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June 29, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Busy 4th of July activities planned

The annual American Legion Fourth of July Cookout has been cancelled this year, but the four-day holiday weekend will have plenty of activity beginning with Saturday’s Hometown Celeration. More...

Commissioners deny Rhone travel, approve another’s

A majority of the Clarke County Commission denied a request from a fellow member who sits on the board of the Association of County Commissions of Alabama (ACCA) to attend a one-day board meeting in Prattville at a cost of $171.96. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

The quiet Senate race

On August 15, Clarke County voters will head back to the polls to vote in the primaries for a U.S. Senate seat. More...

Bentley taint hovers over Big Luther

In Alabama politics many times appointments to political offices filled by an acting governor have an adverse effect on that appointee if and when they seek election to that office for a full term. More...

1939 - not too many kinds of diversions

The pre-war year of  1939 did not afford too many kinds of diversions and entertainment, so it was only natural that the organization of a baseball team was top priority news. More...

Religion

Thomasville Baptist Vacation Bible School

VBS praise and worship. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Chilton Baptist to host a brotherhood breakfast   Chilton Baptist Church will host a brotherhood breakfast on Sunday, July 9 at 6:30 a.m. Sunday school is at 9 a.m., worship services at 10 a.m. More...

He makes Himself known when and where He pleases

God seems to appear when we least expect Him. He certainly will not be confined within the walls of a church or restrained within the rituals of a religion.  He is, after all, God the Creator, Sustainer and Savior. More...

For The Record

Property deeds

June 15 - June 21   Brantley Woodard, to Carrie Lee Taylor.  Ronald Edward Bumpers Sr., to Perry Lee Spencer.  Rodger Dunagan, to Joshua Perry.  David C. More...

Thomasville crime report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending June 25:  • Angela Walker Phillips – Criminal Mischief First Degree (Greater than $2,500) and Domestic Violence Third Degree  • Tamara Dani More...

Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of June 20-26 include:  • Jessica Noel Carter, 28, failure to appear, contempt of court-failing to appear traffic, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept.  • Wa More...

Council hires another officer

The Thomasville City Council voted to hire a new police officer after a recent hire decided to accept a job at Alabama State University in Montgomery.  On June 12, the council approved the hiring of Selma Police Department Officer Gerral Pinksto More...

At least 4 prospects set to visit city

In his economic development report for Monday’s Thomasville City Council meeting, Mayor Sheldon Day said at least four industrial prospects will visit the city over the next four to six weeks.  More...

Glass Flag

Shelton Jackson of Thomasville made this glass portrait of the U. S. Flag that is displayed at Ace Hardware Store in downtown Thomasville. More...

Waynesboro man killed in wreck

GROVE HILL – A singlevehicle crash at 3 a.m. June 26, has claimed the life of a Waynesboro, Miss., man. Donald Lamar Page, 42, was killed when the 1998 Ford F-150 he was driving left the roadway and struck an embankment on Alabama 17.   More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Tickets to ‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’ sale July 1 The Arts Council of Thomasville will present "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang" on July 28- 31 at the Thomasville Civic Center. Times are 7 p. m. on July 28,29and 31and a2p. m. More...

People

Alabama Heritage Cooking Contest deadline is July 10

The Clarke County Farmers Federation Women’s Leadership Committee is looking for contestants to enter the annual Alabama Heritage Cooking Contest sponsored by the Alabama Farmers Fedration (ALFA Farmers). More...

Upcoming concert featuring ‘Rewind of the Shoals’ in Demopolis

The Two Rivers Arts Council of Demopolis is hosting a concert featuring “Rewind of the Shoals” on Friday, July 14 at 6: 30 p. m. at the Demopolis Civic Center. More...

Harrison raises funds for PFC

Brent Harrison performs a song Saturday at the Thomasville Civic Center. More...

School

‘Discovering a Community’ program offered for teachers through June 29

"Discovering a Community: An Alabama Cultural Treasure in the Black Belt," a summer professional development institute for teachers, grades 3 through 5, is being conducted through June 29 at the Kathryn Tucker Windham Museum on the Coastal Alabama Co More...

TMS announces honor roll

The Thomasville Middle School announced the honor roll for fourth nine weeks as follows:  Fifth grade   More...

Calhoun awarded ACCESS Administrator of the Year

Donna Calhoun, assistant principal at Thomasville High School, was presented with the 2017 ACCESS Administrator of the Year Award during the Alabama Educational Technology Conference (AETC) at Hoover More...

Sports

Thomasville 10U girls win state title

The Thomasville 10U girls fast pitch team won the USSSA Belles Rec All-Star State Tournament last weekend in Trussville.  More...

Thomasville 8U Stars head to state tourney

The Thomasville 8-and-under All-Star baseball team will head to Enterprise on July 7 to play in the Dixie Minors State Tournament.  The team is coached by Chris Pilkington and assisted by Chris McCants, Taylor Williams and Brady Cox.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Blanks

Anita Blanks entered into eternal rest on June 21, 2017, surrounded by loved ones. She was born January 31, 1974 in Thomasville.  At an early age she confessed Christ and joined the Antioch Missionary Baptist Church. More...

Glaskowsky

Nicholas " Nick " Alexander Glaskowsky, Jr., 88, died peacefully at home on June 13, 2017. He was born on Aug. 27, 1928 in Springfield, Mass. to Nicholas Alexander and Marion Norton Cook Glaskowsky. More...

Rowland

James Silvester Rowland, 61, died June 20, 2017 in Gainestown. He was born Dec. 24, 1955.  Funeral services were June 24, 2017 at Antioch AME Church. Burial followed at the church cemetery.   More...