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November 23, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

ALEA urges safety

The Thanksgiving holidays is one of the most heavily traveled for Alabama motorists. This year will be no exception. More...

Christmas Tree Lights Up

The Thomasville Alabama Chamber of Commerce put up the city’s downtown Christmas tree Thursday and it now lights up the way for next week’s Christmas parade. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Tales of Thanksgiving

While   President  Elect Donald J.  Trump argued about the opening sketch from Saturday Night Live as he is portrayed by actor Alec Baldwin, one somewhat funny line at the end was uttered. More...

Richard Shelby, an Alabama treasure

Our Senior U.S. Senator Richard Shelby will begin his sixth six-year term in January. He is an Alabama treasure. Over the past 30 years as our Senator he has brought millions of federal dollars home to Alabama. More...

No arrests made after accidental shooting

At McIntosh, where my friends and I hunt and fish whenever More...

School

TMS and THS both receive funding from Georgia-Pacific Naheola Mill

The Thomasville Middle School Robotics Team received funding Nov. 3 in the amount of $2,500 from the Georgia-Pacific Naheola Mill. The ceremony was in the TMS cafeteria. More...

Phillips named ‘Intern of the Week’

The Work Based Learning Program at Thomasville High School announces that Malekia Preston, left, has been selected as the "Intern of the Week". Preston works at the THS student led help desk located in the library. More...

Clarke County Veterans honored at special ceremony

Veterans throughout Clarke County were honored Monday, Nov. 14, with a special ceremony in the Thomasville High School gym. More...

For The Record

Thomasville crime report

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

Property deeds

Nov. 10 - Nov. 16   Michael S. Ledkins, to Jean Marc Prescott.  Michael S. Ledkins, to Jean Marc Prescott.  Donnie Ray Baswell, to Anthony Gates.  Billy Max Paul, to Lamar C. More...

Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Nov. 8-21 include: • Matthew Braxton Paul, 22, assault third degree, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Surplus for County goes poof!

When the Clarke County Commission passed its budget for Fiscal 2017, some commissioners bragged on it, saying it had been slashed some $2.2 million from the previous year’s budget.  This year’s budget is right at $12.4 million. More...

Trump tabs Sessions as next AG

President Elect Donald J. Trump announced Friday that Senator Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) has been tabbed to become the nation’s next Attorney General in key cabinet post in the Trump Administration. More...

Oaths of office show division of Commission

The political and personal divisions of the Clarke County Commission was evident last week when it took two judges and two oath-takings to swear in re-elected commissioners. More...

Single car crash kills Silas man Sunday

GROVE HILL – A single vehicle crash at 1:55 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 20, claimed the life of a Silas man. Clatis Burns Lewis, 43, was killed when the 2013 Jeep Wrangler he was driving left the roadway and struck a tree. More...

Tallahatta Barn Engulfed in Flames

A barn near Tallahatta was engulfed and destroyed last Thursday. Fire units from Opine-Tallahatta Springs and the Thomasville Volunteer Fire Departments responded. It is one of many blazes hampering Clarke County due to drought conditions.   More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Christmas parade to be conducted in Dixons Mills  The Dixons Mills Christmas parade will be conducted Saturday, Nov. 26 at 10 a.m.  VFW Post 5106 will meet Nov. More...

People

Berry - Tunstall announce plans

Cherlyn Berry and Walter Tunstall will exchange marriage vows on Dec. 10, 2016 at 3 p.m. at Faith Whole Truth No. 3 Church in Sunny South.  Miss Berry is the daughter of Mrs. Mary Watkins and the late Ernest Berry Sr. of Thomasville.  Mr. More...

‘Guys and Dolls Jr.’ recently presented by Rosebud Players

"Guys and Dolls Jr.," based on the classic 1950 Broadway musical, was presented by the local Rosebud Players on Nov. 12, 14 and 15 at the Thomasville Civic Center.  More...

Thomasville Robotics received donation from Georgia-Pacific

The RiverBEST Robotics Hub in Thomasville has received a $5,000 donation from Geogia- Pacific Cellulose- Alabama River Cellulose LLC in Perdue. More...

Religion

Hope is always something or someone we can believe in

Hope is one of the most important words in the vocabulary of many people. It is a word that we hear daily - from many sources for many different reasons. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

New Union will host musician appreciation day   New Union Baptist Church will host its first annual musician appreciation day Saturday, Dec. 10 at 7 p.m. More...

Sports

Sports Hall of Fame gets six new inductees

The Thomasville Sports Hall of Fame grew from five members to 11, following the induction ceremony of six men Saturday night at Thomasville Baptist Church.  More...

Handley ends Tigers’ year

The Thomasville High School Tigers football team was defeated by the Handley High School Tigers 36-16 Nov. 18 at D.F. Anderson Field. More...

Defensive scores doom Sweet Water

Sweet Water - Three defensive return touchdowns in the matter of two minutes sent Sweet Water’s season and playoff run to a crashing end. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Davis

James Edwin Davis, Sr., 86, a resident of Jackson, passed away on Friday, Nov. 18, 2016 at Jackson Medical Center. He was born Nov. 26, 1929 in Whatley to Edwin Blount and Ethel James Davis. He had been employed at Ciba-Geigy for 34 years. More...

Davis

Roger William Davis, 75, of Surginer died Nov. 18, 2016 at USA Medical Center in Mobile. He was born March 27, 1941 in Camden to Vaughne and Marguerite Davis. More...

Harvell

Burk Harvell, 71, a log truck driver of Pine Hill died Nov. 14, 2016 at Jackson Hospital in Montgomery. He was born Dec. 14, 1944 in Pine Hill to Oscar Young and Minnie Lee Harvell.  More...