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Jul. 25, 2014 @ 05:12 PM

Kapuka Farms: A labor of local love

Novice farmers have started a small garden with the goal to create a food forest in High Point.

Jul. 25, 2014 @ 05:46 PM

86-year-old water pipes continue bursting around city

Shane Beasley struggled to keep his balance in the mud as he guided a crane into a hole to scoop the broken water pipe he’d just sawed off. A horizontal crack ran through the center of about a foot of steel pipe that carries water supply throughout the city three feet below the surface.

Jul. 25, 2014 @ 05:34 PM

Police warn homeowners of break-ins

Antoine Stewart felt his wife shaking him. It was 1:22 a.m. on July 13. As he woke he heard the burglary alarm blaring through the house. He jumped out of bed and ran downstairs.
The front door was wide open.

Jul. 25, 2014 @ 05:06 PM

Man charged with recent assault on 90-year-old woman

Thomasville Police have arrested a High Point man for a home invasion and assault on a 90-year-old woman earlier this month.

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Jul. 25, 2014 @ 11:02 PM

Post 87 HiToms rally in opener

After allowing Wayne County to score five runs in the top of the sixth, they answered with seven in the bottom half and held on to win 11-8 on Friday at Lexington’s Holt-Moffitt Field to begin their American Legion state tournament.

Jul. 25, 2014 @ 11:23 PM

HiToms beat Martinsville 9-8

High Point-Thomasville wins its fourth straight, sit a half-game out of its division's final CPL playoff spot.

Jul. 25, 2014 @ 09:27 PM

Former Ragsdale keeper earns C-USA Woman of the Year nomination

Roundup: Alex Kubrick, a former goalkeeper at Ragsdale and recent Charlotte graduate, has been honored as one of the Conference USA’s two selections for the NCAA Woman of the Year.

Jul. 24, 2014 @ 08:33 PM

Post 87 eyes state American Legion baseball crown

The High Point Post 87 HiToms continue pursuit of an American Legion state championship today.


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Jul. 21, 2014 @ 03:25 PM

Moon Mullins rocked High Point — and the East Coast

Few people knew him by his real name, which was Caswell Dallas Mullins. But three weeks ago, when the 76-year-old Mullins died in Madison, his death represented the passing of a 1950s rock ‘n’ roller whose nickname — “Moon” Mullins — was well-known to a generation of High Pointers.

Jul. 17, 2014 @ 03:08 PM

High Pointer helps pro wrestler transition to Santa Claus

How did Mick Foley, aka “Cactus Jack,” make the transition from pro wrestling villain to the decidedly kinder, gentler persona of Santa Claus? He turned to a panel of experts, including High Point's Cliff Snider.

Jul. 14, 2014 @ 04:06 PM

Artists Like You strives to preserve N.C. folk music

Clint Bowman saw a void in North Carolina’s folk music genre and decided to fill it.

Jul. 14, 2014 @ 03:46 PM

Mendenhall Plantation to host annual Village Fair this weekend

Yesteryear will come to life this weekend at Mendenhall Plantation, where the Historic Jamestown Society will present its 12th annual Village Fair.

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Jul. 13, 2014 @ 08:45 PM

Your View Poll: Impeach Obama?

Jul. 10, 2014 @ 04:28 PM

Your View Poll: Teacher assistants

Jul. 25, 2014 @ 10:31 PM

Your View: What’s the point of ‘Pub Perceptions’?

What responsibility should a newspaper accept for the honesty and intellectual competency of what it prints?  Certainly, letters to the editor can be afforded a wider latitude than other parts of the paper.

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Jul. 25, 2014 @ 11:08 PM

Post 87 HiToms-Wayne County

Action from Friday's Post 87 HiToms state tournament game vs. Wayne County in Lexington. By Michael Lindsay | HPE

Jul. 24, 2014 @ 03:24 AM

East-West football

Action from Wednesday's East-West football game, featuring Ledford's Josh Fox, Southern Guilford's Brady Stover and Thomasville coach Wes Mattera, at Grimsley. By Michael Lindsay | HPE

Jul. 23, 2014 @ 01:54 AM

East-West soccer

Soccer from Tuesday's all-star soccer games, featuring Southwest's Andrew Gullickson and Ragsdale's Lindsay Kubrick, at UNCG. By Michael Lindsay | HPE

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Jul. 23, 2014 @ 04:52 PM

Planet Fitness will switch shopping centers

One shopping center’s loss will be another one’s gain when Planet Fitness relocates its High Point center later this summer.

Jul. 23, 2014 @ 04:40 PM

Former area economic recruiter lands S.C. post

The former head of the Piedmont Triad Partnership will become the first leader of the economic development group out of Hilton Head Island, South Carolina.

Jul. 23, 2014 @ 08:31 AM

City, airport leaders exchange appreciation

To bring home the tie between High Point and Piedmont Triad International Airport, economic recruiter Loren Hill on Tuesday referenced a precise figure — 4,161 feet.


Jul. 22, 2014 @ 01:12 PM

Furniture company leader shifting roles

Kevin O’Connor, president and chief executive officer of Samson Marketing and a former chairman of the High Point Market Authority board of directors, will step down as head of the marketing arm of Samson Holding.

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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.

Apr. 25, 2014 @ 10:47 AM

Teenager injured in high-speed chase

A teenager from Thomasville was critically injured early this morning in a crash following a high-speed chase across parts of Guilford County in which the fleeing car reached speeds approaching 100 mph.