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HIGH POINT — High Point University hosted the grand opening of the Nido and Mariana Qubein Arena and Conference Center Friday evening, welcoming guests from across the community and around the country.

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HIGH POINT — The fifth annual Grown Ups Benefit, a charity softball fundraiser benefiting three local families facing life-threatening health crises, will be held 3-6 p.m. Saturday at Truist Point stadium.

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HIGH POINT — A Stop the Violence Rally and neighborhood fish fry will be held Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the corner of Lexington and Montlieu avenues.

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HIGH POINT — A video of an arrest last week in which a man struggled with High Point Police Department officers, one of whom struck the man several times with a baton, has gained traction on social media.

HIGH POINT — The High Point NAACP branch on Wednesday made it clear that the organization’s leaders are not happy with a City Council decision to create a commission to look into racial disparities.

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HIGH POINT — The High Point Rotary Club is bringing back its popular barbecue and silent auction fundraiser to support local causes, primarily the future Sensory Garden at the High Point Public Library.

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THOMASVILLE — A Thomasville woman facing charges in the Jan. 6 storming of the U.S. Capitol has been released from home confinement because of good behavior, according to an order from a federal judge.

HIGH POINT — High Point University President Nido Qubein strongly criticized the city for delaying an infrastructure project near campus and said action is being taken in response.

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GUILFORD COUNTY — Top educators with Guilford County Schools have been recognized for their abilities to guide young lives in the classroom and on campus.

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HIGH POINT — The High Point Arts Council is introducing a new arts education program specifically for songwriters of varying experience to help them develop their craft.

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RANDOLPH COUNTY — Three area teenagers were injured in an Interstate 85 wreck Sunday that killed another teenager from northern Randolph County.

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HIGH POINT — The United Way of Greater High Point invites community members to a Thursday night fundraiser with the High Point Rockers.

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HIGH POINT — A student at Southwest Guilford High School has been arrested and charged with threatening shootings at public schools in High Point and other parts of the county, though no acts of violence were carried out, according to police.

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HIGH POINT — A student at Southwest Guilford High School has been arrested and charged with threatening violence through shootings at public schools in High Point and other parts of the county, though no acts of violence were carried out, according to police.

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HIGH POINT — The City Council agreed Monday to create a commission requested by the High Point NAACP branch, but it wasn’t quite what the organization wanted.

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RANDOLPH COUNTY — A teenager from northern Randolph County died in a wreck on Interstate 85 between Archdale and Trinity that snarled traffic for several hours Sunday night.

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HIGH POINT — Joy Alston and Otis Battles launched their small businesses as the coronavirus pandemic began to emerge in March 2020, but the community’s support has sustained them.

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A piece of art carved from cherry wood and titled “Beauty” by Jeff Albert of High Point was among five pieces that garnered a Judge’s Merit Award and a $500 prize in the 35th annual Sculpture Celebration, which was held Sept. 11 in Lenoir. The judge for the contest was Elizabeth Prim of Penland.

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HIGH POINT — “Autumn Lights,” a candlelight prayer vigil and worship service to raise awareness and financial support for the fight against Alzheimer’s disease, will be held at Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church on Sunday.

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THOMASVILLE — A 15-year-old boy was wounded by gunfire outside an apartment complex in Thomasville in what police are calling a gang-related shooting.

HIGH POINT — Patrick Harman and others say High Point should use part of its windfall of federal money to do something about systemic challenges faced by inner-city low-income residents.

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HIGH POINT — The Foundation for a Healthy High Point recently approved a $25,000 award to support COVID-19 emergency relief efforts, as well as two smaller grants to support local efforts focused on education, youth development and food insecurity.

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HIGH POINT — The United Way of Greater High Point kicked off its 2021 fundraising campaign and celebrated the end of its 12th annual CANpaign Food Drive Thursday evening at its Phillips Avenue offices.

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TRIAD — Although pediatric cases of COVID-19 have surged to the highest levels seen during the pandemic, those infections largely do not stem from children’s interactions during school hours, a Triad infectious disease expert says.

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HIGH POINT — A rare, pink visitor to High Point this summer apparently was not a storm-blown refugee but part of a baby boom, according to a wildlife writer.

HIGH POINT — A High Point fleet services company confirmed Thursday that it will establish its corporate headquarters in a downtown building that has sat vacant for nearly six years.

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GUILFORD COUNTY — The Guilford County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously Thursday to accept nearly $8 million in federal and state money to be used for COVID-19 testing and related costs for Guilford County Schools’ students and staff.

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GUILFORD COUNTY — Several High Point educators are among those in the running for this year’s Guilford County Schools annual principal and teacher of the year awards.

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A federal judge has rejected several arguments endorsed by members of a right-wing militia group, including a Thomasville woman, that the indictments against them in the Jan. 6 storming of the U.S. Capitol were fatally flawed and should be thrown out.