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August 9, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Making Alabama’s Bicentennial Exhibit Arrives at Coastal Alabama at Thomasville

Two of Alabama’s most famous icons of the 20th Century, former U.S. Speaker of the House William B. More...

TPL Exhibit

The Thomasville Public Library celebrated the history of Thomasville in its exhibit at the “Making Alabama: A Bicentennial Traveling Exhibit.” More...

Researchers work to ensure safety of local foods movement

Auburn-The local foods movement continues to grow in the U.S., with an increasing number of consumers wanting to know where their food comes from and buying it at farmers markets and through community-supported agriculture programs. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

I got my blankie in Grove Hill

Last   Friday morning I had the first big medical procedure in my life. It was my first colonoscopy.  Every one I talked to said the preparation for it was the worst thing. I don’t know.  More...

Candy bars 5¢, three for a dime

August 9, 1979 More...

Primary Political Potpourri

Now that the dust has settled on the primaries, allow me to share with you some thoughts on the Alabama political stage.  There is an old saying that says the more things change, the more they stay the same. More...

School

First Day of School

Marshall Knight leads his son, Shawn, through the hallways at Thomasville Elementary School on the first day of the 2018-19 school year for Thomasville City Schools. More...

New THS assistant principal has deep roots in community

Seventh and eighth grade students have been added to Thomasville High School through a reorganization of the local school district for the 2018-2019 school year. More...

Two orientation sessions were hosted for TES and Pre-K

Two orientation sessions were conducted Monday, Aug. 6 for the parents and students who would be attending Pre-Kindergarten and Thomasville Elementary School. More...

Sports

Hankins seeks accountability

Tigers Begin Drills

The Thomasville High School Tigers football team began fall practice Monday. More...

THS volleyball giving great effort in practice

Parents and the public got an early look at the Thomasville High School Lady Tigers volleyball program with an inter-squad scrimmage Aug. 4 in the school gym.  Both the Junior Varsity and the Varsity had separate matches.  More...

Defending champ Dawgs start practice

SWEET WATER – Defending Class 1A State Football Champion Sweet Water High School opened its 2018 pre-season practice Monday afternoon.  Bulldogs Head Coach Pat Thompson said 38 players reported to the opening practice. More...

Moss excited to start new school year

Students from Thomasville City Schools returned to the class room on Tuesday. For the first time in 12 years, a new superintendent is in charge of the district. More...

Man lives through head shot

A Thomasville man was shot from behind with the bullet going into in his head, yet has survived, and is in stable condition at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital.  Thomasville Police Chief Mitch Stuckey said his officers arrested 21-year-old Raekwon H More...

Grand Opening of Making Alabama at Coastal Alabama

The “Making Alabama: A Bicentennial Traveling Exhibit” opened in Thomasville Friday with a program, ribbon cutting and tour of the exhibit. Dr. More...

Drug Task Force aids in bust

Investigators Kevin Wright and Brent Dukes of Jackson Police Department assisted the state Narcotics Task Force in seizing approximately $3,000 worth of drugs and cash from a residence.  Acting on a search warrant, the officers removed 169 grams More...

Climate change to affect Bama farmers

AUBURN – Farmers will need to change their management strategies over the next few decades to adapt to impending climate extremes, according to a study recently published by researchers at Auburn University and Penns State University.  More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

THS soccer tryouts will be at Tucker Field Tryouts for Thomasville High School soccer will be Aug. 15- 17, 20 and 21 from 3: 30 to 5 p. m. at Tucker Field. THS softball tryouts will be April 21- 23 More...

People

Five students of Southern Karate Academy competed

Southern Karate Academy had five students compete July 21 in the Gulf Coast Karate Classic in Pascagoula, Miss. and also in NAGA in Orange Beach. More...

Brewer - Harvell

Aubrey Nicole Brewer and Shawn Michael Harvell will exchange marriage vows on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018 at 5 o’clock in the evening at Thomasville Baptist Church. Miss Brewer is the daughter of Jack and Sherry Brewer of Thomasville.  Mr. More...

Congratulations, Sasha Sinclair!

Sasha Sinclair was crowned International Baby Miss Queen International Doll. Sasha competed in county and state pageants. Recently she traveled to Orlando, Fla. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Star Bethel to host homecoming Star Bethel P.B. Church will host its annual homecoming service Sunday, Aug. 12, at noon. The church is located in Sweet Water. The Rev. John H. Wright is the church pastor. More...

As God’s children we are all called to a purpose

1 Corinthians 7:20 says, “Let each one remain in the same calling in which he was called.” The other day I asked someone, “Why have you decided to come out of retirement?” More...

Be quick to listen, slow to talk and completely hesitant to judge

My husband and I are friends with a couple who have left our church. We are concerned because they are not attending church at all. It seems as if they have just dropped out of their faith. Why do you think this has happened? More...

For The Record

Thomasville Crime report

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

Property deeds

July 26 - July 21   Nell C. Smith, to Richard G. Morrison.  William S. More...

Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail the week of July 31-Aug. 6 include the following:  • Tameka Shanta Williams, 35, identity theft, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Autery

Annie Pearl Autery, 84, a homemaker of Pine Hill died Aug. 5, 2018 in Thomasville. She was born July 26, 1934 in Wilcox County, to Herman and Mildred Grey McGilberry. She was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church in Pine Hill.  More...

Carter

William Floyd “Tripp” Carter III, 24, of Grove Hill died July 24, 2018. Tripp was born May 24, 1994 in Jackson to William “Bo” and Ann Carter, Jr. He was a member of Thomasville Church of God. More...

Dunkin

Margaret Ann Dunkin, 77, of Dickinson, passed away Aug. 5, 2018 at Mobile Infirmary. She was born May 11, 1941 to Joseph Raleigh Halbert and Margaret Louise Walters Halbert in Selma. More...