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August 30, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Isaac whiffs on Clarke County

Clarke County escaped the worst of Hurricane Isaac as the storm continued to head westerly into Louisiana Wednesday morning. More...

T’ville DYS campus closing

The state Department of Youth Services is closing the Thomasville campus. The Thomasville campus has been facing declining numbers of youths in recent years and budget cutbacks have also forced the decision, according to a DYS spokesman. More...

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Coverage of Isaac is overblown

I t’s time for The Weather Channel and related cable news outlets to tone down their tropical storm coverage. Although things could change between the time this is written and landfall, it seems pretty clear that Isaac is no major threat. More...

From the Editor’s Desk

Reality TV finds the south

Look out everybody, reality television has discovered the south. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

An evening of praise in the park More...

Spiritually Speaking

You can count on God’s guarantee

We bought a flat screen TV where we buy about everything, and a 2 year extended warranty to go with the one year manufacturer’s warranty. More...

First Assembly of God in Jackson hosting ‘Rollin’ Joe Phillips

First Assembly of God in Jackson will host Rollin Joe Phillips on Sept. 9 at 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m. ‘Rollin’ Joe Phillips has certainly lived up to his name. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Anthony Campbell and Lauren Marie Sullivan; Jeffery Statham and Terrie Marie Harris; Rodger D. Dunagan and Kathy H. Autry; Mark Clayton Hudson and Dianiashia D. Pitts. More...

Property deeds listed

Aug. 15-22 Tucker Law to Mittie Law. Tucker Law to Mittie Law. Sandy Bottoms, LLC to Dale W. Dumas. Robert C. Powell Jr. to Robert C. Powell Jr. Estate of Captoria W. Larrimore to John Derrill Larrimore. Estate of Captoria W. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Aug. 21-28 include: Rudolph Lanier Jr., 35, failure to register vehicle, court cost, non-child support, $2,130 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

High Speed Internet Meeting - Free Access

ConnectingALABAMA is holding a broadband planning meeting for residents, businesses, education and community leaders in Choctaw, Clarke, Conecuh, Dallas, Marengo, Monroe, Perry, Sumter, Washington and Wilcox counties. More...

Municipal election results

With no one challenging Thomasville’s elected officials, there was no need to hold an election here, but there were a number of races that were settled in communities around southwest Alabama. Pine Hill More...

T’ville renews sales tax for schools

The Thomasville City Council voted Monday night to declare a state of emergency for the city due to the possible effects of Tropical Storm Isaac. The water board also declared a similar emergency response. More...

Former restaurant owner charged with burglary

A Grove Hill woman has been arrested and charged with burglary in the theft of jewelry and other items from a neighbor’s home. More...

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A. L. Martin Museum seeks individual talent

The A. L. Martin Museum staff is seeking individually talented people to participate in its Oct. 6, 4-6 p.m., 2012 Artist Appreciation Day. More...

Softball registration set for Sept. 4

Registration for the Tricounty fall softball, ages 7 - 12, will be Sept. 4 from 5:30 - 7 m., at Gates Drive Park in front of the concession stand. Parents or guardian must register each player. Bring $35, proof of age, and parental consent. More...

Gifted author to speak in Jackson on Sept. 8

The Arc of Clarke County and Children’s Rehabilitation Service of Jackson invites the public to an event entitled, “The Disability Journey” - Stories and Meditations, on Saturday, Sept. 8, 3 – 6 p.m. More...

People

County to buy a boat for the Sheriff

The Clarke County Commission approved Tuesday that bids will be sent out for the purchase of a 2013 Xpress H22B Center Console Bay Boat for the Clarke County Sheriff’s Department. The county received a U.S. More...

Kathryn Tucker Windham’s items to be on display

On Thursday, Sept. More...

Gibson and Chandler united in marriage

Miss Mary Lawrence Chandler and Mr. James McMillan Gibson were united in marriage on June 23, 2012, at Canterbury United Methodist Church in Birmingham. The Reverend Mike Holley officiated the evening ceremony. More...

Sports

Sweet Water beats Demopolis 14-6

The Sweet Water Bulldogs put their best foot forward this past Friday, Aug. 24, when they defeated the 5A Demopolis Tigers 14 – 6 in the varsity portion of the pre-season game being played at Nolan Atkins Stadium in Sweet Water. More...

Tigers fall to Trojans in jamboree

The Thomasville Tigers made the long trip to Daphne this past Friday, Aug. 24, to take on the 6A Trojans in the pre-season fall jamboree for both teams. More...

Youth, inexperience are hurdles for THS

Tigers

When the 2012 football season gets under way for the Thomasville Tigers there will be some new and in some cases young faces filling positions in the starting line-up on both sides of the ball. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Baugh

Barbara Johnson Baugh, 78, a native of Selma and a resident of Linden, died Aug. 23, 2012 at Marengo Nursing Home. She was the owner of Baugh Timber Company, and a member of Forest Hill Baptist Church. More...

Clark

Mary Sue Whatley Clark, 68, of Grove Hill died Aug. 20, 2012 at her home following a courageous battle with cancer. A native of Whatley, she worked at Vanity Fair, MacMillan- Blodel and was retired from Weyerhaeuser. More...

Kimbrough

William Edward “Bill” Kimbrough, IV, 62, of Tuscaloosa and formerly a longtime resident of Thomasville, died Aug. 25, 2012 at Hospice of West Alabama. A native of Birmingham, he was a retired judge and a U.S. Army veteran. More...


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