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October 1, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

A unique wind chime in Sandflat

Georgia and Horrie Harrison, who live in the Sandflat Community, south of Thomasville, have always loved to camp, and one of their favorite places to visit is Pigeon Forge, Tenn. More...

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The real loser in the state budget battle

Inside the Statehouse

The State of Alabama fiscal year begins this week and we finally have a budget for the year. Constitutionally, the only mandatory requirement that the Legislature has each year in their legislative session is to pass the budgets. More...

Continuing the theme of southern food

Front Porch Philosopher

Lately, I have been reading and studying a lot about being southern and what that really means to us in the south. It is pretty important to every one of us. I read one comment that said “Thank God that I was born in the south. More...

School

TES students receive public library cards

Mrs. Dawn Heartsill from the Thomasville Public Library visited Thomasville Elementary School recently and read to Mrs. Tracey Amos's third grade class. She also presented the students with their own public library card.  More...

Hamilton receives national honor

The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) announced that Caroline B. Hamilton of Thomasville has been selected to become a member of the esteemed organization. More...

Calhoun named Intern of the Week

The Worked Based Learning Program at Thomasville High School announces that Ryan Calhoun, right, has been selected as the "Intern of the Week". Pictured with Calhoun is Clint Anderson, who teaches P.E. at Thomasville Elementary School.   More...

For The Record

RECORDS

Property deeds listed  Sept. 17-23   Anthony Ezell, to Wells Fargo Bank.  James L. Davis, to William J. Colvin III.  Leon F. Dykes, to Fred Pringle Sr.  Craig Alessi, to Charles Robbins.  Wyman O. Gilmore Jr., to W.R. More...

Thomasville Police Department report

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

Obituaries - Free Access

Bender

Ronald Lee Bender, 66, a former truck driver of Dickinson, died Sept. 24, 2015 at his home.  He was born Dec. 31, 1948 in Camden. He was a member of Bassett Creek Baptist Church.  More...

Crocker

Frances Bolen Crocker, 101, of Thomaston died Sept. 26, 2015 at her home. She was born July 8, 1914 in Magnolia. She was a school teacher for 47 years and was a member of Thomaston Baptist Church.  More...

Marshall

Julia Juanita Kennedy Marshall, 79, the fourteenth child of Cluggard and Margaret Kennedy, was born March 25, 1936 in Vineland. Early in life she gave her life to Christ and joined Clay Hill Baptist Church.  More...

Thomasville approves $10.6 million budget

The City of Thomasville approved a $10.6 million budget Monday night. More...

SWHS queen crowned

Jordan Norris was crowned Homecoming Queen at Sweet Water High School Friday night. From left: Anna Grace Norris, Taylor Huggins, Lara Little, Savannah Thurston, Norris, Jasmine Rogers, Jakeira Washington, Debra Fowler and Olivia Blakeney.   More...

Superintendent Bagley to seek re-election

Clarke County Superintendent of Education Larry Bagley has announced that he will seek re-election. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Family Anonymous meets Thursday   Family Anonymous is a support group for friends and family of people who have an addiction to drugs, an abusive partner and any other addiction. More...

People

Precious Moments Day Care ribbon cutting

The Thomasville Chamber of Commerce welcomed new business Precious Moments Day Care with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The business is located on Hwy. 43 South in Thomasville.   More...

Pilots for Christ draw for winning ticket

A handmade quilt donated by the Cozy Quilters helped Pilots for Christ raise $16,030 and the yeti cooler raised $17,000.  The tickets for the Iron Bowl, donated by Brooks were won by Susan Thompson.  More...

Schools compete in canned food drive

The annual Food Bowl between Thomasville and Jackson will once again be conducted this year.  The two schools will compete to raise the most canned food for the Salvation Army.  The event is being sponsored by the Student Government Associa More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

125th anniversary for Thomasville Baptist Oct. 4   Thomasville Baptist Church will conduct its 125th anniversary celebration Oct. 4 at 10:30 a.m. with speaker Rev. Chris “Buff” McNickle. Dinner on the ground will follow. More...

The password to Heaven is ‘Jesus’

We have all heard horror stories about people who have had their identity stolen.  People who have their identity stolen stand to suffer great loss, to say nothing of the inconvenience involved.  To combat identity theft it is necessary to More...

Mental Conditioning

By watching the way a person walks and listening to their talk tells you a lot about that person's belief in getting the job done.  How a person carries himself and talks will give you a major clue as to how they will perform.  A champion w More...

Sports

Thomasville falls to Saraland 42-14

The Thomasville High School Tigers football team was defeated 42-14 Sept. More...

Sweet Water crushes Hatch for homecoming

Sweet Water recovered from two road losses to notch a homecoming victory over R.C. More...

Marengo wins in two-overtime game

The Marengo Panthers survived a two-overtime tilt with A.L. Johnson, claiming the 40-38 victory in a nonregion game.  The Panthers scored in every quarter, but went into the half trailing 20-12 after Johnson scored two touchdowns in the second. More...