THOMASVILLE — A new policy approved by the city of Thomasville will extend benefits to city employees that will resemble those provided by the federal government throughout 2020 because of the pandemic.
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…
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.
WALLBURG — Sheriff Richie Simmons provided an update last week to Wallburg Town Council on the state of his department at the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office.
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.
WALLBURG — The North Carolina Supreme Court heard arguments Monday regarding a lower court’s ruling to overturn the convictions of Thomas Martens and Molly Corbett.
DAVIDSON COUNTY — County commissioners received updates from Davidson County Health Director Lillian Koontz on how the COVID-19 vaccine is being administered.
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.
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.