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May 15, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Food stamp use up in Clarke County

The use of food stamps in Clarke County increased during the recession.  The proportion of Clarke County residents receiving food stamps hit 25.9 percent in 2011, according to the U.S. More...

Graduation ceremonies coming up

Thomasville High School will hold its graduation ceremony on May 16, at 7 p.m. on Anderson Field.  Marengo High School will also hold its graduation on May 16, at 7 p.m. More...

Opine- Tallahatta VFD benefit

The Opine-Tallahatta Springs VFD will host its annual fundraiser and singing at the fire station located at 12070 Tallahatta Springs Road Saturday, May 17 from 5 - 9 p.m. More...

Out of Darkness 5K

The Out of Darkness Campus Walk and Suicide Awareness 5K will take place Saturday, May 31 at 8 a.m. at Gates Drive Park in Thomasville.  For more information, call 334-636-5540 or email amerieg@hotmail.com.   More...

Bucurel promoted at First United Security

Paul Bucurel has recently been promoted to AVP/Data Processing Officer at First United Security Bank. Paul joined the bank in May of 2000 working in the Data Processing Department and most recently served as the bank’s Senior DP Operator.  More...

Special Sections

People

Turner-Simpkins to marry May 31

Ken and Brenda Turner of Daphne announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Kayla Diane, to Robert Cody Simpkins. Mr. More...

Gunter-Wiggins announce wedding plans

Ginger Weldy announces the engagement and forthcoming marriage of her daughter, Brea Carleton Gunter, to Steven Andrew Wiggins. Mr. Wiggins is the son of Lynn Parten Lowery of Uriah and Mike Wiggins of Dickinson.  More...

THS Class of 1954 reunite for 60th year

The last Saturday in April of each year is the date for the reunion of the THS Class of 1954. This year marked the 60th year. The class collected a total of $420, which will be donated to the Thomasville Elementary School Library. More...

School

TMS students work on AMSTI labs

Students at TMS work on AMSTI labs. In this particular lab, students dissected earthworms, studying the various systems. More...

ASCC in Thomasville announces honor and award recipients

The Thomasville Campus of Alabama Southern Community College recently conducted its annual honors and awards ceremony Tuesday, April 22 in the Tombigbee Conference Center.  The following students were recognized:  Ranie Agee - Perseverance More...

Sports

SWHS season ends at south regional

The Sweet Water High School Lady Bulldogs softball team ended the season with a 1-2 record at the South Regional state tournament in Gulf Shores.  In games played May 9:  • SW beat Providence Christian, 11-3. More...

Today's football games

THS  More...

Watters' winner

Two balls, two strikes, two outs and down two runs in the bottom of the tenth, with the bases loaded, Tevin Watters drives in three runs to win the ballgame for Alabama Southern Community College aga More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Bumpers

Jerry Glenn Bumpers, 66, born Aug. 25, 1947, entered into rest April 24, 2014. He was a native and resident of Coffeeville, where he was a member of the First Baptist Church of Coffeeville as well as the Masonic Lodge. More...

Duncan

Annie Jean Pearson Duncan went to be with the Lord on May 10, 2014.  She was born Feb. 8, 1933 in Pine Hill to Vagara and Mabel Lee Pearson.  More...

Smith

Joy Bradford Smith, 70, of the Bradford's Pond Community died Monday, May 5, 2014 at her home. She was born Dec. 5, 1943 in Dixons Mills. She was a homemaker and a member of Central Baptist Church.  More...

Hospital project gets closer

Thomasville received a draft proposal this week of the project agreement for the construction of a new hospital. More...

Ferguson leaving THS

After seven years at Thomasville High School, principal Kyle Ferguson is leaving to take over at Northridge High School in Tuscaloosa.  “It is with very mixed emotions,” Ferguson said. More...

Thieves hit pharmacy

Thieves broke into the Family Medicine Pharmacy late Tuesday night. The glass front door was smashed and the thieves went dashed in for the prescription drugs stored in the store. More...

Pine Hill music festival

There will be a spring music festival Saturday, May 17 at 5:30 p.m. More...

Nail salon safety tips

Nail salons can be a great place to go for a little pampering, but it pays to make sure the salon you choose is doing things the right way to keep you safe and healthy. The most common problem you hear about is infections. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Arc of Clarke County hosting paper craft classes More...

Editorials

Hubbard pays big bucks to law firm

Speaker of the Alabama House of Representatives Mike Hubbard has paid the law firm representing him in his current legal problems more than $100,000 out of his campaign account. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Traveling makes you enjoy home more

I love to travel. I do a lot of it, both for work and for fun. In fact, I do so much of it that I really enjoy my time at home. To me, home is not just a place to be at the end of the day. It is the place where we build our nests. More...

Religion

Knight to perform at Aimwell Baptist

Shannon Knight, preacher and singer, will perform a patriotic concert at Aimwell Baptist Church Sunday, May 25 from 10 a.m. until 12 noon. More...

Her children rise up and call her blessed...

Most mornings I start my day by reading a devotional from the book, “My Utmost for His Highest,’ by Oswald Chambers. I have been using the same devotional book and reading the same devotionals for a number of years. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Grace Chapel to host singing  Grace Chapel Church of Coffeeville will host a congregational singing Saturday, May 17 at 6:30 p.m. Donald Jackson will lead the singing. Bro. Sonny Hoven is pastor and everyone is invited to attend. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

William Christopher Baugh and Robin Danielle Burge.  Franklin Roosevelt Grayson Jr. More...

Property deeds listed

May 01-May 08  Jeraline C. Chance to Shaun White.  Mac McCorquodale Family Limited Partnership to Shaun White. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of May 6-13 include:  Davie Jemario Williams, 26, two counts non-child support, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept.  Geneva Michelle Snell, 38, theft of property firs More...