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Hairston, Jerry Wayne  Winston-Salem Journal

WALNUT COVE November 14, 1943 - December 7, 2018 Mr. Jerry Wayne Hairston Sr., 75, passed away peacefully on Friday, December 7, 2018 at his home in ...

Obituaries, Nov. 21, 2018 | Obituaries  South Strand news

Harold Thomas “Habby” Bath, Jr., 69, passed away Saturday, November 17, 2018, at Tidelands Georgetown Memorial Hospital. Mr. Bath was born in Kingstree ...

PHOTO GALLERY: Andrews High Homecoming is tonight  Andrews Journal

Andrews High hosts homecoming tonight, Friday, Oct. 18. Meet the court, including the candidates for queen.

Andrews band shines at competition  Andrews Journal

Andrews High School's Pride of the Valley Marching Band received first place in every category for 1A schools during the Cedar Cliffs Classic tournament ...

Police investigating possible threat at Andrews High School  WGHP FOX 8 Greensboro

HIGH POINT, N.C. -- High Point police are investigating a possible threat made against Andrews High School Friday morning. Police say they don't believe any ...

Support The T.W. Andrews High School Drum Line

HIGH POINT, N.C. -- It's a battle of the bands, drum line show down and dance off all to benefit a good cause. The T.W. Andrews High School drum line is ...

SCOUTING AROUND: Students work hard to clean up Andrews  The Cherokee Scout

When they were little, Emily Kilpatrick's freshman class used to love playing on the playground at Ferebee Park. They didn't see kids using the park like they ...

School open house schedule set  The Cherokee Scout

Before the public school year begins Monday, Aug. 27, most area schools allow students and parents to stop by the campus for a special event to meet their ...

Officials seek answers after high school lockdown  Andrews Journal

A lockdown incident sent Andrews students home on Nov. 30 after a minor precaution was blown out of proportion through a series of communication snafus.

ELECTION 2018: Coffey faces school board challenge from Curtis  The Cherokee Scout

Coffey hopes another term on school board. Andrews – Tim Coffey waited until the absolute last moment to decide whether to run for another term on the ...

July 4 activites set for holiday  Andrews Journal

The echo of wheels and patter of hooves will envelop Andrews as the 61st annual Western North Carolina Wagon Train parades through town at 6 p.m. on the ...

High Point middle school student charged with stealing activity bus  Winston-Salem Journal

HIGH POINT — A middle school student faces charges after allegedly taking a Guilford County Schools activity bus on a joyride, WGHP reported.

Local trio earns scholarships  Andrews Journal

It was a memorable night for Kenzie Gunter, Hope Ward and Brayden West.

‘Baby Doe’ graduates from North Carolina high school

HIGH POINT, N.C. – A girl known as “Baby Doe” after she was found abandoned in a North Carolina stairwell is now celebrating her graduation from high school ...

N.C. teacher, multi-sport coach Kayla Sprinkles arrested for sexual relationship with teen  USA TODAY High School Sports

A multi-sport coach in North Carolina has been arrested for sexual contact with a student at her school.

HOMECOMING 2016: Meet the Andrews High court  Andrews Journal

Members of the Andrews High School 2016 Homecoming Court and their escorts are: (front row, from left) Elizabeth Arreaga, Savannah Horton, Kilby Holloway, ...

Wildcat's project makes a difference  Andrews Journal

Andrews freshman Kena Grindstaff is not one to fall in line with the rest of her classmates. When she was assigned a project in Jill White's class that needed to ...

Band wins first in Asheville competition  Andrews Journal

The Andrews High School Pride of The Valley Marching Band won Grand Champion for 1A/2A in the A.C. Reynolds Invitational Competition on Saturday in ...

Pennies and pies raise money for charity  Andrews Journal

As a means of creaming blood cancers, nine community leaders, including Mayor James Reid and Andrews High School staff, sacrificed their faces to a barrage ...

North Carolina sex offender arrested for living too close to a school  WTVC

A North Carolina man is in custody at the Cherokee County Detention Center after authorities say he violated his sex offender registry by moving too close to a ...

