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July 11, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Bringing home supper

Local photographer Johnny Autery caught this Bluebird in flight, bringing home a bug for supper. More...

“Music Man” coming to Thomasville

The Rambling Roses Players are busy rehearsing for the Arts Council of Thomasville’s production of “The Music Man.” The musical will be performed in the Bedsole Theater at the Thomasville Civic Center July 26, 27, 28 and 29. More...

Gas prices fall slightly

Alabama, July 8- Average retail gasoline prices in Alabama have fallen 0.9 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.21/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 3,348 gas outlets in Alabama. More...

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Where are you Harry Lyon?

A re the Democrats down to Harry Lyon, the Pelham lawyer and Alabama’s perennial candidate for governor to put up against Gov. Robert Bentley in 2014? More...

Fixing low cell phone signal blues, part 1

From the Editor’s Desk

Have you cursed your cell phone for its terrible reception at home? Well, if your situation is like mine, you probably have at least once. If you haven’t, then I applaud your Christian restraint. More...

Religion

Listen for the Macedonian call before making your plans

Spiritually Speaking

Peggy and I observed our fiftieth wedding anniversary last Friday. We observed it through the rain drops that were falling on our head. For the past year we have talked about how we might celebrate it. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Jones Chapel to conduct homecoming and revival services Jones Chapel CME Church in Dixons Mills will conduct its homecoming Sunday, July 14 at 2:30 p.m. The guest speaker will be Rev. More...

Sports

T’ville 13U team falls in district play

The Thomasville 13 year old Dixie Junior Boys All- Stars traveled to Fairhope last week to participate in the 2013 District Tournament. More...

Madison football camp

Thomasville area youth got instruction from the guys who played football at the highest levels recently at the Anthony Madison Football Camp. More...

Heritage matters in managing deer

Heritage matters when it comes to managing large game animals like whitetailed deer, and Alabama’s deer herd can be best described as a patchwork of different genetic strains with a corresponding patchwork of rutting activity. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Ingram

Robert Lanier Ingram, 77, a retired postmaster of Thomasville, died Sunday, July 7, 2013 at his home. He was born June 17, 1936. Ingram was a member of the Bashi United Methodist Church, a veteran of the U. S. More...

Smith

Gerald Douglas Smith, 77, of Thomasville died Friday, July 5, 2013 at Mobile Infirmary. He was born April 14, 1936 in Lasca and was a contractor and a home designer. More...

Regional airport gets a price cut

The estimated cost of the proposed Southwest Alabama Regional Airport has been lowered from $24 million to $12.8 million, according to officials with the Aeronautics Bureau of the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT). More...

Ingram, former postmaster passes at 77

Longtime Thomasville postmaster Robert “Bobby” Ingram died this week. Ingram was the postmaster of the Thomasville Post Office for 31 years, retiring in 1999. More...

County to dump water systems

Clarke County needs to get out of the water business due to the cost and expenses involved, county utilities superintendent Jack Greer told the Clarke County Commission Monday. More...

City: no speed breakers on Foster

The Thomasville City Council has decided against installing speed breakers on Foster Avenue after a request for them was made by a resident of the area. More...

Protecting Elders Act signed

The bill known as the Protecting Alabama’s Elders Act passed the House during the last night of the legislative session which will create new articles in the Criminal Code to combat elder abuse and financial exploitation. More...

Calendar

Truckworx Kenworth to celebrate grand opening July 11

Truckworx Kenworth in Thomasville will conduct their grand opening today, Thursday, July 11 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. There will be giveaways, door prizes and vendor booths. It is located at 2400 Joe Davis Industrial Blvd. More...

New Beginnings to conduct baptism service

New Beginnings Worship Center from Brewton, joined by Ty Parden of Thomasville Baptist Church, will conduct a baptism service on Old Hwy. 5 next to the Golden Dragon Copper Plant site Thursday, July 18 at 6:30 p.m. More...

T’ville Arts Council to present ‘The Music Man’

The Thomasville Arts Council will present “The Music Man” July 26 and 27 at 7 p.m., July 28 at 2 p.m. and July 29 at 7 p.m. at the Bedsole Auditorium featuring the Rambling Rose players and Flying Bricks musicians. More...

People

Fort Sinquefield observed 200th year

Dr. David Mathews said his late grandfather and namesake, David C. Mathews, always had a dream that the Fort Sinquefield site be turned into a park and used as a teaching tool for Clarke County history. More...

Cub Scouts participate in day camp

Cub Scouts from around the Maubila District recently participated in a Star Wars 2013 Day Camp held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Grove Hill. More...

Parnells to celebrate 50th anniversary at Dickinson Baptist

The children of Rev. More...

School

Students must have Tdap vaccine to protect against highly contagious pertussis

Pertussis, or whooping cough, is a highly contagious and sometimes fatal bacterial disease which has increased alarmingly in the past decade. More...

T’ville schools working on safety issues

New state laws now mandate that students and teachers practice “Code Red” measures to make sure that everyone knows what to do in an emergency. More...

TMS hosts first annual Fine Arts Showcase

The Thomasville Middle School conducted its first annual Fine Arts Showcase at the conclusion of the 2012-13 school year. More...

For The Record

County Commission

The Clarke County Commission considered the following items during its Tuesday meeting: • A $5,126.25 invoice from Goodwyn, Mills and Cawood was approved for the County Road 15 road and bridge project in Jackson. More...


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