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January 21, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Library gets new building

First U.S. Bank of Thomasville announced Wednesday the donation of the Bedsole Building to the City of Thomasville.  Mayor Sheldon Day said the two-story building located on West Front Street will be renovated into the new Thomasville Library. More...

Almost half of the county hasn’t paid waste bills

Clarke County Commissioners

Nearly half of county residents on the Clarke County solid waste program hadn’t paid their bills as of the first of the year, a representative of Republic Services, the county’s solid waste collector, told county commissioners in the Jan. More...

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A few noteworthy events to be continued in 2016

A good many of the news stories that were the most noteworthy events of 2015 will continue into this new year of 2016 and may repeat as the major headlines of this year.  More...

The Sanders Shudder

While many Republican strategists continue to be fearful that New York real estate billionaire Donald Trump is in position to win their party’s nomination, the candidate that makes me shudder the most is Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders. More...

Religion

Give God the glory

We live in the sticks. So that you will better understand what that means, I’ll tell you this. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

All in Christ to host Holy Convocation   All in Christ Holiness Church will host its second annual Holy Convocation.  More...

Stop engaging in self-destructive behaviors

Addictions - whether alcohol, another kind of drug, food or sexual addiction - will lead to certain destruction and finally death unless the addict completely stops engaging in the self-destroying behavior. More...

For The Record

Property deeds listed

Jan. 8-14   Charles J. Davis, to Jimmy C. White.  Goodwill, LLC, to Appleton Haas O’Melia.  Warner Pezent, to Mirko Pezent.  Warner Pezent, to Belinda P. Larrimore.  Warner Pezent, to Warner Pezent.  Madrine R. More...

Thomasville Police Report

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

Sheriff’s Report

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

Giving the gift of life

The winter months are a critical time for the need for blood. For that reason, the American Red Cross was in Thomasville last Thursday to collect all blood types during a blood drive at Pineview Baptist Church.  More...

Autery’s images capture the great outdoors

Johnny Autery has captured incredible images of the great outdoors around his country home near Dixons Mills.  A love of nature, coupled with a strong desire to preserve and protect his environment, have motivated Autery to record thousands of s More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Education Retirees Association to meet Jan. 21   The Clarke County Education Retirees Association will meet Thursday, Jan. 21 at 11:45 a.m. at Gaston’s Grill in Thomasville.  All members are urged to attend. More...

People

Soo-ee! Pigs delivered for 4-H ‘Pig Squeal’

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Smiths to celebrate 60th wedding anniversary

Family and friends of Naomi and Melvin Smith are invited to their 60th wedding anniversary celebration Saturday, Feb. 6 from 2-4 p.m. More...

Bright Star Chapter 616A conducts Christmas luncheon

Bright Star Chapter No. 616A recently hosted its first Christmas luncheon for the members of the Sweet Water Lodge No. 755 and their guests.  Worthy Matron Vera Harris extended a special welcome to all in attendance. More...

School

TES announces honor roll

The Thomasville Elementary School announced the honor roll for the second nine-weeks as follows:  First grade  All A’s:   More...

THS and TMS cheerleader tryouts Feb. 26

Thomasville High School and Thomasville Middle School cheerleader tryouts for 2016 will begin with a mandatory parent meeting on Feb. 1 at 6 p.m. in the TMS cafeteria.  Cheer camp for tryout will be Feb. 22-25. More...

Remember the wise words of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Welcome back, everyone! More...

Sports

Thomasville Winter Clinic back for 27th year

A tradition since 1990, the Thomasville Baseball and Softball Winter Clinic returns for the 27th time Saturday at Thomasville High School.  More...

Tigers keep rolling

The Thomasville High School Tigers varsity boys basketball team defeated Class 4A, Region 3 opponent, the Southside Selma High Panthers, 76-57 on Jan. More...

Marengo Panthers get region win

The Marengo High School Panthers varsity boys basketball team defeated region opponent, the Linden High Patriots, 50-40 on Jan. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Baugh

Betty Smith Baugh, 82 of Fulton died Jan. 11, 2016 at Jackson Health Care Facility. She was born May 8, 1933 in Chilton. She was a retired mental health aide and a member of Bassett Creek Baptist Church.  More...

Adams

Alford “Noonie” Adams, 76, died Jan. 16, 2016 in McIntosh.  He is survived by his wife Annie Adams and eight children.  Funeral services were Jan. 23 at Church of Pentecostal and burial followed at Vaughn Cemetery.   More...

Coston

Brenda Faye Coston, 57, died Jan. 13, 2016 in Grove Hill.  She is survived by four sons and two daughters all of Thomasville.  Funeral services were Jan. 23 at New Hope No. 1 Baptist Church and burial followed in the church cemetery.   More...