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May 21, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Birding trails offer summer getaways close to home

With school out for the summer, thoughts often turn to family vacations and getaways for summer fun. For families in Clarke County, that often means a trip to the beach. But there are other activities close to home. More...

USPS food drive

Thomasville's letter carriers participated in its annual canned food drive for the Salvation Army. From left: Ava Ward, Nicole Henson and Sharon Harris. More...

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Remembering the Delmar restaurant

One of Thomasville’s favorite stories is about Byrd Goodman, the Delmar Restaurant, and his friend, Harrison. Anybody who grew up in this area in the last half of the 20th century remembers the Delmar. More...

Wondering about the graduation invitation

May 16, 1951 In the next few weeks, More...

Religion

Retiring for the final time, hopefully

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. Some things are difficult for some of us to get right on the first try. I have found that to be especially true for me in the matter of retirement. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Pleasant Grove to conduct homecoming Pleasant Grove Baptist Church on Winn Rd. will conduct homecoming services June 7 at 11 a.m. The speaker for the occasion is the Rev. More...

Sports

Tigers defeat Linden in spring jamboree

Thomasville High School head football coach Jack Hankins Jr. has seen good attitude and effort from his Tigers football team during eight total days of spring practice. On May 14, he got to see positive results on the scoreboard. More...

T'ville team wins tournament

Thomasville softball team, the Sassy Sluggers with their Mother's Day tournament trophy. More...

Triple Play 5K coming up

The Boys and Girls Club of Southwest Alabama brought a large contingent to the May 9 Tiger Prowl race. More...

Thomasville Schools Personnel Update - Free Access

The list of personnel actions taken by the Thomasville City School Board on Tuesday, May 19, was released today. The board took the following actions: Resignations Patricia Nicole Knight, Jr. More...

So long, grads!

Thomasville High School held its graduation ceremony in the Thomasville Civic Center Friday night. Right: Robert Green prepares to take a graduation “selfie” with the Class of 2015. Below: Valedictorian Nate Carroll gives his speech. More...

T’ville library unveils new genealogy research area

A family tree conjures images of a majestic oak, symmetrical and graceful waving in the winds of time. More...

Windham Museum to host celebration June 2

Join the Kathryn Tucker Windham Museum June 5 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. for A Celebration of Memories in honor of Windham’s June 2 birthday. More...

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Sweet Water VFD to sell crawfish plates May 30 The Sweet Water Volunteer Fire Department will conduct a crawfish boil May 30 at 9 a.m. at Station 1 located behind the Sweet Water State Bank. More...

People

Bellingheri-Pritchett to marry May 30

Mr. Delfino Bellingheri of Montgomery and Mr. and Mrs. Norman DeRamus of Prattville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Kaisha Bellingheri to Marshall C. Pritchett, III, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Marshall C. More...

Enfinger-Nichols wedding is May 30

Dr. Gary A. and Becky Enfinger of Athens announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Anna Bethany Enfinger to Kevin Mitchell Nichols, the son of Keith and Sheila Nichols of Prospect, Tenn. More...

Lesley-Kania plan June 6 wedding

Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Pate and Mr. and Mrs. John T. Lesley, Jr. of Tuscaloosa announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Julia Lesley, to Daniel Kania, the son of Dr. and Mrs. Gary Kania of Thomasville. More...

School

Thomasville City Schools honor retiring teachers

As the 2015 year comes to a close for students and teachers in the Thomasville City School District, four teachers have turned in their paperwork to retire. Two of the retirees have been teaching at TES and two at THS. More...

Sweet Water conducts 2015 commencement

Sweet Water High School held its commencement exercises Sunday afternoon for the Class of 2015. More...

Grove Hill Cultural Arts Center completes elementary art education program

About 300 third grade students from Grove Hill Elementary, Clarke Preparatory School, Thomasville Elementary School, Jackson Intermediate School and home school programs filled Studio 122 May 6-8 for Grove Hill Cultural Arts Center’s Art Educat More...

For The Record

Property deeds listed

May 8-May 14 Nina Singleton Bowerman to Lonnie Northcutt. Rona Horton Frelich to Joel Leonard Horton Jr. Rosie L. Bradley to Douglas Campbell. Bruce Cogle III to Jimmy D. Pugh III. Larry W. McCart to Larry W. McCart. Walter Woods to Douglas D. More...

Thomasville Police Department report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending May 10: Jerome Norwood – sex offender living in prohibited location (warrant); Jerome Norwood – failing to register as sex offender (warrant); Douglas An More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Crosby

James Roland Crosby, 88, of Jackson stepped into eternity from his home on May 12, 2015. More...

DuBose

Molly Ann Slayton DuBose, born Oct. 13, 1933, passed away Monday, May 18, 2015 at Mobile Infirmary. She was 81 years of age. More...

Head

Oliver Ripley “Rip” Head, Jr., 72, of Pawleys Island, S.C. died May 11, 2015 at The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC). He was the son of the late Oliver Ripley Head and Julia Kimbrough. More...