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January 18, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Southern Sugar delivers delicacies of the South

Southerners love their food, and home cooking is a revered art in the South. Good cooks not only turn out some of the best dishes anyone could imagine, but they also pass on their secrets to other family members.  More...

Snow hits T’ville

Another brutal blast of cold weather hit Thomasville late Tuesday night and into Wednesday.  A 40-mile wide snow band made its way from central Mississippi into southwest Alabama Tuesday evening. More...

Cottage Food Law allows home business

Locally grown and produced foods are becoming more and more popular. More...

Special Sections

People

Library promotes ‘Food for Fines’ to benefit animal shelter

During the month of January, anyone owing fines or fees at the Thomasville Public Library may have those charges waived by making a donation of food or money for the Clarke County Animal Shelter.  Donations of cans or bags, of cat or dog food, w More...

Harry Potter Book Night hosted at Public Library

Thomasville Public Library will take part in Harry Potter Book Night, an event celebrated throughout the world, on Feb. 1 at 6 p.m. The night will be themed around Fantastic Beasts.  J.K. More...

TCS Tiger Theater performed ‘The Wiz’ for Martin Luther King Jr's Program

Members of the cast of the TCS Tiger Theater production of "The Wiz" musical performed Jan. More...

School

Red Kettle Award goes to SWHS

Sweet Water High School Wins Red Kettle Award

Sweet Water High School has once again raised the most money for the Salvation Army’s 2017 red Kettle School Campaign. This is their third year in a row to take top honors. More...

TCS production of ‘The Wiz’ set for Jan. 26-28

The TCS (Thomasville City Schools) Tiger Theater production of "The Wiz" musical will be presented at 7 p.m. on Jan. 26 and 27 and 2 p.m. on Jan. 28 in the Thomasville Civic Center.  Admission is $10. Tickets are available 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. More...

Sports

THS girls win two area games

The Thomasville High School Lady Tigers basketball team won two area games last week.  The THS girls won 50-31 on Jan. More...

Tiger wrestlers battle five teams

The Thomasville High School wrestling program competed Jan. 12 at Tallassee High School.  The THS team wrestled against teams from Tallassee, Beulah, St. More...

Panthers split two area games

The Marengo High School Panthers varsity boys basketball team lost 47-45 to area opponent, the Linden High Patriots, Jan. 12 in Dixons Mills.  Dominique Harris had 15 points and six rebounds. More...

GOP sets 2018 goals

The Senate Republicans issued a four-part plan as their focus for the 2018 Alabama Legislature agenda. More...

Snow returns

Full Story

Black bear sightings up in SW Alabama

Interaction between humans and black bears saw an uptick last year, and that will likely be the trend for the near future, at least in one corner of the state, according to Dr. Todd Steury of Auburn University.  More...

TPD squad car hit on Hwy 5 wreck

Wreck Backs Up Highway 5

Thomasville Police Chief Mitch Stuckey confirmed that one of his officer’s patrol cars was struck in an accident on Highway 5 within the city limits.  The accident occurred Thursday afternoon, about at the 3- mile marker on Highway 5.  More...

Editorials

The big wiff brings Saints misery

Being a long-time fan of the New Orleans Saints, what happened Sunday, is just par for the course. More...

What’s there to worry about?

With prospects bright for peace and prosperity in 1956, it seems that everybody should be downright happy. There’s such a spirit of optimism in the air that you have to look mighty hard to find anything to worry about. More...

Shelby, one of the three most powerful U.S. Senators

Awhile back, during Dr. Robert Bentley’s tenure as governor, I wrote a column entitled, “They May as Well Move the Capitol to Tuscaloosa.” Never before in Alabama history has a city had a sitting governor and the state’s senior U.S. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Congregational singing at Grace Chapel Jan. 20   Grace Chapel Church of Coffeeville will host a congregational singing Saturday, Jan. 20 at 6:30 p.m. led by Donald Jackson. The Rev. Renea Henderson is the church pastor. More...

Many are called but few are chosen

I t is so cold that I feel like one of the “frozen chosen,” which reminds me of Matthew 22:14, where it says, “Many are called but few are chosen.”  More...

God doesn’t exist in the past or present but in the eternal now

My question is simple. How can God be everywhere? I find it hard to comprehend. W ow, that is a simple question, indeed. The answer is not so simple, however. More...

For The Record

Property deeds

Jan. 4 - Jan. 11   More...

Clarke County Grand Jury issued 130 criminal indictments last week

The Clarke County Grand Jury issued 130 criminal indictments last week. One hundred and three were felonies and 28 were misdemeanors. See a listing of individuals who have already been arrested below in today’s paper. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Champion

Sandra Faye Champion, 52, of Pine Hill died Jan 6, 2018 at her home. She was born March 28, 1965 in Thomasville to Cornelius and Clar Belle Champion. She was a construction worker and a member of Thomasville Church of God.  More...

Crosby

George Thomas Crosby, 85, of Butler passed away Jan. 9, 2018 at his home. He was a retired logging foreman and truck driver.  More...

Gates

Jeanette Lynn Gates, 74, a homemaker of Sweet Water died Jan. 9, 2018 at Mobile Infirmary. She was born Feb. 16, 1943 in Sweet Water to Charles Allen and Mary Elizabeth Lynn. She attended Crossroad Community Church in Dixons Mills.  More...