Life

Apr. 14, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

97-year-old Jamestown volunteer wins national award

A 97-year-old Jamestown man has won a national award for his volunteer work at a school for special-needs children.


Apr. 13, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

Unique quilt incorporates iconic HPU basketball coach's neckties

The framed quilt adorns a wall in a nondescript corner of the Millis Athletic and Convocation Center at High Point University.


Apr. 10, 2014 @ 02:53 PM

Evaluation Extravaganza will determine if you have trash or treasure

The High Point Historical Society will host its eighth annual Evaluation Extravaganza: Tra$h or Trea$ure? on Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the High Point Museum.


Apr. 10, 2014 @ 02:47 PM

Program will help cancer survivors facing chemo brain

A phenomenon called chemo brain will be the focus of a program aimed at cancer survivors Monday evening.


Apr. 07, 2014 @ 04:24 PM

YWCA makes big splash with pool renovations

Heidi Majors could scarcely contain her excitement about the YWCA of High Point’s newly refurbished swimming pool Monday morning.


Apr. 07, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

The Design Network gets its own cable channel

The Design Network, a broadband television network created by Furnitureland South executives Jason and Jeff Harris, has garnered more than a million page views and approximately 10,000 subscribers since its launch in April 2013.
As a result, the network now has its own channel on Time Warner Cable, channel 69 in the Piedmont.


Apr. 07, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

Archdale company turns 55-gallon drums into home furnishings

The proprietors behind a relatively new furniture manufacturer in Archdale march to the beat of their own drums.


Apr. 06, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

Things are looking up for actress — and former High Pointer — Jenn Lyon

Actress Jenn Lyon, a former High Pointer — and a preacher's daughter — may not be holy, but she's wholly committed to her steadily rising acting career.


Apr. 03, 2014 @ 03:26 PM

12-year-old girl to promote "Friendship Benches" in High Point

Acacia Woodley may have been born without complete arms, but there’s nothing wrong with her heart.


Mar. 30, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

A tip of the hat(s) to Dr. Seuss

An exhibit opening in Greensboro this week will feature the personal hat collection of beloved children's author Dr. Seuss.


Mar. 27, 2014 @ 05:07 PM

College Village Barber Shop to close after 55 years

After more than half a century, College Village Barber Shop will close for good next week.


Mar. 24, 2014 @ 04:19 PM

Bereavement workshop focuses on healing through music

A workshop being offered by Hospice of the Piedmont this week will explore the topic of bereavement and the healing power of music.


Mar. 24, 2014 @ 10:21 AM

Tea, fashion show will benefit Shakespeare Festival

An upcoming fundraiser for the North Carolina Shakespeare Festival will feature a stylish afternoon tea following a musical program of fashions and memories of the idyllic 1950s.


Mar. 24, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

Author Geraldine Brooks coming to High Point this week

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Geraldine Brooks will be in High Point this week to speak to the High Point Literary League and then sign copies of her books.


Mar. 23, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

Former homeless woman shares her story to help Open Door Ministries

Medina Lewis was homeless, jobless and bordering on hopeless until she received a helping hand from Open Door Ministries. Now she's doing something to give back to the ministry.