News: Davidson County

Mar. 31, 2014 @ 03:39 PM

President signs ice storm disaster declaration

President Barack Obama today signed a declaration for a major disaster in the state from the March 7 ice storm and ordered federal aid to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the Piedmont.

Mar. 25, 2014 @ 01:18 PM

Crews upgrading part of Interstate 85 Business Loop

Work is underway on an N.C. Department of Transportation project to improve Interstate 85 Business Loop in southern Davidson County.

Mar. 24, 2014 @ 01:54 PM

Davidson, Randolph added to roadway debris cleanup

Davidson and Randolph counties have been added to a list of counties where N.C. Department of Transportation crews will collect debris from the March 7 ice storm.

Mar. 10, 2014 @ 10:35 AM

Davidson GOP endures growing pains leading into primary

The split vote last week for the new leader of the Davidson County Republican Party symbolizes the growing differences among candidates and rank-and-file activists as the GOP has ascended to power locally.

Mar. 06, 2014 @ 08:17 PM

UPDATE: Thomasville rape suspect caught

City police arrested a rape suspect who was considered armed and dangerous.

Mar. 05, 2014 @ 05:05 PM

UPDATED: Outpouring of compassion prompted by deadly fire

The cause of a mobile home fire early Tuesday morning that took the lives of a mother and her two young children will be listed as undetermined, and the Wallburg fire chief said the investigation is considered closed.

Mar. 04, 2014 @ 09:05 AM

Mother, 2 children die in fire

A mother and her two children were killed early this morning in a fire at a mobile home in Wallburg in northern Davidson County.

Feb. 25, 2014 @ 05:13 PM

2 area counties GOP red in filings

In Davidson and Randolph counties, this election season is lining up as a virtually all-Republican affair.

Feb. 21, 2014 @ 03:21 PM

Thomasville woman dies in wreck

A 78-year-old woman from Thomasville died this morning when she lost control of her car while traveling on Holly Grove Road east of Lexington.

Feb. 02, 2014 @ 03:55 PM

Thomasville home gutted by blaze

Thomasville Fire Department firefighters put out a blaze at 220 Carolina Ave. Saturday afternoon.

Feb. 01, 2014 @ 03:38 PM

UPDATED: Early morning fire guts church

A Davidson County church was gutted in a fire early Saturday morning.

Jan. 28, 2014 @ 06:43 PM

Complaint to state GOP heats up sheriff race

The Republican Party race for sheriff is heating up as the main challenger to incumbent David Grice accuses the outgoing county GOP chairman of improperly endorsing Grice in the primary election.

Jan. 21, 2014 @ 02:30 PM

Thomasville furniture plants to close

Davidson County, which has been decimated by home furnishings plant closings in the past 15 years, will lose more furniture industry jobs later this year.

Jan. 17, 2014 @ 04:57 PM

Former school employee charged in theft

A former employee of Davidson County Schools was charged with theft after public funds were used to secure gift cards at a supermarket without permission of the school system.

Jan. 17, 2014 @ 04:46 PM

Man charged in rape of child

City detectives have charged a Thomasville man in connection with raping an 8-year-old girl earlier this month.