News

Jul. 14, 2014 @ 09:15 AM

Fired up for the future

After two semesters of marinating in a culture that promotes entrepreneurship and confidence in one’s self, rising High Point University sophomore Jack Willett said he was ready to put himself to the test — or the grill.


Jul. 14, 2014 @ 09:13 AM

Dinner with a Side of Culture to hold fourth meeting at the pit

It has been more than a year since “the pit,” a city-owned parking area across from the train station in downtown High Point, has been used for an event. Come Monday, that will change.


Jul. 13, 2014 @ 08:37 PM

Showroom tax survives state changes

Like other cities, High Point stands to lose revenue as a result of new state legislation that will eliminate the ability of municipalities to charge businesses privilege license taxes.


Jul. 14, 2014 @ 05:28 PM

Police seek man who attacked 90-year-old woman

Law enforcement officers are still searching for a suspect who assaulted an 90-year-old woman in Thomasville during a robbery Saturday night.


Jul. 13, 2014 @ 12:43 PM

TEDxHigh Point event brings ideas home

“We are a community of very connected people. These ideas are going to make change, at least in High Point.”


Jul. 12, 2014 @ 06:15 PM

Family reunited after years of struggle

They’ve waited nearly five years for this moment.
The nerves swelling in anticipation made it difficult to sit still. Hussein Ali paced around the airport lobby, making phone calls, as he and his family waited for the plane to land.


Jul. 12, 2014 @ 05:13 PM

New program helps teen mom with college experience

“Now that I’m here despite all the things I’ve gone through, it just makes me that much prouder of myself." Jennifer Beavers


Jul. 12, 2014 @ 03:19 PM

6th District Democrat Fjeld waits in runoff wings

As the two Republicans running in the 6th Congressional District criticize each other in the political limelight heading into Tuesday’s runoff, Democratic nominee Laura Fjeld has spread her message and raised money off stage from the theatrics.


Jul. 11, 2014 @ 06:45 PM

Kao plans expansion, new jobs

A south High Point specialty chemical manufacturer plans to expand its operations.


Jul. 11, 2014 @ 06:19 PM

Portrait of a furniture maverick

There are few heroes in what’s happened to the U.S. furniture industry over the last 15 years.


Jul. 11, 2014 @ 05:38 PM

Half city election races contested so far, but which ones?

The midway point of candidate filing for this year’s city elections already assures voters that half the High Point races will be contested this fall.


Jul. 11, 2014 @ 04:59 PM

Chances to see last congressional debate

The 6th Congressional District runoff debate between Republican candidates Phil Berger Jr. and Mark Walker, which will air this evening on Time Warner Cable News, will be rebroadcast tomorrow night  at 7 p.m. on WXLV ABC 45.


Jul. 11, 2014 @ 04:04 PM

Man surrenders on child abuse charges

Joel Rayvon Brooks, 23, was arrested about 3:25 p.m. Thursday on allegations he was, in part, responsible for a fractures and abrasions an infant suffered in May. The child’s mother was arrested earlier Thursday.


Jul. 10, 2014 @ 07:53 PM

Davis to face challenge in Ward 5

First-term City Councilman Jim Davis will face a challenge in his bid for re-election in November.


Jul. 10, 2014 @ 07:52 PM

Funding cuts leave High Point without methadone treatment facility

After a near-death experience with heroin addiction, Zachary Hall was determined to overcome his battle with the drug.