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July 6, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Subway sales to help TVFD

Subway sandwich shops in Thomasville will hold a Community Day Friday, July 7 to benefit the Thomasville Volunteer Fire Department. During the event, guest will be able to buy one and get a second sub free with the purchase of a 21 oz. More...

More scenes from the Hometown Celebration

Downtown Cookers Taster More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Reviewing the first half of the year Steve Flowers

As we take a mid-year look at Alabama politics, it has been an eventful first half of the year.  It is not every year that a governor resigns mid-term. More...

Teachers should be paid more

July 6, 1955  Last week several thousand Alabama school teachers, along with members of the Parent-Teacher Association and others interested in educational problems, appeared at our state capital and asked the legislature for more money. More...

Alabama summers can get hot

I woke up this morning with a song in my head. More...

School

Dixon spoke to students of the Grove Hill After School Program about child safety

Due to the prevalence of recent child abductions across the state, Clara McMillian, Lead Teacher of the Grove Hill After School Program, invited Charlie Dixon of the Thomasville Fire Department to speak to the students about safety.  More...

Sports

Thomasville 10s headed to World Series

The Thomasville 10-and under girls fast pitch softball team has become the first city girls recreation team to reach a United States Specialty Sports Association World Series. More...

2017 City Ball Teams

Not pictured: Grey Team - CJ Holt, JP Thompson, Austin Bender, Grayson Lewis, Jacoby Holt, Carter Hankins, Coleman Anderson, Durand Evans, Avery Malone, Titus Brasell and Gaden Madison. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Day

Rev. Moody Day, 84, began his eternal life on June 28, 2017 after a five year battle with Parkinson’s disease.  More...

Hodge

Benny Elvin Hodge, 69, of Gainestown, passed away July 2, 2017 at his residence. He was born April 24, 1948 to Elvin and Estelle Hodge. He was a retired vibration analyst with Boise Cascade and a member of Grace Chapel Church in Coffeeville. More...

Megginson

Harold David Megginson, 91, of Thomasville died July 1, 2017 at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital. He was born June 9, 1926 in Thomasville, to George David and Clara Belle Megginson. More...

School Board names hires

The following items were addressed during a short meeting June 27 of the Thomasville City Board of Education in the Thomasville High School Library Media Center.  Linda McGhee, chief financial officer with the school district, reported that payr More...

Thomasville’s ‘Cookie Lady’

There’s one lady in Thomasville that everybody looks forward to meeting. She’s known as Thomasville’s “Cookie Lady,” and her name is Linda Faye Knight! More...

Middlemen add to cancer costs

Over 400,000 Americans with cancer suffer from a second disease -"financial toxicity." The symptoms include missed mortgage and rent payments, raided retirement accounts, and decisions about whether to take medicines as prescribed or ration them to s More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

AARP Driver’s Safety Course hosted by RSVP   Southwest Alabama RSVP will host the AARP Driver ’s Safety Course on Monday, July 17 from 9 a. m. – 3: 30 p. m. More...

People

The British Are Coming

The Flying Bricks Community Band concluded Sunday’s concert at the Thomasville Civic Center with a medley of songs from The Beatles. More...

Party at David's Catfish

In April, some of her classmates from the Class of ‘65 surprised Knight with a party at David’s Catfish. More...

Lions Club met June 20

Officers for the 2017-2018 Lions Club were installed at Gaston’s Grill on June 20. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Antioch Cemetery is 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...

His mercy and grace get us through difficult days

Many of us struggle through difficult times and painful days because of past memories.  We recall with pleasure what God has done in the past with gratitude - knowing that it was His mercy and grace that enabled us to get through difficult days More...

Elam Baptist Church recently conducted Vacation Bible School

Elam Baptist Church conducted Vacation Bible School June 12 through 16. The theme was “Discovering the God of the Universe” Sixty-nine kids attended. More...

For The Record

Thomasville crime report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending July 2:  • Kevin Roeshell Chapman – two counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance, Altering Firearm Identification or Possession of Altered Fire More...

Property deeds

June 23 - June 28   M. G. Gray Timber LP, to James F. Dixon.  David Scott Doggett- Other, to First Community Bank.  Janet L. Lambard-As Trustee, to Thomas Gross Lambard Sr.  William F. More...

Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of June 27-July 3 include:  • Colby Randall Woodyard, 24, harassment, arrested by Coffeeville Police Dept.  More...