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April 28, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

County must replace civil road engineer

Clarke County is now looking for a new County Road Engineer. More...

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They say Florida lottery lines back up to Andalusia and Atmore

A s the budget hearings the 2016 began for Legislative Session in January the largest Powerball lottery sweepstakes in American history was playing out. It was one of the biggest news stories of the year, thus far. More...

Adkison postpones out of district tuition fee

Dr. Vic Adkison, superintendent of the Thomasville Public School District, and the board, made the right decision not to make a recommendation at this time on the matter of a proposed tuition fee for out of district students. More...

School

Nobles named ‘Employee of the Week’

The Worked Based Learning Program at Thomasville High School announces that Emily Nobles, right, has been selected as the "Employee of the Week". More...

‘And may the odds be ever in your favor!’

Students at Thomasville Middle School will act out "The Hunger Games" book series by Suzanne Collins over the next few weeks. Librarian/media specialist LeAnn Moore, dressed as Effie Trinket, the escort of the tributes, last week. More...

‘Learning Expo’ will showcase students from Thomasville

Officials with public schools often talk about the importance of integrating technology with instruction. Now, citizens of the greater Thomasville area can see for themselves how students are using project based learning to solve problems. More...

Sports

Trinity blanks Tigers in series

The Thomasville High School Tigers varsity baseball team lost the series to Trinity last Friday night in the first round of the Class 4A state playoffs. Thomasville’s season ended at 19-9. More...

Seniors Honored

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Dawgs fall in 3 games

SWEET WATER - A walk off home run in the 10th inning for a dramatic Game 1 win was not enough for Sweet Water to finish off its Class 2A, first round playoff series with Mobile Christian. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Glass

Nicholas Jaret Glass, 34, of Foley passed away in his sleep April 16, 2016 at his home after a heroic fight with cancer. He was born Oct. 11, 1981 in Grove Hill. More...

Day proposes new planning board

Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day said the city needs a new development plan, much like one that was created some 34 years ago in 1988. More...

Dyess to miss Thomasville’s eighth graders

After 29 1/2 years, Thomasville Middle School Language Arts Teacher Connie Dyess is leaving the building. More...

Drug Arrest

The Thomasville Police Department made a sizeable drug arrest over the weekend, seizing several pounds of narcotics and thousands in cash. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Sunny South community clean up April 23 - 30 Sunny South has selected week ending April 30, as the week to join "PALS" in the statewide cleanup. The community wide emphasis is on cleanup. More...

People

Davis and McLean make plans for a June wedding

William and Jo-Anne Ryan Davis of Bowling Green, Ky. announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Meghan Lorene Davis, to Jay Boswell McLean, son of Mrs. Katie Holley of Cusseta, Ala. and Mr. James McLean, Jr. of Thomasville. More...

Boys and Girls Club gives back to Thomasville

The Boys and Girls Club of Southwest Alabama worked April 16 at the home of Jane Erickson to earn community service credit and give back to the community. More...

Worthwhile Club conducted April meeting

The Worthwhile Club met April 13 at David's Catfish House for lunch and then traveled to Alabama Southern Community College for a tour of the Kathryn Tucker Windham Museum. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Oak Grove to host singing service Oak Grove Baptist Church in the Chilton Community will conduct a singing service on Saturday, April 30 at 7 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend. Love Day hosted April 30 by Amazing Grace Deliverance More...

Our God is a God who cares and has compassion

One day, John promised us, “God will wipe away all tears.” Sickness and sadness, sorrow and suffering - whatever causes people pain or problems - will be gone, banished forever. We all look forward to that special day! More...

Mental Conditioning

Courage is the difference between dreaming of the life you want and living the life of your dreams. When you step up to the person who were created to be; it will take courage. More...

For The Record

Thomasville crime report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending April 24: • Daniel Lee Cowan – No Tag Registration in Vehicle (Warrant) • William Christopher Hare, Jr. More...

Property deeds listed

Jimmie Barnes, to Tonya Michelle Moseley. Renee Luker-Other, to Jagruti S. Patel. Tim Lane, to Tammy Young. Randall Scott Jackson, to Randall Scott Jackson. Sid Crosby, to Brian E. Woodham. Annie Laura Bishop, to Jack Bishop. More...

Thomasville library needs adjustments as services grow

As the Thomasville Public Library eyes expansion of programs this fall and a new downtown building within the next two-tothree years, Library Director Gina Wilson asked the Thomasville City Council to look into salary adjustments for her staff. More...