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August 23, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Breaking News - 8/27/2012 12:59 PM

School Closing for Isaac - Free Access

Thomasville's City School are planning to close half a day Tuesday and all day Wednesday in preparation for Tropical Storm Isaac. Tuesday night's school board meeting has also been cancelled. More...

Voters decide area races Tuesday

Pine Hill and Coffeeville will each have just a single race decided when voters go to the polls next Tuesday. More...

Pine Hill’s hoping to lure GD business

The little town of Pine Hill is preparing itself for a major influx of people to the area when construction of the Golden Dragon copper tube plant gets underway. More...

Time in Thomasville’s schools impacted his life

Not everyone in Thomasville was happy that school started this week, but one former Thomasville student was quite happy to be back recently. More...

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Old school football

How many days until football starts? More...

Your vote will surely count

There’s just one seat up for election in the little hamlet of Pine Hill, Alabama, and that means one thing, low voter turnout. More...

Religion

Passion for ministry

In 2009, missions volunteer Allen Stoudenmire looked around the small village of Conevisa, Guatemala, seeking a suitable building site for a church where the growing Baptist community in the town could gather. More...

Binkerd receives Chamber Ambassador Scholarship

Thomasville High School graduate Samantha Binkerd received a Chamber Ambassador Scholarship from the Thomasville Chamber of Commerce. She will be entering the Savannah School of Art and Design this fall. More...

2012 Summer Library Program highlights

A total of 907 people attended the four summer library programs, “Dream Big – Read”, conducted at Thomasville Elementary School during the month of June. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Richard Scott James and Sarah Michelle Norman; Jake Bernard Casteel and Mallory Frances Lankford. Marriage license applications are just that—applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. More...

Property deeds listed

Aug. 09-14 The J.L. Bedsole Foundation to The City of Thomasville, Alabama. Billy Lonzo Criswell to Donald Joe James. Robert Malone to Deirdre Malone. Joe B. Clayton to Kenneth Wayne Clayton. Cindy Janae Kelley Carlisle to Roy Byron Carlisle. More...

Marriage license applications

Intended for last week

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...

Breaking News - 8/28/2012 12:18 PM

Garbage Pickup changes - Free Access

Thomasville’s Garbage Collection Provider….Advance Disposal will not pick up Garbage in Thomasville on Tuesday, August 28th or Wednesday, August 29th due to the Mobile County Landfill being closed. More...

Breaking News - 8/28/2012 8:06 AM

Senior Center Closing - Free Access

The Thomasville Senior Citizen Center is closed tomorrow today, August 28th and Wednesday, August 29th due to weather affects from Hurricane Isaac. City officials expect the Center to reopen for normal operations on Thursday, August 30th. More...

Breaking News - 8/27/2012 12:58 PM

Garbage Pickup Cancelled - Free Access

Thomasville’s Garbage Collection Provider….Advance Disposal will not pick up Garbage in Thomasville on Tuesday, August 28th or Wednesday, August 29th due to the Mobile County Landfill being closed. More...

Superintendent of ed addresses T’ville teachers

“Every child needs to graduate high school with a choice,” said state school superintendent Dr. Thomas Bice as he addressed Thomasville’s schoolteachers Friday. More...

Woman charged with attempted murder

Area lawmen have been busy recently with everything from an attempted murder to burglary and sex cases. Attempted murder More...

Calendar

VFW Post 5106 to meet Aug. 27

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5106 and its ladies auxiliary will conduct their monthly meeting Monday, Aug. 27. The ladies will meet at 1:30 p.m. and the men at 7:00 p.m. All members are asked to attend the meetings. More...

Cub Scouts sign up Aug. 28 at TES

Those interested in learning more about Cub Scouts can sign up at Thomasville Elementary School on Tuesday, Aug, 28, at 7 p.m. More...

Third Annual Spirit of Relay Car and Bike Show

The 3rd annual Spirit of Relay Car and Bike Show, sponsored by the American Cancer Society, will be Sept. 22, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., at the old Anderson Brothers location in Jackson. More...

People

Major industry announced for Jackson

Developer Tom Bolton, who is largely responsible for bringing the Hampton Inn and SET Enterprises to Jackson, announced during the Tuesday, Aug. More...

Wanted

The Thomasville Police Department is putting out wanted posters in public and on its Facebook page for Tony Douglas. Police say Douglas is wanted on several charges. More...

New T'ville police officers

Officer John Hunt (left) and Officer Ashley Johnson (right) graduated from the Police Academy on May 26 and have joined the Thomasville Police force. More...

Sports

Pre-season football kicks off

The Thomasville Tigers, Sweet Water Bulldogs, and Marengo Panthers all get their 2012 football season cranked up this week with pre-season games. In each case the kickoff for the games is set for 7:00 pm. More...

Taking Names and Keeping Score

Already missing the Olympics

Even though it has only been a couple of weeks since the XXX Olympiad closed its final curtain, I have found myself already missing being able to turn on the television in the evening to watch some of the greatest athletes in the world compete agains More...

Coaching and loving each minute

When Auburn and Clemson open the 2012 football season at the Georgia Dome on Saturday, Sept. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Martin

Grady Miller Martin, Sr., 81, of Nicholsville, passed away Aug. 14, 2012 at Coosa Valley Medical Center in Sylacauga. Martin, born in Nanafalia in 1931, resided in Marengo County until he enlisted in the Navy to serve in the Korean War. More...

McManus

William Raymond “Son” McManus, 85, of Sweet Water, died Aug. 14, 2012 at his home. He was born June 28, 1927 in Surginer. McManus was a former woodyard supervisor and he loved singing. More...


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