Local print subscribers can now sign up for free online access to this website.
Please click here to proceed.

May 17, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Five finalists named for Superintendent

The five finalists for the position of superintendent of the Thomasville City Schools District were presented May 10 to the Thomasville City Board of education. Dr. More...

Crow to be Featured

A film crew from WBRC visited Thomasville on Tuesday to film Elene Crow at her farm in Round Hill. She will be featured on “Absolutely Alabama,”in June. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Life Tech issues must be addressed

Monday night’s Thomasville City Council meeting was the first time since I’ve been here where residents wanted to discuss and get answers to what has become a safety concern, LifeTech. More...

Secondary statewide races on ballot this year

Folks, we are less than three weeks away from our June 5th primary. Besides the governor’s race, all of our secondary constitutional races are on the ballot.  More...

Memories of Homecoming

May 17, 1979 In 1976 when America was observing her 200th birthday and the word “Bicentennial” was on everyone’s lips, Looking Back was begun as a part of that celebration. More...

Religion

Springfield Methodist Protestant Church to open new sanctuary

Springfield Methodist Protestant Church will conduct services in its new sanctuary beginning on Sunday, May 20. Sunday School begins at 10 a. m. and worship services following at 11 a. m. More...

The Lord is the true hope of salvation, power and strength

Monday,   Peggy and I, along with our oldest daughter Cheryl Glass, went to Auburn University to see her son and our grandson Adam Sparks graduate.  More...

Sports

Bulldogs head back to State Finals

SWEET WATER - If a play needed to be made against Millry in an Alabama Class 1A semifinal series Thursday, Sweet Water made it.  More...

SW girls punch ticket to state

With his facial hair and eyebrows gone, Tony Echols looks have changed. At least Echols’ mustache went for a good cause, his Sweet Water Lady Bulldogs are going to the State 1A Softball Tournament. More...

THS girls go 2-2 at South Regional

The Thomasville High School Lady Tigers softball team went 2-2 May 11-12 at the South Regional Tournament at the Gulf Shores Sportsplex.  THS won the first game on May 11, 9-3 over Ashford High School. More...

LifeTech walk offs draw action

A group of concerned citizens led by Michael Murphy are worried about the threat of harm posed by parolees from the LifeTech Transition Center in northwest Thomasville.  More...

A bear is on the loose

A big bear is on the loose near the west side neighborhoods of Thomasville.  More...

Overturned on Highway 43

A car swiped an 18-wheeler and then flipped upside down in the middle of the south bound lanes on Highway 43 in a Monday afternoon wreck. More...

State cracks down on fraud

MONTGOMERY – Alabama Department of Labor Secretary Fitzgerald Washington announced today that the Department has successfully prosecuted several Alabamians for unemployment compensation fraud.  More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

THS football team travels to Demopolis for jamboree   The Thomasville High School Tigers Varsity and Junior Varsity football players will participate in a spring jamboree event Friday, May 18 at 5: 45 p. m. More...

People

Middleton – Matheson plan June vows

Mr. and Mrs. Scott Middleton of Jackson announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Taylor Marai, to Jordan Thomas Matheson, the son of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Upcoming festival to celebrate Kathryn Tucker Windham and state bicentennial

“Alabama is like one big front porch where folks gather on summer nights to tell tales and to talk family. Everybody, they say, is kin to everybody else–or knows somebody who is,” said Kathryn Tucker Windham. More...

ATRC makes virtual dementia tour available to the local area

Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease can be difficult and devastating for the individual with the disease, the caregiver and the family members. More...

School

White named ‘Employee of the Week’

The Work-Based Learning Program at Thomasville High School announces that Anjali White, left, has been selected as the "Employee of the Week". More...

Coffeeville lands prep sports academy

An athletic-focused prep school that had called Mobile County its home in past years will be moving to Coffeeville and taking over a former high school campus here. More...

THS student graduates recognized at Coastal Alabama graduation

Current students and THS graduates, associated with the welding program, were recognized at the Coastal Alabama CC graduation. More...

For The Record

Property deeds

April 26 - May 3   Richard W. Pugh, to Wiseco Properties LLC.  Wiseco Properties LLC, to Patti Mayton.  Charles W. Fendley Jr., to Charles W. Fendley Jr.  Aemco Inc., to Debault Resources LLC.  Susan B. Long, to Jerry L. More...

Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail the week of May 1-14 include the following:  • Tyre Dewan Durry, 31, robbery first degree, arrested by LifeTech.  • Jimmie Herrod, 36, probation revocation (technical violation), arres More...