Jul. 31, 2015 @ 03:08 PM

Chair City Art takes up residence on Main

People walking down Main Street in Thomasville stop and take notice of two unusual chairs that have taken their places there. 

Jul. 31, 2015 @ 03:12 PM

Former BCH employee accused of sex crimes

A former employee of Baptist Children's Home is facing 13 charges, including alleged sexual offenses against a 17-year-old.

Jul. 31, 2015 @ 03:14 PM

Man charged as accessory in store owner’s death

A Thomasville man was charged Monday as an accessory in the death of a convenience store owner on West Center Street Extension in Lexington.

Jul. 28, 2015 @ 02:14 PM

The museum that feels like Home

When you have hundreds of brothers and sisters, you want family reunions to last more than a day. Alumni of Mills Home in Thomasville have created a space to house happy memories all year round — the Mitchell House Museum.

Jul. 28, 2015 @ 02:11 PM

Teen author writing three-part series

Bailey Bowers is about to embark on her college education but she’s already a published author.

Jul. 28, 2015 @ 02:05 PM

Unopposed York to lead transition

City Councilman Raleigh York Jr. will not have to move far when he slides one seat over into the mayor’s chair in November.

Jul. 28, 2015 @ 02:00 PM

Going for the gold

Thanks to rising high school junior Blakely Fahning, more than 100 children in Thomasville have learned an important life skill: how to safely navigate the water.

Jul. 24, 2015 @ 11:35 AM

Fire engine red

Members of Thomasville Fire Department did their best to extinguish the grief of the family of a young boy who loved fire trucks and Spiderman.

Jul. 24, 2015 @ 11:32 AM

City council member’s email hacked

A week ago, friends of City Councilman Joe Leonard began receiving strange emails from him asking for money in support of an unnamed cousin with cancer.

Jul. 24, 2015 @ 11:26 AM

Ledford students die in auto accident

Two Ledford High School rising sophomores died July 16 when the vehicle in which they were riding rear-ended a tractor-trailer on Business 85 South in Lexington.

Jul. 24, 2015 @ 11:12 AM

Family atmosphere comes naturally at Piedmont Crossing

You may not expect to encounter a kickball game or the sound of hammer and nails in an assisted nursing facility, but that’s exactly what was happening on the campus of Piedmont Crossing, a local 60-acre retirement community.


Jul. 21, 2015 @ 11:19 AM

K-9 remembered as loyal partner

Thomasville Police Department and the community put to rest one of their own in a memorial service held July 16 at Thomasville Church of God.

Jul. 21, 2015 @ 11:15 AM

Five incumbents file for council seats in Thomasville

Of seven open Thomasville City Council seats, a maximum of five may be held by incumbents after all current members but Jackie Jackson and Raleigh York filed for reelection. York filed to run for mayor.

Jul. 21, 2015 @ 11:09 AM

PACE Farm to Table event to save Chair City’s buildings

Long ago, 9 Salem Street was a bank and trust, but it’s been empty for years.


Jul. 21, 2015 @ 11:07 AM

Candles lit in memory of Little

In the front yard of a house in the 500 block of Smith Street, the crying of a woman in anguish may be heard — evidence that Denie Little Green has never recovered from the death of her brother Artravis Ned Little, 31, killed one year ago in the exact spot where she stands.

Jul. 17, 2015 @ 05:31 PM

Jarvis represents board at conferences

Davidson County Board of Commissioners Vice Chairman Steve Jarvis was unanimously selected by his fellow commissioners to serve as the voting delegate for the 2015 N.C. Association of County Commissioners annual conference.

Jul. 17, 2015 @ 05:29 PM

Italian food connoisseurs celebrate lasagna

Foodies in the Chair City have mere days until the arrival of a holiday that will surely have everyone's mouth watering. July 29 is National Lasagna Day.

Jul. 17, 2015 @ 05:24 PM

TCS elects new board chair

Thomasville City School Board of Education changed their lineup for the 2015-2016 school year with a new chair, vice-chair and new board member.

Jul. 17, 2015 @ 05:22 PM

Smaller class size yields big returns at summer reading camp

School’s out for summer, but summer camp students and their teachers are engaged in a variety of fun learning activities at Hasty Elementary School.

Jul. 14, 2015 @ 02:05 PM

Meals on wheels — delivering more than food

When Dillard and Beverly Cecil report for duty at Wallburg Baptist Church, it doesn’t take them long to load their Meals on Wheels deliveries.

Jul. 14, 2015 @ 02:03 PM

Fire Department staff stays busy

Fire station 21 was a-buzz with crew members who prepped and checked equipment and others who responded to calls.

Jul. 14, 2015 @ 01:59 PM

Radio station struggles to overcome loss of owner

Two months after Earl Harrison – owner of WTZO/WEOM radio station in Thomasville – suddenly passed away, his family and friends are trying to determine how to move forward with operations in his absence.

Jul. 14, 2015 @ 01:55 PM

Sheriff completes internal investigation

Davidson County Sheriff David Grice has completed an internal investigation of his department regarding the June 22 escape of an inmate from the Davidson County Jail.

Jul. 10, 2015 @ 02:07 PM

Men charged in string of break-ins

Three men are facing charges in connection with a string of break-ins throughout the county.

Jul. 10, 2015 @ 02:03 PM

Come right in

Guess what day it is? At Wallburg Diner, it’s fried chicken day. Take a step back in time to a Mayberry-style diner with daily Blue Plate Specials like chicken casserole or country style steak.