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.

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: