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October 31, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Water board pays for repairs

The Thomasville Water and Sewer Board agreed to a settlement of $11,250 for work at a property owned by Bernard Pugh in the Thomasville Industrial Park. More...

RamCorps to play at Pineview

RamCorps, from the University of Mobile, will perform at Pineview Baptist Church Sunday, Nov. 3 at 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. The church is located at 182 Moore Street in Thomasville. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

The tranformation of the south to Republican

The greatest partisan change in American political history has occurred during my lifetime. The transformation of Alabama and our sister Deep South states from an all Democratic region to an all Republican territory has been remarkable and historic. More...

From the Capitol

Does higher Ed need differeent governance?

A s the problems and revelations about Alabama State University make the headlines every day or so, it has occurred to me that they probably aren’t exclusive and also brings up the question of whether or not our institutions of higher learning More...

Political Cartoon

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School

Sweet Water School News

Book fair coming next week to SWHS

Congratulations to our football team on winning against Mobile Christian Friday, Oct. 26. The final score was 47 - 21. This week we will be playing T. R. Miller. The game will be here at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1. Please come out and support our team! More...

New Career Coach hired to serve three school systems

Maggie Walker was hired Oct. 17 as the new Career Coach by the Clarke County Board of Education. She will serve the Clarke County system, Choctaw County system and Thomasville City system. More...

Pope named Employee the Week

The Cooperative Education Program at Thomasville High School is pleased to announced that Marisa Pope, left, and Gena Wilson have been chosen as the "Employee/Employer of the Week". More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Kirksey Ladell Pritchett and Casandra Renae Grayson. Arthur Ray Jenks and Sue Ann Moore. Marvin Laron Mosley and Jessica Brown Smith. Randall Scott Jackson and Theresa Jean Knight. Rodney Oneal Pearson, II and Jessica Brooke Reid. More...

Property deeds listed

Oct. 17-23 Sidney Earl Wimberly to Thomas Earl Hart. Sonia Kidd to Huey R. Kidd. V & M Investments LLC to Michael D. Inlow. Linda Lawrence to Horeb Baptist Church. Merchants Bank to Timothy W. Conerly. Donald R. Cox to Raymond Gill. More...

TPD report

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

More Chinese companies to visit

Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day reported to the city council about his trip to China. “It was a very good trip,” Day said. He spoke of meeting with a 3D printer maker and a metal fabricating company that wants to locate in the U.S. More...

VFD’s trailer teaches kids fire safety

Thanks to a collection of local and state grants, thousands of area children have had the chance to learn about fire safety and what it can actually be like in a burning house. More...

Power to go out downtown

Alabama Power will be upgrading power lines in the downtown Thomasville area next Tuesday, Nov. 5. More...

Lady Tigers out of Elite 8

The Thomasville Lady Tigers volleyball team advanced out of the Super Regionals in Montgomery last week to make it to the Elite 8 in Birmingham. More...

Free auditions today for Southwest Alabama Got Talent

The $20 audition fee has been dropped for the Southwest Alabama Got Talent competition. The Boys and Girls Club of Southwest Alabama will host the talent show at the Clarke- Washington Fair in Jackson. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Town of Pine Hill plans to Trick or Treat Thursday The Town of Pine Hill plans to Trick or Treat Thursday, Oct. 31 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Citizens of Pine Hill who wish to participate may leave their porch light on. More...

People

Fair in Jackson is next week

The Clarke-Washington Counties Fair, sponsored by the Jackson Rotary Club is returning to Jackson Monday, Nov. 4 - Saturday, Nov. 9. Featured will be the Mississippi Delta shows with more rides and a daily agenda of planned activities. More...

ALA-TOM RC&D is Council of the Year

ALA-TOM RC&D was voted Council of the Year for 2013 at the Southeastern RC&D Conference. Johnny Flowers, Chairman of ALA-TOM RC&D received the Hall of Fame Award for his many years of service and dedication to RC&D. More...

Fall festival in Jackson Saturday

The Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce’s 31st Annual Fall Festival is this for Saturday, Nov. 2, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Clarke Street Baptist hosting Trunk-a-Treat Clarke Street Baptist Church will host Trunk-a- Treat Thursday, Oct. 31 from 6 - 9 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend. The event is sponsored by Carmencita Dotson, youth president. More...

Spiritually Speaking

Let’s all follow the wisdom of Christ

A utumn is my favorite time of the year. More...

Sports

Tigers stuff CCHS, punch ticket to playoffs

The Thomasville High School Tigers football team will play in the state playoffs after defeating region opponent the Clarke County High School Bulldogs 42-13 Oct. 25 at D.F. Anderson Field. More...

Sweet Water clinches region championship

With a No. 1 playoff seeding on the line Friday night, Sweet Water jumped on No. 7 Mobile Christian early and secured home field advantage for the first round of the playoffs with a 47-21 victory. More...

Lady Tigers reach the Elite 8

The Thomasville High School Lady Tigers volleyball team earned a place in the state “Elite 8” tournament, with victories last week in the area tournament and Super Regional. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Carleton

Merle Lewis Carleton, 89, of Birmingham died Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013. He was born Aug. 28, 1924 in Sweet Water. Carleton met her husband, Roy, while she was working for Auburn University. 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...