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November 7, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Historical exhibit and Downtown Stroll dates set

The Arts Council of Thomasville along with the Clarke County museum will be putting on a special exhibit at the Thomasville Civic Center during the holidays. More...

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Charlie Anderson (right) introduces Ken Gaddy, director of the Bear Bryant Museum at the dinner announcing the founding of the Thomasville Sports Hall of Fame. More...

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Front Porch Philosopher

Do you believe in the existence of Ghosts?

The witching hours have just passed. Halloween is over. Some of us believe in ghosts. Others of us laugh at those who do. Personally, I love ghosts. I like what Shakespeare said about it. More...

From the Capitol

We should preserve Alabama State’s future

Last week I asked the question: Does Higher Ed need a different type of governance? Then I cited some of the many recent revelations concerning the current situation at Alabama State University in Montgomery More...

Religion

Living Your Destiny

Successful people have an "abundance mentality." They see it in their mind first. We were created as visual beings. It all starts with what you see in your mind’s eye. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Chilton Baptist ladies Bible study to meet Nov. 8 The Chilton Baptist Church ladies’ Bible Study will meet at Maria’s restaurant Friday, Nov. 8 at 6 p.m. Bro. More...

Spiritually Speaking

Call on the name of Jesus in faith

We live in a time of trouble. It is evident in every direction and at every level. Only the foolish deny it, to everyone else it is apparent. More...

Sports

Turnovers doom THS against Jackson

The Thomasville High School Tigers football team faced a talented county rival Nov. 1 in the final game of the regular season. The Jackson High School Aggies were ranked no. 2 in Class 5A. More...

Bulldogs downed by T.R. Miller 27-6

In a game featuring two legendary teams and coached by two future hallof fame coaches, Victory Field in Sweet Water was the place to be last Friday night. Coach Jamie Riggs brought his T.R. More...

Thomasville to face Dadeville

The Thomasville High Tigers football team begins the second season Friday night, Nov. 8 with the opening week of the state playoffs. THS (5-5, 4-3 in Class 4A, Region 1) must travel to Dadeville High (9-1). Kickoff is at 7 p.m. More...

2014 groundbreaking for new hospital?

The Thomasville City Council approved a new confidentiality agreement Monday night regarding negotiations with the potential developers of a new hospital. The council approved one several weeks ago for the same purpose. More...

Byrne wins GOP runoff

Bradley Byrne and Dean Young almost evenly split Clarke County’s vote Tuesday with Young receiving one more vote than Byrne. More...

Sports Hall of Fame founded

The founding of the Thomasville Sports Hall of Fame was announced Saturday night at the Thomasville Civic Center. More...

State Ed board adopts info privacy

In the midst of growing national concern regarding the dissemination of personally identifiable information, the Alabama State Board of Education took a proactive step to ensure that the collection and use of student data follows strict guidelines re More...

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR

4H Chick Chain Show and Auction Saturday, Nov. 9 The second annual Clarke/Washington 4H Chick Chain Show and Auction will be Saturday, Nov. 9 at the Clarke- Washington Fair in Jackson. The show begins at 2 p.m. More...

Thunderfest car show at fair

The 2013 CCARC Thunderfest Race Car Show will be Nov. 15-16. The Car Show will feature Nostalgia Drag Racing cars, all with interesting racing histories. This Car Show’s unique format makes it the first of its kind in this area. More...

Chick Chain auction Saturday

The Second Annual Clarke/Washington 4H Chick Chain Show and Auction will be Saturday Nov. 9, at the Clarke- Washington Fair in Jackson. The show begins at 2 p.m. More...

People

Hill speaks to Research Club

Bill Hill spoke to the Research Club on Oct. 17 about his trip to China. From left are hostesses for the meeting, Helen Stephens, Judy Hamilton and Mary Jean Lolley with Hill. More...

Worthwhile Club takes field trip

October. 9, several members of the Worthwhile Club took a field trip to Demopolis. Stops on the trip included Gaineswood, Bluff Hall and lunch at the Marengo Cafe. More...

Dozier hosted workshop at Studio 122

Sharon Dozier, an impressionist artist from Thomasville, hosted a one day workshop in Studio 122. Dozier designed her workshop at the Grove Hill Cultural Arts Center to model the Dreama Tolle Perry Workshop that she attended in Chattanooga, Tenn. More...

School

TMS announces ‘Light in the Library’ contest winners

Thomasville Middle School recently had a contest that coincided with the play, “Light in the Library”. The students were urged to write an essay and produce artwork representing the play. More...

THS announces honor roll for first nine weeks

Thomasville High School announced the honor roll for the first nine weeks as follows: More...

Sweet Water School News

Congrats to the SWHS Band

We have our annual Book Fair in the library this week. With only two days left, students are encouraged come find a great book. There are books that are sure to interest everyone and keep you entertained. More...

For The Record

RECORDS

Marriage license applications Matthew Blake Hartley and Carrie Nicole Ferrell. Timothy Lane Nelson and Kristyn Lynne Champion. Henry Fritzgerald King and Tonya Charon Moton. James Randolph Harrell Jr. and Ashley Lauren Brannan. More...

TPD report

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

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Oct. 29- Nov. 5 include: Roderick Lashawn Pernell, 46, burglary first degree, $100,000 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Blakeney

Elizabeth Dillard Blakeney, 93, of Thomasville died Friday, Nov. 1, 2013 at her home. She was born Aug. 27, 1920 in Florence and was a retired school teacher of 58 years in Clarke, Marengo and Choctaw Counties. More...

Kiracofe

Kerry Clyde Kiracofe, 53, died Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013 at his home. He was born Dec. 4, 1959 in Mobile. His parents were Hubert and Mary Kiracofe of Jackson. Kiracofe was the second of three children. He married Joy Carlisle on Sept. 8, 1990. More...

Schenk

Dorothy "Dot" Plummer Schenk of Thomasville died Friday, Nov. 1, 2013 at St. Vincent Hospital in Birmingham after medical complications following hip surgery. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. More...