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March 8, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

TCS looks at safety issues

Randall Fullington, technology coordinator with the Thomasville City Schools District, gave a briefing Feb. 27 to the Thomasville City Board of Education on new security measures planned for the local campuses. More...

Wild Turkey Federation banquet set for Friday

The Clarke County National Wild Turkey Federation Chapter sill host its annual banquet and auction Friday, March 9 at the H.W. Pearce Memorial Park Assembly House. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Thad goes, Shelby to step up

Monday, one of the Senate’s mainstays announced he is going home. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) will leave the Senate on April 1. He has been in the Senate since Mississippians first elected him there in 1978. More...

Do you eat boiled peanuts or salt on your watermelon?

This is the prettiest time of the year in our part of the world. The azaleas are beginning to bloom. The fruit trees are blooming. We hope they are not too early and won’t have the setting fruit get killed. More...

McGregor speaks, politicians listen

As the June primaries for our statewide races get closer, there is a lot of media attention and stories written about the power being wielded by special interests, PACs and big money. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Star Bethel PB to celebrate 19th anniversary of Elder and First Lady Wright Star Bethel Primitive Baptist Church will celebrate the 19th year anniversary of Elder John H. Wright and First Lady Sister Dorothy Wright Sunday, March 11 at 2:30 p.m. More...

Thomasville Baptist Church hosted Beast Feast

Thomasville Baptist Church conducted its annual Beast Feast. The guest speaker was Outdoor TV personality, Jeff Danker. More...

God uses the New and Old Testament to bring people to faith

My question is about the importance of the Old Testament. Someone told me about an article in a Christian magazine where the writer said that Christians do not need to read the Old Testament as much since we are not Jewish in background.  More...

Sports

Bryant is back on the bump

MONROEVILLE - Twenty three games deep into his freshman season at Pensacola State College, Chad Bryant can call 2018 a good success.  The biggest reason why, he’s healthy.  More...

THS softball wins one and drops one

The Thomasville High School Lady Tigers varsity softball team lost 14-6 to Demopolis March 1 at Jan Overstreet Field.  Allie Newberry and Macie West both pitched in the loss. Newberry had two strikeouts, and West and one strikeout.  More...

Tigers fall at Excel, beat WC

The Thomasville High School varsity baseball team lost 4-1 to Excel High March 2 in Excel’s Murphy Park. Corrigan Thibodeaux was the losing pitcher. He pitched five innings and gave up three earned runs, and struck out nine. More...

Health care a big issue, Jackson

Alabama House Representative Thomas Jackson (D-Thomasvillie) said his biggest priority going into a new term in the Alabama Legislature will be health care.  More...

Bound for the Hall of Fame

Anderson picked for National High School Hall of Fame

Add another honor to football coach Buddy Anderson’s record-setting career.  Anderson, now in his 46th year at Vestavia Hills, is part of the 12-member 2018 induction class for the National High School Hall of Fame administered by the Nati More...

Consumer complaints in state go up in 2017

MONTGOMERY –Attorney General Steve Marshall announced the top five complaints from Alabama consumers received by his office’s Consumer Interest Division over the last year. More...

Gov. Ivey salutes fallen game wardens

What started as an idea to honor the greatest sacrifice a conservation enforcement officer can make blossomed into a capacity-crowd commemoration of 12 game wardens who gave their lives in the line of duty during the 110-year history of the Alabama D More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

AL River Credit Union to host membership meeting March 8   Alabama River Credit Union will host its annual membership meeting March 8 at 7 p. m. More...

People

Robertson and Strang to wed at Katie Hearn Oaks

Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth and Rachel Robertson of Thomasville announce the engagement of their daughter, Brooklyn Annette Robertson, to Nathaniel Preston Strang, son of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Sweet Water Lodge and Bright Star Chapel hosted Love Banquet

The annual Love Banquet was hosted by the Sweet Water Lodge No. 755 and Bright Star Chapel No. 616A on Feb. 24 at the Jazz Activity Center in Sweet Water. More...

Spring time temperature and flowers

Flowers of all different colors are blooming. First it was the daffodils, followed quickly by several others that were not going to let the daffodils get all of the attention. More...

School

African American History program presented at THS

The third annual African American History program was presented Feb. 27 in the Thomasville High School gym. More...

James G. Gunn honor band March 16 and 17

The seventh annual James G. Gunn honor band will be hosted March 16 and 17. The guest clinician this year will be Kenn Hughes, music professor at the University of Mobile and director of the very popular  More...

Tucker named ‘Employee of the Week’

The Work-Based Learning Program at Thomasville High School announces that Rachael Tucker, left, has been selected as the "Employee of the Week". With Tucker is Larry Sheffield, Manager of Super Foods. More...

For The Record

Thomasville crime report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending March 4:  • Bruce C Woods – Possession of a Sawed off Rifle/Shotgun and Bail Jumping Second Degree  More...

Property deeds

Feb. 22 - Feb. 28   Hali Gunter Newberry, to Jessica Harper.  Sweet Water State Bank, to Samuel L. Calhoun Jr.  John T. Chancey Jr., to James R. Chancey.  Lum P. More...

Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Feb. 27- March 5 include: • Jonathan Blake Rager, 51, harassment, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Carleton

Gladys Mae Parish Carleton, 93, of Thomasville died March 4, 2018 at her home. She was born Aug. 14, 1924 in Gaskins, Fla. More...

Hare

Lottie Mae Hare, 96, a homemaker of Dickinson, died March 4, 2018 at Jackson Medical Center. She was born Dec. 20, 1921 in Greenwood to James Robert and Carrie Sue Andrews. More...

Matthews

Bobby Joe Matthews, 78, of Saraland, died Feb., 24, 2018 at his home. He was born Nov. 12, 1939 in Chilton to Harold E. and Lillie Edna Matthews. He was a retired power house operator with Internation Paper Corp. More...