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January 11, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Power goes out downtown

A broken power line knocked out power to all of the Thomasville downtown area late Thursday night and into Friday morning, according to officials from Alabama Power.  More...

Title game makes for short City Council meeting

With Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day out of town, and Alabama and Georgia about to kickoff for the national championship game in Atlanta, the Thomasville City Council had a short meeting Monday night.  The council tabled work on ordinances involvi More...

Arrest made in hit-and-run Pennington death

An arrest was made in the hit-and-run death of Pennington man last Tuesday by the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency.  More...

Special Sections

People

Pedroza named ‘Employee of the Week’

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

Gramelspacher formally received the Eagle badge

Paul Gramelspacher, a student at Thomasville High School and a member of Troop 76, formally received his Eagle badge Jan. 6 during an Eagle Court of Honor Program in the Thomasville Civic Center. More...

Pine Hill Food Bank and Outreach now accepting applications for January

The Pine Hill, Mission Food Bank and Outreach was founded and established Sept. 6, 2006. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Blood drive Jan. 11 at Pineview   Pineview Baptist Church will conduct a blood drive Jan. 11 from 1 – 6 p.m. in the church fellowship hall. All blood types are needed. More...

The winners in this game are those who are on ‘Team Jesus’

By the time you read this it will be old news, but I want to join all those who are predicting the outcome of the NCAA National Championship football game between the University of Alabama and the University of Georgia.  More...

With God all things are possible

My wife and I have made several resolutions for the New Year. Do you have any Biblical advice about how we can keep them?  T hank you for your question. I appreciate so much the effort you are making to improve your life and lifestyle.  More...

For The Record

Property deeds

Dec. 28 - Jan. 3 Oliver Lodge No. 334 AF&M, to Diversified Operations Company Inc. Albert E. Turner II, to Sumter Timber Company LLC. James A. Jones, to Caitlin Fuller. Thad Jones Jr., to Maurice Jones. Gary M. Wise, to Cameron H. Harper. More...

Thomasville crime report

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

Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Jan. More...

Commission looks at opioid crisis

The use and abuse of prescription pain medicines — opioids — is at an epidemic stage in the nation and in Alabama. More...

City has safe holiday

Thomasville Police Chief Mitch Stuckey said the city enjoyed a quiet holiday period, which concluded with the New Year’s Eve and Day holiday.  The same could not be said for the state of Alabama as officials with the Alabama Law Enforcemen More...

Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

Law Enforcement Appreciation Day was Tuesday, Jan. 9 as a time to thank local law enforcement for keeping the community safe. More...

Motorists urged to watch graders

Motorists are warned not to drive too close behind working county motor graders.  Clarke County Engineer Jake Bailey told commissioners at Monday’s work session that there have been two minor accidents caused by motor graders backing up an More...

Qualifying for 2018 county elections starts

Alabama’s Democratic and Republican parties have opened qualifying for the 2018 elections. Primaries are slated for June 5.  Both of the state parties began qualifying candidates for state and federal-level offices Monday. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

RSVP to offer free tax preparation   More...

Editorials

Title game rules the night

The city of  Thomasville had to take the back seat when it comes to the College Football National Championship game.  Monday’s meeting set a new record in brevity, all of about 11 minutes. More...

Shelby, a living legend in politics

A few months back the More...

Varied activities for local citizens

The first week of 1848 was a time of varied activities for local citizens. The front page of The Times dated Jan. 7 had news of a special election, birthday celebration, a funeral and even a More...

School

THS encourages student application for college financial aid

Thomasville High School has been honored with the “Best Hustle Award” from the “Cash for College” program, sponsored by Alabama Possible, a nonprofit corporation.  More...

Sweet Water High to hold blood drive on Jan. 17 in gym

SWEET WATER- Just like first responder groups, police, fire departments and EMTs, our blood supply must be at the ready when patients need it. That’s where donors come in. More...

Sports

THS teams have hard time at CC

The Thomasville High School Tigers varsity boys basketball team lost 65-38 Jan. More...

THS gain two wrestling matches

The Thomasville High School wrestling team defeated both Northridge and Satsuma High teams Jan. 5 in the THS gym.  Individual winners for Thomasville included:  More...

Panthers drop two area games

The Marengo High School Panthers varsity boys basketball team lost 74-53 Jan. 6 to Ellwood Christian Academy in Selma.  Dominique Harris had 23 points, 11 rebounds, three assists and six steals. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Baugh

Clyde Baugh Jr., 63, passed away Dec. 31, 2017. Baugh was born March 11, 1954 to Clyde Sr. and Leila Mae Baugh in Grove Hill. He had worked as a Chemical Operator at BASF (formerly Ciba) for more than 36 years. More...

Bishop

Christopher Ted Bishop, 54, a truck driver of Thomasville died Dec. 31, 2017 at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital. He was born Sept. More...

Moore

Allie Jean Fendley Moore of Auburn, formerly of Thomasville, was born in Yellow Bluff on June 10, 1924 and passed away at Arbor Springs on Dec. 3, 2017. She was 93 years old.  Moore was a big fan of Tim Hudson and the Atlanta Braves. More...