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April 30, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Yellow Watermelon takes the stage this weekend

“A Yellow Watermelon” will take to the stage in the Bedsole Theater of the Thomasville Civic Center. More...

Dunagan book signing

Ted Dunagan, author of “A Yellow Watermelon” will be signing copies of his novels at the Thomasville Public Library May 1 from 3-4:30 p.m. More...

National Day of Prayer events

National Day of Prayer services will be held in Thomasville and Pine Hill Thursday, May 7. In Thomasville, the event will take place at 7 a.m. in front of the Thomasville Civic Center and is scheduled to last 30 minutes. More...

Subscription drive starting

A telemarketing firm is soliciting subscriptions by phone for The Thomasville Times and the other county newspapers. Circulation Solutions, a company based in Albany, Ga., is in charge of the drive. More...

Proud parents

Amerie Gramelspacher was named the 2016 Clarke County Distinguished Young Woman Saturday night. Gramelspacher is a student at Thomasville High School. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Planting crinum lilies for mama

This is the blog that we all have to write, at least in our minds, one day. Mama died a few years ago, but sometimes it seems like it was last week. She had cancer, but it wasn’t the worst of passages. More...

Governors who left legacies

Recently, at a forum I was asked the question, “Which governor made a difference in Alabama politics?” The question caught me off guard because I really had not thought about that obvious inquiry. More...

Looking back to the elections of 1962

April 29, 1982 More...

School

THS class of 1965 meets for 50-year reunion

The Thomasville High School class of 1965 recently gathered for its 50th reunion. From a class of 52, 28 members returned for the reunion. More...

Thomasville City Schools to honor school lunch heroes

Whether preparing healthy food, adhering to strict nutrition standards, navigating student food allergies, or offering service with a smile, Thomasville City Schools’ nutrition professionals have a lot on their plates! More...

TCS parents asked to complete online survey

In an effort to improve system practices, the Thomasville City School System is conducting the Alabama Technology Transform 2020 Surveys. Administrators, teachers, students, and parents are asked to access the TCS website to complete the surveys. More...

Sports

SWHS wins area tournament

Above: The Sweet Water High School Lady Bulldogs won the Class 2A, Area 2 Tournament, held April 24 in Sweet Water. SW defeated Southern Choctaw 9-4; Choctaw County 5-2; and Washington County 16-1. More...

THS soccer finishes with winning record

The Thomasville High School soccer team recently finished its inaugural season with a winning record of 9- 8-5. “To finish our inaugural season with a winning record is pretty unbelievable,” said THS head coach Russell Wright. More...

Lady Tigers set for area tournament, state playoffs

The Thomasville High School Lady Tigers softball team were set to play Wednesday and Thursday in the Class 4A, Area 3 tournament in Grove Hill. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Andrews

Mack Charles Andrews, Sr., 78, of Grove Hill died April 24, 2015 at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital, He was preceded in death by his wife, Addie Mae Dolbear Andrews; parents, Coley and Ruby Andrews; sister, Malvareen Drew and brother, Leon Andrews. More...

Connell

Frances LaNell Connell, 79, a homemaker of Vineland died April 24, 2015 at her home. She was born April 30, 1935 in Sunny South. She was a member of Vineland Baptist Church. More...

Kemp

Mary Hunt Kemp, 97, died April 20, 2015 in Eight Mile. She was born July 31, 1917. At an early age, she joined the Antioch AME Church of Alma. Later in life, she relocated to Prichard where she united with the Samuel Chapel AME Church. More...

T-Slate update coming to schools

There were some questions from school board members during Tuesday night’s school board meeting. More...

Former board member addresses commission

A woman who was not reappointed to the Clarke County Human Resources Board of Directors was at the Clarke County Commission meeting Tuesday to express her displeasure at how the matter was handled. More...

McFadden Park plan draws criticism

A request from Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day to close McFadden Park to other activities during this weekend’s May Day softball tournament sparked an intense discussion among council members at the council work session before Monday night’ More...

Cow Patty Bingo is Saturday

Cow Patty Bingo will be the featured event May 2 at the Thomasville Horse Arena on Old Hwy. 5 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. All proceeds from the event will benefit the Clarke and Washington County MRDD Board for mentally challenged adults. More...

Commission splits on opposing probate pay raise

Three of the five Clarke County commissioners Tuesday voted against a resolution opposing legislative bills that would give probate judges, including Clarke County’s, across the state significant pay raises if they become law. More...

Litter committee seeks volunteers

Note: The writer of this article is a board member with the Clarke County Development Foundation. The Clarke County Citizens Against Litter volunteer committee is seeking new members. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

‘For the Love of Art’ fundraiser set for May 2 The Grove Hill Arts Council announces their spring event “For the Love of Art” May 2 from 6-9 p.m. at Studio 122. This event is a fundraiser for Grove Hill Arts Council. More...

People

Hudson-Skinner plan May 16 wedding

Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Hudson, Jr. of Dixons Mills have announced the engagement and forthcoming wedding of their daughter, Amber Hudson to Ethan Skinner, son of Dewayne and Fonda Skinner of Thomaston. More...

Research Club hosts local artist

Local artist, Sharon Dozier, center, gave a presentation on furniture refinishing techniques to the Research Club at Downtown Cafe on April 16. More...

Pine Hill recognizes poster contest winners

Pine Hill conducted its annual cleanup campaign April 20-25, and town officials have declared the event a success. Citizens are encouraged to continue cleaning private lots and yards, however. More...

Religion

A little ‘salt’ is needed in the Christian diet

Before the “fall,” man did not eat meat. In order to eat meat death must occur, and before the “fall” there was no death. Adam and Eve sinned and death entered in. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Yard sale planned at Springfield Methodist May 2 Springfield Methodist Protestant Church Junior Missionary Society will host a yard sale May 2 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the church parking lot. More...

Mental Conditioning

We all face difficulties and challenges in life. But you have to remember, as a champion, you have greatness on the inside of you. When you go through disappointments or tough times, you may feel like you’ve been buried. More...

For The Record

Property deeds listed

April 16-23 Sandra H. Mott to Jackie McLain Hawk. Helen Peters Guy to David D. Harvey. Estate of Reginald Hollis Cooper to Renee Cooper. Rachel Cooper Holley- Other to Reginald Hollis J. Cooper. Rachel Cooper Holley- Other to Reginald Hollis J. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of April 21-28 include: DeJoun Ontario Taylor, 47, probation revocation, $950 bond, arrested by Jackson Police Dept. More...

Thomasville Police Department report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending April 26: Kenji Kenvoy Jones – possession of marijuana first degree; Sharon Elisher Bouler – harassment (warrant); Sabashin Urnez Nicholson – theft More...