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HIGH POINT — The business seeking financial assistance from the city for a possible downtown expansion has been identified as RUD Fleet Corp.

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, or submitted by email to neighbors@h…

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HIGH POINT — More than 40 years ago, when Rodney Joslin got his first metal detector — a cheap Sears model his parents bought him for Christmas — it “didn’t do very good” at detecting buried metal, he says.

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TRIAD — A Triad-area leader of a far-right extremist group not only had no plans for assaulting the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, he didn’t even decide until the last minute to go to Washington, and one of his chief concerns on the trip was where to buy beer after he arrived, his attorney wrote in…

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HIGH POINT — Development plans have been submitted to the city of High Point for a Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen restaurant at 2629 N. Main St., according to public records.

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TRIAD — More than 570 low-income homeowners in North Carolina, including ones locally, will receive emergency repairs to their homes through $4.5 million in the latest allocation through the N.C. Housing Finance Agency.

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TRIAD — The declines in COVID-19 numbers statewide have slowed, leaving the spread and impact of the virus at levels that remain too high, a new state report says.

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Homeless Americans who have been left off priority lists for coronavirus vaccinations — or even bumped aside as states shifted eligibility to older age groups — are finally getting their shots as vaccine supplies increase.

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The state House on Thursday overwhelmingly backed legislation that would give additional state tax breaks to businesses that took federal loans to weather the COVID-19 pandemic. But the Senate isn't yet fully on board with the idea, which comes with a hefty price tag.

ARCHDALE — During her brief 4 1/2 months of life in 2019, an Archdale girl suffered repeated, severe injuries throughout her body, according to medical examiner records released Thursday.

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GUILFORD COUNTY — The Guilford County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously Thursday night to approve 11 Guilford County Schools bond project ordinances totaling $300 million, with all funding to come from the bonds voters approved in November 2020.

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TRIAD — North Carolina saw an increase in new COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and the percentage of tests coming back positive in the first two weeks in April after weekslong declines since late January.

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HIGH POINT — Vice President Kamala Harris will make her first visit to High Point on Monday since taking the oath of office three months ago.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Bernard Madoff, the infamous architect of an epic securities swindle that burned thousands of investors, outfoxed regulators and earned him a 150-year prison term, died behind bars early Wednesday. He was 82.

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ARCHDALE — A High Point company has purchased another large rural tract for future expansion.

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RANDOLPH COUNTY — The top executive at Randolph Health will stay on temporarily as a merger with the health system is finalized.

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GUILFORD COUNTY — Juniors and seniors in Guilford County Schools who are planning for college can attend a free, three-part workshop series starting tonight.

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HIGH POINT — The High Point Market Authority’s newest program will focus on outdoor furnishings as it debuts in June during the spring 2021 Market.

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HIGH POINT – Three people were injured, at least one critically, in an exchange of gunfire between two vehicles late Tuesday night.

Motorists travel along Skeet Club Road on Tuesday near the Johnson Street intersection. A section of Skeet Club Road is going to be closed at the intersection from 7 p.m. April 30 to 6 a.m. May 1 to allow the Department of Transportation to install sewer pipes. A detour is being planned alon…

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HIGH POINT — In less than two weeks, buyers will return to shop select furniture showrooms for the April 25-27 High Point Premarket.

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GUILFORD COUNTY — Guilford County Schools announced a revised graduation schedule Tuesday night as the district returns to more formal ceremonies after last year’s drive-thru graduations because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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GUILFORD COUNTY — The frustrations simmered over Tuesday night for some Guilford County Board of Education members after a year’s worth of remote, virtual meetings through digital technology.

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HIGH POINT — A bill filed in the N.C. General Assembly this week would streamline the way that home furnishings showroom companies with multiple locations secure alcoholic beverage permits for receptions and other events at the High Point Market.

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THOMASVILLE — Investigators are trying to determine what caused a ferocious fire that burned a house to its foundation in Thomasville on Sunday.

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HIGH POINT — The High Point Housing Authority is accepting nominations for its annual Pillars of Fame and Rising Star awards.

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LONDON (AP) — British authorities have implored people to stay away from royal palaces as they mourn the death of Prince Philip in this time of COVID-19, but they keep coming. Not just to honor him, but to support Queen Elizabeth II, who lost her husband of 73 years.

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A drunk driver traveling the wrong direction on Interstate 526 in South Carolina hit a tanker head-on, leading to a gas leak that closed both sides of the interstate for hours, police said.