News: Thomasville

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.

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.