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April 7, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

April is National Library Month

Keeping up with technology advances of the 21st century can seem daunting for the savviest of computer gurus. Now imagine being a member of a generation that had very little exposure, if any, to the digital age.  More...

ADEC Affairs promotes child abuse awareness

MONTGOMERY— “Thank you for giving me my smile back.”  That’s the message Child Protect Executive Director Jannah Bailey recalled receiving from a child abuse victim who had received free, professional support and counseli More...

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Bentley fires Collier, Collier fires back

In early 2009, Dr. Robert Bentley came to see me about his race for Governor of Alabama. Bentley was finishing his second term in the Alabama House of Representatives and closing down his very successful dermatology practice in Tuscaloosa. More...

Final Fours Past

As Kris Jenkins’ shot fell through the nets to hand Villanova a dramatic, buzzer beating win over North Carolina for the NCAA Men’s National Championship Monday night, it brought back many of my memories of Final Fours past. More...

School

Public feedback on policy needed

Thomasville City Schools District Superintendent Vic Adkison is asking the public for feedback on the proposed new policy for the admission of non-resident or out of district students.  More...

Scout PAC 411 attended Harlem Globetrotters game

Scouts from PAC 411 attended The Harlem Globetrotters game at the University of South Alabama Mitchell Center, in Mobile on April 1.  The Harlem Globetrotters basketball team is known for combining athleticism, theater and comedy.  More...

Summer is just around the corner

Greetings, Thomasville! I hope everyone had a great Spring Break! A lot is coming up in the last months of the school year. More...

For The Record

Property deeds listed

Dated March 24-31   Charles W. Gates, to Michael Charles Gates.  Carrington Mortgage Services LLC, to Secretary of Housing and Urban Development.  Rodney Harrison, to Woodie Herbert Newton.  William O. Cobb, to Sardaris D. More...

Thomasville crime report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending April 3:  • Marcus Tyrone Woods – driving while license suspended (warrant)  • Regenal Smith – driving without obtaining a drivers li More...

Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of March 29- April 4 include:   • Luther Abe Lee, 29, non-child support, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept.  • Traketa Michelle Roberts, 32, probation/ par More...

New hotel project set for Thomasville

Development on the south end of Thomasville with the proposed Thomasville Regional Medical Center and a new Hampton Inn hotel continues to progress.  Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day updated the Thomasville Industrial Board Monday evening via confe More...

Invasive weed threatens Southwest Alabama

With the advent of spring, flowers, grasses and trees are bursting out. More...

Clarke County man arrested for murder

A Clarke County man has been arrested and charged with murder in the death of an Escambia County man.  Jonathan Blake Rager, 49, of 614 Hicks Avenue, Jackson, was charged with murder in the death of Waylon Daryl Mothershed of 5874 Ross Road, Atm More...

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Demopolis to conduct Rooster Day   Rooster day in Demopolis will be April 9. More...

People

Research Club visits Eufaula Pilgrimage

The Research Club visited the Eufaula Pilgrimage April 1 and 2. More...

Jordan named ‘Employee of the Week’

The Worked Based Learning Program at Thomasville High School announces that Kayla Jordan, left, has been selected as the "Employee of the Week". With Jordan is Amy Young, manager of Gaston's Grill. More...

House Speaker Ryan tours The Dannon Project

In February, Speaker of the House Paul D. More...

Religion

Submit to the ways He designed for your life

Our bedroom has two windows and a set of French doors that open out onto our deck that overlooks the Coosa River.  Our house sits on a bluff that is about 200 ft. above the water. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Epiphany Lutheran to host conference   A wellness conference and spiritual conference will be hosted at Epiphany Lutheran Church on April 9 starting at 11 a.m.  The conference will feature health topics and more.  More...

Sports

Tigers pick up pair of region wins

The Thomasville High School Tigers varsity baseball team defeated region opponent Southside-Selma in a doubleheader completed March 30 at the THS ball field.  THS won 14-8 in the first game. More...

ASCC softball gets two

MONROEVILLE – Alabama Southern’s Lady Eagles swept a doubleheader Thursday against Jeff Davis in Monroeville.  The Lady Eagles won the first game 6-5. ASCC led 6- 0 going into the bottom of the seventh. More...

ASCC Eagles sweep away Jeff Davis

MONROEVILLE – Alabama Southern’s Eagles swept a Sunday doubleheader at home against Jeff Davis.  The Eagles won the first game 5-3. ASCC collected five runs off five hits with no errors. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Courington

Freddie J. Courington, 67, a native of Coffeeville, passed away April 5, 2016 in a Florida hospital.  More...

Dickinson

Claude Dickinson, 67, died April 1, 2016 at his residence in Thomasville. Dickinson was born Jan. More...

Long

Anita Grace Lunsford Long, 65, passed away Thursday, March 31, 2016, after battling cancer for four years.  More...