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September 29, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Rush CEO explains involved TRMC players

Editor’s Note: This is the second of a four-part series based on an interview with Rush Health System’s President and Chief Executive Officer Wallace Strickland concerning the construction of the Thomasville Regional Medical Center More...

Insurance company urges deer caution

BIRMINGHAM — Over the past year tens of thousands of Alabama drivers have had an unwelcome encounter with a deer. More...

Special Sections

People

Reeves and Leonard to marry on Oct. 22

Mr. and Mrs. Renny Reeves of Grove Hill announce the engagement and forthcoming mariage of their daughter, Sydney Brooks Reeves, to Colby Wayne Leonard, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Leonard of Vineland and Mr. and Mrs. Donald L. Knight of Thomasville. More...

Five generations pose for family portrait

Five generations (back row) from left are, Bill Bishop and Jack Bishop; (front row) Brittany Bishop Grantham, Hadley Jane Grantham, Annie Laura Bishop, Briggs Bishop and Cypress Bishop. More...

Manns announced ‘Employee of the Week’

The Work Based Learning Program at Thomasville High School announces that Jessica Manns, right, has been selected as the "Employee of the Week". With Manns is Larry Sheffield, Manager of Super Foods. More...

School

Schmidt blends literature with art techniques at TES

Marie Schmidt is in her second year teaching art at Thomasville Elementary School. Years ago, she taught art at TES in the Extended Day program during the summer and for three years after school. More...

THS seniors attend meeting to combat underage drinking

Four seniors from Thomasville High School and THS Principal Charles Alford attended a meeting of the county coalition to combat underage drinking at the Clarke County Courthouse in Grove Hill. More...

Bumper selected as a Claes Nobel Educator of Distinction

Carrie Bumpers (right), a math teacher at Thomasville High School, has been selected as a Claes Nobel Educator of Distinction, a special program of the National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS More...

For The Record

Property deeds

Sept. 16 -21 Adrian Dean, to Adrian Dean. Temple L. Huckabee, to Temple L. Huckabee. Lillian R. Hicks, to Billie Jean Reid. Billie Jean Reid, to Lillian R. Hicks. Herbert Ray McMullen, to Bruce R. Overstreet. Faye Y. Pugh, to Bruce R. Overstreet. More...

Thomasville crime report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending Sept. More...

Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Sept. 20-27 include: • Tracy Arnette Nicholson, 46, health violation regular solid waste, arrested by the Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Council satisfied with $11 million budget

The Thomasville City Council passed its near $11 million city budget for 2016-17 at Monday night’s council meeting. More...

City, Water Board deny couple’s discharge complaint

Both the Thomasville Water Board and the Thomasville City Council voted by 5-0 counts to deny a claim filed by a Thomasville couple against the city’s water treatment facility at Monday night’s meeting. More...

Commission votes to pull out of Coastal Gateway

The Clarke County Commission has pulled out of the Coastal Gateway Regional Economic Development Alliance, opting instead to employ a Birmingham attorney and lobbyist to help the county seek new industry and business. More...

ASCC student arrested for shooting Grove Hill man

An apparent shooting early Tuesday morning in the Miller’s Ferry area of Wilcox County saw a Grove Hill man get injured by his estranged girlfriend. More...

Editorials

Debate...what debate...

One of my new Facebook friends has a site called Fifth Quarter Scores. He’s from the Memphis area but has most of his ties from North Mississippi. He’s a big high school football fan and his site is built around that theme. More...

Former Governor John Patterson and the Elite

Alabama’s most famous political restaurant and watering hole for 50 years was Montgomery’s Elite Restaurant. Until it closed about 1995, the Elite (pronounced “E-light”) was the place to eat and be seen. More...

Autumn of ’63 good news for the economy

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Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Springfield MP to host annual homecoming Springfield Methodist Protestant Church will host its annual homecoming service on Oct. 2 beginning at 10 a.m. The church is nearly 65 years old! The guest speaker will be Bro. Nate Ballard. More...

You can’t reach the right destination by going the wrong way

I t was the end of our summer break and my roommate and I were returning for our final year in seminary. After driving several miles I asked, “Fritz, why is the sun shining in our eyes when we are supposed to be going west?” More...

Sports

50 bad seconds doom Tigers against Aggies

In a matter of 50 seconds, the Thomasville Tigers went from a 14-13 lead to trailing by 13 at halftime in their annual rivalry game with Jackson. More...

Thomasville can’t overcome mistakes

The Thomasville High School Tigers varsity football team lost its first game of the season Sept. 23 47- 26 against the Jackson High Aggies at D.F. Anderson Field. More...

Tigers head to Andalusia Friday for key 1-4A tilt

The Thomasville High School Tigers football team (3-1, 2-0 in Class 4A, Region 1) will travel Friday, Sept. 30 to play the Andalusia High Bulldogs (5-1, 2-1 in Class 4A, Region 1). Kickoff is at 7 p.m. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

DeVan

Gloria DeVan, 90, of Savannah, Ga. died Tuesday evening, Sept. 20, 2016, at Habersham House. More...

Dortch

Bettie Claire Hall Dortch, 85, of York died Sept. 22, 2016 at Hospice of West Alabama in Tuscaloosa. More...

Harvell

Marie Harvell, 79, a homemaker of Thomasville died Sept. 19, 2016 at St. Vincent’s Hospital East. She was born May 28, 1937 in Clarke County to William C. and Irene Sealy Phillips. More...