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February 2, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Sweet Water is poised for growth

First term Sweet Water Mayor Chad Broussard is optimistic about bringing more new business to the southern Marengo County town.  Broussard said he attended an economic development meeting at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa to learn how s More...

Day updates council on Trump’s actions

Fresh from return from Washington D.C. for business related to Clarke-Mobile Gas, Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day cautioned council members and others to have an open mind on the news reports being floated since President Donald J. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Sweet trip to Ladd-Peebles Stadium

The last time I ventured to Ladd-Peebles  Stadium was in June of 1988.  Ironically enough, it to, was for an All-Star football game. Back then, it was the very first Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Classic.  More...

The lottery will take an act of Congress

During the past couple of months everywhere I go people continually ask me why in the world the legislature could not simply put the issue of whether they could vote for or against a lottery on the November ballot.  More...

Recorder considered a modern day pencil

February 2, 1984  Modern “ Day Pencil  Bars Weekly  More...

School

Adkison honors board members

Members of the Thomasville City Board of Education were honored by superintendent Dr. Vic Adkison, principals, faculty and staff at the Jan. 24 board meeting.  More...

Abston discovered love for literature early

Michelle Abston knew she wanted to teach while in high school. More...

UWA announces Dean’s and President’s Lists

The University of West Alabama has announced more than 450 outstanding undergraduate students named to the President’s List and the Dean’s List for the Fall 2016 academic semester.  For the President’s List, students must earn More...

Sports

Tigers close out home slate with victory

The Thomasville High School varsity boys basketball team won 37-26 over area opponent Satsuma High Jan. 26 in the final home game of the regular season in the THS gym. Rashad Mosley had 16 points. More...

Lady Tigers set to host Area 1-4A Tournament

The Thomasville High School Lady Tigers basketball team defeated Class 4A, area 1 opponent, the Satsuma High School Lady Gators, 47-23 last week in the THS gym. More...

ASCC off to a 6-0 start in South Division

Monroeville – Coastal Alabama Community College’s Eagles have been on a rampage since returning from the New Year’s break with both teams sitting at or near the top of the Alabama Community College Conference Southern Division rankings. More...

The Bard comes to T’ville

Accomplished actors from the Alabama Shakespeare Festival will perform one of the Bard’s well known comedies next Tuesday night at the Thomasville Civic Center.  The actors will give their rendition of William Shakespeare’s “Tw More...

Sheriff issues crack down on drugs, dealers

“We are tired of burying our children,” Sheriff Ray Norris said regarding a renewed crack down on drugs in Clarke County. Norris said the Drug Task Force has been reorganized with more resources and more manpower. More...

Airport project flies up to Washington

Meeting for the first time in seven weeks, the Thomasville City Council took no official action but did receive an update on the proposed Southwest Alabama Regional Airport from city attorney Edmon McKinley.  More...

Strange urges caution on tax returns

MONTGOMERY – With the onset of the tax season, Attorney General Luther Strange warns Alabamians to be vigilant against income tax fraud and he offers tips to keep from falling prey to certain tax preparers with potentially deceptive offers. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Free income tax preparation available now   Free income tax preparation became available Jan. 24. Volunteers have been trained and certified by the IRS to prepare income tax returns. More...

People

Robertson and Arnold to wed

Mr. and Mrs. John Atwater are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Cynthia Robertson to Alex Arnold, the son of the late Miss Carolyn Arnold and Miss Lillie Arnold of Thomasville.  More...

Cub Scout Pack 51 recently hosted Pinewood Derby race

Cub Scout Pack 51 recently hosted its annual Pinewood Derby race at Thomasville United Methodist Church. More...

Steinway artist to perform in Demopolis

Don Irwin's works have become known around the world. His music is uniquely fused with varying blends and textures acquired through his travels and experiences in diverse world cultures. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Pineview Baptist Church to host Gold City Quartet Pineview Baptist Church will host Gold City Quartet Friday, Feb. 3 at 7 p.m. in the church sanctuary. This will be a free event but a love offering will be received. More...

God not only waits for us to come to Him, but seeks us

“That sure was close, Mom,” said Little George. “What do you mean?” asked his mother. More...

Beast Feast will be conducted at Thomasville Baptist Church

Thomasville Baptist Church will conduct its annual Beast Feast Saturday, Feb. 18 at 5 p. m. More...

For The Record

Thomasville crime report

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

Property deeds

Jan. 19- 27 Danny L. Shaper Jr., to Faye N. Shaper. Wayne Slayton, to Sammie J. Humphrey. Kim Karin Morgan- Other, to Kim Karin Morgan. Kim Karin Morgan- As Trustee, to Kim Karin Morgan. Kim Karin Morgan- Other, to Kim Karin Morgan. More...

Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Jan. 24-30 include:  • Matthew McGilberry, 23, attempting to commit a controlled substance crime, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Lawson

Rev. Samuel Lawson, Sr., 43, a native and resident of Catherine, made his transition from this life into eternal life on Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017, at Jefferson County Medical Center.  Rev. Lawson was born Aug. More...