SCOUTING AROUND: Middle Schools honor top students  The Cherokee Scout

Graduating from middle school can be a big deal in Cherokee County, as many students have gone to school in the same building since pre-kindergarten.

Resident accused of sexual activity with student  Clay County Progress

A former teacher and coach at Andrews High School was indicted Monday on charges that she allegedly had a sexual relationship with one of her students.

Wildcats, Hawks alumni hoop it up  Andrews Journal

It has come to be a highly anticipated event. The annual Andrews/Nantahala alumni games took place Saturday night at Andrews High School, with the best of ...

Middle schooler drives off with activity bus in NC  WNCT

HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) - Police in North Carolina say a middle school student stole an activity bus and took it on an hour-long joyride.

Kayla Sprinkles: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Kayla Sprinkles, a former North Carolina teacher, is accused of having sex with a student. See photos of Kayla Alayne Sprinkles.

Trial move requested in Sprinkles case  The Cherokee Scout

Kayla Sprinkles of Hayesville, a former Andrews High School teacher accused of sexual activity with a student, has asked for a change of venue for her trial.

Andrews High School student uses creative design to help spread positive message

HIGH POINT, N.C. -- One word is inspiring students at T. Wingate Andrews High School in High Point to do something positive. It has gotten so popular that ...

High Point high schoolers become Draelos Science Scholars for the summer of a lifetime  WGHP FOX 8 Greensboro

HIGH POINT, N.C. -- Amari Eaton, a junior at the Aviation Academy at T. Wingate Andrews High School in High Point, just wrapped up the summer of a lifetime.

Guilford County Schools' 2018 valedictorians and salutatorians  Greensboro News & Record

The following Guilford County Schools students were named valedictorians or salutatorians at their schools. Students graduated in May and June. Graduate ...

SCOUTING AROUND: Leadership event inspires Andrews student  The Cherokee Scout

The week before she left for Indianapolis, Savannah Horton was a nervous wreck because she was going by herself and knew no one. The Andrews High ...

Andrews High School's 2017 graduates  Greensboro News & Record

Asoba Abbo, Jacolby Alford, George Allison, Julian Allred, Brianna Argueta, Consuelo Armengol, Ahmad Banks, Emmanuel Barclay, Jada Barclay, Antonio ...

PHOTO OF THE WEEK: Andrews High Class of 72 reunites  Andrews Journal

The Andrews High School Class of 1972 got together Saturday at Brother's Restaurant in Murphy. They attempted to plan a 40th reunion, but things just never ...

Andrews students put on World War I skit on Memorial Day  Andrews Journal

The show had to go on. Six Andrews High School students played a huge role in Cherokee County's annual Memorial Day ceremony Monday morning in ...

Greensboro’s ‘Baby Doe’ graduates from high school

HIGH POINT, N.C. -- The Piedmont knew her as “Baby Doe,” but for the last 18 years, that baby girl has been working hard to make a name for herself.

School board hears concerns over Andrews High School

HIGH POINT, N.C. -- The Guilford County School Board got an ear full from alumni, parents and some students of T.W. Andrews High School upset over what ...

Dave Bristol headed to Reds Hall of Fame  Andrews Journal

Add another milestone to the long resume of Dave Bristol. The Andrews resident recently was announced as a member of the Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame ...

Officer, Student Injured After Fights Break Out At High Point Andrews  WFMY News 2

A police officer and student were injured when a large fight broke out at High Point Andrews High School Friday afternoon, school officials said.

North Carolina teacher charged with having sex with student  WDEF News 12

MURPHY, North Carolina (WDEF) – The Cherokee County Sheriff's Office has charged a teacher with sexual assaults on a student. 26 year old Kayla Alayne ...

Wildcats make college choices known  Andrews Journal

For four years, Andrews High School has been home to the Class of 2017. However, on April 26, many students made their official college selections for the next ...

