News: Thomasville

Feb. 18, 2013 @ 06:02 PM

Local priest says younger pope needed

Father Jim Turner has no qualms over the pope’s resignation and high hopes and expectations for whoever is next.


Feb. 17, 2013 @ 05:00 AM

TMC gets ready for Day of Dance

Thomasville is offering residents a day of fun, fellowship and dance in its 2013 Day of Dance For Your Health.
The free event will be held in the gym of Thomasville High School, at 410 Unity St., from 10 a.m. until noon on Saturday, Feb. 23.


Feb. 07, 2013 @ 05:25 PM

Thomasville police close shooting probe

Thomasville police have closed the investigation into a January shooting that left one man dead.


Feb. 07, 2013 @ 05:06 PM

House fire leaves one dead

A woman is dead and a man is recovering from minor injuries after a fire destroyed a mobile home in the Pilot community Wednesday night.


Feb. 04, 2013 @ 04:54 PM

City Officials meet to discuss ideas for the future

City Council members met this weekend for a chance to look toward the city’s future, which may include a new police building and someone to assist the city in economic development.
The meeting was Saturday at Thomasville City Schools’ Honeycutt Administration building on Turner Street. The retreat was successful and beneficial to council members, according to City Manager Kelly Craver.


Jan. 30, 2013 @ 06:49 PM

Thomasville man arrested for child abuse

Thomasville police officers have arrested a man on felony child abuse charges.
On Dec. 7, detectives were called notified by Brenner’s Children’s Hospital about a four-week old baby boy who was admitted to hospital for a broken arm.


Jan. 29, 2013 @ 07:12 PM

Still going strong

Usually there is a time in your career when you decide to retire, but that is not the case for one city of Thomasville employee.
Dixie Fincannon, 70, celebrated 50 years of employment with the city on Tuesday. Her tenure is the longest in the city’s history.


Jan. 23, 2013 @ 05:34 PM

Council takes over TFI Plant

Thomasville City Council has given the owner of a dilapidated property his final warning.
At its Tuesday night meeting, the Thomasville City Council adopted an ordinance that gives Jeff Schwarz, owner of the vacant Thomasville Furniture Industries building on Fisher Ferry Street, 90 days to begin repairs on the structure.


Jan. 21, 2013 @ 03:29 PM

Thomasville police investigate two killings

The Thomasville Police Department has been busy this weekend investigating two killings that occurred Saturday.
Early Saturday morning, officers arrested Eric Allen Whisnant, 28, of Tate Street in High Point and charged him with murder after responding to 815 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Thomasville in reference to a stabbing.


Jan. 20, 2013 @ 07:24 PM

TPD investigating murder

Thomasville Police are investigating a murder that happened late Saturday night, making this the second murder reported that day.
Police responded to 211 Pine St. at 10:38 p.m. in reference to a call about shots being fired in the area.


Jan. 14, 2013 @ 05:12 PM

Insurance agent arrested on charges of fraud

A Thomasville woman was arrested after investigators with the Department of Insurance allege she submitted fraudulent insurance claims for family members without their knowledge.


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.