Business

Mar. 21, 2014 @ 09:29 AM

Project MEND could add 20 jobs

Thomasville City Council on April 21 will hold a public hearing regarding economic incentives for a company that is looking to relocate to Thomasville.


Mar. 10, 2014 @ 12:27 PM

Novant Health Thomasville first in state to achieve COPD certification

Novant Health Thomasville Medical Center has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval™ for its chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) program by demonstrating compliance with Commission’s national standards for healthcare quality and safety in disease-specific care.


Feb. 18, 2014 @ 09:56 AM

United Way remains grateful to donors

Most agencies with United Way of Davidson County took at least a 3.55 percent cut in allocations, and one as high as 35.7 percent.


Feb. 06, 2014 @ 12:16 PM

Unilin expansion adds new jobs, increases city’s tax base

After re-opening its Denton Road facility in April, Unilin Flooring will add approximately 78,000 square feet to its Cloniger Road facility to bolster its manufacturing capacity and expand warehouse space.


Feb. 04, 2014 @ 09:07 AM

Occupational medicine expands at Novant Health

Occupational medicine services at Novant Health Thomasville Medical Center  has twice outgrown its facilities since starting about a year ago. Occupational medicine is now offered in the main hospital at 207 Old Lexington Road.


Feb. 03, 2014 @ 05:33 PM

Printing operation to return to High Point

The hum of a newspaper press will be heard again in High Point. The High Point Enterprise, which acquired the Thomasville Times in 1958, will bring home printing operations, this time with a new printing press housed in a facility on Woodbine Street, off of Market Center Drive in High Point.


Jan. 28, 2014 @ 05:25 PM

From business model to fun model

Thomasville welcomed a new hot spot for frozen yogurt. SweetFrog, 1122 Randolph St., opened on Friday, attracting hundreds of people to Tammy Joyce’s latest Chair City venture. 


Jan. 21, 2014 @ 03:00 PM

Two more furniture plants closing March 21

The last of the former Thomasville Furniture Industries plants is closing. According to a letter obtained by the Thomasville Times from Heritage Home Group President Ira Glazer, Thomasville Plant C and Plant C-Area 100 will shut down on March 21. Employees at the two facilities received the letter Tuesday morning.


Jan. 17, 2014 @ 02:47 PM

City may may amend tax incentive district

Thomasville City Council is tweaking the district for its downtown tax incentive initiative. Council members at the Jan.22 meeting will vote on a district boundary modification that includes more businesses and less houses. 


Jan. 10, 2014 @ 12:24 PM

Project BART: a $25 million investment

A local company may invest $25 million and create up to 50 jobs in Thomasville. Thomasville City Council on Jan. 22 will hold a public hearing regarding an economic incentive grant for Project BART.


Jan. 07, 2014 @ 01:51 PM

Bank of North Carolina plans big expansion

Someone recently suggested to Rick Callicutt that he should write a book about the growth of Bank of North Carolina during the last few years.

 

Jan. 03, 2014 @ 10:40 AM

Business advice free from DCCC’s business center

Third Thursday — a partnership between the Thomasville Area Chamber of Commerce and Davidson County Community College’s Small Business Center — will offer on-the-spot advice for small business development.


Jan. 03, 2014 @ 10:33 AM

Impact of Buy Local campaign trickles down to community

Local businesses ended 2013 on a high note thanks in large part to Thomasville citizens spending their money in the Chair City.


Jan. 03, 2014 @ 09:46 AM

Program promotes leadership in Davidson

Leadership Davidson County, which provides insights to economic development, education, government and human services, is accepting applications through Jan. 17. Applications are available through the Thomasville Area Chamber of Commerce and the Lexington Chamber of Commerce.


Nov. 01, 2013 @ 10:24 PM

PrimeCare Express introduces Thomasville facility

A crowd of city and county officials gathered Tuesday for a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the new  PrimeCare Express medical facility opened by Novant Health in front of the Novant Health Thomasville Medical Center this week.


Oct. 29, 2013 @ 06:19 PM

Ghost walk brings life to downtown

It's alive. It's alive, said members of the City Beautification Committee during the Nightmare on Main Street ghost walk held Saturday night.


Sep. 25, 2013 @ 03:46 PM

Affordable Care Act topic of business event

The Small Business Center at Davidson County Community College will host Debbie Wright, human resources and business consultant, to help shed light on the new law.


Feb. 21, 2013 @ 06:05 PM

TMC receives 'A' for quality service

Thomasville Medical Center is harvesting accolades for its efforts to ensure patient safety.


Sep. 25, 2013 @ 09:03 AM

Davidson Progress backs industrial park

A week after the Davidson County Board of Commissioners offered its approval for the development of a proposed industrial park in Linwood, privately-funded Davidson Progress Inc. on Sept. 17 approved a resolution to encourage the continued participation of community leaders.


Sep. 13, 2013 @ 12:32 PM

Small business roundtable scheduled for Wednesday

Triad small business owners and their employees are invited Wednesday to attend a luncheon to make their voices heard in Raleigh.


Sep. 04, 2013 @ 05:05 PM

Chair City’s unemployment rate sees downward trend

Thomasville's improving employment numbers received more good news with some recent job announcements.


Sep. 03, 2013 @ 04:03 PM

EEOC sues Thomasville company in racial case

The federal agency that enforces workplace discrimination complaints recently sued Carolina Mattress Guild Inc., accusing the company of subjecting black employees to a racially hostile work environment and unlawfully firing an employee who complained about racial remarks that included the “N-word.”


Aug. 30, 2013 @ 04:24 PM

Unilin continues expansion, adds 14 jobs

Four months ago, a Thomasville-based manufacturer reopened a dormant facility and brought 30 jobs to the Chair City.


Aug. 23, 2013 @ 12:00 PM

Manufacturer adds to city’s job base

It’s a small business with big dreams. Liberty Bathing Walk-in Tubs of Thomasville held a grand opening Aug. 7 and the owners believe they have positioned themselves to become a contender in a competitive market.


Aug. 23, 2013 @ 12:29 PM

Project Hem, Project Z13 identified

Project Hem and Project Z13. with a combined investment of $4.5 million and 41 jobs, were identifed as Mill-Chem Manufacturing and SV Plastics LLC, respectively.