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Sixth-grader is budding businessman - High Point Enterprise

Sat, 06/29/2013 - 21:33

Sixth-grader is budding businessman
High Point Enterprise
In comparison, breast cancer's is nearly $22,000 per death. Swim for cancer. Hosted by the High Point Community Swim Association, the event is similar to a bike-a-thon. Each participant will swim a certain number of laps, based on the donations collected.

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'We barely get by' - High Point Enterprise

Sat, 06/29/2013 - 21:15

'We barely get by'
High Point Enterprise
“We are always looking for more food drives and the High Point Community has been wonderful, but we always need more,” Gillespie said. “We always try to give out enough food to last a few days.” On many Thursdays, West End also offers a hot meal that ...

McCrory returns home - High Point Enterprise

Sat, 06/29/2013 - 21:13

McCrory returns home
High Point Enterprise
McCrory made a special point of showing his appreciation for his old high school coach, Mike Raybon. Raybon was McCrory's football and wrestling coach at Ragsdale High School. Ragsdale High School has named their gym after Raybon. “I have kept up ...

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Faculty Help Build a Home in High Point - High Point University (press release) (blog)

Sat, 06/29/2013 - 12:10

High Point University (press release) (blog)

Faculty Help Build a Home in High Point
High Point University (press release) (blog)
A group of High Point University faculty joined Habitat for Humanity of High Point, Archdale and Trinity recently to build a home for a family in the Washington Terrace subdivision. Ten faculty members worked on the homes, which is just a few miles ...

Basketball Team and Rec Staff Hold Basketball Clinic for High Point Youth - High Point University (press release) (blog)

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 17:39

High Point University (press release) (blog)

Basketball Team and Rec Staff Hold Basketball Clinic for High Point Youth
High Point University (press release) (blog)
The group recently hosted a basketball skills challenge clinic for “Boys Night Out” at the Fairview Family Resource Center. The program is designed to recruit young men from the Southside Boys Night Out 3 Community in High Point to spend more time at ...

Center Point High not a 'failing school,' city officials say - The Birmingham News - al.com

Fri, 06/28/2013 - 03:02

Center Point High not a 'failing school,' city officials say
The Birmingham News - al.com
CENTER POINT, Alabama -- Citing rising graduation rates, test scores, and scholarship awards, city officials in Center Point said Center Point High School should not have been placed on a list of 78 'failing schools.' Mayor Tom Henderson and city ...

High Point apartments sold, renovation planned - The Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area (blog)

Thu, 06/27/2013 - 22:52

High Point apartments sold, renovation planned
The Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area (blog)
The 204-unit Hunters Point Apartment complex in High Point was sold to AMAC I Hunters Point LLC, an entity managed by an independent real estate firm based in Uniondale, N.Y., for $4 million, according to public record. “AMAC will be investing $500,000 ...

Supreme Court decision could impact city elections - High Point Enterprise

Thu, 06/27/2013 - 21:57

Supreme Court decision could impact city elections
High Point Enterprise
Tuesday's U.S. Supreme Court decision that struck down a key provision of the Voting Rights Act has short-term and long-term implications for city elections, according to High Point legal officials. High Point was among the local governments in several ...

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Local woman charged with animal cruelty - High Point Enterprise

Thu, 06/27/2013 - 21:57

Local woman charged with animal cruelty
High Point Enterprise
Mimi Cooper, public health director, confirmed that Donna Burkhart, of 1205 Blain St. in High Point, has been charged with one count of misdemeanor animal cruelty. She also faces a felony cruelty to animals charge from March. Cooper said Burkhart ...

Showroom building has new owner - High Point Enterprise

Thu, 06/27/2013 - 18:58

Showroom building has new owner
High Point Enterprise
Samson Investment Holding, which is associated with a home furnishings company that has properties in High Point, filed paperwork in Guilford County indicating its interest in buying the Hamilton Square showroom. Samson indicates in a Guilford County ...

