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January 16, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

City’s water situation still serious

The recent freezing temperatures in the area have put Thomasville’s water system in a difficult position once again. More...

School board member Sharon Buford

Sharon Buford has served on the Thomasville Board of Education since 2008. She is a member of the Alabama Association of School Boards and has completed Level 1 training. She is currently working on Level 2. More...

City approves new fire truck

The Thomasville City Council approved the purchase of a new fire truck by the Thomasville Volunteer Fire Department. More...

Special Sections

People

TES hires new music teacher

Music has always been a part of Jeremy Overstreet's life, but it was only when he got to sing a solo in a church program that he developed a passion for his music. More...

SWAMC Auxiliary conduct Jan. meeting

SWAMC Auxiliary conducted its Jan. 7 meeting at The Hill House. Shirley Wallace, Betty Carter, and Shirley Hodges (not pictured) provided refreshments. The next auxiliary meeting will be Feb. More...

Lady Liberty visits TMS

Through the partnership with Alabama Power, more than 125 fifth grade students at Thomasville Middle School participated in the Next Great American Bus Tour with Lady Liberty Live. More...

Sports

Thomasville defeats rival Clarke County

The Thomasville High School Tigers varsity boys basketball team beat the Clarke County High School Bulldogs in commanding fashion 62-34 on Jan. 10 in the THS gym. Ryan Calhoun and Adrian Malone both had 14 points for THS. More...

Luker takes job at Mississippi school

Sweet Water High School football coach Stacy Luker will be plying his trade in Mississippi next fall. This week Luker accepted a position as head football coach at Neshoba Central in Philadelphia, Miss. More...

25th year for Winter Baseball Clinic

The annual Thomasville Baseball and Softball Winter Clinic, which has become a tradition in these parts, is scheduled to be held on Sat., Jan. 25. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Daniels

George Ellis "Danny" Daniels, Jr., 56, of Sweet Water died Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014 in Pine Hill, AL. He was born March 9, 1957 in Choctaw County. He was a pipe fitter with Burkes Mechanical and a member of the Nanafalia Baptist Church. More...

Gardner

Virginia Gardner, 75, minister of Pine Hill died Monday, Jan. 6, 2014 at Mobile Infirmary. She was born Dec. 18, 1938 in Needham and was a member of the Full Gospel Lighthouse Church. More...

Gunter

Ethel Mae Barkley Gunter, 91, of Linden died Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014 at her son's home in Sweet Water. She was born Oct. 8, 1922 in Octagon. She was a retired dry goods sales clerk and a member of the Calvary Baptist Church. More...

Judge approves sale of hospital assets

Bankruptcy Judge William Shulman approved the asset purchase agreement between Clarke County Healthcare and the City of Thomasville Tuesday morning in Mobile. More...

MLK service Monday

The Dravitan Civic Club will hold a Martin Luther King Jr. observance Monday, Jan. 20 at 10 a.m. at Williams Temple CME church in Thomasville. The chruch is located on Davis Avenue. More...

The Foreigner is coming

The Arts Council of Thomasville is bringing the foreigner to town. It’s not a foreigner but “The Foreigner,” a twoact play comedic by playwright Larry Shue. More...

Bentley talks about Pine Hill couple

William Ausbon and his wife Toshika, who live in Pine Hill were featured guests of Gov. Robert Bentley during his State of the State speech in Montgomery Tuesday night. More...

Norris announces run for Sheriff

Sheriff Ray Norris announced this week that he will seek a second term as sheriff of Clarke County. Norris was elected in 2010, the first Republican elected countywide in modern times. More...

Commission accepts road over objections

The Clarke County Commission approved Tuesday morning the dedication of Kevia Road (off Walker Springs Road) in District 4. The county will have to install three 15-inch pipes and assume maintenance of the road. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Clarke Co. Health Department hosts community meeting Jan. 16 More...

Editorials

Front Porch Philosopher

Cold in the good old days

I have done a lot of thinking about cold weather in the past week as I am sure you have, too. I live in an old house, one made for keeping cool in the hot southern summers. I rarely have high air conditioning bills in the heat of summer. More...

Political Cartoon

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From the Capitol

Dead time coming for legislative issues

I t’s this time every four years when the thrill of a new legislative session gives way to the thrill of slop in the pig pen and nothing, yes even of a destructive nature usually gets accomplished. More...

Religion

Spiritually Speaking

Insulate yourself with God’s word

Last week we had a frozen water pipe. One of our bathrooms had no hot water, but the cold water was ok. We have two water heaters, one serves a bathroom and the kitchen, the other serves only our master bathroom. More...

Friendship Baptist youth and children perform

Friendship Baptist Church youth and children recently conducted their 2013 Christmas program. They were under the instruction of Stacey Vick. More...

Living Your Destiny

Sometimes I think about my life, “How in the world did I get to where I am?” I’m not the most talented or the most qualified. I’ve done my best to be faithful, to make the most of what God has given me. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Kenric Lemont Dotson and Paulette Latricia Carstarphen. Ronnie Wayne Overstreet and Sandra Gail Dunagan. Marriage license applications are just that— applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. More...

Property deeds listed

Jan. 2-Jan 7 Arnold E. Smith to Lonnie Clay Overstreet. Arnold E. Smith to Heidi P. Newton. Charles Lee Armstrong, as Trustee to Charles Lee Armstrong, as Trustee. Mitchner Moore to Darrell Linder. Roy Megginson, Jr. More...

Thomasville Police report

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


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