News

Sep. 15, 2014 @ 01:50 PM

Board OKs sports facility study

The Davidson County Board of Commissioners voted Tuesday night to approve Phase I of a feasibility study regarding the possibility of constructing a youth sports complex in the county.


Sep. 15, 2014 @ 01:48 PM

Everybody’s Day coming soon

Everybody's Day in Thomasville will once again bring a new twist to the event residents flock to year after year for a downtown celebration. This year, children will be the focus as they are treated to what Thomasville Area Chamber of Commerce is calling 1,600 square feet of adrenaline rush.

 

Sep. 10, 2014 @ 09:00 AM

For the hometown heroes

Under a shaded portico at Spring Arbor of Thomasville, cheerful checkered tablecloths clipped to tables flapped in the breeze. The smell of hamburgers and hotdogs permeated the air as they were expertly grilled and flipped by an apron-clad Danielle Southard.


Sep. 10, 2014 @ 09:52 AM

Game On

With a six-year old son named Peyton and a high school football coach for a husband, you might think Rene Mattera’s marriage to the gridiron means she’s comfortable quietly taking her position in the stands or watching from the sidelines during practice. Think again.


Sep. 10, 2014 @ 09:00 AM

Recreating the Chair City

“Imagine Thomasville and Davidson County as the day trip capital of North Carolina.”


Sep. 06, 2014 @ 08:00 AM

City school board attorney to retire

Thomasville City School Board of Education’s meeting held Tuesday evening was part business, part celebration of good news.  The meeting opened with a special presentation for Russell Batten, board attorney who is retiring after 26 years of service. Batten was given an engraved plaque by school superintendent Dr. Pitre-Martin on behalf of the entire TCS staff and the community. 


Sep. 06, 2014 @ 08:00 AM

Fire destroys barn in Thomasville

Thomasville, Pilot and Fair Grove fire departments extinguished a fire Monday that destroyed a building on Johnsontown Road.


Sep. 06, 2014 @ 08:00 AM

County, state unemployment numbers rise

Davidson is one of 95 counties statewide which saw unemployment rates climb to 7.1 percent in July, according to numbers released by the N.C. Department of Commerce – Labor and Economics Division.


Sep. 06, 2014 @ 08:00 AM

Thomasville Tourism – it's a good thing

Thomasville Tourism Director Mark Scott has gotten used to talking over the sound of trains.


Sep. 03, 2014 @ 10:35 AM

Community colleges collaborate at learning summit

Randolph Community College and Davidson County Community College took part in the Align4NCWorks Workforce Learning Summit Thursday on the RCC campus to discuss the development of current workforce programs at the schools.


Sep. 03, 2014 @ 10:31 AM

50 years quality work and treating people right

The J. D. Hill family has a lot to celebrate — 66 years of marriage and 50 years in business as J. D. Hill Electric, Inc. Three generations of family work together under one roof at the showroom located at 1534 National Hwy. in Thomasville.


Sep. 03, 2014 @ 10:27 AM

DCCC continues expansion

Davidson County Community College continues to expand its borders with recent land acquisition and road construction that will improve access to the college.


Sep. 03, 2014 @ 10:25 AM

On a Roll and Riding High on the Excellence Express

Sitting poised at the edge of new school year, TCS superintendent Dr. Maria Pitre-Martin’s commitment to excellence and growth is stronger than ever.


Aug. 31, 2014 @ 11:57 AM

Sheetz arrives in Thomasville in September

Mayor Joe Bennett announced the arrival of a new Sheetz store at the recent State of the City and County address at Colonial Country Club.


Aug. 31, 2014 @ 11:54 AM

Where does it hurt?

From upset tummies to sore throats, allergies to asthma, fever to fatigue, Jennifer Bowling, RN has seen it all during the busy school year and she loves every minute of it. As a school nurse for the Davidson County School System, she divides her time and expertise between E. Lawson Brown Middle School, East Davidson High School, Fair Grove and Pilot Elementary Schools.


Aug. 31, 2014 @ 11:50 AM

County moves forward on proposed industrial park

The Davidson County Board of Commissioners approved a resolution during its regular meeting Tuesday to receive an economic incentive grant that will help fund the I-85 Corporate Center, LLC.


Aug. 31, 2014 @ 11:48 AM

Communities in Schools making a difference

Judy Younts is getting ready for a new school year, but that doesn’t mean that she took the summer off. The executive director of Communities In Schools of Thomasville, was busy throughout the summer.


Aug. 27, 2014 @ 08:30 AM

Locals bring home Fiddler's Convention ribbons

Four students from a Thomasville music store recently matched their skills against the best at the 79th annual Old Fiddler's Convention held Aug. 4-9.


Aug. 27, 2014 @ 08:30 AM

Council supports business park

The Thomasville City Council unanimously passed a resolution Monday in support of a proposed Davidson County Business Park.


Aug. 27, 2014 @ 08:30 AM

Officials optimistic on the state of city, county

City and county officials offered an optimistic view of the economic standing of Thomasville and Davidson County, respectively, at the State of the City and County address Thursday at  Colonial Country Club.


Aug. 27, 2014 @ 08:30 AM

Body of Work

Justin Sams was destined to be a star.  In his 1950s rockabilly clothes, he has the striking good looks of a young James Dean and heart-melting charm of a well-mannered southern boy. And if that weren’t enough to carry him through, when it comes to natural ability and talent, Sams suffers from an embarrassment of riches.


Aug. 23, 2014 @ 08:15 AM

Spring Arbor Taste of the Town seeks vendors

Sample culinary treats from area restaurants and help cancer research at the same time at Spring Arbor Taste of the Town, set for 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 9 at 915 West Cooksey Drive.


Aug. 23, 2014 @ 08:10 AM

Alcohol sales permitted at PACE Park

The PACE Park Amphitheater will allow the sale and consumption of alcohol after the Thomasville City Council voted 4-2 in favor of modifying park rules during its scheduled meeting Monday.


Aug. 23, 2014 @ 08:05 AM

Construction begins on new sheriff's office

County officials and deputies from the Davidson County Sheriff's Office participated Tuesday in a groundbreaking ceremony at the site of what will be the sheriffs’ new home.


Aug. 23, 2014 @ 08:00 AM

Back to school check up 101

Summertime’s time is up! Before classes start, be sure your child’s health makes the grade.