News

Sep. 06, 2014 @ 01:58 PM

Detour for traffic in part of Trinity this month

Motorists traveling through part of Trinity will need to take a detour through the middle of this month.


Sep. 06, 2014 @ 11:20 AM

Legislative session rough for city

High Point lost a revenue source and one of its legislative priorities went nowhere during the recently adjourned N.C. General Assembly session.


Sep. 06, 2014 @ 06:05 AM

Bicycle-inspired art kicks off race weekend

The threat of a downpour didn’t keep visitors from dropping by the Theatre Art Galleries and the High Point Theatre on Friday night to view professional bicycle-themed art.


Sep. 05, 2014 @ 05:12 PM

Deadly heroin raises alarm

Although High Point has a reputation as a heroin hub, less than half of the people who overdosed in the city this year had High Point addresses, said High Point police Chief Marty Sumner. The rest, about 60 percent, were from other cities, including Lexington, Thomasville, Oxford and Wilmington.


Sep. 05, 2014 @ 11:41 AM

Guilford graduation rate exceeds state

Numbers released Thursday show Guilford County Schools’ graduation rate, a new high of 88.5 percent, tops that of the state and its five largest districts.


Sep. 04, 2014 @ 05:08 PM

Police: Man robs pain meds from CVS at gunpoint

Police are looking for a suspect who robbed a local pharmacy of prescription pain pills at gunpoint on Wednesday night.


Sep. 04, 2014 @ 04:23 PM

Pedal into art at the Cycling Classic

The annual High Point Cycling Classic will gear up Friday with a different approach to the beauty of bicycling.


Sep. 11, 2014 @ 06:18 PM

SBI investigates alleged assault before disappearance

Anna Smith, 18, told her parents that someone assaulted her the week before Labor Day, according to Appalachian State University. Now the N.C. State Bureau of Investigation considers Smith a “missing and endangered person.”


Sep. 03, 2014 @ 05:46 PM

Daughter of slave, Confederate soldier, dies at 91

Mattie Clyburn Rice made her mark when she set out to get recognition for her slave father who fought in the Civil War. And she made sure of it before she died at the age of 91.


Sep. 03, 2014 @ 05:07 PM

High Point cyclist qualifies for pro race in her hometown

A year ago, Mollie Brewer watched the High Point Cycling Classic from the sidelines, close enough to feel the breeze every time a pack of racers rushed by her. This year, she won't just be watching the pack — she’ll be in the pack.


Sep. 03, 2014 @ 06:14 PM

Driver seriously injured in crash

One man is in the hospital with serious injuries following a two-car wreck on E. Fairfield Road Wednesday afternoon. Another driver suffered minor injuries.


Sep. 03, 2014 @ 04:10 PM

Drink up - lack of rain not threatening water supplies

The recent lack of rainfall barely has made a dent in one key resource for High Pointers — their water supply.


Sep. 03, 2014 @ 03:24 PM

Police: 19-year-old arrested for stealing copper from school

A High Point teen faces felony charges related to the theft of more than $100,000 worth of copper from a school’s air conditioning unit over the summer, authorities said Wednesday.


Sep. 03, 2014 @ 08:08 AM

Parched - several weeks without decent rain

Garden and plant specialist Ralph Soviero said the leaves you see drifting off trees reflect one visible outcome from the absence of rainfall recently.


Sep. 02, 2014 @ 08:25 PM

Council concerned over recycling costs

Some City Council members are trying to put the brakes on plans to spend millions of dollars on what has been a money-losing operation.