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March 6, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Mott was a “renaissance man”

Laverne Mott, one of Thomasville and Clarke County’s favorite storytellers and musicians died recently. More...

Special Sections

People

RSVP Volunteers read during story hour at library

RSVP Volunteers, Dorothy Jackson and Vera Harris, were guest readers at Thomasville Public Library’s story hour on Feb. 20. The library hosts a story hour every Thursday through May. More...

Davis speaks at Black Heritage Program

Annette Davis spoke at the Black Heritage Program at the civic center on Feb. 15. Davis was one the leaders of the 1971-72 THS Class that played a part in the student movement. She retired from the Ford Motor Company in Detroit, Mich. More...

Black Belt Treasures offers art classes

Black Belt Treasures Cultural Arts Center will be host to a variety of classes and workshops this spring including quilting, fused glass jewelry, painting and pottery. More...

Religion

Spiritually Speaking

Let us all be faithful like ‘The Young at Heart’

Something happened yesterday at Deatsville Baptist Church that needs to be noted. Patty came to Sunday School. That does not mean anything to most of you, because you don’t know Patty. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Clarkesville AOH to conduct annual Mother and Missionary Program March 9 More...

Mental Conditioning

It is not what happens to you, it is how you handle what happens. Your ability to respond is going to determine the outcome to adversity. Some win, some lose. This is unfortunate. A better scenario is; some win, some learn. More...

Sports

Grand slam lifts THS over Demopolis

The Thomasville High School Tigers baseball team defeated the Demopolis High Tigers 12-5 Feb. 28 in Thomasville. Adrian Malone was the winning pitcher. It is his first win. He pitched six innings, gave up 5 runs on 3 hits, struck out 7 and walked 2. More...

Lady Tigers have rough weekend in Gulf Shores

The Thomasville High School Lady Tigers softball team faced tough competition Feb. 28 and March 1 at the Dolphin Classic in Gulf Shores. THS won the first game, 4-2 Feb. 28 over Robertsdale. More...

JV softball tourney is Saturday

The Lady Tigers Junior Varsity Softball Tournament will be held Saturday, March 8 at the Nathan Stephens Sports Complex in Thomasville. The Pool Play schedule includes: (Field A) Sweet Water vs. Clarke County, 9 a.m.; T.R. Miller vs. More...

Hospital deal is done

Thomasville has completed the asset purchase of the former Southwest Alabama Medical Center and received a copy of a construction agreement for a new hospital. More...

Six arrested in drug bust

The Clarke County Drug Task Force along with Clarke County Sheriff’s Department deputies and Thomasville Police Department officers have been conducting undercover drug operations over the last few months. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Salvation Army alerts community of critical need for food donations More...

Editorials

Front Porch Philosopher

Laverne Mott had an impact on this child

One of Clarke County’s favorite historian and storytellers, Laverne Mott, has gone to Heaven where he can sit on a cloud, pick his guitar and tell stories all day long. Some say that Heaven is when we get to do what we like best. More...

From the Capitol

State falls short again

For the sixth consecutive year, global well-being improvement leader Healthways and management consulting firm Gallup have released their analysis of the state of well-being across the United States. More...

Political Cartoon

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School

Carstarphen graduates from Eastern Michigan University

Brittney Marie Carstarphen of Belleville, Mich. recently graduated Magna Cum Laude from the School of Nursing at Eastern Michigan University (EMU) in Ypsilanti, Mich. More...

TCS class gives students a foothold on their future

For THS seniors, Ariel Faircloth and Kyle Thrower, the Multimedia Design Class has been a starting point for their future careers in communications. More...

ASCC announces honor roll

A number of students have been named to honors lists for the 2013 fall semester at Alabama Southern Community College. A student must take at least 12 semester credit hours to be eligible. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Bradley Beryl Chancey and Emily Ann Allen. William Vincent Portis and Rhonda Neshell Portis. Curtis Riley Anderson and Melonie Nicole Odom. Robert David Goodman and Virginia Anita Phillips. More...

Property deeds listed

Feb. 20-26 Margaret F. Pritchard to Robert E. Pritchard. Helen Jenkins to Lorenza London. Dana D. Beck to Daryl Beck. William F. McCorquodale Family Limited Partnership to Paul E. Gibson. Merchants Bank to Timothy W. Bates. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Feb. 25- March 4 include: Monica Montrelle Jones, 44, theft of propertyshoplifting third degree, $500 bond, arrested by Thomasville Police Dept. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Garrick

Beatrice Garrick, 75, born May 2, 1938, entered into rest Feb. 27, 2014 at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital. She was a native of Scyrene and resident of Grove Hill. More...

Perkins

Dorothy W. Perkins, 91, of Thomasville died Saturday, March 1, 2014 at the Thomasville Health Care and Rehabilitation Center. She was born April 28, 1922 in Octagon. More...

Treadwell

Robert Lee Treadwell, Jr. was born to the union of Robert Lee and Alberta Lofton Treadwell (both deceased) on May 5, 1945. He was the first of two children born to the couple. His nephew Kurt Treadwell preceded him in death. More...