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August 15, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Pine Hill traffic fatality

One man died at the scene after a traffic accident on AL Hwy. 5 in Pine Hill late Tuesday afternoon when a Dodge Neon hit a Norfolk Southern railroad inspection truck. More...

County buys two new brush cutters

The Clarke County Commission approved Tuesday the purchase of two new brush cutters. Commissioners have expressed concern in the past about the backlog of cutting work needed on county roads. More...

T’ville man accidentally shot in altercation

The Thomasville Police arrested and charged Lakeisha Crawford with assault with a deadly weapon second degree after a shooting on Tallahatta Springs Road Sunday, Aug. 11. More...

TV reports of synthetic marijuana deaths can’t be confirmed

Reports from both WKRG-TV and Fox 10 TV news in Mobile are attempting to link seven deaths in Clarke County to the use of synthetic marijuana, a designer drug often called “Puff Puff,” “Spice” or “Scooby Snax.” More...

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Who will be next state office holder to resign?

Speculation in some Montgomery circles is that both Attorney General Luther Strange and Speaker of the House Mike Hubbard will be resigning in the very near future. More...

Thoughts on southern food and creativity

My favorite part of summer is when the fresh vegetables come in. Last night I ate some butter beans for supper that a friend had brought me. More...

Religion

Let’s all let God rule in our marriages

Spiritually Speaking

Our grandson Todd Ozment, the oldest son of Chris, was married to his fiancée Casey, in a ceremony performed by Todd’s dad. I was asked by Todd and Casey to speak during the ceremony on the sanctity of marriage. More...

The Revelators to sing at Aimwell

Aimwell Baptist Church will host a singing featuring The Revelators Saturday, Aug. 17 at 6 p.m. A love offering will be taken for the group and refreshments will be served in the fellowship hall. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Fun Day at CFBC Christian Fellowship Baptist Church is hosting a Fun Day with Jesus, Sat., Aug. 17. There will be Bible study, crafts, music and lunch will be served followed by fun in the sun on a water slide. The activities start at 9:30 a.m. More...

Sports

THS to face Baldwin County in jamboree

The Baldwin County High Tigers from Bay Minette will travel Aug. 23 to Thomasville for a jamboree game with the Thomasville High Tigers. Kickoff is at 7 p.m. The Baldwin County team was 1-9 during the 2012 season. More...

Wright likes his THS volleyball squad

Thomasville High School head volleyball coach Russell Wright believes his Lady Tigers are going to be hard to beat this season. “They are solid, with a great work ethic,” he said. “There is a great chemistry... More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Corgill

Johnny Frank Corgill, 80, died Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013. He was a native of Clay Hill and a longtime resident of Satsuma. Corgill retired from Courtaulds as an area manager after 33 years of service. More...

Freeman

Charles William Freeman, 85, of Nicholsville died Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013 at his home. He was born Jan. 23, 1928 in Nicholsville. Freeman was a retired electrical inspector, a member of Sweet Water Baptist Church, a U. S. More...

Powell

Tracy Edward Powell, 40, of Thomasville died Monday, Aug. 5, 2013 at USA Medical Center in Mobile. He was born Feb. 20, 1973 and was a former ironworker and a member of the New Life Pentacostal Church. More...

Watt’s Jewelers held up, robbers caught quickly

It took less than two hours from the 911 call for lawmen to capture the two men accused of robbing Watt’s Jewelers at gunpoint Friday. James Spencer Webster, Jr. More...

MLK project ready for bids

City Attorney Edmon McKinley announced at the Thomasville City Council meeting Monday night that the city had 100 percent of the donation letters needed for the Martin Luther King Street improvement project. More...

County asking municipalities for shelter funds

The Clarke County Commission approved Tuesday a “memorandum of understanding” for funding of the new county animal services shelter located in Grove Hill. More...

County to review road maintenance schedule

Clarke County Commissioner Tyrone Moye is asking for a work session to set priorities on what county roads need to be maintained. More...

Whatley man charged with raping children

A Whatley man has been arrested and charged with raping and sodomizing two small children. The Clarke County Sheriff’s Department Criminal Investigation Unit charged Jamie Lambert of the Whatley community with the crimes. More...

Calendar

Tigers 3D Archery Shoot scheduled for Aug. 17

The Thomasville Tiger Football Team will host a 3D Archery Shoot Saturday, Aug. 17 at THS behind the gymnasium. The entry fee is $30 per person or $50 per household. The course opens at 7 a.m. and closes at 12 noon. Lunch will be provided. More...

T’ville United Methodist to host blood drive

The Thomasville United Methodist Church will host a blood drive Tuesday, Aug. 20 from 1 - 6 p.m. in the fellowship hall. Donors must bring a photo ID or American Red Cross Donor Card. More...

A. L. Martin to discuss future strategies for museum Aug. 22

The general public is invited to participate in a community strategy session for the A. L. Martin Museum on Aug. 22 from 4 - 6 p.m. at the Thomasville Civic Center. The citizens, businesses and education leaders of Thomasville are invited. More...

People

Shields-Hunter to marry Nov. 16

Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Lee Shields of Coffeeville announce the engagement of their daughter, Kayla Amanda, to Christopher David Hunter, son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Allen Hunter of Louisville, Ky. More...

Hartman-Nichols to wed Sept. 7 in Naples

Joyann Irene Clark of Corning, N.Y. and Wayne Allen Harman of Pittsburgh, Pa. announce the engagement and forthecoming marriage of their daughter, Christianna Joy Hartman, to James Keith Nichols, Jr. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Sweet comfort foods

Swapping Recipes & Sharing Memories

I remember when Mom worked at Mutual Savings Insurance in downtown Thomasville. The office was right next door to The Thomasville Times. And during the summer, she didn't always have someone to keep us during the day. So she would take us with her. More...

School

New curriculum will engage TES students

Students at Thomasville Elementary School will be shown “the real world connection” to what they are learning, said Dawn Gillis, the new TES principal. The curriculum involves problem solving, discussion and working things out. More...

Relationship with students crucial at TMS

Thomasville Middle School principal Vickie Morris said she loves working with middle school students. She previously worked at Wilson Hall Middle and Jackson Middle Schools. The new school year will be her fourth at TMS. More...

Hill receives law degree from Samford

Heather Robertson Hill of Fulton graduated with her Juris Doctorate degree from Samford University, Cumberland School of Law at the May 17 commencement ceremony. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Christopher James Washington Jr. and Gladdesha Lashell Pugh. Dantriel Montre Cowan and Vanita Evett West. Johnny Wayne Pugh and Jaclyn Annette Browder. John Randal Jones and Lesley Ann Graves. Houston Andrew Anderson and Adriana Marie Watson. More...

Property deeds listed

July 25-Aug. 6 Janice C. Anson to Janice C. Anson. Janice C. Anson to Patricia C. Rush. Janice C. Anson to June C. Morrison. Ossie Washington to Maynard Samuel Daffin. Boyce G. Kelley to Boyce G. Kelley. John E. Terry Sr. to John E. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Aug. 6-14 include: Doug Horn, 26, failure to appear, $248 bond, arrested by Thomasville Police Dept. More...


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