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August 7, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Downeys were good friends to many

Tears and Laughter

I don’t remember not knowing Vince Downey. We were in the same class in school. I just remember by first grade or so we were friends, and that has never ended. I got to know his mama in the fifth grade. Ms. More...

Bradford Agency reopens

The Thomasville Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the grand re-opening of the Farmer's Insurance Bradford Agency in Thomasville under Candace Bradford. More...

Here is the church, here is the steeple...

The steeple goes up at the new sanctuary under construction at New Greater First Baptist Church in Thomasville Thursday. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

The little brown snake bit dog returns

Remember the little brown snake bit dog I wrote about last week? As I fondly remembered him in my last column? He showed back up. More...

Tucker defended Thomasville’s honor

Aug. 6, 1981 More...

Alabama’s economy and politics

Political Action Committees controlled by Speaker of the House Mike Hubbard, RAuburn, and former Gov. Bob Riley, are lacking in significant funding as they head into the November election according to both vocal and written whispers in Montgomery. More...

Religion

The Revelators to perform at Aimwell

The Revelators will perform at Aimwell Baptist Church Saturday, Aug. 16 at 6 p.m. Merging from Clarke County, a group of men formed the southern gospel quartet in 1990. More...

Concentrate on the things of God

I wrote recently about the changes we made converting our old deck to a pouch with a roof and new handrails. We also added an extension to the old deck. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Spencer Chapel to host homecoming and revival services Spencer Chapel AME Church of Fulton will host homecoming Sunday, Aug. 10 at 2 p.m. The guest speaker will be Rev. Wiley McMillan, pastor of the Lily Baptist Church of Fulton. More...

Sports

Thomasville High School to field boys and girls soccer teams

Thomasville High School is offering a soccer program for the 2014-2015 school year. Tryouts will be held at 4:30 p.m. on Aug. 14, 3:14 p.m. on Aug. 15, 9 a.m. on Aug. 16 and 4:30 p.m. on Aug. 18 at Tucker Field. More...

Football practice starts

The 2014 Thomasville High School Tigers football team began practice Monday afternoon for the fall campaign. More...

The 2014 THS volleyball squad has a tough act to follow

The 2014 Thomasville High School Volleyball team has a tough act to follow. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Baugh

Leila Mae Baugh, 84, of Grove Hill passed away on Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014 at Thomasville Health Care and Rehabilitation Center. She was a homemaker who loved her children and her cats: Allen, Miss Kitty and Leggs. More...

Downey

Nathan Scott Downey, 8, of Thomasville died Tuesday, July 29, 2014 in Tallahassee, Fla. He was born May 23, 2006 in Fairhope and was a student at Thomasville Elementary School. More...

Downey

Brooke Vivian Downey, 10, of Thomasville died Tuesday, July 29, 2014 in Tallahassee, Fla. She was born Oct. 15, 2003 in Fairhope and was a student at Thomasville Elementary School. More...

THS No. 7 in 4A

The Alabama Sports Writers Association issued its 2014 pre-season poll for high school football and the writers ranked Thomasville High School seventh in the state in Class 4A. Leeds was ranked No. More...

Texting and driving bans having a positive impact

Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Public Health examined the impact texting-while-driving laws have had on roadway crash-related fatalities, and the findings are published in the August issue of the American Journal of More...

Honey was Pine Hill’s unofficial greeter

They say everyone is friendlier in the south. In Pine Hill, that sometimes covers dogs, too. Honey, a mutt with what most people figured was a lot of shepherd in her, died last week at about 11 years old. More...

Coffeeville man charged with arson

A Coffeeville man has been arrested and charged with arson in the Sunday morning fire that destroyed Kidder One Stop and the adjacent Hot Shots bar. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

THS Band fundraiser today at Pizza Hut Support the Thomasville High School Band by cutting the voucher out below and ordering at your local Pizza Hut today. The voucher is good for Aug. 7 only. The band will receive 10 percent of every order. More...

People

Clarke-Washington Auburn Club hosts Freshmen Sendoff

The Clarke-Washington Auburn Club hosted a sendoff reception for 14 incoming Auburn freshmen from Clarke and Washington Counties last Thursday evening at the Jackson Golf House. Those in attendance enjoyed a barbeque meal. More...

‘Beauty and the Beast’ characters visit library

“Beauty and the Beast” characters visited the Thomasville Public Library July 26. Over 200 adults and children attended the event. More...

SASS donates check to Thomasville Art Council

At the Monday night performance of Beauty and the Beast, the Society of Southern Sass members presented a check in the amount of $1,000 to Karen Dean for the Art Council of Thomasville's new art room More...

School

Dunn and Walters represent SWHS at Girls and Boys State

Logan Dunn was selected to represent Sweet Water High School at the American Legion Auxiliary’s Alabama Girls State at The University of Alabama in June. She is the daughter of Thad and Christy Dunn. More...

Information Technology class to be offered at THS

A new Career/Technical Education class begins at Thomasville High School this year. Only one of 30 to be offered in the entire state, the Information Technology (I. More...

Pugh earns ‘wings’

Quanda LeShell Pugh, a Sunny South native, recently completed Flight Attendant School and earned her “Wings” in a ceremony in Dayton, Ohio. Pugh is the daughter of Jacqueline Pugh and Sergeant First Class Donald Broadnax of Pine Hill. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Kyle Edward Nettles and Shelia Renae Finch. Clarence Lamar Pugh and Teneshia Lashay Allen. Zachary Drake Baswell and Randi Kayla Black. James Robert Spain and Cynthia Marie James. Spencer Jarmon Dorsey and Natasha Reneta Jones. More...

Property deeds listed

July 24-31 Clarence H. Oswell to John E. Zukley. Timothy W. Bates to Terry W. Poole. Terry W. Poole to Sandra Gail Elmore. Margaret L. Denton to Robert N. Champion. Jerry Bradley to Earl J. King. Evelyn R. Speed to Robert C. Key. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of July 29-Aug. 5 include: Tiffany Maria Carmichael, 59, public intoxication, domestic violence third degree, $1,000 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...