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February 5, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

VA to offer Veterans Choice information

Representatives from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs will be in Thomasville to provide information about the new Veterans Choice Program on Monday, Feb. 9, in the L.P. Conference Room at the Thomasville Civic Center. More...

Surprise book announcement from Harper Lee

Surprising news hit the literary world this week when it was announced that Nell Harper Lee would be publishing a new novel.  More...

Thomasville Dixie Youth baseball registration

Registration for baseball, softball and tee ball is now underway. Registration will go through Feb. 20th, and will be Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Registration will also be open Saturday, Feb. 14, from 8 a.m. More...

Gas prices head back up

Average retail gasoline prices in Alabama have risen 1.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $1.91/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 3,348 gas outlets in Alabama. More...

Special Sections

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Rediscovering benefits of herbal remedies

I spoke to a club in a nearby town this week. The subject was herbal remedies. I had such a good time studying it again that I wanted to share some of my Internet findings with you. More...

The cultural advantages of living in our town

February 10, 1977 More...

Religion

He that has ears, let him hear

My wife talks to herself. I hear her but sometimes I don’t know what she said. That may be why she talks to herself. Maybe she started out talking to me, but since I did not listen, she decided it was better to talk to herself.  More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Pineview Baptist to host wild game feast Feb. 13   Pineview Baptist Church will host a wild game feast “Fins, Fur and Feathers” Friday, Feb. More...

Mental Conditioning

Stored Up

If you could see what God has stored up for you, the people you're going to meet, the places you're going to go, the good breaks that are going to find you, you would be amazed.  It's going to be the surpassing greatness of God's power. More...

For The Record

Marriage license applications

McKinley Foreman Jr. and Marcia Lashell Love.  John Bettis Lyles and Janice J. Manning.  Marriage license applications are just that—applications for licenses, not necessarily actual marriages.   More...

Property deeds listed

Jan. 22-29  Teresa K. McKinney to James R. Long.  Dewayne T. Myles to Krystal Landrum.  Summer Scruggs-Other to John E. Zukley.  Ruby J. Jones to Janee J. Parden.  William Trimble Green to W.T. More...

TPD report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending Feb. 1: Nakeil Jermaine Bettis – possession of marijuana, first degree; juvenile – assault, third degree.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Guy

Audrey Glenn “Buddy” Guy, 75, a resident of Jackson, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015. He was born March 7, 1939 to the late Clarence Alfus Guy and Sudie Bertha Stokely. He was retired from Boise Cascade as an Operator. More...

Pritchett

Willie Mae Pritchett, 88, of Pine Hill died Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015 at Thomasville Health Care and Rehabilitation Center. She was born Sept. 29, 1926, the oldest of twelve children of Gardner Eugene and Kathleen Olga Twilley Sealy.  More...

Walker

Claire Diane Walker, 66, a homemaker of Dickinson, died Monday, Jan. 26, 2015 at Mobile Infirmary. She was born Dec. 26, 1948 in Georgia.  More...

Whooo are you?

Raptor Center comes to T’ville Elementary

A turkey vulture gets a bad rap.  So say the staff of the Southeastern Raptor Center who visited Thomasville Elementary School Jan. More...

20th Relay will be last for a while

This will be the last hurrah for Relay for Life in Thomasville 20 years after it started in 1995. More...

Bus safety award

The Alabama State Department of Education, Pupil Transportation Section, has awarded the Thomasville City Transportation Department a certificate for "inspection program recognition." TCS received a certificate for exemplary school bus inspections. More...

Commissioners clash over DHR board appointment

An appointment to the county board for the Department of Human Resources (DHR) has sparked concern by one county commissioner over adequate representation for African Americans.  Dr. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Clarke County Cattlemen’s Association to meet Feb. 7   The Clarke County Cattelmen’s Association will conduct its annual meeting Feb. 7 at 6:30 p.m. at Clarke Prep School in Grove Hill. More...

People

Thomasville Lions Club honors charter members

At a recent Lions Club meeting the Thomasville Lions Club honored their two charted members Lion Edwin Roy Ford and Lion Louris Howard Jackson with Lifetime membership to the Thomasville Lions Club.  More...

SWHS wins Salvation Army bell ringing school competition

Sweet Water High School is once again the winning school for collecting the most money in the area school competition for the 2014 Salvation Army Red Kettle Bell Ringing Competition. Under Ms. T. More...

RSVP Volunteers and TES partner together for ‘A Warm Day of Service’

RSVP and TES partnered together for the 2015 Martin Luther King Jr. celebration and donated coats, hats and gloves collected at TES by the children for “A Warm Day of Service”. More...

School

Career Tech student's training leads to big rewards

While most high school students were enjoying Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays, Culvain Strang was working a shut-down in Mississippi, taking apart a boiler. More...

THS celebrates Career and Technical Education Month

Students and faculty at Thomasville High School will join others across the nation during the month of February to celebrate national Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month.  More...

SWHS students to perform The Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Oz will be performed Thursday, Feb. 12 and Friday, Feb. 13, with showtime starting at 7 p.m. The cost is $7. There will be daytime performances for students at SWHS. More...

Sports

First THS soccer team starts play Monday

The new Thomasville High School Tigers soccer team will begin its season with a road trip to Jeff Davis High in Montgomery.  Thomasville is technically fielding a boys team this season with co-ed participation.  More...

Thomasville High School, CCHS battle in area tourneys

The Thomasville High School Tigers varsity boys basketball team will host the Class 4A, Area 3 tournament on Feb. 5 and 6.  The Tigers will play Clarke County High School in the opening game at 6 p.m.  More...

SWHS teams to play in area tournaments

The Sweet Water High School varsity boys and girls teams were scheduled to play in both the Class 2A Area 2 tournaments to be held Feb. 3 and 5 at Choctaw County High School in Butler. More...