Life

Jun. 08, 2014 @ 01:00 AM

Wildfire Music Festival honors memory of Brenna Currie

If she were here, Brenna Currie would relish the Wildfire Music Festival taking place next weekend in Greensboro. She’d probably be sitting in the front row, wearing a tie-dyed T-shirt and a smile.


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.