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October 25, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Report: tests show need for changes

The Thomasville City Schools Board of Education viewed a presentation by new Director of Instruction, Curriculum and Technology, Christopher Blair Tuesday. More...

County Commission approves payment for CR 15 paving

The following items were approved in a brief meeting Oct. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Poarch Creek donations to GOP add up

Last month I reported that the Poarch Creek Indian Tribe gave a $100,000 campaign contribution in 2010 to then State Attorney General Candidate Luther Strange by laundering the funds through three Republican entities before finally reaching Strange, More...

Front Porch Philosopher

Keeping fond memories

Continuing our Growing Up in Thomasville series, our guest columnist this week is Deanna Phillips Kimbrough. She has lived in Thomasville for nearly all of her life. More...

Political Cartoon

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Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Bethel Baptist Church conducts benefit singing Bethel Baptist Church will conduct a benefit singing for Pastor Leland and Ann James Saturday, Oct. 27 at 5 p.m. featuring the Collumburg Quartet, Grace Chapel Singers, Skeeter Parnell and others. More...

Spiritually Speaking

The power and light is a wonderful gift

This past week I built and installed a new fangled money saving appliance for Peggy. More...

Sports

Thomasville rolls over Monroe Co.

It’s hard to argue with a 62-20 win. The Thomasville Tigers were clearly the superior team in their Oct. 19 road win over region opponent, the Monroe County High Tigers, in Monroeville. More...

Sweet Water Bulldogs defeat Choctaw County Tigers

The Sweet Water Bulldogs made short work of the Choctaw County Tigers as they won 34-14 in a contest that was over by 8:30 p.m. last Friday night. "It was a fast game," Coach Stacy Luker said. "We just went out stayed focused on the task at hand. More...

Clarke Prep blasts Morgan Academy 35-7

The Clarke Prep School Gators limited Morgan Academy to minus-14 yards rushing as they blasted the Senators 35-7 last Friday night at Hamilton Field in Grove Hill. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Andrews

Inez Bagley Andrews, 84, of Thomasville, died Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012 at Thomasville Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. She was born Aug. 24, 1928 in Thomasville and was a former manager at Bedsole’s Shoe Department. More...

Noland

Eldridge Noland, 94, of the Geneva Community, died Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012 at DCH Regional Medical Center in Tuscaloosa. He was born July 8, 1918 in the Geneva Community in Marengo County and was the owner and operator of Noland’s Cover Shop. More...

Baker

James Edward Baker, 68, died Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012 in Thomasville. He was born May 11, 1944. He is survived by two brothers, Billy M. Baker of Thomasville and Tommy Baker of Montgomery; and one sister, Betty Pugh of Mobile. More...

Day hopes MLK bids out soon

Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day is hopeful that discussions with residents regarding the Martin Luther King St. improvement project will conclude in the next few weeks. More...

Thompson files for sale of hospital

A sale of Thomasville’s hospital could finally be about to happen. More...

Family Day and Night Out in Pine Hill Saturday

The Pine Hill Volunteer Fire Department is hosting its annual Family Day at its headquarters on Oak Grove Street Saturday, Oct. 27, beginning at 11 a.m. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Haunted House set for downtown The Thomasville Lions’ Club and Thomasville City Schools’ Tiger Theater invite you into the Viper Pit Haunted House, Saturday, Oct. 27, beginning at dusk in downtown Thomasville. More...

People

Williams-Martin announce engagement

Mr. and Mrs. Mike Williams of Thomasville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jessica Rena, to Bradley Frank Martin, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Martin of Fulton. More...

Dozier-Scott to exchange vows

Mr. and Mrs. Mark Dozier of Thomasville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Heather Suzanne, to William Andrew Scott IV, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Andrew Scott III of Chilton. More...

Williams-Scott to marry Nov. 3

Ms. Angela Taylor of Jackson announces the engagement and forthcoming marriage of her daughter, Dawn Williams, to Ter’Shune Scott, son of David and Mary Scott of Thomasville. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Carrie Taylor of Jackson. More...

School

SWHS School News

Say no to drugs and alcohol

Homecoming week was a big success with a dance following our football game, in which we played the Choctaw County Tigers on Friday, Oct. 19. We are proud to announce our 2012-2013 homecoming king and queen. More...

F. S. Ervin celebrates “Parenting Week”

During the week of Oct. 15 - 19, F. S. Ervin Elementary celebrated “Parenting Week”. October is Bridging the Gap: Building a Healthy Relationship Between Family and School through Alabama’s Statewide Parent Visitation Month. More...

SWHS SGA officers elected

The Sweet Water High School 2012-2013 Student Government Association officers are: Fabian Ledezma, president; ShaRhonda Gamble, vice-president; Kaharri Cowan, secretary; and Andrea Landrum, treasurer. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Gabriel Peck Jr. and Tina Dianne Pugh; Travis Franklin Powell and Candice Hare Richardson; Jamie Allen Fontan and Emily Kate Jay; Joshua William Perry and Jessica Danielle Parker; Timothy Daryl Kelly and Rhonda Lynn Flowers; Charles C. More...

Property deeds listed

Oct. 11-17 Estate of James C. Wilson to Vivian W. Paul. Slough Creek LLC to Allison F. Akridge. Dennis E. Haskew to Alabama Power Company. Michael Kevin Byrd to Alabama Power Company. Charles Leon Runnels III to Alabama Power Company. Irby G. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Oct. 18-23 include: Erik Levelle Robinson, 21, of Jackson, possession of a forged instrument second degree, burglary second degree, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...