News

Nov. 23, 2014 @ 03:18 PM

Wrecking ball won’t end city’s dealings with blighted property

If the city takes a wrecking ball to the shuttered Meredith Street apartments, it will mark a key point in a four-year battle with the owner of the site.

But it may not be the end of the saga.


Nov. 23, 2014 @ 03:00 PM

Public invited to discuss BOE vacancy

Guilford County Board of Education will hold a public forum Dec. 3 to discuss the vacancy in District 1.


Nov. 22, 2014 @ 09:03 PM

School board OKs budget increase for projects

The Guilford County Board of Education has approved a proposal to increase the budgets for six of nine priority projects, including High Point Central High School.


Nov. 22, 2014 @ 09:01 PM

Stores list Black Friday hours

Ready to shop for the holidays? Many local stores will be open Thanksgiving Day, in addition to have special Black Friday hours. Here’s a look:


Nov. 22, 2014 @ 08:58 PM

It’s not just Black Friday anymore

Stores across the country are preparing for Black Friday this week, and High Point is no exception.


Nov. 22, 2014 @ 08:57 PM

Walker goes from political novice to halls of Congress

The magnitude of his first-time political journey struck Mark Walker earlier this month when he walked onto the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives in the Capitol.

In two years, Walker has gone from a minister at a Greensboro church who had little experience in the political arena to an incoming Republican congressman replacing a veteran in GOP politics, Rep. Howard Coble, R-6th.


Nov. 22, 2014 @ 05:53 PM

Groups doing good works get foundation support

The High Point Community Foundation celebrated its 17th year of providing grants to community groups by announcing that 17 nonprofit organizations received $314,201 in annual foundation awards.


Nov. 22, 2014 @ 04:52 PM

Celebrating unity with music, food, fun

Fifty years after the Civil Rights Act of 1964 marked the beginning of the end for segregation in the South, a city festival Saturday showed how a new legacy is unfurling.


Nov. 22, 2014 @ 04:24 PM

Cleveland County Republican in line as new speaker

North Carolina Republican lawmakers on Saturday picked state Rep. Tim Moore of Cleveland County to become the next leader of the state House of Representatives.


Nov. 21, 2014 @ 05:36 PM

Who does NC like for president?

With the next presidential election two years away, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie appears to have the highest favorability ratings among North Carolina Republicans, according to a new HPU Poll.


Nov. 21, 2014 @ 05:31 PM

Council may hire manager next week

High Point’s next city manager could be hired as soon as next week.


Nov. 21, 2014 @ 04:14 PM

In it for the long haul?

New regulatory filings associated with International Market Center’s plans to take the company public shed light on its long-term strategy.


Nov. 21, 2014 @ 12:40 PM

Commissioners deny incentives request

The Guilford County Board of Commissioners on Thursday voted down an incentives request from a Greensboro company considering an expansion.


Nov. 21, 2014 @ 10:11 AM

Man, woman charged in Thomasville sweepstakes robbery

Police are looking for a third suspect in the robbery


Nov. 21, 2014 @ 09:56 AM

Urban Orchard puts its roots in the ground

If the air feels a little fresher in southwest High Point after this Saturday, there are about 250 new trees to thank.