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April 10, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Community cleanup Saturday

The Thomasville Alabama Chamber of Commerce will open at 8 a.m. Saturday to hand out litter bags, and the first 25 people to show up will also receive a free biscuit and drink for Thomasville’s community cleanup. More...

Road and bridge department adds two more employees

The Clarke County Commission voted Tuesday to add two more employees to the Road and Bridge Department. The employees are being added as the department will need more help with bush hog work this summer. More...

Arc of Clarke art class

The Arc of Clarke County will be hosting a Community Art Event on Thursday, April 17 from 6- 7 pm. Erin Baldree will be teaching a class to learn to draw still life with charcoal. Supplies will be provided. Cost is $5. More...

T’ville parks are tobacco free

In order to maintain a safe environment, the City of Thomasville Parks and Recreation Department would like to remind citizens that all city parks, fields and recreation areas are tobacco and alcohol free. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Are weddings worth it?

A re weddings worth it? I am sure many people ask themselves that many years after the fact of their own, but this question came to mind for me just watching one get ready to happen. More...

Strange raids are strange indeed

Did the folks at Greenetrack Casino in Eutaw get advance notice of last month’s raid by Atty. Gen. Luther Strange? More...

Political Cartoon

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Religion

Bloom where you are planted

Back in the fall of 2010 we purchased two pear trees from a nursery. I planted them outside of our fenced in yard which is on the opposite side of our house from the Lake. Now it is 2014 and we are still waiting. More...

New Hope No. 1 continues construction

The construction of New Hope No. 1 Baptist Church continues as workers lay the first piece of tin on the roof. More...

Mental Conditioning

Sometimes, people get discouraged in life because things didn’t turn out the way they hoped on the first try. Maybe they put energy into a relationship but it didn’t work out. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Alan Dale Turnage and Geraldine Hegwood. Marriage license applications are just that—applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. More...

Property deeds listed

March 27-April 3 William F. McCorquodale Family Limited Partnership to McVay Asset Management Company LLC. Robert Bexley to William C. McConnell Sr. Marilyn Woods Mottother to Douglas Woods. Federal National Mortgage Association to Ronda Williams. More...

Thomasville Police report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending April 6: Terisha Lashay White – theft of property, second degree; Lakisha Michele White – theft of property, second degree; Dorothy Lee Peterson – More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Courtney

Theresa Kay Courtney, 56, of Thomasville died Monday, March 31, 2014 at her parents home. She was born March 23, 1958 in Balboa, Panama. She was a medical records transcriptionist and a member of the Springfield Methodist Protestant Church. More...

Jackson

Martha Overstreet Jackson, 77, of Pine Hill died Friday, April 4, 2014 in Gainestown. She was born Nov. 23, 1936 in Alma. She was a retired school teacher and a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church. More...

Mason

Mittie Crum Cook Mason, 89, died at home, surrounded by her family, on April 5, 2014. A native of Wilcox County, she was the youngest child of Abe Crum Cook and Lallie Bragg Cook. She grew up in the Rock West/Possum Bend community outside of Camden. More...

First suspect sentenced in Watts robbery

The woman who drove the getaway car in the robbery of Tim Watts Jewelers late last year was sentenced to 20 years in jail this week. More...

T’ville woman killed at new Grove Hill light

A Thomasville woman was killed Tuesday in a three-vehicle accident at the intersection of Highway 43 and Hebron Road. It is the same intersection where a new traffic signal had recently been installed. More...

Modern girls

Mallory Broadus, Amerie Gramelspacher, BJ Green and Kyle Thrower will perform with the Thomasville High School drama club's production of Thoroughly Modern Millie. More...

Honoring a fallen brother

Grove Hill Fire Rescue and the Thomasville Fire Department paying their final respects to South Marengo Fire Rescue member Chief James Gates during Gates' funeral procession. More...

Lights going up

New street lights are going up along Hwy. 43 in Thomasville. The work is funded by a federal grant. More...

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Thomasville Tiger Theatre to present ‘Thoroughly Modern Millie’ More...

People

Dabit-Bedsole to marry April 27

Mr. and Mrs. Joe Davis of Valley Grande and Mr. and Mrs. Zuheir Dabit of Selma announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Aida Zuheir Dabit to James Howard Bedsole, son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Bedsole of Thomasville. More...

Norris speaks to Auxiliary

The Auxiliary conducted its April 1st meeting at The Hill House. Rachel Ingram, Janet Anderson, Lena Bishop and Marion Bishop were hostesses and provided refreshments. Sheriff Ray Norris was guest speaker. More...

Worthwhile Club conducts March meeting

For the March meeting, the Worthwhile Club met for lunch at David's Catfish House and then went to the home of Benny Ray and Helen Stephens to see her flowers. More...

School

TES Clothes Closet makes difference in children’s lives

Ever wonder what to do with those old Thomasville uniform pants and shirts that your children have outgrown? How about taking them to TES for their clothes closet! More...

THS celebrates Pi Day

The math department at THS recently joined others around the world to celebrate Pi Day on March 14. More...

Grove Hill Arts Council announce winners of art exhibit

The Grove Hill Arts Council hosted its first Student Art Contest and Exhibit in Studio 122 featuring young artists who attend the middle schools and high schools throughout Clarke County. More...

Sports

Thomasville Youth Day 2014

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Tigers need a win vs. UMS to reach playoffs

The Thomasville High School Tigers baseball team has two chances this week to make it to the state playoffs. The Tigers (now 14-10, 3-1 in the area) will travel April 10 to Mobile for the first game of the area series with the UMS-Wright Bulldogs. More...

Thomasville native Buddy Anderson wins Howard Award

The Board of Directors of the State of Alabama Sports Hall of Fame announced that Buddy Anderson will be the recipient of the Frank “Pig” House Award at the 46th Annual State of Alabama Sports Hall of Fame Induction Banquet on Saturday, M More...