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September 8, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Building the Tower Bridge

The following charming story was written by Sara Walls from Tuscaloosa, Ala. about a Marengo County Baptist, and was extracted from the Alabama Baptist Historian: More...

Special Sections

Editorials

A brief history on Jay Hopson

If many of you were like me this past Labor Day weekend, you gorged yourself on College Football. The professionals were calling it the greatest weekend of games for an opening week, ever. It was good. More...

Sessions, the darling of the extreme right

Throughout this year’s prodigious presidential selection process our junior senator, Jeff Sessions, has been at the forefront. He has become the darling of the extreme right throughout the country. More...

Halloween season trumps Christmas?

What season is now longer than the Christmas season? It’s the Halloween season. More...

School

Thomasville Middle School top readers

Students were recognized Aug. 30 during the Thomasville Middle School football pep rally. More...

Principal McAnally promotes reading

Reading is receiving renewed emphasis at Thomasville Middle School, said Gerald McAnally, the new principal. “Reading is where we gain growth from,” he said. “Reading is where we gain knowledge.”  He spoke Aug. More...

Green named ‘Intern of the Week’

The Work Based Learning Program at THS announces that Brittney Green, right, has been selected as the "Intern of the Week". With Green is Nicole Knight, Technology Integration Specialist at THS. More...

For The Record

Property deeds

Aug. 25 - Sept. 1   Johnny Wayne Tyler, to Michael K. Tyler.  Merchants Bank, to Dustin O’Bryant.  Dorothy K. Bostrom, to Rheba B. More...

Thomasville crime report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending Sept. 4:  • Ariel Bolivar Racine – Terrorist Threat, Domestic Violence Third Degree and Resisting Arrest  More...

Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Aug. 23-Sept. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Day

James Glen Day, 63 of Chilton died Aug. 29, 2016 at his home. He was born Nov. 23, 1952 in Grove Hill to Moody Glen and Judy Earline Hall Day. He was a former truck driver and a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church in Chilton.  More...

Garrick

Cynthia June Garrick, 68, a tax preparer of Dickinson died Sept. 1, 2016 at Mobile Infirmary. She was born Feb. 20, 1948 in Baton Rouge, La.  More...

Huckabee

Margie Ruth Ballard Huckabee, 69, a homemaker of Sweet Water, died Aug. 31, 2016 at Marengo Nursing Home. She was born Feb. 7, 1947 in Butler, to Lubbie Alonzo and Beulah Irene Nelson Ballard. More...

Canfor moves will benefit Scotch Gulf

MOBILE - The news last week that Canfor Corporation, the owners of the Scotch Gulf lumber mill in Fulton, has announced the moving of its global headquarters from Vancouver, British Columbia to downtown Mobile is going to benefit both the port city a More...

TCS has budget hearing

The first public hearing of the proposed Fiscal Year 2017 budget for the Thomasville City Schools District was presented Aug. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Auditions for ‘Guys and Dolls, Jr.’ Sept. 12-13   Auditions for the "Rosebud Players" production of "Guys and Dolls, Jr." at the Thomasville Civic Center will be Sept. 12 from 4-6 p.m. and on Sept. More...

People

Miss Thornhill, Mr. Heath announce wedding plans

Anita Marie Thornhill and Stephen Daniel Heath have chosen Oct. 15, 2016 as the date for their wedding.  More...

Austin announced ‘Employee of the Week’

The Work Based Learning Program at Thomasville High School announces that Tatiana Austin, right, has been selected as the "Employee of the Week". More...

Bagley takes part in forging contest

At 20 years old, Will Bagley is already a respected bladesmith, even though he has only been forging for eight years. Bagley taught himself to forge, making knives from scrap metals given to him. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Benefit singing at Friendship Baptist Sept. 10   Friendship Baptist Church in Vineland will host a benefit singing, featuring Glory Road, on Saturday, Sept. More...

The Steeles in concert Sept. 19

Calvary Baptist Church of Linden will host The Steeles in concert on Sept. 19. The church is located at 17007 US Hwy. 43 in Linden.  For more information contact Melissa Smith at 601-527-9195 or Pike Smith at 601- 616-0867.   More...

He reigns even when clocks cease to tick

He who created all things rules everything! Kingdoms that were once great and powerful can no longer be found on a map.  Nations that were once feared and wealthy are now weak and impoverished. More...

Sports

Tigers rally by W.S. Neal, 26-20

EAST BREWTON - The Thomasville High School Tigers football team fought back from a poor first half to defeat Class 4A, Area 1 opponent, the W.S. Neal High Blue Eagles, 26-20 Sept. 2 in East Brewton.  More...

Sweet Water claims win

Sweet Water quarterback Jonah Smith passed for two touchdowns as the Bulldogs bounced back into the win column with a 42-6 blowout win of A.L. Johnson last Friday night in Sweet Water. More...

Marengo finally gets a Millry victory, 46-14

DIXONS MILLS - Millry has been one team Marengo High School has not been able to beat during Eberne Myrthil’s time as Panthers Head Coach.  That changed last Friday night.  More...