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February 9, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Forget Me Not Floral and Gifts Re-opening

The Thomasville Alabama Chamber of Commerce conducted a ribbon cutting for Chris Hare’s Forget Me Not Floral and Gifts shop last Thursday in the Thomasville Plaza. More...

City leaders say county outlook improving

For the last couple of years, business growth in Clarke County had flat-lined. The county was not only losing population, very little was happening with new construction.  Things, however, are beginning to change for the better. More...

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People

Students from Southern Karate Academy receive top honors

Six students from Southern Karate Academy karate circuit recently received top honors. They competed in five tournaments and against martial artists from all over the south. They competed in Kata, Weapons and Kumite.  More...

Leibold named to UAB Presidential Honor Roll

Abbey Leibold of Thomasville has been named to the Presidential Honor Roll for Fall Semester 2016 at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.  To qualify for the UAB Presidential Honors list, a student must earn a 4.0 grade point average and be More...

Westry- Robinson recently sworn in as youngest judge in state history

Briana Westry- Robinson, was recently sworn in as a District Judge of Wilcox County. At just 27 years old, Briana Westry- Robinson has become the youngest African- American female judge in Alabama history. More...

School

Thomasville City Schools’ Beauty Review

Winning court from the 2017 THS Beauty Review on Feb. More...

Math is grounded in basic principles

“Math is math,” said Sherry Brewer, mathematics teacher at Thomasville High School. The fundamentals are essential. Without the basics, the students cannot understand the application of mathematic principles.  More...

Williams named the ‘Intern of the Week’

The Work Based Learning Program at Thomasville High School announces that Kirsten Williams, right, has been selected as the "Intern of the Week". With Williams is Hannah Stewart of Encore. More...

Sports

Tiger 2017 Soccer Schedule

Feb. 13 – at Northside (4 p. m.)  Feb. 16 – at Saraland (4 p. m. as part of the Southern Shootout)  Feb. 17 – Mobile Christian at Sage Park in Mobile (5 p. m. as part of Southern Shootout)  Feb. More...

Hit-A-Thons set

The Thomasville High School baseball team will hold a pre-season Hit-AThon at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 9 at the THS field. The Hit-A-Thon fundraiser for the Thomasville High School softball team will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 11. More...

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State Republicans announce 2017 agenda

MONTGOMERY – The Alabama Senate Republican Caucus on Monday announced its “Strengthen Alabama” legislative agenda for the 2017 regular session. More...

Lawsuit industry distorts legal system

If you have ever served on the jury of a civil trial (or if you’ve watched Judge Judy), you know how easy it is to identify the interested parties in the courtroom: the plaintiff and the defendant.  More...

Hare can’t forget Thomasville

The store is called Forget Me Not Floral and Gifts, and its new location in the Thomasville Plaza near Super Foods is an inspiration to owner Chris Hare who could not forget his native city.  Hare said he got his start in the business world by w More...

Suspect arrested in Pine Hill pool hall murder

A murder suspect in a Friday night shooting at a Pine Hill pool hall turned himself in to Wilcox County authorities Monday morning.  Niko Bizzell, a 33-year-old male from Arlington, was charged with the murder of 21-year-old Telvin “TK&rdq More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

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

Editorials

Schizophrenic Weather Winter

If we are not in the Last Days of Revelation, we are in the Days of Schizophrenic Weather. Winter can’t seem to make up its mind about whether to come or go, so it is doing both. More...

Focus on General Fund Budget

As the third regular session of this quadrennium begins, the paramount focus once again will be on the budgets. Even more specifically, it will be about the General Fund Budget.  More...

There was talk of war in 1955!

February 9, 1955 More...

Religion

Sweet Water Baptist hosted D- Now

Sweet Water Baptist Church recently hosted D-Now for local youth. More...

Thomasville Baptist’s 2017 Tau Conference

The Thomasville Baptist Church’s 2017 Tau Conference was recently hosted at the Thomasville Civic Center. More...

Little gifts in life prove that He is near

We live in a busy world. More...

For The Record

Thomasville crime report

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

Property deeds

Jan. 27 - Feb. 3   Kimberly Harrell Wilson, to Teresa H. Badonsky.  Tri County Timber & Land LLC, to Rachel Autry Pugh.  Goodman Basil Espy III, to John W. More...

Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Jan. 31-Feb. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Megginson

Helen Earl Megginson, 93, a retired nurse of Thomasville died Feb. 4, 2017 at her son’s home in Eight Mile. She was born Feb. 4, 1924 in Coy to James Riley and Lillie Mae Outlaw. More...

Parten

Ethel Marie Parten, 82, of Sweet Water died Feb. 3, 2017 at DCH Regional Hospital. She was born Oct. 5, 1934 in Nanafalia to Carl and Annie Willie F. Chapman. She worked for over 20 years with the Alabama State Department of Mental Health. More...

Pritchett

Brenda Gaddy Pritchett, 59, of Sweet Water died Feb. 1, 2017 at her home. She was born Aug. 27, 1957 in Demopolis to Hollis Dennis and Sara Lou Gaddy. More...