News: Thomasville

Feb. 04, 2014 @ 07:05 PM

Praize Kraze starts Feb. 6

Jenny Hicks will launch a new effort, "Praize Kraze,"  at 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 6, at Mt. Zion Wesleyan Church, 222 Mt. Zion Church Road in Thomasville.

Feb. 04, 2014 @ 05:56 PM

Recognize anyone?

Thomasville Historical Preservation Commission seeks the community’s help to identify collected photographs, some dating to the 1950s.

Feb. 04, 2014 @ 09:07 AM

Occupational medicine expands at Novant Health

Occupational medicine services at Novant Health Thomasville Medical Center  has twice outgrown its facilities since starting about a year ago. Occupational medicine is now offered in the main hospital at 207 Old Lexington Road.

Feb. 03, 2014 @ 03:29 PM

Cause of fire undetermined

The cause of a Saturday afternoon house fire, which sent one woman to the hospital, is still undetermined, said Battalion Chief Derek Medlin of the Thomasville Fire Department.


Jan. 31, 2014 @ 02:47 PM

Tax-incentive district includes more businesses

A recent district change in downtown Thomasville will make more businesses eligible for a tax incentive.

Jan. 28, 2014 @ 05:25 PM

From business model to fun model

Thomasville welcomed a new hot spot for frozen yogurt. SweetFrog, 1122 Randolph St., opened on Friday, attracting hundreds of people to Tammy Joyce’s latest Chair City venture. 

Jan. 28, 2014 @ 03:44 PM

City to install shelter at Walmart

Thomasville City Council approved an agreement that will put a bus shelter at the busiest stop in town.

Jan. 27, 2014 @ 05:42 PM

Police honor Kramer with service award

Thomasville Police Department's annual Megan Murphy Community Service Award is recognition for an individual dedicated to improving the lives of others.

Jan. 27, 2014 @ 05:34 PM

Chair City Art entries: ‘On the edge’

With 38 entries, Thomasville recrafted its image back into the Chair City with the conclusion of Chair City Art design contest.

Jan. 23, 2014 @ 10:38 AM

City, county approve incentives for Project BART

Economic incentives approved by City Council and the Davidson County Commissioners for Project BART could exceed $600,000. 

Jan. 23, 2014 @ 10:18 AM

Wil Myers awarded Key to the City

Mayor Pro Tem Pat Shelton on Tuesday night presented Thomasville native Wil Myers, the 2013 American League Rookie of the Year, with the Key to the City.

Jan. 21, 2014 @ 03:00 PM

Two more furniture plants closing March 21

The last of the former Thomasville Furniture Industries plants is closing. According to a letter obtained by the Thomasville Times from Heritage Home Group President Ira Glazer, Thomasville Plant C and Plant C-Area 100 will shut down on March 21. Employees at the two facilities received the letter Tuesday morning.

Jan. 21, 2014 @ 10:39 AM

Grant helps to fund SRO at elementary schools

The  SRO will be responsible for Thomasville Primary School and Liberty Drive Elementary School.

Jan. 21, 2014 @ 10:35 AM

TCS partners with Friendly Dental Van

Beginning in the spring, all four TCS campuses will welcome the Friendly Dental Van, a Charlotte-based program that offers dental services to children who do not receive routine care.

Jan. 21, 2014 @ 09:31 AM

MLK Peace March

Sunny skies but cold temperatures welcomed participants in the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Peace March held Saturday. 

Jan. 17, 2014 @ 02:39 PM

Fire chief, councilman hospitalized

Thomasville Fire Chief Martin Dailey is listed in stable condition and Councilman Scott Styers in critical condition, according to hospital officials on Friday. 

Jan. 17, 2014 @ 02:18 PM

TPR wants community input on new rec center

A community meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21, at the Ballpark Road Recreation Center. Staff will present ideas and are eager to hear what the community thinks as well.

Jan. 17, 2014 @ 02:08 PM

Novant Health declares war on preventable killers

It’s a 1-2-3 defensive punch. Novant Health has declared war on high blood pressure, prediabetes and obesity as part of a multi-year, systemwide community health initiative. And it starts in Thomasville.

Jan. 16, 2014 @ 05:19 PM

THS graduate named head football coach at Winston-Salem State

Perez Boulware was a standout linebacker on Thomasville's 1991 state championship football team

Jan. 14, 2014 @ 09:39 AM

Johnson honored by MLK Community Service Award

His ability to make a positive impact on those around him earned Johnson a 2014 MLK Community Service Award from Martin Luther King Social Action Committee.

Jan. 14, 2014 @ 09:30 AM

Hospital donates three more AEDS to TCS

TCS now has enough AEDs to cover every sporting event at the high school and middle school. 

Jan. 10, 2014 @ 03:25 PM

Johnson to deliver keynote address at MLK observance

Distinguished civil rights leader, the Rev. Dr. Nelson N. Johnson, will deliver keynote address for MLK National Holiday Observance 2014 at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 20. at  Friendship Baptist Church in Thomasville.

Jan. 10, 2014 @ 12:24 PM

Project BART: a $25 million investment

A local company may invest $25 million and create up to 50 jobs in Thomasville. Thomasville City Council on Jan. 22 will hold a public hearing regarding an economic incentive grant for Project BART.

Jan. 15, 2014 @ 12:17 PM

Three receive prestigious awards

As Tony Hyde eloquently spoke about the Citizen of the Year, the room of people at the Thomasville Area Chamber of Commerce annual meeting hushed. With all the attributes affirmed, smiles and teary eyes acknowledged the recipient before her name was spoken.