News

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.


Nov. 20, 2014 @ 05:45 PM

HPU removes Cosby from board of advisors

High Point University on Thursday said it has removed comedian Bill Cosby’s name from its board of advisors.


Nov. 20, 2014 @ 04:05 PM

Holiday Parade set for Sunday

The community has a chance to get into the holiday spirit Sunday with High Point’s annual downtown parade.


Nov. 20, 2014 @ 04:03 PM

EDC recaps successes of 2014

Economic development success this year has come to areas of High Point most in need of investment, city leaders said Wednesday.


Nov. 20, 2014 @ 03:49 PM

Church to host Holiday Market

Almost 50 vendors from High Point and surrounding areas will have their wares for sale at the Covenant Church United Methodist’s annual Holiday Market on Saturday.


Nov. 20, 2014 @ 03:57 PM

Man accused of shooting girlfriend ineligible for bond

A man accused of shooting his girlfriend in the leg Thursday morning is ineligible for bond.