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May 26, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Art show helps Scott make an impact at THS

In what will be her only year as the art instructor for Thomasville High School, Kaitlyn Scott made quite an impact. More...

Commission makes personnel moves

The Clarke County Commission tended to personnel matters and other business during Tuesday’s regular meeting. Anthony Pendleton was promoted to Equipment Operator II in the Road and Bridge Department. More...

New gas deal is completed

The Black Belt Energy Gas District (Black Belt Energy or BBE), the natural gas supply arm of the Clarke-Mobile Counties Gas District (CMC), completed the acquisition of a 30 year supply of natural gas at discounted prices for CMC Tuesday in New York. More...

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Scotch, TCS make decisions

This has been a week of decisions being made. First, came the news that Scotch Lumber is withdrawing its land from the Scotch Wildlife Management Area. More...

Judge Hooper was a fine gentleman

A few weeks ago former Alabama Chief Justice Perry O. Hooper Sr. died at his home in Montgomery at age 91. He was the epitome of the southern gentleman. He was also one of the founding fathers of the modern Republican Party in Alabama. More...

School

Thomasville High School Top Ten Seniors recognized

The Thomasville High School Class of 2016 top ten were recognized at Seniors Award Night. More...

ASCC hosted 50th commencement

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TMS Junior Honor Society raise money for the Regional Child Advocacy Center

The National Junior Honor Society at Thomasville Middle School collected money from the student body to benefit the Regional Child Advocacy Center by inviting students to participate in the center's More...

For The Record

Thomasville crime report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending May 22: • Leon Alfonso Mondragon – Theft of Property Second Degree (Warrant) • Keondre Devon Watkins – Criminal Trespass Third Degree (Warrant) More...

Property deeds

Dated April 28-29 Phillip H. Newton, to Bruce Wayne Newton. Phillip H. Newton, to Bruce Wayne Newton. Phillip H. Newton, to Bruce Wayne Newton. Betty Jo G. Haynie-As Trustee, to Betty Jo G. Haynie-As Trustee. Betty Jo G. More...

Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of May 17-24 include: • Carlos McKenzie Smith, 27, burglary third degree, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Duncan

Jacob Clarence "Jake" Duncan, 33, of Thomasville died May 20, 2016 at Mobile Infirmary. He was born Dec. 8, 1982 in Selma. He was a graduate of Thomasville High School and attended Auburn University and University of South Alabama. More...

Gates

Vera Murl Ray Gates, 76, a homemaker of Dickinson died May 22, 2016 at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital. She was born Sept. 20, 1939 in Morvin. More...

Goodman

Bessie Webb Goodman, 100, of Thomasville died May 20, 2016 at Thomasville Health Care and Rehabilitation Center. She was born June 12, 1915 in Lasca. More...

Scotch WMA withdraws its land to public

The 19,480-acre Scotch Wildlife Management Area (WMA), in existence for nearly 60 years, is being taken back by the owners, Scotch Land Management, LLC announced this week. More...

Board approves $100 fee for non-residents

The Thomasville Public School District approved an out of district policy and a $100 fee per year, per family for non-resident students to attend Thomasville City Schools, beginning with the new scholastic year in July. More...

Council approves department hires, buys theatre props

With Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day back in New York to close another deal with Clarke-Mobile Gas, the Thomasville City Council soldiered on, hiring two equipment operators and reappointing two members to a pair of boards in Monday’s meeting. More...

Knight to again seek District 5 Commission seat

Rex Knight is making another run for the Clarke County Commission. Knight ran for the District 5 seat four years ago but lost to incumbent Rhondel Rhone. He’s running again as a Republican and will be on the General Election ballot on Nov. 8. More...

EMA to hold storm spotter class

Clarke County Emergency Management Agency Director Roy Waite said his office will host a Basic Storm Spotter Training on June 7, beginning at 6 p.m. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Free Health Screening May 26 The Dannon Project will provide free health screenings, family health portrait workshop and nutrition education May 26 from 5-7 during Thursday night's line dancing class at the A.L. Martin Gym. More...

People

Historical Society to meet

The Clarke County Historical Society will meet Sunday in Grove Hill at 2:30 pm. Bert Blackmon will give a program about mid-1800 medical practices. Mr. More...

McIntyre - Jones to marry on June 18

Mr. and Mrs. Timothy G. McIntyre of Dixons Mills announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Ciara Dawn McIntyre, to Hunter Wade Jones, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jeffery Allen Etheredge of Magnolia and Mr. and Mrs. More...

Worthwhile Club says fairwell to Rev. Nancy Watson

The Worthwhile Club met May 11 at the club room. Hostesses for the meeting were Rev. Nancy Watson, left and Jane Loper. Rev. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Peniel Baptist to conduct a singing Peniel Baptist Church in Jackson will conduct a convention style singing on May 28 at 6 p.m. Following the singing, refreshments will be served in the fellowship hall. More...

Love Him above all others including self

We live in a society that understands little about living up to commitments. Some of the teachings of Jesus would scare away a great number of people who attend our churches today. More...

Sports

Sweet Water makes progress

Sweet Water Tangles with Clarke County More...

Conerly, Noble win SW Alabama B&G run

Jackson High School runner Trey Conerly won Saturday’s second annual Southwest Alabama Boys and Girls Club “Run for the Future” 5K. More...

University of Mobile grabs THS’ Brown

Brown signs soccer deal with Mobile A formal scholarship signing ceremony was held May 18 for Javoris Brown, a senior on the Thomasville High School soccer team. More...