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July 19, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Norwegian finds Southern Hospitality here

For Vanja Berntsen, a native of Norway, spending her first summer in South Alabama has been very “eye-opening.” Berntsen has been visiting Kay and Mike Larrimore and their son, Josh, to learn more about everyday American culture and tradi More...

Storm causes house damage

The Thomasville Volunteer Fire Department responded to a resident’s call on Overstreet Drive. The house was struck by a tree from Sunday evening’s thunderstorm. More...

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The Wisdom of Buchanan

Thomasville Times

I used to see Pat Buchanan a good bit on the “McLaughlin Group,” “Crossfire” and “The Capital Gang.” He also ran for president for the Reform Party. More...

Professional gypping termite experts

Ramblin’ Roses and Flyin’ Bricks

July 18, 1956 An article in a recent issue of a popular weekly magazine reveals that skillful fly-by-night home repair people gyp the American home owners out of $500,000,000 a year. More...

Religion

Friendship Baptist hosted VBS

Friendship Baptist Church hosted Vacation Bible School July 9 - 13. The theme was "Game On." The Vacation Bible School offering was donated to the Alabama Baptist Children's Home. Brother John Averitt is the pastor.   More...

The most effective way to shape others is by the example we set

Spiritually Speaking

Chaos is not a part of God’s nature.  That is revealed early on in the book of Genesis which is an account of how in the beginning God set about establishing order out of nothingness as He shaped and established the universe.  Everyt More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Williams Temple to host pastoral appreciation   Williams Temple CME Church will host its annual pastoral appreciation service honoring Pastor Abraham Wright and family on July 20 at 7 p.m. and also on Sunday, July 22 at 3 p.m. More...

For The Record

Property deeds

July 5 - July 11

Earl Ray Taylor Sr., to Donna S. Rotch.  Cedric L. Malone Jr., to Russell Joseph Alexander.  Thomas E. Parden Jr., to Thomas E. Parden Jr.  Thomas E. Parden Jr., to Thomas E. Parden Jr.  Eunice Elizabeth Parden, to Thomas E. More...

Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail the week of July 3-9 include the following:  Courtney Davidson, 34, negotiating a worthless instrument, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

LifeTech head says changes being made

The Assistant Executive Director of Pardons and Paroles Darrell Morgan said steps are underway to make the LifeTech facility in Thomasville safer for neighborhood residents and become more accountable.  More...

Moss happy to head TCS

“Expectations plus effort leads to excellence,” said Garth Moss, the new superintendent of the Thomasville City Schools District. “I think that is the key.” More...

Marshall wins AG GOP runoff

In what was one of the most tightly contested races back on June 5, the Republican primary for Alabama’s next attorney general, turned into a blowout in the runoff.  More...

Fire Department Tops State Again

The Thomasville Fire Department came in first at the Alabama Association of Volunteer Fire Departments’ Annual Firefighter competition this past weekend. The Fulton Volunteer Fire Department placed second and East Limestone was third. More...

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR

‘Rewind of the Shoals’ to perform July 19 The Two Rivers Arts Council of Demopolis is hosting a concert featuring “Rewind of the Shoals” on Thursday, July 19 from 7- 10: 30 p. m. at the Demopolis Civic Center. More...

People

‘Making Alabama: A Bicentennial Traveling Exhibit’ coming to Thomasville

“Making Alabama: A Bicentennial Traveling Exhibit” presented by Alabama Humanities Foundation made its long-awaited debut in Montgomery March 5, displaying 200 years of Alabama history and beyond. More...

Sales tax holiday to be conducted July 20 - 22

Alabama will host its 13th annual sales tax holiday, beginning Friday, July 20 at 12:01 a.m. More...

Choctaw Corner cemeteries need donations for maintenance

The Choctaw Corner cemeteries need your help with donations for maintenance.  More...

School

Local students awarded UWA alumni scholarships

The University of West Alabama recently awarded alumni scholarships for the 2018-2019 school year. More...

Sports

Tigers go 4-0-1 at Jackson 7-on-7

The Thomasville High School Tigers football team participated July 10 in a 7- on-7 exhibition at Legion Field in Jackson. THS was 4-0-1 against W.S. Neal (26-0), Jackson (16-14), Clarke County (16-16), Leroy (14-0) and Blount (26-13).  More...

Red snapper season ends Sunday

The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural resources, Marine resources Division (MrD) announces the closure of Alabama state waters to the harvest of red snapper by private anglers and state-licensed commercial party boats at 11:59 p.m. More...

Malzahn will wrap up SEC Media Days today

SEC Media Days is underway from the Omni Hotel and the nearby College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta. The event started on Monday and runs through today.  Steve Shaw, SEC Coordinator of Officials, started things on Tuesday morning. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Hicks

Elizabeth Ann Hicks, 86, a homemaker of Dixons Mills died July 10, 2018 at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital. She was born July 21, 1932 in Dixons Mills to Roy and Erma Dixon. More...

Mullins

Minnie Mae Bedsole Mullins, 80, of Grove Hill, passed away July 12, 2018 in Mobile. She was born Nov. 28, 1937 to Howard Woodrow and Nancy Jane Smith Bedsole. More...

Woods

John D. Woods, 84, traded this earthly life for eternity on June 15, 2018 at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital.  He was born on Oct. More...