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December 31, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Jones wins Brooks art contest

Four artists were awarded for their efforts in the second annual Brooks Motors Chevrolet Christmas art contest.  Carmen Jones, a junior from Jackson High School, won the $1,000 first place scholarship award from the contest’s sponsor, Bui More...

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Editorials

AEA died with the King of Goat Hill, Paul Hubbert

A s we close the final page on book, my the 2015 yearend tradition is to reminisce about the passing away of significant players on the Alabama political stage. More...

Political Cartoon

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Chocolate and Christmas plates

Christmas is over for another year. The week after anticlimactic. For months now, we have been listening to the hype, the seasonal music and watching the Christmas themed movies getting ready for the big day. More...

Sports

THS knocks off Jemison at tournament

Both the Thomasville High School varsity boys and girls teams earned victories Monday night in the first day of the holiday tournament at Jemison High School.  The THS varsity boys remained undefeated with a 61-46 win over the Jemison High Panth More...

Marengo drops four games to close 2015

The Marengo High School Panthers varsity boys basketball team lost 61-55 Dec. More...

Five named to All-State

Two Sweet Water players were named to second team Class 2A All-State by the Alabama Sportswriters Association on Sunday.  Senior offensive lineman Wynn Thompson (5-10, 230) was named to the second team offense.  Junior defensive back Will H More...

For The Record

Property deeds listed

Dec. 17-22   Joseph C. McCorquodale III, to William J. More...

Thomasville Police Report

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

Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Dec. More...

Golden Dragon sees employment gains

SUNNY SOUTH - The final half of 2015 has seen Golden Dragon Copper ratch up production and that has translated to more jobs for Southwest Alabamians.  More...

Banana man makes town cheer

Thursday’s are special days for Ed Parrish. Thursday is the day that Parrish fills his cart with bananas and heads to the Thomasville Health Care and Rehabilitation Center. More...

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Community Calendar

Heart of Dixie Collectors Club The Heart of Dixie Collectors Club meets on the last Tuesday of the month at Nolasco’s at 6:30 p.m. in the meeting room. Collectors of all types are welcome in sharing their knowledge and collections. More...

People

Banana Man

Ed Parrish said that he felt a call to do something else for others. He started his “banana ministry” at THCRC and Country Oaks three years ago. More...

Compassion helps to bless so many

Mathew 25:40 reads: “In as much as ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me.”  With this directive from Christ in mind, hundreds of caring, concerned people in Thomasville, Grove Hill, Jacks More...

Campbell named Intern of the Week

The Work Based Learning Program at Thomasville High School announces that Forrest Campbell, right, has been selected as the "Intern of the Week". With Campbell is Mr. More...

Religion

Special music performed at local church

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Gloryroad Quartet to perform Dec. 31   New Hope Baptist Church will feature the “Gloryroad Quartet” Thursday, Dec. 31. The singing will begin at 7 p.m. with local singers.  Refreshments will be served at 9:30 p.m. More...

The abyss is real and it has a name

A re you looking forward to the New Year? Twelve o’clock midnight marks the end of one day and the beginning of another. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Hicks

William Hawood Hicks, 80, of Grove Hill died Dec. 23 at Jackson Medical Center.  He was born March 26, 1935 in Marion. Mr. More...

Reid

Julia Britt Reid, 76, passed away on Dec. 25, 2015 at her home and was a resident of Jackson. Reid was born April 5, 1939 in Tallassee. A graduate of Tallassee High School, she also attended Auburn University. More...

Singleton

Alma Marie Gill Singleton, 94, of Jackson, passed away Dec. 23, 2015 at her residence surrounded by her family.  More...