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September 18, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Shriners parade is Saturday

The ABBA Shrine Temple will be holding a parade in downtown Thomasville this Saturday morning at 10 a.m. More...

Ghost Walk

The Kathryn Tucker Windham Ghost Walk will be Oct. 16-17 this year with storytelling rides rolling that Thursday and Friday night. Ticket prices are $15 each and reserve a seat on the ride as well as the stained glass window tour and quilt walk. More...

Commissioner’s company gets county pipe bid

Rush Enterprises of Thomasville was awarded last week the annual bid for pipe by the Clarke County Commission. More...

Bulls and Barrels Bash

Tanner Kearney (left) and Justin Jones (right) will be competing in the Bulls and Barrels competition as well as the chili cook-off next week in Thomasville. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

The music and the musicians in our lives

Everywhere I look today, there is something about music. I got an email about a young man who is a classical guitarist returning to Gees Bend to give a concert. I met him there last year when he came to play. More...

It’s easier to look back for a moment each week

Sept. 17, 1981 T he file of the More...

Alabama Education Association woes

The Alabama Education Association was formed on July 24, 1856 in Selma by 46 men, led by William F. Perry, the first state superintendent of education, and Dr. L.C. Garland, president of the University of Alabama and the first AEA president. More...

School

SWHS students learn about butterflies

Mrs. Susan Norris' first grade class at Sweet Water High School has been learning about butterflies for the past several weeks. More...

Studying science can be tasty, too

TES third graders got a better understanding of the meaning of both physical and chemical changes in a hands-on science activity. The students were studying an AMSTI unit on chemicals. More...

Internship program now offered at THS

The Cooperative Education (COOP) program at Thomasville High School is offering something new this year. Students are now able to participate in an internship program. More...

For The Record

RECORDS

Marriage license applications Kristian Diante Law and Princess Asia Barnett. Brian Leon Crumpton and Miranda Deann Morris. Patrick Chandler Morris and Brittney Ann Martin. More...

Thomasville Police report

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

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Sept. 9-16 include: Ashley Nicole Gulsby, 24, theft of property second degree, credit card, possession, fraudulent use, $15,000 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Ramsey

Myrtis Hurtt Ramsey, 94, a homemaker of Nanafalia died Friday, Sept. 12, 2014 at Rush Foundation Hospital in Meridian, Miss. She was born April 4, 1920 in Sweet Water and was a member of Nanafalia Baptist Church. More...

Stoudenmire

Minnie B. "Tootie" Stoudenmire, 94, of Eastaboga, and a former resident of Thomasville and a long time resident of Selma died Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. More...

DEATH NOTICE

Jones

Henry Lee Jones, 70, died Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014 in Detroit, Mich. He was born Dec. 27, 1943. He is survived by his wife, Irene Jones and son, Marcus Jones, both of Detroit. Funeral services were Sept. More...

Arrests made in T’ville weekend robbery case

Two people were arrested this week in connection to an armed robbery in Thomasville. The burglary took place Saturday night, according to police. Seven Hispanic males and a white woman were at a home on 505 Old Hwy. More...

Bust of McFaddens to be installed

There will soon be a new addition to McFadden Park in Thomasville. A bust of James and Amanda McFadden will be placed near the entrance to the park. More...

Scarborough designs HoF logo Homecoming parade is this evening

The Thomasville Sports Hall of Fame now has a logo. Thomasville native Brandi Scarborough submitted the winning design that will be used on the Hall of Fame’s signage, publications and documents. More...

Chili cook-off

A Cowboy Chili Cook-off will be Thursday, Sept. 25 at 7 p.m. Registration is $25 and participants are able to sell chili and any other items, such as drinks and desserts, at booth to raise money for your organization/club. More...

Forget Me Not celebrates 10 years

Hurricane Ivan hit when Johnny and Phyllis Wiggins opened Forget Me Not Floral and Gifts 10 years ago, but the storm didn't blow the fledgling business away. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Clarke County Education Retirees Association to meet Sept. 18 The Clarke County Education Retirees Association will meet Thursday, Sept. 18 at Lil’ Touch of Cajun Grill in Jackson at 11:45. More...

People

November wedding plans announced for Flowers-Smith

Don and Linda Flowers of Jack announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Donna, to Kenny Smith. Mr. Smith is the son of Randy and Tammy Smith and Karen Rogers of Thomasville. More...

Worthwhile Club makes donation to THS and TMS Libary

The Thomasville Worthwhile Club made a donation to the Thomasville High School Library in memory of Elizabeth Blakeney. More...

Morrissette named Employee of the Week

The Cooperative Education Program at Thomasville High School has selected Star Morrissette, left, as the "Employee of the Week". More...

Religion

Give thanks to God for His grace

I am writing this late Monday night in Sallisaw, Oklahoma where Peggy and I have stopped for the night on our way back to “Sweet Home Alabama.” More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Thomasville Baptist hosting Marvelous Mondays in Sept. Thomasville Baptist Church is hosting Marvelous Mondays in September. Bro. Michael Scarborough, along with the TBC Celebration Choir, is leading the music for each service. Monday, Sept. More...

Mental Conditioning

Weakness, to a champion, would mean giving up what he craved because he was afraid of getting beat. The definition of weakness to a champion you can tell is different than what others think. More...

Sports

Tigers earn second area victory in Satsuma

The Thomasville High School Tigers football team earned its second consecutive Class 4A-Region 1 road win Sept. 12 with a 57-13 victory at Satsuma High School. More...

Sweet Water swamps Mobile Christian 46-14

Sweet Water relied on its dominating ground game to notch another victory in the 2014 season, defeating Mobile Christian 46-14 at Victory Field. More...

Panthers fall to 0-2 in region with loss

Two critical injuries left the Marengo Panthers vulnerable to a pass-heavy offense in Chickasaw on a muggy Friday night, and the result on the scoreboard showed the extent of the damage, 46-16 Chickasaw. More...