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October 11, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Development Foundation meets in T’ville

The Clarke County Development Foundation celebrated community at its meeting in the Thomasville Civic Center last week. More...

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Personal wealth in Congress

The Center for Responsive Politics (www.opensecrets.org) recently estimated the wealth of members of Congress for the years 2004 through 2010. More...

Alabama Romney vote could help state GOP

The November 6th Presidential Election is less than four weeks away. It will not be very close or interesting here in the Heart of Dixie. The only question to be decided is the margin by which Mitt Romney will slaughter Barack Obama in the state. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Second Mile to perform at Creel’s Chapel Oct. 13 at 7 p.m. Gospel Music group Second Mile will be performing at Creel's Chapel United Methodist Church Saturday Oct. 13 at 7 p.m. Second Mile is from Meridian, Miss. More...

Pineview Men’s Sunday School

Sunday, October 7, 2012

Windell Sheffield, Anthony DeBusk, Joe Clayton, Clarence Newton, Ben Pugh, Winston Parden, Cordell Hutto, John Wayne Overstreet, Walter Turk, Frank Robison, John Reaves, Billy Kennedy, Frank Jackson, Gene Overstreet, Ed Parrish, Mike Overstreet, Tim More...

Spiritually Speaking

We must take care of our hearts and minds

I am writing this on Columbus Day, an unfairly maligned holiday. After all we need to be reminded of Christopher Columbus who in 1492 sailed the ocean blue. Who knows what color it was before he set sail? More...

Sports

Tiger need to stay focused during Homecoming

The Homecoming game is always a concern for Thomasville High School head football coach Jack Hankins Jr. More...

Bulldogs down Flomaton

Hurricane warning turned out to be nothing more than a fall breeze as the Sweet Water Bulldogs hammered Flomaton’s ‘Canes 34-6 last Friday night in a key region game on the Alabama- Florida line. More...

Tigers pull away for big win over Blue Devils

The Thomasville High Tigers defeated the Escambia County High Blue Devils 48-12 Oct. 5 in a key region win. The Tiger defense had to contend with the talented and elusive Devil quarterback More...

T’ville sales tax hike and budget approved

The Thomasville City Council voted Monday night to approve an additional half-cent sales tax. It was the second reading of the ordinance. Beginning Nov. 1, city sales tax will increase to from 9.5 cents to 10 cents on the dollar. More...

Refinancing bonds saves county money

The Clarke County Commission approved Tuesday morning the refinancing of bonds to save the county a total of $388,000. More...

Red Sims was an icon in Thomasville

Thomasville lost one of its most endearing charactors and a local icon this week. A.L. “Red” Sims, died at 83 at his home in Thomasville. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Kathryn Tucker Windham Storytellers to hold meeting The third annual meeting of the Thomasville Kathryn Tucker Windham Storytelling Club will be Monday, Oct. 15 from 4 until 5:30 p.m. at the Thomasville Public Library. More...

People

Hicks wins Grove Hill runoff election

Current Grove Hill Town Council Mayor Pro-Tem Levon Hicks defeated Gina Skipper Tuesday in the runoff election for mayor. The vote totals were 264 for Hicks and 202 for Skipper. More...

Area festivals coming up

The University of Alabama Center for Economic Development has helped organize Halloween haunted attractions in “The Ghosts of the Black Belt” events offered across the region this month. More...

Looking back this week in history...

Three-legged cow gives birth

Oct. 2002 - Earnest Boyd feeds “Three,” his three-legged cow, while her calf slips in for a snack. More...

School

THS Band receives high awards at Troy

The Thomasville High School Mighty Tiger Marching Band traveled to Troy University on Saturday, Oct. 6, to participate in the Southeastern States Marching Band Festival. More...

THS announces homecoming court

The Thomasville High School announces the 2012 Homecoming Court as follows: front row from left, Briana Jackson – tenth grade; Shakira Hosea – ninth grade; Katie Parrish – ninth gra More...

Let’s sell cookies!

Let’s get ready to sell cookies! Sweet Water’s cookie dough sells started Wednesday, Oct. 3. It will end Wednesday, Oct. 17. To purchase cookies contact any SWHS student. On Tuesday, Oct. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Antonio Laverne Hall and Christina Lasha Chapman; Chadwick Darius Cade and Nakia Latrice Lewis; Kedrin Dejuan Moore and Eva Cataya Latasca Muse; William Albert Wimberly and Daniell Sheree Walker. More...

Property deeds listed

Sept. 27-Oct. 3 James Royce Williams to Emily K. Jay. Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas to Jerry McCall. Elizabeth D. Blakeney to Donnie R. Rowell Sr. Fannie Mae to Brandon F. Martin. Steve James to Steve James. More...

Thomasville police reports

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending Oct. 7. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Morgan

Nathan Terry Morgan, 77, a former electrician of Thomasville died Friday, Oct. 5, 2012 at USA Medical Center in Mobile. He was born Sept. 13, 1935 in Sunny South and was a member of the Thomasville Baptist Church. More...

Sims

A. L. “Red” Sims, 83, of Thomasville, died Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012 at his home. He was born July 11, 1929 in Sunny South and was the owner and operator of The Alabama Grill for 25 years. More...