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October 29, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Final papers submitted for hospital financing

By Arthur McLean Editor   The Thomasville City Council approved sending letters requesting grant funds for street lights and water and sewer improvements at the south industrial park in support of the hospital project.  In part, the ci More...

Few have qualified for elections

By Jim Cox The Thomasville Times   Either the early qualifying schedule and early March 1 primary date has everyone off balance or no one’s interested in running for local offices in Clarke County next year.  More...

ARC announces $110 million in upgrades

Georgia-Pacific this week announced plans for $110 million in upgrades to its Alabama River Cellulose (ARC) mill. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Anybody’s guess in state’s GOP primary

Last week, we speculated on the 2016 U.S. Senate Races. However, the most pressing political event on the radar is year’s presidential contest. It will be an next interesting and protracted campaign. More...

If someone tells you their story, listen

Sometimes, we think we know people and don’t really know them at all. I was in Monroeville Saturday with a tour group from Germany, Denmark, and Australia. We were visiting the Old Courthouse Museum.  More...

Taking a look at Kathryn Windham’s tips

The files of the Times carried Kathryn Windham’s column, “Around Our House” in 1957. It is amazing how many of her household hints and recipes are still as useful today as if they were recently printed. More...

School

Sweet Water SGA officers elected

Sweet Water High School announces the election of the 2015-2016 SGA officers. More...

Marengo High School announces honor roll

Marengo High School announced the 2015 first quarter honor roll as follows:  First grade   All A’s: Jamarion Allen, Pamela Bouler, Chris’Shiya Dozie, Cedrianna Jones and Savannah Sorzano  More...

Scholarship information is now available

Greetings Thomasville, Scholarship information for seniors has been updated on the school website. A full scholarship listing can be found on the Counselor’s Corner link. Also, the Kuder- Career Planning System has a scholarship search engine. More...

Sports

Tigers win ‘Backyard Brawl’

By Barry H. Hendrix The Thomasville Times   The Thomasville High School Tigers football team defeated the Clarke County High School Bulldogs 27- 14 Oct. 23 in the 101st meeting of the “Backyard Brawl.”  More...

Lady Tigers win area volleyball tournament

The Thomasville High School Lady Tigers volleyball team defeated Southside Selma and Monroe County Oct. 20 to win the Class 4A, Area 3 Tournament.  Thomasville first defeated Southside: 25-7, 25-13 and 25-5.  More...

Sweet Water comes up short in Flomaton

By Arthur McLean Editor   Sweet Water suffered a tough loss on the road in Flomaton Friday night, losing to the Hurricanes 13-7.  The game wound up being a physical defensive struggle with neither team’s offense able to consisten More...

Robotics teams compete in Mobile

The Thomasville High School and Thomasville Middle School robotics teams participated Oct. More...

Use of county travel funds questioned

By Barry H. Hendrix Clarke County Democrat   Clarke County Commissioner Stan Hutto again questioned the use of travel funds by Commission Chairman Tyrone Moye and Rhondel Rhone.  More...

Twenty years of Citizen of the Year

With nominations open for Thomasville’s Citizen of the Year, some have asked the Thomasville Chamber of Commerce staff who has won the honor in the past.  Director Amy Prescott researched the question. More...

Why Thomas DeBusk rings the bell

By Carolyn DrinkardSpecial to the Times In 1891, Salvation Army Captain Joseph McFee was distraught because so many poor individuals in San Francisco were going hungry. More...

Grove Hill hospital breaks ground

Grove Hill Memorial Hospital board members, doctors, hospital employees and others as well as the architect and contractor posed Sunday for a ceremonial groundbreaking photo for the new $4.5 million More...

Calendar

Community Calendar

Family Anonymous meets every 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

Thank You

The family would like to thank the staff of Southern  Care Hospice for the wonderful care provided during her extended illness, Genesis Rehab  Medical and Health, Dr. More...

T’ville Ambassadors visit a working farm

The Thomasville Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors visited the Tommy Mathews Farm in Gosport recently. The Mathews Farm is the only one in Clarke County that grows and harvests both peanuts and cotton.  More...

Day visits Worthwhile Club’s October meeting

The Worthwhile Club met Oct. 14 at the clubroom. The hostesses were Marilyn Morgan, left, and Lavenia Brown, right, Mayor Sheldon Day, center, was the guest speaker for the meeting. More...

Religion

Church Calendar

Chilton Baptist Church to host upcoming events   Oct. 31, Chilton Baptist will conduct its fifth Saturday night community singing at 7.  A county-wide youth rally will be Nov. 14 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. More...

When you don’t know what to do, pray

For some time the house that had served as a home for previous pastors and their families at Deatsville Baptist Church has been vacant.  The pastor who preceded me lived there with his family for over 17 years, but when they moved on, the church More...

Mental Conditioning

We all face difficulties and challenges in life.  But you have to remember, as a champion, you have greatness on the inside of you.  When you go through disappointments or tough times, you may feel like you’ve been buried.  More...

For The Record

Property deeds listed

Oct. 14-21  Bayview Loan Servicing LLC, to John W. Glass.  Browning Oil & Gas LLC, to David Shane Adams.  Helen Reed Bradley, to Helen Reed Bradley.  Helen Reed Bradley, to Flo B. More...

Thomasville Police report

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

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

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

Obituaries - Free Access

Davis

Adolph Franklin Davis, 81, of Linden died Oct. 24 at his home.  Davis was born May 31, 1934 in Moundville. He served in the United States Army from 1956 to 1958 where he was stationed in Pittsburgh, Pa.  He married Sandra Ingram on Dec. More...

Kirkham

Judy Kaye Hasty Kirkham, 71, of Vineland died Oct. 20, 2015 at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital. Kirkham was born Feb. 25, 1944 in Surginer. She graduated from Sweet Water High School in 1962. More...

Pugh

Mary Estelle Walker Pugh, 85, a homemaker of Thomasville died Oct. 22, 2015 at Thomasville Health Care and Rehabilitation Center.  She was born Oct. 6, 1930 in Fulton, Ark. She was a member of Thomasville Baptist Church.  More...