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May 14, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

National Day of Prayer service

A crowd gathered at the steps of the Thomasville Civic Center last Wednesday morning to participate in the city's observance of the National Day of Prayer. More...

Getting a lift

Randall Harris of Team Impact gives two THS students, Mary Roberts on the left and Kristen Gleason on the right, a lift. More...

Newspaper report criticized

Clarke County Commissioner Stan Hutto sought to clarify his position Monday on a potential salary increase for the state’s probate judge.  Two bills in the State Legislature, HB 446 and SB 369, seek to raise the pay of county probate judge More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Another citizen-led community project

The Citizens of Thomasville once again proved their civic mindedness by planting a Community Garden in Downtown Thomasville. It is right next to the railroad track. It is a beautiful garden with a center fountain and trellised entrances. More...

General Fund’s rude awakening

You would have to have been under a rock for the past six months to not have heard that the State General Fund has a shortfall and Gov. Robert Bentley has proposed a $540 million tax increase solution to resolve the problem.  More...

Taking a look at the Rosetime edition

May 13, 1982 More...

School

Graduating twice in the same month

For 14 members of the Thomasville High School class of 2015, walking across Anderson Field this Friday night for the THS commencement exercises will be a replay, of sorts.  These seniors, who were part of the dual enrollment program in applied w More...

SWHS students receive awards from Veterans of Foreign Wars

Receiving awards from the Veterans of Foreign Wars for their essays during the Sweet Water High School Awards Day program were Joel Averitt, Alabama state winner, Kate Smith, second place, Curdajah B More...

Cade named Intern of the Week

The Work Based Learning Program at Thomasville High School has announced that Avery Cade, right, has been selected as the "Intern of the Week". Pictured with Cade is Ms. More...

For The Record

Property deeds listed

May 1-May 7  Trustmark National-As Trustee to Royal David Stackhouse III.  Jonathan H. Smith to Jeremy Henson.  Barbara A. Davis to Thomas E. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of May 5-12 include:  Brannon Velador McCoy, 21, domestic violence third degree (harassment), $1,000 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept.  Lovelle Tucker, 32, di More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Adams

Grace Agee Adams, 83, a homemaker of Thomasville, died May 10, 2015 at John Knox Manor in Montgomery. She was born Feb. 4, 1932 in Thomasville and was a member of Thomasville Baptist Church.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Gaines R. More...

Bolen

Kenneth Earl Bolen, loving husband and father, passed away on Wednesday May 6, 2015 after a long battle with dementia/Alzheimer’s.  The only son of Savell and Jessie Mae (Jordan) Bolen, he was predeceased by his parents and his only sister More...

Harrison

Scot Harrison, 51, of Camden, died May 7, 2015 at Brookwood Medical Center in Birmingham. He was born in Thomasville and had been a resident of Monroeville for several years before moving to Camden. More...

Site prep plan for hospital almost done

Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day reported to the city council Monday night that updated grading and engineering plans for the city’s proposed hospital were almost finished.  Day said the grading plan had to be updated after Thomasville Regio More...

Spring football game tonight

The 2015 edition of the Thomasville High School Tigers football team will host the Linden High Patriots in the spring jamboree at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 14 at D.F. Anderson Field.   More...

Some readers favor lottery or gambling

With the state facing a budget crisis, talk of legalizing casino-style gambling or instituting a lottery is getting some attention.  The Thomasville Times asked its readers to weigh in on the topic. More...

Commission DHR conflict flares up

The appointment of a board member for the County Department of Human Resources reignited simmering political disagreements Tuesday among Clarke County Commissioners.  More...

Boys and Girls Club 5K coming

Members of the Boys and Girls Club of Southwest Alabama show off the shirts for the the innaugural Triple Play 5K Run/Walk and One Mile Run that will be May 30 in downtown Thomasville. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Thomasville HS art exhibit is free to the public today   Thomasville High School will host an art exhibit in the school gym May 14 from 5-6 p.m. Student work will be displayed.  There is no charge, and everyone is invited to attend. More...

People

Birth of a new princess for Brits

I'm not at all sure why I have been so fascinated by the news of the birth of Great Britain’s Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana on May 2, but like countless others, I scour the news for tidbits related to the royal family. More...

SWAMC pins auxiliary members

SWAMC Auxiliary conducted its May 5 meeting at The Hill House. More...

RSVP members recycling cans and newspapers

Members of the Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) have announced that in addition to recycling aluminum cans, they will also begin recycling newspapers in the Thomasville office, located at 147 Adams Ave.  RSVP is assisting the Thomasville More...

Religion

Be careful of making rash promises

Occasionally, I agree to do something of my own free will that no one could force me to do at gunpoint.  Several weeks ago, my wife and I were discussing a project which we had put off for a long time. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Greater New Hope AME to host Family and Friends Day   The Greater New Hope AME Church in Millry will celebrate its annual Family and Friends Day, May 17, at 2:30 in the afternoon. The Rev. More...

Mental Conditioning

We’ve all had seasons when the challenges of life feel overwhelming.  During those times, it’s tempting to talk about how bad things are. More...

Sports

Lady Tigers go 1-2 in regional

The Thomasville High School Lady Tigers softball team ended its play May 8 in the state regional tournament in Gulf Shores.  THS lost 10-2 to LAMP in the third and final game of the regionals.  Jessika Newberry was the losing pitcher. More...

Day makes NAIA golf national championship

Thomasville and University of Mobile senior Zach Day was qualified to compete in the 2015 NAIA Men’s Golf National Championship tournament. The 64th annual event will take place at LPGA International in Daytona Beach, Fla., May 19-22.  More...

Spring game is tonight

The 2015 edition of the Thomasville High School Tigers football team will host the Linden High Patriots in the spring jamboree at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 14 at D.F. More...