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November 26, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Salvation Army seeking a few more bell ringers

The Salvation Army still has about 20 time slots for bell ringers to assist with its red kettle funding drive. Each year during the holidays, volunteers man the red kettles and ring bells at five locations in Thomasville. More...

Sports Hall of Fame opening kicks off many events

The grand opening of the Thomasville Sports Hall of Fame will kick off two weeks of events and entertainment for the community leading up to Christmas this year. The Hall of Fame grand opening will be at 2 p.m. at 13 W. Front St. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Making real southern cornbread dressing

I had an interesting phone call this afternoon. It was from my cousins in Belgium. They wanted to know how to make southern style dressing. My cousin Steve had spent some time here this year at Easter and we had dressing. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Clock still ticking for Judge Mark Fuller

Having just traveled to Denver to visit two children and six of our grandchildren, Nancy and I returned home Saturday to find these headlines from the past week. More...

Religion

Enter into His gates with Thanksgiving

There is quiet and morning fog on the river. The only movement visible anywhere is the surface current of the water and falling leaves. Even the wind is still. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Love Group of Millry to celebrate 2nd year appreciation The Love Group of Millry will celebrate its 2nd year appreciation Saturday, Nov. 29 at 6 p.m. at the Knights Chapel Baptist Church in Millry. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. More...

Mental Conditioning

Most of us think, There’s nothing amazing about me. Nothing wonderful. I’m just average. I’m just ordinary.” No, the fact is there is nothing at all ordinary about you! You have a fingerprint that nobody else has. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Sherwin Defun Parker and Rayshonda Lanae Denton. Daniel Jason Black and Naquita Feshay Blake. Kenneth Lashaun Jones and Kayla Sheneice Robinson. Fred Leonard Bradford and Elizabeth Foote Wilson. Justin Randall Goodman and Ashley Renee Whittle. More...

Property deeds listed

Nov. 13-20 Tracy Parden Bennett to William N. Blount. Montrose Incorporated to Edward J. Crenshaw. James Patrick Dodds to Joseph W. Dodds III. Michael E. Ledkins to Men Making A Difference LLC. Thelma Donald to Eddie L. Gamble. Lisa W. More...

Thomasville Police report

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

Golden Dragon files objection to union vote

Golden Dragon Precise Copper Tube Group has filed an objection to the union vote that took place Nov. 7. Employees at Golden Dragon’s plant in Sunny South voted to join the United Steel Workers union by a margin of one vote. More...

Thomasville schools faced with shrinking enrollment

Thomasville’s school system has been shrinking for a decade. As part of The Thomasville Times’ continuing, in-depth look at our school system, the Times examined enrollment data provided by the state board of education. More...

Rape, robbery and drug arrests made

A 21-year-old Grove Hill woman was charged with second degree rape last Thursday, Nov. 20. Ashley Renee Sheldon was arrested by the Thomasville Police Department. The charge alleges Sheldon had sex with a 15-year-old boy in Thomasville. More...

Detox center opens in Jackson

Jackson Medical Center recently partnered with The Journey LLC to expand its services to include substance abuse treatment. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Tombigbee 10K Run/Walk set for Nov. 29 The Tombigbee 10K “Run the River” Run/Walk will be held Nov. 29 at Old Lock No. 1. Register on race day from 7 - 7:30 a.m. Race begins at 8 a.m. Awards will be announced at 10 a.m. More...

People

RSVP conducts 2014 Recognition Banquet

The RSVP recently conducted its 2014 Recognition Banquet at Pineview Baptist Church in Thomasville. The Silver Award Volunteers (L-R) are: Dr. James Best, Una Rae Hill, Ben Pugh and Sarah Gully. More...

New arrival

Nakeil Anthony Lanier

Nakeil Anthony Lanier was born Monday, Nov. 17, 2014 at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital to Shundra Bigma Lanier and Nakeil Rock Bettis. He weighed 8 pounds 5 ounces and was 20 inches long. More...

Chaney presents donation to Clarke County DHR

CEO/Manager Sadie Chaney makes a donation on behalf of Clarke Educators Federal Credit Union to the Clarke County Department of Human Resources Social Worker Nicole White for Sharing the Joy of Chris More...

School

SWHS announces honor roll

Sweet Water High School recently announced its honor roll for the first nine weeks as follows: First Grade More...

SWHS JV Cheerleaders to participate in Disney's Thanksgiving Parade

During the summer Olivia Blakeney, left, Ensley Lawrence, center and Kayli Mendenhall, right, attended UCA camp where they were chosen as UCA All American Cheerleaders. More...

Alabama Southern Student Campus Ministries takes part in Veterans' Day Program

The Alabama Southern Community College Thomasville Student Campus Ministries Organization and the Kathryn Tucker Windham Museum Storytelling Club participated in a celebration of veterans and their f More...

Sports

SWHS wins opening game

By Barry H. Hendrix The Thomasville Times The Sweet Water High School Bulldogs basketball team beat the J.U. Blacksher High School Bulldogs 51- 47 Monday night in the opening game of the Excel High Classic. More...

Tigers get ready for the season

The Thomasville High School Tigers basketball team held a scrimmage fundraiser for the program on Nov. 13 in the THS gym. The boys open the season with two road games: Dec. More...

Young Sweet Water girls team must grow up fast

“We’re really young,” Sweet Water High School girls head coach Siedah Banks said of this year’s Lady Bulldogs team. She lost three talented seniors who contributed greatly to last season’s success. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Baugh

Joseph Edward Baugh, 53, of Whatley passed away Monday, Nov. 17, 2014, at UAB Hospital. More...

Davis

Henry Davis, 70, died Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014 at Thomasville Health Care and Rehabilitation Center. He was born Jan. 1, 1944. Davis received his early matriculation at Lower Peach Tree High School. He was baptized at an early age at the New Mt. More...

Frioux

Teresa Marie Davidson Frioux, 45, a resident of Chatom, was born Tuesday, Sept. 23, 1969 in Selma, and passed from this life Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014 at a local hospital in Mobile. She was a member of True Vine Baptist Church and was a homemaker. More...


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