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July 12, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

City approves applications for more grant funds

Streets on Thomasville’s southwest side could see some major improvements if the city is successful in landing two large Community Development Block Grants. More...

Jackson hospital asks county for loan guarantee

GROVE HILL - Representatives of Jackson’s Gilliard Health Services asked the Clarke County Commissioners for help in securing a loan to pay an outstanding debt.  More...

Dannon Project concludes summer

The Dannon Project’s 2018 Healthy Living Summer Youth Camp concluded with a graduation Tuesday morning at the Thomasville Business Incubator/A.L. Martin Museum. More...

Old Glory on the Fourth of July

The U.S. Flag unfurls in the wind last Wednesday on the Fourth of July. The flags were displayed in downtown Thomasville by the Thomasville Lions Club. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Where does Doug Jones go?

The pick is in.  President Donald  Trump has nominated District of Columbia Court of Appeals Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.  Kavanaugh, with the Senate’s approval, will replace retiring Supreme Court Judge Anthony Ke More...

The “good ole summer-time”

July 12, 1979  Time passes so swiftly it seems as if the  “good ole summertime” as heralded in song and poem is here and gone before we hardly realize it. No so in times of yore. More...

Primary runoffs next week

Well folks, if you vote in the Republican primary you may want to go back to the polls next week and finish selecting the GOP nominees for several important state offices. More...

School

Thomasville student attends Duke TIP camp

Scott Manns Jr., a sixth grader in the Thomasville City Schools District, attended the Duke Talent Identification Program ( TIP) camp June 24-29 at Belmont University in Nashville, Tenn. The Duke TIP camp had a Hurricane Crisis theme. More...

Sports

Base Bandits

The Base Bandits, in no particular order, Lanissa Hudson, Jayla Thompson-Bridges, Makayla McIntosh, La’Corsha Jones, Ashli Pritchett, Lakedra Hattaway, Kendrica Dotson, Stevie Grace Collins, Ki More...

Rockies

The Rockies, in no particular order, Alex Schreiner, Michael Parker, Ta’Wuan Kilpatrick, Trevontae Dumas, Bryce Brasell, Charles Morris, Foster Philips, Kendrick Jenkins, Kentavious Watson, Ace More...

Rampage

The Rampage, in no particular order, Angel Johnson, Drue Flint, Lisa Rush, Nya Evans, Kirstin Marshall, Kristen Roberson, Soriya Johnson, Olivia Rush, Mary Kellen Gates, Vanyila Southall, Laylin McKi More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Paul

George DeVane Paul, 74, of Grove Hill, passed away July 6, 2018 at his residence. He was born Aug. 7, 1943 to George Clayton and Effie Wiggins Paul. A loving and devoted husband and father, he loved spending his time visiting with his many friends. More...

Smith

Jimmie A. Payne Smith, 98 of Thomasville, formerly of Northport, died July 2, 2018 at Thomasville Health Care and Rehabilitation Center. She was born Feb. 4, 1920 in Jackson to Dennis Franklin and Cora Lynn Payne. More...

Woman killed in wreck at Marengo line

A young woman was killed in a tragic automobile accident just across the Marengo County line on Highway 43 early Sunday, July 8.  Authorities said Rhonda Ann Osborne, 28, was killed in the accident. More...

Ivey gives big grant to TRMC

The City of Thomasville has received a sizable Community Development Block Grant from the State of Alabama to help pay for infrastructure for streets and sewage for the $36 million Thomasville Regional Medical Center. More...

Dannon Project Graduation

The Dannon Project, a summer youth program designed to prepare area youth for college, technical college and the job market, held its summer graduation Tuesday at the A.L. Martin School Building. More...

Downtown Building Starts Renovation

The old Masonic Lodge Building at 19 West Front Street is in the process of being renovated. New windows and a front facade will be constructed. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Salvation Army hosting school uniform giveaway The Salvation Army is hosting its annual school uniform giveaway program Thursday, July 12 from 9: 30 a. m. – 4 p. m. at the Salvation Army Store. More...

People

THS Class of 1968 celebrates 50th class reunion

The 50th reunion of the Thomasville High School Class of 1968 was celebrated June 23, at the Thomasville Civic Center. More...

Thomasville High School dance team attends UDA camp

The Thomasville High School Tiger Paws Dance Team attended the Universal Dance Association (UDA) Camp July 6-9 at the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg.   More...

Williams celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

Herbert and Arcola P. Williams, Sr. were united in marriage July 20, 1968. They will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary July 20. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Upcoming events at First Assembly First Assembly of God will conduct a youth concert with Sarah Prescott July 13 at 6-6:45 p.m. Blessed 31, children’s group from Elam Baptist will also be singing. More...

New Greater First Baptist Church to host a Love Benefit

New Greater First Baptist Church will host a Love Benefit program for Alexis Campbell on Saturday, July 28 at 6 p. m.  All groups, choirs, praise teams and soloists are asked to render selections.  More...

Marriage has its highest success rate when God is the focal point

This past week Peggy and I passed a milestone in blessings.  According to numerous sources, only 6 percent of married couples in the U.S. make it past their 50th wedding anniversary.  July 5 was 55 for us. More...

For The Record

Thomasville Crime report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending July 8:  • Shamika Renee Green – Receiving Stolen Property Third Degree  • Cardell Hickenbottom – Possession of Marijuana First Degre More...

Property deeds

June 28 - July 3   Richard Howard Harvey, to Andrea M. Bolen.  First US Bank, to Jennifer Skipper.  Rayford Y. More...

Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail the week of July 3-9 include the following:  David Steven Turner, 56, harassment, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept.  Thomas Dean Dumas Jr., 29, theft of property second degree, $1, More...