Dec. 20, 2014 @ 02:59 PM

Memory boxes deliver joy to those with memory loss

There are shadowboxes hanging on the wall outside each door of the geriatric behavioral health unit at Novant Health Foundation Thomasville Medical Center.

Dec. 20, 2014 @ 02:42 PM

Ultimate sacrifice for black soldiers during Battle of Bulge

Black American soldiers showed valor during the Battle of the Bulge 70 years ago this week, but their courage came at an atrocious price because of their skin color.

Dec. 20, 2014 @ 02:39 PM

The lost Christmas of 70 years ago

Ask World War II veteran Bynum Rogers how he observed Christmas in 1944 and he’ll give you a sober, terse reply — he didn’t.

Dec. 19, 2014 @ 08:01 PM

Viva la Cuba cigars - how soon before they’re legal?

Cigar aficionado David Armstrong compares the lure of Cuban cigars — banned for sale in the United States during five decades — to someone who wants to nab the out-of-reach treat.

Dec. 19, 2014 @ 07:41 PM

Children’s second chances come from a thrift shop

As an organizational psychologist, Debra Proctor has spent the past 15 years helping people clear their physical and emotional clutter.

Dec. 19, 2014 @ 07:00 PM

Blood-affiliated gang responsible for heroin overdoses, gun violence

Hundreds of heroin addicts were overdosing in bathrooms and parking lots. Gunfire was ringing through High Point’s neighborhoods. Drastic action was needed, said High Point police Chief Marty Sumner.
Police followed the source to a violent Blood-affiliated gang.

Dec. 19, 2014 @ 10:51 AM

BOE: ‘No’ to cell towers, ‘yes’ to in-state tuition

In his first two hours as a member of the Guilford County Board of Education, Chris Gillespie voted on two hot button issues: cell towers and in-state tuition for immigrant students.

Dec. 19, 2014 @ 10:23 AM

HPU welcomes thousands to Community Christmas

Tonight they will offer additional parking and a shuttle service at Oak Hollow Mall in the former JC Penney space. The shuttle service will run throughout the event from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.


Dec. 18, 2014 @ 08:30 PM

Serving the least of these - homeless dinner fulfills need

The true meaning of Christmas played out in the community center of a local church Thursday night.

Dec. 18, 2014 @ 05:18 PM

Library art exhibit embraces recycling

A giant waterfall currently is tumbling from the third floor to the ground floor in the back of the High Point Public Library. It’s silent, unmoving and made completely of plastic water bottles.

Dec. 18, 2014 @ 04:00 PM

Deputies lose suspects in high-speed chase

A Guilford County sheriff’s deputy attempting to pull a car over for speeding ended up in a high-speed chase exceeding 100 mph through High Point on Thursday morning.

Dec. 17, 2014 @ 05:39 PM

GCS urges Legislature to provide in-state tuition for immigrant students

Guilford County Board of Education members — including High Point’s Chris Gillespie, who will be sworn in Thursday — will consider a resolution in support of in-state tuition for immigrant and DACA students.

Dec. 17, 2014 @ 04:17 PM

Construction underway on north High Point projects

Two more projects are under construction near a north High Point interchange where development has been on the rise.