News: Davidson County

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.

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.”