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March 31, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Doctor’s visit gets Jackson running

In January 2015, Paul Jackson had an awakening! Visiting his doctor, he was bewildered to find that since his last visit six months earlier, he had gained 22 pounds! More...

Strange sets precedent on property theft

MONTGOMERY– Attorney General Luther Strange announced that the Alabama Supreme Court today issued a precedent setting decision in James R. Hall v. State of Alabama regarding indictments charging theft of property offenses. More...

Alabama Ag gives high payout patronage

MONTGOMERY — Alabama Ag Credit, a rural lending cooperative serving central and southern Alabama, recently distributed a $7.4 million cash patronage to its customers.  This record amount was based on the co-op’s solid 2015 earnings, More...

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Trump - story of the year

This has been an exciting election year when it comes to presidential politics. It has been an extraordinarily unusual and unpredictable presidential contest to say the least, especially on the Republican side.  More...

Bentley’s tangled web

A s the song goes, “In Birmingham, they love the govenah.” Of course Lynard Skynard’s “Sweet Home Alabama” was referring to then Alabama Governor George C. Wallace.  More...

School

Students recognized at UWA Honors Day

LIVINGSTON —The University of West Alabama recently recognized outstanding students for their academic achievements and leadership roles at the institution’s annual Honors Day.  Will Bagley of Thomasville was inducted into Phi Eta Si More...

THS honor roll

The Thomasville High School announces the honor roll as follows:  Ninth grade   More...

TES students learn about poultry

Fourth graders at Thomasville Elementary School learned about the poultry industry in Alabama on March 17, with a virtual field trip. A live hen and baby chicks were also brought into the classroom.  More...

Sports

Tiger soccer grabbed big win Friday

The Thomasville High School Tigers varsity soccer team won 5-1 March 25 at Hillcrest-Tuscaloosa High School.  Goalkeeper Javoris Brown had 11 saves.  Darrion Nevils and Bryce Lolley both had one goal and one assist, and Jonas Koeppen had on More...

Lady Tigers get wins over Excel, Monroe

The Thomasville High School Lady Tigers varsity softball team defeated Excel 11-1 in 6 innings March 22 at Jan Overstreet Field.  Katherine Hill was the winning pitcher. More...

Tigers sweep Washington

The Thomasville High School Tigers varsity baseball team defeated Washington County 4-2 and 3-1 in a doubleheader March 25 at the THS ball field.  In the first game, Chad Bryant was the winning pitcher. More...

Council has brief meeting

Thirteen minutes. With no Mayor Sheldon Day present, Monday’s Thomasville City Council meeting was a brief one. Day was in Kansas wrapping up a family Easter trip. More...

In Gunn’s Honor

The late James Gunn, the long-time band director for the Thomasville High School local Flying Bricks performing band, was honored Wednesday with a brand new and the Thomasville Civic Center. More...

Public library helps transform lives

When Aaron Gamble moved to the Thomasville area last October, he was open to a variety of employment possibilities. More...

Alabama joins amnesty lawsuit

MONTGOMERY – Attorney General Luther Strange announced that Alabama has joined a coalition of 26 states in filing a merits brief before the U.S. More...

Tips on dealing with hail

With severe weather predicted in your area, the (FLASH) reminds families of the following tips to reduce damage and injury before, during and after a hail storm.  Hail could seem like a minor concern, but hail can cause injury, damage to vehicle More...

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Scoliosis screening will be April 5 and 6   On April 5 and 6, Thomasville City School nurses will screen all children enrolled in fifth through ninth grade for scoliosis. More...

People

Creasy and Galbraith to wed

Cindy and Gary Creasy of Scotts Hill, Tenn. More...

Former Pine Hill resident honored

The Liberty Bell Award recognizes individuals who promote understanding of our form of government, who encourage greater respect for law and the courts, and who stimulate a deeper sense of responsibility on the part of citizens regarding their duties More...

Carter named ‘Employee of the Week’

The Work Based Learning Program at Thomasville High School announces that Jeremy Carter, right, has been selected as the "Employee of the Week". More...

Religion

The words in the Bible are there for a purpose

1Peter 3:8 and 9 read as follows, “Let all of you live harmoniously with one another, be sympathetic, brotherly, tenderhearted, and humble in spirit. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Glory Road in concert April 2   Glory Road will be in concert at Bassett Creek Baptist Church Saturday, April 2 at 6 p.m.  Everyone is invited to attend.  Miles Chapel to celebrate church anniversary   More...

God planted a common thread that links us all together

A ll of us seem to have similar responses when we face common events in our lives. There are certain scenes that bring emotions of sadness to most of us - when we see a child suffer or face starvation.  More...

For The Record

Thomasville crime report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending March 27:  • Ledger Morrissette – theft of property second degree (Warrant)  • Akilee Elisante Pendleton – unauthorized use of a vehi More...

Property deeds listed

Dated March 17-23   Jenifer Strickland, to Robert S. Jackson.  Jesse C. More...

Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of March 15-29 include: • Gary Dean Tunstall, 44, disorderly conduct, arrested by Grove Hill Police Dept. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Averitt

Johnny Floyd "Gramps" Averitt, 80, of Valley Grande died March 26, 2016 at DCH Regional Medical Center in Tuscaloosa. More...

Crow

Marion Chaney Crow, 97, of Thomasville died March 26, 2016 at Thomasville Health Care and Rehabilitation Center. She was born Feb. 15, 1919 in Thomasville. She was a homemaker and a member of Thomasville Baptist Church.  More...

Megginson

George Megginson, of Birmingham, died Wednesday, March 23, 2016. Megginson was born in 1931 in Demopolis and raised in Thomasville. He was the son of George and Edwena Megginson. He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Rae Boswell. More...