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December 13, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Jordan inducted into ASD Hall of Fame

Stanley Jordan of Sweet Water was inducted into the Alabama School for the Deaf’s Hall of Fame last week. Jordan was born deaf and enrolled in the Alabama School for the Deaf at six years old in 1965. More...

L-P to hire 135 with mill restart

A report in the Mobile Press Register puts the number of people who will be hired for the restart of the Louisiana-Pacific OSB mill south of Thomasville at 135. More...

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Front Porch Philosopher

Relishing Christmases present and past

A t my age, Christmas comes every three months, or so it seems. I am glad that the Christmas movies start in early November otherwise, they would whiz past so quickly I would miss them. I love the Christmas season. More...

Did AG fail to file 2010 ethics form?

The State Ethics Commission website displays the Statement of Economic Interests filed by State Attorney General Luther Strange for the 2011 calendar year, but there is no filing shown for 2010, the year he campaigned and was elected. More...

School

Third and fourth grade TES students present Christmas PTO program

The third and fourth grade students at the Thomasville Elementary School presented their Christmas PTO program, “Sounds of Christmas”, Thursday, Dec. 6 in the school gymnasium. More...

SWHS School News

Semester exams to start Dec. 19

We hope you’re ready to smile! We will be taking Santa pictures on Friday, Dec. 14 from 9 – 11 a.m. The cost is $5. We will also have our Christmas program for K-6 at 1:30 p.m. Have fun you guys! We had our blood drive on Wednesday, Dec. More...

Binkerd named to Dean's List at SCAD

Samantha Binkerd of Thomasville, has been named to the Dean's List at the Savannah College of Art and Design for fall quarter 2012. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Andrew Dejuan Bonner and Paris Shuntarrica Armstead. Marriage license applications are just that—applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. More...

Property deeds listed

Nov. 29-Dec. 5 Thomas Melchionne to Kay Crosby. Citimortgage, Inc. to Bobby Porter. Christian O. McGallagher to Brant Woodard. Donnie Ray Baswell to George Dailey. Geary G. Williams to Charles P. Taylor. Robert James Horn to Clinton E. Flowers. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Dec. 5-11 include: Waymon Clyde Scott, 58, no seat belt, driving while license revoked, $428 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Ridgeway

Octavius DonShay Ridgeway, 29, died Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012 at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center in Meridian, Miss. He was born Jan. 3, 1983, and was a member of Salem Baptist Church. More...

McKinley

Juanita Fay McKinley, 51, of Sweet Water died Friday, Dec. 7, 2012 at Choctaw General Hospital in Butler. She was born Sept. 26, 1961 in Grove Hill and was a former waitress and a member of Liberty Baptist Church. More...

Marengo deer release blocked by state

In response to concerns regarding the intentional release of captive-raised deer into the wild in Alabama, Conservation Commissioner N. Gunter Guy Jr. signed an emergency regulation prohibiting the practice effective Dec. 7, 2012. More...

Christmas concert is Saturday

The Arts Council of Thomasville will present the Flying Bricks Community Band and the Dickens Carolers in their annual Christmas Concert on Saturday Dec. 15 at 1 p.m. in the Thomasville Civic Center. More...

Brooks car dealerships host toy drive

Brooks Chevrolet and Brooks Chrysler are holding their annual Christmas open house, toy and food drive Thursday, Dec. 13 from 5 until 8 p.m. at Brooks Chrysler in Jackson. More...

City dedicates sales tax, extends alcohol deadline

The Thomasville City Council approved a resolution Monday dedicating a portion of the city’s newly leveraged half-cent sales tax to the Industrial Development Board. More...

Holiday deadlines

Special deadlines are set for the Dec. 27 issue of The Thomasville Times. All news items should be submitted by 3 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21. The newspaper office will be closed Dec. 24 and Dec. 25. The office will only be closed Dec. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

VFW Post 5106 to conduct monthly meeting Dec. 17 VFW Post 5106 and its ladies auxiliary will conduct the regular monthly meeting Monday, Dec. 17 at 7 p.m. This will be the Christmas meeting and the women are providing supper. More...

People

Probate judge asks for office renovation

Clarke County Probate Judge Valerie Bradford Davis asked the County Commission Monday for help in renovating her office. More...

Turner graduates from police academy

Thomasville's newest officer, Michael Turner receives his diploma from the Alabama Criminal Justice Center in Selma. From left: Chief Mitchell Stuckey, Sgt. Philip Taylor and Officer Turner. More...

Day speaks at ASCC

Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day and Alabama Southern Community College President Dr. Reginald Sykes addressed a small crowd at ASCC Friday morning. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Frisco City to host live nativity Dec. 14 and 15 The third annual live nativity drive-through event will be Friday, Dec. 14 and Saturday, Dec. 15 from 6 -8 p.m. at the practice ball field of the Frisco City High School. More...

Spiritually Speaking

Christmas depends on the Christ Child being real

t is 10:35 a.m., Dec. 10, and the temperature is 72 degrees. Welcome to winter in Alabama. Those of us who are from around here are not baffled by the weather conditions. More...

CCBA collected 2,653 shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child

The Clarke County Baptist Association recently hosted the Samaritan's Purse Operation Christmas Child Relay Center where 2,653 shoebox gifts were collected from area churches, schools, organizations, businesses and individuals. More...

Sports

Tiger teams lose to Linden Monday night

The Linden High School Patriots boys basketball team defeated the Thomasville High School Tigers 66-55 Monday night in the THS gym. Delvonte White and Ricky Pugh were the top scorers for THS with 12 points and 11 points respectively. More...

What to do about nuisance animals

The first clue that my space had been invaded was when I found the items once on a shelf now scattered all over the floor. I thought that was strange, picked up the items and checked the shelf for problems. More...

ASCC teams struggle

Alabama Southern’s Lady Eagles finished out the first half of the season with a three-game winning streak. The streak dates back to Nov. 29 when the Lady Eagles last saw defeat in an overtime battle royale with the Lady Eagles of Meridian. More...