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April 13, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Water Board approves modification of rates

The Thomasville Water Board passed Resolution 2 to replace its previous resolution and also hired a financial consultant at Monday’s meeting.  The Water Board’s new resolution replaces the wording and the rate adjustment formulas for More...

AT&T celebrates fiber ready city parks

Officials from AT&T were in Thomasville Wednesday morning to add Thomasville’s five industrial parks to its growing list of fiber ready sites.  More...

Fire on Finley Crossing Road

Thomasville Volunteer Firefighters responded to a house fire at 1692 Finley Crossing Road on Wednesday. Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day, shown walking to the home, said the blaze was contained. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Robert Bentley fades away

The Robert Bentley Show closed Monday. The Governor of Alabama is now the ex-Governor of Alabama. Dr. More...

Alabama, corruption and debauchery

Editor’s note: This column was written late last week, before Gov. Bentley’s resignation on Monday.  Well our good ole Dr. Governor, Robert  More...

“The Thomasville News” recalled

April 12, 1984   More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Pastor Barnett announces Holy Week Mass times   More...

Sports

Tigers grab historic win over Citronelle

the thomasville high School tigers varsity soccer team defeated area opponent, the Citronelle high Wildcats, 7-1 last thursday at d.F. anderson Field in one of the biggest wins of the program’s history. More...

Tigers knocked out of playoffs

the thomasville high School tigers varsity baseball team lost both games of a Class 4a, area 1 series with the UMS-Wright Bulldogs 15-0 in five innings and 12-1. the losses knock the tigers out of the state playoffs. More...

THS softball falls at Leroy, 8-6

the thomasville high School Lady tigers varsity softball team lost 8-6 april 4 at Leroy high School. the loss drops thomasville to 11-13 on the season heading into the final stages of the regular season. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Burroughs

Ora Lee Burroughs, 71, a native of Thomasville and a resident of New York transitioned from this life into life eternal on Sunday, April 2, 2017 in New York.  Burroughs, who was affectionately called “sister” by her brothers and fam More...

Courtney

Debra Faye Courtney, 58, of Campbell died April 2, 2017 at Mobile Infirmary. She was born Feb. 19, 1959 in Mobile. More...

Kimbrough

William Adams “Billy” Kimbrough died March 31, 2017 after a long illness. He was born 1935 in Selma, grew up in Thomasville and was a longtime resident of Mobile. More...

Bentley resigns as Governor

Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley resigned Monday evening after agreeing to a deal with lawyers from the state’s Attorney General’s office. More...

Child Safe Kits highlight city meeting

Thomasville Volunteer Fire Department spokesman Charlie Dixon presented to the Thomasville City Council a handful of Child Safe Kits at Monday’s meeting. More...

County gets ATRIP 2 gas plan explained

The anticipated legislative bill for “ATRIP 2,” a proposed bond issue to fund road maintenance and new road construction, was introduced last week. More...

Clarke deputies arrest stolen tractor suspect

A man who has been to prison numerous times on theft-related charges and is out on what has been said to be 17 different paroles was arrested again last week in connection with numerous thefts.  More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Strawberry Festival April 15   The 31st annual Castleberry Strawberry Festival will be hosted April 15 in downtown Castleberry. Entertainment will begin at 9:30 a.m. More...

People

50th class reunion hosted for THS Class of 1967

The Thomasville High School Class of 1967 hosted its 50th class reunion. More...

Auxiliary hosted April meeting

The Southwest Alabama Medical Center Auxiliary met April 4 at the Hill House. More...

McCorquodale named best pageant coach in the nation

Casey Crow McCorquodale, originally from Thomasville, has been awarded “Best in Pageantry – Best Pageant Coach in the Nation” by Pageant Planet, the world’s largest and most popular website for all things pageant related.  More...

School

Marshall named ‘Employee of the Week’

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

Her Royal Highness visits THS

Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth I, returned April 10 to Language Arts Teacher Kelli Davis' Advanced English 12 class. She is with a host of her subjects. PHOTO BY More...

Marengo County Schools to host pre-registration clinic

The Marengo County School System will conduct the kindergarten and first grade pre-registration clinic Friday, April 21 from 9 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. and from noon until 2:30 p.m. A child who will be five years old before Sept. More...

For The Record

Thomasville crime report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending April 2:  • James Alexander Gailes - Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Possession of Marijuana Second Degree  More...

Property deeds

March 30-April 6   Linual Vergle Goodman Jr., to Rebecca D. Hutchinson.  Rena M. Kiel, to Charley O. Coates.  Ouida H. McNider, to Ouida H. McNider-As Trustee.  Kimberly Johnson Radford, to Rena M. More...

Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of April 4-10 include: • Jurome Moriece Gilmore, 20, disorderly conduct/disturbing the peace/affray, arrested by Coffeeville Police Dept. More...