News

Apr. 03, 2014 @ 05:42 PM

Got a business idea? Rent could be free

City officials still are looking for aspiring entrepreneurs interested in opening a business in the High Point Depot’s former baggage room next to the Amtrak station downtown.


Apr. 03, 2014 @ 05:40 PM

City 911 dispatcher nominated for award

Angela Servey, a 911 telecommunicator with the High Point 911 Center, is among 20 national finalists nominated for the Smart Telecommunicator Awards.


Apr. 03, 2014 @ 03:47 PM

Thank you, Heather - hundreds turn out for Richardson

Whether or not Heather Richardson won a medal during her two Winter Olympics appearances didn’t matter Thursday — her hometown showed her she’s golden.


Apr. 02, 2014 @ 06:06 PM

School system sees fewer dropouts

Guilford County Schools made progress in dropout and discipline during the 2012-13 school year.


Apr. 02, 2014 @ 06:03 PM

New center aims to help domestic violence victims

Laurrissa Armstrong’s name was spoken many times Wednesday as a new domestic violence victims’ services center was dedicated in High Point.


Apr. 02, 2014 @ 05:59 PM

Committee shares vision for library gathering place

A group that wants to transform the area outside the High Point Neal F. Austin Public Library into a public gathering space unveiled an ambitious vision for the site Wednesday.


Apr. 02, 2014 @ 05:57 PM

City preps for Market

Preparing for the population of the city to nearly double is no easy task, but city officials, market organizers and caterers have it down to a science.


Apr. 02, 2014 @ 03:29 PM

Lynch retiring as Greensboro recruiter during tumultuous period

Longtime principal Greensboro economic recruiter Dan Lynch will retire at the end of this year amid calls by some business leaders in Greensboro for his resignation or firing because of what they see as lagging job creation in the city.


Apr. 02, 2014 @ 06:43 PM

Police: Man shot, killed in street

Gladys Suarez was at home on N. Hall Street watching TV on Tuesday night when she heard a loud popping noise outside her home.


Apr. 02, 2014 @ 08:17 AM

DSS deals with food stamp backlog fallout

Officials from Guilford County will undertake an internal audit of the Department of Social Services in the wake of a food stamp backlog that DSS staff worked to resolve just before a deadline Monday that could cost the state up to $88 million in federal funding.


Apr. 01, 2014 @ 04:50 PM

Body found in parked car

Police are investigating a body found in a car parked in the College Village parking lot at 1125 E. Lexington Ave.


Apr. 01, 2014 @ 03:22 PM

HPU will sponsor cycling event

Organizers of the High Point Cycling Classic, which will take place Sept. 4-6, announced this afternoon that the presenting sponsor of this year’s race will be High Point University.


Apr. 01, 2014 @ 01:34 PM

Big Apple bound through PTIA

Local airline passengers heading to New York City — and the thousands of connecting flights from there — now have new options thanks to service that began this morning.


Apr. 01, 2014 @ 10:24 AM

Decision time nearing on nonprofit funding

High Point nonprofit organizations requesting funding from the city will soon find out whether they made the cut.


Apr. 01, 2014 @ 10:22 AM

Library offers new service to north High Point

High Point Neal F. Austin Public Library patrons who live in the northern part of the city no longer have to travel as far to pick up their favorite books or movies.