News

Oct. 22, 2014 @ 06:26 PM

Market leaders optimistic about trade show’s future

Funding from public and private sources is helping High Point Market leaders bring more people to the world’s largest home furnishings trade show.


Oct. 22, 2014 @ 01:58 PM

Naming of IHM building possible Thursday

An overwhelming majority of comments sent to Guilford County Board of Education are in favor of renaming the Immaculate Heart of Mary building for Dorothy “Dot” Kearns — a change that may occur Thursday night.


Oct. 22, 2014 @ 11:06 AM

Road diet study rolls out

City Council members on Tuesday got their first look at the results of the N. Main Street road diet study.


Oct. 21, 2014 @ 05:25 PM

Area congressman may have central oversight role on Ebola

As Congress gears up for ways to keep the threat from Ebola in check across the country, a representative with ties to the area probably will have a central role in the effort.


Oct. 21, 2014 @ 02:40 PM

EEOC sues FedEx Ground, claims discrimination in employment

The federal agency that oversees complaints about discrimination in employment has filed a national legal action against FedEx Ground, which has a major package sorting operation in the region.


Oct. 21, 2014 @ 08:10 AM

Governor’s market visit touts industry future

Gov. Pat McCrory smiled as he toured two furniture market showrooms Monday afternoon, intermittently plopping down onto a chair or pillowed couch to rub his hands across the fabric.


Oct. 20, 2014 @ 11:16 PM

Mayor candidates take spotlight at forum

The three candidates running for High Point’s top elected post shared their views on a variety of issues during a Monday night forum at the Pennybyrn at Maryfield retirement community.


Oct. 20, 2014 @ 10:21 PM

Council clears way for Enterprise Rent-A-Car relocation

A divided City Council cleared the way for Enterprise Rent-A-Car to relocate its business to a site on N. Main Street in the heart of Uptowne.      


Oct. 20, 2014 @ 04:32 PM

UPDATED: Thomas Built, UAW ink new pact

Thomas Built Buses and a branch of the United Auto Workers have finalized a new contract for local hourly employees as the company prepares to make a decision whether to expand in the city.


Oct. 19, 2014 @ 06:56 PM

Maricich weighs in on market

International Market Centers President and CEO Bob Maricich provided his take on the fall High Point Market Sunday.


Oct. 19, 2014 @ 03:00 PM

Domestic violence initiative shows results

Police arrive to an address they’ve been to before and find a woman with a black eye covered in blood. The last time this happened, an arrest was made, but she didn’t show up in court, and her abuser got away with it.


Oct. 19, 2014 @ 03:00 PM

911 operators ready for market crowds

As marketgoers descend on High Point this week, emergency calls to 911 will more than double with more than 80,000 people from across the globe popping in and out of furniture showrooms, restaurants and bars, all centered around downtown.


Oct. 18, 2014 @ 07:49 PM

High Point man faces drug charges following police chase

A motorcyclist faces multiple drug charges following a brief chase in Surry County Friday night.


Oct. 18, 2014 @ 06:50 PM

Market begins

Home furnishings buyers say their business has picked up as the housing market improves and the economy rebounds.


Oct. 18, 2014 @ 03:33 PM

Committee tackles permitting issues

A committee of city leaders, as well as business and real estate professionals, has identified a long list of problems with the city’s permitting process for development projects.