2023-03-09 E-Edition

From sports to radio and music, Trey Rowell’s a Natural at it all

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In a family, known for their athletic prowess, it seemed a foregone conclusion that Trey Rowell would follow in the footsteps of his predecessors. His grandfather, Carvel “Bema” Rowell, was a professional baseball player, and his father, Carvel Rowell, was a beloved coach in and around Thomasville. As a child, Trey loved sports, but he much preferred to pretend he […]

Longtime school board member is resigning

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Marshall Pritchett has served on the board for more than 20 years

Marshall Pritchett announced Feb. 28 that he will resign from the Thomasville City Board of Education. He made the announcement at the end of the school board meeting in the Thomasville High School library. Pritchett has served on the school board for 20 years. “I have enjoyed my service on the board,” he said. “I have worked with some good […]

Recording Thomasville’s history

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The massive Linotype machine that recorded Thomasville’s news, now its history, for decades for The Thomasville Times was moved into the new Thomasville Public Library on West Front Street recently. The Rube Goldberg-like machine was a mass of whirling gears, levers and pulleys that pressed individual letters molten lead for lines of type (hence the name, Lin-otype) to be used […]

Morningview Drive house burns

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An unoccupied house on the corner of Morningview Drive and Woodland Avenue burned last week. Thomasville firemen got the call about 3 a.m. Wednesday, March 1. They were called back later in the day and again on Thursday to dampen small fires that rekindled.

Woman dies in wreck on Highway 84

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A one-vehicle accident on Highway 84 a few miles east of Coffeeville Friday evening, March 3 was fatal for a California woman. Traffic Homicide Investigator Kelly with the Clarke County Sheriff’s Office said Sandra Jones was traveling east when her car ran off the roadway and struck some trees. The accident happened about 7 p.m. near Robinson Ridge Road in […]

Daylight saving time starts Sunday

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Daylight saving time officially begins at 2 a.m. Sunday morning. Clocks will be set ahead one hour for the summer months to give more daylight in the evenings. Some have advocated for converting full-time to daylight saving time, including Alabama where the Legislature passed a law to convert full-time and Gov. Ivey signed it into law. However, it has no […]

Community Calendar

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Alabama River Credit Union will host its annual membership meeting Thursday, March 9 at 3 p.m. at 3365 South Alabama Avenue in Monroeville. There will be electing of new officers and door prizes. All members are encouraged to attend. The Marengo County School System will conduct the Kindergarten and First Grade Pre- Registration Clinic on Friday, March 10, 2023, from […]


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Lois Mae McDonald Guy, 86, a resident of Pine Hill, died Feb. 24, 2023 at Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola, Fla. She was born July 31, 1936 in Bashi to Herbert Lee and Mattie McDonald. She was a longtime cashier with Jackson Grocery in Thomasville. She was preceded in death by her husband, Audrey “Buddy” Guy; her parents; brother, Jimmy […]


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Edward Daulton Reynolds passed away in peace on Feb. 22, 2023 at the age of 83, surrounded by loved ones who will remember him with hearts full of love. He was born on Aug. 15, 1939 in Washington County. He graduated from the Auburn School of Engineering in 1962 and was a 1989 graduate of the Duke Advanced Management program. […]