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February 20, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Salvation Army needs donations of food for needy

The Salvation Army is well known for its annual holiday red kettle fundraiser, but volunteers for the organization will tell you that the Salvation Army’s mission and the services it provides goes all year. More...

New musical for SWHS

Next week, the Sweet Water High School gym will be transformed into a stage for the school’s first musical. More...

‘A Yellow Watermelon’ to be performed in Coffeeville

The town of Coffeeville and the Grove Hill Arts Council are joining forces on a project to restore the old Coffeeville school for community use. In so doing, they will recognize one of the school’s most famous students, Ted Dunagan. More...

CWEMC sends crew to Georgia

A crew from CWEMC is pitching in to help their fellow cooperatives in Georgia restore power to cooperative members affected by the ice and snow hitting the southeast. More...

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People

OTSVFD purchase new equipment and receive training

The Opine-Tallahatta Springs Volunteer Fire Department, Inc. recently purchased a set of Jaws and Spreader for vehicle accident extrication. This equipment is a very good asset to our department and will enable us to better serve our community. More...

Pine Hill Mission, Food Bank Outreach sponsors and feeds needy families

The Pine Hill Mission, Food Bank and Outreach of Pine Hill were able to sponsor 48 families for Christmas and from August – November were able to feed 1,233 adults and children. More...

Dravitan Civic Club celebrates Black Heritage Program

The Dravitan Civic Club celebrated its annual Black Heritage Program Saturday, Feb. 15 at the Thomasville Civic Center. Over 50 individuals took part in the program. Some 30 plus were children along with the community choir, pastors and veterans. More...

School

CT Month is packed with many activities for students

Statewide teachers, students and communities are celebrating Alabama Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month. More...

TMS announces honor roll

Thomasville Middle School announced the honor roll for the second nine weeks as follows: More...

Seniors fees due April 1

The Thomasville City Schools are busier than ever! The Elementary and Middle School is hosting their pageant Friday, Feb. 21 at the civic center. The High School’s annual beauty review will be Saturday, Feb. 22. More...

Sports

THS baseball begins season with a victory

The Thomasville High School Tigers baseball team began the 2014 season Monday night with a 14-0 win in five winnings over the Monroe County High Tigers of Monroeville. More...

Jan Overstreet tournament is this weekend

The Jan Overstreet Lady Tiger Classic will be held Feb. 22 at the three softball fields, part of the Nathan Stephens Sports Complex in Thomasville. More...

SWHS softball starts with a trip to THS

The Sweet Water High School Lady Bulldogs softball team will rely on the leadership of three seniors this season: Shelby Thompson (second base), Andrea Landrum (left fielder and leadoff hitter) and Christina Cowan (first baseman). More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Dixon

Funeral services for James Henry Dixon will be Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014 at 11 a.m. at New Hope No. 1 Baptist Church with Rev. Dr. Lee Nelson officiating. More...

Edwards

Carl Jerald "Jerry" Edwards, 73, of Thomasville died Monday, Feb. 10, 2014 at his home. He was born Nov. 17, 1940 in Evansville, Ind. He was a graduate of Linden High School’s Class of 1958. More...

Mott

Roy LaVerne Mott, Sr., 91, of Fulton died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014 at William F. Green State Veterans Home. He was born Oct. 7, 1922 in Fulton. More...

Mardi Gras in T’ville

The Arts Council of Thomasville was on of several floats to take part in a Mardi Gras parade in downtown Thomasville Saturday morning. More...

Drug bust on Bashi Road

Two men were arrested and charged with multiple drug offenses last week. More...

Ageless love

Frank and Joyce Myers were named the Valentine King and Queen at the Thomasville Nutrition Center. More...

Deadline to enter names for Hall of Fame

Nominations for the Thomasville Sports Hall of Fame inaugural class to be inducted in the Fall of 2014 are due no later than March 1. Nomination forms are available at the Thomasville Public Library and the Thomasville Area Chamber of Commerce. More...

Thomasville School Board actions

The Thomasville City Board of Education approved a lease agreement with the City of Thomasville to lease an indoor softball practice facility that will be constructed on city property. More...

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR

TES/TMS Beauty Review at civic center Feb. 21 More...

Editorials

Alabama’s two very different Senators

There are two schools of thought as to what role a U.S Senator should play on the stage in Washington. One model is called the caretaker. This senator believes that he or she should bring home the bacon. More...

From the Capitol

Wonder what the Olympics cost us?

A s I was watching the current summer Olympic games from Sochi last weekend and pondering just how much the games cost us I decided to make an attempt to find out some cost information about the games. I found it from an organization named the U. S. More...

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Religion

Spiritually Speaking

The lamp of the body is the eye

Last week we said goodbye to our satellite T.V. provider. Our contract expired recently, so we decided to pull the plug. We made the decision partially because the price kept going up while the quality kept going down. More...

Mental Conditioning

Almost everyone knows that Michael Jordan was cut from his high school basketball team. But most don't know that Walt Disney was once fired from a newspaper for a lack of ideas and his first cartoon production company went bankrupt. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

First Baptist of Fulton selling BBQ per pound The First Baptist Church of Fulton will have barbecue for sale Saturday, Feb. 22 from 10 a.m. until 12 noon for $7 per pound. The church is located at 949 Hwy. 43 in Fulton or call 334-636-5305. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Willie Earl James and Willie Mae Leonard. Thomas Henry Moss and Julia Annette Morris. Marriage license applications are just that—applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. More...

Property deeds listed

Feb. 6-12 Carolyn Portis to Mikenya R. Portis. George Cecil Thompson to Bobby A. Thompson. Marilyn Dunn to Darrin Dunn. Michael D. Lindsey to Andrew Slayton. Albert B. Few to Albert B. Few Trust. Gloria F. Graham to Robert L. Graham, Jr. More...

TPD report

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