News

Sep. 16, 2014 @ 09:00 PM

Mo-ped driver hurt in late afternoon wreck

A woman riding on a mo-ped was struck by a car at the intersection of Westchester Drive and Lexington Avenue late Tuesday afternoon.


Sep. 16, 2014 @ 09:02 PM

School dress code debate continues

The debate about what level of dress code to set for students in the Guilford County Schools came up again at the Board of Education meeting Tuesday night.


Sep. 16, 2014 @ 03:42 PM

More than 700 students risk suspension as vaccination deadline nears

More than 700 sixth graders in Guilford County face school suspension unless they bring proof of immunization for the school year.


Sep. 15, 2014 @ 08:52 PM

Council appoints Davis mayor

City Councilman Jim Davis will serve as High Point mayor for the balance of the current term in office following action by his colleagues Monday.


Sep. 15, 2014 @ 05:02 PM

Police chief: No indication Smith death homicide

The Boone police chief said Monday afternoon that the death of Anna Smith isn’t likely a homicide.


Sep. 15, 2014 @ 04:00 PM

Former senator to speak on heritage of Capitol

Former senator James Broyhill will speak about the history and significance of the U.S. Capitol during a free address at 7 p.m. Wednesday at High Point University.


Sep. 15, 2014 @ 03:53 PM

2 polls out on Senate race - HPU's due soon

Two polls released Monday show that Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan leads Republican challenger Thom Tillis, with High Point University’s first poll on the race set to be released early next week.


Sep. 15, 2014 @ 12:13 PM

Council eyes core city work plan

City officials have a general timeframe in mind for several core city projects in the works.


Sep. 15, 2014 @ 12:11 PM

No street diet decision until 2015?

A city-commissioned study of the controversial street diet proposal may not be finished until 2015.


Sep. 15, 2014 @ 12:03 PM

Furniture maker brings hope to neighborhood

For Tom Van Dessel, opening a furniture plant in south High Point is about much more than a business venture.


Sep. 14, 2014 @ 08:52 PM

Sadness and sunflowers - hundreds gather to remember Anna Smith

It was supposed to be an evening to hope that Anna Smith would turn up alive and safe; it turned into a night to hope that her family and friends can cope with the grief.


Sep. 14, 2014 @ 02:58 PM

Legal experts weigh in on ex-mayor’s case

Some legal observers reacted with surprise to the sentence imposed on former Mayor Bernita Sims, who pleaded guilty to a felony worthless check charge last week.


Sep. 14, 2014 @ 04:00 AM

HPU’s Steel Magnolias group recalls college years

 “It was a small college back then. We had a house mother who would stand at the door with a ruler.”


Sep. 13, 2014 @ 07:50 PM

High Point University turns 90

From paying tuition with hogs to a $200 million buget, HPU has come a long way


Sep. 15, 2014 @ 10:23 AM

Group kicks off greenway study

A proposal to link six public parks and open areas with a greenway could be a key to beautifying and bringing life to one of the city’s old, and largely abandoned, industrial areas.