News: Business

Apr. 29, 2014 @ 04:51 PM

March jobless rates make little shifts

Jobless rates in the High Point area fell slightly from February to March as the local job market continues to incrementally recover from the impact of the Great Recession.

Apr. 25, 2014 @ 04:57 PM

Development eyed for Wallburg intersection

Officials in the northeastern Davidson County town of Wallburg hope that rezoning a tract at a key intersection will lead to more shopping and business options for residents.

Apr. 23, 2014 @ 08:35 AM

Governor to visit High Point this afternoon

Gov. Pat McCrory will make an economic policy announcement with regards to the historic preservation tax credits this afternoon in High Point.

Apr. 22, 2014 @ 03:54 PM

Airport Authority has rare split vote for leaders

Business executive Steve Showfety of Guilford County was named the new chairman of the Piedmont Triad Airport Authority in the first split vote for the leader of the board in the last 40 years.

Apr. 16, 2014 @ 03:31 PM

City gas prices lowest in state headed into Easter

Motorists in the High Point area, as it often the case going into a holiday, are expected to shell out the least amount in the state for gasoline during Easter weekend.

Apr. 12, 2014 @ 02:27 PM

Hint at a High Point headquarters?

A home furnishings company that emerged from the ashes of the former Furniture Brands International still hasn’t confirmed speculation it will relocate its corporate headquarters from St. Louis to High Point, but is planning to base three key executives here.

Apr. 09, 2014 @ 02:30 PM

Jobless rates edge down, but reason why remains in dispute

Unemployment rates across the High Point area and the vast majority of the state declined from January to February, though whether that signals a turnaround for job-seekers remains an intense point of economic and political debate.

Apr. 08, 2014 @ 05:23 PM

GTCC holds tech trades job fair Friday

Guilford Technical Community College will host an Advanced Manufacturing and Technical Job Fair 1 to 3 p.m. Friday on its east Greensboro Campus.

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.