News

Aug. 24, 2014 @ 01:04 PM

Partners focuses on local schools, attracting residents

Jobs are being created in High Point, but who is filling them?


Aug. 24, 2014 @ 01:00 PM

Council OKs public art rules

Supporters of an initiative to display private art at public sites around High Point have received the OK from city leaders.


Aug. 23, 2014 @ 06:45 PM

Soccer tournament brings smiles

Three 90-minute soccer games over the course of two days is nothing for Carter Huffman.


Aug. 23, 2014 @ 06:38 PM

HPU welcomes new students

This weekend is bittersweet for the Reedy family from Chicago.


Aug. 23, 2014 @ 05:30 PM

‘High Point is home’

For Alex Allis, staying in the Triad after graduating in May from High Point University was never in question.


Aug. 23, 2014 @ 02:56 PM

Marsh gets land back from city - 48 years later

Nearly 50 years ago, Marsh Furniture Co. did a favor for the city and conveyed a small parcel of land that High Point leaders wanted for a project.


Aug. 23, 2014 @ 02:47 PM

Supreme Court stays gay marriage ruling that could impact N.C.

The U.S. Supreme Court last week put a temporary hold on the implementation of a recent lower federal court ruling on gay marriage in Virginia that could have a ripple effect on the same-sex marriage ban in North Carolina.


Aug. 22, 2014 @ 08:26 PM

Outside factors could influence mayor, council outcomes

Voters will have plenty of issues — from the fate of The City Project to the level of property tax and electric rates — to determine this fall who represents them as mayor and council members.

But factors that don’t have anything directly to do with city politics might play a role in who leads High Point after voters go to the polls.


Aug. 22, 2014 @ 06:24 PM

Phoenix Academy kicks off year in newly renovated facility

Pencil and paper replaced hammers and measuring tape Friday as a Mendenhall Oaks Parkway building went from a construction site to a charter school.
Phoenix Academy kicked off its school year Friday morning in a newly renovated space — a 45,000-square-foot facility in the Mendenhall Business Park.


Aug. 22, 2014 @ 06:17 PM

Guilford sees rise in ACT scores

Guilford County students are making gains when it comes to a widely used college admissions exam.


Aug. 22, 2014 @ 04:15 PM

Pair of events draw upward of 12,000 visitors

This weekend won’t quite rival the twice-a-year High Point Market, but it may be as close as the city gets with two major events drawing visitors from across the East Coast and beyond.


Aug. 22, 2014 @ 11:14 AM

Last-minute chance to get sixth-graders vaccinated

To help ensure students entering the sixth grade meet state law vaccination requirements, the Guilford County Department of Health and Human Services on Saturday will offer a clinic in High Point.


Aug. 21, 2014 @ 07:53 PM

Commissioners on track with merger of DSS, Health Department

The merger of two major agencies of Guilford County government continues to proceed, with the next step involving the role of an advisory board to the commissioners.


Aug. 21, 2014 @ 03:48 PM

For some households, Andrews-Central game splits allegiances

It doesn’t take long for the eyes to start rolling and the wisecracks to start popping when Cory Watson and his daughter, Cameron, talk about the Andrews-Central football rivalry.


Aug. 21, 2014 @ 02:42 PM

Zoo gets ready for special guest

The N.C. Zoo will have a temporary guest this fall, and she will have the perfect roommate.