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December 20, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

T'ville Police report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending Dec. 16: Michael Dalton Powell – driving under the influence of alcohol; Kyle Kimbrough – driving under the influence of alcohol; Felicia D. More...

Holiday hours and deadlines

Special deadlines are set for the Dec. 27 issue of The South Alabamian. All news items should be submitted by 3 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21. The newspaper office will be closed Dec. 24 and Dec. 25. The office will only be closed Jan. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

AG paid $41,700 by ASU

Between May 24, 2010 and February 8, 2011 Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange was paid at least $41,250 by Alabama State University (ASU), presumably for consulting services. More...

Growing up in Thomasville

Recalling a life of family and friends in T’ville

I n thinking about growing up in Thomasville, my mind immediately goes back to the first home we lived in here. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Pleasant Grove Baptist to host Christmas service Pleasant Grove Baptist Church of Jackson will conduct a special Christmas service Sunday, Dec. 23 at 11 a.m. More...

Spiritually Speaking

Hold on to the ones you love

Luke 2:10-11 conveys a glorious angelic message from God, “And the angel said unto them, Fear not: for behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy which shall be to all people, for unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, whi More...

Pineview Men’s Sunday School

Sunday, December 16, 2012

Windell Sheffield, Anthony DeBusk, Clarence Newton, Ben Pugh, Winston Parden, John Wayne Overstreet, Walter Turk, Frank Robison, John Reaves, Billy Kennedy, Frank Jackson, Gene Overstreet, Ed Parrish, Mike Overstreet, Tim Robison, Mack Pope and Rober More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Michael C. Jackson and Ona Dean Bonner. Willie L. James and Betty T. Clayton. Brandon Matthew Walker and Erica Elizabeth Dana. Terrence Demarcus Stallworth and Shacarra Shanette Dunigan. John Bradley Gaillard and Laci Suzanne Cargile. More...

Property deeds listed

Dec. 6-13 Steve A. Sides to Roland L. Guy. Eunice Kathryn Harrigan Woods Revocable Trust to Albamous LLC. William Dwight Harrigan to Jeffrey Boyd Harrigan Trust of 1998. A.B. Brewer to Joseph E. Tarver Sr. Mollie Payne to Eddie James. Kenny W. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

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

Obituaries - Free Access

Cleary

Jack Cleary, 88, of Butler, died Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012 at Choctaw General Hospital in Butler. He was a U.S. Army Medic World War II Veteran and a graduate of the University of Alabama. More...

Grayson-Young

Ms. Bonnie C. Grayson- Young, a resident of Lynn, Mass. died Friday, Dec.14, 2012. Funeral services are scheduled for Friday, Dec. 21, at 2 p.m. at Givenland C.M.E. Church in Thomasville with Rev. John Grayson (son) officiating. More...

Watkins

Taffa Ann Jowers Watkins, 74, died Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012 in Rush, Miss. She was born July 21, 1938 and was a member of New Hope No. 1 Baptist Church. She was retired from Thomasville City Schools. More...

Christmas in lights

Santa is a fireman at the D'Andrea home in Thomasviile. More...

Circuit clerk election gets challenged

After winning the election to become the next Circuit Clerk in Clarke County, Summer Scruggs’ eligibility to hold that office was challenged last week. More...

Two firms object to sale of hospital

Two businesses have stepped up to file objections to the proposed sale of Southwest Alabama Medical Center to Dubois Gilliam of Selma. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

City Basketball Registration set for Jan. 3 and 4 Registration for Thomasville City league basketball will be Thursday, Jan. 3 and Friday, Jan. More...

People

Dixons Mills VFD

The Dixons Mills Volunteer Fire Department was established in 1993 and currently has 22 members. More...

Plans announced for Jackson-DéShazer

Mr. and Mrs. Aaron Jackson, Jr. of Thomasville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Erin Lachelle, to Patrick Devon DéShazer. Mr. More...

Making Memories

Are we too busy to make memories?

A s I was typing the “Looking Back” column this week, it mentioned an article where people of different ages had been asked about their memories of Christmas, so I decided to do that again. More...

School

TES students sponsor Salvation Army Gift Tree

The Thomasville Elementary Student Council sponsored the TES annual Salvation Army Gift Tree. This event gives the students of TES an opportunity to bring wrapped Christmas gifts for families in need. More...

Cub Scouts deliver toys to Salvation Army

The Cub Scout Tigers recently delivered toys to the Salvation Army in Thomasville. Above from left are: Wendy and Nathan Wilson, Dwight and John Figgers and Kisha and Antonio Webb. More...

Sports

Thomasville - Jackson game goes down to the wire 57-54

The Jackson High School Aggies boys basketball beat the Thomasville High Tigers 57-54 Dec. 14 in the THS gym. It was a hard fought, emotional game that went down to the last second. Ricky Pugh was the leading scorer for THS with 16 points. More...

JHS downs THS girls

The Jackson High School Lady Aggies basketball team beat the Thomasville High School Lady Tigers 42-37 Dec. 14 in the THS gym. But it was not without a real fight. This was the best Thomasville has played all season. More...

Thomasville JV defeats Jackson

Justice Irving (3) and the Thomasville High junior varsity boys basketball team defeated the Jackson JV 44-24 Dec. 14 in the THS gym. Rashad Mosley had 14 points, and Adrian Malone had 13. More...