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The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is reporting the first identification in a North Carolina resident of the COVID-19 variant called B.1.1.7, which was first detected in the United Kingdom in December. The B.1.1.7 variant was identified in a sample from an adult in Me…

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HIGH POINT — In two wildly different games. Ledford swept visiting Central Carolina Conference rival Thomasville on Friday.

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WALLBURG – Hot chocolate bombs are all the rage in the culinary world right now and winter is the perfect time to cozy up with a roaring fire and a cup of chocolatey goodness.

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DAVIDSON COUNTY — A vaccine has brought hope to thousands in Davidson County, even as the total recorded number of deaths through the COVID-19 pandemic continues to climb.

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THOMASVILLE — Davidson Davie Community College got off to an early start and parlayed that run into a 71-64 victory in the school’s opening game of the 2020-2021 season.

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DAVIDSON COUNTY — At its most recent meeting, the Davidson County Board of Education was informed of the upcoming strategy for how the COVID-19 vaccine will be distributed to local schools.

DAVIDSON COUNTY — County commissioners received updates from Davidson County Health Director Lillian Koontz on how the COVID-19 vaccine is being administered.

WALLBURG — Wallburg Town Council received an update this week on the ongoing George W. Wall Home project at the town’s regular January meeting.

THOMASVILLE — Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a virtual service to commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day will be held Monday in place of the customary eight-day, 11-event itinerary that marked the occasion in Thomasville as recently as last year.

THOMASVILLE — An annual tradition during the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday will be pushed out to February this year, but preparations for the 2021 Martin Luther King Oratorical Contest have already begun.

THOMASVILLE — It’s not often that so-called “dumb animals” make headlines, but when a poor donkey made the front page of a local news section more than half a century ago, the story stirred up a hornets’ nest in the community.

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THOMASVILLE — The Thomasville City Schools Board of Education received an update this week on the status of exposure to COVID-19 for staff.

THOMASVILLE — For a second time in two months, a blaze at Kern Street School brought fire crews to the historic building, which has now sustained extensive damage.