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March 27, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

County asks for bids for new animal shelter building

The Clarke County Commission approved Tuesday sending out bids for a new metal building for the proposed animal shelter on Highway 84 in Grove Hill. Three alternative sizes will be bid: 60 x 60 foot; 30 x 100 foot; and 60 x 70 foot. More...

RSVP fights funding cuts

Lynn Mayton started to choke up when talking about the volunteers she works with for the RSVP service in the region. “The volunteers don’t ask for anything. They are the most cheerful people,” Mayton said. More...

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Health Care Act turning four

The Pew Research Center reports that as the four-year anniversary of the Affordable Care Act approaches, the law remains unpopular with the American people by a 12 percent margin, 53 percent to 41 percent, virtually unchanged from a year ago. More...

A crazy scheme and conspiracy theories

I noticed our friend pine pollen is back. I thought about doing a little story about it and so I did what anyone would do, I typed pine pollen into the Google search bar. More...

Religion

He who follows Me shall not walk in darkness

Spiritually Speaking

Have you bought shoes lately? Buying shoes was once a simple and straight forward proposition, but not any more. Today there are too many choices. More...

Mental Conditioning

We all have been through hard times. How do we get through? Not by complaining, living in self-pity or despair. No, we shake off that defeated mindset and chose to have a vision of victory. This is what we have to do. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Little Zion to host Unity in Love conference Little Zion Holiness Church will host a Unity In Love conference Saturday, March 29 at 5 p.m. at the Jass Activity Center. The theme will be “Standing in Unity... More...

Sports

THS loses series to CCHS

The Thomasville High School Tigers baseball team lost the weekend series with its area and county rival the Clarke County High School Bulldogs. The Tigers beat CCHS 14-13 in 9 innings March 21 at home. Wil Brasell was the winning pitcher (2-1). More...

Lady Tigers beat Washington County and Escambia County

The Thomasville High School Lady Tigers softball team defeated the Washington County High Lady Bulldogs 9-8 March 20 at the Stephens Sports Complex. Jessika Newberry was the winning pitcher. More...

Thomasville JV baseball team

The 2014 Thomasville JV baseball team (back row, from left): T.J. Detlefson, Zach Woodard, Jesse Joyce, Blake Green, Jay Jackson, Caleb Schreiner, (front row) Jacob Dunn, Kade Hutto, David Dean, Romal Taylor, Hayden Dunn and Hayden Megginson. More...

City officials promoting T’ville in Dothan

Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day along with other city officials are in Dothan this week, promoting Thomasville during the Alabama-China Manufacturing Symposium this week. More...

Thomasville’s ‘Super Citizens’ recognized by TMS students

Eight Thomasville citizens, men, women, black and white, walked across the stage at the Thomasville Civic Center Friday afternoon to receive their recognition as “Super Citizens.” More...

Short city council session without mayor

With Mayor Sheldon Day out of town, Mayor Pro Tem Gaines Smith presided over a brief meeting of the Thomasville City Council. More...

Fire started on Hwy. 43 near Sandflat

Thomasville, Fulton and Grove Hill Fire departments responded to a grass fire along the side of the southbound lanes of Hwy. 43 near Sandflat Wednesday afternoon. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Clarke Co. Historical Society to meet March 30 The Clarke County Historical Society will conduct its monthly meeting Sunday, 2:30 p.m. at Amity Baptist Church in Whatley. The meeting will be a joint effort with the Pvt. James C. More...

People

Cub Scout Pack 51 race Derby cars

Cub Scout Pack 51 recently raced Pinewood Derby cars made with their families. All the boys start out with a block of wood, wheels and axles and finish with a rolling car, weighing close to 5 ounces. More...

Thoroughly Modern Millie tickets available at civic center

The Thomasville Tiger Theatre will present Thoroughly Modern Millie April 11 and 12 at 7 p.m. and April 13 at 2 p.m. in the Bedsole Theater at the Thomasville Civic Center. More...

White-Schmersahl to marry April 12

Candace White and Jason Schmersahl are engaged to be married soon. Dennifer Salter, of Pine Hill, and Wendell White, of Coffeeville, are announcing the marriage of their daughter. The groom is the son of Jo Ann and Brandt Schmersahl, of Northport. More...

School

Words on a School Seal foreshadow student's life choices

It was the school year 2000, and like so many high school seniors, Blake Huggins could not decide what he wanted to do with his life. More...

Prescott initiated into Phi Kappa Phi

The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi has announced that Tyler Prescott of Thomasville was recently initiated into Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. More...

Smoker named Employee of the Week

The Cooperative Education Program at Thomasville High School would like to congratulate Spencer Smoker, right, for being selected as the "Employee of the Week". More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Tyrone Dewayne Hill and Jamie L. Thomas. Jerome Adam Williams and Vicki Marie Law. Robert Crear Dickinson Jr. and Vickie Fran Dumas. Jamie Leigh Overton and Kayla Elizabeth Davis. Michael Everette McHaney and Kristy Ann Roberts. More...

Property deeds listed

March 11-19 Willie Ray Jones to Willie Ray Jones. Willie Ray Jones to Willie Ray Jones. Charles R. Brown to Debra Chancey. Jimmy Chancey to Allen Wayne Savage, Jr. Richard J. Shaw to Allen Wayne Savage, Jr. Jan W. Affholter to Charles Thomas Wilson. More...

TPD report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending March 23: William Thomas Agee – theft of property; Kevin Roeshell Chapman – theft of property; Woodie Clyde Kennedy, Jr. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Downey

Wilbur Grayson Downey, 86, of Grove Hill, died March 13, 2014, at his residence after an extended illness. He was born to Julius and Mildred Downey on April 11, 1927 in Morvin. More...

Jones

Willie Odell Jones, Sr., 70, died Sunday, March 16, 2014 in Mobile. He was born Nov. 13, 1943. He is survived by his wife, Eunice Thomas Jones and two sons, Willie Odell Jones, Jr. and Michael Jones, all of Mobile. More...

Wright

Bettye Lorraine Glover Wright, 92, died Friday, March 14, 2014 in Mobile. She was born Aug. 29, 1921. She is survived by her son, Larry W. Wright, Sr. of Owings Mills, Md. Funeral services were March 22 at Reese Funeral Chapel. More...


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