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Wednesday Jul 9 | Thomasville Times

DSS works to eliminate Medicaid backlog

According to the White House, more than 6 million people nationwide have signed up for health insurance as a result of the Affordable Care Act.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health

Wednesday Jul 9 | Thomasville Times

Unemployment in Davidson County increase

A month after all but one county in the state saw unemployment rates decrease across the board, 92 of those same 100 counties - including Davidson - endured increases in May, according to data released by the North Carolina Department of Commerce.

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Related Topix: Davidson, NC

Wednesday Jul 9 | Thomasville Times

Happiness at the Workshop

At The Workshop of Davidson, Inc., Pharrell Williams' "Happy" song isn't playing but it might as well be.

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Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Lexington, NC, Thomasville, NC

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Thomasville Times

Suspect in armed robbery arrested

Thomasville Police assisted in the apprehension of a suspect Sunday morning wanted by the Davidson County Sheriff's Office in connection with an armed robbery at a convenience store in Lexington.

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Related Topix: Lexington, NC, Thomasville, NC

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Burlington Times News

Retiring Liberty police chief honored

As a child, Jerry Brown had a desire to work in law enforcement. Now, 42 years after graduating from Basic Law Enforcement Training at Davidson County Community College, Brown has retired as the chief of the Liberty Police Department.

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Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, North Carolina, Randolph County, NC, Guilford County, NC

Mon Jun 30, 2014

WBTV

NCDOT plans repairs on I-85 in Davidson County

North Carolina Department of Transportation crews are planning to make repairs to the approach to the Swearing Creek Bridge on southbound Interstate 85 in Davidson County ahead of the Fourth of July holiday travel period.

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Sat Jun 28, 2014

News Observer

Wake mayors, county commissioner suggest raising sales tax for teacher pay

Wake County officials looking for ways to increase teacher pay have landed on an idea moving along in other parts of the state: increasing sales tax and using the extra revenue for teachers’ salaries.

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Related Topix: Wake County, NC, Knightdale, NC, Brunswick County, NC, Guilford County, NC, Mecklenburg County, NC

Fri Jun 27, 2014

The Robesonian

ECU dental school nearing completion

As officials of East Carolina's School of Dental Medicine cut the ribbon on the school's new community service learning center in Sylva today, the dean of the school is already looking ahead to the school's opening of Robeson County's community learning center in Lumberton.

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Related Topix: Sylva, NC, Lumberton, NC, Robeson County, NC, Ahoskie, NC, Lillington, NC

Tue Jun 24, 2014

Jacksonville Daily News

Davidson County man found shot to death on porch

Deputies say 48-year-old Carl Lewis Swaney was found dead of a gunshot wound to his upper chest Friday night.

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Related Topix: Lexington, NC

Mon Jun 23, 2014

Thomasville Times

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Tommy Hodges, CEO of the YMCA, said members of the Thomasville Fire Department and Thomasville Police responded to the fire at 3:34 a.m. The bus, which was in the parking lot of the YMCA when it caught fire, was a total loss, but firefighters were able to extinguish the flames before any further property damage occurred.

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Related Topix: Fire

Thomasville Times

Thomasville man arrested in marijuana operation

A Thomasville man was arrested and authorities seized five pounds of marijuana Tuesday in the bust of an indoor grow lab.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Thomasville, NC

Business Journal

Davidson County to weigh incentives for three companies

Davidson County is weighing whether to offer more than $82,000 to three companies seeking to expand, the Lexington Dispatch reports .

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Thu Jun 19, 2014

Thomasville Times

Davidson County's Class of 2014 graduates

Students across Davidson County took to the stage Saturday morning for graduation ceremonies, as Ledford and East Davidson high schools celebrated commencement for the Class of 2014.

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Related Topix: Winston-Salem, NC, Education Etc., Wake Forest University

Tue Jun 17, 2014

Thomasville Times

Davidson County job gains follow encouraging trend

Widely improving unemployment numbers across the state offer a promising outlook for 99 of 100 counties, including Davidson, according to data released by the North Carolina Department of Commerce.

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Related Topix: Davidson, NC, Thomasville, NC, Lexington, NC, Welcome, NC

WCNC-TV Charlotte

Authorities investigating fires in Davidson Co.

Firefighters in Davidson County responded to three fires within three hours early Tuesday morning.

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Related Topix: Fire

Sat Jun 14, 2014

WXII 12 Winston-Salem

WXII 12 Mobile Cast

Join Veronica White and Meteorologist Scott Dean for a look into the days headlines and your Father's Day forecast.

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Related Topix: McLeansville, NC, Guilford County, NC

WCNC-TV Charlotte

Charlotte woman found with stolen car in Davidson County

Davidson County's Interstate Criminal Enforcement Unit stopped the driver James Thornton and passenger Princess Houghton Thursday on I-85 South in Lexington.

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Related Topix: Lexington, NC, Rockingham County, NC

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