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May 16, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

T’ville carriers help others, and keep an eye on safety

They hit the streets in the morning and spend a good portion of their day on the road stopping at just about every house in town. More...

This is Salvation Army Week

The 60th National Salvation Army Week is being commemorated through May 19. With the slogan ‘Doing the Most Good,’ the week is a celebration of volunteers, donors and program beneficiaries of the program, which has existed since 1865. More...

Strong hurricane season predicted

AccuWeather.com reports after a devastating blow to the east from Superstorm Sandy in October of 2012, residents and homeowners on the Atlantic coast should anticipate another active season in 2013. More...

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It’s crazy season in Monkeytown

Every year when the legislature comes to town it becomes “crazy season” in the state’s capital city. It’s been a little more bizarre than usual this year and the final day of the session next Monday should be interesting. More...

Grand old churches here and abroad

Front Porch Philosopher

One thing that I learned on my trip around the Mediterranean Coast was that every village has a really beautiful church. Most of these churches have been in the same spot for hundreds, if not a thousand years. More...

Religion

‘We cannot do what God does, and God will not do what we can do’

Spiritually Speaking

Our vegetable garden is planted; 16 tomato plants, two rows of rattlesnake pole beans, four rows of zipper peas, yellow crookneck squash, cucumbers and 18 marigolds. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Bible Baptist invites everyone to new ministry Bible Baptist Outreach is a traditional, fundamental and independent ministry. It is located at 130 Nicol Ave. W in Thomasville. Sunday school is at 10 a.m. with morning worship at 11. More...

Sports

Lady Tigers bow out of playoffs

The Thomasville Lady Tigers dropped two straight in the Regional Tournament held in Gulf Shores this past weekend and finished the season with a record of 25 wins with 16 losses. More...

Sweet Water softball season comes to an end

The Sweet Water High School Lady Bulldogs softball team ended their season May 10 with two losses in the Class 2A South Regional state tournament in Gulf Shores. The Lady Bulldogs lost 7-2 to Mobile Christian and 17-7 to Providence Christian. More...

Sweet Water to travel to Scooba, Miss. Saturday

Sweet Water High School head football coach Stacy Luker has a bunch of holes to fill in his 2013 season roster. The Bulldogs lost 16 seniors from last year’s team, he said. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Carlson

Marie Megginson Carlson, 93, of Fairhope died Thursday, May 9, 2013 at her home. She was born Aug. 10, 1919 in Thomasville and was a former accountant at MacMillan Bloedel, Inc. More...

Casteel

Charles Bernard Casteel, 67, of Grove Hill died Saturday, May 11, 2013 at his home. He was born Oct. 31, 1945 in Pine Hill. Casteel was a retired B and B operator with Norfolk Southern Railroad and was a member of the Sunny South Baptist Church. More...

Etheridge

Mitchell Lee Etheridge, 44, of Sweet Water died Monday, May 6, 2013 at his home. He was born on March 11,1969 and was a welder with Burkes Mechanical Company. More...

Day meeting with Chinese trade officials

Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day is in the midst of an International business recruitment trip. Last week, Day flew to China, first landing in Hong Kong. More...

Commission says no to fall turkey season

The Clarke County Commission voted Tuesday to not approve a resolution in favor of reinstating a fall turkey season. Harris Oppenheimer, an attorney from Mobile, asked the commission for support of the resolution. More...

Boys and Girls Club summer program

The Boys and Girls Club of Southwest Alabama is accepting applications now for its summer program. The program will start June 3, and will serve children on weekdays from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. More...

Grove Hill officer’s actions clarified

Grove Hill Police Officer Chris Whitfield may have not been given the credit he deserves via one sentence in the write-up last week of the theft ring breakup. More...

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T’ville library to conduct ‘Books for the Beach’ sale

The Thomasville Public Library will conduct a “Books for the Beach” sale Thursday, May 16 and Friday, May 17. The sale will start at 9 a.m. and will include hardbacks for $2 each and children and softcover for $1. More...

Clarke County FFWLC to host annual contests

The Clarke County Farmers Federation Women’s Leadership Committee will conduct its annual contests. To be eligible to participate in the program, an individual must be an ALFA member. More...

Library to kick off summer events

The Thomasville Public Library will sponsor four free community events in June for the 2013 summer library program “Dig into Reading”. More...

People

Auxiliary members awarded service hour pins

Southwest Alabama Medical Center Auxiliary that serves Thomasville Health Care and Rehabilitation Center in Thomasville awarded service hour pins on May 7 to the following members: 100 hours, Shirley Wallace; 200 hours, Nell Waldrope, Annyce Browder More...

Singleton gets stripes pinned by brother

Staff Sergeant Zerick Pritchett pinned his sister Kenya Pritchett Singleton with her Staff Sergeant stripes on April 20 at the 81st Deployment Support Command in Birmingham. More...

Wilkinson-Siebert

Ashley Rebecca Wilkinson and Derek Adam Siebert will exhange vows May 18, 2013. The bride-elect is the daughter of Connie Wilkinson of Jackson and Gerald Wilkinson of Thomasville. The groom is son of Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Siebert of Sussex, Wis. More...

School

McClure recognized as a student of excellence

The United States Achievement Academy announced that Michaela Marie McClure from Thomasville has been recognized as a student of excellence in Advanced Placement. This is a prestigious honor very few students can hope to attain. More...

Thornton graduates from AAMU

John E. C. Thornton graduated from Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University Friday, May 3 with a Bachelor of Science in elementary education Cum Laude. More...

Congrats to all the seniors!

Sweet Water School News

This is our last full week of school! We will be finishing up the year next week with finals. We hope everyone does his or her best. We want everyone to have a fun and safe summer. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Scott Anthony Collins and Lisa Taylor Horsley. Danny Lemaris Pickett and Candrea Na’Sha Welch. Darren Kenneth Calhoun and Vanecia Levon Lewis. Luther E. Bridges Jr. and Eleanor R. Dyess. Jesse Morgan Latham and Audra Mitchell Van Amberg. More...

Property deeds listed

April 30-May 8 Shirley L. Sheffield to Alabama Power Company. Ethel Mae Tolbert to Alabama Power Company. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to Natalie Wood Sims. Sylvester Baldwin to Joe L. Merida. Thomas Marshall to JP Morgan Chase Bank. More...

TPD report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending May 12: Keith Wayne Gardner – possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia; Cassie Nichols Criswell – possession of a contro More...


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