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September 24, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Officials react to new budget

Local education leaders and elected officials expressed their disappoinment in the Alabama Senate’s vote to take $80 million from the state’s education fund to balance the state’s budget.  More...

Circuit Judge McCorquodale seeking re-election

Circuit Judge Gaines C. McCorquodale has announced that he will seek re-election as Circuit Judge, Place 1, for the First Judicial Circuit. The Circuit is comprised of Clarke, Washington, and Choctaw counties. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

The governor proposes and the legislature disposes

This first year of the quadrennium has been an interesting mix of politics in the Heart of Dixie. At the heart of the news and interest has been the continuous wrangling over the General Fund budget. From the get go, Gov. More...

A treasure in my own back yard

I have just been reminded recently of a treasure in our own backyard that most of us have overlooked. More...

Never was impressed with the courts

September 26, 1951   More...

School

Sweet Water homecoming court

The homecoming court at Sweet Water High School was recently selected. From (L-R) are, front row: Lara Little,- Jr. Maid; Savannah Thurston,- Sr. Maid; Jasmine Rodgers,- Sr. More...

Living the ‘Good to Great’ motto

Greetings Thomasville. It has been yet another busy and exciting week at Thomasville High School. Students have been living up to our motto of “Good to Great” by participating in Clarke County Litter Awareness Week.  More...

TES adds resource room for parents

With the recent renovation of the library, Thomasville Elementary School has added a new area just for parents and guardians. More...

For The Record

Property deeds listed

Sept. 11-16  Betty Ray White, to Ernie Hylon Ray Jr.  Allan Rembert, to Kimberly Leslie Patton.  Laqusha M. Powell, to Kimberly Leslie Patton.  Pamela S. Hanes, to WHS Family Real Estate LLC.  Carol H. More...

Thomasvile Police report

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

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Sept. 15-22 include:  Kenneth E. More...

THS teacher and coach arrested

Williams accused of having sex with a student

Thomasville High School physical education teacher and boys’ basketball coach Barry “Buck” Williams was arrested last week and charged with ‘School Employee Engaging in a Sex Act or Deviant Sexual Intercourse with a student un More...

Former T’ville pastor’s sexual abuse case continued

Some had assumed that a former Thomasville pastor would plead guilty to sexual abuse charges of a minor in Clarke County Circuit Court Tuesday. Instead, the case was set for a jury trial the week of Nov. More...

Gas prices expected to fall more

Average retail gasoline prices in Alabama have fallen 4.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $1.94/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 3,348 gas outlets in Alabama. More...

Remembering Thomasville’s radar base

Pearl Harbor survivor Sam Skelton spent four years at T'ville facility, 1959-1962

The lean, crewcut tech sergeant was one of the first assigned to the new Thomasville Air Force Station in 1959 and the first to retire from it four years later. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Salvation Army accepting Angel Tree registration   Salvation Army will begin accepting Angel Tree registration on the following dates: Sept. 24, Oct. 6, 8, 13 and 15, between the hours of 9 a.m. - 11 p.m. More...

People

ASCC Adult Ed program recognized

Rep. Thomas Jackson presents Donna Nelson of Alabama Southern Community College with a proclamation recognizing its adult education program during an honor ceremony for students Monday. More...

State Librarian visits Thomasville

Nancy Pack, (center right) Director of the Alabama Public Library System, visited the Thomasville Public Library Tuesday. More...

McIntyre - Washburn to marry Oct. 17

Mr. Richard Washburn of Greensboro announces the engagement of his daughter, Allison Leigh to Dustin Gray McIntyre, son of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Glory Road in concert Sept. 26   Christian Fellowship Baptist Church will host the Glory Road Quartet in concert, Saturday, Sept. More...

Let God show you how to serve others

I met a man from a small town in Alabama some time back. At first the most remarkable thing about the deal was that we were both from somewhere in Alabama and we met for the first time somewhere in Africa.  More...

Sports

Tigers romp to homecoming victory

The Thomasville High School Tigers football team won their third Class 4A, Region 1 game-in-a row with a 58-16 defeat Sept. 18 of the Southside-Selma High Panthers at D.F. More...

THS volleyball team wins home tournament

The Thomasville High School Lady Tigers varsity volleyball team defeated Excel Sept. 19 to win their home tournament.  THS won each of the eight sets in the tournament. More...

Tigers to face tough road test in Saraland

The Thomasville High School Tigers football team (4-1, 3-0 in Class 4A, Region 1) travel Sept. 25 to face the Saraland High School Spartans (3-1 in Class 6A, Region 1). Kickoff is at 7 p.m.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Hare

Annie Elizabeth Hare, 89, a former seamstress of Grove Hill died Sept. 20 at Camden Nursing Facility. She was born Jan. 25, 1926 in Yellow Bluff. She was a member of Thompkins Baptist Church.  More...

Phillips

Molly Jo Phillips, 83, a homemaker of Thomasville died Sept. 18 at Eastern Shore Rehabilitation and Health Center in Daphne. She was born Aug. 17, 1932 in Clarke Co. She was a member of Midway Baptist Church.  More...