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Oct. 24, 2014 @ 08:13 PM

Zeek Rewards ringleader indicted

A North Carolina man that prosecutors say masterminded an $850 million Internet-based Ponzi scheme faces charges of wire and mail fraud, conspiracy and tax fraud.


Oct. 24, 2014 @ 07:35 PM

Boys & Girls Club event touts afterschool program

A rally held Thursday at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater High Point was one of more than 8,000 events nationwide to tout the importance of afterschool programs for children.


Oct. 24, 2014 @ 04:00 PM

Thomasville man on parole arrested on drug offenses

A 26-year-old city resident on parole wearing an ankle bracelet has been charged with weapon and drug offenses.


Oct. 24, 2014 @ 02:36 PM

Have some big-time barbecue tomorrow

It’s the revival of a tasty tradition Saturday as crowds stream into downtown Lexington for the 31st Annual Barbecue Festival.


Oct. 23, 2014 @ 09:58 PM

School board votes to name former IHM facility after Dot Kearns

High Point native Dorothy “Dot” Kendall Kearns was honored Thursday night by the Guilford County Board of Education’s unanimous decision to rename the former Immaculate Heart of Mary facility after the longtime education advocate.


Oct. 23, 2014 @ 04:27 PM

HPU students 'rub elbows' with designers, executives during market

Twice each year, during the High Point Market, students from High Point University get a chance to 'rub elbows' with designers and executives in the furniture industry.

"They just get an opportunity that, anywhere else in the country, students aren’t going to get," said Jane Nichols, HPU home furnishings and interior design department chair. 


Oct. 24, 2014 @ 11:29 AM

Thomas Built Buses chooses High Point for expansion

Thomas Built Buses announced Thursday that it will add 236 full-time jobs at its 713 W. Fairfield Road facility.


Oct. 23, 2014 @ 05:43 PM

UPDATED: Jail altercation video released near election

Guilford County Sheriff BJ Barnes held a press conference to explain what happened in a March 2013 confrontation between a deputy and detainee that was captured on a video released anonymously Thursday.


Oct. 23, 2014 @ 04:45 PM

Council rejects road diet

The City Council voted 7-1 Thursday to reject the N. Main Street road diet proposal.


Oct. 22, 2014 @ 06:26 PM

Market leaders optimistic about trade show’s future

Funding from public and private sources is helping High Point Market leaders bring more people to the world’s largest home furnishings trade show.


Oct. 22, 2014 @ 04:53 PM

Get ready to vote early starting Thursday

Early voting, started as an experiment 14 years ago in North Carolina, now has become a staple of campaign seasons as it kicks off Thursday for the fall general election.


Oct. 22, 2014 @ 07:46 PM

Naming of IHM building possible Thursday

An overwhelming majority of comments sent to Guilford County Board of Education are in favor of renaming the former Immaculate Heart of Mary building for Dorothy “Dot” Kearns — a change that may occur Thursday night.


Oct. 22, 2014 @ 11:06 AM

Road diet study rolls out

City Council members on Tuesday got their first look at the results of the N. Main Street road diet study.


Oct. 24, 2014 @ 11:31 AM

Area congressman may have central oversight role on Ebola

As Congress gears up for ways to keep the threat from Ebola in check across the country, a representative with ties to the area probably will have a central role in the effort.


Oct. 21, 2014 @ 02:40 PM

EEOC sues FedEx Ground, claims discrimination in employment

The federal agency that oversees complaints about discrimination in employment has filed a national legal action against FedEx Ground, which has a major package sorting operation in the region.