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November 21, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Christmas parade and stroll coming

Thomasville’s Christmas parade will roll down West Front Street saturday, Dec. 7 at 2 p.m. More...

United Way of Southwest Alabama half way to goal

Since kicking off their campaign in August, the United Way of Southwest Alabama (UWSWA) has partnered with hundreds of local companies to run workplace campaigns. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

From the Capitol

JFK news left a lasting memory

I t was 12:40 (CST) on November 22, 1963 when the bells on the Associated Press teletype machine at The Florence Times began their clanging noise. I rushed to the machine and watched as it spit out these words: “BULLETIN. More...

Political Cartoon

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Front Porch Philosopher

On the road again

I have been on a couple of quick trips lately that have left me reeling. The first one was to Gulf Shores – partly business, partly pleasure. I am not a sun worshipper. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Bashi United Methodist need donations for handicap ramp The Bashi United Methodist Church is needing donations for a handicap ramp. More...

Spiritually Speaking

We must be thankful, in every circumstance

Pat Ozment Jr. Pastor of Deatsville Baptist Church More...

Living Your Destiny

Find your passion and make it happen. Be on a mission and live your life on purpose. Be motivated by your desire to achieve. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Corey Cornelius Douglas and Latasha Renee Carter. Marriage license applications are just that—applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. More...

Property deeds listed

Nov. 6-13 Lora A. Griffin to Keith Robert Weisbach. Kelly Beck Harrell to Kelly Beck Harrell. Tracy L. Smith to Rodney L. Smith. Bob R. Criswell to Frederick L. Criswell. Julia Scruggs, other to William Ray Connell. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Nov. 12- include: Angel Portis, 36, violation probation-felony, $250 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Hicks

Connie Joe Hicks, Sr., 71, of Pine Hill died Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013 at his home. He was born Aug. 23, 1942 in Pine Hill and was the owner of Hicks Service Station in Pine Hill. He was a member of the Pine Hill Baptist Church and a U. S. More...

Langley

Velma Ruth Langley, 62, of Sweet Water died Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013 at Choctaw General Hospital. She was born Sept. More...

Luker

Elma Rhee Huggins Luker, 77, a homemaker of Thomasville died Nov. 15, 2013 at Mobile Infirmary. She was born Nov. 6, 1936 in Bashi. More...

Cogle family donates library property

The year was 1975 and Thomasville’s library was little more than a small room full of books. Several citizens, including Edmon McKinley, started talking about building a proper library for the town. More...

The place that became known as Thomasville

Editor’s note: The following story is the first of a two-part series about the history of the place we now call Thomasville. The second part will be published next week. More...

Truck overturns on 43

A truck owned by P&S Transportation overturned when the driver attempt to turn onto Hwy. 43 at the intersection of Hwy. 43 and Hwy. 5. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Clarke Co. Ed. Retirees Assoc. to meet Nov. 21 The Clarke County Education Retirees Association will meet Thursday, Nov. 21 at 11:45 a.m. at the New Faith Baptist Church in Coffeeville. The program will be a legislative one. More...

People

Diamond Tours travel to Mackinaw

Highlights of the Sept. 21 - 29 Mackinaw, Mich. More...

Jones’ to celebrate 50th anniversary

Henry Jones and Margrie Burge were united in marriage Dec. 7, 1963 in Shiloh with Rev. John V. Hill officiating. This was the first couple that Hill had married. More...

G. H. Arts Council hosts first recital

The Grove Hill Arts Council hosted its first recital in Studio 122. Music students from both Clarke and Washington Counties have been learning and practicing their violins and fiddles for several months. More...

School

“Coaching” model used to teach reading and math

The word “coach” is normally associated with sports, but this year, Thomasville’s City Schools are using it in a different way. The District has hired two new “coaches”: one to coach math and the other to coach reading. More...

TMS students honor Nall

Students at the Thomasville City Schools honored Cayden Nall by dressing out in his favorite color, green. More...

Thanks to students for giving blood

Greetings from Thomasville High School, where we don’t know whether to wear shortsleeves or sweatshirts! Unpredictable weather helps keep things interesting at THS though. More...

Sports

Sweet Water defeats G.W. Long 34-3

Sweet Water rode it’s dominating ground game past G.W. Long in the second round of the AHSAA Class 2A playoffs Friday night, defeating the Rebels 34-3. More...

Crawford to be inducted into hall of fame

Lower Peach Tree native James Crawford is back in Australia this week. He will be one of 12 new inductees to the Australian Basketball Hall of Fame. More...

Clarke Prep defeats Patrician 36-30

Using the mantra “We Believe” the Clarke Prep School Gators continued their march through the playoffs, punching their ticket for the AISA Class AA state title game with their come-from-behind 36-30 win over Patrician last Friday night. More...


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