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August 13, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Pipe bid sparks commission fight

Clarke County Commission Chairman Tyrone Moye called for peace Tuesday morning among commissioners after a conflict between commissioner Jackie Ray Rush, and Moye and commissioner Rhondel Rhone.  More...

Up close with the Stokes gator

The World Record Stokes alligator was on display last week at Pine Hill City Hall. The alligator weighed more than 1,000 pounds and was captured near Miller's Ferry. More...

Metals USA to pay back incentives

Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day told the council that the city and county have reached an agreement with Metals USA to pay back incentives and infrastructure investments made to bring the company to Thomasville.  More...

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What’s with all the names on Cokes?

It all started back in Dixons Mills when my sitter Fannie – who I adored and still keep on a high pedestal – would give it to me every morning at 10 a.m. More...

Aflac is an Alabama success story

There is a very iconic company founded in Alabama that has made state, southern, national and international history. It is an insurance corporation known as Aflac.  More...

School

Baswell receives AGEF scholarship

The Alabama Grocers Education Foundation announced that the Thomasville area scholarship recipient for the year was Harlie Baswell.  More...

THS welcomes new band director, Boyett

James Boyett has been hired as the band director at Thomasville High School.  Boyett earned both a Bachelors and Masters Degree from the University of North Alabama.  He performed with the UNA Pride of Dixie Marching Band, the Concert Band, More...

Thomasville High Senior Walk

Senior Walk 2016 featured all the seniors walking before the student body to be recognized in their new position of honor. More...

For The Record

RECORDS

Property deeds listed   Aug. 3-5  Maria Oquendo, to Michael E. Whitehead Jr.  Robert W. Roberts, to Robert James Stout.  Gertrude E. Merriwether, to State of Alabama.  Nancy M. More...

Clarke County Sheriff ’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Aug. More...

Thomasville Police report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending Aug. More...

Day, “confident as ever” hospital will be a reality

Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day spent a portion of Monday night’s city council work session reassuring council members that the hospital project is still moving forward.  More...

Commissioners question cities’ commitment

Members of the Clarke County Commission expressed concern Monday about financial commitments from the various municipalities for a county economic developer position and the county animal shelter.  More...

Police being warned of threats

With civil unrest reignited in Ferguson, Mo. More...

Truck overturns at Fulton Junction

A log truck overturned while turning off Hwy. 43 headed to Fulton Tuesday afternoon, spilling its load and blocking both north bount lanes of Hwy. 43. More...

Gas prices continue to fall

Average retail gasoline prices in Alabama have fallen 4.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.22/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 3,348 gas outlets in Alabama.  This compares with the national average that h More...

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR

HIPPY preschool now accepting enrollment   The Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY) program of Clarke County is accepting enrollment for parents and their preschoolers ages three, four and five for the 2015-2016 program y More...

People

Thomasville Travelers visit Niagara Falls and Toronto

The Thomasville Travelers have returned from a trip to Niagara Falls and Toronto, Canada. Before reaching their destination the group visited the Kentucky Derby Museum, Erie Maritime Museum and President Taft’s National Historic Site.  More...

Being referred to as a neat freak doesn’t offend me

My children often refer to me as a “neat freak.” I’m not the least bit offended by the term, but I don’t really think it applies.  More...

Flying Bricks Band to host rehearsals

The Flying Bricks Community Band will begin fall rehearsals on Monday, Aug. 31, 7 p.m. in the band room at Thomasville High School.  More...

Religion

Let us not lose heart in doing good

We are constantly making decisions, often without even thinking about them.  We are programmed to make those decisions unconsciously and though we give no thought to them, they can determine what kind of life we have.  More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Thomasville Baptist hosting Marvelous Mondays   Thomasville Baptist Host Marvelous Mondays through out August.  Aug. 17 the speaker will be Dr. Kevin Hamn with music by George Weeks  Aug. 24 Dr. More...

First Assembly to host Bridges of Faith

The First Assembly of God in Thomasville will host a group of Ukrainian orphans through the Bridges of Faith program Aug. More...

Sports

‘Meet the Tigers’ Friday night

The Thomasville High School Tigers football program is inviting the public to celebrate the beginning of the 2015 season with a 5:30 p.m. scrimmage on Friday, Aug. 14 on D.F. More...

Sports Hall of Fame accepting nominations

The Thomasville Sports Hall of Fame is now accepting nominations for the 2016 class.  Nominating forms are available at the Hall of Fame on Front Street, the Thomasville Public Library and Thomasville Chamber of Commerce.  The deadline for More...

Lady Tigers open season on the road

The Thomasville High School Lady Tigers volleyball team opens the 2015 regular season Aug. 31 with a trip to Gilbertown to face the Southern Choctaw High Lady Indians.  THS will not have its first home match until Sept. More...