News: Thomasville

Jan. 14, 2013 @ 05:09 PM

DCCC to offer financial aid session

Students wanting to learn more about financial aid will have the chance tonight at Davidson County Community College. The school will host a free financial aid night beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the Conference and Technology Center.

Jan. 10, 2013 @ 05:27 PM

Man charged in hit-and-run death

A Thomasville man faces a felony hit-and-run charge in connection to a traffic fatality on National Highway.

Jan. 09, 2013 @ 05:15 PM

Hospital pampers cancer patients

Thomasville Medical Center is offering some of its special patients a moment of pampering and relaxation, despite the rough time that they may going through.
Beginning Jan. 18, the center will offer its Feel Good Friday program, designed for cancer patients.

Jan. 08, 2013 @ 06:33 PM

Hospital offers sick day care to staff, community

Thomasville Medical Center is offering a service that normally would not be found elsewhere for parents with sick children and no child care.
TMC’s Well Watchers program is designed to provide parents with an alternative when their child is too sick to attend school or day care and they need to be at work.

Jan. 07, 2013 @ 05:09 PM

DCCC celebrates 50th anniversary

Davidson County Community College is celebrating a special birthday this month and plans on celebrating all year long. On Thursday, the college kicked off its yearlong celebration with a special reception. DCCC President Mary Rittling said that the college will share this momentous occasion with the Davidson County community.

Dec. 26, 2012 @ 04:58 PM

Roundup nets drugs and guns

The Thomasville Police Department has released its findings from a Dec. 13 drug bust where they arrested 43 out of 51 suspects.
During the search of the 11 locations, police say they found:

Dec. 25, 2012 @ 04:16 PM

Bikers foster Christmas Spirit

With the Christmas Spirit in their hearts and in their hands, His Laboring Few Biker Ministry fed more than 2,000 people in the Triad.

Dec. 24, 2012 @ 04:15 PM


The Silver Valley Civitan Club executed its 46th annual Project Santa Monday morning. According to its President Sara Barker, the event was a huge success.

Dec. 18, 2012 @ 05:36 PM

Lodge opens doors for community event

A special group of boys and girls received a gift with a dose of extra kindness. The Thomasville Masonic Lodge #214 opened its doors for a Toys for Tots gift distribution event Saturday.

Dec. 17, 2012 @ 10:10 PM

Council approves permanent home for teen program

Thomasville teens now have a place to call their own, a facility where they can go and hang out safely.

Dec. 17, 2012 @ 09:32 PM

Council approves permanent home for teen program

Thomasville teens now have a place to call their own, a facility where they can go and hang out safely.

Dec. 13, 2012 @ 06:18 PM

More than 50 arrested in Thomasville sting Thursday

Suspects range in age from those in their teens to a 77-year-old man. Drugs including heroin, opium, cocaine, prescription medications and marijuana were being distributed throughout the city, according to reports.

Dec. 10, 2012 @ 12:02 PM

Commissioners approve clerk’s move

The Davidson County Clerk of Court’s office is preparing to relocate in an effort to gain more space and rehab some of the buildings downtown.
In its recent meeting, Davidson County commissioners voted 7-0 to approve the move of the Clerk of Court offices to the Lexcom/Windstream building, located at the corner of N. State St. and E. 2nd Ave.

Nov. 29, 2012 @ 05:05 PM

Gov. Perdue visits TCS

Students at Thomasville Primary Elementary received a surprise visit from Gov. Bev Perdue as she presented Thomasville City Schools with a North Carolina Innovator in Digital Learning banner. The system, one of 10 school systems recognized, has been invited to a reception at the Governor’s Mansion on Dec. 5, as well as a luncheon at the state school board association.

Nov. 20, 2012 @ 08:52 AM

Tractor-trailer flips, closing I-85 near Thomasville

Traffic backed up on northbound Interstate 85 in Thomasville Tuesday morning after a tractor-trailer overturned, which also caused a hazardous materials alert because of the truck's cargo.