Community

Aug. 26, 2015 @ 01:50 PM

Local pastor buys funeral home

Emmanuel Baptist Church Pastor Michael McNair said he was excited about the opportunity presented to him when he was made aware of the fact Prominence Funeral Home in Thomasville was on the market.

 

Aug. 21, 2015 @ 01:54 PM

Everybody’s Day gives you butterflies

If you’ve ever wanted to visit a butterfly in person, Loretta Brady can arrange a meeting. Touch of Heaven Butterflies will be a vendor at Everybody’s Day this year.


Aug. 14, 2015 @ 12:27 PM

Everybody's Day welcomes Crafts by Craig

The sound of metal on metal can be heard in the home workshop of Roger Craig. He’s cutting apart Coca-Cola cans in preparation for their new role as a semi truck.


Aug. 07, 2015 @ 03:32 PM

P&G Antiques at Everybody’s Day

P&G Antiques will join the lineup of vendors at Everybody’s Day Sept. 26. 


Jul. 29, 2015 @ 01:36 PM

Girl Scouts share harvest from community garden

Sharing equals caring for a group of Girl Scouts who have raised a bumper crop of fresh vegetables to benefit local residents who don’t have gardens.


Jul. 28, 2015 @ 02:19 PM

Who-ville Christmas in July

Eager crafters made Christmas ornaments and enjoyed a Grinch-y snack at Thomasville Library’s Who-ville Christmas in July craft program.


Jul. 21, 2015 @ 11:27 AM

The relaxing practice of Rapha’ Yoga

Many people enjoy the physical benefits of hatha yoga, but how about Rapha’ Yoga?


Jul. 14, 2015 @ 02:11 PM

Happy 85th

Novant Health Thomasville Medical Center is celebrating its 85th birthday this year and inviting the community to the celebration on Saturday July 18 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on the hospital campus. 


Jun. 05, 2015 @ 03:14 PM

The coolest red trailer around

The summer heat is on its way with temperatures expected to reach 91 degrees late next week. What better way to cool off than with a delicious cup of Frosty's Hawaiian Shaved Ice.


May. 26, 2015 @ 01:06 PM

Chair City Toastmasters sharpen communication skills

Great communication skills are like a beautiful lawn. With an investment of knowledge, patience and perseverance, a speaker can cultivate and enjoy the fruits of his or her labor.


May. 13, 2015 @ 04:06 PM

CIS champions student success

Volunteers and staff with Communities In Schools of Thomasville continue to support the education and development of students in the district.


May. 05, 2015 @ 04:01 PM

Southern Sisters

Visitors to the Piedmont area now have another great reason to visit Thomasville – Southern Sisters Restaurant & Grille is a recommended stop in Christy Campbell’s “Eat & Explore North Carolina – Favorite Recipes, Celebrations & Travel Destinations."


Apr. 24, 2015 @ 02:25 PM

Book fair makes a splash at Wallburg Elementary

Books, pencils, stickers and cool stuffed toys aren’t the only things Amy Daugherty is selling at the “Under the Sea” book fair going on this week at Wallburg Elementary.


Apr. 21, 2015 @ 09:00 PM

Planting pinwheels of hope

The first annual Dr. Sara Sinal Conference for Child Abuse Professionals was held April 17 at Davidson County Community College.


Apr. 17, 2015 @ 04:34 PM

Discover the future

High schoolers from Davidson county explored various programs within advanced manufacturing, business and computer science and transportation technology at High School Career Discovery Day held April 15 on the campus of DCCC.


Apr. 14, 2015 @ 09:00 PM

Senior fashionista transitions to spring

“One nice piece [of jewelry] will make an outfit pop,” said Shirley Jones-Byrd as she held up a pearl cluster necklace.


Mar. 31, 2015 @ 03:03 PM

Down ‘The Rabbit Hole’ we go

Every day Thomasville residents cut through Old Julian Avenue to reach Randolph Street, passing right by a hidden gem in town. Owner Lance Nuckolls would like to change that.


Mar. 27, 2015 @ 05:44 PM

Hill’s ‘Chick Days’ offer valuable lessons on life

Make no mistake, Kim Hill, co-owner of Hill’s Farm and Garden Center in Thomasville rules the roost when it comes to ensuring all the animals that are for sale at her family’s old-fashioned store — and even the ones that are not — are well cared for no matter what the going trend is for the Easter holiday.


Mar. 17, 2015 @ 11:58 AM

A BRIGHT idea

Ledford High School senior Joe Hoffman isn’t quite sure what direction he’ll take when it comes to career paths, but he does know one thing — he’s grateful for the opportunity to be part of Kenneth Cain’s electrical trade class.


Mar. 07, 2015 @ 12:00 AM

'Empty Bowls'

Stacks upon stacks of colorful ceramic bowls — empty bowls —  will serve as a reminder of hunger for an economically fragile population in the Thomasville area at the 4th Annual Empty Bowls meal from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 20 at Memorial United Methodist Church, 101 Randolph Street, Thomasville.


Mar. 04, 2015 @ 12:00 AM

Spin4Life to benefit cancer patients, fund research

There’s still time to get involved in the 7th annual Spin4Life event set for 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 14 at Davidson County Community College, 297 Davidson Community College Road, Thomasville.


Feb. 25, 2015 @ 12:00 AM

THS Scarlet Regiment attends Mardi Gras parade

It was the trip of a lifetime for 22 lucky members of Thomasville High School’s marching band — the Scarlet Regiment — who were invited to play on Feb. 13 in one of the most iconic Mardi Gras parades in New Orleans.


Mar. 27, 2015 @ 10:25 AM

Shuler Meats expansion meets customers needs

For more than 32 years, Shuler Meats has experienced steady growth while serving Thomasville and the surrounding areas.


Feb. 14, 2015 @ 12:00 AM

Pageant winners crowned

Organizers of the Miss Thomasville and Miss Central Carolina scholarship pageant are looking forward to what lies ahead for four young ladies who will represent the area at the Miss North Carolina Pageant and Miss North Carolina Outstanding Teen pageant in June. 


Jan. 31, 2015 @ 07:19 PM

Girl Scouts serve ... cheerfully

Members of Girl Scout Troop 02558 do more than just sell cookies — they serve their community.