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September 20, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

School board passes budget

The Thomasville City Board of Education approved Sept. 11 the Fiscal year 2019 budget in a meeting in the Thomasville High School Library. More...

County grills E911 on travel

On the 17th anniversary of 9/11 Tuesday, Clarke County Commissioners debated sending the county 911 director and three employees to a continuing education training course but eventually decided to do so.  The training is for required credit hour More...

Special Sections

Editorials

City works on budget and future

Tuesday the City of  Thomasville worked on its 2018-19 budget. More...

My northern trip to ‘South of the Border’

I have been on the road quite a bit lately. I took one of my older friends advice when she said, “Go while you can. More...

1986 Governor’s Race

Since this is a gubernatorial election year, allow me to share an epic Governor’s Race with you. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Okalona Church to host a benefit for Winkle Okalona Methodist Protestant Bible Church will host a benefit singing for Rick Van Winkle Saturday, Sept. 29 at 7 p.m. More...

Knight will be at West Bend Baptist Sept. 30

Shannon Knight will be at West Bend Baptist Church in Coffeeville on Sunday, Sept. 30. Morning worship service begins at 11 a.m. Knight will be the guest speaker.  Fifth Sunday service will follow that night at 5 p.m. More...

To every thing there is a season

It is Sept. 17, the eve of my wife’s birthday.  Here’s wishing you a happy birthday Peggy.  Growing older has caused me to change the way I look at many things. More...

Sports

Tigers blank Bayside Academy

The Thomasville High School Tigers football defeated Class 3A, Region 1 opponent, the Bayside Academy Admirals, 22-0 Sept. 14 at D.F. Anderson Field.  The Tigers overcame two fumbles and one interception in the first half.  More...

THS volleyball beats So. Choctaw Monday

The Thomasville High School Lady Tigers varsity volleyball team defeated Southern Choctaw High School Monday evening in Gilbertown: 25-15, 25-15 and 25-10.  Angel Howard had three aces and six kills, and Whitney Brasell had eight aces, two kills More...

Bulldogs grab first win of season

SWEET WATER – A defensive stop midway through the fourth quarter followed by two touchdown runs helped Sweet Water get its first victory of the season Friday night at Victory Field. More...

City talks about budget

The Thomasville City Council crunched numbers on the 2018-19 budget at a work session Tuesday afternoon.  More...

A bridge of dreams

Some people may keep a “bucket list” of things they want to do in their lives, but not Sheldon Jackson. At 84, Jackson said he thinks about a lot of things, and when he decides to do something, he simply does it - in his own time.  More...

Set to Burn

The abandoned hotel across from the Thomasville Public Library is set to be razed with a controlled fire by the Thomasville Volunteer Fire Department on Saturday morning at 5 a.m. More...

County nabs woman on escape

On Sept.11, Clarke County Deputies Shane Foster and Mitch Finney made contact with Megan Autrey Bender on a traffic stop.  More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

THS Class of 1999 plans for reunion The Thomasville High School Class of 1999 is making plans for a 20-year reunion in 2019. More...

People

Charleston inducted into Boys & Girls Club Hall of Fame

Asa Charleston was inducted into the Boys & Girls Club of America Hall of Fame for the State of Alabama in Tuscaloosa.  Charleston is the charter member of the Boys & Girls Club and served as the president of the club for over 10 years, More...

Clarke County Historical Society to meet Sunday, Sept. 30

The “Alabama Indestructible Doll” will be the topic for the Sunday, Sept. 30 meeting of the Clarke County Historical Society.  More...

Research Club conducted first meeting of the year

The Research Club met Thursday, Sept. 13 at the home of Vickie Nichols. Helen Stephens, Research Club President for the 2018- 2020 term, was a hostess. More...

School

Dr. Branch to retire from Coastal

“I love students.” President Gary Branch said in an emotional address to Coastal Alabama Community College employees, during which he announced his upcoming retirement. More...

God had a plan to move Thibodeaux from flying jets to teaching math

If not for health reasons, Flossie Thibodeaux, sixth grade math teacher at Thomasville Elementary School, might have had a military career flying jets. More...

Faculty and staff honored by team captains

Faculty and staff members are honored each home game by captains of the Thomasville High School Tigers football team. More...

For The Record

Property deeds

Sept. 6 - Sept. 12   Southern Land & Timber  Inc., to Howard N.  Reynolds.  Darrell Linder, to William  C. Hales II.  The Westervelt Company, Inc., to WJS Properties LLC.  Cody A. More...

Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail the week of Sept. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Campbell

Karen Leah Campbell, 50, died Sept. 15, 2018 at her home. She was a native and resident of Grove Hill and a 1988 graduate of Clarke County High School. More...