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January 7, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

ASCC Thomasville sets SOR today

Thomasville residents who wish to enroll in classes at Alabama Southern Community College are urged to attend Thursday’s orientation day.  ASCC Thomasville campus President Chip Shepard said the school will conduct its SOR or Student Orien More...

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Presidential race heats up

Folks, we are in the midst of a presidential race. It has been ongoing for well over a year. We will select a new president in November. Barack Obama has served his eight year limit. More...

The Donald hits Biloxi

Saturday, the Donald, a.k.a, Donald Trump for those of you who live in a cave or those establishment Republicans who might now want to go live in said cave, spoke in front of 25,000 people at a campaign event at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum.  More...

School

Brooks Motors Christmas art winners

PHOTO BY JEFF BYRD   More...

Chris Beverly joined the City Board of Education in 2011

January is Alabama's 23rd annual School Board Member Recognition Month. More...

Microsoft word certification is now available to students at THS

Thomasville High School students have the opportunity to earn 2013 Microsoft software certification in Word (word processing), Excel (spreadsheets), Access (database management) and PowerPoint (slide show presentation).  More...

Sports

Clinic set for Jan. 23

Baseball will be back in Thomasville with the 26th annual Thomasville Baseball and Softball Winter Clinic.  The clinic is set for Jan. 23 and organizers are promising it will be one of the event’s best attended.  More...

Boys Varsity Basketball

Sweet Water boys head basketball coach Mark Davis gives his varsity team instructions during timeout of a recent game. The Sweet Water High Bulldog Varsity had a slate of road games. More...

College Bowl Schedule

Jan. 11 College Football Playoff National Championship Game Alabama vs.Clemson Glendale, Arz., Phoenix Stadium 7:30 p.m. on ESPN More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Dortch

Ida Mae Dortch, 102, a homemaker of Mobile died Dec. 28, 2015 at Brookside Assisted Living. She was born March 9, 1913 in Clarke County. She is survived by her son, James F. (Jinnie) Maness of Augusta, Ga.; daughter, Mary F. More...

Smyly

Ruben James Smyly, Jr., 88, of Thomasville died Dec. 28, 2015 at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital. He was born Aug. 29, 1927 in Marengo County. Mr. Smyly was a retired log truck driver. He was a member of Forest Hill Baptist Church and a U.S. More...

Pace

Annie Mae Walker Pace, 98, died Dec. 28, 2015 in Coffeeville.  She was born March 31, 1917. She is survived by two daughters, Christine Lucas of Quitman, Miss. More...

Louisiana-Pacific breaks ground on new line

In front of state, local officials and county officials, Louisiana-Pacific Corporation broke ground Wednesday on a project that will add a FlameBlock® Fire-Rated OSB Sheathing line at its Clarke County mill in the North Clarke County Industrial Park. More...

Phillips shares special touch

Christan Bishop Phillips gets the opportunity to make a difference in people’s lives every day. As a physical therapist, her patients come to her seeking ways to improve their quality of life.  More...

TPD, county bust Tville man again on drugs

A Thomasville man who was arrested for narcotics in a drug raid back in November was arrested again by a joint task force from the Thomasville Police Department and the Clarke County Sheriff’s office.  More...

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Oliver Lodge to present member 50-year award   A 50-year award will be presented to Bro. O.C. Wilson on Saturday, Jan. 9 at 5 p.m. at the Oliver Lodge. All family and friends are invited to attend. More...

People

Scouts learn proper pet care

The Thomasville Cub Scout Pack 51, the Bear Scouts, have been working on the Pet Care Elective. Recently, the scouts spent time at the Animal Hospital of Thomasville where Dr. More...

Step into a healthy lifestyle

Put on your walking and dancing shoes and take the first steps to a healthy lifestyle. Join the Dannon Project’s free walking groups, line dancing and other low impact activities starting Jan. 11. More...

To clone or to just buy another?

I might be about to step on some toes. I grew up loving animals and like them, it’s just I still there is the taking care of them that I can’t handle. More...

Religion

God responds to faith which glorifies Him

“H ope springs eternal, in the human breast” Alexander Pope wrote those words, but I know for certain that there are those who are hopeless, without hope, because I watched the Alamo Bowl football game Saturday night between the Oregon Du More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Chilton Baptist to conduct many upcoming events   Chilton Baptist Church will conduct a ladies Bible study on Saturday, Jan. 9 at 6 p.m. All ladies are invited to attend.  The following day, Sunday, Jan. More...

At some point, we have all been on a wrong route

“A t the next intersection make a complete ‘u’ turn and follow the direction to return to your original route,” said a calm voice wanting to correct the driver who failed to follow the “commands” coming from his GP More...

For The Record

Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Dec. 29- Jan. 5 include: •James Stallworth, 63, no seat belt, $700 bond, arrested by Thomasville Police Dept. More...

Property deeds listed

Dec. 23-29   Sarah Thomas, to Angela Thomas Seals.  Sarah Thomas, to Angela Thomas Seals.  Mike Mendoza, to Larry J. Thornton.  T. Watrous Garrett Jr., to John M. Gunn Jr.  Kathleen Dunagan, to Rickie Clanton. More...

Thomasville Crime Report

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