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May 18, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

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Editorials

Montgomery’s Field of Dreams

“The one constant through all the years, Ray, has been baseball. America has rolled by like an army of steamrollers. It’s been erased like a blackboard, rebuilt and erased again. But baseball has marked the time. More...

Marquee political event starting up

The race for our open U.S. Senate seat will be the marquee political event for the remainder of this year. It will be a great show. However, we have a sensational and pivotal 2018 governor’s race evolving simultaneously. More...

Many changes have taken place

May 17, 1964 There were big happenings in More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Decoration and memorial at Independence Cemetery May 13   Decoration and memorial service will be conducted May 13 at 10 a.m. at Independence Cemetery.  Service will include singing and a sermon.  Everyone is invited to attend. More...

The responsibility is on us, the possibility is with Him

Many lament the spiritual decline in our nation. We see a culture in decline and the rising tide of secularism.  We know that our God is powerful - that He can dominate the lives of those who profess to love Him - if they will only allow Him. More...

Sports

Smith leads Bulldogs to Game 1 win

Montgomery - For most of Game 1, Sweet Water pitcher Jonah Smith was on cruise control. At one point the Bulldog ace set down 14 Decatur Heritage batters in a row. More...

Sweet Water advances to State 1A Finals

SWEET WATER - Clutch hits and big plays in the outfield were enough to send Sweet Water back to the big stage of state championship baseball. More...

Tigers wrap up successful spring drills

The Thomasville High School Tigers varsity football team lost 14-13 to the Marengo High Panthers May 12 in the second half of the spring jamboree at D.F. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Brock

Marlene McDonald Brock, 100, of Thomasville died May 8, 2017 at Thomasville Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. She was born Dec. 18, 1916 in Thomasville to Ruben C. and Alice G. McDonald. She was a retired registered nurse.  More...

Harrison

Oris Dicks Harrison, Jr., 84, a native of Bashi and long time resident of Jackson, passed away peacefully at his home on Monday, May 8, 2017. He retired from Olin Corporation after 35 years of service. More...

Henderson

Betty Ann Henderson, 73 of Thomasville died May 9, 2017 at Robertsdale Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center. She was born Aug. 29, 1943 in Thomasville to Conny Young and Ann B. Wilson. More...

Nelson eyes life through a lense

As early as the age of three, Moriah Nelson could be found with a camera in her hand! She photographed everything that inspired her, learning all she could about photography. More...

Jackson argues against redistricting plan from Republicans

State Rep. Thomas Jackson drove home to Thomasville from Montgomery last Friday morning. He had slept in that morning after the week’s session. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Gospel singing fundraiser for Opine - Tallahatta   Opine - Tallahatta Springs Volunteer Fire Department will host its annual fundraiser and gospel singing on May 20 from 5 to 9 p.m.  The fire station is located in Thomasville on County Road More...

People

Coastal Alabama Community College recently recognized outstanding leaders

Coastal Alabama Community College recently hosted its annual Honors and Awards Day on the Thomasville campus.  The Most Outstanding Leader Award was presented to two individuals.  This award honors students from the Thomasville campus who t More...

Ramsey presented award by Mississippi College

Mississippi College recently conducted its annual Honors Convocation to recognize students academic and service achievements within the university and community. More...

Thomasville High School dual enrollment program students receive certification

Angelica F. More...

School

Jones gets honor as most innovative

The Alabama Department of education has named Dr. Amanda Criswell Jones the 2017 winner of the Chiquita marbury Technology Innovation Award in the school administrator category for the state of Alabama. More...

Culpepper named ‘Employee of the Week’

The Work- Based Learning Program at Thomasville High School announced that Fred Culpepper, left, has been selected as the "Employee of the Week". With Culpepper is Amber Ogle of Gaston’s Grill. More...

THS drama and art expo showcased creative students

A special expo was May 12 in the Thomasville High School cafeteria to showcase the artwork and musical and theatrical performances of THS students. More...

For The Record

Thomasville crime report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending April 16:  • Kanetra Lesha Browder – Bail Jumping Second Degree  • Tavaris Damien D Amere Jones - Theft of Property Fourth Degree (less t More...

Property deeds

May 5 - May 10   Martha P. Roberts, to Laurie L. Roberts.  Derick Alday, to Annie Mae Bradley.  Chet Noble, to Ivan Pezent.  Emma Mae Washington, to Debbie Linn McMillan. More...

Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of May 2-15 include: • Brandon Antonio Jackson, 21, probation revocation (technical violation), arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...