Life

Mar. 23, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

Former homeless woman shares her story to help Open Door Ministries

Medina Lewis was homeless, jobless and bordering on hopeless until she received a helping hand from Open Door Ministries. Now she's doing something to give back to the ministry.


Mar. 20, 2014 @ 02:39 PM

Archdale youth attends Kidney Patient Summit in Washington, D.C.

He may only be 6 years old, but Archdale’s Duncan Sykes made a big impression on folks in Washington, D.C., earlier this month.


Mar. 17, 2014 @ 04:46 PM

Collector will showcase his collection of handheld church fans

A North Carolina collector of handheld church fans will showcase his amazing collection during a lunch-and-learn program Thursday at Theatre Art Galleries in High Point.


Mar. 13, 2014 @ 02:40 PM

American Legion post opens thrift shop

The financial future of American Legion Post 206 looked doubtful, until the members came up with a novel, thrifty idea.
A thrift shop.


Mar. 10, 2014 @ 03:45 PM

Kids in the Kitchen program focuses on healthy eating

A children’s program taking place this weekend will help youngsters learn the benefits of healthy eating and exercise.


Mar. 09, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

College streaking fad hit High Point campus 40 years ago

Forty years ago this month — long before High Point University began branding itself as the home of “an extraordinary education” — students spent about a week distinguishing themselves by streaking, or running around campus, ahem, extraordinarily naked.


Mar. 06, 2014 @ 03:51 PM

Reports show improved child health in Guilford County

Since 2007, Guilford County children have experienced improvement in key health indicators, including insurance coverage, dental care, teen pregnancy, child deaths and even high-school graduation rates, according to recent statistics.


Mar. 06, 2014 @ 02:30 PM

Red Kettle Luncheon will benefit Salvation Army

Furniture, home accessories and jewelry are among the plethora of items being auctioned next week during the 2014 Red Kettle Luncheon.


Mar. 03, 2014 @ 03:57 PM

Workshop at museum to focus on preserving your personal history

If you’ve been wanting to preserve your personal story for future generations, here’s a free workshop just for you.


Mar. 03, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

Jamestown family chosen again for national ad campaign

The Bradfords are at it again.
The Jamestown family — Ben, Jenny and their four children — which starred in a national advertising campaign last year for Rack Room Shoes, is being featured again this year, after being chosen through the footwear retailer’s Models Wanted contest.


Mar. 02, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

GOING, GOING, GONE: Autographed Ball Co. prepares to close

After nearly 70 years, the Autographed Ball Co. in High Point will close by the end of the month.


Feb. 28, 2014 @ 03:08 PM

Fantasia to be inducted into N.C. Music Hall of Fame

Fantasia Barrino, the young High Point woman who won season three of “American Idol,” will be inducted into the North Carolina Music Hall of Fame this fall.


Feb. 27, 2014 @ 03:15 PM

Greensboro to host political collectibles show

A political collectibles show will be held Saturday in Greensboro.


Feb. 25, 2014 @ 10:24 AM

Spin 4 Life fundraiser to help in fight against cancer

As many as 600 indoor cyclists are expected to participate in this weekend’s Spin 4 Life, an annual fundraiser benefiting children and families battling cancer.


Feb. 24, 2014 @ 10:11 AM

For Love of Sophie blood drive celebrates baby's life

Sophie Layne Bryant lived only 18 days, but 10 years after her premature death, the Archdale infant continues to have an impact on her community.