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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.


Sep. 27, 2013 @ 11:33 AM

Everybody's Day artist: Ynot to show creations

Tony Underwood confesses he is a bit backward, at least his business name — ynot. And, he’s a bit twisted. The artist creates his craft with a twist of wire that evolves into one-of-a-kind art, most of it trees.


Sep. 23, 2013 @ 06:11 PM

Kisses4Kate and all that jazz

Kisses4Kate is turning back the clock this weekend for Jazz n' Rags, a 1920's bash fundraiser, set for Sept. 28 at The Lofts at Union Square, 410 W. English Road in High Point. 


Sep. 21, 2013 @ 12:56 PM

Everybody's Day: Kids area promotes fun, patriotism

With Everybody's Day a few days away, the Chair City community is abuzz with chatter about the 105th annual event.


Sep. 18, 2013 @ 02:23 PM

Mindi Swaney says thank you to community

Thomasville has blessed me beyond measure. I have been overwhelmed and surrounded with love in various forms: phone calls, cards, thoughts, visits, donations and  prayers.


Sep. 17, 2013 @ 02:57 PM

Tom A. Finch YMCA hosts spiritual enrichment series

Less than a month after co-hosting a prayer breakfast that lifted the spirits of city and county leaders, the Tom A. Finch YMCA unveiled the schedule for a Spiritual Enrichment Series that will feature a number of local speakers to reinvigorate the community.


Sep. 17, 2013 @ 02:50 PM

Chair City Art contest extends deadline

The evidence of art abounds in the Chair City through its murals, featured in Saturday’s edition, and people. There’s one more avenue — Chair City Art.

 

Sep. 13, 2013 @ 12:15 PM

Art gives Thomasville fresh look

A dark alleyway is accompanied with a splash of color. A street corner is surrounded by relics of the past and present.


Sep. 10, 2013 @ 04:46 PM

Cookbook reflects generous spirit of ‘Miss Ellie’

Ella Bunting’s recipes may not be remembered in exact measurement because she was a dash-of-this and a dollop-of-that cook, but her love of people was known in Divine detail.


Sep. 10, 2013 @ 08:34 AM

Barney and a dinosaur to roam Denton festival

The Town of Denton wasn't about to let a good thing go away. When the local chamber of commerce five years ago elected not to continue its annual street festival, an event that attracts thousands of people to Denton every year, town hall decided to pick up the slack.


Sep. 05, 2013 @ 01:11 PM

'All-America' Everybody's Day will be a throwback

Everybody's Day will look a bit like a blast from the past this year.


Aug. 26, 2013 @ 03:02 PM

TFI history captured in rescued memorabilia

Dave Ogren, a former TFI employee for 13 years, recently managed to save a large amount of historical documents, photographs and memorabilia from the showroom, now for sale, on Main Street. The question now is what to do with it all.   


Aug. 22, 2013 @ 10:24 AM

DCCC names conference center in honor of Rittling

The DCCC community and special guests gathered Aug. 21 to celebrate the start of a new school year and to name the college’s conference center for DCCC’s third president, Dr. Mary E. Rittling. The surprise announcement provided a more formal name for the building that was erected under Rittling’s leadership in 2009.