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May 28, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Nolen resigns from TCS

Missy Nolen, whose hiring at the Thomasville City Schools district made headlines last year, has resigned. Nolen was hired before the beginning of the 2014-2015 school year to replace Christopher Blair as Director of Curriculum and Technology. More...

Sweet Water VFD fundraiser Saturday

The Sweet Water Volunteer Fire Department will conduct a crawfish boil May 30 at 9 a.m. at Station 1 located behind the Sweet Water State Bank. Crawfish plates including corn, Conecuh sausage, potatoes and a drink are $12 and $11 without a drink. More...

Windham Museum celebration

Join the Kathryn Tucker Windham Museum June 5 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. for A Celebration of Memories in honor of Windham’s June 2 birthday. More...

THS Senior Honors 2015

The Top Ten of the Thomasville High School Class of 2015 includes Valedictorian Nate Carroll, Salutatorian Dakota Baswell, Briana Jackson, Robert Green, Katherine Dixon, Gracin Sutton, Shelby Cook, T More...

Special Sections

Editorials

It will be all over but the shouting

Inside the Statehouse

This has been an eventful year. Thousands of tourists have flocked to Alabama to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery March for Civil and Voting Rights. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Which part was really misinformation?

The definition of specious is superficially plausible, but actually wrong. More...

School

McIntyre graduates cum laude from University of Alabama

Dustin Gray McIntyre graduated cum laude from The University of Alabama on May 2, 2015 at Coleman Coliseum with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and a Minor in Mathematics. More...

Students selected to represent SWHS

Jordan Norris, daughter of Will and Susan Norris, was recently selected to represent Sweet Water High School at Girls State this summer. She is vice-president of the SGA, a varsity cheerleader, and a member of the yearbook staff. More...

Thomasville native joins Alabama Federation Staff

Marlee Moore, an Auburn University College of Agriculture student, began a summer internship with the Alabama Farmers Federation May 11, where she will work with the Department of Public Relations and Communications. More...

For The Record

RECORDS

Property deeds listed May 14-May 21 Jerry Scott Gates, to Lauren Huckabee. Thomas Dean Dumas, to Iris Smart. Thomas Dean Dumas, to Iris Smart. Parham & Parham Inc., to Beverly K. Carter. Sweet Water State Bank, to Brian O. Tucker. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of May 19-26 include: Zavier Juan Williams, 18, attempted-theft of property second degree, $500 bond, arrested by Jackson Police Dept. More...

Thomasville Police Department report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending May 24: Jammie Armon Woods, hindering prosecution, first degree; Terry Latrent White, theft of property, third degree; Kierra Javon Chaney, theft of property, third More...

Former Mayor Mason passes at 89

Long-time Pine Hill Mayor Harry Mason died this weekend at his home. He was 89 years old. A native and lifelong resident of Pine Hill, Mason was an area business, church and political leader, including 20 years as mayor of Pine Hill. More...

Triple Play 5K is Saturday

The 5K will start at 8:30 a.m. and the one-mile fun run and walk will start at 9:30 a.m. Registration the day of the race will be $20. There will be other activities and door prizes. More...

Library open house Tuesday

The Thomasville Public Library will conduct an open house for its new Genealogy research area Monday, June 2 from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. The new area features expanded physical and online resources for researching your family history. More...

Thomasville gets pre-k grant from state

Governor Robert Bentley on Tuesday announced more than 200 new grants that will provide over 3,600 additional Alabama four-year-olds with access to high-quality, voluntary pre-kindergarten. More...

Auditions for “Sound of Music”

The Arts Council of Thomasville will be hosting auditions for its summer musical production, “The Sound of Music,” this week. Auditions will be Friday and Saturday at 6 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. for dancers. More...

TMS Honors 2015

The Top Ten of the Thomasville Middle School Eighth Grade Class includes (1-10) Mary Kate Long, Rachel Knight, Easton Thibodeaux, Celeste Brewer, Maggie Vick, Parker Coopwood, Garrett Barnes, Amy Hun More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Sweet Water VFD selling crawfish plates The Sweet Water Volunteer Fire Department will conduct a crawfish boil May 30 at 9 a.m. at Station 1 located behind the Sweet Water State Bank. More...

People

TCS’ cursive writing curriculum detailed

Alabama's College- and Career- Ready Standards state that students must demonstrate command of the conventions of Standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking. More...

County talks hunting on industrial land

The Clarke County Commission discussed Tuesday leasing portions of the North Clarke Industrial Park for hunting. The recommendation to lease the land was previously made by commissioner Jackie Ray Rush. More...

County administrator Morris retiring

After working in Clarke County government for 40 years, County Administrator Lois Morris is retiring. Her last official day will be Friday, May 29. The County Commission voted Tuesday to appoint Cindy Wilson as Morris’ successor. More...

Religion

Life here on earth is but a vapor

Spiritually Speaking

Memorial Day is dedicated to the honor and memory of our military personnel who died while serving our country. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Bible School begins Sunday at Thomasville Baptist Church Bible School begins Sunday, May 31 at Thomasville Baptist Church. Children will gather from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. through June 3. The theme is “SonSpark Labs”. More...

Sports

Thomasville High School baseball banquet

The Thomasville High School baseball program hosted its annual baseball banquet May 22 in the high school cafeteria. More...

Sweet Water High School softball banquet

The Sweet Water High School softball team conducted its banquet last week: From left: (front row) Emily Brewer, Victoria Washington, Sara Irvin, Emily Black, Kora Myers, Peyton Singley, (back row) St More...

Thomasville High School volleyball players honored

A program was recently held to celebrate the 2014 season of the Thomasville High School volleyball program. The Lady Tiger Volleyball Team set a school record with a .839 winning percentage. They went 26-5 on the season. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Day

Joy Louise Day, 84, of Mobile, died May 15, 2015 at Lynnwood Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. She was born Aug. 19, 1930 in Tallahatta Springs. A homemaker, she was a member of Cottage Hill Baptist Church in Mobile. More...

Hudson

James Slay Hudson, 90, of Jackson, died May 22, 2015 at Mobile Infirmary Hospital. He was former assistant chief of the Jackson Volunteer Fire Department and a member of First United Methodist Church in Jackson. More...

Mason

Harry Austin Mason, 89, died peacefully at his home May 22, 2015. A native and lifelong resident of Pine Hill, Mr. Mason was an area business, church and political leader, including 20 years as mayor of Pine Hill. More...