Life

Jun. 05, 2014 @ 04:16 PM

Broadway dancer from High Point wins prestigious Astaire Award

For all his many talents, Jared Grimes doesn't exactly get caught up in winning awards, but the Broadway dancer — who grew up in High Point — won a big one this week.


Jun. 02, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

Senior project memorializes mother, who died of breast cancer

Some senior projects hit a little closer to home than others. For Troi Francis, her project came straight from her heart.


Jun. 01, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

High Point Ballet pays tribute to armed forces

If Memorial Day still has you feeling patriotic, High Point Ballet may have just the show to send some red-white-and-blue goosebumps up and down your spine.


May. 29, 2014 @ 01:20 PM

New chaplain sees High Point Jail Ministry as higher calling

A new chaplain has taken over leadership of the High Point Jail Ministry, replacing Chaplain Joyce Setchfield, who has retired.


May. 28, 2014 @ 09:49 AM

High Point woman competes on 'The American Bible Challenge'

A young woman from High Point will test her knowledge of the Bible on "The American Bible Challenge" this week.


May. 25, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

Biography shares story of WWII bomber pilot Victor Idol Jr.

A biography by a former High Pointer tells of the sacrifice made by World War II bomber pilot Victor Idol Jr., who died during the war.


May. 22, 2014 @ 05:13 PM

Thomasville wins Playful City USA designation

The play’s the thing in Thomasville, which was just named a 2014 Playful City USA.


May. 19, 2014 @ 03:42 PM

Acne persists, but it can be treated more effectively

Acne just won't go away, but treatment for the common skin condition has gotten better — and consistency is the key.


May. 19, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

Museum program to focus on 38th Evacuation Army Hospital

The history of the 38th Evacuation Army Hospital — and a High Point native’s instrumental role in the World War II-era hospital — will be the focus of a presentation this week at the High Point Museum.


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.