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December 3, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Violinist Tom Morley

Violinist Tom Morley of the Mobile Symphony Orchestra plays the 15th century Swedish made nyckelharpa in a performance of the Silverwood Quartet Christmas Show Monday night at the Thomasville Civic C More...

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Foods of rural southwest Alabama make the holidays

Rural Southwest Alabama is a great place to spend the holidays, if just for the food alone. We have so many cultures amalgamated together with strains of African, Native American, English, Spanish, and French each adding their distinctive flavors. More...

Continuation of handicapping Alabama Gubernatorial Derby

This week we will continue down and counting handicapping the prospective horses in the 2018 Alabama Gubernatorial Derby. More...

School

THS teachers pie fight for a good cause

There was an early Iron Bowl tussle in the form of a pie fight Nov. 18 at Thomasville High School.  More...

TES third graders go on field trip

Third graders at Thomasville Elementary School went on a virtual field trip Nov. 18 to Texas. Students in Colleen Daniels' class heard about American Indians from a representative from the Bullock, Texas State History Museum. More...

Students, not permitted to bring fast food or containers

Greetings Thomasville, There are currently many incredible scholarship opportunities for seniors. The scholarship link on the high school website has been updated.  Go to the THS website and click the Counselor’s corner link.  More...

Sports

Sweet Water faces Marengo County Thursday in Dixon Mills

The Sweet Water High School Bulldogs varsity boys basketball team is prepared for a neighborhood road trip Thursday to face Marengo High School in Dixons Mills.  The Bulldogs began the new season with a 49-48 loss on Nov. 19 at Leroy High.  More...

Lady Tigers varsity basketball team

The Thomasville varsity girls basketball team opens its season Friday against Demopolis. More...

Alabama Southern evens its record

MONROEVILLE – Alabama Southern Community College’s Eagles evened their record at 4-4 with a 113- 65 win over the Badgers of Springhill College on Nov. More...

Crowd thrilled with downtown T’ville Christmas parade

Bright lights, great sights and big noises highlighted the 2015 Thomasville Christmas parade Tuesday night in downtown.  Many parade observers said it was one of the best Thomasville Christmas parades in years.  More...

Byrd named editor of Thomasville Times

Jeff Byrd started work this week as the editor of The Thomasville Times.  Byrd has more than 30 years experience in the newspaper business, working at both daily and weekly newspapers. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Flying Bricks rehearse every Monday night   The Flying Bricks Community Band, which is sponsored by the Arts Council of Thomasville, rehearses every Monday at 7 p.m. in the band room at Thomasville High School.  More...

People

Silverwood Quartet cheers audience

Musical tidings of Christmas cheer and several other classical renditions were outstandingly performed Monday night by the Silverwood Quartet at the Thomasville Civic Center.  More...

Grove Hill tour of homes

Three of the homes which will be on tour on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 5 and 6 in Grove Hill are (from top) the Charlie Hamilton home, the William McConnell home and the Bo Phillippi home. The Saturday tours are 4 until 7 p.m. More...

Big crowd at Dozier Gift Shop

A big crowd lined up in the predawn darkness on Black Friday to take advantage of deep discounts offered by Dozier Gift Shop's 4 a.m. opening. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Sanctified to be performed Dec. 5   “Sanctified: Who Said Church Ain’t Fun!” was created by Javon Johnson and music by Rollo Dilworth.  The performance will be on Saturday, Dec. 5 at 7 p.m. More...

‘Judge not that you be not judged’

I f you are reading this in the “Times” you have seen what is supposed to be my picture, but that isn’t me. I don’t know who it is, evidently someone much older, heavier and balder than I. More...

Our God is an Almighty God

I I s your God a great God or a little God?” asked a well-known skeptic of an elderly gentleman known for his deep love of God. “Well,” he said after a moment’s thought, “He’s both. More...

For The Record

Property Deeds Listed

Nov. 19- Nov. 24   Hybard D. Paul, to Diane Paul Henderson.  Hybard D. More...

Thomasville Police Report

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

Sheriff’s office investigates assaults

The Clarke County Sheriff’s Department investigated unusual assaults over the weekend — one lawmen said used a pickup truck and another with a claw hammer. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Luker

Raymond Luker, 85, of Sweet Water died Nov. 26, 2015 at Bryan W. Whitfield Memorial Hospital. He was born June 28, 1930 in Marengo County. He was a retired mill worker and a member of Aimwell Baptist Church where he served as a deacon.  More...

Megginson

Grace Evelyn Downey Megginson, 93, of Thomasville died Nov. 24, 2015 at Grandview Medical Center in Birmingham. She was born April 16, 1922 in Campbell. Megginson was a civic leader having served on the Thomasville City Council since 1996.  More...

Parnell

James Byron Parnell, 47 a millright of Grove Hill died Nov. 21 at his home. He was born Nov. 11, 1968 in Thomasville. More...