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December 6, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Short meeting for TCS

The following items were approved Nov. 27 during a short meeting of the Thomasville City Board of Education:  Avery Ford, chief school financial officer, gave the financial report for September 2018. More...

Caution advised in waters with red tide

The Alabama Department of Public Health cautions the public that water samples collected from Alabama Point to Little Lagoon Pass in Baldwin County indicate the presence of red tide cells in the low to medium range. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

In a salute to George H. W. Bush

When I first heard of George H.W. Bush I was not a fan. Back in 1980, he was standing in the way of the guy I was excited about becoming our next President, Ronald Reagan. More...

General Election Winners & Losers

Now that the dust has settled on this year’s elections, let’s look back at who are the big winners and losers of the year.  More...

Christmas Lights, Peace on Earth

December 6, 1979   More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Lower Peach Tree United Methodist Church Christmas Candlelight service will be Dec. 9 at 4 p.m. A special Christmas concert will be presented by the Chancel Choir from Jackson First United Methodist Church. Refreshments will follow the service. More...

That supreme example is found in Jesus Christ

I am an Auburn Fan. I became an Auburn fan as a teenager because that was the one way I could oppose my dad and survive, he being a staunch fan of the Alabama Crimson Tide. More...

For The Record

Thomasville Crime report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending Dec. More...

Property deeds

Nov. 21 - Nov. 29

James C. Prescott Jr., to Trey McKinley.  Tony Brown, to Diversified Operations Company Inc.  Frances Royall Alexander, to Frances R. Alexander- As Trustee.  Mabon Pugh Jr., to Mabon E. More...

Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail the week of Nov. 27-Dec. More...

Culpepper gets 15 years in Collins’ murder case

A capital murder case that has dragged on for six years came to an end last week when the defendant entered a “best interest” guilty plea to murder and received a 15-year sentence. Jarvis Durell Culpepper was charged with the Sept. More...

Remembering a friend, Tony

It has been said that good friends are like stars; you don’t always see them, but you know they’re always there. That was certainly true of the friendship between Archie McDowell and Tony Counselman.  More...

Alabama Department of Public Health seeking program management

With federal funding from the Health Resources and Services Administration, the Alabama Department of Public Health, Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention and Care, announces a request for proposals intended to select a nonprofit agency (nongovernmental) t More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

The Thomasville High School Class of 1999 is making plans for a 20- year reunion in 2019. For more information or to receive updates, join the Facebook group, "THS Class of '99 Reunion," or email laurel_ tifle@yahoo.com. More...

People

Marvin’s Donates Christmas Tree to THS

The Marvin's home improvement store of Thomasville has again this season donated Christmas trees to Thomasville High School - both the main building and Building C. More...

Mashed Potato Beef Casserole

2 bacon strips, diced 1 pound ground beef 1-3/4 cups sliced fresh mushrooms 1 large onion, finely chopped 1 large carrot, finely chopped 1 celery rib, finely chopped 2 tbsp. More...

THS Robotics Team earns high ranking at South's BEST

The Thomasville High School Robotics Team participated Dec. 1 and 2 at the South's BEST competition at Beard-Eaves Memorial Stadium at Auburn University. The THS had a preliminary finish of sixth out of 60 teams. More...

School

STEM program succeeds for Jackson Middle

The STEM program is apparently a stem-winder at Jackson Middle School. JMS Principal Adam Andrews gave a presentation on the program to the Clarke County Board of Education Nov. More...

Sports

THS boys drop opener

The Thomasville High School Tigers varsity boys basketball team lost 58-49 to the Jackson High Aggies Nov. 30 in the THS gym.  Braxton Williams had 16 points, and LaJaylin Horn had 14 points. Shamar Crawford added 10 points.  More...

THS wrestlers open season

The Thomasville High School Tigers wrestling team opened the 2018-2019 season with a tri-match Nov. 30 at Robertsdale High School.  THS lost to Robertsdale and was tied with Fairhope going into the last match. More...

THS coach wants more consistency from girls

The Thomasville High School Lady Tigers basketball team lost 50-37 to the Jackson High Lady Aggies Nov. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Andrews

Rickey Andrews, 76, of Thomasville, died Nov. 25, 2018 at Crowne Health Care of Citronelle. He was born Nov. 13, 1942 in Thomasville, to Chester Lee and Mae Beth Andrews. More...

Morgan

Nicholas Dale Morgan, 44, of Sweet Water, died Nov. 23, 2018 at his home. He was born Aug. 12, 1974 in Demopolis, to Henry Dale and Wanda Morgan. More...

Newton

Charles Edward Newton, 68, died Nov. 28, 2018 at DCH Regional Medical Center. He was born Dec. 2, 1948 in Selma, to George Edward and Christeen Newton. He was a former maintenance worker for the Alabama Highway Department. More...