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Local bank continues growth spurt - High Point Enterprise

Sat, 06/22/2013 - 19:04

Local bank continues growth spurt
High Point Enterprise
High Point-based Bank of North Carolina not only survived the financial crisis, it has thrived of late. BNC has acquired five banks in the last three years and, earlier this month, announced a sixth deal, this one a merger with Asheboro-based Randolph ...

Student Takes on Corporate Internship at Caterpillar Inc. - High Point University (press release) (blog)

Fri, 06/21/2013 - 19:07

High Point University (press release) (blog)

Student Takes on Corporate Internship at Caterpillar Inc.
High Point University (press release) (blog)
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Sharpe's complete game helps carry Post 63 past High Point - Burlington Times News

Fri, 06/21/2013 - 04:37

Sharpe's complete game helps carry Post 63 past High Point
Burlington Times News
HIGH POINT — Alan Sharpe's complete-game pitching performance helped power Burlington-Graham Post 63 to a 4-1 defeat of High Point Post 87 in American Legion baseball Thursday night. Sharpe allowed six hits and one walk while striking out six ...

Inmate's escape remains a mystery - High Point Enterprise

Thu, 06/20/2013 - 22:32

Inmate's escape remains a mystery
High Point Enterprise
HIGH POINT - Jackson is shown being taken into the courtroom during his trial last week. HIGH POINT —. The Guilford County Sheriff's Department still doesn't know how an inmate convicted of first-degree murder managed to get a key that allowed him to ...

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Made In America: High Point Bipartisan Couch Arrives On Capitol Hill - WFMY News 2

Thu, 06/20/2013 - 22:28

Made In America: High Point Bipartisan Couch Arrives On Capitol Hill
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High Point furniture manufacturer, Edward Ferrell + Lewis Mittman displayed the "bipartisan sofa" on Capitol Hill Thursday to bring lawmakers together and to promote American manufacturing. Edward Ferrell + Lewis was in Washington this week to receive ...

Hot time for good works - High Point Enterprise

Thu, 06/20/2013 - 22:12

Hot time for good works
High Point Enterprise
Steelman, a High Point University student, and Blevins and Crawford, high school students who attend Life Community Church, will devote chunks of their summer to helping people on mission trips. They say that they look forward to the down time from ...

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Brown tapped for Guilford County Sports Hall of Fame - High Point Enterprise

Thu, 06/20/2013 - 22:02

Brown tapped for Guilford County Sports Hall of Fame
High Point Enterprise
High Point native Ted Brown, one of the greatest running backs in ACC history, highlights the Guilford County Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2013. Brown, who starred at T.W. Andrews High School, rushed for an N.C. State- and ACC-record 4,602 yards from ...
Inductees Announced For The 2013 Class Of The Guilford County Sports Hall Of ...WFMY News 2

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Lazarus building landlord seeks operator for restaurant planned across from ... - Business First of Columbus

Thu, 06/20/2013 - 21:42

Lazarus building landlord seeks operator for restaurant planned across from ...
Business First of Columbus
The city affiliate that owns the Lazarus building at South High and West Town streets downtown hopes to encourage a restaurant operator to set up in the building across from the HighPoint on Columbus Commons apartments under construction.

High Point Republican to seek Coble's seat - High Point Enterprise

Thu, 06/20/2013 - 21:01

High Point Republican to seek Coble's seat
High Point Enterprise
Local Republican activist Don Webb of High Point announced Thursday that he will run for 6th Congressional District seat long held by fellow Republican Rep. Howard Coble. “I'm running for Congress because we have a sacred duty to our children and ...
High Point businessman announces for Coble's House seatNews & Observer
Coble to face GOP challenger from High PointGreensboro News & Record
Coble undecided on re-election bid; opponents begin to line upBurlington Times News

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Summer reading program expands in High Point - Greensboro News & Record

Thu, 06/20/2013 - 15:34

Summer reading program expands in High Point
Greensboro News & Record
GREENSBORO -- More than 800 students in and around High Point will participate in a summer program aimed to prevent loss of reading skills. More students will participate in this Guilford County Schools program, thanks to support by several community ...
'SuperJam' in Greensboro expected to draw thousandsmyfox8.com

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Luncheon Honors Retired Faculty - High Point University (press release) (blog)

Wed, 06/19/2013 - 15:59

High Point University (press release) (blog)

Luncheon Honors Retired Faculty
High Point University (press release) (blog)
HIGH POINT, N.C., June 19, 2013 – High Point University honored those who gave more than 80 years of combined service to the university through its annual Retirement Recognition Luncheon. This year's honorees are Dr. Richard Bennington, David Carter, ...

