News

Sep. 18, 2014 @ 08:04 PM

Who are parties endorsing in city election?

Local Democrats have chosen which candidates they will support in the High Point municipal elections, while Republicans still are determining whom they will endorse this fall.


Sep. 18, 2014 @ 07:54 PM

Commissioners take up proposal to waive jury trials

The Guilford County Board of Commissioners waded into the debate about whether to change the N.C. Constitution to allow defendants to waive their right to a jury trial.


Sep. 18, 2014 @ 05:29 PM

Artists descend on High Point

More than 30 nationally known artists are painting High Point


Sep. 18, 2014 @ 05:25 PM

Running with heart

About 400 hearts will be pumping as they cross a starting line Saturday morning. About 20 of them will belong to heart attack survivors.


Sep. 18, 2014 @ 05:22 PM

HPU plans new student housing

High Point University's plans to build new student housing on its campus have cleared the city's approval process.


Sep. 18, 2014 @ 03:45 PM

Sexual assault didn’t occur during search for Smith, App State says

Appalachian State University officials said this afternoon that a sexual assault that reportedly happened to another female student during the search for Anna Smith of High Point never occurred.


Sep. 18, 2014 @ 09:15 AM

Housing authority honors ‘pillars’

Lessons learned growing up in public housing have stayed with James LeGrande and William M. Spencer Jr. all their lives.


Sep. 17, 2014 @ 06:44 PM

Helping young women face their worst enemy — themselves

Zora Neale Hurston died in obscurity. The penniless woman, a writer in the Harlem Renaissance, was buried in an unmarked grave in 1960.

That bothered Giselle Jones-Jones, a High Point native who last year published a book about the woman’s journey and its relation to the contemporary pursuit of black women toward becoming self-actualized.


Sep. 17, 2014 @ 06:33 PM

Poll through Republican: Walker leads congressional race

A recent poll requested by Republican congressional candidate Mark Walker shows he has a sizable lead over Democrat Laura Fjeld in the race to succeed retiring U.S. Rep. Howard Coble, R-6th.


Sep. 17, 2014 @ 05:20 PM

Latest email scam? The urgent invoice plea

Con artists trying to separate people from their money appear to be reinventing what’s know as the invoice scam.


Sep. 17, 2014 @ 03:28 PM

Preliminary autopsy indicates Smith died of asphyxia

Preliminary autopsy findings released Wednesday reveal more information about the death of 18-year-old Appalachian State University student Anna Marie Smith.


Sep. 17, 2014 @ 01:29 PM

Retiring Coble to receive another honor

The recognitions and honors for retiring U.S. Rep. Howard Coble, R-6th, keep accruing, and the veteran congressman will receive another one next week.


Sep. 17, 2014 @ 09:27 AM

Street study to proceed

The City Council will stick with the original plan when it comes to the street diet.


Sep. 17, 2014 @ 09:22 AM

Tom Hanks as ‘Factory Man?’

A new book about how John Bassett III battled to keep his furniture made in the U.S.A. apparently was on Tom Hanks’ summer reading list.


Sep. 16, 2014 @ 09:00 PM

Mo-ped driver hurt in late afternoon wreck

A woman riding on a mo-ped was struck by a car at the intersection of Westchester Drive and Lexington Avenue late Tuesday afternoon.