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April 19, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

First US acquires Virginia banks

First US Bancshares has acquired The Peoples Bank headquartered in Virginia.  The sale was announced Tuesday after First US Bank entered into definitive agreement with The Peoples Bank from Rose Hill, Va.  More...

Farmers Federation sponsors awareness contests for residents

The Alabama Farmers Federation Women’s Leadership Committee in a bid to promote Alabama farmers and their productivity is sponsoring four contests for county residents. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Rain, rain, go away, come again...

In December, came snow, some five inches. It was one of the earliest snows on record here in southwest Alabama. In January, came more snow. This time, eight inches. And with it, more than a week of sub-freezing temperatures. More...

Competitive House seats that will be interesting

Our antiquated 1901 More...

The more things change, the more they stay the same

The old adage that says, “The more things change, the more they stay the same,” is proven once again by news stories in the April 1946 files of The Times. More...

School

Kynard and Peoples crowned THS King and Queen

Luke Kynard and Sarah Peoples were crowned King and Queen of the 2018 Thomasville High School Prom on April 13 at the Thomasville Civic Center. More...

Carstarphen announced as ‘Student of the Month’

Seventh grader, Tania Carstarphen has been chosen as the "Student of the Month" for March 2018 at Thomasville Middle School. She is the daughter of Rhonda Mosley and was nominated by English Language Arts teacher Mrs. Michelle Abston. More...

Upcoming TCS events

Fortnite event to be hosted April 21

A single elimination tournament “Fortnite” event will be hosted Saturday, April 21 at noon in the Thomasville High School gym. There will be an entry fee of $20. More...

For The Record

Thomasville crime report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending April 18:  • Dion Jerel Russell – Theft of Property Third Degree, Robbery First Degree, Domestic Violence Third Degree and Criminal Mischief Third De More...

Property deeds

April 5 - April 11  Michael L. Taylor, to Charles A. Coe Jr.  Brett Parker, to Dale Pugh.  Rosemary W. Colvin, to Terresa S. Dixon.  James A. Freeman, to John E. Zukley.  Charles W. Blackwell Sr., to Regina B. More...

Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail the week of April 3-9, include the following:  • Robert Lee Robinson, 37, domestic violence third degree, menacing, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept.  • Timothy Allen Est More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Kelley

Edward Richardson Kelley, 86, of Thomasville died April 12, 2018 at W. F. Green State Veterans Home. He was born Jan. 20, 1932 in Marengo County to Enoch Marvin and Mae Kelley. More...

Loftin

Ralph Henderson Loftin, 89, of Nicholsville died April 14, 2018 at his home. He was born Aug. 18, 1928 in Lasca to William Henderson and Alice Loftin. He was a longtime crane operator, and an avid turkey hunter and fisherman.  More...

Fulton nearly swept away

Cleanup efforts continue in Fulton this week after the town was inundated with floodwaters from nearly 10 inches of rain Saturday night.  More...

Senator Jones argues for more rural broadband

LIVINGSTON - Alabama’s new U.S. Senator Doug Jones (D-Ala.) made one of his first public appearances in southwest Alabama since being sworn in since his stunning election over Judge Roy Moore back on Dec. 12, 2017. More...

Culpepper capital murder trial moved to Butler Co.

GROVE HILL - Clarke County Circuit Court Judge Gaines McCorquodale issued a change of venue order Friday in the capital murder trial of Jarvis Culpepper.  More...

First US Bank shareholder meeting set for Birmingham

In November 2017, First US Bank relocated its headquarters from Thomasville, where it had been since the bank’s founding in 1952 as the Bank of Thomasville, to a new $14.5 million facility in Birmingham.  And now, for the first time ever, More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Survey on new TCS superintendent The Thomasville City School System is searching for a new superintendent and the school system would like to hear from the public about the skills the next leader will need in order to lead the three schools effectiv More...

People

City E911 Dispatchers Honored

Dispatchers from Thomasville’s E-911 were honored at last week’s City Council meeting. More...

Phillips - McIlwain

Ashton Elizabeth Phillips and Heath Randall McIlwain will exchange marriage vows on Saturday, April 21, 2018, at five o’clock in the afternoon. The wedding will take place at The Barns at Long Branch in Chatom. More...

Pine Hill Mission Food Bank receives donations

International Paper donated $5,000 to the Pine Hill Mission Food Bank and Outreach to help with feeding the needy in the counties of Wilcox, Pine Hill and over 20 other small towns.  The line gets longer every month and all of the donations that More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Congregational singing at Grace Chapel April 21 Grace Chapel Church of Coffeeville will host a congregational singing Saturday, April 21 at 6:30 p.m. led by Donald Jackson. The Rev. Renea Henderson is the church pastor. More...

If you belong to Jesus, act like it

I have been searching for an answer to a question we have discussed in my church. One of our members witnessed another person behave in a way that seemed to not be very Christian. In our class, we talked about judging and forgiveness. More...

Linden Baptist Church to host Wild Game Supper

The men’s ministry at Linden Baptist Church is conducting its 23rd annual Wild Game Supper Friday, April 20 at 6 p.m. More...

Sports

THS track team finds good results at Demopolis

The Thomasville high School Tigers track team participated April 12 in the Demopolis high School Invitational. THS was among approximately 17 high schools and middle schools participating in the event. More...

Lady Tigers beat UMS-Wright

The Thomasville high School Lady Tigers varsity softball team defeated Class 4A, Area 1 opponent, the UMS-Wright Prep School Lady Bulldogs, 2-1 April 10 at Jan Overstreet Field. Logan Ott was the winning pitcher. More...

SW softball romps twice for 16 wins

The Sweet Water softball team racked up two big wins for the week.  On Monday night in Monroeville, the Lady Bulldogs crushed Monroe County 22-0. More...