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November 14, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Teachers of the Year named at TCS

Three teachers were nominated as Teacher of the Year from Thomasville’s city schools last week. Out of the three, one will be chosen to represent the school system in the state’s teacher of the year competition. TES More...

Sweet Water State Bank hits 100

Sweet Water State Bank celebrated its 100th anniversary serving the people of Marengo and surrounding counties this week. In 1913, some of the leading citizens in and around Sweet Water had a vision and that vision soon became a reality. More...

Adkison gets contract extension

With two members, Dr. Jerry Schreiner and Beverly Walker, absent, the remaining members of the Thomasville City School board approved a renewal of Superintendent Vic Adkison’s contract to June 30, 2017. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Front Porch Philosopher

Are we ready for winter?

We are pretty spoiled in South Alabama with good weather. We are used to mild winters, especially after last year. I never had to take my ferns off the porch. They were green all year. More...

Political Cartoon

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From the Capitol

Poarch Creek casinos flourish with AG’s help

A new national gaming report shows that revenue from Poarch Creek Indian gambling in Alabama is growing by record numbers, while revenue from non-Indian gambling keeps falling. More...

School

Thomasville City Schools recognized in national study of Most 'Productive' Districts

Thomasville City School District was recognized in an article in EducationWorld that dealt with the efficiency of school spending throughout the nation. More...

Mayor Day recieves letter complimenting TMS Robotics team

Recently, Mayor Sheldon Day received a letter from Jim Diggle, from Alabama Power, complimenting the students who are members of the TMS Robotics team. More...

SWHS announces honor roll

Sweet Water High School announced the honor roll for the first nine weeks and is as follows: More...

Sports

Season ends for Tigers in Dadeville

The season ended for the Thomasville High School Tigers football team Nov. 8 on the road in Dadeville. It was a defensive struggle where points were hard to come by, and Dadeville managed a 7-6 victory. More...

Sweet Water rolls past Goshen 46-0

The Sweet Water Bulldogs racked up nearly 500 yards rushing in a 46- 0 first round playoff win over Goshen Friday, Nov. 8, in Sweet Water. “I thought we played well on both sides of the ball,” said Sweet Water head coach Stacy Luker. More...

Marengo Panthers lose to Maplesville 62-0

Marengo High School’s Friday night first round game of the AHSAA Class 1A football playoffs, the Panthers fell at Maplesville by a final score of 62 – 0. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Baugh

Claude Baugh, 85, died Friday, Nov. 8, 2013 at Grove Hill Hospital. He was born Sept. 18, 1928 and was a resident of Grove Hill. He retired as a truck driver from Scotch Lumber Company. More...

Branton

Williams “Bill” V. Branton, 84, of Wichita Falls, Texas died Friday, Nov. 1, 2013. He was born Feb. 10, 1929 in Fouke, Miss. to the late Lily Mae and Carl Lee Branton. More...

Brown

Rennie Baker Brown, 85, formerly of Fulton, died Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, with her family by her side in Russellville. She was born Feb. 29, 1928, in Coal Valley. More...

City signs agreement with hospital developers

The City of Thomasville and the Thomasville Healthcare Authority approved a letter of intent to build a new hospital Monday. More...

Saying thank you to our Veterans

For the seventh year, the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority put on a luncheon and program for area veterans Monday. The program took place at the Thomasville Civic Center. More...

Armed robbery in Pine Hill

On Nov. 7, two men committed a strong-arm robbery and assault on Lewistown Road in Pine Hill. There was a manhunt but the suspect escaped capture. More...

Meet elected officials Nov. 14

Clarke County Commission chairman Rhondel Rhone announced at Tuesday’s meeeting a special “Coffee at the Courthouse” program for Thursday, Nov. 14 at 10 a.m. in the main courtroom of the courthouse in Grove Hill. More...

LP names new manager

Wayne Young, a veteran Louisiana-Pacific Corp. mill manager, has been named plant manager at LP’s oriented strand board (OSB) mill in Clarke County. More...

Public invited to explore Thomasville’s 125 years

The Arts Council of Thomasville and the Clarke County Museum are hosting a display of items from Thomasville's history at the civic center in celebration of the city's 125th anniversary. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Pineview Baptist to host blood drive The Pineview Baptist Church will host a blood drive Thursday, Nov. 14 from 1 - 6 p.m. in the fellowship hall. Bring photo ID or American Red Cross donor card. More...

People

Andersons celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

On Nov. 1, 1963, Bobby Anderson and Dorothy Armistead were united in marriage by Rev. C. Williams. On Nov. More...

Author publishes at age 10

Ten year-old Chaney Scott McCorquodale (writing as Cedar Layne) cowrote “Back Alley Pupsters”, a children's picture book, that teaches the moral, "It doesn't matter where you come from, with hard work and a positive attitude, you can succ More...

Local Scouts collect food for needy

As part of the Scouting for Food effort, local Cub Scout Pack 51 participated in the annual event, collecting 319 items. The Scouts thank all those who supported the them during their service. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Grace Chapel hosting singing Grace Chapel Church of Coffeeville will have a congregational type singing Saturday, Nov. 16 at 6:30 p.m. The singing will be led by Donald Jackson. Bro. Sonny Hoven is pastor and everyone is invited to attend. More...

Spiritually Speaking

But as for me and my house...

This weeks devotional was written on Veterans’ day November 11, 2013. I want to say “thank you” to all who have served and are serving in our Armed Forces. More...

Living Your Destiny

What you think affects how you feel and perform. Training your mind is as important as training your body. The Bible tells us that God is love. He is perfect, and His love is perfect. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Joshua Lee Winslow and Pamela Athena Hoven. Timothy Darren McMillan and Teresa Ann Skinner. John Kerry Shiver and Meagan Lynn Rowlett. Alvin Nelson McCreary and Markeesha Denise Moore. More...

Property deeds listed

Oct. 31-Nov. 5 JP Morgan Chase, as Trustee to Suzanne Lindsay Bradshaw. Rosemary T. Ingramother to Woodie Herbert Newton. Sidney Allen Payne Jr. to Clare B. Payne-as Trustee. Margaret F. Pritchard to Robert E. Pritchard. Robert E. More...

Thomasville Police report

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


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