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July 28, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

County approves CR 19 road work

GROVE HILL - Clarke County commissioners Tuesday approved an agreement with the Alabama Department of Transportation to resurface County Route 19, the Allen- Walker Road. The resurfacing project has been estimated at just over $1.27 million. More...

Council hires former officer to fill TPD gaps

The Thomasville City Council approved the rehiring of a former police officer in Monday‘s meeting. More...

Sales tax holiday comes Aug. 5-7

MONTGOMERY— Alabama’s upcoming sales tax holiday on clothing, computers, and school supplies could provide a much needed lift to many small stores and businesses, said Rosemary Elebash, state director of the National Federation of Indepen More...

Civil suit filed to stop Bentley spending BP funds

MONTGOMERY – A civil suit was filed Monday seeking to halt the Bentley administration from spending BP funds without legislative approval. More...

Woman convicted in nursing home theft

MONTGOMERY— Attorney General Luther Strange announced the conviction today of a Birmingham woman for her role in the theft of more than $20,000 from the residents of a Bessemer assisted living facility. More...

Special Sections

People

Talk and laugh until you about lose your voice

A couple of weeks ago, Forrest, Madison, Anna Elizabeth and I went to Busch Gardens in Tampa, Florida and to Sea World in Orlando. We left early on Wednesday morning to start the more than 10 hours of riding. More...

Bad Wolf Takes a Nap

The Wolf from the play “Into the Woods” takes a nap after feasting on granny and awaiting the arrival of Little Red Riding Hood. More...

Cold Lemonade on a Hot Day

Maura Kate and Madi Morris sell lemonade and cookies on a hot July day in front of their mom's styling shop. They are the daughters of Ken and Noell Morris. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Marvelous Monday’s return to T’ville Baptist More...

Accumulated wealth can not purchase peace

Saint Augustine is well known for his oft quoted saying, have made us for “You Yourself, O Lord, and our heart is restless until it rests in You.” His only desire was to know God intimately and worship Him faithfully. More...

For The Record

Thomasville crime report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending July 24: • Charles Purnell - Discharging a Firearm in City Limit • Alexis Deshelle Law – Theft of Property Fourth Degree • Justice Latron Irvin More...

Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of July 11 - 25 include: • Justin Wade Hancock, 20, fleeing or attempting to elude a police officer, unlawful possession of marijuana second degree, reckless endangerment, theft of pr More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Wetherbee

Allison Wetherbee, 45, of Muscle Shoals died July 21, 2016 at her home. She was born Dec. 8, 1970 in Selma. She was a public relations counselor with Camp ASCCA and a member of Camden Baptist Church. More...

Hampton sets ground break

The new Hampton Inn for Thomasville will break ground on Aug. 15, Mayor Sheldon Day told the Thomasville Industrial Board at a Monday evening meeting before the city council held its work session. More...

Bad Wreck in Thomasville

Four hurt in wreck at Auto Zone sign

A Thomasville man and three juveniles were injured in a Thursday afternoon wreck in front of the Auto Zone parts store on Highway 43 in Thomasville. According to Lt. More...

Day, Dixon get new terms

Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day and three city council members were certified winners for new terms after facing no qualified opposition in next month’s municipal elections. More...

City firefighters retain competition state championship

Thomasville Firefighters Are Best

Firefighters from Thomasville won the state competition at the 39th annual Alabama Association of Volunteer Fire Departments Sunday in Monroeville. More...

Blood needed for Red Cross

MONTGOMERY - While thousands of people from across the country responded to the emergency request for blood and platelet donations issued by the American Red Cross in early July, a critical blood shortage remains. More...

Mediacom named top cable operator

Gulf Breeze, Fla. – Mediacom Communications has been named the nation’s top cable operator by a leading industry publication. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Kindergarten registration continues for TES Kindergarten registration continues for the 2016- 2017 school year at Thomasville Elementary School. More...

Editorials

The amazing Henrik Stenson

Football practice in Alabama starts Monday, but until then, we have the final major of the golf season that starts today with the PGA Championship at Baltusrol in New Jersey. More...

Scalia’s death could impact our public policy

As we have watched and participated in the presidential foray this entire year, an equally important event occurred. The death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia in February is a very important event in American government. More...

Treasury surplus, it’ll never happen again

July 25, 1951

The government’s financial experts got to figuring last year and they decided there would be a deficit in the federal treasury of about $7 billion. Instead of having a deficit, though, they came out with a surplus of over 3 billion dollars. More...

School

Tiger Nation Gets Repaved Lot

The parking lot at Thomasville High School was repaved last week. More...

TCS officials attend summer conference

Administration officials, principals and media specialists from the Thomasville City Schools District attended the Mooresville Graded School District's Summer Connection in Mooresville, North Carolin More...

Sports

Tigers open 2016 drills on Monday

Tigers conclude 7-on-7 workouts

The 2016 edition of the Thomasville High School Tigers football team begins fall practice Monday. If the effort and energy shown at the July 25 scrimmage at Demopolis High is any indication, this could be a promising year. More...

Oil spill memories fade at Dauphin Island

Dr. Bob Shipp stood in amazement last weekend at the 83rd annual Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo (ADSFR) as he watched the frenetic activity on Dauphin Island. More...