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November 15, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Propane tanker flips in Morvin

An overturned propane truck created a bit of a scare Monday when it was initially thought that the tank was leaking, Clarke County EMA Director Roy Waite said. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

The story of Gardner Minshew

With the elections over, and the last beam now put down in the ground for the Thomasville Regional Medical Center, let’s talk some football.  It’s playoff time. More...

Kay Ivey, Our 55th Governor

The legendary More...

Elvis tried something new and succeeded

November 14, 1956 A sweet- looking teen-age reader lit into me on the streets here last week and stared lambasting me for some remark she said I made in this column about Elvis Presley, the Great. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

The Pace Cemetery Committee is seeking for donations from family members, relatives and friends who have loved ones buried in the cemetery. Funds are needed to maintain its upkeep and beautification. More...

If you can’t say something nice, don’t say anything at all

From a gravestone in Hampshire  County, Mass., “Arabella Young, Born 1742, Died 1771, aged 29 years. Here lies as silent clay Miss Arabella Young, Who on the 21st of May 1771 first began to hold her tongue.”  More...

The Cure for Cynicism

When I was younger, I naively thought temptations such as cynical or critical attitudes would lessen with age. I thought I would be a nicer person when I reached the age of a senior. More...

Sports

Tigers slip past Beulah

The Thomasville High School Tigers football team defeated the Beulah High School Bobcats 7-0 Nov. More...

Pike County comes to THS after beating Oakman

The Thomasville High School Tigers football team (9-2) will host the Pike County High School Bulldogs of Brundidge (9-2) at 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 16 at D.F. Anderson Field.  More...

Marengo blasts Isabella

DIXON MILLS – If the Marengo Panthers are to continue on its historic season against No. 1 ranked Lanett this week, it will need to duplicate the success they had running the football last Friday night against Isabella.  More...

Bond sale goes well for city

Thomasville’s Bond Attorney Heyward Hosch and Stifel Bond Accountant Reed Cavanaugh gave the Thomasville City Council good news about its bond sales and also provided final numbers on the city’s overall debt. More...

Two injured at 5/43 wreck

Two female drivers were injured last Thursday at the intersection of Highway 5 and 43. Rose Ann Hyde was driving a black Jeep SUV while Sandra Nicole Kennedy was in a white Ford Escort. More...

Undeveloped acres go back to city

The City of Thomasville was notified by a property developer that some 2.5 acres of property near where six cottages were built along East Front Street will be going back to the city.  More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

The Thomasville Chamber of Commerce is now accepting nominations for 2019 Citizen of the Year. Nominations are due by Friday, Nov. 16. The winner will be announced at the annual Chamber Christmas Banquet on Dec. 12. More...

People

WWII Vet Gets Quilt

The Cozy Quilters were able to give World War II veteran Edwin Ford his Quilt of Valor Sunday afternoon at the Thomasvile Rehabilitation and Health Care Center. Ford was unable to attend the Cozy Quilters’ Veterans Day service on Sunday. More...

Grilled cheese for a chilly day

Prosciutto & Apple Grilled Cheese with Fig Jam and Sharp Cheddar

8 Slices of Artisanal bread 8 slices Sargento® Sliced Sharp Cheddar Cheese 1 Granny Smith apple thinly sliced 12 slices of Prosciutto 1/2 cup fig jam 4 tbsp. More...

Auxiliary prepares for Masquerade Jewelry Sale

The Southwest Alabama Medical Center Auxiliary met Nov. 6 at the Hill House. The hostesses for the meeting were Lena Carol Bishop, Marion Bishop, Shirley Crow and Maedelle Springfield. Daphne Castillo attended as a guest of Marilyn Morgan.  More...

School

THS students earn Microsoft certification

Career tech students of Livia Coleman at Thomasville High School have earned certification in Microsoft Powerpoint software. More...

Watts named ‘Intern of the Week’

The Work- Based Learning Program at Thomasville High School announces that Gabi Watts, right, has been selected as the "Intern of the Week". With Watts is Whitney Westbrook, teacher at Thomasville Elementary School. More...

THS Leo Club officers chosen

The officers for the Leo Club at Thomasville High School have been announced. From left are Celeste Brewer, secretary; Kinlee Callaway, president; and Caleb Witherspoon, vice president.  PHOTO BY BARRY H. HENDRIX   More...

For The Record

Property deeds

Nov. 1 - Nov. 8   Virgile Broadus Sr., to Shannon R. Averitt.  Theodore A. Zuend, to James C. Jordan.  Donald Eugene Sullivan, to Stephen W. Milstead.  Jimmy Royce Finney, to David H. Stackhouse.  Anne H. More...

Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail the week of Nov. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Alford

Elroy Alford, 76, of Grove Hill, died Nov. 6, 2018 at his home. He was born Sept. 27, 1942 in Coffeeville, to Rufus and Ollie Mae Alford.  More...

Ballard

David Leerant Ballard, 53, a carpenter of Dixons Mills died Oct. 29, 2018 at Mobile Infirmary. He was born Feb. More...

Mendenhall

Mary Marguerite Mendenhall, 92, a homemaker of Arlington died Nov. 8, 2018 at Thomasville Heath Care and Rehabilitation Center. She was born Feb. 22, 1926 in Oak Grove, to A. T. and Mary Elizabeth Autery. More...