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May 8, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Voter lists unusually large

Four Alabama counties have more voters on their rolls than they have voting age population. Clarke County isn’t one of those counties but does have a very high number of voters as compared to its adult population. More...

Spring practice is in full swing

Check out the sports section for reports from spring football practice at our area high schools. More...

HIPPY ceremony tonight, May 8

The HIPPY graduation will be Thursday, May 8 at Grove Hill Elementary School. The reception will begin at 5:30 p.m. with the graduation celebration at 6:30. More...

THS grad issue out May 15

The Thomasville Times will publish its annual graduation issue featuring the graduates of Thomasville High School, Sweet Water High School, Marengo High School and Clarke Prep School in the May 15 issue. More...

Authorities searching for bridge jumper

Whether or not a man jumped from the Joe McCorquodale Bridge into the Tombigbee River on Friday, May 2, remains a mystery. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

It’s porch sitting weather again

Hallelujah! It is finally porch sitting weather again! I can’t tell you what it means to me to be back on the porch after a long winter’s cold spell. The birds are singing their hearts out all around me. I love it. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Send the Alabamians Rod Frazer’s new book

“I stood on the edge of quiet fields stretching away to woods, near the small French town of Fère-en- Tardenois in the Marne Valley. More...

School

Brown delivers eggs to Thomasville Health Care and Rehabilitation Center

Jerod Brown, a F. S. Ervin Elementary School second grade student of Sunny South, delivered eggs to the Thomasville Health Care and Rehabilitation Center on April 19 for Easter. More...

Taylor graduates from University of Alabama

Alexandria Taylor graduated from the University of Alabama on May 3. She received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Commerce and Business Administration, majoring in accounting. She maintained a 4.0 GPA and graduated with summa cum laude honors. More...

Pritchett graduates from University of Alabama School of Medicine

Marshall C. Pritchett, III recently graduated from the University of Alabama School of Medicine from the Rural Medical Scholars and Rural Community Health Scholars program. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Ecoma Banks Jr. and Cheryl Lynn Osborn. Marvin Dwayne Culver and Jennifer Lynn Caesar. Bradley Jay Parnell and Mallory Blaine Pope. Daniel Crayton Motes and Laura Ivy Bethea. William Merrill Faircloth III and Whitney Cameron Drinkard. More...

Property deeds listed

April 23-30 Betty Hartsell to Mattie Jo Kohen. Marcus E. Pope to Kenneth B. Nichols. Gladys W. Brunson to Phillip M. Brunson. Sandra F. Williams to Margaret A. Hubbard. Joe Williams to Nesby England. Joe William, to Nesby England. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of April 29- May 5 include: Thomas Eddie McReynolds, 48, possession of marijuana first degree, assault second degree, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Courtney

James Michael “Mickey” Courtney, 59, died Friday, May 2, 2014. He was born June 2, 1954 in Mobile. He was a great man and spent his life helping others. He was married to Theresa K. Kelley for 39 years. More...

Hanson

Cody Allen Hanson, 16, born June 5, 1997, entered into rest Sunday, April 27, 2014. Hanson was a resident of Grove Hill, where he worked at Campbell’s Refinishing. More...

Thrash

Jean Braswell Thrash, 80, a former dietitian of Half Acre died Thursday, May 1, 2014 at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital. She was born Oct. 5, 1933 in Marengo County. She was a member of Beaver Creek Baptist Church. More...

Thomasville man killed in Fulton accident

A Thomasville man was killed May 2 in a motorcycle accident in Fulton. More...

Day of Prayer service

Thomasville residents gather at Thomasville City Hall to participate in a National Day of Prayer service last Thursday. More...

Cyclists keep finding their way to Clarke County

You might not know it, but Clarke County sees its fair share of cyclists. Over the past few years, several cyclists have made their way down Hwy. 43 on rides to the coast from various destinations. 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...

Pine Hill music fest

There will be a spring music festival Saturday, May 17 at 5:30 p.m. at the Pine Hill Municipal Complex and Depot. More...

TPD seeking this person

This person is wanted for questioning in a theft of property. The incident occurred on March 24, at the Subway located in Walmart. Video was recovered showing this individual removing the property. More...

County BOE approves bid for new Gillmore Elementary

The Clarke County Board of Education approved Wednesday morning a $6,961,000.00 bid from Sharpe Construction of Pensacola, Fla. for the construction of the new Gillmore Elementary School in Jackson. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Bake sale to benefit Pine Hill Public Library The Bank of Pine Hill will host a bake sale to benefit the Pine Hill Pubilc Library Friday, May 9 at 9 a.m. The bake sale will be in the lobby of the bank. More...

People

Photography contest winners announced

The Grove Hill Arts Council hosted its 2014 “Photography in Your Own Backyard” Photo Contest and Exhibit. More...

Stauffacher wins Mississippi Queen Title

Tensley Stauffacher competed in the Sunburst Model Search preliminary pageant in Meridian, Miss. More...

Lewis named Employee of the Week

The Cooperative Education Program at Thomasville High School would like to congratulate Ada Lewis, right, for being chosen as the Employee of the Week. More...

Religion

Elam Baptist Church recognizes seniors

Elam Baptist Church recognized its seniors this past Sunday. From left are: Angelique Kane, Zach Gibson, Tara Pugh, Samantha Pugh, Charles Kane, Morgan Stoudenmire and Bro. Danny Ellis. More...

What if God wasn’t there?

I had a close call yesterday, and it scared me, so much so that I am still processing what happened. More...

The Bible Boys receive merit badges

The Bible Boys of the Thomasville Church of God were recently awarded merit badges. The Bible Boys is an outreach program to boys ages 6 - 12. The program is spiritual, challenging, social and fun. More...

Sports

Tigers get physical in spring practice

If you watched Monday’s practice of the Thomasville High School Tigers football team, you saw a coaching staff, which seemed reenergized. The different coaches were celebrating big hits made during 3-on-3 drills. More...

Sweet Water softball team heads to regional

The Sweet Water High School Lady Bulldogs won the Class 2A, Area 2 Tournament May 2 with a 12-10 victory over the Choctaw County High Lady Tigers at home. More...

Lady Tigers end season with 20-17 record

The Thomasville High School Lady Tigers softball team ended its season May 2 with a 11-0 loss to UMSWright in the Class 4A, Area 1 Tournament in Grove Hill. THS was 1-2 in the tournament, and UMS went on to win the tournament. More...


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