Thomasville Times

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The Thomasville Times
TypeBi-weekly newspaper
Format Broadsheet
Owner(s) Paxton Media Group
PublisherRick Bean
EditorJackie Seabolt
Headquarters213 Woodbine St.
High Point, NC 27262
United States
Sister newspapers High Point Enterprise
Archdale-Trinity News

For the daily newspaper of Thomasville, GA, see Thomasville Times-Enterprise.

The Thomasville Times-Enterprise is a daily newspaper published in Thomasville, Georgia. It is operated by South Georgia Media Group, a division of Community Newspaper Holdings Inc. CNHI acquired the paper in 2000 from Thomson.


Thomasville Times is a bi-weekly newspaper that primarily covers Thomasville, North Carolina, United States and eastern Davidson County. The newspaper, founded as a weekly in 1890, is owned by Paxton Media Group. As of 2002, the newspaper had a circulation of about 6,300. [1] It currently publishes on Wednesday & Saturday of each week.

Thomasville, North Carolina City in North Carolina, United States

Thomasville is a city in Davidson County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 26,757 at the 2010 census. The city is notable for its furniture industry, as are its neighbors High Point and Lexington. This Piedmont Triad community was established in 1852 and hosts the state's oldest festival, "Everybody's Day". Built around the local railway system, Thomasville is home to the oldest railroad depot in the state, just a few hundred feet from the city's most notable landmark, "The Big Chair".

United States Federal republic in North America

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States or America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles, the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles. With a population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous city is New York City. Forty-eight states and the capital's federal district are contiguous in North America between Canada and Mexico. The State of Alaska is in the northwest corner of North America, bordered by Canada to the east and across the Bering Strait from Russia to the west. The State of Hawaii is an archipelago in the mid-Pacific Ocean. The U.S. territories are scattered about the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, stretching across nine official time zones. The extremely diverse geography, climate, and wildlife of the United States make it one of the world's 17 megadiverse countries.

Davidson County, North Carolina County in the United States

Davidson County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. As of the 2010 census, the population was 162,878. Its county seat is Lexington, and its largest city is Thomasville.


The Times can trace its history back to 1890. However, the more recent version dates back to 1958. [2]

In 1890, J.F. Westmoreland – the brother of D.S. Westmoreland, founder of Thomasville's first chair factory – began publishing a weekly newspaper. The paper later merged with The Chairtown News to become The News-Times. This paper was later absorbed by The Tribune.

In 1958, The Tribune was purchased by The High Point Enterprise and became The Thomasville Times. It became Thomasville's first daily newspaper. The first editor was Wint Capel.

<i>High Point Enterprise</i> daily newspaper in High Point, North Carolina, United States

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  1. University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Park Library
  2. "Thomasville Times Is Produced in News Building," High Point Enterprise article, 1970