News: Business

Jul. 23, 2014 @ 04:52 PM

Planet Fitness will switch shopping centers

One shopping center’s loss will be another one’s gain when Planet Fitness relocates its High Point center later this summer.

Jul. 23, 2014 @ 04:40 PM

Former area economic recruiter lands S.C. post

The former head of the Piedmont Triad Partnership will become the first leader of the economic development group out of Hilton Head Island, South Carolina.

Jul. 23, 2014 @ 08:31 AM

City, airport leaders exchange appreciation

To bring home the tie between High Point and Piedmont Triad International Airport, economic recruiter Loren Hill on Tuesday referenced a precise figure — 4,161 feet.


Jul. 22, 2014 @ 01:12 PM

Furniture company leader shifting roles

Kevin O’Connor, president and chief executive officer of Samson Marketing and a former chairman of the High Point Market Authority board of directors, will step down as head of the marketing arm of Samson Holding.

Jul. 21, 2014 @ 02:21 PM

First for High Point happens tomorrow

The city will make some aviation history tomorrow, though it has nothing to do with a flight.

Jul. 01, 2014 @ 04:15 PM

Seasonal job-seekers bump up jobless rates

Jobless rates turned up in May after declining during the spring, but the seasonal factor of young people entering the summer job market may explain the increase, a local job service official said.


Jun. 30, 2014 @ 04:54 PM

Divide and move on - no department store to replace Kmart

The owners of a south High Point shopping center anchored by Kmart say they plan to subdivide the space once the department store closes at the end of the summer.

Jun. 26, 2014 @ 05:35 PM

Any drama this year with state market money?

When it comes to state funding for the High Point Market, the expression “what a difference a year makes” might serve as an understatement.

Jun. 24, 2014 @ 08:33 PM

Golden B reopening nears after accident

The past six weeks have offered an up-and-down odyssey for Golden B Restaurant co-owner Cush Bocholis and his family as they have coped with their small business closing temporarily because of a freak accident.

Jun. 23, 2014 @ 06:04 PM

Work begins on latest major highway project

The latest major highway project that will shift the landscape and change traffic patterns in the Piedmont is underway in northern Guilford County.

Jun. 18, 2014 @ 09:00 AM

New shopping center proposed for North High Point

An area of north High Point that already features a variety of shopping centers may soon get another one.

Jun. 16, 2014 @ 05:12 PM

Big jump at pump - Iraq conflict could push up gas prices

The battle raging in Iraq that threatens to turn into a civil war could bring an unwelcome ripple effect soon for local motorists.

Jun. 13, 2014 @ 04:32 PM

Group interested in Kilby not giving up on Washington Street

The historic Kilby Hotel may have fallen in on itself in the aftermath of a severe thunderstorm this week, but that doesn’t mean the group that was interested in renovating the building will walk away from Washington Street.

Jun. 12, 2014 @ 01:54 PM

Kmart will close High Point store

The city’s lone Kmart store will close this fall, with a liquidation sale beginning at the end of this month.

Jun. 10, 2014 @ 08:11 PM

Staples will relocate to popular shopping center

At a time when the pressing debate locally centers on the city’s economic future and getting High Pointers to shop locally, one major retail property just keeps on humming.