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April 25, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Relay for Life Friday

Thomasville’s Relay for Life event will be at Tucker Field on Gates Drive, not at Gates Drive Park as originally told to the Times. The survivor’s reception will be at 5 p.m. and the relay will begin at 6 p.m. More...

County gets new security service

The Clarke County Commission voted April 17 to contract with Securitas Security Services USA of Mobile for security at the county courthouse. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Who is running the AG’s office?

A Senate committee has approved a bill that would raise the penalty for promoting gambling, and for possession of an illegal gambling device, from a misdemeanor to a felony. More...

Looking Back

Reading those medical articles starts the worry

April 24, 1980 More...

From the Editor’s Desk

Auburn needs to start having fun again

I ’m sure by now many of you have heard of the report by former ESPN and New York Times reporter Selena Roberts accusing Auburn and its football program of everything but the kidnapping of the Lindbergh baby. More...

School

Local educators attend Education Day at State Capitol

Hundreds of educators from across the state attended the Education Day at the State Capitol coordinated by the Alabama Education Association. Thomasville City School representatives, from left, are: Jody Dyess, Jill Doggett and Le Ann Moore. More...

Thomasville City Schools' faculty and students celebrate Autism Awareness Month

TCS Faculty and students celebrated Autism Awareness Month. More...

ASU recognizes Robinson as highachieving academic student

Lakeitha Monay Robinson, senior and social work major, was announced by Alabama State University as a high-achieving academic student during the 2013 Honors Convocation Friday, April 12. More...

Sports

Tigers sweep Monroe County in first round

The Thomasville High School Tigers baseball team will move into the second round of the state playoffs after winning two first round games April 19 against the Monroe County High Tigers, 8-1 and 9-0. More...

Lady Tigers defeat So. Choctaw 10-2

On Thursday, April 18, the Thomasville Lady Tigers travelled to Silas to take on the Southern Choctaw Indians. The Lady Tigers defeated the Indians 10-2 and picked up their twenty-first win of the season. More...

Baseball senior night

Seniors associated with the Thomasville High School baseball program were recognized April 16 during Senior Night. More...

Shooting response reviewed

Another suspect has been arrested in the shooting incident that took place at Pinehurst Apartments near Thomasville Elementary last week. More...

TPD cars wreck after chase

Two Thomasville police cruisers suffered minor damage in a wreck stemming from a high-speed chase Monday night. More...

City leases teen center

The Thomasville City Council approved entering into a lease agreement with the Thomasville Bridge to Success program for use of the teen center on Highland Circle. More...

Clarke County DYW is Saturday

The Clarke County Distinguished Young Woman scholarship competition will be Saturday night at 7 p.m. at the Thomasville Civic Center. Meghan Newton from Thomasville was last year’s winner and will crown this year’s DYW. More...

School boards fighting for Common Core

Thomasville City Schools superintendent Vic Adkison addressed the issues of school funding and bills that would kill the College and Career Ready course of study that schools statewide are preparing to adopt. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Historical Society to meet April 27 Kay Paul of Grove Hill will discuss “Southern Folk Cemeteries” at the regular meeting of the Clarke County Historical Society Sunday, April 27 at 2:30 p.m at the Grove Hill Town Hall. More...

People

Thomaston Pepper Jelly Festival Saturday

The Alabama Rural Heritage Foundation will present the Pepper Jelly Festival from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on April 27 on the campus of the old Marengo County High School on Sixth Ave. in Thomaston. More...

County officials greet Airbus

Clarke County Commissioners Elma Averett, Tyrone Moye and Rhondel Rhone along with Debra Mathews, executive director of the Clarke County Economic Development Partnership, attended the groundbreaking April 8 for the $600 million Airbus facility in Mo More...

Council bans tobacco use at city properties

JMC Steel, the Chicago, Ill. based parent company of EnergeX Tube, has contacted Thomasville to make amendments to the development agreement originally signed when Lakeside Steel came to town. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Living Church of God to conduct Jowers-Williams benefit program The Living Church of God in Thomasville will conduct a benefit program, due to house fire, for the Jowers-Williams family Saturday, April 27 at 6 p.m. More...

Spiritually Speaking

Fiction is no longer more disturbing than reality

Last Monday, April 15, 2013, we all watched in shock and horror as the details of the Boston Marathon Bombing unfolded on television. Three innocent lives were ended and well over a hundred were seriously injured. More...

Pineview Men’s Sunday School

Sunday, April 21, 2013

Windell Sheffield, Anthony DeBusk, Joe Clayton, Clarence Newton, Ben Pugh, Winston Parden, Cordell Hutto, John Wayne Overstreet, Walter Turk, Frank Robison, Ralph Smyly, Billy Kennedy, Frank Jackson, Ed Parrish, Mike Overstreet, Tim Robison, Mack Pop More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Mack Arthur Kennon and Linda Faye Pritchett. Jeremiah Matthew Armstrong and Cassie Renae Ingram. Cecil Bernard Pugh Jr. and Hillary Jae Bradford. Larry Dornell Jones Jr. and Jakarthia Malaysia Lockett. More...

Property deeds listed

April 12-17 Leon Watson to Leon Watson. Regina N. Hayes to Johnny Hayes. Thelma Pugh to Faye P. Jones. Mark Lanier Sims to Mark Lanier Sims. William S. Waller to William S. Waller. GMAC Mortgage LLC to Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. More...

Thank You

Pat and Alex Davis wish to express heartfelt thanks to the wonderful people in Thomasville and all the churches that had my name on their prayer list. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Andrews

Eason Andrews died Saturday, April 20, 2013. He was the youngest of eight children and born to Robert and Carrie Andrews on April 2, 1927 in Clarke County. More...

Jones

Margaret Blanche Jones, 83, of Dixons Mills died Thursday, April 18, 2013 at Woodhaven Manor Nursing Home in Demopolis. She was born Sept. 7, 1929 in Kimbrough. Jones was a former grocery store clerk and a member of Kimbrough United Methodist Church. More...

Williams

Patrice Ann Williams, 53, died Saturday, April 13, 2013 in Camden. She was born Oct. 15, 1959. More...