Life

May. 18, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

Local teen follows sister's path to National Spelling Bee

Hayat Alkadir, a Ledford Middle School eighth-grader, is following her sister Nejat’s footsteps to the National Spelling Bee, which she'll compete in later this month.


May. 15, 2014 @ 05:35 PM

Healing Seekers signs deal to share videos with Discovery Education

Healing Seekers, a High Point nonprofit, has signed a contract to make its videos available to Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content for K-12 classrooms.


May. 11, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

Eye-catching mural jazzes up ministry's thrift store

A colorful mural has given new life to an old High Point building and could become a focal point for the community.


May. 08, 2014 @ 01:22 PM

Program continues series on cancer survivorship

Guide Posts of Strength, a local cancer advocacy group, next week will host the second program in its survivorship series focusing on the physical side effects of cancer.


May. 05, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

Thomasville girl's bracelets lift spirits at children's hospitals

Nine-year-old Zoey Craven is in the rainbow business — making them, and sharing them.


May. 04, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

New autism documentary features stories from the Triad

A new documentary focusing on a possible cause of autism features the faces — and stories — of a number of autistic children from the Triad.


May. 01, 2014 @ 04:03 PM

Power of poetry helps students connect with senior citizens

A unique poetry program at High Point University allows students to connect with senior citizens.


Apr. 28, 2014 @ 04:14 PM

School’s life skills students participate in GO FAR race for first time

Students in the life skills classes at Johnson Street Global Studies will participate in the popular GO FAR race Saturday morning.


Apr. 27, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

Banks moves on with his life after serving time for crime he didn't commit

After serving more than five years in prison for a crime he didn't commit, Brian Banks has a new life after being exonerated.


Apr. 24, 2014 @ 03:44 PM

Ukrainian ministry leaders to speak about crisis in their homeland

The founders of a Ukrainian ministry who are visiting High Point will discuss the current crisis taking place in their country during a public presentation Monday evening.


Apr. 22, 2014 @ 03:28 PM

High-schooler plans bone marrow drive for senior project

A local high-school student’s senior project will not only help her graduate, but may even help save her father’s life or someone else’s life.


Apr. 21, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

Researchers target kidney disease in African-Americans

Researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem are continuing to target kidney disease among African-Americans.


Apr. 20, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

Church pianist's 73-year career earns her a Guinness World Record

A Davidson County woman now owns the world record for her 73-year career as a church pianist/organist at the same church.


Apr. 17, 2014 @ 04:16 PM

New education coordinator for TAG hits the ground running

The new education coordinator for Theatre Art Galleries brings a strong sense of purpose — and a strong sense of repurposing — to the job.


Apr. 14, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

97-year-old Jamestown volunteer wins national award

A 97-year-old Jamestown man has won a national award for his volunteer work at a school for special-needs children.