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November 1, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

National, local elections to be decided at polls on Nov. 6

Clarke Countians will go to the polls Nov. 6 to cast their votes for elected officials from the presidential race down to county commission seats. More...

Downtown stroll date set

There is still time to nominate the Citizen of the Year and Senior Citizen of the Year. The deadline for nominations is Nov. 20. Nominations can be sent to the Thomasville Chamber of Commerce at P.O. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Performance pay for the politicians

Sitting in the press box at Jordan-Hare Stadium last month as LSU invaded the Loveliest Village on the Plains, the place was abuzz with media from across the Nation. Not a seat was vacant. Anticipation was razor-sharp. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Election is a misnomer

The nation will elect our 45th president this Tuesday. The word elect is a misnomer. We do not elect our president. They are selected by the Electoral College. This is a travesty. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Grove Hill Methodist to conduct yard sale Grove Hill Methodist Protestant Church will conduct a yard sale Saturday, Nov. 3 beginning at 8 a.m. There will be all kinds of items at great prices. More...

Spiritually Speaking

Listen to God’s Spirit and obey His warnings

Life is full of warnings. Remember, “Stop, look and listen?” There is a humorous new car commercial currently being aired on TV where a man is warned by the beep of a horn when he is about to go to far. More...

Pineview Men’s Sunday School

Sunday, October 28, 2012

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

Sports

Backyard Blowout: THS 35, CCHS 7

The Thomasville High Tigers provided one of their strongest performances of the season Oct. 26 at the “Backyard Brawl” contest with the Clarke County High Bulldogs. More...

Sweet Water dispatches Mobile Christian

The Sweet Water Bulldogs didn’t waste any time in dispatching the Leopards of Mobile Christian 42-7 last Friday night, capturing the region title in the process. More...

Gators enjoy homecoming 56-27

The Clarke Prep School Gators put the exclamation point on the regular season as they beat Pickens Academy 56-27 last Friday night for a homecoming win at Hamilton Field in Grove Hill. More...

Fall fills with festivals

Nellie Carroll enjoys playing at the Thomasville Baptist Fall Festival Sunday afternoon. More...

Mayor Mason reflects on life of service

Harry Mason never even considered living anywhere than Pine Hill. The Mayor of Pine Hill will step down next week and enjoy his retirement from public service after 20 years as mayor. More...

Encore Physical Therapy ribbon-cutting

The Thomasville Area Chamber of Commerce welcomed its newest member, Encore Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine at a ribbon-cutting ceremony last week. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Organization and Business Resource Luncheon at City Hall Nov. 1 The Thomasville City Hall will host an Organization and Business Resource Luncheon Thursday, Nov. 1 from 12 noon - 1 p.m. More...

People

Turn clocks back and replace smoke alarm batteries Nov. 4

The message is simple, and the habit can be lifesaving. More...

Thomas-Payne exchanged wedding vows on June 9

Miss Carrie Anne Thomas and Mr. Joseph Franklin Payne were united in marriage on June 9, 2012, at Linden Presbyterian Church in Linden. The five o’clock ceremony was solemnized by Rev. George H. McKee of Faunsdale. More...

Worthwhile Club visits Rural Heritage Center in Thomaston

On Oct. 23, members of the Thomasville Worthwhile Club visited the Rural Heritage Center in Thomaston. More...

School

Teacher of the Week

Teaching is Ellen Gates’ first love

Ellen Gates teaches Kindergarten at Thomasville Elementary School. She has been a teacher there for 11 years and is a National Board Certified teacher. More...

Shirts for sale and fees are due

Our Tigers put the Clarke County Bulldogs in the kennel this week! We are so proud of you! This week the Tigers take on the Jackson Aggies at home. Please, come out and support our boys! This is going to be a good game! Good luck, boys! More...

Celebrate a drug free life

SWHS School News

Our Compassion in Action Club did a great job helping support breast cancer awareness. On Oct. 24, we had two fundraisers to help raise money for Breast Cancer Awareness. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Stacey Harold Walker and Randi Tindle Lyles; Charles Wayne Lynn II and Lacie Le-Ann Jordan. Marriage license applications are just that—applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. More...

Property deeds listed

Oct. 19-23 Joann Lankford to McVay Asset Management Company LLC. John W. Harris to Wells Fargo Bank. Samuel James Coleman to Samuel James Coleman. John Morgan to Gail Pickens. Michael Pugh to Michael Pugh. Paula Baldwin Love to Francine Stewart. More...

Pine Hill police report

The Pine Hill Police Department filed the following charges during the month of October: Thelma Milton of Pine Hill – violation of probation; Jeffery Thomas of Pine Hill – domestic violence third degree; Donald D. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Buckalew

Johnny Clyde Buckalew, 76 of Thomasville, died Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012 at Thomasville Health Care and Rehabilitation Center. He was born April 16, 1936 in Thomasville and was a former mechanic at MacMillian Bloedel Inc. More...

Luker

Wallace Bruce Luker, 61, a former truck driver of Thomasville, died Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012 at his home. He was born Jan. 12, 1951 in Selma. He was a member of the Pineview Baptist Church and a U. S. Marine Corp. veteran. More...

Holt

July Holt, 102, a native of Thomasville, died Oct. 30, 2012 in a care facility in Birmingham. He is the father of seven children. Funeral services will be at New Hope No. 1 Baptist Church in Thomasville with Rev. Lee Nelson officiating. More...