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December 31, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

T'ville schools name teachers of the year

Thomasville City Schools have three teachers who have been honored as Teacher-of-the-Year. Out of this group, one teacher will eventually be chosen to represent the District in the State competition.  More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Celebrate Christmas when you can

There can be many reasons why families might not get to celebrate Christmas on December 25th.  More...

Pets can bring trouble or contentment

Dec. 25, 1963  P ets are wonderful things to have around the house and they bring a lot of contentment to people. They also cause a lot of trouble, inconvenience and extra expense.  More...

Alabama political icons passed away in 2014

A s is the custom with my year end column, we will take note of the passing away of notable Alabama political personalities during the year. Some legendary Alabama political icons passed away in 2014.  More...

School

2014: ‘Top 14’ accomplishments for TCS

The end of the year brings a time of reflection, a time to look back on the past year's accomplishments. More...

Sports

THS boys win Traylor Christmas tourney

The Thomasville High School Tigers varsity boys basketball team won the John Traylor Christmas Tournament at Washington County High School in Chatom.  THS defeated the Washington County High Bulldogs 62-52 on Dec. 27. More...

Lady Tigers get first victory of the season

The Thomasville High School Lady Tigers basketball team won their first game of the season Dec. More...

Panthers fall to Wilcox

The Marengo High School Panthers varsity boys basketball team lost 86-42 Dec. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Baugh

Clarence Alex Baugh, 83, of Thomasville died Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014 at his home. He was born Jan. 29, 1931 in Clarke County. He was a retired machine operator with MacMillan Bloedel Inc. and was a member of Thomasville Church of God.  More...

DEATH NOTICE

Chapman

Frederick D. Chapman, Jr., 9, died Monday, Dec. 22, 2014 at Baptist Medical Center East in Montgomery. He was born July 29, 2005.  He is survived by his parents, Frederick D. Chapman, Sr. More...

Dravitans celebrate 35 years

Thirty-five years ago in 1979, a small group of women gathered at the home of Jimmie Rose Bryant in Thomasville. More...

Police make arrest in case of auto burglaries

Thomasville law enforcement officials are urging area residents to lock their cars after a rash of thefts from vehicles over the holidays.  “All of the vehicles that have been entered have been unlocked,” said Thomasville Police chie More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Thomasville Baptist to host blood drive   The Thomasville Baptist Church will host a blood drive Thursday, Jan. More...

People

Volunteers ring bell for Salvation Army

Allison Gillard and Delaney Underwood ring the bell for the Salvation Army. More...

Peas for luck and greens for money

I want you to think back to the year 1999 and the impending doom of our computers. Do you remember the terms Millennium bug, or Y2K?  More...

Religion

Let’s all make the most of our time

I f things continue as they have since the beginning, Wednesday night at the stroke of midnight 2014 will end and 2015 will begin. The last day of December is referred to as “New Year’s Eve.”  More...

Mental Conditioning

Relentless is about finding the next gear that gets you to the next level… even when the next level doesn't yet exist.  As a champion you are always pushing the envelope. You are creating new levels of greatness. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Walnut Grove to host New Year’s Eve celebration The Walnut Grove Missionary Baptist Church will have a New Year’s Eve celebration Wednesday, Dec. 31 at 10 p.m. The theme is “Pressing My Way With Praise and Worship”. More...

For The Record

Property deeds listed

Dec. 18-23  Roswell Doggett II to Jake A. Bailey.  Sherry H. Gray to Carl Eddie Huggins.  A.L. Overstreet to Richard Ashley Sanderson.  Jeffery D. Deas to Davis Deas.  Aayan LLC to MMPB Inc.  Terry S. More...

Thomasville Police Department report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending Dec 28: Juan Darnell Brothers – discharge firearm into an occupied dwelling or vehicle; Daniel Craig Ross – assault, second degree; Michelle Nicole Willi More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

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