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February 23, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Sellers honored for HIPPY role

During her decades as an educator and her most recent venture as director of the Clarke County Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY) program, Jane Sellers has helped hundreds of children build a strong foundation for their educ More...

Severe weather tax break this weekend in Grove Hill

Alabama shoppers will be able to purchase severe weather preparedness supplies tax free from Friday, Feb. 21, to Sunday, Feb. 23. More...

Senate oks non-driver IDs for ex-convicts

The Alabama Senate passed SB102 which will provide a non-drivers identification card for those being released from the Alabama Department of Corrections.  More...

Special Sections

Editorials

A Lion of the Senate

With 31 years in the United States Senate, Richard Shelby is considered one of the lions in American government. Senator Shelby has also had a front row seat in watching the first month of President Donald J. Trump’s administration. More...

Large political marquee for 2018

As I have suggested to you, we are looking at one momentous 2018 election year, and it has begun. Get this folks, we have an open governor’s race. We have openings at Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, State Treasurer, Agriculture Commissioner, More...

You learn a lot by watching TV

February 23, 1955  Last month I made the  24th and final payment on my ’52 model television set and the thing has been trying to outdo itself ever since. More...

School

Courtney Wood helps with children despite great challenges

Courtney Wood has served as a volunteer aide at Thomasville Elementary School for the last three and a half years. More...

Norwood named the ‘Intern of the Week’

The Work-Based Learning Program at Thomasville High School announces that Tremayne Norwood, right, has been selected as the "Intern of the Week". He is assisting in P.E. at Thomasville Middle School with Coach Lane.   More...

UAB announces Fall 2016 President’s and Dean’s Lists

The University of Alabama at Birmingham has announced students named to the President’s List and the Dean’s List for the Fall 2016 academic semester. More...

For The Record

Thomasville crime report

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

Property deeds

Feb. 3 - Feb. 8   More...

Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Feb. 14-20 include: • Robert Gilder Thomas, 49, theft/deception first degree, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Thomasville leaders hear from Shelby

A lunch meeting visit by United States Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) allowed civic leaders and small business owners a chance to talk about the local economy and what the federal government in Washington can do.  More...

Camellia Hospice excited to be in Thomasville

Representatives from Camellia Hospice were on hand Monday to meet U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (RAla.) at the Southern Grounds Coffee Shoppe and in the process got to express why the company is moving an office to downtown Thomasville.  More...

Doctors address pain killer abuse

Prescription pain medications provided by “physicians in the months after an emergency department visit are necessary for long-term opioid use to take hold,” according to a new study in the Feb. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

VFW to host monthly meeting   VFW Post 5106 and its Auxiliary monthly meeting will be Monday night, Feb. 27 at 6 p.m.  All members are asked to attend.  Alabama River Credit Union to conduct annual membership meeting March 2   More...

People

Worthwhile Club donates to THS Library

The Thomasville High School Library Media Center received a $50 donation Feb. 16 from the Worthwhile Club of Thomasville in memory of club member Helen Megginson. More...

Free income tax preparation is available

Free income tax preparation became availavle Jan. 24. Volunteers have been trained and certified by the IRS to prepare income tax returns. Household income limit for the service is $54,000 or less. More...

Research Club hosted February meeting

The Research Club met Feb. 16 at the family home of Sally Smith Cox, left. President of Research Club, Janice Kania, described the symptoms of having a stroke and treatment to the club members. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Clarke Street Baptist Church to host annual Missionary Day   More...

It only takes a moment to turn things around

The mind has a mind of its own.  Occasionally, it takes little trips and goes on interesting journeys that bring back memories from long ago.  Memories that are both pleasant and painful. Memories that are both welcomed and worrisome. More...

Sports

Tigers drop opener at Sweet Water

SWEET WATER - The Thomasville High School Tigers varsity baseball team lost 5-3 Monday night in the season opener at Sweet Water High School.  Corrigan Thibodeaux was handed the loss. More...

THS girls grab win in opener

The Thomasville High School Lady Tigers varsity softball team began the season with a 4-0 victory Monday night at Millry High School.  With two outs and bases loaded in the bottom of the fifth inning, Amelia Thomas hit a double to score three ru More...

Newberry signs deal with Calhoun CC

A formal ceremony was held Friday as Thomasville High School senior Jessika Newberry signed to play softball with the Calhoun Community College (CCC) Lady Warhawks in Decatur. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Huggins

Sarah Glover Huggins, 92, of Coffeeville died Feb. 15, 2017 at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital. She was born Dec. 23, 1924 in Moundville to George Bennie and Sarah Janie Glover. More...

Johnson

Marshall Markel Lee Johnson, 43, departed this life on Feb. 10, 2017 in Atlanta, Ga. He was born Dec. 13, 1974 to Larry T. Moore and the late Lorraine Johnson. He was a member of the class of ’93. He worked with Cana Communications.  More...

Knight

Julia Hilda Knight, 91, of Thomasville died Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017 at the Mobile Infirmary Hospital. She was born Nov. 6, 1925 in Sandflat. She worked as a clerk at Dunn’s store in Grove Hill and later at the Thomasville High School. More...