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June 21, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Baby sitting critters

Babysitting is usually a way for teens to earn extra money. But for one UWA student, her “baby-sitting” job became one that she would never forget! More...

Truckers, nurses still top most wanted lists

MONTGOMERY - Data collected and analyzed by the Alabama Department of Labor’s Labor Market Information Division shows that the most online wanted ads were for heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers, registered nurses, and retail salespersons, More...

Alabamians are urged to prepare for damaging tropical storms

State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris urges Alabamians to prepare for damaging tropical storms by following health and safety warnings and becoming aware of the multitude of health hazards associated with storms. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Hysteria at the border

The outrage has been built up to a fever pitch. Something must be done to stop poor Central American kids being separated from their parents.  Never mind that according to the statistics on the ground, this happens in one of 10 cases, at most. More...

Judicial races highlighted

This is not just a gubernatorial year in the Heart of Dixie.  We have every constitutional office up for election which includes Lt. More...

A rambling of subjects

June 23, 1949  I n spite of everything I can do, it appears that  More...

School

THS students attend UWA Leadership Camp

Attending Leadership Camp June 18- 22 at the University of West Alabama in Livingston are Thomasville High School students Micah Pope, Braye Washington, Kentrell Brown, Devin Pugh, Jamerrian Stabler, More...

THS cheerleaders earn multiple awards at Cheer Camp in Tuscaloosa

Above, the 2018-2019 Thomasville High School cheerleaders camp are: back row, Ashley Figgers, SaBria Wright, Kinlee Callaway, Maryanna Morris, Miya Jackson, Breelyn Garrick and Whitney Bishop; front, More...

Brewer represented THS at Girls State

Rising senior Celeste Brewer represented Thomasville High School June 10- 15 at the 76th Session of Alabama Girls State on the campus of The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa. The program is sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary.   More...

For The Record

Property deeds

June 7 - June 14   Estate of Leon S. Smith, to Sheryl S. Revette.  William C. Parker, to James Hyde.  April Horn, to Mario Horn.  Brenda Gray Timber LLC, to Kenneth S. Rivers.  Sharon Pugh, to Billy J. More...

Thomasville Crime report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending June 17:  • Noah Mckinzey Hadley – Assault Second Degree, Criminal Mischief First Degree, Theft of Property Fourth Degree, Reckless Endangerment, Cri More...

Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail the week of June 12-19 include the following: More...

One of the best in U.S.

Built on a foundation of treating the customer right, Craig’s Automotive in Thomasville has built a solid reputation as one of the top mechanics and automotive repair shops in the area.  Owned by Craig and Betsy Gavin, Craig’s Automo More...

Adkison says farewell to TCS board

Dr. Vic Adkison, retiring school superintendent with the Thomasville City Schools District, said farewell in his last school board meeting June 12 in the Thomasville High School Library.  More...

Bucket Brigade process now open

The application period for the 2018 Georgia-Pacific Bucket Brigade grant program is open now through July 6. More...

Black bears on the move

When the photo popped up on my smartphone, I wasn’t sure what it was. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

TPL progam to host Rakestraw and critters Thomasville Public Library’s Summer Library Program “Libraries Rock” began in June and has taken place each Tuesday at the Thomasville Civic Center. Youth ages 3- 18 are invited to attend. More...

People

Keating performed at the second event in the TPL summer program

Ventriloquist-puppeteer Will Keating of Cumming, Ga. More...

Participants graduate nutrition and healthy living workshop

The Pine Hill Mission Foodbank and Outreach Center has continued its participation in the Eating Smart Being Active workshop, an Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) offered through the Wilcox County extension system.  Two parti More...

Historical Society to meet June 24

With the nation and the world now observing the 100th anniversary of World War I, the Clarke County Historical Society will have a program related to the “Great War” Sunday, June 24.  Stuart Lawrence, who lives in Foley, will speak o More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Health fair and blood drive hosted June 23   Thomasville Church of God in Christ will conduct a Health fair and blood drive Saturday, June 23 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. in the church fellowship hall.  More...

As long as you are breathing it is not too late to start over

I read a great deal. In addition to the reading that I do when I am involved in sermon preparation, and in writing devotionals I also read novels for my own personal pleasure. I am always looking for good novels to read. More...

Sports

Smith, Irvin, Echols earn 1A State honors

For the second straight year, Sweet Water High School’s Jonah Smith was named the Class 1A Player of the Year by the Alabama Sports Writers Association. More...

10U Girls Win Area Title

The Thomasville 10U All-Stars softball team won the area championship June 16 in Northport. They earned a place in the state tournament, which begins Thursday, June 21 in Athens. More...

12U All-Stars Place Third

The Thomasville 12U All- Stars softball team came in third in the recent tournament in Northport and earned a place in the state tournament. The team lost to Gilbertown 7-5 and won 12-2 over West Alabama Red on June 15. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Shehan

William "Bill" Shehan, 90, passed away June 14, 2018, at his home in St. Stephens. A native of Megargel, he was the son of sharecroppers. He loved the military, and always dreamed about his days serving in the United States Air Force. More...