Dec. 19, 2014 @ 07:41 PM

Children’s second chances come from a thrift shop

As an organizational psychologist, Debra Proctor has spent the past 15 years helping people clear their physical and emotional clutter.

Dec. 19, 2014 @ 07:00 PM

Blood-affiliated gang responsible for heroin overdoses, gun violence

Hundreds of heroin addicts were overdosing in bathrooms and parking lots. Gunfire was ringing through High Point’s neighborhoods. Drastic action was needed, said High Point police Chief Marty Sumner.
Police followed the source to a violent Blood-affiliated gang.

Dec. 19, 2014 @ 10:51 AM

BOE: ‘No’ to cell towers, ‘yes’ to in-state tuition

In his first two hours as a member of the Guilford County Board of Education, Chris Gillespie voted on two hot button issues: cell towers and in-state tuition for immigrant students.

Dec. 19, 2014 @ 10:23 AM

HPU welcomes thousands to Community Christmas

Tonight they will offer additional parking and a shuttle service at Oak Hollow Mall in the former JC Penney space. The shuttle service will run throughout the event from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.


Dec. 18, 2014 @ 08:30 PM

Serving the least of these - homeless dinner fulfills need

The true meaning of Christmas played out in the community center of a local church Thursday night.

Dec. 18, 2014 @ 05:18 PM

Library art exhibit embraces recycling

A giant waterfall currently is tumbling from the third floor to the ground floor in the back of the High Point Public Library. It’s silent, unmoving and made completely of plastic water bottles.

Dec. 18, 2014 @ 04:00 PM

Deputies lose suspects in high-speed chase

A Guilford County sheriff’s deputy attempting to pull a car over for speeding ended up in a high-speed chase exceeding 100 mph through High Point on Thursday morning.

Dec. 17, 2014 @ 05:39 PM

GCS urges Legislature to provide in-state tuition for immigrant students

Guilford County Board of Education members — including High Point’s Chris Gillespie, who will be sworn in Thursday — will consider a resolution in support of in-state tuition for immigrant and DACA students.

Dec. 17, 2014 @ 04:17 PM

Construction underway on north High Point projects

Two more projects are under construction near a north High Point interchange where development has been on the rise.

Dec. 17, 2014 @ 04:03 PM

Will gas get to $2?

Motorists in the area and across parts of North Carolina could be paying $2 a gallon or less for gasoline by early next year if current trends continue with the plummeting price of oil.

Dec. 16, 2014 @ 09:20 PM

HPU to welcome thousands for free Community Christmas

There can’t be many places you’ll find 23,000 cookies, 800 gallons of hot chocolate, 82,000 Christmas lights and 9,200 feet of garland. But High Point University is one of them this week.

Dec. 16, 2014 @ 06:30 PM

Fight about money led to strangulation death

An Ethiopian refugee will spend at least 12 years in prison after pleading guilty Tuesday in the 2013 strangulation death of his wife during a fight about money.

Dec. 16, 2014 @ 06:20 PM

Local food pantries win $20,000 grants

People in the High Point area who need a fulfilling meal may find their kitchen cabinets less bare because of a pair of $20,000 grants provided to two local food pantries Tuesday.

Dec. 16, 2014 @ 12:06 PM

Police: Felon accused of shooting man in head arrested

A convicted felon who allegedly shot a man in the head on Dec. 6 is in custody.