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Nov. 22, 2014 @ 05:53 PM

Groups doing good works get foundation support

The High Point Community Foundation celebrated its 17th year of providing grants to community groups by announcing that 17 nonprofit organizations received $314,201 in annual foundation awards.

Nov. 22, 2014 @ 04:52 PM

Celebrating unity with music, food, fun

Fifty years after the Civil Rights Act of 1964 marked the beginning of the end for segregation in the South, a city festival Saturday showed how a new legacy is unfurling.


Nov. 22, 2014 @ 04:24 PM

Cleveland County Republican in line as new speaker

North Carolina Republican lawmakers on Saturday picked state Rep. Tim Moore of Cleveland County to become the next leader of the state House of Representatives.


Nov. 21, 2014 @ 05:36 PM

Who does NC like for president?

With the next presidential election two years away, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie appears to have the highest favorability ratings among North Carolina Republicans, according to a new HPU Poll.


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Nov. 22, 2014 @ 12:22 AM

Gallaspy runs wild as Southern rolls

The top-seeded Storm scored on all five of their first-half possessions to lead by 24 at halftime and kept ninth-seeded Rocky Mount in check in the second half in rolling to a 36-18 win Friday at C.K. Siler Stadium in the second round of the 3A playoffs.

Nov. 22, 2014 @ 06:51 PM

Thankful Southern knows there’s more work to do

The Southern Guilford football team continues its special season.

 

Nov. 22, 2014 @ 05:28 PM

Spiders entangle Panthers, 80-56

The High Point University men's basketball team dropped its first contest of the season, 80-56, to a hot-shooting Richmond team Saturday afternoon inside the Robins Center.

 

Nov. 22, 2014 @ 04:29 PM

Charlotte Catholic ousts HP Central – again

Shortly after the final gun sounded, High Point Central’s football team dejectedly trudged up the steps from Keffer Stadium’s field for a short walk across a parking lot to the warmth of the visitor’s locker room.

 

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Nov. 20, 2014 @ 05:19 PM

Research shows need for new approaches to treating hypertension

Medical science has known the importance of one's blood pressure for a long time, but there continue to be new developments in the research and treatment of the disease.

Nov. 16, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

Bond of brothers: WWII veterans see national memorial together

At age 90, Army Air Corps veteran Lewis Thompson realized he was running out of opportunities to visit the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C.


Nov. 17, 2014 @ 02:25 PM

Thomasville prepares to Light Up the Holidays

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in the Chair City.


Nov. 14, 2014 @ 10:50 AM

Carpenter writes book about history of High Point Market

A High Point man has written and published a book about the history of the High Point Market.


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Nov. 21, 2014 @ 05:13 PM

Your View Poll: Flu vaccine



Nov. 04, 2014 @ 03:01 PM

Your View Poll: Downtown park



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Nov. 15, 2014 @ 03:53 PM

Annual Colfax Persimmon Festival



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Nov. 19, 2014 @ 09:00 PM

Want incentives with that? Good luck soon in Guilford County

It’s ironic that one of the last acts taken by the current members of the Guilford County Board of Commissioners could involve approving an incentives request for a company.

After Thursday night, with a new pair of Republican commissioners joining the nine-member board, getting economic incentives requests approved by the commissioners will become a tougher sell.


Nov. 19, 2014 @ 04:44 PM

Triad firms praised for treatment of gay employees

A half a dozen companies with a presence in High Point or the region have been recognized by a national gay rights group for their respectful treatment of gay employees.


Nov. 18, 2014 @ 04:22 PM

Poll reflects economic optimism in NC

North Carolina residents are feeling better about the economy, according to the latest HPU Poll released Tuesday.


Nov. 19, 2014 @ 08:00 AM

PART gets favorable audit for second straight year

The region’s mass transit agency recently received a favorable audit for the second straight year after a federal agency earlier this decade criticized the agency’s prior approach to internal financial controls.


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Nov. 17, 2014 @ 04:13 PM

Bank of North Carolina expanding again

Bank of North Carolina will branch out for the first time into Virginia, continuing a series of expansions by the financial institution during the past five years.


Nov. 15, 2014 @ 03:43 PM

So long, Howard -Coble nears end of career

It’s fitting that one of the last acts of Rep. Howard Coble during his 30-year congressional career will feature him waving from a float during a series of Christmas parades.


Nov. 13, 2014 @ 10:00 PM

Obamacare round 2 kicks off Saturday

Retired furniture worker Eddie Sowers understands all the controversy surrounding the Affordable Care Act, its role in political debates and election campaigns. 

But for the 63-year-old widower from northeastern Davidson County, the big-picture discussions about the Affordable Care Act don’t overshadow his personal reality.


Nov. 13, 2014 @ 12:26 PM

Zeek Rewards ringleader pleads not guilty

A Davidson County man who prosecutors say masterminded an $850 million Internet-based Ponzi scheme is pleading not guilty to charges of wire and mail fraud, conspiracy and tax fraud.