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January 9, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Artic blast hits T'ville

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Clarke Co. Health Department hosts community meeting Jan. 16 More...

Editorials

Front Porch Philosopher

Eating our way to prosperity

Were your black-eyed peas in the pot last week? Some reports say that the people in the South are the fattest in the nation. More...

From the Capitol

Voting rights trampled in Macon

A United States District Judge in Montgomery who believes that the citizens of Macon County who voted to authorize unrestricted forms of bingo there, obviously does not understand plain English. More...

Political Cartoon

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School

TCS will use national firm for substitute teachers

Starting Jan. 21, the Thomasville City Board of Education will use Kelly Educational Staffing Services to provide substitutes, except substitute school bus drivers, for its three schools. More...

Austin makes Dean’s List at JSU

Hope Austin was recently recognized for being placed on the Dean’s List for the fall 2013 term at Jacksonville State University. She is the daughter of Paige Austin of Thomasville and John Austin of Marion, N.C. More...

Thomasville Band seniors recognized at concert

The Thomasville Middle School and Thomasville High School Band recently performed their 2013 annual Christmas Concert at the Thomasville Civic Center in the Bedsole Theatre, under the direction of Donna Flowers. The public was invited to attend. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Stacy Renea Barnes Jr. and Tabatha Monique Jackson. William Luther Wright IV and Alicia Lynn Meredith. Justin Micah Bush and Shaquatta Edgar. More...

Property deeds listed

Dec. 19-Jan. 2 Estate of George Harrison to Barbara Harrison Stockett. Gwendolyn J. Hunt, to Clarke-Washington Electric Membership Corporation. Estate of Melvin R. Thomas to Phillip M. Thomas. Phillip M. Thomas, as Trustee to David L. Batley. More...

Thomasville Police report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending Jan. More...

Times readers offer their New Year’s resolutions

With the beginning of a new year comes the hope for change with many. The Thomasville Times asked its readers on Facebook what their resolutions and hopes for 2014 were. Here are some of the responses we received. More...

Dec. 30 wreck claims Putnam woman’s life

A two-vehicle crash, Dec. 30, claimed the life of a Putnam woman and injured three others. Elizabeth Downey, 74, was killed when the vehicle in which she was a passenger collided with another vehicle. The crash occurred at 12:40 p.m. More...

Video

Fatal Pine Hill wreck Tuesday

A Tuesday night wreck in Pine Hill claimed the live of George Ellis “Danny” Daniels. The wreck occurred on Hwy. 10 just west of the Old School Truck Stop in Pine Hill about 6:15 p.m. More...

Sweet Water mom thrust into Internet’s harsh spotlight

During high school football season, Michelle Pritchett can usually be found on Friday nights patrolling the sidelines of Sweet Water High School football games behind her Nikon camera. More...

School board member Chris Beverly

As part of National School Board Recognition Month, the Times will be publishing profiles of Thomasville’s school board members. Chris D. More...

People

Swapping Recipes & Sharing Memories

Let’s crack a few eggs

For years the egg has been on the bad food list. Because it has a lot of cholesterol. But recently, the bad rap that the egg was given, has been reversed. More...

Religion

Spiritually Speaking

Remember to share the good news

Last week a church member contacted me to share information concerning the death of a member of his wife’s family. The deceased was not a member of our church, but she was someone who was greatly loved, and I knew personally. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Spencer Chapel AME to celebrate annual Usher’s Day Jan. 26 Spencer Chapel AME Church will celebrate annual Usher’s Day Sunday, Jan. 26 at 2 p.m. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Dr. More...

Sports

THS earns important area win

The Thomasville High School Tigers varsity boys basketball team withstood a comeback by the Escambia County High Blue Devils Dec. 10 to win a significant area game 56-51 at home. More...

Last day for city basketball registration

The last day of registration for basketball will be Thursday, Jan. 9, at the Recreation Department, located at 2285 Bashi Road, the old Lower Dixie Timber building, from 4:30 p.m. until 7 p.m. This program is offered for both boys and girls. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Bedsole

William Kenneth "Kenny" Bedsole, 54, of Beaver Creek died Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014 at his home. He was born Nov. 29, 1959 in Selma. He was a millwright with Georgia Pacific Corporation and a member of the Beaver Creek Baptist Church. More...

Downey

Elizabeth Anne Downey, 74, of Putnam died Monday, Dec. 30, 2013 in Putnam. She was born Sept. 16, 1939 in Groves, Texas. She was a retired elementary school teacher and a member of Putnam Baptist Church, where she was the church pianist. More...

Scott

Samuel "Sammy" Kayne Scott, 3, of Pine Hill died Friday, Dec. 27, 2013. He was born Dec. 27, 2010 in Selma. More...


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