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February 4, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Family makes a leap of faith

Looking at the amazing images that Angie Bethea paints, no one would ever believe that she is not a trained artist. In fact, Bethea has never even had an art lesson.  More...

IRS scams

The Internal Revenue Service issued a warning to watch out for identity theft at tax time. The IRS provides taxpayers with easy tips to better protect themselves. The “Taxes. Security. More...

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All in with Peyton

They have this thing Sunday called the Super Bowl. It comes four days after what many Alabama and Auburn fans call their second Super Bowl, National Signing Day. More...

One of the most relevant robberies in American history

There are a good many stories about elections of the 1940’s and 50’s where votes were bought and elections stolen. The most brazen and blatant stealing of an election occurred in the 1948 race for the U.S. Senate in Texas. More...

School

Buford, TCS board member eight years

Sharon Buford has been a member of the Thomasville City Board of Education since 2008. “Anything that I can do to try to boost children’s morale, to make them want to succeed,” she said of her service on the board. More...

Carpenter awarded TES ‘Teacher of the Year’

Leslie Carpenter has been selected as the “Teacher of the Year” at Thomasville Elementary School for the 2015-2016 school year. She is in her third year as a special education teacher at the school. More...

Valentine’s Day is coming up soon

Greetings from Thomasville High School! I hope everyone had a lovely week and I look forward to seeing what this week brings. I would just like to start by bragging on our THS Drama team. More...

For The Record

Thomasville Police Report

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

Property deeds listed

Jan. 21-27   Ernest C. McCorquodale Jr., to Joseph C. McCorquodale III.  Ernest C. McCorquodale Jr., to Joseph C. McCorquodale III.  Ernest C. McCorquodale Jr., to Joseph C. McCorquodale III.  Joseph C. More...

Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Jan. 19-Feb. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Arnold

Marvin Kyle Arnold, affectionately known as “Papa Kyle,” 59, passed away Monday, Jan. 25, 2016. Arnold was born Oct. More...

DeRouen

Paul Anthony DeRouen, 45, of Thomasville, died Jan. 27, 2016 at J. Paul Jones Hospital. He was born Oct. 9, 1970 in Monroeville. He was a maintenance worker with International Paper and a member of Thomasville Baptist Church.  More...

State will retry Grayson following mistrial

GROVE HILL - A mistrial was declared Thursday afternoon after a Clarke County jury could not render a verdict in the armed robbery trial of Rufus Grayson.  Grayson, a resident of Wilcox County, stood trial this week for an armed robbery incident More...

Nearly five tons of food delivered to needy seniors

Thanks to the efforts from adult volunteers and youth from the Thomasville Boys and Girls Club, 9,630 pounds of food were delivered to the area’s needy senior citizens.  The food drive was held Jan. More...

Bid approved for TES renovation

The Thomasville City Board of Education approved a $940,800.00 bid from Wyatt Sasser Construction of Andalusia for renovations to Thomasville Elementary School in its meeting on Jan. 26.  Alternative no. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Benefit singing for Lilly Parnell   Light House Fellowship Church in Grove Hill will conduct a benefit singing for Lilly Parnell, Feb. More...

People

Valentine’s Day a good time for heart checks

WASHINGTON — Valentine’s Day is usually filled with love, friendship and romance for millions of Americans. More...

Homestead Hospice hosted Mardi Gras party for THCRC residents

Mardi Gras decorations graced the halls at Thomasville Health Care and Rehabilitation Center on Jan. 27. A Madi Gras party was hosted by Homestead Hospice for the residents at Thomasville Health Care and Rehabilitation Center and their families. More...

Pine Hill Mission assisted families throughout 2015

Recently Anita Smith, a representative of International Paper of Pine Hill, presented a check to Edith Ruffin, the Executive Director of the Pine Hill Mission.  The donation will go to fight against hunger, combating obesity, providing education More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Benefit singing for Lilly Parnell   Light House Fellowship Church in Grove Hill will conduct a benefit singing for Lilly Parnell Feb. More...

Jesus Christ is MVP

This Sunday will be Feb. 7, 2016. Is there anything that comes to your mind when you think of Feb. 7, 2016? You probably are at least aware that Sunday, Feb. More...

God can cleanse the heart of sin

“Liquid gold” is a hot, black-market commodity of the “streets” these days. With rising prices and shrinking incomes people are becoming very creative in making ends meet. More...

Sports

Sparks aims for break out year at NWF

The transition from high school softball to junior college had its bumps but eventually smoothed out for former Thomasville High School fastpitch player Hannah Sparks. More...

Sweet Water gets afternoon hoop win

SWEET WATER - Playing in front of a near capacity crowd of elementary students, Sweet Water got a 60-52 win over Excel Friday afternoon.  The win lifts Sweet Water to 6-10 on the season with two area games remaining before next week’s area More...

Sweet Water Baseball 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...