November 12, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Thomasville Walgreens robbery arrests made

Just after 5 p.m. Sunday evening, a man lifted his shirt and showed a gun to the clerk at the Thomasville Walgreens store. He said, “Yeah, it's real” and then demanded money from the clerk. More...

Clarke County EVENTS

Swine flu shots to be given at health dept. The Clarke County Health Department will be having an HINI (“Swine flu”) Vaccination Clinic on Friday, Nov. 13. The clinic will begin at 9 a.m. and conclude at 6 p.m. More...

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Community

Grove Hill accident

Grove Hill Police Officer Daniel Gibson writes a report on an accident that happened at the intersection of Clark and Jackson Streets last Friday. More...

E-911 working on T’ville circuit problem

The Thomasville circuit for E-911 calls has been down for several weeks, 911 Director Becky Neugent told Clarke County Commissioners Monday. More...

Thomasville city council meet called off due to Ida

The Thomasville City Council scheduled for this past Monday night was cancelled due to the threat of Tropical Storm Ida. The next council meeting will be Monday, Nov. 23 at 7 p.m. More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

GROVE HILL MEMORIAL HOSPITAL REUNION for former employees that were employed from 1949 to 1999 will be Thursday, Nov. 12 at 6 p.m. in the hospital’s dining room. Each one is asked to bring a covered dish. More...

Editorial

A piece of history

Monday was the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Among the assorted items, artifacts and just junk in my office is a tiny bit of concrete with a hint of graffiti on one side. More...

Cartoon

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Remembering Sgt. Jewel Rivers

As Veterans Day approached I thought of Sgt. Rivers. Jewel Rivers, “Jack” to his friends, was from the New Prospect community in rural Clarke County, Alabama. He enlisted in the Army Air Corps on Dec. 28, 1943. More...

Alcohol ordinance on agenda

A proposed alcohol control ordinance has been prepared and is to be presented at the Grove Hill Town Council meeting Monday night. Grove Hill citizens approved legalized alcohol sales for the town in a Nov. 3 referendum by a vote of 346- 214. More...

Four-wheelers crash, burn

Two four-wheelers driven by 14-year-old boys collided head on, caught fire and burned Sunday afternoon. More...

Preacher charged with ’05 church fire

The pastor of a Grove Hill church that burned in 2005 has been indicted by a federal grand jury for setting the fire. He has pleaded not guilty and a January trial date has been set. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Newton

Joseph Anthony Newton, 46, of Thomasville died March 19, 2012 in Whatley. He was born March 16, 1966 in Thomasville. He was a millwright. More...

Alston

James Willie Alston, 104, of Toddtown died Nov. 5, 2009 at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital. More...

Bumpers

died Nov. 6, 2009 at Sumpter Health and Rehabilitation in York. Survivors include his caregivers, Elder Jessie Henry, Toddtown, Onnie Mae Cunningham, Nettie Mae England, Winn. The service will be Saturday, Nov. 14 at 11 a.m. More...

Sports

Aggies drop Ashford, to travel to play Opp

The Jackson Aggies scored on seven of nine first half possessions as they cruised to a 42-14 first round playoff win over the Yellow Jackets of Ashford High School at John D. Simpkins Stadium-Legion Field. More...

THS Tigers beat ACA, head to UMS-Wright

The Thomasville Tigers traveled to Montgomery this past Friday and defeated the Alabama Christian Eagles 49-14 in the first round of the AHSAA state playoffs. More...

SWHS has no problem with Providence Chr.

The Sweet Water Bulldogs blitzed the Eagles of Providence Christian 70-0 this past Friday night in the first round of the Class 1A playoffs at Victory Field-Atkins Stadium. More...

Records

Clarke Records

Property deeds listed Dated Oct. 28-Nov. 4 Horse Creek Properties, LLC, to Lauderdale Timber, LLC. Sue H. Coleman, to Susan G. Jones. Sue H. Coleman, to Sue H. Coleman. Sue H. Coleman, to Daryl H. Haskew. More...

Clarke Arrests

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Nov. 3-10 include: Gerry Crosby, 47, assault second degree, $5,000 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...