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December 7, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

City applies for new cop car grant

The City of Thomasville has applied for financial assistance through USDA Rural Development to purchase two police vehicles through the Community Facility Loan and Grant Program for the Thomasville Community. More...

Sponsors seek big buck photos

MONTGOMERY – Deer hunters, head to Alabama’s Black Belt region to find a trophy buck – and you may also land a big payoff from the Alabama Black Belt Adventures Association Big Buck Photo Contest. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

A thank you to Carol Burnett

Last Sunday night, CBS saluted the 50th anniversary of one of the best variety shows to grace the airwaves, The Carol Burnett Show. For a kid growing up in the mid-1970’s, The Carol Burnett Show was your Saturday night entertainment. More...

People in a hurry going nowhere

December 7, 1955  On a trip to Florida last week, where I was to deliver one of my information, technical and thought-provoking talks, I was stopped by a highway patrolman. More...

Ardent, fervent and dedicated followers

The final vote for the remaining three years of Jeff Sessions six-year term in the U.S. Senate will be next Tuesday. More...

School

Henderson named ‘Employee of the Week’

The Work-Based Learning Program at Thomasville High School announces that Amya Henderson, center, has been selected as the "Employee of the Week". More...

Marketing Career Tech program at THS completes its Business/Industry Certification

The Marketing Career Tech program at Thomasville High School recently completed its BIC (Business/Industry Certification). More...

Top sellers for TMS PTO

The top selling students from the recent PTO fundraiser at Thomasville Middle School received their prizes on Dec. 4. More...

For The Record

Thomasville crime report

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

Property deeds

Nov. 22 - 30   White Smith Land Company Inc., to Ronald Edward Moore.  Ronald Edward Moore, to White Smith Land Company Inc.  Lee W. Shinn, to Jerriel McReynolds.  Kevin Marie Pairett, to Alan E. More...

Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Nov. 28- Dec. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Kelley

Hubbert “Donald” Kelley, 78, of Thomasville passed away on Dec. 1, 2017 . He was born May 30, 1939 to Hubbert and Ada Mae Kelley. He was known for many things, his sense of humor being at the top of the list. More...

Voters finally get to decide on Tuesday

One of most recently controversial U.S. Senate races will finally be in the hands of Alabama voters next Tuesday, Dec. 12. More...

Thomasville PD raising funds for 2nd K-9 unit

The Thomasville Police Department will spend the rest of December to raise funds for a second K-9 unit.  Thomasville Police Chief Mitch Stuckey said because of illegal drug traffic throughout Southwest Alabama, there is a need for a second K-9 u More...

Merchants celebrates 55 years

Merchants Bank celebrated its 55th anniversary Thursday at its Thomasville branch. The bank, which is headquartered in Jackson, has grown to six locations, including four in Clarke County. More...

Thomasville Christmas Parade

A black, with sliver trim, Polar Express, chugs along the parade route. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Pineview Baptist to host 5K Fun Run Dec. 9   Pineview Baptist Church will host a 5K Fun Run Saturday, Dec. 9 in downtown Thomasville. More...

People

White and McClung announce engagement

Mr. and Mrs. Michael White of West Bend are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Sally Joyce White, to Daniel Marshall McClung Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel M. McClung Sr. More...

Harris making a difference

Vera Harris has always been taught that people should be useful and productive so that they can make a difference in the world. Perhaps that’s why she chose education as her life’s work, and she has never regretted her choice.  More...

THS theatre students recognized at Walter Trumbauer Theatre Festival

Thomasville High School theatre students were recognized at the state Walter Trumbauer Secondary Theatre Festival Dec. 1 and 2 at the University of North Alabama in Florence. More...

Religion

Jackson First United Methodist presenting ‘The Messiah’

The Jackson First United Methodist Church Chancel Choir, joined by choir members from area churches, will present “The Messiah” at two performances on Dec. 16-17 at 6 p.m.  More...

Decorate your hearts for Christmas this year

For the last few days we have been decorating for Christmas. We set up a 7-foot artificial tree loaded with lights and ornaments, and topped by an angel all dressed in white. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Pineview Baptist to host 5K Fun Run Dec. 9   Pineview Baptist Church will host a 5K Fun Run Saturday, Dec. 9 in downtown Thomasville. Registration cost for the 5K run will be $20 and $15 for the one mile walk.  More...

Sports

Sweet Water advances to title game

WADLEY - All kinds of popular adages about football came to the forefront in the Class 1A semifinal game last Friday night between Sweet Water and Wadley. More...

Bulldogs meet Pickens County for title

SWEET WATER - Sweet Water will seek its 10th state championship in Alabama high school football today at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa.  Kickoff for the Class 1A State Championship game between the Bulldogs (12-1) and Pickens County (12-2) More...

Alabama Super 7

Class 1A State Championship Game Pickens County Tornadoes (12-2) at Sweet Water Buldogs (12-1)  Today at 3 p.m. Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa  Class 1A Semifinals Sweet Water 27, Wadley 21 Pickens County 35, So More...