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Feb. 28, 2015 @ 12:00 AM

Sheetz's 500th store represents vote of confidence in Thomasville

A dusting of snow couldn’t put a damper on a ribbon cutting which signaled the opening of the 500th Sheetz store at 1810 Liberty Drive and an important benchmark for the City of Thomasville. Hundreds of people clapped and cheered as Mayor Joe Bennett cut the red ribbon to signal the store’s official opening.

 
Feb. 28, 2015 @ 12:00 AM

Water leaks attributed to winter weather

Major leaks in the city's water system have left the City of Thomasville scrambling for solutions to restore water supplies.


Feb. 28, 2015 @ 12:00 AM

Fair Grove’s forgotten child

Today marks the end of Black History month. Over the course of the last four weeks, millions of American students — from all ethnicities — took an in-depth look at the achievements of black Americans, pausing to contemplate the vital role of African Americans in U.S. history. However, in the midst of celebrating the lives and influence prominent African-Americans have had on today’s history, for many Southerners there lies the dark reality born from the human atrocities of the slave trade and the historical trauma slavery left on a nation where no town, not even Thomasville, was spared. In this article, master genealogist and Thomasville native Randy Hepler shares his own personal journey to uncovering the truth behind his distant ancestors' connection to slavery and to a child named Miranda, whose father was her mother’s master.


Feb. 28, 2015 @ 12:00 AM

Thomasville to terminate wastewater contract with Trinity

Council voted unanimously Monday during its regular session to dissolve a system maintenance contract it shares with the City of Trinity.


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Feb. 28, 2015 @ 10:42 PM

Prep Playoffs: Rothrock pours in 37 points to send Ledford to sectional final

Note: East Davidson girls also reach third round with 66-56 win over East Burke in 2-A playoffs. Madi Hallman was one of four Golden Eagles in double figures with a game-high 22 points.

Feb. 28, 2015 @ 09:03 AM

Prep Playoffs: Golden Eagles soar in first round

East will host East Burke today at 4 p.m. for spot in sectional finals


Feb. 28, 2015 @ 10:04 AM

Prep Playoffs: Ledford boys shoot down Carson

Welcome Anson County in sectional semifinal today at 4 p.m.



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Feb. 10, 2015 @ 01:59 PM

Thomasville Library keeping busy

We geek taxes. Well, to be honest we don’t really geek taxes but we do provide services to help you get your taxes filed.


Jan. 31, 2015 @ 12:00 AM

Our thoughts can keep us prisoners

We had a guest minister at our church on Sunday. The man is a friend of our pastor. He has spoken at our church before and always brings a thought-provoking message. This week was no exception, as ironically, his topic was: our thoughts. His message wasn’t simply that we have good thoughts and bad thoughts, but more about our responsibility for our thoughts.

 

Jan. 27, 2015 @ 03:12 PM

Snow possibility, the Super Bowl and more This-n-That

Cold ... warm ... I wish it would make up its mind.