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January 14, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Economic growth continues in city

Thomasville continues to add small retail businesses as 2016 gets underway.  The new business growth was the big part of Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day’s remarks during Monday night’s Thomasville City Council meeting.  More...

Commissioners talk employee issues

GROVE HILL - Clarke County Commissioners debated changes to the Clarke County Employee handbook and the elimination of county credit card use at a work session Monday. More...

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Bush has the money, moxie and political mastery to match Clinton

Last week we discussed the presidential race. The GOP race for the nomination has been one of the most illuminating in history. Never before have political novices been the frontrunners. More...

Ramblings on jobs, Tide

Last week’s ground breaking on a new building to add a sheathing line for Louisiana-Pacific’s FlameBlock product and the upward trend on jobs and production at Golden Dragon Copper show that the Thomasville area is prime spot for job crea More...

Religion

All of us are armed with a tongue

Have you ever voiced your feelings about something, without any intent of harm, only to discover that what you said was personally offensive to someone?  More...

Mental Conditioning

Taking on responsibility not looking for privileges is a mark of a champion.  When you are given much, you tend to expect much. More...

The more we love the quicker we are to forgive

Forgiveness, above everything else, is a sign of love. more we love and The value another person, the quicker we are to forgive that one if they have hurt or harmed us, injured or insulted us. More...

For The Record

Property deeds listed

Dec. 29- Jan. 6   David Webb, to Christopher E. Harris.  Jan P. Pearlman-Other, to Betty Jo G. Haynie.  Estate of Helen Dale McLendon, to Faye M. More...

Thomasville Police Report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending Jan 10:  • Charles Anthony Agee – sex offender, failure to register  • Kevin Tyrone Dixon – assault second degree, burglary first deg More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Smith

Dorothy Louise Smith, 73, of Grove Hill, passed away Jan. 9, 2016 at Mobile Infirmary Medical Center. She was born June 7, 1942.  More...

Officials laud LP expansion

Citing a proficient and skilled force from Clarke County, Louisiana-Pacific Corporation broke ground on a new building that will produce its FlameBlock Fire-Rated OSB (oriented strand board) Sheathing line at its North Clarke County mill.  More...

County corrals Colorado fugitive

It is over 1,400 miles from Longmont, Colorado, north of Denver, to Coffeeville, Alabama.  But the Clarke County town is where a suspected kidnapper and sex assaulter’s run came to an end last Thursday, Jan. 7.  More...

Commissioners battle over credit card use

Clarke County has had eight credit cards for use by elected officials and county employees for county travel and other business. Tuesday, three of the five county commissioners voted to cancel all of the cards.  More...

LP system douses fire at plant

Fire units from Thomasville and Grove Hill rushed to Louisiana- Pacific’s North Clarke County mill Thursday evening responding to a fire call but were not needed as the company’s safety systems worked to put out a fire at the plant.  More...

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR

The Dannon Project offer free healthy activities   Put on your walking and dancing shoes and take the first steps to a healthy lifestyle. More...

People

Bradford promoted to Vice President

Laura Bradford has recently been promoted to Vice President/Assistant HR Director for First US Bank according to Executive Vice President/ HR Director David Saylors. More...

O'Bryant speaks at the recent Auxiliary meeting

The Auxiliary conducted its January meeting at The Hill House.  Refreshments were provided by Mary Frances Murray, Shirley Dixon and Lena Bishop.  The guest speakers was Jim O'Bryant from O'Bryant Chapel Funeral Home.  He discussed wit More...

Phillips named Employee of the Week

The Work Based Learning Program at Thomasville High School announces that Brad Phillips, right, has been selected as the "Employee of the Week". More...

School

Receiving college credits in high school

Dual enrollment classes are available to junior and senior students at Thomasville High School.  Dual enrollment allows students to receive college credit for classes they take while in high school.  More...

Crowley’s students receive ServSafe food safety certification

The following THS students of Vicki Crowley who have received ServSafe food safety certification from left, are Katherine Hill, Aubrey Brewer, Summer Pruitt and Destiny Love. More...

Time to get back into the swing of things

Hello, City of Thomasville! Hope everyone had a great Christmas break, but it’s time to get back into the swing of things.  As the new semester starts at Thomasville High School, a lot is happening. More...

Sports

Tigers gain 2 region wins

The Thomasville High School Tiger varsity boys basketball team won two crucial Class 4A, Region 3 games last week at home.  THS won 53-46 last Friday night over the Clarke County High Bulldogs in the Thomasville gym. More...

Baseball 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 best attended in the event’s history. More...

Marengo falls to Choctaw County and Demopolis

The Marengo High School Panthers varsity boys basketball team lost 71-47 Jan. 8 to the Choctaw County High Tigers in Butler.  Michael Kennedy had 15 points, eight rebounds, one assist, four steals and two blocks.  More...