Mar. 28, 2014 @ 04:21 PM

Carter's impact on Thomasville profound

Carter, now the longest tenured pastor in Thomasville, started preaching on some of the city's most notorious streets, with nothing more than a guitar, a microphone and desire to touch as many lives as possible.

Mar. 28, 2014 @ 04:17 PM

Moore plans to 'ramble' into retirment

When her final day as City Clerk comes and goes on March 31, Moore and husband James  will have packed up the car and headed for the Blue Ridge Parkway

Mar. 28, 2014 @ 08:52 AM

Committee touts benefit of quarter-cent referendum

Max Walser looks at the May 6 quarter-cent sales tax referendum for construction of a high school in a way that Davidson County folks will understand.

Mar. 25, 2014 @ 01:00 PM

Campbell, McCrary honored with Life Saving Awards

With one life left to save, McCrary and Campbell, meeting for the first time amidst heavy black smoke and intense flames, focused on the unresponsive man living on the first floor.

Mar. 25, 2014 @ 01:00 PM

Thomasville: Undefined Riverkeeper terms gag city’s authority

A key snag to a settlement in the lawsuit filed against the City of Thomasville by Yadkin Riverkeeper Inc. centers more around a fledgling policy rather than infrastructure improvements.

Mar. 25, 2014 @ 12:54 PM

Insley relieved standoff ends peacefully

Thomasville police Chief Jeff Insley knows how precarious standoffs can be. A 2012 standoff between Chair City police and a man ended tragically, as officers ultimately shot the suspect on the steps of his Noah's Trail mobile home.

Mar. 21, 2014 @ 12:53 PM

Standoff ends in Thomasville with no injuries

A larceny investigation early Friday morning turned into a standoff with Thomasville police and a suspect who refused to come out of his home.


Mar. 21, 2014 @ 10:01 AM

Scott Styers returns to Thomasville City Council

Scott Styers had so much he wanted to say at the Thomasville City Council meeting, but his emotions would not allow him.

Mar. 21, 2014 @ 09:48 AM

Duncan goes to Washington

Washington DC fell in love with first grader Duncan Sykes. Duncan, with the help of his mom Amber, a nurse at Novant Health Thomasville Medical Center, told his story about his life with kidney disease during the Patient Kidney Summit in Washington DC held earlier this month.

Mar. 21, 2014 @ 09:29 AM

Project MEND could add 20 jobs

Thomasville City Council on April 21 will hold a public hearing regarding economic incentives for a company that is looking to relocate to Thomasville.

Mar. 20, 2014 @ 12:41 PM

Operation Medicine Drop a success in Thomasville

More than 215 Operation Medicine Drop events were held in 75 counties across the state March 16-22 to collect and destroy expired and unneeded prescription and over-the-counter medications.


Mar. 19, 2014 @ 05:14 PM

Hispanic businesses target of robberies

Thomasville police are looking for a man believed to be responsible for a string of armed robberies at Hispanic owned businesses.

Mar. 19, 2014 @ 10:07 AM

Ice storm cleanup could prove costly

City Manager Kelly Craver estimates there will be approximately 100,000 cubic yards of debris that has to be removed as a result of the ice storm that crippled the area. 

Mar. 18, 2014 @ 10:51 AM

Citizens Police Academy to focus on the ‘why’

Take a look at what goes on behind the scenes in the Thomasville Police Department through the Citizens Police Academy, an initiative designed to help open the lines of communication between police and the public. The eight-week program is free to anyone 18 years or older.

Mar. 18, 2014 @ 10:45 AM

Novant Health honors board-certified nurses

Today, Novant Health Thomasville Medical Center will celebrate  Certified Nurses Day by honoring its board certified nurses.


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.

Mar. 14, 2014 @ 01:38 PM

Yadkin Riverkeeper to move forward with lawsuit

Following a series of recent spills and an inability to reach a settlement, Yadkin Riverkeeper Inc. has elected to move forward with its lawsuit against the City of Thomasville for repeated violations of the Clean Water Act.

Mar. 14, 2014 @ 09:46 AM

Children's Home battered by ice storm

The severe ice storm that struck the area March 7 battered Mills Home in Thomasville, leaving a trail of damage and children’s cottages without power. The ice that covered Baptist Children’s Homes of North Carolina’s (BCH) oldest residential campus uprooted trees, brought down limbs, and caused power lines to fall.

Mar. 14, 2014 @ 09:23 AM

What do you want to be when you grow up?

Caprice Thrift, a dental hygienist at Smith, Bundy & Fisher, on Thursday gave first graders a little insight into her job during Thomasville Primary School's third annual Career Day. 

Mar. 13, 2014 @ 10:18 AM

TCS sets makeup days for teachers, students

Summer vacation will be a little shorter and a Saturday school day is not out of the question for students and teachers in the Thomasville City Schools system thanks to Old Man Winter.


Mar. 13, 2014 @ 03:15 PM

Novant Health Inc. faces lawsuit

UPDATE: A St. Louis law firm on March 12 filed a lawsuit against Novant Health Inc. alleging current and former employees lost millions of dollars from their retirement plans due to excessive fees.


Mar. 14, 2014 @ 02:51 PM

Third rabid skunk case reported in Davidson

UPDATE: Davidson County reports that as of March 13, four unvaccinated dogs in three incidents attacked rabid skunks and had to be destroyed, 

Mar. 11, 2014 @ 09:13 AM

Storm causes three wastewater spills

Friday's ice storm wreaked havoc on the city's water treatment system, leading to three sizable spills.

Mar. 11, 2014 @ 09:08 AM

Chair City begins massive cleanup

Vicki Simmons stood out in front of her home on Kenreed Drive and tried to stay positive. Chainsaws growled in the background as Simmons gave thanks that downed trees from Friday's ice storm spared not just her home but her life.

Mar. 10, 2014 @ 12:34 PM

TPS students have a heart

When Toni Tricarico told her physical education students at Thomasville Primary School that she wanted to raise money for the American Heart Association , the kids took the idea and ran with it – or skipped with it to be exact.