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February 18, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Airbnb to collect rent taxes

MONTGOMERY – On March 1, Airbnb, a San Francisco-based tech company that provides an online place to list, find and rent short-term lodging, will begin collecting and remitting taxes for its hosts in Alabama.  More...

Minor storm damage reported

Thomasville Police Chief Mitch Stuckey said the city suffered minor tree damage following Monday’s storms.  Several tree limbs took down a fence at a business in the city limits.   More...

TPD arrests two for illegal drugs near city school

Two Thomasville men were arrested for illegal drugs distribution within three miles of a school by Thomasville City Police last week. Thomasville Police Chief Mitch Stuckey said 19-yearold Steven Louallen and 20-year-old Taylor Smith were arrested. More...

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Front row seat to Trump’s show

The presidential primary parade has been colorful and fun to watch this year. More...

Praise for our Reps’ visits

Tuesday, U.S. More...

School

Byrd speaks to THS class about career

February is Career and Technical Education Month. More...

TCS board members honored

School board members were honored at the recent board meeting in the Thomasville High School library. January was Alabama's 23rd annual School Board Member Recognition Month.  Thomasville City School Superintendent Dr. More...

Larrimore is THS ‘Teacher of the Year’

You don’t have to talk long to Kay Aldridge Larrimore, a Career Tech teacher at Thomasville High School, to discover her passion for working with students in Work Based Learning.  More...

For The Record

Property deeds listed

Feb. 3 - Feb. 18   Stan Walker, to Murphy Clarke.  Steven E. Williams, to Steven Nicholas Williams.  Jimmy R. Knight, to Daniel C. Fendley.  Patricia A. Knight-Other, to Patricia A. Knight.  Michael D. More...

Thomasville Police Report

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

Sheriff’s Report

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

Obituaries - Free Access

Bouler

Bobby Derrell Bouler, 67, of Grove Hill, passed away Feb. 10, 2016 at UAB Hospital in Birmingham. He was born Nov. 19, 1948.  More...

Larrimore

Ramona Larrimore passed away at South Austin Medical Center in Austin, Texas Feb. 9, 2016.  She died peacefully of natural causes in the presence of her family.  Larrimore was born in Selma on Nov. 9, 1928. More...

Tyler

Leslie Anthony Tyler, 70 of Grove Hill, died Feb. 2, 2016 in Coffeeville. He was born Aug. 19, 1945 in Pine Hill. He was a former paper mill toll oil operator.  More...

Sales of meth materials slide in Alabama

Alabama has seen a steady decrease in the sale of illegal pseudoephedrine (PSE) at local drug store counters and the result has been fewer meth lab seizures in the state.  More...

Byrne praises Scalia’s tenure

JACKSON - Congressman Bradley Byrne (R-Ala.) spoke to constituents at a town hall meeting at the Jackson Senior Center, Tuesday about the mood in Washington following the death Saturday of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. More...

Seniors enjoy fun at Nutrition Center

About 10:00 each morning, there is a flourish of activity at the Thomasville Nutrition Center. Even though the meal is not served until 11:30, the seniors arrive early for the fellowship and fun activities that Manager Nancy Odom has planned.  More...

Red Cross sets up March collection sites

During Red Cross Month in March, the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to join in its lifesaving mission by giving blood.  Since 1943, every U.S. More...

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR

TCS 2016 beauty review Feb. 20   The Thomasville Elementary, Middle and High School beauty reviews will be conducted on Feb. More...

People

Boys Scouts Donate to Thomasville HCRC

Boy Scouts from the Takabatchee Area Council Troop 411 made a donation of diabetic socks and blankets to the 80 residents at the Thomasville Health Care and Rehabilitation Center on Saturday morning. More...

Wilcox SD has person of interest on Curry

Wilcox County Sheriff Earnest Evans informed an Alabama media outlet that a person of interest has been put in custody in the missing person’s case involving Thomasville resident Hy- Shawn Curry.  Curry, 27, was declared missing on Jan. More...

Newton- Harvell announce plans

Tracy and Amanda Newton announce the engagement of their daughter, Katie Michelle Newton, to Thomas Matthew Harvell, son of Greg and Deborah Harvell, all of Grove Hill.  The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Lois Newton and the late Royce Newt More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Appreciation service for Ernestine Mason   The Arlington Presbyterian Church will conduct its eighth appreciation of E. and M. singer Ernestine Mason on Saturday, Feb. More...

Love the Lord your God and your neighbor as yourself

Only a hermit could be unaware of what is going on right now in the realm of presidential politics. Now might be a good time to be one, a hermit that is. More...

Mental Conditioning

Staying safe means being limited, and you can't be limited if you're going to be relentless.  More...

Sports

PRCC takes two in T’ville

Baseball returned to Thomasville on a lovely mid-February day when Alabama Southern Community College hosted Pearl River, Miss., for a double-header at Thomasville High School’s D. F. More...

Tigers get runner-up spot in region

Both Thomasville High School Tigers basketball teams were runner-up in the Class 4A, Region 3 tournaments.  The varsity boys lost 57-55 Feb. 11 to Monroe Co. More...

Sweet Water Baseball This Week

Friday, Feb. 19, Hale County, 1, Demopolis, 5:00 Saturday, Feb. 20, Sipsey Valley/Clarke Co, 1, Demopolis SP, 11:00/1:00  Monday, Feb. 22,  Jackson, Away, 4:00   More...