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November 30, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Jackson grateful for 50 years as a Lion

As one of Thomasville City School’s long-time school administrators, Howard Jackson sought to become more involved in his community, so he joined The Lions Club in 1967.  Jackson is one of the original charter members of the Thomasville Li More...

ADOR says its phishing season

MONTGOMERY – With the approach of the holidays and the 2018 filing season, ADOR urges people to be on the lookout for new, sophisticated email phishing scams that could endanger their personal information and next year’s tax refund.  More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Tuesday with the Lions

During most of my summer vacations, at least one of the weeks would be spent in my native Gulfport.  That meant on Tuesday’s at lunch, I would be having a meal and listening to stories from the Gulfport Lions Club.  More...

Countdown to Christmas begins

November 29, 1984  Already the countdown for shopping days left before Christmas has begun, the weather has been a little crisp and cool and it is beginning to feel like a belated fall has arrived. More...

Republican Party in the South

Jim Martin passed away recently in Gadsden at 99 years old. His beloved wife of 70 years, Pat, was by his side. He was a true Christian gentleman. Jim was one of the Fathers of the modern Republican Party in the South. More...

School

TMS Robotics team impresses council

Thomasville Middle School Robotics Team Visits City Council

The Thomasville Middle School Robotics Team made a presentation of their program to the Thomasville City Council.  TMS Robotics Team will join the Thomasville High School Robotics Team at the SOUTH Best Robotics competition this Friday and Satur More...

FBLA holds induction ceremony at THS

The Thomasville High School chapter of the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) hosted its 2017- 2018 induction Nov. 14 in the THS Library Media Center. More...

Few and Gleason attend Varsity Spirit Spectacular

Thomasville High School Captain Cheerleaders are currently attending the Varsity Spirit Spectacular in Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla.  It is an event that Varsity has every year that captain and co-captain cheerleaders are invited to from UC More...

For The Record

Property deeds

Nov. 16 - Nov.   Sharon Pugh, to Robert Mitchell.  Estate of Betty Swain, to Eugene Guyton.  Christine Bradford Blair, to Christine Bradford Blair.  C. B. Gillmore Testamentary Trust, to David C. More...

Thomasville crime report

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

Sheriff’s Report

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

Obituaries - Free Access

Duke

Mary Lou Duke, 88, died Nov. 6, 2017 in Mobile. Mrs. Duke was born Oct. 5, 1929 to Willie and Gussie Wilkerson in Thomasville. She had formerly worked at Thomasville Adult Adjustment Center. She was a member of Coffeeville Baptist Church. More...

Hicks

Susan Ann Hicks, 72 of Thomasville died Nov. 19, 2017 at Thomasville Health Care and Rehabilitation Center. She was born March 28, 1945 in Washington, D.C. and lived in Alexandria, Va. In 1968, she moved to Thomasville. More...

Sheffield

Robert Joe Sheffield, Sr., 81, of Arlington died Nov. 23, 2017 at his home. He was born April 29, 1936 in McKinley, to Robert Elee and Edwin Louise Sheffield. He was a retired master sergeant with the US Army, having served in the Vietnam War. More...

GD Copper to add 50 more jobs

Because of the damage done to air conditioners from Hurricane Harvey and Irma, the need for refined copper for new air conditioners has caused an increase demand for Golden Dragon Copper.  Company officials told Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day Mon More...

City parade set for next Tuesday

The Thomasville Christmas Parade and Downtown Stroll will return for its Tuesday evening trek through downtown Thomasville. More...

Correction

To clarify a cutline in last week’s paper, Kim Surber’s PRIVENTZ technology is manufactured by Lucy Pet Products. She holds Ricky, the mascot for Lucy Pet Products. She also sits on the Board of Directors for the Lucy Pet Foundation. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

ASMS to host open house Dec. 2 The Alabama School of Math and Science (ASMS) will host ASMS Days on the school’s campus in Mobile Dec. 2. More...

People

Morgan and Sealey to wed Dec. 3

Connie Francine and Harry Porter Morgan of Pine Hill announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Sarah Christine Morgan to James Dylan Sealey, son of Karen Denise and George Ansil Sealey of Butler.  The bride- elect is th More...

White named ‘Employee of the Week’

The Work-Based Learning Program at Thomasville High School announces that Anjali White, left, has been selected as the "Employee of the Week". With White is Carol Barganier, Manager of McDonalds. More...

Research Club tours the Five Rivers Delta

The Research Club members took a river boat tour of Five Rivers Delta on Nov. 16. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Antioch Cemetery is now accepting donations   The Antioch Cemetery has a new fence.  To make a donation in honor of loved ones, send payment to Cemetery Fund, 71 Antioch Road, Grove Hill, AL 36451. More...

Everything we do should be done with a smile

An attitude of gratitude is always obvious. If we are grateful for what God has done for us and given to us, others will see our appreciation of it in everything we do.  David gave us a fourfold formula to follow. More...

Be loyal to God’s team

Some of you have no desire to hear, see or read any thing else about the 82nd Iron Bowl game and some of you wish to relive it over and over again.  I’d like us to view the whole thing from a different perspective.  The Iron Bowl show More...

Sports

Sweet Water ends Maplesville reign

SWEET WATER - Trailing 14-0 going into the second quarter against a team that was the threetime defending 1A State Champions and on a 34- game winning streak, Sweet Water needed something positive to happen.  More...

Wadley upends Marengo, hosts Sweet Water

The Marengo High School Panthers football team lost 34-20 Nov. 24 to the Wadley High School Bulldogs at Woodrow “Bear” Campbell Field in Dixons Mills.  The Panthers had reached the third round of the Class 1A state playoffs. More...

HOF benefit with Oliver tonight

Former Alabama player and coach Bill Oliver will be the guest speaker at the Thomasville Hall of Fame benefit dinner tonight at 6:30 at the Thomasville Golf and Recreation Club.  More...