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November 16, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

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Resident complains to county about Bankston Road

A Rockville area resident was at the Clarke County Commission work session Monday to complain about road conditions on the unpaved Bankston Road and others off of Lady’s Landing Road in that area.  More...

Moore appears at Jackson church

People stood and applauded as Roy and Kayla Moore were escorted into the church’s gym and seated on the front row. They stood and applauded again when the beleaguered former judge and U.S. More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Let the Alabama voters decide

Embattled Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore was in Clarke County Tuesday night. Moore was invited by the Walker Springs Road Baptist Church to speak to the congregation. More...

Mon., Nov. 12 Armistice or Veteran’s Day

November 12, 1984 This week, Monday, Nov. 12, was celebrated as Veteran’s Day. This is the same day that was called Armistice Day in my childhood because it commemorated the signing of the peace on Nov. 11, a the close of World War I in 1918. More...

Community colleges to move Alabama forward

In March of this year, the Alabama Community College System took a giant leap forward when it brought on a giant in state government and one of Alabama’s preeminent leaders, Jimmy Baker, to be Chancellor. More...

School

Work-Based program produces significant economic impact

The Work-Based Learning Program at Thomasville High School produced an economic impact to the local community of approximately $2,232,290.34 for the 2016-2017 school year, said Kay Larrimore, coordinator of the program. More...

Alford completes Superintendent Academy

Charles Alford, principal of Thomasville High School, recently completed the University of Alabama Superintendents’ Academy (UASA). The process took eight months, he said, and sessions were held in Tuscaloosa and Birmingham. More...

Carter named ‘Employee of the Week’

The Work-Based Learning Program at Thomasville High School announces that Justin Carter, left, has been selected as the "Employee of the Week". More...

For The Record

Property deeds

Nov. 2 - Nov. 8   Richard J. Gibson, to Chad Bradford.  Mary Lynn Taite, to Michael Taite.  Linda Pugh Powell-Other, to Linda A. Trione.  Mincha Chaney, to Hien Nguyen.  Hien Nguyen, to Hien Nguyen.  James M. More...

Thomasville crime report

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

Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of Oct. 31- Nov. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Moser

Mary Faith Kirk Moser, 85, of Roswell, Ga. died Nov. 2, 2017 in Johns Creek, Ga.  She was born on Dec. More...

Watkins

George T. Watkins, 56, of Camden, died Nov. 9, 2017.  Visitation will be Friday, Nov. 17, 2017 from 2 – 6 p.m. at Law Mortuary located at 161 Panther Drive, Dixons Mills, AL 36736.  Funeral services will be Saturday, Nov. More...

Man arrested for making terroristic threat

A Thomasville man was arrested for making a terroristic threat to employees at Rite Aid on Thursday.  Thomasville Police Chief Mitch Stuckey confirmed the arrest at Monday’s City Council meeting and Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day commented More...

Robotics team visits council

THS Robotics Team at City Council

The Thomasville High School Robotics team highlighted Monday’s Thomasville City Council meeting with a presentation of their robotics program.  The team, along with a team from Thomasville Middle School, has qualified to compete in the Sou More...

Design plans thrill medical staff

The architect designs for the Thomasville Regional Medical Center were on hand for Thomasville doctors and nurses to peek at last Wednesday and Thursday at the Thomasville Civic Center.  The response was just what Curtis James’ EB-5 Sunbel More...

Man pleas guilty to felony murder

A man whose actions are said to have caused the death of a burglary accomplice pleaded guilty to a murder charge Tuesday as jury selection was about to begin to try the case in Clarke County Circuit Court.  More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Help needed for mother of three   Gwendolyn Lockett of Dixons Mills lost her home and all of its contents in a fire on Oct. 13. The employee of Dumas Church Furniture in Grove Hill has no insurance. More...

People

Auxiliary hosted November meeting

The Southwest Auxiliary met Nov. 7 at the Hill House.  The guest speaker was Jessica Crocker, registered nurse and an independent distributor of Essential Oils.  More...

TCS hosted its annual Veterans Day program

The annual Thomasville City School Veterans Day program was hosted Nov. 9 in the Thomasville High School gym. More...

Reynolds - Morgan

Erica Leigh Reynolds and James Porter Morgan will exchange marriage vows on Nov. 18, 2017 at Fair Oak’s Farm in Aliceville and a reception will follow. Miss Reynolds is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Eric Reynolds of Carrolton. Mr. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Williams Temple CME to host Harvest Rally   Williams Temple CME Church will host its annual Harvest Rally Nov. 19 at 3 p.m. The special guest will be Pastor Clifford Mitchell of the First Church of God No. 1 in Mt. More...

Continue to gather and worship Jesus

A martyr is someone whose life is taken because of their adherence to some conviction or principal, usually a religious principal or conviction.  I am trying to process the tragedy that took place at First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, T More...

Life is short in light of eternity

A soldier wrote his dad from a combat zone in a war-torn country. In the upper left hand corner under his name he wrote, “Not Here for Very Long.” More...

Sports

THS takes tough OT loss at Tallassee

The Thomasville High School Tigers football team lost 35-32 in overtime Nov. 10 at Tallassee High School.  More...

Oliver headlines HOF benefit dinner

Former Alabama Defensive Coordinator Bill Oliver will be the guest speaker at the Thomasville Hall of Fame benefit dinner on Nov. More...

Basketball Teams

The Thomasville Middle School girls and boys basketball teams will play the final games of the season, hosting Jackson Middle, on Thursday, Nov. 16 in the Thomasville High School gym. More...