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September 19, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

T’ville man wins trucking trial

Long distance trucker Jimmy Jones of Thomasville thought he had a gentleman’s agreement with friend B. A. More...

New Ghost Walk ride

The Arts Council of Thomasville announced the addition of a new ride as part of this year’s coming Ghost Walk event. The new ride adds a visit to Thomasville United Methodist Church and Williams Temple CME. More...

Jackson mill included in Boise sale to PCA

Packaging Corporation of America (NYSE: PKG) and Boise (NYSE: BZ) announced this week that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which PCA will acquire all of the outstanding common shares of Boise for $12.55 per share in cash, for an a More...

Louisiana-Pacific buying Ainsworth

Louisiana-Pacific Corporation announced last week it is buying the Canadian based Ainsworth Lumber Co. Ltd. for $1.1 billion. Ainsworth, like LP, is a manufacturer of oriented strand board (OSB). More...

Special Sections

Editorials

From the Capitol

UA, UNA decades apart

Last week at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa it was revealed that two black students had been refused admission to a campus sorority because of their race, one who was confirmed as the granddaughter of former State Supreme Court Justice John More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Front Porch Philosopher

I don’t have the patience for quilting

I may as well admit it right up front. I don’t have the patience for it. It takes way too long, maybe even years. What in the world am I talking about? It’s quilting. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Christian Youth Concert features Bailey Aguiar The First Assembly of God in Thomasville, located across from Alabama Southern, will host a Christian Youth Concert featuring Bailey Aguiar of Pine Hill, Saturday, Sept. 21 from 6 - 10:30 p.m. More...

Spiritually Speaking

Be filled with the Spirit

Mondays sometime find pastors deflated, mentally and emotionally. Monday needs to be a day to inflate, but when Monday starts with a tire that is deflated, that isn’t a good sign. More...

Living Your Destiny

The greatest power that we have is the power to choose our words. Your words have tremendous power. No matter what you may be facing today, the words of your mouth can help set the course for your victory or set the course for defeat. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Rodney Oneal Pearson II and Jessica Brooke Reid. Christopher Glenn Dunnam and Cassity Corwren Horton. Kayne Graham Deas and Megan Anita Howell. Olen Paul Padgett Jr. and Diane Alyssa Barrett. Wayne Timothy Roberts and Lindsey Wells Lassiter. More...

Property deeds listed

Sept. 5-11 Frank Jackson to Henry M. Jackson. Frank Jackson to Henry M. Jackson. William C. Outlaw to Lindsey W. Lassiter. Richard Tew, as Trustee to Lee McCorquodale Durst. Kerry Drex Stephens to Helen O’Melia Skipper. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Sept. 3-10 include: Quintin Jerell Whigham, 25, driving without current valid operator’s license, arrested by Fulton Police Dept. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Drinkard

Richard L. "Tiny" Drinkard, 77, of Thomasville died Monday, Sept. 9, 2013 at St. Vincent Hospital East in Trussville. He was born Sept. 27, 1935 in Thomasville and was a retired driver with UPS and member of the Liberty Baptist Church. More...

Glover

David Washington Glover, 61, of Sweet Water died Friday, Sept. 6, 2013 at the V.A. Hospital in Birmingham. He was born Sept. 10, 1951 in Sweet Water and was a member of the Beaver Creek Baptist Church and a U. S. Army veteran. More...

Murray

Annette Champion Murray, 87, a homemaker of Pine Hill died Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013 at Providence Hospital. She was born July 18, 1926 in Pine Hill. More...

IP shuts down Courtland mill, says Pine Hill mill safe

International Paper announced this week plans to permanently close its Courtland Mill, a facility that is part of the company’s printing and communications papers business. More...

Thursday at the movies

If you weren’t able to catch the classic John Wayne western “Rio Bravo” on the big screen when it came out in 1959, you’ll have your chance today, Thursday, Sept. 19 at the Thomasville Civic Center. More...

Event for families dealing with addiction

In this day and age, families have many things they have to deal with. Addiction is something that affects everyone, regardless of who they are. More...

Pine Hill Depot Day Saturday

Depot Day kicks off Saturday, Sept. 21 at the Pine Hill Municipal Complex from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. More...

Applicants flood job fair

Hundreds of applicants came to a hiring fair by JMC Steel, parent company of EnergeX Tube in Thomasville, to apply for positions at the EnergeX plants in Thomasville. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Third Thursday Theatre presents Rio Bravo Third Thursday Theatre presents Rio Bravo Thursday, Sept. 19 at 1 and 7 p.m. at the Thomasville Civic Center. Donations are accepted. Depot Day in Pine Hill set for Sept. 21 More...

People

Morris-Moss announce engagement

Don and Shelia Morris of Thomasville announce the engagement of their daughter, Julia Annette, to Thomas Henry Moss, son of Maxwell and Alice Moss of Webb. More...

Lions Club members provide service to the community

The Thomasville Lions Club recently served the community by ADOPT – A-MILE. This volunteer activity occurred at Hwy 43. More...

DAR promotes Constitution Week

Sept. 17, 2013, begins the national celebration of Constitution Week. The weeklong commemoration of America’s most important document is one of our country’s least known official observances. More...

School

Third graders find ideal spot for native garden

TES third grade students in gifted education are participating in the Junior Master Wildlife Gardener program by working in the school’s garden. More...

Register for Tiny Tiger Paw Dance Clinic

The Thomasville High School Tiger Paws will conducts its fourth annual THS Tiger Paws’ Tiny Tiger Paw Dance Clinic. More...

Students learn to screen print at Studio 122

The Solid Rock Christian School visited Studio 122 where fine artist Cat Pope taught the students the techniques of screen printing. More...

Sports

THS falls to UMS 28-27

The Thomasville High School Tigers football team experienced a heartbreaking 28-27 loss Sept. 13 to 4A, Region 1 foe, the UMSWright Bulldogs. More...

Sweet Water rolls in Millry 48-6

Led by a dominating defensive effort, Sweet Water High School raced out to a 21-0 first-quarter lead over Millry Friday night on its way to a 48-6 region victory in Class 2A. More...

THS must shake off UMS loss

The Thomasville High School Tigers football team must shake off a disappointing 28-27 loss Sept. 13 to 4A, Region 1 foe, the UMS-Wright Bulldogs. Another tough region opponent, the Andalusia High Bulldogs are coming Friday night to D.F. More...


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