News

Feb. 27, 2014 @ 05:44 PM

Resident dies in Cox Avenue fire

UPDATE: One person is dead and another hospitalized following a house fire on Cox Avenue early Thursday morning.

 

Feb. 26, 2014 @ 12:06 PM

Denton Road to close March 8

Next week, the N.C. Department of Transportation will begin replacement of the Denton Road bridge over Lick Creek in Davidson County.


Feb. 25, 2014 @ 09:13 AM

Novant Health earns prestigious certification

Novant Health Thomasville Medical Center has been awarded  the most widely-accepted quality management system in use around the world and is the second in the state to achieve the status.

 

Feb. 24, 2014 @ 03:33 PM

Alkadir family continues spelling bee dominance

Hayat Alkadir, a 13-year-old eighth grader at Ledford Middle School, on Feb. 21 picked up where her sister left off as she won the 2014 Davidson County Spelling Bee in a hotly contested matchup with her brother Hamza Alkadir.


Feb. 24, 2014 @ 03:28 PM

Donations, city fund Big Chair renovation

City Council on Feb. 17 approved a budget amendment to fund renovations of the Big Chair and complete a clubhouse project at Finch Field that started four years ago. More than $20,000 in donations from four area organizations will help the city fund the endeavors.


Feb. 20, 2014 @ 05:14 PM

Committee’s task: educate community about referendum

The task of the Quarter-Cent Sales Tax for Education Committee is to educate the community about a referendum that will be on the May 6 primary ballot.

 

Feb. 20, 2014 @ 12:01 PM

So far, no Democrats file for Davidson County primary

Voters in the May 6 primary could decide winners for the sheriff's office, four seats on the Davidson County Board of Commissioners, two House seats and in the Senate race.


Feb. 25, 2014 @ 09:16 AM

Friendly Dental Van visits Thomasville

Dozens of Thomasville Primary School students on Feb. 18  paid a visit to the dentist without having to leave the campus as the Friendly Dental Van made its first stop in the Chair City.


Feb. 18, 2014 @ 09:56 AM

United Way remains grateful to donors

Most agencies with United Way of Davidson County took at least a 3.55 percent cut in allocations, and one as high as 35.7 percent.


Feb. 18, 2014 @ 09:48 AM

Today is Allen Brown Day

Allen Brown thanks Thomasville City Council after Mayor Joe Bennett, left, proclaimed Feb. 18, 2014, as Allen Brown Day. 


Feb. 18, 2014 @ 09:41 AM

Wellness: a way of life at Thomasville City Schools

Thomasville City Schools was ahead of the curve when it started its wellness program in 2006. Plans are to keep it that way.

 

Feb. 18, 2014 @ 09:36 AM

Agencies deal with less money, more needs

Go the second mile, challenge leaders of United Way of Davidson County. The second-mile sprint is needed because of a shortfall in donations. The goal was $1.8 million.The amount pledged totals $1.635 million.


Feb. 17, 2014 @ 12:50 PM

Woman holding baby threatened with hammer

A woman, holding her baby, was threatened with a hammer by her husband, against whom she had filed a restraining order.


Feb. 15, 2014 @ 09:13 AM

State raise impacts 70 teachers in Thomasville

Approximately one out of every four teachers in Thomasville can expect a raise following Gov. Pat McCrory's announcement regarding educator salaries.

 

Feb. 13, 2014 @ 06:11 PM

Storm wreaks havoc on city streets

Winter's first snowstorm of the year made life miserable for Chair City motorists. Capt. Mark Kattner said Thomasville Police Department on Wednesday responded to at least 10 automobile accidents across the city as a result of a massive winter storm that raged across the southeastern United States.


Feb. 13, 2014 @ 03:42 PM

DOT prepares for second round of snow

North Carolina Department of Transportation maintenance crews are working to clear snow and ice from interstates and primary routes throughout the Triad and surrounding areas after the most recent winter storm dropped as much as a foot of snow in the region.


Feb. 11, 2014 @ 11:27 AM

Chair City Art artists collect prizes

“The arts are alive and well in Thomasville,” said Councilman Neal Grimes as he viewed the 38 entries in the Chair City Art exhibit.


Feb. 11, 2014 @ 09:38 AM

Kacy Lee crowned Miss Thomasville

Kacy Lee was crowned Miss Thomasville and Victoria Huggins, Miss Central Carolina.  Hannah Welborn Lewis won Miss Thomasville’s Outstanding Teen and Tori Gross, Miss Central Carolina’s Outstanding Teen.


Feb. 11, 2014 @ 12:05 PM

Check vehicle tax bills, says Davidson tax admin

There’s bit of a glitch in the new tag and tax law, but the Davidson County Tax Office is prepared to make it right.

 

Feb. 08, 2014 @ 05:52 PM

Driver airlifted after accident

A driver, ejected from a vehicle, was transported by Aircare Critical Care to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center following an accident 2:04 pm. Feb. 7.


Feb. 07, 2014 @ 04:23 PM

ESL teachers earn accolades

The Feb. 4 meeting of Thomasville City School Board was an opportunity to showcase excellence in the school system.


Feb. 06, 2014 @ 12:16 PM

Unilin expansion adds new jobs, increases city’s tax base

After re-opening its Denton Road facility in April, Unilin Flooring will add approximately 78,000 square feet to its Cloniger Road facility to bolster its manufacturing capacity and expand warehouse space.


Feb. 07, 2014 @ 01:42 PM

1965 Miss North Carolina cherishes Chair City memories

Sharon Finch recalls her memories as Miss Thomasville and Miss North Carolina and the community which celebrated her success.


Feb. 05, 2014 @ 11:58 AM

YMCA makes positive impact on community

Once a year the Tom A. Finch Community YMCA holds an awards dinner to honor a select group of individuals who make a positive impact on the lives of others.


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.