New principal named at Andrews High School in High Point  Greensboro News & Record

Andrews High School will have a new principal starting in July. Marcus Gause, principal of The Middle College at N.C. A&T, is set to take over on the first of the ...

Lexington City Schools names new assistant superintendent  Lexington Dispatch

David J. Miller II has been hired as the assistant superintendent of operations for the Lexington City Schools.He will be responsible for transportation, food ...

3 arrested, 1 injured after fight at Andrews High School in High Point  Greensboro News & Record

Three students were arrested and one was injured during a fight at T. Wingate Andrews High School in High Point on Friday afternoon.

SCOUTING AROUND: CNN taps local student as 'positive athlete'  The Cherokee Scout

Savannah Horton may seem like the average Andrews High School student, but last week she had an extraordinary day that everyone will get to see on CNN in ...

'I’m happy I'm alive' says Aviation Academy grad, abandoned as a newborn  Greensboro News & Record

Angel Thomas graduated a week ago today. She couldn't be happier. She now leaves the Aviation Academy at T. Wingate Andrews High, where she graduated ...


Terry Postell. This is one of an occasional series of articles that draws attention to ordinary Cherokee County residents and their extraordinary lives. Andrews ...

Police Investigate Three Fights At Andrews High

High Point Police investigated three fights Thursday at Andrews High School.

Volunteers promote fitness and community at Andrews High School

HIGH POINT, N.C. -- Local and corporate volunteers are working together to bring Andrews High School's two-year dream to life. "We are seeing some of those ...

SCOUTING AROUND: Andrews welcomes Marble students  The Cherokee Scout

Andrews Elementary School Principal Melissa Godfrey is ready for the new school year to begin.

T. Wingate Andrews High graduation | 2016 Graduates  Greensboro News & Record

The 2016 Andrews High School graduation took place at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, June 4, at the Greensboro Coliseum in Greensboro, N.C..

One Minute With A&T Running Back Marquell Cartwright

High Point Andrews alum and North Carolina A&T running back Marquell Cartwright sits down with WFMY News 2's Patrick Wright for a one-minute, rapid-fire ...

PIC OF THE WEEK: Andrews students tell stories of fallen soldiers  Andrews Journal

Andrews High School students dressed in period clothing Monday morning, braving the scorching temperatures in downtown Murphy to honor fallen soldiers ...

‘American Idol’ winner Fantasia Barrino’s nephew shot, killed in North Carolina  The News & Observer

A nephew of 'American Idol' winner and North Carolina native Fantasia Barrino was shot and killed Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, in Greensboro.

Andrews names Kelly Clark interim football coach for 2017 season  Greensboro News & Record

HIGH POINT — All 15 public high schools in Guilford County now have a head football coach. Less than three weeks before the season opener, Andrews has ...

Austin, Wiseman to represent Avery at annual 1A West/Midwest All-Star Game  Avery Journal Times

NEWLAND — A pair of individuals will be representing Avery High School at the fourth annual West/Midwest 1A All Star Basketball Games, held on Saturday, ...

New Pomperaug High School Principal Hired  Southbury, CT Patch

New Pomperaug High School Principal Hired - Southbury, CT - As a teacher he was recognized as both a Rookie Teacher of the Year and Teacher of the Year.

Andrews High unveils bold new look to match award-winning sound  Greensboro News & Record

Principal David Miller said he wants the community support of Andrews High to continue. He and others say the band's new uniforms are just part of an ongoing ...

Cherokee County considers combining schools  WTVC

Crumbling, deteriorating schools moves one teacher to tears.Right now, school leaders in Cherokee County are weighing whether to consolidate schools they ...

Christmas comes early on Main Street  Andrews Journal

Andrews is decking the halls early again this year with the fourth annual Christmas on Main Street celebration Saturday.

TW Andrews High School Presents "The Lion King"

The T.W. Andrews Music Department Presents, The Lion King Friday, Dec. 2, Saturday, Dec. 3 and Sunday, Dec. 4.

Christmas Parade keeps spirit flowing  Andrews Journal

Downtown Andrews became illuminated with the spirit of the season as candy, bright lights, music and floats engulfed the streets during the town's annual ...

