News: Local

Mar. 03, 2014 @ 06:31 PM

City hires new attorneys to investigate grievance

Attorneys from a Raleigh law firm will take over the investigation into a grievance against City Manager Strib Boynton that was brought by a member of the city’s executive team.


Oct. 17, 2013 @ 05:15 PM

Officials cut ribbon on Ragsdale autism wing

The Christine Joyner Greene Education Center had its ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday.


Sep. 14, 2013 @ 05:10 PM

Police Community Day draws good crowd

With more than 1,000 people coming and going throughout the day, Community Outreach Officer Robert Burchette said the event Saturday was a success.


Aug. 12, 2013 @ 03:00 PM

City facade grant program looking for takers

Overseers of a city-funded grant initiative for small business rehabilitation projects say interest from potential recipients is high, but most applicants haven’t yet met the criteria to be able to tap into the pool of funds.


Aug. 11, 2013 @ 03:00 PM

Supporters scramble to save Kilby Hotel

Owners of an historic Washington Street property are seeking help from the city in their efforts to prevent it from being torn down.


Aug. 10, 2013 @ 03:00 PM

Council takes heat over mayor’s late bills

City Council members say their constituents have been sounding off to them about the financial troubles involving Mayor Bernita Sims.


Aug. 10, 2013 @ 03:00 PM

Councilman still owes city $31,000

The recent financial issues surrounding Mayor Bernita Sims have refocused attention on another High Point leader who owes the city money.


Aug. 09, 2013 @ 06:16 PM

More of the same?

The economy will continue to disappoint.
That’s the conclusion drawn by a N.C. Bankers Association economist in a new study that looks at the banking sector, as well as housing, the financial markets, manufacturing, unemployment and other segments of the economy.


Aug. 08, 2013 @ 05:15 PM

City won’t privatize recycling

The city will stay in the recycling business and not pursue privatizing the service following a City Council decision Thursday.


Aug. 06, 2013 @ 05:49 PM

Mayor pays delinquent city bills

High Point Mayor Bernita Sims on Tuesday paid the $538.78 she owed the city in delinquent utility bills from 2012.


Aug. 05, 2013 @ 09:57 AM

New market in town

LeeAnna Beeson wants her 4-year-old to eat fresh green beans, and now she barely has to leave work to buy them.

 


Aug. 03, 2013 @ 04:31 AM

Harris named GTCC chairman

Harris succeeds Coy O. Williard, Jr. of High Point whose three-year term as chairman expired.


Aug. 02, 2013 @ 01:27 PM

Retailers brace for tax-free weekend

For the last time, shoppers get relief from the sales tax on certain back-to-school items.


Aug. 02, 2013 @ 09:34 AM

Rabies forces tough decisions

Several $5 vaccine clinics will be offered this summer.


Aug. 02, 2013 @ 08:13 AM

Calling it a day at 80

The Henry James Bar-B-Que on S. Main Street, a fast-food staple since 1979, has closed as the founder of the company retires at the age of 80.