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Jul. 24, 2014 @ 06:10 PM

A hike to remember

A small, makeshift memorial at Hanging Rock State Park honors the memory of Scott Cherry, who died while hiking one of the trails there.

Jul. 24, 2014 @ 05:20 PM

Heroin in High Point

Police are making headway in putting a kink in the steady flow of heroin in the city. Heroin overdoses appear to be on a downward trend as authorities have made numerous arrests for trafficking and dealing during the past several weeks.

Jul. 24, 2014 @ 09:31 PM

Nomination pushes for name change: IHM to Dot Kearns Academy

It took just five minutes Thursday for a Guilford County Schools committee to agree — longtime advocate for education and children Dorothy “Dot” Kendall Kearns deserves a school named in her honor.

Jul. 24, 2014 @ 09:06 PM

Building blocks: Guilford BOE makes construction decisions, approves Rock Gym contract

The Guilford County Board of Education approved Thursday night a nearly $1 million construction contract for the Allen Jay Rock Gymnasium and heard updates on several projects in High Point.

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Jul. 25, 2014 @ 02:43 AM

Ledford’s Fox savors All-Star trip


Josh Fox became the fourth football player from Ledford and first since Madison Hedgecock, a star fullback and Super Bowl champion in the NFL, in 2000 to play in the NCCA East-West All-Star Game.
Jul. 24, 2014 @ 07:41 PM

High Point’s Walker sets national record in 100

Thursday's regional roundup

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.


Jul. 24, 2014 @ 12:41 AM

Gullickson, Kubrick play hard, have fun in East-West

 Andrew Gullickson and Lindsay Kubrick both wanted to play hard, but they also wanted to have fun in Tuesday’s NCCA East-West All-Star soccer games.

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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. 24, 2014 @ 08:58 PM

Our View: Ups & Downs - Kudos to Thomasville Police

THUMBS UP to the Thomasville Police Department for using a standoff on Tuesday and several other violent incidents that have occurred in the area as a springboard for efforts and meetings to promote community awareness and crime prevention.

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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

Jul. 22, 2014 @ 02:43 AM

Post 87 HiToms-Winston-Salem Post 55 (game 2)

Action from game 2 on Saturday at Finch Field. 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.