News

Apr. 10, 2014 @ 05:48 PM

School budget cuts work hours, positions

Superintendent Mo Green recommended a budget that he said will cut the number of work days for teacher assistants and other paraprofessionals.


Apr. 10, 2014 @ 05:34 PM

Council OKs theater upgrades

High Point’s city-run theater and a key revitalization target area will get upgrades following City Council decisions Thursday.


Apr. 09, 2014 @ 05:18 PM

Market leaders tout buyer numbers

High Point Market leaders say aggressive efforts to draw more traffic to the furniture trade show are paying off.


Apr. 09, 2014 @ 03:51 PM

School system launches budget negotiations

Superintendent Mo Green presented the Guilford County Schools’ formal budget proposal this week, which will spur months of negotiations between the school system and county Board of Commissioners.


Apr. 09, 2014 @ 03:08 PM

Duany plans return visit

The primary author of a plan to revitalize urban areas of High Point will return to the city next month for a progress report and to take questions from the public.


Apr. 09, 2014 @ 02:30 PM

Jobless rates edge down, but reason why remains in dispute

Unemployment rates across the High Point area and the vast majority of the state declined from January to February, though whether that signals a turnaround for job-seekers remains an intense point of economic and political debate.


Apr. 09, 2014 @ 01:30 PM

YWCA celebrates a better swim

The last time the YWCA of High Point had a swimming pool in such tip-top shape, President Dwight Eisenhower was nearing the end of his time in the White House and America was welcoming Hawaii and Alaska as the last two states to join the union.


Apr. 09, 2014 @ 02:47 PM

City won't release terms of grievance settlement involving manager

A grievance that was brought against High Point City Manager Strib Boynton by a member of his executive team has been resolved.


Apr. 08, 2014 @ 08:24 PM

Study: Montlieu Academy iPad use gets positive results

After two years of its technology program, Montlieu Academy of Technology got some objective feedback on its use of iPads in education.


Apr. 08, 2014 @ 05:48 PM

N.C. gay marriage debate back in spotlight?

Nearly two years after North Carolina voters approved a ban in the state Constitution against gay marriage, the issue may come to the forefront again.


Apr. 08, 2014 @ 05:24 PM

Penn-Griffin named No. 2 in state in Washington Post rankings

Several schools within the Guilford County Schools system made The Washington Post’s list of most challenging high schools in the nation, but one High Point school cracked the top 100.


Apr. 08, 2014 @ 05:23 PM

GTCC holds tech trades job fair Friday

Guilford Technical Community College will host an Advanced Manufacturing and Technical Job Fair 1 to 3 p.m. Friday on its east Greensboro Campus.


Apr. 08, 2014 @ 01:49 PM

Latest HPU Poll out on president, 2 senators

A new poll by High Point University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill finds that 44 percent of North Carolina registered voters approve of President Barack Obama’s job performance.


Apr. 07, 2014 @ 08:04 PM

Some nonprofits may face funding cuts from city

Several local nonprofits that receive a portion of their funding from the city face cuts under the recommendations of a City Council committee.


Apr. 07, 2014 @ 07:45 PM

Last time without photo ID this year?

Voting rights activist David Mengert and his fellow volunteers across Guilford County want to spread a message this spring and again this fall — you can vote, and you don’t need a photo ID to do so.
This year marks the last major electoral cycle before a law mandating a photo ID at the polls is scheduled to go into effect for the 2016 election year.