News

Jun. 16, 2015 @ 09:18 PM

State officials tour ‘historic’ Thomasville

Members of the N.C. Department of Cultural Resources visited several old buildings in Thomasville last week as part of a statewide tour of historic sites.


Jun. 16, 2015 @ 09:13 PM

Unemployment rate continues to tumble

The unemployment rate in Davidson County decreased to 5.0 percent for April, according to numbers released last week by the N.C. Department of Commerce – Labor and Economic Analysis Division.


Jun. 16, 2015 @ 09:10 PM

Liberty Drive student recognized

A wounded walker marched in the Memorial Day Parade.


Jun. 16, 2015 @ 09:05 PM

New principals bring ‘high energy’ to schools

A reshuffling of 18 new principals means there will be a lot of new faces in Davidson County Schools for the 2015-2016 academic year.


Jun. 12, 2015 @ 04:44 PM

Thomasville — a rail fan’s destination

At the heart of Thomasville, a city built because of the railroad, a historic depot building remains a favorite site for rail fans young and old.


Jun. 12, 2015 @ 04:42 PM

York announces candidacy for mayor

City Councilman Raleigh York Jr. announced Tuesday he will run for mayor in November.


Jun. 12, 2015 @ 04:40 PM

Faith is written on Ervin's heart

A biker. A preacher. Two opposite lives wrapped up in one man, Steve Ervin. He doesn’t remember either one.


Jun. 12, 2015 @ 04:36 PM

Commissioners approve budget

The Board of Commissioners unanimously approved the county's $128 million 2015-16 fiscal year budget this week.


Jun. 09, 2015 @ 12:09 PM

LDE racks up!

Payton Gray is a bike-riding super star, but he doesn’t do tricks.


Jun. 09, 2015 @ 12:06 PM

County reverses course on tax increase

Days after recommending a two-cent property tax increase, County Manager Robert Hyatt said county residents will not, in fact, be asked to pay more this fiscal year.


Jun. 09, 2015 @ 12:04 PM

Clark conducts farewell Thomasville BOE meeting

The June 2 meeting of Thomasville City School board was bittersweet for departing chairperson Belinda Clark.


Jun. 09, 2015 @ 12:02 PM

HiToms support child with kidney disease

The Thomasville HiToms have enjoyed an eventful spring. An upcoming event will kick off an important summer.


Jun. 05, 2015 @ 03:19 PM

Garden Tour begins

The 11th Annual Garden Tour begins today 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, June 7.


Jun. 05, 2015 @ 03:08 PM

Beamon leaves legacy at THS

What Principal Deboy Beamon enjoys most about his job is also what he’ll miss the most — the kids.


Jun. 05, 2015 @ 03:05 PM

Local minister, radio personality found dead

Chair City airwaves grew quieter last weekend as an emblematic local figure took to the air for a final time.


Jun. 05, 2015 @ 02:57 PM

Council receives comments about budget

City council held a public hearing Monday night regarding the proposed budget for the 2015-16 fiscal year.


Jun. 02, 2015 @ 03:47 PM

Misty’s Cakes & Bakery

Inside the kitchen at Misty’s Cakes & Bakery, owner Misty Hulin expertly pipes swirls of blue frosting onto a cake as she rotates its carousel-like stand.


Jun. 02, 2015 @ 03:44 PM

Senator will not run for re-election

A veteran of the North Carolina Senate will not seek reelection to the General Assembly in 2016.


Jun. 02, 2015 @ 03:39 PM

HiToms mull move from Finch Field

The High Point Convention and Visitors Bureau announced a proposal in early May to build a baseball park off Washington Street, and the city hopes to lure the High Point-Thomasville HiToms away from Finch Field.


Jun. 02, 2015 @ 03:49 PM

Report shows child health successes, challenges

According to a new report released by N.C. Child, the location where children are born makes a big difference in their life expectancy and the quality of their health.


May. 29, 2015 @ 03:56 PM

Board fields questions, concerns on budget proposal

Representatives from several county institutions brought questions and concerns regarding the proposed $132.7 million 2015-16 fiscal year budget at a public hearing during the Davidson County Board of Commissioners meeting Tuesday.


May. 29, 2015 @ 03:53 PM

TPS puts academic excellence on parade

Students proudly carried signs which boasted of their academic achievements in the 19th annual Parade of Excellence held May 22 at Thomasville Primary School.


May. 29, 2015 @ 03:51 PM

Bennett will not seek re-election

It didn't take a trip to the Rocky Mountains for Mayor Joe Bennett to realize what he had in Thomasville.


May. 26, 2015 @ 12:58 PM

County will continue negotiations with Motorola

Davidson County Commissioners voted earlier this month to continue with ongoing negotiations with Motorola rather than sending out a request for proposal from other companies wishing to bid on the county's 911 emergency radio project.


May. 26, 2015 @ 12:52 PM

Proposed budget calls for no property tax increase

City council unanimously approved a call for public hearing on June 1 that will focus on the $38.5 million 2015-16 proposed budget released last week.