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March 16, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Commissioners continue to debate gas tax

Clarke County commissioners talked again Monday and Tuesday about a possible statewide gas tax for road improvements and whether or not they should issue a resolution supporting such.  More...

Career job test starts Monday

Job seekers can receive a $60 Amazon gift card if they register and take the National Career Readiness Certificate test.  The three- hour assessment will demonstrate your work readiness skills to employers and make you stand out from other appl More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Can you help me lose weight?

Dr.   Kidd, can you help me lose weight? It’s one of the most common reasons people come to see me. I’ve had some successes helping, so I’ll share my thoughts here. More...

Online sales tax

My tradition for over two decades has been to give my children money for Christmas. Under this system there is no returning of items. They get what they want or need. There is no way that I would know what style of clothing, color or size they like. More...

Tinge of green gives preview of Spring

March 15, 1984   More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Evergreen Baptist and Mt. Sinai Baptist to host tent revival   More...

There is no room for doubt in Him

“Be careful what you wish for - it just might come true!” is a saying most of us have grown up with.  It comes with no guarantee or assurance that what we ask for is what we will get. More...

Sports

Sweet Water gets the best of THS Tigers

The Thomasville High School Tigers varsity baseball team lost 7-1 March 10 to the Sweet Water High Bulldogs at THS field. It is Thomasville’s second loss to the Bulldogs this season. Corrigan Thibodeaux was the losing pitcher. More...

Lady Tigers split at Excel

The Thomasville High School Lady Tigers varsity softball team split a doubleheader March 10 at Excel High School. THS won the first game 3-1 over the Lady Panthers. Jessika Newberry was the winning pitcher. More...

Coastal finishes 2nd at State

BIRMINGHAM – Coastal Alabama Community College’s Eagles finished as the state runners-up at the Alabama Community College Conference State Tournament held at Lawson State Community College in Birmingham last week. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Courington

Allen Courington, 78, passed away Friday, March 10, 2017 at NHC Place Sumner in Gallatin, Tenn. from complications attributed to Parkinson’s Disease.  More...

Jones

Lyman Jones, 83, of Dixons Mills, passed away March 7, 2017 at DCH Regional Medical Center in Tuscaloosa, surrounded by his wife, children and grandchildren. He was born Jan. 14, 1934 to Hattie Rhee (McClure) and Mims Wiley Jones of Shiloh. More...

Phillips

Lakeisha Danielle Phillips, 37, departed this life on March 7, 2017. She was born Sept. 7, 1980 in Chicago, Ill. to George and Helen Phillips. She was a proud mother of two children and a cherished daughter and sister. More...

Council to debate new project merits March 20

With Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day on his second trip to Washington, D.C. in less than a week, the Thomasville City Council was left with another short meeting Monday evening.  The meeting, in fact, lasted just 13 minutes. More...

Adkison at odds with Bentley on state funding

Michael Sentence, the school superintendent for the State of Alabama, is seeking improvement in instruction for math, science and language arts.  More...

Female welder celebrated

Angelica Davis is the first female student at Thomasville High School to complete the welding curriculum. More...

Verizon Wireless

Verizon Wireless has leased out the old Payless Shoe Store property on Highway 43. The store will sell all of the Verizon Wireless products at its new Thomasville location beginning this spring. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Sign up for a Career Readiness Certificate   Document your work skills with a National Career Readiness Certificate. More...

People

Bedwell and Sims to marry April 29

Martha and Raymond Bedwell of Jackson announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Elizabeth Caroline Bedwell, to John Pierce Sims, the son of Tracey and Paul Sims of Thomasville.  The bride- elect is the granddaughter of More...

Dravitan Club’s Black Heritage Program

Heros of today from left are Joane Owens, Jamarcus Rowden, Ellen Gaines, Aca Charleston and Alberta Dixon, all from Thomasville and Theresa Sears of Selma. More...

Walker named ‘Employee of the Week’

The Work-Based Learning Program at Thomasville High School announces Chyna Walker, left, has been selected as the "Employee of the Week". With Walker is Dena LeNoir - Director of the Boys and Girls Club of Southwest Alabama. More...

School

SWHS students visit NASA

Eighth and ninth graders at Sweet Water High School went to NASA’s Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville in February. The trip was sponsored by the GEAR UP program. More...

Garau named ‘Intern of the Week’

The Work-Based Learning Program at Thomasville High School announces that Veronica Garau, left, has been selected as the "Intern of the Week". With Garau is Mildred McCall - secretary at Thomasville Middle School.   More...

Sweet Water High School is now accepting registration for Pre-K students

Sweet Water High School is now accepting registration for Pre-K students. All applications will be offered online this year.  To apply visit (English) http://alpreK.education/A or (Spanish) http://alpreK.education/B. More...

For The Record

Thomasville crime report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending March 12:  • Christopher Logan Andrews - Possession of a Controlled Substance, two counts and Possession of a Concealed Weapon without a Permit  &bull More...

Property deeds

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Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Feb. More...