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December 29, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Wright happy to follow in family tradition

Being a daughter of a longtime coach and teacher, you might have thought it would be easy for Stepheni Wright to follow the same path as her father, former Thomasville High School Basketball Coach Oscar Davis. More...

Millry woman killed in wreck

GROVE HILL – A single vehicle crash at 2:50 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 25,ffihas claimed the life of a Millry woman.ffi Jackie C. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

The story of 2016

Looking at our list of top stories for 2016, anything regarding the new Thomasville Regional Medical Center would be at or near the top.  It is a story that arguably is the most important for the most people in Thomasville. More...

Political icons that passed away in 2016

At the close of every year my tradition is to acknowledge the passing away of significant political players from the political stage in Alabama. We have lost some Icons from politics in the Heart of Dixie this year. More...

The big, pot-bellied, red-nosed bum

Dec. 23, 1959   More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Glory Road Quartet featured Dec. 31 at New Home Baptist More...

If God is fair, why do the faithful fail?

I f God is good, why do the godly have grief? If God is fair, why do the faithful fail?  If God cares, why does He allow Christians to have cancer? If God is powerful, why are innocent people murdered? More...

For The Record

Property deeds

Dated Dec. 15-21   Doris Brooks Henderson, to Doris Brooks Henderson.  Marc S. More...

Thomasville crime report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending Dec. 25:  • Tyrees Devell Harris – Attempting to Elude a Police Officer  • Janice L. More...

Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Dec. More...

A Christmas Bounty

Volunteers like Juanita O’Bryant, right, work to prepare some of the more than 700 meals cooked and delivered on Christmas Day at Pineview Baptist Church in Thomasville. More...

More news on TRMC to come in the new year

Part II of III More...

Missing man’s remains found in Marengo Co.

The remains of a Marengo County man who had been missing for at least 10 months was found Thursday morning.  Marengo County Sheriff Ben Bates confirmed that the remains of Woodie Earl Thompson, 48, was found near his silver Nissan truck off a r More...

Police to be out in force on NYE

Thomasville Police Chief Mitch Stuckey said city patrol officers will be out in force to catch drunk drivers during the New Year’s Eve and Day holidays which begin Friday night.  More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Community Action to assist with heating for low-income families   The Community Action Agency of South Alabama has started the process of mailing applications to assist low-income families with their heating bill. More...

People

Fulton native uses hard work to obtain doctorate

When Dr. Amanda C. Jones thinks about her school days at Thomasville High School, she has many fond memories. “I was blessed with so many wonderful teachers, and I am thankful for each of them!” she said. More...

Two Rivers Council hosting ‘2BLU and The Lucky Stiffs’

The Two Rivers Arts Council is kicking off 2017 with a concert by “2BLU and The Lucky Stiffs” on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017 from 6 - 9 p.m. More...

Anderson showcases talent at the Premiere program in Orlando

Aeshirya Anderson of Arlington recently traveled to Orlando, Fla. to participate in the Premiere program. She was accepted into the program after auditioning last year. More...

School

International Paper donates to all three TCS Libraries

International Paper of Pine Hill recently donated $2,500 each to library services for Thomasville High School, Thomasville Middle School and Thomasville Elementary School. More...

Sports

Tigers drop three games into break

The Thomasville High School varsity boys basketball team lost three more games during the holiday period.  However, THS Head Coach Chris Moore continues to remain positive about future games.  THS lost 49-44 in overtime Dec. More...

Tiger wrestlers make progress

Members of the new Thomasville High School wrestling team have already earned a total of 25 wins in just a few tournaments and tri-matches.  James Hurley has earned eight wins; James Johnson, seven wins; Jacquez Ausbon, five; Quadran Early, four More...

Lady Tigers seek to regroup over Christmas holiday

The Thomasville High School Lady Tigers basketball team lost 57-33 Dec. 23 to Linden High as part of the Linden Classic.  Tiyanna Blanks had 11 points.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Boykin

Lois Grey Little Boykin, 76, exchanged this earth for her heavenly home on Dec. More...

Downey

Frances Marlene Downey, 80, a homemaker of Sweet Water died Dec. 20, 2016 at DCH Regional Medical Center. She was born May 25, 1936 in Marengo County to Marlin and Bernice Downey. More...

Johnson

Walter B. “Walt” Johnson, 78, of Grove Hill, died Dec. 23, 2016 at Providence Hospital in Mobile. He was born Dec. 2, 1938 in Excel to Wallace Houston and Daisy Marie Davis Johnson. More...