As cryptic letters kept coming – and the anonymous phone calls and the thinly veiled threats and the mysterious men lurking outside her house — what she thought was a harmless prank quickly evolved into what surely must have been the most terrifying six weeks of her life
Podcast produced by Allison Temple | High Point Enterprise
By all accounts, Nick Moore was one of High Point’s finest, most upstanding citizens.
Until, that is, one early morning nearly a century ago, when Moore — a well-known barber in the city’s black community — inexplicably decided to use his razors for something far more nefarious than shaving his customers’ whiskers. Moore’s vile actions jeopardized the lives of four family members, shocked the community and landed the barber in jail.
Jack Dempsey, the once-feared “Manassa Mauler,” who reigned as boxing’s world heavyweight champion from 1919 to 1926, has a rather unusual epitaph etched on his grave marker in Southampton, New York.
Anyone who complains that nothing ever happens downtown obviously wasn’t here in 1905.
That’s the year a band of religious zealots known as the “Burning Bushers” arrived in High Point and turned Main Street into their own personal revival tent
All he needed was a moonless night and a couple of willing accomplices, and a High Point infiltrator’s efforts to sabotage the U.S. war effort in 1918 might’ve been successful.
To say the Horneytown Massage Parlor rubbed people the wrong way may be a cheeky pun, but it’s also the truth.
Today, the good folks in Horneytown don’t seem to remember much about the small Forsyth County community’s most notorious business establishment — or if they do, they’re not talking.
A narration of
The case of the sleepwalker slaying
Read by Jimmy Tomlin
Produced by Allison Temple