Guilford County students with special needs strengthen social skills through coffee shop programs  WGHP FOX 8 Greensboro

GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. -- Students with special needs in Guilford County are strengthening their social skills through coffee shop programs serving staff ...

PHOTO GALLERY: Andrews Homecoming 2016  Andrews Journal

Andrews High School held its homecoming festivities last Friday night. Scroll through the gallery to see the court members in all their glitter and glory.

Abandoned as a newborn, 'Baby Doe' is now Aviation Academy grad  Winston-Salem Journal

Angel Thomas graduated a week ago today. She couldn't be happier.

New School superintendent hired  Clay County Progress

Gary S. Gibson, a graduate of Andrews High School and former school superintendent in the Taylor County School District in Georgia, has been tapped by the ...

NRA grants help local students learn safety  Smoky Mountain News

Recent efforts to enhance student safety by placing armed volunteers in the nation's schools have resulted in predictable blowback from anti-gun activists, some ...

SCOUTING AROUND: Monica's legacy lives on in scholarship  The Cherokee Scout

Monica Stiles believed she and her friends could do anything. In fact, she named their Relay for Life team The Can Do Girlz.

Andrews student taken to hospital after stabbing

HIGH POINT, N.C. -- A Guilford County Schools official confirmed Tuesday morning that one student was taken to the hospital after suffering a stab wound at T.

Andrews High's turn for band uniform funds is two years away  Greensboro News & Record

Guilford County Schools has a 15-year rotation for funding band uniforms at the traditional high schools. Andrews High would be eligible in about two years.

Andrews High's 2016 graduates  Greensboro News & Record

Graduates: Derrick Dewayne Agee, Nneka N Anukwuem, Kayla L. Bailey, Bernard Baldwin, Charin Samone Lyric Bennett, Zachariah Bennett, Carlos Bittle, ...

PIC OF THE WEEK: Wildcats Dance Team  Andrews Journal

The Andrews High School Dance Team gathers after a halftime performance during the basketball season.

Guilford County's players in the NFL  Greensboro News & Record

The NFL season opens on Thursday night in Foxboro, Mass. Our area won't have any natives or alumni of area colleges on the field for Chiefs-Patriots, but ...

Obits June 6 | Obituaries  South Strand news

Linda Bray. Linda Rouse Bray, 74, the beloved wife of Joe Edward Bray, departed this life, Tuesday, May 29, 2018, at her residence. Mrs. Bray was born the ...

Student Notebook  Greensboro News & Record

Barton College will welcome students from across the state to the annual Eastern/Central N.C. Scholastic Art Awards ceremony on Jan. 28. Local Gold Key ...

Small building fire reported at Andrews High School in High Point

HIGH POINT, N.C. -- No injuries were reported after a small electrical fire involving a hot water heater at Andrews High School in High Point on Saturday ...

Support Dudley High School's Marching Band of Thunder  WFMY News 2

The Dudley High School Marching Band of Thunder is raising money for the school's music programs.

Football Legend: Former Salisbury coach now in Tarboro HoF - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

SALISBURY — The phone call informing Gus Andrews he'd been selected as part of Tarboro's inaugural Hall of Fame class was unexpected and overwhelming.

SCOUTING AROUND: Music teacher raises funds for instruments  The Cherokee Scout

Learning to read music and practicing that skill on an instrument is a common part of most elementary school music classes.

Proposed High Point stadium gets a name  Greensboro News & Record

HIGH POINT — The name of the multi-use stadium planned for downtown High Point was announced during a ceremony Wednesday.

Teacher, 26, called ‘Miss Sprinkles’ charged over sex with 16-year-old schoolboy  The Sun

Cops in North Carolina, US, were called in by the 26-year-old's school when the reported relationship emerged.

Three more creepy clown sightings reported in North Carolina

GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. - Three more creepy clown sightings have been reported in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina. The first occurred in Forsyth ...

