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October 26, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

City hires new police officer

The Thomasville Police Department got a great break Monday night when the Thomasville City Council approved the hiring of a certified police officer.  More...

Hospital groups set up meetings

Curtis James and his Sun Belt staff, officials from Rush Health Systems and Brasfield & Gorrie will be in Thomasville Nov. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Sessions is restoring rule of law

Since surviving  President Donald  Trump tirade back in the spring, United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions has been making a mark in the halls of justice.  More...

The look of the future generations

One of our good subscribers, a lady from New York, suggested that I write a column on how future generations will look. U reckon it’s the only thing I haven’t written about over the past 21 years, so the idea kind of appeals to me.  More...

Talking trash in Wilcox County...stinky subject

Several residents in several areas of the county had their trash picked up late this past week. Some didn’t have it picked up at all. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Vineland Baptist Church to host a fall festival   Vineland Baptist Church will host a fall festival on Saturday, Oct. 28.  Games will begin at 5 p.m.  Cotton candy and snow cones will be given out.  Everyone is invited to attend. More...

Pride will keep you from God

Our daughter Judith Coley purchased a new microwave oven and asked me if I would come and install it. I had my doubts but I also had pride.  More...

Sports

Tigers fall short at UMS-Wright

The Thomasville High School Tigers football team lost 28-20 Oct. 20 to the UMS-Wright Prep School Bulldogs at Ervin S. Cooper Stadium in Mobile. More...

Gators visit THS for homecoming

The Thomasville High School Tigers football team (6-2, 3-2 in the region) will next host Class 4a, region 1 opponent, the Satsuma High School Gators (3-5, 2-3 in the region), Oct. 27 for Homecoming. Kickoff is at 7 p.m. More...

Standings and Stats

Region 1-4A Andalusia 6-0 UMS-Wright 4-1 Thomasville 3-2 W.S. Neal 2-3 Satsuma 2-3 Escambia 1-4 Monroe 0-5 More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Edge

Roy Edge, 95, of Thomasville died Oct. 19, 2017 at his home. He was born June 18, 1922 in Grove Hill. He was a retired electrical contractor and a member of Thomasville Baptist Church.  He is survived by his son, Ron R. More...

Lewis

Margaret Moon Glass Lewis, 97, a homemaker of Sweet Water died Oct. 17, 2017 at Bryan W. Whitfield Memorial Hospital. She was born Aug. 23, 1920 in Linden to Wilson and Lura Glass. She was a member of Sweet Water Baptist Church.  More...

Osborne

Robert Lyle Osborne, 59, of Grove Hill, passed away Oct. 12, 2017 at his residence. He was born Aug. 8, 1958 to Robert C. and Doris Dean Cobb Osborne.  More...

Pine Hill makes arrest in murder case

PINE HILL - The Pine Hill Police Department arrested a 50-year-old Pine Hill man Wednesday for the double murder of Lloyd Carson and Charles Mallory on the night of Sept. 26 on Violet Lane.  More...

Pine Hill celebrates Depot Day

PINE HILL - Depot Day in Pine Hill brought hundreds to the town’s annual fall festival.  Pine Hill Mayor Dusty McDanal was pleased with the crowd and the number of vendors present. More...

Alabama AG urges citizens to take back drugs

Attorney General Steve Marshall urges Alabamians to participate in the DEA Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, on Saturday, Oct. 28, at various locations throughout the state. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Citizen of the Year nominations now accepted The Thomasville Chamber of Commerce is now accepting nominations for 2018 Citizen of the Year. Nominations are due by Nov. 3. Final voting ballots will be sent out on Nov. 6. More...

People

Commissioners recognize 4H leaders, students

Clarke County Cooperative Extension Service employees, 4-H Club students, parents and volunteers gathered with state Extension and 4-H leaders at the Clarke County Commission meeting Tuesday as the local office was recognized for its work and present More...

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Huckabee and Gwin to marry on Nov. 11

Mr. and Mrs. Larry Huckabee of Arlington announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Destiny Lynn Huckabee to William Nathan Gwin, son of Mr. and Mrs. More...

School

THS, TMS and Blacksher High overall winners at RiverBEST

The second annual RiverBEST Regional Robotics Competition was Oct. 21 in the Thomasville High School and Thomasville Middle School gyms. More...

Gramelspacher receives the Girl Scouts Gold Award

A formal reception was hosted Oct. 19 at the Southern Grounds Coffee Shoppe in which Thomasville High School student Adrianna Gramelspacher received the Girl Scouts Gold Award.  More...

Pigs visit fourth grade students at TES

Officials with the Alabama Cooperative Extension Service office in Grove Hill hosted 4- H Club meetings with the fourth grade at Thomasville Elementary School. More...

For The Record

Thomasville crime report

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

Property deeds

Oct. 6 - Oct. 11   Marie Pugh, to Levester Robinson.  James T. Bolen, to Jordan Lee Heath.  Charles Haga, to Charles Haga.  Ernest F. More...

Sheriff’s Report

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