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December 6, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Thomasville’s own world champions

A school up in Tuscaloosa may well win another national championship in January, but Thomasville can claim to be home to world champions. More...

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Another chunk of cash for AG

A few weeks ago I reported about a $100,000 campaign contribution Atty. Gen. Luther Strange accepted from the Poarch Creek Indian Casinos in 2010. More...

The “Mayberry” I grew up in

Guest Column

I n recent years while involved in a deep philosophical discussion about life and what makes us who we are, I was told by a good friend and a fellow Thomasville native that I lived in Mayberry. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Oak Grove to present ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’ Oak Grove Baptist Church in the Chilton community will present “A Charlie Brown Christmas” Sunday, Dec. 9 at 5:30 p.m. Refreshments will be served following the program. More...

Spiritually Speaking

We need to give Christmas back to Jesus

When I was just a child there was a silly song that became very popular at Christmas. More...

Pineview Men’s Sunday School

Sunday, December 02, 2012

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

Sports

Sweet Water loses in semi-final round

The ticket was ready to be punched for a pack of Bulldogs, the rest was answered on the gridiron as Washington County gained a measure of revenge in beating Sweet Water 41-33 last Friday night in the Class 2A semi-finals at Victory Field. More...

THS boys notch first victory of season

The Thomasville High Tigers boys basketball team won their first game of the season 53-19 Nov. 30 on a road trip to Satsuma High. It was only the second game for the Tigers. More...

TMS boys finish with 8-2 record

The Thomasville Middle School boys basketball team ended its season with a victory over Wilson Hall Middle School in Grove Hill last week. The final game was a 37- 26 victory to send the team off with a 8-2 record. More...

Scruggs wins second ballot recount

A second recount in two weeks in Clarke County reaffirmed a Nov. 6 election—Summer Scruggs won the circuit clerk’s race over Berneta Stallworth. More...

The sound of Christmas

The Mobile Symphony Orchestra performs under the direction of Scott Speck at the Thomasville Civic Center Monday night. On Dec. 15, Thomasville's own Flying Bricks Orchestra will perform a Christmas concert at 1 p.m. in the Thomasville Civic Center. More...

Christmas Parade rolls to Downtown Stroll

Thomasville's Christmas parade brought a lot of bright colors to downtown Thomasville Saturday afternoon. Although the SEC Championship game kept some folks home, hundreds still turned out to enjoy the floats and catch some throws. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Civic Center to present Flying Bricks Christmas Concert Dec. 15 The Flying Bricks Community Band will present their annual Christmas Concert Saturday, Dec. 15 at 1 p.m. in the Bedsole Auditorium of the Thomasville Civic Center. More...

People

India Spinks passes at 86

Thomasville's India Spinks died this week. She and her late husband Harold owned Spinks Drug Company. Spinks was described as a dedicated Thomasville citizen who was active in many organizations during her lifetime. More...

McCollum sentenced to 35 years in murder case

Emmett McCollum was sentenced Tuesday to 35 years in the state penitentiary for the murder of Debra Sharp. Judge Robert Montgomery imposed the sentence. District Attorney Spencer Walker and a relative of Sharp’s had requested life. More...

GH Cultural Arts Center hosting Herod’s book signing

The Grove Hill Cultural Arts Center will host a signing of Jim Herod’s third book of fiction titled, Etched Dec. 14 from 12:30 - 3:30 p.m. More...

School

TCS Tiger Theatre performs The Miracle Worker

The inspirational true story of renowned Alabamian Helen Keller and her “Miracle Worker” teacher Annie Sullivan was presented by the Thomasville City Schools Tiger Theatre at the Thomasville Civic Center Nov. 8, 10 and 11. More...

THS School News

Another great week at Thomasville High!

I t has been another great week at Thomasville High School. Whether cooking in Mrs. Crowley’s class or working out with the basketball team, our students have been busy this month. More...

SWHS conducts Beta Club induction ceremony

The Senior Beta Club of Sweet Water High School conducted its annual induction ceremony Thursday, Nov. 29. Eight new members were inducted during the morning ceremony. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Terry Savalas Houston and Letitia Renae Dumas. Matthew Wilson Younge and Lesley Alison Parden. Ferrell B. Mills and Linda E. Dobbs. Marriage license applications are just that—applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. More...

Property deeds listed

Nov. 14-16 Johnnie Newsome to John Darrell Newsome. Clarence C. Hoven to Larry P. Harrell. Sherita Ely Gradley to James E. Deshler III. The Bank of New York Mellon to Timothy W. Bates. David W. Cumlander to First Bank of Linden. James H. More...

TPD report

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

Obituaries - Free Access

Jackson

Margie Lee Branton Jackson, 92, of Anniston died Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012 at National Health Care in Anniston. An Alabama native, Jackson was a longtime member of Elkdale Baptist Church and was a member of the Eastern Star. More...

Spinks

India Pearl Lowry Spinks, 86, of Thomasville, died Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012 at Mobile Infirmary. She was born Feb. 19, 1926 in Linden. More...

Taylor

Johnny Charles Taylor, Sr., 68, died Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012 in Mississippi. He was born Aug. 23, 1944. More...