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December 8, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Bigger parade thrills revelers in Thomasville

Thomasville’s annual Christmas Parade was bigger than usual with more than 60 entries and more fire trucks.  Thomasville Alabama Chamber of Commerce Director Amy Prescott said entries to the downtown parade kept coming in right to the end. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

The move to Thomasville

Moving is not fun. Many of you probably know that. I recently completed a move from Grove Hill to Thomasville. I’m now at the center of the action at People’s Corner. More...

Women sure are mighty sneaky

December 10, 1958 More...

Recent rulings make it difficult for charities

It is Christmas time, and since Alabama is one of the most charitable states in the nation, I would expect that many of us are in the giving mood and plan to help many worthy causes across our great state. More...

School

TES third graders create special ornaments for Hospice patients

Thomasville Elementary School students created special ornaments. Third grade teacher Mrs. More...

Book bags were recently donated to TES

Book bags and supplies were recently donated to Thomasville Elementary School by the Clarke County Retired Teachers Association. More...

TMS and THS robotics teams participated at South's BEST

The Thomasville High School and Middle School robotics teams participated Dec. 3 and 4 at South's BEST at Auburn University. Final official results of the competition have not yet been released. More...

For The Record

Property deeds

Dated Nov. 23-Nov. 30  William L. Overton, to William L. Overton.  James Roy Tucker, to David M. More...

Thomasville crime report

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

Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Nov. 21- Dec. More...

Drought busting rain

A three day system from the Gulf of Mexico helped bring needed rain to Thomasville Saturday through Monday. At least three inches fell in the city to go with a two-inch rain from Nov. 28-Nov. More...

Hundreds flock to LP Job Fair

Job seekers flooded the Thomasville Civic Center Thursday hoping to make an impression and land one of the 12 to 14 positions sought by the Louisiana-Pacific plant in Thomasville at a company job fair.  More...

Principals give status reports

Principals from all three schools in the Thomasville City Schools District gave updates Nov. 29 at the monthly meeting of the Thomasville City Board of Education.  More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

AseraCare Hospice will host a celebration   AseraCare Hospice memorial and open house will be hosted Thursday, Dec. 8 from 10 - 11 a.m. at AseraCare Hospice.  A brief ceremony will be conducted for the hanging of memorial ornaments. More...

People

Thomasville Holiday Tour of Homes continues

Part II   More...

Thornhill and Heath exchanged vows Oct. 15

Anita Marie Thornhill and Stephen Daniel Heath exchanged wedding vows on Oct. 15, 2016, with the Rev. Garet Aldridge officiating. The 4 p.m. outdoor ceremony was held at Katie Hearn Oaks in Leroy. Parents of the couple are Mr. and Mrs. More...

Salvation Army Bell Ringers

Sam Fendley puts his donation in the Red Kettle to help others. He is the son of Missy and Michael Fendley. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Nelons Gospel Group to perform at Bassett Creek Nelons Gospel Group will be performing on Thursday, Dec. 8 at 6:30 p.m. at Bassett Creek Baptist Church. Everyone is invited to attend. Upcoming holiday events at Pineview Baptist More...

Shannon Knight to perform a Christmas concert at Aimwell Baptist

Shannon Knight will perform a Christmas concert at Aimwell Baptist Church on Sunday, Dec. 18 at 10 a. m.  Bring a covered dish.  Christmas lunch will follow the concert in the fellowship hall. More...

Sports

Tigers get first win against McIntosh

The Thomasville High School varsity boys team defeated the McIntosh High Demons 51-45 Monday night in the THS gym.  Rashad Mosley had 13 points; K.J. More...

ASCC edges Meridian

MONROEVILLE – Alabama Southern’s Eagles edged the Wildcats of Meridian Community College 82-81 in Monroeville Thursday night, Dec. More...

Lady Tigers frustrate Banks

The Thomasville High School Lady Tigers basketball team has lost its first three games: 49-43 Monday night to McIntosh in the THS gym; 47-37 Dec. 2 at Wilcox Central; and 52-50 Nov. 29 in the season opener at McIntosh.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Calloway

James Terry Calloway, 76, died Dec. 2, 2016 passed away at his home.  He was also affectionately referred to as "T.C., Lightning, Papa, Old Man and Boss Man". Calloway was born Sept. More...

Champion

Mildred Gaytha Haskew Champion, 81, of Thomasville, died Nov. 27, 2016 at her home.  She was born Jan. 13, 1935 in Dickinson to James Cyrus and Lela Bell Haskew. She was a retired accountant and a member of Thomasville Baptist Church.  More...

Gregory

A loving and devoted mother to her family, Mrs. Laura DeLone Morgan Gregory died peacefully this past Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016, at the age of 93. Mrs. Gregory was born July 11, 1923 in Wilcox County to Jessie and Beckie (Champion) Morgan. Mrs. More...