North Carolina high school students for years have taken the Standard Aptitude Test (SAT) to qualify for college. A change in the state's education model could make the SAT a thing of the past.
It is a universal human trait to rely on one's senses.
Stumbling through the darkness, most look for a light. While traveling through desert conditions, individuals seek water. And while traipsing through a wooded area, people attempt to avoid danger.
The Town of Denton wasn't about to let a good thing go away. When the local chamber of commerce five years ago elected not to continue its annual street festival, an event that attracts thousands of people to Denton every year, town hall decided to pick up the slack.
Second annual Fit and Fun Walk to benefit senior centers
The Tom A. Finch YMCA and J. Smith Young YMCA are teaming up to bring the Thomasville and Lexington communities together.
Wiping the sweat from his brow on a hot, muggy summer afternoon, Sgt. Les Ashby picked up a box of food as another car pulled up in front of the Salvation Army Thrift Shop. He waited for a trunk to pop open, placed the box inside and exchanged pleasantries with a family who now had one less meal to worry about thanks to the Salvation Army of Davidson County.
A 24-year old man died in a single-car accident early Thursday morning after colliding with a tree in Wallburg.
The Davidson County Board of Education has expanded its search for a new superintendent and will now seek input from the school and extended community.
The Board of Directors of the United Way of Davidson County established the United goal at $1.8 million dollars for the upcoming campaign. Last year’s United Way campaign raised $1.72 million.
The DCCC community and special guests gathered Aug. 21 to celebrate the start of a new school year and to name the college’s conference center for DCCC’s third president, Dr. Mary E. Rittling. The surprise announcement provided a more formal name for the building that was erected under Rittling’s leadership in 2009.
A home invasion at 682 Riverwood Drive in the Southmont area resulted in the arrest of three suspects with a unnamed fourth suspect still wanted. During an attempt to flee, one of the suspects fell into High Rock Lake and another dropped a pillow case of stolen items into the lake.
Mock to retire at end of year
Folks who enjoy the renowned antiques festival in Liberty should circle the first weekend in October on their calendars.
According to Mark Scott, director of Thomasville Tourism, an antiques and certified collectibles fair is coming to the corner of Davidson and Randolph counties. From 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 4-5, tents will set up on N.C. 62 in the field next to Smoky T's for a rain-or-shine event. Admission will be set at $5 per person.
A revised start date of Monday, Aug. 5, has been set for closing Hedrick Mill Road near Hedrick Lane in Lexington to replace the bridge over Four Mile Branch.
Weather permitting, the N.C. Department of Transportation will begin rehabilitating Clyde Fitzgerald Road in Davidson County at 8 a.m. Monday, July 29.
Republican Davidson County Commissioner Sam Watford said that he intends to challenge recently appointed state Rep. Roger Younts, R-Davidson, in next spring’s 80th State House District primary in the wake of Younts’ controversial appointment to the post earlier this month.
The Davidson County Economic Commission is taking steps to create a culture of openness. EDC Board chairman Tommy Hedrick and Executive Director Steve Googe were candid in their intent to better serve the needs of the community and the media. The two men reached out to the press July 9 and invited several reporters to attend the EDC's monthly meeting at Davidson County Community College.
An 11-year-old Lexington girl died Tuesday after getting electrocuted while swimming in a pool.
The American Red Cross urges residents, businesses and organizations throughout in the Piedmont Traid to make sure they are prepared for rain and possible flooding from the remnants of Tropical Storm Chantal.
Glasses at the Southeast Old Thresher's Reunion always seem to be half-full. Given lemons, most people in attendance would find no trouble making lemonade.
The 43rd annual Southeast Old Thresher's Reunion returns to Denton FarmPark, 1072 Cranford Road, today (July 2) for a five-day event featuring antique farm equipment, bluegrass music and a steam engine train that travels through the heart of a old-fashion festival.
A Thomasville man died Saturday in a single-car accident on Upper Lake Road. According to Pam Kearns, spokesperson with the State Highway Patrol, George Louis Berridge, 51, of 189 Greentree Road, died after his 2004 Mercedes ran off the road, hit a ditch and crashed into a house.
Cola shot high into the air Friday afternoon as students frantically scurried away from erupting soda bottles. Messy as it appeared on the outside, the sticky situation in front the Davidson County Community College Conference Center was only part of the innovation going on inside.
Davidson County Community College this week hosted high school students from across the area in a summer camp focused on potential careers in health care.
Graduation day for Davidson County Schools has finally arrived, and not a moment too soon for those itching to walk across the stage at 9 a.m. Saturday.