News: Business

Jan. 24, 2014 @ 06:31 PM

Obamacare claims trickling in to medical providers

So far, too early to judge.
That’s what many providers of medical care say about their experience since the first of the year with health insurance claims filed for patients under the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare.

Jan. 23, 2014 @ 03:56 PM

PART gears out of fiscal reverse

Riders who rely on the region’s mass transit agency can board a black-and-red bus with more confidence now that the Piedmont Authority for Regional Transportation has a better chance to stay on the road.

Jan. 21, 2014 @ 02:30 PM

Thomasville furniture plants to close

Davidson County, which has been decimated by home furnishings plant closings in the past 15 years, will lose more furniture industry jobs later this year.

Jan. 19, 2014 @ 03:04 PM

Business doesn’t welcome debt collection calls aimed at workers

Plant manager Ken Shipley has received a recent flurry of calls at his metal works operation in High Point, but they aren’t ones that he’s used to getting or productive leads for his business.

Jan. 11, 2014 @ 07:00 PM

Deep freeze could heat up grocery prices

One lingering effect of the freezing weather that struck here and across the country may show up in a place you might not anticipate — the aisles of your grocery store.

Jan. 07, 2014 @ 04:32 PM

Belk sets date of relocated store opening

Belk this afternoon set the date for the opening of its relocated High Point department store.

Jan. 07, 2014 @ 01:50 PM

Jobless rates continue welcome decline

Unemployment rates in the greater High Point area continue their welcome retreat from the high levels of the Great Recession.

Dec. 27, 2013 @ 05:00 PM

N.C. offers nation example of end of extended jobless aid

As the nation prepares to cut off an extended unemployment program that North Carolina already ended six months ago, a recent report on state jobless benefits shows what might be coming for the rest of the country.

Dec. 26, 2013 @ 03:25 PM

Shipment bah, humbug - FedEx, UPS face the delivery music

Ronda Whitaker counts herself lucky this holiday week — late Tuesday afternoon, eight presents for relatives she had ordered earlier this month arrived at her doorstep just in time for Christmas Day.

Dec. 24, 2013 @ 11:25 AM

Target breach isn't as unusual as you might think

The recent breach of security at Target that could have affected up to 40 million customers of the retail giant nationwide, unfortunately, isn’t as much of an aberration as shoppers might think.

Dec. 24, 2013 @ 11:10 AM

Finally a job turnaround? Maybe this time

The High Point area job market has crossed an encouraging threshold in the recovery from the Great Recession.

Dec. 17, 2013 @ 03:28 PM

DMV seeks license tag office applications

The N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles announced Tuesday that it is accepting applications for a High Point area license plate agency.

Dec. 17, 2013 @ 12:02 PM

On extended jobless benefits, N.C. been there, done that

More than 1 million Americans out of work for long periods will face a sobering reality at the end of this month that tens of thousands of jobless North Carolinians have encountered for nearly half a year.

Dec. 20, 2013 @ 07:31 PM

PTIA out of running for Boeing plant

Piedmont Triad International Airport and two other airports in North Carolina are out of the running for thousands of jobs with a new Boeing plant.

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.