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April 27, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Stephens follows papa’s footsteps

Since he was old enough to walk, Luke Stephens has followed in the footsteps of his grandfather, Jack Jarman, who is known throughout Southwest Alabama as a skilled farm trader. More...

Commission gets road improvement for CWEMC

The Clarke County Commission Tuesday approved a resolution to make application for state Industrial Access Road funds for improvements to Highway 43 in front of the new location for Clarke-Washington Electric Membership Corp’s headquarters. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Wilson and A Spot of Tea

One of my better friends here in  Thomasville announced to me Monday afternoon that she is leaving.  Thomasville Public Library Director Gina Wilson turned in her notice to the Thomasville City Council at Monday’s meeting after earli More...

Every changing political scene

The decisive move by newly minted Governor, Kay Ivey, to declare a Special Election for the Jeff Sessions’ Senate Seat this year rather than next year changes the entire complexion of who will sit in that coveted seat. More...

Don’t shoot our local song-birds

A kind-hearted and charming lady here has asked me to write a piece urging the dear, sweet children of our town to refrain from shooting and killing our songbirds with their little air rifles. More...

School

THS students prepare memorial space

Cement was poured April 21 for the installation of benches in memory of two students, Hannah Foreman and T.J. McNair, who would have been part of the Thomasville High School Class of 2017. More...

Upcoming events at Thomasville Schools

TES Pre-K lottery will be May 2   The Thomasville Elementary School Pre-K lottery will be May 2 at 5:30 p.m. at the Thomasville Civic Center. Parents do not have to be present for a child to be placed in the program. More...

Lyles named ‘Intern of the Week’

The Work-Based Learning Program at Thomasville High School announces that Drue Lyles, center, has been selected as the "Intern of the Week". More...

For The Record

Property deeds

April 13- 19   Patricia H. Williams, to Larry Pugh.  Shane Morgan, to Shane Morgan.  Spencer Connie Wade, to Jesse Monroe Wade.  Mary R. More...

Thomasville crime report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending April 23:  • William Thomas Lollar – Bail Jumping  • Christopher Lashawn Brock – Bail Jumping  • Jennifer Marie Whitehead & More...

Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of April 18-24 include:  • Lagarius Datron Bouler, 21, criminal conspiracy to commit a controlled substance crime, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept.  • Jo More...

Puppy Love

Six mixed-lab puppies were shown plenty of love last Wednesday afternoon at The Thomasville Health Care & Rehabilitation Center. More...

Rush official delivers upbeat news on TRMC

MERIDIAN - A representative for Rush Health Systems in Meridian said Friday that construction on the proposed Thomasville Regional Medical Center could begin by midsummer.  More...

Wilson resigns as library director

Thomasville Public Library Director Gina Wilson’s resignation was accepted Monday night at the Thomasville City Council meeting.  More...

Johnson retires from Coastal Gateway Alliance

Dr. John A. Johnson announced last Wednesday that he is stepping down as Executive Director of Coastal Gateway Regional Economic Development Alliance (CGEDAA), although he will remain with the organization in a part-time capacity. More...

Thomasville approves restructuring of debt notes

The Thomasville City Council passed three new ordinances to reorder and realign the city’s debt.  Ordinance 1 refunded warrants from notes from 2011. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Masquerade Jewelry Sale in Grove Hill   Grove Hill Memorial Hospital’s Masquerade Jewelry and Accessories Sale will be hosted Tuesday, May 2 from 7 a. m. until 6 p. m. and Wednesday, May 3 from 7 a. m. until 4 p. m. More...

People

May is national Older Americans Month

Each May, the Administration for Community Living (ACL) leads our nation’s celebration of Older Americans Month (OAM). More...

Anderson named ‘Employee of the Week’

The Work-Based Learning Program at Thomasville High School announces that Brittany Anderson, right, has been selected as the "Employee of the Week". With Anderson is Ismael Perez, Manager at Old Mexico. More...

Kania speaks to Research Club about Halotherapy

The Research Club met April 20 at the home of Bobbie Overstreet. Janice Kania spoke to Research Club members on Halotherapy also known as salt therapy. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Williams Temple to celebrate its 128th anniversary   Williams Temple CME Church will celebrate its 128th anniversary April 30 at 4 p.m.  The guest speaker will be Bishop Cornelius Woods of the Prayer Tabernacle Early Church of Jesus Christ More...

God has never abandoned anyone

G.   K. Chesterton was a famous  English writer. More...

Sports

THS Tigers earn first playoff berth

The Thomasville High School Tigers varsity soccer team has earned a berth in the state playoffs.  THS will play at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 28 at St. More...

Tigers open spring practice

The 2017 edition of the Thomasville High School Tigers football team began spring practice Monday afternoon.  The team will practice on Monday, Wednesday and Friday and finish with a jamboree game against the Marengo High Panthers at 7 p.m. More...

Sweet Water blasts Winterboro, gets Sumiton next

Second ranked Sweet Water scored 45 runs in a two-game sweep of Winterboro, 23-0 and 22-6, in the opening round of the Class 1A baseball playoffs April 21 in Sweet Water.  More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Lewis

Blanche Renette Lewis, 67, transitioned into life eternal March 30, 2017 in Mobile. She was the oldest of six children, born Jan. 14, 1950 in Thomasville. More...

McCorquodale

Joseph Charles “Joe” McCorquodale Jr. passed away on Monday, April 17, 2017. Born Dec. 2, 1920, he was 96 years of age. More...

Walker

David Walker, 75, of Thomasville died April 16, 2017 at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital. He was born May 5, 1941.  Walker was a native of Pine Hill. He was the son of the late Si and Senora Walker.  More...