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June 19, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

A place for artists

In addition to the concerts, exhibits and receptions held at the Thomasville Civic Center, the building’s legacy as a school never seems very far from the surface. More...

Sewell talks to students about getting ready for work

Representative Terri A. Sewell was in Thomasville last week talking to students in the area’s Upward Bound program about preparing themselves for the workforce. More...

Quilt exhibit

The Cozy Quilters will have a Quilt Exhibit June 27 from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. and June 28 from 9 a.m. until 7 p.m. for the Hometown Celebration. The exhibit will be in the Thomasville Civic Center Gallery and admission is free. More...

Absentee ballot recount finds no irregularities

A recount of the absentee ballots cast in the close District 1 Clarke County Commission Democratic Primary race found no disparities or irregularities as losing candidate Maurice Paul alleged in a contest seeking the recount. More...

Arrested, arrested again

Leroy Cunningham Davis was arrested last week and charged with rape and production of child pornography. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

The people stories in our hidden history

I went somewhere this last weekend that if I had gone to a fortune teller and she said “You will be going to the Rick and Bubba Outdoor Expo,” I would have laughed in her face. ME? At an outdoor expo, much less one named Bubba? More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Things stay the same in the state primaries

There is an old adage that says the more things change the more they remain the same. This is certainly apropos for this year’s primary elections. On election night, I kept looking for some upset or surprise. It was not forthcoming. More...

Religion

Thomasville Church of God in Christ conducted VBS

The Thomasville Church of God In Christ conducted Vacation Bible School June 4 - 6 for ages three to teens. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Grace Chapel to host singing Grace Chapel Church of Coffeeville will have a congregational singing Saturday, June 21 at 6:30 p.m. The singing will be led by Donald Jackson. Bro. Sonny Hoven is pastor and everyone is invited to attend. More...

Fill your days with simple acts of kindness

I am not a morning person. It is not with boundless energy and excitement that I greet the coming day. This is especially true of Monday mornings for Sunday, though the highlight of my week, drains me both physically and emotionally. More...

Sports

Thomasville 9-10 year olds headed to district

The Thomasville 9-10 year old all-stars took second place in the sub-district tournament last weekend in Thomasville. More...

Thomasville 7-8 year old all-stars

The Thomasville 7-8 year old all-star team was scheduled to play its championship game Tuesday night. The team defeated Grove Hill Friday 31-5 and defeated Selma 20-15 Saturday. More...

T'ville softball all-stars to play in Linden

The Thomasville Darlings all-star squad will begin play in Linden against Greensboro Friday, June 20, at 6 p.m. The Angels league allstars will square off against Sweet Water Saturday, June 21 at 12 p.m. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Presnall

Wanda Gayle Pugh Presnall, 62, a homemaker of Thomasville died Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at her home. She was born July 5, 1951 in Dickinson. More...

Sheffield

Barry Sheffield, 94, of Birmingham passed away Tuesday, June 10, 2014. He was born April 4, 1920. More...

DEATH NOTICE

Allen Sister Gloria Baker Allen, 74, died Friday, June 6, 2014 in Mobile. She was born April 25, 1940. More...

Harrison to perform June 28

Brent Harrison and his manager Amber Paarlberg from Nashville, Tenn. will be in Thomasville June 28, at the Hometown Celebration to judge the final round of the Clarke County Idol. More...

Fun for reading

Tristan Wilson (left) of Thomasville helps Lee Andrews “Lew-E” perform a demonstration at the Thomasville Civic Center as part of the Thomasville Public Library's Fizz Boom Read summer re More...

Concert Sunday in Grove Hill

The Claire Lynch Band will perform at 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 22, at Clarke County High School’s Sage Auditorium in Grove Hill. Admission is free. More...

They got the big head

Robert and Annie Lucy brought by a couple of big heads of cabbage from their garden recently. As you can see, they were quite impressive. More...

Thursday night movie hint

The Third Thursday Theatre Club will show a movie June 19 at 1 and 7 p.m. at the Thomasville Civic Center. Breakfast will not be served, but it is in the title. Anyone may attend the viewing. More...

County schools to provide free lunch and breakfast

All students, kindergarten through high school, in the Clarke County Schools system will receive free breakfast and lunch daily through a new federal program. The Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) through the U.S. More...

Gaddy arrested

After several calls from concerned citizens, Sheriff Ray Norris opened an investigation into convicted sex offender John Gaddy. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Third Thursday Theatre Club showing movie The Third Thursday Theatre Club will show a movie June 19 at 1 and 7 p.m. at the Thomasville Civic Center. Breakfast will not be served, but it is in the title. SWHS Pre-K now accepting applications More...

People

Grimes-Doggett to marry June 21

Gwen Grimes of Thomasville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of her daughter, Chelsea Elizabeth, to Benjamin Chad Doggett. Mr. Doggett is the son of John and Linda Doggett of Thomasville. More...

Stokley-Drew to wed June 28

Stan and Tina Stokley of Sweet Water announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Tate Hanne, to Christopher Jacob Drew. Mr. Drew is the son of Rory and Kathy Drew of Panama City, Fla. More...

Cozy Quilters to exhibit quilts at Hometown Celebration

The Cozy Quilters will have a "Quilt Exhibit" June 27 from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. and June 28 from 9 a.m. until 7 p.m. for the Hometown Celebration. More...

School

ASCC announces scholarship winners

Dr. Reginald Sykes, president of Alabama Southern Community College, recently announced recipients of scholarships for 2014. More...

McDuffie graduates with honors from EFCA

Jackson McDuffie graduated with honors from Evangel Family Christian Academy in Montgomery on May 16. Having been selected as class Valedictorian, Jackson gave a speech entitled, “Seek God First.” More...

Rhodes inducted into Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi at Troy

Rachael Alexandria (Alex) Rhodes, has been inducted into the Troy University Chapter of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi. PKP is the nation's oldest, most selective and most prestigious all-discipline honor society. More...

For The Record

RECORDS

Marriage license applications Jeremy Gaines Aldridge and Ann Hicks Aldridge. Michael Joseph Bedwell and Caroline DuBose Richardson. Mark Haney McKinney and Teresa Ketchum Johnson. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of June 10-17 include: James Alexander Gailes, 32, use/possession drug paraphernalia, possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana first degree, $21,000 bond, arrested by More...

Thomasville Police report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending June 15: Eddie Lee Pugh, Jr. More...