Jun. 23, 2015 @ 03:20 PM

Effects of Charleston shooting hit close to home

The effects of a shooting in a Charleston, S.C. church which left nine people dead have left members of a Thomasville church numb — but still standing strong.

Jun. 23, 2015 @ 03:06 PM

Boarding house destroyed by fire

A distinct charred smell filled the air at the corner of Memorial Park Drive and East Guilford Street last week.

Jun. 23, 2015 @ 03:04 PM

City pool provides welcome oasis for all

On a recent hot afternoon Deana Cain visited Veteran’s Memorial Park Swimming Pool for the very first time. It won’t be her last visit.

Jun. 19, 2015 @ 04:35 PM

Pictures of my dad

I love being behind a camera taking pictures, partly because it reminds me of my Dad.

Jun. 19, 2015 @ 04:32 PM

Balloon release brings awareness to elder abuse

Dozens of purple balloons took to the sky and fluttered away over the Thomasville Senior Center June 15. The balloons read: Take A Stand Against Elder Abuse.

Jun. 19, 2015 @ 04:29 PM

City approves 2015-16 budget

City Council unanimously approved a $38.5 million budget for the 2015-16 fiscal year Monday night.


Jun. 19, 2015 @ 04:36 PM

Creamer has touched many people

What makes a garden grow? What makes students grow? What makes Christians grow in their faith? Doug Creamer makes it his business to find the answer to these questions.

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.