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June 15, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Smokin’ Cookoff highlights July 1 T’ville Celebration

Thomasville will be busy for its Hometown Celebration on July 1.  The annual event has generally drawn about 2,000 people to downtown Thomasville, and many more parked in cars off Highway 43, for the nightly fireworks show that concludes the cel More...

Special Sections

Editorials

A Matter of Public Policy

Democrats have always prided themselves on producing public policy. The Republicans, meanwhile, have usually been seen as idealists, marked by a series of principals and convictions. More...

Gubernatorial aspirants pushed back by months

Those of us who follow  More...

1939- a year for ‘taking the leap’

June 14, 1984 More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

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

Sometimes God is silent because He is testing us

For 35 years a man had faithfully served as a “Keeper of the Lighthouse.”  In addition to the bright light swirling through the darkness, a warning gun was fired automatically every five minutes. More...

For The Record

Thomasville crime report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending June 11:  • Aaliyah Kejanna McCall – Domestic Violence by Strangulation/ Suffocation  • Michael Scott Champion – Theft of Property Fo More...

Property deeds June 1-June 7

June B. Conerly, to Kimberly Claire Tate.  Terri A. McHargue, to Samantha Moore.  Lillian B. Morris, to W.R. Norris.  David R. Norris, to W.R. More...

Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of June 6-12 include:  • Darren Dejuan McReynolds, 45, burglary third degree, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept.  • Matthew Ryan Smith, 33, assault second More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Carrico

William Jarrett Carrico, 44, a carpenter of Prattville died June 8, 2017 in Prattville. He was born April 2, 1973 in TerraJone, Spain. He was a veteran us the US Army.  He was preceded in death by his father, William P. Carrico.  More...

Harper

James Floyd Harper, 82 of Thomasville, died June 10, 2017 at Providence Hospital. He was born March 25, 1935 in Mt. Olive to Ivy Floyd and Mattie Lou Harper. More...

Logan

Martha Edwena Megginson Logan 75, of Eutaw, passed away peacefully June 3, 2017, at Woodhaven Manor Nursing Facility in Demopolis. She was born July 7, 1941, in Thomasville, to George Wilmer and Edwena Lowery Megginson. More...

City hires officer, honors another

Thomasville Police Department K-9 Officer Ashley Johnson and her K- 9 partner, Ana, were honored at Monday’s Thomasville City Council meeting. More...

Hospital set for July 31st closing

In between trips to Washington D.C. More...

County animal shelter now looking for new director

A new director is needed for the Clarke County Animal Shelter.  Donna Gates, who has held the position since the shelter opened just over a year ago, turned in her notice Monday, citing health reasons for her decision, Clarke County Commissioner More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Summer movie nights every Thursday in June   Thomasville Summer Movie Series: Downtown at Dark will be showing a free movie every Thursday night in June at Clay Park parking lot in Downtown Thomasville.  June 15, will be Monster Trucks, sp More...

People

Callier awarded for his consumer mental health service

Cited for his work on behalf of consumers in the mental health field in Alabama, Thomasville’s Alvin Callier was presented with the Eagle Award from the Alabama Minority Consumer Council.  More...

McManus and Criswell to marry June 24

Tanya Cox, of Thomasville and Todd McManus of Meridian, Miss. More...

Worthwhile Club met May 10

The Worthwhile Club met May 10, at the club room for the installation of new officers. More...

School

TMS eighth grade students receive Who’s Who Awards

Eighth grade students at Thomasville Middle School received Who's Who Awards during a ceremony May 22 in the school cafeteria.   More...

Thomasville Elementary School announces honor roll

The Thomasville Elementary School announced the honor roll for the fourth nine-weeks as follows:  First grade   More...

Sports

Sweet Water’s Smith named Player of the Year

The honors keep coming in for Sweet Water High School rising senior pitcher/ shortstop Jonah Smith. More...

THS basketball team hungry to compete

Members of the Thomasville High School basketball varsity and junior varsity teams are participating in several summer exhibition games during June.  More...

Thomasville High’s All-State 4A Selections

Brianna Crim (top) and Allie Newberry (bottom), members of the Thomasville High School Lady Tigers softball team, were named to the 2017 Class 4A state softball “First Team” by the Alabam More...