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Mar. 31, 2015 @ 02:38 PM

Bridge to the future

A team of students from Davidson Early College High School answered the challenge to build a bridge for the 2015 Region 3 Model Bridge Building Competition held March 27 on the Davidson County Community College campus.

Mar. 31, 2015 @ 02:35 PM

Targeting the dropout rate

Long before assuming her role as superintendent of Thomasville City Schools at the start of the 2013-2014 school year, Dr. Maria Pitre-Martin had been made well aware of the system’s challenges during her tenure with the N.C. Department of Instruction. 

Mar. 31, 2015 @ 02:54 PM

Collapse of a colony?

Honeybees are often overlooked by consumers as a vital contributor to the food eaten in households across the country.

Mar. 31, 2015 @ 02:47 PM

Brown’s brainiacs win big at Battle of the Books

Go ahead, call Adem Bektic, Tutu Le-Hoang, Issac Odenwelder, Joshua Hunt, Kiya Turner, Lauren Thomas or Courtney Moore a bunch of bookworms. Really, they don’t mind.

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Mar. 27, 2015 @ 01:58 PM

Prep Baseball: Ledford struggles to find offense

Panthers fall 5-1 to MPC foe Central Davidson

Mar. 27, 2015 @ 02:09 PM

Prep Softball: Eagles float by Cavs in three frames

Andrea Grant blasts two-run homer

Mar. 27, 2015 @ 02:26 PM

Prep Soccer: String of goals help Salisbury escape East

Hornets were only up 1-0 with 15 minutes left

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Mar. 31, 2015 @ 03:03 PM

Down ‘The Rabbit Hole’ we go

Every day Thomasville residents cut through Old Julian Avenue to reach Randolph Street, passing right by a hidden gem in town. Owner Lance Nuckolls would like to change that.

Mar. 27, 2015 @ 05:44 PM

Hill’s ‘Chick Days’ offer valuable lessons on life

Make no mistake, Kim Hill, co-owner of Hill’s Farm and Garden Center in Thomasville rules the roost when it comes to ensuring all the animals that are for sale at her family’s old-fashioned store — and even the ones that are not — are well cared for no matter what the going trend is for the Easter holiday.

Mar. 17, 2015 @ 11:58 AM


Ledford High School senior Joe Hoffman isn’t quite sure what direction he’ll take when it comes to career paths, but he does know one thing — he’s grateful for the opportunity to be part of Kenneth Cain’s electrical trade class.

Mar. 07, 2015 @ 12:00 AM

'Empty Bowls'

Stacks upon stacks of colorful ceramic bowls — empty bowls —  will serve as a reminder of hunger for an economically fragile population in the Thomasville area at the 4th Annual Empty Bowls meal from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 20 at Memorial United Methodist Church, 101 Randolph Street, Thomasville.