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March 10, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Pine Hill puts a clamp on drunk drivers

PINE HILL - Pine Hill Police Chief Nikisha C. Gailes said the number of arrests for intoxicated drivers driving through town after weekend partying was down in 2015 after racking up high numbers in the previous five years.  More...

ALEA encourages young driver safety

MONTGOMERY — As warm weather approaches, high school students across the state are focused on two spring-time events – Spring Break and Prom. More...

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Political Cartoon

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Enough with the pundits

I've had about enough hearing from so-called ’ Republican political operatives and insiders on why Donald Trump must be stopped from gaining his party’s nomination for president or its the end of the Republican party. More...

Gov. Brewer is a prince of a fellow

One of the finest men to ever serve in Alabama government is Albert Brewer. He is one of the most quality and highest caliber individuals to ever rise to the Governor’s office.  More...

Religion

Church Calendar

Lenten Luncheon hosted by United Methodist   The Thomasville United Methodist Church will host a Lenten Luncheons Monday, March 14 during Lent, from noon until 1 p.m. in the church fellowship hall.  More...

Promise Land to perform at Aimwell

The Southern Gospel group “Promise Land” will be in concert at Aimwell Baptist Church, Saturday, March 12 at 6 p.m.  The group is from Fosters, Ala.  Virgil Williams lead baritone, began singing at a young age. More...

The Dixie Melody Boys featured on March 13

The Dixie Melody Boys will be featured at Red Springs Baptist Church in Gilbertown Sunday, March 13 at 5 p.m.  More...

For The Record

Property deeds listed

Feb. 25-March 3   Embrel Lee Vaughn Jr., to Embrel Lee Vaughn Jr.  James R. More...

Thomasville crime report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending March 6:   More...

Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Feb. 16-24 include: •Fidel Gomez, 27, public intoxication, $500 bond, arrested by Thomasville Police Dept. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Cowan

Joyce Penn Cowan was born on June 3,1950 in Lower Peach Tree, to the late Jim and Ethel Penn. She grew up in Christianity and joined the Lily Baptist Church of Fulton at an early age. More...

Criswell

Wilfred Franklin "Frank" Criswell, 82, a native and resident of Jackson, passed away Saturday, March 5, 2016 at his home. More...

Jordan

Bobbie Carol Jordan, 83, a homemaker of Sweet Water died March 4, 2016 in Sweet Water. She was born Aug. 16, 1932 in Carthage, Miss. She was a member of Elam Baptist Church.  More...

Vehicle use stirs meeting uproar

A routine and uneventful Clarke County Commission meeting Tuesday blew up at the end when the discussion item of reassigning two county Jeeps and a GMC Suburban came up.  More...

Health insurance executive offers life skills at THS

“You have to pay the cost – to be the boss,” said Jeff Adams, manager of community relations with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama in Birmingham.  More...

Commissioners set rules for Community Center

The rules governing the rental of the Clarke County Community Center, in the old Grove Hill National Guard Armory, were revised Tuesday following discussion at Tuesday’s meeting and Monday’s work session.  The sale of alcoholic bever More...

Pine Hill adds 3 cars to police fleet

PINE HILL - Pine Hill Mayor Roberta Jordan has said upgrading the police department’s fleet of vehicles was a major goal in 2015.  Two of the vehicles were obtained and a third is on the way and that has proved to be a big benefit for the More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Fish Pond workshop in Grove Hill   The Clarke County Extension Office will conduct a Recreational Fish Pond Management Workshop on March 10 at 6 p.m. at G&D Outdoors in Grove Hill.  More...

People

Washington and Cunningham to marry

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Bledsoe speaks at SWAMC meeting

Southwest Alabama Medical Center Auxiliary met March 1 at the Hill House. Refreshments were provided by Libbi Miles, Shirley Wallace and Vera Harris. Dr. James introduced the guest speaker, Barry Bledsoe. More...

Knight wins multiple awards

Logan Knight won three awards in Memphis, Tenn. recently competing in the North American Grappling Association World Championship Tournament.  More...

School

Harper speaks to Career Tech students at THS

Sydney K. Harper, program manager with the Southern Alabama Health Education Center in Brewton, spoke to Thomasville High School Career Tech students on Feb. 23 about potential healthcare careers. February was Career Technical Education Month.  More...

Thomasville welding students construct a barbeque grill

THS students in the welding program have been working on a special project for the last month.  They have constructed a BBQ grill for the softball complex. It was built from the ground up. More...

Marengo County Kindergarten and First Grade pre-registration is March 18

Marengo County School System will conduct a preregistration clinic for Kindergarten and First grade on Friday, March 18 from 9:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. and from 12:00 noon until 2:30 p.m.  More...

Sports

Lady Tigers pull out 10th inning win

The Thomasville High School Lady Tigers varsity softball team defeated the Sweet Water High School Lady Bulldogs 8-7 Monday night in 10 innings.  Jessika Newberry was the winning pitcher. More...

Tigers take two in Excel

The Thomasville High School Tigers varsity baseball team was impressive March 5 in a doubleheader against Excel High in Murphy Park. THS won 16- 5 and 14-8.  In the first game, Chad Bryant was the winning pitcher. More...

Tiger Volleyball Awards

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