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.

Feb. 04, 2014 @ 09:07 AM

Occupational medicine expands at Novant Health

Occupational medicine services at Novant Health Thomasville Medical Center  has twice outgrown its facilities since starting about a year ago. Occupational medicine is now offered in the main hospital at 207 Old Lexington Road.

Feb. 03, 2014 @ 05:33 PM

Printing operation to return to High Point

The hum of a newspaper press will be heard again in High Point. The High Point Enterprise, which acquired the Thomasville Times in 1958, will bring home printing operations, this time with a new printing press housed in a facility on Woodbine Street, off of Market Center Drive in High Point.

Feb. 03, 2014 @ 03:29 PM

Cause of fire undetermined

The cause of a Saturday afternoon house fire, which sent one woman to the hospital, is still undetermined, said Battalion Chief Derek Medlin of the Thomasville Fire Department.


Jan. 31, 2014 @ 03:35 PM

Students join UPS letter-writing campaign

First graders at Thomasville Primary School plan to make this Valentine’s Day a special one for a couple hundred American soldiers.

Feb. 01, 2014 @ 11:04 AM

Crime, crashes decrease in Thomasville

Thomasville Police Department credits a data-driven approach to law enforcement for a  decrease in crime and crashes.

Jan. 31, 2014 @ 02:47 PM

Tax-incentive district includes more businesses

A recent district change in downtown Thomasville will make more businesses eligible for a tax incentive.

Jan. 30, 2014 @ 01:43 PM

Fight on!

Barbara Robinson walked through history from the assassination of John F. Kennedy to Lyndon Johnson's War on Poverty to Dr. Martin Luther King's dream of equal opportunity.

Jan. 28, 2014 @ 05:25 PM

From business model to fun model

Thomasville welcomed a new hot spot for frozen yogurt. SweetFrog, 1122 Randolph St., opened on Friday, attracting hundreds of people to Tammy Joyce’s latest Chair City venture. 

Jan. 28, 2014 @ 03:44 PM

City to install shelter at Walmart

Thomasville City Council approved an agreement that will put a bus shelter at the busiest stop in town.

Jan. 27, 2014 @ 05:42 PM

Police honor Kramer with service award

Thomasville Police Department's annual Megan Murphy Community Service Award is recognition for an individual dedicated to improving the lives of others.

Jan. 27, 2014 @ 05:34 PM

Chair City Art entries: ‘On the edge’

With 38 entries, Thomasville recrafted its image back into the Chair City with the conclusion of Chair City Art design contest.

Jan. 24, 2014 @ 08:48 PM

69 indicted in 'Operation Joint Venture' led by Davidson

In an effort dubbed "Operation Joint Venture," the Davidson County Grand Jury has indicted 69 residents of Davidson, Randolph, and Rowan Counties for 234 drug charges, said Davidson County Sheriff David Grice. 

Jan. 24, 2014 @ 10:54 AM

Four men charged with sex offense of 13-year-old

Thomasville police charged four Chair City men with sex offenses involving a 13-year-old girl.


Jan. 23, 2014 @ 10:38 AM

City, county approve incentives for Project BART

Economic incentives approved by City Council and the Davidson County Commissioners for Project BART could exceed $600,000. 

Jan. 23, 2014 @ 10:18 AM

Wil Myers awarded Key to the City

Mayor Pro Tem Pat Shelton on Tuesday night presented Thomasville native Wil Myers, the 2013 American League Rookie of the Year, with the Key to the City.

Jan. 21, 2014 @ 03:00 PM

Two more furniture plants closing March 21

The last of the former Thomasville Furniture Industries plants is closing. According to a letter obtained by the Thomasville Times from Heritage Home Group President Ira Glazer, Thomasville Plant C and Plant C-Area 100 will shut down on March 21. Employees at the two facilities received the letter Tuesday morning.

Jan. 21, 2014 @ 01:15 PM

Use extreme caution, DOT says

According to WXII weather, expect one to two inches throughout central North Carolina. Areas across the northern Piedmont and northern coastal plain have the highest probability of the higher snowfall amounts.  Roads may become slick around or near the evening rush hour. Due to rapidly falling temperatures, a flash freeze of water or black ice may also quickly develop. Read more:

Jan. 21, 2014 @ 10:39 AM

Grant helps to fund SRO at elementary schools

The  SRO will be responsible for Thomasville Primary School and Liberty Drive Elementary School.

Jan. 21, 2014 @ 10:35 AM

TCS partners with Friendly Dental Van

Beginning in the spring, all four TCS campuses will welcome the Friendly Dental Van, a Charlotte-based program that offers dental services to children who do not receive routine care.

Jan. 21, 2014 @ 09:31 AM

MLK Peace March

Sunny skies but cold temperatures welcomed participants in the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Peace March held Saturday. 

Jan. 20, 2014 @ 04:59 PM

Volunteer fire departments escape ACA requirement

At the start of the year, the Guil-Rand Fire Department in Archdale was in the middle of .. well .. a firestorm caused by the Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare. Volunteer fire departments in Thomasville, for the most part, would not have been impacted by the ACA requirement. Luckily an IRS ruling Jan. 10 quietened the alarms that other Piedmont departments faced.


Jan. 17, 2014 @ 03:21 PM

$10,000 stolen from Davidson County Schools

A Thomasville woman faces charges following an allegation that she had obtained more than $10,000 by purchasing gift cards at Food Lion stores using money from Davidson County Schools.

Jan. 17, 2014 @ 02:47 PM

City may may amend tax incentive district

Thomasville City Council is tweaking the district for its downtown tax incentive initiative. Council members at the Jan.22 meeting will vote on a district boundary modification that includes more businesses and less houses. 

Jan. 17, 2014 @ 02:39 PM

Fire chief, councilman hospitalized

Thomasville Fire Chief Martin Dailey is listed in stable condition and Councilman Scott Styers in critical condition, according to hospital officials on Friday.