News

Apr. 25, 2014 @ 03:20 PM

Blue Star Mothers charter revoked in Thomasville

he Thomasville chapter of a nonprofit veterans service organization had its charter revoked. Blue Star Mothers of America, Inc., on Friday announced that it revoked the charter on its North Carolina Chapter 13 in Thomasville for failing to meet membership requirements.


Apr. 25, 2014 @ 03:15 PM

Students learn the value of a dollar

Communities In Schools of Thomasville and Bank of North Carolina recently presented Reality Store, a financial literacy program which simulates the real world after graduation.


Apr. 25, 2014 @ 03:10 PM

Googe: Investment will be returned to city

City Council approved an incentives package for a company planning to relocate and create 20 jobs in Thomasville.


Apr. 25, 2014 @ 03:07 PM

All-America City triathlon Saturday

Thomasville will host its first ever triathlon Saturday in an effort to give back to the three organizations that made it an All-America City.

 

Apr. 23, 2014 @ 03:24 PM

Davidson seizes 30 fradulent IDs and 30 tax refunds

A Georgia man faces charges from the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office Interstate Criminal Enforcement Unit after he was found in possession of 30 forms of fraudulent identification and 30 tax refund checks.


Apr. 22, 2014 @ 11:06 AM

Chamber seeks volunteers to promote referendum

Davidson County voters face a quarter cent sales tax referendum intended to raise funds for education, starting with the construction of a high school in the northern part of the county. The Thomasville Area Chamber of Commerce favors the referendum and seeks help to generate more support.


Apr. 22, 2014 @ 11:02 AM

City, Riverkeeper reach settlement

Under the proposed settlement, which has been submitted to the United States District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina, the city will continue its efforts to improve its wastewater system and address the causes of any spills.


Apr. 22, 2014 @ 12:16 PM

Yemm captures re-enactment of Via Dolorosa

Photographer David Yemm poised himself on Pennsylvania Avenue to capture a re-enactment of Via Dolorosa on Good Friday. 


Apr. 21, 2014 @ 11:04 AM

Convicted felon faces weapon, drug, assault charges

Tillman was arrested and charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, discharging a firearm inside the city limits and possession of marijuana.


Apr. 18, 2014 @ 11:36 AM

Dropout rates decline in city, county

“Certainly we're pleased that the number has gone down but we want it to go down even more,” Thomasville City Schools Superintendent Dr. Maria Pitre-Martin said.


Apr. 18, 2014 @ 11:31 AM

Ice storm cleanup ready to pick up the pace

Thomasville City Council on Monday night awarded DRC Emergency Services Inc. a contract to handle the massive debris removal left behind from the March 7 ice storm that ravaged the southeastern United States


Apr. 17, 2014 @ 04:31 PM

Man charged with using dog as weapon

Shoemaker is accused of taking his pit bull into his neighbor's fenced-in yard and engaging in an assault, “knowing the animal would attack the victim,” an arrest warrant states.


Apr. 15, 2014 @ 10:08 AM

Council to let voters decide referendum

Members of the personnel and finance committee on April 8 elected not to vote on a resolution of support from the Davidson County Commissioners for the referendum scheduled on the May 6 primary ballot. 


Apr. 15, 2014 @ 10:04 AM

Commissioners approve incentives; Thomasville to consider April 21

Davidson County Commissioners approved an incentives package for a company to relocate to Thomasville.


Apr. 15, 2014 @ 10:02 AM

‘Sold Out’ program stresses alcohol abstinence

Roman Gabriel III grew up with football in his blood.
As the oldest son of a former NFL quarterback, Gabriel knew what kind of effort and dedication it took to reach one's goals.
Gabriel also grew up with alcoholism in his blood.


Apr. 14, 2014 @ 03:09 PM

Police: man shoots son during fight

Thomasville police say a Thomasville man shot his son during a fight on the front porch at 1105 Lambeth St.

 

Apr. 11, 2014 @ 03:08 PM

50,000 Easter eggs to fall from the sky

Brent McDowell's job at Connection Church in Wallburg is to “think big.” Is dropping 50,000 eggs from a helicopter onto a football field big enough?


Apr. 11, 2014 @ 11:29 AM

Charlotte’s new mayor, a Thomasville native

Daniel Clodfelter planted the seeds to a successful career in law and politics at Thomasville High School more than 40 years ago.


Apr. 11, 2014 @ 11:14 AM

Starbase puts science in motion

More than a decade ago, when manufacturing dominated the Chair City landscape, a program came to  Liberty Drive Elementary School to stress the importance of science, technology, engineering and math.


Apr. 09, 2014 @ 06:44 PM

Last day of school now June 10

The Thomasville City Schools 2013-14 calendar is starting to resemble a paper rainbow. With all the weather cancellations since the beginning of 2014, TCS administrators have been scrambling to adjust and readjust the school calendar to ensure students and teachers reach designated state requirements to complete the year.


Apr. 09, 2014 @ 04:41 PM

Kanoy Road closes due to pipe failure

The N.C. Department of Transportation has closed Kanoy Road near its intersection with Sallie Drive in Thomasville due to a pipe failure.


Apr. 08, 2014 @ 11:11 AM

LexingCon a hit with fans

With the help of a few friends with a shared passion for comic books, toys and graphic art, Marsha Myers introduced Lexington to its first comicon. 


Apr. 08, 2014 @ 04:36 PM

Teen remembered for loving life

UPDATE: Courtney Bean fashioned two sticks into a cross to mark the 100 block of Baptist Children's Home Road, where he brother Aaron died Monday night in a single-vehicle wreck. Flowers were placed into the ground to show how their family surrounded one another with love.


Apr. 04, 2014 @ 02:12 PM

TCS supports sales rax referendum education

Board of Education members on Tuesday unanimously voted to support educating the public on the quarter-cent sales tax slated to appear on the May 6 primary ballot.


Apr. 04, 2014 @ 02:09 PM

CSI comes to THS

The DESTINY Traveling Science Learning Program paid a visit to THS this week and introduced students to a wide array of in-demand 21st Century careers that resemble some popular TV shows.