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June 5, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Evans wins re-election as Wilcox Sheriff

Wilcox County incumbent sheriff Earnest Evans appears to have won reelection to his second term in office Tuesday night with 96 percent of precincts reporting. Evans defeated challengers Joshua Buford, Sr. and Pine Hill Police Chief John N. Brown. More...

Death believed to be an accident

Police cordoned off the area in front of a home near the Discount Tobacco shop on Hwy. 43 in Thomasville to investigate the scene of a death.  More...

Sewell wins reelection

U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell won election to a third term Tuesday by defeating Tamara Harris Johnson for Alabama’s 7th Congressional District seat.  Sewell earned 84 percent of the vote in her district to retain her seat.   More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Getting organized

My Grandmother used to say, “Tis better to be late at the Golden Gate than to arrive in Hell on time.” Well. It seems harder and harder to get anywhere on time. Is time speeding up or is it just me? More...

Blogger released from jail

A n Alabama blogger who had been listed as the only journalist in a United States jail for an offense related to something he had written is now free, but the issues raised surrounding his incarceration remain a concern over issues about constitution More...

Political Cartoon

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School

T’ville schools seeking graduates

The Thomasville City School District is in the process of unveiling a new website and a new promotional campaign. More...

Thomasville City Schools’ 2014 THS Senior Honors

The Top Ten of the Thomasville High School Class of 2014 includes Alexa Taylor, Sonya Burroughs, Andrew Stephens, Hannah Sparks, Ginger Gartman, Mariah Walker, Lauren Kynard, Claire Boone, Salutatori More...

Sports

Red Snapper, red tape and the rules for fishing Florida

With all the fishing friends I have, it’s not surprising my Facebook page is awash with red right now, as in red snapper.  But red snapper season isn’t open yet, you say. More...

ASCC having open tryouts

Alabama Southern Community College is holding open tryouts on June 11 for the softball and baseball teams. Softball tryouts begin at 11 a.m. and baseball tryouts begin at 1 p.m. Tryouts will take place on the Monroeville campus. More...

June 7 is Free Fishing Day

Each calendar year, the Commissioner of Conservation and Natural Resources designates a "Free Fishing Day" for the public to fish recreationally in public waters without a fishing license. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Coleman

Annie Pearl Grayson Coleman, 81, died Sunday, May 25, 2014. She was born to the late Joseph R. Grayson and Hattie Mae Taylor Grayson. She professed her faith at an early age and joined Elam C.M.E. Church in Tallahatta Springs.  More...

Hamilton

Sandra Nuss Hamilton, 75, of Thomasville died Friday, May 30, 2014 at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital. She was born Oct. 2, 1938 in Garden City. She was a retired teacher and a member of the Thomasville United Methodist Church.  More...

Huff

Evelyn Joyce Huff, 76, of Thomasville died Saturday, May 24, 2014 at her home. She was born Dec. 24, 1937 in Panama City, Fla. She was a former mental health employee, a homemaker and a member of Pineview Baptist Church.  More...

Myers, Bates in Marengo runoff

There will be three runoff elections in Marengo County races on July 15.  Incumbent Marengo County Sheriff Richard “Ben” Bates and challenger Phillip Myers will decide the race for sheriff in a July 15 runoff.  Myers, a Thomasvi More...

School’s out for Summer!

Thomasville Elementary School students enjoy a cooling spray from the hose during the school's Fun Day just before school let out for the summer. More...

People’s Corner featured in book

Thomasville’s People’s Corner restaurant is featured in a new recipe book called “Alabama Back Road Restaurant Recipes.”  The new book, by Anita Musgrove features recipes from small diners, drive-ins and dives all across More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Pine Hill Food Bank and Outreach to host biggest loser   Registration for the biggest loser, with the fight against obesity program is now in progress.  The program will begin June 10 and will end Dec. 11. The program is free. More...

People

Williams-Harbuck plan July wedding

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Williams of Walker Springs announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jamie Elizabeth, to Mr. Samuel Gallas Harbuck, the son of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Community Action Agency to help assist with cooling bill

The Community Action Agency of South Alabama has started the process of making applications to assist low-income families with their cooling bill. More...

Hampton-Finch to marry June 7

Charlotte Hampton of Pennington announces the engagement of her daughter, Whitney Hampton, to Nicholas Finch, son of Hubert and Nellie Finch of Toddtown. Miss Hampton is also the daughter of the late Riccardo Hampton.  More...

Religion

Don’t worry about the storm if the Lord is in the boat

Recently my brother in-law Ron and I went to the farm near Billingsley, for some target practice with a couple of new guns that we had never shot before.  More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Star Bethel P. B. to honor Rev. and First Lady Wright’s 14th pastor anniversary   Star Bethel P. B. Church in Sweet Water will honor Rev. John H. More...

Mental Conditioning

Showing sincere appreciation to someone can be life changing.  I recently had the pleasure of watching someone show another person how much they appreciated them. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Nicholas Jamal Finch and Whitney Chernise Hampton.  Marriage license applications are just that—applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages.   More...

Property deeds listed

May 22-27  Alzaline Grayson to Nellie B. More...

Thomasville Police Department report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending June 1: Aaliyah Shardai Johnson – criminal mischief, second degree; Alvin Jerome Adams – public intoxication; Jeffrey Milton – domestic violence, s More...