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August 25, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

City finalizes lightning damages

A lightning strike in early August at the Thomasville Municipal Complex, which includes the Civic Center, City Hall and the Thomasville Police Department, caused nearly $76,000 in damages to the building’s computer systems and employee overtime More...

Two chases lead to two arrests

The past week for the Jackson Police Department’s Sgt. Jonathan Downey was anything but routine. A pair of wild chases resulted in two arrests in situations that could have resulted in serious injuries for bystanders. Thursday, Aug. More...

IP accepting grant applications

International Paper Pine Hill is accepting applications for IP Foundation grants. The deadline to apply is Friday, Sept. 16, 2016. Only grants submitted through the online grant application process will be considered for funding. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

King television in politics may be fading

In 1960 television was a new medium. Most Americans did not have televisions in the early 1950’s. However, by 1960 the majority of the country had fallen in love with Lucy and TV. More...

Because he carried one

He held it up toward the light for me to see, holding it between his finger and thumb like a diamond. “Do you know what this is,” he asked? More...

Talking to crazy people

August 22, 1951 More...

School

HIPPY celebrates 10th birthday

The Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY) Program in Clarke County celebrated its 10th birthday Aug. 18 with a luncheon at Grove Hill Methodist Church. More...

Clarke County DYW to host informational meeting

The Clarke County Distinguished Young Woman Committee invites girls who reside in Clarke County that are currently enrolled in the 8th – 11th grade to an informational meeting Sunday, Aug. 28 at 3 p.m. More...

Campbell named ‘Intern of the Week’

The Worked Based Learning Program at Thomasville High School announces that Shakeria Campbell, right, has been selected as the "Intern of the Week". More...

For The Record

Property deeds

Aug. 10-18 Franklin Craig Anderson, to Stephen Cameron Dunagan. Robert Joseph Fleming, to Robert Travis Overstreet. Federal National Mortgage Association, to Jackie Satcher. Rufus E. Pierce, to William Chad Powell. More...

Thomasville crime report

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

Sheriff’s Report

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

Obituaries - Free Access

Dailey

Margaret Till Dailey, 89, a long-time resident of Camden died Monday, Aug. 22, 2016 at Mobile Infirmary Medical Center. She was born Jan. 31, 1927 in McWilliams. More...

Glass

Carol Virginia Thompson Glass, 89, of Thomasville died Aug. 18, 2016 at her home. She was born on April 11, 1927. She was a homemaker and a member of Liberty Baptist Church. More...

Keel

Johnnie David Keel, 89, a native of Grove Hill and a resident of Lauderdale. Miss., passed away Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016 at Anderson Regional Medical Center in Meridian after a long illness. More...

Prescott, Waite grab city council seats

New blood is coming to the Thomasville City Council. More...

Day humbled by Louisiana flood victims

Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day said his volunteer trip with the Clarke/Mobile Gas and Black Belt Energy groups to help flood victims from the August Louisiana Floods was a humbling experience. More...

Bonner praises Clarke County’s business climate

GROVE HILL - Calling Clarke County the hub for Southwest Alabama, former U.S. More...

Strange urges caution on flooded cars

Special to The Times More...

Alabama House blocks Bentley’s lottery proposal

The Alabama House of Representatives Tuesday blocked a committee meeting that was necessary for Gov. Robert Bentley’s lottery proposal to get on the ballot in the Nov. 8 general election. More...

Commissioners approve fuel, culvert bids

The Clarke County Commission Tuesday approved bids for fuel and culvert pipe purchases in the next fiscal year starting Oct. 1. Webb Contracting of Grove Hill was the low bidder on pipe, bidding 38 percent off a price list. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Historical Society to meet Aug. 28 The Old Stagecoach Road will be the topic for the Sunday, Aug. 28 meeting of the Clarke County Historical Society. More...

People

The Thomasville Travellers visit the Big Apple

The Thomasville Travellers traveled to the Big Apple, New York City July 20-28. More...

Rembert named ‘Employee of the Week’

The Work Based Learning Program at Thomasville High School announces that Julie Rembert, far right standing, has been selected as the "Employee of the Week". More...

Are you ready for some tailgating?

You see the commercials about plugging something into your car’s computer that tells your insurance company how you drive. It’s advertised as a way to save money. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

T’ville Baptist continues Marvelous Mondays Marvelous Mondays began Aug. 1 at Thomasville Baptist Church. The last service will be Monday, Aug. 29 at 6:30 p.m. The guest speaker will be Dr. Dale Huff. Blood drive Aug. More...

The Bible contains all of the evidence that is needed

“Take nothing on its looks. Take everything on evidence. There’s no better rule!” wrote Charles Dickens in Great Expectations. Years later, a fictional detective, Sgt. More...

Mental Conditioning

When everyone is hitting the "In Case of Emergency" button, they're looking for a champion. How you respond to adversity determines if you're a champion or not. More...

Sports

Tigers must regroup for Sweet Water season opener

This will be a crucial week of practice for the Thomasville High School Tigers’ football team. “We will have guys competing for the starting spots this week,” said THS Head Coach Jack Hankins Jr. after the Aug. More...

THS band features super heroes show

The Thomasville High School Mighty Tiger Marching Band will officially introduce their new halftime show on Friday, Aug. 26 at D.F. Anderson Field. The band gave a preview of the field show Aug. More...

Linden grabs jamboree win over Thomasville

The Linden High School Patriots football team was victorious last Friday night at home with an 18-6 win over Thomasville High School in the varsity portion of the preseason jamboree game. More...