Local print subscribers can now sign up for free online access to this website.
Please click here to proceed.

April 18, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Times readers send prayers to Boston

Thoughts and prayers reached out from Thomasville residents to those affected by the Boston, Ma. bombing. We asked our readers on Facebook.com to offer their thoughts and prayers. Here’s what they had to say. More...

Scruggs’ eligibility hearing set

Five months after a contest was filed challenging Summer Scruggs’ eligibility to be Clarke County circuit clerk the matter is set for a “final hearing” by the judge appointed to hear the case. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Tamp down on football hysteria

I recall the first time I visited Jordan-Hare Stadium in Auburn. It was 1958 and I was with my high school’s track team for a meet. More...

The number one issue

A s the 2013 regular legislative session winds down, the continuing saga of balancing the beleaguered General Fund Budget will be issue number one. More...

Ramblin’ Roses and Flyin’ Bricks

Government asking about my bathroom

April 20, 1960 More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Grace Chapel of Coffeeville to host singing April 20 Grace Chapel Church of Coffeeville will host a congregational type singing Saturday, April 20 at 6:30 p.m. Donald Jackson will lead the singing. Everyone is invited to attend and Rev. More...

Spiritually Speaking

Stay connected to the ‘vine’, so God can use you to bear fruit

Peggy’s brother, Andy, brought us a bundle of peach trees, several years back. I planted them overlooking the river. I neglected the young trees, and only two of them survived that first year. More...

Pineview Men’s Sunday School

Sunday, April 14, 2013

Windell Sheffield, Joe Clayton, Clarence Newton, Ben Pugh, Winston Parden, Cordell Hutto, John Wayne Overstreet, Walter Turk, Frank Robison, John Reaves, Billy Kennedy, Gene Overstreet, Ed Parrish, Mike Overstreet, Tim Robison and Robert Dement. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Ronnie Dewayne Walker and Lisa Yvonne Deas. Jamie Lee Rush and Cassandra Faye Flint. Doanld Lyray Hosea and Lavesha Wyshea Dailey. Richard Patrick Chesser and Rhonda Lenae Ferguson. More...

Property deeds listed

April 4-11 Ben Farmer to Clarke- Washington Electric Membership Corporation. Ozelle L. Hubert to Clarke-Washington Electric Membership Corporation. Alice Tolbert to Clarke- Washington Electric Membership Corporation. More...

TPD report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending April 14: Christopher Ryan Pritchett – driving under the influence of alcohol; Harold Craig Casteel – driving under the influence of alcohol; Aaron Pratt More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Callahan

Matthew Hunter Callahan, 17, of Sweet Water died Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at DCH Regional Medical Center in Tuscaloosa. He was born June 13, 1995 in Tuscaloosa. More...

Smoker

Carole Ann Blankenship McCrory Smoker, 65, of Thomasville, died Wednesday, April 10, 2013 her home. She was born March 1, 1948 in Grove Hill. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. More...

Blanks

PFC Samantha “mamp” Blanks, 27, died Monday, April 8, 2013 in Mobile. She was born May 9, 1985. She is survived by her son, Anthony Jenkins, Jr. of Morvin; mother, Emma Williams of Morvin and father, Jerome Grayson of Thomasville. More...

Sweet Water native killed in Tuscaloosa robbery, shooting

Four suspects have now been charged in the shooting death of a Sweet Water native in Tuscaloosa. Matthew Hunter Callahan, 17, was found shot to death April 9, in the parking lot of the River Road Condominiums. More...

New threeway stop on Joe Davis

New stop signs at the intersection of Joe Davis Industrial Boulevard and Gunn Street have surprised many Thomasville motorists after they sprung up late last week. More...

Community cleanup day is Saturday

April 20 is Thomasville’s official Beautification Day, sponsored by the Thomasville Chamber of Commerce, Alabama PALS and Clarke County Citizens Against Litter. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

South Marengo Rescue Squad to sell fish plates The South Marengo Rescue Squad will conduct a fish fry Saturday, April 20 at the South Marengo Squad Hall. Plates will be $8 each and will contain fish, hush puppies, baked beans, coleslaw and cake. More...

People

Relay for Life set April 26

Thomasville’s Relay for Life event will return to Gates Drive Park this year. It will take place April 26. Bank night for Relay teams is April 23 at Family Security Credit Union. More...

County-wide cleanup efforts

Most municipalities in Clarke County will dedicate April 20 for cleanup activities. • The Town of Coffeeville cleanup program will be held from 9 a.m. to noon. Volunteers are asked to meet at Town Hall where supplies will be available. More...

Theft investigation goes statewide

The Clarke County Sheriff’s Department, Thomasville Police Department, Grove Hill Police Department and state investigators are currently investigating several thefts that have occurred locally. More...

School

TES students reach AR goal

Thomasville Elementary School students that met the AR goal for the third nine weeks are as follows: Second grade More...

Cooley Martial Arts' students advance to higher belt rankings

Cooley Martial Arts conducted a belt test March 15. More...

Sweet Water School News

First round of playoffs start April 19

We want to welcome everyone back to a great new week! We held our prom, “Forever For Tonight”, Saturday, April 13. We had a very successful prom this year and everyone had a great time. We hope to have another good one next year. More...

Sports

Tigers win area title

THS defeats perennial foe UMS

The Thomasville High School Tigers varsity baseball team won the Class 4A, Area 1 title April 12 with the second victory over an outstanding UMS-Wright Bulldogs team in a three-game series. More...

High school bass fishing taking sport to new level

The precision casts were effortless and the hooksets flawless. The tackle was selected with extreme care, and the knots in the fishing line were cinched with ease. More...

SWHS sweeps Millry to claim area title

The Sweet Water High School Bulldogs varsity baseball team won the Class 2A, Area 2 title April 10 with two wins over the Millry High Wildcats, 9-2 and 5-2, last week. Tanner Luker (5-2) was the winning pitcher in the first game. More...


Poll

Do you think the grand jury in Ferguson, Mo. made the correct decision?