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February 16, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

City project moving along

“I don’t have to tell you that industrial development is going pretty good,” said Mayor Sheldon Day at last week’s council meeting. More...

Joe Kines to speak at Beast Feast

From humble beginnings, born in a boxcar, Joe Kines reached the heights of football coaching success few people have garnered. More...

Child Advocacy Center honors Gilmore

Vivian Gilmore is receiving the first Eddie Slayton Memorial Award for her years of volunteer service and support of the Regional Child Advocacy Center. More...

Swapping Recipes & Sharing Memories

The soup is own

I hope this past weekend and the first two days of this week, are not what we can expect for the next six weeks. But it's probably only five weeks left now, since Groundhog day was Feb. 2. But I can't seem to stay warm. More...

Special Sections

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George Will argues for Siegelman

George Will is one of the most widely recognized and read conservative writers in the world. More...

Ramblin’ Roses and Flyin’ Bricks

Forget the tires

Feb. 18, 1942 G eo. Phillips, of More...

Religion

Spiritually Speaking

Always keep your eyes and ears open

Nothing can happen in the life of a believer unless God allows it. That belief is based on the vast number of verses in the Bible that deal with God’s sovereignty. More...

Local ministry for the deaf in process

Central Baptist Church in Dixons Mills and Bill Rice Ranch in Murfreesboro, Tenn. want to reach out to the deaf people in our community by establishing a ministry for the deaf. More...

MMAD celebrates 12th anniversary

Men Making A Difference (MMAD) of Fulton celebrated its 12th year anniversary Sunday, Jan. 29 at Spencer Chapel A.M.E. Church of Fulton. More...

Sports

THS boys lose to Hillcrest

The Thomasville Tiger Varsity boys basketball team saw their 2011-2012 season come to an end this past Friday, February 10, when they dropped a 50 – 41 decision to the Hillcrest Jaguars in the Area 2 Tournament being played in Evergreen. More...

THS girls earn spot in sub-regional

Despite posting only an 8 – 12 record this season, the Thomasville High School Lady Tiger basketball team garnered a spot in the Sub-Regional Tournament this past week when they defeated the Monroe County High School Lady Tigers 55 – 28 o More...

Taking Names and Keeping Score

Girls on a mission

When the 2012 softball season gets underway for the Thomasville High School Lady Tigers on Tuesday, February 21, they will be embarking on a trek that they hope will not only see them ending the year vying for a 4A State Championship but one that wil More...

Another business expanding in T’ville

Industrial contractor and engineering company, Burkes Mechanical has announced it will be expanding its presence in Thomasville. More...

County jail could house juveniles

The Clarke County Commission is considering allowing the Clarke County Jail to house juveniles on a temporary basis. More...

T’ville woman killed in wreck

Thomasville resident Tina Moss 39, died Saturday, Feb. 11 in a Mobile hospital after sustaining serious injuries in a car wreck Thursday morning. Moss was headed north on Hwy. More...

County Commission meeting

A new Clarke County employee handbook is being prepared and county commissioners discussed it Monday and approved it Tuesday with one exception. More...

Forestry seminar and seedling giveaway

There will be an short seminar held at the Clarke County office of the Alabama Forestry Commission on Tuesday, Feb. 21, at 6:30 p.m. More...

Keahey introduces bill to allow stem cell research for spinal injuries

About 25 people gathered at the University of South Alabama’s Moulton Tower Monday, Jan. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

MA students selling ferns The Marengo Academy PTA fern sale has begun. All students, Little Horns daycare through 12th grade will be taking orders until Tuesday, Feb. 28. The price is $14 each. Delivery will be Mar. 14 or 15. More...

People

Scouts visit The Thomasville Times

The Pack 51 Cub Scout troop visited The Thomasville Times to learn how a newspaper works. From left, kneeling: Jordan Fletcher, Thomas Reid, Mikale Augburn, middle: A.J. More...

Physicians Care opens in Sweet Water

Dozens showed up Friday to welcome Dr. Huey Kidd and staff as they opened a new office in Sweet Water. The Physicians Care location was once a doctor's office in the 30's and 40s. More...

Rawls serves as senate page

Mark Rawls served as a Senate Page for Senator Marc Keahey in Montgomery during the opening week of the 2012 Alabama Legislative Session. More...

School

UAB Kids On The Block visit TES

The Arts Council of Thomasville sponsored the Kids On The Block to visit Thomasville Elementary School Jan. 20. More...

THS School News

Lady Tiger tournament t-shirts on sale

Hello Tigers! We have got a ridiculously busy schedule ahead of us, so let’s get straight to the news. Tomorrow, Feb. 17, will be the last day to sign up for cheerleading try-outs. Any girls interested may sign up outside of Mrs. More...

SWHS School News

Sponsor a SWHS student in the walk-a-thon

I t is an exciting week for the Class of 2012. Today, Feb. 16, they will be going to the Sweet Water Methodist Church to take their cap and gown and top five photos. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Fredrick D. Nettles and Cynthia D. Adams; Samuel Hurd Griffin, Sr. and Amy Gail Autrey; Roderick Jermaine Scott and Taquana Monique Peoples. Marriage license applications are just that-applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. More...

Property deeds listed

Feb. 2-9William Boyd Griffin, toNRG Properties, LLC.LPP Mortgage, LTD, toMichael S. Ledkins.Bessie L. Bracy, toMarcus Gilmore.Bessie L. Bracy, toMarcus Gilmore.James A. Counselman, toJames A. Counsleman.Ralph E. Clayton, toRalph E. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Feb. 7-14 include: Dustin Taylor Sullivan, 20, possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, $11,500 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Bailey

Vivian Roberts Bailey, 73, of Thomasville died Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012 at Mobile Infirmary. She was born Dec. 20, 1938 in Demopolis. She was a member of the Dickinson Baptist Church. Graveside services were Monday, Feb. More...

Drinkard

Jane Avis Rice Drinkard, 67, of Sandflat died Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012 at her home after a battle with cancer. She was born Oct. 29, 1944 in Mobile. She resided in Sandflat for over fifty years. More...

DEATH NOTICE

Landrum Frank Landrum, Sr., 71, of Thomasville died Friday, Feb. 3, 2012 at his home. He was born June 21, 1940. Funeral services were Saturday, Feb. 11 at Gooden Hill Baptist Church. Interment followed in the church cemetery. More...