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Aug. 21, 2014 @ 02:42 PM

Zoo gets ready for special guest

The N.C. Zoo will have a temporary guest this fall, and she will have the perfect roommate.


Aug. 21, 2014 @ 02:07 PM

O’Toole honored as Officer of the Year

When Officer Chris O’Toole arrived at the scene, 17-year-old Javotae Malik Murray was laying across on the laps of two teenagers sitting on a porch with blood everywhere.


Aug. 21, 2014 @ 01:44 PM

Two men steal TV from Walmart, face felony charges

Two men face felony charges for stealing a 42-inch flat-screen TV from Walmart on Monday.


Aug. 21, 2014 @ 09:22 AM

Attempted robbery ends in shooting

An attempted robbery resulted in a shooting just before 4 a.m. Thursday morning.


Aug. 21, 2014 @ 04:15 PM

No such thing as a free lunch? Think again

No such thing as a free lunch? Not true for several High Point area schools.
Students at nearly 20 schools in or near High Point will receive free breakfast and lunch under a U.S. Department of Agriculture program this year.


Aug. 20, 2014 @ 09:31 PM

Five arrested in T-shirt conspiracy, one more wanted

After investigating of a series of reports of missing merchandise, police arrested five men in connection with a T-shirt larceny conspiracy and are searching for one more.


Aug. 20, 2014 @ 06:17 PM

City likely to stick with power plan

If we can just get to 2020.
That’s the attitude of High Point leaders when it comes to lowering electric rates for city residents.
ElectriCities, the regional power agency that provides High Point electricity, expects to retire a sizable amount of debt by 2020, which officials said should enable the city to lower its rates.


Aug. 20, 2014 @ 06:45 PM

Man, 50, electrocuted on job

A 50-year-old man who was a member of a building renovation crew was electrocuted on Wednesday.


Aug. 20, 2014 @ 04:48 PM

HPU welcomes latest and largest class

The largest freshman class in High Point University’s 90-year history will arrive on campus Saturday, which also will produce dividends for city businesses this weekend.


Aug. 20, 2014 @ 06:01 PM

YWCA project to begin

By summer of 2015, the YWCA facility on Gatewood Avenue will have a new look as part of an ambitious $1.5 million construction plan.


Aug. 20, 2014 @ 03:57 PM

Callers will face 10-digit local dialing in High Point

Get ready in the next couple of years to dial an extra three numbers when making a local call.


Aug. 19, 2014 @ 08:29 PM

Scrumptious food for worthy cause

Mena Parrish and her coworkers have taken part in the Taste of the Town fundraiser during the past several years, but it had more meaning Tuesday night.


Aug. 19, 2014 @ 05:23 PM

'Ice Bucket Challenge' douses High Point for a good cause

All across High Point, individuals have been accepting the ALS "Ice Bucket Challenge," created to raise money and awareness for the ALS Association.


Aug. 19, 2014 @ 11:02 AM

Blood, bones and intrigue

Dave Pauly, a forensic sciences expert, kneels on the tiled floor of a dark room and sprays luminol over a few tiles. As soon as he sprinkles bleach over the area, incandescent blue sparks brighten the dark corner of the room.

It looks like something that belongs in a NASA photograph of a galaxy, and not in the back room of the High Point Public Library.


Aug. 19, 2014 @ 11:03 AM

Open air artists to capture city landscape in paint

In late September, more than 30 nationally known artists will gather in the city and surrounding areas for the biggest “Plein Aire” event in North Carolina.