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February 27, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Beauty Review Winners City leases Campbell’s Landing from Corps

The City of Thomasville approved a lease agreement with Clarke County and the Corps of Engineers to take over maintenance of Campbell’s Landing on the Tombigbee River. More...

Luker at Beast Feast

Stacy Luker speaks at the annual Beast Feast at Thomasville Baptist Church. More...

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People

Family celebrates completion of treasured quilt

A local family is celebrating the completion of a family quilt project begun by a late great-grandmother. “My grandmother, Mrs. Hattie Mae Sims, from Sunny South, was a great quilter,” said Sharon Finley Ault, postmaster in Grove Hill. More...

Kania speaks to Research Club

Janice Kania, Clinical Director of Encore Rehab Services gave a comprehensive overview of the Affordable Care Act to Research Club members Thursday, Feb. 20 at the family home of Sally Smith Cox. More...

Black History Month celebrated

A “Black History Month” Celebration was recently conducted at the Grove Hill Cultural Arts Center’s gallery showcasing a new art exhibit featuring Charlie Lucas “The Tin Man”. More...

School

TCS students visit ‘The Big Apple’

Thomasville City Schools’ Gifted Classes recently took a trip to New York City. The group included twenty-four students, in grades 4-12 and thirteen adults. Meg Whitley, gifted teacher for TCS, coordinated the trip. More...

TES students travel all over the U. S. A.

Through the use of technology, TES students are traveling to places that many have never heard or seen. Virtual field trips have given students opportunities to see America in a more close up and personal way. More...

Don’t let anyone look down on you because you are young...

Greetings, Thomasville! On Feb. 27, 1992, Tiger Woods, at age 16, became the youngest PGA golfer in 35 years. His success, despite his youth, is encouraging to young athletes everywhere. More...

Sports

Photo

Allie Grace Champion threw out the first pitch Feb. 22 during the morning opening ceremony for the annual Jan Overstreet Softball Classic at the Stephens Sportsplex. More...

Lady Tigers win home opener and host Overstreet Classic

The Thomasville High School Lady Tigers softball team defeated the Sweet Water High Lady Bulldogs 6-5 on Feb. 20 in Thomasville. Katherine Hill was the winning pitcher, pitching 6.7 innings, allowing 3 hits, three walks and striking out 4. More...

Tigers win at Millry and fall at Leroy

The Thomasville High School Tigers baseball team won 8-4 Feb. 18 at Millry High. John Tyler Megginson was the winning pitcher. He threw five innings, struck out six, and gave up six hits. More...

Water plant just days away from serving T'ville?

Public Works Superintendent Kevin Heartsill said the last few weeks leading up to the start of Thomasville’s water plant have been “challenging,” but no major problems have cropped up in getting the plant ready to treat and pump wat More...

Day gives hospital update

Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day said he feels good about where things are going with the hospital project. The city is expected to close on the asset purchase agreement on the old hospital’s assets by Friday, he said. More...

TES gets weather wise

Above: Senior Meteorology student Spinks Megginson talks to Ellen Gates kindergarten class about weather and demonstrates a tornado effect. More...

Clarke County Commission actions

The Clarke County Commission voted Tuesday to accept a tentative permanent easement agreement for the placement of a sign to promote the county’s Mid-Clarke Industrial Park in Grove Hill. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Festival For a Cure to benefit Relay for Life Saturday, March 1 More...

Editorials

From the Capitol

Malfeasance a good way to describe Tutwiler

I n the dictionary on my desk, that word is defined as “the doing of evil, mischief or harm. That pretty much covers what’s been going on at Julia Tutwiler State Prison for women just north of Montgomery. More...

Political Cartoon

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Front Porch Philosopher

Sympathy on the death of a refrigerator

A ccording to some holistic health experts, everybody needs a good laugh to stay healthy. We really get a shake your sides laugh every day. More...

Religion

Spiritually Speaking

Stay alert to what God is doing around you

Last Friday Peggy and I drove down to Thomasville to watch the Thomasville High School Lady Tigers play in a softball tournament. Actually, we made the trip to watch their catcher, Hannah Sparks play, because she is our granddaughter. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Chilton Baptist to host Ladies’ Bible Study Chilton Baptist Church will host a Ladies’ Bible Study Saturday, March 1 at 5 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend. Miles Chapel CME to conduct Youth Day program March 1 More...

Leavins to perform Sunday, March 2

Okalona Methodist Protestant Bible Church will have their Sunday School drive for the month of March. Different events are planned for each Sunday. Stephanie Leavins will perform Sunday, March 2 at 11 a.m. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Derick Octavius Jackson and Victoria Shata Leggett. Joel Gregory Becton and Michelle Lynn King. John Stanford Sheehan and Judy Latisa Dionne. Brad Haywood Sims and Wanda Denise Howell. Kenneth Craig Autrey Jr. and Katherine Rene Davidson. More...

Property deeds listed

Dated Feb. 13-20 L P Rush Residual Trust to Holly Elizabeth Hughes. Rob K. Hilburn to John Christian. Leslie Savage to Jeffrey Savage. Leslie Savage to Jeffrey Savage. Margaret Ellen Pritchard to Marcus C. Pezent. More...

TPD report

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

Obituaries - Free Access

Ogle

Elma Ree Hudson Ogle, 83, born May 8, 1930, entered into rest Jan. 30, 2014. Ogle was a native of Fulton and a resident of Centreville. She was a member of Mt. More...

Reid

Roy Lee "Booster" Reid, 97, of Thomasville died Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014 at his home. He was born July 24, 1916 in Thomasville. He was employed by Chevron Gas Company for 50 years. He retired at age 79. More...

DEATH NOTICE

Simon

Katie Mae Cairl Simon, 81, died Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014 at Thomasville Health Care and Rehabilitation Center. She was born Feb. 24, 1932. She is survived by her son, Chester Simon of Tuscaloosa. Funeral services were Feb. More...