Mind, Body, and Soul: Soulstice

Hilton and Kit-Tena Ferguson, at their wellness lounge, Soulstice. Kit-Tena “Tena” Ferguson never expected to learn so much about her health through facing a journey with illness. But in 2018, when she was diagnosed with an autoimmune disease, she was forced to prioritize her health. Despite being a person who always considered herself fairly healthy…

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Food that Finds Family: Bistro 1605

Alexandria Coombs stops mid-sentence to stand up and hug a customer on his way out the door. The two older gentlemen who have just finished lunch at Bistro 1605 smile and chat with the owner, Alexandria, as she asks them questions that only a friend would know to ask.   “Tell the girls I said…

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A Special Blend is Coming to High Point!

In 2016, Deedee Ungetheim strolled into a coffee shop in Wilmington, NC that would change her life. Bitty and Beau’s, a coffee shop that first started in Wilmington to employee individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities (IDDs), was unlike any place Deedee had ever been before.  “I was thrilled to see people have meaningful employment,” Deedee…

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Building a Home: The Mantel Mercantile

Building a house is an act of patience and precision. Making a home is an act of finding what makes a place familiar, warm, and joyful. Spreading that house-warming joy to all of her customers is Alana Greene’s goal for her shop, The Mantel Mercantile. Everyone who steps foot in her shop is invited to…

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Looking Back at 2022: A Year of Excitement

High Point friends (and friends of High Point!) – another beautiful year in our beautiful city has come to a close. It seems like every year, things in High Point just keep getting better. More development, more good works, more creativity, more delicious eats, more exciting moments, more happiness to share with our entire community!…

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Fine Jewelry, Fine Folks: Simon Jewelers

Simon Jewelers, a full-service jewelry shop. On the first Saturday of every month, Gary Simon opens up his jewelry shop for Service Saturday. Along with the beautiful pieces Gary has on display for the customers, there are wine tastings, spirits tastings, apple cider, cheeses, fruits, soft drinks, and complimentary jewelry cleanings and inspections available for…

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Cards with Heart: Ethel B Designs

Growing up, Kathryn Cushwa Gerace saw art all around her. Her father, an interior designer turned art elementary school teacher with a degree in fine arts, filled Kathryn’s life with opportunities to be creative and express herself artistically. Her mother, a sewer who made every room she touched brighter and more beautiful, did the same.…

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Welcome Professional Soccer to High Point: Carolina Core FC

High Point is known as North Carolina’s International City and now, we’ll be known as the home of the international sport – soccer! Introducing Carolina Core FC – an independent soccer club that will be part of MLS NEXT Pro!   Before we start chanting the new rallying cry (CCFC! CCFC!) and donning our Carolina Core…

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4 Delicious Places to Honor Hispanic Heritage Month

Happy Hispanic Heritage Month from High Point Discovered! We are celebrating all the impacts on culture, food, arts, business, non-profits, education, and more that those in our High Point Latino population have brought to our city. Specifically today – we want to highlight just a few of the many delicious Latino eateries that are owned…

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Empowering Voices: Mega Mission Ministries

When Douglas McCollum was a freshman at High Point Central High School, he learned first-hand the kind of empowerment that sharing your voice on stage can offer. When he started writing poetry and eventually joined the Greensboro-based slam poetry team, Gate City Youth Slam, Douglas began traveling around the country performing spoken word poems that…

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