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March 30, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Commissioners approve support for gas tax

The Clarke County Commission passed a resolution Tuesday in support of a 3-cent fuel tax to benefit road construction in the counties, including Clarke County. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Good news, we hope, comes in April

As March showers will hopefully make for April flowers, even more good news could be on the horizon for Thomasville in April. More...

Great “general store” opens once more

March 29, 1984   More...

15 month race to election for governor

Last week we handicapped some of the potential horses in the upcoming 2018 Governor’s Race. More...

School

TCS conducted its second Tech/Learning Expo

Thomasville City Schools conducted its second annual Tech/Learning Expo on March 23 in the Thomasville High School gym. More...

Campbell named ‘Intern of the Week’

The Work-Based Learning Program at Thomasville High School announces that Shakeria Campbell, center, has been selected as the "Employee of the Week". More...

Local bands performed in honor band concert

Students from the Thomasville City Schools District and public and private students from Clarke and surrounding counties performed March 18 as part of the "Alabama" and "Tombigbee" Honor Bands during the James G. More...

For The Record

Property deeds

March 5 - March 22   Glennie Property LLC, to Maddox Holdings LLC.  21st Mortgage Corporation, to Steven McKinley.  Southern Land and Timber Inc., to James R. Hudson.  Lorraine F. More...

Thomasville crime report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending March 26:  • Stedman Wykeif Grayson - Possession of a Controlled Substance and Driving Under the Influence of a Controlled Substance  More...

Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of March 21-27 include: • Steven Wykell Grayson, 26, burglary first degree, probation revocation (technical violation), arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

City extends hospital loan, hope for last time

At Monday night’s Thomasville City Council meeting, an authorization was approved to make a six-month interest payment with Capstone Bank on a financing note for the proposed Thomasville Regional Medical Center.  More...

Council ayes 7-7-2 order for the court

The Thomasville City Council approved sending its 7-7- 2 ordinance on refinancing a combination of five Thomasville Industrial Development Board and city notes into one loan to the Clarke County Circuit Court for validation. More...

Alabama Ag Credit provides financing for rural southern Alabama

Alabama Ag Credit, a rural lending cooperative serving southern Alabama, recently declared a $7.8 million cash patronage to its customers. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

South Marengo Fire and Rescue to host fish fry   South Marengo Fire and Rescue Squad will host a Fish Fry April 1 starting at 9:30 a.m. until all the catfish is eaten.  Benefit Event for Steven ‘Big Chill’ Preston April 1   More...

People

Rex Rush

Rex Rush was misidentified as Rex Wood in a photo caption of him with his grist meal at a Pioneer Day festival at the Clarke County Museum in last week’s Outlook edition. Apologies are extended.   More...

Harlem Quartet delivered free concert Saturday

Harlem Quartet Performs at Civic Center

The Harlem Quartet with the Mobile Symphony Orchestra performed a free concert at the Thomasville Civic Center on Saturday. Musicians included three violinists Ilmar Gavilan, Melissa White, Jaime Amador and cellist Felix Umansky. More...

Smith - Simpson

Taylor Elizabeth Smith and Van Arthur Simpson will exchange marriage vows on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at the Thomasville United Methodist Church.  Miss Smith is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Russell Smith of Thomasville.  Mr. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Glory Groad to perform at Creels Chapel UMC   Creels Chapel UMC will host Glory Road in concert on Saturday, April 1. Refreshments will be served at 6 p.m. and the singing will follow at 7 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend. More...

God can do anything with nothing at all

“Can God really clean up the mess in my life? Am I so important to Him that He would hear my voice above all the other voices that call on Him every day? More...

Sports

Lady Tigers upset 6th ranked Satsuma

The Thomasville High School Lady Tigers varsity softball team defeated the sixth ranked Satsuma High Lady Gators, 2- 0 in a key area game on March 23 at Jan Overstreet Field.  Jessika Newberry was the winning pitcher. More...

Tigers drop all three to Satsuma

The Thomasville High School Tigers varsity baseball team lost all three games of an area series with the Satsuma High School Gators.  THS lost 3-2 March 23 at the THS field.  Corrigan Thibodeaux was the losing pitcher. More...

Sweet Water girls beat rival Millry

The Sweet Water Lady Bulldogs moved to 4-0 in Area 1- 1A play by beating rival Millry 9-2 last Thursday in Sweet Water.  Thea Luker struck out 11 in tossing a complete game for the win. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Hill

William Lawson "Billy" Hill, 58, of Grove Hill died March 23, 2017 in Arlington. He was born Feb. 24, 1959 in Tuscaloosa. He was a pipe fitter with Burke's Mechanical Company and a member of Elam Baptist Church. More...

Wainright

Charles M. Wainright, 82, of Putnam passed away March 21, 2017 at Thomasville Health Care and Rehabilitation. He was retired from Georgia Pacific as a tissue machine foreman. More...

Williams

Rosie Williams, 91, departed this life at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital on March 23, 2017. She was born to the late Charlie and Hattie Davis on August 19, 1926 in Grove Hill. More...