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Apr. 18, 2014 @ 11:31 AM

Ice storm cleanup ready to pick up the pace

Thomasville City Council on Monday night awarded DRC Emergency Services Inc. a contract to handle the massive debris removal left behind from the March 7 ice storm that ravaged the southeastern United States

Apr. 17, 2014 @ 04:31 PM

Man charged with using dog as weapon

Shoemaker is accused of taking his pit bull into his neighbor's fenced-in yard and engaging in an assault, “knowing the animal would attack the victim,” an arrest warrant states.

Apr. 18, 2014 @ 11:36 AM

Dropout rates decline in city, county

“Certainly we're pleased that the number has gone down but we want it to go down even more,” Thomasville City Schools Superintendent Dr. Maria Pitre-Martin said.

Apr. 15, 2014 @ 10:04 AM

Commissioners approve incentives; Thomasville to consider April 21

Davidson County Commissioners approved an incentives package for a company to relocate to Thomasville.

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Apr. 19, 2014 @ 09:04 AM

Prep Baseball: Panthers second in MPC race after 5-0 win

Horrell tosses complete game giving up only three hits

Apr. 19, 2014 @ 09:14 AM

Prep Soccer: Eagles run away from Bulldogs

Scenes from the game

Apr. 19, 2014 @ 09:18 AM

Prep Baseball: Errors plague Bulldogs in setback to Cavs

Thomasville remains winless in conference play

Apr. 16, 2014 @ 11:07 AM

High School Soccer: Hornets survive East rally

Eagles hit post in final minutes of game

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Apr. 15, 2014 @ 03:19 PM

Police reports April 3-8, 2014

Information is provided by the Thomasville Police Department. For information, contact editor Kathy Stuart at 336-888-3590 or

Apr. 14, 2014 @ 03:09 PM

Police: man shoots son during fight

Thomasville police say a Thomasville man shot his son during a fight on the front porch at 1105 Lambeth St.


Apr. 11, 2014 @ 04:37 PM

Man who greeted deputies at breaking, entering charged with larceny

A Linwood man greeted Davidson County deputies who arrived on the scene of a breaking and entering to say he had called the homeowners because the home alarm had sounded. No alarm call was received, said deputies.

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Feb. 05, 2014 @ 05:30 PM

There she is ...

A photo of a lovely young lady stands on a windowsill of my office at the Thomasville Times. The image reminds me of my Thomasville High School days when girls wore A-line skirts, Peter Pan collars with circular pins and hair was teased to new heights. The pictured was signed by Sharon, Miss North Carolina 1965.

Sep. 19, 2013 @ 04:31 PM

A conversion with my bathroom scales

For the past five years or so I’ve been dealing with congestive heart failure, a disease that has certain issues to be dealt with. The short version of what to expect is multiple hospitalizations, extreme fatigue, irregular heart function, swelling and difficulty breathing. 

Jul. 24, 2013 @ 05:27 PM

Opinion: Why I'm not mad

Sunday morning, July 14, 2013, was sunny, warm and quiet. As I drove to church with the radio off, I replayed in my mind the words of the jury foreman from the George Zimmerman trial. “We the jury find the defendant not guilty on all counts.”