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.
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.
Alexandra Scott proved how powerful a lemonade stand and a dream could be. First grade students at Thomasville Primary School plan to continue her legacy.
Students in the Emergency Medical Science program at Davidson County Community College on Wednesday faced a horrific scene at the old mental health building on Lexington Avenue.
Master Police Officer Eric Hicks seems to always be in the right place at the right time. On April 21, Hicks responded to an emergency call regarding a motorist suffering from a diabetic attack on Interstate 85. Last August, Hicks helped save a choking infant on Dominic Drive in Thomasville. In October, Hicks among other responders pulled a man from an Interstate 85 wreck of a truck carrying volatile hazardous materials.
Women at First Presbyterian Church used the Easter holiday to help raise money for four local nonprofits that continue to struggle amidst the slow economy.
When Sue Hunter first asked Phil Christman to paint a mural in Thomasville, Bill Clinton was president. That might explain why the little boy in front of the train depot needed a fresh coat.
Darrius Little helped put Thomasville High School on the wrestling map. He now hopes to put the Chair City on his sport’s biggest stage.
How will the next generation be remembered 100 years from now? I talked with the youth group at Unity United Methodist Church in Thomasville. Not surprisingly, these children — all of whom were born in the digital age — mentioned technological devices as a common theme. iPods and iPhones were at the top of the list.
A familiar face in the Chair City is moving across town, as Justin Finch was hired as a director of the Thomasville Central Recreation Center.
Pop Warner football has been around for nearly 100 years. This year, it begins in Davidson County.
The first day of information sessions and sign-ups for the newly-formed Davidson County Cougars will be held at Ledford High School at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 20.
Paying off a debt can be a tremendous struggle. For residents at His Laboring Few Harvest Camp in Trinity, the challenge to pay off a metaphorical debt to society looms large; so does the $30,000 debt which weighs heavily on the minds of those in charge of shepherding the residents.
I was eating lunch at my church Saturday when I heard one of our pastors say something so simple, yet profound, that it left me to wonder what happens to childlike faith as people grow older.
Honk if you are against tobacco is the April theme of the Thomasville High School TRU Club. Tobacco Reality Unfiltered (TRU) has 30 members. Sabreen Mutawally serves as the adviser.
Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet captivated an audience of millions at the box office in 1997 when they starred in the film "Titanic." The world's most famous shipwreck will garner the attention of locals April 15, as Davidson County Community College commemorates its 101st anniversary.
"If you see improvement in your child...you will do anything you can to continue his progress," Kelly Brown said of her sister, Tara Turner.
While the custom seems mundane to most citizens who find themselves waiting patiently at railroad crossings, the need to practice safety remains as important as ever. In the past year, two Chair City men have died on local railroad tracks, and the number of train-related fatalities across the country is on the rise.
Tyrone “Muggsy” Bogues made his living playing a sport where size mattered. Standing only 5 feet 3 inches tall, Bogues spent 13 years weaving among giants during his NBA career, relying on intangible skills not measured by the human eye.
When Tracy Brinkley invited me to participate in the second installment of the Empty Bowls Project at Memorial United Methodist Church, I didn't hesitate.
Every Tuesday and Thursday from 6 to 7 p.m., residents of Thomasville gather for a free meal hosted by Cooperative Community Ministry.
Can you almost taste them? Homegrown tomatoes big enough to cover a slice a bread. Yumm.
Just a few weeks ago, Gabby Arthurs won a pageant unlike any other. The 10-year-old Trinity girl, who has a chromosome disorder called Trisomy 14 mosaic, won her age division in the North Carolina Miss Amazing Pageant, and now she’s headed to the national pageant.
The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Clubs of Davidson County continue in a mission to expand their base to include more students.