News: Thomasville

Oct. 28, 2014 @ 04:01 PM

Zeek indictment sheds light on massive scam

The ringleader of the Zeek Rewards pyramid scheme, Paul Burks of Lexington, once held gatherings that federal prosecutors describe as “red carpet events” to lure people into investing money.

Today, hundreds of thousands of Zeek Rewards affiliates are just trying to get out of the red by recovering some of their losses.


Oct. 28, 2014 @ 12:12 PM

Davidson County officer, patient identified in fatal shooting

A Davidson County officer was suspended with pay after shooting and killing a patient being taken to a hospital Monday on Interstate 40 in Iredell County.


Oct. 24, 2014 @ 04:00 PM

Thomasville man on parole arrested on drug offenses

A 26-year-old city resident on parole wearing an ankle bracelet has been charged with weapon and drug offenses.


Oct. 24, 2014 @ 02:36 PM

Have some big-time barbecue tomorrow

It’s the revival of a tasty tradition Saturday as crowds stream into downtown Lexington for the 31st Annual Barbecue Festival.


Oct. 24, 2014 @ 11:31 AM

Area congressman may have central oversight role on Ebola

As Congress gears up for ways to keep the threat from Ebola in check across the country, a representative with ties to the area probably will have a central role in the effort.


Aug. 01, 2014 @ 03:09 PM

Head-on collision in Thomasville confirmed fatal

A head-on collision in Thomasville killed one woman on Friday morning and injured six more people, including children.


Jul. 23, 2014 @ 08:38 AM

UPDATE: Man arrested after standoff, linked to startling video

Thomasville police have arrested a man who barricaded himself inside a home Tuesday afternoon.

 


Jul. 14, 2014 @ 05:28 PM

Police seek man who attacked 90-year-old woman

Law enforcement officers are still searching for a suspect who assaulted an 90-year-old woman in Thomasville during a robbery Saturday night.


May. 27, 2014 @ 04:55 PM

Airsoft gun seized from child at school

A 9-year-old student at Liberty Drive Elementary School brought an unloaded airsoft gun to school Tuesday, which was seized after he showed it to another child.


Apr. 25, 2014 @ 10:47 AM

Teenager injured in high-speed chase

A teenager from Thomasville was critically injured early this morning in a crash following a high-speed chase across parts of Guilford County in which the fleeing car reached speeds approaching 100 mph.


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. 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.