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Nov. 23, 2014 @ 05:59 PM

Soggy day doesn’t dampen holiday spirit

Bundled up to brace for the cold and sitting under a huge umbrella, Sylvia Morrison wasn’t going to let the foul weather Sunday ruin her Christmas spirit or her enjoyment of the High Point Holiday Festival Parade.

Nov. 23, 2014 @ 03:18 PM

Wrecking ball won’t end city’s dealings with blighted property

If the city takes a wrecking ball to the shuttered Meredith Street apartments, it will mark a key point in a four-year battle with the owner of the site.

But it may not be the end of the saga.


Nov. 23, 2014 @ 03:00 PM

Public invited to discuss BOE vacancy

Guilford County Board of Education will hold a public forum Dec. 3 to discuss the vacancy in District 1.


Nov. 22, 2014 @ 09:03 PM

School board OKs budget increase for projects

The Guilford County Board of Education has approved a proposal to increase the budgets for six of nine priority projects, including High Point Central High School.


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Nov. 23, 2014 @ 09:24 PM

Gilchrist's interception saves Chargers' 27-24 win

In a game full of crazy twists and turns, High Point native Marcus Gilchrist had the capper.

 
Nov. 23, 2014 @ 08:37 PM

Panthers rally past Tribe for overtime win

Having lost senior center Stacia Robertson to injury and facing a third straight loss, the High Point University women’s basketball team found a way to claw back Sunday.

 

Nov. 23, 2014 @ 09:05 PM

Jones, DCCC men keep rolling

Sunday's regional roundup


Nov. 23, 2014 @ 12:31 AM

No. 4 Duke tops Stanford to win Coaches vs Cancer

Jahlil Okafor had 10 points and 12 rebounds and dominated the closing minutes in leading No. 4 Duke to a 70-59 victory over Stanford in the championship game of the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic on Saturday night.

 

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Nov. 23, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

Tis the season for homemade gingerbread houses

The housing market may still be struggling these days, but during the next month, there will be one sort of housing boom — in the gingerbread house market.

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. 24, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

Blind horse finds new home with High Point equine rescue group

A blind horse from Tennessee has found a new home at a horse rescue in High Point.


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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. 23, 2014 @ 06:36 PM

High Point Holiday Festival Parade



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.