News: State

Mar. 18, 2014 @ 10:31 AM

TCS: Make Thomasville a safe place for children

Child sexual abuse is a problem that impacts communities across the country. Thomasville City Schools is determined to fight back.

Feb. 15, 2014 @ 09:13 AM

State raise impacts 70 teachers in Thomasville

Approximately one out of every four teachers in Thomasville can expect a raise following Gov. Pat McCrory's announcement regarding educator salaries.


Jan. 22, 2014 @ 10:37 AM

N.C. Sports Hall of Fame announces 2014 class

Induction ceremony to take place May 9

Oct. 14, 2013 @ 06:58 PM

Veterans protest partial shutdown of memorials

Veterans from across America on Sunday descended on federal and state moments to express their formal opposition to the federal government's handling of military and veteran affairs during this partial federal government shutdown.

Jun. 17, 2013 @ 08:58 AM

Thomasville — an All-American City

They did it! A collaborative effort in Thomasville earned the Chair City the title of All-American City.  The award was announced Sunday night.

Apr. 08, 2013 @ 05:30 PM

Thomasville finalist as 'All-American' city

The initiative shown by Thomasville residents and businesses to enhance its community is receiving recognition. Thomasville is a finalist for the "All-America City Award."




Feb. 07, 2013 @ 10:05 AM

Should schools have armed guards?

 A  HPU Poll, released Feb. 6, finds that a large portion of North Carolinians say that public schools in the state are less safe than they were 10 years ago, while even more would prefer for all schools to have armed guards.

Feb. 05, 2013 @ 04:08 PM

Bingham submits bill for marshals in schools

Sen. Stan Bingham (R-Davidson County) introduced a bill last week that would allow school systems to add another layer of security to a campus.

Feb. 04, 2013 @ 01:41 PM

Old Dominion bags third straight award

Thomasville-based Old Dominion was named the best national freight carrier for a third consecutive year.

Jan. 19, 2013 @ 07:00 AM

TMC monitors flu outbreak

Thomasville Medical Center is taking steps to ensure the nationwide flu outbreak doesn't spread to patients, visitors and staff.


Jan. 09, 2013 @ 01:53 PM

Plant B: It’s a shell game

Entering their third year of the former Thomasville Furniture Industries Plant B saga, Chair City officials are tired of playing Thimblerig with property owner Jeff Schwarz and have formulated a course of action that may finally end the issue of the 100-year-old eyesore.

Jan. 06, 2013 @ 07:06 AM

DCCC celebrates 50 years of education

Students collected their books and walked across the lawn to a class in one of four brick buildings. The year was 1963 and a newly-chartered Davidson County Industrial Education Center represented a new and exciting campus with plenteous opportunities for students.

Jan. 02, 2013 @ 07:00 AM

Rayne Brown appointed co-chiar of House Appropriations Subcommittee

Entering her second term representing N.C. House District 81, Rep. Rayne Brown is ready for a very busy 2013.

Nov. 12, 2012 @ 04:15 PM

His Laboring Few aids in Sandy relief

Even as a powerful nor’easter bore down on the already-battered Northeast, a band of plucky Southerners bore down, too, racing to set up a relief command center to assist some of the region’s storm-weary residents.