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May 1, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

THS student organizing suicide awareness walk

In three years, Thomasville High School 10th grader Amerie Gramelspacher dealt with the suicides of three people.  More...

Relay for Life

Vicky Johnson, Lori Harrison, Lois Bettis, and Stephanie Covel- Hunt participated in Thomasville's Relay for Life event at Tucker Field Friday night. More...

Tiger Prowl 5K

The Thomasville High School football team will host the Tiger Prowl 5K Run/Walk Saturday, May 10, at 8:30 a.m. in downtown Thomasville.  Registration fee is $20. For more information, call 251- 769-0182 or 251-769-8671. More...

Special Sections

People

Winners for Thomasville Horse Show announced

The Thomasville Saddle Club recently conducted a horse show and the winners are as follows:   Costume Leadline - first place - Ethan Lowry  Walk/Trot (12 and under) - first place - Emily Luker  Walk/Trot (open) - first place - Jamie Lu More...

Thomasville Travelers visit South Carolina and Georgia

The Thomasville Travelers are shown in front of the Iwo Jima National Memorial positioned on Parris Island in S.C. through the week of April 6-12. More...

Worthwhile Club conducts April meeting

The Worthwhile Club recently conducted its April meeting at the club room. The guest speaker for the afternoon was Mark Gerald. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

National Day of Prayer observed in Pine Hill today The National Day of Prayer will be observed Thursday, May 1 at 12 noon at the Pine Hill Municipal Building, located at 50 Dunn Street in Pine Hill. Mt. Olive Cemetery hosting clean-up day More...

How many of you have been on a championship team?

God gave Chameleons the ability to change their colors. He did not make us with that ability. Some people try to be Chameleon like in that they are forever changing their personality or their allegiance.  More...

Mental Conditioning

Have you thought about the people in your life who need your blessing?  They need your approval. They need to hear you say, “I’m proud of you. You’re going to do great things.” That’s speaking the blessing. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Russell J. Dunson and Shandra Lyvon Wright.  Marriage license applications are just that—applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages.   More...

Property deeds listed

April 18-23  Robert B. Megginson to Alabama AG Credit FLCA.  Jeanette H. Dunagan to Jimmy Ronal Dunagan.  Charles Huckabee to Thomas D. Squires.  Perry D. More...

TPD report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending April 27: Latrice Lachelle Boykin – two counts of distribution of a controlled substance; Derrick Rasheen Riley – probation violation; Roosevelt McWillia More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Lynn

Steve Allen Lynn, 56, of Sweet Water died Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at Jackson Medical Center. He was born Feb. 10, 1958 in Grove Hill. He was a former paving equipment operator and a member of the Nicholsville Church of God.  More...

Smoker

Harry Edwin “Mutt” Smoker, 79, formerly of Bronson, Mich., passed away Thursday, April 24, 2014 at his home in Thomasville.  More...

Thomas

George Curtis Thomas, 87, of Jackson died Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at Jackson Health Care Facility. He was born Oct. 14, 1926 in Grove Hill. He was a retired bivocational minister and a residential painter. More...

2015 distinguished Young Woman

Jackson High School's Brianna Thomas was crowned the 2015 Distinguished Young Woman for Clarke County at the Thomasville Civic Center Saturday night. More...

Thomasville in the news

The Thomasville name is getting out in more and more publications.  Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day’s trips to China and the Golden Dragon project were the lead in a story in the December issue of The Economist, an international news magazin More...

City could annex more land

Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day told council members that he has directed city attorney Edmon McKinley to begin contacting property owners south of town about the possibility of annexing their property.  More...

DYW overall winners

Jackson High School’s Brianna Thomas was named Clarke County’s 2015 Distinguished Young Woman this past Saturday night at Thomasville’s Civic Center.  She is the first black to earn the title in the history of DYW and its prede More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Thomasville Elementary Kindergarten pre-registration is Friday, May 2 More...

Editorials

Living the dream

Do you know anybody who is living their dream? I had time to pause and think about it today when I saw the text this morning from my niece, Ellen Gates who commented that Spinks Megginson, my oldest grandson, is indeed living his. More...

The real ASU president steps down

Longtime Alabama State University Executive Vice President and State Rep. John Knight (D) from Montgomery has retired from Alabama State University, the historically Black institution in Montgomery. More...

A look back to the community of Magnolia

April 30, 1981

This week our backward look will center on the community of Magnolia in Marengo County, the Hugh Mendenhalls, their friends and neighbors. Last week my neighbor, Mrs. More...

School

THS students attend Future Business Leaders Conference

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that within the next few years, there will be nearly 3.8 million job openings in America’s business career fields, especially in the areas of sales, accounting, and financial planning.  More...

SWAMC Auxiliary taking applications for scholarships

The Southwest Alabama Hospital Auxiliary is now accepting applications for up to $2,000 in scholarships for students who have been accepted in a healthcare program at an accredited school.  More...

National Teacher Appreciation Day is May 6

National Teacher Appreciation Week is May 5-9. More...

Sports

A building of their own

Softball team breaks ground on indoor practice facility

A groundbreaking ceremony was held April 24 in the Nathan Stephens Sports Complex for a new indoor softball facility.  The metal building will be built near the third base side of Jan Overstreet Field, where the Thomasville High School Lady Tige More...

Lady Tigers playing well heading into area tournament

The Thomasville High School Lady Tigers softball team won both games of a doubleheader April 25 at Washington County High in Chatom.  In the first game, THS won 19-5. Katie Parrish was the winning pitcher. More...

Lady Bulldogs to host area tourney

The Sweet Water High School Lady Bulldogs softball team, 6-0 against area opponents, will host the Class 2A, Area 2 tournament on May 1 and 2.  SW will play Millry High at noon. If they win, they will play again at 6 p.m. More...