Life

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.


Jun. 15, 2014 @ 01:01 AM

Former Miss N.C., Susan Griffin Fisher, looks back 40 years

Forty years ago, High Point native Susan Griffin Fisher became the first — and only — Miss High Point to be crowned Miss North Carolina.


Jun. 15, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

Miss Thomasville won Miss N.C. half a century ago

Ten years before Miss High Point won the Miss North Carolina Pageant, Miss Thomasville did the same thing.


Jun. 12, 2014 @ 04:24 PM

Program offers nutrition advice for cancer patients

Guide Posts of Strength, a local cancer advocacy group, next week will host the third program in its survivorship series focusing on nutrition for cancer patients.


Jun. 12, 2014 @ 03:59 PM

Museum exhibit features local soccer icon Eddie Pope

If the World Cup seems a little too global for you, a new exhibit at the High Point Museum might be more your, um, cup of tea.


Jun. 09, 2014 @ 03:23 PM

Museum joins national Flag Day anthem sing-along

On Saturday afternoon, as the country officially observes Flag Day, the High Point Museum will serve as an official location for “Raise It Up! Anthem For America,” a national sing-along event for people to come together and sing the national anthem.


Jun. 09, 2014 @ 03:17 PM

A day at the farm...

To get away from the hustle and bustle, an afternoon at Banner Elk's Apple Hill Farm could be just what you need.


Jun. 08, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

Wildfire Music Festival honors memory of Brenna Currie

If she were here, Brenna Currie would relish the Wildfire Music Festival taking place next weekend in Greensboro. She’d probably be sitting in the front row, wearing a tie-dyed T-shirt and a smile.


Jun. 05, 2014 @ 04:16 PM

Broadway dancer from High Point wins prestigious Astaire Award

For all his many talents, Jared Grimes doesn't exactly get caught up in winning awards, but the Broadway dancer — who grew up in High Point — won a big one this week.


Jun. 02, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

Senior project memorializes mother, who died of breast cancer

Some senior projects hit a little closer to home than others. For Troi Francis, her project came straight from her heart.