Due to popular demand and an opening weekend of sold out shows, TOSAC has added an additional matinee performance of "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever!" on Saturday December 15 at 2 p.m. at the Storefront Theater. The additional upcoming shows are Saturday December 15 at 8 p.m. with seats ava…

It’s beginning to look a lot like Victorian Christmas. This year the Thomasville History Center and the Junior Service League of Thomasville invite you to visit our special extension of Santa’s North Pole at 109 W. Remington Ave. during Victorian Christmas on December 13 and 14 to experience…

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Victorian Christmas. This year the Thomasville History Center and the Junior Service League of Thomasville invite you to visit our special extension of Santa’s North Pole at 109 W. Remington Ave. during Victorian Christmas on December 13 and 14 to experience…

Break your everyday routine with an afternoon movie at the library!  On Wednesday, December 12 at 2 p.m., we will be showing the holiday musical classic, White Christmas!  Complimentary popcorn and drinks will be served.

Although I was very active in sports activities in high school, I was not interested in being a cheerleader. The idea of performing in front of a crowd of football fans did not appeal to me in the slightest. 

In the 1980s, Barbra Streisand captivated movie goers in “Yentl,” a poignant portrayal of a young Jewish girl who had a passion for studying the word of God. Her Father (Papa) taught her in secret. After his death, she hatched a plan to conceal her female identity and was accepted into a rel…

Past Grand Master for the state of Georgia Larry Nichols presented awards to members of the Thomasville Masonic Lodge No. 369 at its family night .

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THOMASVILLE —The 32nd annual Victorian Christmas will be held Thursday and Friday, December 13 and 14 from 6-9 p.m. both evenings. A Thomasville tradition, Victorian Christmas has become a well-loved event for both locals and visitors alike.

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The Thomasville Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) will hold its annual Christmas Tea on Thursday, December 13 from 3 to 6 p.m., at Roll-A-Long, the Old Monticello Road home of Marilynn and Randy Rhea. The DAR Christmas Tea benefits the Lois Elam Scholarship Fund. 

VALDOSTA, Ga. — Prehistoric creatures are making their way back to South Georgia as Dinosaurs Explore returns to Wild Adventures Theme Park in 2019.

BOSTON — Christmas in Boston is set for Saturday in downtown Boston.

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THOMASVILLE — Thomasville On Stage & Co. will introduce Barbara Robinson's "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever" to the theatrical organization's stage at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday.

I entered the drive-thru after a busy day. I quickly ordered and waited on the smiling young lady to give me my food. I had signed the credit card but had forgotten to add a tip. I rummaged through my purse looking for a few dollars to give to the cordial service representative and finally c…

When preparing to write my weekly article, I try to stay sensitive all week to what is going on around me. Usually the Holy Spirit will begin to draw my attention in a particular direction and as I meditate on a scripture verse, a thought, an event, etc. usually things will start flowing.

VALDOSTA, Ga. — Wild Adventures Theme Park in Valdosta is kicking off its “Bigger and Brighter” Christmas celebration with more lights, a gigantic Christmas tree and free admission for employees and families at Moody Air Force Base.

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How important is eradication of polio world-wide? It is so important, the founder of Microsoft and humanitarian, Bill Gates tweeted all day, Oct. 24, that on the sixth annual World Polio Day, a polio-free future is within reach. Gates especially included Rotary International in this importan…

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Thomasville Entertainment Foundation recently presented a copy of its history book to James “Jack” Hadley for inclusion in the permanent collection of the Jack Hadley Black History Museum. 

Thanksgiving 2018 is in the books, leftovers devoured or distributed and it’s time to start hanging those Christmas stockings! Come to Boston on Saturday, December 1 to enjoy a Holiday Open House sponsored by the Boston Business Association. All of the specialty shops will be open for your s…

University of Georgia scientist Craig Kvien, the creative mind behind Future Farmstead, believes that Georgia homeowners can reduce their power bill this holiday season just by being more sensitive to the amount of energy they’re using.

