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October 2, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

“Th’Burning” is Sunday

“Th’Burning” is coming to Thomasville Oct. 5. Called a production with music, the dramatic performance uses the events of Mother’s Day 1961 when a mob attacked a Freedom Riders bus as it passed through Anniston.  More...

Stunt riders coming Oct. 8

Real Encounter Outreach will be putting on a show at Thomasville High School Wednesday, Oct. 8 at 7 p.m. The show is free and features motorcycle and BMX stunt riders. The show is sponsored by L.I.F.E. House Ministries. More...

Nolen accuses former teachers of cheating

Thomasville’s curriculum director Missy Nolen was back in the news recently. Nolen was the subject of numerous stories in Mobile when parents began protesting her leadership and school board actions at J.E. Turner Elementary School.  More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Isn’t it funny how synchronicity works?

I sn’t it funny how synchronicity works? You will be working on something and then other things will come around it that some how relate to it. More...

The salary of mayors may not be high, but...

“W hen Birmingham Mayor  William Bell steps onto the streets of his very own city, he doesn’t do it like a regular guy. That would be ... unseemly.  More...

Looking back to the pre-war time of 1941

Oct. 1, 1981  T he 1941 file of  More...

School

TES fourth grade observe AMSTI critters

TES fourth grade students observing their Dwarf African Frogs and Fiddler Crabs from the AMSTI Animal Studies Unit. More...

THS Media Class visits FOX10 TV in Mobile

The Thomasville High School Media Class took a field trip to FOX10 TV in Mobile. More...

October is Alabama’s Statewide Parent Visitation Month

Homes and Schools: Building Futures Together! Visit Thomasville City Schools!  October is Statewide Parent Visitation Month in Alabama. More...

Sports

Tigers outmanned by 6A Spartans

The Thomasville High School Tigers football team was defeated 49-14 Sept. More...

Sweet Water gets homecoming win over R.C. Hatch Turnovers undo Marengo in loss

Sweet Water notched a 49-24 homecoming victory over R.C. More...

Gators beat Russell 30-7

The Clarke Prep School Gators took care of business, locking down a playoff berth, as they beat Russell Christian 30-7 in Meridian, Miss. last Friday night.  “They played us hard all night long,” Head Coach Billy Hamilton said. More...

Thomasville adopts $10.6 million budget

The Thomasville City Council approved a $10.6 million budget at a special called meeting Monday night.  The total budget is $10,652,185, an increase of $401,530 over last year’s budget.  More...

$9 million bond proposed for assisted living facility

Thomasville’s Medical Clinic Board will hold a public hearing Oct. More...

Schools dealing with staph

The staff at Thomasville City Schools has had to deal with several occurrences of students contracting staph infections.  Candy Thompson, the school system’s nurse, issued a number of emails to school system staff providing information abo More...

Griffin was our first pro ball player

Ivy Moore Griffin was a true “Baseball Man” and the first Thomasville native to play professional baseball.  More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Arts council to host ‘Spook your yard’ contest   Get in the spirit for the 10th annual Kathryn Tucker Windham Ghost Walk and show off your creative talents by spooking your yard or entire subdivision.  A map will be provided fo More...

People

Anderson speaks to Research Club

Charlie Anderson, chairman of the Thomasville Sports Hall of Fame Committee, spoke to the Research Club Thursday, Sept. 18 about future plans. More...

Dravitan Civic Club conducts induction ceremony

The Dravitan Civic Club conducted an induction ceremony Thursday, Sept. 18 at the Thomasville Civic Center. The inductees were Mary Roberts and Benita Pritchett. More...

Denish named Employee of the Week

The Cooperative Education Department at Thomasville High School announces Kristeonna Denish, right, as the "Employee of the Week". More...

Religion

Let’s turn to God with our needs

A ll weekend folks around here prepared for the deluge promised by the weather people. More...

Mental Conditioning

The present is more important than the past. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Pine Hill Mission to sponsor yard sale Oct. 3&4   The Pine Hill Mission is sponsoring an indoor/outdoor yard sale fundraiser for the food bank to relocate Thursday, Oct. 3 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. and Friday, Oct. 4. from 10 a.m. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Jeremy Wayne White and Caitlyn Elizabeth Bonham.  Jacob Clarence Duncan and Virginia Neely Duke.  Richard Gregory Morrison and Jennifer Agnes Ruskamp.  Raphael Devon Davis and Marshae Marie Jackson.  Michael Kevin Bilbrey and Susa More...

Property deeds listed

Sept. 18-24  Dwight Harrigan-As Trustee to William Dwight Harrigan.  William L. McNair II to Jennifer A. Stabler.  Carly Gates to Rabbit Creek Properties LLC.  Hannis N. Roberts to Michael L. More...

TPD report

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

Obituaries - Free Access

Allen

Maudine Allen, 71, died Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014 in Dickinson. She was born May 26, 1943. She was a member of the Lily Baptist Church of Fulton.  More...

Gibbs

Viola Jane Gibbs, 97, of Linden died Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014 at the Camden Nursing Facility. She was born Dec. 26, 1916 in Akron. She was a retired seamstress from Vanity Fair Corporation and a member of Linden Church of God.  More...