News: Davidson County

Jul. 07, 2013 @ 03:50 PM

County on verge of new representative

If all goes according to plan, residents of the eastern part of Davidson County should know on Thursday evening the name of their new representative at the State Legislative Building in Raleigh.


Jul. 05, 2013 @ 06:19 PM

‘Hunter would not be alive’

Dad thanks officers for saving his son


Jul. 05, 2013 @ 05:26 PM

Off and running by signing your name

The day after a holiday didn’t deter some local politicians from getting a quick start on their campaigns for this fall.

Candidates for mayor and city or town councils — both incumbents and challengers — signed up to run for office Friday afternoon on the opening day of the filing period for this year’s municipal elections.


Jul. 03, 2013 @ 09:36 AM

Steam is the thing at Threshers’

Reunion event runs through Saturday.


Jul. 01, 2013 @ 10:37 AM

Parents, school officials working on safety rules

Everyone needs know what to do and what to expect when a student brings a starter pistol or replica firearm to school.


Jun. 25, 2013 @ 01:58 PM

Police arrest Thomasville man targeting Hispanic businesses

A Thomasville man robbing Hispanic businesses in the city has been arrested.


Jun. 22, 2013 @ 04:31 PM

Russell wins second runner-up in teen pageant

A Thomasville teen was named second runner-up in a state pageant on Friday.


Jun. 21, 2013 @ 03:48 PM

Sustainability sessions planned in region

Two of the nation’s leading authorities on building strong towns through wise investments and development strategies will be in the Triad starting Monday.


Jun. 20, 2013 @ 06:04 PM

Hot time for good works

On the first day of summer Friday, many people ponder when to take vacations, enjoy time off from work and lounge by the pool.
But for local young people like Tyler Steelman, Bailey Blevins and Brad Crawford, the summer is a chance to spend part of the season doing good works and helping others.


Jun. 20, 2013 @ 03:42 PM

Thomasville teen garners Miss NC awards

Kylee Russell, a rising junior at First Assembly Christian School, was a tie winner this week for the Outstanding Teen Lifestyle and Fitness Award at the Miss North Carolina’s Outstanding Teen pageant in Raleigh.


Jun. 13, 2013 @ 02:07 PM

Sewing up new jobs

A children’s clothing manufacturer in Davidson County that markets its products through social media will hire 100 new workers as part of an expansion.


Jun. 12, 2013 @ 07:13 PM

Chair City competes

They’re not a sports team, but they’re trying just as hard to bring home the gold.


Jun. 10, 2013 @ 02:37 PM

Finding a new legislator moves ahead

Leaders of the Republican Party in Davidson County are pushing up their schedule for replacing outgoing state Rep. Jerry Dockham.


Jun. 10, 2013 @ 08:13 AM

Furniture company has new top exec

Thomasville Furniture has a new president.
Furniture Brands International, the St. Louis-based parent company of Thomasville Furniture, announced last week that Kathy Veltri was appointed the company’s top executive. Veltri will be responsible for all facets of the Thomasville Furniture brand, including company-owned Thomasville Furniture stores.


Jun. 07, 2013 @ 06:38 PM

High school debate continues in Davidson

Many residents want a new High School to relieve crowding.