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Oct. 29, 2014 @ 08:00 AM

From beyond the shadows

A perfect October chill was in the air last Saturday night as close to 500 people turned out for Thomasville’s ‘Nightmare on Main Street’ ghost walk tour. Brave souls of all ages — from as far away as Chapel Hill — huddled together in tight groups as they made their way along Thomasville’s dimly-lit streets from one spooky spot to another.

 
Oct. 29, 2014 @ 08:00 AM

Thomasville Police Department welcomes new K-9s

Thomasville Police Department's newest members, Vilko and Kaizer, 13-month-old canines, were introduced to the public for the first time Wednesday.


Oct. 29, 2014 @ 08:00 AM

Thomasville Medical Center prepares to honor veterans

When Linda Hunt first conceived of having the city's inaugural Veterans Day Observance at Novant Health Thomasville Medical Center, just a handful of people joined her.


Oct. 29, 2014 @ 08:00 AM

Early voters cast ballots

Connie Sizemore wasn’t the only one to take advantage of early voting at Thomasville Public Library, but she was one of the first. “It’s not just my right, it’s my responsibility,” she said.


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Oct. 29, 2014 @ 02:58 PM

College Volleyball: DCCC eyes district title after taking Region X crown

Game time is Saturday, 12 p.m. at Brinkley Gym

Oct. 29, 2014 @ 03:01 PM

Off the Porch: Managing the trigger


Oct. 24, 2014 @ 11:14 PM

Prep Football: Hornets sting Bulldogs in final seconds

Salisbury scores touchdown and completes two-point conversion with 11.5 seconds left



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Oct. 17, 2014 @ 01:12 PM

Halloween, almanacs and more This-n-That

Oops! On the pumpkin paragraph in our last article we said to now look for the pumpkins at Memorial UMC. If we had only read our church sign, we would have had the correct date. But, the pumpkins have now arrived at Memorial United Methodist Church and are on sale daily until all are sold.

 

Oct. 14, 2014 @ 01:56 PM

Library seeks community feedback

During our ongoing Geek the Library campaign we’ve gotten great feedback from the community about the library and the services we provide. Is there something we can improve or a service you’d like the library to provide? We want to know how we can serve you better because we geek you!


Oct. 14, 2014 @ 01:52 PM

Four Letter Word

As Christians we are not supposed to say certain words. We all know them; they are right on the tips of our tongues. Go into any high school in America and you will hear those words used quite often. If the principal at any high school disciplined every student who used profane words, they wouldn’t do anything else all day long. My column today is not about those four letter words or their use in high schools, in music or in movies. We could all do a little work at guarding our minds and tongues in regard to those four letter words.