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 @ 04:29 PM

Man draws prison time in fraud

The co-owner of a former investment firm that was a front for financial fraud and bilked local people for upward of $2 million recently was sentenced to five years in prison.

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. 18, 2013 @ 07:00 AM

Looming suspicion fuels spike in gun purchases

In the four years President Barack Obama has spent in the White House, gun sales have skyrocketed.
Not since the Brady Bill in 1994, however, has the nation — or the state of North Carolina — seen such a dramatic shift in gun culture as in the last year.

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. 05, 2013 @ 07:00 AM

New TMC program provides needed break for cancer patients

The mission for Thomasville Medical Center is to give rest to the weary through a new program, "Feel Good Friday," which will begin Jan. 18.

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.

Jan. 02, 2013 @ 10:35 AM

Uncertainty looms with Obamacare

With Obamacare inching slowly toward reality, the country’s medical profession is staring at an uncertain future as to how health care will be delivered to millions of Americans.

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. 26, 2012 @ 03:16 PM

Food Lion gift aids Salvation Army

The Salvation Army of Davidson County received a $4,000 gift from the Food Lion Charitable Foundation just in time for the holiday season. The Salvation Army will use the gift to help people who are struggling to put food on the table.

Dec. 26, 2012 @ 03:02 PM

Bingham's bill could save millions

Sen. Stan Bingham (R-District 33) hopes a law signed by Gov. Bev Perdue will relieve his constituents of unnecessary driving costs.

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.

Dec. 14, 2012 @ 02:48 PM

Beautification Committee provides Christmas decor

For a third consecutive year, holiday decor will glow in the windows of Thomasville downtown businesses.

Dec. 14, 2012 @ 02:08 PM

Plant B remains public hazard

Thomasville City Council continues to wait for a plan of action on a year-long saga concerning an abandoned building. City Hall reports no updates on the status of the former Thomasvile Furniture Industries Plant B site on Fisher Street.