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High Point golfer Overbey qualifies for US Girls' Junior championship - Greensboro News & Record

Thu, 06/27/2013 - 17:32

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High Point golfer Overbey qualifies for US Girls' Junior championship
Greensboro News & Record
High Point's Cecily Overbey shot 69 at the U.S. Girls Sectional Qualifier in Elverson, Pa., and has gained entry entry into the 65th Girls' Junior Championship. The U.S. Golf Association championship will be at Sycamore Hills Golf Club in Fort Wayne ...
Waseca resident named to Honors List at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens ...Southernminn.com

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Article by Professor to Kick-Off Innovative Teaching Series - High Point University (press release) (blog)

Thu, 06/27/2013 - 17:20

High Point University (press release) (blog)

Article by Professor to Kick-Off Innovative Teaching Series
High Point University (press release) (blog)
High Point University Professor Kimberly Reich HIGH POINT, N.C., June 27, 2013 – An article by Dr. Kimberly Reich, assistant professor of exercise science at High Point University, that discusses how professional conferences can enhance learning for ...

Local musicians win big - High Point Enterprise

Thu, 06/27/2013 - 09:08

Local musicians win big
High Point Enterprise
Brothers Marcus and Zach Cox, both of High Point, and their friend Sawyer Frye, of Winston-Salem, received a phone call from Folgers Tuesday morning. They were told they won the company's national jingle contest, along with $25,000 and a chance to have ...

High Point's Law drafted by Globetrotters - Greensboro News & Record (blog)

Thu, 06/27/2013 - 04:03

High Point's Law drafted by Globetrotters
Greensboro News & Record (blog)
The Harlem Globetrotters held their annual "draft" recently, and as a result, a High Point University player found his name on a list with some pretty famous faces. The Panthers' Corey Law was one of three men's college basketball players in the ...

Your View: Washington Street is key revitalization effort - High Point Enterprise

Thu, 06/27/2013 - 02:24

Your View: Washington Street is key revitalization effort
High Point Enterprise
The DPZ team offers a plan the is expressly aimed at NOT trying to make High Point into Greensboro. In fact, the team looked at downtown Greensboro and Winston-Salem and recommends an approach that reflects High Point's assets and one that will ...

Watt's new journey starts Thursday morning - High Point Enterprise

Thu, 06/27/2013 - 01:11

Watt's new journey starts Thursday morning
High Point Enterprise
Watt's congressional district includes parts of High Point. The 12th District reaches from the Charlotte metropolitan area through the central Piedmont to the Triad. The date for a special election to fill Watt's seat wouldn't be set until he is ...

Almost perfect - High Point Enterprise

Wed, 06/26/2013 - 22:03

Almost perfect
High Point Enterprise
HIGH POINT, NC: Johnny Blizard bowled a 299 game earlier this month during outing with group from Culler Senior Ctr. He said the 7 pin was his downfall . .....PHOTO: DON DAVIS, JR. ; The High Point Enterprise, High Point NC (13/026). HIGH POINT —.

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Report : Murder victim had drugs in system - High Point Enterprise

Wed, 06/26/2013 - 21:34

Report : Murder victim had drugs in system
High Point Enterprise
A High Point man had cocaine and alcohol in his system when he was killed, according to a toxicology report from the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. Shawn Dale Heath, 33, was shot on Aug. 14, 2012, and died from a gunshot wound to his left chest.

Some High Point utility customers get late notice in error - Greensboro News & Record

Wed, 06/26/2013 - 19:15

Some High Point utility customers get late notice in error
Greensboro News & Record
Some High Point residents who pay utility bill by bank draft or by equalized payment plans may receive reminder notices about past due payments in error, according to a press release from the City of High Point. As part of a new software implementation ...

If you build it, they may not come - High Point Enterprise

Wed, 06/26/2013 - 18:25

If you build it, they may not come
High Point Enterprise
Charles Marohn and Joe Minicozzi spoke on the “true costs of downtown development choices” at the String & Splinter Club in High Point. They were presented by The City Project, the city-funded nonprofit that works to revitalize older High Point ...