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June 6, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Day sounds off on progress

With the recent industrial and retail success in Thomasville, it is easy for residents to ask, what’s next? More...

Late Bloomers

Driving down West 3rd Street, you may have noticed the tall plant stalks reaching to the sky. They are “century plants” planted about 30 years ago by Lois Etheridge. More...

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GOP has left its mark on the state

The 2013 legislative session has come to an end. Our legislature, both the House and Senate, is Republican controlled. In fact, both chambers have super Republican majorities. They were elected in 2010. More...

If the earth is flat, I know where it ends

June 8, 1960

I n London there is a group known as the International Flat Earth Society and its secretary is a man named Samuel Shenton. More...

Religion

For when I am weak, then I am strong

For a long time we have postponed erecting a privacy fence because it is a hard job. The most difficult part of the job is digging the holes for the fence post. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

New Hope No. 1 to host ‘Gospel Block 2013’ New Hope No. 1 Missionary Baptist Church will host “Gospel Block 2013” Saturday, June 8 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. More...

Sports

Madison football camp set for June 29

The Anthony Madison Football Camp will be June 29 at Thomasville High School Football Stadium for ages 8-18. More...

Bagging a quiet turkey

As is oft the case during the Alabama wild turkey season, plans must change on the fly. Chuck Sykes, Director of the Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division (WFF), and I were trying to work on a “field turkey” story. More...

THS physicals next Tuesday

Physicals for boys and girls in grades 7-12 will be Tuesday, June 11, at 5 p.m. in the THS gym. Students or parents can pick up physical forms from the Thomasville City Schools Website or at the THS office. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Etheridge

Walter Henri Etheridge, 89, of Sweet Water died Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at his home. He was born Oct. 20, 1923 in Sweet Water and was retired from Georgia Pacific Corp., a member of the Beaver Creek Baptist Church and a World War II, U.S. Army veteran. More...

Green

Kossuth Archie Green, Sr., 76, of Pine Hill died Friday, May 31, 2013 at Providence Hospital. He was born Feb. 2, 1937 in Packers Bend. He was a construction contractor and attended the Pine Hill Chapel of the Apostolic Faith. More...

Flowers

J. S. Flowers, 82, a farmer of Sweet Water died Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at Anderson Regional Medical Center. He was born June 15, 1930 in Sweet Water. He is survived by his brother, J. D. More...

Canadian company to buy Scotch Gulf Lumber

Scotch Gulf Lumber announced this week that it has entered into a strategic partnership agreement with Canfor Corporation. The transaction involves the phased purchase by Canfor Corporation of Scotch Gulf Lumber over a three-year period. More...

Sessions visits steel operations

Sen. Jeff Sessions visited the EnergeX Tube finishing works facility north of Thomasville Thursday morning as part of a tour of steelrelated industries in this part of the state. More...

Rush, Day at odds over airport issue

Clarke County Commissioner Jackie Ray Rush is questioning just how much a regional airport proposed for north Clarke County would actually cost. More...

Calendar

USDA offers workshop for agricultural producers June 6

USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service will sponsor a community outreach workshop for agricultural producers to explain programs that can benefit farming operation for 2013, June 6 from 6 - 8 p.m. at Mackey Baptist Church No. More...

Alabama Southern to offer fossil dig for kids

Alabama Southern’s Thomasville Campus will offer two Fossil Dig and Stone Identification classes in conjunction with their annual Kids College June 12 from 9 - 11 a.m. or 1 - 3 p.m. The class is for kids ages 5 - 10 and the cost is $5. More...

Summer Art Camp scheduled for June 24-28

The Grove Hill Cultural Arts Center will host another Summer Art Camp June 24 – 28 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. for first grade through eighth grade students. Students can come and enjoy the world of art. More...

People

Dunn-Chancellor plans June wedding

The Rev. and Mrs. Mark E. Dunn of Jackson announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Tiffanie Dianne, to Brandon Scott Chancellor, son of Mr. and Mrs. Les Chancellor of Millry. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. More...

Robinson-Butler to wed June 14

Henry Robinson and Rosalyn Robinson of Thomasville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Janice Robinson, to Patrick Butler. Mr. Butler is the son of Arthur Butler and Callie Butler of Dixons Mills. More...

Birthday Celebration

The family of Mattie Lee McHenry Wright would like to invite everyone to join in the celebration of her 80th birthday at her home Sunday, June 9 from 2 - 3:30 p.m. Her home is located at 4188 Broad Street in Pine Hill and no gift is necessary. More...

School

Mayor weighs in on school grad issues

Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day said the city school system is making the commitment to students with the improvements in curriculum and technology. More...

Fossil dig at ASCC

Alabama Southern’s Thomasville Campus will offer two Fossil Dig and Stone Identification classes in conjunction with their annual Kids College on June 12 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. or 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. More...

TMS students recognized by Duke University

Ashley Jordan and Mark Rawls were recognized for their exceptional scores on the ACT by the Duke University Talent Identification Program's (Duke TIP) talent search. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Edward Jerod Calhoun and Charlotte Denise Foster. Charles Edward Sanders and Della M. Caldwell. Dantriel Montre Cowan and Vanita Evett West. Brian Dewayne Shamburger and Olivia Lashay Washington. Adam Levi Cunningham and Natalie Grace Cassady. More...

Property deeds listed

May 21-23 Judith R. Larrimore to Jason K. Larrimore. Keith E. Kelley to Robert D. Orwig. Gerald B. Pugh to the State of Alabama. Cecil O. Singley III to State of Alabama. Robert H. Broadhead Jr. to State of Alabama. Merrilon P. More...

Thomasville Police report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending June 2: Sandra Dea Parker Maness – driving under the influence of alcohol; Lawrence Irvin Gildersleeve – driving under the influence of alcohol; juvenile More...