"I truly believe that if by challenging ourselves and putting ourselves in situations where the unknown stares us in the face and we might face a little adversity is when we learn the most about ourselves," said Scott DeRue, a 1995 Ledford High School graduate who now serves on the faculty at the University of Michigan's Stephen M. Ross School of Busiess.
Thirteen barbecue restaurants — one in the Thomasville area — will donate a portion of their proceeds this Saturday to Pastor’s Pantry, a nonprofit which feeds senior citizens.
Peighton Weaver, who just turned 1 on May 22, is all smiles after she meets her uncle, Senior Airman Dustin Gallimore, for the first time.
Thomasville Primary School held its 17th annual Parade of Excellence on May 24. The parade is a time for students and staff to showcase the school and another successful academic year. View our photo album on the Thomasville Times Facebook page. Like us!
Thomas Burleson didn’t want to let Tricia Creasey down. Inspired by the book "Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes," Thomas, an eighth grader at Brown Middle School born without fingers on his right hand, set out on a quest he hoped would save his dying teacher's life.
Concern mounted as gunshots suddenly became the second-most threatening deterrent of their mission.
“Does anybody hear her?” “Can anybody see?” “Or does anybody even know she's going down today under the shadow of our steeple.”
Families of soldiers who paid the ultimate price for freedom will gather this weekend in the Chair City to commemorate their loved ones.
Joey Smith of Thomasville inspired a creed for the Wounded Warrior. The Marine Corps adopted what Smith had written as the “Creed of the Wounded Warrior” to inspire countless others.
Area high schools have been invaded with a disabling disease — senioritis. But wait, there is a cure — graduation. Thomasville City Schools will hold graduation June 8 and Davidson County Schools June 15.
In just about every productive institution, there exists a group of individuals who work behind the scenes to ensure the organization's success.
The events in Europe drew the attention of some, but it didn't hit home for many Americans until the Japanese got involved. After Pearl Harbor was bombed Dec. 7, 1941, my grandfather was one of many who enlisted in the United States Army in 1942 at the age of 21.
Few people feel young after turning 90. Maj. Gen. Hubert Leonard is no ordinary person.
At First United Methodist Church in Thomasville, the cast and crew are hard at work for the the annual Spring Fling set for 6 p.m. Saturday, May 18.
A number of businesses and clubs in Thomasville are familiar the work of Neil Younts. Over the last four years, Younts has become synonymous with the Thomasville Woman's Club as the man behind its famed food selections. Each week, the owner of Carolina Cuisine Catering prepares a Sunday lunch buffet that serves as many as 200 people.
While the government’s sequestration of military assets for Thomasville’s Memorial Day parade has caused some frustration, a sense of purpose has allowed the Committee to revamp the day’s festivities.
It did not take Tori Gross long to chart out her first mission after claiming the title of Outstanding Little Miss Thomasville Young Miss.
The Thomasville Historic Preservation Commission will conduct an event to identify and archive historical photographs of Thomasville from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at Piedmont Crossing.
Because of expected rain, DCCC will hold its 50th commencement.at 10 a.m. Saturday at Richard Childress Racing Auditorium, 236 Industrial Drive in Welcome. Tickets are required.The ceremony may be viewed at http://www.davidsonccc.edu/graduation-live.
The following students earned honor roll status at Fair Grove Elementary School for the third nine weeks grading quarter.
The following students at Wallburg Elementary School were named to honor rolls for the third nine weeks of the 2012-2013 school year.
Throughout the country, postal workers are preparing for the 21st annual National Association of Letter Carrier's "Stamp Out Hunger" food drive on Saturday, May 11.
Those who braved the unseasonably cool temperatures Saturday for Spring Daze in downtown Thomasville were rewarded with a variety of vendors.
For more than 30 years Marie Bentley and her group of volunteers have visited classrooms across the state with a reading initiative virtually no kindergarten student can ignore.
Through the Make-A-Wish Foundation Princess Anslee LeBlanc, 3, will have a dream come true — to meet a princess.