “emotional roller coaster”

In the year since Thomasville’s hospital closed, numerous groups have approached the city’s government about reopening the hospital. More...

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Voter fraud allegations the real fraud?

A recent state-by-state analysis of more than 2,000 election fraud cases over the past dozen years has found that Election Day voter impersonation allegations, which have prompted 37 state legislatures to enact or consider tougher voter ID laws, is v More...

The problem at hospital was management

One thing became clear as we interviewed person after person this past week regarding the closer of Thomasville’s hospital. Management can make all the difference. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Kids’ Crusade planned at First Assembly of God “Light Your World” is the title of the Kids’ Crusade planned for Aug. 24-26 at the First Assembly of God Church in Thomasville. Friday’s crusade will begin at 7 p.m. More...

Spiritually Speaking

Find it in your heart to forgive

One of my favorite stories in the Bible is the parable found in Luke 15. A parable is a story of fiction that illustrates a moral or religious truth. More...

Dravitan Civic Club hosts seminar

The Dravitan Civic Club’s youth seminar titled, “Real Talk” was Saturday, Aug. 4 at the Thomasville Church of God where Superintendent Jimmy Allen is pastor. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Gabriel Maynard Kennedy and Dajana Plotner; Stanley Edward Gladney and Emma Marie Pugh; Corey Damon Mitchell and Deangela Dione Chapman; Thomas John White and Tammra Danette Dalton; Pace Wells Bozeman III and Courtney Reagan Green; Brandon Wright and More...

Property deeds listed

Aug. 3-8 Tonya Joyce to Lewis Properties LLC. James Oliver to Black Thorne Petroleum Co. Jim A. Wiggins to French W. Downey. Roxann Parden Luker to Stephen Alex Luker Sr. Robbie Walter Kennedy to Clinton Gray Pope. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Aug. 7-14 include: Michelle Denise Reid, 36, domestic violence third degree, $500 bond, arrested by Thomasville Police Dept. More...

Breaking News - 8/16/2012 3:35 PM

State Superintendent of Education to speak in T'ville Friday, Aug. 17 - Free Access

State school superintendent Dr. Tommy Bice will speak at 8:30 a.m. on Aug. More...

Hospital employees find new jobs and sense of security

Jamie Jones took work wherever he could find it after Southwest Alabama Medical Center closed August 16, 2011. Eventually, he found work at Sweet Water High School and then was hired on at Choctaw General Hospital. More...

County now interested in developing Campbell’s Landing

The Thomasville City Council approved a memorandum of intent Monday night to revitalize and upgrade Campbell’s Landing (also known as Bashi Creek Park) in the Morvin community. More...

Calendar

Adult computer class offered at TRCDC

The Thomasville Revitalization Community Development Center is once again offering an adult computer class. Persons interested in enrolling should call 334-636-3379. More...

Story hour starts Sept. 13

The Thomasville Public Library’s story hour begins Thursday, Sept. 13. Three and four year olds will meet every Thursday afternoon from 2-3. It’s free, fun and educational. More...

Memorial Blood Drive Aug. 23 at UMC

The Ann Jeffrey Memorial Blood Drive is Aug. 23, 1 to 6 p.m. in the fellowship hall at Thomasville United Methodist Church. Jeffrey was a loyal blood donor and served many years as blood drive coordinator for the Thomasville community blood drives. More...

People

Freshmen get “Fast Forward”

Freshman coming to Thomasville High School’s orientation Monday night got a lot more than the usual, thanks to the Girl Scout Troop 8557. More...

TPD report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending August 12: Stanley Russell Luker, theft of property, first; Erica Lenise Cunningham, possession of a controlled substance; Alexsie McCoy, driving under the influence More...

Collins and Agee engagement announced

Mrs. Elizabeth Lane Collins of Camden announces the engagement and forthcoming marriage of her daughter, Victoria Leigh Collins to Jeremy Brett Agee. Miss Collins is also the daughter of the late Leigh N. Collins. Parents of the groom-elect are Mr. More...

Sports

Tigers strapping it up at the collegiate level

With practices for the up coming college football season well under way there are a number of young men from this area strapping on the gear and doing everything possible to earn their shot at some playing time at their respective college or universi More...

Lady Gators ready to take care of business

Unfinished business is the mantra for the Clarke Prep School Lady Gators’ volleyball team as they start the 2012 season. Last year CPS blew through the competition on their way to the AISA Class A state finals before losing to Edgewood. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Glass

Marvin Rogers Glass Sr., 69, of Sweet Water, died Aug. 10, 2012 at Mobile Infirmary. A native of Pine Hill, he was a member of the Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church. More...

Morgan

Amos Clim Morgan, 62, a native of Fulton, died Aug. 9, 2012 at Rush Foundation Hospital in Meridian, Miss. He was a former auto mechanic in York. More...

Smyly

Edward Olson Smyly, 91, a former shipyard burner at Grand Bay, died Aug. 7, 2012 at Lynwood Nursing Home in Mobile. A native of Magnolia, he was affectionately known as “Paw” and loved playing with his grandchildren. More...