News

Jul. 23, 2014 @ 04:52 PM

Planet Fitness will switch shopping centers

One shopping center’s loss will be another one’s gain when Planet Fitness relocates its High Point center later this summer.


Jul. 23, 2014 @ 04:40 PM

Former area economic recruiter lands S.C. post

The former head of the Piedmont Triad Partnership will become the first leader of the economic development group out of Hilton Head Island, South Carolina.


Jul. 23, 2014 @ 02:24 PM

Same city sites will greet fall early voters

Local voters casting early ballots, including in races for mayor and City Council, will have familiar locations to make their choices this fall.


Jul. 23, 2014 @ 09:26 AM

City-issued credit cards cut by a third

The number of city-issued credit cards in circulation has been reduced by nearly one-third following a review.


Jul. 23, 2014 @ 08:31 AM

City, airport leaders exchange appreciation

To bring home the tie between High Point and Piedmont Triad International Airport, economic recruiter Loren Hill on Tuesday referenced a precise figure — 4,161 feet.

 


Jul. 22, 2014 @ 07:46 PM

Water line break digs up past

Contractors working Tuesday to fix a water line break on N. Main Street cleared out asphalt and dug up a little more than planned — the past.


Jul. 23, 2014 @ 08:04 AM

Thought bipartisanship gone way of dinosaur?

First-term U.S. Rep. Richard Hudson, R-8th, showed Tuesday that bipartisanship at the nation’s capital isn’t quite dead yet.


Jul. 23, 2014 @ 08:38 AM

UPDATE: Man arrested after standoff, linked to startling video

Thomasville police have arrested a man who barricaded himself inside a home Tuesday afternoon.

 


Jul. 22, 2014 @ 04:56 PM

Heritage Home Group moving headquarters to High Point

Heritage Home Group confirmed Tuesday that it will move its corporate headquarters to High Point.


Jul. 22, 2014 @ 01:12 PM

Furniture company leader shifting roles

Kevin O’Connor, president and chief executive officer of Samson Marketing and a former chairman of the High Point Market Authority board of directors, will step down as head of the marketing arm of Samson Holding.


Jul. 22, 2014 @ 10:20 AM

Man dies overnight in motorcycle wreck

A man was killed after a motorcycle reported stolen nearly a year ago crashed late Monday night, according to police.


Jul. 21, 2014 @ 08:28 PM

Family furniture business thrives on innovation

A sleek, modern look predominates at Davis Furniture Industries’ corporate office in south High Point.


Jul. 21, 2014 @ 08:24 PM

Small but mighty: Laurel University growing

There is more to higher education than several buildings dotting a sprawling, green college campus, and faculty and staff at Laurel University are working to prove that.


Jul. 21, 2014 @ 08:14 PM

Council OKs Kilby cleanup

Demolition crews will be busy in High Point in the coming months.


Jul. 21, 2014 @ 05:11 PM

Candidate filing reflects historic change

Nearly 50 years after Congress passed the Voting Rights Act to ensure the opportunity for blacks to vote in the South, High Point reflects the magnitude of the change brought by the legislation.