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February 8, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Former pharmacist emerges as artisan of wood working

Most people in Thomasville know Ken Knight as a trusted pharmacist, who has helped locals with their prescriptions and health questions for over 42 years. More...

2018 Election

Beech runs again for House

State Rep. Elaine Beech, D-Chatom, is seeking her third term representing District 65 in the Alabama House of Representatives. More...

Special Sections

People

McGhee leaves a legacy of developing CSFO standards

Linda McGhee has retired as Chief School Financial Officer (CSFO) of the Thomasville City Schools District. She has served in that position since August 1991.  More...

Gramelspacher earns All-State

Adrianna Gramelspacher, a senior at High School and a member of the band program, has earned a position in the Alabama All- State Band Festival, which will be hosted April 19 - 21 in Montgomery. More...

Davis - King

Bessie Davis of Lower Peach Tree and Henry C. King Jr. of Sunny South will exchange marriage vows on Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018 at 2: 30 p. m. at the St. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Photographs needed of former pastors   More...

Pine Hill Baptist to host ‘Sunday Nights on Monday Nights’

Pine Hill Baptist Church will host “Sunday Nights on Monday Nights,” a month-long series of services for the month of February, where Sunday night services will actually be conducted each Monday at 7 p.m. More...

Do not be ashamed of the gospel of Christ

Last night Peggy and I watched the NFL Super Bowl game between the New England Patriots and the Philadelphia Eagles. More...

Sports

THS girls host Area 1-4A Tournament

The Thomasville High School Lady Tigers basketball hosted the Class 4A, Area 1 Tournament.  The UMS-Wright Lady Bulldogs basketball team defeated Satsuma 52-32 Monday, Feb. More...

THS boys play Area Tourney at UMS-Wright

The Thomasville High School Tigers varsity boys basketball team is playing this week in the Class 4A, Area 1 Tournament at UMS-Wright Prep School in Mobile.  More...

Wrestlers win 2 matches

The THS wrestling team defeated Beulah and Pike Road Jan. More...

Big power bills hit residents

January’s snow and icy weather left behind another unpleasant after-taste for most Thomasville, south Marengo and West Wilcox County residents, a big electric bill.  More...

TCS lands a B grade

Thomasville City Schools graded out at a B from the Alabama Report Card as put together from the Alabama Department of Education’s statewide assessment. More...

TPD releases BOLO on Portis

Thomasville Police officers are still searching for man who they said made terroristic threats at a local business on Thursday.  The TPD were unable to find the man after searching the downtown area and areas in the north part of the city on Thu More...

Davis runs again for Probate Judge

Judge Valerie B. Davis has announced her intentions to run for re-election as Clarke County Probate Judge.  She was appointed probate judge in March 2009 by Gov. Bob Riley after the retirement of then Judge Becky Presnall. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

RSVP to offer free tax preparation   More...

Editorials

The Butler had no chance to do it

In late August of 2011, I was walking along the field at Joe Renfroe Stadium in Raymond, Miss.  As the Hinds Community College Eagles were doing their pregame stretching, I made eye contact with one of the players I knew from Vicksburg High Scho More...

Will Shelby eclipse Hill & Sparkman?

A few weeks back my column illuminated the career and influence attained by our senior U.S. Senator Richard Shelby. More...

‘Looking Back’ # year anniversary

February 8, 1979   More...

School

THS graduate gives insight on ‘traveling nurse’ career

Talisha Jackson, a 2008 graduate of Thomasville High School, returned to her old campus Jan. 26 to speak to career tech students in the health sciences classroom of Vickie Charleston. More...

New special ed bus delivered to Thomasville schools

The Thomasville City Schools District received its new school bus designed for the needs of special education students. A bid was awarded Aug. More...

Britt speaks at THS BASIC assembly

Bill Britt, an evangelist from Dallas, Texas, spoke Jan. 30 to students at Thomasville High School during a BASIC (Brothers and Sisters in Christ Club) assembly in the school cafeteria. More...

For The Record

Property deeds

Jan. 26 - Jan. 31   Cynthia M. Powell- Other, to State of Alabama.  Donald C. More...

Sheriff’s Report

-Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Jan. 23 - feb. 5 include: • Johnita Lashay Chapman, 26, expired license, operating vehicle with expired tag, arrested by Grove hill Police dept. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Glass

Julia Faye Glass, 90, a retired seamstress of Linden, died Jan. 24, 2018 at Hale County Hospital. She was born Oct. 8, 1927 in Marengo County to Jessie B. More...

Etheridge

Milton Allen Etheridge, Sr., 80 of Sweet Water, died Jan. 5, 2018 at Thomasville Health Care and Rehabilitation Center. He was born Feb. 20, 1937 in Sweet Water to Willie Maurice and Johnnie Lucille Etheridge. More...

Williams

Rita Delaine Harrison Williams died Jan. 30, 2018 at the age of 45. Rita was born May 22, 1972 in Thomasville. She graduated from Clarke County High School in 1990 and Alabama Southern Community College in 1992 with a degree in nursing. More...