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December 5, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Christmas concerts on tap

The Mobile Symphony Orchestra returns to Thomasville Dec. 16, at 7:30 p.m. for a Christmas concert. There will be a reception at 6 p.m. in the Thomasville Civic Center. Tickets are $20. More...

Parade and downtown stroll Saturday

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

Last week for T'ville 125th exhibit

This is the last week for the historical exhibit celebrating Thomasville’s 125th anniversary at the Thomasville Civic Center. The exhibit is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and will also be open Saturday, Dec. 7. More...

Special Sections

People

Bishop-Phillips announce wedding plans for Dec. 21

Dr. Christan Jade Bishop and Mr. John David Phillips announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage. More...

Sunny South conducts reunion/fun day

The Sunny South Reunion/Fun Day was Oct. 12 in the town “square.” The container gardens of blooming fall flowers surrounded the seating area. In the background was a huge patch of bright sunflowers. More...

Swapping Recipes & Sharing Memories

Sweets for this special season

There is no need to even think about going on a diet in the months of November and December. Too much temptation every where you go. And there are lots of places to go. Office parties, church dinners, finger food gatherings . . . More...

School

Knight to graduate from Alabama State University

Alabama State University student Leslie Knight will be graduating Dec. 13 in the Dunn Oliver Acadome at 3 p.m. in Montgomery. He will graduate Cum Laude and receive a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication: Recording Industry/Technology. More...

TCS Students help Salvation Army

TCS students continue their service activities this week. Hundreds of students have volunteered to ring the bell for the Salvation Army. More...

Alabama leads Southeast in increasing summer meals service

According to The U.S. More...

Sports

Sweet Water loses to Washington County

Sweet Water High School’s football season came to an end Friday night at Victory Field. And like the 2012 season, the Bulldogs run to the Super Six was stopped by Washington County in the semifinals. More...

THS basketball teams lose to Wilcox Central

The Thomasville High School Tigers varsity boys basketball team lost 73-55 Tuesday night to the Wilcox Central High Jaguars in the season opener in the THS gym. Ryan Calhoun was the top scorer with 17 points, and Adrian Malone contributed 14 points. More...

Hunt safely when you head to the woods

The majority of Alabama hunters are heading to the woods these days. Therefore, what better time to remind all hunters that safety should be the top priority this week and throughout Alabama’s liberal hunting seasons. More...

Chief's a good sport

Thomasville Police Chief Mitchell Stuckey had a gentleman's bet on the Iron Bowl with two of his officers this week. Alabama lost and Stuckey stayed true to his word, donning an Auburn t-shirt. More...

Jody Rawls named Citizen of the Year

Jody Rawls is the 2013 Citizen of the Year. Rawls, a native of Dothan, moved to the area in 1989 after graduating from the University of Alabama and getting an engineering job with MacMillan-Bloedel (now International Paper). More...

Charlie Dixon, Senior Citizen of the Year

Charlie Dixon is Thomasville’s Senior Citizen of the Year. “I’m one of those people who’s never short for words, but when they told me (of his selection), I was cut off,” Dixon said. More...

HIPPY visited by Children’s Affairs Commissioner

On Nov. 26, HIPPY Clarke County was visited by Jeana Ross, Commissioner of the Alabama Department of Children’s Affairs (ADCA). More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Public meeting announced for special education More...

Editorials

From the Editor’s Desk

An Iron Bowl for the ages erases ‘85

That was an Iron Bowl for the ages, huh? Now, I’m an Auburn fan, so it worked out pretty well for me. But it wasn’t without plenty of nail-biting moments. More...

From the Capitol

Governor at odds with state’s best interests

Gov. Bentley has contributed to some positive public policy for our state but now he’s playing politics with the healthcare of a quarter million Alabamians. More...

Ramblin’ Roses and Flyin’ Bricks

Christmas a time of anticipation and regret Dec. 5, 1962

Here we are, faced with another Christmas, and I’ve been sitting here thinking about what a beautiful and joyous season it is, with friends exchanging greetings, families being reunited, gifts being opened and people going busted right and left More...

Religion

Living Your Destiny

This morning when you woke up, what was the first thing that went through your mind? Maybe you have a deadline to meet or a to-do list a mile long. More...

Spiritually Speaking

Not my will but thine be done

I n the past I have, for the most part, refrained from any comments on the Auburn/Alabama game because feelings run so high on the subject on both sides, and it would be difficult to write about it without offending someone out there. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

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

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Derlon Jaronn Allen and Jessica Latoya Henderson. Heath Bostrom Horton and Haley Lynne Hill. Marriage license applications are just that—applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. More...

Property deeds listed

Nov. 20-26 Daryl M. Ferguson to Jonathan M. Davis. F. Louise Adams to Hyard D. Paul. Walter Jones Jr. to Ann L. Jones. Judith R. Larrimore to Triple “A” Wood Company Inc., Michelle Overstreet to Federal National Mortgage Association. More...

Clarke County Sheriff ’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Nov. 25- Dec. 3 include: Thomas Ray Smith, 43, domestic violence third degree, $1,000 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Ford

Barbara Cayley Ford, 85, of Thomasville died Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013 at Thomasville Health Care and Rehabilitation Center. She was born March 12, 1928 in Waxahachie, Texas. More...

Schenk

Bernard “Barney” Otto John Schenk of Thomasville died Friday, Nov. 29, 2013 at Grove Hill Hospital after a brief illness. More...

DEATH NOTICE

Malone

Sister Iris Charlette Malone, 44, died Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013 at Mobile Infirmary. She was born Aug. 16, 1969. She is survived by her mother, Mary E. More...