Life

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.


Jun. 01, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

High Point Ballet pays tribute to armed forces

If Memorial Day still has you feeling patriotic, High Point Ballet may have just the show to send some red-white-and-blue goosebumps up and down your spine.


May. 29, 2014 @ 01:20 PM

New chaplain sees High Point Jail Ministry as higher calling

A new chaplain has taken over leadership of the High Point Jail Ministry, replacing Chaplain Joyce Setchfield, who has retired.


May. 28, 2014 @ 09:49 AM

High Point woman competes on 'The American Bible Challenge'

A young woman from High Point will test her knowledge of the Bible on "The American Bible Challenge" this week.


May. 25, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

Biography shares story of WWII bomber pilot Victor Idol Jr.

A biography by a former High Pointer tells of the sacrifice made by World War II bomber pilot Victor Idol Jr., who died during the war.


May. 22, 2014 @ 05:13 PM

Thomasville wins Playful City USA designation

The play’s the thing in Thomasville, which was just named a 2014 Playful City USA.


May. 19, 2014 @ 03:42 PM

Acne persists, but it can be treated more effectively

Acne just won't go away, but treatment for the common skin condition has gotten better — and consistency is the key.