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February 25, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

City Council approves drug enforcement investigator

The Thomasville City Council approved a change of status for a Thomasville Police Department officer and another long-time city employee at Monday evening’s meeting. More...

State Farm warns pot holes hurt cars, wallet

MONTGOMERY - Cheaper gas and warmer temperatures will likely mean more drivers hitting the road in the coming weeks. In some communities it also means more drivers facing an obstacle course of potholes.  More...

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Shadow campaign organizations are paying for ads

A s our primary selection day approaches, it appears that we are seeing significant campaign attention from the presidential candidates. The move by the legislature to make us an early primary state was a good one.  More...

No real damage from storm

Thomasville made it through Tuesday’s night storms. No real damage, just rain. More...

Sports

Tigers advance to South Finals

DOTHAN - The Thomasville High School Tigers varsity basketball team defeated Bullock County 57-42 Monday afternoon in the first game of the state South Regionals tournament in the Dothan Civic Center.  Ryan Calhoun had 32 points, five rebounds a More...

Tigers finish 3-0 in first week

The Thomasville High School Tigers varsity baseball team won all three games Feb. 19-20 in the Excel High Invitational.  THS won 11-0 in five innings Feb. 19 over J.U. Blacksher in Excel.  More...

American Rebels set reunion March 12

The American Rebels, a semi-pro football team that played for five seasons, starting in 1965, will have a reunion on Saturday, March 12 at Ezell’s Fish Camp.  Merrill Carlisle from Butler said the team won a league championship in 1969 and More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Hutto

Marjorie Roberts Hutto, 93, passed away Feb. 18, 2016 at Jackson Healthcare Facility.  She was born Nov. 30, 1922. More...

Faile

Lillian Clarke Faile, 90 of Fulton, died Feb. 15, 2016 at the Jackson Healthcare Facility. More...

Stutts

Theresa "Resi" Goines Stutts, 96, made her transition in the early morning hours of Feb. 18, 2016 at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital. She was a longtime resident of Thomasville and was born in Nanafalia Dec. 24, 1919 to the late Charlie Goines, Sr. More...

Thomasville voters go to polls Tuesday

Voters in Thomasville will head to the polls Tuesday for the Republican and Democratic Alabama primary.  At stake is the pick for the Republican and Democratic nomination for President of the United States. More...

Citizens criticize county roads

Two county citizens — one appearing at Monday’s work session and one at Tuesday’s official meeting — complained of road conditions to the Clarke County Commission.  More...

Larrimore finds path preparing kids

For a teacher who spends most of her day getting students prepared for real life work, Thomasville High School Career Preparedness instructor Kay Larrimore, was a late arrival to the profession.  More...

Tips for Tuesday’s Alabama Primary

Alabamians will have their say as to who should be president along with voters in Arkansas, Georgia, North Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia — all southern states cobbled into what has been dubbed the “SEC Primary.”  All More...

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Dravitan club to celebrate African American Heritage   The Dravitan Civic Club will present a celebration of African-American Heritage Saturday, Feb. 27 at 4 p.m. at the New Greater First Baptist Church in Thomasville.  More...

People

Southern Sass donates to TES

The first grade classes at Thomasville Elementary School received Netbooks to enhance classroom instruction. However, they were still in need of headphones. More...

The Research Club welcomes Petals from Past owner

Jason Powell, left, owner of Petals from Past of Jemison was welcomed by the Research Club at the family home of Sally Cox by Mayor Sheldon Day on Feb. 18. More...

Valentine King and Queen

James McKinley and Mary Manley were crowned the Valentine King and Queen at the Thomasville Nutrition Center. More...

School

THS announces honor roll

The Thomasville High School announces the honor roll for first nine weeks as follows:  Ninth grade   More...

Sweet Water High raises $1,600 for the Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Campaign

Many area schools have helped with the Red Kettle Campaign to raise funds for the needy in the area. Sweet Water High School recently raised $1,600 with many different service projects. More...

Speakers visit Career Tech Classes

The Career Tech Department had two guest speakers talk with the students about their careers. The speakers were retired Colonel Leslie Dixon and retired Sergeant First Class Pamela Taylor. More...

For The Record

Thomasville Police Report

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

Property deeds listed

Feb. 11- Feb. 16   Merilyn T. Hicks, to Alabama Power Company.  Triple C Development Inc., to Alabama Power Company.  The Clarke County Board of Education, to Alabama Power Company.  Merchants Bank, to Shantreca C. More...