Life

Apr. 07, 2014 @ 04:24 PM

YWCA makes big splash with pool renovations

Heidi Majors could scarcely contain her excitement about the YWCA of High Point’s newly refurbished swimming pool Monday morning.


Apr. 07, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

The Design Network gets its own cable channel

The Design Network, a broadband television network created by Furnitureland South executives Jason and Jeff Harris, has garnered more than a million page views and approximately 10,000 subscribers since its launch in April 2013.
As a result, the network now has its own channel on Time Warner Cable, channel 69 in the Piedmont.


Apr. 07, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

Archdale company turns 55-gallon drums into home furnishings

The proprietors behind a relatively new furniture manufacturer in Archdale march to the beat of their own drums.


Apr. 06, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

Things are looking up for actress — and former High Pointer — Jenn Lyon

Actress Jenn Lyon, a former High Pointer — and a preacher's daughter — may not be holy, but she's wholly committed to her steadily rising acting career.


Apr. 03, 2014 @ 03:26 PM

12-year-old girl to promote "Friendship Benches" in High Point

Acacia Woodley may have been born without complete arms, but there’s nothing wrong with her heart.


Mar. 30, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

A tip of the hat(s) to Dr. Seuss

An exhibit opening in Greensboro this week will feature the personal hat collection of beloved children's author Dr. Seuss.


Mar. 27, 2014 @ 05:07 PM

College Village Barber Shop to close after 55 years

After more than half a century, College Village Barber Shop will close for good next week.


Mar. 24, 2014 @ 04:19 PM

Bereavement workshop focuses on healing through music

A workshop being offered by Hospice of the Piedmont this week will explore the topic of bereavement and the healing power of music.


Mar. 24, 2014 @ 10:21 AM

Tea, fashion show will benefit Shakespeare Festival

An upcoming fundraiser for the North Carolina Shakespeare Festival will feature a stylish afternoon tea following a musical program of fashions and memories of the idyllic 1950s.


Mar. 24, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

Author Geraldine Brooks coming to High Point this week

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Geraldine Brooks will be in High Point this week to speak to the High Point Literary League and then sign copies of her books.


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.