Thomasville celebrates Memorial Day with a thunder in comparison to most cities in America. Speaking with a friend from the Midwest just the other day, he came away baffled at just how patriotic the city of Thomasville has proven itself to be.
At Thursday's meeting of the Thomasville Lions Club, the building in which the meeting was held became a topic of conversation. Since 1937, meetings like the one I attended Thursday have been held at the Thomasville Woman's Club.
Thomasville offers a bounty of special events from Spring Daze this Saturday to Memorial Day parade and other special events like the chili cook-off and Farmers Market. What's your favorite?
The sun's out and the weather — don't tell the forecasters — is warming up. Plants are in bloom and flowers are being planted in downtown Thomasville.
How will the next generation be remembered 100 years from now? I talked with the youth group at Unity United Methodist Church in Thomasville. Not surprisingly, these children — all of whom were born in the digital age — mentioned technological devices as a common theme. iPods and iPhones were at the top of the list.
I was eating lunch at my church Saturday when I heard one of our pastors say something so simple, yet profound, that it left me to wonder what happens to childlike faith as people grow older.
Results of the most recent HPU Poll show that North Carolinians are pessimistic about the quality of the environment, but most are supportive of protecting the environment and emphasizing the development of alternative energy such as wind and solar power.
With the first weekend of the 2013 NCAA Tournament in the books, I caught up with a few fans willing to talk about allegiance to teams battling it for the title this year.
A resolution passed by the Davidson County Board of Commissioners has Thomasville residents talking.
Commissioners approved the purchase of 142 acres of land in the southern portion of the county during their March 12 meeting.
Earlier this week, I grabbed a seat on one of the benches surrounding the water fountain in downtown Thomasville.
A husband takes the wife to a disco. There's a guy on the dance floor living it up, break dancing, moon walking, back flips, the works.
What would you say to someone who points to the jobless and crime rate as an indictment of Thomasville? What is right with Thomasville? Davidson County?
While covering the Mid-Piedmont 3-A girls basketball championship at Ledford High School on Friday, I spoke with John Ralls, a 35-year veteran of coaching basketball
Yvonne Stewart came to the rescue with some Thomasville trivia dating back to 75 to 76 years ago.
Irony and circumstance have odd ways of reminding us how funny, and so often challenging, life can be.
Sitting in Brandy Reeder’s fifth grade classroom at Brier Creek Elementary School Wednesday morning, I found myself thinking how nice it is not having to worry about adding fractions without common denominators.
A HPU Poll, released Feb. 6, finds that a large portion of North Carolinians say that public schools in the state are less safe than they were 10 years ago, while even more would prefer for all schools to have armed guards.
You know what we’re talking about! Those funny times when your kids keep you laughing. They say the silliest things.
Community leaders in Thomasville are among the most passionate I have ever witnessed in action.
They are not blind to the obstacles — abandoned buildings, too few jobs, a struggling economy, infrastructure that needs upgrades and more.
Communities In Schools of Thomasville truly appreciates and sincerely thanks all of our wonderful and caring mentors at each of our Thomasville City Schools CIS sites — Primary School, Liberty Drive, Thomasville Middle School and Thomasville High School.
The commemoration of Dr. King’s birthday honors not only a truly noble American, but the ideas for which he lived and died: equality, peace and justice for all, and the building of the cherished beloved community.
The caller, who worked with an aquarium, sounded frantic. He just realized he had forgotten to call the Thomasville Times to obtain coverage for a presentation at the Boys & Girls Club.
Happy New Year! The season for getting is over…it’s time to turn this new year into the spirit of giving!
Three Democratic members of the North Carolina congressional delegation have joined President Obama in calling for more gun control.