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January 24, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

King legacy celebrated in Thomasville service

The Dravitan Civic Club and members of the Thomasville community gathered Monday to remember, honor and pledge to carry on the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. More...

Road work begins on Gunn Street

Road crews work on Gunn Street as part of a project to extend a rail spur to the MetalsUSA slitter mill seen here in the background. The Gunn Street work will change the elevation of that part of the road to match the rail spur extension. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

A visit with ‘Bo’ Torbert

For several years I have been meaning to visit my friend and former boss Clement Clay ‘Bo’ Torbert of Opelika who served Alabama as a state representative, a state senator, chief justice and chief administrator of Alabama’s Judicial More...

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Ideas from an unusual source

The editorial board of The Washington Post, noted for its liberal viewpoint on most issues, has published recommendations that both liberals and conservatives can embrace. More...

Ramblin’ Roses and Flyin’ Bricks

Pondering new law and the habits of drinkers

Jan. 27, 1960 “A bill went before Britain’s Parliament Thursday to make drunken walking as much of an offense as drunken driving. More...

School

Teacher profile: Robin Maroney

Robin Maroney has been a teacher for 28 years and 26 of those have been spent at Thomasville city schools. She is a graduate of Thomasville High School. She currently teaches 11th grade English. More...

Dream to reality: TMS adds 4-H Robotics to curriculum

Last year, Ms. Jeanette Johnson and Mrs. Meg Whitley began a BEST robotics group at Thomasville Middle School which worked after school, evenings and on weekends. More...

Scholarship deadline quickly approaches

The March 1 deadline for scholarships offered by the Bryan Whitfield Memorial Hospital Auxiliary is quickly approaching. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Andrew Graham Chesser and Katelyn Nicole Shaw. Marriage license applications are just that—applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. More...

Property deeds listed

Jan. 10-15 Robyn Glass Granberry to Alabama Power Company. John David Phillips IV to Alabama Power Company. Bennie Coats Harris to Alabama Power Company. Clysteene Ross to Alabama Power Company. Ollie T. Miree to Alabama Power Company. More...

TPD report

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

Obituaries - Free Access

Best

Bobbie Jean Benton Best, 79, of Thomasville died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013 at Thomasville Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, after a lengthy illness with Parkinson’s Disease and Alzheimer’s. More...

Brunson

Richard Scott Brunson, 41, of Pine Hill died Monday, Jan. 14, 2013 at USA Medical Center. He was born May 8, 1971 in Grove Hill and was a railroad engineer. More...

Coates

Irma Lee Coates, 87, of Thomasville died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013 at Thomasville Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. She was born Feb. 21, 1925 and was a former seamstress. She was a member of the Springfield Methodist Protestant Church. More...

Dollar General store robbed Tuesday night

Police are searching for the man who robbed the Dollar General store in downtown Thomasville Tuesday night. Witnesses told police that a hooded black man produced a pistol and robbed the store at gunpoint then fled on foot. More...

Newton a DYW finalist

Clarke County's Distinguished Young Woman and Thomasville High School student Meghan Newton performs at Alabama's DYW scholarship competition. Newton was one of the finalists in the competition. Newton took first place in the talent preliminaries. More...

No Mardi Gras parade, but ball is still on

The Society of Southern Sass, Thomasville’s Mardi Gras society announced there will not be a Mardi Gras parade this year. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Clarke Co. Historical Society to meet Jan. 27 The Clarke County Historical Society will conduct its January meeting at the Grove Hill Town Hall Sunday, Jan. 27 at 2:30 p.m. More...

People

T’ville Hospital sale approved by court

The federal bankruptcy court in Mobile has approved the sale of the hospital in Thomasville to Dubois L. Gilliam of Selma. More...

Deer dogs killed near Zimco

A $1,000 reward is being offered by a state association for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons who shot and killed three deer hunting dogs near Zimco on Jan. 5. More...

Boater rescued from Tombigbee River

The Clarke County Sheriff’s Department put two recently acquired boats to good use Saturday night when the boats were used to find and rescue a missing boater on the flooded Tombigbee River. A man had dialed 911 in distress. More...

Religion

Hey, Check This Out!

Poof and it’s over!

I t seems like it hasn’t been that long that I got my driver’s license and now I have three children who drive and one on the way. Wow! Time certainly flies. Especially when you are living it. More...

Shannon Knight to perform at Aimwell Baptist Church

Aimwell Baptist Church will host a special Valentine concert on Saturday, Feb. 9 at 5 p.m. featuring recording artist and southern gospel singer, Shannon Knight from Guin. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Cedar Point to host Installation service Feb. 3 Cedar Point Baptist Church of Coffeeville, will conduct an Installation service for Pastor Scottie McBride and wife Sunday, Feb. 3 at 2:30 p.m. More...

Sports

UMS defeats THS

The UMS-Wright boys basketball team earned a region win over the Thomasville High School Tigers with a 56-30 road victory in the THS gym. Anthony Pugh had 10 points for the Tigers. More...

Lady Tigers lose to UMS

The UMS-Wright Lady Bulldogs basketball defeated the Thomasville High School Lady Tigers 62-21 Jan. 18 in a region contest in the THS gym. Bria Robinson led the Lady Tigers with six points. More...

Volleyball tigers make Register’s all-region list

Three Thomasville High School Lady Tiger volleyball team players made the Mobile Press All-Region team. Destiny Dunning, Keendra Martin and Ileshia Holt received Honorable Mention. More...