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July 7, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

TMS gets a new principal

Gerald McAnally was approved last Tuesday night as the new principal of Thomasville Middle School.  He began work July 5, replacing Sandra Williams, who will become the new principal of Thomasville Elementary School. More...

McDanal announces for Pine Hill mayor

I, Leslie “Dusty” McDanal, am announcing my candidacy for the position of Mayor of Pine Hill.  I grew up in southwest Alabama and have lived here most of my life. More...

Criminal Justice Center Sign Now Up

The new sign for the Thomasville Criminal Justice Building is now up at the old National Guard Armory. More...

Changes to law on abandoned cars

MONTGOMERY – The Alabama Department of Revenue announced today the requirements that are now effective per Legislative Act 2015-470, which amends the unclaimed/abandoned motor vehicle law.  More...

Black bears are on the loose

Don’t be surprised if a sighting that occurred recently in Oxford, Ala., becomes more commonplace. A young, male black bear strolled through several neighborhoods in the Oxford area and created somewhat of a stir.  More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Hubbard’s trial, most anticipated

The conviction and downfall of Alabama Speaker of the House Mike Hubbard is the political story of the year. It has not been the most profound conviction of an Alabama public official in my lifetime. More...

Elections are shaping up

Well, well, Hillary got off. FBI Director James Comey said it will be the recommendation of his department that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton not be prosecuted for her interesting email saga.  More...

T’ville celebrates Diamond Jubilee

July 7, 1983

Another holiday has come and gone and already we are in the last half of the year 1983. There is no need to comment on the swift passage of time. It seems that the more conscious we are of its flight, the faster it flies. More...

School

Thomasville High School Principal’s Team Awards

Thomasville High School announces the Principal's Team Award recipients for 2015 - 2016 as follows:  Ninth grade   More...

TES Pre-K lotto winners selected

Students were selected June 30 in a lottery for the Thomasville Elementary School Pre-Kindergarten program for the 2016-2017 school year (pending verification of valid birth dates).  The list is as follows:  More...

Boys & Girls Club of SW Alabama hosted ‘Summer Brain Gain’ camp

The Boys and Girls Club of Southwest Alabama recently hosted its second annual “Summer Brain Gain” camp.  The camp is open to kindergarten students through the 10th grade. More...

Sports

Tigers and Bears scrap in 7-on-7 drills

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Softball Practice Continues

Thomasville's Brianna Crim pitches during a recent summer practice session for the Thomasville High School softball program at Jan Overstreet Field. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Chapman

A tragic automobile accident took the life of Frances Elaine Roberts Chapman, a resident of Butler, on Monday, June 27, 2016 in Marengo County.  More...

Lowry

Dorothy Leon Anderson Lowry, 94, of Montgomery died Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at the Marengo Nursing Home in Linden.  Mrs. Lowry, a native of Sunny South in Wilcox County, was a veteran of World War II, serving in the Women’s Army Corps. More...

Reid

Gracie Allen Reid, 76, of Thomasville died June 30, 2016 at Mobile Infirmary. She was born Nov. 23, 1939 in Glover. She was a hairdresser and a member of Elam Baptist Church.  More...

Secretary of State pays a visit

Alabama Secretary of State John H. Merrill was in Thomasville Tuesday to speak with Alabama Southern Community College students about the importance of voter registration, voter ID and to tour the Kathryn Tucker Windham Museum on campus.  More...

Bagley comes alive as an Apache pilot

Andrea Bagley's road to a career in the military was not one that she had planned. In fact, as she began her senior year in high school, she had not made any decisions about her future.  More...

Herron to run for 6th term

In his announcement to seek a sixth term as the Thomasville City Councilman for District 2, Lewis “Pop” Herron said there is more to do.  More...

Drownings lead toddler deaths

WASHINGTON - The nation’s emergency physicians strongly advise all parents and guardians to get their children familiar with water - specifically teaching them to swim safely as early as possible.  “It only takes a few seconds and a More...

Dixons Mills preacher indicted on sex charges

District Attorney Greg Griggers for the 17th Circuit Court District confirmed Thursday the Rev. More...

ALEA investigates eight traffic deaths

MONTGOMERY – Alabama State Troopers investigated eight traffic deaths during the extended Fourth of July weekend, which was from Friday, July 1, to midnight Monday, July 4. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Oil painting workshop with Barbara Davis will be July 12  The newly opened Thomasville Civic Center Art Room will host a skyscape oil painting workshop with Barbara Davis on July 12 from 9:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. The class fee is $125. More...

People

Glass and Hill to wed Aug. 6

Mrs. Suzanne Garrick Glass of Grove Hill and Charlie Glass of Gallion announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Summer Glass, to Logan Hill, son of Karen C. Pickering of Prattville and Billy Hill of Thomasville.  More...

Seniors help by joining library’s ‘Friends of’ campaign

The Thomasville Public Library has been running a "Friends of" campaign, and these seniors decided they wanted to help and become "Friends". More...

Flying Bricks Fourth of July Concert

The Flying Bricks, Thomasville's community band, performed a Fourth of July concert on Saturday at the Thomasville Civic Center. More...

Religion

Wish us luck, but better yet say a prayer

Have you noticed that it is hot outside? Is it just me or is the heat hotter than it used to be? Maybe, I don’t tolerate the heat as well as I used to.  More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Truevine Baptist will have annual Homecoming   More...

Waiting is often difficult

A pastor decided to change the order of service. More...

For The Record

Thomasville crime report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending July 3:  • Jennifer Stephens Wilson – Receiving Stolen Property Third Degree  More...

Property deeds

Dated June 23-29   Eloise O. Perkins, to Ethan J. Parden.  Bobby D. Christian, to Bobby D. Christian.  William Pratt Patton Jr., to Mickey K. Patton.  Mildred W. Lowe, to Juanita Whitcomb-As Trustee.  Steven M. More...

Sheriff’s Report

• Arneatha Yiecia White, 32, failure to appear contempt of court-failure to appear traffic, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...