Growing up, I adored my father in a 1960s sitcom way. Even mundane events had a heroic feel when he spun the narrative.
Like many other boys his age, Thomas, 8, is eager to play with his toys after arriving home after school. His toy of choice is a remote control police car complete with siren.
For the past three weeks, Thomasville’s master genealogist and historian Randy Hepler has shared basic tips on ways to begin tracing your family history and genealogy. In this final installment, Randy takes us back to one of the most treasured times in his own personal history and shows why staying in close touch with living relatives and preserving family artifacts, including physical structures, can be one of the most incredible gifts you leave behind for generations to come.
A month after the unemployment rate in Davidson County reached its lowest point since before the Great Recession, it fell dramatically once again in October, falling below six percent for the first time in six years.
Christina Coleman scores game-high 17 points
Bulldogs have tying shot draw iron at buzzer
Ledford boys deliver knockout blow early in rout
DCCC makes incredible 18 shots from behind the arc
My wife and I like to listen to Garrison Keillor on Saturday night if we are close to a radio. He is the author and storyteller who always begins his stories with, “It’s been a quiet week in Lake Wobegon.” Last week was anything but quiet and the week I am beginning looks to be even busier. I am not dreading the week, but I want to stay healthy for the holidays and I want to slow down and enjoy each of the activities. I want to make sure that I don’t rush through the week and miss the special time that I will get to spend with family and friends.
If you don't know by now that you should be shopping for Christmas gifts, you have not been watching television or handling three to four pounds of advertisements that are in every area newspaper. You have twelve shopping days left! If you can, try to shop locally and keep Thomasville alive.
We geek the holidays at the Thomasville Library. We geek movies and crafts and Christmas music and Santa! Make plans to join us in December for what you geek.