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October 30, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Four local races on ballot

There are four local races on the Clarke County ballot Tuesday - sheriff, two county commission seats and the coroner. The sheriff and coroner run countywide while the commissioners are elected by districts.  More...

Sports Hall of Fame dinner is Saturday

There are a few tickets still left available for the Thomasville Sports Hall of Fame’s inaugural induction ceremony dinner Saturday night.  More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Food equals love

I don’t think southern culture is the only one that equates food with love in the family sense. All cultures have their equivalent. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Alabama’s constitution needs a rewrite

State voters go to the polls Tuesday to decide whether or not to provide new protections for the state’s public schools against unfunded laws adopted by the state lawmakers. More...

School

SWHS pushes college enrollment

Applying to college can be confusing and intimidating for most high school seniors. The week of Oct. 3 – 10, Sweet Water High School participated in the Alabama College Application Week.  More...

Second career expo Nov. 5 and 6 in Thomasville

The second annual Thomasville-Clarke- Choctaw (TCC) College and Career Expo will be held Nov. More...

Bedsole Scholars scholarship open until Nov. 28

“Good Morning! Good Afternoon! Good Night! These are not just mere greetings.  They are powerful blessings, setting the best vibration for the day. More...

For The Record

Property deeds listed

Oct. 16-22  E.M. Windham Jr. to William C. Batley Sr.  Yvonne Foreman Meggs to John Martin.  Terry H. Harvey to Robert S. Bowling III.  Johnnie Frank Gaddy to Jerry L. Harvell.  John L. Desposito II to Ethan R. More...

Marriage license applications

Charles Melvin Baswell and Rebecca Ann Andrews.  Cory Brice Johnson and Felicia Ann Pugh.  Keith Anthony Armstrong and Pamela Watkins Pritchett.  Marriage license applications are just that—applications for licenses, not necessar More...

TPD report

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

Obituaries - Free Access

Daniels

Jared Michael Daniels, 29, of Fulton died Monday, Oct. 20, 2014 at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital. He was born April 19, 1985 in Grove Hill. He was a shipping clerk for AM/NS and was a member of First Baptist Church Fulton.  More...

Digmon

Avery Carl Digmon, 82, of Sweet Water died Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014 at the University of South Alabama Medical Center in Mobile. He was a retired millwright for James River Corporation in Pennington and was also a U.S. Army Korean Veteran.  More...

Dixon

Eulene Bradford Dixon went to be with our Lord Monday, Oct. 20, 2014. She was born in Scyrene on June 4, 1928. She was a member of Liberty Baptist Church and community for 43 years. More...

Mayor presents hospital update

Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day predicted that the city could be able to break ground on a new hospital by the end of the year and that construction should take 14-18 months. More...

Ballinger’s capital murder charge dismissed

The charge of capital murder against Chastity Ballinger in the death of her infant child was dismissed after a preliminary hearing in Wilcox County District Court this week.  Ballinger still faces charges of abuse of a corpse in Wilcox County an More...

T’ville school board votes to support Amendment 4

The Thomasville City Board of Education approved a resolution Tuesday night in favor of Amendment 4 on the Nov. More...

DuBose attends last meeting

Tuesday’s meeting of the Clarke County Commission was the final meeting for commissioner Patricia DuBose, who is retiring from representing District 3.  More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Town of Pine Hill announces Trick or Treat hours   The Town of Pine Hill Trick or Treat hours for Halloween will be Friday, Oct. More...

People

Children learn about fire prevention at library

The Thomasville Public Library recently participated in Fire Prevention Day. More...

Clarke/Washington 4H Chick Chain Show and Auction Nov. 8

The 3rd annual Clarke/Washington 4H Chick Chain Show and Auction will be Saturday, Nov. 8 at the Clarke- Washington Fair in Jackson. The show begins at 12 noon. More...

FINAL WEDDING PLANS

Flowers-Smith

Donna Flowers and Kenny Smith will exchange marriage vows at 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014 at the home of the bride’s parents in Jack.  Miss Flowers is the daughter of Don and Linda Flowers of Jack.  Mr. More...

Religion

Costumes on display at Thomasville UMC Trunk or Treat

A Trunk or Treat festival was Sunday night at the Thomasville United Methodist Church. The event featured a chili supper and children with a variety of Halloween costumes. PHOTOS BY BARRY H. HENDRIX More...

He makes even the deaf to hear

Do you wear glasses? I got my first pair of glasses when I was in my early twenties. I heard that people who wear glasses are perceived to appear more studious or intelligent than others.  More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Pineview to host Trunk or Treat   Pineview Baptist Church will host its annual Trunk or Treat Friday, Oct. 31 at 6 p.m.  Everyone is invited to attend.  New Hope No. 1 to host yard sale, BBQ and fish fry   More...

Sports

THS falls short in Grove Hill Friday night

The Thomasville High School Tigers football team was defeated 14-9 Oct. 24 by the Clarke County High School Bulldogs in a hard fought region and county rivalry game at H.G. More...

Sweet Water secures home playoff game with victory

Sweet Water secured a home game for the first round of the playoffs Friday night after a 38-12 victory over Flomaton.  The game pitted the two teams against each other with a second-seed in Region 1 of Class 2A on the line.  More...

Marengo defeats Shields 53-0

After a rough start to their season, the Marengo Panthers seem to have put it all together. The Panthers claimed their fourth staight victory after defeating J.F. More...