News

Apr. 21, 2014 @ 11:09 AM

Longtime weather forecaster will become minister

WXII-TV Meteorologist Austin Caviness will leave the job that’s been the professional calling most of his life for a higher calling.


Apr. 21, 2014 @ 10:32 AM

Tell your legislators what you think tomorrow night

Constituents of state legislators in Guilford County will have a chance to sound off to their elected officials tomorrow night and again next month.


Apr. 20, 2014 @ 03:12 PM

Council to meet behind closed doors, once again

Another closed session?
When the City Council meets behind closed doors to discuss a personnel matter Monday, it will be the latest in a string of such reviews going back two months.


Apr. 20, 2014 @ 02:56 PM

Outcome of winter — allergy season worse than normal

Dr. Alexander Borun and his fellow physicians are staying busy now with one outcome from the unusually bitter cold during this past winter.


Apr. 19, 2014 @ 06:33 PM

No helicopter, no problem for Easter egg hunt

The Easter eggs scattered on the football field at Ledford High School didn’t make as dramatic an appearance as planned, but that didn’t dampen the spirits of the throngs of youngsters who snapped up the candy-filled treats Saturday.


Apr. 19, 2014 @ 04:31 PM

Business tax cap could cost city

High Point leaders are paying close attention to a proposal by North Carolina legislators that could impact a key revenue source.


Apr. 19, 2014 @ 05:31 PM

High Point man among two who died at Raleigh marathon

One of two people who died while running a half-marathon in Raleigh last weekend was from High Point.


Apr. 19, 2014 @ 03:37 PM

Church pianist makes world-record book

Here’s how long it’s been since Martha Godwin became the official pianist at Macedonia United Methodist Church.


Apr. 19, 2014 @ 03:00 PM

Easter brings message of hope, optimism, pastors say

Easter is the celebration of the day Jesus Christ was resurrected after his crucifixion. To faith leaders in High Point, the holiday signifies hope, optimism and transformation.


Apr. 18, 2014 @ 05:10 PM

Annual sunrise service set for Sunday

For several years, First Christian Church has invited the community to spend Easter with them.


Apr. 18, 2014 @ 05:10 PM

Local House candidates update finances

Two High Point candidates trailing their opponents in fundraising for the 6th Congressional District say they have enough for the stretch run to the May 6 primary.

Meanwhile, the High Point candidate seeking the 12th Congressional District seat had the second-most cash on hand available at the end of March, according to Federal Elections Commission filings.


Apr. 18, 2014 @ 04:41 PM

A week as a reminder to never forget

The somber phrase that emerged from the ashes of the Holocaust — never forget — takes on meaning again during a holy week for Christians and Jews.


Apr. 18, 2014 @ 04:32 PM

Powell HPU speech to be streamed online

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell will serve as the 2014 High Point University commencement speaker May 3, though the statesman and decorated military veteran’s address won’t be open to the general public.


Apr. 18, 2014 @ 04:13 PM

Police issue warrant for driver of abandoned SUV

An arrest warrant has been issued for the driver of an SUV that was found overturned in a neighborhood retention pond on the corner of Beacon Ridge Drive and Skeet Club Road on Thursday.


Apr. 17, 2014 @ 08:14 PM

‘Ghost bike’ memorializes High Point firefighter

Secured tightly to a metal post, a “ghost bike” stands beside a white cross adorned with flowers and words of affirmation honoring High Point Fire Department’s Todd Martinez.