News: Davidson County

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. 



Jul. 13, 2013 @ 03:01 PM

‘This is urgent’

Although they still disagree about how a new $45 million high school in fast-growing northern Davidson County should be funded, and when, the Davidson County Board of Commissioners has agreed to appoint two commissioners to a planning committee.


Jul. 12, 2013 @ 05:45 PM

Man uses propane tank to blow up van

A homeless man has been arrested for setting a car on fire during a dispute with the vehicle’s owner.


Jul. 11, 2013 @ 08:17 PM

‘The most unethical thing I’ve ever seen’

Roger Younts will replace former state Rep. Jerry Dockham, R-Davidson, in the House of Representatives but not without conflict.