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High Point Officials: "911 Call Center Is Down 5 Lines" - WFMY News 2

Mon, 07/08/2013 - 04:16

High Point Officials: "911 Call Center Is Down 5 Lines"
WFMY News 2
High Point, NC -- North State telephone customers are currently unable to contact 911 using a landline. This is effecting the High Point 911 call center. Reps are currently working with only 2 out of the 8 normal lines of service. They says, if you ...

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Remembering Every High and Low Point for the Last 20 Years in Boxing - Bleacher Report

Mon, 07/08/2013 - 02:57

Bleacher Report

Remembering Every High and Low Point for the Last 20 Years in Boxing
Bleacher Report
The moments of epic drama in boxing often transcend the regular highlights found in the various professional games. And at the same time, the low points of prize fighting often far outstrip other sports in terms of tragedy, shamelessness and pure disgrace.

NASCAR plate racing yields another frantic finish - High Point Enterprise

Mon, 07/08/2013 - 02:19

NASCAR plate racing yields another frantic finish
High Point Enterprise
The five-time Sprint Cup champion became the first driver since Hall of Famer Bobby Allison in 1982 to sweep both points races at Daytona in the same season. Fireball Roberts (1962), Cale Yarborough (1968) and LeeRoy Yarbrough (1969) also ...

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Facade grant program offered for second year - High Point Enterprise

Mon, 07/08/2013 - 00:04

Facade grant program offered for second year
High Point Enterprise
The city allocated $25,000 for the grants and ElectriCities, the public power cooperative of which High Point is a member, contributed $4,000. The City Project awarded eight grants last year totalling $22,700. The grant recipients invested a total of ...

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County on verge of new representative - High Point Enterprise

Sun, 07/07/2013 - 19:58

County on verge of new representative
High Point Enterprise
... committee is made up of county Republicans named to the leadership body by their fellow GOP members in the county. Barrett told The High Point Enterprise that six candidates who formally applied will be considered for the 80th State House District ...

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Arts leaders see cans' potential - High Point Enterprise

Sun, 07/07/2013 - 19:07

Arts leaders see cans' potential
High Point Enterprise
Folks at the High Point Area Arts Council feel a bit smug these days. They may have placed themselves — although unintentionally — at the leading edge of High Point's future by installing on June 28 two sea-cans at Centennial Station, the Arts ...

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Our View : Questions linger with Trinity budget - High Point Enterprise

Sun, 07/07/2013 - 04:47

Our View : Questions linger with Trinity budget
High Point Enterprise
According to reports by The High Point Enterprise and the Archdale-Trinity News, a special meeting was called in late June to consider budget amendments related to the city's sewer system and general fund that some city officials say would have ...

Your View : Closing business using fruit was dumb - High Point Enterprise

Sun, 07/07/2013 - 02:45

Your View : Closing business using fruit was dumb
High Point Enterprise
They keep talking about bringing High Point back. They need to first find out where it went. I have lived here for almost 48 years. It has only gone one way — backwards. All the money spent on sea-can ideas won't help that. Although, if the fresh food ...

Spanish party pandemonium - High Point Enterprise

Sun, 07/07/2013 - 01:26

Spanish party pandemonium
High Point Enterprise
Dick Jones is a freelance writer living in High Point. He's an NRA Certified Instructor and a member of the board of directors of the Southeastern Outdoor Press Association. He writes about hunting, fishing, dogs, and shooting for several NC newspapers ...

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Durham man rented vehicle from UNC's Hairston arrest - High Point Enterprise

Sun, 07/07/2013 - 01:15

Durham man rented vehicle from UNC's Hairston arrest
High Point Enterprise
GRAHAM — The High Point American Legion Post 87 HiToms edged Burlington Post 63 10-9 on Saturday night to grab a 2-1 lead in their first-round best-of-five playoff series. Post 87 rolled past Burlington Post 63 14-0 late Friday night at Finch Field to ...

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Chuck Bino : Thoughts on benefactors and behemoths - High Point Enterprise

Sat, 07/06/2013 - 23:38

Chuck Bino : Thoughts on benefactors and behemoths
High Point Enterprise
The lustful crowd is oblivious to the approaching outcome, which was always known to the driver … that the behemoth was the last one.” Chuck Bino lives in High Point with his wife, Sue, after technical and management careers in manufacturing and retail.

