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August 22, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

E-911 cell phone fees going up

The Clarke County E-911 Board approved a resolution/notice Aug. 12 concerning an increase in the flat, statewide fee on all devices, which can access 911. Cell phone fees will increase. More...

T'ville to host United Way kickoff

Thomasville will host the kickoff event for the annual United Way fundraiser Thursday, Aug. 29 at the Thomasville Civic Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

Allen escapes truck fire

Arthur Allen of Thomasville got out just before his truck was engulfed in flames last week. More...

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Wrong answer in filing snafu

State Democratic Chairperson and former Secretary of State Nancy Worley’s denial that she didn’t receive notice of a deadline to certify candidates in the special Congressional election to fill the vacancy left by the resignation of Congr More...

Duck Dynasty was not what I was expecting

I f you had told me the number one new show on television right now in this post millennium age was going to be about a small town Louisiana, three-generation family who made duck calls for a living and talked in pronounced southern drawls, I would h More...

Religion

Pineview takes mission trip

Pineview Baptist Church recently took a mission trip. A total of 22 youth and adults traveled to Atlanta, Ga. and sang at One Heat Church during their morning worship. They traveled to Maryville, Tenn. More...

Will you be ready for the journey?

Spiritually Speaking

Royce Cox, is a member of Deatsville Baptist Church. More...

Tompkins Baptist to host Beth Moore simulcast

LifeWay Christian Resources is slated to bring well-known Bible teacher and best-selling author Beth Moore to Tompkins Baptist Church, located in Grove Hill, via simulcast on Sept. 14. More...

Sports

THS is unranked but motivated

In 2010, Thomasville capped a perfect 15-0 season and captured the 4A state championship. More...

Peewee football and cheerleading registration

Peewee football and cheerleading registration will be Saturday, Aug. 31 at Gates Drive Park in front of the concession stand from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. This year, the program will be open to third graders for football and cheerleading. More...

Archery competition winners

The Tiger Shot 3D Archery Shoot was held Aug. 17 at Thomasville High School with proceeds going to the Tiger football team. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Harvell

Millie Gray Harvell, 70, of Grove Hill died Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013 at Mobile Infirmary. She was born Oct. 2, 1942 in Clarke County. Harvell was a homemaker and a former shirt factory worker. More...

McNeely

Lillie Jane McNeely, 77, a homemaker of Linden died Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013 at the Marengo Nursing Home. She was born April 14, 1936 in Grenada, Miss. More...

Overton

Lewis “Shorty” Overton, Jr., 70, a welder of Lower Peach Tree died Friday, Aug. 16, 2013 at his home. He was born Feb. 4, 1943 in Fulton. More...

Construction gives congregation new hope

After nearly 20 years of fundraising for an expansion, several false starts and a church employee charged with theft, members of New Hope No. More...

Movie theater coming to town?

While Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day has kept quiet for months about exactly what kind of development is considering the location just north of the Thomasville Walmart, he couldn’t help himself when telling the tale of Thomasville’s growth More...

Football games on tap Friday

Thomasville High School will host Baldwin County High School Friday night at 7 p.m. for its preseason jamboree game. The game will be played at D.F. Anderson Field in Thomasville. More...

Sexton announces run for State Senate

Stephen Sexton (U.S. Army Major, Retired) has announced that he is running for Alabama’s 22nd Senate District Republican nomination. More...

Calendar

Singing to benefit Norris Aug. 24

A gospel singing to benefit Teresa Norris will be Saturday, Aug. 24 at 6 p.m. at the Opine-Tallahatta Springs Community House, beside the fire station. The singing will feature The Dixie Disciples and local talent. More...

Thomasville reunion set for August 23-25

The Thomasville reunion will be Friday, Aug. 23 through Sunday, Aug. 25. Many natives will be returning to pay tribute to their hometown. The reunion conincides with the well-known Choctaw Corner Church homecoming and revival at the New Hope No. More...

Flying Bricks to begin fall rehearsals Aug. 26

The Flying Bricks Community Band will begin fall rehearsals Monday, Aug. 26 at 7 p.m. in the band room at Thomasville High School. More...

People

Grove Hill Arts Center visits senior center

Crystal VanDee, an art teacher representing the Grove Hill Cultural Arts Center recently visited the Vivian P. Gilmore Senior Center where she taught a watercolor class. More...

Work for something that you want

Well it has certainly been a wild couple of weeks! There have been a lot of robberies around the house and in surrounding cities and towns. More...

Black Belt Treasures to host annual Patchwork Festival

Black Belt Treasures Cultural Arts Center (BBTCAC) will host its annual Patchwork Festival Saturday, Sept. 14 from 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. More...

School

Child Nutrition staff follows food chain

Hands-on learning took a different meaning last week as 15 members of the Thomasville City Schools Child Nutrition Staff traveled to the Merchants Food Service Plant in Clanton. More...

T'ville students return to school

Thomasville City School students returned to school Monday, Aug. 19. Students were geared up and ready to start the 2013 - 2014 school year. More...

Some TCS students spend summer helping others

For most students, summer vacation has meant trips to the beach, sleeping late, and not having a schedule of any kind. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Dwain Thomas Dorman and Robin Overstreet Autry. Randall Scott Weaver and Sandra Kay Criswell. Marriage license applications are just that—applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. More...

Property deeds listed

Aug. 7-12 Richard A. Christner to Kellen Callahan. Arnold Cooley to The Meeks Group LLC. Summer Scruggs, other to Helen Chapman Grilliott. Charles R. Brown to Bryan Giles. Rufus Scott Jr. to Geraldine Williamson. Patricia A. Harvey to Patricia A. More...

Thomasville Police report

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


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