Life

Sep. 14, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

High Point collector sticks to his (cap) guns

High Point resident Don Raker has one of the largest cap gun collections in the country.


Sep. 14, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

Western toy show will feature cap guns galore

The Greensboro Western Memorabilia and Toy Gun Show, featuring dozens of dealer tables full of cap guns and other western-themed toys, will take place Saturday in Greensboro.


Sep. 11, 2014 @ 04:41 PM

Back in time

The sky was cloudy and there was a strong breeze, but Thomas R. Cochran Jr. wasn’t nervous to fly in the restored WWII B-17. As a WWII veteran, he had seen much worse.


Sep. 09, 2014 @ 09:43 AM

Enterovirus 68 not affecting Guilford County

A respiratory virus that has sent hundreds of children to the hospital in the Midwest — and prompted nine other states, including North Carolina, to contact the CDC — doesn’t appear to be an issue in Guilford County.


Sep. 08, 2014 @ 02:18 PM

Program offers Native American students close-up look at health careers

A summer program at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center gives Native American high-school students a hands-on look at the medical profession.


Sep. 08, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

Love 4 Lisa benefit planned to help Carmichael family

For years, friends have seen what a loving and giving couple Roger and Lisa Carmichael are. Now, when it’s the Carmichaels who need a helping hand, their community is rallying to be there for them.


Sep. 07, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

High Point woman falls in love with writing romance novels

In her former life as a costume designer for professional theater companies, Laura Simcox specialized in dressing characters. In her current life as a romance novelist, she specializes in, um, undressing characters.


Sep. 04, 2014 @ 04:14 PM

Triad Prenatal Summit focuses on childbirth options

The desire of two local doctors to educate women in the community about their childbirth options has given birth to a new program, the Triad Prenatal Summit.


Sep. 02, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

Noted biographer Scott Berg coming to High Point this week

With all that’s been written about Woodrow Wilson — and, as you can imagine, there’s plenty — Wilson biographer Scott Berg says his research turned up a picture of the 28th president he’d never seen in previous biographies.


Sep. 01, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

Doll exhibits from High Point get new life at museum in Spencer

The Doll & Miniature Museum of High Point may be gone, but four of its more popular exhibits can still be seen about half an hour south of High Point.


Aug. 25, 2014 @ 03:53 PM

Susie puts her best paw forward in national competition

Susie, a dog that once was beaten, burned and abandoned to die, is one step closer to winning the 2014 American Humane Association Hero Dog Award.


Aug. 25, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

Smitty's 1 Stop offers class with your gas

Just a guess, but you’ve probably never experienced live violin music at a convenience store — unless, of course, you’ve been to Smitty’s 1 Stop.


Aug. 24, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

71-year-old hiker loves her time on the trails

Sue Kanoy may have dragged her feet entering the hiking world, but now you’d have a hard time dragging her feet off the trails.


Aug. 21, 2014 @ 02:10 PM

Blake Shore, now a year old, showing signs of improvement

What a difference a year has made in the life of 1-year-old Blake Shore.


Aug. 18, 2014 @ 02:58 PM

Yellow Bandana Evening benefits local mental health group

They may not be all that fashionable the rest of the year, but yellow bandanas will be all the rage this weekend, when Mental Health Associates of the Triad hosts its annual Yellow Bandana Evening.