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Oct. 24, 2014 @ 08:30 PM

Straight-ticket voting now a thing of the past

A common saying of many people stepping into a polling booth is that they don’t vote for the party, but the person.

But the popularity of a voting option being eliminated this year in North Carolina — straight-ticket voting — shows that the pull of the Democratic or Republican parties remains strong.

Oct. 24, 2014 @ 08:13 PM

Zeek Rewards ringleader indicted

A North Carolina man that prosecutors say masterminded an $850 million Internet-based Ponzi scheme faces charges of wire and mail fraud, conspiracy and tax fraud.


Oct. 24, 2014 @ 07:35 PM

Boys & Girls Club event touts afterschool program

A rally held Thursday at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater High Point was one of more than 8,000 events nationwide to tout the importance of afterschool programs for children.


Oct. 24, 2014 @ 04:00 PM

Thomasville man on parole arrested on drug offenses

A 26-year-old city resident on parole wearing an ankle bracelet has been charged with weapon and drug offenses.


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Oct. 24, 2014 @ 11:33 PM

Bison start fast, tame Tigers

High Point Central got off to a fast start, enjoyed a big night from running back Chavis Little and took advantage of crucial Ragsdale turnovers in posting a 48-32 victory on Friday at A.J. Simeon Stadium.

 
Oct. 25, 2014 @ 12:23 AM

Wake Christian tops Wesleyan

The Wesleyan Christian volleyball team tried to rally from a slow start, but it just couldn’t make it happen.


Oct. 25, 2014 @ 12:24 AM

Charlotte Country Day ousts HPCA

The High Point Christian volleyball team fought hard until the end. Charlotte Country Day, however, was just too much to overcome.


Oct. 24, 2014 @ 10:33 PM

Wesleyan soccer reaches state final

FRIDAY’S PREP FOOTBALL SCORES

Eastern Randolph 35, T.W. Andrews 34 (OT)
HP Central 48, Ragsdale 32
East Forsyth 56, SW Guilford 13
High Point Christian 37, Cannon 3
Bishop McGuinness 25, Atkins 14
North Rowan 27, East Davidson 10
NW Guilford 42, Glenn 14
Ledford 19, East Rowan 13
Southern Guilford 43, SW Randolph 15
Salisbury 8, Thomasville 7
Randleman 53, Trinity 16
Providence Grove 20, Wheatmore 7


Life View All »

Oct. 24, 2014 @ 10:53 AM

Trends at the furniture Market

The fall High Point Market came in with a bang of new styles, familiar textures with a twist and some oddities that the public can look for in stores within the next few months. 

Oct. 21, 2014 @ 11:13 AM

Museum to host Ghost Stories in the Park

Officials of the High Point Historical Society are hoping to scare up some monies with an evening of family-friendly ghost stories this week.


Oct. 20, 2014 @ 09:08 AM

Monsters on stage

A year and half ago, the High Point Community Theatre (HPCT) decided to take a step outside their comfort zones and bring a humorous monster onstage at the end of this month.


Oct. 20, 2014 @ 04:42 PM

'Dracula' ballet returns to Triad this week

For the uninitiated, here’s a ballet production you should be able to, um, sink your teeth into.


Opinion View All »


Oct. 07, 2014 @ 01:59 PM

Your View Poll: Gay marriage decision


Oct. 06, 2014 @ 05:00 PM

Your View Poll: Hagan/Tillis/Haugh


Oct. 24, 2014 @ 10:09 PM

Kristine Kaiser: Catholic Church undervalues women

I spent my elementary years in Catholic schools. My experience there suggested that women are second-class human beings.  Then at Mass, girls could not serve at the altar. The women were nuns and looked like penguins. The men were noble priests.


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Oct. 25, 2014 @ 12:34 AM

HPCA & Wesleyan in the NCISAA volleyball tournament

Action from Friday's matches. By Michael Lindsay | HPE

Oct. 24, 2014 @ 10:02 PM

High Point Central vs Ragsdale


Oct. 24, 2014 @ 09:55 AM

NC ZOO new Polar Bear Exhibit

NC Gov. Pat McCrory and other invited guests attended the ribbon cutting ceremony for the grand opening of the NC Zooo new polar bear exhibit. Photo gallery of the female polar bears Patches and Anana.

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Oct. 24, 2014 @ 08:13 PM

Zeek Rewards ringleader indicted

A North Carolina man that prosecutors say masterminded an $850 million Internet-based Ponzi scheme faces charges of wire and mail fraud, conspiracy and tax fraud.


Oct. 24, 2014 @ 11:29 AM

Thomas Built Buses chooses High Point for expansion

Thomas Built Buses announced Thursday that it will add 236 full-time jobs at its 713 W. Fairfield Road facility.


Oct. 22, 2014 @ 06:26 PM

Market leaders optimistic about trade show’s future

Funding from public and private sources is helping High Point Market leaders bring more people to the world’s largest home furnishings trade show.


Oct. 21, 2014 @ 02:40 PM

EEOC sues FedEx Ground, claims discrimination in employment

The federal agency that oversees complaints about discrimination in employment has filed a national legal action against FedEx Ground, which has a major package sorting operation in the region.


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Oct. 24, 2014 @ 04:00 PM

Thomasville man on parole arrested on drug offenses

A 26-year-old city resident on parole wearing an ankle bracelet has been charged with weapon and drug offenses.


Oct. 24, 2014 @ 02:36 PM

Have some big-time barbecue tomorrow

It’s the revival of a tasty tradition Saturday as crowds stream into downtown Lexington for the 31st Annual Barbecue Festival.


Oct. 24, 2014 @ 11:31 AM

Area congressman may have central oversight role on Ebola

As Congress gears up for ways to keep the threat from Ebola in check across the country, a representative with ties to the area probably will have a central role in the effort.


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.