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January 26, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Spill shuts Hwy. 5

ARLINGTON - Fire and rescue units from the Pine Hill Fire Department, the Wilcox County Emergency Management Agency and the U.S. More...

Commissioners hire a new county administrator

A former banker has been hired to be Clarke County’s new county administrator, commissioners voted Tuesday. Richard “Rick” Harvey Jr. of Grove Hill is the new administrator. More...

Commissioners look at smoking near courthouse

Smokers at the Clarke County Courthouse may soon have to walk a bit farther than the front door to take a puff.  More...

Special Sections

People

TES Principal speaks to the Research Club

Thomasville Elementary School Principal, Sandra Williams, second from left, spoke to the Research Club on Jan. 19 at the home of Linda S. Vice. More...

Glenn Wills to speak at Grove Hill Public Library Feb. 9

The Grove Hill Public Library will host Glenn Wills on Thursday, Feb. 9 at 6 p.m. More...

Worthwhile Club conducted monthly meeting

The Worthwhile Club met on Jan. 11 at the club room. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

2017 D-Now to be hosted at T’ville Baptist D-Now will be hosted at Thomasville Baptist Church Jan. 26 -29 for grades 7 – 12. More...

Apart from God there is little more in life

A young child had been lost in the woods. More...

Sports

‘One Dog’ back to impart Big League tips

One of the featured guest instructors for Saturday’s Thomasville Winter Baseball and Softball Clinic was former Major League Baseball All-Star Lance Johnson.  More...

UWA helps out clinic

The 28th annual Thomasville Winter Baseball and Softball Clinic was highlighted with instruction from the University of West Alabama women’s softball team.  More...

Lady Tigers clinch area host

The Thomasville High School Lady Tigers basketball team won 43-29 on Jan. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Ford

Laura Ella Durant Ford was born in Epps on Feb. 11, 1920 to David Richardson and Mary Hellen Lewis Durant. She grew up in Uriah.  More...

McCurdy

Mona Fair McKinley McCurdy, 72, a homemaker of Thomasville died Jan. 19, 2017 at UAB Hospital. She was born Aug. 12, 1944 in Birmingham to Guy R. and Grace E. McKinley. She was a member of Thomasville Baptist Church.  More...

McManus

Charles Allen McManus, 85, of Thomasville died Jan. 20, 2017 at USA Medical Center. He was born Oct. 18, 1931 in Sunny South to Garland and Linnie Mae McManus. More...

It’s now Coastal Alabama

Alabama Southern Community College at Thomasville is no more. More...

Five hurt in limousine accident

A limousine carrying mourners from Mobile who had attended a local funeral was struck by a south bound truck in front of the Shell gas station on Highway 43 Saturday night.  Five passengers riding in the back of the limousine were injured in the More...

Sheffield finds a niche with 4th grade

While it is quite normal to see long-tenured teachers at Thomasville City Schools, it is unusual to see a teacher spend her entire career at one school and in one class, but that’s how it happened for Thomasville Elementary School fourth grade More...

Resident complains about road condition

Melissa Dozier who lives on the Silver Creek Road in the Chance area complained about road conditions and asked that it be repaired at Monday’s work session of the Clarke County Commission.  “I know we’ve had lots of rain and t More...

Grove Hill catches 4-wheeler burglar

Early-morning risers and those working in Grove Hill were surprised to find a lot of law enforcement vehicles with blue lights flashing on a foggy morning, Jan. 19 with barking tracking dogs running along Jackson Street. More...

Editorials

Weather dominates 2017

The big story for the first three weeks of 2017 has been the weather. Right from the start on New Year’s Day, more than five inches of rain fell on Thomasville. More...

Ultimate tree house still stands

Hillary Clinton’s failure to break the proverbial glass ceiling in American politics came up a little short. More than 100 men have been nominated for president by the nation’s political parties over the past 220 years. More...

Exciting trip to our county seat

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School

Sweet Water wins Red Kettle Campaign

For the second year in a row, Sweet Water High School has captured top honors in the school competition for the Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Campaign. Sweet Water raised $1300 for the 2016 campaign.  More...

Kimbrough connects her instruction to the real world

“You can’t trick kids at all,” said Olivia Kimbrough, who teaches ninth grade English and Advanced English at Thomasville High School  “They know how you feel about them. More...

White named the ‘Intern of the Week’

The Work Based Learning Program at Thomasville High School announces that Anjali White, center, has been selected as the "Intern of the Week". More...

For The Record

Property deeds

Jan. 12- 18   Johnnie Jones- As Trustee, to Deanna J. Overstreet.  Johnnie Jones- As Trustee, to Johnnie Jones.  Johnnie Jones- As Trustee, to Faye J. Pringle.  Johnnie Jones- As Trustee, to Sherry J. More...

Sheriff’s Report

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