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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.


Jul. 19, 2013 @ 04:56 PM

Family Reunon 2: ‘Love at second sight’

This is a love story inspired by another love story — the story of Harold Luther and Sarah Wray falling in love and the moment when Sarah's brother Richard Wray said farewell to his bride before he left for the Korean War.

 

Jul. 19, 2013 @ 04:53 PM

Family reunion: Davidson County style

The best sermons are lived, not preached. That's the lesson I've learned from my Davidson County family.

 

Jul. 12, 2013 @ 01:00 PM

Moment forges career for Jordan Beswick

Jordan Beswick draws from a metamorphic moment in the film 'Lili.' He was only 6 at the time, but the moment set the course of his life as an actor, casting director, author and acting coach.


Jul. 12, 2013 @ 12:13 PM

Shaq Attack in Archdale

Kaylen Nance had a Shaq Attack when she saw Shaquille O'Neal July 8 at the Archdale Sheetz. At  7'1 he dwarfed Kaylen, 8, but was nice enough to come down to her level for a photo.


Jul. 10, 2013 @ 01:29 PM

Thomasville Community Foundation supports local efforts

With a clear directive and longstanding history of working with other organizations to strengthen its community, the Thomasville Community Foundation is forging ahead to enrich the lives of local residents.


Jul. 10, 2013 @ 01:01 PM

Thomasville is in her blood

More than 150 years ago, Judy Smith’s great-great grandfather founded the city of Thomasville. Now. she leaves a legacy of her own.


Jul. 08, 2013 @ 02:46 PM

Hunt honored by colleagues for her service

She squirmed anxiously as if she was the most nervous person at the table. That is probably because Linda Hunt was indeed uncomfortable at being the first person served. For years, she has devoted countless hours investing into the lives of others. 


Jul. 05, 2013 @ 10:31 AM

TV show visits Southern Sisters

Chair City featured on 'RX for Healthy Lifestyles'


Jul. 02, 2013 @ 12:30 PM

Follow fireworks safety rules during Fourth of July

Fourth of July festivities are some of the most enjoyable times of the entire year. Cook-outs, beach trips, a day at the lake and usually some fireworks mixed in somewhere bring families together to celebrate the country's birthday.


Jun. 28, 2013 @ 03:45 PM

Leadership Academy prepares students for success

Becoming a good listener is key to becoming a greater leader. The concept was thrown around repetitively among a group of fifth and sixth graders who spent last week on the on the campus of Davidson County Community College.


Jun. 26, 2013 @ 01:40 PM

Nicole Woodward will shave her head Sunday

Fourty-six  women from across the United States will shave their heads Sunday in Arneson River Theatre in San Antonio, Texas for the fourth annual St. Baldrick's event “46 Mommas: Shave for the Brave.”


Jun. 25, 2013 @ 06:16 PM

Exploding colas, colorful Legos, bubbling lava

Cola shot high into the air Friday afternoon as students frantically scurried away from erupting soda bottles. Messy as it appeared on the outside, the sticky situation in front the Davidson County Community College Conference Center was only part of the innovation going on inside.

 

Jun. 23, 2013 @ 02:05 PM

Chair City Art sweeps the area

PACE invities you to put the “chair” back in “Chair City.” People Achieving Community Enhancement, a local organization of volunteers continues the city of Thomasville’s facelift with projects that seek to bring a fresh look to the downtown area.
 


Jun. 21, 2013 @ 01:59 PM

Camp offers insight to medical careers

Davidson County Community College this week hosted high school students from across the area in a summer camp focused on potential careers in health care.


Jun. 20, 2013 @ 10:04 AM

Thomasville pride: Kylee Russell wins second preliminary

The second night of preliminary competition in the Outstanding Teen division of the Miss North Carolina Scholarship Pageant saw a repeat winner from Tuesday’s competition.


Jun. 19, 2013 @ 06:17 PM

Ham radio operators provide communication backup

Long before cell phones and the Internet took over as the dominant sources of communication, "hams" controlled the air waves.


Jun. 19, 2013 @ 10:11 AM

Thomasville's Outstanding Teen ties for Fitness Award

Thomasville's Outstanding Teen, Kylee Russell, tied for the title of Outstanding Teen Lifestyle and Fitness Award during the Miss North Carolina 2013 and Miss North Carolina's Outstanding Teen event in Raleigh. 


Jun. 14, 2013 @ 01:26 PM

Novant employee will run for 24 hours

Rarely are marathon running and Alzheimer's Disease linked. On June 21, Rob French will raise awareness for the illness by staging a 24-hour run around the Novant Health Thomasville Medical Center.


Jun. 14, 2013 @ 12:45 PM

Tricia Creasey Foundation pays it forward

Our graduation story ... William Creasey walked up to the podium at East Davidson High School's graduation prepared to give a speech as he's done so many times following his wife's death last February.


Jun. 14, 2013 @ 12:09 PM

Graduation Saturday across Davidson County

Graduation day for Davidson County Schools has finally arrived, and not a moment too soon for those itching to walk across the stage at 9 a.m. Saturday.


Jun. 14, 2013 @ 12:36 PM

‘Fill the Boot’ today for Thomasville Rescue Squad

homasville Rescue Squad's K-9 unit often goes unnoticed until an emergency. When a person goes missing, either on land or in the water, these trained animals quickly emerge as a vital recovery tool for the community, using their keen sense of smell to help resolve sometimes desperate situations.


Jun. 11, 2013 @ 12:00 PM

East Davidson yearbook staff earns national honor

East Davidson High School's yearbook staff take their job very seriously. Expectations tend to be pretty high when the previous staff earns recognition for putting together one of the best yearbooks in the country.  New staff, same results.


Jun. 07, 2013 @ 07:22 AM

Ledford grad scales tallest mountain in the world

 "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.

 


Jun. 04, 2013 @ 02:10 PM

Like some barbecue?

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.