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July 13, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Sheriff makes office moves

Sheriff Ray Norris relocated his office from the jail complex to the courthouse in 2015. Now, he’s moving more of the sheriff’s department to the courthouse. More...

Industrial visit, GD Copper fair add to optimism

The Thomasville area’s industrial outlook continued to brighten this week.  On Tuesday afternoon, Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day, along with officials from the Alabama Department of Commerce, met with an industrial client from the northeast More...

Special Sections

Editorials

The Story of Miss Sarajevo

Here’s another story of a routine assignment that went into an unexpected direction. More...

Prepare for the 33-day sprint

The race for our open  U.S. Senate seat is evolving. Folks, we are in a brief 33-day sprint to the primary on Aug. 15. The winner of the Republican Primary will be our next junior U.S. Senator. The Dec. More...

It is the good ole summertime

July 12, 1984  It seems hard to believe the year 1984 is past the halfway mark already. Although the Fourth of July holiday comes at the beginning of summer, once it is over I begin to look forward to Autumn with its cooler breezes.  More...

School

UWA announces spring 2017 graduates

The University of West Alabama held spring commencement exercises on Saturday, May 6, with President Ken Tucker conferring undergraduate, master, and education specialist degrees students of the colleges of business, education, liberal arts, and natu More...

Upcoming events at TCS

Thomasville City Schools calendar of upcoming events • THS Band Camp - July 24 - 28 • Institute – Aug. 2 • PD Day – Aug. 2 - 7 • Students Return - Aug. 8  More...

UWA announces Dean’s and President’s Lists

The University of West Alabama has announced more than 400 outstanding undergraduate students named to the President’s List and the Dean’s List for the Spring 2017 academic semester.  For the President’s List, students must ear More...

Sports

Andrews takes over THS softball job

Thomasville High School has a new softball coach. The school introduced Kristina Andrews to the team’s players and parents Thursday evening at the school’s library.  More...

T’ville 10s win WS pool

The Thomasville 10U All-Stars won both of its pool games Monday in the United States Specialty Sports Association’s 10- under Rec All-Stars World Series.  The 14-team tournament is being played this week at the Gulf Shores Complex in Gulf More...

Thomasville 7-8 All-Stars Team

The Thomasville 7-8 All-Stars played in the Dixie Youth State Tournament last week going 0-2 They lost to Decatur and Mobile. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Brunson

John Robert "Son" Brunson, Jr., 84, a retired crane operator of Thomasville died July 3, 2017 at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital. He was born Feb. 18, 1933 in Grove Hill to John Robert and Sarah Elsie Brunson. More...

Etheredge

Mary Newton Etheredge, 64, a hairdresser of Sweet Water died July 3, 2017 at her home. She was born Nov. 11, 1952 in Mobile to George Edward and Christine Morgan Newton. She was a member of Aimwell Baptist Church.  More...

Fendley

George Washington Fendley, Jr., 90 of Catherine died July 4, 2017 at his home. He was born Dec. 14, 1926 in Fulton to George Washington and Mattie Fendley. He was a former insurance manager and farmer. More...

Stinson new TPL director

Nichole Stinson is the new Thomasville Public Library’s Executive Director. Stinson was approved Monday evening by the Thomasville City Council after receiving previous approval from the council’s personnel board and the Library Board. More...

City completes debt refinancing

The Thomasville City Council gave final approval to refinance some long-term debt obligations and also reclassify other debts at Monday’s meeting. More...

Woodworking Fun Day

  Thomas Aguiar learns some woodworking skills from Daniel Carroll and Donny Harvell during the Thomasville Ice Cream Fun Day sponsored by Thomasville Baptist Church. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’ last weekend in July   The Arts Council of Thomasville will present "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang" July 28- 31 at the Thomasville Civic Center.  Times are 7 p. m. on July 28, 29 and 31 and a 2 p. m. More...

People

Boys and Girls Club learn trucking business

William Toxey (middle, sunglasses) brought his tractor trailer rig from Saraland to show kids from the Southwest Alabama Boys and Girls Club in Thomasville the finer points of the trucking business l More...

Lions Club met June 20

Jody Rawls, left, and Danny Harrison, right, were presented with the 2016 Lions Club Melvin Jones Service Awards at Gaston’s Grill. More...

Fresh vegetables at Farmer’s Market

Every Monday, local farmers gather the vegetables they have grown and bring them to Clay Park, the parking lot behind the old theatre, and set up booths to sell the labors of their hard work. A couple of times they have been rained out. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Congregational singing at Grace Chapel July 15   Grace Chapel Church of Coffeeville will host a congregational singing Saturday, July 15 at 6:30 p.m. led by Donald Jackson. Everyone is invited to attend. More...

He gives to those who are His own

Our minds want to wander. More...

Sacred Music Concert at Liberty Baptist Church July 16

The Church Choir and Providence Singers of Providence Baptist Church will present a sacred concert Sunday on July 16 at 11 a.m. at Liberty Baptist Church in Thomasville.  Under the direction of Dr. Thomas R. More...

For The Record

Property deeds

June 29 - July 6 Regina K. Howell, to Thomas Harold Howell. Roland J. Guy, to Gene L. Guy. Roland J. Guy, to Roland J. Guy. Alice Robinson, to Essie French Preston. Lee B. Williams, to Ralph Malone. John C. Reeves Jr., to William E. Powell III. More...

Thomasville crime report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending July 9:  • Daniel Lee Cowan – Possession of a Controlled Substance  • Fredrick Lamar Ivan Jackson – Possession of Marijuana Second De More...

Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of June 27-July 11 include: • Rogercias A. Denish, 24, alteration, etc. of manufacturer’s number, etc.  More...