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February 26, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Golden Dragon union vote not certified yet

A report in lasts week’s issue of The Thomasville Times was in error in reporting that the union vote at the Golden Dragon Precise Copper Tube plant in Sunny South was certified by the National Labor Relations Board. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

It’s no secret the state is broke

Inside the Statehouse

The first legislative session of the quadrennium convenes next week. It is no secret that the state is broke. More...

In the long run, we have to suck it up

Front Porch Philosopher

I must say, all this chilly weather is getting old. I feel like a yoyo going back and forth from weather that is fairly pleasant to weather that is freezetail cold. Just when we see the first daffodils, it rains and gets colder than it was before. More...

Sick and tired of one word being over-used

Ramblin’ Roses and Flyin’ Bricks

Feb. 26, 1964 - There is a word being used now-a-days that I’m sick and tired of hearing. The word I refer to is “image”. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Glory Road Quartet to perform at Lighthouse Fellowship The Glory Road Quartet will be at the Lighthouse Fellowship Church (formerly Grove Hill Methodist Protestant Church) on Feb. 28 at 6 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend. More...

No one is better at finding the lost than Jesus

Spiritually Speaking

Sunday is not the first day of a new week for me. It is more the last day of the old week, because all week long I have been studying and preparing for Sunday. Sunday is not a day of rest. Sunday we had a men’s breakfast at 7 a.m. More...

Mental Conditioning with Scott Wimberly

A champion shuts down the desire to give up and allows themselves to discover what you're really made of, what you're capable of doing. More...

Sports

Tigers gain road victory at Leroy

The Thomasville High School Tigers varsity baseball team was 2-3 in tightly contested road games to begin the season. THS won 2-0 Monday at Leroy High. Good pitching and solid defense kept Thomasville in a scoreless game until the final inning. More...

Thomasville soccer earns first victories

The Thomasville High School Tigers varsity soccer team defeated the Holt Ironmen and the Capitol School Owls during home games on Feb. 21. THS beat Holt 1-0 in the first ever home opener. It was the first win of the season. More...

Alabama Southern to take on Meridian CC

Cody Shoemaker, Tevin Watters and Ryan Cribb will be playing for the Alabama Southern Community College Eagles when they take on Meridian Community College in a game rescheduled for March 1. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Boyd

Robyn Webb Boyd, 51, of Alabaster died Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015 at UAB Hospital, Palliative and Comfort Care after a fiveyear battle with cancer. She was born Dec. 16, 1963 in Grove Hill. More...

Kerby

Retired Army National Guard LTC Jack O. Kerby, Sr., 86, of Demopolis, died Feb. 22, 2015, at Woodhaven Manor in Demopolis. A funeral service will be held at Demopolis First United Methodist Church on Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, at 1 p.m. More...

Wright

Sara Mims Wright, 87, of Bessemer died Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015 at St. Vincent's Hospital in Birmingham. She was born Oct. 16, 1927 in Clanton. More...

School tax money slow to come in

The chief financial officer of Thomasville’s city school system brought up Thomasville’s promised tax payments at the school board’s meeting Tuesday night. More...

Beauty review winners

Keandra Burroughs was named Top Beauty at the Thomasville High School Beauty Review Saturday night in Thomasville. More...

Calendar

THS Soccer to host yard sale fundraiser

The Thomasville High School Soccer team will host its first annual yard sale fundraiser on the THS lawn, Saturday, March 7 from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. Booths are available (10 X 10) for $25 and need to be reserved by March 4. More...

Alabama River Credit Union to conduct annual meeting March 5

The Alabama River Credit Union will conduct its annual membership meeting March 5 at 7 p.m. at the Monroeville Community House, located at 271 Park Drive. There will be the election of new officers, refreshments and door prizes. More...

Voice for the Animals Campaign 5K/1 mile fun run set for March 21

The Town of Fulton will host its 8th annual Voice for the Animals Campaign 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run Saturday, March 21 at 8:30 a.m. in downtown Fulton. Adults are $15 if registered by Feb. 28 and $20 on race day. Children under 12 are $10. More...

People

Cozy Quilters present Alpha Pregnancy Center with baby items

The Cozy Quilters of Thomasville, Alabama are active in many area organizations like the ALPHA Pregnancy Center located in Jackson. More...

Research Club conducts monthly meeting

Janice Kania, (second from left), Clinical Director of Encore Rehabilitation, spoke to the Research Club on Osteoporosis on Feb. 19, at the L. J. Smith home. More...

Jones named .Employee of the Week'

The Cooperative Education Program at Thomasville High School announces Tireeq Jones, left, as the "Employee of the Week". The "Employer of the Week" is Yolanda Johnson, manager of A.J.s Economy Store. More...

School

Owning a daycare in THS teen's future

THS senior, Kim Autery, loves her Career Tech classes. In fact, she has taken five classes, and two of them helped her choose her future profession. More...

THS announces honor roll for first semester

Thomasville High School recently announced its honor roll for the first semester as follows: Ninth Grade More...

Career Tech student works with City of Thomasville

Nathaniel Strang is a junior who works with the City of Thomasville in the CO-OP Program at THS. His supervisor, Jesse Moss stated, "Nathaniel is very helpful to me and others here at City Hall. More...

For The Record

Property deeds listed

Feb. 12-18

Charles Ray McLemore to Heather Brooke Lancaster. John W. Brown to Sollie Matthew Brown. Rodger Reynolds Hare to Gena M. Overstreet. Ronald Roy Hare to Gena M. Overstreet. Randal Renard Hare to Gena M. Overstreet. Donna M. McClinton to Tyler M. More...

Thomasville Police report

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

Commission talks litter

Litter along county roads got the full attention Monday of the Clarke County Commission. “Our roads are terrible,” said commission chairman Jackie Ray Rush. More...