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June 9, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Applicants sought for proposed new plant

Officials with the Coastal Gateway Regional Economic Development Alliance are seeking more than 300 job applications for a proposed new plant to be placed in Monroe County.  More...

State to observe Elder Abuse Awareness Day on June 15

Thousands of adults who have disabilities are abused, neglected and exploited in Alabama each year. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Saving Meridian’s Big Blue

Some times you just fall into great stories. This week’s cover story on former Thomasville City Schools’ Special Education Director Cheryl Martin is one of those. More...

Parking place stolen? Just use the Capital steps

While observing the legislature the other day, I fondly remembered a very eventful day as a youth. As a teenager, I grew up working at the Capitol as a Page in the House and Senate.  More...

Weddings on front page of Times

June 9, 1983 F orty-six years ago today, June 9, 1937 The Thomasville Times had lots of stories of local interest, several of which would be on the society page today. More...

School

More businesses needed for THS work-based learning program

The career tech department at Thomasville High School is seeking more businesses and industries in the greater Thomasville area to participate in the work-based learning program.  More...

Yearly corn roasting at TES

Thomasville Elementary School students were treated April 20 with the visit by Dady's Roasted Corn of Westville, Fla. It's an annual event for TES students, and a reminder to the young students of healthy eating choices. More...

TES announces honor roll

The Thomasville Elementary School announced the honor roll for the fourth nine weeks as follows:  First grade   More...

Sports

Thomasville honors Lady Tigers softball

The banquet honoring the Thomasville High School Lady Tigers softball team was held Monday night at the Thomasville Golf and Recreation Club. More...

Blast places third in Millbrook

The Blast softball travel team placed third June 4 in a tournament in Millbrook, which was shortened by wet weather.   More...

Thomasville 10’s get second place

The Thomasville 10U (10-and-under) all star softball team placed second out of eight teams June 4 at a regional tournament in Butler. The team will play June 17 and 18 in Demopolis.   More...

T’ville School Board hires new softball coach

The Thomasville City Board of Education approved June 2 the hiring of Meghan L. Harbuck Overstreet as the new head softball at Thomasville High School. More...

Watson honored with new UMC appointment

During her two-year appointment as the minister for the First United Methodist Church in Thomasville, Rev. Nancy Watson has made quite an impact in the community. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Boys and Girls Club accepting memberships for summer   The Boys and Girls Club of Southwest Alabama is now accepting membership for the "Summer Brain Gain" Camp.  More...

People

Nice Day For a Farmers Market

Monday, a local farmers market was held in downtown Thomasville. At the top, local farmer John Hall and his granddaughter Hannah Hall sell cucumbers. More...

Red Cross sponsors June drive

The American Red Cross is partnering with Nexcare Bandages and supermodel Niki Taylor to urge eligible blood and platelet donors to give this June in honor of World Blood Donor Day on June 14.  The Red Cross will sponsor a blood drive in Demopol More...

Summer wedding planned

Mrs. Donna Kay Scheuvront of Clarksburg, W.Va. announces the engagement and forthcoming marriage of her daughter, Danielle Nichole Scheuvront, to John Clark Harrison, son of John Randy and Nancy K. Noble Harrison of Tallahassee, Fla.  More...

Religion

We must put Him first

Monday night I pulled against Auburn. At our house we are Auburn people. That means that we always pull for Auburn. No matter the opponent, no matter the sport, our allegiance has been unquestioned.  We are part of the Auburn family. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Women’s prayer breakfast June 11  Amazing Grace Deliverance Ministry II will conduct its annual women’s prayer breakfast on June 11 at 9 a.m. The church is located at 19 West Front Street in Thomasville. More...

Midway Baptist Church recently hosted VBS

Midway Baptist Church in Thomasville hosted Vacation Bible School on June 4. More...

For The Record

Thomasville crime report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending June 5:  • John Robert Ball – Fraud-Insufficient Funds Check (Warrant)  • Tonya Roshell Pritchett – Forgery Second Degree (Warrant)&n More...

Property deeds

May 26-June 2   Sylvia J. Jones, to Sylvia J. Jones.  Michael W. Clark, to Jimmy Counselman.  Theodore Fox Jr., to M.W. Fox.  Carlos Lee Wright Sr., to Johnnie Perdue.  Gloria J. James, to Brian K. More...

Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of May 31- June 7 include: • Rayanna Gilchrist Phillips, 25, burglary third degree, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Griffin

Virginia Loper Griffin, of Thomasville, died peacefully at Hospice of West Alabama in Tuscaloosa on June 1, 2016.  She was preceded in death by her husband, William Horrie Griffin, Jr.  More...

Hepstall

Lucy Joyce Hepstall, 70, a former store manager of Thomasville, died June 5, 2016 at her home. She was born April 20, 1946 in Pine Hill. She was preceded in death by her parents, James D. and Nellie G. Newton, and brother, Trave Newton. More...

Murphy

Clifford W. Murphy, 86, of Jackson, passed away June 2, 2016 in Saraland. He was self-employed for many years and known throughout Clarke County for his rolling store. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict.  More...