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Aug. 20, 2014 @ 01:51 PM

Team Dalton

When it comes to their careers, you might say Scott and Kelli Dalton have each other's backs. Not to mention totally being absorbed in each other's business — literally. With Scott taking over as principal at East Davidson High School this year and Kelli resuming her post as principal at E. Lawson Brown Middle School, this married couple shares just about everything — including a passion for all things education and family.

Aug. 20, 2014 @ 02:28 PM

Connection Church gives back

For the third consecutive year, Connection Church in Wallburg hosted the “Big Give” at Ledford High School on Saturday.

Aug. 20, 2014 @ 02:32 PM

The Planted Seed, helping those in need

Doug Gore and his wife Leigh had only been married about a month when their house burned in January 1993.
Both employees at Thomasville Furniture Industries, Leigh called Doug at work to tell him the house was on fire.
“It only took me ten minutes to get there, but by that time it was halfway burned down,” he said. “We didn’t have anywhere to go.”

Aug. 20, 2014 @ 02:41 PM

Animal adoption fair focuses on rescue groups

An Adoption Fair and Rabies Clinic will be held from 9 a.m. to 12 noon Saturday, Aug. 23 at Thomasville Police Department, 7 W. Guilford St., Thomasville.


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Aug. 20, 2014 @ 11:42 AM

Thomasville Preview: Mattera hoping to build on program's successful history

Bulldogs open 2014 at Cushwa Stadium Friday evening

Aug. 20, 2014 @ 11:32 AM

East Davidson Preview: Eagles will rely on defense to meet growing expectations

East had a breakthrough season going 9-3 one year ago

Aug. 20, 2014 @ 11:41 AM

Ledford Preview: Youthful Panthers relying on key vets

Tailback Dalton Harris will see a heavy workload for the LHS offense

Aug. 17, 2014 @ 02:28 PM

CPL: Season still a success for HiToms despite losing record

High Point-Thomasville wound up 26-31 for the summer

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Aug. 09, 2014 @ 11:12 AM

Back to School and Off to a Great Start

With school supplies flying off the shelves and the dog-days of summer quickly making way for autumn, both children and teachers are nervously counting down to the “BIG DAY” when school finally starts. As the proud parent of teenage boys and a fourth and fifth-grade teacher for more than 15 years, I wanted to share some top tips on how to alleviate those back to school jitters, ease back into a structured schedule and help you and yours get ready for an exciting school year.

Jul. 30, 2014 @ 12:51 PM

Geek the Library

Our summer reading program is winding down so I want to thank our speakers who informed and entertained, our teen volunteers who helped make programs run smoothly and all of you who read or attended a program. Thank you for another successful summer!

Jul. 28, 2014 @ 12:00 PM

Maintaining hope

Gardeners are facing challenges with the weather this year. It seemed like we were getting great conditions in April and May. The weather was warm and we were getting some good rains. Then sometime in June the rain stopped. It got so dry that I didn’t have to cut the grass. While I enjoyed the break, the garden was not happy at all. I was having to water quite a bit to keep the vegetable garden alive and growing.