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January 28, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Council approves Waite

The Thomasville City Council approved the appointment of Roy Waite to fill the unexpired term of late District 1 Councilwoman Grace Megginson in Monday night’s council meeting.  Waite currently serves as Clarke County’s Emergency Man More...

Quillen updates commissioners on projects

The county’s new economic developer told commissioners Monday that he’s been busy the first four months he’s been on the job, detailing some of his activities.  More...

ADH issues concerns on lead levels

The Alabama Department of Health has been working the medical community to evaluate blood lead levels in children for decades.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that children be screened for lead at 12 and 24 months. More...

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State General Fund woes once again front and center

A discussed last week, several of the headline Alabama news stories of 2015 may also be the blockbusters of 2016. More...

Remembering Cologne

Many of you might not have heard of Cologne, but it is one of Europe’s jewels, at least it was when I spent five days there in the mid 1980s.  Monday, a guest columnist for USA Today wrote about the affect of middle eastern refugees had on More...

Religion

D-Now hosted recently at Thomasville Baptist Church

Thomasville Baptist Church conducted its first children's D-Now this past weekend.  The event, designed to reach children grades four through sixth had over 50 in attendance. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Mallory Broadus performs Jan. 31   Mallory Broadus will be performing on Sunday, Jan. 31 at 5:30 p.m. at Midway Baptist Church of Thomasville.  Admission is free, a love offering will be collected.  Everyone is invited to attend. More...

Mental Conditioning

A champion is never going to stand up in front waving a towel; he's down at the end alone, focused and unemotional.  When you are the greatest of the great you aren’t showing off. More...

For The Record

Property deeds listed

Jan. 14-20   Demopolis District United Methodist Church, to John F. Day.  Johnnie B. Pogue, to Peter Pogue.  Marion A. More...

Thomasville Police Report

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

Obituaries - Free Access

Boyette

Linda Gail Boyette, 60, of Thomasville died Jan. 17, 2016 at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital. She was born Nov. 27, 1955 in Thomasville. She was a paper maker with International Paper Corp. and a member of Mt. Vernon Baptist Church.  More...

Welch

Annie Lee Welch, 85, died Jan. 19, 2016 in Montgomery. She was born July 12, 1930.  She is survived by four sons and two daughters.  Funeral services were Jan. 23 at Chance Baptist Church and burial followed at Mount Sinai A.M.E. Cemetery. More...

Correction from Jan. 21, 2016

Correction Jan. 21, 2016 death notice for James Edward Lewis stated he was 107, he was 67.   More...

T’ville Health Care and Rehab Center receives perfect score

The Thomasville Health Care and Rehabilitation Center has received a perfect non-deficiency score following its annual review by the Alabama Department of Public Health.  With no deficiencies cited, the THCRC now ranks in the top five percent of More...

Bedsole continues educating legacy

As the daughter of one of Thomasville City School’s long time principals, Tammy Bedsole knew that Thomasville would be a great place to continue the family legacy as a teacher.  And for 26 years, Tammy Bedsole has done that. More...

CTE month set for February

Career Technical Education (CTE) Month will be celebrated throughout the month of February in Clarke County.  County residents got a jump on the celebration Jan. More...

Animal shelter operations manual approved Tuesday

A general operations manual was approved Tuesday for the new Clarke County animal shelter but it is still apparent that a lot of details for running the Grove Hill facility, that hasn’t yet opened, remain to be worked out.  More...

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR

TCS Tiger Theatre to perform ‘You're a Good Man Charlie Brown’ Thomasville City School’s Tiger Theatre will be performing "You're a Good Man Charlie Brown" Jan. 28-31 at the Thomasville Civic Center. More...

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TCS Tiger Theatre presents ‘You're a Good Man Charlie Brown’

Thomasville City School’s Tiger Theatre will present the musical, "You're a Good Man Charlie Brown," Jan. 28-31 at the Thomasville Civic Center. The show times and dates are Thursday, Jan. 28 at 9 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.; Friday, Jan. 29 at 9 a.m. More...

Wilson speaks to the Research Club

Gina Wilson, second from the right, Director of Thomasville Public Library, spoke at the Research Club meeting on Thursday, Jan. 21, at Gaston's Grill. More...

Worthwhile Club conducts January meeting

The Worthwhile Club met Jan. 13 at the clubroom. Hostesses for the meeting were Ann Dozier and Marie Slade. The program was on community affairs and the guest speaker was The Thomasville Times Editor Jeff Byrd. More...

School

TMS announces honor roll

The Thomasville Middle School announces the honor roll for second nine weeks as follows:  Fifth grade   More...

Walker, TCS board member of 12 years

Beverly Walker has served on the Thomasville City Board of Education since 2004. “I have always been civic minded and enjoyed supporting my community,” she said. More...

Many people are saying January is ‘free trial’ month

Hello again! I was doing some research earlier and found out that today in history the world’s largest diamond was found.  That’s right, on Jan. More...

Sports

Bitter cold can’t stop 27th Winter Clinic

In spite of 30-degree temperatures and a brisk wind, more than 70 Thomasville area boys and girls attended the 27th annual Thomasville Winter Baseball and Softball clinic.  Because of the cold, the clinic was held inside the hitting cages of the More...

ASCC grounds Jeff Davis

MONROEVILLE – Alabama Southern’s Eagles grounded the Warhawks of Jeff Davis 92-56 Thursday night in Monroeville.  The Eagles grabbed a 55- 36 lead at the half, then held Jeff Davis to just 20 points in the second half to ring up the More...

Sweet Water Baseball February Schedule

Monday, Feb. 15, Thomasville, 2, Away, 12:00/2:00  Tuesday, Feb. 16, JU Blacksher/Millry, 2, Millry, 3:00/6:00  Friday, Feb. 19, Hale County, 1, Demopolis, 5:00   More...