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March 26, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Hospital groundbreaking Saturday

The public is invited to the groundbreaking ceremony for the Thomasville Regional Medical Center Saturday, March 28, at 10 a.m. The ceremony will take place in the Thomasville South Industrial Park. More...

Tucker in Hall of Fame

Thomasville native and beloved late author Kathryn Tucker Windham was formally inducted March 12 into the Alabama Women’s Hall of Fame at Judson College in Marion. More...

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Cannot starve the patient any longer

Our good doctor governor, Robert Bentley, has done a thorough physical exam on the state’s finances and his diagnosis is that the General Fund needs additional revenue. More...

Remembering the Megginsons

I am going this weekend to a birthday party in Birmingham for my childhood neighbor, Mary Megginson. She will be 90 years old. The whole Megginson clan lived right behind us when I was growing up. They all are gone now. More...

School

THS announces honor roll for third nine weeks

Thomasville High School recently announced its honor roll for the third nine weeks as follows: 9th Grade All A’s Rebekah Lynn Carroll, Brittney Rachelle Green, Jillian Faith Hamilton, Brittany Lauren Hendley, Brooke Hendley, Luke Edward Kynard More...

TCS students plan spring break

Spring Break for Thomasville City Schools begins March 30. Many TCS students have big plans for their week off from school, and a few shared their plans. More...

F.S. Ervin to register PreK and Kindergarten students in April

F.S. Ervin Elementary will begin accepting applications for the school’s PreK program April 1-30. All applicants must be four years old by Sept. 1. Kindergarten registration will be conducted during the same time frame. More...

Sports

THS wins area doubleheader with Selma

The Thomasville High School Tigers varsity baseball team defeated the Southside Selma High School Panthers March 19 in an important area doubleheader at home. In the first game, THS won 12-3. The winning pitcher was Jesse Joyce. More...

THS soccer falls at Demopolis

The Thomasville High School Tigers varsity soccer team lost 6-1 March 17 at Demopolis High School. Javoris Brown, making his first start in goal, had 30 saves. Bryce Lolley had 1 goal, and Pascal Mettcher had 1 assist. More...

JV soccer action

Thomasville's JV Peyton Luker plays defense to keep the opponent from scoring. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Culpepper

Charles Culpepper, 58 of Thomasville, died March 21, 2015 at Mobile Infirmary. He was born Aug. 19, 1956. He was retired from Scotch Lumber Co. More...

Phillips

Velma Lee Phillips, 87, of Robertsdale, and former resident of Sandflat, died March 19, 2015 at her home. She was born December 22, 1927 in Sweet Water. She was a former nurse and a member of First Presbyterian Church of Demopolis. More...

Smith

John Kimbrough Smith, 56, of Sweet Water, died March 14, 2015 at Bryan W. Whitfield Memorial Hospital in Demopolis. He was born Jan. 7, 1959 in Mt. Vernon. He was a carpenter and a member of Crossroads Community Church. More...

City earns top designation for south industrial park

Will be dedicated in honor of Carroll Scarbrough

The Thomasville City Council voted Monday night to dedicate the South Thomasville Industrial Park in the memory of Carroll Scarbrough. More...

County talks animal shelter

The Friends of the Clarke County Animal Shelter are asking the county to move quicker in getting the facility open. More...

TMS gas leak wasn’t considered a danger

The Thomasville City School Board adopted the school calendar for the next school year. Superintendent Vic Adkison said teachers voted to have spring break come the week after Good Friday. More...

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Fish fry at South Marengo Fire and Rescue Squad Hall The South Marengo County Fire and Rescue Squad will conduct a fish fry on April 4 at the South Marengo Squad Hall in Coxheath on Hwy. 10 at mile marker 36.5. More...

People

Angelis Smith and Mattie West recognized by Dravitans

The Dravitan Civic Club presented two achievement awards at the Black Heritage program March 21. Recognized were Angelis Robinson Smith and Mattie Jones West. More...

Boys and Girls Club recognized

Mayor Sheldon Day presents Boys and Girls Club Director Dena LeNoir with a resolution recognizing Boys and Girls Club Week. More...

Broadus named .Employee of the Week'

Crystal Wilson (second from left), Outreach Coordinator for Black Belt Treasures, Camden, spoke to the Research Club on Thursday, March 19 at the Thomasville Downtown Cafe. More...

Religion

Dealing with the ‘blues’ in a Biblical manner

I have been in something of a dark mood. I got the “blues.” Hopefully that will change before I finish this devotion. If it doesn’t then I probably don’t need to send it to you. More...

MENTAL CONDITIONING

Your level of success is defined by how well you look at pressure and deal with it. One of the major things that determines who is a champion is their perspective of pressure and then how they deal with that pressure. More...

CHURCH CALENDAR

Thomasville United Methodist Holy Week events are announced The Thomasville United Methodist Church has announced its schedule of events planned in observance of Holy Week. More...

For The Record

Property deeds listed

March 12-18 Millie Doggett to Helen Skipper. Margaret T. Boteler-As Trustee to MCR Properties LLC. Myles Edward Williams Jr. to Kitty Lorena Blackledge. William Curtis Fowler to Alton Scott Lewis. Estate of John Barry Fowler to Scott Lewis. John E. More...

Thomasville Police report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending March 22. More...

Clarke County Sheriff’s report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of March 17- 24 include: Timothy Terill Beasley, 37, failure to appear, arrested by Clarke County Sheriff’s Dept. More...