Thomasville City Council is scheduling a pair of public hearings to consider federal grants for two companies looking to invest in the Chair City.
Corey Watford of Sophia scowled as he filled his tank at the Sheetz on N.C. 62, noting that gas prices have gone up this summer.
Thomasville Police Department is investigating a series of tire slashings on Salem Street. According to Capt. Mark Kattner, four vehicles in two parking lots on Salem Street had their tires slashed sometime late Wednesday night or early Thursday morning. Four vehicles in a parking lot at 109 Salem St. had a slashed tire and another in an adjacent lot at 111 Salem St. suffered two damaged tires.
City Council approved a pair of economic incentives Monday night that could bring more than more 40 jobs to Thomasville.
The Davidson County Economic Commission is taking steps to create a culture of openness. EDC Board chairman Tommy Hedrick and Executive Director Steve Googe were candid in their intent to better serve the needs of the community and the media. The two men reached out to the press July 9 and invited several reporters to attend the EDC's monthly meeting at Davidson County Community College.
Many of the large, vacant business sites in Davidson County are not suitable for new development, a point emphasized by a recent tour by the Davidson County Economic Development Commission to promote the development of an industrial park.
Thomasville City Council will hold public hearings on a pair of economic incentives at 7 p.m. Monday, July 15. Two of the hearings involve economic incentives that could bring more than 40 jobs to the Chair City.
Jordan Beswick draws from a metamorphic moment in the film 'Lili.' He was only 6 at the time, but the moment set the course of his life as an actor, casting director, author and acting coach.
The blasting along I-85 in Davidson County has been postponed. Instead, work crews will begin blasting along I-85 just south of Clark Road in Davidson County, starting Friday, June 28, at lunchtime. Earlier, DOT has said the blasting would start Tuesday, June 25.
Some small institutions that were weighed down by bad loans on their books folded or were closed by federal regulators. High Point-based Bank of North Carolina, founded in Thomasville, not only survived the financial crisis, it has thrived of late.
The City of Thomasville has come a long way in recent years. A series of events beginning in late 2005 left the Chair City in a financial fog. Faced with financial pressure from the state over its deficient budget as long-standing furniture jobs fled by the hundreds, Thomasville officials stood at a crossroads.
Thomasville City Council scheduled a June 17 public hearing concerning two economic incentive packages for a pair of companies.
City Manager Kelly Craver released a 2013-14 budget proposal to city council May 20 that includes a raise in the water and sewer rate but no tax increases.
The Davidson County Commissioners focused on finances and economic development incentives Tuesday (May 14).
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.
Thomasvile City Council received a positive update on the status of the former Thomasville Furniture Industries Plant B building at its monthly meeting Monday night.
Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina (PCANC) presented Sen. Stan Bingham of Davidson County with its Legislative Leadership Award at its statewide Learning & Leadership Summit in Raleigh on March 6.
Hundreds of jobs could soon provide Thomasville an economic boon if an unidentified manufacturing and logistics company agrees to bring its business to Thomasville.
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.
Thomasville Medical Center to become Novant Health Thomasville Medical Center.
Gov. Pat McCrory signed a bill into law this month designed to prepare more high school students for life after graduation.
Thomasville City Council approved a rezoning request from a property owner who hopes to develop a section of Julian Avenue.
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.
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.
Thomasville Police Department has been a Chair City landmark for nearly a century. Built in 1937, the building once served as the hub of Thomasville operations, housing the fire and police departments, City Hall and the Department of Motor Vehicles.