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GUILFORD COUNTY — Guilford County’s draft budget would start setting aside $50 million annually to pay the debt service on the $1.7 billion school construction bond approved last week.

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KERNERSVILLE — A man riding a moped died after being struck by an oncoming vehicle on Wednesday, the Kernersville Police Department said.

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Items for Faith Calendar, a listing of faith-based events, must include the complete name of any guest speaker and a street address for the event. Submissions may be mailed or delivered to the High Point Enterprise, 213 Woodbine St., High Point, NC 27260, by Tuesday to be published in the Fr…

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HIGH POINT — A genealogical program titled “The Lost Grandmother: atDNA & A 19th-Century Family History Mystery” that was presented earlier this month at the High Point Public Library will be repeated live via Zoom, thanks to the Guilford County Genealogical Society.

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ARCHDALE — A woman who drove away from Randolph County Sheriff’s Office deputies and a man riding with her were arrested Wednesday after a chase that covered a total of about 20 miles, the sheriff’s office said.

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UVALDE, Texas (AP) — One student was an avid runner, so fast she swept the races at field day. Another was learning football plays from his grandfather. One girl sensed something was wrong and wanted to skip school.

TRIAD — The two most highly contagious variants of COVID-19 account for nearly all cases of the disease in North Carolina, but the indicators that state health officials monitor have not shown large jumps in serious illness.

HIGH POINT — A south High Point motel property that’s been a target of city enforcement has a new owner.

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HIGH POINT — A minor wreck at a south High Point intersection Monday evening turned into a confrontation resulting in gunshots being fired into one car, severely injuring a pregnant woman, police said.

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HIGH POINT — A Community Service of Lament and Hope will be held Thursday evening at Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church in the wake of recent mass shootings at a Buffalo supermarket and an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas.

HIGH POINT — The city has launched legal action to seize the property of a longtime High Point business by eminent domain in order to provide more parking in the downtown area.

GUILFORD COUNTY — How the Guilford County Board of Education’s search for a new school system superintendent looks might vary in some significant ways depending on which search firm the board members choose to hire next week, based on interviews they conducted online Tuesday evening.

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On the Scene is a column listing community events that runs each Wednesday. Items will be edited to conform to Enterprise guidelines. Items must be submitted at least seven days before the event. The information must contain a street address for the event. Submissions may be mailed or delive…

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The High Point Police Department recently received coloring books donated by the Rotary Club of High Point and packaged by the High Point Central High School Interact Club to distribute to children when officers are on domestic violence calls. Pictured are Maj. Petula Sellars, from left, Abi…

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ARCHDALE — The town of Archdale was among 19 small municipalities across the state chosen for a state program to help them better plan and implement economic development programs, the N.C. Department of Commerce announced Tuesday.

HIGH POINT — City-hired contractors on Monday started construction on a major infrastructure project that’s being jointly funded with High Point University.

HIGH POINT — The City Council on Monday declared its work on High Point’s upcoming budget finished, while leaving open the possibility to revisit some issues before a final decision.

HIGH POINT — On Wednesday evening, the one-year anniversary of a still-unsolved slaying in south High Point, a Stop the Violence Concert will be held in the victim’s memory.

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HIGH POINT — A High Point man is accused of stealing a Mercedes in Greensboro while two people were still inside of it and driving them to High Point, where he crashed the car while fleeing police, the High Point Police Department said.

HIGH POINT — High Point won’t be joining the ranks of other cities that enforce federal fair housing laws, at least for now.

HIGH POINT — Wayne Southerland said he hopes others will discover the same type of passion he has for cigars when he opens his new High Point business soon.

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HIGH POINT — A High Point man has been convicted based on DNA evidence in a sexual assault of a woman that happened four years ago.

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HIGH POINT — A celebrated trumpeter who originally was scheduled to be one of the headliners at last year’s John Coltrane International Jazz and Blues Festival now is scheduled to headline the final day of this year’s two-day event.

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Students at Andrews High School take turns exploring a U.S. Army Black Hawk helicopter that landed at the school Friday. Members of the Air National Guard out of Fort Bragg landed the helicopter on the school track field as part of Andrews’ celebration of Armed Forces Day. Branches of the mi…

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TRIAD — Guilford Technical Community College recently announced several area students who were named to the fall semester president’s list. To make the list, students must complete at least 12 credit hours in the fall semester and earn a 4.0 grade point average.

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HIGH POINT — Police are seeking a man who dragged a woman from her SUV and stole it Thursday night.

GUILFORD COUNTY — A man who was to be part of a slate of candidates running for the Guilford County Board of Education because of problems they see with the direction of the schools won’t be on the general election ballot this fall.

HIGH POINT — City Council members on Thursday explored options to mitigate the coming impact of what are likely to be higher property tax bills, but cuts to existing spending levels to achieve this were not on the table.

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GUILFORD COUNTY — The Guilford County Board of Commissioners got its first look at its budget proposal for the upcoming fiscal year and how the spending plan might affect the property tax homeowners and businesses pay.

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HIGH POINT — Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist will offer free sports physicals this weekend for area student-athletes who attend high schools that are part of the health system’s Athletic Training Outreach Program.

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GUILFORD COUNTY — Voters approved an unprecedented $1.7 billion school construction bond package in Tuesday’s primary election meant to transform education in Guilford County Schools for generations to come.

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TRIAD — Several primary races in the area were too close to call late Tuesday night but cleared up with all returns posted Wednesday.

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HIGH POINT — Thomas Built Buses of High Point on Wednesday announced plans to hire 280 employees to support an additional shift at its Saf-T-Liner C2 plant on W. Fairfield Road.