Features

Jun. 04, 2013 @ 09:59 AM

A special homecoming

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.


May. 31, 2013 @ 09:48 AM

Parade of Excellence

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!


May. 28, 2013 @ 12:55 PM

Book inspires student to make paper crane promise

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.


May. 24, 2013 @ 04:16 PM

Military career begins and ends in Europe

Concern mounted as gunshots suddenly became the second-most threatening deterrent of their mission.

 

May. 23, 2013 @ 07:22 PM

Heealth fair, car show set for June 1

“Does anybody hear her?”        “Can anybody see?”     “Or does anybody even know she's going down today under the shadow of our steeple.”


May. 23, 2013 @ 07:14 PM

The price of freedom

Families of soldiers who paid the ultimate price for freedom will gather this weekend in the Chair City to commemorate their loved ones.


May. 23, 2013 @ 07:04 PM

Thomasville veteran writes Wounded Warrior creed

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.


May. 21, 2013 @ 05:58 PM

Is there a cure for senioritis?

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.


May. 21, 2013 @ 05:41 PM

Faithful soldier toiled behind the scenes

In just about every productive institution, there exists a group of individuals who work behind the scenes to ensure the organization's success.


May. 21, 2013 @ 09:51 AM

A legacy born in the Pacific

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.


May. 17, 2013 @ 09:22 AM

Leonard reaches milestone birthday

Few people feel young after turning 90. Maj. Gen. Hubert Leonard is no ordinary person.


May. 14, 2013 @ 04:54 PM

FUMC players: Let's raise the roof

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.


May. 13, 2013 @ 02:16 PM

Splash of Color fashion show May 17

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.


May. 13, 2013 @ 01:21 PM

Memorial Day Committee stands strong in quest

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.


May. 13, 2013 @ 12:16 PM

Tori Gross plans 'puppy pageant'

It did not take Tori Gross long to chart out her first mission after claiming the title of Outstanding Little Miss Thomasville Young Miss.


May. 09, 2013 @ 03:14 PM

See! Save! Celebrate! Thomasville’s history

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.


May. 10, 2013 @ 04:11 PM

DCCC commencement location changed

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.


May. 09, 2013 @ 12:19 PM

Fair Grove Elementary School honor roll

The following students earned honor roll status at Fair Grove Elementary School for the third nine weeks grading quarter.


May. 09, 2013 @ 11:55 AM

Wallburg Elementary School honor roll

The following students at Wallburg Elementary School were named to honor rolls for the third nine weeks of the 2012-2013 school year.


May. 07, 2013 @ 04:47 PM

Thomasville carriers prepare for Stamp out Hunger

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.


May. 07, 2013 @ 01:17 PM

Spring Daze turns to Fall Days

Those who braved the unseasonably cool temperatures Saturday for Spring Daze in downtown Thomasville were rewarded with a variety of vendors.


May. 04, 2013 @ 06:48 AM

Smart Bears promote reading

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.


May. 03, 2013 @ 06:33 AM

A worthy princess earns her crown

Through the Make-A-Wish Foundation Princess Anslee LeBlanc, 3, will have a dream come true — to meet a princess.


May. 01, 2013 @ 06:00 AM

Party in the Park focuses on family health

Last year, the city of Thomasville celebrated the opening of seven new parks as part of the Thomasville Rotary Club’s Children at Play initiative. A number of Chair City organizations will host "Party in the Park" at Turner Street Park from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 7.


Apr. 30, 2013 @ 04:37 PM

Spring Daze kicks off Saturday

Thomasville will host its 10th annual Spring Daze event from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, as the festival is once again set to take over E. Main Street with about 100 vendors.