News

Oct. 16, 2014 @ 04:39 PM

Unusual pumpkins help a good cause

A pink pumpkin?

No, you’re not seeing things. Pumpkins are going pink this Halloween season for breast cancer awareness.


Oct. 16, 2014 @ 04:05 PM

Behind the jack-o’-lantern grin

Autumn is clearly on its way as the air grows colder, the sky darkens by 7 p.m. and the ground becomes littered with crunchy leaves. People all over the United States are starting to look for the seasonal orange fruit to decorate their front steps.


Oct. 16, 2014 @ 01:48 PM

City approves Thomas Built Buses incentives

The High Point City Council this morning unanimously approved economic incentives for Thomas Built Buses to expand its West Fairfield Road operation.


Oct. 15, 2014 @ 08:03 PM

Business leaders share insights at HPU

Some of the best and brightest in the business world offered their insights Wednesday to an audience at High Point University.


Oct. 15, 2014 @ 07:30 PM

Mendenhall faces challenge from Hill in Ward 3

Ward 3 City Councilwoman Judy Mendenhall faces a challenge from Alyce Hill in the Nov. 4 election.


Oct. 15, 2014 @ 04:26 PM

HPU Poll tracks Clinton’s chance in two years

Voters here and across the state may be in the waning days of deciding whom they’ll support at the polls this fall, but a survey through High Point University already is looking ahead to the next presidential election in two years.


Oct. 14, 2014 @ 09:42 PM

Candidates sound off

All 24 candidates for city office in the Nov. 4 election participated a Tuesday night forum at High Point University.


Oct. 14, 2014 @ 05:02 PM

Official justifies evening opening for same-sex licenses

Register of Deeds Jeff Thigpen has met with county commissioners who expressed concerns about his decision to reopen his office Friday night and issue same-sex marriage licenses, though he stands by his choice.


Oct. 14, 2014 @ 04:46 PM

Economic developers seek regional voice

Economic development officials in High Point and elsewhere in the Triad are banding together in a new initiative.


Oct. 14, 2014 @ 04:37 PM

Two candidates vying for Ward 2 seat

Jerry Mingo and Chris Williams are running for the open Ward 2 seat on City Council.


Oct. 14, 2014 @ 04:56 PM

Conservative group makes council endorsements

The political group Conservatives for Guilford County has endorsed four candidates for High Point City Council.


Oct. 13, 2014 @ 05:21 PM

State now has ‘gender-neutral’ marriage applications

State officials have provided Register of Deeds offices across North Carolina with new gender-neutral wedding license application forms to accommodate gay marriages that began late last week.


Oct. 13, 2014 @ 05:22 PM

Two people injured after car crashes into house

Two people were injured Monday afternoon after a car crashed into a house.


Oct. 14, 2014 @ 10:04 AM

Mayoral, council candidate forum set for tonight

The High Point Chamber of Commerce will host a candidates forum from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday in Phillips Hall on the campus of High Point University.


Oct. 13, 2014 @ 03:33 PM

HPU poll: Senate race dead heat

Political analysts have said for months that North Carolina’s Senate race might be decided by a razor-thin margin, and the latest High Point University Poll backs up that sentiment.