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June 4, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

NLRB certifies GD union vote

The National Labor Relations Board certified the union vote at Golden Dragon last week.  Employees at the Golden Dragon Precise Copper Tube plant in Sunny South voted last November to form a union at the plant and join the United Steel Workers. More...

Marriage rally in Grove Hill

One May 1, more than 160 residents of Clarke County assembled at Carlton Park near the Clarke County Courthouse in Grove Hill to rally for the “sanctity of marriage.” “It is a matter of prayer,” said Loren S. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Discovering the foods of California

I have just come back from an interesting trip. I flew out to California to visit Melissa Hamilton, one of Thomasville’s own, who is a lawyer in Pasadena. More...

Gov. Bentley irrelevant in the budget process

We are in the final days of the first regular legislative session of the quadrennium. The session constitutionally has to end June 15. The governor and legislature are at a standoff. More...

The things people bring to this office

May 23, 1951 P eople are always bringing extraordinary things to our office. We have had on display, at various times, just about everything unknown to man.  More...

Religion

On judgement day there will be one ark

Just like any other day, the sun came up. The birds came to life. People began to go about their daily routines, some of them noticed the clouds that were building in the sky as the day wore on and the temperature rose. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Pleasant Grove to conduct homecoming   Pleasant Grove Baptist Church on Winn Road will conduct homecoming services June 7 at 11 a.m.  The speaker for the occasion is the Rev. More...

Sports

Boys and Girls Club of Southwest Alabama hosts Triple Play 5k

Sunny skies greeted 62 racers at the start of the innaugural Triple Play 5K race hosted by the Boys and Girls Club of Southwest Alabama and officiated by the Tombigbee Running Club. More...

Devine intervention credited for snake bite survival

Hank Mosley is convinced divine intervention is the only reason he survived a turkey hunting trip recently in Wilcox County.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Angelos

Mary Aletha Angelos, 90, a homemaker of Sweet Water, died May 22, 2015 at the University of Missouri Hospital in Columbia, Mo. She was born Oct. 13, 1924 in Beaver Creek, and was a member of Beaver Creek Baptist Church.  More...

Linn

Alpha Young Lewis Linn, 85, of Ft. Walton Beach, Fla., died May 23, 2015 at Ft. Walton Beach Rehabilitation Center. Born Oct. 5, 1929 in Marengo County, she was a retired elementary school music teacher.  More...

Shots hit homes near MLK Street

A dispute that erupted in gunfire led to two men being charged with shooting into an occupied dwelling.  Demetrius Jermaine Williams and Sterling Wykeith Grayson were both charged this week with shooting into an occupied dwelling by the Thomasvi More...

Hometown Celebration is June 27

Thomasville will hosts its annual Hometown Celebration June 27 this year.  The day will start with the Firecracker 5K Color fun run and walk at 8 a.m. in downtown Thomasville. More...

T-SLATE meeting tonight

The Thomasville City Schools District will host a public meeting at 6 p.m. More...

Boys and Girls Club donation

Alabama River Cellulose recently made a donation to the Southwest Alabama Boys and Girls Club in Thomasville. More...

Heating bill assistance

The Community Action Agency of South Alabama has started the process of mailng application to assist low-income families with their heating bill. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Dixons Mills School Reunion set for June 6   The annual Dixons Mills School Reunion will be Saturday, June 6, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Gaston’s Grill in Thomasville.  For more information, call Natalie C. Arrington 636-2302. More...

People

Engagement announced for Gaffney - McCurdy

Nancy Wright Gaffney and Nicholas Thomas McCurdy are planning to be married July 18, 2015 at the Waterside Chapel at Palmetto Bluff in Bluffton, S.C.  Announcement of the engagement is made this week by the bride-elect’s parents, Mrs. More...

Jenkins - Vick to marry July 11

The engagement of Jessica LeeAnne Jenkins to Hunter Ray Vick is announced this week by the bride-elect’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Claude Jenkins of Deatsville. Parents of the groom-elect are Mr. and Mrs. More...

Lynn - Jackson to exchange vows

Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Joe Lynn announce the engagement and forthcoming wedding of their daughter, Marleigh Dawn to Eric Wayne Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Eric Jackson of Mobile.  Miss Lynn is a 2015 graduate of Thomasville High School  Mr. More...

School

Alabama Southern conducts Commencement Ceremony

The 49th annual Alabama Southern Community College Commencement Ceremony was Friday, May 8 on the Monroeville campus. Three hundred sixty graduates were, surrounded by friends and family. More...

Alabama Summer Learning Challenge helps with ‘summer slide’

School has ended, and students are looking for ways to have fun and enjoy their vacations. More...

South Marengo Rescue visits SWHS

Students in grades K-2 at Sweet Water Elementary School were visited by Richard Rogers, President of the South Marengo Fire and Rescue Department, on May 11.  More...

For The Record

Property deeds listed

Property deeds listed  Dated May 21-27  Nuell Wayne Foshee, to Ronald K. Rivers.  The Carolyn Jane Woodson Trust, to Myong S. Roberson.  Amanda K. Wilkins, to James King Wilkins.  John Elo Willman, to Alton G. More...

Thomasville Police report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending May 31: Demetrius Jermaine Williams, discharge firearm into occupied dwelling or vehicle; Sterling Wykeith Grayson, discharge firearm into an occupied dwelling or ve More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of May 26-June 2 include:  April Roshelle Hollins, 32, domestic violence second degree, $40,000 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept.  Sterling Wykeith Grayson, 2 More...