2023-06-14

2023-06-14 E-Edition

Father’s Day a real blessing for local minister

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For Ronnie Wead, Sunday, June 18th, is a very special day! Yes, Fathers Day means visits, calls, gifts, texts and other remembrances. However, for Ronnie, Father’s Day is a true blessing. Ronnie has three biological children, four adopted children and three grandchildren, but he has countless other “children” who remember his many acts of kindness and concern, shared throughout their […]

‘Everyone’s going to go to grand jury to testify!’

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Chief Stuckey frustrated with lack of cooperation in murder case


Thomasville Police Chief Mitchell Stuckey is clearly frustrated at the lack of cooperation in identifying a suspect in a recent murder in the city. Andy Crawford, 39, was shot in the head. He was treated at the local hospital and transferred to Mobile where he died May 23. Numerous shots were fired in the shooting. It is a wonder no […]

Library to feature history displays

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The staff and volunteers at the Thomasville Public Library are rushing to complete the interior of the building for a grand opening on Friday, June 30. The first floor of the renovated building on the corner of Safford Avenue and West Front Street in the old Bedsole Furniture building will be devoted to Thomasville’s rich history. Displays will focus the […]

Hospital sale moving forward

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It appears that the sale of the Thomasville Regional Medical Center is either completed or well on its way to being completed. Quentin Whitwell was hired as the hospital’s new chief executive officer in March. The announcement then was that he intended to buy the hospital if everything worked out. Everything apparently has, although Mayor Sheldon Day noted in the […]

Just in time for hurricane season: Local EMA weather app for phones

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Just in time for hurricane season, a new Clarke County EMA App is now available for local residents to download to their phones. The new app will provide weather alerts and other information. Users will need to activate notifications to receive alerts for tornado watches and warnings, severe thunderstorm watches and warnings, hurricane watches and warnings and other emergency notifications […]

Oklahoma softball championship winner wins again, this time as one of team’s coaches!

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Hannah Sparks, from Thomasville and a Thomasville High School graduate, played college softball at Oklahoma in 2017 and 2018. The team won a national championship in 2017. Sparks is now on the coaching staff for the team she played for. Her title is volunteer assistant coach (but it is a paid position!). She coaches first base, catchers and hitters. The […]

Community Calendar

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The Thomasville Farmers Market will begin June 5 in downtown Thomasville (Clay Park Parking Lot next to the Community Garden) every Monday from 3 – 6 p.m. throughout the growing season. Growers are welcome. If interested in participating, contact the Thomasville Alabama Chamber of Commerce at 334-636-1542 or Rhonda Hill at 251-284-4329. The Thomasville AL Chamber of Commerce presents “Movie […]

Dixon

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Robert Earl Dixon, known affectionately as “Bob” to his family and friends, departed this life on Aug. 21, 2021, in Panama City, Fla. Dixon was born June 25, 1950 in Thomasville, to Johnnie Lee Dixon and Lottie Marie Norris Dixon, who both preceded him in death, as well as his baby sister, whom he loved, Julia Ann “Judy” Dixon. He […]

Thomasville Crime Report

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The information for the Thomasville Police Department released by Chief Mitchell Stuckey for the week of June 5, – June 11, 2023, is listed below. Accidents: 3Traffic Tickets: 11Warning Tickets: 30Merchant Checks: 391 Arrest Reported: 6-9-23 – Lanier, Lashaundra Faye – Possession of Marijuana, Disorderly Conduct and Public Intoxication 6-9-23 – Carlisle, Michael D’Angelo – Possession of Marijuana 6-10-23 – […]