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December 15, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Quillen: mills and Jackson port see growth

Part II   For Clarke County Economic Development Director Jesse Quillen, 2016 was a good year for most of the county’s employers, including those in the critical wood products sector.  More...

Two Life Tech men captured

Two residents from the Life Tech Center in Thomasville were captured Wednesday morning after being run by lawmen during the night and early morning hours.  More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Russians Coming, no; airport maybe

Back in 1966, there was this old movie called the Russians are Coming with Carl Reiner and Alan Arkin. It was a comedy.  This week, the looney Left tried to make this week into another, the Russians are Coming moment. More...

Banning of PAC to PAC transfers

While the presidential race played out this year, several things happened in Alabama politics that went under the radar.  More...

Looking Back at Santa letters ‘!"

December 15, 1983 As the year of 1983 winds down to a close, with Christmas less than two weeks away we will take one final backward look at the File of 1946. More...

School

TCS recently presented ‘A Classic Country Christmas’

"A Classic Country Christmas," a holiday dance spectacular, was presented Dec. 8, 9 and 11 at the Thomasville Civic Center. Students from kindergarten to twelfth grade were featured in the performance.   More...

TES students raise funds and donate toys to the Salvation Army

Thomasville Elementary School students raised $1,060 through various projects to donate to the Salvation Army. More...

Morgan named ‘Employee of the Week’

The Work Based Learning Program at Thomasville High School announces that Sonterrica Morgan, left, has been selected as the "Employee of the Week". With Morgan is Melissa Mundy, Assistant Manager at Sonic of Thomasville. More...

For The Record

Property deeds

Property deeds listed  Dated Nov. 30-Dec. 6   Robert S. Bowling, to Robbie Wilson Bolen.  Patricia Ann Jackson, to Russell Kraig Gwin.  Robert Beck Megginson, to Family Security Credit Union.  Anne S. Sims, to Anne S. More...

Thomasville crime report

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

Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Dec. 6- 13 include: • Sydney Elizabeth Dunn, 22, drug paraphernalia, use or possession with intent to deliver or sell, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Gregory

A loving and devoted mother to her family, Mrs. Laura DeLone Morgan Gregory died peacefully this past Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016, at the age of 93. Mrs. Gregory was born July 11, 1923 in Wilcox County to Jessie and Beckie (Champion) Morgan. Mrs. More...

Phillips

Hilda Theresa Phillips, 91, a homemaker of Thomasville died Dec. 5, 2016 at Thomasville Health Care and Rehabilitation Center. She was born Oct. 25, 1925 in Fall Rivers, Mass. to Antonio and Hilda DeSouza. She was a member of St. More...

Walker

Ronnie Dewayne Walker, 36, of New Orleans, La., died Monday, Nov. 28, 2016, at University Memorial Hospital in New Orleans. He was preceded in death by his father, Ronald Berkley Walker and mother, Peggy Joyce Rush Walker. More...

Making a difference one last time

One of the most loyal employees of the Thomasville Salvation Army Store, affectionately known as “Miss Betty,” will retire on Dec. 30. As 2017 begins, Betty Barnes will begin a new chapter of her life.  More...

Audrey Evans is Citizen of the Year

A long time volunteer was named the Thomasville Citizen of the Year at Tuesday night’s Thomasville Alabama Chamber of Commerce Banquet.  Southwest Alabama Hospital Auxiliary member Audrey Evans was named as the chamber’s Citizen of t More...

Traffic striping bid opened Monday

A bid opened Monday to paint traffic stripes on all county roads came in higher than expected and Clarke County commissioners are trying to figure out how to come up with the extra money or where to cut the project. More...

232 voters must update info

A list of 232 individuals who will be removed from the Clarke County voters roll unless they update their voter registration information by Jan. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

THS Band Christmas concert Dec. 15 The Thomasville High School Band Christmas concert will be Dec. 15 at 7 p.m. in the Thomasville Civic Center. The Beginning Band, the Intermediate Band and the High School Band will perform. More...

People

Images from the 2016 Thomasville Christmas Parade

More photos from the Dec. 6 Thomasville Christmas Parade and Downtown Stroll, as at the top left, Santa Claus on top of a Thomasville Firetruck. Top right, a red float brings gifts. More...

Hanson and Jordan to exchange wedding vows on Jan. 14, 2017

Murry and Melaine Rodgers of Grove Hill and Micheal Allen and Craig Bexley of Mobile announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, April Allen Hanson, to Phillip Craig Jordan, the son of Dale and Denice Jordan of Tallahatta Spri More...

Salvation Army Bell Ringers

Saturday, Courtney Carroll and Tracey White braved the cold and rain to ring the bells at Super Foods. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Upcoming holiday events at Pineview Baptist   The children of Pineview Baptist will present “Power of the King” on Sunday, Dec. 18 at 5:30 p.m.  “The Journey of Christmas” will be presented on Saturday, Dec. More...

Rejoice when that which is lost, is found

Last year I was fitted for new glasses, and because of a special offer I got two pair for the price of one.  Later I was really glad about that second pair because the other pair went missing. They were nowhere to be found.  More...

You must set the example

Books on leadership line the shelves of bookstores. Each month, it seems, there are new titles that describe some new technique that will make any leader a better leader.  More...

Sports

Group says hunting works for Clarke County

Some Alabama sporting and cooperative organizations have united under the “Hunting Works For Alabama” banner to promote the economic benefits the hunting industry plays not only in Alabama but in the Black Belt area and Clarke County. More...

Tigers smack rival Aggies in latest win

The Thomasville High School varsity boys basketball team defeated the Jackson High School Aggies 50-39 Dec. 9 in the THS gym.  Rashad Mosley had 14 points, and Keshawn Keller had 13 points and seven rebounds. K.J. More...

THS girls split two games

The Thomasville High School Lady Tigers basketball team lost 55-33 Dec. 9 to the Jackson High Lady Aggies in the THS gym.  Junior Mariangela Morris led THS with 13 points  In addition, the Lady Tigers won 49-29 Dec. More...