Clays for Strays event raises funds for Thomas County Humane Society
Dozens of people competed in a shotgun and sporting clays tournament to raise money for a good cause.
Biggest snowfall recorded in Thomas County, GA history
Stacker looked at the biggest 1-day snowfall in Thomas County, Georgia using data from the National Centers for Environmental Information.
Thomas County clears the site for a new animal shelter
THOMAS COUNTY, Ga. (WCTV) -Thomas County officials demolished an old barn at the site of a new animal shelter coming later this year. That new shelter will lay between the Thomas County Public works building and Fleet operations off of Joiner Rd. Officials say demolishing the old barn Monday morning...
Thomasville’s first Black woman Rotary Club district governor honored in South Africa
THOMASVILLE, Ga. (WALB) - A South Georgia woman is getting a rare award for the volunteer and humanitarian work she has done over the years. André Hadley-Marria, of Thomasville, is one of six Rotary People of Action to be recognized for her efforts in building a culture of diversity and inclusion in South Georgia. Her work over the past 40 years is almost too numerous to mention, but her efforts in the Rotary Club have gained her international attention, going all the way to accepting an award in Cape Town, South Africa.
Families of crime victims speak at the Florida capitol
Thomas County officials demolished an old barn at the site of a new animal shelter coming later this year. Friends and family hold 2nd annual Dalton Harrell Memorial Bass Tournament. Updated: Mar. 20, 2023 at 12:19 PM EDT. Dalton was killed in 2021, when a gun fell out of his...
Late March frost sours local berry patches
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) - A late March blast of chilly air has made life difficult for local berry patches just as strawberry picking season was getting underway. A local grower says the combination of early March warmth with this latest blast of cold is creating plenty of headaches. Codie Frick...
Thomas Co. Sheriff’s Office searching for missing teen
THOMASVILLE, Ga. (WALB) - The Thomas County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a missing juvenile. Kenya Jackson has been missing since March 18. Currently, she is not believed to be in danger and no foul play is suspected, according to law enforcement. She stands 5′10 and weighs around 130...
Thomas Co. preserves the history of a female legacy polo player
THOMASVILLE, Ga. (WALB) - Polo Classic— a sport that is traditionally male-dominated— is honoring the legacy of “Pansy” Po. Pansy Po was the first woman to earn a handicap rating from the polo association. Many riders at the Women’s Polo Classic in Thomasville said that participation...
Thomas County hosting free microchip clinic Saturday
If you live in Thomas County and you don't have your pet microchipped, there's a free event happening Saturday March 18 that can help you change that.
Ossoff touts citrus farming as fruit growers brace for effects of cold snap
U.S. Sen. Jon Ossoff visited Ochlocknee, Ga., in Thomas County to discuss his aims for growing the state's citrus sector. In anticipation of the 2023 U.S. Farm Bill reauthorization, Ossoff met with farmers to ask how he could help. “I’m here to make sure that Georgia’s fast-growing citrus sector is...
Free pet microchip clinic set to return in Thomas County
Thomas County Sheriff's Office announced a second free pet microchip clinic is set to take place Saturday for Thomas County residents.
Thomas County Commissioners move forward with plans for a new animal shelter
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) - A new animal shelter is on its way to Thomas County just two months after a decades-long contract between the county and the local humane society ended January 1. WCTV first covered the story back in December, when the Humane Society came forward with concerns about...
Warhawks fall to Thomas Co Central; Other results
The Veterans Warhawks fell in their region opener to Thomas Co Central 8-3 at the Warhawks Diamond yesterday evening. The Yellow Jackets quickly got on the board with a solo home run in the top of the first to lead 1-0 but Veterans was able to tie the game up in the bottom half of the first after Bryce Dryden stole home.
Thomasville Street Church helps the homeless by serving meals and hope
THOMASVILLE, Ga. (WALB) - Many Americans are just one paycheck away from experiencing homelessness, according to Midtown South Community Council. But in Thomas County, one nonprofit organization is using the message of love to help those who have fallen in hard times. Members of Thomasville Street Church are putting their...
Archbold to host Operation Prom Night at Brookwood
Archbold and several other local partners is set to host an Operation Prom Night Friday in Thomasville.
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