Crews are working on the site for the new Belk department store in north High Point.
The retailer announced plans earlier this year to relocate its High Point store from Oak Hollow Mall to the Palladium Shopping Center. The site is near the intersection of Wendover Avenue and Samet Drive.
Leaders of two High Point organizations with complementary roles say a pending move in which they will share a location should be mutually beneficial.
When it comes to competing for meetings, trade shows and conventions, it’s no secret that High Point lags behind some of its neighbors.
Standing at a podium at High Point Country Club Wednesday, Dr. Grace Terrell wasn’t expecting to see her parents and other family members in the back of the room.
The latest report on local unemployment across the High Point area and North Carolina offers positive and negative signs for the present and future.
“Las Vegas Market announced today that the just-concluded Summer Market was a smashing success, with growth in buyer attendance across all categories, including furniture, decor and gift.”
A few years ago, that sentence would have struck fear in the hearts of High Point Market supporters.
If you want to get a feel for how much construction activity is going on in High Point, don’t look for red dirt being moved around.
The economy will continue to disappoint.
That’s the conclusion drawn by a N.C. Bankers Association economist in a new study that looks at the banking sector, as well as housing, the financial markets, manufacturing, unemployment and other segments of the economy.
Shares of Furniture Brands International Inc., which has a major presence at the High Point Market and in North Carolina home furnishings, continued dropping this week after an analyst said he believes the company is headed toward liquidation or bankruptcy.
Last school year, more than $500,000 from HPU's Passport Partner cards was spent at local businesses.
The Henry James Bar-B-Que on S. Main Street, a fast-food staple since 1979, has closed as the founder of the company retires at the age of 80.
North State Communications has completed its previously announced deal with AT&T that includes the sale of its wireless assets in the High Point and Greensboro areas and a store at N. Main Street and Parris Avenue.
But the High Point-based telecommunications company emphasizes that the pact with AT&T isn’t a sale of the entire company, and that North State remains committed to its long-term future.
RF Micro Devices Inc. will cut about 120 jobs at its operations in Greensboro.
The company, which makes various components for the mobile and wireless industries, provided some details on the job eliminations as of Wednesday morning. An official did say that some employees may be able to shift to other positions.
Local unemployment rates remained high in June as the state nears the first month since the end of extended jobless benefits, though Republican leaders say they aren’t thinking about revising the law that cut the length of benefits and the maximum weekly payout.
Local shelters are hoping that residents will give the stove a rest Tuesday and dine out instead for a cause.
Open Door Ministries of High Point, in partnership with West End Ministries, will host the fourth annual Dining Out for Hunger.