Life

Aug. 18, 2014 @ 02:58 PM

Yellow Bandana Evening benefits local mental health group

They may not be all that fashionable the rest of the year, but yellow bandanas will be all the rage this weekend, when Mental Health Associates of the Triad hosts its annual Yellow Bandana Evening.


Aug. 18, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

Women's Auxiliary plans annual fundraising furniture sale

The Salvation Army Women's Auxiliary will hold its annual fundraising furniture sale this weekend.


Aug. 17, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

Hannah Midgett takes her mark for The World Race

Hannah Midgett has her backpack, her tent and her sleeping bag ready to go, but the most important thing she takes with her for The World Race will be her faith.


Aug. 11, 2014 @ 04:54 PM

The Sunshine Boys bring rays of happiness to their audiences

A local quartet of men in their 70s and 80s brings joy to the retirement communities where the group performs.


Aug. 01, 2014 @ 08:27 AM

High Point Ballet to audition for competition teams

High Point Ballet officials have announced auditions for the troupe’s new Jewels competition teams, which will debut during the upcoming 2014-15 competition season.


Aug. 01, 2014 @ 08:23 AM

High Point family sings praises of Boys & Girls Clubs

If the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater High Point ever needs any ambassadors, the organization need look no farther than the Gomez family.


Jul. 28, 2014 @ 03:44 PM

Reflections salon gives free wigs to women receiving chemo

A local salon has joined a national network of salons providing free services to women and children undergoing chemotherapy.


Jul. 28, 2014 @ 01:29 PM

Figure skating event sponsors poster competition

Greenhill and the U.S. Figure Skating Championships are looking for an original artwork for the official poster of the 2015 U.S. Figure Skating Championships taking place in January.


Jul. 28, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

City bus driver thanks 'guardian angel' for protecting her

A city bus driver calls Julius Tate — the High Point man who saved her from an unruly passenger who assaulted her — her guardian angel.


Jul. 27, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

His Laboring Few gets a boost from The Shepherd's Inn

At His Laboring Few Ministries, the ministry had been laboring, because the dollars had been few — but a new partnership with The Shepherd's Inn should help turn things around.


Jul. 21, 2014 @ 03:25 PM

Moon Mullins rocked High Point — and the East Coast

Few people knew him by his real name, which was Caswell Dallas Mullins. But three weeks ago, when the 76-year-old Mullins died in Madison, his death represented the passing of a 1950s rock ‘n’ roller whose nickname — “Moon” Mullins — was well-known to a generation of High Pointers.


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.