On the fourth Saturday of every September, Thomasville hopes for sunshine to descend on the city. Fortunately for thousands who are soon to step outside, look to the sky and grab a comfy pair of shoes on their way out to the Chair City's downtown area, the elements have done nothing but lift spirits for Everybody's Day.
The Chair City Antique Festival is set for 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 3 and Saturday, Oct. 4. The event will be held rain or shine at 201 North Road, Thomasville just off Business 85.
The North Carolina Board of Education recently released information regarding area schools’ performance and growth for the 2013–14 school year. Analysis of all end-of-grade tests and end-of-course tests confirmed that 73.5 percent of Davidson County schools show marked improvement.
Animal rights activists – many of whom helped stage a downtown protest in Lexington last Saturday – addressed the Davidson County Board of Commissioners directly Tuesday night.
A picket protest hosted by the Fix the Davidson County Shelter group was held Saturday in the main square downtown Lexington.
The Thomasville City Council called for a public hearing during its regular meeting that will be held Monday, Sept. 29 at 6 p.m. to consider a 60-day moratorium on the construction of Internet sweepstakes businesses.
Experienced fighters vied for fame, fortune and glory – well, at least some pretty cool prizes and bragging rights – in a Sept. 19 Anime Tournament held at Thomasville Public Library.
Dressed to the nines, revelers socialized and enjoyed hors d’oeuvres before filling the seats at the Art with a Heart auction at Twelve West Main in Thomasville on Friday.
A free Family Disaster Preparedness Workshop is set for 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 23 at Thomasville Fire Department Headquarters Station, 712 E. Main St. in Thomasville.
For nearly 25 years, Pastor Steve Ervin has guided His Laboring Few Ministries into projects that would feed the needs of Triad residents.
An emotional public hearing at Monday’s regular meeting of the Thomasville City Council culminated in a 6-1 vote that will enable Thomasville's lone homeless shelter to relocate to Martin Luther King Drive.
If you’ve ever bought a Bulldogs T-shirt at a Thomasville High School football game or a candy bar at a home volleyball match, chances are you’ve seen Janet Wright’s smiling face.
The missions committee at Memorial United Methodist Church is hosting the CROP Hunger Walk in Thomasville on Sunday, Sept. 28 for a second time after bringing it back to the Chair City last year for the first time in over a decade.
The Davidson County Board of Commissioners agreed at its Sept. 9 meeting to propose three legislative goals to the North Carolina Association of County Commissioners.
Steve Horosko couldn’t keep from getting a little misty-eyed during a flagpole dedication and 9-11 memorial service held Sept. 10 at Southgate Baptist Church, 104 Cloniger Drive in Thomasville.
Attendance and spirits were high at the Second Annual Community Prayer Breakfast held Friday, Sept. 5 at the Mary E. Rittling Conference Center at Davidson County Community College.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), nearly 30 percent of children in North Carolina, ages 10 to 17 are overweight or obese.
The Davidson County Board of Commissioners voted Tuesday night to approve Phase I of a feasibility study regarding the possibility of constructing a youth sports complex in the county.
Everybody's Day in Thomasville will once again bring a new twist to the event residents flock to year after year for a downtown celebration. This year, children will be the focus as they are treated to what Thomasville Area Chamber of Commerce is calling 1,600 square feet of adrenaline rush.
Under a shaded portico at Spring Arbor of Thomasville, cheerful checkered tablecloths clipped to tables flapped in the breeze. The smell of hamburgers and hotdogs permeated the air as they were expertly grilled and flipped by an apron-clad Danielle Southard.
With a six-year old son named Peyton and a high school football coach for a husband, you might think Rene Mattera’s marriage to the gridiron means she’s comfortable quietly taking her position in the stands or watching from the sidelines during practice. Think again.
“Imagine Thomasville and Davidson County as the day trip capital of North Carolina.”
Thomasville City School Board of Education’s meeting held Tuesday evening was part business, part celebration of good news. The meeting opened with a special presentation for Russell Batten, board attorney who is retiring after 26 years of service. Batten was given an engraved plaque by school superintendent Dr. Pitre-Martin on behalf of the entire TCS staff and the community.
Thomasville, Pilot and Fair Grove fire departments extinguished a fire Monday that destroyed a building on Johnsontown Road.
Davidson is one of 95 counties statewide which saw unemployment rates climb to 7.1 percent in July, according to numbers released by the N.C. Department of Commerce – Labor and Economics Division.
Thomasville Tourism Director Mark Scott has gotten used to talking over the sound of trains.