Life

Jan. 20, 2014 @ 03:40 PM

Fundraiser to benefit Randleman teen Timmy Luck

The Randleman community is hoping to rally around the family of an injured teen and help him purchase a track chair for greater independence outdoors.


Jan. 20, 2014 @ 03:21 PM

Hospice plans Service of Remembrance

Hospice of the Piedmont will honor the memory of patients who died during 2013 at its 23rd Annual Service of Remembrance at 3 p.m. Sunday.


Jan. 20, 2014 @ 10:37 AM

'Pink Tea Party' celebrates one year of breast cancer survivorship

About two dozen women last week attended Hayworth Cancer Center's "Pink Tea Party" to celebrate one year of breast cancer survivorship.


Jan. 19, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

Roadside markers reflect North Carolina history

The N.C. Highway Historical Marker Program may be jokingly referred to as “History on a stick,” but with more than 1,500 historical markers dotting North Carolina roadways in all 100 counties, Hill oversees a seriously important program.


Jan. 16, 2014 @ 03:23 PM

Weekend performance will benefit Angel Band Foundation

A performance this weekend showcasing three singer/songwriters, including Rounder Records recording artist Donna Hughes, will benefit a local nonprofit dedicated to helping young musicians.


Jan. 13, 2014 @ 05:02 PM

Harmony House program returns after four-year absence

After a four-year absence, Harmony House — a Family Service of the Piedmont program that was previously discontinued because of a lack of funding — has returned.


Jan. 13, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

Local man leads CROP Hunger Walk at Guantanamo Bay

The High Point CROP Hunger Walk held this past fall got a boost from an unexpected locale — Guantanamo Bay, Cuba — courtesy of a local man who led a walk of his own at the U.S. naval base there.


Jan. 12, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

Beneath those scars, Connor McKemey has an inspiring story to tell

When you meet Connor McKemey, you can’t help but notice the pink and white blotches covering much of his face, the telltale scars of a burn victim. But there's so much more to his inspiring story.


Jan. 09, 2014 @ 03:27 PM

Proper sleep contributes to good health

Getting a good night’s sleep means more than you probably think.


Jan. 06, 2014 @ 04:43 PM

Former High Pointers see bright future for light-up hoodies

The first time Scott Lehman and Shaun Bluethenthal wore their unique light-up hoodies in public, they weren’t for sale — but the two former High Pointers had plenty of offers.


Jan. 06, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

Fearing the flu? Here's what to do...

If the news of 13 flu-related deaths in North Carolina has you thinking of getting the flu vaccine, you’re a little late — but go get the shot anyway.


Jan. 05, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

'Thomasville Ticket Lady' has represented athletic program more than half a century

If you’ve ever been to a sporting event at Thomasville High School or Thomasville Middle School, there’s a high probability you’ve met Joyce Torrence, the unofficial “Thomasville Ticket Lady.”


Jan. 02, 2014 @ 04:23 PM

Wearable fitness trackers become all the rage

They look like watches or wristbands, but wearable fitness trackers are revolutionizing the fitness industry.


Dec. 30, 2013 @ 02:21 PM

Carolina Regional Heart Center named to Top 100

High Point Regional Health System’s Carolina Regional Heart Center was recently named to Becker’s Hospital Review Top 100 Cardiac Hospitals for 2013.


Dec. 30, 2013 @ 01:00 AM

Local woman battles rare disorder head-on

Even at 23, Emily Jordan Boyd wears several different hats — wife, mother, assistant teacher and college student. Now, the young Thomasville woman has added another hat to her list — advocate.