News: Davidson County

May. 27, 2014 @ 04:55 PM

Airsoft gun seized from child at school

A 9-year-old student at Liberty Drive Elementary School brought an unloaded airsoft gun to school Tuesday, which was seized after he showed it to another child.

May. 11, 2014 @ 03:55 PM

Man held against will over debt; police nab suspects

Three people from Davidson and Forsyth counties face criminal charges in an unusual abduction case in which a man was held for a reported unpaid debt until freed by police.

May. 10, 2014 @ 03:00 PM

Establishment prevails in Davidson County GOP primary

After an often bitter campaign within the Davidson County Republican Party for control of its future, it appears the old guard won out in last Tuesday’s primary.

May. 08, 2014 @ 12:48 PM

Authorities issue warning about fake officer calls

Law enforcement officials in Davidson County are warning residents about con artists calling people fictitiously claiming they can invalidate warrants through payments.

May. 07, 2014 @ 02:09 PM

Alcohol ruled factor in fatality last month

Alcoholic beverages were ruled a factor in a fatal accident last month on Baptist Children’s Home Road, Thomasville police reported Wednesday.

May. 04, 2014 @ 07:52 PM

Motorist dies in two-car collision

A woman died Sunday afternoon in a two-car collision on N.C. 109 in southern Davidson County in an accident where the use of seat belts may have played a part in the outcome.


Apr. 29, 2014 @ 05:36 PM

‘It’s not mudslinging’ - Court record accusation heats up local race

State Sen. Stan Bingham’s campaign has distributed a flier highlighting traffic citations dating back 20 years linked to his Republican primary opponent, small businessman Eddie Gallimore of Thomasville.

Apr. 25, 2014 @ 04:57 PM

Development eyed for Wallburg intersection

Officials in the northeastern Davidson County town of Wallburg hope that rezoning a tract at a key intersection will lead to more shopping and business options for residents.

Apr. 23, 2014 @ 03:36 PM

Who's running? Here's your sample primary ballot

This sample ballot includes Democratic, Republican and nonpartisan primary races for congressional, state legislative and local elections in Davidson, Guilford and Randolph counties.

Apr. 23, 2014 @ 03:14 PM

Abbreviated early voting season kicks off Thursday

If you want to get a jump on your civic duty to vote, you get an early chance starting Thursday.


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.