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January 17, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Man found shot in Pine Hill

A Grove Hill man died Monday night in Pine Hill from a gunshot wound to the chest. Scott Brunson is from Grove Hill but was currently residing in Pine Hill suffered the deadly shot late Monday afternoon. More...

Shooting case against Pugh dropped

A news Web site serving Marengo County is reporting that the case against Thomasville dentist George Terry Pugh has been dismissed. Judge Wade Drinkard signed an order Tuesday that officially drops the charges against the Thomaston resident. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

About filing that ethics statement

Most public officials and workers who are required to file a “statement of economic interests” annually with the State Ethics Commission do so promptly lest they get hauled into court facing fines or charges of a failure to file. More...

Front Porch Philosopher

Ivey Griffin recalls growing up in Campbell

This week’s guest columnist is one of the funniest people I know, Ivey Griffin. He actually lived his early years in Campbell. He thought he had hit the big time when he moved to a town the size of Thomasville. More...

Looking Back

Life getting back to normal after the war

Jan. 17, 1980 More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Grace Chapel to conduct singing Grace Chapel Church of Coffeeville will conduct a congregational-type singing Saturday, Jan. 19 at 6:30 p.m. Donald Jackson will lead the singing and Rev. Sonny Hoven is the pastor. Everyone is invited to attend. More...

Spiritually Speaking

God’s message is never lost

The opportunity to prepare and deliver messages from God’s word is a great joy and a heavy responsibility. More...

First Baptist to host Apologetics Conference

In partnership with the Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions, the Alabama Baptist newspaper and Tactical Faith, an organization that provides resources for apologetics to local churches, FBC Montgomery will host a conference aimed to equip Christi More...

Sports

Defense rules in THS loss to Clarke County

The Thomasville High School Tigers boys basketball team lost an exciting region contest 44-40 in overtime Jan. 11 on the road at Clarke County High School in Grove Hill. Senior E’Rick Wilson had 10 points for Thomasville. More...

Baseball clinic Saturday

The annual Thomasville Baseball & Softball Winter Clinic set for this Saturday, Jan. 19, promises to be one of the best attended in the history of the event. More...

THS football awards banquet

Captains for the 2012 team were E'Rick Wilson, Devante White, Cody Shoemaker and Tevin Watters. More...

MLK events on tap

A number of events are planned to recognized the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., slated as a national holiday Monday, Jan. 21. The Thomasville Dravitan Civic Club invites the public to join Martin Luther King’s Jr. More...

Council approves incentives for commercial truck dealership

After a public hearing on the matter, the Thomasville City Council approved incentives for a new commercial truck dealership coming to town and the expansion of an existing auto dealership. More...

Howard invited to inauguration

Melchizedek (Mel) Howard has been invited to be a Presidential Scholar and attend the 2013 Lead America Presidential Inaugural Leadership Summit in Washington, DC where he will meet former Secretary of State and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, More...

Bates rocks the Civic Center

Jeff Bates performs at the Thomasville Civic Center Saturday night. Bates performed his hit country songs and talked to the audience about his message of redemption through Christ. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

1969 and 1970 baseball teams from P. H. to meet The 1969 and 1970 baseball teams from Pine Hill High School will meet for a “dutch” meal at David’s Catfish House in Thomasville Friday, Jan. 18 at 6:30 p.m. More...

People

Wilson to speak Saturday at Civic Center

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., invites all to attend its 105th Founders’ Day Celebration, Saturday, Jan. 19, at the Thomasville Civic Center at 4 p.m. The speaker will be Milwaukee, Wis. resident, Dorothy Buckhanan Wilson. More...

Making Memories

Are “acts of kindness” a thing of the past?

Did you know that being nice to others could actually be good for you? We all get grumpy from time to time and take it out on those around us. What does “being nice” mean to you in your mind? Ask yourself that question. More...

Receive 10 free trees from the ADF

Residents of Alabama can ring in the New Year with 10 free flowering trees by joining the Arbor Day Foundation any time during January 2013. More...

School

Thomasville school board honored

The Thomasville City School Board held a brief meeting and then a small reception Tuesday night. The board approved a state certificate of affirmation for school boards, recognizing their duties as school board members. More...

Teacher profile: Kim Harvell

Kim Harvell teaches sixth grade at Thomasville Middle School. “I have taught everything from first grade through sixth grade,” said Harvell of her 31 years teaching, almost 29 of which was in the Thomasville school system. More...

Local schools compete in Salvation Army Bell Ringing

Sweet Water High School is once again the winning school for collecting the most money in the area school competition for the 2012 Salvation Army Red Kettle Bell Ringing Competition. Under Mrs. More...

For The Record

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

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

TPD report

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

Marriage license applications

Frankie Elijah Motes and Ariel Leigh Rotton. Hayden Douglas Pugh and Beverly Ann Newton. Marriage license applications are just that—applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Andrews

Rev. Everett Andrews, 86, of Grove Hill died Monday, Jan. 7, 2013 at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital. He was born Oct. 16, 1926 in Grove Hill and was a retired minister and hardware sales person. More...

Gates

Mary Edna Gates, 86, of Thomasville died Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013 at her home. She was born March 26, 1926 in Dickinson. She worked for the Department of Defense and was a member of the Pineview Baptist Church. More...

McHaney

Van Buren McHaney, 74, of Thomasville died Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013 at Mobile Infirmary. He was born Nov. 13, 1938 in Nettlesboro. He was a mechanic with Clarke County Commissioners and a U. S. Navy Veteran. More...