News

Oct. 08, 2014 @ 05:27 PM

Guilford seniors see slightly higher SAT scores

The average combined SAT score of 1435 for Guilford County Schools’ class of 2014 ticked up two points from last year.


Oct. 08, 2014 @ 02:59 PM

Local third-graders keep pace with state in reading

Nearly 79 percent of Guilford County Schools’ third-grade students met the reading proficiency standards.


Oct. 08, 2014 @ 02:53 PM

Firms selected for GCS construction projects

The Guilford County Board of Education approved on Tuesday a committee’s recommendation on firms for High Point Central’s cafeteria and media construction projects.


Oct. 08, 2014 @ 11:32 AM

Woman injured after car careens through Rite Aid

A woman is in the hospital Wednesday morning after her car crashed through the front entrance of a local drugstore.


Oct. 07, 2014 @ 05:52 PM

Hope for Hutch: Ride aims to renew faith for retired officer

As he prepared to welcome his first twin grandbabies into the world, Craig Hutchinson, better known as Hutch, received the worst news of his life. He was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.


Oct. 07, 2014 @ 05:44 PM

Want to vote Nov. 4? Register by Friday

Up until a week ago, this Friday carried singular significance for the political season — the last day to register to vote for the fall election.

But because of a federal court ruling Oct. 1, local voters and those across North Carolina again will have a chance to cast a ballot even if they don’t register by Friday.


Oct. 07, 2014 @ 05:18 PM

High Point Rotary BBQ and Auction held Friday

A great High Point tradition is coming with the annual Rotary Club of High Point BBQ and auction. Families are invited for a day of food, fun and fellowship with all proceeds going to local charities including Youth Unlimited of High Point and other local non-profit organizations.


Oct. 07, 2014 @ 04:34 PM

Guilford prepares for gay marriage ruling

Guilford County Register of Deeds Jeff Thigpen said he thinks it could be anywhere from four to five days to about two weeks before same-sex couples start seeking marriage licenses from his office.


Oct. 07, 2014 @ 03:47 PM

Recycling debate continues

Another day, another hotly debated decision on the city of High Point’s recycling operation.


Oct. 07, 2014 @ 09:03 AM

Rental-car site proposal sparks debate

Should the City Council grant an exception to the development ordinance in order to allow a car rental business to locate Uptowne?


Oct. 06, 2014 @ 07:43 PM

HPU College Republicans chairwoman: 'I chose the wrong words'

A YouTube video that captured the student chairwoman of the High Point University chapter of College Republicans saying she does not want voter registration on campus has garnered national attention and a response Monday from the student.

Oct. 06, 2014 @ 06:00 PM

Even after double mastectomy, Karen Odom will be dancing on air

When Karen Odom was diagnosed with breast cancer, she only cried once — when she feared she might not be able to dance again.


Oct. 06, 2014 @ 04:55 PM

Forum, reception set for High Point candidates

The Pennybyrn at Maryfield retirement community is hosting a pair of events for city voters to hear from and meet candidates running for mayor and City Council.


Oct. 06, 2014 @ 04:03 PM

Could gay marriages in N.C. be allowed this week?

The arc of Ashley Matney’s young life could have inescapably shifted Monday when a move by the U.S. Supreme Court may have opened the way for her to get married to the woman she loves.


Oct. 06, 2014 @ 04:00 PM

Council sorts through recycling options

Should the city of High Point get out of the recycling business? In whole or in part?