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August 29, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

United Way kickoff time

The United Way of Southwest Alabama kickoff will be at the Thomasville Civic Center, Thursday (today) starting at 11:30 a.m. The time was previously reported to start at 10 a.m. More...

3D printing demo in T’ville

The SoZo Group and Thomasville Area Chamber of Commerce invite the public to “Rethink Manufacturing with 3D Printing”, on Sept. 5, at 1 p.m. at the Thomasville Civic Center. More...

Thoughts turning to barbecue

Since we are coming to a holiday next week that signals the end of summer for most of us, my thoughts turn to barbeque. More...

Weyerhaeuser to re-start its Evergreen plant

Weyerhaeuser this week announced it will begin plans to re-start production on its Trus Joist® TJI® joists and Microllam® LVL lines in Evergreen, effective immediately. More...

Special Sections

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Hospitals and mayors

So Grove Hill’s hospital people say Thomasville doesn’t need a hospital, eh? More...

Who is the target of the special grand jury?

The State Attorney General’s office has impaneled a special grand jury in Lee County but won’t divulge the target or targets. More...

Religion

Christians are like pickup trucks

Spiritually Speaking

When we lived in Michigan for five years, I learned a few things about how northerners see southerners. Some of their ideas were accurate and some were not. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Springfield Methodist displays replica of Noah’s Ark The Springfield Methodist Protestant Church, in the Sandflat community south of Thomasville, has a detailed replica of Noah’s Ark on display in the sanctuary. More...

Sports

Big plays power THS offense

The Thomasville High School Tigers football team showed a lot of promise Aug. 23, dominating the Baldwin County High Tigers in a pre-season jamboree exhibition at Anderson Field. More...

Marengo over McIntosh 28-14

Marengo football coach Dredrick Bell saw some things to like in his team’s jamboree game against McIntosh. More...

Sweet Water loses to DHS in jamboree

Sweet Water head coach Stacy Luker said he had some questions about his team heading in to Friday night’s jamboree game against Demopolis. While some questions were answered, they came in the form of a 20-14 loss. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Clark

Ronnie Dean Clark, 60, of Dixons Mills died Friday, Aug. 23, 2013 at his home. He was born Oct. 31, 1952 in Marengo County. More...

Englett

Amee Lauryn Englett, 63, of Thomasville died Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013 at Springhill Memorial Hospital in Mobile. She was born Oct. 24, 1949 in Selma and was a former waitress and a member of the Pineview Baptist Church. More...

Etheredge

James "Jim" E. Etheredge, 92, of Sweet Water died Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013 at Jeff Anderson Regional Hospital in Meridian, Miss. He was by vocation a highway engineer and Baptist minister for about 40 years. More...

Both sides making moves on hospital

The Thomasville City Council unanimously voted to approve a confidentiality agreement to discuss matters with a company regarding the construction of a new hospital in Thomasville. More...

$16 million school budget proposed

The Thomasville City School Board heard the first public hearing of the proposed budget for the next fiscal year Tuesday night. More...

Commissioner wants to bid on contract

Members of the Clarke County Commission discussed Monday whether commissioner Jackie Ray Rush could submit a bid to provide pipe for the county. More...

Bids to let soon on county jail juvenile wing

The JMR Architecture company of Montgomery was approved Tuesday by the Clarke County Commission to bid out construction of a juvenile detention wing for the county jail. More...

Learn to map land with GPS

For many landowners Geographical Positioning systems, better known as GPS, is still relatively new. More...

Four-wheeler ride at Old St. stephens

A 4-wheeler mud ride to benefit the St. Stephens Historical Park will be Saturday, Sept. 7, at the Washington County park. ATV riders will gather between 8-9:30 a.m. at the park store for registration and a safety meeting. Security will be provided. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Hwy. 43 Labor Day Yard Sale kicking off Aug. 29 The second annual Highway 43 Labor Day Yard Sale will be Thursday, Aug. 29 until Saturday, Aug. 31. Several families in this area will be participating along the highway. More...

People

Rowlett-Shiver announce engagement

Mr. and Mrs. John Rowlett of Thomasville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Meagan Lynn, to John Kerry Shiver. Mr. Shiver is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Terry Shiver of Saraland. More...

Create great memories for your children during their school years

School has started back and the mornings are a hustle and bustle to get out the door on time. More...

Washington-Filipcik to exchange vows Sept. 14

Brenda Washington and Robert Filipcik announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. Miss Washington is the daughter of Mary Rice of Thomasville. Mr. Filipcik is the son of Filipcikova Zuzana of Kvetna, Bruntal - Czech Republic. More...

School

THS students receive Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification

Eleven students from THS have received certification for the MOS Word Certification, the certification recommended for the Commerce and Information Technology Courses, taught by Livia Coleman and Kay Larrimore. More...

Marengo High Class of 1975 honors Watkins

The Marengo High School Class of 1975 honored the Rev. John S. Watkins Saturday, Aug. 10 for 32 years of public service rendered to the boys and girls in Marengo and Wilcox counties. More...

Spirit shirts available at Sweet Water High School

We would like to welcome our faculty, staff and students back to Sweet Water High School’s 2013- 2014 school year. Erin and I wish everyone a great school year. I am a junior and Erin is a senior. More...

For The Record

Property deeds listed

Aug. 12-20 Clara Andrews Hagan to Braden W. Mims. Brenda J. Moody to Leroy Lawrence. Warren C. Johnson Jr. to Mary Warren Sanford. JP Morgan Chase Bank- National Association to Shawn H. Harrison. Stimpson Lands Inc. to BCS 5 LLP. Timothy W. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Aug. 20-27 include: Bridget Anderson Hoven, 49, three counts negotiating a worthless negotiable instrument, $500 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Thomasville Police report

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


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