Life: Features

Oct. 16, 2014 @ 10:48 AM

Family-friendly Halloween fun

Halloween fun may take on events ranging from  “Nightmare on Main Street” to “Pumpkin Palooza.” Here’s a look a Halloween fun in the area...


Oct. 01, 2014 @ 06:36 PM

Plaza Hotel offers clean comedy show

You just might hear “Halleluyer,” coming from CRB the Comedian of High Point. His comedy turns away from the use of cursive or vulgar words.

Oct. 27, 2013 @ 03:03 PM

From public housing to university president’s office

Sixty years ago, Ronald Carter was a child growing up without fanfare in the Daniel Brooks public housing community, not sure what his future would hold.
Today, the High Point native is a nationally recognized president of a leading college, directing a campus with 1,387 students and 103 full-time faculty as head of Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte.

Aug. 12, 2013 @ 01:00 AM

Jimmy Tomlin: When athletes are real heroes...

The Carolina Panthers gave an 8-year-old boy the memory of a lifetime.

Aug. 11, 2013 @ 01:00 AM

Dan Mellinger remains undaunted in his fight against ALS

Three simple words - "Never Be Daunted" - have become Dan Mellinger's mantra as he battles ALS, more commonly referred to as Lou Gehrig’s disease.

Aug. 08, 2013 @ 02:48 PM

Team Depot volunteers help out at Caring Services

Some 30 Home Depot employees gave up a day off Thursday to honor veterans.

Aug. 05, 2013 @ 05:01 PM

Snakes Alive program introduces kids to sssslithery reptiles

Children get a hands-on lesson in herpetology during a program at the High Point Public Library.

Aug. 05, 2013 @ 01:00 AM

IHM unveils new Parish Life and Education Center

A dozen years after Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church relocated to Johnson Street, the IHM school has been moved to that property, too.

Aug. 04, 2013 @ 01:00 AM

Trinity veteran's Korean War memories remain vivid

They call it “The Forgotten War,” but Bill Hutchens will never forget.

Aug. 02, 2013 @ 10:24 AM

Embers to perform at annual Family Service pig-pickin'

Family Service of the Piedmont officials are making plans for the agency's fourth annual Jamestown Pig Pickin’, featuring popular beach music band The Embers.

Aug. 01, 2013 @ 06:03 PM

Thomasville church to host benefit for Persiani family

The church of a Thomasville woman who was severely injured in a car crash 2½ months ago will host a benefit picnic for her family this weekend.

Jul. 29, 2013 @ 12:08 AM

What’s that big, purple truck? It's lunch, that's what

 It’s big. It’s purple. But it has nothing to do with High Point University.
It’s a bona-fide food truck, possibly High Point’s first.
“We wanted to be the first in High Point,” said Holly Cope, co-owner of Tipsy’z Tavern & Grill and its mobile Truckin’ With Tipsy’s food truck. “High Point seems to be a little behind; we’re on the latter end of trends. Greensboro and Winston-Salem seem to catch on to things before we do. So we wanted to get things started here.”

Jul. 21, 2013 @ 01:00 AM

Director has high hopes for art at The Arc

There’s something artistic taking shape in the pottery and art studios at The Arc of High Point — and it’s not just the art that’s being created there.

Jul. 18, 2013 @ 03:56 PM

'The Girls Next Door' based on true High Point story

In Alice Sink’s latest book, “The Girls Next Door,” fact meets fiction. News story meets novel. And, most notably, pasties meet pastors.

Jul. 15, 2013 @ 03:29 PM

Thomasville woman shaves for the brave ... children with cancer

Two weeks ago, Nicole Woodward shaved her head in honor of — and, sadly, in memory of — children whose lives have been touched by cancer.