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Dec. 17, 2014 @ 04:03 PM

Will gas get to $2?

Motorists in the area and across parts of North Carolina could be paying $2 a gallon or less for gasoline by early next year if current trends continue with the plummeting price of oil.

Dec. 17, 2014 @ 05:39 PM

GCS urges Legislature to provide in-state tuition for immigrant students

Guilford County Board of Education members — including High Point’s Chris Gillespie, who will be sworn in Thursday — will consider a resolution in support of in-state tuition for immigrant and DACA students.


Dec. 17, 2014 @ 04:17 PM

Construction underway on north High Point projects

Two more projects are under construction near a north High Point interchange where development has been on the rise.


Dec. 16, 2014 @ 09:20 PM

HPU to welcome thousands for free Community Christmas

There can’t be many places you’ll find 23,000 cookies, 800 gallons of hot chocolate, 82,000 Christmas lights and 9,200 feet of garland. But High Point University is one of them this week.


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Dec. 17, 2014 @ 11:29 PM

HPU men roll past Ferrum, 106-48

The High Point University men focused on staying sharp this week through exams, and their preparation paid off.

Dec. 17, 2014 @ 11:44 PM

Rays deal Myers to San Diego

Myers was the AL Rookie of the Year in 2013, when he hit .293 with 13 homers with 53 RBIs with Tampa Bay. But he was limited to 87 games last season due to a right wrist injury, and he hit .222 with six homers and 35 RBIs.


Dec. 18, 2014 @ 12:12 AM

Andrews, Ragsdale settle for split

Wednesday's prep roundup: The Red Raiders girls pull away in the second half to win 65-41, while the Ragsdale boys hold off Andrews for a 70-62 victory.


Dec. 17, 2014 @ 11:37 PM

McKinney: Quick Hitter

Some Christmas gifts are flashy, like gold jewelry, Lite-Brites or Nudie Suits. Other presents are practical, like socks, salt and pepper shakers or shoehorns. Then there is the NFL’s early “gift” to the sports world tonight.


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Dec. 11, 2014 @ 11:27 AM

High Point Ballet's magical 'Nutcracker' returns

After being displaced for five years, High Point Ballet’s special “Land of the Sweets” presentation of “The Nutcracker” has returned to the city where it was created.

Dec. 08, 2014 @ 04:43 PM

Country Christmas Train delivers holiday fun

Brown Loflin saw this train a-comin’ in his dreams several years ago, and the Country Christmas Train has been, well, right on track ever since.


Dec. 04, 2014 @ 05:33 PM

Junior League donates cookbooks, cakes to fire stations

The Junior League of High Point this week donated cakes and cookbooks to the city’s 14 firehouses, in appreciation for all the firefighters do for the community.


Dec. 04, 2014 @ 04:14 PM

Theater group provides holiday hilarity with 'Best Christmas Pageant Ever'

The three wise men brought gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh. High Point Community Theatre will be bringing gifts of comedy gold, nonsense and mirth.


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Dec. 17, 2014 @ 04:03 PM

Will gas get to $2?

Motorists in the area and across parts of North Carolina could be paying $2 a gallon or less for gasoline by early next year if current trends continue with the plummeting price of oil.


Dec. 11, 2014 @ 02:29 PM

Region, state top lists for job losses to China

Communities across the High Point area and North Carolina are among the hardest hit by job losses linked to China during a 12-year period, according to a report released this afternoon.


Dec. 12, 2014 @ 01:18 PM

First Obamacare deadline nears

Insurance specialists are expecting a spike in signups this week for coverage under the Affordable Care Act as the first deadline approaches for the program’s latest enrollment period.

 


Dec. 09, 2014 @ 04:33 PM

October jobless rates plummet

Job-seekers in the area have been waiting six years for the employment market to recover from the Great Recession, and now that finally may be happening in earnest.


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Dec. 11, 2014 @ 02:29 PM

Region, state top lists for job losses to China

Communities across the High Point area and North Carolina are among the hardest hit by job losses linked to China during a 12-year period, according to a report released this afternoon.


Dec. 03, 2014 @ 05:09 PM

Rare honor - bill honors Coble by name

U.S. Rep. Howard Coble, a Coast Guard veteran, is receiving another honor as he moves toward retirement with the House of Representatives naming its maritime appropriations bill after him.


Nov. 28, 2014 @ 02:47 PM

New way to check on Zeek Rewards restitution

The receiver overseeing restitution to former affiliates of the global Zeek Rewards pyramid scheme has updated the status of payments while providing a new way for victims to keep up with their claim.


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.