Life

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.


Jul. 14, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

Monique Johnson may be small, but she stands tall

Monique Johnson may be small in stature, but her big heart and big dreams more than make up for it.


Jul. 13, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

High Pointers help medical mission team in Dominican Republic

If Dr. Virgil Willard didn’t already understand the impact of the annual medical mission trip he’s a part of, he does now.


Jul. 10, 2014 @ 03:07 PM

Golden B owners plan to reopen restaurant Monday

After a freak accident two months ago, the Bocholis family is ready to reopen its popular Golden B Restaurant in High Point.


Jul. 07, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

Western Film Fair rides again in Winston-Salem

The 37th Annual Western Film Fair, a tribute to old westerns and classic TV, begins this week in Winston-Salem.


Jul. 06, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

Local woman longs to return to volunteer work with children in India

Rachel Hardy has deep roots in High Point and Trinity, where she grew up, but she left her heart in the small Indian village of Kuilapalayam, where her lifelong passion for people intersected with a group of children she misses greatly.


Jun. 29, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

Unique tractor honors memory of N.C. war casualties

A North Carolina man's custom-designed tractor honors the memory of North Carolina's more than 10,500 war casualties since World War I.


Jun. 29, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

Annual Threshers' Reunion gets under way Tuesday

The Southeast Old Threshers’ Reunion, featuring row upon row of antique farm equipment, will return to Denton FarmPark this week, with daily events taking place Tuesday through Saturday.


Jun. 26, 2014 @ 04:33 PM

Susie needs your votes for 2014 Hero Dog Award

Susie, a dog that once was beaten, burned and abandoned to die, is in the top 24 remaining contenders for the 2014 American Humane Association Hero Dog Award.


Jun. 26, 2014 @ 04:27 PM

Monsters take center stage in children's musical

Monsters invaded Centennial Station Thursday morning, and the result was a howling good time for the dozens of youngsters who encountered the creepy critters.


Jun. 25, 2014 @ 05:23 PM

HPU student provides shoes for Nicaraguan children

Taylor Lavender, a rising senior at High Point University, recently led a dozen volunteers on a trip to Nicaragua to provide free clinical care and distribute hundreds of hand-decorated shoes to children in need.


Jun. 19, 2014 @ 05:00 PM

Cancer center to host Cancer Survivor Day this Saturday

The annual Cancer Survivor Day will be held Saturday afternoon in High Point.


Jun. 16, 2014 @ 04:11 PM

Qubein reflects on death of DJ — and longtime friend — Casey Kasem

HPU President Nido Qubein reflects on his friendship of nearly three decades with Casey Kasem, who died Sunday.