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A Black History Program will be presented at 9 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 17 in the Thomasville Middle School gym. The program is open to the public.

Thomasville Parks and Recreation will have registration for summer ball. The cost of regular registration is $40.

Late registration will be Monday, Feb. 13 through Friday, Feb. 17 from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 18 from 8 a.m. until 12 noon. Late registration is $50.

 Cal Ripken Baseball – boys ages 7 -12. (Age group based on player’s age on April 30, 2023.)  Tee Ball – boys and girls age 3-4.

 Tee Ball/Coach Pitch – boys and girls age 5 – 6.

 USSSA Softball – girls age 7 – 12. (Age group based on player’s age on Dec. 31, 2022.)

Payment and registration forms are due at time of registration.

Youth Day is April 1.

The date of the Daddy Daughter Dance, sponsored by THS Soccer, has been changed to Feb. 25 in the Thomasville Elementary School Gym for Grades pre-K to sixth.

Sunday attire is required. Tickets are $20 for the first family/daughter pair, and $10 for each additional daughter brought that evening.

Deadline for registration is Feb. 16. Money can be sent to the TES Main Office. Tickets will not be sold at the gate.

The dance is for TCS students only.

For more information email lnordan@thomasville

Nuthin’ New on the Avenue annual cruise-in and car show will be June 1 in Thomasville. The entry fee is $10 a car.

Awards will be for engine, paint, interior and people’s choice. For more information contact The Thomasville Chamber for more information at 334- 626-1542 or email

Thomasville Baptist Church will host the annual Beast Feast Friday, Feb. 24 at 6 p.m. Admission is $5 per person. The guest speaker will be professional fisherman Hank Parker. Door prizes will be given.

For anyone who would like to display hunting or fishing photos at the Beast Feast email or text them to Brother Brandon at

The Dravitan Civic Club will be celebrating Black History Month Saturday, Feb. 25 at 11 a.m. at New Greater First Baptist Church in Thomasville. The theme for 2023 is “Black Resistance” with us.

The guest speaker will be Marshall Pritchett III, a native of Thomasville but currently is a resident of Birmingham where he practices medicine. Pritchett is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Pritchett II.

Everyone is invited to attend.

Thomasville High School Career Fair will be Feb. 28 in the Thomasville High School Gymnasium. Setup will be from 8 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. and the fair will be from 9 a,m, – noon. To participate contact Kay Larrimore at rlarrimore@thomasvillesc

Those attending are asked to bring 2-3 representatives if possible

Bring promotional and information materials for your table (table will be provided)

Let Mrs. Larrimore know if you will require electricity in advance for your placement.

Thomasville United Methodist Church will host a blood drive Tuesday, Feb. 28 from 2 – 6 p.m. at the church fellowship hall.

The church is located at 120OldHighway5Nin Thomasville.

Give in February and receive a $10 gift card by email, thanks to Amazon. And those who give will also be entered in a chance to win a trip for two to Clearwater Beach, Fla. that will include travel, hotel, gift card and more! For more information call 1-800-733-2767.

The Marengo County School System will conduct the Kindergarten and First Grade Pre- Registration Clinic on Friday, March 10, 2023, from 9 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. and from noon until 2:30 p.m.

A child who will be five years old before Sept. 2 may pre-register for kindergarten.

Children not already attending kindergarten and who will be six before Sept. 2 are urged to preregister for first grade on Friday, March 10 also.

A Certificate of Immunization should be provided to school officials for each child enrolling. The Alabama Committee of Public Health states that children between the ages of four and six receive a second dose of measles vaccine. Proof of the second dose will be required for each new kindergarten/first-grade student at the beginning of the school year.

The Marengo County Health Department in Linden is the responsible agency for administering this vaccine.

A parent or guardian must accompany the child and should bring a certified birth certificate, social security card, and blue immunization form.

The schools conducting the pre-registration clinic are: A. L. Johnson High School in Thomaston; Marengo High School in Dixons Mills; and Sweet Water High School in Sweet Water.

Children attending Head Start that will be enrolling in kindergarten must also pre-register.

A parent or guardian must accompany the child and must bring a certified birth certificate, social security card, and blue immunization form.

Thomasville Alabama Chamber of Commerce announced the annual Hometown celebration will be hosted July 1 in downtown Thomasville.

There will be food, craft vendors, a car show, hot dog eating contest, kids attractions, children’s patriotic parade, live music, corn hole and a fireworks show. There will be a carnival July 29 – July 1 downtown.

The number 988 has been assigned nationwide to connect those in need with the 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline, known as the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline.

Veterans can press one after dialing 988 to connect directly to the Veterans Crisis Lifeline. For texts, Veterans should continue to text the Veterans Crisis Lifeline short code: 838255.

The 988 Lifeline provides 24/7, confidential support to people in suicidal crisis or mental health-related distress.

By calling or texting 988, you’ll connect to mental health professionals with the Lifeline network.

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 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.

RSVP needs 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

Deadline for Community Calendar is Monday at 5 p.m. Email community events to Brittney at

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