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August 31, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Late to School Means Bad News for Car

A Coastal Alabama Community College at Thomasville student was running late for class and pulled in front of a the red Chevrolet Truck shown in the background in front of the south entrance into the More...

Native Joe Davis runs for Baldwin Co. Commission

Thomasville native Joe Davis has announced that he is running for a seat on the Baldwin County Commission in 2018.  Davis, now living in Daphne where he serves on the city council, will be running for the commission’s District 2 position.& More...

Surgery costs continue to skyrocket

More and more Americans/Alabama residents are starting to comparison shop for health care, a trend that is especially important during the late summer months. More...

Local newborn gets 529 college fund

MONTGOMERY – Alabama State Treasurer Young Boozer today announced the statewide winners of the CollegeCounts Alabama’s 529 Plan promotion, one of whom was the newborn welcomed by Kory Jones of Thomasville.  More...

ALEA prepared for Labor Day weekend

MONTGOMERY – Labor Day weekend, summer’s season finale, typically draws heavier-than-usual traffic on Alabama’s roadways and waterways.  More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Prayers for the State of Texas

All thoughts and prayers go out to the folks in Texas as they deal with the massive rain and flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey. More...

Money washes away unsavory scenarios

Most people would assume that as the race for the open U.S. Senate began that Luther Strange, the appointed incumbent, was the favorite. More...

Watching the tourists, watching us

August 31, 1955 It seems like Thomasville has had more than the usual number of tourists this year. Maybe people have more time or maybe they have more money, but our town has sure been full of ‘em for the past few months. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Midway Baptist worship service to start 8:30 a.m.   Midway Baptist Church will conduct a contemporary worship service Sunday, Sept. More...

What is the true meaning of faith?

The Bible says that if we are without faith we cannot please God. What is faith and exactly what kind of faith does this mean?  Thank you for writing. More...

Praise and glorify are an important part of worship

One of the most irritating, aggravating, frustrating - and yet stimulating - questions is - “Why?”  It angers parents and annoys teachers. More...

For The Record

Thomasville crime report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending Aug. More...

Property deeds

Aug. 16 - Aug. 24   Francis Bunn, to Jerry Wainwright.  Georgia Jackson, to Jerry Wainwright.  Estate of Gertrude N. Baker, to Karla A. Baker.  Richard G. Long, to William J. Griffin III.  Phillip M. More...

Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Aug. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Harrison

Herbert Steven Harrison, 59, of Fulton, passed away Aug. 24, 2017 at his residence. He was born July 11, 1958. He was a member of Liberty Baptist Church and enjoyed hunting, playing guitar and collecting baseball cards. More...

Watters

Hester S. Watters, 85, of Grove Hill, passed away Aug. 23, 2017 at Providence Hospital in Mobile. She was born Feb. 10, 1932 to Melvin and Mary Smith.  More...

Grayson

William “Moses” M. Grayson, 82, passed away Aug. 23 surrounded by loved ones at his home.  He is survived by his wife of many years, devoted children, grandchildren and other family.  More...

TCSB refinances city bonds

The Thomasville City Board of Education approved a certificate of agreement with the City of Thomasville for the proposed refinancing of the City’s tax-exempt Series 2017-A Warrant (bond).  The agreement does not amend the school portion o More...

Health Care Authority signs off on terms

The Thomasville Health Care Authority got its hands on some final documents necessary for the financial closing for the Thomasville Regional Medical Center on Monday morning .  More...

Thomasville tabbed for free medical program

Thomasville been selected by Gov. Kay Ivey and the ADECA agency to host the Innovative Readiness Training Program for the summer of 2018.  More...

TPD looks into two burglaries

Thomasville Police Chief Mitch Stuckey said Monday before the Thomasville City Council meeting that the city has not had the level of break-ins and burglaries that has occurred in surrounding areas.  More...

Two killed in Choctaw wreck Friday

GROVE HILL POST — A single-vehicle crash at 8:25 a.m. Friday, claimed two lives. More...

Revenue Department offers tax relief to victims

MONTGOMERY, – The Alabama Department of Revenue is offering tax relief to Alabama taxpayers who have been affected by the flooding in Texas caused by Hurricane Harvey. More...

Grand jury issues 159 indictments

The Clarke County Grand Jury met Aug. 14- 17, issuing 151 indictments. Of these, 136 are felonies and 17 are misdemeanors.  Grand jurors heard 195 presentations to consider for indictments. More...

Clarke-Washington Electric builds site

Motorists traveling along Highway 43 north of Jackson and south of Clarke County’s Antioch community have likely noticed the clearing of property on the east side of the highway and the erection of a large metal building.  More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Free Library Cards in September September is National Library Card Month at the Thomasville Public Library. During September, all in-county and out-of-county residents will be eligible for a free library card. More...

People

Dailey and Shoemaker to marry on Nov. 4

Mr. and Mrs. John P. Dailey of Camden announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Lauren Marie Dailey, to William Cody Shoemaker of Thomasville, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Sean Thibodeaux of Thomasville and Mr. and Mrs. More...

Salvation Army is accepting registration for Angel Tree

The Salvation Army will begin accepting Angel Tree registration on the following dates: Oct. 3, 5, 10 and 12 between the hours of 9:30 a.m. More...

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Families, caregivers, charities and research groups across the United States observe September as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.  Every two minutes a child is diagnosed with cancer. More...

School

Thornton gives board update on wellness policy

The Thomasville City Board of Education held a first reading Aug. More...

THS captains honored by staff

Aug. 25 game captains for the Demopolis at Thomasville High School game were honored with members of the faculty and staff wearing their numbered uniforms. More...

Evans named ‘Intern of the Week’

The Work- Based Learning Program at Thomasville High School announces that Ka’Nija Evans, right, has been selected as the "Employee of the Week". More...

Sports

Mighty Tiger Band Marches In

The Thomasville High School Mighty Tiger Marching Band marches into D.F. Anderson Field Friday night for the season opening football game for the Tigers against Demopolis. More...

Tigers hold on to beat Demopolis

The Thomasville High School Tigers football team opened the 2017 season with a hard fought 29-18 victory Aug. 25 over Demopolis High at D.F. Anderson Field. More...

Tigers head to Sweet Water

The Thomasville High School Tigers football team will travel Friday, Sept. 1 to face the Sweet Water High School Bulldogs. Kickoff is at 7 p.m.  More...