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October 3, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Three arrested after armed robbery, manhunt

An armed robbery followed by a manhunt resulted in the arrest of three individuals Sunday. The Clarke County Sheriff’s Department was called out to County Road 49 in the Lower Peach Tree area on Sunday morning in reference to a robbery. More...

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Editorials

Top officials should breeze to reelection

Believe it or not the 2014 state elections are only eight months away. This gubernatorial year, which usually portends a plethora of interesting and exciting races, is shaping up as a ho hum year. More...

Political Cartoon

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From the Capitol

Why won’t Bentley embrace Obamacare?

Kentucky is a deeply red state with two high-profile Republican senators. So why then is Kentucky — more quickly than almost any other state — moving to implement the Affordable Care Act some Alabama leaders are asking? More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Choctaw Bluff to celebrate 52nd anniversary Choctaw Bluff Church of God Pentecostal will celebrate its 52nd church anniversary Wednesday, Oct. 2 through Friday, Oct. 4. Intercessory prayer will be at 6:30 p.m. with worship service at 7. More...

Spiritually Speaking

Weary and wiser, but willing to do it again

Peggy and I spent last week in Guatemala with a mission team from Elmore Baptist Association. Jim Jackson led us, along with Betty, Kathy and Steve, Deborah, Donna, Doug, Faron and Carlos. More...

Living Your Destiny

Many of the people who fail didn’t see adversity for what it really is. Success in life depends on being strong people with clear goals and unstoppable spirit. More...

Sports

THS goes down in defeat to Demopolis

Demopolis’ Tiger Stadium became a house of horrors Sept. 27 for the Thomasville High School Tigers football team. More...

SWHS loses to Maplesville 27-24

If barnburners are what you like in high school football, then George Walker Jr. Stadium in Maplesville was the place to be on Friday night. More...

THS volleyball team wins five matches No room for error in remaining region games

The Thomasville High School Lady Tigers volleyball team was victorious in five matches played last week. THS won Sept. 23 at Jackson High, 25-18, 25- 22 and 25-21. Destiny Dunning had 5 serve aces and 6 kills. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

McKinley

Goldie Faye McKinley, 79, a homemaker of Thomasville died Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013 at her daughter’s home in Silverhill. She was born April 12, 1934 in Decatur and was a member of the Thomasville Church of God. More...

Pearlie Ando, 107 and counting

Pearlie Ando was born Sept. 25, 1906 in the community of Pleasant Hill. Theodore Roosevelt was president then and the Wright Brothers were granted a patent for controlling an airplane. More...

Sims named Firefighter of the Year

Thomasville Volunteer Fire Department Chief Mark Sims was named 2013 Alabama Volunteer Firefighter of the Year by the Alabama Association of Volunteer Fire Departments at a ceremony recently in Tusca More...

Lewis celebrates 50 years

The year was 1963. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Putnam VFD to conduct memorial hour The Putnam Volunteer Fire Department will conduct a memorial hour Saturday, Oct. 5 at 9 a.m. remembering the late Allen Etheridge, former Fire Chief of Putnam VFD. More...

Thomasville fall and Christmas events coming

With fall here and temperatures dropping from the oppressive heat of summer, Thomasville will once again host a number of events during the fall months and on into the Christmas season. More...

People

Volunteers needed for St. Stephens dig

Persons interested in Alabama history and archaeology have an opportunity to assist in the excavation of a historic former hotel building in old St. Stephens on Saturday, Oct. 5, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. No experience is required. More...

Allen-Paul to wed Nov. 2 in Thomasville

Donald and Carol Allen of Scyrene announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Corrie Laine Allen, to Jacob Dennis Paul, son of Teddy and Audra Paul of Grove Hill. More...

Thompson named Distinguished Young Woman

Emily Thompson was named Distinguished Young Woman for Marengo County. More...

School

Sweet Water School News

It’s homecoming week at SWHS

This week is homecoming week!! Everyone is very excited about all of the activities that have been going on this week. More...

Eighth graders get hands-on start to future careers

What does it take to have a successful future? That is the question that was asked of 117 eighth graders from Thomasville Middle School on Sept. 26 at the fourth annual SAWDC Worlds of Opportunity Career Expo. More...

“Twin Day” at SWHS

Tuesday, Oct. 1 was “Twin Day” at Sweet Water High School. Kindergarten students, from left, Jake Flowers and Tyde Atkins dressed up like Principal Stan Stokley, center. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Lamisha Camille Parkerand Tchodjowiye EsolKpemoua.Latonya MarieMcReynolds and NathanOctavius Brown.Marriage license applications are just that—applications for licenses, notnecessarily actual marriages. More...

Property deeds listed

Sept. 20-27 Mary Etta Wilkerson toPatsy Gay Pounders.Charles W. Syphrit Jr. toMichael I. Jones.Charles W. Syphrit Jr. toBryan A. Jones.Charles W. Syphrit Jr. to More...

Thomasville police report

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


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