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A Gaston County man has become the first leader of the far-right Proud Boys to plead guilty to the most serious charge related to the Jan. 6, 2021, riot and storming of the U.S. Capitol.

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HIGH POINT – The High Point Fire Department will be front and center at the High Point Farmers Market on Saturday from 9 a.m. until noon to recognize Fire Prevention Week, which takes place annually in October.

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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 — Police arrested three people and seized handguns and drugs after investigating what officers thought was a suspicious vehicle Wednesday.

HIGH POINT — A new foundation started by a High Point couple aims to help young people in Guilford and Davidson counties who do not want to attend a four-year university gain education and job-training opportunities.

GUILFORD COUNTY — The Guilford County Board of Commissioners is expected to allocate the remaining $37 million in federal coronavirus pandemic relief aid to the county during a work session today, which would complete a distribution of $104 million that began about three months ago.

HIGH POINT — A local church has purchased a High Point office building that it plans to convert into a shared workspace.

HIGH POINT — The group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals plans to protest during the High Point Food Truck Rodeo downtown on Saturday, using a replica of a chicken transport truck.

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HIGH POINT — Five juveniles and two young men were arrested at an apartment complex in the eastern part of the city Tuesday after police found they had loaded semi-automatic handguns, police announced Wednesday.

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HIGH POINT — The High Point Public Services Department encourages residents with storm debris from Hurricane Ian to take it to the Ingleside Compost Facility if possible. Guidelines and cost information for the compost facility can be found at www.highpointnc.gov/Ingleside.

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HIGH POINT — Teams from the High Point Police Department and High Point Fire Department will square off on the softball diamond Saturday night to raise money for a pair of charities.

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HIGH POINT — Local families in need of Christmas assistance may apply for The Salvation Army of High Point’s Angel Tree program this week.

HIGH POINT — Guilford County Sheriff’s Office investigators did not need to get a warrant before searching a High Point man’s SUV because a detective smelled through an open window of the SUV what he thought was heroin and then saw what looked like heroin, the N.C. Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday.

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GREENSBORO — The Triad’s annual LUNGe Forward 5K Run, Walk & Celebration, a fundraiser benefiting the Lung Cancer Initiative, will be held Saturday at Country Park, 3905 Nathanael Green Drive in Greensboro.

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Crews for the N.C. Department of Transportation last week completed construction on a new bridge on Oakdale Road in Jamestown over the route of the Jamestown Bypass. Work began at the first of this year on a permanent bridge. Motorists had been using a temporary bridge next to the new bridge…

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GUILFORD COUNTY — Finally, nearly five months after winning the approval of voters, Guilford County officials can begin work on the first school projects to be paid for with this year’s $1.7 billion bond package.

HIGH POINT — The City Council wants to keep the existing system in place for High Point municipal elections over the next decade, Mayor Jay Wagner told a redistricting consultant Monday.

HIGH POINT — A partnership between High Point University interior design students and several local businesses is bringing creative concepts to a nearby hotel while offering students real-world experience.

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HIGH POINT — As summer waned, the furniture industry clearly had cooled from its torrid pace of 2021, but there remained mixed signals about what that means for business in the coming months, according to a recent report drawn from surveys of furniture companies.

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HIGH POINT — The High Point Police Department and people from the community will have a sobering conversation next week about the possibility of an active shooter terrorizing a local school, business or place of worship.

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HIGH POINT — The first of what will be a series of “community conversations” on the future of public schools in Guilford County will be in High Point.

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Two brothers — including one who has been a warden at a detention center that has housed immigrants — have been arrested in Texas after authorities say one of them opened fire on a group of migrants getting water near the U.S.-Mexico border, killing one man and shooting …

HIGH POINT — Mike Hettenbach has discovered a wonderful kind of problem since he became High Point Central High School’s new principal this past summer: more volunteers than he knows what to do with.

TRIAD — Voters will make momentous decisions in the fall general election about the relative power of Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper and the Republican-controlled N.C. General Assembly.

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GUILFORD COUNTY — Voters in Guilford County who want to learn about local incumbents and challengers running in this fall’s general election will have several opportunities to attend candidate forums this month, including one in High Point.

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TRIAD — Hurricane Ian made landfall for the second time Friday, this time in South Carolina, and headed north on a path that could take the center of the storm directly over High Point this morning.

GUILFORD COUNTY – Guilford County officials have declared a state of emergency effective at noon today in anticipation of potentially hazardous weather from the remnants of Hurricane Ian.

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TRIAD — A Davidson County man was sentenced Thursday to 20 years in prison followed by 20 years of supervised probation after being convicted on a federal charge of possession of child pornography.

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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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Although Hurricane Ian’s exact path today is not certain, the forecast for Friday night and early Saturday has been for heavy rains that could create unsafe driving conditions. If that turns out to be the case, home deliveries of The Enterprise may run later than usual to let carriers have s…

Because of the forecast for potentially heavy rains on Friday, Guilford County Schools announced that all students will learn remotely instead of going to school.

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RANDOLPH COUNTY — A woman died early Thursday on Interstate 85 in northern Randolph County after she lost control of her car and it was hit by a tractor-trailer.

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TRIAD — A newly strengthened Hurricane Ian was forecast to make landfall this morning somewhere near Charleston, South Carolina, and cut a path as a tropical storm into northwestern North Carolina, but N.C. Gov. Roy Cooper warned that people should keep up with the forecast in case the storm…

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden said Wednesday his administration's goal of ending hunger in the U.S. by the end of the decade was ambitious but doable, if only the nation would work together toward achieving it.