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January 8, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Johnson building coming down

Crews began work inside the Johnson shoe store on Wilson Avenue. The outer wall of the building collapsed almost a year ago and now crews are working to take the building down by hand. More...

Inmate wrecks four-wheeler

The Thomasville Police Department is investigating a wreck of a four-wheeler by an inmate on work release from the Clarke County jail.  The inmate, who’s name was not released, was seriously injured and taken by helicopter to a hospital in More...

Special Sections

Editorials

State’s retirement systems are sound

David Bronner the long-time CEO of the State Retirement Systems (RSA) doesn’t hesitate to gloat and this week he has good reason to do so.  More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Postal Service cuts will hurt rural service

A friend of mine from South Dakota noted that the U.S. Postal Service delivered a lump of coal to many small towns last Christmas when it proceeded to eliminate overnight mail in most of the nation in 2015. That was a good description. More...

School

THS Concert Band conducts Christmas concert

The Thomasville Middle and High School Band recently conducted its annual Christmas concert at the civic center in the Bedsole Theater.  More...

SWHS top sellers take limo ride

The students at Sweet Water High School recently completed their fall fundraiser. The top sellers in the elementary and the high school were treated to a hummer limo ride. More...

Using body cameras spark TMS students' debate

One of the most exciting things going on at TMS in December were the debates in Mrs. Hare's seventh grade Social Studies classes. More...

Sports

THS loses road game in Demopolis

The Thomasville High School Tigers varsity boys basketball team lost 51-47 to Demopolis Jan. 2 in the THS gym.  Rashad Mosley had 18 points, Ryan Calhoun had 19 points, and Tremaine Cheeseboro had 8 points and 14 rebounds.  More...

Area players make all-state football team

The Alabama Sports Writers Association released their annual allstate football team recently. Several area football players were honored by the group. This year the ASWA added a second team and cut back on the number of honorable mentions.  More...

Thomasville High School soccer schedule

The game schedule for the Thomasville High School Tigers soccer season has been released by THS head coach Russell Wright.  Thomasville will field a boys team this season with co-ed participation.  The schedule includes:  Feb. More...

Demopolis' hospital struggles don't worry T'ville Mayor

Day says project is still on track

Recent reports of the struggles at Bryan W. Whitfield Memorial Hospital in Demopolis don’t worry Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day when it comes to Thomasville’s effort to build a new hospital here.  More...

Times readers’ resolutions

As we start 2015, The Thomasville Times asked our readers on Facebook about their New Year’s resolutions. More...

Life Tech inmates charged in robbery

Two brothers who were inmates at the Life Tech Transition Center in Thomasville have been arrested and charged in the armed robbery of a Pennington store in Choctaw County.  Marion Woodward, 34, and Fabian Woodward, 39, were reportedly out on a More...

Coastal Gateway to host energy summits

Coastal Gateway Regional Economic Development Alliance will hold seven energy summits across five counties in January to help local businesses, industries and farmers receive grant funds, low-interest loans and dramatically cut energy costs.  More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

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

People

Steadham honored by Fulton VFD

The Fulton Fire and Rescue Squad awarded Ricky Steadham the Fireman of the Year Award posthumously at their recent banquet. Steadham passed away in December after a lengthy battle with cancer. More...

GD Copper makes donation

Roger Zhang, President of GD Copper USA, presenting a check for $5,000 to Roberta Jordan, Mayor of the Town of Pine Hill. More...

Worthwhile Club meets at Gainesridge for December meeting

Members of the Worthwhile Club met for lunch at Gainesridge for their December meeting. More...

Religion

Mental Conditioning

Negative Desires

You can feel your negative desires and act on them, or not act on them; your self-control is what distinguishes you from everyone else. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Chilton Baptist to host Brotherhood Breakfast Jan. 11 The Chilton Baptist Church will host a Brotherhood Breakfast Sunday, Jan. 11 at 6:30 a.m. Pastor William Gibbons also invited everyone to attend church services. More...

I am too blessed to be stressed

I am not going to make any New Year’s resolutions ever again. I never could keep them anyway. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Christopher David Ray and Kerigan Paige Byrd.  Marriage license applications are just that—applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages.   More...

Property deeds listed

Dec. 24-31  Soterra LLC to Robert Shane Morgan.  Grady W. Dyess to Olen Paul Padgett Jr.  Keith Ray Rush to William C. More...

Thomasville Police report

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

Obituaries - Free Access

Burnett

Ellen Lucile Gibson Burnett, 79, of Thomasville, died Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014 at her son's home in Sweet Water. She was born Dec. More...

Finley

Dorothy Andrews Finley, born Aug. 7, 1924, died Dec. More...

Gates

William Max Gates, 57, a skidder operator of Dickinson, died Friday, Jan. 2, 2015 at his home. He was born March 19, 1957 in Grove Hill.  He is survived by his mother, Mary Alice Gates of Scyrene; two brothers, Bobby E. Gates of Slidell, La. More...