Life

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.


Sep. 09, 2014 @ 09:43 AM

Enterovirus 68 not affecting Guilford County

A respiratory virus that has sent hundreds of children to the hospital in the Midwest — and prompted nine other states, including North Carolina, to contact the CDC — doesn’t appear to be an issue in Guilford County.


Sep. 08, 2014 @ 02:18 PM

Program offers Native American students close-up look at health careers

A summer program at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center gives Native American high-school students a hands-on look at the medical profession.


Sep. 08, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

Love 4 Lisa benefit planned to help Carmichael family

For years, friends have seen what a loving and giving couple Roger and Lisa Carmichael are. Now, when it’s the Carmichaels who need a helping hand, their community is rallying to be there for them.


Sep. 07, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

High Point woman falls in love with writing romance novels

In her former life as a costume designer for professional theater companies, Laura Simcox specialized in dressing characters. In her current life as a romance novelist, she specializes in, um, undressing characters.


Sep. 04, 2014 @ 04:14 PM

Triad Prenatal Summit focuses on childbirth options

The desire of two local doctors to educate women in the community about their childbirth options has given birth to a new program, the Triad Prenatal Summit.


Sep. 02, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

Noted biographer Scott Berg coming to High Point this week

With all that’s been written about Woodrow Wilson — and, as you can imagine, there’s plenty — Wilson biographer Scott Berg says his research turned up a picture of the 28th president he’d never seen in previous biographies.


Sep. 01, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

Doll exhibits from High Point get new life at museum in Spencer

The Doll & Miniature Museum of High Point may be gone, but four of its more popular exhibits can still be seen about half an hour south of High Point.