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October 16, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Ambulance task force to be formed

A county task force will be formed to study continuing problems with ambulance service in Clarke County.  More...

Clarke County Development board meeting

The annual meeting of the Clarke County Development Foundation (CCDF) will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 16 in the Jackson Community House.  Former U.S. Congressman Jo Bonner will be the guest speaker. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

SEC reigns in college football

Five of the teams in the Associated Press and USA Today College Football Poll Top Ten rankings this week are members of the Southeastern Conference. More...

Our area is full of art

Wow! Have you ridden through Downtown in the last few days? The scarecrows and hay bales are adorable! They are even better than last year’s displays!  More...

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School

Fourth grade gifted students take field trip

The TES fourth grade gifted students recently visited Old Cahawba and the Museum of Alabama. More...

THS representatives attend PLTW training at Auburn

Thomasville High School representatives attended PLTW training at Auburn. More...

Feed the Need!

TRICK OR TREAT so Kids Can Eat!  Did you know that over 10% of children in each state in the USA are suffering from hunger? At least 49 million Americans do not have enough food, and over 16 million of these Americans are children.   More...

Sports

Tigers fall to W.S. Neal

The W.S. Neal High School Blue Eagles dominated the Thomasville High Tigers 41-7 Oct. 10 in East Brewton.  It was a frustrating performance on both sides of the ball from a Tiger team that showed so much potential early in the season.  More...

Sweet Water defeats Southern Choctaw 35-14

Sweet Water downed visiting Southern Choctaw Friday night 35-14.  The Indians came into the region matchup sporting a 2-4 record. More...

Marengo snaps losing skid, beats Sunshine

Marengo High School notched another victory Friday night, defeating Sunshine 22-8.  “Our offensive line really showed up and we had a chance to really put something together,” said coach Eberne Myrthil. More...

Ghost Walk tours start tonight

The Ghost Walk storytelling hayrides will roll downtown starting tonight, Thursday, and Friday, Oct. 16 and 17. The hayrides start at 7 p.m. and will feature the traditional KTW Ghost Walk stories and a few surprises. More...

A trusting principal

A BMX rider is a blur as he jumps over Thomasville High School principal Keith Jackson during a demonstration by Real Encounter Outreach last week at Thomasville High School. More...

HoF inductee Buddy Anderson

Buddy Anderson is more than just Alabama’s winningest high school football coach, with 311 victories under his belt and counting.  He’s a man who has earned the respect and admiration of the other coaches whose teams met his on the f More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Ghost Walk set for Oct. 16, 17, 18 in downtown Thomasville   The annual Ghost Walk will be Oct. 16, 17 and 18 in downtown Thomasville.  On the evenings of Oct. 16 and 17, the hayrides will be offered at 7 p.m. More...

People

SWAMC Auxiliary conducts monthly meeting

SWAMC Auxiliary conducted its monthly meeting Oct. 7.  Clarke County Sheriff Ray Norris was guest speaker. Andy Bearden, Chairman of the Board of Thomasville Health Care and Rehabilitation Center was a guest.  More...

Thomasville Lions Club to conduct membership drive

Do you have a desire to help those in need in the Thomasville and surrounding communities, working with like-minded men and women to make the lives of those in need better?  Would you like to help give the gift of sight to the blind, vision inp More...

Malone and Taylor named Interns of the Week

The Cooperative Education Program at Thomasville High School announces that Adrian Malone (left) and Destiny Taylor (right) have been chosen as the “Interns of the Week”. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Grace Chapel to host singing   Grace Chapel Church of Coffeeville will host a congregational singing Saturday, Oct. 18 at 6:30 p.m.  The singing will be led by Donald Jackson.  Bro. More...

New Hope No. 1 conducts Women Conference

New Hope No. 1 Missionary Baptist Church presented its first Women’s Conference Oct. 11. The theme for the occasion was “Christian Women Called to Faithfulness in Times Like These” Ester 4:16.  More...

Jesus is our rock and our shelter in every storm

Last night we received much needed rain, but along with the rain, there were storms. I hope you were safe.  Most of our storms come in the darkness of night. Storms in the night are a test of our faith. More...

For The Record

RECORDS

Property deeds listed   Oct. 1-8  Willie Pugh to Willie Pugh.  Richard E. Steadham to Keith Lane Barnes.  Sherman Williams to Alabama Power Company.  Dock James to Donovan Moore.  Ella K. Driskell to Ella K. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Oct. More...

Thomasville Police report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending Oct. 12: Derek Clint Smith – domestic violence by strangulation or suffocation and two counts of negotiating a worthless negotiable instrument; Angel S. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Allen

Edward Wayne Allen, 67, of Thomasville died Friday, Oct. 10, 2014 at his residence.  A native of Chickasaw, he had resided in Thomasville for several years. More...

Hough

Walter Claude "Buster" Hough, 72, of Grove Hill died Monday, Oct. 6, 2014 at Providence Hospital. He was born June 26, 1942 in Florida. More...

Jackson

Paul B. Jackson, 80, of Memphis, Tenn. died Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014 in Memphis. He was born Dec. 13, 1933 in Aliceville.  Jackson's family moved to Thomasville in 1934. More...