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June 20, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Three killed in Whatley wreck

Three people in one vehicle died as a result of a two-vehicle wreck June 14 on Highway 84 in the Whatley community. The accident occurred at approximately 4:25 p.m. at the 49.7-mile marker, according to the Alabama Department of Public Safety. More...

PHPD chief Brown running for Wilcox County Sheriff

Pine Hill Police Chief John Brown announced his candidacy for Wilcox County Sheriff. “I have been a Wilcox County law enforcement officer for over 19 years. I have been the Chief of Police for the Town of Pine Hill since Dec. More...

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From the Editor’s Desk

Is it prepping for the end or just shopping?

I read all the time. Not so much books these days, but just about anything else. The Internet is just one big rabbit hole waiting for me to trip Alice-like down into a world I never really considered existing before. More...

Supreme Court clerk retiring

My long-time friend and Atlanta Braves ticket partner, Bob Esdale, retires this week after 30 years as clerk of the Supreme Court of Alabama. More...

Religion

Spiritually Speaking

Put all your eggs in Jesus’ basket

I love to read and I am a regular patron of the Wetumpka Public Library. I tend to read by author. When I find a book I like, I then look for other books by the same author. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Grove Hill Baptist to host gospel singing June 22 Grove Hill Baptist Church will host a gospel singing Saturday, June 22 from 6 - 10 p.m. Featured groups will include The Revelators Quartet, Glory Road, Highland Quartet, Endless Praise and others. More...

Downing to perform June 30

Springfield Methodist Protestant Church in Thomasville will host Ann Downing in concert Sunday, June 30 at 11 a.m. Downing has been seen on Gaither Homecoming videos and stages around the world. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Sean Hilary Skelton and Chelsie Daneille Thrasher. Patrick Carey Butler and Janice Elaine Robinson. Christopher Dewayne Nettles and Latoyia Yvonne Coreano. Terry Mark Shumack and Lisa Elizabeth Johnson. More...

Property deeds listed

June 4-11 Edward W. Davidson to Edward W. Davidson, as Trustee. Kevin C. Smoker to George C. Overstreet. Kevin C. Smoker to G & S Properties LLC. Herman Joe Smith to Thomas Allen Rudd. Austin L. Bumpers to Wyman N. Lawson. More...

TPD report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending June 16: Marcelino Lopez Hernandez – driving under the influence of alcohol; John Cameron Dunegan – possession of a controlled substance; juvenile &ndash More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Cooke

Richard E. Cooke, 67, of Pine Hill died Sunday, June 9, 2013 at his home. He was often referred to as "Hubcap" or "Cookie". He was born Feb. 15, 1946 in Union, Miss. More...

Wilkerson

Mary Etta Wilkerson, 41, a homemaker of Thomasville died Friday, June 14, 2013. She was born March 24, 1972 in Thomasville. More...

DEATH NOTICE

Jones T. Z. Jones, 97, died Monday, June 10, 2013 in Demopolis. He was born May 1, 1916. He is survived by his sister, Annie Gray Dixon of Mobile. Funeral services were Saturday, June 15 at Antioch Baptist Church. More...

New graduation requirements approved

After initial public outcry and two public hearings on the matter, the Thomasville school board voted to adopt the proposed new graduation standards as originally presented but will delay implementing the new standards for advanced and advanced with More...

Thomasville hosts Asian Manufacturing Association

With an estimated $2 trillion expected to be invested by Chinese businesses in the U.S. the head of the Asian Manufacturing Association, a kind of chamber of commerce for Chinese manufacturers, went on an intensive series of meetings around the U.S. More...

Christians under construction

The construction site for the Golden Dragon plant in Sunny South was also the start of something else for a group of 16 construction workers for HOAR construction. Those 16 people decided to be baptized. More...

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Recreation dept. seeks volunteers for tournament The Recreation Department is looking for volunteers to help with their Dixie Softball tournament, that will we held here in Thomasville starting on June 21. More...

People

Fossil dig a success at ASCC

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Magician performs to promote reading

Magician Russell Davis performed June 11 during the Thomasville Public Library Summer Reading Program at the Thomasville Civic Center. More...

SASS conducts June meeting

The Society of Southern Sass met June 11 at 6 p.m. Twenty members were present. President, Carla Bilbrey, called the meeting to order and led in prayer. Hostesses for the meeting were Wendy Joiner, Lisa Davis and Lee Coate Digmon. More...

School

THS Class of 2013 awarded scholarships

The Thomasville High School Class of 2013 was awarded scholarships totalling $1,409,188. The following recipients were: Hope Austin - Academic Scholarship - Jacksonville State University, Huntingdon College - Cross and Flame Grant. More...

SWHS Class of 1953 conducts 60-year reunion

The Sweet Water High School Class of 1953 conducted its 60-year reunion Saturday, May 25 at Gaston's Grill in Thomasville. More...

THS announces honor roll

Thomasville High School announced the following honor roll for the Spring 2013 Semester: Ninth Grade More...

Sports

Thomasville 7-8 year olds win subdistrict

The Thomasville 7-8 year old all-star team won the sub-district championship in Thomasville this past weekend and will host the district tournament that starts Friday in Thomasville. More...

Thomasville 9-10 year old all-stars

The Thomasville “AAA” 9 & 10 year old all-star team (not in order): Sage Williams, Dwen Woods, Keegan Nelson, Avery Malone, Javien Johnson, Darian Grissom, Jackson Glanson, Landon Jer More...

Thomasville 7-8 year old all-star team

Hayes Alford makes a catch for the Thomasville 7-8 year old team during tournament action. More...