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April 20, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Wreck at Busy Highway 43 Spot

A wreck near Walmart between an 18-wheeler and a SUV caused some traffic delays on Higway 43 on Thursday. More...

Capstone adds Hamilton to staff

Capstone Bank of Thomasville has named Allen Hamilton as its new vice president and commercial lender for its Southwest Region. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Ivey throws a game-changer

Our new governor,  Kay Ivey’s announcement Tuesday that Alabama will hold a special election this year rather than wait until 2018 for a replacement to the U.S. Senate seat left when Jeff Sessions was approved as the U.S. More...

Louisiana given a run for its money

We in the  Deep  South have a unique history of political theatrics. The only northern states that rival our colorfulness are New Jersey and Illinois. In those two states you are expected to be corrupt, especially Chicago.  More...

Ways to battle insomnia

April 20, 1955 A well-known column writing medical doctor had an interesting piece in the paper the other day on insomnia, which is what educated folks who can’t sleep have. With people like me it’s something we et. More...

School

Lewis always tries to encourage students

Fifth grade Social Studies teacher Cynthia Lewis was chosen as "Teacher of the Year" at Thomasville Middle School for the 2016-2017 school year.  More...

F.S. Ervin Elementary visits Treasure Forest

Recently the soil and water conservation, forestry department, extension service and a Treasure Forest property owner presented “Forest in the Classroom” activities to the fifth grade students at F.S. Ervin Elementary in Pine Hill.  More...

TES announces honor roll

The Thomasville Elementary School announced the honor roll for the second nine weeks as follows:  First grade   More...

For The Record

Thomasville crime report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending April 16:  • Justin Lee Mccall – Domestic Violence Third Degree  • Preston Bernard Mcdole – Bail Jumping Second Degree  • N More...

Property deeds

April 6 - 11   Bobby Ray Gwin Jr.- Other, to Bobby Ray Gwin Jr.  Bobby Ray Gwin Jr., to Michael Roy Gwin.  Bobby Ray Gwin Jr., to Bobby Ray Gwin Jr.  Andrew M. More...

Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of April 11- 17 include:  • Vesta Lymana Moffatt, 24, failure to appear, contempt of court, failure to appear traffic, arrested by Jackson Police Dept.  • James Guy Mos More...

Ivey sets Senate election for 2017

New Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has been in office a little over a week, and many area leaders feel comfortable that the Camden native, with a clean political record, now occupies the governor’s mansion just a few days after former Gov. More...

Former House Rep. McCorquodale dies

A two-term speaker of the Alabama House of Representatives and an unsuccessful candidate for governor in 1982, Joseph Charles McCorquodale Jr. — “Mr. Joe” to many — died at his Jackson home Monday afternoon, April 17. More...

Pine Hill gets a new bank

With the loss of the Bank of Pine Hill, another Wilcox County bank has stepped up to fill the void in Pine Hill.  Community Neighbor Bank in Camden has announced its plans to open a full-service branch in Pine Hill. More...

Ala-Tom programs help save seniors cash

DEMOPOLIS - The Alabama-Tombigbee Regional Commission Director John Clyde Riggs outlined his organization’s successes in helping residents in its 10-county region at its bi-annual meeting last Wednesday at the Demopolis Civic Center.  More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

VFW Post 5106 and Auxiliary to elect officers   VFW Post 5106 and its Auxiliary will host its monthly meeting Monday, April 24 at 7 p.m. at the post home located 555 Old Hwy. 5 South in Thomasville. More...

People

Correction

In last Thursday’s Thomasville Times, it was incorrectly reported that Terry Phillips of Capstone Bank was named as a financial advisor to the Thomasville Board. More...

Purser awarded the W. Kelly Mosley Environmental Award

Robbie Cook Purser of Sunny South was this year's winner of the W. Kelly Mosley Environmental Award. She was nominated by Regional Director John Ollison. The nomination was approved by Dr. More...

Dunagan - Chafin

Allie Elizabeth Dunagan and Wilson Marion Chafin will exchange marriage vows on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 4 o’clock in the evening at the Grove Hill United Methodist Church.  Miss Dunagan is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Antioch Cemetery is now accepting donations   The Antioch Cemetery has a new fence.  To make a donation in honor of loved ones, send payment to Cemetery Fund, 71 Antioch Road. Grove Hill AL 36451. More...

His name must be more than skin deep

Following a horrible accident, one of the victims who was in critical condition was medevaced to the emergency department of a hospital in a large metropolitan city. More...

Sports

Lady Tigers fall twice to UMS

The Thomasville High School Lady Tigers varsity softball team lost two area games April 11 at UMSWright in Mobile: 7-6 and 6-1. In the first game, THS lost 7-6 in 11 innings. More...

Tigers face huge game today

The Thomasville High School Tigers varsity soccer team faces a must-win match today at D.F. More...

THS baseball beats Jackson

The Thomasville High School Tigers varsity baseball team won 10-9 in eight innings on April 11 at Jackson High School.  Braxton Chaney was the winning pitcher. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Parden

On Jan. 5, 1927, Winston Jackson Parden was born to Harvel Raymond (Toy) Parden and Minnie Bertha Parten Parden of the Tallahatta Springs community. He left this earthly life for his heavenly home on Saturday, April 15, 2017, at the age of 90.  More...

McCorquodale

Funeral services for Joseph C. McCorquodale Jr. will be conducted Friday, April 21 at 11 a.m. at First United Methodist Church of Jackson. More...