Santa Claus was at the Mathews Log Cabin at the Clarke County Museum Friday and a lot of youngsters were excited to get to see him. However, there were a few who were not entralled by the man in red. Museum volunteers Mary and Joe Dodd, and others, dressed in vintage clothing to welcome guests. An open house with refreshments […]
In 2021, the Alabama Legislature passed a law legalizing medical cannabis, or marijuana, for treatment for specific diseases or medical issues. Gov. Kay Ivey signed the bill into law and the Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission was established to control and oversee outlets, called dispensaries. Regulations are tight. There will be only five companies authorized to own and operate facilities in […]
Two men are being sought on attempted murder charges by Thomasville Police. Police Chief Mitchell Stuckey said the two are Marcus Watkins, 35, and Wayne Davis III, 18. The two men are believed to have shot into a car on Paul Drive, off of Martin Luther King Street, the night of Wednesday, Dec. 7, injuring the lone occupant. The unidentified […]
Pine Belt Communications has completed a long overdue upgrade to its internet service in Grove Hill and Whatley and is now capable of delivering 200/30 Megabits per second download/upload speeds across the service area. Lisa Ray, David Collins and Robin Creighton, the company’s local management team, are looking forward to the improved service levels that customers will experience from the […]
The Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce held its traditional lighted evening parade Friday, Dec. 9 along College Avenue and Commerce Street. The extremely warm temperatures were evident by shorts and short-sleeve shirts worn by parade participants and spectators alike. Temperatures are expected to cool off later this week and into the weekend with lows down into the 30s.
The Arts Council of Thomasville’s annual Christmas concert will be Saturday, Dec. 17 at 7 p.m. in the Thomasville Civic Center. The concert will feature performances by the Flying Bricks Community Band and the Dickens Carolers. This year’s theme is “Everything Old Is New Again”. Most of songs on the program are modern takes on traditional Christmas music. There are […]
Danny Bedwell, Fulton’s fire chief, is one of many volunteers who are taking turns ringing the Salvation Army bell for holiday donations at Super Foods and Walmart in Thomasville.
Alabama Power has announced another increase to customer power bills that will be effective in January. This is the third rate “adjustment” for Alabama Power customers this year. In July, a $6 average increase was announced and last month a $10 increase. Both of those were termed adjustments due to increased fuel costs and not rate hikes but the impact […]
Mr. and Mrs. Daryl R. Powell announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, McKenzie Rae, to Richard Grey Waller on Dec. 31, 2022. The wedding will be held at The Barnes at Long Branch in Chatom. Grey is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Waller. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Wright, Mr. and Mrs. […]