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July 10, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Local employer pushing for dumping regs

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Gas prices drop slightly statewide

Average retail gasoline prices in Alabama have fallen 2.9 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.38/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 3,348 gas outlets in Alabama. More...

State claims it is addressing prison issues

Three months since formalizing a contract, The Moss Group and Alabama Department of Corrections have made significant progress in continuing reform efforts at ADOC facilities, including the Julia Tutwiler Prison for Women. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Price to expunge record is too high

Like many I approve of the new state law that allows those arrested but not convicted to expunge their record, but not the $300 application fee that goes with it. Sen. More...

Political Cartoon

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Very low turnout expected for runoff

I f you think the turnout was low for the June 3 primary, “then you ain’t seen nothing yet.” The runoff primary is next Tuesday. The prognostication is for a paltry five percent statewide voter participation. More...

Religion

Midway Baptist Church conducts VBS

Midway Baptist Church recently conducted Vacation Bible School. More...

Let’s all consider the cost

This past spring we contracted with a builder to enclose and convert a small porch on our home for use as an office/man cave. We also had the contractor add a screened porch next to the office and put a roof over our existing deck.  More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Chilton Baptist to host Brotherhood Breakfast July 13   Chilton Baptist Church will host a Brotherhood Breakfast Sunday, July 13 at 6:30 a.m.  Pastor William Gibbons invites everyone to attend Sunday School at 8:45 a.m and worship at 10. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

William Bradley Goodman and Tammy Renea Curry.  John Edward Wright and Ramona Patrice Arnold.  Carl Nord Darrington and Kwendolyn Chanell Thomas.  Jamal Dupree Gantt and Porsha Denise Moore.  Steven Everett Jenks and Rebekah Joy A More...

Property deeds listed

June26 - July 3  Rex O. Wood to Chad B. Doggett.  Fannie Mae to Lance Foster.  Matthew Lane Furrow Living Trust to Matthew Lane Furrow Living Trust.  Linda M. Tindle to Thomas E. Tindle.  Linda M. Tindle to Thomas E. More...

Thomasville police report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending July 6: Sammy Earl Robinson – domestic violence, third degree; Rashad Deandre James – failure to appear for insurance violation; Curtis Oneal Callen &nda More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Godwin

Jennifer Sue Godwin, 46, of Grove Hill passed away Friday, June 27, 2014 at her home. She was a native of Tuscaloosa.  More...

Kelly

Mamie Mae Morgan Kelly, 90, a homemaker of Pine Hill died Sunday, July 6, 2014 at her home. She was born July 1, 1924 in Cane Creek, Wilcox County. She was a member of the Pine Hill Chapel of the Apostolic Faith Church.  More...

Runoff to decide Marengo sheriff

The question of who will be Marengo County’s sheriff will be decided Tuesday in a runoff election between Phillip Myers and incumbent Richard “Ben” Bates.  Myers received 2,735 votes, (37.81 percent), and Bates received 2,713 v More...

State races on July 15th ballot

A Republican primary runoff set for Tuesday, July 15 isn’t expected to generate much turnout statewide. Secretary of State Jim Bennett, Alabama’s chief election officer has predicted a 5% turnout.  More...

Commission hears Atkeison Road issues

James Curry, a resident on Atkeison Road north of Thomasville, complained to the Clarke County Commission Monday about two stop signs missing at both Westman Circle and Bentwood Drive.  More...

Windham book being reissued

Thomasville native Katherine Tucker Windham’s seminal book, “13 Alabama Ghosts and Jeffrey,” was reissued this week in hardback by the University of Alabama Press. More...

Three arrested on drug charges

The Thomasville Police Department made several drug arrests this week. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Barnes teaching art classes at Studio 122   Different Strokes with Sherry Barnes will be in Studio 122 as follows: “Birds of a Feather” - Thursday, July 10, 6 - 8 p.m.; “Beach Bound” - Friday, July 18, 6 - 8 p.m. More...

People

July wedding plans announced for Dove-Morgan

Mr. and Mrs. Dan Dove of Concord announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Shanna Lynn, to Wesley Selden Morgan. Mr. More...

Pine Hill celebrates Fourth of July

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Date labeling confusion, food safety and food waste

The United States Department of Agriculture estimates that about 133 billion pounds of food is wasted annually. This loss has an estimated $161.6 billion in retail value. More...

School

2014 Thomasville High School awards

Receiving a Certificate of Achievement for All A's in Chemistry II (L-R) were: front - Briana Jackson, Robert Green, Ashley Dunn, Dakota Baswell and Katherine Dixon; back - Nate Carroll, Gracin Sutto More...

Schreiner attends ALHSLF at Troy

Caleb Schreiner from Thomasville High School attended the 2014 Alabama Lions High School Leadership Forum (ALHSLF) at Troy University. The ALHSLF is a three day leadership forum for high school students (grades 10-12) from Alabama.  More...

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From left, Caroline Marie Howell, Madison Lea Strickland and Christopher Seales Burford were recipients of $300 United Daughters of the Confederacy Scholarships, which is renewable for three addition More...

Sports

Sweet Water wins Ripkin state championship

The Sweet Water 12 year old All Star team won the Cal Ripken 12 year old All-Star State Tournament held in Demopolis last week. The team compiled a perfect 6-0 record in winning the tournament and now advance to Staunton, Va. More...

Sweet Water belles win District tournament

The Sweet Water Dixie Belles 13-14 year old all-star team won the District 8 tournament at the Demopolis Sportplex and will play July 12 at the Dixie State Tournament in Enterprise. More...

T’ville 7- 8 year old allstars out at state

The Thomasville 7-8 year old boys all-star team made it to the state tournament in Eufala. The tournament was played over the holiday weekend with the Thomasville team trouncing Piedmon in its first game, 19-4 in three innings. More...