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August 8, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Bull Bash at horse arena

Will it be the riders or the 1,700-pound bucking bulls who will be the stars of the show at the Thomasville Horse Arena this Saturday night? More...

Rains delay water plant completion

Rain has delayed the completion of the Thomasville water treatment plant on Old Hwy. 5 north. Officials say it should be completed sometime this fall. More...

State Republican primary is tantamount to winning the general election

Since we are now a one party state when it comes to statewide political races, winning next year’s June 3rd Republican Primary is tantamount to election. Folks, that is only ten months away. More...

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Shakespeare Festival is a diamond in the rough

I interrupted the writing of this column to attend the final and very enjoyable production of Ring of Fire, a compilation of Johnny Cash’s greatest hits which ended a month-long run Sunday afternoon at the Alabama Shakespeare Festival Theatre i More...

A weekend spent around the Black Belt

Last weekend, I went with a group of preservationists to tour houses and historic places in Livingston, York and Greensboro. More...

Religion

New Hope No. 1 breaks ground

Members of New Hope No. 1 Missionary Baptist Church in Thomasville conducted a groundbreaking ceremony Sunday, Aug. 4. More...

Listen with your ear and your heart

Spiritually Speaking

I had to replace my hearing aides. First one quit then the other. A pastor must hear when his people speak. I took my hearing aides in to see if they could be repaired, but to no avail. More...

Living Your Destiny

I t's easy to be someone's friend when they've got it all together, when they're walking in success and winning. Anybody can believe in people after they're successful, after they graduate, after they're promoted, after they get their big break. More...

Sports

Football practice starts in south Alabama

Reserve seats still available

Reserve seats at D.F. Anderson Field are available for the upcoming football season. The reserved seats feature a molded seat and seatback and were installed last year. The seats can be purchased at the THS office. More...

Vick to coach at Auburn

Thomasville native Hunter Vick, who helped lead Central Alabama Community College to the 2013 NJCAA National Championship as an assistant, has been named Auburn’s volunteer assistant baseball coach, Head Coach Sunny Golloway announced today. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Garrett

Bernice May Garrett, 99, of Grove Hill died at her home Tuesday, July 30, 2013. She was a long-time resident of Grove Hill and a widow of Theodore Watrous Garrett, Sr. More...

Grove Hill opposing T’ville hospital

Grove Hill Memorial Hospital has filed a challenge to Thomasville’s application for Certificate of Need to operate a hospital. More...

School safety discussed at summit

The Thomasville City Schools (TCS) System held a special security summit Aug. 1 at the Thomasville Civic Center. More...

C’ville bridge to cost $50 million

A public hearing will be Tuesday, Aug. 13, to give the public an opportunity to view plans and ask questions about replacing the Hwy. 84 bridge over the Tombigbee River at Coffeeville. The meeting will be from 5 until 7 p.m. More...

The Return of the Wood Stork

While driving home last fall, I saw a flock of large black and white birds flying over the interstate. More...

Calendar

T’ville Saddle Club presents Back to School Bull Bash Aug. 10

The Thomasville Saddle Club will present a Back to School Bull Bash Saturday, Aug. 10 at 7 p.m. at the Thomasville Arena, located at 880 Old Hwy. 5 South. More...

Quarterback Club to meet Aug. 13 at THS

The Thomaville Quarterback Club will meet Tuesday, Aug. 13 at 6 p.m. at Thomasville High School 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...

People

VFW officers for 2014

The new officers elected for the Thomasville VFW post are (from left): Quartermaster Luther Parden, Chaplin James Dunn, Adjunct Lee Johnson, Commander Morris Knight, Sr. More...

Pope-Corley to wed in September

Mr. and Mrs. Larry Charles Pope of Vineland announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Shelley Lorraine, to Terry Brian Corley, Jr. Mr. Corley is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Terry Brian Corley of Ovilla, Texas. More...

Thomasville couple celebrate 58 years of marriage

Mr. Ellis and Mrs. Creola George of Thomasville celebrated their 58th wedding anniversary, Tuesday, August 6, 2013. Their secret to a long and lasting relationship is their faith in God. More...

School

Career tech teachers get training

Career Tech teachers from Thomasville High School are in Birmingham August 7th-9th for the ACTE. The theme for this year’s conference is “Alabama CTE Plan 2020: College and Career Ready.” More...

School buses ready for students

Over 374,000 students ride Alabama buses to and from school each day, traveling over 442,000 miles. This calculates to over 67 million students riding annually and traveling approximately 80 million miles. More...

Auburn scholarship winners and freshman recognized

The Clarke-Washington Auburn Club recognized its 2013-14 scholarship winners and incoming freshmen Thursday night at its annual meeting and freshmen sendoff in Jackson. More...

For The Record

TPD report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending Aug. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of July 30- Aug. 6 include: Candace Nicole McReynolds, 20, possession of marijuana second degree, $1,000 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Pine Hill Police Department report

The following charges were filed by the Pine Hill Police Department: Anthony Love of Pine Hill - disorderly conduct, public intoxication, resisting arrest and minor in consumption of alcohol; Michael Champion of Pine Hill - 5 counts of F.T.P.; Jamie More...


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