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February 22, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

TPL kicks off friends campaign

A new campaign to help with fundraising efforts for the Thomasville public Library started this month and Library Director Nichole Stinson said the goal is to help raise matching funds for the recently awarded federal grant. More...

THS falls at region

DOTHAN - The Thomasville Lady Tigers’ basketball season came to an end at the South Regionals at the Dothan Civic Center.  St. James School out of Montgomery defeated the Lady Tigers 36-26. More...

New Assistant State Forester and Southeast Regional Forester announced

State Forester Rick Oates announces that the Commissioners have approved the appointment of Bruce Springer as Assistant State Forester. More...

Special Sections

People

Averett runs again for County Commission

2018 Elections

Elma Averett, a former two-term member of the Clarke County Commission, is seeking a return to the office representing District 1.  More...

Cox Honored By APA

Jim Cox was recognized with the Alabama Press Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award at the group’s winter meeting in Birmingham on Feb. 16. More...

Duke named VP at Sweet Water Bank

Lee Duke has joined Sweet Water State Bank as senior vice president and a member of its board of directors.  Duke is a long-life resident of Clarke County. He grew up in Grove Hill and resides in Thomasville. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Bible study to be hosted at Life House Ministries   “Lagniappe Bible Study” deeper Bible study will be each Monday in February at 6-7 p.m. at Life House Ministries.  The Bible teacher will be Scott Myers, Ph. More...

Pine Hill Baptist to host ‘Sunday Nights on Monday Nights’

Pine Hill Baptist Church will host “Sunday Nights on Monday Nights,” a month-long series of services for the month of February, where Sunday night services will actually be conducted each Monday at 7 p.m. More...

Spiritual discipline is part of being a disciple

My best friend and I have been prayer partners for several years. She has always encouraged me to grow spiritually and I feel I have in many ways. We are undertaking, together, a series of spiritual disciplines to practice. More...

For The Record

Thomasville Crime Report

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

Property deeds

Feb. 8 - Feb. 15

Scotch & Gulf Lumber LLC, to Town of Fulton.  GBLL LLC, to Ranjeev Acharya.  Duke Family LTD, to Dale D. Harris.  Deanna J. More...

Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Feb. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Christopher

Ann Boozer Christopher, 87, of Butler passed away Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018 at her home. She was born Jan. 11, 1931 in Thomasville. She was a 1949 graduate of Thomasville High School and attended Livingston State Teachers College. More...

Daniels

Harold Lynn Daniels, 59, passed away Feb. 14, 2018 in Arab. Daniels was born July 5, 1958 in Mobile. He lived in Huntsville, Arab, Jacksonville, Cullman, Auburn, Selma, Biloxi, Greenville and Campbell. More...

McGilberry

Essie Mae McGilberry, 85, a homemaker of Arlington died Feb. 12, 2018 at Camden Nursing Facility. She was born July 31, 1932 in Sunny South to Ivey Earl and Mary Elizabeth Morgan. More...

Several races will be contested

Rematches are set for a county commission office and the circuit clerk’s post in the November general election.  Most of the contested local races will be in November. More...

New Reading and Coffee Area at TPL

Thomasville Public Library Director Nichole Stinson (right) and assistant Martha Gramelspacher (left) show off the new reading area and coffee machine inside the library. More...

Aiding the autistic reader

Creative expression has always brought solace to Autumn Mott Calvert. Since early childhood, she sang and played guitar at community events and singings with her grandfather, Laverne Mott. More...

Arbor Week began Feb. 19 and will continue until Feb. 25

The Alabama Forestry Commission (AFC) encourages all Alabamians to join in this year’s observance of Arbor Week, which runs from Monday, Feb. 19 to Sunday, Feb. 25. More...

Albritton vets bill passes in Senate

MONTGOMERY – Last Thursday the Alabama Senate passed Senate Bill 150, as part of “Military Appreciation Day” at the Statehouse and State Capitol. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

RSVP to offer free tax preparation   More...

Editorials

Here’s to responsible gun ownership

More flags were at half mast around  Thomasville Monday and Tuesday by order of Alabama Gov. More...

Campaigning by Aprill Fools Day?

The 2018 legislative session will be short and sweet. It is an election year. More...

New businesses springs up in T’ville

February 22, 1979   More...

School

State FBLA Officers visit Thomasville High School

Student officers with the state Future Business Leaders of Alabama (FBLA) visited Thomasville High School on Feb. 14 and spoke to students in the THS FBLA Chapter in a ceremony held in the school library. More...

Brewer named ‘Employee of the Week’

The Work-Based Learning Program at Thomasville High School announced that Celeste Brewer, right, has been selected as the "Employee of the Week". More...

Dickinson named ‘Intern of the Week’

The Work-Based Learning Program at Thomasville High School announced that Jaylin Dickinson, right, has been selected as the "Intern of the Week". With Dickinson is Hannah Stewart, center, of Encore. More...

Sports

THS girls advance to South 4A Final

The Thomasville High School Lady Tigers basketball team won 47-39 over the Monroe County High School Lady Tigers on Saturday morning at the Class 4A South Regionals in the Dothan Civic Center.  More...

Marengo falls to Pleasant Home at 1A South

DOTHAN - Florida State commit River Baldwin proved too much for the Marengo High School Lady Panthers to deal with Friday night at the Class 1A South Regionals at the Dothan Civic Center.  Baldwin, a 6-foot-5 junior center, scored 29 points, had More...

THS boys fall to Ashford in 4A subs

The Thomasville High School Tigers varsity boys basketball team lost 54-48 Feb. 13 in the sub-regional at Ashford High School.  Braxton Williams had 13 points.  THS ended the season with an overall record of 11- 15.  More...