Local print subscribers can now sign up for free online access to this website.
Please click here to proceed.

April 2, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Two wrecks claim three Chargers in three days

Two wrecks, three days and two blocks apart on Hwy. 43 in Thomasville involved three Dodge Chargers. More...

Growing minds and hearts for Alabama’s Future

Martin Luther King put it this way, “Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education.” As the 2015 Alabama Teacher of the Year, my message to our profession, community, state, and nation is to teach not only for college- More...

Jackson Art Festival invites area artists

Area artists are invited to bring their art to the “Jackson Art Festival” to be held Saturday, May 16 in the Jackson Intermediate School gymnasium from 2 until 7 p.m.  Retired educator David Wilhelm is coordinating the event and said More...

Special Sections

Editorials

The beauty of spring and activity of Easter

I have been watching the pecan trees to see if spring is really here for good. If I squint, it looks like the buds are swelling to turn into leaves, but so far there are no real signs of leaves. More...

Charter schools remain a hot issue

In recent years, the Republican Party has taken control of the legislatures in all of the southern states. Alabama’s legislature is overwhelmingly Republican. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

School

Thomasville ‘Teacher of the Year’ Stephanie Wright credits father for award

As a child, Stephanie Davis Wright spent many hours playing "school" with her brother Keith. More...

TMS sixth grade social studies classes takes virtual field trip to Minneapolis

Mrs. Kim Harvell's sixth grade social studies classes went to Minneapolis, Minn. More...

Scoliosis sreening for grades five through nine in Thomasville

Nurses at Thomasville City Schools will screen all children enrolled in grades 5-9 for scoliosis, a side-toside curve in the spine, April 7-8. More...

Sports

THS soccer defeats Satsuma

The Thomasville High School Tigers varsity soccer team defeated the Satsuma High Gators 3-0 March 23 on Anderson Field.  Javoris Brown had 15 saves. More...

Tigers claim sweep of South Lamar Stallions

The Thomasville High School Tigers varsity baseball team swept a March 28 doubleheader with the South Lamar High Stallions.  In the first game, THS won 12-5, scoring 7 runs in the fourth inning. More...

JV softball team wins tournament

The Thomasville JV Lady Tigers won their 2015 Softball Tournament last Saturday. They played six straight games, including back to back wins over Sweet Water to secure the championship. More...

THS’ “Seussical” is next weekend

Thomasville City Schools will present “Seussical: The Musical” April 10-12 at the Thomasville Civic Center in the Bedsole Theatre.  Friday and Saturday performances begin at 7 p.m. The Sunday matinee begins at 2 p.m. More...

T’ville drug bust

The Clarke County Drug Task Force, along with Thomasville Police Department, conducted a search warrant at a residence in Thomasville Tuesday afternoon where a large amount of illegal narcotics were seized.  More...

Easter services

Williams Temple   Williams Temple CME Church of Thomasville will present a program, “He is Risen!” in a special Good Friday service, April 3 at 7 p.m.  Round Hill Baptist   More...

Variety of speakers present at Dravitan Black Heritage program

The Dravitan Civic Club members hosted their annual Black Heritage program Saturday, March 21 4:00 p.m. at the Thomasville Church of God In Christ where Supt. Jimmy Allen is the pastor.  More...

Thomasville Regional Medical Center groundbreaking - Free Access

  Hospital auxiliary members. |align=left|width=250|height=64|link=node]  City and hospital officials. |align=left|width=250|height=68|link=node]  Thomasville citizens. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Fish fry at South Marengo Fire and Rescue Squad Hall April 4   The South Marengo County Fire and Rescue Squad will conduct a fish fry on April 4 at the South Marengo Squad Hall, Coxheath on Hwy. 10 at mile marker 36.5.  More...

People

Easter should bring God’s children together

With the numerous celebrations of Easter coming up Sunday, my thoughts have turned to religious matters this week. More...

Photography workshop planned at GHCAC

The Grove Hill Cultural Arts Center will host a two-day photography workshop taught by nationally renowned photographer, Chip Cooper April 25-26. The workshop will be taught at Studio 122 located at 122 Main St. More...

FINAL WEDDING PLANS

Sheffield-Conner

Amanda Brooke Sheffield and James Brian Conner will exchange marriage vows April 4 at the Pearce Memorial Assembly House in Jackson.  Miss Sheffield is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Larry Sheffield of Thomasville.  Mr. More...

Religion

Holy Week is important time for Christians

This is Holy week to millions who profess to be believers in and followers of Jesus Christ.  Holy week is the stage for the fulfillment of the events pointed to and promised by the prophets of old, and the angels of heaven who spoke of “go More...

Mental Conditioning

How do you respond to adversity? The way you handle adversities has a huge impact on your success in life.  If you shrink back, choose to become bitter or lose your drive, then you are allowing the difficulties of life to bury you. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Thomasville United Methodist Holy Week events are announced   The Thomasville United Methodist Church has announced its schedule of events planned in observance of Holy Week.  Maundy Thursday services and a Good Friday drama will both begin More...

For The Record

Property deeds listed

March 19-26  Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance Inc. to Mitchell L. Overstreet.  W.W. Moore Jr. to Christopher Hughes.  Van Chapman Payne- Other to Garrie L. Wheat III.  Teresa Johnson McKinney to Duke Family LTD.  Frances D. More...

Thomasville Police report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending March 29.  More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of March 24- 31 include:  Brandon Troy Cook, 25, possession of marijuana second degree, use/possession of drug paraphernalia, $1,500 bond, arrested by Coffeeville Police Dept.  L More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Andrews

Donald Levon “Don” Andrews, 67, of Naples, Fla. died March 24, 2015 at Physicians Regional Medical Center. He was born May 19, 1947 in Thomasville. More...

Pugh

Samuel Edward Pugh, 49, a construction foreman of Thomasville, died March 7, 2015 at Gulf Coast Regional Hospital in Panama City. He was born June 13, 1965 in Fulton.  More...

Salter

Aaron Wayne Salter, 22, of Mt. Carmel, Ill., died March 25, 2015. He was born Sept. 4, 1992 in Grove Hill. He was employed with Fram Filtration.  More...