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July 21, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

First UMC gets new reverend

Rev. Mark Dees has been appointed by the Alabama West Florida Conference of the United Methodist Church to serve the Thomasville United Methodist Church. More...

AOC gets grant for victims

MONTGOMERY—The Alabama Administrative Office of Courts has received a $100,629 grant from Gov. More...

Flags at Half Mast

Flags at the Thomasville Civic Center and City Hall stand at half mast to honor the Baton Rouge police officers who were killed Sunday. More...

Special Sections

People

Three Guys Pies Opens

Three Guys Pies opened its Italian restaurant last week in Thomasville. The restaurant features pizza, pasta, sandwiches and salads. It has the same owners as Big Mike's Steakhouse. More...

Rush and Mason to marry on July 23

Together with their families, Chloe Rush and Austin Mason announce their forthcoming marriage. The bride-elect is the daughter of Cindy and Rickey Rush of Thomasville. She is the granddaughter of Ann Milstead and the late L.E. Peeples, Jr. More...

Hicks receives LP Vocational Scholarship

Louisiana-Pacific Corporation announced that Matthew Hicks, son of Mitzi Morris and LP employee Clay Morris, has been selected as a recipient of a 2016 LP Vocational Scholarship. More...

Religion

Vineland conducted VBS

Vineland Baptist Church recently conducted Vacation Bible School. The theme was “Submerged- Dive Deep for God's Truth”. Eleven children and youth attended nightly. More...

Marvelous Monday’s return to T’ville Baptist

Marvelous Monday’s will be hosted at Thomasville Baptist Church beginning Aug. 1 Each service will be Monday at 6:30 pm. The guest speakers will be as follows: Aug. 1 - Dr. Fred Luter; Aug. 7- 8 - Dr. Bob Pitman; Aug. 15 - Bro. More...

When we are patient, God works in our lives

“God has spoken once.” Then it seems as if he thought for a moment and then corrected himself. No, he said, “Twice I have heard this: That power belongs to God!” God spoke a second time directly to him. More...

For The Record

Thomasville crime report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending July 17: • Katie Nicole Brown – Theft of Property Third Degree and Possession of Marijuana Second Degree • Justin Wade Hancock – Theft of Prope More...

Property deeds

Dated July 7-13 James Randall Howard, to James Howard-As Trustee. Betty H. Council, to Betty Jean Luker. George Richard Horshok, to Terry W. Poole. Dale D. Harris, to Duke Family LTD. Melvin Wayne Rachel, to Cynthia B. Rachel. Dale D. More...

Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of July 11 - 19 include: • Timothy Brian Minter, 33, operating a vehicle without insurance, arrested by Thomasville Police Dept. More...

Municipal election fields for area set

The towns of Pine Hill and Sweet Water will be getting a new mayor while the city government in Thomasville will go mostly unchanged, with only one contested race for the Aug. 29 municipal general election. More...

Pursuit ends with couple’s felony arrests

A young couple faces multiple felony charges after leading Thomasville Police Department officers through the city last Wednesday, July 13, in a high-speed chase. More...

Prescott makes run for District 2

Thomasville businessman Jacques Prescott announced Friday he will be running for the Thomasville City Council’s District 2 seat and against five-term incumbent Lewis “Pop” Herron in the Aug. 23 Thomasville Municipal elections. More...

Small businesses see tepid growth in June study

MONTGOMERY – The National Federation of Independent Business’ widely-watched Index of Small Business Optimism rose seven-tenths of a point in June to 94.5, a negligible increase showing no real enthusiasm for making capital outlays, incre More...

Butts not guilty in Hometown Hospice wire-mail fraud case

MOBILE - A federal court jury Tuesday afternoon found Tanya O. Butts of Grove Hill not guilty of all eight counts of stealing from Jackson companies she was a part-owner of, Hometown Hospice and Medical Equipment of Jackson. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Kindergarten registration continues for TES Kindergarten registration continues for the 2016-2017 school year at Thomasville Elementary School. More...

Editorials

Wilcox County’s chicken situation

I like chicken as much as the next person I suppose. Even when I was a child growing up in Sandflat I had an appreciation for fried chicken. After church, when we gather to share a potluck meal, chicken was always present. More...

I’m enthralled by our American government

Sometimes when I observe national politics I am enthralled by the magnificent creation of our American government. More...

Good and bad events of the past year

July 21, 1983 Today, July 19, marks the end of another brief era at The Thomasville Times. It is Mitch Emmons’ last day and is just one more event in a chain of changes that have taken place in the past 12 months. More...

School

THS Reading List

Ninth Grade English English 9 “Night” (Wiesel) due second full week of the semester Advanced English 9 “Night” (Wiesel) due second full week of the semester More...

McGhee visits Washington

Linda McGhee, Chief Financial Officer of the Thomasville City Schools District, participated last week in meetings in Washington, D.C. More...

Sweet Water Kindergarten 2016-2017 Supply List

6 boxes of Crayola crayons 8 glue sticks 2 packages of #2 yellow pencils 1 (4) pack black Expo dry erase markers 1 pair of Fiskar scissors 4 pink bevel erasers 1 white 3 ring binder (one inch) 2 boxes of Kleenex 2 rolls of paper towels 1 bottles of More...

Sports

Lady Tigers volleyball preps for season

The Thomasville High School Lady Tigers volleyball team are currently in the middle of summer workouts, which will continue through July 27. More...

FOOTBALL SCHEDULES

Thomasville High School Football Schedule Aug. 26 Sweet Water 7 Sept. 2 at W.S. Neal 7 Sept. 16 Monroe Co. 7 Sept 23 Jackson 7 Sept. 30 at Andalusia 7 Oct. 7 Escambia Co. 7 Oct. 14 UMS Wright 7 Oct. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Carter

John L. Carter, Jr, 78, of Jackson, passed away July 13, 2016 at Jackson Medical Center. He was born Dec. 12, 1937 to John L. Carter, Sr. and Inez Atchison Carter. More...