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March 21, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Police find stolen golf carts

The Thomasville Police Department recovered two golf carts reported missing from the Lakewood and Country Club Estates neighborhoods over the weekend. The golf carts were reported stolen Sunday. More...

Funeral director Henderson dead at 48

Ricky Henderson, the funeral director at Thomasville Memorial Funeral Home died Sunday, March 17 at USA Medical Center. Henderson was 48 years old. Henderson served as mortician and funeral director for six years. More...

Chamber, city meet weekly to stay on top of progress

Every Tuesday morning since the beginning of the year, Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day, Thomasville Chamber of Commerce executive director Amy Prescott, Chamber President Danny D’Andrea and Amy Carlisle, city economic development planning employe More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Is the Poarch Creek lawsuit a sham?

Here is what Attorney General Luther Strange wrote to the lawyers for VictoryLand and Milton McGregor before Strange raided and closed the Macon County facility last month: More...

Political Cartoon

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Front Porch Philosopher

The prettiest time

This is Thomasville’s prettiest time of the year. All the flowering trees have bloomed out except the dogwoods which are saving themselves for Easter. More...

Religion

Spiritually Speaking

Jesus is to sin what antibiotics are to bacteria

Saturday I stepped on a nail. I was wearing my old sneakers when it happened. Peggy was with me, and as a member of the “tender gender” she was quite concerned. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

First Assembly to host Easter egg hunt March 23 The First Assembly of God in Jackson is hosting a community-wide Easter egg hunt on Saturday, March 23, 10 a.m. for children 11 years of age and under. The hunt will be on the grounds of the church. More...

Pineview Men’s Sunday School

Sunday, March 17, 2013

Windell Sheffield, Anthony DeBusk, Joe Clayton, Ben Pugh, Winston Parden, Cordell Hutto, John Wayne Overstreet, Walter Turk, Frank Robison, Ralph Smyly, John Reaves, Billy Kennedy, Frank Jackson, Gene Overstreet, Mike Overstreet, Tim Robison, Mack Po More...

For The Record

Property deeds listed

March 7-13 Kay Crosby to M.J. Mathews III Trust Agreement. Darrick Busby to Raymond Washington. M. Cramer Irrevocable Trust to Brown Drake Royalties LLC. Mattie B. Buggs to Donald Ray Woodward. Dottie Rea Harrell to Larry Willoughby Harrell. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of March 12- 19 include: Timothy Marshall Johnson, 23, probation violation felony, no drivers license, speeding, $1,784 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Thomasville police report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending March 17: Michelle Denise Reid – receiving stolen property, first degree; Doris Ann Agee – domestic violence, first degree; Alexsie McCoy – receivi More...

Sewell coming to T'ville

Cong. Terri Sewell will be at the Thomasville Civic Center Friday, Mar. 25 from 4-5 p.m. for a town hall meeting. The public is invited to attend. More...

Deadly 1913 tornadoes ripped through area

Today marks the 100th anniversary of a deadly tornado that swept through Clarke County from Scyrene, through Fulton and to Lower Peach Tree. More...

Safe!

A player slides in to home plate during one of the first games of the youth baseball season Saturday in Thomasville. More...

Meet the cast of Peter Pan

Children ages 2-10 are invited for a special visit to “Never Land” to meet the cast of Peter Pan Saturday, April 6 from 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. at the Thomasville Civic Center. More...

County approves bond refinancing

The Clarke County Commission voted Monday to refinance and restructure the 2006 bond issue during a special called meeting. The county is working with Gardnyr Michael Capital, Inc. of Mobile in the sale of the bonds. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Grove Hill Arts Council to host “For the Love of Art” spring event Grove Hill Arts Council in Studio 122 will host its “For the Love of Art” spring event Friday, April 26, from 6-9 p.m. More...

People

Shelby tours L-P plant

Sen. Richard Shelby (left) talks to Louisiana-Pacific plant manager Walt Ward last week about the Oriented Strand Board manufacturing process. The L-P plant south of Thomasville is expected to restart production within the next few weeks. More...

Study: local newspapers preferred source of info

Community newspaper readers, surveyed recently, still say they prefer their local papers for getting their news and information. The survey was conducted in small U.S. More...

Making Memories

Spring is in the air!

The weather has definitely been confusing lately, but we have had some beautiful spring days, for sure. More...

Sports

Tigers take two from Washington County

The Thomasville High School Tigers varsity baseball team defeated the Washington County (WC) Bulldogs in both games of a March 15 home doubleheader. THS won 10-9 and 11-1 (five innings). More...

Lady Tigers struggle in Tombigbee tourney

The THS Lady Tigers traveled to Leroy Friday Mar. 15, for pool play in the Tombigbee Tournament. The Tigers fell to 5A Citronelle in game one, 7-0. More...

Crawford, UT-Martin in NCAA tourney

Thomasville’s Shelby Crawford is in her senior year at the University of Tennessee-Martin. She just helped lead the Skyhawks to her third consecutive Ohio Valley Conference Tournament championship and NCAA Tournament appearance. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Bethea

Charles Herbert Bethea, Jr., 84, of Thomasville died March 5, 2013 at William F. Green State Veterans Home. He was born June 12, 1928 in Orlando, Fla. More...

Harvell

A. C. Harvell, 78, of Satsuma died Monday, March 11, 2013 at Eastern Shore Rehabilitation and Health Center in Daphne. He was born June 22, 1934 in Flatwoods and was a former equipment operator with the Alabama State Highway Department. More...

Morgan

Berrey Oscar Morgan, 95, died Thursday, March 14, 2013 at the home of his son, Michael Morgan, in Deatsville. He was born Feb. More...


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