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July 25, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Portrait unveiled

Lynn Kimbrough and her son Will unveiled a portrait of her husband and his father, the late Judge Bill Kimbrough, during a ceremony in the main courtroom of the Clarke County Courthouse Monday mornin More...

‘Music Man’ opens Friday at Civic Center

It’s almost showtime! After weeks of rehearsing and preparation, the Thomasville Arts Council will open the musical “The Music Man” Friday evening at 7 p.m. in the Bedsole Auditorium of the Thomasville Civic Center. More...

Firefighter's car goes up in flames

Thomasville volunteer firefighter Jeremy Bouler's car burst into flames on Bashi Road approximately 5:30 this past Tuesday afternoon. More...

Leave Salmonella out of your homemade ice cream

Homemade ice cream is a fabulous summertime treat, but beware that some ice cream recipes contain a potentially deadly ingredient – raw eggs. More...

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Officials defend Alabama Power

While there were critics at the recent Public Service Commission hearings speaking about Alabama Power’s “high” rates, the company refuted that contention by saying that the national average for power rates last year was 11.72 cents More...

2014 election fast approaching

Whether you realize it or not the 2014 Election is upon us. The call to arms began in June. That is when campaign fundraising could officially begin. More...

Religion

What is your love doing for others today?

Love is what makes you a good father or son, mother or daughter, boss or employee. It’s bringing out the best in others. More...

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Spiritually Speaking

I don’t like to go to the doctor. First thing when you go to the doctor they weigh you. Excuse me. If I want anyone to know my weight I’ll tell them. Doctor’s scales always weigh 10 pounds heavier. I read that in a medical journal. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

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. More...

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SWAMCA announces scholarship winners

The Southwest Alabama Medical Center auxiliaries presented scholarships to the following students, in no particular order, in nursing at Alabama Southern Community College, Wallace Community College More...

Sykes to appear on ‘Gettin’ Outdoors’ this Saturday

Alabama Wildlife and Fisheries director, Charles “Chuck” Sykes will appear on the local outdoor radio show, “Gettin’ Outdoors” with Big Daddy Lawler this Saturday. More...

Limestone reef to attract marine life

A labama’s artificial reef program in the Gulf of Mexico is unparalleled. In fact, the program is such a success that Orange Beach is known as the “Red Snapper Capital of the World.” More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Hill

Ronnie Wayne Hill, 66, of Union Springs died Monday, July 15, 2013 at his home. He was born Sept. 1, 1946 in Pine Hill and was a former gas station attendant. More...

Odom

Willie Randall Odom, 55, of Grove Hill died Saturday, July 13, 2013 at his daughter's home in Mobile. He was born Nov. 5, 1957 in Fulton and was a lumber mill worker. More...

Task force makes two drug arrests

Two Thomasville residents were arrested July 18 for possession of a controlled substance. The Clarke County Drug Task Force received a tip from the public, said Michael Hunt, commander of the task force. More...

LP employee hurt in fall at plant

An employee at Louisiana Pacific’s oriented strand board mill south of Thomasville suffered extensive injuries Wednesday evening, July 17 when he fell about 40 feet. More...

Legislators hosting BBQ in Jackson

A legislative barbecue is being hosted by local legislators Thursday, July 25 from 5:30 until 7:30 p.m. at the H. W. Pearce Jr. Memorial Park Assembly House in Jackson. State Reps. Elaine Beech and Thomas Jackson and State Sens. More...

County hit by storm

Tuesday afternoon storms caused damage in several areas of Clarke County. Trees were down on roads in Thomasville, Grove Hill and Jackson. Flooding was also reported on roadways. Two trees were blown down on Hwy. More...

Air Evac Lifeteam to host CPR and First Aid training

Air Evac Lifeteam will host a CPR and First Aid training Tuesday, July 25 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. The cost is $10 per person and includes a 2-year certification card. More...

T’ville Civic Center hosting Thursday Theater

Beginning in August, the Thomasville Civic Center will host a movie on the third Thursday of each month at 1 p.m. On Aug. 15, “Singing in the Rain” and Sept. 19, “John Wayne in Rio Bravo”. More...

‘Music Man’ opens Friday at Thomasville Civic Center

The Arts Council of Thomasville will present Meredith Willson’s classic musical, “The Music Man,” at 7 p.m. on July 26, 27 and 29anda2p.m.matineeon July 28 at the Thomasville Civic Center. More...

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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...

Clarke Co. Historical Society to meet July 28

The Clarke County Historical Society will meet Sunday, July 28 at 2:30 p.m. in the Grove Hill Town Hall. The speaker will be Ken Gaddy, Thomasville native and director of the Paul “Bear” Bryant Museum in Tuscaloosa. More...

TES announces late registration and orientation

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

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Truckworx Kenworth of Thomasville celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon cutting Thursday, July 11 at 2400 Joe Davis Industrial Blvd. More...

Lauderdale-Hill united in marriage

Candice Hill and Jake Lauderdale were married Saturday, May 18, 2013 in Boise, Idaho. The bride is the daughter of Terry Hill of Pinedale, Wyo. and Rhonda Hill of Orange Beach. More...

Champion-Ray to wed Aug. 3 in Pine Hill

Mr. and Mrs. Henry Champion of Pine Hill announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Kelsey LaTrayl Liza Champion, to Jason Chunn Ray. Mr. Ray is the son of Janice Friday of Maplesville. More...

School

Thomasville schools considering new remedial program

The Thomasville Board of Education heard Tuesday night information regarding a new intense remedial or “transitional” program for select eighth or ninth graders. More...

Virtual Alabama School Safety System helps first-responders safeguard schools

In October 2005, the Alabama Department of Homeland Security (AL DHS) initiated a project to access new technologies in 3D visualization. More...

Thomasville schools will host School Safety Summit

School security concerns have dramatically increased, as education facilities across the nation have become the targets of crime and violence. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Bruce Warren J. Rasmussen and Allison Caroline Jacobs. Tenorris Jarell Davis and Raquel DNae Savage. Vincent Scott Downey and Amanda Crystal Wright. James Clinton Harris and Kayla Deann Megginson. Wesley Samuel Barnes and Maggie Kayleen Melton. More...

Property deeds listed

July 10-15 Raymond G. Davis to Raymond S. Davis. Wilbert Jackson to Rosie A. Jackson. Ernest C. McCorquodale Jr. to Robert E. Overstreet. Victoria Brown Hearnother heirs to Richard D. Brown. Victoria Brown Hearnother heirs to Victoria Brown Hearn. More...

Thomasville Police report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending July 21: juvenile - burglary, first degree; juvenile - theft of property, first degree; Cortney Ryshelle Granger - burglary, first degree and theft of property, firs More...


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