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Dec. 20, 2014 @ 02:39 PM

The lost Christmas of 70 years ago

Ask World War II veteran Bynum Rogers how he observed Christmas in 1944 and he’ll give you a sober, terse reply — he didn’t.

Dec. 20, 2014 @ 02:42 PM

Ultimate sacrifice for black soldiers during Battle of Bulge

Black American soldiers showed valor during the Battle of the Bulge 70 years ago this week, but their courage came at an atrocious price because of their skin color.


Dec. 20, 2014 @ 06:25 PM

High Point sets holiday garbage schedule

If Thursday is your normal garbage pickup day, you’ll need to put your can out on the curb a day later on Christmas week.


Dec. 20, 2014 @ 06:22 PM

Property ‘donation’ comes with costs

Diamond in the rough or financial dead weight?
That’s one question surrounding the city’s recent acceptance of a donation of three parcels at the intersection of E. Green Drive and Cable Street in southeast High Point.


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Dec. 20, 2014 @ 07:32 PM

Brown powers High Point past James Madison

John Brown scored 17 of his 24 in the second half and grabbed eight rebounds, and Adam Weary added 16 points, leading High Point to an 80-71 win over James Madison on Saturday night.

Dec. 20, 2014 @ 06:18 PM

Tar Heels stuff Buckeyes, 82-74

Playing in Michael Jordan's longtime home is a big deal for North Carolina, and the Tar Heels honored their most famous basketball alum with a winning performance.

 

Dec. 20, 2014 @ 07:42 PM

Theriot scores 31 to spark No. 12 Nebraska past High Point

Rachel Theriot scored a season-high 31 points, and Tear'a Laudermill chipped in 22 to help No. 12 Nebraska roll to an 83-57 victory over High Point on Saturday.

 

Dec. 21, 2014 @ 12:12 AM

Wesleyan’s boys stop Mater Dei, 67-62

Wesleyan Christian Academy’s boys snapped a 49-game winning streak by Mater Dei of Santa Ana, Calif. with a 67-62 comeback victory in the City of Palms Classic late Saturday night.

 

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Dec. 21, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

Max and Nancy: Remembering the woman behind 'Mr. High Point'

Max Meeks, the man behind the mic, pays tribute to his late wife, Nancy — the woman behind the man.

Dec. 18, 2014 @ 05:01 PM

High-schooler's project sends dresses to needy children overseas

Once Mason Kepley learned how to sew, she wanted to come up with a crafty way to put her new skill to good use. As a result, nearly a hundred dresses were sent to a needy area of Kenya earlier this month.


Dec. 18, 2014 @ 05:19 PM

Encounter High Point event will benefit homeless

Jack Martin hopes High Point’s homeless community will have an encounter with hope this weekend.


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.


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Dec. 19, 2014 @ 08:01 PM

Viva la Cuba cigars - how soon before they’re legal?

Cigar aficionado David Armstrong compares the lure of Cuban cigars — banned for sale in the United States during five decades — to someone who wants to nab the out-of-reach treat.


Dec. 19, 2014 @ 07:41 PM

Children’s second chances come from a thrift shop

As an organizational psychologist, Debra Proctor has spent the past 15 years helping people clear their physical and emotional clutter.


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.


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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.