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August 18, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Dosier teaches in China

Brooke Dosier seemed to know just what her future held in store! More...

Zeigler explains Special Session

On Monday, the House elected Rep. Mac McCutcheon of Madison as the new Speaker of the House to replace former Rep. Mike Hubbard. Hubbard was convicted earlier this summer of ethics violations. 1. The session started Monday, Aug. 15. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Vice president choices, very wise

Political experts and historians have consistently chronicled the fact that vice presidential choices have no significant effect on the presidential race outcome. More...

All about the Olympic Games

Every leap year of my life, there’s a presidential election we have to suffer through. More...

Letter to the Editor

Thank you to area responders

Late Friday evening, July 29, 2016, I heard a terrible pop, pop, pop, as I lay sleeping on the sofa in my living room. Instantaneously, I heard the pop again, at which time my whole house became dark. More...

School

State Senator Greg Albritton visited THS

State Senator Greg Albritton (District 22) visited Thomasville High School on Aug. 11. School officials appreciate the support they receive from their representatives in the Alabama Legislature. More...

Host families are needed for Student Exchange Program

World Heritage Student Exchange Program, a public benefit organization is seeking local host families for high school students from over 30 countries (Spain, Germany, Thailand, Denmark, Portugal, South Korea, Italy, France, The former Soviet Union Co More...

Believers come to pray for the Thomasville School System

A prayer walk program was conducted Aug. 7, beginning in the lobby of Thomasville Elementary School, continuing to the cafeteria of the middle school and ending at the high school. More...

For The Record

Thomasville crime report

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

Property deeds

Aug. 4 - Aug. 10 Valerie Bradford Davis— Other, to Jean Marc Prescott. Willie King, to Bank of New York Mellon. Willodean Jenks, to Willodean Jenks. Billy Howard Jones, to Roland D. Pruitt. Dwight Harrigan Family Trust, to Ventex Energy LLC. More...

Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Aug. 2-Aug. 16 include: • Stephen C. Ellis, 53, assault second degree, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...

Two council seats on tap in city elections

In his 20 years of public service, Thomasville City Councilman Lewis “Pop” Herron has faced an opponent only twice. More...

TCS has good opening week

The first week of the 2016-17 school year for Thomasville City Schools went smoothly, according to TCS District Superintendent Dr. Vic Adkison. More...

GD Copper hit for several OSHA citations

Golden Dragon Copper in Sunny South was cited for nine serious labor safety violations by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration. More...

Waite tabbed to help flood recovery

Clarke County Emergency Management Director Roy Waite has been called in to respond to the Louisiana flooding crisis as a member of the National Disaster Relief Team. More...

Zika virus makes way to Alabama

State and local health officials say they’ve now identified cases of the Zika virus in 16 Alabama counties, including Mobile County. More...

2016 Official List of the City of Thomasville's District I and District II Qualified Voters

State of Alabama Clarke County City of Thomasville Sheldon Day Mayor of Thomasville More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Library hosts book clubs for the youth Story hour begins on Sept. 8 at Thomasville Public Library. For children ages five, six and seven, story hour will be Thursday mornings 10– 11 a.m. More...

People

Lions Club Donate to Police and Fire

The Thomasville Lions Club made a donation to both the Thomasville Police and Fire Departments at last week's City Council Meeting. More...

Oliver Lodge installs officers, awards scholarships

Oliver Lodge No. 334 recently its hosted annual installation of officers. The following officers were installed. More...

Salvation Army needs volunteers

The Red Kettle Bell Ringing season for the Salvation Army is just around the corner. Schedulers have already started to call those who rang last year. They will be scheduling during the months of August and September. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

T’ville Baptist continues Marvelous Mondays Marvelous Mondays began Aug. 1 at Thomasville Baptist Church. Each service is each Monday at 6:30 p.m. The guest speakers will be as follows: Aug. 22 - Brett Pitman and Aug. 29 - Dr. Dale Huff. More...

God is creator of all things

Some years ago J.B. Phillips wrote a compelling book entitled, “Your God Is Too Small.” Most of the world was startled by its title. More...

Sports

Playoff success has Panthers exude excitement

DIXONS MILLS - Boosted by playoff success in 2015, the Marengo High School Panthers have seen their roster number go up in 2016. More...

Bulldogs Scrimmage

Sweet Water quarterback Jonah Smith eyes a target during the Bulldogs scrimmage last Friday in Sweet Water. More...

Lady Tigers volleyball starts Aug. 25

The Thomasville High School Lady Tigers varsity and junior varsity volleyball teams will begin the 2016 regular season on the road Aug. 25 at Demopolis High. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Bridges

William Thomas "Bill" Bridges, 85 of Pine Hill died Aug. 7, 2016 at J. Paul Jones Hospital. He was born Jan. 18, 1931. He was a former carpenter and a member of County Line Baptist Church. More...

Glenn

Tommie Lee Glenn, 90, of Whatley, passed away Aug. 13, 2016 at her residence. She was born May 26, 1926 to Thomas Henry Steele and Martha Elizabeth Ballard Steele. More...

Hyde

Brenda Carol Hyde, 72, a homemaker of Thomasville, died Aug. 10, 2016 at Thomasville Health Care and Rehabilitation Center. She was born Oct. 20, 1942 in Birmingham. More...