Nov. 15, 2014 @ 05:45 PM

Surge of absentee ballots gave Alexander edge

A surge of last-minute absentee ballots made the difference in the closely-contested High Point City Council at-large race.

Nov. 15, 2014 @ 04:43 PM

Animals get second chance at life — as movie stars

Before Jinx the cat was flushing the toilet on “Little Fockers,” the third movie in the “Meet the Parents” series, he was abandoned and wandering Canada’s streets.

Nov. 15, 2014 @ 03:43 PM

So long, Howard -Coble nears end of career

It’s fitting that one of the last acts of Rep. Howard Coble during his 30-year congressional career will feature him waving from a float during a series of Christmas parades.

Nov. 14, 2014 @ 06:53 PM

High Point native lands bloody role in horror film

It appears the witching hour has arrived for High Point native Latimer Alexander V.

Nov. 15, 2014 @ 03:39 PM

Alexander slips ahead of Moore for council seat

The topsy-turvy race for an at-large seat on City Council made one last turn Friday when former Councilman Latimer Alexander edged ahead of incumbent Britt Moore, reversing an apparent win for Moore from the unofficial returns on election night.

Nov. 14, 2014 @ 12:40 PM

Victims of fatal house fire in Trinity identified

Authorities released Friday the identities of the two victims who died trapped inside a burning house in Trinity last Saturday.

Nov. 13, 2014 @ 10:00 PM

Obamacare round 2 kicks off Saturday

Retired furniture worker Eddie Sowers understands all the controversy surrounding the Affordable Care Act, its role in political debates and election campaigns. 

But for the 63-year-old widower from northeastern Davidson County, the big-picture discussions about the Affordable Care Act don’t overshadow his personal reality.

Nov. 13, 2014 @ 04:02 PM

Feeding hope in bowls of soup at Feast of Caring

In the beginning, it took Brooke Garrou going door to door to pull it all together.

Nov. 13, 2014 @ 01:04 PM

Adams gets early start in Congress

For the first time in 10 months, the constituents of the 12th Congressional District have a representative to call their own.

Nov. 13, 2014 @ 12:26 PM

Zeek Rewards ringleader pleads not guilty

A Davidson County man who prosecutors say masterminded an $850 million Internet-based Ponzi scheme is pleading not guilty to charges of wire and mail fraud, conspiracy and tax fraud.

Nov. 12, 2014 @ 08:00 PM

High Pointer may remain leader of commissioners

High Point residents may end up exchanging one elected leader from the city for another one as chairman of the Guilford County Board of Commissioners.


Nov. 12, 2014 @ 07:37 PM

Furniture showroom leader Mitchell to retire

Longtime High Point Market showroom executive Tom Mitchell will retire at the end of this year from International Market Centers, the company announced Wednesday night.

Nov. 12, 2014 @ 05:33 PM

IMC files for IPO

International Market Centers earlier this week filed for an initial public offering. IMC is seeking to raise about $200 million through stock sales.

Nov. 12, 2014 @ 05:20 PM

Brrrr … get ready for early shot of winter

Hope you enjoyed the short-sleeved shirt weather on Wednesday — starting Thursday, winter arrives early and with a punch.

Nov. 12, 2014 @ 03:37 PM

Fire investigators searching for next of kin

A woman who escaped the fire told firefighters her husband and sister were still trapped inside the home. Firefighters found the bodies of the two people inside.