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On the Scene is a column listing community events that runs each week. 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 delivered t…

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GUILFORD COUNTY — Democrats will gain a 7-2 advantage on the Guilford County Board of Commissioners and maintain a 6-3 margin on the Guilford County Board of Education following the recount of three local general election races Tuesday afternoon.

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TRIAD — U.S. Rep. Ted Budd, R-13th, is self-quarantining at his farm in Davie County after announcing Tuesday afternoon that he’s contracted COVID-19.

GUILFORD COUNTY — U.S. Rep. Mark Walker, R-6th, made a year’s worth of political speculation official on Tuesday when he declared he will run in 2022 for the Senate seat that will be vacated by Republican Sen. Richard Burr.

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Americans returning from Thanksgiving break faced strict new coronavirus measures around the country Monday as health officials brace for a disastrous worsening of the nationwide surge because of holiday gatherings over the long weekend.

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LOS ANGELES — As an elite political fundraiser, Imaad Zuberi had the ear of top Democrats and Republicans alike — a reach that included private meetings with then-Vice President Joe Biden and VIP access at Donald Trump’s inauguration.

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WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court sounded skeptical Monday that President Donald Trump could categorically exclude people living in the country illegally from the population count used to allot seats among the states in the House of Representatives.

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HONOLULU — A U.S. judge sentenced a former high-ranking Honolulu prosecutor to 13 years in prison Monday and her retired police chief husband to seven years, saying she stole money from her own grandmother and then used his law enforcement power to frame her uncle for a crime he didn’t commi…

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Moderna Inc. said Monday it was asking U.S. and European regulators to allow emergency use of its COVID-19 vaccine as new study results confirm the shots offer strong protection — intensifying the race to begin limited vaccinations as the coronavirus rampage worsens.

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GUILFORD COUNTY — Republican Party leader Troy Lawson, the first Black chairman of the Guilford County GOP and a recent candidate for county commissioner, died Monday.

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Crews for the N.C. Department of Transportation recently completed a replacement of two aging bridges on Interstate 85 Business near the River Road interchange between Jamestown and High Point. The final stage for the project will involve disassembling the temporary span that carried traffic…

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HIGH POINT — When High Point police officials decided earlier this year to deploy body-worn cameras throughout the department, it wasn’t in response to controversy.

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HIGH POINT — City leaders and planners are studying how the Jamestown Bypass may change land uses and development on the eastern and northeastern side of High Point.

HIGH POINT — Even as the outer shell of High Point’s new children’s museum has begun to take shape, plans for the fun and learning that will happen within the museum walls have begun to evolve, too.

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SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Faulting inaction in Washington, governors and state lawmakers are racing to get pandemic relief to small-business owners, the unemployed, renters and others whose livelihoods have been upended by the widening coronavirus outbreak.

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's highest court on Saturday night threw out a lower court's order preventing the state from certifying dozens of contests on its Nov. 3 election ballot in the latest lawsuit filed by Republicans attempting to thwart President-elect Joe Biden's victory in t…

HIGH POINT — Civil rights pioneer Al Campbell, who advocated for racial equality in the 1960s and later became a councilman and mayor pro tem, died Friday at the age of 85.

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HIGH POINT — The Salvation Army of High Point will continue a holiday tradition that means underprivileged children will cherish opening a gift on Christmas morning.

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HIGH POINT — Students at Westchester Country Day School have made a difference this month addressing food hardship in local communities.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A former Trump campaign associate who was the target of a secret surveillance warrant during the FBI's Russia investigation says in a federal lawsuit that he was the victim of “unlawful spying.”

Crews for the N.C. Department of Transportation continue to work on the Jamestown Bypass. The four-lane roadway should open to traffic in the spring of 2022. The bypass will break off from Greensboro Road near Interstate 74, circle under the heart of Jamestown and tie back in at the Jamestow…

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HIGH POINT — The city plans to play a role in a proposed tiny house community — one of a handful of affordable “infill” residential projects in various stages of development in older neighborhoods.

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HIGH POINT — As a disabled veteran and one of four brothers who had military careers, Jeffery Hunter is leading a new effort to help supply veterans in need, with items ranging from mattresses to caskets.

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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, or submitted by email to neighbors@h…

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HIGH POINT — The community is invited to join the High Point Arts Council for an evening of Appalachian holiday music with Laurelyn Dossett on Thursday, Dec. 3, at 7 p.m.

HIGH POINT — Construction is progressing on the first of a series of new projects around the city’s stadium, as attention focuses on finding tenants to fill the space.

HIGH POINT — The pandemic may have led to the cancellation of High Point’s Christmas parade, but the police are trying to make sure children have a chance to see Santa go past.

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HOUSTON — The U.S. government on Wednesday appealed a judge's order barring the expulsions of immigrant children who crossed the border alone, a policy enacted during the coronavirus pandemic to deny the children asylum protections.

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NAIROBI, Kenya — No country has been involved in Somalia’s future as much as the United States. Now the Trump administration is thinking of withdrawing the several hundred U.S. military troops from the Horn of Africa nation at what some experts call the worst possible time.