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September 7, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

New bank for Pine Hill

Nearly five months without having a bank in town ended when Community Neighbor Bank of Camden opened a branch inside the Pine Hill Town Hall complex on Aug. 29.  Branch Manager Allison S. More...

Alabama DCNR, Wild Land Trust find hunting land

With the availability of large tracts of land diminishing at a rapid rate, the Alabama DCNR’s Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries (WFF) Division and the Forever Wild Land Trust have teamed up to step outside the proverbial box to provide addition More...

State, local officials watch Irma

The flood waters from Hurricane Harvey in Texas had not fully receded before a second hurricane reared its head in the south Atlantic.  Early Wednesday, Hurricane Irma was a Category 5 storm with maximum sustained winds of 185 mph as it made lan More...

Special Sections

People

Edward Jones named one of the best places to work

Business Alabama teamed up with the Best Companies Group of Harrisburg, Pa., to rank the state's top 20 employers. More...

Brasell named ‘Intern of the Week’

The Work-Based Learning Program at Thomasville High School announces that Whitney Brasell, left, has been selected as the "Intern of the Week". More...

THS students learn career-based engineering skills

Career technical students at Thomasville High School learn engineering skills that can be useful in the workforce, said Laura Shelander, who teaches engineering.  More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Clarke Street Baptist to host annual Choir Day   Clarke Street Baptist Church will host its annual Choir Day Sept. 10 at 2 p.m.  The Rev. More...

He promised us He would never leave us nor forsake us

We pray and we persevere. We watch and we wonder. We wait and we become weary.  We know that God is there - somewhere. He responded before. More...

Sports

Big second half lifts Tigers past SW

The Thomasville High School Tigers football team came back in the second half Sept. More...

THS volleyball goes 1-3 during first week

The Thomasville High School Lady Tigers varsity volleyball team lost 3 sets to 1 Aug. More...

Tigers host W.S.Neal in region opener

The Thomasville High School Tigers football team will host Class 4A, Region 1 opponent, the W.S. Neal High School Eagles, Friday, Sept. 8 at D.F. Anderson Field. Kickoff is at 7 p.m.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Harrison

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

Henderson

Elizabeth Pittman Henderson, 99, of Dixons Mills and Mobile, died Aug. 29, 2017 at Providence Hospital in Mobile. She was born Dec. 19, 1917 to Joe B. and Uldine Dunning Pittman. More...

Sunday night shooting at Gates Drive

A Thomasville man from the Choctaw Corner neighborhood was shot in both legs Sunday night after confronting two men over some stolen items on Gates Drive.  Thomasville Police Chief Mitch Stuckey said that Jeremy Allen, 30, drove himself to the G More...

Pine Hill man dies in single car accident

A Pine Hill man was killed in a single-vehicle crash last Wednesday night, Aug. More...

Closing process continues

Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day said Wednesday morning that the attorney groups involved with the financial closing of the proposed $37 million Thomasville Regional Medical Center are nearly complete with their work.  More...

Correction

In last week’s story from the Thomasville City Council, the council approved a reduced work load schedule for Diane Jordan of the Thomasville Health Care and Rehabilitation Center and not the THCRC’s Director Diane Gatlin.  Jordan is More...

State AG praises DACA move

MONTGOMERY – Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall welcomed the Trump Administration’s decision Tuesday to end the unlawful Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program which was implemented by an Obama administration memo in 2 More...

Juvenile Task Force comes up with new study

Over the past few months, the Alabama Juvenile Justice Task Force has been reviewing state data presented by data analysts from the Pew Charitable Trusts to aid in the creation of policies to better protect public safety, hold juvenile offenders acco 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...

Editorials

The problems with DACA

On Tuesday, our former Alabama Senator and now Attorney General of the United States Jeff Sessions announced that the Trump Administration was rescinding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals or otherwise known as DACA. More...

Election year is going to be a doozy

Labor Day is the traditional kickoff to an election year. Folks our quadrennial gubernatorial election year is going to be a doozy. We are in for one heck of a political year next year. More...

Remembering my school days

September 6, 1984  Traveling backward in time the short distance of fifteen years we will take an overall glance at the summer of ’69 and compare some situations or individuals to today.  More...

School

THS presents the 2017 Robotics Team

Thomasville High School presents the THS 2017 Robotics Team: from left are (front row) Gerald Morrissette, Maggie Vick, Teagan Young, Johnna Young, Delvin Coates, Ashauntus Arnold, Lizzie Faircloth a More...

AFA visits TES third graders

Ashley Smith, director of education programs with the Alabama Forestry Association, visited Thomasville Elementary School on Aug. 31. More...

September is Alabama Attendance Awareness Month

September is Alabama Attendance Awareness Month, in support of the national campaign and work seen in schools all over the state. More...

For The Record

Thomasville crime report

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

Property deeds

Aug. 24 - Aug. 30

Jean C. Roark, to Jean C. Roark.  Johnson Enterprises and Investments LLC, to Wayne Jones LLC.  Robin L. Thompson, to Robert L. More...

Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Aug. 29-Sept. More...