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October 20, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Sewell speaks about priorities

GROVE HILL - U.S. House Representative Terri Sewell (D-Ala.) spoke to Clarke County citizens about the congressional budget impasse, healthcare, and her current legislation to strengthen the Voting Rights Act of 1965.  More...

Business group opposes $12 minimum wage

MONTGOMERY – Raising the federal minimum wage to $12 per hour could reduce private sector employment by 1.8 million jobs over 10 years and cut economic output by $2 trillion, according to a new report released today by the National Federation o More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Baxley, premier defense attorney

Ole Bill Baxley has been in the news a lot this year. He was the lead defense counsel for former Speaker Mike Hubbard’s ethics conviction trial over in Opelika. More...

Bentley focused on the future

It was apparent at last week’s Alabama- Tombigbee Regional Commission meeting in Selma that Alabama Governor Robert Bentley has put the Rebekah Mason affair behind him. More...

Dinner time before convenience

Oct. 25, 1979   More...

School

TES announces Fourth Grade Ambassadors

The Fourth Grade Ambassadors have been announced for Thomasville Elementary School: (front row) Marianna Counselman, Laylin McKinley, Reese Ashcraft, Olivia Rush and Trevontae Dumas; (back row) Michae More...

THS announces Mu Alpha Theta

The officers have been announced for Mu Alpha Theta, the mathematics honors society chapter, at Thomasville High School: Alyssa McGirt, secretary; Peyton Luker, president; and Terrance Grayson, vice More...

Thomasville City School upcoming events

TES PTO meeting will be hosted Oct. 27  TES will conduct a PTO meeting and open house on Oct. 27 at 6 p.m. at the Thomasville Elementary School. More...

For The Record

Thomasville crime report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending Oct. More...

Property deeds

Oct. 6 - 13  Michael E. Ledkins, to Deborah G. McClure.  Debora G. McClure, to Michaela M. McClure.  OEW Holdings LLC, to Matthew L. Clarke.  Michael E. Ledkins, to Monica Marie Broadus.  Earnest McDonald, to Ramona H. More...

Sheriff’s Report

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

Powering Up for Ghost Walk

Thomasville youth Benny Autrey enjoys the pumpkins decorated for the start of the 2016 Ghost Walk Saturday night at the Thomasville Civic Center. More...

Gov. Bentley, Sewell support TRMC project

SELMA - Both Alabama Governor Robert Bentley and U.S. Alabama District 7 Congresswoman Terri Sewell (DAla.) issued statements of strong support for Thomasville’s proposed hospital.  More...

Bentley addresses GD Copper

SELMA - At the Alabama-Tombigbee Regional Commission meeting on Wednesday, Alabama Governor Robert Bentley addressed the progress of Golden Dragon Copper in Sunny South.  More...

Drought hits 28 Alabama counties

MONTGOMERY— Twenty-eight Alabama counties have been placed under a drought emergency in the latest Alabama Drought Declaration issued this afternoon.  More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

McKinley family reunion Oct. 22  The McKinley family reunion will be Saturday, Oct. 22 at 10:30 a.m. at Liberty Baptist Church. A potluck lunch will be served at 12 noon. All relatives and friends are invited. More...

People

Chick Chain Show and Auction will be conducted on Nov. 5

The 5th Annual Clarke/Washington 4-H Chick Chain Show and Auction will be Saturday, Nov. 5 at the Clarke-Washington Fair in Jackson.  More...

Williams announced ‘Employee of the Week’

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

Peterman Station to host annual Arts Festival on Nov. 19

The 33rd annual Peterman Station Arts and Crafts Festival will be hosted on Saturday, Nov. 19, from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. More...

Religion

Three Baptist churches co-hosting Anglican Minister John Cheeseman

THE CORNERSTONE Baptist Church, Grove Hill is co-hosting with First Baptist Church, Monroeville and First Baptist, Frisco City the return to the states of Anglican minister, John Cheeseman, for a series of area wide meetings. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Clarke St. Baptist to host Family and Friend’s Day   Family and Friend’s Day will be celebrated on Sunday, Oct. 30 at 1:30 p.m. at Clarke Street Baptist Church. The theme is “No Greater Love” John 15:12- 13.  More...

Sports

Bill McNair, a Hall of Fame worthy coach

William Leon “Bill” McNair spent a dozen years at the helm of Thomasville High School’s football team. During those years THS won a state championship (1988), had one undefeated regular season, and shut out 26 opponents.  More...

Tigers shock UMS Wright on Senior Night

The Thomasville High School Tigers football team upset the No. 1 team in Class 4A, the UMS-Wright Bulldogs, 42-30 on Oct. 14 at D.F. Anderson Field.  It was a signature win and a truly outstanding football game. More...

Tigers have crucial road trip to Satsuma

Thomasville (5-2, 4-1 in Class 4A, Region 1) will travel Friday, Oct. 21 to play region foe, the Satsuma High School Gators (5-3, 3-2 in Class 4A, Region 1). Kickoff is at 7 p.m.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Dews

Ethel Lois Jordan Dews, 91, of Sweet Water died Oct. 13, 2016 at Mobile Infirmary. She was born May 17, 1925 to Fredrick Lee and Rebecca Jane Newton Jordan in Sweet Water. She was a retired seamstress and a member of Hoboken Baptist Church.  More...

Etheredge

Myra Belle Barlow Etheredge, 94, a homemaker of Thomaston died Oct. 17, 2016 at her home. She was born Oct. 20, 1921 to John Asberry and Susie Lee Parnell Barlow in Choctaw County.  More...

Todd

Clyde Prunice Knight Todd, 92, of Thomasville died Oct. 6, 2016 at Country Oaks Assisted Living. She was born Oct. 31, 1923 to Johnnie Richard and Clyde LeFlora Wilson Knight in Sandflat. More...