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May 29, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Hometown Celebration to be June 28

Thomasville’s annual Hometown Celebration will be Saturday, June 28. The day will begin with the Firecracker 5K Color Run at 8 a.m. More...

Ballinger charged with murder

U.S. Marshals have arrested a Saraland woman accused of wrapping her baby in plastic and putting it in a storage bin. Chastity Ballinger, of Saraland, is charged with capital murder and abuse of a corpse after her arrest by the U.S. More...

School board recognizes volunteers

The Thomasville City School Board held a brief meeting Tuesday night and spent some of its time recognizing the volunteers who worked with the TMS and THS robotics teams. More...

ATN pump system training

The Alabama Technology Network will offer Pump Systems Training at Alabama Southern Community College on June 25. This course offers handson labs for each participant to work through. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

The future of books

If I had to list the things I couldn’t live without, books would be right there at the top of the list. A love of books was the one thing that got me through a nearsighted childhood. I inherited a nearsighted gene. More...

ASU issues need to be resolved soon

I’ve known Donald Watkins for many years. It goes back to when I was a court administrator for the State Judicial Department and had to deal with many lawyers, judges, problems and issues which would arise at times. More...

Political Cartoon

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School

Luker places in University of Mobile Student Art Exhibit

For the second consecutive year, Satyn Lee Luker of Thomasville has placed in the University of Mobile’s annual juried Student Art Exhibit. More...

THS yearbook staff donates yearbook to student

Thomisana yearbook staff member Gracin Sutton, left, presented Zariah Pickett with a yearbook courtesy of donations to the staff's "Donor Dollars" sponsorship. More...

Stop the summer slide!

Summer has arrived, and TCS students officially begin their vacations this week. More...

For The Record

Property deeds listed

May 15-21 Donald L. Ricketts Sr. to Donald L. Ricketts Sr. Ronald G. Bell-as Trustee to Sally Kate Thomas. Yolande Flo Heison to Merton E. Buck Jr. W.H. Stewart to Jennifer M. Hearn. Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation to James E. Deshler III. More...

Marriage license applications

Andrei Vidale Goines and Latoya Shanee Robinson. George Edward Guy and Kimberly Beleta Dunagan. Christopher Golden Coleman and Kayla Michelle Coleman. Derrick Dewayne Barnett and Leslie Deshae Lewis. More...

Thomasville Police report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending May 25: Cedric Dewayne James – possession of a pistol by a violent felon, expired tag, driving while license revoked, reckless endangerment, two counts of atte More...

Out of Darkness walk and 5K is Saturday.

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...

Honoring the ultimate sacrifice

Chris Beverly (left) plays taps at the Memorial Day service performed by the Thomasville VFW Post 5106 and Ladies' Auxiliary in downtown Thomasville Monday. More...

Primary races to be decided Tuesday

Clarke County voters will go to the polls Tuesday to select Democratic and Republican nominees for sheriff. Voters in two county commission districts also have races. More...

Wilcox wreck leaves one dead

A single-vehicle crash Friday, May 23, claimed the life of a Coy man. Alford Lee Dortch, 40, was killed when the 2001 Pontiac Grand Am he was driving left the roadway and overturned. Dortch was not wearing a seat belt. More...

KTW event

An event honoring Kathryn Tucker Windham’s legacy will be held June 6 in Thomasville. For more information, see page 2. More...

Gas prices in Alabama fell slightly last week, according to report

Average retail gasoline prices in Alabama have fallen 1.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.47/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 3,348 gas outlets in Alabama. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

SPB Prevention cost-share program announced for Alabama’s forest landowners For a limited time, financial assistance is being offered to help non-industrial private forest landowners protect pine stands from their number one cause of mortality More...

People

Thomasville horse show results announced

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

FINAL WEDDING PLANS

Turner-Simpkins

Kayla Diane Turner and Robert Cody Simpkins will exchange marriage vows Saturday, May 31, 2014 in Daphne. Miss Turner is the daughter of Ken and Brenda Turner of Daphne. Mr. Simpkins is the son of Jimmy and Nancy Simpkins of Thomasville. More...

Electric ice cream freezers save children from frostbite

When this edition of The Thomasville Times hits the stands, school will be out for the summer!!! More...

Religion

For by grace you have been saved through faith

It was bound to happen, after all we do claim Slapout, Alabama as our home. Peggy asked me go get buns for our Memorial Day lunch. More...

Thomasville Baptist and Pineview Baptist conduct Family Night

Sunday, May 25, Thomasville Baptist Church and Pineview Baptist Church conducted Family Night. A crowd gathered together for fun, fellowship, food, softball and whiffle ball games. More...

Springfield Methodist Protestant Church honors 56 soldiers

Sunday, a solemn Memorial Day ceremony was held at Springfield Methodist Protestant Church to honor 56 soldiers from the Sandflat area who fought in World War II, Korea, Vietnam, Iraq and Afghanistan More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Davis

Mary Sweeney Davis, 70, a homemaker of Catherine died Saturday, May 24, 2014 at her home. She was born Oct. 11, 1943 in Mobile and was a member of the Catherine Presbyterian Church. More...

DeMent

Terry Sue Harris DeMent, 71, of Thomasville died Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at her home. She was born March 10, 1943 in Thomasville and was a member of Midway Baptist Church. More...

Fletcher

Delmer D. Fletcher, 90, of Pine Hill died Sunday, May 25, 2014 in Silas. He was a retired welder for Macmillan Bloedel Papermill. More...