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December 18, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Mobile Symphony returns

The Mobile Symphony Orchestra returned to Thomasville to present a Christmas concert, “The Wonderful World of Christmas,” at the Thomasville Civic Center Monday night. More...

THS grad rate hits new high

The graduation rate for Thomasville City Schools is now 95 percent. More...

Sewell visits Thomasville

Cong. Terri Sewell stopped at Thomasville to meet with Mayor Sheldon Day before continuing on down to Jackson to participate in a town hall meeting with Cong. Bradley Byrne Monday. More...

Commission votes to improve record keeping for use of county vehicles

The Clarke County Commission voted Tuesday to set up a new logbook for documenting the use of by commissioners of county vehicles. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Almost left behind on Christmas decorating

Christmas is all but upon us! Even those who have been grousing about Christmas starting too early better get on board now or be left behind. I finally got my front door decorations up yesterday. More...

GOP is now squabbling like the Democrats

Three weeks prior to the state’s general election in November Alabama GOP Chairman Bill Armistead criticized several high ranking members of his party saying they were attempting to “sabotage” the GOP’s efforts at the polls. More...

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School

Exchange Students enjoy life at THS

Thomasville High School has three exchange students this year. Their native countries are Switzerland, Germany and Austria. More...

Thomasville High School HOSA spread Christmas cheer

On Friday, Dec. 12, the Thomasville High School HOSA organization participated in spreading Christmas cheer. More...

Crowley's class visits Pie Lab in Greensboro

Mrs. Crowley's Food Class recently visited the Pie Lab in Greensboro. Students heard tips about making flavorful pies and flaky pie crusts. Students said the best part was sampling different pies. More...

Sports

Tigers remain unbeaten with victory over the Aggies

The Thomasville High School Tigers varsity boys basketball team defeated county rival, the Jackson High Aggies, 63-41 Dec. 12 in the THS gym. More...

Bulldogs lose at Ellwood Christian

The Sweet Water High School Bulldogs varsity boys basketball team lost 59-45 Dec. 12 at Ellwood Christian. Jemar Monroe had 21 points for Sweet Water, and Anthony Jones added 10 points. The Bulldogs also lost 53-19 Dec. 11 to Linden. More...

Panthers fall to Choctaw County

The Marengo High School Panthers varsity boys basketball team lost 60-28 Dec. 12 at Choctaw County High School in Butler. Michael Kennedy had 7 points for Marengo. In addition, the Lady Panthers lost 55-24 Dec. 12 to the Choctaw County Lady Tigers. More...

Pine Hill mayor upset with Thomasville

The relationship between Thomasville and Pine Hill has not always been a happy one with the two municipalities disagreeing at times, usually over water issues. More...

“Longest Night” aims to give comfort

In 1963, Edward Pola and George Wyle wrote the holiday song, “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year.” And though the song may have become a classic, for many people, the holidays can be anything but the most wonderful time of yea More...

Holiday deadlines

The Thomasville Times will be publishing a day early the next two weeks for the Christmas and New Year’s holidays. Next week’s issue of the Times will be published on Dec. 24, and the following week’s issue will be printed on Jan. More...

THS wins AL Power grant

Thomasville High School was named this week as one of the winners of the Alabama Power Foundation’s Power To Play grants. The program will award 36 grants to high school athletic programs across the state. More...

T’ville council discusses trains

Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day reported to the council at Monday night’s meeting that the Alabama Department of Transportation was in town looking at “crossovers” on Hwy. 43. More...

Treasure Hunt winner

Charles Morris shows off the diamond earrings he found in the Boys and Girls Club of Southwest Alabama's treasure hunt. With Morris is Boys and Girls Club director Dena LeNoir. More...

County approves timber bid for North Clarke Industrial Park

The Clarke County Commission approved a $220,500 bid from McConnell Logging and Timber of Whatley for clear-cutting and the sale of timber at the North Clarke Industrial Park. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

City of Thomasville conducting basketball registration The City of Thomasville Parks and Recreation began basketball registration on Dec. 8 and will continue until Dec. 19. Children must be ages 7 - 14 to play. More...

People

Wood rings bell for Salvation Army

Salvation Army volunteer, Barney Wood, rings the bell at Norman's. More...

Wolverton named Teacher of the Year

Crystal Coston Wolverton was recently name the Pascagoula School District's Teacher of the Year. There are 29 schools in the district and all schools select one teacher for their school. More...

Santa visits Thomasville Public Library

Santa Claus has really been making the rounds here in Clarke County. He came by the Thomasville Public Library Tuesday afternoon to hear what gifts girls and boys want this Christmas. More...

Religion

Remember the reason for the season

I hope that the following anonymous story from the internet will help you get in the true spirit of Christmas. “There was once a man who didn't believe in God or Christmas. His wife and children, however, believed in both. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Knight to perform at Aimwell Baptist Shannon Knight will be in concert at Aimwell Baptist Church, Sunday, Dec. 21 from 10 a.m. until 12 noon. More...

Mental Conditioning

Your strategy is to make everyone else get on your level; you're not going down to theirs. As a champion you are always wanting to bring others up. However, there will be those that want you to come down to theirs. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

James Christopher Wright and Samantha Taylor Borst. William Murray Etheredge and Barabara J. Bush. Marriage license applications are just that—applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. More...

Property deeds listed

Dec. 4-10 Martha B. Scott to Heather Dozier Scott. Mary Leighton Reeves Shirey to Elane S. Hodge. Floyd Murphy to William Bumpers. John Aaron Ott Jr. to Shirley I. Doughtery. Jeanette White to Jeanette White. Janee Parden to The Gataway LLC. More...

Thomasville Police Department report

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

Obituaries - Free Access

Davis

Michael Henry “Mike” Davis, 49, born Oct. 17, 1965, died Dec. 12, 2014. Davis was a native of Thomasville and a resident of Jackson, where he attended Walker Springs Road Baptist Church. He was a millwright for Gulf Scotch Lumber. More...

Foster

Ina Elizabeth Foster, 79, a homemaker of Thomasville, died Dec. 12, 2014 at her home. She was born Sept. 4, 1935 in Bridgeport. She was a member of Thomasville United Methodist Church. More...

Stringer

Jessie Lee Stringer, 87, a homemaker of Thomasville, died Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014 at her daughter's home. She was born Sept. 17, 1927 in Lasca. She was a member of the Thomasville Baptist Church. More...