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May 11, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Plenty of prayers given at ceremony

Ministers from throughout Thomasville offered prayers to the government and many institutions at a service on the National Day of Prayer last Thursday at the Thomasville Civic Center.  Pastor Ty Parten of Thomasville Baptist Church gave the welc More...

CMS completes AMR project

It is Clarke-Mobile Counties Gas District’s vision to lead in natural gas service for commercial, industrial and residential needs in South Alabama.  More...

Special Sections

Editorials

My marathon baseball game list

I’ve done long baseball games before. The one that most readily comes to mind was 2014, Auburn at Ole Miss.  That one, too, went 13 innings. More...

Some positive observations

Most times political columns are critical or derogatory of politicians. However, today I would like to share some positive observations from the first few months of this year.  More...

The late night radio selling hour

A 94- year old physician of Clinton, Iowa, is the proud father of another boy – the second born of the marriage three years ago. More...

Religion

Those who refuse to obey the laws of God will be punished

There was a time on earth when there were no nations or governments.  People did as they pleased. As a result, God’s creation - the human race - sank into disgraceful depths of despair.  More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Antioch Cemetery now accepting donations   The Antioch Cemetery has a new fence.  To make a donation in honor of loved ones, send payment to Cemetery Fund, 71 Antioch Road. Grove Hill AL 36451. More...

Sports

Thomasville softball closes season at area

The Thomasville High School Lady Tigers varsity softball team lost 6-2 on May 5 to the Satsuma High Lady Gators in Satsuma.  It was the second loss in the Class 4A, Area 1 Tournament, and ended the season for the Lady Tigers.  Jessika Newbe More...

Tigers host Marengo tonight for spring tilt

The Thomasville High School Tigers football team will play Marengo High School tonight in a spring jamboree at D.F. Anderson Field.  Kickoff is set for 7 p.m., and tickets are $7. More...

Sweet Water makes semis by beating Brantley in 13

BRANTLEY - It was a case of the unusual suspects who delivered Sweet Water’s baseball team into the Class 1A semifinals late Friday night. More...

Council appoints rec board, posts bid ads

The Thomasville City Council had another short meeting Monday.  Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day was back in Washington D.C. More...

Early morning storm packs a big punch

A strong storm system that came through Thomasville on the morning of May 4, caused nearly 1,500 homes to lose electrical power.  Clarke County Emergency Management Agency Director Roy Waite said customers from both Clarke-Washington Electric an More...

Commission denies E-911 Director trip

A request by Clarke County E-911 Director Becky Neugent to attend a state board meeting was denied by the Clarke County Commission Tuesday. The day meeting did not entail a fee or an overnight stay and lunch was being provided. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

May is National Older Americans Month   Each May, the Administration for Community Living (ACL) leads our nation’s celebration of Older Americans Month (OAM). More...

People

Higginbotham and Reid will marry July 29 in Jackson

Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Higginbotham of Jackson announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Lara Casey Higginbotham, to Ethan James Reid, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jim Reid of Jackson.  More...

Auxiliary awards members

The Thomasville Southwest Auxiliary met Tuesday, May 2 at the Hill House. Devotion was given by Dr. James Best. Diane Gatlin was the guest speaker. More...

Pritchett named ‘Employee of the Week’

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

School

HIPPY celebrates 10 years of service

On Thursday, May 4, HIPPY Clarke County celebrated 10 years of service with the graduation of 66 children at Grove Hill Elementary School. More than 220 HIPPY parents, children and guests attended the reception and graduation ceremony. More...

Dedication ceremony for memorial benches conducted

A dedication ceremony was May 4 for memorial benches at the entrance of Thomasville High School. More...

Animal Tales visits Thomasville Elementary

John Ham, southeast director with Animal Tales from Pensacola, Fla., presented an educational program April 21 about exotic animals to students at Thomasville Elementary School. More...

For The Record

Thomasville crime report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending May 7:  • Safwan Rashad Butler - Criminal Mischief First Degree (Greater than $2,500) and Unauthorized Use of a Vehicle  • Zhanae Onanise Salter More...

Property deeds

April 27 - May 4   Old Towne Square LLC, to Kriti LLC.  Willie Mae Nobles, to Walter V. Martin.  Fannie Mae, to Tyler M. Prescott.  Allison Lashea Lowe, to Andrew Hunter Parnell.  David C. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Beck

Lenord "Candy" Beck of Jackson transitioned into eternity on Friday, May 5, 2017.  Beck was born March 24, 1946 to the late Deacon Ivory J. Beck and the Rev. More...

Clayton

Joe Bradford Clayton, 82, died Saturday, May 6, 2017, at his home in Thomasville. He was born June 7, 1934, in Moundville to the late Robert Kirk Clayton and Lucile Marie Cork Clayton.  More...

Harrison

Oris Dicks Harrison, Jr., 84, a native of Bashi and long time resident of Jackson, passed away peacefully at his home on Monday, May 8, 2017. He retired from Olin Corporation after 35 years of service. More...