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 Wednesday to be published in the …

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HIGH POINT – Holiday Honor Cards by artist William Mangum are now available at several High Point locations to help fight homelessness and hunger.

GREENSBORO — The Greensboro City Council will hold a special meeting Dec. 6 on an economic development project, the same day that the Randolph County Board of Commissioners meet on a lucrative economic incentives package for a manufacturer at the Greensboro-Randolph Megasite.

HIGH POINT — School teachers received pay raises and bonuses in the recently enacted state budget two years after public employees were caught in the middle of partisan gridlock that left the state government operating on a stopgap spending plan.

HIGH POINT — High Point police say their plan to address illegal use of dirt bikes and all-terrain vehicles on city streets will involve more than just writing tickets.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits plummeted last week to the lowest level in more than half a century, another sign that the U.S. job market is rebounding rapidly from last year's coronavirus recession.

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BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — Three men were convicted of murder Wednesday in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery, the Black man who was running empty-handed through a Georgia subdivision when the white strangers chased him, trapped him on a quiet street and blasted him with a shotgun.

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FERGUS FALLS, Minnesota (AP) — The U.S. soldiers called them “Caroline’s guys.” They transformed farms in a war zone - risking their lives for the program she built, sharing her belief that something as simple as apple trees could change the world.

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SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Bulgaria and North Macedonia began periods of national mourning on Wednesday, a day after a bus traveling through Bulgaria carrying tourists to neighboring North Macedonia crashed and caught fire, killing 45 people.

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — New state data shows more than 1.3 million of the roughly 8.2 million North Carolina adults who qualify for a COVID-19 booster shot — or one in six eligible residents — have gotten the extra protection against a virus that has killed about 775,000 Americans.

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LEXINGTON — Clear bags and screenings are now required for people who attend Lexington City Schools’ large gatherings, especially sports events.

RANDOLPH COUNTY — The Randolph County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting near Archdale that injured one person Wednesday morning.

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RANDOLPH COUNTY — The Randolph County Board of Commissioners will take up an economic incentives package valued in the tens of millions of dollars for a major manufacturer to set up an operation at the Greensboro-Randolph Megasite, another indication that a long-sought tenant for the site ma…

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HIGH POINT — Peters Development of High Point on Tuesday purchased another major local shopping center: Westchester Centre at 2200 Westchester Drive, which is anchored by a Food Lion grocery store.

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GUILFORD COUNTY — Guilford County Attorney Mark Payne plans to step down at the end of the year.

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KERNERSVILLE — One person was injured in an early morning fire Tuesday that also damaged a house in a Kernersville neighborhood.

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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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HIGH POINT — One of the city’s 2019 transportation bond projects has moved a step closer to construction, although that is likely a few years away.

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TRIAD — The state budget passed in bipartisan fashion last week features $151 million for projects in Randolph and Davidson counties, including appropriations for area communities.

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A stilt walker entertains the crowd that lined both sides of Main Street of the parade route during Sunday’s Holiday Festival Parade. The parade, which was canceled in 2020 because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, drew a large crowd of spectators along Main Street to see 120 entries — float…

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HIGH POINT — A small earthquake centered west of High Point struck Sunday morning.

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BRUSSELS (AP) — This was supposed to be the Christmas in Europe where family and friends could once again embrace holiday festivities and one another. Instead, the continent is the global epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic as cases soar to record levels in many countries.

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A federal judge has thrown out a lawsuit that accused a North Carolina police officer of needlessly escalating a 2019 standoff before fatally shooting a Black man.

HIGH POINT — A tradition of holiday giving that spans nearly a century has officially returned this year with the kickoff of the annual Christmas Cheer Fund drive.

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HIGH POINT — Core city small business owners Angel Schroeder and Joe Hubay both expected a boost heading into the holiday season from the inaugural High Point Holiday Party, but they hope the momentum symbolized by the event carries over 365 days a year.

HIGH POINT — High Point is preparing to benefit from a strong holiday season as forecasters predict a rebound in holiday travel this Thanksgiving.

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HIGH POINT — A group promoting High Point as a year-round destination for the design industry will host an open house mixer in December at the Bienenstock Furniture Library to celebrate an exhibit by artist designers.

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HIGH POINT — Families in High Point will enjoy a free Thanksgiving meal again this year thanks to the annual efforts of High Point University students in the Professional Selling Club.