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September 26, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Bentley coming to Grove Hill

Gov. Robert Bentley is bringing his “Road to Economic Recovery” tour to Grove Hill Tuesday, Oct. 1 where he will meet with local business leaders and tour a local industry. More...

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Editorials

From the Editor’s Desk

The changing face of commercials

I f you haven’t seen the Geico Insurance commercial with the camel, I actually have to congratulate you. You’ve managed to stay away from most modern media pretty well the past few months. Good for you. I hear that stuff rots your brain. More...

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From the Capitol

Hubbard hires a lawyer

Speaker of the House Mike Hubbard of Auburn has lawyered up and continues to evade questions from the media about the speculation on Capitol Hill that he is the subject of a criminal investigation in Lee County. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Knight to perform at Midway Baptist Midway Baptist Church in Thomasville will host Shannon Knight in concert Sunday, Sept. 29. Knight will lead the worship at 11 a.m. and the concert will be from 5:30 p.m. until. More...

Pineview hosting ‘The Main Event’ Oct. 6-9

Pineview Baptist Church will host “The Main Event” Sunday, Oct. 6 through Wednesday, Oct. 9 featuring Michael Satterfield and Chris Clayton. More...

Spiritually Speaking

Mother is claiming all the promises of God

September 20th we gathered to say farewell to our Mother, but she wasn’t there. There was a casket that held the physical remains of Betty Jean Ballard, but Mother was not there. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

LaBrandon Lamar Powe and Teresa Yvonne Westbrook. Marriage license applications are just that—applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. More...

Property deeds listed

Sept. 12-18 Roy W. Brunson to Darryl L. Brunson. Kerry D. Stephens to Edward James Overton. Estate of George Larry Huggins to Michael Edward Short. Gary A. McKinley to Perry McKinley. Randall B. Etheredge to Jennifer H. Huebner. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Sept. 17-24 include: Rosa R. Clarke, 50, negotiating a worthless negotiable instrument, $434.72 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Hospital sale moved back

The Thomasville City Council approved an ordinance Monday night that releases all liens and encumbrances on the property sold to Clarke County Healthcare LLC. More...

Molested child’s mother speaks out

When an adult is convicted of most kinds of sex crimes, they have to register on the state’s sex offender registry. The registry is available to the public and anyone can find out where sex offenders are living in their community. More...

Pleasant Hill Road debated

Two different descriptions of one county dirt road were heard Monday and Tuesday at meetings of the Clarke County Commission. More...

Clearing storm

Johnny Autery took this sunset picture in Dixons Mills after a heavy thunderstorm rolled through the area tuesday evening. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Balloon Launch for addiction awareness Sept. 29 On Sunday, Sept. 29 from 6 - 7 p.m. on the Thomasville Civic Center steps, a C. A. N. (Change Addiction Awareness Now) Balloon Launch will take place. The guest speaker will be Scott Myers. More...

People

Research Club meets with Jilly B.

Jill Brooks, owner of Jilly B. and store manager, Whitney Foreman, spoke to the Research Club on Thursday, Sept. 19 about how to shop by body type. More...

Making Memories

We are never too old to celebrate birthdays

Well September is almost gone and October 14th can’t come soon enough for my son, Forrest. He will be turning 16 years old. I can’t believe that my little baby boy has grown up so fast. More...

Denton drives in International Formula SAE competition at Michigan

Joshua Denton, grandson of Vernon and Margaret Denton and Dennis and Ann Dixon, all of Thomasville, took the wheel at the 2013 International Formula SAE competition at Michigan International Speedway May 8-11. More...

School

Justice Irvin chosen Employee of the Week

Thomasville High School announced that Justice Irvin was chosen as the "Employee of the Week". Irvin is in the Cooperative Education Program at THS and works at Comfort Inn in Thomasville. More...

Webb inducted into Doctor of Pharmacy program

On Aug. 17, Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy held a White Coat Ceremony to induct the Class of 2017. Among the 150 students entering the Doctor of Pharmacy program is Taylor Nicole Webb. More...

ASCC students attend leadership conference

Alabama Southern's Phi Upsilon Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society attended the Alabama Region 2013 Honors in Action Leadership Conference at the 4-H Center in Columbiana, Septembe More...

Sports

Andalusia nips Thomasville 20-17

The Thomasville High School Tigers football team lost its second region gamein a row Sept. 20 with a 20- 17 loss to the Andalusia High Bulldogs. More...

SWHS beats So. Choctaw

There wasn’t much drama to be had in Sweet Water’s thumping of Southern Choctaw Friday night at Nolan Atkins Stadium. Sweet Water raced out to a 47-6 lead by halftime, and let the underclassmen finish up the game. More...

Thomasville JV loses to Jackson

The Thomasville JV football team lost its game against Jackson 20-0 Monday night in Thomasville. More...


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