News

Aug. 26, 2015 @ 10:33 AM

Bennett makes final State of City address

An emotional Mayor Joe Bennett addressed the crowd assembled at Colonial Country Club on Thursday for his final State of the City and County address.


Aug. 26, 2015 @ 10:22 AM

Website lists needs for local teachers

Teachers in Thomasville area schools spent days setting up their classrooms to welcome back students, but some have a few more specialty items they’d like to have.

 

Aug. 26, 2015 @ 10:24 AM

Congresswoman visits the Chair City

A congresswoman returned to the Triad this week to tour several landmark sites.


Aug. 21, 2015 @ 01:49 PM

New school year, new teachers

On Monday, Thomasville City Schools will welcome returning students, a fresh crop of kindergarten students and other new recruits — first-year teachers.


Aug. 21, 2015 @ 01:46 PM

Police search for robbery suspect

On Tuesday, Aug. 18, at 5:17 p.m. Thomasville Police received a report of an armed robbery at Woodforest National Bank inside Walmart on Liberty Drive.


Aug. 21, 2015 @ 01:43 PM

County assumes control of animal shelter

Startling reports of abuse and neglect gave way to a vote by Davidson County Board of Commissioners this week to remove United Animal Coalition as operator of the Davidson County Animal Shelter.


Aug. 21, 2015 @ 01:37 PM

Corbett children to return to Ireland

The children of a slain Wallburg man will ultimately return to Ireland following a ruling by Davidson County Clerk of Superior Court Brian Shipwash on Monday.


Aug. 18, 2015 @ 02:55 PM

TCS aims for higher grad rates

Devin Powers is  a man on a mission. His goal: high school graduation. 


Aug. 18, 2015 @ 02:52 PM

New flock of cardinals arrives at TPS

Malik Bandy, 5, was a little apprehensive about going to school for the first time.


Aug. 18, 2015 @ 02:48 PM

Investigation continues in death of Wallburg man

An ongoing custody battle for the two children of Jason Corbett, a man killed Aug. 2 in his Wallburg home, will continue this week.

 

Aug. 14, 2015 @ 12:23 PM

TCS back to school events prep for the new year

Students, staff, teachers and administrators are excited about the 2015-2016 school year. Thomasville High School Principal Randy Duncan can’t wait for the first day of school Aug. 24.


Aug. 14, 2015 @ 12:20 PM

Potts to run for House seat

After more than 20 years of service in Davidson County, Commissioner Larry Potts, the longest-tenured member of Davidson County Board of Commissioners, said Tuesday he intends to run for the 81st House seat of retiring Rep. Rayne Brown, R-Davidson.


Aug. 14, 2015 @ 12:18 PM

Animal shelter under investigation

Davidson County Animal Shelter is again the focus of controversy, this time for an investigation stemming from alleged incidents of animal cruelty and abuse.


Aug. 14, 2015 @ 12:09 PM

Douglas brings home the gold

This week Allison Douglas, 25, of Thomasville began preparations to compete in the Special Olympics of North Carolina Equestrian Tournament set for Oct. 9-11 in Raleigh.


Aug. 11, 2015 @ 03:17 PM

Davidson County BOE approves grading scale

Just a few days prior to the start of the 2015-2016 school term, Davidson County Board of Education filled administrative slots, established new policies and clarified others at their Aug. 3 meeting held in the Administrative Offices building.


Aug. 11, 2015 @ 03:15 PM

Carjacking investigation nears completion

Officers with Thomasville Police Department are investigating a carjacking that occurred in the parking lot of a motel late last month.


Aug. 11, 2015 @ 03:13 PM

Watch them grow and learn at Wallburg Academy

Ever since Chelsey Cosper was a teenager she envisioned the perfect place for children to grow, develop and learn. Wallburg Academy opened in June.


Aug. 11, 2015 @ 03:10 PM

Thomasville mourns the loss of Brown

Members of the Thomasville community were stunned last week as they learned of the death of 14-year-old Allison Brown.

 

Aug. 07, 2015 @ 03:28 PM

TCS' BOE approves student crime policy

At their Aug. 4 meeting, Thomasville City Schools’ Board of Education approved a new policy which will disallow student participation in athletic and extracurricular activities upon charge of a crime.


Aug. 07, 2015 @ 03:24 PM

'Super Seniors' celebrate days gone by

Odessa Kanoy says she can remember when she received her diploma from Pilot School following her 12th-grade year.

 

Aug. 07, 2015 @ 03:18 PM

New students + new principal = new DECHS school year

When he arrived at Davidson Early College High School, Valentino Martinez didn’t know exactly what to expect.


Aug. 07, 2015 @ 03:11 PM

Death of Wallburg man ruled homicide

Deputies with Davidson County Sheriff's Office are investigating a homicide that occurred Sunday morning on Panther Creek Court in Wallburg.

 

Aug. 04, 2015 @ 12:19 PM

STARS come out to leadership program

Ashton Tuttle never thought of himself as a leader — until he attended STARS Academy, that is.


Aug. 04, 2015 @ 12:16 PM

Divine Ride rolls through Thomasville

For a fifth consecutive year, cyclists throughout the Piedmont will gather at Memorial United Church on Saturday to rally around Tracy Brinkley, who continues to fight poverty in the Chair City.

 

Aug. 04, 2015 @ 12:14 PM

THS grad shadows at DCSO

During her last week at Davidson County Sheriff’s Office, Thomasville High School graduate Mariah Snider, 21, participated in an investigation of a homicide-robbery and attended a post mortem examination.