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April 21, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Dixon has ‘The Right Stuff’

Service to God, country, and family, as well as living life with purpose have always been values taught by Joyce Walker to her children. More...

Get Prepared Day set for April 30

Disasters and emergencies can happen at any time, often without warning. When people prepare and practice for an emergency in advance of the event, it makes a real difference in their ability to take immediate and informed action. More...

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Banking on a workable solution to be found

One could look at the situation confronting the Thomasville Public School District about how to handle out of district students as a good thing.  It means people really value your schools. That’s not a bad problem to have.  More...

It’s a déjà vu legislative session

Some of you may have seen and remember the movie, Groundhog Day, starring Bill Murray. More...

School

Career Tech raises money for Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

Students at Thomasville High School in Vickie Charleston's Career Tech class were recognized recently for their participation in fundraising for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. More...

THS Prom King and Queen

Seniors, Aubrey Brewer and Shawn Harvell, were chosen as Thomasville High School Prom Queen and King on April 9 at the Thomasville Civic Center. More...

FS Ervin Elementary announces honor roll

FS Ervin Elementary announced the honor roll for the third nine weeks as follows:  First grade   All A’s: JaMaya McCall and Ja’Da Johnson  More...

For The Record

Thomasville crime report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending April 17:  • David Cole Schwers – insurance violation (warrant)  • Rufus Lennell Hudson – domestic violence third degree (warrant) an More...

Property deeds listed

April 7-14   Stanley Earl Flowers, to Cynthia Sheffield.  Samuel M. Noble, to Rebekah M. Noble.  Robert S. Bowling III, to Church of Christ, Jackson, Alabama.  Rebekah M. Noble, to Samuel M. Noble.  Charles R. More...

Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of April 12-19 include:  ° Summar Danielle Calhoun, 28, driving while license suspended, failure to have liability insurance, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept.  ° H More...

Assets firmly planted for Thomasville, Coastal says

Second of two parts   MONROEVILLE - Assets for long term economic growth are firmly planted in Thomasville and Coastal Gateway Executive Director Dr. John A. More...

‘The Good Doctor’

Amerie Gramelspacher, portraying a nun with a toothache, visits a bumbling doctor played by Wynn McGilberry in the Thomasville High School production of Neil Simon's play, “The Good Doctor&rdqu More...

Thomasville Public Library celebrates dynamic changes

This month, the Thomasville Public Library (TPL) joins libraries nationwide in celebrating the dynamic changes that are happening in today’s libraries. More...

Pine Hill to show its pride with city clean-up campaign

The Town of Pine Hill is sponsoring a “Town-Wide Cleanup” campaign April 28 - 29.  As part of this campaign, the Town of Pine Hill will be picking up any large items, such as furniture, mattresses, appliances, etc. More...

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR

THS Band will present a concert April 21 Thomasville High School Concert Band will present its Spring Concert Thursday, April 21 at 7 p.m. at the civic center. Admission is $5. The Beginner Band, Intermediate Band and High School Band will perform. More...

People

I can’t remember what I came in here to get

Do you forget things? I do, all the time. Especially when I’ve gone into a certain room to get something or do something, get in there and...have NO idea what it is that I came to get. More...

More than 100 tax bills remain unpaid

Clarke County Revenue Commissioner Terry Norris reports that there are still over 100 unpaid ad valorem tax bills even after the tax sale notice was published in The Democrat for three weeks.  More...

ASCC to host National Poetry Day event Tuesday

Alabama Southern Community College’s Kathryn Tucker Windham Library and Museum will be hosting an event Tuesday in Thomasville to celebrate 20 years of National Poetry Month.  More...

Religion

Cast your cares on the Lord, He will sustain you

Years ago an elderly lady boarded a train for the very first time in her life. As she sat comfortably in her seat, she continued to clutch her small suitcase tightly, fearing something might happen to it. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Ulcanush Baptist is seeking church memorabilia More...

Mental Conditioning

Physical dominance can make you great. Mental dominance is what ultimately will make you unstoppable, a champion. Now days everyone has talent. The difference maker is mental dominance. More...

Sports

Tigers win Area 3-4A Championship

The Thomasville High School Tigers varsity baseball team defeated Clarke County High School 7-2 April 15 in Grove Hill to win the Class 4A Area 3 championship. Jon Tyler Megginson was the winning pitcher. More...

Tigers blank Sipsey Valley

The Thomasville High School Tigers varsity soccer team defeated Sipsey Valley High 4-0 April 13 in a game played in the Buhl community of Tuscaloosa County. Goalkeeper Javoris Brown had four saves. More...

Criswell wins at Greensboro

Thomasville distance runner Logan Criswell won the 1,600 meter run at the Greensboro High School meet last Saturday. Criswell ran the distance in 5:49.60. Jaylin Pate was third in the shot put with a heave of 35 feet, 9 inches. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Mosley

Samuel Earl Mosley, 57, died April 15, 2016 at the Jackson Medical Center. He was born Sept. 17, 1958.  Mosley was employed by Brown and Root Construction for several years. More...

Reed

Willard Melvin "Skeet" Reed, 88, of Thomasville died April 14, 2016 at Thomasville Health Care and Rehabilitation Center.  He was born Nov.26, 1927 in Surginer.  He was a retired chief of farmers program with the United State Department of More...