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January 10, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Brooks to expand and Truckworx coming

On Monday, the Thomasville City Council will hold public hearings to approve incentives for one new business and one expanding business in Thomasville. More...

Despite election challenge, Scruggs takes office Jan. 14

A legal challenge has been filed seeking to bar Summer Scruggs’ election as Clarke County circuit clerk. However, there has been no ruling in the matter and she is still on schedule to take office Monday, Jan. 14. More...

Sheriff airs security concerns

At their first administrative meeting of 2013, the Clarke County Commission was met with a list of concerns and demands from Sheriff Ray Norris. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Bronner: AEA trying to take over teachers’ retirement

David Bronner, the CEO of the Retirement Systems of Alabama (RSA) said last week that Henry Mabry, executive secretary of the Alabama Education Association (AEA), is attempting to take over the Teachers Retirement System (TRS), one of the three entit More...

Ramblin’ Roses and Flyin’ Bricks

Making predictions about the future

Jan. 13, 1960 More...

From the Editor’s Desk

Supreme Court will have last word on gun ban

I don’t know what’s going to finally come of this gun ban legislation. Republicans control the House of Representatives, but I think they’re going to have to give some ground on this issue, politically speaking. More...

School

TES third grade students show off volcano projects

Third grade classes at Thomasville Elementary School recently read Volcanoes: Nature's Incredible Fireworks. More...

Sessions marches in Macy’s Parade

Tyler Sessions, son of Troy and Pattie Sessions of Camden, went to New York City from Nov. 16-23 to march in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade. More...

SWHS School News

SWHS welcomes Manning

We would like to welcome back everyone to Sweet Water High School for our second semester. We hope to have a wonderful second semester. We would like to welcome our new faculty member, Mr. John Manning. More...

For The Record

Property deeds listed

Dec. 27-Jan. 2 Rex Wood to Bobby J. Haskew Jr. Thomas W. Carl to TWCNLC Irrevocable Trust. Wendell Woodson to Lauderdale Timber LLC. Hank Dunagan to Ricky H. Dunagan. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Dec. 27- Jan. 8 include: Lashunda Davis Jack, 33, no driver’s license, $207 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Thomasville police report

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

Obituaries - Free Access

Autery

Thomas Edward Autery, 91, of Pine Hill, died Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013 at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital. He was born June 3, 1921 in Sunny South. Autery was a member of the Oak Grove Baptist Church and served in the U. S. Army during World War II. More...

Briggs

Howard Warren Briggs, 89, of Mobile, died Monday, Dec. 31, 2012. He was born in Waterford, Pa. on June 9, 1923 and was a longtime resident of Putnam. More...

Cassity

Robert Neal Cassity, 33, died Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012 at his home. He was born May 10, 1979 in Demopolis. Cassity was living in Key West, Fla. and was working as a waiter at a local restaurant. More...

Shooting at apartments in Pine Hill

Pine Hill Police have arrested Ladarren Jones of Pine Hill in connection with a Friday shooting at Peachtree Apartments on Frank Smith Road. More...

Golden Dragon plant going up

The steel framing is going up on part of the Golden Dragon copper tubing plant under construction near Sunny South. The plant is expected to employ 300 people when it opens at the end of the year. More...

Bates to perform Saturday

Jeff Bates will bring his music and his message to the Thomasville Civic Center this Saturday, Jan. 12 at 7 p.m. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Thomasville Civic Center to present Jeff Bates Jan. 12 Jeff Bates will be in concert Jan. 12 at 7 p.m. at the Thomasville Civic Center. Tickets can be purchased for $20 each and are available at the Civic Center Box Office or at ticketriver.com. More...

People

Making Memories

Life was not very complicated growing up

Well, the weather has been cold lately and it’s definitely the time of year to snuggle under a blanket with someone you love and share a bowl of popcorn and watch a movie. More...

FINAL WEDDING PLANS

Newton-Pugh

Beverly Newton and Hayden Pugh will exchange marriage vows at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12 at the Elam Baptist Church in Tallahatta Springs. Miss Newton is the daughter of Jackie and Richie Elmore of Nicholsville and Jennifer and Shane Newton of Fulton. More...

Looking back this month in history...

Thomasville celebrated the Bicentennial in January 1976. Larrimore’s Clover Farm advertised a quart of Heinz ketchup for 65 cents and a 3-lb. bag of apples for only .39 cents. Delchamps was selling a 49-oz. box of Tide detergent for 89 cents. More...

Religion

Spiritually Speaking

True prayer is man agreeing with his creator

We are doing a Bible study on “Prayer” Wednesday evenings at Deatsville, where I am interim pastor, because one of the greatest needs of the Church is to re-establish prayer as a pillar of the Christian faith. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Lily Baptist to host Men and Women’s Day Lily Baptist Church of Fulton will host the annual Men and Women’s Day Sunday, Jan. 20 at 11:30 a.m. Rev. Wiley McMillan is the pastor. Springfield Methodist to host revival Jan. 13-16 More...

Living Your Destiny

Be loving and kind, and seek the peace that surpasses all understanding. Let go of selfishness and stretch for joy and happiness. You will never go wrong, no matter what the situation you are facing, if you show love and kindness. More...

Sports

Clinic dedicated to late “Chief” Ingram

Although the annual Thomasville Baseball & Softball Winter Clinic, scheduled for Jan. 19, will continue the traditions that it has been known for the past 23 years, but in many respects this year’s event will be quite different. More...

Turnovers plague THS in loss to Escambia

The Escambia County High School Blue Devils basketball team beat the Thomasville High Tigers 67-57 Jan. 4 in the THS gym. Raphael Garner and E’rick Wilson both had 11 points in the region contest. More...

THS girls fall to Escambia County

The Escambia County High Lady Blue Devils basketball team defeated the Thomasville High Lady Tigers 40-32 Jan. 4 in the THS gym. Bria Robinson had 12 points. More...


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