Justin Sams was destined to be a star. In his 1950s rockabilly clothes, he has the striking good looks of a young James Dean and heart-melting charm of a well-mannered southern boy. And if that weren’t enough to carry him through, when it comes to natural ability and talent, Sams suffers from an embarrassment of riches.
The Thomasville City Council unanimously passed a resolution Monday in support of a proposed Davidson County Business Park.
Four students from a Thomasville music store recently matched their skills against the best at the 79th annual Old Fiddler's Convention held Aug. 4-9.
City and county officials offered an optimistic view of the economic standing of Thomasville and Davidson County, respectively, at the State of the City and County address Thursday at Colonial Country Club.
Sample culinary treats from area restaurants and help cancer research at the same time at Spring Arbor Taste of the Town, set for 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 9 at 915 West Cooksey Drive.
The PACE Park Amphitheater will allow the sale and consumption of alcohol after the Thomasville City Council voted 4-2 in favor of modifying park rules during its scheduled meeting Monday.
County officials and deputies from the Davidson County Sheriff's Office participated Tuesday in a groundbreaking ceremony at the site of what will be the sheriffs’ new home.
Summertime’s time is up! Before classes start, be sure your child’s health makes the grade.
An Adoption Fair and Rabies Clinic will be held from 9 a.m. to 12 noon Saturday, Aug. 23 at Thomasville Police Department, 7 W. Guilford St., Thomasville.
Doug Gore and his wife Leigh had only been married about a month when their house burned in January 1993.
Both employees at Thomasville Furniture Industries, Leigh called Doug at work to tell him the house was on fire.
“It only took me ten minutes to get there, but by that time it was halfway burned down,” he said. “We didn’t have anywhere to go.”
For the third consecutive year, Connection Church in Wallburg hosted the “Big Give” at Ledford High School on Saturday.
When it comes to their careers, you might say Scott and Kelli Dalton have each other's backs. Not to mention totally being absorbed in each other's business — literally. With Scott taking over as principal at East Davidson High School this year and Kelli resuming her post as principal at E. Lawson Brown Middle School, this married couple shares just about everything — including a passion for all things education and family.
For the first time in five years, U.S. Sen. Richard Burr was at Randolph Community College to brush up on what students currently entering the workforce are learning.
Kid City Day Care was born from one woman's belief that children with special needs should have a safe place to learn, grow and have fun. Hundreds of children later, Kid City recently celebrated 30 years of operation.
Tiny Abagail Everhart has been patiently waiting all morning. But by the time the Summer Feeding van pulls up to the curb beside the rundown basketball court near the apartments where she lives, her emotions get the best of her.
At work, Judy Lanier has been called a lot of names. Most can’t be repeated and the vast majority of them are unkind. “Some days, I’m a saint. Other days, I’m the devil incarnate,” says Lanier, laughing even though she knows the joke is on her. “In the court of public opinion, I will always be guilty of some heinous act. But the reality is, I am an animal rights activist myself. But unfortunately, I have a job to do. As horrific as it may be at times, it’s still my job.”
A special Zumba class charity event will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 18 at Thomasville Community Center, 7003 Ball Park Road in Thomasville. Proceeds will go to help with expenses for the family of Misty Price, who died in a head-on crash Aug. 1.
For Liberty Drive Elementary Literacy Instructional Coach April Willard reading isn’t just a fundamental skill, it’s the only skill. And she’s devoted her entire career to it.
The memo Friday afternoon was simple enough.
“The danger of wet streets and skinny bike tires is too great, therefore the DIVINE RIDE IV IS BEING CANCELLED.”
The Thomasville Police Department joined forces with a bevy of local agencies Thursday for a training exercise at Brown Middle School that simulated a school shooting.
As Thomasville City Schools prepare to open for another school year on Aug. 25, Thomasville Police Department is prioritizing children’s safety and urging motorists to keep safety at the forefront of their minds.
The Davidson County Board of Education voted unanimously to approve to hire Greensboro-based Geo-Hydro Engineers to perform preliminary soil borings and subsurface evaluation at the new proposed high school site on Hoy Long Road in the northern part of the county.
A consistent beating of what sounded like a drum could be heard throughout downtown Tuesday evening. The rhythmic, gong-like sound pattern was not a musical instrument, but the sound of children striking a car with a sledgehammer.
Four people were indicted Monday in the July 15 death of Artravis Ned Little at his Thomasville home.
After a fun-filled week of memorable activities, 28 Davidson County middle school students at the 19th annual "STARS" Academy were reminded Friday at Davidson County Community College that their responsibility does not end with the camp.
Pilot’s robotics team is getting an early jump on sharpening their science and math skills before school starts thanks to the four-day camp hosted by the non-profit organization, CyberKids Robotics, which specializes in developing robotics competition teams for schools throughout North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and Georgia.