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Happy birthday: Westwood Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Archdale celebrated Beulah Pascal’s 102nd birthday on Monday.

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The last couple weeks I have been picking up pawpaws and fixing fig jam from backyard fruits which I have been growing for years. The harvest has been good and even tastier. Two sweet native fruits that grow in North Carolina that are very nutritious and have provided a food source for human…

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TRINITY — For Gene and Eldora Terrell, seven decades of matrimony began, quite literally, with a small spark in a chemistry lab at Guilford College.

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MAYBERRY — What happens when a fictional town, created more than 60 years ago specifically for television, refuses to fade away?

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The fruits of summer can be wonderful! Some say the fruits of summer are the delightful activities of lounging on the beach next to the surf, while others claim playing a round of golf on cool green grass is the best fruit of summer. But food lovers like me say the best fruits of summer are …

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Nutritious autumn edibles can be planted now through mid-September. This is a good time to get your fall garden started for autumn and early winter harvest of green, leafy veggies and root crops to enhance every meal. Even a small plot of ground 5’x10’ or bigger will reward you with enough g…

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Last year I didn’t get my usual annual amount of watermelon consumed. With the pandemic and other issues, I think I was distracted. So, I plan to remedy that this summer. July and August are prime months for finding watermelons in the market. We have already had two, but they were not up to …

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HIGH POINT — Lenny Peters has worn, and still wears, a lot of hats in his life, from physician and medical researcher to bank founder, real-estate developer and philanthropist.

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HIGH POINT — Jody Bitzenhofer still laughs about the first backpacking trip she led a couple of years ago.

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Summer has arrived! High Pointers are once again celebrating our city. The High Point Rockers are rocking. People are picnicking in our parks, fishing in our lakes, and soon they will be “Dancin’ and Shaggin’ at the Station”!

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DAVIE COUNTY — Honestly, the small wooden structure at the old Anderson homeplace in Davie County doesn’t exactly look like a museum.

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SAVANNAH, Georgia — Dan and Bridgette Riedel’s seemingly unquenchable appetite for ghost tours has led them to where it inevitably had to lead them — Savannah, reputed to be one of the most haunted cities in America, if not the most haunted.

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“I would like to thank the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) for your unwavering commitment to supporting the students and teachers of United States history. Your presence and influence is critical in these unprecedented times. I applaud your willingness to extend it to the determin…

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Oh, it is wonderful to be with people, to see smiles on faces as our world opens up again. Events are beginning to happen once again, albeit in a slightly different mode. That was indeed true of the 19th annual Pink Ribbon Luncheon of the High Point Regional Foundation. The planning of the l…

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HIGH POINT — Alfredo Paredes, who worked as Ralph Lauren’s chief creative officer for more than 30 years, is anticipating the debut of his first furniture collection at this weekend’s spring High Point Market.

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The sun was shining brightly on this extraordinary graduation day. Optimism abounded. I gazed over a white sea of chairs, 10,000 chairs! One of these chairs was mine. Which one, I wondered. Then I spotted Connor Harris, High Point University’s community concierge, who showed me to my seat.

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HIGH POINT — After more than half a century of working with the U.S. Postal Service, Steve Gantt will tell you there’s not much that can stay him from the swift completion of his appointed rounds.