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September 14, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Council talks budget

The Thomasville City Council discussed its upcoming budget for 2018 during its work session Monday evening. Thomasville Mayor Sheldon was pleased with the budget because of an 8-10 percent increase commercial and residential water use. More...

Helwestern wins bid for county generator

Seven cents proved lucky for a local fire department in sealed bids submitted to purchase an old county generator.  Helwestern Fire Department bid $527.50 for the generator while County Commissioner Stan Hutto bid $527.43 — a difference o More...

Special Sections

Editorials

Irma evacuees welcomed Amanda Walker

If you woke up in  Alabama this morning and have a Florida or Georgia tag on your car, God bless you.  More...

A plethora of political contests

As I mentioned last week, we will have a plethora of political contests to follow next year and the field is beginning to formulate. More...

Keep the letter, I’ll keep the 3¢

Last week I got a card from the Postmaster at Birmingham saying I had a letter up there with postage due amounting to 3¢ and if I would send that amount in stamps he would gladly forward it to me. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Congregational singing at Grace Chapel Sept. 16   Grace Chapel Church of Coffeeville will conduct a congregational singing Saturday, Sept. 16 at 6:30 p.m. led by Donald Jackson.  Everyone is invited to attend. More...

Ask God the Holy Spirit to show you His truth

I have begun to read my Bible on a regular basis. At times it seems to just come alive. I see things I have never seen before. However, sometimes I become frustrated because I don’t understand the meaning of everything I read. More...

Sports

Tigers jump on Neal for region win

The Thomasville High School Tigers football team defeated Class 4A, Region 1 opponent, the W.S. Neal High School Eagles of East Brewton, 36-19 last Friday at D.F. Anderson Field.  More...

Marengo tuned up for Sweet Water

The Six-Mile Rivalry between Marengo County schools Marengo High School and Sweet Water High School renews Friday at Victory Field in Sweet Water. More...

Tiger VB claims a win

The Thomasville High School Lady Tigers varsity volleyball team won in 3 straight sets Sept. 7 at Sweet Water High School: 25-22, 26-24 and 25-17. More...

A Hurricane Irma honeymoon

Friday, September 8th, was supposed to be Marisa and Travis Harris’s wedding day. Unfortunately, hurricane Irma had other plans for the young Florida couple. On Thursday night, Governor Rick Scott closed all Florida State offices and schools. More...

Floridians find refuge in city, county

More than 1,000 Floridians found refuge in Clarke County from the destruction wrought by Hurricane Irma. More...

Child cancer survivors hailed

Thomasville Elementary School held a “Pjammin for Kids with Cancer” event on Sept. 6. Students were encouraged to bring donations as well as being able to come to school in their pajamas. More...

Pennington man killed

MOBILE – A single-vehicle crash at 8:45 p.m., Friday, Sept. 8, has claimed the life of a Pennington man. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Free Library Cards in September   September is National Library Card Month at the Thomasville Public Library. During September, all incounty and out-of-county residents will be eligible for a free library card. More...

People

Collins inducted into Gulf Shores Athletic Hall of Fame

Karen Collins, a 1981 graduate of Thomasville High School, was selected as one of the first inductees to be inducted into the Gulf Shores High School Athletic Hall of Fame on Sept. 1.  2005- 2016  More...

Rembert named ‘Intern of the Week’

The Work-Based Learning Program at Thomasville High School announces that Alexandria Rembert, right, has been selected as the “Intern of the Week”. More...

Book donated to TPL in honor of Harrison

The Nathan Bedford Forrest District of the United Daughters of the Confederacy presented “The Way It Was” by Nancy Caroline Trimm Hughes to the Thomasville Public Library to be placed in its genealogy section. More...

School

Robotics in Action at THS

Thomasville High School students Zack Motes (with the tape measure) and D.J. More...

THS offers path to technology literacy

Technology literacy is essential for high school graduates entering the workforce.  No matter the job, from retail to clerical to industrial, familiarity with computer software will be mandatory. More...

Children raise money for cancer awareness

Students, faculty and staff at Thomasville Elementary School raised approximately $1,200 Sept. 6 for the American Childhood Cancer Organization during its "Pjammin" event. More...

For The Record

Thomasville crime report

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

Property deeds

Aug. 31 - Sept. 6   Terry S. Mathers, to Lloyd Jackson.  Merchants Bank, to Daniel Jason Collinsworth.  Alicia B. Wimberly, to Juan Carlos Barrientos.  Mark R. McCutcheon, to Kelly M. McCutcheon.  Linda A. Deas, to Jeremy K. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Neal

Ralph Dewey Neal Jr., M. D., age 79, a long- time resident and native of Grove Hill, passed away at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital on Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017. More...