News: Business

Apr. 04, 2014 @ 03:57 PM

City officially springs into market Saturday

Home furnishings businessmen Bill Korenich and Jeff Ozyurt come from diverse parts of the United States and serve different clientele, but they shared the same sense of hope about the High Point Market on Friday.

Apr. 02, 2014 @ 03:29 PM

Lynch retiring as Greensboro recruiter during tumultuous period

Longtime principal Greensboro economic recruiter Dan Lynch will retire at the end of this year amid calls by some business leaders in Greensboro for his resignation or firing because of what they see as lagging job creation in the city.

Apr. 01, 2014 @ 01:34 PM

Big Apple bound through PTIA

Local airline passengers heading to New York City — and the thousands of connecting flights from there — now have new options thanks to service that began this morning.

Mar. 31, 2014 @ 08:26 AM

Novel approach to alleged tax scam

A recent federal lawsuit filed against the perpetrators of Zeek Rewards alleges an unusual approach to a tax scam — instead of underreporting income, the pyramid scheme’s architects overstated how much they were making and paying to affiliates.

Mar. 27, 2014 @ 11:13 AM

North State TV customers may lose access to channels

Television customers of North State may lose access early next week to two dozen channels because of a national dispute between cable TV providers and Viacom.

Mar. 27, 2014 @ 01:44 PM

UPDATED: Pearson plant closing in High Point

The longtime Pearson Co. home furnishings plant on Progress Avenue will close later this year, the second plant in the area that will be closed by the company that took over the lines of bankrupt Furniture Brands International four months ago.

Mar. 26, 2014 @ 03:51 PM

Ukraine crisis doesn’t factor greatly into gas prices

Are you paying more recently at the pump to fill the tank of your car or truck? The ongoing crisis in the Ukraine isn’t the main culprit, a petroleum industry analyst says.

Mar. 26, 2014 @ 09:11 AM

Next Airport Authority leader may make history

When the new leader of the Piedmont Triad Airport Authority is named next month, it may mark a first for the board that dates from the outset of World War II.

Mar. 26, 2014 @ 10:45 AM

IMC chief blasts Pre-Market

A major player in the furniture industry on Tuesday gave a frank assessment of what he sees as challenges facing the High Point Market.

Mar. 25, 2014 @ 08:26 AM

No layoffs in wake of H.P. Regional merger anniversary

No layoffs are planned at High Point Regional Health now that a yearlong grace period is passing during which health care leaders pledged no changes in the work force in the wake of the merger with UNC Health Care.

Mar. 23, 2014 @ 03:00 PM

Major corporate park delayed

Plans for a corporate park just north of High Point are proceeding through the city approval process, but have one step remaining.

Mar. 17, 2014 @ 09:16 AM

PTIA lands infusion of state money

Piedmont Triad International Airport received $5.8 million in state money for a set of major projects.


Mar. 13, 2014 @ 05:49 PM

Zeek Rewards scam - like 'Monopoly money'

Buried midway through a lengthy court filing on the mammoth, malicious Zeek Rewards pyramid scheme is a two-word phrase that may sum up the con — “Monopoly money.”

Mar. 11, 2014 @ 02:53 PM

Cornerstone alerts patients about stolen laptop

Cornerstone Health Care is alerting patients about a laptop that was stolen or is missing that contained files for 548 patients, but not any financial or Social Security information.

Mar. 10, 2014 @ 06:05 PM

Belk readies new city location

The new Belk store, located in the Palladium at Deep River shopping center, has been open to the public for a couple weeks but will celebrate its grand opening Wednesday.