News: Davidson County

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.

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.