Longtime gift shop closes - High Point Enterprise

Sat, 07/06/2013 - 19:03

Longtime gift shop closes
High Point Enterprise
When The Gilded Lily by Patra closes its doors this weekend after 18 years in business, it will leave a void in High Point's retail landscape. Patra Wansley and her husband, Ronny, ran the boutique gift store in a historic house at 1104 N. Main St ...

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Would you like a little salt with your pool? - High Point Enterprise

Sat, 07/06/2013 - 19:03

Would you like a little salt with your pool?
High Point Enterprise
Murr, who lives in High Point, has enjoyed a pool at his home for 30 years. But three years ago he switched from a traditional chlorinated pool to a saltwater one. His pool water now filters through a salt chlorination system, which Murr said makes his ...

Dana Holding Corp . shares hit high point - Toledo Blade

Sat, 07/06/2013 - 04:22

Dana Holding Corp . shares hit high point
Toledo Blade
Dana Holding Corp. shares hit high point. BLADE STAFF. Boosted by news of an expanded stock buyback, Dana Holding Corp. closed the week at an all-time high. Shares of the Maumee-based supplier of axles, driveshafts, and other auto components briefly ...

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Community garden vandalized in High Point - myfox8.com

Fri, 07/05/2013 - 23:04

Community garden vandalized in High Point
myfox8.com
HIGH POINT, N.C. — Neighbors near the Oakview Community Garden in High Point are upset after someone trampled the garden and smashed out windows. This year's harvest is going to be a little lighter than usual, but the neighborhood kids will still pick ...

Rising Senior Works on Office Depot Campaigns During Summer Internship - High Point University (press release) (blog)

Fri, 07/05/2013 - 17:05

Rising Senior Works on Office Depot Campaigns During Summer Internship
High Point University (press release) (blog)
HPU High Point University Office Depot HIGH POINT, N.C., July 5, 2013 – Stephanie Schwartz, a communication major at High Point University, was recently hired as the Marketing Intern at Office Depot's corporate headquarters in Boca Raton, Fla. Schwartz ...

HighPoint Unveils SATA 6 Gb/s Expander Module - Tom's Hardware Guide

Fri, 07/05/2013 - 06:00

HighPoint Unveils SATA 6 Gb/s Expander Module
Tom's Hardware Guide
HighPoint Technologies has launched the Rocket EJ340, the industry's first SATA 6 Gb/s Expander Module with a built-in enclosure management. The EJ340 utilizes industry standard mini-SAS connectors, a Centronics compliant form factor and allows the ...

High Point man acted on original 'Lone Ranger' radio program - High Point Enterprise

Fri, 07/05/2013 - 05:10

High Point man acted on original 'Lone Ranger' radio program
High Point Enterprise
Les Flippo 008.jpg. SONNY HEDGECOCK | HPE. Les Flippo, 83, of High Point, performed on about 30 episodes of the original "Lone Ranger" radio program in the late 1940s. 4_Bruce_Beemer.jpg. SPECIAL | HPE. Brace Beemer played the Lone Ranger for ...

Bunch cards ace on Flag Day at Willow Creek - High Point Enterprise

Fri, 07/05/2013 - 02:45

Bunch cards ace on Flag Day at Willow Creek
High Point Enterprise
GRAHAM — High Point American Legion Post 87 fell 7-6 to Burlington-Graham Post 63 in 11 innings in Game 1 of their best-of-five first-round playoff series at Graham Middle School on Thursday night. Game 2 is today at 6 p.m. at Finch Field in ...

Uncle Sam Jam is a go, rain or shine - High Point Enterprise

Thu, 07/04/2013 - 09:58

Uncle Sam Jam is a go, rain or shine
High Point Enterprise
The High Point Parks and Recreation Department's July Fourth event will go on today no matter the weather, said Sherry Paul, recreations supervisor. By noon Wednesday, maintenance crews at Oak Hollow Festival Park had set up two tents and a backdrop ...