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HIGH POINT — A furniture industry veteran who has been active in buying and redeveloping older properties in High Point has added to his holdings.

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TRINITY — The period opened Monday for candidates to file for mayor and two seats on the Trinity City Council.

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HIGH POINT — The Salvation Army North and South Carolinas Division recently recognized Gage Rice as the 2021 Youth Hall of Fame Award recipient.

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HIGH POINT — The Heroes Center, a faith-based nonprofit that provides veterans with resources to successfully transition to civilian life, was one of four organizations chosen recently to receive a grant from the High Point Elks Lodge.

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Crews are doing site development work for High Point University near the former Sechrest Funeral Home, land the university bought in May. Parking for a wide variety of community and athletic events is being added. The site may be used in the future for a variety of projects, including academ…

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RALEIGH — As COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations are once again on the rise in North Carolina, state officials have said 13 of the state’s 100 counties demonstrate at least “substantial” community spread of the disease.

HIGH POINT — The city has apparently lost out on a potential $100 million film studio campus that could have brought 120 jobs to southwest High Point.

HIGH POINT — It’s been two months to the day since Rodney and Deneka Booth’s 25-year-old son, Robert, was gunned down outside a south High Point condominium complex, but the parents find themselves asking the same question they asked two months ago:

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HIGH POINT — High Point police reported that a man and a woman were found dead at a home Friday night after a caller reported being shot.

HIGH POINT — YWCA High Point’s door-to-door vaccination outreach effort, VaxConnect, is making house calls to provide education about COVID-19 vaccinations, schedule appointments and arrange transportation to vaccine sites.

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HIGH POINT — The High Point Community Foundation experienced an exceptionally strong year despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, according to an annual report foundation President Paul Lessard provided trustees.

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TRINITY — Candidates running for mayor of Trinity and two seats on the City Council will file later than their counterparts in other area municipalities.

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HIGH POINT — Coffeehouse chain Starbucks will open an additional location in the city at a north High Point retail development, according to public records.

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ARCHDALE — A 15-year-old boy from Archdale and student at Trinity High School drowned in a hotel swimming pool earlier this month in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

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GUILFORD COUNTY — A man from Jamestown who went missing earlier this week was found dead outside Greensboro Thursday.

TRIAD — The three major health systems in the greater High Point area will require all employees to get a COVID-19 vaccination or face losing their job.

GUILFORD COUNTY — The Guilford County Board of Education could decide as early as Tuesday night whether the school system will maintain mask requirements for the academic year that starts in a month.

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HIGH POINT — New High Point City Manager Tasha Logan Ford says service to residents will be the watchword of her administration.

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TRIAD — Gov. Roy Cooper and state public health leaders urged the state’s public schools Wednesday to keep mask requirements in place when the new academic year starts in a month, though an area school board this week went on record calling for an end to the mask mandate in classrooms.

HIGH POINT — Students at High Point University won’t be required to have a COVID-19 vaccination to return to campus for the academic year that starts in about a month.

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HIGH POINT — The City Council has resumed its practice of awarding annual grants to outside nonprofit agencies, as officials consider more accountability measures for the public funds.

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HIGH POINT — The city has scheduled a series of public workshops that will explore whether to provide a new level of service for residents with fair housing complaints.

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RANDOLPH COUNTY — Republican Sheriff Greg Seabolt has sued a Republican and a Democratic candidate seeking the sheriff’s office in next year’s election, accusing them of defamation and harassment against Seabolt and his supporters.

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A crane operator from Florida who breached the U.S. Senate chamber carrying a Trump campaign flag was sentenced Monday to eight months behind bars, the first punishment handed down for a felony charge in the Jan. 6 Capitol riot and one that could help determine the severity of other sentence…

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HIGH POINT — The City Council declared Monday that its meetings are back to pre-coronavirus pandemic procedures, with one added feature.

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GUILFORD COUNTY — A man arrested last week in High Point died in his jail cell Saturday at the Guilford County Detention Center in Greensboro, the Guilford County Sheriff’s Office announced Monday night.

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GUILFORD COUNTY — The officer who was attacked by an inmate at the jail in Greensboro Thursday night has been unconscious in the hospital since the attack, the Guilford County Sheriff’s Office said.

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TRIAD — A young woman from Kernersville was shot and killed this past weekend in an eastern Wilkes County neighborhood, and a man from Elkin has been arrested.

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HIGH POINT — With July temperatures reaching into the 90s and more severe temperatures expected for August, the next fan giveaway is scheduled for Wednesday from 1-3 p.m. at West End Ministries, 903 English Road.

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HIGH POINT — Calls from the public led police to believe there might be a mass shooting episode going on Sunday night, but after officers arrived they realized there had been just one gun and only two cars were damaged, police said.

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HIGH POINT — When summer temperatures soar into the 90s, as they’ve done in recent days, what could possibly be more refreshing than an ice-cold bottle of Tip Cola, right?

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HIGH POINT — With hot temperatures in the forecast for July in the Piedmont Triad, medical professionals remind residents of ways to prevent heat-related illnesses and deaths.