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March 24, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Thomasville churches filled with Easter celebrations

Several Thomasville churches will celebrate Easter morning services beginning at sunrise.   Springfield Methodist Protestant Church will have their annual sunrise service on Easter Sunday, March 27 at 6:30 a.m. More...

Vehicle approved for Quillen’s use

A county-owned GMC Suburban was assigned to the Clarke County Economic Development Office Tuesday, the assignment coming on the now routine 3-2 split that has become common for the government body.  More...

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Pride goeth before a fall

I n the literary classic, “The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire,” the author draws parallels to a nation that was on top of the world and because of perverse, grandiose and pompous behavior that dynasty self-destructed and destroyed i More...

The situation with customs

I too, remember a peaceful and scenic Belgium. More...

Religion

Produce the fruit that glorifies God

Saturday Peggy and I purchased two pear trees to replace those we purchased from Lowe’s and planted in 2011.  Those original trees have never produced blooms or fruit. They look good but they don’t produce fruit.  More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Living Last Supper scheduled for March 25   The First United Methodist Church of Jackson will present “The Living Last Supper”, on Maundy Thursday, March 25, 6 p.m. in the sanctuary.  More...

Realize God is alive and involved in our lives

Someone recently reminded me that my heart beats 72 times a minute, 100,000 times a day, 3,600,000 times a year and, if I live what would be considered a “normal life span,” it will beat 2.5 billion times.  It only weighs about 11 ou More...

Sports

Lady Tigers win region game at Monroe Co.

The Thomasville Lady Tigers varsity softball team defeated region opponent, Monroe County, 22-4, Monday night in Monroeville.  Jessika Newberry pitched three innings and allowed one hit, one run, one walk and struck out one.  Ashley Baugh p More...

Tigers resume Southside on 31st

The Thomasville High School Tigers varsity baseball region doubleheader March 17 with Southside- Selma was cut short due to lightning and rain.  The first game was ended in the top of the fifth inning - two outs. Southside was ahead 8-7. More...

Tigers rip Satsuma

The Thomasville High School Tigers varsity soccer team defeated region opponent, the Satsuma High Gators, 6-0 March 15 at D.F. More...

County woman found dead

The case of a missing Whatley woman ended tragically Sunday when her body was discovered in the trunk of her car that had been hidden behind a closed store in Walker Springs. More...

Just call her Flossie

Her name Flossie just seems fun. And that’s how Thomasville Elementary School teacher Flossie Thibodeaux treats her classes - kids are going to have a fun time learning. More...

Commissioners argue over grants for road paving

Clarke County Commissioners Tuesday approved letting a Baldwin County grant writing company submit applications for paving three county roads. More...

Clarke-Mobile has rate drop

JACKSON – Clarke- Mobile Counties Gas District would like to notify the customers of a reduction in the mark up on their natural gas rate.  More...

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Bank of Pine Hill to sponsor a bake sale   More...

Letter to the Editor

TCS receives money for non-resident students

Dear Editor:   I’m writing this letter in reference to the proposed “Non- Resident Student Admissions” policy the Thomasville City BOE is considering. More...

People

Golden Dragon makes donation to Parks & Rec

Golden Dragon Copper, USA made a $1,000 donation to the Thomasville Parks & Recreation Department Monday morning at City Hall.  Parks Director Matthew Sparks said the donation will help with the department’s spring baseball and softbal More...

Kania speaks to Research Club

Janice Kania, center, spoke to Research Club members about balance on March 16 at Gaston's Grill. She explained why balance decreases with age and gave some suggestions on how to improve it. More...

Dravitan Civic Club celebrates 35th anniversary

The Dravitan Civic Club celebrated its 35th anniversary with 17 members opening the ceremony at the A.L. More...

School

Hungry students can have trouble learning

The Thomasville City Schools District celebrated National School Breakfast Week March 7-11 with the theme, “Wake Up to School Breakfast.”  More...

TCS representatives attend the Special Education Resource Fair

The Special Education Resource Fair was March 10 at Clarke County High School in Grove Hill. More...

Etheridge named ‘Intern of the Week’

The Work Based Learning Program at Thomasville High School announces that Bekah Etheridge, left, has been selected as the "Intern of the Week". Etheridge has many duties including tutoring students. More...

For The Record

Property deeds listed

Dated March 10-16   Margaret Dahlberg Cole, to Southern Land & Timber Inc.  Telia Deann Sullivan Jackson, to Lynne A. Hill.  Timothy Wayne Conerly, to Rita R. More...

Thomasville crime report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending March14:   • Steve Tyler Webb – possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of marijuana second degree  • Rontavious Tysha Garner – More...

Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of March 8-23 include:  • Kowalski Leshawn Pritchett, 34, domestic violence third degree, $1,000 bond, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Dixon

Viola Hill Dixon, 86, of Dixons Mills died March 15, 2016 at her home. She was born Dec.15, 1929 in Shiloh. She worked for many years at the shirt factory and was a bus driver, later she worked for several, years as manager of Bills Dollar Store. More...

Eriksen

Gerald Martin "Gerry" Eriksen, 82, of Thomasville passed peacefully Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at a local hospital.  Eriksen was born in Drumheller, Alberta, to mother Bertha Frazer Eriksen Cheecho of Alberta, and father, Martin Herman Eriksen of More...

Fulford

Molly Ann Estes Fulford, 59, of Jackson passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, March 19, 2016. Born July 14, 1956 in Montgomery, she was the daughter of the late Ollie Edward and James Wilma Lamberth Estes. More...