Features

Nov. 27, 2013 @ 05:07 PM

Food pantries need help this holiday season

Thanksgiving and Christmas usually represent the most generous season of the year. Concern is mounting, however, that food pantries in Davidson County have become forgotten amidst the holiday bustle.

 

Nov. 19, 2013 @ 11:27 AM

Thmasville Christmas parade Saturday

Cindy Farmer of the FOX8 Morning News will serve as the grand marshal of the 2013 Thomasville Christmas Parade, announced the Fair Grove Lions Club.


Nov. 15, 2013 @ 02:32 PM

Chamber wins two-state video award

The Thomasville Area Chamber of Commerce was recognized last week with the 2013 Outstanding Video Award from the Chambers of Commerce in the Carolinas.


Nov. 14, 2013 @ 03:55 PM

Career fair expands options

High school students face difficult decisions as their graduation nears. Some will go off to a four-year university while others head for a community college. Some will elect to find a job or join the military.


Nov. 14, 2013 @ 12:19 PM

Craft Fair heralds season

More than 300 people attended the annual Craft Fair held by Thomasville Parks and Recreation last Saturday.


Nov. 08, 2013 @ 09:44 AM

Calendar captures patriotism of Chair City

When Matthew Lewis retired from the Washington Post after a 25-year career, the Pulitzer Prize winner came to Thomasville and started taking pictures of the Chair City.


Nov. 07, 2013 @ 02:30 PM

Letter to a soldier will touch your heart

In Saturday's edition, the Times will feature Matthew Lewis, a Pulitizer Prize winning photographer, who has compiled "A Veteran's Keepsake Calendar." As part of its debut, he challenged Thomasville High School and Bulldog Academy students to write a letter to a solider. This one is particuarlly touching.


Nov. 07, 2013 @ 02:06 PM

Evening of Music includes silent auction

Saturday’s premier of “Evening of Music” by Novant Health Foundation Thomasville Medical Center includes more than entertainment. A silent auction to be held simultaneously represents the spirit of the Foundation, Medical Center and community  —  generosity.


Nov. 04, 2013 @ 02:40 PM

Local women fight rare disease

A few phone calls and a face-to-face visit with Diane Ramirez and her friend Janet Mabe revealed an incredible journey the two women have faced together. They are two of only 30,000 in America who suffer from the extremely rare disease known as pulmonary hypertension.


Nov. 01, 2013 @ 03:10 PM

'An Evening of Music' next weekend

As rehearsals make their way from Memorial United Methodist Church to the Finch Auditorium, a cast of more than 75 people are set to begin what they call Finch Week.


Oct. 29, 2013 @ 06:19 PM

Ghost walk brings life to downtown

It's alive. It's alive, said members of the City Beautification Committee during the Nightmare on Main Street ghost walk held Saturday night.


Oct. 25, 2013 @ 09:47 AM

Wade Luck feels strain of chemo, closed doors

Wade Luck pulled into the Pineywood Pure service station on Lexington Avenue with a flat bicycle tire 42 years ago. He hasn't left yet.


Oct. 15, 2013 @ 09:44 AM

Fraternal Order of Police establishes lodge

Law enforcement officers in Davidson County now have their own Fraternal Order of Police.

 

Oct. 14, 2013 @ 06:58 PM

Veterans protest partial shutdown of memorials

Veterans from across America on Sunday descended on federal and state moments to express their formal opposition to the federal government's handling of military and veteran affairs during this partial federal government shutdown.


Oct. 11, 2013 @ 02:59 PM

Green Dell Fam stirs spirit of community

Some people like to get a little dirt on their hands. Then there are folks like Kenny and Jan Cain, for whom farming is more than just a hobby. 


Oct. 11, 2013 @ 01:51 PM

Technology engages students in classroom

Megan Croke loves to bring the world to her first grade class at Thomasville Primary School. Croke's first graders have “visited” far away museums and zoos, places some of them may never get to see in person. They tap into the endless source of information known as the World Wide Web.


Oct. 10, 2013 @ 01:35 PM

Christmas application begins Monday in Tville

The Salvation Army of Davidson County will accept applications for Christmas assistance from noon to 7 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, Oct. 14-16, at the Thomasville office, 10 Pine St.


Oct. 09, 2013 @ 06:42 PM

Ceremony inspires ROTC cadets

Cadets in Thomasville High School's JROTC program on Oct. 8 took part in a ceremony some of them may experience one day.

 

Oct. 01, 2013 @ 10:07 AM

Everybody's Day creates grand spectacle

A sun-splashed day in Thomasville renewed the spirit of the city Saturday as patrons, vendors, visitors and residents walked the streets searching for trinkets to take home from Everybody's Day.


Oct. 01, 2013 @ 09:50 AM

Tickets on sale for 'An Evening of Music'

The Novant Health Foundation Thomasville Medical Center will host An Evening of Music at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9,  and 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10. Tickets are on sale now for the musical extravaganza.


Sep. 30, 2013 @ 12:20 PM

Thomasville Scouts aid equine rescue

Looking around the layout at Safe Haven Rescue and Retirement, Rhianna Weavil noticed that something was adding up. The rescue center in High Point had more horses than it had stalls.


Sep. 27, 2013 @ 12:02 PM

CROP Walk comes back to Thomasville

After assisting High Point for each of the last several years, the missions committee at Memorial United Methodist Church is hosting the return of The CROP Walk to Thomasville this Sunday for the first time in over a decade.


Sep. 27, 2013 @ 11:29 AM

Everybody's Day artist: Driftwood transforms to fountains

Buddy Way is an outdoorsman with a creative mind. Driftwood, old wagon wheels, wine bottles and water basins are transformed to fountains.


Sep. 27, 2013 @ 11:32 AM

Everybody's Day artist: Science turns into art

Philip McDonald ‘s childhood interest in butterflies and moths is a metamorphosis of life. What earned him state fair blue ribbons and Boy Scout badges will capture artistic and scientific interest at Everybody’s Day.


Sep. 27, 2013 @ 11:17 AM

Civil servants: ‘These people work like dogs every day’

An eclectic collection of vehicles filled the parking lot Wednesday at Thomasville Funeral Home.