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September 28, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Slayton Brothers has Grand Opening Friday

Slayton Brothers’ new store in Thomasville, located on Highway 43 next to Coastal Alabama Community College at Thomasville, will have a grand opening ceremony on Friday.  Slayton Brothers owner, Wayne Slayton, said the store will be giving More...

United Way names 2017 winners

United Way of Clarke County

GROVE HILL– On Sept 14, in front of roughly 40 donors, volunteers, community leaders, and community partners, United Way of Southwest Alabama (UWSWA) held its 2017 Clarke County Campaign Kick-Off and Awards Luncheon at Grove Hill Methodist Chur More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Runoff causes furor in sports

Who would think that a special runoff Senate election in Alabama would cause so much furor in the sports world?  President Trump’s animated statements at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville while rallying for current Republican Senator Luth More...

Allen was an astute parliamentarian

As one of  America’s most conservative states, we have a history of electing very conservative senators. Jeff Sessions proved to be one of the most archconservative members of the U.S. Senate during his 20-year tenure.  More...

Vickie, a memory from my past

September 28, 1955   More...

School

Big freshman class boosts UWA enrollment

LIVINGSTON.—The University of West Alabama has announced its fall 2017 enrollment, including triple-digit growth percentages in freshman interest and an increase in overall on-campus enrollment for the third consecutive year.  More...

Safety Patrol on the job at TES

Introducing the 2017-2018 Thomasville Elementary School Safety Patrol. These 10 students were selected by the school to monitor the halls and help fellow students during the homeroom period. More...

THS announces Mu Alpha Theta officers

The 2017-2018 officers for the Thomasville High School chapter of Mu Alpha Theta, the mathematics honor society, from left, are Valerie Hill -vice president, Carmen Pedroza - president and Zackary Mo More...

Sports

Tigers roll to 2-0 start in region race

The Thomasville High School Tigers football team won 51-6 Sept. 22 over Class 4A, Region 1 opponent, Monroe County High School, in Monroeville.  It was the second region win of the season.  THS Head Football Coach Jack Hankins Jr. More...

THS JV off to 7-1 start

The Thomasville High School Lady Tigers Junior Varsity volleyball team has a record of 7-1 as of Sept. 19.  More...

Tigers eye Jackson tilt

The Thomasville High School Tigers football team (4-0, 2-0 in Class 4A, Region 1) will travel Friday, Sept. 29 to Legion Field in Jackson for the annual contest with county rival, the Jackson High School Aggies (4-0, 3-0 in Class 5A, Region 1).  More...

Judge Moore wins runoff

Former Alabama Supreme Court Justice Roy Moore won the Republican nomination in the U.S. Senate race to fill the unexpired term of former Senator Jeff Sessions. Moore defeated appointed Senator Luther Strange in Tuesday’s runoff election.  More...

City approves 2018 budget

The Thomasville City Council approved its budget for the 2018 fiscal year which starts Oct. 1. The tally for the 2018 budget comes in at $11,751,000. Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day said this represents a slight increase over last year’s budget. More...

County approves smaller budget

The Clarke County Commission adopted a budget of just over $11 million Tuesday.  The budget for fiscal 2017-18 is $11,069,272.  More...

Community Neigbor Bank in Pine Hill Open House

Community Neighbor Bank had its Open House to celebrate the grand opening of its new Pine Hill Branch located beside Pine Hill Town Hall on Dunn Street. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Faye Glass to celebrate 90th birthday Oct. 8   The family of Mrs. Faye Glass invites all of her family and friends to join her in celebrating her 90th birthday on Sunday, Oct. 8 from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. More...

People

Captain Hook and Peter Pan visit public library

The Thomasville Public Library and the Thomasville City Schools District work well together. More...

Williams named ‘Intern of the Week’

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

McGilberry spoke to the Research Club about beauty techniques

The Research Club hosted a meeting Sept. 21 at the home of Helen Stephens, right, other hostesses were Janice Kania, left, and Vicky Nichols, not present. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Chilton Baptist to host fifth Saturday singing Chilton Baptist Church will be hosting a fifth Saturday night singing on Sept. 30 at 7 p.m. The featured guest singers will be Cross Bridge from Hattiesburg, Miss. Worship begins on Oct. More...

Go to Him before the storm begins

The day began with sunshine, blue skies and gentle breezes. The deep blue waters were calm and peaceful. A lovely new sailing vessel rocked slowly from side to side as the passengers walked around the deck.  More...

Fire in the Field

A group of church leaders in Choctaw County is organizing an event that they believe will draw hundreds to what is now an empty field on Highway 10 just west of downtown Butler.  During the week of October 15-19, a large 2500-seat capacity tent More...

For The Record

Thomasville crime report

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

Property deeds

Sept. 15 - Sept. 20   Jerry C. Anderson, to Austin Jerry Anderson.  Jerry C. Anderson, to Austin Jerry Anderson.  Allen Andrew Richardson, to Daniel G. More...

Sheriff’s Report

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

Obituaries - Free Access

Beck

Nora Lee Motes Beck, 95, passed away Sept. More...

Champion

Claudie Gerald Champion, 81, of Thomasville died Sept. 16, 2017 at his home. He was born in Clarke County to Thomas Vivian Champion and Pauline Henrietta Champion. More...

Dozier

Maudine Dozier, 85, a native of Chance and a resident of Thomasville was born on Aug. 12, 1932 to the late Manah Dozier and Grey Kennedy Dozier. She passed at her family home in Chance to her heavenly home on Sept. 20, 2017.  More...