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June 26, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Pugh faces manslaughter charge from wreck

Peggy Pugh, formerly of Thomasville, was indicted by a Marengo County grand jury on charges of DUI, manslaughter and two counts of assault first degree, in the death of Elizabeth Anne Downey of Putnam.  Downey died Dec. More...

Rush, Moye lock horns at meeting

Clarke County Commissioner Tyrone Moye accused fellow commissioner Jackie Ray Rush Monday of hurting the image of the commission with an accusation made at the May 13 meeting.  He complained that Rush had stated that a person had already been of More...

Training for the worst case

ABC agent Phillip Myers along with fellow lawmen from Thomasville and surrounding areas prepare to go into an “active shooter” scenario at Thomasville Middle School. More...

Road and bridge work straining county

Members of the Clarke County Commission continue to struggle with the priorities for work by the Road and Bridge Department and the need for more employees to perform that work.  The department is currently having trouble hiring truck drivers. More...

Special Sections

People

Museum hosts ‘A Celebration of Memories’ in honor of Windham

The Kathryn Tucker Windham Library and Museum hosted “A Celebration of Memories” on June 6 in honor of Thomasville native Kathryn Tucker Windham.  More...

Arnold-Wright announce wedding plans for July 12

Lora Arnold Carson of Thomasville announces the engagement and forthcoming marriage of her daughter, Ramona Patrice Arnold, to John Edward Wright. Mr. More...

FINAL WEDDING PLANS

Stokley-Drew

Tate Hanne Stokley and Christopher Jacob Drew will exchange marriage vows Saturday, June 28, 2014 at the First Presbyterian Church in Troy.  Miss Stokley is the daughter of Stan and Tina Stokley of Sweet Water.  Mr. More...

Religion

Central Baptist Church conducts VBS

Central Baptist Church recently conducted its Vacation Bible School. The theme was "International Spy Academy," a VBS curriculum from Answers in Genesis. More...

Wrap someone in a ‘warm thing’

Sunday morning at the close of worship I was handed a letter enclosed in an envelope. The lady who delivered the letter had served as a volunteer in our Vacation Bible School.  More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Dixie Disciples to perform at County Line   The Dixie Disciples will perform at County Line Baptist Church for their fifth Sunday night singing, June 29 at 6.  Refreshments will be served after the singing. Everyone is invited to attend. More...

For The Record

Property deeds listed

June 12-18  Ernest L. Brown Jr. to John Rucker Hardin.  Della D. Gandy to Della D. Gandy-as Trustee.  Young at Heart LLC to Huey A. Kidd.  Jennifer Vann Rowland to Billy G. More...

Marriage license applications

Benjamin Chad Doggett and Chelsea Elizabeth Grimes.  Eddie Dejuan Handy and Sonya Turikka Spencer.  Mickey Lynn Rayford Jr. More...

TPD report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending June 22: Christopher Leonard Hudson – theft of property, second degree; Terrell Ramon Robinson – burglary, second degree and possession of a controlled s More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Harrington

Jerry Hill Harrington, 82, of Thomasville died Sunday, June 22, 2014 at his home. He was born Aug. 6, 1931 in Sweet Water. More...

Huggins

Sylvia Faye Huggins, age 70, of Grove Hill died Thursday, June 19, 2014. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Jackson. More...

Roe

Vernon Levoy Roe, 78, of Jackson died Saturday, June 21, 2014. He was a retired Quarter Master Chief of the U.S. Navy. He was a member of River Hill Baptist Church.  More...

City amends alcohol ordinance

The Thomasville City Council approved an amendment to its alcohol sales ordinance Monday night. One of the biggest changes is to language regarding the end of alcohol sales.  More...

New council member

Bill Davis is sworn into the District 3 seat on the Thomasville City Council Monday night by city attorney Edmon McKinley (right). Behind Davis is his wife, Susan Davis. More...

Five charged with burglary

The Thomasville Police Department arrested Mac James, Terell Robinson, Marlon Wright, Nashon Palmer and Steadman Grayson and charged them with burglary in connection with a series of thefts at a home on McFadden Avenue in Thomasville.  Police ar More...

Softball tourney to benefit Alzheimer's research

Fast pitch softball teams from around the region are invited to participate in a tournament in Thomasville July 19.  The tournament is sanctioned by the USSSA and proceeds from it will go towards Alzheimer’s research.  More...

Postal Service sets public meetings for rural locations

The Postal Service is scheduling public meeting to discuss the possible reduction in hours for a number of rural post offices in the area.  More...

County garbage program at 70 percent compliance

Kendall Bush, environmental supervisor with the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH), gave the Clarke County Commission a report Monday morning on garbage collection and the clean up of illegal trash dumps.  More...

Sentences handed down for sexual assaults

Two individuals were sentenced on sexual charges related to children last week in a criminal jury term of Clarke County Circuit Court.  A jury had been selected and the trial was about to start when Grady Walker opted to plead guilty to the char More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Thomasville Elementary to host open enrollment for Kindergarten students   More...

Editorials

A look inside the “Antiques Roadshow”

I checked another thing off my bucket list this weekend. I served as a volunteer on the Antiques Roadshow. I am hooked on the show and watch it every week, so I wanted to see behind the scenes and get the real scoop on what went on.  More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Coming home to the headlines in Alabama

First, a personal note. It’s great to be back in “Sweet Home Alabama” after what is called an Alaskan Cruise. More...

School

Time 2 Learn conducts graduation

Time 2 Learn recently conducted its graduation. More...

ASCC announces honor roll for spring semester

A number of students have been named to the honors lists for the spring semester at Alabama Southern Community College. More...

Austin named to Dean's List at Jacksonville State

Lora Hope Austin of Thomasville has been placed on the Dean’s List for the spring 2014 term at Jacksonville State University. She is the daughter of Paige Austin of Thomasville and John Austin of Marion, N. C. She is the granddaughter of Mr. More...

Sports

7-8 year old all-star team wins sub-district

Thomasville's 7-8 year old all-star team swept the sub-district tournament in Linden, defeating defeating Greensboro 21-0 and Linden 14-3 then 21-0. More...

T’ville 11-12 year old all-stars win sub-district

The Thomasville 11-12 year old all-stars won the subdistrict tournament in Linden defeating Greensboro 11-0, and defeating Linden twice, 10-0 and 7-2. More...

9-10 year old all-stars place second

The Thomasville 9-10 year old all-star team finished second in the sub-district tournament defeating Sweet Water 10-2, but losing twice to Linden. More...