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January 22, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Corgill a finalist for national teacher of the year

Thomasville native, Ann Marie Corgill, the 2014- 2015 Alabama Teacher of the Year, has been named one of four finalists for the 2015 National Teacher of the Year Award, the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) announced.  More...

Ballroom dancing lessons offered

The Arts Council of Thomasville will be offering ballroom dancing lessons this winter.  The first class will be Saturday, Jan. 24 and will run for six weeks total with each class on a Saturday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.  More...

Butts indicted on theft charges

The Clarke County Grand Jury last week indicted Tanya Butts of Grove Hill on seven counts of theft of property, second degree.  More...

Statewide gas prices drop to $1.92/gal.

Average retail gasoline prices in Alabama have fallen 5.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $1.92/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 3,348 gas outlets in Alabama. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Sorting out all the rules about collecting

Are you a collector? You may say you are not, but I read somewhere that if you have three of anything, you have a start on a collection. If you have five of anything, you are a committed collector. I am apparently, a collector of many things. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Origins of Alabama’s political leaders

Throughout Alabama political history, certain cities, counties and enclaves have had a proclivity for having an inordinate number of their citizenry serve in Alabama politics. More...

Religion

Mental Conditioning

You will never have a more powerful training tool than this; get your mind strong, so your body can follow.  Our thinking will determine if we change the way we act on the outside. More...

Take a renewed stand for the rights of the unborn

Sunday, in the morning worship service, Jenny Cole, the director of the Elmore County Pregnancy Center, located in Wetumpka, spoke in our church. Our church helps support the center financially, with a monthly donation.  More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Sunflower AOH to honor Deacon Tommy Caves   Sunflower AOH Church of God will host a Deacon Appreciation Day honoring Deacon Tommy Caves Sunday, Feb. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

Harold Lassiter and Donna Lynn Lowy.  Marriage license applications are just that—applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages.   More...

Property deeds listed

Jan. 8-13  Ollie T. Miree to Clifford Twilley.  Richard Eugene Lambard Jr. to Judson William S. Lambard.  Richard Eugene Lambard Jr. to Mary Elizabeth Lambard Hagar.   Jimmy A. Papis to Richard E. More...

Thomasville Police Department report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending Jan. 18: Rory Cordarius Madison – receiving stolen property, second degree; Santerrio L.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Agee

Frances Elizabeth Agee, 78, of Thomasville died Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015 at Mobile Infirmary. She was born Jan. 22, 1936 in Fulton. She was a former secretary and sales clerk and was a member of Elam Baptist Church.  More...

Agee

Willie Mary Agee, 87, of Arlington died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015 at J. Paul Jones Hospital in Camden. She was born May 3, 1927 in Lamison. She was a retired post mistress with the U.S. More...

Fendley

Dora Louise Fendley, 95, of Fulton died Friday, Jan. 16, 2015 at Jackson Health Care Facility. She was born Nov. 4, 1919 in Thomasville. More...

Remembering King

Participants perform a ceremonial reenactment of the Selma march during the Martin Luther King Jr. service at New Greater First Baptist Church in Thomasville Monday. More...

World record attempt crosses Clarke County

Clarke County was very quietly part of a world record attempt this weekend. More...

Winter baseball, softball clinic is Saturday

The 26th annual Thomasville Baseball and Softball Winter Clinic is set for Saturday.  Registration for the clinic is slated to begin at 8 a.m. at Thomasville High School with the actual clinic instruction getting underway at 9 a.m.  More...

THS football banquet scheduled Feb. 12

The Thomasville High School football banquet, which was originally scheduled for Jan. 22, will be held at 6 p.m. on Feb. 12 in the Thomasville Baptist Church fellowship hall. Tickets are $10.   More...

Gilbertown officer struck on road

At approximately 10:30 a.m. Tuesday morning, at the 92.7 milemarker on AL 17, a Gilbertown Police officer on a traffic stop was struck by a passing motorist while attempting to reenter his patrol vehicle.  More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Historical Society to hear histories of wooden churches Jan. 25   The Clarke County Historical Society will meet Sunday, Jan. 25 at 2:30 p.m. at Grove Hill Town Hall. The guest speaker will be Martha L. More...

People

Gramelspacher earns highest award in girl scouting

The topic of suicide hits home for Girl Scout Amerie Gramelspacher, as her aunt and classmate both committed suicide. More...

Crow - Weidman announce wedding plans for March

Judge and Mrs. Harold L. Crow of Thomasville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jamie Amanda, to William Kay Weidman, III. Mr. Weidman is the son of Mr. and Mrs. William Kay Weidman, Jr. More...

Rembert named Employee of the Week

The Cooperative Education Program at Thomasville High School is pleased to announce that Jalesa Rembert has been selected as the "Employee of the Week". More...

School

Come Back Academy shows outstanding results

As the first term ended at Thomasville High School, five students had much to celebrate. In four months, these five students had finished 41 classes, setting a record for themselves and the Come Back Academy! More...

Marengo County Sheriff's Dept. teaches SWHS students about anti-bullying

On Friday, Jan. 16, Sheriff Richard "Ben" Bates and Deputy Myles began instructing the Sweet Water High School fifth and sixth grade students on antibullying. More...

School Board members help to maintain local control of Thomasville's schools

Thomasville City Schools have joined school systems throughout the state to salute local education leaders during Alabama’s annual School Board Member Recognition Month 2015.  More...

Sports

Lineman of the Year

Deshon Kilpatrick opens up a hole for the Sweet Water offense in action during the 2014 football season. Kilpatrick was named the AHSAA Class 2A Lineman of the Year at the annual Mr. More...

Winter Baseball Clinic is Saturday

The Thomasville Baseball and Softball Winter Clinic, which has become a tradition in these parts, is set for Saturday, Jan. 24. More...

THS boys team earns two area victories, girls beat Leroy

The Thomasville High School Tigers varsity boys basketball team earned three impressive wins last week including two victories over area opponents.  THS defeated area opponent, the Monroe County High Tigers, 59-47 on Jan. More...