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November 8, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Abston is TMS’ Teacher of the Year

Thomasville Middle School’s Teacher of the Year is Michelle Abston. She teaches language arts to seventh graders at the school and has been with the school system for three years. “I just love it,” Abston said of her job. More...

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Give thanks on Nov. 7 and Nov. 22

Why? It will all be over...maybe, unless there are recounts and court challenges. If I could wave a magic wand I would limit the election process, primaries and all, to four months. Somebody please start a petition drive. More...

From the Editor’s Desk

A fitting end

I don’t know if there could be a more poetic way for Thomasville High School to reach its 600th victory on the gridiron. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Bassetts Creek Baptist to conduct singing Nov. 10 Bassetts Creek Baptist Church will conduct a singing Saturday, Nov. 10 at 6 p.m. featuring the Glory Road Quartet. For more information, contact Jean Cook at 251- 275-3397. More...

Spiritually Speaking

Cast your vote for the most high God!

Writing this on the eve of election day I don’t know who our next president will be. The thing we need to remember is this. God has known all along. Not only has He known all along, the Bible tells us that He has been in control all along. More...

Sports

Marengo drops final two games

The Marengo High School Panthers closed out their 2012 season with a pair of losses to the A.L. Johnson Eagles and the Excel High School Panthers. More...

Thomasville 31 - Jackson 21

The Thomasville High Tigers’ 31-21 win over the defending state champion and previously undefeated 5A Jackson High Aggies team Nov. 2, was the exclamation point on a regular season where the Tigers have showed considerable growth and maturity. More...

Unity, selflessness helps these tigers win

As the Thomasville High Tigers football team prepares to host the first round of the state playoffs Nov. 9 at D.F. Anderson Field, THS head coach Jack Hankins Jr. said the close knit nature of his players has helped the team’s success. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Freeman

Mary Esther Pope Freeman, 78, a homemaker of Thomasville, died Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012 at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital. She was born Aug. 15, 1934 in Nicholsville and attended Nicholsville Church of God and Central Baptist Church. More...

Henson

Francis Wayne Henson, 66, of Dixons Mills, died Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012 at DCH Regional Medical Center. He was born Dec. 27, 1945 and was a truck driver with Suttles – Dana Transport. More...

McKinley

Stella Louise McKinley, 92, of Thomasville, died Monday, Nov. 5, 2012 at Camden Nursing Facility. She was born May 25, 1920 in Alabama and was a retired secretary. More...

600 VICTORIES!

Thomasville High School football players, coaches and cheerleaders celebrate the school's 600th victory after their win over 5A rival Jackson High School Friday night. Thomasville has the sixth most victories out of all high schools in Alabama. More...

L-P to restart Clarke OSB mill

Louisiana-Pacific is making plans to restart its shuttered Clarke County oriented strand board plant in the second quarter of 2013, L-P Vice President of OSB Jamie Barnes said Tuesday. More...

T’ville Police officer assaulted breaking up fight after game

Emotions ran high after the game between Thomasville and Jackson Friday night and those tensions between the fans of rival schools spilled over into violence at a local business. More...

Quick action saves lives

A Thomasville Police officer on routine patrol was the first one to spot the fire at the Thomasville retirement village on Gates Drive. Firefighters and other officers responded quickly to the blaze which was already fully involved. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

TCS Tiger Theatre presents The Miracle Worker in Nov. The Thomasville City Schools Tiger Theatre will present The Miracle Worker by William Gibson Nov. 8 and 10 at 7 p.m. and Nov. 11 at 2 p.m. at the Thomasville Civic Center. More...

People

Council sworn in, Gunn St. traffic diverted

Thomasville’s mayor and city council were sworn back into office Monday night at Thomasville City Hall. More...

November wedding plans announced for Dumas-Houston

Lloyd Johns Sr. of Lower Peach Tree and Maxine Dumas of Thomasville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Latitia Ranae Dumas, to Telley Savalas Houston. Mr. More...

Pine Hill presents Mason with gold watch

At the October meeting of the Bank of Pine Hill's Board of Directors, Harry Mason, Secretary to the Board, was honored for his 20 years of service as Mayor of the Town of Pine Hill. More...

School

Clarke Co. Farmers Federation delivers books to TES

Public and private elementary schools in Clarke County will receive a new agriculture book for their libraries, courtesy of the Alabama Farmers Federation and Alabama Ag in the Classroom (AITC). More...

Get shoeboxes filled for Operation Christmas Child!

I t’s finally November, and the kids here at THS are waiting with bated breath for the arrival of Thanksgiving, then December. The cooler weather hasn’t affected our Tigers, though! More...

SWHS School News

We showed off our “Drug Free” spirit

We “Celebrated a Drug Free Life” last week. We got to participate in several activities last week to show off our drug free spirit. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Thomas Victor Hutto and Rebecca Lynn Bedwell; Bradley F. Martin and Jessica R. Williams. Marriage license applications are just that—applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. More...

Property deeds listed

Oct. 24-31 Maxie A. Ely to James E. Deshler III. Danuelle T. Lyles to Terri Lyles. Estate of Marie Strickland to Clifford Shannon Tucker. Lorenzo F. Johnson to Louis McAboy. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Oct. 30- Nov. 6 include: Lloyd Lindsey, 51, driving under the influence, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...