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April 26, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

PH recognizes Officer Howell for heroic acts

The Pine Hill Police Department has honored officer Kendrick Howell with a distinguished service medal and a life saving certificate on Monday for his heroic action in rescuing a flood-stranded motorist.  More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Cars need to slow down on 43

This week’s Thomasville City Council meeting was interesting and it could mean some bad news for motorists trying to get through the city. More...

Asking for a loan, gravy stain must go

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Five out of nine seats up for election

Among the plethora of races on the ballot this year are the important seats on the Alabama Supreme Court. We have an unprecedented five out of nine seats up for election. More...

School

Hendley named ‘Employee of the Week’

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

Local firefighters visit TMS class

Thomasville Fire Chief Richard Pugh and Charlie Dixon, the department's public affairs officer, visited teacher Michaela Ivey's sixth grade Social Studies class at Thomasville Middle School. More...

Shakespeare's birthday celebrated at THS

The combined 9th and 10th grade English classes of teachers Kristina Andrews and Cindy Lambert at Thomasville High School celebrated April 23 the birthday of legendary English playwright William Shak More...

Sports

Sweet Water gets past tough Highland Home

SWEET WATER - Unlike last year when Sweet Water barely broke a sweat in the first round of the Class 1A Baseball playoffs, the Bulldogs found themselves in a battle with Highland Home.  More...

3 Members Qualified for State Sectional

Three members of the Thomasville High School track team have qualified for state sectionals (April 27 and 28): Qundarius Norwood in the 200, Ma’Kayla Jones in the 100, and Isaiah Pritchett in t More...

Leroy spoils THS senior night

The Thomasville High School Tigers varsity baseball team ended the 2018 season with an 8-2 loss April 17 to Leroy during Senior Night at THS field.  Braxton Chaney was the losing pitcher. More...

Mayor delivers positive update on hospital

At Monday night’s Thomasville City Council meeting, Mayor Sheldon Day reported some good news on the hospital project.  More...

TCS begins search for new leader

Surveying Parents for new TCS Superintendent

The search for a new Thomasville City Schools Superintendent began in earnest on Thursday.  Terry Jenkins, the former Superintendent of Auburn City Schools and an Auburn City Councilman, has been tabbed by the Thomasville City School Board to co More...

Waite gives flood damage assessment

GROVE HILL - The town of Fulton and the surrounding areas of Clarke County suffered substantial damage in the April 14 flash flood of Bassett’s Creek.  More...

Commissioners argue over trips, voter list publication

GROVE HILL - Clarke County Commissioners voiced disagreements over travel to a national conference for county officials in Nashville and a required payment for the county’s newspapers to publish voter lists as per state law.  More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Sean Dietrich to speak April 26 at lawn of Lyon Hall   Sean Dietrich will be speaking Thursday, April 26 at 6 p.m. on the lawn of Lyon Hall on South Main Street in Demopolis.  More...

People

Pet of the Week

Clarke County Animal Shelter has over 20 kittens in care which will become available for adoption over the next few weeks  Applications can be completed online or in person to reserve a kitten. Call (251) 275-1055.   More...

DYW pageant caps busy weekend

It will be a busy day Saturday with a number of events and activities on tap.  Saturday evening, the Clarke County Distinguished Young Woman program will be at the Thomasville Civic Center starting at 7 p.m.  Eleven high school juniors are More...

Harvell and Wiggins to wed

Greg and Deborah Harvell of Greenwood announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Katie Lashae, to Ridge Allen Wiggins, son of Wayne and Angie Wiggins of Dickinson. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Women’s Conference to be hosted April 27-29 The Church of God Pentecostal in Dixons Mills will host a Women’s Conference Friday, April 27 through Sunday, April 29. Friday service will begin at 7 p.m. More...

Hope is the functional component of a living faith

A few weeks ago, I heard a preacher on the radio talking about hope. In that same week, I sat with a friend in the hospital.  More...

Play the game of life with integrity and win

It is said that team sports build character and develop desirable qualities in young people.  The players learn the rewards of hard work and determination. More...

For The Record

Thomasville crime report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending April 15:  • Douglas Anthony Tate – Public Intoxication and Resisting Arrest  • Amy Nichole Tudor – Possession of Drug Paraphernalia More...

Property deeds

April 12 - April 18   John M. Gunn Jr., to John Larry Nicholson.  Arthur Kiel Jr., to Al Kiel Natural Resources Preservation LLC.  Iris Smart, to John Gabriel Tipton.  Stephen M. Bradley, to Jacqualyn S. Bradley.  Burma B. More...

Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail the week of April 10-23, include the following: • Kenneth Oneal Beck Jr., 30, sexual abuse first degree, failure to appear, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...