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October 24, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Ghost Walk draws a crowd

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Editorials

Two big rulings from the U.S. Supreme Court

During the summer, the U.S. Supreme Court rendered two significant rulings. They were quite different philosophically. More...

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From the Capitol

State AG can’t prosecute ASU

Gov. Bentley has requested Atty. Gen. Luther Strange to open an investigation into the questionable activities unveiled by forensic auditors who have been probing financial problems at Alabama State University in Montgomery (ASU). More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Camp Ground Church selling brunswick stew Camp Ground United Methodist Church is having a brunswick stew dinner and also selling stew at its fellowship hall on October 26. Dinner will be at 12 p.m. A freewill donation will be accepted. More...

Spiritually Speaking

Exercise wisdom and obey the guidance of the Holy Spirit

Alabama Power has a right of way across our property where there are tall poles that carry high voltage transmission lines. Last week they sent a large crew of men and equipment to change out three of those poles right next to our house. More...

Sports

THS defeats Monroe County

The Thomasville High School Tigers football team regained its winning form Oct. 18 with a 48-6 Homecoming victory over the Monroe County High Tigers. More...

SWHS downs Choctaw County

With a 34-0 dismantling of Choctaw County, Sweet Water sits firmly in control of its own destiny in Class 2A Region 1. More...

Playoff spot rides on the “Backyard Brawl”

Some people describe it as the “Backyard Brawl.” Whatever you want to call it, the annual gridiron tussle between county rivals, Thomasville High School and Clarke County High School, will definitely decide this season which team gets in More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Carlson

Carl Wilhelm Carlson, Jr., 96, of Fairhope and long time resident of Thomasville died Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013 at his home. He was born Oct. 30, 1916 in Fulton. More...

Champion

Alton Dannie Champion, 62, of Thomasville died Monday, Oct. 14, 2013 at his home. He was born July 22, 1951 in Grove Hill and was a retired paper machine operator. More...

Christopher

James Abner Christopher, 87, of Butler died Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013 at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center in Meridian, Miss. He served his country as a World War II Veteran, U.S. Army. More...

Day part of second China biz visit

Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day joined mayors of several other cities in a second trip to China to meet with Chinese business leaders about the potential for Chinese manufacturing investment in the U.S. More...

Internet safety meeting tonight at civic center

A special meeting for parents with students in grades 3-12 will be tonight, Thursday night at 6 p.m. at the Thomasville Civic Center. More...

School board approves improvement plans

The Thomasville City School Board heard presentations from each of Thomasville’s three schools on their continuous improvement plans. More...

School board sets priorities

The Thomasville City Board of Education recently passed both current and long-range priorities for the District. These goals will guide the school system for the next five years. The priorities are as follows: Implement the State Board Plan 2020 More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Internet Safety Meeting Planned for October 24 A special meeting for parents with students in grades 3-12 will be held this Thursday night at 6 p.m. at the Thomasville Civic Center. More...

Parade

The Thomasville Christmas parade will be Dec. 7. The theme is “Christmas of Decades Past.” Photos of floats from another town’s parade with that theme are available to view at Edmon McKinley’s office. More...

Blood Drive

The Town of Pine Hill will host a blood drive Nov. 1, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at city hall. Free t-shirt will be given to each donor. More...

People

Locals brought home awards from state horse show

The Alabama Open Horseman's Association held its state show at Garrett Coliseum in Montgomery on Aug. 31 through Sept. 2. More...

Champion-Nelson to exchange vows Nov. 2

Henry and Lynne Champion of Pine Hill announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Kristyn, to Timothy Nelson. Mr. Nelson is the son of Troy Nelson of Linden and Sherry Kast of Pine Hill. More...

Internet Safety Meeting at Thomasville Civic Center Oct. 24 at 6 p.m.

A special meeting for parents with students in grades 3 - 12 will be Thursday, Oct. 24 at 6 p.m. at the Thomasville Civic Center. For more information, see page 2A. More...

School

Yellow school buses mean take extra care

If you see a yellow bus, think CHILDREN! Assume that children will be around and take extra care. School bus safety is particularly important during the school year, when motorists come into contact with school buses on a daily basis. More...

MHS conducts homecoming parade

Marengo High School conducted its annual homecoming parade Oct. 18, which traveled along Edgewood Road to Highways 43 and 10 and then ended on Panther Lane in Dixons Mills. More...

SWHS Robotics Team places in competition

The Sweet Water High School Robotics Team, or S.W.A.T., recently participated in Jubilee B.E.S.T. Robot Competition along with 31 other schools from the gulf coast region in Mobile. Sweet Water High School placed second in Robot Competition. More...

For The Record

RECORDS No marriage license recorded

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Property deeds listed

Oct. 9-16 Elaine Huggins Short to Yvonne B. Williams. Charles Cecil Hunt, III to Charles Alexander Sims. Michael Douglas Duke to Thomas Paul Duke, Nettie Whatley to Voncile Evans. Estate of Vickie Bolen Garris to Vivian T. Bolen. Gena M. More...

Thomasville Police Department report

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


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