The holiday season is officially upon us. After a huge turkey dinner, many families begin decorating their homes. For many, the Christmas tree is the centerpiece of decorating and more and more people are choosing live trees.

A cast of some 100 young performers is spending nights this week rehearsing for a long-standing south Georgia holiday tradition, the Thomasville Music and Drama Troupe’s 2018 Christmas Show. Curtain time is 8 p.m. Saturday, when the group of teenaged singers and dancers will be ready to wow …

Several members of the John B. Gordon Chapter 383 United Daughters of the Confederacy attended the Georgia Division Memorial Service held in Atlanta. This service paid tributes to veterans of all wars, Deceased Real Daughters and deceased UDC members.

“NO”VEMBER: The No Month! No self-hate. No being lazy. No excuses. No pain no gain, No to unhealthy food (in large quantities). No to soda (drink water instead). No regrets. No quitting. No to all things that hinder us from accomplishing our mission.” Unknown. 

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The Thomasville Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) will hold its annual Christmas Tea on Thursday, December 13 from 3 to 6 p.m., at Roll-A-Long, the Old Monticello Road home of Marilynn and Randy Rhea. The DAR Christmas Tea benefits the Lois Elam Scholarship Fund. 

During the Christmas Tea and tour, the Thomasville Chapter DAR will be offering homemade holiday food and libations for those in attendance. This photo is from the DAR Christmas Tea held in 2017 at the Lapham-Patterson House.

Submitted photoThomasville Chapter DAR will hold its annual Christmas Tea at Roll-A-Long, the Old Monticello Road home of Marilynn and Randy Rhea.

Looking for the “perfect gifts,” paired with enticing retail discounts and deals, can pressure holiday shoppers to spend more than they can afford. As a result, consumers may max out credit card limits or miss payments, negatively affecting credit scores. In addition, store credit cards may …

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On the occasion of Brady Lynn Henderson’s eighth birthday party, the birthday girl told her guests not to bring gifts to her cat-themed party. She requested monetary donations to the Miss Kitty Feline Sanctuary & Adoption Center. 

After learning that the Georgia Department of Agriculture Commodity Commission for Equine would be funding the headliner clinician Julie Goodnight for the three days of the Sunbelt Ag Expo in Moultrie, Georgia, a proposal was written and presented by Thomas County 4-H Agent Cindy Wynn. Wynn’…

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THOMASVILLE — The University of Georgia Cooperative Extension is encouraging people to practice food safety procedures while preparing their feasts and consuming leftovers this Thanksgiving.

Live Better, the Archbold Medical Center-led collaborative of key community leaders focused on improving the health of the citizens of Thomas County, recently formed another local partnership that has committed to taking action in support of measurable Live Better goals.

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Once again this year, Flowers Foods is celebrating its annual gift to the community, Christmas in Lights, whichruns from Nov. 23 through Dec. 31. 

TALLAHASSEE, Florida — Country music superstar Kenny Chesney is bringing his “Songs for the Saints 2019 Tour” to the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center on Friday, April 26 at 7 p.m. Ticket on-sale information will be released soon. Tickets will be available online at www.tuckerciviccenter.com, by…

“Be thankful for what you have. Your life, no matter how bad you think it is, is someone else’s fairy tale.” Wale Ayeni. 

THOMASVILLE — The 23rd annual Planation Wildlife Arts Festival came to a close Sunday, with the annual Fine Art Show and Sale at the Thomasville Center for the Arts on Saturday and Sunday.

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Live Better, the Archbold Medical Center-led collaborative of key community leaders focused on improving the health of the citizens of Thomas County, recently formed another partnership with a local business that has committed to taking action in support of measurable Live Better goals.

I was with a group of ministry leaders from our community earlier this week. We are a diverse group of male and female, black and white, fulltime ministry and bi-vocational, as well as a few that are not officially in any recognized ministry. 

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