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May 2, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Bringing the book to life

The teachers at Thomasville Middle School brought literature to life for the seventh-graders this week. The seventh-grade students are reading the book “The Hunger Games” by Suzanne Collins. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Congress’ health care benefits

How would you like to be able to purchase the finest health care coverage in the world at a 72 percent discount? More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

State legislature is in the stretch run

A s the world turns in Alabama politics, the 2013 Legislative Session is in the stretch run. The waning days will see the final passage of the 2014 budgets, which will begin in October. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Gates Cemetery to conduct decoration May 4 Gates Cemetery will conduct decoration Saturday, May 4 at 2 p.m. The cemetery is located on Old Line Road. Wayman Chapel AME to host ‘Women on a Mission’ ministry More...

COTES to sponsor concert at civic center

Residents of Thomasville and the surrounding area have the opportunity of seeing three groups representing some of the finest musicians, vocalists and performers at the University of Mobile in a concert at the Thomasville Civic Center on Friday, May More...

Spiritually Speaking

Do not prevent the little children from coming to me...

Last week at Deatsville Baptist Church, we began preparing for Vacation Bible School or VBS as it has become known to most of us. I’m one of those senior adults who remembers attending VBS as a small child. More...

Sports

THS bows out of playoffs

The Thomasville High School Tigers baseball team fell out of the state playoffs, losing two-of-three games to the UMS-Wright Bulldogs. All three games were played at Tiger Field in Thomasville. More...

Lady Tigers take two from Washington

The Thomasville Lady Tigers travelled to Chatom on Thursday April 25th to take on Washington County in a regular season ending doubleheader. In game one the Tigers won 15-4. More...

Spring football has sprung

Spring practice began Monday for Thomasville High School Tiger football. The team will practice Monday, Wednesday and Friday for two weeks with the period ending in a jamboree game at 7 p.m. on May 16 on Anderson Field in Thomasville. More...

Autism awareness at Sweet Water

Students at Sweet Water High School wore blue, yellow and red shirts Friday, to support Autism Awareness month and made a human autism ribbon on the football field. More...

Scruggs to keep office, judge rules

Summer Scruggs has been on the job as Clarke County circuit clerk for nearly four months but under a cloud of uncertainty due to the filing of an election contest challenging her eligibility to hold the office. More...

Lolley wins 2014 DYW

Distinguished Young Women of Clarke County, awarded scholarships to high school girls throughout the Clarke County area this past Saturday night. Over $10,000 in scholarship money was awarded. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Society of Southern Sass to host Murder Mystery Dinner The Society of Southern Sass will conduct a Murder Mystery Dinner Thursday, May 2 at 6:30 p.m. at the country club. The skit will start at 7 p.m. More...

People

Ashton Shepherd to perform in C’ville

It is going to be a homecoming of sorts for country music star Ashton Shepherd when she performs a concert to benefit the old Coffeeville High School in the school’s auditorium Saturday night at 7 p.m. More...

Gospel quartet Tribute to perform at Pine Hill Baptist

Nationally known and award winning Southern Gospel Quartet Tribute of Hendersonville, Tenn., will be in concert at Pine Hill Baptist Church on Saturday night, May 11. More...

June wedding planned for Parden-Dozier

Mr. and Mrs. Garry Francis Parden of Grove Hill announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Hannah Elizabeth, to Michael Wayne Dozier. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Vaiden Dozier of Thomasville. More...

School

Thomasville Class of 1963 reunited for 50th reunion

The Thomasville Class of 1963 recently met at David’s Catfish House April 20 for their 50th reunion. More...

THS announces honor roll for third nine weeks

Thomasville High School announced the following honor roll for the third nine weeks: Ninth grade More...

Sweet Water School News

Come support the SWHS softball team!

On Tuesday, April 30, Sweet Water High School hosted a blood drive in the gym. We would like to thank everyone who donated and everyone who participated. We hope we have the same participation in the future. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Brian Scott Walker and Margaret Coate Tipton. Brandon Marquese Johnson and Porsha Shanae Turner. Marshae Deon Lucyies and Laneika Vonshae Ivory. Michael Kane Hepstall and Heather Lynn Dumas. Billy Edward Overton and Alyssa Ranae Koeppler. More...

Property deeds listed

April 18-24 Joan L. Jack Revocable Trust to Wendy Jack Piazza. John Lee Perkins to Sandra E. Walker. Nelson Litton Jr. to Sara Causey. William E. Stephens to Teresa Martin. More...

TPD report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending April 28: Kendrell Tobias Hannon – burglary, third degree; Tremaine Anthony Rowden – reckless endangerment, attempting to elude a police officer and two More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Allday

Jack Edward Allday, Jr., 84, of Sweet Water died Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at his son's home in Marion Junction. He was born July 30, 1928 in rural Coffeeville. More...

Brunson

Bobby C. "Billy" Brunson, 70, died Friday, April 26, 2013 in Jackson. He was born April 5, 1943 and was a resident of Jackson. Brunson retired from Ciba after 43 years in the maintenance department where he was the 'Master Chef'. More...


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