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May 12, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Pine Hill upgrades walking track park

PINE HILL - The town of Pine Hill celebrated the arrival of new exercise equipment last Wednesday that will help enthusiasts of the Pine Hill Municipal Complex live healthier and fitter lives. More...

First US Bank helps habitat a home

The staff from First US Bank, family members of bank employees and the Ministry Partners volunteered their time last week to work with Habitat for Humanity of Southwest Alabama on the charities’ Brush with Kindness project in Thomasville.  More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Where were you March 30, 1981?

Do you remember where you were on March 30, 1981? This was the day President Ronald Reagan was shot in an assassination attempt by an insane John Hinckley in Washington, D.C.  More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Mother’s Day and other memories

May 12, 1983   More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Women’s Day Program May 15   Williams Temple CME Church will conduct its annual Women’s Day Program Sunday, May 15 at 2:30 p.m.  The theme will be “Women on the Move Encouraging and Nurturing.” 1 Peter 3:3-4  More...

Stand firm against the devil and all that is evil

This time of the year we like to enjoy our meals on the screened-in porch that acts as a buffer zone between us and the elements, while allowing us to watch Mother Nature without disturbing her natural activities.  More...

He knows what is best for us because He gave us life

It began when I bought him his first pair of cowboy boots. He looked at them lovingly and wore them with great pride.  Even to bed. After he fell asleep, I would quietly go into his room and remove them gently not wanting to awaken him.  More...

Sports

Lady Tigers win Area 3 Tournament

The Thomasville High School Lady Tigers varsity softball team won the Class 4A, Area 3 championship 4-3 over Clarke County High School in the second game of the area tournament May 5 at the Gerald Stephens Sports Complex in Grove Hill.  More...

Tigers face Kemper, Demopolis in spring jamboree on Friday

The Thomasville High School Tigers junior varsity and varsity football teams will participate in the Demopolis High Spring Jamboree on Friday.  The event begins at 4 p.m. and will also feature Kemper County High from DeKalb, Miss.  More...

Fourth Annual Tiger Prowl

The fourth annual Tiger Prowl 5K Run/Walk and 1-Mile Kid's Fun Run, sponsored by the Thomasville High School football team, was held Saturday in downtown Thomasville. Braden Mims was the overall winner of the 5K. More...

Day: TRMC financing may close soon

The financing for the proposed Thomasville Regional Medical Center could be closed within a matter of weeks, according to Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day.  Day made the remarks during Monday evening’s Thomasville City Council meeting.  More...

Day’s DC/NYC trip deals with gas and library

As Thomasvillians were locked in prayer last Thursday morning on the steps of the Civic Center, Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day said he was standing on the 42nd floor in the offices of Goldman Sachs, looking at the Statue of Liberty in New York harbor. More...

County approved for career tech center at armory

Clarke County Superintendent of Education Larry Bagley told county commissioners Monday that the county has been approved for one of the 10 workforce development/career tech centers that will be created statewide.  More...

County hires interim engineer

A retired engineer will be hired to serve as Clarke County’s interim engineer while a search is conducted for the position, commissioners decided Tuesday.  Lou Wallace of Thomasville, retired assistant division engineer with the Alabama De More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

TCS student physicals will be May 17   Thomasville City School student physicals will be May 17 at 5 p.m. in the Thomasville High School Gymnasium. More...

People

Cozy Quilters display new Trail Block

The Cozy Quilters’ Guild hosted an Open House, Saturday, May 7.  The quilters were excited to welcome the public to a beautiful quilt exhibit, refreshments and an opportunity to browse through the County Store for a handmade souvenir.  More...

Downing - Hare to marry May 28

Doctors Connie Elizabeth Groover and Michael Neil Downing of Dothan are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Miss Lauren Marie Downing, to Mr. Jessie Tyler Hare, son of Mr. and Mrs. More...

That baby face is now a young man’s face

Time is flying by. The day that I thought would take a long time to get here is here. Forrest, my 18- year-old baby boy, is graduating today. More...

School

Thornton receives award from AASBO

Emily Thornton, Child Nutrition Program (CNP) Director and bookkeeper with the Thomasville City Schools District, has received an “Outstanding School Business Official Award” from the Alabama Association of School Business Officials (AASB More...

Teachers treated for Teacher Appreciation Week

As part of Teacher Appreciation Week on May 5, Principal Charles Alford and Assistant Principal Donna Calhoun provided Subway sandwich meals for all teachers and staff at Thomasville High School. More...

THS Food and Nutrition class conducts reception

The Food and Nutrition Class at Thomasville High School recently conducted its annual spring reception to honor their parents. More...

For The Record

Thomasville crime report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending May 8:   • David Allen Dobbins – Immediate Reports of Accidents and Possession of Marijuana First Degree.  • Brandon Michael Oates – More...

Property deeds

Dated April 21-27   Phillip H. Newton, to Bruce Wayne Newton.  Phillip H. Newton, to Bruce Wayne Newton.  Phillip H. Newton, to Bruce Wayne Newton.  Betty Jo G. Haynie-As Trustee, to Betty Jo G. Haynie-As Trustee. More...

Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of May 3-10 include:  • Quashonda Sellers, 28, domestic violence third degree, arrested by Coffeeville Police Dept.  • Amanda Kay Grace, 30, unlawful distribution of a More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Warr

Judy Esther Green Warr, 74, of Tuscaloosa, passed away May 2, 2016, surrounded by her family.  She was born March 30, 1942 in Pine Hill. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Tuscaloosa.  More...