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March 28, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

WMU celebrates 125 years

More than 100 people turned out for the Clarke County Baptist Association’s 125th anniversary celebration of the Women’s Missionary Union. Founded in 1888, the WMU is headquartered in Birmingham. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

AG can take $100,000 from casinos

The Legal Counsel for the State Ethics Commission says Attorney General Luther Strange can keep $100,000 campaign contribution from the Poarch Creek Casinos. Shortly after The Montgomery Independent reported last October that Mr. More...

Looking Back

Times shows history often repeats itself

March 27, 1980 More...

Front Porch Philosopher

I just love Easter!

By the time you read this, Spring may have already sprung and Easter will be upon us. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Sacred Heart announces Mass schedule Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Grove Hill announces the times for the celebration of the Mass during Holy Week. More...

Spiritually Speaking

The tomb was empty!

We call this week “Holy Week.” On Palm Sunday, Jesus rode triumphantly into Jerusalem seated on a young donkey. More...

Pineview Men’s Sunday School

Sunday, March 24, 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, Ed Parrish, Mike Overstreet, Tim Robi More...

Sports

THS earns region wins from CCHS

The Thomasville High School Tigers varsity baseball team won two games last week against county rival and region foe, the Clarke County High School Bulldogs. THS won 15-3 in five innings on March 22 in Grove Hill. More...

Lady Tigers fall to UMS

The Thomasville Lady Tigers traveled to Mobile to face UMS Wright in area play on Friday, March 22. More...

Sweet Water loses to Millry in eight innings

The Sweet Water High School Bulldogs varsity baseball team lost a region game 3-2 in eight innings March 22 at Millry High. The team is 2-1 in region play. More...

T'ville creates improvement district to woo developer

In order to woo a prospective retail development to town, the Thomasville City Council established a cooperative district and improvement district. More...

Fire destroys Hicks Chevron

Fire destroyed the Hicks Chevron on Hwy. 5 in Pine Hill Friday afternoon. The fire started in one of the truck bays while employees were at lunch. The cause of the fire is not known at this time. More...

Firefighters ask for help from county

Mike Furr, a firefighter for over 30 years with the Jackson Volunteer Fire Department, spoke Monday to the Clarke County Commission about the need to make “fire plugs” (hydrants) throughout the county more visible. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Boys and Girls Club to conduct registration for basketball in April The Southwest Alabama Boys and Girls Club, located by the Thomasville Police Department, will conduct basketball registration Monday, April 1 thru Friday, April 5 from 9 a.m. More...

People

Sewell visits Thomasville

Cong. Terri Sewell came to Thomasville Monday afternoon for a town meeting. Sewell decried the amount of partisanship in Washington while speaking about sequestration. More...

County health officials to get tough on illegal dumping

Residents illegally dumping trash in Clarke County need to be aware. Health officials are seeking prosecution of illegal dumping. More...

Thomasville horse show results told

The Thomasville Saddle Club conducted a hors show Saturday, March 16. The winners were as follows: Pony Halter: first place - Bethany Weninegar. Youth Halter: first place - Clay Luker. One Year and Under Western Halter: first place - Clay Luker. More...

School

Massey hired as TES interim principal

The Thomasville city school board hired former Leroy High School principal Larry Massey as interim principal at Thomasville Elementary School Thursday night. Massey’s contract will run for 41 days from March 22 to May 24. More...

First and second grade students at TES dedicate PTO program in memory of Knight

The first and second grade students at Thomasville Elementary School performed their PTO program in honor of all United States Servicemen and women and in memory of Petty Officer, Andrew Knight. More...

Wood speaks to Noble's class at TMS

Ross Wood, Sports Editor and General Manager of the Clarke County Democrat, visited Thomasville Middle School's eighth grade current events class taught by Stephanie Noble. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Larry Willoughby Harrell and Summer Dawn Westbrook. Vincent Johnson and Janice Denise Cowan. Mitchell Colby Hudgins and T. J. Harley-Michelle Roby. Clausell Boykin III and Alfreda Boykin. Chase Sterling Criswell and Jenny Deshae Moseley. More...

Property deeds listed

March 14-20 Reba Hodge Kolos to James E. Ramey. Wendell Pugh to Mary Pugh. Beatrice Gates Chapma, to Joy C. Welch. Jimmie Madison to Sarah Madison Moore. Cecil Duwayne Moore to Katherine L. Moore. Evans C. Wilson to Michael Clay Wilson. Evans C. More...

Thomasville Police Report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending March 24: Joshua Ryan Dunegan – possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia; John Cameron Dunegan – possession of a control More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Burroughs

Irish Ann Burroughs died Sunday, March 3, 2013 in Atlanta, Ga. She was born June 9, 1950 to the late Arga and Lucille Burroughs in Thomasville. More...

McKinley

Cecil Alvin McKinley, 86, of Thomasville died Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at Thomasville Health Care and Rehabilitation Center in Thomasville. He was born March 18, 1927 in Clarke County and was a former sheet metal worker at Craig Airforce Base. More...

McManus

Margaret Elva McManus, 92, of Surginer died Friday, March 22, 2013 at her home. She was born Jan. 25, 1921 in Princeton, Ind. and was a homemaker and a member of Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church. More...


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