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September 22, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Car makes unexpected call

A car drove into the Thomasville Medical Arts Building Friday, Sept. 16. There were no injuries reported at time of incident. More...

Fool’s Acre Road argument leads to county murder

An argument between Ronald Oliver Bryant and Joseph Lamar “Moo Moo” Thompson ended when Thompson went and got a 12 gauge pump shotgun and shot Bryant in the head Friday night, killing him, said Ron Baggette, chief investigator for the Cla More...

Special Sections

Editorials

If you build it...

“If you build it, they will come.” This iconic line from one of the greatest sports movies ever, “Field of Dreams,” provides an interesting parallel to what can and will happen once Thomasville gets its new $40 hospital built More...

Special session roller coaster ride

Folks, I have been observing and participating in the legislative process for over 50 years. More...

Catching up on odds and ends

September 19, 1951 More...

School

New art-drama teacher plans to teach all styles of art

Megan Hepler is the new art and drama teacher at Thomasville High School. She plans to expose students to all styles of art and performance, from painting and sculpture to theatre and dance. “I’m excited to be here,” she said. More...

THS homecoming court announced

The 2016 Homecoming Court has been announced for Thomasville High School. More...

Scarbrough named ‘Intern of the Week’

The Worked Based Learning Program at Thomasville High School announces that Aly Scarbrough, left, has been selected as the "Intern of the Week". More...

For The Record

Thomasville crime report

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

Property deeds

Sept. 9 - 15 Paula Lalane Phillips, to Floyd Walker. Leland Loper, to Lawrence Mason Aspinwall. Grace E. Robinson, to Rayford Guy. Lee B. Williams, to Gene B. Pritchett Jr. Christopher Leonard, to Joann Pugh. Willie Alton Motes, to Sharon A. Dove. More...

Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Sept. 6-20 include: • Kelly Kay Stoudenmire, 46, drug court-failure to appear, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

ASCC name change coming after merger approved

The merger between Faulkner State in Bay Minette and Alabama Southern, Jeff Davis and Reid State Technical Colleges was approved Thursday by the Alabama Community College System Board of Trustees. More...

Board approves 5-year plan

The Thomasville City Board of Education approved Sept. 13 a state mandated Five-Year Capital Plan for Fiscal Year 2017. More...

Rush CEO explains why Thomasville

Editor’s Note: This is the first of a four-part series on Rush Health System’s role in the Thomasville Regional Medical Center from Rush Health System Chief Executive Officer Wallace Strickland at the Rush Foundation Hospital Administrati More...

Clowns scare ends

“It was much ado about nothing but we had to take it seriously,” Clarke County Superintendent of Education Larry Bagley said of rumors of threats of clown attacks on local schools. More...

Bentley gives grants for SW Alabama crime victims

MONTGOMERY— Gov. Robert Bentley has awarded grants totaling $277,394 to help the Family Counseling Center of Mobile support victims of crime and their families. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Benefit for the Drew Family The Peggy McNider Hunting Club will host a cook-out benefit for the Drew Family Saturday, Sept. 24 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Fried catfish fillets, cole slaw, beans and bread are available for $7 donation. More...

People

Research Club hosted September meeting

Research Club met Sept. 15, 2016 at the home of Janice Kania. Hostesses for the meeting, from left, were Helen Stephens, Vickie Nichols and Mrs. Kania. More...

Johnson announced ‘Employee of the Week’

The Work Based Learning Program at Thomasville High School announces that Kelsie Johnson, left, has been selected as the "Employee of the Week". More...

Baker named to Dean’s List

Megan Baker, Liberal Arts major, of Thomasville was recently named to the Dean’s List for the Summer Semester at Des Moines Area Community College. To be eligible, a student must have a 3.5 to 3.99 grade point average. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Christian play Sept. 24 at Civic Center More...

We can’t knowingly have sin in our hearts and go to God

One night before climbing into bed, Brad knelt with his mother to pray. “Now I lay me down to sleep, I pray Thee Lord, my soul to keep; if I should die before I wake...” There was a long pause and suddenly he stopped praying. More...

Sports

THS faces big test from Jackson High

This is the kind of game you strap on the Maroon and White uniform for. More...

JV Tigers take on Jackson

Thomasville's Parker Coopwood tries to get past a Jackson Aggie in junior varsity action last week. Jackson won 38-18. More...

THS volleyball wins at Jackson

The Thomasville High School Lady Tigers varsity volleyball team won Sept. 13 at Jackson High, 25-16, 25-16 and 25-9. Kirstin Williams had four serve aces and six digs, and Keria Campbell had seven kills, seven assists and five digs. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Graham

Roland Keith Graham, 72, of Coffeeville, passed away Sept. 17, 2016 at his residence. He was born April 23, 1944 to Roland and Beryl Ford Graham in Hattiesburg, Miss. More...

Overton

Barbara Ann Chaney Overton, 77, of Thomasville died Sept. 13, 2016 at Mobile Infirmary. She was born Oct. 6, 1938 in Uniontown to William and Mary Ola Anderson Chaney. More...