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June 25, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

‘Street Team’ appearance spurs concerns

A van for country-rap performer Mikel Knight showed up in Thomasville Tuesday night, spurring posts from concerned citizens.  The van is part of what the performer calls his Maverick Dirt Road Street Team. More...

Gibson dies in accident

Long-time local businessman Bobby Gibson died in an accident last week. Gibson was the president of Alabama Timber Industries Inc., a business he took over from his father, said Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Taking a look at the presidential candidates

The coming presidential primaries may be some of the most interesting in recent history.  At first blush, it might seem all the fun will be had on the Republican ticket with no less than a dozen candidates already declared and another four flirt More...

Special session coming up

Alabama is only one of a handful of states that work out of two budgets. We have a General Fund Budget and a separate Education Budget. Our General Fund is where the severe problem rests. More...

Reminiscing about Vacation Bible School

June 10, 1982 More...

School

‘Part of our Family’

The City of Thomasville prides itself on the fact that visitors feel like they are "part of our family" when they come to Thomasville. The same is true for Thomasville's City Schools.  More...

2015-2016 THS Language Arts Independent Reading List

Ninth Grade English English 9 A Separate Peace (Knowles) due second full week of the semester Advanced English 9 A Separate Peace (Knowles) due second full week of the semester The Hobbit (Tolkien) due second full week following mid-terms More...

Thompson Tractor awards Hudgins scholarship

Timothy Mason Hudgins of Dixons Mills has been awarded a scholarship by Thompson Tractor to pursue an Associate’s Degree as a Caterpillar Dealer Service Technician at South Georgia Technical College in Americus, Ga. More...

Sports

Wil Brasell signs baseball scholarship to ASCC

Recent Thomasville High School graduate Wil Brasell signed a scholarship to play baseball for the Alabama Southern Community College Eagles Monday.  More...

T'ville 7-8 year old all-stars state bound

The Thomasville 7-8 year old all-star team won the district championship this week and will be heading to the state tournament. More...

T'ville 11-12 year olds advance to state

The 11-12 year old girls all-star team is going to the state tournament in Enterprise on July 10. The girls finished the regional tournament in second place after losing to Gilbertown in the final. More...

Day says no concerns over hospital

Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day said he wasn‘t sure if he would write a response to Clarke County Commissioner Jackie Ray Rush‘s letter to the editor published in the June 18 issue of The Thomasville Times.  More...

MLK Street residents looking after crew

“I haven’t forgotten the red Kool-Aid!” said Peggy Arnold stepping out of Sallye Howard’s home on Martin Luther King Street greeting the crew installing stormwater drainage and sidewalks in the neighborhood.  More...

Saturday to be full of fun activities

The Thomasville Hometown Celebration kicks off with the Firecracker 5K Color fun run and walk at 8 a.m. in downtown Thomasville.  A farmer’s market will also open at 8 a.m. and run to 11 a.m. More...

County joins strategic plan

The Clarke County Commission approved Tuesday a proposal recommended by officials with Coastal Gateway Regional Economic Development Alliance (CGEDA) to support participation in a new multi-county strategic plan.  The proposal will not cost Clar More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Grove Hill Arts June activities   The Arts Center is hosting mommy and me adventures on June 26 from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.  This is a center-based learning experience to enhance meaningful bonding using arts and crafts, storytelling, and music More...

People

McLean’s work on display at civic center

Montgomery painter Judy McLean’s show will open Saturday at the Thomasville Civic Center prior to the Flying Bricks Community Band’s concert.  More...

Roy Gavin returns to Thomasville

The Flying Bricks Community Band’s sixth annual Independence Day Concert will be June 27, 2015. This year the band welcomes back to the stage at the Thomasville Civic Center, Roy Gavin, after an absence of more than 50 years.  More...

Campbell donates hair to Wigs for Kids

Anna Elizabeth Campbell recently donated a little more than 13 inches of hair to Wigs for Kids.  Wigs for Kids is a charity organization that makes wigs for kids that have lost their hair due to medical conditions such as cancer, alopecia and a More...

Religion

Pay attention to people around you

I don’t know if you have noticed it or not, but it is hot. “How hot is it preacher?” Well, it isn’t as hot as “you know where,” that’s for sure.  More...

Thomasville Baptist hosts VBS

Thomasville Baptist Church recently conducted its annual Vacation Bible School. The theme this year was Sonspark Labs: God's Plan for You = JESUS! More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Enroll for T’ville Methodist preschool   Thomasville United Methodist Church is currently accepting applications for Preschool Child Care for this fall.  The Time 2 Learn program is for pre-school children ages two to four.  For More...

For The Record

RECORDS

Property deeds listed   June 11 - June 18  Donna H. Daniels, to Larry Parden.  Marilyn A. Foster, to Scotch Land Management LLC.  Janice M. Overstreet, to Jackie B. Chastain.  Benjamin F. Harper II, to Benjamin F. More...

TPD report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending June 21: Cleo Jones - assault second degree; Fred Mobley - assault second degree; India Neosia Moore - disorderly conduct; Marilyn Monroe Doss - disorderly conduct; More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of June 16-23 include:  Freddie James Witherspoon, 34, probation revocation, burglary third degree, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept.  Charles Etheridge, 56, drivin More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Bouler

Hugh Bernard Bouler, 71 of Sweet Water died June 11, 2015 at his home.  He was born Aug. 2, 1943 in Annapolis, Md. He was a retired U.S. Army Veteran.  More...

Gibson

Robert Cecil "Bobby" Gibson, Jr., 69 of Thomasville died June 17, 2015 in Pine Hill. He was born April 12, 1946 in Tuscaloosa. He was the owner of Alabama Timber Industries. More...

Lassiter

Sue Lassiter, 78, of Irvington passed away June 12, 2015.  More...