News

Oct. 21, 2014 @ 02:40 PM

EEOC sues FedEx Ground, claims discrimination in employment

The federal agency that oversees complaints about discrimination in employment has filed a national legal action against FedEx Ground, which has a major package sorting operation in the region.


Oct. 21, 2014 @ 08:10 AM

Governor’s market visit touts industry future

Gov. Pat McCrory smiled as he toured two furniture market showrooms Monday afternoon, intermittently plopping down onto a chair or pillowed couch to rub his hands across the fabric.


Oct. 20, 2014 @ 11:16 PM

Mayor candidates take spotlight at forum

The three candidates running for High Point’s top elected post shared their views on a variety of issues during a Monday night forum at the Pennybyrn at Maryfield retirement community.


Oct. 20, 2014 @ 10:21 PM

Council clears way for Enterprise Rent-A-Car relocation

A divided City Council cleared the way for Enterprise Rent-A-Car to relocate its business to a site on N. Main Street in the heart of Uptowne.      


Oct. 20, 2014 @ 04:32 PM

UPDATED: Thomas Built, UAW ink new pact

Thomas Built Buses and a branch of the United Auto Workers have finalized a new contract for local hourly employees as the company prepares to make a decision whether to expand in the city.


Oct. 19, 2014 @ 06:56 PM

Maricich weighs in on market

International Market Centers President and CEO Bob Maricich provided his take on the fall High Point Market Sunday.


Oct. 19, 2014 @ 03:00 PM

Domestic violence initiative shows results

Police arrive to an address they’ve been to before and find a woman with a black eye covered in blood. The last time this happened, an arrest was made, but she didn’t show up in court, and her abuser got away with it.


Oct. 19, 2014 @ 03:00 PM

911 operators ready for market crowds

As marketgoers descend on High Point this week, emergency calls to 911 will more than double with more than 80,000 people from across the globe popping in and out of furniture showrooms, restaurants and bars, all centered around downtown.


Oct. 18, 2014 @ 07:49 PM

High Point man faces drug charges following police chase

A motorcyclist faces multiple drug charges following a brief chase in Surry County Friday night.


Oct. 18, 2014 @ 06:50 PM

Market begins

Home furnishings buyers say their business has picked up as the housing market improves and the economy rebounds.


Oct. 18, 2014 @ 03:33 PM

Committee tackles permitting issues

A committee of city leaders, as well as business and real estate professionals, has identified a long list of problems with the city’s permitting process for development projects.


Oct. 18, 2014 @ 03:00 PM

Murder at the market: Local author of 1997 mystery still writing

Amid living room suites and dining room ensembles on the sixth floor of the Global Home Furnishings Market building, he lay on a wicker porch swing, dying.


Oct. 18, 2014 @ 03:00 PM

Church helps feed marketgoers while helping local causes

One thing’s for sure, market visitors won’t be going hungry.


Oct. 18, 2014 @ 02:52 PM

Area towns, cities get annual infusion of road money

Cities and towns across the Piedmont will get an annual injection of money for roads — this time totalling $19.5 million — as their piece of the state’s Powell Bill funding.


Oct. 17, 2014 @ 08:40 PM

Work to begin on I-85 industrial park

Davidson County officials have moved a step closer towards developing a large, multi-tenant industrial park off of Interstate 85.