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October 5, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Slayton Brothers celebrates Grand Opening

City officials and the Thomasville Alabama Chamber of Commerce celebrated Friday the Grand Opening of Slayton Brothers II in Thomasville.  After more than 40 years operating a store in Jackson, Slayton Brothers owner Wayne Slayton decided to bui More...

First US Bank locates new HQ in Birmingham

First US Bank recently opened its new office on U.S. Highway 280 in Birmingham. Shortly after the grand opening, the boards of directors of the bank and First US Bancshares, Inc. More...

DRA brings $7.1 million to SW Alabama

MONTGOMERY – The Delta Regional Authority and Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey, together with their federal and local-based partners, today announced $1 million in new DRA investments to strengthen Alabama’s infrastructure, workforce, and economy. More...

Safety tips on handling guns

A lawful citizen of the United States has the right to own a firearm. This right is guaranteed by the second amendment to the Constitution. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Banana spiders in Alabama

Just to be clear, I am writing about the banana spiders found in the southeastern region of the United States. More...

Moore trumps Strange 55-45

Judge Roy Moore and his wife, Kayla, made their traditional horseback ride to their voting place in Gallant in Etowah County, last Tuesday and when all the votes were counted that night, they won a resounding victory. More...

Goldenrod passes through area

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Religion

God is everlasting

Who better to write of God than “the man of God?”  Not only was Psalm 90 written by Moses, but beneath the number of the Psalm and before the verses are the words: “A Prayer of Moses the Man of God.”  More...

Ulcanush to celebrate 200th anniversary

The Alabama Territory was created on March 3, 1817. Statehood would come in 1819.  On Oct. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Cedar Fork Missionary will host revival and homecoming   Cedar Fork Missionary Baptist Church of Suggsville will host its annual homecoming Sunday, Oct. 8 at 2:30 p.m.  The Rev. William Jackson, pastor of Mt. More...

For The Record

Property deeds

Sept. 21 - Sept. 27   Raymond L. Bennett, to Raymond Scott Bennett.  Susan G. Jones, to Susan G. Jones.  Robert Wayne Roberts, to Donna Turner.  Robert Wayne Roberts, to Allison Faith Goodman.  William G. More...

Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Sept. 26- Oct. 2 include:  • Jalon Lomate Jackson, 20, probation violation (new charge-felony), arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Black

Ernest Wayne Black, 67, of Thomasville died Sept. 27, 2017 at USA Medical Center in Mobile. He was born Oct. 7, 1949 in Thomasville to Andrew Jackson and Kate Alenia Black. More...

Kelley

Josie Gay Phillips Kelley, 73, a homemaker of Sweet Water died Sept. 28, 2017 at Helen Keller Hospital. She was a graduate of the University of North Alabama and served in the US Army, as 1st Lieutenant in the WAC. More...

McGee

Terry Elaine McGee, formerly of Thomasville, passed away on June 14, 2017.  She was a student at Thomasville High School and had just completed the ninth grade when she was severely injured in a motor vehicle accident in the summer of 1969. More...

New hospital means a lot to citizens

With the financial arrangements for the $37 million Thomasville Regional Medical Center now completed, Thomasville residents are beginning to see the project is going to become a reality. More...

Cancer fund drive begins this month

October is the American Cancer Society’s “Power in Pink Awareness Month.” Regions Bank of Thomasville Branch Manager Andy Denton and Regions’ Vicky Johnson are heading up the ACS’s local campaign in Thomasville.  More...

Sheriff, city make local drug arrest

A recent narcotics investigation led to an arrest just 400 feet from Thomasville’s Boys & Girls Club. More...

Tallahatta Springs Rd. closed today

Portions of the Tallahatta Springs Road will be closed for repairs today according to the Clarke County Road and Bridge Department.  Today, the closure will be from 7:30 until 5 p.m. More...

Back Ended on 43

A white Nissan was hit from behind Friday afternoon on Highway 43 in front of Regions Bank in Thomasville. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

TCS to host a special meeting   The Thomasville City Board of Education will host a special meeting at Thursday, Oct. 5 at 6:30 p.m. in the Thomasville High School Library/Media Center. More...

People

Animal of the Week

The Clarke County Animal Shelter reveals its “Animal of the Week” is Janie, a one- year- old coonhound mix. She has been spayed and is up to date on her shots. More...

Downs named ‘Employee of the Week’

The Work- Based Learning Program at Thomasville High School announces that Drew Downs, right, has been selected as the "Employee of the Week". With Downs is Amber Moreland of David’s Catfish. More...

SWHS SGA collects for hurricane relief

Sweet Water High School SGA members recently conducted two fundraisers for the hurricane relief program. The total donation from the school was $781. More...

School

Grant received for TES playground from Park and Recreation Board

Thomasville Elementary School received a $10,000 grant from the Clarke County Park and Recreation Board for the new playground project. More...

THS homecoming court announced

The Thomasville High School 2017 Homecoming Court has been announced: (seated) are senior maids, Ka'Nija Evans, Ashley Jordan, Carmen Pedroza and Mary Roberts; (standing) ninth grade maids, Kayli Kel More...

TCS to celebrate National School Lunch Week

To recognize the National School Lunch Program and the 30 million children it serves every day, Thomasville City Schools will recognize National  School Lunch Week from Oct. More...

Sports

Tigers use four picks to stop Aggies

The Thomasville High School Tigers football team won 28-22 Sept. 29 over the Jackson High Aggies at John D. Simpkins Stadium in Jackson.  THS jumped out to a 28- 3 lead by the middle of the third quarter. “  More...

THS uses heart, chemistry for 5-0 start

JACKSON - The Thomasville Tigers are 5-0 for the first time since 2011.  They got there Friday night by holding off arch-rival Jackson 28-22 at Legion Field. More...

Andy next for Tigers

Thomasville High School Head Football Coach Jack Hankins Jr. said the Tiger fans were one of the key factors for the Sept. 29 victory at Jackson.  “They were our 12th man,” he said. More...