High Point United Way gives non-member agencies a hand - Greensboro News & Record

Tue, 06/18/2013 - 23:21

High Point United Way gives non-member agencies a hand
Greensboro News & Record
HIGH POINT — The $3,200 check Craig Thomas picked up Tuesday at the United Way of Greater High Point for Mary's Homes “will get mothers and children out of their cars.” The program, which provides housing vouchers to homeless women and their ...

High Point man charged with attempted murder in '12 case - Greensboro News & Record

Tue, 06/18/2013 - 22:30

High Point man charged with attempted murder in '12 case
Greensboro News & Record
HIGH POINT – Authorities charged a High Point man today with attempted murder in a series of assaults that happened April 16 to 18, 2012, deputies said. Rodney Demetrius Flowers, 24, was serving nine to 11 months in prison for possession of a firearm ...

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Classic film comes to life - High Point Enterprise

Tue, 06/18/2013 - 21:23

Classic film comes to life
High Point Enterprise
HIGH POINT, NC: "Gone With The Wind" party host Thelma Jarvis rides in horse drawn carriage. Jillian Long of Shooting Star Carriages and Van Gogh were the hist for her ride. .....PHOTO: DON DAVIS, JR. ; The High Point Enterprise, High Point NC (13/015).

Strong storms destroy High Point playground - myfox8.com

Tue, 06/18/2013 - 21:13

Strong storms destroy High Point playground
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HIGH POINT, N.C.– Strong storms last week have caused a playground in High Point to remain closed. The playground at Armstrong Park was destroyed by a large tree last Thursday evening. The city says the playground equipment is about 20-years-old and ...

Career Counselor Honored as 'Outstanding Professional' of the Year - High Point University (press release) (blog)

Tue, 06/18/2013 - 18:58

Career Counselor Honored as 'Outstanding Professional' of the Year
High Point University (press release) (blog)
High Point University HPU Melniczek HIGH POINT, N.C., June 18, 2013 – Eric Melniczek, career counselor in the Office of Career and Internship Services at High Point University, was recently honored with the Outstanding Professional Award at the North ...

New funding in High Point will help homeless, disabled - Greensboro News & Record

Tue, 06/18/2013 - 15:32

New funding in High Point will help homeless, disabled
Greensboro News & Record
HIGH POINT —The United Way of Greater High Point passed out one-time grants totaling $45,000 to 10 social service agencies today — including $5,000 to the YWCA, which plans to install a pool lift for disabled swimmers. The venture grants, in amounts ...
United Way of Greater High Point awards thousands to area nonprofitsmyfox8.com

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

Tue, 06/18/2013 - 15:27

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 ...

5 wounded in High Point shooting; 18-year-old arrested - myfox8.com

Tue, 06/18/2013 - 13:21

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5 wounded in High Point shooting; 18-year-old arrested
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HIGH POINT, N.C. — Police say an 18-year-old has been arrested in connection with a shooting that injured five people over the weekend in High Point. According to police, officers responded around 7:30 p.m. Friday to a report of a shooting outside the ...
Man Arrested After 5 Wounded In High Point ShootingWFMY News 2
High Point man charged with four counts attempted murderGreensboro News & Record
Shooting leaves five injuredHigh Point Enterprise

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High Point murder suspect sentenced to life in prison - myfox8.com

Tue, 06/18/2013 - 11:48

High Point murder suspect sentenced to life in prison
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Keith Lauchon Jackson Jr., 24, was accused of shooting 21-year-old Joshua Sweitzer in the head on Halloween night in 2007 while Sweitzer was working as a clerk at the Lucky Mart in High Point. Joshua Sweitzer. According to the High Point Enterprise, ...
High Point man found guilty of murderWinston-Salem Journal
Jackson sentenced to life in prisonHigh Point Enterprise
Man sentenced to life in prison for Thomasville man's deathLexington Dispatch

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