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