Features

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. 


Aug. 20, 2013 @ 09:50 AM

The Bulldog Academy roars to academic achievement

Liz Snyder arrived at the Alternative Learning Center in 2012 wanting to change its perception as strictly a place where bad kids went. 


Aug. 16, 2013 @ 12:00 PM

Teen mobilizes community to help animal shelter

Listening to Skylar Wood speak of humanity's problem, it is easy to lose grip on the reality she is only 14 years old.


Aug. 14, 2013 @ 11:51 AM

Connection Church's Big Give Event gets bigger

The Big Give runs from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday,  Aug. 17, at Ledford High School. 

 

Aug. 07, 2013 @ 08:24 PM

Concert to benefit Thomasville resident

Doctors, nurses and chaplains concede what they believe to be imminent: the death of a fighter.

 

Aug. 06, 2013 @ 04:21 PM

Anslee, still on chemo, throws first pitch

Anslee LeBlanc, 3, waves to fans at Finch Field in a motorcade last week that consisted of several groups of bikers. LeBlanc was diagnosed at 18 months with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, and will continue to go through chemotherapy until February.


Aug. 02, 2013 @ 03:23 PM

STARS reach for success

Last week passed like every other at Davidson County Community College. For 27 Davidson County middle school students, however, the week brought five days of memories and that will last a lifetime.


Aug. 02, 2013 @ 03:16 PM

Tournament honors memory of Thomasville icon

The Chair City is fortunate to have individuals who are making lasting impacts to the community even after their time on earth is done.


Aug. 01, 2013 @ 04:00 PM

Steve Ervin: a stranger to his own life

Imagine, for a second, not being able to remember. To wake up one day and not recognize family, friends and loved ones. A job of more than two decades is no more than a building where caring strangers explain a fulfilling life shrouded in the vastness of an empty mind.


Aug. 01, 2013 @ 10:54 AM

Benefit Saturday for Persiani family

Mount Zion Wesleyan Church will hold a fundraiser to help the family of Monica Persiani, who was injured May 21 in a head-on collision 


Jul. 31, 2013 @ 10:24 AM

Divine Ride III fights homelessness

Memorial United Methodist Church will once again organize The Divine Ride, set for Aug. 10. Proceeds benefit homesless children in Thomasville.


Jul. 30, 2013 @ 04:32 PM

Zumba to fight cancer

Personal tragedy drove Amalia Grennan to action. After losing her father to lung cancer, the licensed Zumba fitness instructor took strides to unite the community and raise funds for cancer research.


Jul. 26, 2013 @ 10:08 AM

Careers could STEM from camp fun

By the time most children reach middle school, they've had their hands on some sort of robot or mechanical toy that moves around the room and makes noise with the simple flip of a switch or press of a button.


Jul. 23, 2013 @ 10:24 AM

'Read my tears," says gospel preacher

The Rev. Dr. George B. Jackson has found solace in the power of written word for over a decade.