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Aug. 22, 2014 @ 08:26 PM

Outside factors could influence mayor, council outcomes

Voters will have plenty of issues — from the fate of The City Project to the level of property tax and electric rates — to determine this fall who represents them as mayor and council members.

But factors that don’t have anything directly to do with city politics might play a role in who leads High Point after voters go to the polls.

Aug. 22, 2014 @ 06:24 PM

Phoenix Academy kicks off year in newly renovated facility

Pencil and paper replaced hammers and measuring tape Friday as a Mendenhall Oaks Parkway building went from a construction site to a charter school.
Phoenix Academy kicked off its school year Friday morning in a newly renovated space — a 45,000-square-foot facility in the Mendenhall Business Park.

Aug. 22, 2014 @ 06:17 PM

Guilford sees rise in ACT scores

Guilford County students are making gains when it comes to a widely used college admissions exam.

Aug. 22, 2014 @ 04:15 PM

Pair of events draw upward of 12,000 visitors

This weekend won’t quite rival the twice-a-year High Point Market, but it may be as close as the city gets with two major events drawing visitors from across the East Coast and beyond.

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Aug. 22, 2014 @ 11:05 AM

Wesleyan rallies past Charlotte Country Day

The Trojans scored the final three goals of the game – including Cooper Robbins’ game-winning header in the final two minutes – to beat visiting Charlotte Country Day 3-2 on Thursday in a meeting of two of the state’s top three teams in the NCISAA 3A.

Aug. 22, 2014 @ 12:53 AM

Ragsdale turns back Grimsley in soccer

Thursday's prep roundup: HPCA, Thomasville and Southwest also net soccer victories

Aug. 21, 2014 @ 11:14 PM

HPU women target soccer success

 Based on two exhibition matches that ended in ties, coach Marty Beall has drawn some conclusions about his High Point University women’s soccer team.

Aug. 21, 2014 @ 11:18 PM

Big South sets men's hoops schedule

 A day after High Point University announced its nonconference men’s basketball schedule for the upcoming season, the Big South released the conference schedule for all of its teams.

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Aug. 21, 2014 @ 02:10 PM

Blake Shore, now a year old, showing signs of improvement

What a difference a year has made in the life of 1-year-old Blake Shore.

Aug. 18, 2014 @ 02:58 PM

Yellow Bandana Evening benefits local mental health group

They may not be all that fashionable the rest of the year, but yellow bandanas will be all the rage this weekend, when Mental Health Associates of the Triad hosts its annual Yellow Bandana Evening.

Aug. 18, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

Women's Auxiliary plans annual fundraising furniture sale

The Salvation Army Women's Auxiliary will hold its annual fundraising furniture sale this weekend.

Aug. 17, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

Hannah Midgett takes her mark for The World Race

Hannah Midgett has her backpack, her tent and her sleeping bag ready to go, but the most important thing she takes with her for The World Race will be her faith.

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Aug. 14, 2014 @ 08:55 PM

Your View Poll: Seeking a city manager

Aug. 12, 2014 @ 03:35 PM

Your View Poll: Obama's action in Iraq

Jul. 28, 2014 @ 05:58 PM

Your View Poll: Aging water lines

Aug. 22, 2014 @ 07:57 PM

Robert Lindsay: Are women weaker than men?

The “war on women” is an offensive slogan in America politics.

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Aug. 22, 2014 @ 02:13 AM

Wesleyan-Charlotte CD soccer

Action from Thursday's soccer game at Wesleyan. By Michael Lindsay | HPE

Aug. 22, 2014 @ 01:01 AM

Wesleyan-Charlotte Christian volleyball

Action from Thursday's volleyball match at Wesleyan. By Michael Lindsay | HPE

Aug. 21, 2014 @ 08:43 PM

Ragsdale Men's Soccer vs Grimsley

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Aug. 22, 2014 @ 04:15 PM

Pair of events draw upward of 12,000 visitors

This weekend won’t quite rival the twice-a-year High Point Market, but it may be as close as the city gets with two major events drawing visitors from across the East Coast and beyond.

Aug. 20, 2014 @ 03:57 PM

Callers will face 10-digit local dialing in High Point

Get ready in the next couple of years to dial an extra three numbers when making a local call.

Aug. 19, 2014 @ 08:29 PM

Scrumptious food for worthy cause

Mena Parrish and her coworkers have taken part in the Taste of the Town fundraiser during the past several years, but it had more meaning Tuesday night.

Aug. 18, 2014 @ 12:14 PM

Soccer tourney kicks back up in city

The recent excitement over the World Cup may have kicked up the profile of soccer in the country, but the game has carried a status in the city for close to 30 years.

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Aug. 01, 2014 @ 03:09 PM

Head-on collision in Thomasville confirmed fatal

A head-on collision in Thomasville killed one woman on Friday morning and injured six more people, including children.

Jul. 23, 2014 @ 08:38 AM

UPDATE: Man arrested after standoff, linked to startling video

Thomasville police have arrested a man who barricaded himself inside a home Tuesday afternoon.


Jul. 14, 2014 @ 05:28 PM

Police seek man who attacked 90-year-old woman

Law enforcement officers are still searching for a suspect who assaulted an 90-year-old woman in Thomasville during a robbery Saturday night.

May. 27, 2014 @ 04:55 PM

Airsoft gun seized from child at school

A 9-year-old student at Liberty Drive Elementary School brought an unloaded airsoft gun to school Tuesday, which was seized after he showed it to another child.