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September 27, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

County approves $12 million budget

The Clarke County Commission voted Tuesday to pass the $12,183,283 fiscal year 2013 budget. More...

Animal shelter gets $40,000 of county funding

The Clarke County Commission voted Tuesday to include $40,000 of capital funds in the fiscal year 2013 county budget for the establishment of a county animal services shelter on Highway 84 in Grove Hill. More...

Special Sections

People

CCDF to celebrate 200 years of Clarke County

The Clarke County Development Foundation (CCDF) will be recognizing Clarke County’s 200th anniversary by “Celebrating 200 years of Community in Clarke County” at the annual meeting at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. More...

Boys and Girls Club to start recycling program

Cederick Wilson (left) of the Boys and Girls Club of Southwest Alabama receives a donation of trash cans fro Owen White, manager of the Thomasville Marvin's location. More...

Bank starts kids savings club

“A penny saved is a penny earned” is one of Ben Franklin’s most famous quotes, and it’s true. It’s truer than ever now for kids who bank with First United Security Bank. Beginning Oct. More...

Religion

Spiritually Speaking

Is your life filled with stress?

Last week I had two stress tests. The first one came at the suggestion of my primary physician, because of my complaint about being short winded. That is a complaint I never had when I was preaching every week. More...

Battistelli to appear at Pineview Baptist Church Oct. 4

Artist Francesca Battistelli will be appearing Thursday, Oct. 4, 6:30 p.m. at Pineview Baptist Church. She is a six-time Dove Award winning artist. Others appearing are Sidewalk Prophets and special guests, Andy Cherry and City Harbor. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Oak Grove Baptist Church revival begins More...

Sports

Tigers bounce back, beat Andalusia

The Thomasville High Tigers won their second region game Sept. 21 with a dominating 35-15 road performance over the Andalusia High Bulldogs. More...

Bulldogs victorious over Southern Choctaw

It was a tale of two football halfs as the Sweet Water Bulldogs beat Southern Choctaw 14-8 last Friday night on the road at the Reservation in Gilbertown. “It was a war from start to finish,” Coach Stacy Luker said. More...

Panthers fall to 0-5 against Fruitdale

Though it led in most statistical categories, Marengo High School fell to to Fruitdale 35-16 Friday night in Dixons Mills. More...

Half-cent sales tax hike proposed

Saying it would be a sign that Thomasville is serious about working with projects and businesses that want come to town, Mayor Sheldon Day presented the first reading of an ordinance that will add another half-cent to the city’s sales tax rate. More...

Ghost Walk to take a unique twist this year

Mark your calendars, the annual Ghost Walk will be back Oct. 20. Never ones to sit still and rest on their laurels, the organizers of the Ghost Walk are always looking for ways to keep the event fresh and unique. More...

Downtown arrest

Police search a car in downtown Thomasville after arresting Jeremy Christopher Daniels, 28, of Smith Street and charged him with public intoxication, possession of a controlled substance and possessi More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Salvation Army Angel Tree sign up began Sept. 24 More...

Editorials

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Should feds look into the AG’s casino money?

A question circling around Goat Hill in recent weeks is whether or not the State Ethics Commission or the U. S. More...

Front Porch Philosopher

Drama of the Black belt

This past week I have been involved in seeing and learning about drama in our area. Theater is a great way to tell a difficult story in a nonthreatening and entertaining way. More...

School

THS senior band member chosen to be in Macy’s Day Parade

Thomasville High School Senior Tyler Sessions has been chosen to march in the All American Band in the 2012 Thanksgiving Macy’s Day Parade in NYC from Nov. 17 - 23. Tyler plays the Mellophone in the THS Mighty Marching Band. More...

Cadette Girl Scouts Troop 8557 complete “Real Beauty” Media Project

Cadette Girl Scouts of Troop 8557, Thomasville, recently completed the “Real Beauty” Media Project, a partnership program with Thomasville Middle School and Tina Nordan Photography. More...

ASCC honors first group of graduates from “Ready to Work” program

On Wednesday, Sept. 19 Alabama Southern Community College (ASCC) honored the first group of graduates from its Ready to Work program in Wilcox County at an awards ceremony at the Pine Hill City Hall. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Eric Michael Roman and Donna Lynne Campbell; Curtis Oneal Callen and Tammy Terrell Collier; Walter Lee Pettway Jr. More...

Property deeds listed

Sept. 13-19 Joel D. Jackson to Alabama Power Company. Kimberly Nelson to Alabama Power Company. Eudell Dunagan to Alabama Power Company. Doris Kelly to Alabama Power Company. Mary Kelly to Alabama Power Company. More...

Still no Sheriff's report

For the third week in a row, the Clarke County Sheriff’s Department has been unable to provide a listing of arrests booked in the county jail for publication. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Armistead

Alice Lorena Armistead, 84, of Grove Hill died Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012 in Grove Hill Memorial Hospital. She was born Sept. 20, 1928 and was selfemployed. Armistead was a member of Union Baptist Church. More...

Harvell

Joyce Mae Baugh Harvell, 75, a homemaker of Grove Hill died Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012 at Jackson Health Care Facility. She was born April 20, 1937 in Grove Hill. More...

Hunt

Luther Dillard Hunt, 83, died Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012 at St. Vincent/St. Clair Hospital in Pell City. He was born Aug. 21, 1929. Hunt was a medical lab technologist, where he worked in the lab of Drs. Weber, Palmer and Macy in Salina, Kan. More...


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