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November 20, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Windham brought to stage

Karen Dean plays the role of Kathryn Tucker Windham during the Arts Council of Thomasville's production of “13 Alabama Ghosts and Jeffrey” at the Thomasville Civic Center Saturday night. More...

How do our schools rank?

Thomasville’s school system is point of pride for many in the community and is shown off during economic development visits. More...

Hospital design meeting held

Members of the healthcare profession in and around Thomasville meet with the architects of the city’s proposed new hospital to give their input on its design. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Being a quilter requires patience

A fter spending a prolonged period of time with the Australian quilters, I have begun to look at quilting differently. I now have a better idea of why I may never be a first class quilter. Piecing a quilt is a lot like putting puzzles together. More...

A visit with former chief justice C.C. ‘Bo’ Torbert

For several years I have been meaning to visit my friend and former boss Clement Clay ‘Bo’ Torbert of Opelika who served Alabama as a state representative, a state senator, chief justice and chief administrator of Alabama’s Judicial More...

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School

TMS gifted students travel to Camp Chandler

Thomasville Middle School seventh grade gifted students traveled to and spent the day at Camp Chandler, a YMCA-run camp in Wetumpka. More...

Crowley's Food and Nutrition Class make sweet treats

Webber Gerald shows the cupcake she decorated when Elizabeth Bonner came to Mrs. Crowley's Food and Nutrition Class. More...

LoL: Lab of Learning

In the Spring of 2013, former THS graduate Lauren Kynard recognized two different needs. At TMS, some middle school students needed extra help with their math, science, language arts and social studies. More...

Sports

Sweet Water out of playoffs

Sweet Water hit the road on Friday night to take on an undefeated Elba squad in the second round of the state playoffs. The Bulldogs ended up on the short end of the scoreboard by falling 42-20, which ended their 2014 season. More...

New THS basketball coaches to make debut

Fans can get a first look at the 2014-2015 Thomasville High School Tigers varsity boys basketball team during a 3:45 p.m. scrimmage game on Thursday, Nov. 20 in the THS gym. Admission for the game is $2, and proceeds go to the basketball program. More...

Hunter education programs making an impact

More evidence that the Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries (WFF) Division’s Hunter Education program is having a positive impact on reducing hunting accidents is reflected in the incident report from the 2013-14 hunting seasons. More...

Schools concerned about city sales tax revenues

Linda McGhee, chief financial officer with the Thomasville City Schools, reported Tuesday night that sales tax revenue for the schools is rising while alcohol sales tax revenue is decreasing. More...

Christmas parade will be Dec. 2

Thomasville’s Christmas parade will be an evening parade this year. The parade will roll downtown at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 2. More...

Sparks takes reins as new rec director

Matthew Sparks is getting into the swing of things as Thomasville’s new Recreation Director. Sparks was hired in September to take over for Ken Hamilton who retired from the position after 27 years. More...

Pineview to share blessing at Christmas

Time spent with family around a great meal is one of the many images inspired by Christmas, but there are those in Thomasville who wind up spending Christmas alone. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Thomasville High School to host blood drive The Thomasville High School Blood Drive will be Thursday, Nov. 20 from 8 a.m. until 1:15 p.m. in the bloodmobile. All 16 year olds must have a signed parental consent form to donate. More...

People

SWAMC Auxiliary conducts monthly meeting

SWAMC Auxiliary held its November meeting at The Hill House. Chief Mitchell Stuckey, Thomasville Police Department, was guest speaker. Chief Stuckey shared information on the Police Department, the city and personal safety. More...

Worthwhile Club conducts November meeting

Members of the Worthwhile Club traveled to Greensboro for the October meeting. They toured HERO which stands for Hale Empowerment and Revitalization Organization and ate lunch at the Pie Lab. More...

Crawford named Employee of the Week

The Cooperative Education Program at Thomasville High School would like to congratulate Michelle Crawford, right, for being selected as the "Employee of the Week". More...

Religion

Gavin wins Troy L. Morrison Leadership/Church Health Award

Thomasville’s Craig Gavin won the Troy L. Morrison Leadership/Church Health Award this month at the Alabama Baptist State Convention. More...

Turn your eyes upon Jesus

Winter has come early this year and it is time to winterize if you haven’t already. Preparing for winter is not just something people do. Most animals grow thicker coats in preparation. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

New Birth House of Praise Ministry to host installation service Nov. 23 New Birth House of Praise Ministry will host an installation service at the Lower Peach Tree Learning Center Sunday, Nov. 23 at 4 p.m. Rev. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Andrew James Jackson and Alliyah Monae Franks. Jeff Stewart Garrick and Krista Dawn Merrifield. Marriage license applications are just that—applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. More...

Property deeds listed

Nov. 4-12 Richard Eugene Lambard Jr. to Richard Eugene Lambard Jr. Estate of Barbara Jo White Lambard to Richard Eugene Lambard Jr. Sam Shields to Samuel Lee Shields. Mary Alice Shields to Samuel Lee Shields. Harry M. Walton to Victoria R. Walton. More...

Thomasville Police Department report

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

Obituaries - Free Access

Gaddy

Johnny Frank Gaddy, 68, of Thomasville died Friday, Nov. 14, 2014 at his home. He was born April 6, 1946 in Thomasville. He was a retired school teacher and a member of the Midway Baptist Church. More...

Hicks

James Levon Hicks, 74, received his eternal reward on Friday, Nov. 14, 2014 after an extended illness. Hicks, of Grove Hill, was born Nov. 16, 1939 and lived a life of service and leadership to his family, church and community. More...

McDonald

Calvin Coolidge McDonald, 90, of Dickinson passed away Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014 at a local hospital. A native of Thomasville, McDonald has resided in Dickinson since retiring from military service in 1965. More...


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