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May 26, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Accident on Hwy. 43

The Toyota pictured crashed into the back of an empty log truck Tuesday afternoon near the intersection of Hwy. 43 and Gates Drive in front of Alabama Southern Community College. More...

Commissioner still concerned on road crews

Commissioner Elma Averett continued to voice concern about the need for more employees in the road and bridge department, including qualified road grader operators. More...

Special Sections

People

Wallace retires from THS

Thomasville High School recognized Shirley Wallace Tuesday afternoon, May 24 in the THS Library for her retirement after 25 years of teaching. More...

Madison to speak at dinner

Thomasville native Anthony Madison of the Pittsburgh Steelers will be the speaker at the annual Boys and Girls Club fundraising dinner Tuesday night. More...

Correction

In last week’s newspaper, it was incorrectly reported that the Delmar restaurant was owned by Gaines Smith. The ownership of the building is actually Clifford E. Smith and Sons. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Revival Nicholsville Church of God will have Revival Sunday, May 29 thru Wednesday, June 1 with Bro. Lewis Smith at 7 p.m. each night. Homecoming services More...

Pineview recognizes graduates

Pineview Baptist Chuch in Thomasville celebrated their high school and college graduates Sunday, May 22. More...

Only God knows the details of the future

Last week there was a story in the news concerning an “End of the World Prophecy” of a man named Harold Camping. Mr. Camping stated that the beginning of the end of the world would come on May 21, 2011. More...

Sports

Zach Day to tee it up as a Ram

Thomasville senior golfer Zach Day ended the suspense this past Thursday, May 19, when the signed a letter of intent to continue his education and play golf for the University of Mobile next year. More...

The famous shot in the dark

Back in 1974 when Los Angeles Dodger pitcher Tommy John took the mound for what was to be his last scheduled start before the All-Star break, little did anyone know that what would take place early in that game would set into motion a series of event More...

Baseball camp starts June 6

The 2011 Thomasville Tiger Summer Baseball Camp, sponsored by the Thomasville Amateur Baseball Association and Subway of Thomasville, is slated to begin on Monday, June 6, and run through Wednesday, June 8. More...

Boys and Girls Club gets job program funds

The Thomasville City Council agreed to give the Boys and Girls Club of Southwest Alabama $2,500, but not after a lengthy round indecision by the council and pleas by director Cedrick Williams. More...

Jail phone system proves a tricky issue

The Clarke County Commission, its attorney and the sheriff continue to grapple with the jail’s inmate phone system. More...

C'ville church helps local family

When Donald Reed saw the house and talked to his wife Serria, they knew what they had to do. Deborah Bouler of Dixons Mills lost her job and wound up losing her mobile home. More...

Times office to close Monday for Memorial Day

The Thomasville Times office will be closed Monday for Memorial Day. We will reopen for normal business hours Tuesday, May 31 at 8 a.m. More...

Editorials

Cartoon

Full Story

Change sentencing guidelines

This legislature could imprint upon itself a positive legacy and save the taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars by adopting new sentencing guidelines that would reverse the current practice of locking up nonviolent offenders with overly excessive More...

A parent’s responsibility

From the Editor’s Desk

So I was supposed to write a column about Turner this week, and then I read this story about these wacko parents who are keeping the gender of their latest child a secret. More...

School

Class of 2011, we made it

THS School News

This school year has come to an end. Some students are going to leave Thomasville High School with a smile; some will come back next year anxiously awaiting their graduation day. More...

Cadette Troop 8557 presents “aMAZE”

Cadette Troop 8557 recently presented “aMAZE”, a presentation about middle school relationships to fourth grade girls at Thomasville Elementary School. More...

SWHS announces its winners for the HOBY

The administration of Sweet Water High school recently announced that Jasmine Mack and Brett Davis have been selected as its Hoby Ambassadors for 2011. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Bradley Beutell Thornton, to Misti Dawn Sheppard; Gerald Blaine Newton, to Tara Michelle Tolbert; Joseph Daniel Bender, to Kerrie Nichole Deas. More...

Property deeds listed

Dated May 13-19 Gatewood, LLC, to Dixie Landing Company, LLC. Glenn Delaine Fleming, to Kenneth R. Clark. Joseph Campbell, to Robert Straughn. Aberdeen Counselman Orso, to Karen L. Davis. Loancare, to The Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of May 17-24 include: Stephanie Lynne Roberts, 39, five counts negotiating a worthless negotiable instrument, $2,500 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Davis

Travis Davis, 79, of Jackson died May 21, 2011 at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital in Grove Hill. He was born November 4, 1931. He was a member of Walker Springs Baptist Church in Jackson, a Veteran of the U.S. Army and a retired carpenter. More...