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October 4, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

State Rep. Jackson in Voter ID spat

During a joint town hall meeting in Jackson Sept. 27, conducted by U.S. More...

Thomasville the toast of Monroeville meeting

Thomasville got some positive exposure at the Alabama-China Fall symposium in Monroeville last week. More...

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Will Alabama papers get competition?

Starting this week as the New Orleans Times-Picayune ceases to be a daily newspaper, The Advocate, a daily paper in Baton Rouge will begin offering home delivery of a New Orleans edition. More...

From the Editor’s Desk

Making positive change

I was really impressed with the dedication shown by so many volunteers on the community playground project. More...

School

SWHS Homecoming Court selected

Homecoming is Oct. 19 for Sweet Water High School and the court has been selected. The Queen will be announced during the homecoming game. Members of the court are: front row - Christina Cowan, Jr. More...

Homecoming for Bulldogs scheduled for Oct. 19

By Tiffany Shelton and Heather Goodman SWHS School News W e are so excited because homecoming is only two weeks away! More...

Stand up and cheer for the Tigers!

The weather has been dreary and overcast, but our Tigers are still shining. Our Football Tigers put up a valiant effort against the Demopolis Bulldogs, but fell short. However, we feel that the Grinch came and stole our crowd’s Tiger spirit. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Christopher Logan Andrews and Kelly Elizabeth Smith; Geoffrey Ian Smith and Dylyn Dakota Walker. Marriage license applications are just that—applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. More...

Property deeds listed

Sept. 20-26 Estate of Beverly Holmes Lindsay to Suzanne Bradshaw. Jerry L. McNeely to Kenneth A. Lowe. Dorothy Muscat Clements to David E. Kichler. Lela Sharon Etheridge Vittor to Floyd Scott Etheridge. Craig Courtney to Judy C. Webb. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Jarred Mark Coleman, 28, of Vinemont, was booked for parole violation. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Burnett

Henry Cole Burnett, 87, a resident of Fairhope died Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012 at his home. Formerly of Thomasville, he was born Feb. 1, 1925 in Coatopa. Burnett was a member of Fairhope Baptist Church and a former member of Pineview Baptist Church. More...

Day

Luther Gilder “Billy” Day, 93, a former mechanic of Mobile, died Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012 at his home. He was born April 27, 1919 in Bashi. Day moved to Mobile in 1959 and joined Cottage Hill Baptist Church in 1961. More...

Deaton

Mattie Alice Nichols Deaton, 94, of Thomasville died Friday, Sept. 28, 2012 at Mobile Infirmary. She was born Nov. 5, 1917 in Nicholsville and held many jobs from drug store clerk to waitress. More...

Activity for L-P mill is increasing

Could Louisiana-Pacific be preparing to reopen its Oriented Strand Board (OSB) mill south of Thomasville? L-P’s corporate Web site is currently listing 17 positions for which it is accepting applications. More...

Ghost Walk to offer a walk inside a memory

Ticket holders to Thomasville’s annual Ghost Walk will be treated to something a little different: a chance to walk around inside of a memory. More...

The playground is almost done

After five days of volunteer labor, construction on Thomasville's community playground is largely complete. Rains have delayed pouring concrete for some of the features. More...

Development Foundation meeting in T’ville tonight

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. tonight, Thursday, Oct. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Fulton Fire and Rescue annual gospel singing The Fulton Fire and Rescue will host its annual gospel singing Saturday, Oct. 6 from 4 – 9 p.m. Featured singers will be: The Revelators, Dixie Disciples, Hearts Desire, Donald Pugh, Hanna H. More...

People

Fulton singing Saturday

The Fulton Fire and Rescue Department will sponsor the annual gospel singing from 4 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 6 in the town square. Musical acts include the Revelators, Dixie Disciples, Hearts Desire from Laurel, Miss., Donald Pugh, Hanna H. More...

C’ville VFD shrimp boil

The Coffeeville Volunteer Fire Department will hold a shrimp boil sale at 10 a.m. on Oct. 6 at Town Hall. Shrimp plates and shrimp cooked by the pound will be $10. More...

Beekeeping workshop Oct. 18

The Alabama Cooperation Extension System will be hosting a Beekeeper’s Workshop Oct. 18, at the Thomasville Civic Center in Thomasville beginning at 6 p.m. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Bashi United Methodist car wash Oct. 6 Bashi United Methodist Church will be hosting a car wash Saturday, Oct. 6 starting at 10 a.m. Money raised will be used to renovate the Sunday School rooms and nursery at Bashi UMC. More...

Ronnie Hill to lead “The Main Event” at Pineview Baptist Church

Ronnie Hill will be leading “The Main Event” at Pineview Baptist Church, Sunday, Oct. 7 through Wednesday, Oct. 10. There will be special emphasis nights each day. More...

Spiritually Speaking

Marriage is more than a legal contract

We have stumbled on to a system that works when we need to get each other a gift. For Father’s day Peggy bought me a toaster oven, and for Mother’s day I bought her a rod and reel. More...

Sports

Sweet Water squeeks by Maplesville

The Sweet Water defense made a play in the closing seconds to ensure a 17-14 win over Maplesville this past Friday night at Atkins Stadium-Legion Field. More...

Thomasville’s comeback comes up short

It was what you expected a Thomasville- Demopolis game to be. It was exciting, hard hitting, with every down essential to the outcome of the game. More...

Clarke Prep pulls away for 43-21 victory over Wilcox

For a half of football it was a slugfest between two squads before the Clarke Prep School Gators put the Wilcox Academy Wildcats away in the second half to win 43-21 last Friday night, clinching the region title. More...


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