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October 6, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Marshals catch wanted fugitive in Montgomery

A Thomasville fugitive is no longer on the run.  Kendrell Tobias Hannon, 24, who has called both Thomasville and McIntosh home, was captured by United States Marshals following a tip from a local resident last week.  Thomasville Police Chie More...

Grove Hill elects Jackson mayor

Few people were present at Grove Hill Town Hall Tuesday night when Cynthia Jackson made town and county history by being the first black to be elected mayor of a county municipality.  Jackson defeated Robyn Blaylock in Tuesday’s runoff 30 More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Rolling back to Andalusia

Last Friday gave me a chance to revisit one of the places I used to live and work, Andalusia. I left Andalusia in 2001 to take a job as a sports writer with The Meridian Star. More...

Networks are definitely biased

During this election year I have watched all the politics on television. In order to judge the coverage I have perused all the channels. Over the years political observers have bemoaned the fact that certain networks are biased. More...

Peace talks with Korea and the RFC probe

October 3, 1951  T here are two things I think the people of  America are tired of hearing and reading about: the peace talks with Korea and the RFC probe in Washington.  More...

School

Pay prom fees now while they are still cheap

The ASVAB test will be given on Friday, Nov. 18. Juniors and seniors interested in taking the exam need to sign up in homeroom classes. The deadline to sign up is Thursday, Nov. 10.  HOSA members must to turn in permission slips to Mrs. More...

SWHS announces homecoming court

From left (front row): Lara Little, Aureia Butler and Morgan Autery are all senior maids; (back row): Olivia Blakeney, sophomore maid; Ayden Nelson, freshman maid; Jakiera Washington, junior maid; Sa More...

It is time for homecoming

I t’s time for homecoming! The school has planned many activities for homecoming week.  Monday was set aside for decorating the hallway; Tuesday twin day; Wednesday class color day; Thursday, tacky day and Friday is spirit day.  More...

For The Record

Thomasville crime report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending:  • Paris Lashawn Dixon – Theft of Property Third Degree and Attempting to Elude (Warrant) – for Clarke County Sheriff Department  More...

Property deeds

Sept. 16 -21   Wendell G. Woodson, to Wendell M. Woodson.  Leland Marion Jordan, to Theresa McConnell.  Tina Peck, to Reginald Robinson.  V. More...

Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Sept. 27- Oct. More...

Police find woman dead in parking lot

A young adult female was found dead in her car by Thomasville police Sunday evening.  The body of Crista Marie Smith, 20, of Thomasville was found by officers of the Thomasville Police Department, according to Police Chief Mitch Stuckey.   More...

Strickland details Rush System’s staffing plan

Editors Note: This is the third part of a four part story based on an interview with Rush Health Systems President and Chief Executive Officer Wallace Strickland concerning the construction of the Thomasville Regional Medical Center.   More...

Charges filed in Wilcox shooting

Charges were formally filed against an Alabama Southern Community College student after she allegedly shot her estranged boyfriend three times in an incident in Wilcox County.  More...

Purple signals October as Domestic Violence Awareness month

MONTGOMERY— If you start to see a bit more purple around your area this month, your eyes aren’t deceiving you. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Sunny South Reunion Fun Day set Oct. 8 Shirts are available for Sunny South Reunion Fun Day to be hosted on Oct 8. If a t-shirt order was already placed, check with the sales person to know when and where to pick it up. More...

People

Southern Karate Academy brings home numerous awards

The Southern Karate Academy finished the Mississippi Karate Association’s tournament season competing in the Mississippi Open Championship, Mississippi Metro Tournament, East Mississippi Open, Gulf Coast Karate Classic, and the Clash of Champio More...

Carter announced ‘Employee of the Week’

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

Reeves - Leonard

Sydney Brooks Reeves and Colby Wayne Leonard will exchange marriage vows at 2 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016 at the Leonard Farm in Vineland. Miss Reeves is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Renny Reeves of Grove Hill. Mr. Leonard is the son of Mr. More...

Religion

I will fear no evil, for You are with me

A biographer once wrote of Christopher Columbus that “He discovered no island or sea as lonely as himself.”  How different for those who trust God!  David wrote, “When You, God, went out before Your people, when You marche More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Glory Road will be at Vineland Baptist Oct. 8   The Glory Road Quartet will perform at Vineland Baptist Church on Saturday night Oct. 8 at 6. The church is located on County Rd. 55 in Vineland.  Homecoming service Oct. More...

Sports

Campbell gets call to Thomasville Hall

Editor’s Note; This is the first of a five-part series introducing the Thomasville Sports Hall of Fame Class for 2016. This week, Eric Campbell. More...

Tigers have rough night in Andy

ANDALUSIA - The Thomasville High School Tigers varsity football team lost 37-0 Sept. 30 at Andalusia High School.  “We made enough mistakes for an entire season,” said THS Head Coach Jack Hankins Jr. More...

Tigers host Devils for THS homecoming

The Thomasville High School Tigers football team (3-2, 2-1 in Class 4A, Region 1) will host the Escambia County High Blue Devils of Atmore (2-4, 0-4 in Class 4A, Region 1) Friday, Oct. 7 at D.F. Anderson Field. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Baugh

Tommie Lee Baugh, Sr. 90, of Grove Hill, passed away Sept. 26, 2016 at the Thomasville Nursing Home. He was born Oct. 4, 1925 to John Tom and Maggie Wixie Baugh.  More...

Cleiland

James Maybanks Cleiland Jr., 89, of Jackson, passed away Monday, Oct. 3, 2016 at Mobile Infirmary. He was born April 2, 1927 to Maybelle and James Maybanks Cleiland Sr. More...

McGilberry

Mary Kellam McGilberry, 97, passed away Sept. 28, 2016 at Forest Manor Nursing Home in Northport.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, Willie Earl McGilberry and son, Harold Earl McGilberry.  More...