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July 2, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

McLean’s art was a ‘labor of love’

The paintings on exhibit at the Thomasville Civic Center through the end of the month were a labor of love said artist Judy McLean. The 36 works encompass a variety of styles and subjects, from landscapes to still life to abstracts. More...

Stiffer penalties for illegal drag-racing

Alabamians who live and work along rural roads can thank Rep. A.J. McCampbell and Sen. Bobby Singleton for a new law designed to increase safety on these byways. More...

Portion of MLK Street now one-way

Martin Luther King Street between Tallahatta Springs Road and Mulberry Street is now a one-way street to the south. The change to a one-way street is permanent as part of the street and stormwater drainage enhancement project. More...

Coastal Gateway helps fund $2.5 million in projects

Coastal Gateway EDA’s inaugural Energy Efficiency Initiative helped local businesses across the region fund more than $2.5 million in energy projects in its first year. More...

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The journey continues

Editor’s Note: This is a continuation of Linda Vice’s column, the first part of which was published in the June 18 issue of the Times. I have always been fascinated with rocks. More...

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School

‘Part of our Family’

This week, Thomasville City Schools continue to recognize employees who are "Part of our Family." These workers have sometimes spanned three and four generations of the same families. More...

TCS Dates to Remember

August 5: Institute/ Professional Development Day August 6: Professional Development Day for Teachers August 7: Professional Development Day for Teachers August 10: Students Report to School More...

Class of 2015 scholarships

Dakota Baswell - Alabama Southern Community College - President's Scholarship, Auburn University - Spirit of Auburn Founders Scholarship, University of South Alabama - Presidential Scholarship More...

For The Record

RECORDS

Property deeds listed June 18 - June 24 Estate of Oliver R. Head Jr., to Hamilton Timber Company. Woodco LLC, to McNider Marine LLC. John Derrill Larrimore, to Rodney Calvin Mullins. Milton Estes Sheffield, to Johnny Sheffield. More...

Thomasville Police report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending June 28: Brandon Antonio Jackson– unlawful breaking and entering a vehicle; Mistie Cassity Coate– possession of a controlled substance; Jacob Michael Lar More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of June 23-30 include: Taylor Anne Coston, 20, failure to appear, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. Tashaun Dareise Mack, 35, probation violationfelony, arrested by Lifetech. More...

Hometown Celebration entertains all ages

Despite rains and threats of rain, Thomasville’s Hometown Celebration carried on with no events cancelled. More...

T’ville native killed in Tuscaloosa

A Thomasville native was shot and killed in Tuscaloosa Monday morning in an alleged robbery attempt. Courtney Delante Campbell, 24, was pronounced dead in the parking lot at the Links Apartments in Tuscaloosa by police. More...

Williams named TMS principal

Sandra Williams was approved Tuesday as the new principal at Thomasville Middle School at a brief special called meeting of the Board of Education. More...

Lots of travelers expected to hit the roads this weekend

The AAA projects 41.9 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home this Independence Day, the most since 2007 and a 0.7 percent increase from the 41.6 million people who traveled last year. More...

Some area businesses to close Friday

Because the Fourth of July falls on a Saturday this year, there will be a mixture of closings observing the holiday. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Freedom on the River July 4 in Demopolis Freedom on the River celebration will be from noon to 10 p.m. on July 4 in Demopolis. More...

People

Thank You

A sincere thank you to everyone who said a prayer, sent a card or came to visit me after my stroke. Special thanks to all who were so kind and gave to the fund set up to help with my medical bills. My heart is overflowing. More...

Movie in the Park slated for July 8

The Thomasville Alabama Chamber of Commerce announced Wednesday that it would host a Movie in the Park event next week. The event is scheduled for 8 p.m. Wednesday night, July 8. More...

Thomasville High School Class of 1955 reunites for 60th reunion

Thomasville High School Class of 1955 conducted its 60th reunion June 27 at Gaston's Grill. More...

Religion

Take time to read and follow directions

Last week Peggy complained that her dishwasher was not getting the dishes clean. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Walnut Grove to host Colorama program July 5 Walnut Grove Baptist Church in Morvin will conduct its Colorama program Sunday, July 5 at 2:30 p.m. The guest speaker will be the Rev. More...

Mental Conditioning

Being a champion is about facing your fears, getting rid of fears that would cause you will fail. To be unstoppable you have to face your fears and get over them. Fear is the thing that stops people from being the best. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Creer

Rodger Lee Creer, 48, passed away June 19, 2015 in Tuscaloosa. He was born May 1, 1962. He was employed with Mercedes. He joined Mt. Nebo Baptist Church in Carlton and accepted Christ at an early age. More...

Vick

Barbara Larrimore Williams Vick, 91, of Grove Hill died June 27, 2015 at Jackson Medical Center. She was born Nov. 16, 1923 in Chance. She was a member of Tompkins Baptist Church. More...


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Do you agree or disagree with efforts to remove flags related to the Confederacy (battle flag or national flag) from public properties?