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June 8, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Marengo man charged in Half Acre murder

A Marengo County man was arrested for murder in the shooting death of Chadwick Kornegay on the evening of May 30.  More...

Daylily beauty in the backyard

It seems that everybody around this area appreciates daylilies! These easy-to-grow beauties produce a rainbow of colors and attract bees and hummingbirds to feast on their nectar. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

A meeting at the White House

Today in Washington D.C., the biggest newsmaker in Thomasville comes face to face with the biggest newsmaker in the world. More...

The Bankheads, south’s version of the Kennedys

Since we are in the midst of an election for a U.S. Senator, let me share the story of one of the most prestigious congressional families in Alabama history. More...

February "#...Bachelor’s Day?

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Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Church of God in Christ to host a Health Fair and Blood Drive   More...

He alone can satisfy the hunger in our hearts

A group of visitors once asked an 82-year-old his age. After answering their question he said, “I’m going to live until I die. More...

Sports

THS seeks softball coach

Officials at Thomasville High School decided not to renew the teaching and coaching contract for Head Softball Coach Meghan Overstreet at the Thomasville City School District Board meeting on May 23.  As of Tuesday morning, Thomasville High Scho More...

Tiger baseball rebuilds

After a recent disappointing season, Thomasville High School head baseball coach Robby Carpenter is happy to begin work on the future of the program.  The THS team is participating in exhibition games this month, integrating players from a succe More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Chadrick Harold Kornegay, 45, a carpenter of Sweet Water died May 30, 2017 at his home. He was born June 16, 1971 in Tuscaloosa to Thomas Harold and Debora Jane Kornegay.  He is survived by his mother, Debora Tucker; stepfather, Charles B. More...

A Summer Science Experiment

Lawrence Cooper of McWane Science in Birmingham performs a pressurized test experiment on a piece of potato Tuesday afternoon at the Thomasville Civic Center. More...

Day to meet President Trump today

Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day has accepted an invitation from President Donald J. Trump to attend a meeting today at the White House in Washington D.C. More...

Quillen gives rosy update on industry projects

The Clarke County Economic Development office under director Jesse Quillen announced Monday an update on seven industrial projects the county is pursuing. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Thomasville Public Library will host free summer events   The Thomasville Public Library opened registration for children and teens wishing to read for prizes over the summer on May 1.  More...

People

Stanley and Wilkerson to marry June 10

Barbara Stanley of Prattville and William C. “Bubba” Wilkerson Jr. of Jackson announce their upcoming marriage.  The bride-elect is the daughter of Rita Paulette Wood, the late Chester W. Wood and sister to the late Teresa W. More...

Davis announced as 2017 recipient of Dravitan Civic Club Scholarship

Johneshia Davis, a graduate of Thomasville High School, is the recipient of the 2017 Dravitan Civic Club Scholarship. More...

Attorneys to teach free classes about law changes

Three free classes about important law changes will be taught June 14 and 15 in Monroeville and Atmore by nationally recognized attorneys with the Mobile, Alabama law firm of Ryan, Hicks, Cumpton & Cumpton , LLP. More...

School

AG workshop helps teachers

The Alabama Ag in the Classroom (AITC) Summer Institute equipped 90 Kindergarten through sixth-grade teachers to share the importance of agriculture through workshops and farm tours in Tuscaloosa and Hale counties May 31-June 2.  Two Thomasvill More...

Harvell retires after 33 years

A retirement reception for Kim Harvell (front, fourth from the left), sixth grade social studies teacher, was conducted May 26 in the Thomasville Middle School cafeteria. More...

Crenshaw named ‘Employee of the Week’

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

For The Record

Property deeds

May 25 - May 31   Ralph Powell, to Thomas Powell.  Charles D. More...

Thomasville crime report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending June 4:  • Anthony Dewayne Cheeseboro - Possession of a Controlled Substance  • Clint Walton Reed - Possession of a Controlled Substance Reed, Po More...

Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of May 29-June 5 include:  • Reginald Moore, 47, theft by deception first degree, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept.  • Stanley Edward Gladney, 39, interfe More...