Community

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. 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. 


Dec. 05, 2013 @ 11:00 AM

Thomasville man receives state's highest civic honor

Hollis Blair was stunned speechless when he was awarded the Order of the Long Leaf Pine Nov. 7.


Nov. 29, 2013 @ 04:06 PM

Former student thankful to return as director

Stephanie Ramon still gets excited about making crafts, playing games and being involved in the variety of fun activities she remembers fondly from the after-school program she once attended. The difference today is the 30-year-old is now in charge of planning the fun and ensuring that children at the Gregg Center in Thomasville experience those same lasting memories.


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.