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December 24, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Holiday deadlines

The Thomasville Times will be printing a day early this week and next for the Christmas and New Year’s holidays.  Next week’s issue of the Times will be published on Dec. More...

International Paper gives community grants

More than$30,000 in grant checks was awarded to various organizations at the mill manager’s community leaders meeting on December 16. Wilcox County public schools received $15,000 to be equally shared with J.E. Hobbs Elementary, F.S. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

This is Christmas weather in the south

Christmas is upon us! This is Christmas weather. In the South, Christmas weather does not mean snow. It means cloudy and chilly. When I was growing up, I always got the Christmas spirit when the weather started turning like this. More...

Matters more important than gifts

This holiday time most of us will spend time with family and friends around Christmas trees, eating too much and consuming our favorite beverages and also attending religious services and ceremonies. More...

Political Cartoon

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School

Local teacher awarded national grant

Coquesa Dotson, a teacher at Wilson Hall Middle School in Grove Hill, has been awarded a classroom grant by the Association of American Educators Foundation to purchase a new computer for her English classroom.  More...

Sports

Tigers drop two games on the road

After winning 7 straight games to open the season, the Thomasville High School Tigers varsity boys basketball team lost 2 games last week on the road.  THS was defeated 64-60 in overtime Dec. 18 at Demopolis High and 74-47 Dec. More...

Panthers lose area road game to Eagles

The Marengo High School Panthers varsity boys basketball team lost 78-58 Dec. 19 to the A.L. Johnson High School Eagles in Thomaston. It was the first area game for the Panthers.  More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Ladrius Tremayne Jackson and Williamesha Datrece McRand.  Kawan Marquise Gortman and Amber Nicole Peoples.  Benjamin Gau Kuang Ho and Diana Friend Foster.  Marriage license applications are just that—applications for licenses, no More...

Property deeds listed

Dec. 12-17  Walter Donald to Atlisa Y. Adams.  Morris Knight-Other to Morris Knight.  Morris Knight-Other to Morris Knight.  Becky Henley Stacy to John M. Gunn Jr.  Robert Nathan Phillips Jr. More...

TPD report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending Dec 21: Fabian Taylor – attempted murder; Daimeon Brandon Coston – possession of marijuana, second degree and failure to pay child support; Rickey Nelson More...

Class of ‘65 adopts THCRC employees

The 1965 class of A.L. More...

Dravitans celebrate 35 years Friday

Thomasville’s Dravitan Civic Club will celebrate its 35th anniversary of service to the community Friday.  The event will take place at the A.L. Martin Historical Building at 7 p.m.  More...

First United Security Bank tweeks name

Thomasville-based First United Security Bank, the wholly owned banking subsidiary of United Security Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: USBI), this week announced that, effective as of Monday, Dec. More...

Property tax payment deadline nears

Clarke County property owners - as well as others in the state - have until Dec. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Walnut Grove Church to host New Years Eve celebration   The Walnut Grove Missionary Baptist Church will have a New Years Eve celebration Wednesday, Dec. More...

People

Luker rings bell for Salvation Army

Charlotte Luker rings the bell at Super Foods for the Salvation Army. More...

Amos' class makes ornaments for Homestead Hospice patients

Mrs. Amos' third grade class at Thomasville Elementary School recently volunteered their time to provide Homestead Hospice patients with handmade Christmas ornaments. More...

TES ‘Read Their Hearts Out’

Thomasville Elementary School turned red Tuesday when students, that met their second quarter AR goals, celebrated by wearing red and attending a party. More...

Religion

Attach your Christmas to His Story

There are many traditional ways of celebrating Christmas. More...

Pineview Youth rings bell for Salvation Army

Pineview Youth, Jeremy Bridges, Logan Chriswell and Logan Lyles, along with John Brooks, director, ring the bell at Walmart for the Salvation Army. More...

Ladies Community Bible Study to begin Jan. 7

A Ladies Community Bible Study “Joyful Living: A Personal Study of Phillipians” by Rhonda H. Kelley will begin Jan 7, 2015 at Thomasville Baptist Church in Room 206.  The studies will be from 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Brunson

Katie Dell Brunson, 84, of Chilton died Friday, Dec. 19, 2014 at USA Medical Center. She was born March 28, 1930 in Chilton. She was a retired seamstress and a member of the Hopewell Baptist Church.  More...

Overman

Amos Walter Overman, 60, of Thomasville died Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014 at his home. He was born Dec. 19, 1953 in Pinellas Park, Fla. He was an automobile mechanic and a member of the New Life Pentacostal Church.  More...

Pugh

Dora Vernon Wilkerson Pugh, 83, a homemaker of Thomasville died Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014 at Thomasville Health Care and Rehabilitation Center. She was born Jan. 30, 1931 in Clarke County and she was a member of Pineview Baptist Church.  More...