Life

Oct. 20, 2014 @ 09:08 AM

Monsters on stage

A year and half ago, the High Point Community Theatre (HPCT) decided to take a step outside their comfort zones and bring a humorous monster onstage at the end of this month.


Oct. 20, 2014 @ 04:42 PM

'Dracula' ballet returns to Triad this week

For the uninitiated, here’s a ballet production you should be able to, um, sink your teeth into.


Oct. 20, 2014 @ 09:11 AM

Long run ahead

For Ben Devoid, running 26.2 miles is a tough endeavor, but it pales in comparison to the efforts his daughter wrestles every day.


Oct. 20, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

Church's silent auction to benefit summer youth trip

A local church is sponsoring a silent auction this month to help send a dozen of its youth to a national conference next summer.


Oct. 16, 2014 @ 03:00 PM

Ghost walk digs up Thomasville's spooky past

City leaders hope the ghosts of a slain police officer and a murdered cafe owner will help draw a crowd to downtown Thomasville this weekend.


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. 13, 2014 @ 01:58 PM

Close to home

A Haitian High Point man bought an orphanage in Haiti and found himself taking care of its 17 children. He has big plans for them. 


Oct. 06, 2014 @ 01:15 PM

Keeping the forests alive

A High Point University professor kept High Knob Recreation Area, a campground in Virginia, open for an extra three weeks by living on the property.  


Sep. 30, 2014 @ 09:23 AM

Volleyball team winds up to spike leukemia

The High Point Christian Academy volleyball team decided to look to the community for a service project this year. When they discovered a 14-year-old girl with leukemia, they decided to help. 


Sep. 29, 2014 @ 04:53 PM

‘Running on foolishness’

Seventy years can steal a lot from a person, but for Jesse and Grace Ward, what it took away in memory, it gave back in love. 


Sep. 29, 2014 @ 04:34 PM

A bark up the right tree

When Donna Lawrence adopted a pitbull mix puppy that had been beaten, burned and left for dead in 2009, she had no idea that a few years later, she would be standing on a national stage with the same dog by her side.


Sep. 15, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

Thomasville's Livengood to make her Greensboro Opera debut

Greensboro Opera will right an oversight with its upcoming opera gala, featuring Thomasville native — and Metropolitan Opera star — Victoria Livengood.


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. 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. 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.