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Oct. 30, 2014 @ 09:52 PM

School spirits?

Odd experiences in Guilford Technical Community College's T.H. Davis Aviation Center and its hangar have led Mark Shoenfelt, campus director at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, and others to believe the campus’ next-door neighbors — spirits from a cemetery just steps away — pop in for visits.


Oct. 30, 2014 @ 09:52 PM

Main GTCC campus took over TB sanatorium grounds

The T.H. Davis Aviation Center in Greensboro isn’t the only Guilford Technical Community College campus with an interesting, and maybe a little creepy, history. GTCC’s main Jamestown campus once was Guilford County’s tuberculosis sanatorium.


Oct. 30, 2014 @ 05:34 PM

Man, 23, charged in stabbing

A 23-year-old man faces felony charges Wednesday for brutally stabbing a man following an early-morning altercation.


Oct. 30, 2014 @ 05:11 PM

Robust early voting - who does it benefit?

It may be the most important political puzzle of this fall’s election season: Which party and its candidates will benefit most from the robust turnout during early voting?


Oct. 30, 2014 @ 05:13 PM

Ministers plan petition for MLK street renaming

Those who want a High Point street named for the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. plan to take their cause door-to-door Saturday.


Oct. 29, 2014 @ 05:42 PM

Who’s paying for local campaigns? Here's a list of top donors

Bill Bencini has raised twice as much money as Marcus Brandon in the race to become the city’s next mayor.


Oct. 30, 2014 @ 08:23 AM

La-Z-Boy incentives stand to leave city in the red

Elected officials often describe economic incentives for businesses as “investments” for local governments that pay off in the form of new revenue in public coffers.


Oct. 29, 2014 @ 04:38 PM

Slain student’s mother warns students about domestic violence

Sharon Love’s voice shook slightly as she recalled the night that her dogs barked to sounds of police officers knocking at her door.


Oct. 29, 2014 @ 04:34 PM

Job market makes gains last month

The change of seasons brought a welcome change for people seeking jobs across the area and state.

Unemployment rates dropped from August to September in the vast majority of communities in North Carolina, including the High Point area.


Oct. 29, 2014 @ 03:46 PM

One man critically injured following three-car pile up

A three-car pileup sent four people to the hospital, one in critical condition.


Oct. 28, 2014 @ 09:11 PM

Man found dead in ditch in Archdale

Randolph authorities also are investigating the stabbing death of a Trinity woman found earlier Tuesday.


Oct. 28, 2014 @ 05:15 PM

Davis faces challenge from Sims in Ward 5

Incumbent Jim Davis faces a challenge from Roger Sims in the Nov. 4 election for the Ward 5 City Council seat.


Oct. 28, 2014 @ 04:55 PM

Students laugh, learn during opera program

When woodcarver Geppetto asked if he should name his new son, a boy made of wood, Marcus or Wolfgang, the answer he received was a resounding ‘No.' That answer came Tuesday from an audience of Northwood Elementary School students who, remembering the book and the movie, were emphatic: the boy was to be named Pinocchio.


Oct. 29, 2014 @ 08:54 AM

Early voting at fast pace so far

The competition for the state’s tightly contested U.S. Senate race appears to be driving up turnout during early voting, even with a new schedule for casting ballots that took effect this fall.


Oct. 28, 2014 @ 04:46 PM

Obamacare, gay marriage focus of HPU Poll

A Supreme Court ruling that takes some teeth out of Obamacare is not finding favor with a small majority of North Carolina voters, according to a poll released this week.