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March 23, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

City continues refinancing bill to Circuit Court

The Thomasville City Council voted 5-0 to continue an authorization vote on the city’s bid to refinance some debt issues from the Thomasville Industrial Board and other notes until next week’s meeting.  More...

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Inside the Statehouse

We are on the cusp of one of the best political years in modern political history in the Heart of Dixie. Prior to the 1970’s our constitution disallowed succession of office for our state constitutional offices. More...

Thomasville is all set for big things

Thomasville Times

The message from Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day to the Industrial Development Board for the city of Thomasville was positive. More...

School

School board set ups accreditation meeting

The Thomasville City Board of Education voted March 14 to move its next meeting to Wednesday, April 26 in the Thomasville Civic Center.  That will be the same date that officials with the AdvancED external review team will give the school system More...

Dr. Shepherd speaks to SWAMC

Dr. Charles “Chip” Shepherd, Director of Coastal Alabama Community College, was the guest speaker for the Southwest Alabama Medical Auxiliary’s March meeting.  More...

Research Club toured Bellingrath Gardens

Research Club members Janice Kania, Janet Anderson, Rachel Ingram, Rita Nichols, Bobbie Overstreet, Sandra Crow, Barbara Hubka, Helen Stephens, Joann Stephens, Vickie Nichols, Jennie Grigg, Sally Cox More...

For The Record

Property deeds

March 6 - March 15  Michael Mills, to Zollie Ray Allen.  Michael Mills, to Laticia H. Warren.  Michael Mills, to Laticia H. More...

Thomasville crime report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending March 19:  • Warren Jimmy Anderson – Assault Second Degree  • Judy Marie Weems – Drug Trafficking  • Bettye Louise Packer - More...

Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of March 14-21 include:  • Rufus Jermaine Grayson, 38, promoting prison contraband (weapons) first degree, promoting prison contraband (drugs) second degree, promoting prison con More...

Industrial Development signs pact with AT&T

The Industrial Development Board of the City of Thomasville voted to enter into a promotional agreement with AT&T Alabama for three of its five industrial parks. More...

Slayton Brothers coming here

Slayton Brothers, a successful fixture in the Jackson retail market, is coming to Thomasville. The lawn care supply company plans to expand to the Thomasville market by mid-year. More...

Missing body found

Sheriff Ray Norris knows the body found on the lower Alabama River Friday is that of the missing Anita Boman, but the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences had not confirmed her identity as of early Wednesday.  More...

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People

Officer offers tips to prevent backyard diseases

The Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries along with U.S. Department of Agriculture have announced three suspect cases of avian influenza in poultry flocks in north Alabama. More...

Leath welcomed as new Auburn President

Special to the Times   The Alabama Farmers Federation today welcomed the announcement of Steven Leath as Auburn University’s (AU) 19th president. More...

Looking back to Lewis Grizzard, warm humor and nostalgia

Tears and Laughter

If   Lewis Grizzard had lived, he would be 70.  But he didn’t. He died from complications after his fourth heart surgery at Emory Hospital in Atlanta on March 20, 1994. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Appreciation program for Minister Katrina Burroughs Jones   Amazing Grace Deliverance Church will host an appreciation program for Minister Katrina Burroughs Jones on March 26 at 1 p.m.  The guest speaker will be the Rev. More...

Look to the Lord for direction

I t is always wise to think before we talk and ask God to guide our words.  And it is important to look to the Lord for insight before we leap into the unknown.  It is certainly critical to pray before we proceed with any plan. More...

Sports

TMS Scholars Bowl team recently attended the Super Tournament

The TMS Scholars Bowl A Team was recently invited to attend the Super Tournament March 17 at the University of Mobile. They entered the tournament in first place for the silver region. More...

Tigers face crucial games with Satsuma

The Thomasville High School baseball team has battled injuries all season, but Tigers Head Coach Robby Carpenter feels his team is close to getting back to full strength.  They will need to do it soon. More...

Kitchen, Spearman head All Region 22

MONROEVILLE – Several Coastal Alabama Eagles received postseason honors for their play during the 2016-2017 basketball season.  Sophomore Daniel Kinchen was named the All-Region 22 Player of the Year and also represented the Eagles on the More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Baggett

Natasha Tarleton Baggett, 41, of Grove Hill, passed away March 16, 2017 at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital. She was born July 28, 1975 to Brenda R. Tarleton and Richard I. “Dicky” Tarleton. More...

Campbell

Grady Lee Campbell, 74, of Yellow Bluff passed away March 19, 2017 in Camden. He was born Feb. 13, 1943 in Yellow Bluff to W. J. "Dub" and Lottie Campbell. More...

Jones

Sheila Miller Jones, 50, of Jackson, passed away March 16, 2017 at Jackson Medical Center. She was born May 27, 1966 to Roy and Evelyn Morgan Miller. More...