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.

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.