News

Nov. 19, 2014 @ 09:00 PM

Want incentives with that? Good luck soon in Guilford County

It’s ironic that one of the last acts taken by the current members of the Guilford County Board of Commissioners could involve approving an incentives request for a company.

After Thursday night, with a new pair of Republican commissioners joining the nine-member board, getting economic incentives requests approved by the commissioners will become a tougher sell.


Nov. 19, 2014 @ 05:29 PM

Central High project cost increases

An estimate for construction costs to complete cafeteria and media center additions at High Point Central High School has increased, along with the price tags attached to five other projects the district has identified as priority.


Nov. 19, 2014 @ 04:44 PM

Triad firms praised for treatment of gay employees

A half a dozen companies with a presence in High Point or the region have been recognized by a national gay rights group for their respectful treatment of gay employees.


Nov. 21, 2014 @ 03:52 PM

How does High Point resolve its hunger crisis?

So how, exactly, does a community achieve the No. 2 ranking in the nation for food hardship? And, more to the point, what do we do about it?


Nov. 18, 2014 @ 04:22 PM

Poll reflects economic optimism in NC

North Carolina residents are feeling better about the economy, according to the latest HPU Poll released Tuesday.


Nov. 18, 2014 @ 04:16 PM

Council votes to demolish apartments

The High Point City Council voted unanimously Monday to demolish a shuttered apartment complex in southeast High Point.


Nov. 19, 2014 @ 08:00 AM

PART gets favorable audit for second straight year

The region’s mass transit agency recently received a favorable audit for the second straight year after a federal agency earlier this decade criticized the agency’s prior approach to internal financial controls.


Nov. 18, 2014 @ 04:00 AM

Backpack programs help hungry children get through the weekend

Free breakfast and lunch programs at public schools provide food for needy students during the week, but what about weekends?


Nov. 18, 2014 @ 04:00 AM

Hunger affects about 25 percent of High Point children

High Point's hunger crisis affects not just adults, but children too.


Nov. 17, 2014 @ 10:13 PM

Council approves permit for cell tower

Plans for a proposed cell tower in north High Point were unanimously approved by City Council Monday.



Nov. 17, 2014 @ 04:30 PM

Evidence seals shooting suspect’s fate within 3 months

A man police said was known to be armed and violent was sentenced last week in connection to an August shooting that sent a teen to the hospital with life-threatening gunshot wounds.


Nov. 17, 2014 @ 04:44 PM

Moore won’t ask for recount; Alexander wins at-large seat

City Councilman Britt Moore said Monday he will not ask for a recount in the closely-contested election for the second at-large seat on council.


Nov. 17, 2014 @ 01:00 PM

Child ejected from van struck by tractor trailer

A 7-year-old boy was ejected from a van after it was struck by a tractor trailer Monday morning.


Nov. 17, 2014 @ 11:51 AM

Man injured after crashing into pole Monday morning

Officers say they found the man pinned in the driver’s seat. Police used five fire extinguishers to keep the flames under control until firefighters arrived.