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Thomasville Police make arrest in vehicle break-ins

A Thomasville man has been charged in connection with a rash of vehicle break-ins on Monday in the Hasty Community of Thomasville. Ethan Sheppard, 18, of 311 Taylor St., was charged with 24 counts of breaking and entering of a motor vehicle and five counts of larceny from a motor vehicle. In August,

DISPATCH - 2017-09-21 18:06:36

Suspect arrested, one wanted in Thomasville break-ins

Ethan Sheppard, Neijah Melike Howard THOMASVILLE - A Thomasville man is facing multiple felony charges after police say he broke into vehicles in the Hasty Community. Police on Wednesday pulled a vehicle over near the intersection of Maple Street and E. Guilford Street about 3:50 p.m. and arrested E

HPENEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 18:52:00

1 arrested, 1 sought in string of vehicle break-ins in Thomasville

Left to right: Ethan Jeremiah Sheppard, 18, of Thomasville, and Neijah Melike Howard, 19, also of Thomasville. Howard is still wanted. THOMASVILLE, N.C. - Police in Thomasville have arrested one man and are looking for another in connection to a string of vehicle break-ins. Ethan Jeremiah Sheppard,

MY FOX 8 - 2017-09-21 19:05:08

Driver to be charged in fatal Thomasville crash

THOMASVILLE, N.C. -- The driver allegedly responsible for a fatal crash on Hwy. 109 in Thomasville Sunday afternoon is expected to be charged, according to Thomasville police. Barbara Johnson Lankford has not been formally charged but faces a charge of driving with a revoked license at the time of t

MY FOX 8 - 2017-09-19 16:11:25

Teaching craftsmanship to youths in Thomasville

THOMASVILLE, N.C. -- Few things have dominated a community like making furniture dominated Thomasville in the 20th century. More than 5,000 people worked at Thomasville Furniture Industries, hundreds more at the companies that supplied them, in a town that had between 10,000 and 15,000 residents in

MY FOX 8 - 2017-09-20 02:28:12

Thomasville crash kills Kernersville woman

THOMASVILLE - A 21-year-old woman died Sunday in a crash involving three cars on N.C. 109 near Lambeth Road in Thomasville. The accident occurred after 3 p.m. at 3710 S. N.C. 109. According to Thomasville Police, a 2005 Toyota Tacoma driven by 37-year-old Barbara Johnson Lankford crossed the center

ASHEBORO COURIER-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 22:36:20

Thomasville police seek help in car break-ins

Thomasville police are asking for the public's help in solving a recent rash of car break-ins and to try and prevent others, a department news release said. Detectives are investigating more than 20 car break-ins that occurred over Monday night in the Hasty Community of Thomasville. Thieves took adv

DISPATCH - 2017-09-19 21:36:42

Thomasville Medical Foundation renames golf tournament

The Novant Health Thomasville Medical Center Foundation will host its first Jane Burt Williams Memorial Golf Classic Oct. 6, according to a press release. The event will be held at Colonial Country Club in Thomasville. The tournament will begin at 1 p.m. with a shotgun start, which means groups tee

DISPATCH - 2017-09-19 18:36:17

Salute to Heroes: Off-duty firefighter helps saves injured motorcyclist after tragic crash

Not everyone believes in fate, but Thomasville firefighter Michael Eddinger and his new friend, Dianne Foust, sure do. If Eddinger hadn't been exactly where he was exactly when he was, it's quite likely that Foust would be a widow. Thanks to his selflessness and creativity, a Foust's husbands surv

WXII 12 - 2017-09-21 22:01:00

Teens charged in church break-ins

Two teenage boys have been arrested and charged with breaking into a church in Denton for the third time this year. Honest Nature Ray, 17, of South Main Street Extension in Denton, was charged with two counts of felony breaking and entering a place of worship and two counts of larceny after breaking

DISPATCH - 2017-09-21 18:04:38

Sheriff remains hopeful in cold case

TRINITY - Randolph County Sheriff Robert Graves said Monday the murder of a Trinity woman remains a priority in the department's effort to bring closure to unsolved crimes. On Oct. 28, 2014 deputies with Randolph County Sheriff's Office found Tammy Sellers Holland, 52, dead inside her home in the 90

HPENEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 13:23:00

Editorial: United Way kicks off campaign

THUMBS UP to United Way of Greater High Point as it launches another ambitious fundraising campaign for the greater High Point area, which includes Archdale, Trinity and Jamestown as well as the city. This year's goal - $5,075,000 - rises $13,000 above the $5,062,130 total raised for the 2016 campai

HPENEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 04:15:00

More than 2,300 without power in Guilford County

GREENSBORO - A vehicle crash caused more than 2,300 Duke Energy customers to lose power Thursday morning near Jamestown, according to WGHP-Channel 8. As of 10 a.m., Duke Energy's website was reporting 2,332 without power. The outage was first reported at 2:17 a.m. The outage includes the community o

WINSTON-SALEM JOURNAL - 2017-09-21 11:58:00

Thousands without power after crash splits utility pole

JAMESTOWN - More than 2,000 Duke Energy customers are without power after a vehicle crashed into an utility pole, breaking it in half. The outage was first reported at 2:17 a.m. Thursday in Jamestown, according to Duke Energy's website. Col. Randy Powers with the Guilford County Sheriff's Office sai

HPENEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 13:36:00

Sept. 22: 3 things to do this weekend

Whether it is dancing and listening to to good music, enjoying a glass of wine, shopping or just gathering with friends, there's a lot to do in and around Davidson County on the weekends. Here are just three items that should be entertaining this weekend. Send in your happenings to living@the-dispat

DISPATCH - 2017-09-21 18:00:00

Thursday power outage near Jamestown impacts more than 2,300 customers

A Thursday morning power outage is impacting thousands of customers near Jamestown. Duke Energy officials say 2,380 customers are without power Thursday morning. It is not expected to be restored until 1 p.m. The neighborhoods affected are between West Wendover Avenue, Guilford College Road, East Fo

WXII 12 - 2017-09-21 11:24:00

Greene grabs win at Randleman Reservoir

Fall is a busy time for people and critters. They know winter is coming on and put on the feed bag. Most of the time. The question is whether you can figure out where. Such was the case for your Archdale Bass Club's Sept. 9 homecoming to Randleman Reservoir. Certainly there was a large turnout given

HPENEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 10:00:00

Everybody's Day ushers in fall

With live music, local dance groups, carnival rides and those looking to satisfy their palates, North Carolina's oldest festival returns to usher in autumn in the Chair City on Sept. 30 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Everybody's Day attracts as many as 20,000 people, according to Keith Tobin, president of th

DISPATCH - 2017-09-20 17:00:00

Piedmont Crossing to host scam prevention seminar

Piedmont Crossing is partnering with Edward Jones to host the "Scams- What you Should Know," at 2 p.m. Sept. 28 on the campus of the retirement community in Thomasville. Scams committed against older adults are on the rise. There is an increased sophistication and even an international scope of the

DISPATCH - 2017-09-20 13:59:56

Local small businesses receive honor

On Tuesday, several leaders and officials gathered at Davidson County Community College to honor the backbone of the Davidson County community - small business owners. Each year, the Lexington, Thomasville and Northern Davidson County Chambers of Commerce choose a business that best represents the c

DISPATCH - 2017-09-20 03:00:00