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November 2, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

TPD collects unwanted drugs

The Thomasville Police Department set up a booth Saturday at Walmart for residents to bring back old prescription drugs as part of the federal Drug Enforcement Adminstration’s Prescription Drug Take- Back Day. More...

Rhone sets SWAPTE meeting in Jackson

JACKSON – Clarke County Commissioner Rondel Rhone in conjunction with Southwest Alabama Partnership for Training and Employment (SWAPTE) invites business and industry leaders to the inaugural Business Partnership Rally at the Jackson Career Cen More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Trump’s tax cut plans Jeff Byrd

According to many internet news sites and just about every liberal blogger out there is trying to sell how bad President Donald Trump’s and the congressional Republicans tax cut plans are.  Almost all are basing their information off a rep More...

Looking back at “Looking Back”

November 1, 1984  Several years before I started to write  More...

Alabama’s silver haired legislature

With all the changes and uncertainty surrounding Alabama government in recent months, including political appointments, high level resignations, special elections, runoff elections and a host of new candidates tossing their names into the 2018 electi More...

School

Principals give improvement reports

Editor’s Note: Part 1 of 2

Principals from Thomasville High School, Thomasville Middle School and Thomasville Elementary School gave updates Oct. 26 to the Thomasville City Board of Education on improving instruction and student achievement.  More...

THS participates in college application week

Thomasville High School has been participating in Alabama College Application Week Campaign this week sponsored by Alabama State Department of Education. The campaign began Oct. 30 and will continue until Nov. More...

Upcoming TCS events

• CCHS at THS Football – Nov. 2 • No School for Staff and Students – Nov. 10 • Thanksgiving Holidays for TCS – Nov. 20 - 24 • Final Exams for TMS and THS - Dec. More...

Sports

Power in Pink cancer program wraps tonight at THS-CC game

Kay Franklin, Senior Manager for the American Cancer Society’s Community Development program, said Clarke County’s Power in Pink campaign is winding up.  More...

Tigers complete rally past Satsuma

The Thomasville High School Tigers football team defeated Class 4A, Region 1 opponent, the Satsuma High School Gators, 30-28 Oct. 27 for Homecoming at D.F. Anderson Field. More...

‘Backyard Brawl’ tonight at Anderson Field

The Thomasville High School Tigers football team (7-2, 4-2 in the region) will host the Clarke County High School Bulldogs (7-2, 5-1 in Class 3A, Region 1) for the annual “Backyard Brawl” at 7 tonight at D.F. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Long

Gladys Voncile Long, 84, of Sweet Water died Oct. 24, 2017 at Thomasville Health Care and Rehabilitation Center. She was born March 29, 1933 in Clarke County to Lamar Austin and Willie Mae Williams. More...

Morgan

Carolyn Ann Morgan, 67, of Grove Hill, passed away Oct. 27, 2017 at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital. She was born July 13, 1950 to Arthur James and Mabry Grey Walker. More...

Presnall

Carey Gene “Pete” Presnall, 80, of Whatley, passed away Oct. 30, 2017 at Jackson Medical Center. He was born Nov. 24, 1936 to Gavin and Jeanette Presnall.  More...

Candidate Jones to stop in Grove Hill

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Doug Jones will host a campaign event Saturday at S.P. Hudson Park in Grove Hill.  More...

Alabama Wildife event set for tonight

Tasty bites of just about every hunted critter in the woods will be on display tonight when the Alabama Wildlife Federation presents its second Wild Game Cook-Off.  More...

TPD chases down shooter from Choctaw Corner

A Pine Hill man was shot three times by an acquaintance Tuesday afternoon at Choctaw Corner, Thomasville authorities said following an investigation into Wednesday morning.  Thomasville Police Chief Mitch Stuckey said Rahieum Levon Mobley, 24, o More...

Scouts food drive starts

This weekend is the eighth annual food drive, Scouting for Food. 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

Panther alumni raise funds for scholarship

The first annual black and white party was recently hosted at the J.A.S.S. activity center in Sweetwater to raise funds for the Panthers Alumni Scholarship (PAS) group.  Marengo High School graduates attended, dressed in black and white. More...

Lions Club inducts two new members

New Lions Club members Kathi Gunter (far left) and John Norwood (far right) were inducted into the club at the Oct. 17 meeting at Gaston's Grill. More...

THS Theatre production this Friday

Students from Thomasville High School rehearsed Monday night for the THS Tiger Theatre production of "The Distracted Scholars Guide to Literature and Drama," which will be presented Friday, Nov. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Love Benefit Program for Steven Preston will be Nov. 5   A Love Benefit Program for Steven Preston will be hosted Saturday, Nov. 5 at 3 p.m. More...

Lets bless the hearts of those dear to Jesus

The cool weather has finally arrived, and I am more than ready for it.  To me it signals many things and though it seems early the first thoughts that the cool air bring to me are thoughts of the coming Christmas Season and all that it means.&nb More...

Whatever He has promised, He will fulfill

He was late for church and slipped quietly into his regular place for Sunday morning worship.  He listened as the pastor prayed: “We have left undone those things we ought to have done, and we have done those things we ought not to have do More...

For The Record

Thomasville crime report

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

Property deeds

Oct. 19 - Oct. 25   Golena Blanks, to Golena Blanks.  Anne S. More...

Sheriff’s Report

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