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February 6, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Luker to speak at Beast Feast

Former Sweet Water High School football coach Stacy Luker will be the speaker for this year’s Beast Feast at Thomasville Baptist Church. More...

School board member Beverly Walker

Beverly Walker has served on the Thomasville City Board of Education since 2004. She has received AASB School Board Academy, Level Four training. She currently serves as vice-president of the Board. More...

Albritton also seeking District 22 seat

Greg Albritton of Range, in Conecuh County, has announced his candidacy for Alabama State Senate, District 22. He is a Republican. More...

Mayor Day honored at ASCC event

Alabama Southern Community College honored the 2014 ASCC Alumni of the Year award recipients on Friday, Jan. 31, at Vanity Fair Golf and Tennis Club in Monroeville. Alabama Southern President, Dr. More...

County career tech fair

A special program will be presented Feb. 25 to stress the importance of career tech education in Clarke County to area students. There will be questionand answer events at both Clarke County High School in Grove Hill and Jackson High School. More...

Special Sections

People

Music Therapy offered at The Arc of Clarke

Music Therapy is an established health profession in which music is used within a therapeutic relationship to address physical, emotional, cognitive and social needs of individuals. More...

Strickland joins UDC

The newest member of Alabama Charter Chapter No. 36 is Blake Elise Strickland, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Paul J. Strickland. Her Camden grandparent is Neoda Strickland and the late Paul Strickland. More...

Guy named Employee of the Week

Thomasville High School announces Annie Guy as the Cooperative Education "Employee of the Week". Norman Foods is the "Employer of the Week". More...

Religion

Spiritually Speaking

Love the Lord with all your heart...

I n 1896, Charles M. More...

Mental Conditioning

I want to encourage you to hold fast in your situation today. “Hold fast” is not a phrase we often use today. 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

Property deeds listed

Dated Jan. 23-27 Larry Howard to Black Sheep Woodlands LLC. Smokewood LLC to Bill Dobbins Homes Inc. Linda D. Tunnell, as Trustee to William A. Tunnell, as Trustee. Smokewood LLC to Bill Dobbins Homes Inc. Bill Dobbins Homes LLC to Tracy T. White. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Jan. 27-Feb. More...

TPD report

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

Obituaries - Free Access

Campbell

Teresa V. Campbell, 48, of Thomasville died Monday, Jan. 27, 2014 at her home. She was born Dec. 1, 1965 in Selma. She was a cashier at Cuzz's Convience Store and a member of the Christian Fellowship Baptist Church. More...

Godbold

Preston Cleveland Godbold, 92, of Thomasville died Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014 at Thomasville Health Care and Rehabilitation Center. He was born Sept. 11, 1921 in Albany, Ga. He was a retired Greyhound bus driver and a World War II U. S. Navy Veteran. More...

Jones

Herman George Jones, born in Atmore on Dec. 4, 1935 and a resident of Mobile passed away peacefully at his home on Jan. 23, 2014. More...

City's water supplies are still critical

Thomasville’s water supply is still low, but public works superintendent Kevin Heartsill said the city is not under a water emergency. “We’re slowly but steadily making ground on our water storage,” Heartsill said. More...

County Commission ends state of emergency

The Clarke County Commission voted Jan. 31 to terminate and lift the declaration of a state of local emergency after the severe cold and icy weather that affected the county last week. The commission’s meeting was postponed from Jan. More...

Deed solicitations are not official

Several Clarke County homeowners have received an official-looking piece of mail called a “Deed Processing Notice” that offers to provide them a copy of their deed for $83. More...

Correction

In a report on Thomasville’s Martin Luther King service, it was incorrectly reported that Thomasville’s civil rights boycotts began in the 1960s. The correct date was 1972. More...

D’Olive running for District 22 seat

Baldwin County attorney Harry D’Olive has qualified as a candidate for the District 22 seat in the Alabama Senate. More...

Sexton running for District 22 seat

Stephen Sexton has qualified for Senate District 22 with the Alabama Republican Party. More...

Taylor running for County District 3 seat

Bill Taylor of Coffeeville has announced his candidacy for Clarke County Commission District 3. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Last day for baseball, softball and t-ball registration, Feb. 8 More...

Editorials

From the Capitol

Opinions turning on war on terror

A fter more than a decade of war in Iraq and Afghanistan, the public doesn’t think the United States has achieved its goals in either country according to a recent poll by the respected Pew Research organization. More...

Political Cartoon

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From the Editor’s Desk

In those in-between birthday years

Turning 41 this weekend wasn’t so bad. Of course, turning 40 last year wasn’t so bad either. At least you only have to go through surprise decorations covering your office in black once. More...

School

TES third grade students study ‘Fast Plants’

T.E.S. Third Graders are studying an AMSTI Science Unit on Plant Growth and Development. Last week, all students planted their own Wisconsin Fast Plant. More...

Never let the fear of striking out get in your way

Can we get a big “Go Tigers!” right now? Our THS Tiger Varsity boys’ basketball team is undefeated in region play and will be hosting the area tournament this weekend as four teams battle for the title of area champs. More...

College and Career Fair planned for April 3rd

The Career Tech Department of Thomasville City Schools is planning a College and Career Fair on April 3rd. The event will be a collaborative effort among Thomasville City Schools, Clarke County Schools and Choctaw County Schools. More...

Sports

THS Varsity defeats Jackson, heads to playoffs

The Thomasville High School Tigers varsity boys basketball team defeated the Jackson High Aggies 59-55 Jan. 31 in the THS gym. Adrian Malone had 18 points for THS, Ryan Calhoun had 15 points and Creshaun Mobley had 12 points. More...

Area basketball tournaments start this week

High school basketball teams begin play in area tournaments beginning this week. The remaining games include: Class 1A, Area 1 • Girls tournament at St. Luke’s in Mobile: Marengo vs. McIntosh, 6 pm. on Feb. 6 (championship on Feb. 8). More...

Hunters can access deer data online

Alabama hunters now have access to the most recent results of a whitetailed deer fetal study conducted during the spring and summer by the Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries (WFF) Division. More...


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