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March 15, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

City shooting suspect arrested in Marion

A man wanted for attempted murder in connection with a shooting on Feb. 24 is in custody.  Thomasville Police Chief Mitch Stuckey said Wayne Davis, Jr. More...

City to address Bashi, Choctaw intersection

When the City of Thomasville begins a paving project, likely this summer, one of the areas that will be addressed is at the intersection of Bashi Road and Choctaw Corner.  Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day and Street and Water Department Director Ke More...

Gunn Festival Friday, Saturday

The seventh annual James G. More...

Bus crashes

BALDWIN COUNTY – A single-vehicle crash at 5:33 a.m. Tuesday has resulted in multiple injuries and one confirmed fatality. More...

Special Sections

People

Pet of the Week

Klein is a gorgeous domestic medium hair cat. He is extremely dignified but will allow a pet or two. He is looking to grace someone’s windowsill. More...

Alpha ‘Celebrate Life’ Walk Saturday

The Alpha Women’s Resource Center “Celebrate Life” Walk will be Saturday at Gates Drive Park in Thomasville.  Registration begins at 8 a.m. and the walk starts at 8:30 a.m. More...

Historical Society meets Sunday

The Clarke County Historical Society will meet Sunday, March 25 at Grove Hill Town Hall at 2:30 p.m.  Larry Givens, a Washington County resident, will be the speaker. More...

Religion

CHURCH CALENDAR

Congregational singing at Grace Chapel March 17 Grace Chapel Church of Coffeeville will host a congregational singing Saturday, March 17 at 6:30 p.m. led by Donald Jackson. The Rev. Renea Henderson is the church pastor. More...

To be part of His kingdom, we must be humble

In the New Testament, there is a passage where Jesus says people should not take the best places at the table when they are invited to eat.  More...

Quitters never win and winners never quit

We live in a society that places a premium on winning in every area of life. In sports that is understood as being number one, the Champion.  In business it is the firm or individual that leads the field in their particular area of enterprise. More...

Sports

Tigers fall at Demopolis, and Jackson

The Thomasville High School Tigers varsity baseball team lost 8-5 March 9 at Demopolis High School.  Corrigan Thibodeaux got the loss. He threw five innings and allowed four runs on five hits and two walks. More...

THS faces tough teams at Wetumpka

The Thomasville High School Lady Tigers softball team lost all three games March 9 and 10 at the Wetumpka High School tournament.  THS lost 4-3 to Vestavia on March 9.  Macie West was the losing pitcher. More...

NCAA Basketball Tournament

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Invasion of the Wisteria

The purple tassels of the Wisteria flower have invaded most of Thomasville including this baseball practice field across from the Thomasville Civic Center parking lot. More...

Resident shot in Antioch home invasion

An apparent home invasion resulted in a resident being shot and injured Wednesday, March 8.  The incident happened just before noon at a residence on Roy Harrell Road off of Highway 43 in the Antioch community between Grove Hill and Jackson.&nbs More...

Thomasville’s Meyers joins Mobile’s FOX 10

Thomasville’s own Shelby Meyers has returned to Alabama to join the FOX 10 news team in Mobile as an investigative journalist and weekend anchor.  Shelby studied broadcast journalism and sociology at the university of South Alabama. More...

Many equipment sales help county save

Clarke County is continuing a program of buying new dump trucks, utilizing them for a short period of time and selling them at a profit or break-even point. The program keeps new vehicles in service and lessens maintenance and repair costs.  More...

Correction:

The Clarke County Sheriff’s Department has cleared a man charged with attempted murder in an Alma stabbing and beating reported last week.  Colon Black had been charged with attempted murder of Steve Washington but the charges have been di More...

Little River Park to reopen

Little River State Forest and Claude D. Kelley Recreational Area in south Alabama will reopen on Saturday, March 17. Gate opens at 8 a.m. for this special day. More...

Calendar

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

James G. Gunn honor band March 16 and 17 More...

Editorials

Four rules for financial health

You have heard it before. Most of you know what needs to be done. But it never hurts to reinforce the concept of personal finance.  More...

What’s a drunk husband worth?

March 14, 1956 According to the newspapers a woman in Detroit or some place is suing a baseball club and a tavern operator for $60,000 because her husband got drunk at the game, got a little drunker at a tavern after the game and finally, on the way More...

‘All politics is local’

Well, folks, the 2018  Political year has begun and all of the horses are in the chute. It is going to be a good year for horse races.  More...

School

4H Club conducted its annual root tasting at TES

The annual 4H Club root tasting was Feb. 28 at Thomasville Elementary School. Wendy Pruitt Padgett of the Alabama Cooperative Extension System taught fourth grade students about edible roots. More...

ACCESS teacher visits THS campus

Jean Hicks with Faulkner University, an ACCESS Spanish instructor, visited Thomasville High School on March 2. Spanish I and Spanish II on-line courses are offered at THS, and Hicks is the on-line instructor. More...

THS students attend Capstone Leadership Academy

Cooper Hankins and Maryanna Morris, students at Thomasville High School, were honored last week to participate in the 2018 Capstone Leadership Academy at the University of Alabama.  The program is sponsored by the UA Capstone Council, an alumni More...

For The Record

Thomasville crime report

The Thomasville Police Department filed the following charges during the week ending March 11:  • Nicholas Vincent Williams – Possession of a Controlled Substance and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia  • Cory Daniel Nichols & More...

Property deeds

March 1 - March 7

Mary W. Patton, to Keith J. Sovoie Sr.  Bradford Gravel Company Inc., to Bobby A. Tillman.  Teresa Skinner, to Hunter Spidle.  Warren Williams, to Earnest Williams.  Mills Pumphouse LLC, to Pumphouse III LLC.  Nancy F. More...

Sheriff’s Report

Arrests booked through the Clarke County Jail during the week of March 6-12 include: • Francesca Gable, 31, unlawful possession of marijuana second degree, drug paraphernalia, use or possession first offense, arrested by Coffeeville Police Dept. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Campbell

Robert David Campbell, 73, of Thomasville died March 6, 2018 at his home. He was born April 6, 1944 in Moulton to Franklin Thomas and Lillie Beulah Campbell. More...

Poston

Aldora L. Poston, 80, of Jackson, passed away March 9, 2018 at a family residence in Eight Mile. She was born Feb. 4, 1938 to Edward and Myrtle Langele. She enjoyed quilting and sewing and had been employed as a seamstress at Vanity Fair. More...

Smith

Troy Ray Smith Sr., 80, of Pine Hill died March 7, 2018 at his home. He was born Sept. 13, 1937 in Jefferson County to Dewey Lee and Lena Mae Smith. He was the owner of Troy Smith Logging and a member of Pine Hill Chapel in Pine Hill.  More...