Teacher engaged in sex acts with student, sheriff says  KRON4

A North Carolina teacher is accused of sex acts with a student, according to Cherokee County Sheriff Derrick Palmer.

Thousands of scholarships available for local students  The Cherokee Scout

Searching for college scholarships is a daunting task for high school juniors and seniors. Fortunately, there are many local scholarships originating from ...

Nick Smith revs up his passion for Supercharged Beverage venture  Ledger-Enquirer

Job Spotlight focuses on Nick Smith, who is revving up his Supercharged Beverage Company sport drink, with rivals including Gatorade and BodyArmor.

Smith High School's 2017 graduates  Greensboro News & Record

Amina Abdi, Vanessa Alejo-Vital, Christopher Alexander, Derontay Alexander, A'Kera Allen, Mariah Allen, Tyrees Amos, Katherine Anderson, Quijuana Andrews ...

UPDATE: Players suspended but teams allowed in postseason after 12 players ejected in South Carolina  USA TODAY High School Sports

UPDATE The South Carolina High School League announced it will allow the girls basketball teams from Timberland (St. Stephen) and Andrews to take part in ...

Photos and video from N.C. A&T's homecoming parade, game and step show  Greensboro News & Record

Missed the parade or game? We've got you covered with photos, video and a game story from A&T's Greatest Homecoming on Earth.

Western Michigan's Jarvion Franklin to sign with Steelers as priority free agent  Battle Creek Enquirer

Broncos' all-time leading rusher to join Chukwuma Okorafor in Pittsburgh.

The Syllabus: Fred Pegues goes from GTCC to your TV  Greensboro News & Record

The Greensboro resident, featured in the News & Record in May, appears in a new ad for frozen macaroni and cheese.

GCS Seniors Break District Scholarship Record

The Guilford County Schools class of 2016 will be heading to college with bragging rights.

Former Seahawk head coach Adell Harris starting new chapter of her life  WECT-TV6

For former UNCW women's basketball coach Adell Harris, basketball had been a way of life since she was 8 years old. The High Point native was a standout ...

High Point University's annual Christmas celebration: Dec. 14-15  Greensboro News & Record

HIGH POINT — High Point University will hold its Community Christmas Celebration on Dec. 14-15. The annual free event brought about 20,000 people to ...

Family affair: Daughters help dad get his college degree  Greensboro News & Record

Fred Pegues and his twin daughters got their degrees in the same three-day span.

Southeast Guilford High School's 2017 graduates  Greensboro News & Record

Neclazey Aguilar, Darius Alexander, Jarret Alexander, Ryan Alexander, Christopher Alley, Tyler Alley, Katie Allred, Chase Alston, Jackson Alton, Jade Andrews, ...

Christmas Events, Holiday Light Displays & More | 2017 Event List  WFMY News 2

We've put together our holiday guide which includes Christmas Parades, light displays, and events with Santa!

Martin Luther King Jr. events  Greensboro News & Record

Many events happening over the next few days to celebrate the life of the civil rights icon.

Obits, Feb. 7 | Obituaries  South Strand news

Eleanor Avant. +2. Eleanor Avant. Buy Now. Eleanor Avant. Eleanor Duke Avant, age 90, widow of Dr. William Earl Avant, passed away on February 2, 2018.

This fish is the target in several fishing tournaments as calendar shifts to fall  Myrtle Beach Sun News

Fall is here, so tis the season for king mackerel tournaments along our section of the Carolina coast, and several tournaments are on tap.

Preserving the legacy of the Woman’s Club of High Point for years to come

The Woman's Club of High Point has built a legacy that dates back more than 100 years. “We planted some of the first trees in High Point all along Main Street.

Teachers of Tomorrow Reward Local High School Students  High Point University

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 6, 2014 – High Point University's Teachers of Tomorrow chapter spent the afternoon rewarding local high school students who went ...

HAECO CEO Richard Kendall talks about company’s expansion  WGHP FOX 8 Greensboro

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- He runs one of the Piedmont's largest companies and it's about to get a lot bigger. Richard Kendall has lived the world-over. He's called ...

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