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April 3, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Day: Alabama-China Symposium a good opportunity for T’ville

3D printer company picks Dothan

Mayor Sheldon Day said attending the Alabama-China manufacturing symposium in Dothan was “a fantastic trip.” More...

Spring cleanup is next week

It’s time to start that spring cleaning in Thomasville. April 12 is the town’s beautification day. The Thomasville Alabama Chamber of Commerce will open at 8 a.m. More...

Thomasville man killed in Marengo crash

A single-vehicle crash Wednesday, March 26, claimed the life of a Thomasville man. Samuel Dylan Pugh, 20, was killed when the 2005 Nissan Altima he was driving left the roadway and overturned. More...

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Obamacare vs. religious freedom?

Hobby Lobby is a privately held retail chain of arts and crafts stores based in Oklahoma City. It was formally called Hobby Lobby Creative Centers. The company was founded on August 3, 1972, and as of 2012 had 550 stores in 45 states. More...

Alabama is not the most conservative state

The Gallup poll has come out with their ranking of the most conservative and most liberal states in America. More...

Religion

Seek Him while He may be found

Peggy and I don’t go to the movies very often. Most of what is offered at the cinema is not what we can support with our time or our money. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Chilton Baptist to host Ladies’ Bible Study Chilton Baptist Church will host a Ladies’ Bible Study Saturday, April 5 at 5 p.m. Pastor William Gibbons invites everyone to attend. More...

Sports

Superhero 5K is April 12

The Arc of Clarke County is giving everyone a chance to be a hero during its 16th Annual Spring Jubilee. On Saturday, April 12, The Arc will kick off its annual event with a onemile fun run and 5k. More...

Reminder: no tobacco, alcohol or pets at ball parks

The City of Thomasville Parks and Recreation Department is working hard preparing fields, parks, courts and the walking track. The goal is to maintain the city’s facilities in a quality manner. More...

Tigers lose two at ACA

The Thomasville High School Tigers baseball team lost both games March 29 of a doubleheader at American Christian Academy (ACA) in Tuscaloosa. In the first game, THS lost 9-7 to the Patriots. The losing pitcher was Reid Thompson (2-2). More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Bagley

Fletcher O. Bagley, 81, of Auburndale, Fla. went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, March 26, 2014 due to respiratory failure. He was born in Thomasville and had lived in the Auburndale area since 1969 after retiring from the military. More...

Cooper

Eleanor Lou Bridges Cooper, 84, of Pine Hill died Monday, March 17, 2014 at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital. She was born Aug. 1, 1929 in Hamden. She was a convenience store owner and a member of the County Line Baptist Church. More...

Pugh

Samuel Dylan Pugh, 20, a construction worker of Thomasville died Wednesday, March 26, 2014 in Nicholsville. He was born May 29, 1993 in Grove Hill. More...

Alpha Walk for Life

Thomasville residents walk in support of the Alpha Women's Center. The center in Jackson held its annual Walk 4 Life 5K this past weekend. There were three sites this year: Jackson, Leroy and Thomasville. More...

Ty Parten is Youth Day Grand Marshal

Ty Parten, pastor of Thomasville Baptist Church was named this year’s grand marshal of Youth Day. More...

Youth Day is Saturday

The opening of Thomasville’s youth baseball season is Saturday with the annual Youth Day parade and opening ceremonies. The parade will begin at 9 a.m. traveling from Thomasville Elementary School to Gates Drive Park. More...

The Bradford Pear hides an invasive secret

Each spring, Alabama’s landscape becomes increasingly dotted with beautiful flowering trees popping up along fence lines and in abandoned fields. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Thomasville Tiger Theatre to present ‘Thoroughly Modern Millie’ The Thomasville Tiger Theatre will present “Thoroughly Modern Millie” April 11 and 12 at 7 p.m. and April 13 at 2 p.m. More...

People

Kathryn Tucker Windham dress loaned to museum

During the school’s spring break, Don Everett Garret toured the museum with his family and presented the museum a dress given to him by Kathryn Tucker Windham before she died. More...

T'ville Alpha Walk draws a crowd

Participants gather in front of Thomasville Baptist Church for the Alpha Walk. Fore more information, see Page 1A. More...

Davidson-Bishop to marry April 19

Mr. and Mrs. Randall Davidson of McIntosh and Mr. and Mrs. James “Rusty” Bishop of Thomasville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their children, Kayla Diane Davidson and Jonathan Heath Bishop. More...

School

TCS students get hands-on lab training with AMSTI

The Alabama Math, Science and Technology Initiative, commonly referred to as AMSTI, is the Alabama Department of Education's initiative to improve math and science teaching statewide. More...

Reeves named Employee of the Week

The Cooperative Education Program at Thomasville High School has chosen Mia Reeves, left, as the "Employee of the Week". Scott Powell, right, owner of Big Mike's Steakhouse has been selected as the "Employer of the Week”. More...

TES celebrates Dr. Seuss' birthday

TES students eat green eggs and ham for breakfast. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Paul Kenneth Steele III and Jenifer Amanda Pugh. Ralph Wendell Sowell and Cynthia Ann Green. Earl Stanley Gardner and Shelia Amette Morrissette. Jacob Coleman Brown and Adie Elissa Bolen. Bryan Keith Wilson and Hope Shanique Pritchett. More...

Property deeds listed

March 19-26 Janie Rose Williams to Carl B. Williams. Evie Riley Megginson to R & S Contracting LLC. Charles Henry Reid Jr. to John Ronal Cross III. Zachary Sanders to Sandra Larrimore Newton Jennifer Bradford to Edward Bradford. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of March 24- April 1 include: Denicia Rashaune Carter, 27, unlawful distribution of a controlled substance, contempt of court, $30,130 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...