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November 13, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Union vote is successful at Golden Dragon

The movement to form a union at the Golden Dragon copper tube plant in Sunny South was successful by the margin of one vote.  The vote for forming a union was held by secret ballot and the National Labor Relations Board oversaw the voting.  More...

Emphasis being placed on career readiness

“Industry will go where there is qualified people,” said Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day. More...

Veterans thanked

Above: The Psi Omicron Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha held its annual luncheon honoring area veterans at the Thomasville Civic Center Tuesday. This is the eighth year of the luncheon. More...

Special Sections

People

Barnes-Baugh wed July 26

Miss Amy Baugh and Mr. Jason Barnes exchanged vows at the celebration of their marriage on Saturday, July 26, 2014, at six o’clock in the evening, at Gaineswood in Demopolis. More...

Sellers-Powell announce wedding plans for January

Chelsea Hope Sellers of Thomasville is to be married to Jason Dewitt Powell Jr. (JD) of Grove Hill on Jan. 22, 2015 in St. Lucia, an island off the Bahama Coast.  More...

Harrison presents books to TES librarian

In an effort to promote Agricultural Literacy, the Alabama Farmers Agricultural Foundation and Alabama Ag in the Classroom shared the books, “Who Grew My Soup” and “The Story of Cal More...

Religion

Let your light shine before men

Peggy has an unusual relationship with birds, with the exception of turkeys and chickens which she sees as food. Hummingbirds are her favorites by a great margin. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Glory Road Quartet to perform benefit singing Nov. 15   The Glory Road Quartet will perform a benefit singing Saturday, Nov. 15 at 6 p.m. More...

Mental Conditioning

Our purpose is greater than our challenges.  I could not write anymore and enough would have been said. In your life you will face some serious challenges but know that your purpose is far greater. More...

Sports

THS loses to West Blocton

The Thomasville High School Tigers football team lost 27-14 Nov. 7 at West Blocton in the first round of the state playoffs. THS ended the season with a 5-6 overall record.  More...

SWHS rolls to first round victory 42-6

The Sweet Water Bulldogs secured a secondround playoff game Friday night by defeating R.C. More...

Dixie Softball recognizes LeNoir

Dena LeNoir, Dixie Softball Director (District 8) was recently honored with the National Yvonne Bright Leadership Award. The 2014 Yvonne L. More...

ALDOT to look at Hwy. 43 industrial park entrance

Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day said Monday that the Alabama Department of Transportation was planning to come to Thomasville and look at several areas of concern, including the entrance to the south industrial park.  More...

“13 Alabama Ghosts and Jeffrey” hits the stage

13 Alabama Ghosts and Jefferey, the seminal book by Alabama’s Storyteller and Thomasville native Kathryn Tucker Windham will come alive this weekend at the Thomasville Civic Center in the Bedsole Theater.  More...

Fred’s store closing in T’ville

The Fred’s Super Dollar store in Thomasville is closing as part of a reorganization of the discount retail chain.  Fred’s Inc. More...

County to cut industrial park timber

The Clarke County Commission voted Wednesday morning to advertise bids to clear-cut a 155-acre parcel of timber in the North Clarke Industrial Park for sale.  The parcel is northwest of the road to the Louisiana Pacific mill. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

‘13 Alabama Ghosts and Jeffrey’ musical Nov. 14 & 15   More...

Editorials

Discovering a possible business venture

On my acrossthe south trip with the Australian quilters, we had a lot of interesting experiences. One of the things that I never expected to do with a bunch of women, foreign or domestic, was go on an excursion to the Atchafalaya Swamp. More...

Looking back to November of 1941

Nov. 5, 1981   More...

Bentley turns down federal money

I t’s difficult to believe but our wealthy doctor in the governor’s office turned down $4.2 billion, (yes that’s billion with a “B”) in money from the federal government Alabama could have had to help provide health care More...

School

TMS Robotics Team attends competition

The TMS Robotics Club students recently competed in the Jubilee BEST Robotics Competition held at the Mitchell Center, on the campus of the University of South Alabama. More...

Postlewaite gets first-of-a-kind award

At the Jubilee BEST Robotics Competition last weekend, John Postlewaite won the prestigious "Mentor of Mentors" award. BEST usually only gives a "Best Mentor" award, but this year, they made a special recognition.  More...

Wilson Hall students learn about fire safety

On Wednesday, Oct. 29, Mrs. McMillian invited fire and forestry professionals to speak to selected students at Wilson Hall Middle School. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Benton Lenard Barnes and Martha Ann Pitcock.  Lucas Condy Overstreetweeks and Katelyn Brooke Nelson.  Marriage license applications are just that—applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages.   More...

Property deeds listed

Oct. 27-Nov. 4  Wayne Robert Roberts to First United Security Bank.  Susan R. Goodman to Wayne Robert Roberts.  Joe E. Dubose to Jonathan C. Skipper.  Teresa K. McKinney to James R. Long Jr. More...

TPD report

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

Obituaries - Free Access

Fendley

Gayla Allen Fendley, 51, died Sunday Nov. 2 at her home in Carthage, Miss.  More...

Foreman

Hannah Charity Foreman, 15, of Thomasville died Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014 in Greensboro. She was born Jan. 23, 1999 in Mobile. She was a tenth grade student at Thomasville High School and a member of the Springfield Methodist Protestant Church.  More...

McCall

Samuel Jerry McCall, 68, of Grove Hill died Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014 in Greensboro. He was born Aug. 28, 1946 in Toccoa, Ga. He was a retired saw mill foreman with Scotch Lumber Co. and was the owner of the Fulton Grocery. He was a veteran of the U. S. More...