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November 6, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

One trailer burns, one trailer saved

Thomasville Volunteer Firefighters responded to a fire call at the trailer of Robert L. Moseley on 59 Hemlock Lane off Bashi Road Monday. More...

Local vote tally for state offices

There were no surprises in state races — Republicans prevailed in all.  Gov. Robert Bentley was reelected by a whopping 64% over Parker Griffith. More...

C’ville to honor DuBose

The Coffeeville Town Council will honor retired Clarke County Commissioner Patricia DuBose Monday, Nov. 10.  A recognition and reception will follow a short council meeting that begins at 6 p.m. More...

Pine Hill Veteran’s Day service

Chester McConnell, United States Marine Corps veteran will be the speaker at the annual Pine Hill Veterans Day program. His topic will be “Apocalypse Almost – The Cuban Missile Crisis”. The program will begin at 11 a.m. More...

Career Expo at civic center

Thomasville students talk to Gene Tindle, machine technology instructor with Alabama Southern Community College during the Career Expo at the Thomasville Civic Center Wednesday. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Finding traditions come in many forms

I have just come back from an interesting trip with a group of Australian quilters. They were touring the South in search of fabric. Two years ago, I met up with a man named Ingo Blondel (yep, that’s his real name, not an alias). More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Is money really the root of all evil?

Nov. 6, 1963   More...

School

THS FBLA inducts new members

The FBLA had its induction on Oct. 15 in the THS library. More...

Hill named Intern of the Week

The Cooperative Education Program at Thomasville High School would like to congratulate Katherine Hill, left, for being chosen as the "Intern of the Week". Pictured with Hill is Dr. More...

Tigers travel to West Blocton for first round

School is just passing on by. The first semester is almost over now. I am sure everyone is happy about the extra hour of sleep we are getting now, though!  First and foremost, I want to recognize Hannah Foreman. More...

For The Record

Property deeds listed

Oct. 23-27  Eva Mae Woodham to Elizabeth D. More...

Marriage license applications

Russell Scott Harvell and Sarah Jeanne Lankford.  William Drew Wilkerson and Melinda Lynn Goodman.  James Edward Deshler III and Lauren Alexia Kiracofe.  Steven Allen Middleton and Hannah Elizabeth Barnes.  Marriage license applic More...

Thomasville Police report

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

Obituaries - Free Access

Hasty

James Wesley "Jimmy" Hasty, 74, of Linden died Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014 at DCH Regional Medical Center. He was born Jan. 24, 1940 and was a native of Marengo County. More...

DEATH NOTICE

Davis   Jimmie Lee “Boy Baby” Davis, 59, died Friday, Oct. 24, 2014 in Grove Hill. He was born Sept. 17, 1955.  More...

Golden Dragon employees to vote on unionizing Friday

The employees of Golden Dragon Copper will vote Friday to decide whether or not they will join the United Steel Workers and form a union at the plant.  On Monday, United Steel Workers members from other manufacturing plants in the area held an & More...

THS student killed in car accident

Thomasville High School sophomore Hannah Foreman, 15, and her grandfather Jerry McCall were killed in a car accident Sunday night.  Foreman’s mother and grandmother were also injured in the accident.  More...

Christmas events coming up in T’ville

This is the last week to get in nominations for Thomasville’s Citizen of the Year. Please send nominations to The Thomasville Alabama Chamber of Commerce. More...

Corrections

In Jared Daniels’ obituary in the Oct. 30 edition, an officiating minister, Rev. Keith Johnson, was misidentified due to information incorrectly submitted to the newspaper.  ****  More...

Jackson pellet plant still on hold as one is announced for Sumter County

A chip mill and wood pellet plant has been announced for Sumter County and one of its principals is an individual who also announced a pellet plant for Jackson three years ago that has not been built.  More...

Golden Dragon makes donations

Above: Roger Zhang of Golden Dragon presents Boys and Girls Club Director Dena LeNoir and Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day with a donation to the Boys and Girls Club in the amount of $2,500. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Thomasville High School’s SGA to host reception to honor Veterans   Thomasville High School’s Student Government Association is hosting a reception honoring local Veterans. The event will be Nov. 6 from 11 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. More...

People

Thomasville Library Board welcomes new member

Braden Mims, Director of Operations at Dozier Hardware, was appointed by the city to fill the Thomasville Public Library Board vacancy left by the resignation of Harry Hodges.  Current members Vera Harris, Rita Nichols, Marc Prescott and Blanche More...

James Landing Cemetery to host plaque dedication/unveiling

The James Landing Cemetery Association will be hosting the dedication and unveiling of the Alabama Historic Cemetery Register plaque at the James Landing Cemetery in Barlow Bend on November 8 at 1 p.m.  The cemetery was placed on the Alabama His More...

Why should we care about diabetes?

The Lions of Alabama ask why should we care about diabetes?  Millions of Americans have either Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes, while many have been diagnosed millions are unaware that they are affected.  In recent years diabetes in children and More...

Religion

Let’s all turn our eyes upon Jesus

Halloween has come and gone, and winter looms ahead. It seems like winter is coming early this year. We have already had our first freezing temperatures.  More...

Thomasville Baptist conducts fall festival

Thomasville Baptist Church recently conducted its fall festival. The afternoon was filled with games and activities, entertainment, a hot dog lunch and Christian fellowship. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Camp Ground United Methodist to host Brunswick stew dinner   Camp Ground United Methodist Church will host a Brunswick stew dinner in the fellowship hall Nov. 8 at 12 noon. More...

Sports

Bulldogs lose in Maplesville, look ahead to Hatch

Sweet Water couldn’t get its offense going on a blustery night in Maplesville Friday night, falling to the Red Devils 42-14.  “I thought we played pretty salty the first quarter, but we just weren’t blocking well,” said c More...

Tigers head to West Blocton Friday night

The Thomasville High School Tigers football team (5-5, 3-3 in Class 4A, Region 1) will travel Nov. More...

Hall of Fame inductees moved by honor

It was an emotional night as the inaugural class of Thomasville’s Sports Hall of Fame was inducted at Thomasville Baptist Church Saturday night.  Retired judge Hardie Kimbrough presided over the evening, introducing each inductee with a vi More...