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July 18, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

“That stands for pool!”

Aaron Carpenter sings about the dangers of playing pool during rehearsals for the Arts Council of Thomasville's production of “The Music Man.” The show features a cast of 44 actors and 17 More...

Man shot in chest

A shooting fatality in the Gainestown area Friday, July 12 is believed to have been an accident. More...

Stolen phone, sex offender found

Sheriff Ray Norris reported the arrest of an individual regarding a stolen “smart” cell phone. More...

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Lawyer says BP trying to back out

Montgomery lawyer Rhon Jones, the class counsel for plaintiffs in the private economic and property class settlement against BP, charged this week that giant oil company is trying to renege on its settlement agreement to compensate victims of the gul More...

Getting around that low cell signal, Part 2

Hi. Hope everyone is surviving the fly plague of 2013. They just about took over one event I attended last week. Looks like it may be subsiding now. More...

Religion

Listen to and heed the words of the Lord

I am hearing impaired. I have severe hearing loss in the high frequency ranges and moderate hearing loss at other frequencies. To some, hearing loss is just an embarrassing inconvenience, to others it is a life altering disability. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Hopewell Baptist to host The Glory Road Quartet Hopewell Baptist Church, located on Hwy. 154 in the Chilton community, will sponsor a gospel singing, featuring The Glory Road Quartet, Saturday, July 20 at 5 p.m. Pastor T. J. More...

2013 DCC Youth Seminar announced

The Dravitan Civic Club is sponsoring its fourth annual youth seminar Saturday, Aug. 3 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Thomasville Church of God in Christ. More...

Sports

Summertime ball for the grown-ups

Nicole Henson and Caroline Averitt share a laugh. More...

ASCC softball coach a Grove Hill native

Alabama Southern Community College President, Dr. Reginald Sykes, has name Brooke Powell as the head softball coach for the Eagles. A native of Grove Hill, Powell comes to Alabama Southern from Foley High School. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Mouring

Sue Ellen Ware Mouring, 99, of Thomasville died Sunday, July 14, 2013 at Thomasville Health Care and Rehabilitation Center. She was born Sept. More...

Rivers

Chief Petty Officer Reginald Jay “Muddy” Rivers, III ADC(AW), 34, died Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at M. D. Anderson in Houston, Texas. Rivers was born Nov. 13, 1978. He was a native of Jackson and a resident of Willow Park, Texas. More...

Wright

Dorothy Lee Ashworth Wright, 91, a homemaker of Pine Hill, died Sunday, July 14, 2013 at her home. She was born Feb. 1, 1922 in Franklin, Tenn. and was a member of the Pine Hill Baptist Church. More...

City pursuing all options for a new hospital

Thomasville is still pursuing all of its options to get a new hospital and Mayor Sheldon Day says the issue is still one of his top priorities for the city. There has been little action in U.S. More...

Ricks bringing attention to ALS

Earlier this week, Peachtree native Wana Ricks and her husband Renard came back to Thomasville as part of what they’re calling their U.S. tour. More...

CGEDA taps Johnson

Former Alabama Southern Community College president Dr. John A. Johnson has been named Interim Executive Director of Coastal Gateway Regional Economic Development Alliance (CGEDA) by the CGEDA Board of Directors, effective July 15. More...

Calendar

Mt. Vernon to conduct VBS

Mt. Vernon Baptist Church will conduct VBS July 22 - 24 from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. The theme is “Boomerang Express” and dinner will be provided. Interim pastor is Don Newton and everyone is invited to attend. More...

Coffeeville Library to host children’s week

The Coffeeville Library will sponsor children’s week July 22, 24 and 26 from 1 - 3 p.m. for ages 4 - 12. The program is titled, “Dr. Seuss: Beyond the Cat in the Hat”. More...

Thompson BBQ proceeds to benefit Lambert

Paul Thompson (Thompson’s BBQ) will cook BBQ on July 26. The proceeds will help to cover medical expenses for Angie Glass Lambert, daughter of Bill Glass and Linda Cannon Mott. Lambert was recently diagnosed with melanoma skin cancer. More...

People

Newton-Langley announce wedding plans for August

Jeff and Melanie Newton of Sweet Water announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Madalyn Moore, to Jesse Ryan Langley. Mr. Langley is the son of James “Boog” and Tammy Smith of Sweet Water. More...

Locals competed in All American Youth Barrel Race

Clarke County, Alabama was well represented at this year's All American Youth Barrel Race in Jackson, Miss. on June 20-22. More...

Walkers to celebrate 50th anniversary

The children of Johnny Charles and Carol Walker invite everyone to attend a 50th wedding anniversary celebration honoring their parents. On July 25, 1963, Johnny Charles Walker and Carolyn Gates were married. More...

School

THS 2012-13 award winners announced

Thomasville High School presented the following awards at the conclusion of this year’s school year: English Awards More...

University of Alabama announces spring Dean’s and President’s List

A total of 7,822 students enrolled during the 2013 spring semester at the University of Alabama were named to the Dean’s List with an academic record of 3.5 (or above) or the President’s List with an academic record of 4.0 (all A’s) More...

TES announces late registration date

Thomasville Elementary School will have late registration Thursday, Aug. 1 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

John Christopher Motes and Lois Marie Fuller. Dave McKenzie and Mable Eleanor Smith. Phillip Holt Newton and Gwendolyn Yvonne Criswell. Jesse Kyle Deas Sr. and Jennifer Zeola Fuller. Roy Edward James Jr. and Teneechin Gabriel Pritchett. More...

Property deeds listed

June 25-July 10 Sherry K. Woodard to Ricky N. Knight. Kay Crosby to James McKinley. W.H. Stewart to Jennifer M. Hearn. Jason E. Terrell to Thomas Victor Hutto. Edward Mills to Merchants Bank. Geraldine Shehan to Devin Renea Wright. Miriam D. More...


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