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November 22, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

City looks at former motel for Library

The Thomasville City Council voted to investigate the possibility of purchasing the former Best Western motel property for the Thomasville Public Library. More...

Recount confirms Davis as probate judge

Eight hours spent recounting 13,637 ballots Monday reaffirmed Clarke County Probate Judge Valerie Bradford Davis’ win in the Nov. 6 General Election although the totals did change slightly. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Legislature awash in gambling money

“I probably did. I don’t know of a Republican that didn’t. They (The Poarch Creek Indians) gave money to the Republican Party and every Republican candidate took money from the party. More...

From the Editor’s Desk

Always something to be thankful for in life

I f you spend much time on Facebook, you’ve probably seen some of your “friends” listing things they are thankful for each day of the month of November. You may even be doing it yourself. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

School

Teacher of the Week

Culpepper knew what she wanted to be

April Culpepper knew she wanted to be a teacher at a very early age. “I think you see how the teachers care about you and that passion they have and it becomes a desire to help others,” Culpepper said. More...

Ramsey receives PALS award

Thomasville High School student, Nolie Ramsey, was awarded second place for her essay on litter. More...

Kindergarten students at TES celebrate Thanksgiving

The Kindergarten classes at Thomasville Elementary School made lots of Thanksgiving crafts. Anna Kate Jones, Reese Ashcraft and Victoria Sanders show off their Thanksgiving attire they made. More...

For The Record

Marriage Licenses

No Marriage Licenses were recorded for the week of Nov. 8-13. More...

Property deeds listed

Nov. 8-13 Andrew Carl Smith to Alabama Power Company. April Champion to Alabama Power Company. James J. Ott to James Chad Ott. William Joseph Witherington to Jimmy Counselman. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Nov. More...

Thompson files for sale of hospital

Anne Thompson has officially applied for the sale of Southwest Alabama Medical Center in bankruptcy court. In documents filed Nov. More...

Grease clogs a daily issue

‘Tis the season for cooking big feasts, preparing for Christmas and grease clogs. When the weather starts turning colder and more people take to the kitchen, you can be sure that grease will start clogging up sewer lines. More...

Mobile symphony returns

The Mobile Symphony Orchestra will again makes its way to Thomasville for its annual Christmas concert Monday, Dec. 3 at 7 p.m. at the Thomasville Civic Center. More...

Tractor Supply grand opening

Thomasville's newest retail outlet, Tractor Supply Company, held its grand opening Saturday. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Clarke County Historical Society to meet at Horeb Baptist Church The Clarke County Historical Society will conduct its regular monthly meeting Sunday, Nov. 25 at 2:30 p.m. at the Horeb Baptist Church in Whatley. More...

People

Gun safety course

Thomasville Police Chief Mitchell Stuckey looks on as students listen to instruction at the Thomasville Police Department's first gun safety training course. More...

Tax abatements approved for Grove Hill industry

The Clarke County Commission approved Nov. 14 a tax abatement request from a new industry in Grove Hill. Debra Mathews, executive directorffiof the Clarke County Economic Development Partnership, made the request for Grove Hill Tie and Timber. More...

County lawmen busy on variety of incidents

Sunday afternoon a mother and son got into a domestic dispute that resulted in the son putting a rifle to the head of his elderly mother before barricading himself in the family’s mobile home. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Clarke Street Baptist to host Pastor’s Aide Program Nov. 25 Clarke Street Baptist Church in Thomasville will host their annual Pastor’s Aide Program Sunday, Nov. 25 at 2 p.m. More...

Spiritually Speaking

So what should we be most thankful for this Thanksgiving?

Most of the time I am a few days too late writing a column that addresses a holiday, but this time I got the timing right. So here is my Spiritually Speaking about Thanksgiving Day. More...

Meaning of Thanksgiving - The Real Celebration

For many of us, the meaning of Thanksgiving usually includes feasting, four-day weekends, football games, floats, family reunions, or a forerunner to Christmas festivities. More...

Sports

Sweet Water continues path to Super Six

A simple three minute stretch before halftime was all Sweet Water needed to slam the door on Aliceville as the Bulldogs won 54-7, advancing to the quarter-finals, last Friday night on the road. More...

Butts looks to instill tough defensive mindset

“The cornerstone of my program has always been defense,” said David Butts, head coach of the Thomasville High School boys basketball coach. More...

Knight’s first year will be at the helm of a young team

Tausha Knight, new coach for the Thomasville High School Lady Tigers basketball team, is in her first year as coach. Fans should understand the girls’ program is in rebuilding mode. More...