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March 17, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Fuller fills a need at THCRC

For Rena Fuller, working with elderly patients at Thomasville Health Care and Rehabilitation Center just came naturally. More...

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The capitol of the Wood Basket

Progress for Thomasville has been made on four fronts. More...

Where are they now?

A good friend and loyal reader suggested to me that he would like to see a column entitled, “Where Are They Now?” Then I ran into former Gov. Albert Brewer at a Birmingham restaurant and it prompted me to do that column.  More...

School

TCS honors child nutrition employees

Child nutrition employees at Thomasville High School, from left, are Katherine Dumas, Cheryl Malone and Lora Arnold. More...

Seniors, it is the last nine weeks, make the best of it

Hello, Thomasville! I hope everyone had a great week. This week was a big one for our seniors. More...

‘Goosebumps’ free to TMS students

The Thomasville Middle School library media center, in conjunction with the International Paper Foundation, will sponsor a "Readers Without Borders" event Thursday, March 17, at 6 p.m. at the Thomasville Civic Center in the Bedsole Auditorium.  More...

Sports

Tiger soccer shows guts in UMS loss

The Thomasville High School Tigers varsity soccer team lost 1-0 to region opponent UMS-Wright March 10 in Mobile.  More...

THS Golf Team

The THS golf team traveled March 8 to the Demopolis Country Club to play their first match of the season against Demopolis High. More...

ASCC Eagles get split with Dothan

DOTHAN – Alabama Southern’s Eagles split a doubleheader Thursday in a road matchup against the Govs of Wallace State-Dothan.  The homestanding Govs won the first game 2-1. ASCC collected one run off five hits in the game. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Brooks

Robert Earl Brooks, Sr., 83, of Jackson died March 11, 2016 at Rush Foundation Hospital in Meridian, Miss. He was born Oct. 11, 1932 to D.C. and Bertha Filmore Brooks. He was a native of Snowhill and a former resident of Scottsboro. More...

Huggins

Hazel Patricia Yancey Huggins, 69, of Jackson, passed away March 12, 2016 at Providence Hospital in Mobile. She was born Nov. 2, 1946. She was a registered nurse serving area hospitals and hospice organizations. More...

Hundley

Kenneth O’Neal Hundley, 84, passed away March 6, 2016.  Hundley was born Jan. 20, 1932 and was raised in Monroeville. He was the son of Claude O’Neal Hundley and Blanche Lazenby Hundley and was the brother of Saranne Blass.  More...

Local gas customers gain in huge deal

Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day announced a $600 million prepayment deal has been struck between the Lower Alabama Gas District and New York investment bank Goldman Sachs’ commodity wing, J. More...

FAA gets T’ville Airport project

The proposed Thomasville Regional Airport is now in the hands of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).  Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day said the plans for the Thomasville Airport project has made it to the FAA after receiving strong backing f More...

Canfor SP to start upgrade at Fulton mill

A $5.3 million upgrade will soon start at Canfor Southern Pine’s Scotch Gulf Lumber sawmill in Fulton. The Fulton Town Council met at midday Tuesday, March 8 to approve property tax and sales tax abatements for the project.  More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Education Retirees meeting  Clarke County Education Retirees Association will meet Thursday, March 17 at 11:45 a.m. at the Fist House in Jackson. There will be an election of officers. All members are encouraged to attend. More...

People

Leadership Clarke visits state officials

Leadership Clarke County of 2016 visited the capitol recently to tour the “heart” of state government and meet with elected officials. More...

Saturday dedication for Scarbrough set

The late Carroll Scarbrough, a long-time member of the Thomasville City Industrial Board, will be honored Saturday by having the city’s South Industrial Park named after him.   More...

THS robotics speak to cub scouts

Recently, members of the Thomasville High School robotics team spoke to Cub Scout Pack 51 about the various functions of robots. More...

Religion

We are to be our brother’s keeper

I do not have a biological brother. I love my three sisters and I miss the one I recently lost, but I always wanted a brother.  The Bible is full of stories about brothers. More...

Church Calendar

Grace Chapel to conduct singing  Grace Chapel Church of Coffeeville will have a congregational singing Saturday, March 19 at 6:30 p.m. led by Donald Jackson. Everyone is invited to attend. Brother Sonny Hoven the pastor. More...

Mental Conditioning

If you play well and work your process, the end results will take care of themselves.  Focus on what you can do and let go of the rest. More...

For The Record

Property deeds listed

Dated March 3-9   Wilson B. Jordan, to Twana Jordan Williams.  Michael Craig Chavers, to Paig Nicole Dukes.  Mark F. Simon Sr., to Michael J. More...

Thomasville crime report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending March 13:  • Leon Jeremy Poellnitz – receiving stolen property third degree and possession of marijuana first degree  • Jabroski Marquis Ha More...

Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Feb. 23 - March 15 include:  •Andrew J. More...