News: Davidson County

Dec. 11, 2014 @ 02:29 PM

Region, state top lists for job losses to China

Communities across the High Point area and North Carolina are among the hardest hit by job losses linked to China during a 12-year period, according to a report released this afternoon.


Dec. 03, 2014 @ 05:09 PM

Rare honor - bill honors Coble by name

U.S. Rep. Howard Coble, a Coast Guard veteran, is receiving another honor as he moves toward retirement with the House of Representatives naming its maritime appropriations bill after him.


Nov. 28, 2014 @ 02:47 PM

New way to check on Zeek Rewards restitution

The receiver overseeing restitution to former affiliates of the global Zeek Rewards pyramid scheme has updated the status of payments while providing a new way for victims to keep up with their claim.


Nov. 17, 2014 @ 04:44 PM

Moore won’t ask for recount; Alexander wins at-large seat

City Councilman Britt Moore said Monday he will not ask for a recount in the closely-contested election for the second at-large seat on council.


Nov. 17, 2014 @ 04:13 PM

Bank of North Carolina expanding again

Bank of North Carolina will branch out for the first time into Virginia, continuing a series of expansions by the financial institution during the past five years.


Nov. 15, 2014 @ 03:43 PM

So long, Howard -Coble nears end of career

It’s fitting that one of the last acts of Rep. Howard Coble during his 30-year congressional career will feature him waving from a float during a series of Christmas parades.


Nov. 15, 2014 @ 03:39 PM

Alexander slips ahead of Moore for council seat

The topsy-turvy race for an at-large seat on City Council made one last turn Friday when former Councilman Latimer Alexander edged ahead of incumbent Britt Moore, reversing an apparent win for Moore from the unofficial returns on election night.


Nov. 13, 2014 @ 10:00 PM

Obamacare round 2 kicks off Saturday

Retired furniture worker Eddie Sowers understands all the controversy surrounding the Affordable Care Act, its role in political debates and election campaigns. 

But for the 63-year-old widower from northeastern Davidson County, the big-picture discussions about the Affordable Care Act don’t overshadow his personal reality.


Nov. 13, 2014 @ 12:26 PM

Zeek Rewards ringleader pleads not guilty

A Davidson County man who prosecutors say masterminded an $850 million Internet-based Ponzi scheme is pleading not guilty to charges of wire and mail fraud, conspiracy and tax fraud.


Nov. 10, 2014 @ 08:12 PM

Man shot at northern Davidson County residence

A 25-year-old man was shot and taken to the hospital Monday afternoon after he was assaulted in his home in the Midway community.


Nov. 05, 2014 @ 04:52 PM

Randolph, Davidson counties help propel Tillis to victory

When Republican Thom Tillis thanks supporters for his narrow U.S. Senate win Tuesday, rural voters in places such as Randolph and Davidson counties should show up high on the gratitude list.


Nov. 05, 2014 @ 11:38 AM

Quick Look: High Point Mayor, City Council results

Mayor (100 percent of precincts)

Bill Bencini 55%

Marcus Brandon 36%

Jimmy Scott 9%


Nov. 05, 2014 @ 12:04 PM

Davis leads at-large slate; Moore narrowly in 2nd

Voters on Tuesday elected challenger Cynthia Davis as one new at-large City Council member, with incumbent Britt Moore holding a tenuous lead on the second spot.


Nov. 04, 2014 @ 11:30 PM

Turnout appears robust locally

Education, health care and having a voice were among the top reasons High Point voters cited for heading out to the polls on Tuesday.


Oct. 30, 2014 @ 05:11 PM

Robust early voting - who does it benefit?

It may be the most important political puzzle of this fall’s election season: Which party and its candidates will benefit most from the robust turnout during early voting?