News: Davidson County

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.

Aug. 02, 2013 @ 04:22 PM

Alcoa license denied by state

The North Carolina Division of Water Resources this afternoon denied a 401 water quality certification for the Yadkin Hydroelectric Project submitted by Alcoa Power Generating Inc.

Jul. 30, 2013 @ 05:40 PM

Woman, 79, assaulted in robbery

Thomasville police don’t often see elderly people being victims of violent robberies.

Jul. 30, 2013 @ 05:33 PM

Teen stabs dad with pocket knife

A teenager has been arrested after detectives with the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office say he stabbed his 43-year-old father with a pocket knife on Saturday.

Jul. 30, 2013 @ 01:46 PM

79-year-old woman pepper-sprayed for purse

Thomasville Police are looking for possibly three women who pepper-sprayed a 79-year-old woman before snatching her purse and driving away Monday afternoon.

Jul. 23, 2013 @ 09:30 PM

Political fight simmers over state legislative seat

Republican County Commissioner Sam Watford said that he intends to challenge recently appointed state Rep. Roger Younts, R-Davidson, in next spring’s 80th State House District primary in the wake of Younts’ controversial appointment to the post earlier this month.

Jul. 22, 2013 @ 05:21 PM

Gray gets Denton contract

Former Lexington manager to lead Denton

Jul. 22, 2013 @ 10:42 AM

Jackson bows out of Thomasville council race

Mayor Joe Bennett will have two familiar challengers

Jul. 18, 2013 @ 09:33 PM

Two arrested in Thomasville for heroin

A man and woman have been arrested by Thomasville police for trafficking heroin.

Jul. 18, 2013 @ 09:30 PM

Mom arrested for throwing aerosol can at child

Davidson County Sheriff’s have arrested a woman after they say she hit her child in the head.

Jul. 18, 2013 @ 09:22 PM

Pair arrested on drug charges

Thomasville police arrested a man and woman on several drug charges Wednesday.

Jul. 17, 2013 @ 08:56 PM

11-year-old electrocuted at Triad pool

An 11-year-old girl was electrocuted at a Davidson County pool. Two other girls escaped.
Officials say Lauren Cecil was electrocuted at Brookside Swim Club on Queens Road shortly after 8 p.m. Tuesday.

Jul. 16, 2013 @ 07:25 PM

TPD swears in new officers

Thomasville police Chief Jeff Insley sums up the addition of three new police officers to the department in one simple phrase: “Our thin blue line is becoming a little thicker today.”

Jul. 17, 2013 @ 08:00 AM

Opposite outcome with Zimmerman defense for area truck driver

Ten years ago, truck driver Leonard Giddens of Davidson County faced making a split-second decision — one eerily like the case of George Zimmerman.