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July 3, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Beauty and the Beast ticket sales

Tickets for the Arts Council of Thomasville’s production of Beauty and the Beast are on sale now at a discounted price. Tickets are available for purchase at the Thomasville Civic Center box office for $15 each. More...

Clarke County EMA app available

The Clarke County Emergency Management Agency app is now available on Android based phones. It's a free download from the Google Play Store. More...

Scenes from the Hometown Celebration

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Editorials

Celebrating the Fourth of July

Happy Fourth of July! I can say that even though it is only the first day of July as I write this, because here in Thomasville, we have a Fourth of July season. It started on Saturday, June 28th with our Hometown Celebration. More...

Political Cartoon

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Higher ed’s high pay to retired presidents

Recent reports indicate that our state universities are providing what most Alabamians would probably call exorbitant pay to retiring presidents. More...

Religion

Thomasville Baptist conducts VBS

Thomasville Baptist Church recently conducted Vacation Bible School. It was a week of Weird Animals. The children learned about how much God loves them. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Thomasville Methodist to host VBS July 7 - 10 The Thomasville United Methodist Church will host its Vacation Bible School Monday, July 7 through Thursday, July 10 from 9 a.m. until 12 noon for ages 3 - rising 6th graders. More...

Mental Conditioning

Expecting to reach your highest goal without a process is wishful thinking. More...

Sports

Thomasville pre-majors

The Thomasville premajors all-star team won the district tournament last week in Selma. Thomasville won its first game, defeating Selma 5-3. Jon Tyler Megginson was the winning pitcher, going all seven innings and striking out four batters. More...

Firecracker 5K winners

Winners of the Firecracker 5K are (from left): Seth Downey - second place, Josh Webb - most colorful, Caleb Smith - first place, Zach Day - third place and Stephanie Noble - best costume. More...

T’ville ponytails headed to state

The Thomasville Ponytails all-star team is headed to the state tournament after going undefeated through the sub-district and district tournaments. More...

Celebrating at home

Fireworks explode over downtown Thomasville Saturday night bringing the Hometown Celebration to a conclusion. For more photos from the day, turn to page 1B. More...

Career tech is changing in Thomasville

In a move intended to prepare its students for 21st century jobs, the Thomasville City School Board voted last week to eliminate the career tech agri-science program at Thomasville High School and replace it with a program called Career Academy a car More...

Correction

In a news report last week, it was reported that Peggy Pugh was with two other women in her vehicle in a Dec. 30 accident that claimed the life of Anne Downey. More...

Fourth of July events on tap in region

The annual and longrunning American Legion Barbecue is again on tap for the Fourth of July in Thomasville. Cookers will be working all night preparing barbecue pork and chicken. Lunch servings with “fixings” start at 11 a.m. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Barnes teaching art classes at Studio 122 Different Strokes with Sherry Barnes will be in Studio 122 as follows: “Birds of a Feather” - Thursday, July 10, 6 - 8 p.m.; “Beach Bound” - Friday, July 18, 6 - 8 p.m. More...

People

July wedding plans announced for Thibodeaux-French

Ms. LaShaye Thibodeaux of Thomasville announces the engagement and forthcoming marriage of her daughter, Kaitlyn Alexandria, to Christopher Dylan French. Mr. French is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Brian French of Arab. More...

Baugh-Barnes to marry July 26 in Demopolis

Mr. and Mrs. Frankie Baugh of Grove Hill announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Amy Christine, to Jason Vince Barnes, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Tony Barnes of Thomasville. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mrs. More...

Cozy Quilters draw gift basket winner

Cozy Quilters, in collaboration with the Thomasville Alabama Chamber of Commerce, Thomasville Arts Council, City of Thomasville, RSVP and Grove Hill Arts Council, presented a quilt exhibit to coincide with Thomasville’s Hometown Celebration. More...

School

2014 Thomasville High School awards

Receiving Academic Achievement Awards for World History (L-R) were: front - Drue Lyles, Kayci Kelly, Candice Coston, Jeremy Carter and Ashley Baugh; back - Alyssa McGirt, Morgan Brasell, Brittany Wil More...

Barnes earns Juris Doctrate Degree from University of Illinois College of Law

Marvis Anthony Barnes, II earned his Juris Doctrate Degree from the University of Illinois College of Law on May 17. More...

Dixons Mills conducts school reunion at Gaston’s

The annual Dixons Mills’ school reunion was Saturday, June 7 at Gaston’s Grill in Thomasville. Twenty-two classmates and guests were present. Graduates from 1935 until the closing of the high school in 1950 were represented. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Hodrick Vacarro Dotson and Kameka Nicole Welch. Joseph Marlow Bennett and Stephanie O. Cassity. Marriage license applications are just that—applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. More...

Property deeds listed

June 20-25 Robert Wayne Smith to Southern Land and Timber Inc. Estate of James D. Gibson Jr. to Timothy M. Gibson. REM Enterprises LLC to Robertson Banking Company. D. Parker Sweet to Olivia Omelia Iturbe. Thomas J. White to Christopher Newberry. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of June 24- July 1 include: Charles Avery Motes, 46, assault third degree, $1,000 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Barlow

Glenda Louise Barlow, 84, a homemaker of Pine Hill died Sunday, June 22, 2014 at the Camden Nursing Facility. She was born March 18, 1930 in Sikeston, Mo. and was a member of the Pine Hill Baptist Church. More...

Morgan

James Emory Morgan, 87, of Linden died Monday, June 23, 2014 at DCH Regional Medical Center. He was born Nov. 21, 1926 in Florida. He was a retired road equipment operator and a member of the Hoboken Baptist Church. More...

Phillips

Joseph Clark Phillips, 65, of Thomasville died Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at Mobile Infirmary. He was born Dec. 4, 1948 in Citronelle. He was a retired agriculture teacher from Sweet Water High School and was a member of the Elam Baptist Church. More...


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