News: Davidson County

Oct. 28, 2014 @ 04:01 PM

Zeek indictment sheds light on massive scam

The ringleader of the Zeek Rewards pyramid scheme, Paul Burks of Lexington, once held gatherings that federal prosecutors describe as “red carpet events” to lure people into investing money.

Today, hundreds of thousands of Zeek Rewards affiliates are just trying to get out of the red by recovering some of their losses.

Oct. 28, 2014 @ 12:12 PM

Davidson County officer, patient identified in fatal shooting

A Davidson County officer was suspended with pay after shooting and killing a patient being taken to a hospital Monday on Interstate 40 in Iredell County.

Oct. 24, 2014 @ 04:00 PM

Thomasville man on parole arrested on drug offenses

A 26-year-old city resident on parole wearing an ankle bracelet has been charged with weapon and drug offenses.

Oct. 24, 2014 @ 02:36 PM

Have some big-time barbecue tomorrow

It’s the revival of a tasty tradition Saturday as crowds stream into downtown Lexington for the 31st Annual Barbecue Festival.

Aug. 27, 2014 @ 09:05 AM

Drowning victim identified

Authorities on Tuesday identified a man whose body was recovered Monday from High Rock Lake after an apparent drowning incident.

Aug. 01, 2014 @ 03:09 PM

Head-on collision in Thomasville confirmed fatal

A head-on collision in Thomasville killed one woman on Friday morning and injured six more people, including children.

Jul. 28, 2014 @ 05:32 PM

Jobs lost and gained by same furniture employer

The company that owns and operates the Pearson home furnishings line completed the closing of its High Point plant Friday, three days after announcing plans for its new corporate headquarters in the city.


Jul. 23, 2014 @ 08:04 AM

Thought bipartisanship gone way of dinosaur?

First-term U.S. Rep. Richard Hudson, R-8th, showed Tuesday that bipartisanship at the nation’s capital isn’t quite dead yet.

Jul. 23, 2014 @ 08:38 AM

UPDATE: Man arrested after standoff, linked to startling video

Thomasville police have arrested a man who barricaded himself inside a home Tuesday afternoon.


Jul. 14, 2014 @ 05:28 PM

Police seek man who attacked 90-year-old woman

Law enforcement officers are still searching for a suspect who assaulted an 90-year-old woman in Thomasville during a robbery Saturday night.

Jul. 08, 2014 @ 08:47 AM

Two Republicans picked for vacant candidate slots

Republican Party leaders picked a pair of candidates who sought a seat on the Board of Commissioners in this past spring’s primary to fill the void left by the death of longtime Commissioner Billy Joe Kepley last month.

Jun. 27, 2014 @ 03:20 PM

Davidson Co. man dead, High Point woman hurt in wreck

A 22-year-old man from Lexington was killed and a 20-year-old woman from High Point was injured after a pickup hit a tree and a home near Wallburg Thursday night.

Jun. 27, 2014 @ 11:23 AM

UPDATED: Men arrested after police say they crashed into store, stole cigs

Police released surveillance footage of two men crashing into a convenience store and stealing cigarettes early Thursday in hopes the public can help locate the suspects.

Jun. 13, 2014 @ 03:29 PM

Davidson County Republicans start to fill Kepley void

Leaders of the Davidson County Republican Party have begun a somber task that they wish they didn’t have to carry out — filling the vacancy from the death of longtime Commissioner Billy Joe Kepley.

Jun. 09, 2014 @ 01:53 PM

Kepley remembered for service to Davidson County, state

People from Davidson County and politicians from both sides of the aisle are mourning the death of Commissioner Billy Joe Kepley, whom Gov. Pat McCrory said advanced his community and North Carolina through his service, insight and devotion.