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December 14, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Rev. Allen named Citizen of Year

The Rev. More...

Predator sentenced to life

A former Mobile and Thomasville resident has been sentenced to life in prison for the sexual exploitation of children.  U.S. Attorney Richard W. Moore of the Southern District of Alabama said in a Dec. More...

Agency Action grant sparks county tiff

A grant that is made annually to Community Action agencies in the state to help low-income families with energy bills became somewhat of a bone of contention at Tuesday’s Clarke County Commission meeting.  More...

Special Sections

Editorials

If you want to get along...go along

The legendary Speaker of the U.S. House, Sam Rayburn, coined a famous phrase he used often and imparted to young congressmen when they would arrive on Capitol Hill full of vim and vigor. He would sit down with them and invite them to have More...

Finally, it’s over, we can breathe

It’s over. Finally. Doug  Jones, a former federal attorney in Birmingham, is our new U.S. More...

Looking back to Christmas of 1969

December 13, 1984 With Christmas, so close around the corner, we will look at the File of 1969 to catch a glimpse of that season of fifteen years ago. More...

School

TMS announces ‘Student of the Month’

Mardie Carpenter, a fifth grader at Thomasville Middle School, has been chosen as the "Student of the Month" for November 2017. She was nominated by Mrs. Donna McManus. More...

Bishop to perform in London New Years Day Parade

Whitney Bishop will be representing Thomasville High School and Varsity Spirit in the world famous London New Years Day Parade. Whitney will be among more than 650 high school cheerleaders and dancers from across the United States.  More...

Mr. and Mrs. Claus visit students at TES

Through a special arrangement with the PTO, Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus made a visit Dec. 11 to Thomasville Elementary School. Santa posed photos with students. More...

For The Record

Thomasville crime report

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

Property deeds

Nov. 22 - 30   Mack Stephens, to David Dungan.  Ray Norris-Other, to Town of Fulton.  Jean Marc Prescott, to Tyler Montana Jul Prescott.  Katie Elaine Soderquist, to Johnathan Ritchie Clark.  Johnice C. More...

Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Nov. 28 - Dec. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Agee

Bernice Barkley Agee, 84, a homemaker of Dixons Mills died Dec. 7, 2017 at her home. She was born Dec. 17, 1932 in Marengo County to Ulmer and Helen Barkley. More...

Kast

Nathanael Andrew Kast, 42, a pipefitter of Pine Hill, died Dec. 8, 2017 at J. Paul Jones Hospital. He was born April 5, 1975 in Selma.  More...

Cade

Jeffrie “T-Roy” Cade, 56, died Nov. 30, 2017 in Mobile. He was born Jan. 26, 1961.  Funeral services were Dec. 9 at Gooden Hill Baptist Church Cemetery with the Thomasville Memorial Funeral Directors directing.   More...

Snow storm pelts city

Snowman visits Thomasville

Thomasville was pelted by nearly four inches of snow Friday in a storm that dumped white stuff from the Mississippi River in Mississippi through the I-20/59 corridor in Alabama. More...

James provides update on TRMC

Thomasville Regional Medical Center Management partner Curtis James said the Thomasville medical community signed off on the finalized design plans for Thomasville’s new hospital during a visit last Thursday.  More...

Sweet Water brings home 1A state title

TUSCALOOSA - The Sweet Water Bulldogs brought home a 10th state championship in Alabama High School football to add to the nine they’ve won in baseball, including the last one in May of this year at Riverwalk Stadium in Montgomery. More...

County discusses opioid epidemic

Clarke County talked about joining a class action lawsuit against five prescription drug manufacturers who are charged with promoting the over prescription of opioids, causing death and soaring treatment costs.  The state of Ohio originally brou More...

Snowy pictures

Downtown Thomasville on a snowy Friday afternoon. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

THS Band to host Christmas Concert   The Thomasville High School Band Christmas Concert will be presented at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 14 in the Thomasville Civic Center. More...

People

Salvation Army Bell Ringers

Rain and cold wind last week brought bell ringers inside Walmart. Glenda Pugh and Mary Vice greeted customers who braved the bad weather to do some Christmas shopping. More...

Swanson coordinates the Research Club's Angel Tree

Deana Swanson, left, coordinates the Research Club's Angel Tree gifts every year. She and Angie Wise, not pictured, hosted the Dec. 7, meeting where the members brought gifts for the Angel Tree. More...

Morgan named ‘Employee of the Week’

The Work-Based Learning Program at Thomasville High School announces that Morgan Brunson, right, has been selected as the "Employee of the Week". More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Jackson First United Methodist presenting ‘The Messiah’   The Jackson First United Methodist Church Chancel Choir, joined by choir members from area churches, will present “The Messiah” at two performances on Dec. More...

‘Christmas is Real’

I am writing this on Monday morning Dec. More...

God is in control

Several weeks ago I was waiting in line for my “pre-op room” assignment. It was a time of anxiety and fear, apprehension and uncertainty. The surgeon had carefully laid out the risks as well as the rewards. More...

Sports

Sweet Water runs its way to No. 10

TUSCALOOSA - It’s a pretty simple offense by design, but boy was it effective. Sweet Water thought its fullback dive and tailback counter to the left side would work pretty well against an athletic defensive front seven from Pickens County. More...

Dawg defense comes up big

TUSCALOOSA - For the second straight week, it was the Sweet Water defense that came up with the decisive play in its drive to a 10th state championship. More...

1A Championship Game Stats

Class 1A State Championship Game Thursday from Bryant-Denny Stadium

Sweet Water 20, Pickens County 6   SweetWater0 7 7 6-20 PickensCo.0 3 3 0-6   More...