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May 19, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

ALEA urges safety

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) would like to remind everyone to play it safe along Alabama roadways and waterways this Memorial Day Weekend. More...

Library Board makes new plans

The Thomasville Public Library Foundation Board met last Tuesday to go over plans to help with fundraising and promotion of the current library and the transition to a new building in downtown Thomasville. More...

Commissioners approve sell of NG Armory to county schools

The Clarke County Commission voted in a special meeting Wednesday to sell the old National Guard Armory to the Clarke County Board of Education to be developed as a new career technical center to teach skills to high school students. More...

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Glass Houses in the SEC

Nothing good can happen after 3 a.m. I believe I have used this line before to start a column back in December, but now, thanks to Cam Robinson and Hootie Jones, I get to repeat it again. More...

I’d give everything I own to be 17 again

May 16, 1951 I n the next few weeks 48,000,003 high school seniors will receive diplomas. The 48 million figure was arrived at my multiplying the number of states by the number of invitations I received. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Wriders to perform May 21 Lighthouse Fellowship Church will host the gospel singing group Wriders on May 21 at 6 p.m. The church is located off of Hwy. 43 in Grove Hill. Grace Chapel to host singing More...

Without patience we are of little use

I started writing this Monday morning in the waiting room at the Montgomery Surgical Center. Peggy was there for surgery to remove a benign tumor from underneath her right shoulder blade. More...

If we do not value Him above all, we do not really value Him

t’s been wisely said that “If He is not Lord of all He is not Lord at all. More...

Sports

Tigers highlight spring with Kemper win

DEMOPOLIS - Friday night’s Demopolis Spring Football Jamboree was a mixed bag of treats for the Thomasville High School football program. More...

Lady Tigers’ season ends at regional tourney

The Thomasville High School Lady Tigers softball team ended its 2016 season with a 6-2 loss May 14 to Montgomery Catholic at the state regionals in Gulf Shores. More...

ASCC Eagles’ season ends at state tourney

OZARK – Alabama Southern’s Eagles ended the baseball season Saturday in the second round of the Alabama Community College Conference State Tournament when they fell to Lawson State 17-7. More...

T’ville siblings get huge verdict

A Hale County jury has returned a verdict of $5.5 million for two Clarke County siblings for negligence in the death of their father in Tuscaloosa on July 6, 2012. More...

Relay For Life continues in T’ville

Geoffrey Chaucer once wrote “All good things must come to an end” and last May it was decided by some former organizers that there would be no Relay For Life 2016. More...

Boys and Girls Club 5K run set for Saturday

The Boys & Girls Club of Southwest Alabama in Thomasville will have its second annual Triple Play Day, which will consist of a 5K run, walk and fun run Saturday morning in downtown Thomasville. More...

Andalusia teen killed in collision

A two-vehicle crash that occurred on Friday, May 13, at 7:10 p.m. has claimed the life of an Andalusia teen. Lorne Wayne Macer, 15, was operating a 1994 Harley Davidson motorcycle that collided with a 2008 Ford Expedition on U.S. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Clarke Education Retirees to meet May 19 in T’ville The Clarke County Education Retirees Association will meet May 19 at 11:45 at David’s Catfish House in Thomasville. New officers will be installed at the meeting. More...

People

Day and Lawrence wedding is June 11

Mr. and Mrs. Sheldon Day of Thomasville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Kaitlin Elizabeth Day, to James Clark Lawrence, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jay Lawrence of Fayette. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. More...

Pugh and Bilbrey will marry May 28

Mr. And Mrs. Douglas P. Pugh of Thomasville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Amanda Gayle Pugh, to Kevin Nicholas Bilbrey, son of Mr. Kevin Bilbrey and Mrs. Bridget Gunter, both of Thomasville. More...

Gates - Law to wed June 4

Mike and Marie Gates of Whatley announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jasmine Nicole Gates, to Antwan D’Andre’ Law of Thomasville, son of Shanita Law Bettis of Fulton. More...

School

Rhodes receives her BS Degree from Troy University

Rachael Alexandria “Alex” Rhodes received her Bachelor of Science Degree in English Language Arts, Magna Cum Laude at Troy University on May 6. More...

Hyde graduated Magna Cum Laude from Stillman College

Christen L. Hyde graduated Magna Cum Laude on May 7 from Stillman College in Tuscaloosa. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Journalism. More...

THS dual enrollment students receive certificates from ASCC

Dual enrolled graduates of the Thomasville High School Class of 2016 also received certificates from Alabama Southern Community College in a morning ceremony on May 12 at the Monroeville campus. More...

For The Record

Property deeds

Dated May 2-11 Hubert Finch Jr., to Nakeisha R. Finch. Michelle Parnell, to Christopher Dunnam. Christopher Lee York, to Christopher Lee York. Keith A. Scott, to Monty A. Bryant. Lynn Harwell Andrews- As Trustee, to Lynn Harwell Andrews. H.D. More...

Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of May 10-17 include: • Tempie Tyrell Robinson, 36, receiving stolen property second degree, $1,500 or more, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Huckabee

Audrey Janice Huckabee, 80, a homemaker of Pine Hill died May 13, 2016 at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital. She was born Aug. 27, 1935 in Jackson and was a member of Kimbrough United Methodist Church. More...

McKinley

William Ervin McKinley, 64, of Grove Hill died May 14, 2016 at Mobile Infirmary. He was born July 2, 1951 in Grove Hill. He was a mechanic at Boise Cascade and a member of Jackson First Assembly of God. More...

Robertson

Shirley Ruth Robertson, 72, of Fulton died May 14, 2016 at her home. She was born Feb. 2, 1944 in Augusta, Ga. She was a homemaker and a long time employee of Walmart. She was a member of New Life Pentecostal Church. More...