The events in Europe drew the attention of some, but it didn't hit home for many Americans until the Japanese got involved. After Pearl Harbor was bombed Dec. 7, 1941, my grandfather was one of many who enlisted in the United States Army in 1942 at the age of 21.
Few people feel young after turning 90. Maj. Gen. Hubert Leonard is no ordinary person.
At First United Methodist Church in Thomasville, the cast and crew are hard at work for the the annual Spring Fling set for 6 p.m. Saturday, May 18.
A number of businesses and clubs in Thomasville are familiar the work of Neil Younts. Over the last four years, Younts has become synonymous with the Thomasville Woman's Club as the man behind its famed food selections. Each week, the owner of Carolina Cuisine Catering prepares a Sunday lunch buffet that serves as many as 200 people.
While the government’s sequestration of military assets for Thomasville’s Memorial Day parade has caused some frustration, a sense of purpose has allowed the Committee to revamp the day’s festivities.
It did not take Tori Gross long to chart out her first mission after claiming the title of Outstanding Little Miss Thomasville Young Miss.
The Thomasville Historic Preservation Commission will conduct an event to identify and archive historical photographs of Thomasville from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at Piedmont Crossing.
Because of expected rain, DCCC will hold its 50th commencement.at 10 a.m. Saturday at Richard Childress Racing Auditorium, 236 Industrial Drive in Welcome. Tickets are required.The ceremony may be viewed at http://www.davidsonccc.edu/graduation-live.
The following students earned honor roll status at Fair Grove Elementary School for the third nine weeks grading quarter.
The following students at Wallburg Elementary School were named to honor rolls for the third nine weeks of the 2012-2013 school year.
Throughout the country, postal workers are preparing for the 21st annual National Association of Letter Carrier's "Stamp Out Hunger" food drive on Saturday, May 11.
Those who braved the unseasonably cool temperatures Saturday for Spring Daze in downtown Thomasville were rewarded with a variety of vendors.
For more than 30 years Marie Bentley and her group of volunteers have visited classrooms across the state with a reading initiative virtually no kindergarten student can ignore.
Through the Make-A-Wish Foundation Princess Anslee LeBlanc, 3, will have a dream come true — to meet a princess.
Last year, the city of Thomasville celebrated the opening of seven new parks as part of the Thomasville Rotary Club’s Children at Play initiative. A number of Chair City organizations will host "Party in the Park" at Turner Street Park from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 7.
Thomasville will host its 10th annual Spring Daze event from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, as the festival is once again set to take over E. Main Street with about 100 vendors.
Alexandra Scott proved how powerful a lemonade stand and a dream could be. First grade students at Thomasville Primary School plan to continue her legacy.
Students in the Emergency Medical Science program at Davidson County Community College on Wednesday faced a horrific scene at the old mental health building on Lexington Avenue.
Master Police Officer Eric Hicks seems to always be in the right place at the right time. On April 21, Hicks responded to an emergency call regarding a motorist suffering from a diabetic attack on Interstate 85. Last August, Hicks helped save a choking infant on Dominic Drive in Thomasville. In October, Hicks among other responders pulled a man from an Interstate 85 wreck of a truck carrying volatile hazardous materials.
Women at First Presbyterian Church used the Easter holiday to help raise money for four local nonprofits that continue to struggle amidst the slow economy.
When Sue Hunter first asked Phil Christman to paint a mural in Thomasville, Bill Clinton was president. That might explain why the little boy in front of the train depot needed a fresh coat.
Darrius Little helped put Thomasville High School on the wrestling map. He now hopes to put the Chair City on his sport’s biggest stage.
How will the next generation be remembered 100 years from now? I talked with the youth group at Unity United Methodist Church in Thomasville. Not surprisingly, these children — all of whom were born in the digital age — mentioned technological devices as a common theme. iPods and iPhones were at the top of the list.
A familiar face in the Chair City is moving across town, as Justin Finch was hired as a director of the Thomasville Central Recreation Center.
Pop Warner football has been around for nearly 100 years. This year, it begins in Davidson County.
The first day of information sessions and sign-ups for the newly-formed Davidson County Cougars will be held at Ledford High School at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 20.