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December 17, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Thomasville values ring true for Dozier

There was no doubt where Dr. More...

Fatal wreck outside Grove Hill

A two-vehicle crash Sunday morning at 6:10 a.m. on Dec. 13, claimed the life of a Purvis, Miss., man. Jeremy Shawn Prather, 37, was killed when the 2006 Ford Fusion he was driving collided with a 2005 Ford F550. More...

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Gubernatorial Derby concludes

This week we will conclude our analysis of the potential horses in the 2018 Alabama Gubernatorial Derby. First, let me briefly recap the horses we have already handicapped. More...

‘The Most Livable City’

The adage ‘nothing good happens after 2 was proven true a.m.’ on my weekend trip to Hattiesburg.  I went to do a story for a friend whose son was going to be the starting center for Team Mississippi in the Mississippi-Alabama All-Sta More...

School

TES K-4 class visits the public library

Recently the Thomasville City Schools K-4 class visited the Thomasville Public Library to attend Welcome to Library Land, a highly interactive early literacy experience of read alouds, games, crafts and songs.  More...

Miss Havisham visits THS

Miss Havisham, a from Dickens' novel, Expectations," made an appearance Dec. 10 in the class of Kelli Davis, a language arts teacher at Thomasville High School. More...

TCS cheerleaders helping others

The TMS cheerleaders rang at Super Foods this week. Maggie Whitley, left, rings with cheerleader sponsor, Kate Hamilton. More...

Sports

Tigers keep unbeaten run

The Thomasville High School Tigers varsity boys basketball team are undefeated in the early season.  THS won 60-55 Friday at Jackson High School.  Ryan Calhoun had 32 points (23 in the first half), one rebound and two assists for THS. More...

College Football Bowl Schedule

Saturday, Dec. 19, Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl Alcorn State vs. North Carolina; Georgia Dome, Atlanta 11 a.m., ABCG More...

Marengo beats up rival Johnson

The Marengo High School Panthers varsity boys basketball team defeated the A.L. Johnson High Eagles 56- 34 Dec. More...

Quillen sees positive growth for county

GROVE HILL - In less than four months into his new job as the Clarke County Economic Development Executive Director, Jesse Quillen can report activity abounds.  Quillen said Friday at his stopping post at the Clarke County Courthouse, all five o More...

ASCC to merge with Faulkner St.

Following a decision last Thursday by the Alabama Community College System’s Board of Trustees, Alabama Southern Community College and three other two-year schools in southwest Alabama will merge over the next year, creating a network of colleg More...

Council approves yard sale rules

The Thomasville City Council approved a new yard sale ordinance Monday night in the final meeting of 2015 at city hall.  Mayor Sheldon Day said his office had received numerous complaints from businesses owners in the Thomasville Mart Shopping C More...

TPD makes arrest

Thomasville Police arrested a local man on possession and gun charges Tuesday morning.  TPD Police Chief Mitch Stuckey said Robert Jarrell Bettis, 25, was arrested on five charges. 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

124th year of the Red Kettle Campaign

Every year, thousands, young and old, help the Salvation Army raise money for local community projects. Now in its 124th year, the Red Kettle Campaign is one of the longest-running and most recognizable fund-raising efforts in the world. More...

Jonathan Hill speaks to Research Club

Jonathan Hill, Director of Information Technology of Richardson Communications, spoke to the Research Club recently. More...

T’ville Christmas Parade and Chamber winners

Thomasville Christmas Parade Best Float

Brooks Motors LLC won honors for the best float in the 2015 Thomasville Christmas Parade on Dec. 1. Representing Brooks Motors are Chelsy Smith, Paula Mashburn, Melissa Jenks and Jennifer Sanabria. Thomasville Chamber Supporter of the Year More...

Religion

For students the holiday season begins

Greetings Thomasville! What a lovely year! Christmas time of lights, chilly air, friends and family, and the excitement of Santa’s arrival!  Today, students will begin the holiday season. More...

Live life so faith is apparent and contagious

I am contagious. I have watery eyes, a scratchy throat, sneezing fits, coughing spells and a runny nose. I got this way by close contact with someone else who had the same symptoms. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

United Methodist to host ‘Longest Night Service’   Thomasville United Methodist Church will host its second annual “Longest Night Service” on Sunday, Dec. More...

For The Record

Property deeds listed

Nov. 24-Dec. 17   James McMillian Gibson, to Cary Lee Whiteard.  George Donald Guy-As Trustee, to PABA Farms LLC.  Betty G. More...

Thomasville Crime Report

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

Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Dec. 1-15 include: • Albert Curtis James Jr., 22, receiving stolen property first degree, $20,000 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Ballard

Christi Ware Ballard, 41, of Sweet Water died Dec. 9 at Bryan W. Whitfield Memorial Hospital. She was born April 17, 1974 in Selma. She was a helper with Lavender Construction Company and a member of Sweet Water United Methodist Church.  More...

Hobbs

Bobbie Jean Guy Hobbs, 71, of Thomasville, died Dec. 7, 2015 at her home.  She was born April 20, 1944 in Grove Hill. She was a former employee of Vanity Fair and Simplex Industries. More...

Jackson

Annie Lee Jackson, 77 of Flomaton, passed away on Monday, Dec. 7, 2015 in Auburn.  Mrs. Jackson was a native of Thomasville and a resident of the Flomaton community for 46 years coming from Orrville, Ala.  More...