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July 31, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

“Be our guest”

Cast members of “Beauty and the Beast” perform for a near sell-out audience Monday night at the Thomasville Civic Center. More...

School starts next week

Thomasville’s school children report for their first day of school on Wednesday, Aug. 6.  Orientation nights at Thomasville Elementary School are Monday and Tuesday, Aug. More...

Marijuana plants destroyed in Marengo

Agents with the Alabama Alcohol Beverage Control Board found and destroyed seven marijuana plants growing in rural Marengo County.  More...

Special Sections

Editorials

A little ugly dog with a beautiful spirit

Does time seem speeded up to you? I swear there used to be more hours in the day! It seems like we are all on the go all the time, doesn’t it? How do we get so busy? More...

Musings on newspapers and meeting Kennedy

Tennessee Valley Publishing, the parent company of The Decatur Daily, has acquired The Advertiser-Gleam in Guntersville from the Harvey family.  More...

Political Cartoon

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Religion

Every one in the Body of Christ is gifted by God

I bought a new grill. My old one suffered from rust and burn out. Everything I grilled had the “Blackened” look, because there was no way to accurately control the temperature any more. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Elam Church clothes swap cancelled until further notice   Elam Church in Thomasville was to host a children's clothing swap Saturday Aug. 2. It has been cancelled until further notice.  Amazing Grace Deliverance to host homecoming   More...

Mental Conditioning

When things go wrong and everyone else starts to panic, a champion is calm, unmoved, cool, steady, never too high or too low, even tempered.  There is nothing like a person that is totally in control of their emotions and responses to stress fil More...

For The Record

Thomasville Police report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending July 27: Exzavier Jamal Pritchett – bond revocation; Darrell Lewis Smith – youthful offender; Cleo Case Tate – giving false identification to law e More...

Clarke County Sheriff's report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of July 22-29 include:  Brenda Washington, 33, disorderly conduct, $500 bond, arrested by Thomasville Police Dept.  Lenice Coston, 29, disorderly conduct, $500 bond, arrested by More...

RECORDS

Marriage license applications   Calvin James Rankin and Karon Danielle Donald.  Quintin Lekeith Pugh and Tynesha Latrice McConnell.  Jason Vince Barnes and Amy Christine Baugh.  David Lee McCaskill and Latoya Bontrice Buster.  More...

MLK Street project gets money and a green light

The Martin Luther King Street rehabilitation project looks like it will get underway soon.  In Monday night’s city council meeting, the Thomasville City Council approved signing an agreement with the Alabama Department of Transportation th More...

Three T'ville residents killed in Florida wreck

Thomasville resident Diane Downey, 64, and her two grandchildren, Brooke, 10, and Nathan, 8, were killed in a wreck on Interstate 10 near Tallahassee, Fla. Tuesday.  More...

Bentley praises Black Belt work

Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley sees improvement in the Black Belt as “a long term process. We’re not going to kill any of our ills overnight. We may disagree on the way we do certain things, but that is OK. More...

DRA investing in workforce development

Delta leaders must take advantage of opportunities to align our state workforce development systems to better prepare its workers for the jobs of today and tomorrow, Delta Regional Authority Federal Co- Chairman Mike Marshall and Alabama Gov. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Canebrake to perform ‘The Wedding Singer’   Canebrake’s upcoming summer musical “The Wedding Singer” will be performed Aug. 1 - 4 at 7 p.m. and the Sunday matinee will be at 2 p.m. More...

People

60 years of ‘putting up the mail’ in Campbell

In the middle of a party celebrating her 60 years with the U.S. More...

Thompson to be promoted to Major

CPT Oscar D. Thompson will be promoted to the rank of Major on Friday, Aug. More...

FINAL WEDDING PLANS

Norris-Perry

Rachel Faye Norris and Christopher Andrew Perry will exchange marriage vows at 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. More...

School

TCS administrators attend Administrative Retreat

Thomasville City School administrators are participating in their annual Administrative Retreat this week at the Thomasville Civic Center. Their planning and training will focus on the following theme: "Every child a graduate. More...

SWAMC Auxiliary awards scholarships

The Southwest Alabama Medical Center Auxiliary recently awarded scholarships. More...

Boys and Girls Club accepting membership for the after school .Project Learn Program'

The Boys and Girls Club of Southwest Alabama is now accepting membership for the 2014-2015 school season. The club is under new leadership and has great plans for the up and coming school year. The center will open on Aug. More...

Sports

Monster bass caught in Clarke County

This is a story about a big fish. But this one didn’t get away. More...

Volleyball preseason exhibition game

The Thomasville High School Lady Tigers volleyball team will participate in a pre-season exhibition, beginning at 9 a.m. on July 31 at Clarke County High School in Grove Hill. More...

CONGRATULATIONS!

Sweet Water 12U/60 All-Stars

Sweet Water 12U/60 All-Stars -Front row, from left: Stratton Lewis, Reed Joiner, Cardarius Wilson, Landen Pritchett, Garrett Lewis, Jared Dailey, back row: Tate Jordan, Dylan Mendenhall, Braiden Brou More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Agee

Gussie Ruth Agee, 86, a homemaker of Pine Hill died Sunday, July 27, 2014 at the Camden Nursing Facility. More...

Cowan

Harold J. Cowan, Sr., 64, died Thursday, July 10, 2014 at Sumter Health and Rehabilitation. He was born July 20, 1949 and was a member of William Temple CME.  More...

Ikner

Grey A. Williams Ikner, a resident of Grove Hill and a native of Chance, died Tuesday, July 22, 2014 in Daphne. She was a loving mother and grandmother. She enjoyed spending time with family, gardening and enjoying the outdoors. More...