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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.


Dec. 27, 2013 @ 03:19 PM

Scholarships available for annual Go Red luncheon

The American Heart Association’s Guilford Go Red For Women campaign is hosting its third annual, one-of-a-kind “Make It Your Mission” scholarship program, with the goal of giving women the chance to learn about their personal risk factors for heart disease and to understand the changes they can make to prevent heart disease.


Dec. 20, 2013 @ 09:45 AM

Breakfast Club bowling league is about more than just bowling

In the Wednesday morning Breakfast Club - a women's bowling league that's been around for at least half a century - it's not just about the bowling.


Dec. 16, 2013 @ 03:09 PM

Greensboro Science Center to host replica of T. rex skeleton

A colossal fossil — a replica of a Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton — will be on display at the Greensboro Science Center beginning next month.