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April 9, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Sewell to vote no on NCLB

Congresswoman Terri Sewell came to Thomasville for a community meeting Wednesday morning. More...

Fatal wreck on Tallahatta Springs Road

A traffic accident claimed the life of a Thomasville man Wednesday, April 1.  Daniel Harvell, 29, of Thomasville, was pronounced dead at the scene when his truck collided nearly head-on with a fully loaded log truck about six miles west of Thoma More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Learning more about the Red Hills

Yesterday, I had another adventure to add to my list of interesting places in our area. I went on a jaunt to the Red Hills area of Monroe County with Bill Finch. You have probably heard of him. More...

Looking at the issues the state faces

Alabama’s senior and premier political reporter, Phil Rawls, has retired. Phil spent 35 years reporting on Alabama politics for the Associated Press. He was simply the best. He was fair and accurate. More...

Political Cartoon

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Religion

Christians should avoid acts of foolishness

Last Wednesday was April’s Fools Day. More...

Calhoun to be recognized at Sunflower A.O.H. Church

Elder Samuel L. Calhoun will be recognized by his church members as the oldest, active African American pastor in Thomasville at a special recognition and awards ceremony April 12 at 2:30 p.m. at Sunflower A.O.H. Church of God. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

First Baptist Church to host women’s conference in April   Rooted, the Women’s Ministry of First Baptist Church of Jackson, announces their upcoming “Beautifully Rooted Women’s Conference” Saturday, April 18, from 8 More...

For The Record

Property deeds listed

March 26-April 1  J and Z Farms LLC to Benton J. Oliver.  Carolyn B. Williamson to Michael W. Williamson.  Rutha Mae James to Ivory James.  Fannie Mae to Johnny Rone.  Dusty A. Elmore to Marisa B. Smith.  Thelma J. More...

Thomasville Police Department report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending April 5: Thomas Allen Outlaw - speeding (FTA – warrant); Kayla Marie Roberts – pick up order for Clarke County – drug violation; James Brooks Glass More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Harvell

James Daniel Harvell, 29, of Thomasville, died April 1, 2015 in Thomasville. He was born July 8, 1985 in Grove Hill. He was a cable technician with Pine Belt Communications and a member of Elam Baptist Church.  More...

Newton

Ella Mae Altman Newton, 85, of Thomasville, formerly of Andrews, S.C., died April 4, 2015 in Thomasville. She was born March 13, 1930 in Suttons, S.C. to the late William Emmett Altman and Leslie Fair Altman. More...

Parnelle

Grace Evelyn Parnelle, 84, of Thomasville died March 31, 2015 at Thomasville Health Care and Rehabilitation Center. She was born May 21, 1930 in Thomasville. More...

Johnson is Youth Day Grand Marshal

Wheeler “Spooky” Johnson is this year’s Grand Marshal for Youth Day.  “It’s just amazing,” Johnson said of his selection. The 48- year-old has been involved in youth sports for more than 20 years. More...

Antarctic glacier named after Clarke Countian

There aren’t very many Clarke County citizens, or even family members, who can claim that they have an Antarctic Glacier named in their honor, but Iman Ashley Fendley’s family can, and they have the documentation to prove it.  More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

CCARC spring jubilee April 11   The CCARC Foundation will conduct a spring jubilee April 11 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Registration for the 5K run begins at 7:30 a.m.  More...

People

Luker-Morris reveal May 11 wedding plans

Satyn Lee Luker of Thomasville and Luke Theodore Morris of Atlanta, Ga. More...

Chick Chain registration underway in Clarke County

The Clarke County 4-H Club is once again offering youth the opportunity to take part in the 4- H Chick Chain project. More...

Butler named Employee of the Week

The Work-Based Learning Program at Thomasville High School announces that Ny'Keisha Butler, left, has been selected as the "Employee of the Week". More...

School

Postlewaite encourages robotics class to 'learn the hard things'

John Postlewaite believes that students can learn hard things! To prove his point, Postlewaite volunteers his time in Jeanette Johnson's fifth period Robotics Class at Thomasville Middle School. More...

TMS Scholar's Bowl team competes in Mobile tournament

Thomasville Middle School Scholars Bowl team members Maggie Vick, Mary Kate Long, Easton Thibodeaux, and Parker Atkison attended the Super Tournament at the University of Mobile recently. More...

Nettles named Intern of the Week

The Work-Based Learning Program at Thomasville High School has announced that Tenaya Nettles, left, has been selected as the "Intern of the Week". Pictured with Tenaya is Ms. More...

Sports

THS secures playoff spot

The Thomasville High School Tigers varsity baseball team secured their place in the state playoffs April 2 with a sweep of Class 4A, Area 3 opponent, the Monroe County High Tigers, in Monroeville.  In the first game, THS won 14-0 in 5 innings.&n More...

Lady Tigers go 1-4 over the past week

The Thomasville High School Lady Tigers varsity softball team earned a 1-4 record during games played March 30 through April 1 at a Gulf Shores tournament.  • Thomasville fell 5-0 March 30 to Oxford.  Jessika Newberry was the losing pi More...

THS soccer to hit the road next week

The Thomasville High School Tigers soccer team travel April 10 for a tough area contest at Andalusia High. THS also travels April 15 to B.C. More...