Business: Local

Apr. 25, 2013 @ 09:13 AM

Unilin reopens Denton Road site

A thriving business in Thomasville is expanding once again, this time reopening a pre-existing facility.
Unilin Flooring is adding 30 jobs to an extensive workforce with the announcement of its return to a site on Denton Road that had been vacant for more than four years.

Mar. 13, 2013 @ 01:28 PM

Proposed jobs represent potential boon for county

Hundreds of jobs could soon provide Thomasville an economic boon if an unidentified manufacturing and logistics company agrees to bring its business to Thomasville.

Mar. 05, 2013 @ 10:13 AM

Zeek Rewards claim time nears

Victims of the Zeek Rewards pyramid scheme may know in the coming weeks when they can begin filing with a court for restitution of some of their money, more than seven months after federal authorities shut down the swindle with a global scope.

Feb. 26, 2013 @ 04:17 PM

Novant rebrands its system

Thomasville Medical Center to become Novant Health Thomasville Medical Center.

Feb. 22, 2013 @ 02:09 PM

Council approves zoning

Thomasville City Council approved a rezoning request from a property owner who hopes to develop a section of Julian Avenue.

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.

Feb. 18, 2013 @ 06:17 PM

For sale: TFI showroom

TFI, a company that has spent more than 100 years in the Chair City, listed its former headquarters with Cassidy Turley Commercial Real Estate Services in Charlotte for $2.25 million. Built in 1958, the 225,000-square-foot facility sits on 7.24 acres and once was home to hundreds of jobs.

Feb. 12, 2013 @ 02:38 PM

Council considers Wi-Fi for downtown

Thomasville City Council is revisiting the possibility of bringing Wi-Fi service to the downtown area.
Council discussed the idea of free wireless Internet to downtown a few years ago, but backed away when cost estimates exceeded $20,000. Talks resurfaced at council's annual retreat on Feb. 2 as the service has become more affordable.

Feb. 06, 2013 @ 03:36 PM

Statewide more than 10,000 avoid foreclosure

A state-designed foreclosure prevention program made its 10,000th foreclosure prevention loan last month, providing workers who have lost jobs during the downturn a way to save their homes. 

Feb. 05, 2013 @ 01:39 PM

WithIt honors Wright Global Graphics

Wright Global Graphics Solutions, a packaging and marketing solutions industry, has been named WithIt’s Mentoring Award recipient. WithIt, a women’s leadership development network, is the only organization to champion the advancement of women in the home furnishings industries.

Feb. 04, 2013 @ 01:41 PM

Old Dominion bags third straight award

Thomasville-based Old Dominion was named the best national freight carrier for a third consecutive year.

Feb. 01, 2013 @ 04:14 PM

Thomasville City Council to hold retreat Feb. 2

Thomasville City Council is holding its annual retreat Saturday (Feb.2)  at the Thomasville City Schools Administration Building, 400 Turner Street.

Jan. 30, 2013 @ 11:12 AM

Assistance program to help seniors file taxes

The Senior Dynamics program at the Davidson County Department of Senior Services — in cooperation with the Davidson County Tax Coalition —  offers free tax advice and tax form preparation for older, low-income Davidson County residents.

Jan. 20, 2013 @ 07:00 AM

Council to consider Plant B ordinance

Now that a plan is in place for the former Thomasville Furniture Industries Plant B facility, City Council members hope the eyesore will soon become a thing of the past.

Jan. 22, 2013 @ 01:31 PM

Wastewater spill reported

The City of Thomasville reported a wastewater spill of more than 100,000 gallons Thursday, Jan. 17.

Jan. 15, 2013 @ 03:34 PM

Watford, Miller earn Chamber awards

A room full of Chair City leaders were on hand Jan. 10 to recognize a pair of prestigious award winners at Colonial Country Club as part of the 64th annual meeting of the Thomasville Area Chamber of Commerce.

Jan. 11, 2013 @ 11:34 AM

Conference to train county leaders

Business leaders in Davidson County will gather next month to discuss economic development, education, government and human services as the Lexington and Thomasville chambers of commerce partner to host their 23rd Leadership Davidson County program.

Jan. 09, 2013 @ 01:53 PM

Plant B: It’s a shell game

Entering their third year of the former Thomasville Furniture Industries Plant B saga, Chair City officials are tired of playing Thimblerig with property owner Jeff Schwarz and have formulated a course of action that may finally end the issue of the 100-year-old eyesore.

Jan. 03, 2013 @ 01:40 PM

Sweepstakes sites close

Local Internet sweepstakes cafes across Thomasville sat empty Thursday as a state ban went into effect prohibiting the use of online games that pay cash prizes.

Dec. 31, 2012 @ 07:00 AM

More shoppers frequent downtown

Downtown Thomasville wrapped up this year's holiday shopping season with Main Street businesses reporting a pretty merry Christmas.

Dec. 30, 2012 @ 01:44 PM

North State to pay dividend

North State Communications is paying a dividend to shareholders that’s the largest amount in at least nine years and nearly double the next greatest dividend level paid since the fall of 2003.

Dec. 27, 2012 @ 12:48 PM

Wright of Thomasville hires new director

Looking to increase the presence of its packaging and marketing solutions worldwide, Wright Global Graphic Solutions has hired Pat Flippin director of international business development.

Dec. 23, 2012 @ 07:00 AM

Unemployment insurance rates on a steep climb

Escalating unemployment costs may discourage adding jobs, says McDonalds owner, operator and president Tony Delligatti.

Dec. 21, 2012 @ 04:24 PM

Times to print Wednesdays, Saturdays

Beginning Jan. 2, The Thomasville Times will move into a new publication cycle — daily on the website ( and two print editions (Wednesdays and Saturdays).

Dec. 19, 2012 @ 04:02 PM

Unilin remains generous donor

Another chapter was recorded Dec. 14 in the consistent partnership between one of Thomasville’s largest employers and the United Way of Davidson County.