News: Local

Jul. 28, 2013 @ 06:00 AM

State DNA database growing

Recent revelations that law enforcement agencies in High Point and elsewhere have databases of licence plate records have spotlighted another evidence-gathering practice on the rise across the state.

Jul. 28, 2013 @ 06:00 AM

Tax reform a reversal of fortune for city

State lawmakers haven’t given local governments much to cheer about lately, but High Point officials are breathing a sigh of relief over one aspect of the just-concluded N.C. General Assembly session.

Jul. 28, 2013 @ 05:19 AM

Tall grass gets the most complaints

A home on Paramount Street been empty for about a year, according to Jerry Chandler who lives on the street. While the grass has not been cut in a good while, Chandler said that he has seen it worse than it is now.

Jul. 28, 2013 @ 05:00 AM

Help local charities by dining out Tuesday

Local shelters are hoping that residents will give the stove a rest Tuesday and dine out instead for a cause.
Open Door Ministries of High Point, in partnership with West End Ministries, will host the fourth annual Dining Out for Hunger.

Jul. 28, 2013 @ 04:36 AM

Test will make a flare in the air

Piedmont Natural Gas to inspect pipeline at Old Hopewell Church Road

Jul. 27, 2013 @ 08:48 PM

Bicycling's hub for a day

Sharon Tatum traveled from her home in Walkertown to downtown High Point Saturday to attend her first professional bicycling race.
As she sat on a bench in Mendenhall Transportation Terminal taking in the spectacle that had become the center of the city, she spoke a line for many other first-time fans: “I didn’t know there were this many bikers in the world.”

Jul. 27, 2013 @ 03:00 PM

GTCC/Chamber partner in new venture on behalf of small businesses

When he talks to small business owners, Mark Hagenbuch tries to be more of a generalist than a specialist.

Jul. 26, 2013 @ 06:38 PM

Bill restricts local decisions about school board

The Legislature Thursday passed a version of a bill that restricts voters from making decisions about local school boards.

Jul. 26, 2013 @ 06:10 PM

Art on wheels

The banana seat bike on display at the High Point Theatre brings back memories for Sallie Robinson.

Jul. 26, 2013 @ 05:10 PM

Company eyes expansion in Trinity

Economic developers have asked the city of Trinity and Randolph County to assist a local business with an expansion.

Jul. 25, 2013 @ 09:53 PM

District wants talks on pool

Leaders know Grimsley pool will need repair funding from the community.

Jul. 25, 2013 @ 09:42 PM

Y and Swim Club to share pools

High Point Swim Club and the YMCA want to offer better services for swimmers of all ages.

Jul. 25, 2013 @ 09:39 PM

High Point Cycling Classic kicks off

Residents and members of organizations came out to welcome cyclists and the USA National Championships to the High Point Cycling Classic Thursday afternoon at Mendenhall Transportation Terminal downtown.

Jul. 25, 2013 @ 09:31 PM

Sea-can opens for its first preview

Residents can get their first look at what downtown High Point could look like with businesses in sea-cans.
A fully furnished sea-can, The Ignite Crit Suite Box, will be on display during the fourth annual High Point Cycling Classic this weekend.

Jul. 25, 2013 @ 05:27 PM

SBI widens investigation involving mayor

The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation has broadened its inquiry into the handling of an estate by High Point Mayor Bernita Sims.