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May 23, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

TES Field Day

Darren Harvell give the students at TES a cooling splash of water during the school's field day last Friday. More...

Hope Baptist in Sweet Water vandalized

A Sweet Water Church was vandalized this week. The spraypainted graffiti was discovered by members of Hope Baptist church Monday morning. The graffiti consisted of satanic messages, antisemitic messages and other symbols. More...

Flying Bricks to begin rehearsals

The Flying Bricks Community Band will begin summer rehearsals Thursday, May 23 at 7 p.m. in the band room at Thomasville High School. More...

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Thoughts on the end of the session

There’re gone. Here in Montgomery only the bars, hotels and eateries will miss the mass of legislators and the lobbyists with their satchels full of cash. The rest of us can breathe easier since the streets will be a bit safer. More...

A renovator, not a preservationist

Front Porch Philosopher

I went on a lyceum trip with the Alabama Trust for Historic Preservation recently. I’m not really sure what a lyceum totally is, but it’s better than a workshop and more enriching than a ramble, which means going around looking at stuff. More...

Religion

Let Jesus fill your life with joy

Spiritually Speaking

“L ocation, location, location,” is critical in many matters including real-estate, but location is very important when it comes to something else too. More...

Pictures of former pastors needed for church history

Pictures of the following pastors are needed for the history of Friendship Baptist Church in Vineland: J. B. Small, John Talbert, A. Sale, J. Reaves, H Adams, L. T. Daniels, T. M. Maroney, T. C. Paul, J. O. Bledsoe, S. L. Vice, L. M. Jones, G. F. More...

Gooden Hill to host Four Season program

Good Hill Missionary Baptist Church in Putnam will conduct its Four Season program Saturday, May 25 at 5 p.m. Rev. Bobby Johnson is pastor and Sis. Evelyn Gamble is president. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Adrain Cornelius Robinson and Ashley Monique Banks. Brandon Francis Martin and Savannah Louise Mozingo. Oyeteju Olawmi Oyediran and Capri Frontese Boykin. Thomas E. Deas Jr. and Mae Dianne Bortak. More...

Property deeds listed

May 8-16 Thomasville Industrial Development Board to the City of Thomasville, Alabama. Daryl Ballard to Robert J. Hollins Jr. Mary Joyce Granade Mason to Powell Tree Farm LLC. Mary Joyce Granade Mason to Powell Tree Farm LLC. More...

Thomasville Police report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending May 19: Ashley Nicole Turner – assault, second degree; Benjamin Blackmon – four counts of failure to appear for lewd or lascivious behavior victim age 12 More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Daniels

Charles Van Daniels, 51, of Nanafalia died Friday, May 17, 2013 at Vaughan Regional Medical Center. He was born Jan. 21, 1962 in Camden and was a pipe fitter with Burkes Mechanical Company. More...

Gibson

Michael Komah Gibson, Sr., 62, of Thomasville died Thursday, May 16, 2013 at his home. He was born Aug. 29, 1950 in Thomasville and was the owner of Gibson Logging and Trucking Company. More...

Pugh

Reba Annice Pugh, 72, of Thomasville died Monday, May 20, 2013 at her home. She was born June 29, 1940 in Thomasville. She was a homemaker and a member of Thomasville United Methodist Church. More...

School board meetings ‘not for the public’

Thomasville City School Board meetings are for the board, not for the public, according to system officials. More...

Diploma requirements concern parents

The Thomasville City School Board is considering changes to the high school graduation requirements. The changes in the requirements were spurred by changes in the state’s requirements as part of the College and Career Ready initiative. More...

Man shot on Highway 5

Two men are in jail and police are looking for a third in a shooting incident that took place on Hwy. 5 north of Thomasville Sunday afternoon. Police officials said the shooting took place on the highway near the Atkeison community. More...

Police chief would like a word with graduation crasher

Thomasville Police Chief Mitchell Stuckey would like to have a word with the person who drove a car onto the football field during the graduation service at Thomasville High School. More...

Apartments near TES upgrading security

Mayor Sheldon Day made an announcement about changes that will be taking place at the apartments near Thomasville Elementary School this week. More...

SWAMC Auxiliary Scholarship deadline set for July 1

The SWAMC Auxiliary have scholarships up to $2,000 each available for students who have been accepted in a healthcare field at an approved educational facility. More...

Calendar

Clarke County FFWLC to host annual contests

The Clarke County Farmers Federation Women’s Leadership Committee will conduct its annual contests. To be eligible to participate in the program, an individual must be an ALFA member. More...

VFW Post 5106 to conduct monthly meeting

VFW Post 5106 and its ladies auxiliary will conduct its regular monthly meeting Monday, May 27. The ladies will meet with the men at 7 p.m. All members are urged to attend. More...

Library to kick off summer events

The Thomasville Public Library will sponsor four free community events in June for the 2013 summer library program “Dig into Reading”. More...

People

Kimbrough retires from USBI board

United Security Bancshares, Inc. President and CEO James F. House and director Gerald Corgill present retiring director and chairman of the board Judge Hardie B. More...

Beech named Legislator of the Year

State Rep. Elaine Beech, center, was selected as the Alabama House Democratic Legislator of the Year by the House Democratic Caucus. More...

Thrasher-Skelton to wed in June

Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Carr Stabler of Thomasville and Mr. and Mrs. William Andrew Thrasher of Catherine announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Chelsie Daneille Thrasher, to Sean Hilary Skelton. Skelton is the son of Mr. More...

Sports

Tigers hang tough in jamboree game

The Wayne County (Miss.) High School War Eagles defeated the Thomasville High School Tigers 41-28 May 16 in a spring jamboree at Anderson Field. A smaller than expected home crowd was treated to an entertaining contest, despite the final outcome. More...

THS baseball team awards banquet

The 2013 Thomasville High Schools Tigers baseball team was honored May 14 in a banquet at Thomasville Baptist Church. THS won the won the Class 4A, Area 1 title. More...

Karate team competes in Meridian, Miss.

A group of local martial arts students from Southern Karate Academy went to Meridian, Miss. on May 11, and competed in the East Mississippi Open. They competed in kata, weapons and point sparring. More...


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