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February 14, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Talent Hunt show will be Feb. 23

Several singers from the Clarke and Choctaw counties as well as others from around southwest Alabama will be competing in Thomasville as it hosts the Southern Regional Final Round of the Alabama Talent Hunt, Feb. 23. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

The Hagel detractors

I s this what the Republicans do to their own? If so, it’s little wonder they got their pants removed twice nationally in the past five years by an African American and a Democratic party which appeared to be on its last legs. More...

Looking Back

Thomasville’s friendly, hometown spirit

Feb. 14, 1980 More...

From the Editor’s Desk

Turning 40 hasn’t really been that bad...yet

I celebrated my 40th birthday on Feb. 2. I’ve just been too traumatized to write about it until now. Actually, turning 40 hasn’t been so bad yet. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Pineview to host Sanctus Real Pineview Baptist Church will host Sanctus Real and J. J. Heller in concert Thursday, Feb. 14 at 7 p.m. Tickets for general admission are $15 and reserved seats are $35 each. More...

Pilots for Christ makes 37 more mission flights

Since September 2012, 37 mission flights have been flown by Pilots for Christ. James Evans of Evergreen was flown to Houston, Texas for cancer treatment. More...

Spiritually Speaking

Maintain contact with God through prayer

From yesterday, Sunday Feb. 10, 2013, until this morning at 7, we collected exactly four inches of rain in our rain gauge. That is more than a month’s supply, and the rain is forecast to continue through Wednesday. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Robert Shane Morgan and Bonnie Swanner Smith. Marriage license applications are just that— applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. More...

Property deeds listed

Jan. 31-Feb. 6 William Bradley Reynolds to Robert A. Norman. Rene Sheffield to George E. Glasscock. West Roper to Jeremy L. Roper. Jay Duke-Circuit Clerk to Bertha Morrissette. Richard A. Christner to Richard A. Christner. More...

TPD report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending Feb. 10: William Earl Robertson – possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana and public intoxication; Donny Rayford Rowell, Jr. More...

County attempts to save money on LP mill site

The Clarke County Commission approved Tuesday the refinancing and restructuring of the 2006 bond issue that funded the North Clarke Industrial Park. More...

Arrested Bama players include former THS star

Former Thomasville High School football standout Tyler Hayes was one of four football players arrested and charged with robbery at the University of Alabama this week. More...

ASCC wants T’ville police on campus

The Thomasville City Council gave approval to the Mayor and Police Chief to finalized a deal between the city and Alabama Southern Community College that would allow the college to pay the city for a uniformed police officer at the school. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Thomasville Public Library to host story hour The Thomasville Public Library will conduct a story hour Tuesday, Feb. 26 from 5 - 6 p.m. This special event is for ages 3 - 5 and no library card is required. For more information, call 334-636-5343. More...

People

Rea-Fendley announce wedding plans for March 23

Mrs. Croby Carter Rea of Tuscumbia announces the engagement and forthcoming marriage of her daughter, Keslie, to James Macran Fendley. Mr. Fendley is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Randall Fendley of Excel. More...

Gunter honored as 10th chair in Texas Orchestra

Former violin student, Matthew Gunter was honored as 10th chair in the first violin section of the Texas Music Educators Association's Region X Middle School Orchestra for 2012-2013. More...

Studio 122 students create pieces of art

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School

SWHS announces honor roll

Sweet Water High School announces the honor roll for the second nine weeks as follows: First Grade More...

Honor students named at THS

Thomasville High School announces the honor roll for the seconde nine weeks as follows: Ninth grade More...

Sawyer named director of public information at Alabama Southern

Alabama Southern Community College President, Dr. Reginald Sykes, has appointed Maconica Sawyer as Director of Public Information. Sawyer will oversee all aspects of marketing and publicity for each of the college campuses. More...

Sports

THS Tiger baseball team looks to its seniors

“In high school baseball, you have to be adaptable to your talent,” said Robby Carpenter, new head coach of Thomasville High School Tiger baseball. More...

Lady Tigers start season Feb. 19

The Thomasville Lady Tigers open the 2013 season Tuesday, Feb. 19, at Jan Overstreet Field, against the Sweet Water Bulldogs. Varsity will start play at 4 p.m. with the Junior Varsity game to follow. More...

Jackson making impact at UWG

Newcomers to any team sometimes take a few games or even weeks to endear themselves to teammates and fans. Not so for University of West Georgia center fielder Shaquille Jackson, who came out swinging last weekend and hasn’t stopped yet. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Bromberger

Betty Joe Bromberger, 71, of Linden died Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013 at Marengo Nursing Home. She was born Aug. 10, 1941 in Thomaston and was a former employee with Old Town Home Assisted Living. More...


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