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July 20, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Burger King is back in business on 43

Burger King Donation to TVFD

Burger king of Thomasville is back in business.  The fast-food restaurant located near the Thomasville Walmart at 34355 Highway 43, reopened after being closed for nearly seven months following a grease fire causing extensive smoke damage to the More...

ALEA works to restore down DL system

MONTGOMERY — The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s Driver License Division computer system has been out of operation for much of a second day, but the agency and its support contractor, MorphoTrust USA, are working to restore service as qu More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Trump administration’s first 6 months

As of today, July 20, President Donald J. Trump has been in the White House for six months. If you believe the narrative provided by CNN, the New York Times, the Washington Post or the Huffington Post, it’s been a disaster. More...

Race heads down the stretch

As the horse race for our open U.S. More...

Clarke County air thoroughly purified

July 20, 1955  A news item last week said  President Eisenhower has signed a bill authorizing a five-year, 25-million-dollar program of federal aid to combat air pollution. More...

Religion

Dr. Larry Teasley appointed to Thomasville United Methodist

Dr. Larry Teasley, an Elder in the Alabama West Florida Annual Conference has been appointed to the Thomasville United Methodist Church.  He is a native of Milton, Fla. More...

First Assembly of God to host VBS

First Assembly of God will host its Vacation Bible School Friday, July 21 and Saturday, July 22 from 6 - 8 p.m. On Sunday, service begins at 10:30 a.m. More...

Everything flows from His grace

The word grace in Scripture is used in many different ways. In the Old Testament it is often included with “grace-words” when the writer is speaking of God’s loyalty or forgiveness, His steadfast love or loving kindness. More...

For The Record

Property deeds

July 7 - July 13   Margaret P. Daniels, to Stephen G. Daniels.  James Claude Prescott Jr., to Hertha Maria Prescott.  Stephen J. More...

Thomasville crime report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending July 9:  • Juvenile– Arson First Degree  • Tramaine Darrell Holloway – Probation Violation Warrant (USMS)  • Michelle Tinsl More...

Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of July 11-17 include:  • Adriene Bryant, 28, theft by deception first degree, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept.  • Tramaine Darnell Holloway, 31, probati More...

Inspiring frames and fancy faces

Denise Wilson describes herself as an “artist by default.” “I will be 50 in February,” she laughed,” and I had no idea that I had any talent!” Well, anyone who has seen her work would certainly say that she does ha More...

City makes impressive site proposal

Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day said the city gave an industrial visitor from the midwest a comprehensive proposal at a July 12 meeting.  More...

Brother kills brother during Fulton argument

The two brothers lived together at 755 Church Road “up the hill” from Fulton. But they often argued. More...

Apartment Fire at Cedar Pointe

Thomasville Volunteer Fire Department firefighters battled a fire at Cedar Pointe Apartment C on Tuesday afternoon. The tenant said the fire might have been caused by a faulty wire to her stove. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’ last weekend in July   The Arts Council of Thomasville will present "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang" July 28- 31 at the Thomasville Civic Center.  Times are 7 p. m. on July 28, 29 and 31 and a 2 p. m. More...

People

Kania and Sawyer to marry Aug. 19

Dr. and Mrs. Gary Kania of Thomasville announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Beth, to Hayden Sawyer, son of Dr. and Mrs. David Sawyer of Pell City.  Miss Kania is the granddaughter of Mrs. More...

Boddie - Campbell to marry July 22

Forrest Campbell and Shelby Boddie announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage.  Miss Boddie is the daughter of Shana Taylor of Pine Hill and the late Rev. Geron Boddie. More...

Join them under the sprinkler

Well the summer is getting close to being over, as far as the kids and school. When playing sports, the summer gets even shorter for them. They have workouts and camps and so forth. Oh! And let’s not forget a reading list. More...

School

Dates for TCS orientations are set

Orientation for Thomasville Elementary School will be Thursday, Aug. 3: first and second grade, 5 to 6 p. m.; third and fourth grade, 6: 30 to 7: 30 p. m.  Thomasville Middle School orientation will be Sunday, July 30, at 2 p. m. More...

Tiger Paws Dance Line receive awards at dance camp

The Thomasville High School Tiger Paws Dance Line received the following awards at UDA (Universal Dance Association) Camp, July 6-9 at the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg: Superior More...

Sports

Thomasville 10U ranked 3rd in nation

Thomasville 10U All-Stars at World Series

The Thomasville 10U All-Stars finished fifth in the United States Specialty Sports Association’s 10-and-under Rec All-Stars World Series last Thursday at the Gulf Shores Complex in Gulf Shores.  Thomasville finished with a 4-2 record in th More...

Saban upbeat on Hurts’ progress

Alabama enters its 2017 season in unfamiliar territory. The Crimson Tide is trying to bounce back from a disappointing end to the season after falling to Clemson in the national championship. More...

Malzahn wants to build off 2016 winning streak

During Auburn's six-game winning streak in the heart of last season, the Tigers were seemingly unbeatable. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Hutto

Cordell Hull Hutto, 86, of Thomasville died July 11, 2017 at Monroe County Hospital. He was born Oct. 31, 1930 in Thomasville to Thomas Howell and Frances Bell Hutto. More...

Mayton

Ranelle Hamby Mayton, 79, a homemaker of Beaver Creek died July 13, 2017 at Thomasville Health Care and Rehabilitation Center. She was born Aug. 11, 1937 in Valley to John R. and Mary Hamby. She was a member of Beaver Creek Baptist Church.  More...

Mozingo

Mary Louise Mozingo, 80, a homemaker of Grove Hill, died July 15, 2017 at her home. She was born May 20, 1937 in Baldwin Co., to Jacob Lester and Vera Aileen Wright. More...