Community

Apr. 25, 2014 @ 03:07 PM

All-America City triathlon Saturday

Thomasville will host its first ever triathlon Saturday in an effort to give back to the three organizations that made it an All-America City.

 

Apr. 11, 2014 @ 03:08 PM

50,000 Easter eggs to fall from the sky

Brent McDowell's job at Connection Church in Wallburg is to “think big.” Is dropping 50,000 eggs from a helicopter onto a football field big enough?


Apr. 11, 2014 @ 11:14 AM

Starbase puts science in motion

More than a decade ago, when manufacturing dominated the Chair City landscape, a program came to  Liberty Drive Elementary School to stress the importance of science, technology, engineering and math.


Mar. 30, 2014 @ 09:12 AM

Step back in time at Hardee's Retreat

Friends of Trinity invite everyone to step back in time and experience the War Between the States at Hardee's Retreat, a Civil War battle re-enactment.


Mar. 21, 2014 @ 09:48 AM

Duncan goes to Washington

Washington DC fell in love with first grader Duncan Sykes. Duncan, with the help of his mom Amber, a nurse at Novant Health Thomasville Medical Center, told his story about his life with kidney disease during the Patient Kidney Summit in Washington DC held earlier this month.


Mar. 18, 2014 @ 10:45 AM

Novant Health honors board-certified nurses

Today, Novant Health Thomasville Medical Center will celebrate  Certified Nurses Day by honoring its board certified nurses.

 

Mar. 14, 2014 @ 09:23 AM

What do you want to be when you grow up?

Caprice Thrift, a dental hygienist at Smith, Bundy & Fisher, on Thursday gave first graders a little insight into her job during Thomasville Primary School's third annual Career Day. 


Mar. 10, 2014 @ 12:34 PM

TPS students have a heart

When Toni Tricarico told her physical education students at Thomasville Primary School that she wanted to raise money for the American Heart Association , the kids took the idea and ran with it – or skipped with it to be exact.


Feb. 28, 2014 @ 12:37 PM

Boys & Girls Club: Maurice Scott named Outstanding Teen

Maurice Scott was named Outstanding Thomasville Teen by the Salvation Army Boys & Girls Clubs.


Feb. 11, 2014 @ 11:27 AM

Chair City Art artists collect prizes

“The arts are alive and well in Thomasville,” said Councilman Neal Grimes as he viewed the 38 entries in the Chair City Art exhibit.


Feb. 11, 2014 @ 09:38 AM

Kacy Lee crowned Miss Thomasville

Kacy Lee was crowned Miss Thomasville and Victoria Huggins, Miss Central Carolina.  Hannah Welborn Lewis won Miss Thomasville’s Outstanding Teen and Tori Gross, Miss Central Carolina’s Outstanding Teen.


Feb. 07, 2014 @ 01:42 PM

1965 Miss North Carolina cherishes Chair City memories

Sharon Finch recalls her memories as Miss Thomasville and Miss North Carolina and the community which celebrated her success.


Feb. 05, 2014 @ 11:58 AM

YMCA makes positive impact on community

Once a year the Tom A. Finch Community YMCA holds an awards dinner to honor a select group of individuals who make a positive impact on the lives of others.


Feb. 04, 2014 @ 05:56 PM

Recognize anyone?

Thomasville Historical Preservation Commission seeks the community’s help to identify collected photographs, some dating to the 1950s.


Jan. 31, 2014 @ 03:35 PM

Students join UPS letter-writing campaign

First graders at Thomasville Primary School plan to make this Valentine’s Day a special one for a couple hundred American soldiers.


Jan. 30, 2014 @ 01:43 PM

Fight on!

Barbara Robinson walked through history from the assassination of John F. Kennedy to Lyndon Johnson's War on Poverty to Dr. Martin Luther King's dream of equal opportunity.


Jan. 27, 2014 @ 05:34 PM

Chair City Art entries: ‘On the edge’

With 38 entries, Thomasville recrafted its image back into the Chair City with the conclusion of Chair City Art design contest.


Jan. 15, 2014 @ 12:17 PM

Three receive prestigious awards

As Tony Hyde eloquently spoke about the Citizen of the Year, the room of people at the Thomasville Area Chamber of Commerce annual meeting hushed. With all the attributes affirmed, smiles and teary eyes acknowledged the recipient before her name was spoken.


Jan. 07, 2014 @ 04:25 PM

Fisher humbled by MLK award

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once said he had the audacity to believe that people everywhere can have three meals a day for their bodies.


Jan. 07, 2014 @ 10:59 AM

Countywide impact of Civitan Clubs strongly felt

Community heroes. Members of the Civitan Clubs of Davidson County do not call themselves that, but ask the many people whom they serve — families in need, students in need of scholarships, Special Olympians, clergy, fruit cake lovers and kids waiting for Santa — and they will say otherwise.


Jan. 02, 2014 @ 09:51 AM

What's your New Year's resolution?

Excitement surrounds the Tom A. Finch YMCA as the organization moves into the new year. Launching three new programs and offering a membership special for the first two weeks of 2014, Beth Todd, director of marketing, contends the YMCA is the place to be.


Dec. 20, 2013 @ 12:16 PM

Teen Council brings Christmas cheer

Members of the Thomasville Area Teen Council, working under the supervision of the Thomasville Parks and Recreation, collected more than 200 gifts given to Liberty Arms community with the assistance of the Thomasville Housing Authority.


Dec. 13, 2013 @ 09:28 AM

Christmas walk set in historic Thomasville

Members from the Thomasville Historic Preservation Commission will host a Christmas walk in historic uptown Thomasville from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 21.


Dec. 12, 2013 @ 09:55 AM

Santa Beamon talks with future Bulldogs

Thomasville Head Start on Wednesday welcomed a special visitor.


Dec. 05, 2013 @ 01:03 PM

To the THS Class of 1973 ...

Forty years ago, students in the Thomasville High School Class of 1973 walked out the doors and into a new life. For this class, time and distance never took its toll on friendships.