Thomasville Times

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The Clarke County Education Retirees Association will meet on Nov. 17 in Coffeeville at the New Faith Baptist Church at 11:45 a.m. for Thanksgiving lunch with legislators. Members please remember to bring can goods to help with holiday meals.

Community Pep Rally and bonfire in support of the Thomasville High School Tigers varsity football team Thursday, Nov. 17 at 5 p.m. behind the THS softball field.

Park in the softball parking lot. Bring blankets and chairs.

A playoff celebration and send off will be Friday, Nov. 18 along Gates Drive and Quincy Ingram.

Lineup is at 1 a.m., and the football team buses leave at 1:30 p.m.

Community Thanksgiving service in Grove Hill will be on Sunday, Nov. 20 at 6 p.m. at the Grove Hill United Methodist Church.

A fellowship meal will follow the service. Donations for the Regional Child Advocacy Center will be accepted.

Williams Temple Church will celebrate annual Harvest Day Nov. 20 at 2 p.m.

The guest speaker will be the Rev. Curtis Russell, presiding Elder of Mobile District of the Southeast Alabama Region of the CME Church.

The scripture will be “Therefore said he unto them, the harvest truly is great but the laborers are few: pray ye therefore the Lord of the harvest, that he would send forth laborers into the harvest.” Luke 10:20

The Rev. James Campbell is the church pastor, the Rev. Curtis Russel is the presiding elder, Dr. C. K. is the presiding prelate and sister Sherry Knight is the chair person.

Everyone is invited to come worship and help welcome the new presiding elder.

A Blood Drive will be Monday, Nov. 28 from 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at First US Bank downtown.

The bank is located at 131 West Front St. Thomasville, Al 36784.

For more information or to schedule an appointment contact Jessica Anderson at 636-5424.

To schedule online use sponsor code: FirstUSBank.

Pine Hill Mission accepting applications for Christmas assistance from now until Nov. 31.

For more information call Edith Ruffin at 334- 419-7008 or Anna Hunter at 334-349-3858.

The Town of Butler Christmas Parade “Songs of Christmas” will be Thursday, Dec. 1 at 6 p.m. with line-up at 5 p.m.

If interested in participating in the parade contact Butler City Hall at 205-459-3795.

Pancake breakfast with Santa Claus Saturday, Dec. 3 from 8 – 9 a.m. at the Thomasville Regional Medical Center.

Free breakfast that will include two pancakes, sausage and juice for those under 18 years old.

Those over 18 attending will have the option to purchase a breakfast plate.

Those attending can meet Santa, get a photo with Santa, enjoy breakfast, write a letter to Santa. To sign up for the even fill out the google form on the Chambers Facebook or email

Thomasville’s Country Christmas Parade will be Saturday, Dec. 3.

The parade will begin at 10 a.m. and the downtown stroll will follow. Vendors are welcome to sign up by contacting 334-636-1542.

“Christmas Begins with Christ” will be presented Dec. 11 at 6 p.m. at Springfield Methodist Protestant Church.

Sixty singers from nine different churches will lift their voices to praise God and celebrate the beginning of Christmas, the birth of Christ.

Everyone is invited to attend.

Salvation Army Bell Ringing schedules have been mailed to volunteers. If you have not received a schedule call the Salvation Army Store at 334-636- 9840. They still have some open times that need to be filled.

Salvation Army Angels are ready to be adopted at the Thomasville location. Gifts for Angel Tree must be returned to the Salvation Army no later than Dec. 9. Participants are encouraged to hurry and pick an Angel so there is still time to shop.

It is requested that the gifts be unwrapped and combined into a bag or box with the Angel Tree tag attached to it. If more than one container is needed, they ask that you put the correct code on them.

The Thomasville Lions Club is selling Priesters Pecans and pies. They have pieces, halves, praline coated, honey glazed and chocolate pecans and pecan pies. They can be picked up at Ace Hardware downtown or you can call 334-357-0678 or any Lions Club member.

Southwest Alabama RSVP has been recycling newspapers for years but can also recycle magazines and catalogs.

Recycling papers not only frees up three cubic yards of landfill space but saves 17 trees, 380 gallons of oil, 4,000 kilowatts of energy and 7,000 gallons of water. The RSVP also recycles aluminum cans. Bring these items by the RSVP office, located at 147 Adams Avenue, Thomasville, behind the police station.

Southwest Alabama RSVP will be doing taxes for 2022, January through April 2023. You are never too old to help someone by learning tax counseling.

If you can use a computer and are 55 or older, the training is free. Can you volunteer some hours from end of January through April 15, 2023.

We need volunteers who would like to participate in this community service to sign up, so that they can start getting prepared.

For more information contact RSVP at 334- 637- 1143 or email

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