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June 27, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Fire at Scotch

A fire broke out at the Scotch Plywood plant Wednesday morning in Fulton. No one was injured in the incident. Approximately 30 firefighters responded to the scene at about 6:15 to 6:30 a.m. More...

Grove Hill hospital expansion won’t hurt T’ville, mayor says

The approval of renovations to the Grove Hill hospital shouldn’t affect Thomasville’s efforts to build a new hospital, said Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day. More...

Joyner announces run for District 22 State Senate seat

Brewton businessman Danny B. Joyner got an early jump on the 2014 State Senate race for District 22 last week, announcing that he will again be a Republican candidate. More...

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Gulf State Park lodge on the way back?

“I ’m absolutely tired of going to Sandestin to speak to Alabama people,” Gov. Bentley told a gathering of the press and state and local officials recently in Gulf Shores. More...

Shehane helped give victim’s a voice

Five days before Christmas in 1976, a beautiful, bright Birmingham-Southern coed named Quenette Shehane was going to a convenience store near her home close to the campus in Birmingham. More...

Religion

Look unto Jesus for all things new

Because of some concern about a number of moles, dark spots and sensitive places on my skin and all the talk going around about skin cancer, I went to see a dermatologist. More...

Jehovah’s Witnesses to begin conventions

Jehovah’s Witnesses are planning for their annual conventions at the Mitchell Center, University of South Alabama, located at 2195 Mitchell Center Drive in Mobile July 5 thru July 7 at 9:20 a.m. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Oak Grove to conduct singing Oak Grove Baptist Church of the Chilton community will conduct a singing Saturday, June 29 at 7 p.m. Bro. Morris Hill is pastor and invites everyone to attend. Refreshments will be served. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Kishon Curtis Brown and Mitia Rochelle McKinney. Timothy Lance McDaniel and Gwendalynn Maris Woodley. Harold Steven Wilkerson and Holly Christina Saunders. Michael Robertson Foxhall and Mary Kay Staples. Randall Gage Luker and Jessica Lyn Howard. More...

Property deeds listed

June 11-19 Kenneth H. Stewart to Jonathan Andy Tarver. Will Howard Kennedy Jr. to Victoria C. Howard. Fred Michael Hinson to Joy C. Kiracofe. Kanti I. Patel to SAI Ram Properties LLC. New York Mellon The Bank to Rob K. Hilbun. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of June 18-25 include: Darrius Keon Robinson, 20, hindering prosecution second degree, $500 bond, arrested by Thomasville Police Dept. More...

Nearly $2 million stolen from water project

When former USDA employee Ricky Dawson plead guilty a felony charge related to the theft of public funds, the list of governmental entities was lengthy. In all, Dawson is accused of stealing $6.2 million. More...

Hometown Celebration is Saturday

Thomasville’s Hometown Celebration will be June 29 in downtown Thomasville. Activities will start at 5:30 p.m. with a kids parade sponsored by Family Security Credit Union. More...

National Geographic to feature region

As part of the BP Oil Spill Settlement, the four states affected, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana and Florida, have been included in a grant to receive geotourism mapping, a marketing plan for the region and working with a program under National Geog More...

Rail spur price reduced

The following items were considered by the Clarke County Commission during a brief meeting on Tuesday morning: • The commission approved a resolution to ADECA (Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs), which reduces the amount of mo More...

Museum plans 200th Commemoration at Ft. Sinquefield

The Clarke County Museum plans to recognize the 200th anniversary of the attack of Ft. Sinquefield with a weekend of events June 28-30, including a reunion of those whose ancestors either lived in or attacked the fort. More...

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Flying Bricks to perform Independence Day concert The Flying Bricks Community Band will conduct its fourth annual Independence Day concert Saturday, June 29 at 7 p.m. in the Bedsole Auditorium at the Thomasville Civic Center. More...

People

Crosby-Stewart to exchange vows

Mr. and Mrs. Steve Kurowski and Mr. and Mrs. Ed Stewart, all of Brentwood, Tenn. announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Emily Elizabeth to Seth Henson Crosby, son of Dr. and Mrs. Sid S. Crosby of Jackson. More...

Horse show results told

The Thomasville Saddle Club recently conducted a horse show with the following results: Walk Trot (12 and under): First place - Emily Luker. Youth Western Pleasure (17 and under): First place - Emily Luker. More...

Mike Williamson throws clay at Studio 122

Trista Walker, Katie Clark and Lois Davis enjoyed three evenings in Studio 122 throwing clay on the pottery wheel. More...

School

TMS honor roll announced for fourth nine weeks

The Thomasville Middle School announced the following honor roll for the fourth nine weeks: Fifth grade More...

Seven locals attend Alabama Boys State

Seven locals recently attended the seventy-sixth American Legion Alabama Boys State. They are as follows: Jacobs Brewer - During the week, he was elected to the office of State Auditor. More...

Dixons Mills School conducted annual reunion

The Dixons Mills School conducted its annual reunion at Gaston’s Grill in Thomasville on Saturday, June 2 with 22 present. Graduates from 1935 until the closing of the school in 1950 were represented. More...

Sports

Thomasville teams playing in area tourneys

Clockwise from top left: Stevie Grace Collins (7-8 year old girls), Carter Hankins (9-10 year old boys), Macie West and coach John West (9-10 year old girls) and Laken Harvell (11-12 year old girls). More...

Pineview has a long history in Thomasville

Pineview Country Club, located in Thomasville, has been a staple of golf in the area for many years. In 1967 Pineview Park Incorporated, as it was called, went from being a public course to that of a private one, as it is today. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Gaddy

David Jackson Gaddy, 79, of Thomasville died Saturday, June 22, 2013 at his home. He was born Feb. 17, 1934 in Sunny South. He was a retired lineman with Alabama Power Company and was a member of Midway Baptist Church. More...

Lassiter

Herman Allen Lassiter, 68, of Duncanville died Monday, June 17, 2013 at Hospice of West Alabama in Tuscaloosa. He was born Sept. 1, 1944 in Thomasville and was a retired sewing machine mechanic. More...

Lewis

Lowell Burleson Lewis, 96, of Sweet Water died Saturday, June 22, 2013 at Speciality Hospital of Meridian. He was born Aug. 7, 1916 in Exmore. He was a retired postal carrier and was a member of the Sweet Water Baptist Church. More...


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