News

Sep. 15, 2014 @ 10:23 AM

Group kicks off greenway study

A proposal to link six public parks and open areas with a greenway could be a key to beautifying and bringing life to one of the city’s old, and largely abandoned, industrial areas.


Sep. 13, 2014 @ 06:19 PM

UPDATED: Police believe body found in Boone is missing Anna Smith

The more than weeklong search in Boone for missing Appalachian State University student Anna Smith of High Point ended in a dreadful, feared fashion Saturday.


Sep. 12, 2014 @ 06:05 PM

City considering major project near library

City leaders are considering a major capital project in conjunction with a  revitalization proposal for the High Point Neal F. Austin Public Library.


Sep. 11, 2014 @ 06:09 PM

Attention turns to Sims’ successor

The show must go on.
That’s the mantra of City Council members following Wednesday’s surprise resignation of then-Mayor Bernita Sims.


Sep. 11, 2014 @ 05:15 PM

High Point survivor helps dedicate new 9/11 memorial

A new 9/11 memorial was dedicated Thursday morning at the Carolina Field of Honor, and a survivor from High Point helped with the ceremony.


Sep. 11, 2014 @ 04:40 PM

Group launches campaign for education sales tax

Significant budget cuts and schools’ growing needs prompted education advocates to launch a grassroots effort Thursday to encourage voters in November to support a quarter-cent tax increase. The quarter-cent increase would generate an estimated $14 million for public education in Guilford County.


Sep. 11, 2014 @ 08:50 PM

Robbery suspects crash following chase

Two robbery suspects are in custody after leading police on a chase with speeds reaching 140 mph.


Sep. 10, 2014 @ 05:23 PM

Blood or not, firefighters are family on 9/11 and all other days

John Terry will experience emotions and memories Thursday that will linger with him as long as he lives.

The High Point Fire Department captain is tied by his avocation to one of the most sobering losses on Sept. 11, 2001, during one of the darkest days for the nation.


Sep. 10, 2014 @ 04:40 PM

Willing Wednesday - volunteers deliver food for those in need

Terry Atkinson has become committed to a monthly ritual on Wednesday mornings that helps children in the community who wonder where they might get their next hearty meal.


Sep. 10, 2014 @ 04:39 PM

‘Most important role on this earth’

“Maybe the most important role you will have on this earth is to be a role model for your children,” Pastor Robert Steele told a group of men who gathered at a church Wednesday to walk their children to school. 


Sep. 10, 2014 @ 06:15 PM

Mayor resigns, pleads guilty to felony

High Point Mayor Bernita Sims resigned Wednesday, shortly before she pleaded guilty to a felony worthless check charge.


Sep. 10, 2014 @ 11:33 AM

Police nab third suspect in sweepstakes robbery

Thomasville police have arrested a third suspect in connection with the robbery of a sweepstakes business in July.


Sep. 09, 2014 @ 10:17 PM

HPU dedicates Witcher Athletic Center

High Point University athletics director Dan Hauser declared Tuesday “a day of transformation” for the school’s sports programs.


Sep. 09, 2014 @ 09:53 PM

CANpaign battles hunger, kicks off United Way drive

Hundreds of bright colored T-shirts dotted the Oak Hollow Mall parking lot Tuesday evening. Every color, each standing out beneath the deep-gray sky, represented more than 40 companies and 10 organizations. The United Way of Greater High Point’s 2014 CANpaign gained more than the enthusiasm volunteers hoped for as UWGHP officially kicked off this year’s community fundraising drive.


Sep. 09, 2014 @ 05:42 PM

Police respond to Andrews campus after altercation

City police officers came to T. Wingate Andrews High School Tuesday afternoon after a lunchtime altercation between two male students.