News: Davidson County

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.


Sep. 11, 2013 @ 02:54 PM

I-85 ramp reopens in southern Davidson County

Motorists traveling on N.C. 150 in Davidson County can now access I-85 North, after the new ramp opened to traffic Tuesday.


Sep. 10, 2013 @ 08:34 AM

Detour reroutes Business I-85 near DCCC

Motorists taking a popular route along Interstate 85 Business Loop near Davidson County Community College will negotiate a detour until the fall of next year as crews replace a bridge over Rich Fork Creek.


Sep. 07, 2013 @ 04:59 PM

Neighbors try, but can't, save WWII vet from dying in fire

Beau Gardner tried desperately to save the life of his beloved neighbor Wayne Setliff Friday night as smoke from a fire filled a single-story, brick-frame house along Reid Road.


Sep. 06, 2013 @ 09:11 AM

Police seek thieves who stuffed $12,000 worth of cell phones in pants

Thomasville police are asking the public to help them identify men who walked out of Walmart with more than $12,000 worth of cell phones in their pants.


Aug. 26, 2013 @ 03:46 PM

Hudson holds town hall Tuesday

U.S. Rep. Richard Hudson, R-8th, will hold a town hall from 3-4 p.m. Tuesday at the Piedmont Crossing Retirement Community.


Aug. 16, 2013 @ 07:32 PM

A house of faith and meaning

A brick-frame house on a street in a Thomasville neighborhood has become the latest example of people from different Christian denominations and personal backgrounds coming together to better their community.


Aug. 16, 2013 @ 04:07 PM

Police seek suspect who assaulted teen

Thomasville police are looking for help to identify a person who assaulted a Thomasville teen on Wednesday.


Aug. 15, 2013 @ 01:33 PM

I-85 project all but done

Motorists who have had to dodge the familiar orange-and-white road construction barrels for three years during work on the new Interstate 85 Yadkin River bridge soon won’t have to worry about delays and detours.


Aug. 14, 2013 @ 03:21 PM

Giving back through faith

Parents and children in need will have the chance Saturday to pick up basic school supplies and other staples for free as a pair of High Point area churches act on their faith to help others.


Aug. 05, 2013 @ 08:06 PM

Costing more to learn

The head of Randolph Community College, where GOP Gov. Pat McCrory signed his first bill six months ago on education, is warning of unwelcome consequences for his school because of the recent Republican state budget.
RCC President Robert Shackleford Jr. said the community college system portion of the budget will lead to higher costs for courses and probably cutbacks in classes.


Aug. 05, 2013 @ 02:09 PM

Speech by Reagan's son postponed

Conservative political commentator Michael Reagan’s personal appearance scheduled for Aug. 17 at the Richard Childress Racing Events Center has been postponed.