News: Davidson County

Mar. 12, 2013 @ 11:29 AM

Deputies apprehend suspects in breaking and entering

After responding to a breaking and entering in progress in the Linwood area, officers with the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office apprehended three suspects after a pursuit on Interstate 85. Three people face charges in connection to the break-in.

Mar. 07, 2013 @ 07:38 PM

Kindergarten registration begins

For parents of preschool children in the Triad, August can mark the beginning of an anxious season.
Davidson County Schools hope to alleviate some of the pressure that comes with sending children off to kindergarten through its registration and orientation process. Registration is now open for children who will turn 5 years old on or before Aug. 31.

Mar. 07, 2013 @ 03:02 PM

Commissioners OK consultant

As part of a continuing project to build a new sheriff's office, the Davidson County Board of Commissioners will hire a consultant to help facilitate construction.

Feb. 28, 2013 @ 04:32 PM

Rabid skunk found in Churchland

The Davidson County Health Department reports the second case of rabies for the year.

Feb. 28, 2013 @ 01:43 PM

Grice warns against jury summons scam

Davidson County Sheriff’s Office Civil Division, which handles jury summons, has been made aware of a scam, said Sheriff David Grice. 

Feb. 28, 2013 @ 12:03 PM

Deputies allege man used Facebook to solicit juvenile girls

The Davidson County Sheriff's Office allege that a Lexington man was using Facebook to solicit juvenile girls.

Feb. 27, 2013 @ 05:14 PM

DOT to close W. Lexington Ave. in Davidson Thursday

DOT will  close W.  Lexington Avenue in Davidson County Thursday and post a detour.

Feb. 26, 2013 @ 04:58 PM

Spin for Life Saturday at DCCC

Mark Snyder has lived through the trials that come with cancer, and now advocates for those with whom he shares the struggle of recovery. A survivor of the disease himself, Snyder is once again

Feb. 21, 2013 @ 11:08 AM

Thomas Strange arrested in theft of Brinks money

According to Sheriff David Grice, deputies arrested Thomas Eugene Strange, 37, of 1852 Friedberg Church Road in Winston-Salem, Wednesday night after receiving a tip regarding his whereabouts.

Feb. 20, 2013 @ 03:39 PM

Sheriff: Thomas Eugene Strange may still be in area

The Davidson County Sheriff's Office believes that Thomas Eugene Strange, wanted in coinnection to the $41,000 theft at the Brinks truck wreck, may still be in the general area.

Feb. 18, 2013 @ 06:17 PM

For sale: TFI showroom

TFI, a company that has spent more than 100 years in the Chair City, listed its former headquarters with Cassidy Turley Commercial Real Estate Services in Charlotte for $2.25 million. Built in 1958, the 225,000-square-foot facility sits on 7.24 acres and once was home to hundreds of jobs.

Feb. 14, 2013 @ 07:12 PM

Commissioners pass resolution on gun rights

The Davidson County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to approve a resolution Tuesday in support of the Second Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.

Feb. 05, 2013 @ 10:00 AM

YMCA awards honor younger generation

Youth was celebrated Jan. 31 at Memorial United Methodist Church in Thomasville as a part of the 41st annual Tom A. Finch YMCA awards dinner.

Feb. 05, 2013 @ 10:18 AM

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Sen. Stan Bingham

Jan. 30, 2013 @ 11:18 AM

Winter still packs a punch in Carolinas

With two storms hitting the Chair City in consecutive weeks, 2013 is reminding Thomasville officials that North Carolina winters still pack a little punch.

Jan. 30, 2013 @ 11:12 AM

Assistance program to help seniors file taxes

The Senior Dynamics program at the Davidson County Department of Senior Services — in cooperation with the Davidson County Tax Coalition —  offers free tax advice and tax form preparation for older, low-income Davidson County residents.

Jan. 28, 2013 @ 12:40 PM

TMC's 'Day of Dance' headlines February events

As February approaches, Thomasville Medical Center is ramping up its efforts to raise awareness for heart disease, as the month of Valentines is also American Heart Month.

Jan. 22, 2013 @ 02:00 PM

Cornhole game marks dedication to Special Olympics

Kenneth Gallimore presented a cornhole set he constructed to Special Olympics Davidson County at a meeting of the Silver Valley Civitan Club on Jan. 14. Accepting the gift was Mary Ann Brown, local coordinator of Special Olympics.

Jan. 22, 2013 @ 01:13 PM

City, county dropout rates decline

Thomasville City Schools experienced a slight decrease in its dropout rate last year. According to statistics released from the Department of Public Instruction, 40 TCS students dropped out of school in 2011-12, marking the first decline in the system's dropout rate in three years.

Jan. 20, 2013 @ 07:00 AM

Council to consider Plant B ordinance

Now that a plan is in place for the former Thomasville Furniture Industries Plant B facility, City Council members hope the eyesore will soon become a thing of the past.

Jan. 18, 2013 @ 10:58 AM

Snow blankets community

Thursday night’s snowstorm left Chair City commuters battling slick conditions on the drive into work.

Jan. 18, 2013 @ 07:00 AM

Looming suspicion fuels spike in gun purchases

In the four years President Barack Obama has spent in the White House, gun sales have skyrocketed.
Not since the Brady Bill in 1994, however, has the nation — or the state of North Carolina — seen such a dramatic shift in gun culture as in the last year.

Jan. 15, 2013 @ 11:26 AM

Steak supper set for Feb. 16

The Silver Valley Civitan annual steak supper will be from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16.  It will provide funds for the Civitan memorial scholarships at South Davidson High School. 

Jan. 14, 2013 @ 08:22 PM

McKiver receives MLK Community Service Award

In pursuit of a community member who embodies qualities represented by the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the MLK Social Action Committee tapped a local pioneer to claim one its most prestigious award.