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June 18, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

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The journey continues

The last leg of the Route 66 Adventure started when we began to cross Oklahoma. If you remember, while we were traveling back home from California the last week in May, there were floods going on the entire route.  More...

Special session to cost another $400,000

The regular legislative session ended without a General Fund Budget. As we look back politically on the first half of the year, the dilemma with the General Fund has been the dominant issue. More...

School

THS Cheerleaders head to camp

The Thomasville High School cheerleaders left Tuesday morning for camp at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa. The girls are under the direction of Mrs. Danita Hankins. More...

Drama teacher leaves legacy of caring

For the past 14 years, Lisa Newton has taught Language Arts and Drama at Thomasville High School. More...

Ellisor trains with Project Lead the Way

While Thomasville High School students were relaxing and enjoying their summer vacation, Richard Ellisor, the THS pre-engineering teacher, was at Auburn University for Project Lead the Way training.  This intense, hands-on professional learning More...

For The Record

Property deeds listed

June 4 - June 10  Rebecca J. Collmar, to William J. Collmar.  Brian G. Tucker, to Billy G. Jackson.  Plante Moran Trust-As Trustee, to Skyler Woods.  Charles R. Brown, to Theresa A. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of June 9-16 include:  Jonathan Snell, 32, contempt of court, domestic violence third degree (harassment), non-child support-continued, youthful offender, probation violation felony, More...

Obituaries - Free Access

DEATH NOTICE

Woods   Sallie Lee Woods, 87; died June 9, 2015 at Mobile Infirmary.  She is survived by 4 children: Ruby Kennedy, Norman Kennedy and Esaw Woods Jr., all of Thomasville and Lenora Marshall, Detroit Mich.  More...

Work started on golf course and clubhouse renovations

Changes are moving along at the Thomasville Golf and Recreation Club. More...

HERNDON COUNTY, ALA.

Pine Hill, Sunny South and T’ville all wanted to be county seat in 1891

History often turns on the little things and sometimes on close votes too. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Grove Hill Arts June activities   Grove Hill Cultural Arts Center is hosting a “Different Strokes” painting class on June 16, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.  More...

People

Cornelson retiring from library

Being “young at heart” is the key to Melanie Cornelson’s success as a Children and Teen Librarian. More...

Being a dad is an important role

“D aaaaady……  .” Anytime my husband hears that particular greeting, he immediately knows that our daughter has a request that is no doubt going to cost him money, usually quite a bit of money.  More...

Flying Bricks to perform Independence Day Concert June 27

The Flying Bricks Community Band will present its sixth annual Independence Day Concert on Saturday, June 27 at 7 p.m. in the Bedsole Theatre at the Thomasville Civic Center. More...

Religion

Do all you can to bear fruit for Jesus

Recently, I spent the morning working on my reciprocating saw. It stopped and started when it felt like it. I am not very good at repairing electrical equipment so I said a little prayer and took it apart. More...

Springfield Methodist Protestant Bible School

Springfield Methodist Protestant Church conducted its Vacation Bible School June 8 - 12. The theme was “God's Big Back Yard”. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Mackey Branch to honor its pastor Dr. Dave Adams   Mackey Branch Baptist Church of Whatley will honor its pastor, Dr. Dave Adams and his wife Rosie on his 21st anniversary at the church on Sunday, June 14 at 2:30 p.m.  Rev. More...

Sports

District title sends Thomasville to state

The Thomasville 8U all-star team played in the district tourney this past weekend in Eclectic. More...

Good news for bats in south Alabama; WNS contained to northern counties

A recent survey of 24 bat caves in 11 Alabama counties shows that white-nose syndrome (WNS) in the state’s bat population has not spread to south Alabama. The first case of WNS was discovered in Jackson County in 2012.  More...

Tackling challenges football camp June 27

Former Clarke County High School and University of Alabama offensive lineman and now current Kansas City Chiefs Player Engagement Manager, BJ Stabler, will be holding his sixth annual Tackling Challenges Youth Football Camp on Saturday, June 27 at H. More...