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October 12, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Williams Granite Memorials Grand Opening

The Thomasville Alabama Chamber of Commerce welcomed a new business Friday with the Grand Opening of Williams Granite Memorials. More...

Tallahatta Springs Road Work

Clarke County road crews put in new culverts and new red dirt on a county road off of Tallahatta Springs Road last Thursday. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Nate the Ingrate and my100th paper

This week I reached a milestone of sorts.  Today’s edition is my 100th here at the Thomasville Times.  How just, is it, that perhaps the biggest story of the year, other than the hospital’s financing getting finalized finally, h More...

Some intriguing political happenings

Jefferson County is transitioning from a Republican to a Democratic county. In the process, they are having an interesting array of intriguing political happenings. More...

Westerns can become addicting

October 12, 1955  Something bad is happening to me in my old age. I’m getting where I like Western movies. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Fire in the Field hosted Oct. 15   A multi-county revival “Fire in the Field” will be hosted Sunday, Oct. 15 – Thursday, Oct. More...

Worship in spirit and in truth, in love and humility

What’s the difference between the word “special” and the word “unique?”  The word “special” implies that someone or something surpasses or exceeds the usual or normal.  It could refer to an athlete More...

Thomasville Church of God to celebrate Family and Friends Day Oct. 22

Thomasville Church of God will celebrate its second annual Family and Friends Day on Sunday, Oct. 22 at 3 p. m. The theme will be “Faith, Family and Friends. More...

For The Record

Thomasville crime report

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

Property deeds

Sept. 28 - Oct. 5   Wendy H. McClure, to Jack Suddreth.  Lenoise Richey Jr., to Darrell Linder.  Ruth Mary Law, to Arnold Realty LLC.  Cliff D. Parker, to Jimmy Sheppard II.  Clifford D. More...

Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Oct. More...

A hello to all 50 states

In May, when Louise Hill stepped on the island of Oahu, Hawaii, she had just completed a dream that started when she was a small child. Hill had finally visited all 50 states! More...

Commissioners hear tax proposals

Clarke County commissioners heard some tax abatement guideline proposals for existing businesses and industries at Tuesday’s meeting. The proposals were simply for discussion and consideration and no action was taken.  More...

Ford chosen as CFO trainee

Avery Ford was hired Oct. 5 by the Thomasville Board of Education as a Chief Financial Officer trainee for the Thomasville City Schools District.  School board members interviewed four applicants for the position during work sessions on Oct. More...

Pedestrian killed in Pine Apple hit and run

A single-vehicle/pedestrian crash at 11:45 p.m., Oct. 7, has claimed the life of a Pineapple man. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Sunny South Reunion Fun Day The Sunny South Reunion Fun Day will be Oct. 14. For more information call 334-636-4235 or 334-636- 2429. THS Soccer Fall Mini Clinic More...

People

Stinson speaks to the Auxiliary

The Southwest Medical Center Auxiliary met Oct. 3 at the Hill House. Nicole Stinson, Director of the Thomasville Library, was the guest speaker. She reminded everyone the library still has information to offer.  More...

Johnson named ‘Employee of the Week’

The Work- Based Learning Program at Thomasville High School announces that Quianna Johnson, right, has been selected as the "Employee of the Week". With Johnson is Linda McGhee, Chief Financial Officer for Thomasville City Schools. More...

Knight named ‘Intern of the Week’

The Work- Based Learning Program at Thomasville High School announces that Rachel Knight, left, has been selected as the "Intern of the Week". She is assisting Leann Moore, right, in the Thomasville Middle School Library. More...

School

Industry supports robotics

The Georgia Pacific-Naheola Mill recently contributed a total of $1,000 to robotics teams in the Thomasville City Schools District - with additional funding expected later.  More...

Juniors at Sweet Water High School receive class rings

On Thursday, Sept. 21, the Juniors at Sweet Water High School participated in a long-standing tradition of receiving their class rings. More...

SWHS Impact Program meets with elementary students

The Impact program at Sweet Water High School consists of high school students involved in volleyball, football, cheerleading and band. More...

Sports

THS Soccer Fall Mini Clinic

Thomasville High School will conduct its Soccer Fall Mini Clinic Saturday, Oct. 14 at the old football field behind the civic center. Registration opens at 8:15 a.m. and 9:30 a.m.  More...

Andalusia ends Tiger win streak at 5

The Thomasville High School Tigers football team lost 38- 28 to Class 4A, Region 1 opponent, the Andalusia High School Bulldogs at D.F. Anderson Field. More...

THS heads to Escambia

The Thomasville High Tigers (5-1, 2-1 in Class 4A, Region 1) next travel Friday, Oct. 13 to face region opponent, the Escambia High Blue Devils (2-4, 1-3 in the region), in Atmore.  THS Head Football Coach Jack Hankins Jr. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Parten

Alice Lee McConnell Parten, 74, of Mobile died Oct. 3, 2017 at her home. She was born Jan. 18, 1943 in Cambridge, Mass. She was a former nurse with The Thomasville Nursing Home and a member of Woodridge Baptist Church in Mobile.  More...

Walker

Delano "Scott" Walker, 84, of Dickinson died Oct. 2, 2017 at Mobile Infirmary. He was born Oct. 19, 1932 in Chance to Straughter and Rosie Ann Walker. More...