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February 15, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Donut owners charged on incest

A couple who had owned a donut shop in Thomasville until closing it and moving to Monroeville to open one have been arrested on charges of sexual abuse and incest.  The Monroe Journal reported last week that Monroeville police arrested Jaycee L. More...

Padgett seeks new term for circuit clerk

2018 Election

Clarke County Circuit Clerk Summer Scruggs Padgett has announced she will seek re-election to a second term this year.  A Republican, she will be running in the June 5 primary.  She was first elected in 2012 as Summer Scruggs. More...

Special Sections

People

Worthwhile Club hosted meeting at Gaines Ridge

The Worthwhile Club hosted a meeting in Dec. at Gaines ridge. More...

Hunt named ‘Intern of the Week’

The Work-Based Learning Program at Thomasville High School announces that Amy Hunt, right, has been selected as the "Intern of the Week". More...

Clayton named ‘Employee of the Week’

The Work-Based Learning Program at Thomasville High School announces that Jayde Clayton has been selected as the "Employee of the Week". More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Photographs needed of former pastors   More...

Live by faith and follow the teachings of Jesus

There is a new TV  Sitcom debuting  February 26, on CBS. Sitcoms on TV are thoughtless, tasteless, and talent less as a whole.  More...

Pine Hill Baptist to host ‘Sunday Nights on Monday Nights’

Pine Hill Baptist Church will host “Sunday Nights on Monday Nights,” a month-long series of services for the month of February, where Sunday night services will actually be conducted each Monday at 7 p.m. More...

For The Record

Thomasville Crime Report

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

Property deeds

Feb. 1 - Feb. 7  Bettie Inez Dubose Coleman, to Joe E. Dubose.  Rebecca Dunagan, to Rebecca Dunagan.  Rebecca Dunagan, to Barbara Dunagan.  C. Lynn Marlow, to Chelsea Bailey.  Ranus H. More...

Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Jan. 30- Feb. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Etheredge

Virginia Paul Etheredge, 78 a homemaker of Thomaston, died Feb. 5, 2018 at her home. She was born June 21, 1939 in Grove Hill, to Geroge Clayton and Effie Paul. She was a member of Thomaston Baptist Church.  More...

Huckabee

Winston Oneal Huckabee, 89, a resident of Woodhaven Nursing Home died Feb. 9, 2018. He was born Dec. 26, 1928 in Marengo County.  He is survived by six children, grandchildren, and other relatives.  Graveside funeral services were Feb. More...

Parden

Mary Fay Parden, 78, of Coffeeville, died Jan. 25, 2018 at DCH Regional Hospital. She was born Oct. 3, 1939 in Fayette Co. to John Druden and Eunice Ozema Clardy. More...

City joins others in SB 130 sales tax fight

The Thomasville City Council voted to support recommendations from the Alabama League of Municipalities as it concerns current Senate Bill 130 which would amend the tax portion collected under the state’s Simplified Sellers Use Tax.  More...

Community cookout reaches out to support Fleming’s battle

Benefit for Fleming

The Thomasville Police Department and several members of the Thomasville community raised more than $6,000 for a former officer who is stricken with cancer.  More...

Paved roads bring county squabble

Things went smoothly at the Clarke County Commission meeting Tuesday until the end of the meeting when Commissioner Stan Hutto asked for some time to talk about a recent $350,000 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) the county recently received.& More...

Stallworth to run for circuit clerk

2018 Election

Berneta Stallworth has qualified for the office of Clarke County Circuit Clerk as a Democratic candidate. More...

Editorials

I want my downhill race back

The Winter Olympics are upon us. Yet I must say, my viewing habits have changed a lot since 1976. Back then, the Olympics were must-see TV and pretty much the only thing to see. The first Winter Olympics I can remember was in 1972 in Japan. More...

The cost of renovating your home

February 15, 1956   More...

The press corps, professional journalists

I have written about the legendary capitol reporters who use to cover Goat Hill. More...

School

Pilkington announced as ‘Student of the Month’

Fifth grader Emma Pilkington has been chosen as the "Student of the Month" for January 2018 at Thomasville Middle School. She is the daughter of Chris and Becky Pilkington. More...

TMS announces honor roll

The Thomasville Middle School announced the honor roll for the second nine-weeks as follows:  Fifth grade   More...

Thomasville City Schools Beauty Review

The Thomasville Beauty Reviews for Thomasville Elementary School, Thomasville Middle School and Thomasville High School were hosted Feb. More...

Sports

Lady Tigers advance to SE Regionals

Area 1, 4A Champions, Region Bound

The Thomasville High School Lady Tigers basketball team won 48-18 over the Dale County High Lady Warriors Feb. More...

New coach adds girls team to THS soccer

Stephanie Howard is the new head soccer coach at Thomasville High School. She inherits a program from retired coach Russell Wright in which the 2017 varsity team earned a state playoff berth in its third year of existence. More...

Lewis signs with UWA Tigers

SWEET WATER - The Most Valuable Player from the Class 1A State Football Championship game is taking his talents to the University of West Alabama.  Sweet Water High School athlete Shamar Lewis signed with UWA on last Wednesday’s National S More...