News

Apr. 13, 2014 @ 04:45 PM

Early voting enters new phase

North Carolina’s ongoing experiment with early voting probably will never receive as much attention as when voters go to polling booths later this month and again this fall.


Apr. 13, 2014 @ 04:29 PM

Authorities catch suspect in stabbing death

Law enforcement officers this morning caught a suspect trying to flee the country after a stabbing death that happened Saturday night at a residence in Randleman.


Apr. 13, 2014 @ 03:00 PM

City still looking to find business voice

The controversy surrounding the proposed hiring by the city of a business consultant to work on redevelopment issues in High Point has rekindled the debate about whether the city needs a stronger business advocate.


Apr. 13, 2014 @ 03:00 PM

Big-ticket infrastructure projects get council OK

The City Council recently approved several big-ticket expenditures for capital projects.


Apr. 12, 2014 @ 06:10 PM

At 79, earning black belt in martial arts

Clifton White Jr. — by breaking a board with one hand and another with a bare foot — proved Saturday afternoon that, yet again, age is just a number.


Apr. 12, 2014 @ 04:20 PM

Fairview to get new principal

Angela Dawson, soon-to-be principal of Fairview Elementary, said she is ready and excited to turn the school around next year.


Apr. 12, 2014 @ 04:16 PM

Poll: 63 percent of voters oppose ‘super PACs’

A new poll by High Point University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill finds that large percentages of registered voters say super PACs — organizations that can raise and spend unlimited amounts of money on behalf of candidates they support — should be illegal and that the news media should help voters recognize which advertisements the organizations buy to support particular candidates.


Apr. 12, 2014 @ 03:00 PM

MLK street supporters undaunted

A negative vote by the City Council has not deterred those who want a High Point street named for the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.


Apr. 12, 2014 @ 02:27 PM

Hint at a High Point headquarters?

A home furnishings company that emerged from the ashes of the former Furniture Brands International still hasn’t confirmed speculation it will relocate its corporate headquarters from St. Louis to High Point, but is planning to base three key executives here.


Apr. 14, 2014 @ 12:49 PM

Retro shapes, colors influence High Point Market

What’s old is new again at High Point Market according to Style Spotter Michelle Jennings Wiebe.


Apr. 11, 2014 @ 05:36 PM

Guilford school officials head to court

Guilford County Schools officials will be in court next week for a hearing concerning a lawsuit challenging a new teacher tenure law.


Apr. 11, 2014 @ 05:27 PM

Former HPU security officers’ affidavits added to hazing lawsuit

Two former High Point University security officers claim in sworn statements that they were directed to grant special treatment to HPU President Nido Qubein’s son, who is a defendant in a wrongful-death lawsuit.


Apr. 11, 2014 @ 04:36 PM

Egg hunt, carnival set for Saturday

Nothing says Easter in High Point like the annual egg hunt at City Lake Park.


Apr. 10, 2014 @ 08:06 PM

Man charged with bringing weapon on Southern Guilford campus

Guilford County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a man Thursday afternoon on charges related to bringing a loaded gun on the Southern Guilford High School campus. The man is an adult and is not a Southern High student.


Apr. 10, 2014 @ 05:51 PM

Council, City Project try to smooth over differences

The City Council appeared to move a step closer Thursday to resolving the issue of how to handle High Point’s revitalization efforts.