News: Business

Dec. 10, 2013 @ 03:38 PM

UPDATE: PTIA among suitors for Boeing plant

Piedmont Triad International Airport and officials in Greensboro and High Point hope they can win the national Boeing Co. lottery and the windfall of jobs and investment that will arrive with its new jetliner plant.


Dec. 04, 2013 @ 09:58 AM

Church surprises random shoppers with $100 gift cards

Tommy Poland said giving blessings to unknowing shoppers on Black Friday was not his idea, but God’s.


Nov. 27, 2013 @ 02:44 PM

Black Friday protest will target Triad Walmart

The national campaign against Wal-Mart Stores Inc. by an affiliate of the AFL-CIO will play out at a store in the Triad on Friday.


Nov. 26, 2013 @ 07:58 AM

Iranian nuclear deal may spin off to help at the gas pump

Gasoline prices this week that already were on par with last year’s Thanksgiving holiday could drop further in the near future because of the surprise deal this past weekend to curb Iran’s drive toward developing a nuclear weapon.


Nov. 19, 2013 @ 05:57 PM

Ascent or decline? PTIA assesses airline merger

Piedmont Triad International Airport officials hope that their passengers won’t lose flights or service because of the merger between American Airlines and US Airways, which is one of the airport’s main carriers.


Nov. 13, 2013 @ 08:05 AM

Airport signs - notations twice as nice

Motorists along interstates and other highways will notice new green-and-white signs directing travelers to Piedmont Triad International Airport.


Nov. 05, 2013 @ 07:24 PM

Patrician Furniture to close its doors after 49 years

A High Point furniture company is preparing to shut its doors after nearly 50 years in business.


Oct. 21, 2013 @ 07:45 PM

Less pressing tradition - staying in homes for market

David and Bitsy Wall are part of a proud community tradition during the High Point Market that dates back virtually to the trade show’s inception more than 100 years ago, but one becoming less prevalent in the modern day.


Oct. 21, 2013 @ 07:50 PM

Project involving ”lots of new jobs” planned for city

The city plans to partner with a real estate firm in a project to develop a 350-acre corporate park northwest of High Point.


Oct. 18, 2013 @ 08:04 AM

Elected official: No repeat of showroom headaches

Guilford County Commissioner Bill Bencini said he doesn’t want a repeat of the grief that some High Point Market showrooms endured last year as the county prepares for its business personal property tax audit.


Oct. 17, 2013 @ 03:58 PM

Sigh of relief for market

Furniture market leader Tom Conley offers a concise answer when asked how a historic default on the nation’s debt obligations and continued government shutdown would have affected the trade show if Congress hadn’t acted Wednesday.

“I don’t even want to talk about it, think about it,” Conley said the day after Congress passed a last-moment bill to reopen the federal government and raise the debt ceiling for borrowing.


Oct. 13, 2013 @ 07:29 PM

Comic-book heroes, zombies top Halloween costumes

Are you a fan of the television hit “The Walking Dead?”
Then this Halloween should be right up your alley.


Oct. 05, 2013 @ 03:00 PM

Ready for takeoff?

Could the Triad’s aviation sector become the type of industrial engine that textile and furniture manufacturing used to be in the region?


Sep. 28, 2013 @ 03:00 PM

End of the ‘regulatory regime?’

One of Andres Duany’s most memorable turns of phrase when he visited High Point in May was about lifting the “regulatory regime” that governs development projects.


Sep. 17, 2013 @ 06:36 PM

Hotel leader has high hopes for renovation project

Corine Hollingsworth has major aspirations for High Point’s largest hotel.