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Jul. 11, 2014 @ 06:45 PM

Kao plans expansion, new jobs

A south High Point specialty chemical manufacturer plans to expand its operations.


Jul. 11, 2014 @ 06:19 PM

Portrait of a furniture maverick

There are few heroes in what’s happened to the U.S. furniture industry over the last 15 years.


Jul. 11, 2014 @ 05:38 PM

Half city election races contested so far, but which ones?

The midway point of candidate filing for this year’s city elections already assures voters that half the High Point races will be contested this fall.


Jul. 11, 2014 @ 04:59 PM

Chances to see last congressional debate

The 6th Congressional District runoff debate between Republican candidates Phil Berger Jr. and Mark Walker, which will air this evening on Time Warner Cable News, will be rebroadcast tomorrow night  at 7 p.m. on WXLV ABC 45.


Jul. 11, 2014 @ 04:04 PM

Man surrenders on child abuse charges

Joel Rayvon Brooks, 23, was arrested about 3:25 p.m. Thursday on allegations he was, in part, responsible for a fractures and abrasions an infant suffered in May. The child’s mother was arrested earlier Thursday.


Jul. 10, 2014 @ 07:53 PM

Davis to face challenge in Ward 5

First-term City Councilman Jim Davis will face a challenge in his bid for re-election in November.


Jul. 10, 2014 @ 07:52 PM

Funding cuts leave High Point without methadone treatment facility

After a near-death experience with heroin addiction, Zachary Hall was determined to overcome his battle with the drug.


Jul. 10, 2014 @ 07:19 PM

Possible asbestos complicates Kilby cleanup

It may be awhile longer before the remains of the Kilby Hotel are hauled away.


Jul. 10, 2014 @ 02:39 PM

Don’t forget your pet

Two years ago, on a hot summer day, a woman parked her car at a Wal-Mart. When she locked her car and left, a dog was sitting in the backseat.


Jul. 09, 2014 @ 07:39 PM

Two businesses plan expansions in Randolph

Two Randolph County companies plan to create jobs in upcoming expansions.


Jul. 09, 2014 @ 06:47 PM

Challengers weigh run for Douglas seat

If the controversies surrounding Ward 2 City Councilman Foster Douglas have his neighbors riled up, you wouldn’t know it yet by the number of candidates lining up to run for his seat.


Jul. 09, 2014 @ 05:41 PM

The British are coming: Award-winning English high school band returns for fifth US tour

In 1999, Bill and Ellie Miller took their seats at a high school band concert in Bolton, a large town in northern England.

 

“We expected it was just going to be a regular school band,” Bill Miller said. “What we found was an extraordinary band with an extraordinary director.”

 

Jul. 09, 2014 @ 05:20 PM

Competitive races emerge for council - which ones?

Voters in the city already are assured of three contested races for this fall’s election less than a week into the candidate filing period.


Jul. 09, 2014 @ 04:17 PM

Powerful area legislator ensnared in son’s political turmoil

State Sen. Phil Berger Sr., R-Rockingham, is on the ballot this year to keep his legislative seat, but that’s not why he’s getting intense attention in political circles.


Jul. 09, 2014 @ 06:02 PM

Heating up down the stretch - charges of illegal tactics roil runoff

An already nasty runoff campaign in the 6th Congressional District turned more volatile Wednesday when Republican candidate Mark Walker filed an ethics complaint against opponent Phil Berger Jr., including pointed accusations against Berger’s father who’s one of the most powerful men in state government.