News: Davidson County

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.

Jan. 14, 2014 @ 04:10 PM

Davidson GOP chairman will seek commissioner post

The chairman of the Davidson County Republican Party will run for the Board of Commissioners this year, seeking one of four seats before voters during the GOP primary and general election.

Dec. 31, 2013 @ 01:49 PM

Murder suspect nabbed after two-county chase

A suspect wanted for attempted murder in a case from upstate South Carolina is in custody at the Guilford County Jail in High Point after wrecking his vehicle following a high-speed, two-county chase this past weekend.

Dec. 30, 2013 @ 03:45 PM

Three area children struck with E. coli

The Davidson County Health Department is investigating reports of illness in three children likely due to E. coli infection, the agency said this afternoon. 

Dec. 26, 2013 @ 05:27 PM

Thomasville man dies in single-car accident

A 44-year-old man died on Christmas Day after a single-vehicle accident on Lake Road in Thomasville.

Dec. 17, 2013 @ 07:37 PM

Teenager dies in single-car accident early Tuesday

A teenager from the High Point portion of Davidson County died early Tuesday from a single-car accident along Wallburg-High Point Road after he apparently lost control of his vehicle.

Nov. 29, 2013 @ 04:31 PM

UPDATED: Former sheriff McCrary dies

Paul "Jaybird" McCrary, a towering figure in Davidson County politics for decades who was the longest-serving sheriff in the county's history, died Thursday at the age of 83.

Nov. 28, 2013 @ 12:11 PM

Laboring willingly on holiday

On a holiday when most people take a break to relax, a blue cinder block building along Martin Luther King Jr. Drive buzzed with activity Thursday morning as dozens of volunteers spent hours preparing meals for people they most likely don’t know and may never meet.

Nov. 26, 2013 @ 04:59 PM

Thomasville DMV agency up for bid

The N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles is accepting applications through Dec. 20 for the contract to operate the Thomasville area license plate agency.

Nov. 04, 2013 @ 11:23 AM

Teenager charged in school bomb threat

A teenager has been arrested and charged in a bomb threat made at a Davidson County high school nearly two months ago.

Oct. 25, 2013 @ 03:55 PM

Primary game on in area GOP legislative race

An internal, and potentially heated, Republican Party battle is officially ready to play out through next spring in a contest for a state legislative seat.

Oct. 24, 2013 @ 12:59 PM

Man busted in precious metal scam

A 48-year-old man from Lexington was charged this week in what authorities are calling a precious metals investment scam.

Oct. 15, 2013 @ 08:24 AM

UPDATE: One dead in house fire

An 80-year-old woman died early Monday morning in a fire that engulfed her home in northern Davidson County.

Oct. 08, 2013 @ 11:16 AM

UPDATED: Woman attacked with gasoline, set ablaze

Thomasville Police Department investigators are looking into the circumstances of an attack Monday night in which a woman was doused with gasoline and set ablaze.

Sep. 21, 2013 @ 03:06 PM

Older adults get help against con artists

During a politically torturous session this year at the N.C. General Assembly, one bill sponsored by an area legislator drew bipartisan support to help protect older adults against con artists bent on mischief.