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November 22, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Absentee voting deadline instructions

With the special U.S. Senate election getting stranger and stranger — and hotter and hotter — every day, every vote will likely be important on Election Day, Dec. 12. The deadline to submit an application for an absentee ballot is Thursday, Dec. 7. More...

Jackson officials await autopsy on dead baby find

An investigation into last week’s tragic story involving a deceased infant discovered in the trunk of a car during a traffic stop continued this week as law enforcement agencies await the results of an autopsy. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Never pass up an open microphone

Over the weekend, we had Peter  More...

Purported propensities

The big question in the Senate race is will allegations against Roy Moore and his purported propensities forty-years ago cause him to lose. We will soon see. The election is less than three weeks away. More...

You can’t make yourself at home

November 22, 1955   More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Cedar Point Baptist Church will host a love program Nov. 26   Cedar Point Baptist Church will host a love program for the Rev. Georgia Nash Jackson and Amazing Grace Deliverance Church Sunday, Nov. 26 at 2 p.m. More...

Keep the ‘Thanks’ in Thanksgiving

I love Thanksgiving and Christmas. The thing I don’t love is the stress that can accompany the season. Most of us are in the pre- Thanksgiving scramble about now, yours truly included. Why does the whole holiday thing have to be so stressful? More...

Sports

Panthers stun unbeaten Georgiana

GEORGIANA - The Marengo High School Panthers football team forced its second shutout in-a-row in the Class 1A state playoffs.  Marengo defeated the Georgiana High School Panthers 18-0 Friday night in the second round of the playoffs at Harmon Fi More...

Sweet Water buries Brantley, Maplesville next

SWEET WATER - Thanks to a 90-yard return for a touchdown on the game’s opening kickoff by Shamar Lewis, the Sweet Water Bulldogs used the quick start to bury Brantley 41-13 in a Class 1A second round playoff game Friday night at Victory Field. More...

Hamilton gets softball deal to Shelton State

A scholarship signing ceremony was held Nov. 14 in the Thomasville High School Library Media Center.  Senior Jill Hamilton has earned a scholarship to play softball with the Shelton State Community College Lady Bucs in Tuscaloosa.  More...

Sewell slams GOP tax bill

Sewell at the Town Hall

Grove Hill - United States House Representative Terri Sewell (D-Ala.) really dislikes the current Republican tax reform package currently sitting in the U.S. Senate. More...

Lions Club set for celebration of local service

The Thomasville Lions Club has been an active organization focused on the betterment of its community since 1967. More...

LIFE Tech greets 100th group

The Thomasville LIFE Tech Center hit a milestone this month. The men’s transitional center greeted its 100th group of men arriving from different correctional facilities throughout Alabama. More...

Ivey urges cooperation for cities and farms

Farmers, statesmen and business owners joined Gov. Kay Ivey on Alabama’s Capitol grounds recently with a hope to cultivate stronger connections between urban and rural communities through the simple act of planting a tree.  More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Animal Shelter to host adoption event Nov. 24 Clarke County Animal Shelter will host a Black Friday Adoption Event Friday, Nov. 24 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. More...

People

Knight to preform as guest artist in Atlanta

Leslie “Kyle” Knight will be featured as a guest artist at a fashion show Dec. More...

Peak time for deer collision is November

The chances of Alabama drivers hitting a deer this year have gone up, according to new claims data released by State Farm. More...

Howard named ‘Intern of the Week’

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

School

TES safety Patrol make safety a priority

The Thomasville Elementary School "Safety Patrol" makes sure that traffic and pedestrian safety is the priority in the TES parking lot. More...

Mock interviews hosted for FBLA students

Members of the Thomasville High School chapter of Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) participated Nov. 8 in mock job interviews. More...

Students do the heavy lifting at TES

This strong group of fourth graders at Thomasville Elementary School are known as the "Heavy Hitters." They help teachers and members of the administration by lifting heavy boxes. More...

For The Record

Thomasville crime report

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

Property deeds

Nov. 9 - Nov. 15   Louis McAboy, to Kirklyn Gwin.  Estate of Donald Edward Ramey, to Phyllis N. Ramey.  John L. Stanford, to Ben D. Stanford.  John L. Bolen, to Paul Ray Roberson.  John L. More...

Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Nov. 13-20 include: • Quentrez Lamarcus Franks, 31, burglary third degree, failure to appear, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Huckabee

Sonya Lynn Huckabee, 52, of Arlington died Nov. 16, 2017 in Linden. She was born June 14, 1965 in Selma to Charlie and Norma Ann Bradford. More...

Smith

Alexander L. Smith, 75, of Grove Hill died Nov. 14, 2017 at Providence Hospital in Mobile. He was born Sept. 30, 1942 in Grove Hill to Kendrick Claude and Etta Smith. More...