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September 5, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

United Way sets funding goal

Thomasville hosted the kickoff for the annual United Way fundraising campaign last week. The county goal for fiscal year 2014 is $129,000, said Dottie Fore, co-chair of the county fundraising committee. More...

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Sticking it to Obama’s health care

What does the Executive Branch leader of our state have in mind? More pointedly, what has Gov. Bentley been inhaling? More...

A character in the newspaper business

The advent and proliferation of internet communication has caused newspaper readership to decline over recent years. It has hit close to home with the demise of the urban daily papers in Alabama. More...

School

Transitional planning for students with disabilities

The Jackson Parent Advisory Committee of Children’s Rehabilitation Service and The ARC of Clarke County will sponsor Transitional Planning for Students with Disabilities. The program will be Tuesday, Sept. 24 from 10 a.m. More...

Marengo High Class of 1963 reunites

The Marengo High School Class of 1963 had its 50th year reunion Aug. 9 - 11. Friday night, the class gathered at Ezell's Fish House to meet up and again Saturday evening at Gaston's Grill. More...

Area schools form partnership to prepare students for success

The Career Technical Departments from three area school systems have joined together to hire a “Career Coach” to connect both students and industry. More...

Sports

THS downs Sweet Water 35-13

The Thomasville High School Tigers football team (4A) built a threetouchdown lead in the first quarter and hung on to beat Sweet Water High Bulldogs (2A) 35-13 in a very physical contest. More...

Thomasville volleyball splits with Demopolis

The Thomasville High School Lady Tigers volleyball team (4A) began the 2013 season by winning two games at Demopolis (5A), 25-18 and 25-23, on Aug. 29. More...

Marengo falls to 2A Southern Choctaw

High School football returned to the Blackbelt of Alabama and South Marengo County in a major way on Thursday night, Aug. More...

Better stop!

Run a bus stop sign, get caught on video

Drivers who don’t respect the school bus stop sign laws in Thomasville will soon find themselves being held accountable. More...

Man seriously injured on 43

Arthur Lee Malone of Thomasville was seriously injured Tuesday night when he was hit by a car on Hwy. 43. Police believe Malone, 78, started walking away from the Super Foods in Thomasville about 8 p.m. More...

Deadline for hospital sale passes

With the Sept. 1 deadline passed, city officials and Thomasville Healthcare Authority attorneys have not been able to confirm whether Anne Thompson and Dubois Gilliam were able to close the sale of the Southwest Alabama Medical Center property. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Yard sale to benefit Teresa Campbell Sept. 7 A benefit yard sale for Teresa Campbell will be Saturday, Sept. 7 at Country Oaks No. 2, located at 935 West Third Street, from 6 a.m. until 1 p.m., rain or shine. More...

People

T'ville Senior Center create watercolor paintings

Crystal VanDee, an art teacher representing the Grove Hill Cultural Arts Center, recently visited the Thomasville Senior Center where inspiring new artists created a watercolor painting. More...

Receive free trees by joining the Arbor Day Foundation

Everyone from Alabama who joins the Arbor Day Foundation in September will receive 10 free trees as part of the Foundation's Trees for America program. More...

SWAMC Auxiliary conducts September meeting

SWAMC Auxiliary conducted its Sept. 3 meeting at the Hill House. Out going officers were presented with gifts and commended for their dedicated service of three years of leadership. More...

Religion

Stoudenmire speaks at Alabama WMU leadership conference

As we’re moving forward, we need to be watching, waiting and ready to reply to whatever God would have us do, anticipating what God’s moving among our hearts might be.” More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Living Church of God conducting yard sale Sept. 7 The Living Church of God will conduct a yard sale, Saturday, Sept. 7 from 8 a.m. until. More...

Give and it shall be given to you

Spiritually Speaking

Peggy and I enjoy watching God’s creatures especially one of the smallest, the Ruby Throated Hummingbird. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Walter Louis Tunstall and Deborah Rankins. Lloyd Johns Jr. and Lashay Dakita Hall. Allen Levon Bonner and Arsie Monique Creighton. Joseph William Jeffrey and Carolyn Bradford Andrews. Benjamin Crane McVay and Hannah Alizabethe Lasseter. More...

Property deeds listed

Aug. 21-Aug. 29 Blanche Starks to Kay Harrigan Woods. Sidney Earl Wimberly to Robert Andrew Conerly Jr. Brooks Lawrence Blackwell to Brooks Lawrence Blackwell. Edgar D. Gates to Marilyn Law. Jammie F. Hood to Keith Robert Hood. Bernard G. More...

Thomasville Police report

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

Obituaries - Free Access

Dunning

Lucille “Speen” Dunning, 85, died Friday, Aug. 23, 2013 in Dixons Mills. She was born Oct. 16, 1927. She is survived by her two children, Bobby Lee Dunning of Dixons Mills and Ernestine M. Dunning of Alpharetha, Ga. More...


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