News

Dec. 08, 2014 @ 10:03 PM

Gillespie to fill BOE's District 1 seat

West End Ministries Executive Director Chris Gillespie will succeed former District 1 board of education member Carlvena Foster.


Dec. 08, 2014 @ 09:48 PM

Riot suspects arraigned, receive reduced bonds

Nine people charged in a Wilson Place riot that escalated from a High Point Central High School lunchroom brawl were arraigned Monday in district court, where a judge reduced their bonds. Police served warrants Monday with additional charges in the Central incident.


Dec. 09, 2014 @ 07:59 AM

New High Point City Council takes reins

High Point’s new crop of leaders took their seats on the dais Monday.


Dec. 08, 2014 @ 09:13 PM

Jury selection underway in murder trial

A Superior Court judge said he expects jury selection to conclude Tuesday in the trial of a man accused of shooting his girlfriend’s son in 2012.


Dec. 08, 2014 @ 06:16 PM

Qubein top-compensated college president in NC

Nido Qubein is the 12th-best compensated college president in the nation, according to the Chronicle of Higher Education’s list.


Dec. 08, 2014 @ 04:11 PM

Injured 88 year old found living in filth, woman charged with felony

A High Point woman faces felony neglect charges after authorities found an elderly woman left in her care with an injury and living in filth, according to police.


Dec. 08, 2014 @ 04:10 AM

New council, perhaps fresh tone

Going into last month’s local election, voters faced a contrast in candidates holding views about the revitalization of city’s core.

In the end, High Pointers chose advocates on both sides of the divide for a City Council that begins a new phase Monday with the addition of a new mayor and four fresh councilmembers.


Dec. 07, 2014 @ 04:30 AM

'Comeback John': The unique tale of Thomasville's first reported WWII casualty

To this day, no one knows for sure where John Lee Blair was when the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor.


Dec. 08, 2014 @ 08:18 AM

Furniture fabric show resumes local run

The fabric show for the home furnishings industry marked a milestone when its latest rendition kicked off Sunday in the furniture market district downtown.


Dec. 07, 2014 @ 06:36 PM

Update: Shooting suspect remains at large

A convicted felon accused of shooting a man in the head Saturday remains at large, police said Sunday.


Dec. 06, 2014 @ 08:33 PM

Getting into the Christmas spirit

Lying on their bellies, chins resting in their hands, about a dozen children were mesmerized by “The Polar Express,” playing Saturday on a TV at the Allen Jay Recreation Center.


Dec. 06, 2014 @ 08:45 PM

Nine charged with felony riot in street melee

Police arrested nine people, including three teens, in connection with a Thursday street melee that escalated from a High Point Central High School lunchroom fight.




Dec. 05, 2014 @ 10:15 PM

UPDATE: High Point 911 service working after 5 hours of downtime

High Point 911 Communications Center is back up and running after technical issues Friday when calls were re-routed for five hours.