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November 9, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Capstone Bank acquired by SmartBank

Capstone Bank is now a part of the SmartFinancial banking group out of Tennessee.  The merger of the two was announced in May and recently completed.  SmartFinancial’s banks operate under the name of SmartBank. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Jones shows moderate streak; is it enough?

Jones shows moderate streak, is it enough?

I would have to say I was impressed by Doug Jones. The Democratic candidate for Senator gave me seven minutes of his time to talk about issues. It’s something he said is what his campaign is all about. More...

Donnybrook contest for Chief Justice

We still have the culmination of the race for the seat of Jeff Sessions set to be determined in less than five weeks on December 12. Roy Moore, as the Republican nominee, is the favorite. More...

How to go to football game and live

November 21, 1956 Sometime I kind of get amazed at how smart I’m getting in my declining years. By the time, I’m 60 it’s entirely possible I might even be a genius. More...

Religion

As believers we are called to be different

This morning on the Coosa River everything is blanketed by a dense fog.  In fact we can’t even see the river for the gray curtain that nature has drawn around us. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Miles Chapel to host Family and Friends Day   Miles Chapel CME will host Family and Friends Day on Nov. 5 at 2 p.m.  The guest speaker will be the Rev. More...

We can try to cover up sin but God always uncovers them

I t looked old and worn and held together with many stitches. It didn’t look like much of a doll but Missy loved it more than anything in her world. It was stuffed with dry beans. More...

For The Record

Thomasville crime report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending Nov. 5: • Jarvis Darrell Stubbs – Attempt to Commit Murder/Other Crime • Jennifer Marie Whitehead – Possession of a Controlled Substance More...

Property deeds

Oct. 26 - NOV. 1   Gladys McBride, to Roger McBride.  James Edwards Deshler II, to Old Southern Holdings LLC.  Clay M. More...

Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Oct. 31- Nov. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

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. More...

Walker

Joseph Thomas Walker, 56, of Grove Hill died Oct. 30, 2017 at Mobile Infirmary. He was born July 21, 1961 in Jackson to S. P. and Betty Pearl Walker. More...

Rather

Lillie Earline Barnes Rather, 83, died Nov. 1, 2017 at her home in Saraland.  She is survived by her sons, Rodger (Shirley) Barnes, Wayne (Pat) Barnes and Kelvin (Devlynne) Barnes.  Funeral services were Nov. More...

Thomasville woman donates kidney to stranger

Sara Reeves Lewis knows the life-threatening effects of kidney disease. She grew up watching her grandmother and an aunt take dialysis to survive. Their daily struggles deeply impacted Lewis. More...

Robotics program continues strides forward this fall

In other action from the Oct. 26 meeting, Barry H. Hendrix, marketing and communications manager with the school district, reported on the recent second annual RiverBEST regional robotics competition Oct. 21 at Thomasville High School. More...

Correction

The first name of the shooter from the Oct. 31 shooting at Choctaw Corner was incorrectly listed in the story. Thomasville Police charged Jarvis Stubbs, 33, for attempted murder in connection with the shooting of Rahieum Mobley, 24, of Pine Hill. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

SWHS to host Veterans Day program Nov. 9   Sweet Water High School will host its annual Veteran’s Day program and reception Thursday, Nov. 9. The Veterans’ reception will begin at 7:30-8:30 a.m. More...

People

Dozier Hoggware wins best overall at AWF Cook-off

Alabama Wildlife Cook-off

On Nov. 2, the Alabama Wildlife Federation (AWF) Clarke County Wild Game Cook-Off was on fire; with 12 cook teams, and 375 members and guests in attendance at the Thomasville Golf and Recreation Club.  More...

Reynolds and Morgan to marry on Nov. 18

Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Eric Reynolds of Carrolton announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Erica Leigh Reynolds to James Porter Morgan, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Morgan of Pine Hill.  The groom-elect is the grandson of Mr. More...

Research Club donates to help remodel the TES playground

As her President's Project, President of Research Club - Janice Kania, left, presented Thomasville Elementary School Principal Sandra Williams, right, with a $500 check to help remodel the TES playground and make it handicapped accessible.   More...

School

TES announces honor roll

The Thomasville Elementary School announced the honor roll for the first nine weeks as follows:  First grade   More...

SWHS 4th grade learn about electricity

Student in Angi Dixon's 4th grade class at Sweet Water High School learned how to build a circuit using batteries, wires and a light bulb. More...

THS students win many awards at the Trumbauer Festival

Theatre students from Thomasville High School participated in the District 5 Trumbauer Festival Nov. 4 at Baker High School in Mobile.  Following are the honors earned at the festival:  More...

Sports

Turnovers cost Tigers in backyard brawl

The Thomasville High School Tigers football team lost 30-15 to the Clarke County High School Bulldogs in the annual “Backyard Brawl” Nov. 2 at D.F. More...

Tigers hit road to Tallassee

The Thomasville High School Tigers football team (7-3, 4-2 in Class 4A, Region 1) will travel Friday Nov. 10 to play the Tallassee High Tigers (9-1, 6-1 in Class 4A, Region 3) for the first round of the state playoffs at J.E. More...

Bulldogs smash New Brockton await Notasulga

NEW BROCKTON – Nobody can say New Brockton hasn’t been prepared for the playoffs.  The Gamecocks ran into another buzz-saw Friday night when Class 1A No. More...