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January 3, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Christmas Day storm was an EF 2 tornado

Now that officials from Clarke County’s Emergency Management Authority and the National Weather Service have had a chance to assess damage, the official findings are that an EF 2 tornado hit Clarke County on Christmas Day. More...

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People

Wedding plans announced for Spillers-Johnson

Mr. and Mrs. Ben Spillers of Thomasville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Cory, to Stephen Johnson, son of Richard Johnson and Carolyn Jay Watson, both formerly of Butler. More...

Looking back this month in history...

I love looking back in the bound books of the Thomasville Times to see all the changes that have been made in Thomasville. I also enjoy looking at some familiar faces and to see how the prices have changed over the years. More...

Bender donates to the Locks of Love

Ava Bender, daughter of Levi and Kristi Bender, recently had her hair cut and donated the long pony tail to Locks of Love. The non-profit organization accepts donations from people of all ages, races and nationalities and must be 10 inches or longer. More...

Sports

Baseball clinic set for Jan. 19 in T’ville

The annual Thomasville Baseball & Softball Winter Clinic is set for Saturday, Jan. 19. This year will mark the 24th consecutive year the event has been in Thomasville with 1990 being the year of its inception. More...

Lady Panthers are undefeated at 8-0

The Marengo High School Lady Panthers basketball team remained undefeated with an impressive 83-67 win over region opponent, the McIntosh High Lady Demons, in a Dec. 21 road game. More...

Lady Tigers defeat John Essex in tourney

The Thomasville High School Lady Tigers basketball team defeated the Lady Hornets of John Essex High 46-35 Dec. 28 in the second day of the Clarke County High School Holiday Tournament in Grove Hill. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Bedwell

W.V. Bedwell, age 84, died Dec. 12, 2012 at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital. He was a native and life-long resident of Clarke County, residing in the Sand Flat community in Thomasville. Mr. More...

Cassity

Huey Cassity, 80, of Linden died Monday, Dec. 24, 2012 at DCH Regional Medical Center. Born April 24, 1932 in Thomasville, Cassity was a former papermaker with Gulf States Paper Mill. He was also a member of the Providence Baptist Church and a U. S. More...

Hudson

Hellon Shiver Hudson, 91 of Hawthorne, died Friday, Dec. 28, 2012 at Washington County Nursing Home. She was born Nov. 20, 1921. A Registered Nurse and a homemaker, she was a member of Washington Baptist Church. More...

Judge picked to hear circuit clerk election challenge

A retired Marengo County circuit judge has been appointed to hear the Stallworth vs. Scruggs circuit clerk election contest and two attorneys have notified the court that they are representing Summer Scruggs in the matter. More...

Gun ban talk leads to sales frenzy here

When Sen. Dianne Feinstein introduced a bill just before Christmas that calls for a nearly complete ban on “assault weapons” it created a buying frenzy across the nation that also hit Clarke County. More...

Looking back at 2012

Judging from comments of those around town, many are glad that 2012 is over. Here’s a look back to help put it all in perspective. January More...

What are your 2013 resolutions?

What are your New Year’s resolutions? We asked our Facebook friends and here were the responses we received: Jessica Collins Hicks: “To be more understanding and love everybody… no matter who they are!” More...

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Studio 122 to offer Mudslingers Throw Clay More...

Editorials

The battle to chair state GOP

There’s a huge battle in process for the chairmanship of the Alabama Republican Party. It appears that more mainstream Republicans, including Gov. More...

A look back a the 2012 presidential year

A s we begin the New Year, let us take one last look back at the 2012 presidential year in Alabama politics. More...

Political Cartoon

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Religion

Spiritually Speaking

God makes room for second chances

I won’t miss 2012, all things considered. Not that there weren’t a few high points along the way. Did I tell you, I finally got a deer? More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

First Baptist to host fish fry First Baptist Church of Coffeeville will host a fish fry Saturday, Jan. 5 at 10 a.m. at the Masonic Lodge. The fish fry is sponsored by the Brotherhood Department. More...

Giving away forgiveness

Forgiveness is a choice. You can choose to hold it in or release the gift of forgiveness. There is power in forgiveness and unforgiveness. When you release the gift of forgiveness you have the power of love operating in your life. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

John David Nichols and Jordan Kate Allen. Wendell Pugh and Twanda Marie Thompson. Marriage license applications are just that—applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. More...

Property deeds listed

Dec. 20-21 Byron Brett Ayers to George Merrill. George Merrill to Amber Baugh. Metlife Home Loans to Lex Special Assets LLC. Lex Special Assets LLC to William G. Hill. The Secretary of Veterans Affairs to John Wesley Arnold. More...

Property deeds listed

Intended for last week

Dec. 13-19 Cathy A. Dailey to Gary M. Sellers. Teresa Skinner to Andrews Funeral Home, LLC. Frederick P. Gilmore to V. Wylynn Gilmore- Phillippi. The Armory Commission of Alabama to City of Thomasville, Alabama. Jared C. Pope to Vicki Weaver. More...