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January 5, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Four arrested in 3-county church burglary ring

Three people from Clarke County and one from Washington County were arrested for a string of church burglaries in three counties by Thomasville police and Clarke County Sheriff Department investigators.  More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Jobs, like the recent rain, keep pouring in

News came Tuesday that the Ford Motor Company has pulled the plug on its planned $1.6 billion factory in Mexico. Instead, the Michigan auto giant will invest $700 million at its Michigan plant in Flat Rock. More...

Past year politics actually interesting

This past year in Alabama politics was surprisingly more interesting than was expected. More...

I’m still in love with Christmas

The last of the holidays are behind us, 1984 has been officially launched and it is time to get on with all the things that we put off until after Christmas or better still ‘til “next year”.  More...

Sports

Sparks an all in Boomer Sooner

When she began her sophomore season at Northwest Florida State College, former Thomasville Tiger Hannah Sparks was all stressed out. More...

Bulldogs open ’17 with three area foes

The Sweet Water High School Bulldogs varsity boys basketball team was 1-1 at the Georgiana “Christmas Clash.”  The Bulldogs lost 87-48 Dec. 20 to Georgiana and won 65-40 Dec. 21 over Red Level.  More...

Football Playoffs

College Football Playoff More...

For The Record

Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Dec. 27-Jan. More...

Property deeds

Dated Dec. 22-28   The Bank of New York Mellon, to John Edward Collins.  Timothy Charles Watts, to World Wide Travel & Tours LLC.  Roger Nelson, to Johnathan R. More...

Small acts bring rewards to Strang

The Thanksgiving and Christmas seasons seem to make everyone more aware of those in need. Because people want to make a difference, giving tends to increase during this time, as individuals reach out to help others.ffi More...

Day: Internet sales hurt rural cities

Part III of III

For small towns and cities in Alabama like Thomasville, a big hindrance in its sales tax growth is lack of tax collected through E-commerce. More...

One fatality in mobile home fire

A Thomasville man was killed in a mobile home fire just minutes into the New Year on Sunday morning.  The Thomasville Volunteer Fire Department responded to a blaze to a mobile home in the Bashi Community. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Martin Luther King Jr. celebration Jan. 16   The Dravitan Civic Club will sponsor the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial celebration on Monday, Jan. 16 at the Thomasville Civic Center at 10 a.m.  Everyone is invited to attend. More...

People

Herron receives Emeritus award from Alabama League of Cities

Former Thomasville City Council member Lewis “Pop” Herron has received a Certified Municipal Official Emeritus award for his service as a six-term councilman and for meeting and exceeding requirements by the Certified Municipal Official p More...

Dannon Project Award

The Dannon Project recently received six boxes of toys and $240 dollars in cash on Dec. 21 from the Thomasville Police Department and Councilman Charles Allen for the “Toy Bash” drive. More...

Fireman of the Year

The Fulton Volunteer Fire Department handed out its yearly awards at Susie Q’s Sawmill Restaurant at its Christmas Party. Gage Luker, center, was named Fireman of the Year. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

New True Light to honor choir   All are invited to worship with New True Light Baptist Church as they host their annual choir celebration Saturday, Jan. 7, at 7 p.m.  Guest speaker and special guests will be the Rev. More...

When storms appear, He will calm them

Everyone looks forward to a New Year and the hope it represents. More...

Aimwell Baptist Church to host Downing Jan. 15

Aimwell Baptist Church will host special guest, Ann Downing, on Sunday, Jan. 15 at 11 a. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Barnes

Christopher Wayne Barnes, 24, of Thomasville died Dec. 28, 2016 in Demopolis. He was born May 8, 1992 in Grove Hill. He was a foreman/ operator with C & H Enterprises.  More...

Baugh

Emett Grey Baugh, 96, of Grove Hill died Dec. 31, 2016 at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital. He was born Sept. 14, 1920 in Greenwood to Tom and Maggie Baugh. He owned his own trucking company and was a member of Thomasville Church of God. More...

Kennedy

Calvin Kennedy, Sr., 84, died Jan. 2, 2017 at his residence. More...