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August 21, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

School board makes more personnel moves

During a called meeting the Thomasville City School Board approved a contract with Busy Bee’s Learning Center, LLC in Thomasville for preschool services at a fee of $560.00 per month, effective August 2014 through May 2015. More...

Grand Jury indicts 236

The Clarke County Grand Jury returned 236 criminal indictments Aug. 4. Two hundred eighty-one cases were presented for consideration. Of the 236 indictments, 216 were felonies and 26 were misdemeanors. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Harrison concert stirs memories of movie

Don’t forget this is the week of the Brent Harrison Concert. If you haven’t bought your tickets, you better hurry. All the VIP tickets are gone and the rest are expected to follow. More...

Changing how judges are disciplined

Most Article III “federal” judges serve for life during good behavior and hold their seats until they resign, die, or are removed from office. More...

Political Cartoon

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School

SWHS Driver’s Ed Class get information from Marine Police

On Monday, Aug. 11, Coach Pat Thompson's Drivers' Education Class learned valuable information from Mike Nelson and Joe Little of the Marine Police. More...

ASCC Honor Society attends Mock Chapter event

Alabama Southern Community College’s Phi Upsilon Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society attended a Mock Chapter event at Enterprise State Community College Friday, July 25. More...

THS Band gets ready for the season

The Thomasville High School Mighty Tiger Marching Band conducted band camp Aug. 4 - 8. The band learned its half-time show for the 2014 football season. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Carl Stevenson White and Wilhelmina Dale Johnson. David Lynn Jackson and Latonya Tasha Jackson. Marriage license applications are just that—applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages. More...

Property deeds listed

Aug. 8-14 Gary W. Pruitt to April Thomas. Family Dollar Stores of Alabama Inc. to Grove Hill FDS 10233 LLC. Grove Hill FDS 10233 LLC to Cole FD Portfolio VIII LLC. Carolyn Bradford Jeffrey to Peggy Rotch Thomas Trust. More...

TPD report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending Aug. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Jackson

Frank Hansel Jackson, 84, of Thomasville died Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014 at his home. He was born Nov. 30, 1929 in Thomasville. He was a retired maintenance director at Thomasville Hospital, a U. S. More...

McCall

Terry McCall, 53, died Monday, Aug. 11, 2014 in Montgomery County. He was born Jan. 18, 1961. He confessed to Christ at an early age and joined the Cook Valley Missionary Baptist Church, under the leadership of Dr. R. D. Gragg. More...

Sellers

Earnest George Sellers, 69, of Thomasville died Monday, Aug. 11, 2014 at his home. He was born May 5, 1945 in Coffeeville and was a retired maintenance superintendent for Scotch Plywood Company. More...

Five arrested in T’ville on drug charges

The Thomasville Police Department executed two search warrants Friday that led to the arrest of five people on drug charges. More...

The mayor’s all wet

Tim Watts pours a bucket of ice water over Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day Tuesday as Day took part in the ALS cold water challenge. Day took the challenge and donated to the ALS Association. More...

Hall of Fame names first class

The Thomasville Sports Hall of Fame announced its inaugural class this week. Five Thomasville natives will be inducted into the Hall of Fame during an induction ceremony and dinner on Nov. 1. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Wilcox Area Chamber of Commerce to host Education Event The Wilcox Area Chamber of Commerce will host its second annual Education Event on Thursday, Aug. 21 at the Gees Bend Ferry terminal at 1001 Earl Hilliard Rd. in Camden. More...

People

Pritchett retires with over twenty years of military service

Willie H. Pritchett, left, SSG Zerick Pritchett and LTC John Stokes Jr. are pictured at a retirement ceremony recently conducted at the Harris Lockard Army Reserve Center in Meridian, Miss. Mrs. More...

Lewis named Employee of the Week

The Cooperative Education Program at Thomasville High School announces Cyntaiza Lewis, left, as the Employee of the Week. The Employer of the Week is Anna Minter, manager, of Sonic Drive- In. More...

Thomasville Public Library awarded grant from IP

Fulton Head Start and Time 2 Learn Preschool in Thomasville were the recipients of a grant provided by International Paper. “Welcome to Library Land” is an outreach program designed to create an interest in reading in young children. More...

Religion

Bring the children to Jesus

We have invited our community to join us for a “Meal and a Movie,” this Sunday evening. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Dixons Mills’ Church of God to host homecoming The Church of God Pentacostal in Dixons Mills will host homecoming services Sunday, Aug. 24 at 2 p.m. Elder T. J. More...

Sports

Football starts Friday night

The Alabama high school football season starts Friday night. Thomasville and Sweet Water get things started with their annual tilt at D.F. Anderson Field at 7 p.m. More...

Record gator caught in Wilcox

Amanda Stokes and her party (John Stokes, Savanah, Kevin and Parker Jenkins) from Thomaston, hauled in a 15 foot, 1011.5 pound gator from the waters near Millers Ferry Saturday morning. More...

Alabigbee Bassmasters raise money for Pilots for Christ

A charity bass tournament was recently conducted at Miller’s Ferry at Bridgeport Landing in Camden. Alabigbee Bassmasters raised and donated $1,000 to “Pilots for Christ”. More...


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