News

Oct. 10, 2014 @ 06:11 PM

Guilford schools targeted in election complaint

The former chairman of the Guilford County Republican Party says he filed a complaint Thursday with the State Board of Elections, alleging Guilford County Schools has been electioneering for a quarter-cent sales tax hike.


Oct. 10, 2014 @ 05:51 PM

Software upgrade for permits makes progress

A technological upgrade aimed at addressing one of the main complaints against the city is about 50 percent complete.


Oct. 10, 2014 @ 06:29 PM

Federal judge strikes down NC gay marriage ban

A federal judge in North Carolina has struck down the state's gay marriage ban as unconstitutional, opening the way for the first same-sex weddings in the state to begin immediately.


Oct. 10, 2014 @ 03:56 PM

Guilford Cooperative Extension turns 100

When the Guilford County Cooperative Extension started in 1914, its main goal was to improve farmers’ quality of life.


Oct. 09, 2014 @ 05:06 PM

Register of Deeds prepares for possible influx of same-sex marriage applications

Couples continued to wait Thursday for an expected ruling that officially will allow same-sex marriages in North Carolina.


Oct. 09, 2014 @ 04:44 PM

Market chief: No Ebola worries

With up to 80,000 people descending on High Point from all over the world next week, is there concern that the Ebola epidemic in West Africa could pose a threat here?


Oct. 09, 2014 @ 04:35 PM

Man pleads guilty in hit-and-run death of firefighter

A 20-year-old Reidsville man charged in the February hit-and-run death of a High Point firefighter pleaded guilty in court on Thursday.


Oct. 09, 2014 @ 02:24 PM

Police arrest registered offender trespassing at middle school

A registered sex offender is in jail after a school resource officer saw him loitering outside Penn-Griffin Middle School on Wednesday, police said.


Oct. 09, 2014 @ 01:59 PM

Voting registration deadline is Friday

If you aren’t already registered to vote, you have until the end of the day Friday if you want to cast a ballot on Election Day Nov. 4 or during the early voting period.


Oct. 09, 2014 @ 12:38 PM

YWCA to mark Week Without Violence

The local YWCA is joining a national effort to encourage communities to take action against violence.


Oct. 08, 2014 @ 07:35 PM

High court makes voting ruling reversal, same-day early voting back out

The U.S. Supreme Court has blocked a federal appeals court ruling from taking effect that would have restored same-day registration and out-of-precinct voting in North Carolina for this fall's election.


Oct. 08, 2014 @ 05:34 PM

How will churches react if asked to perform gay weddings?

Pastors Brandon Ware and Ann Marie Alderman each run local churches, but their perspectives on whether to hold gay wedding ceremonies at their sanctuaries stand in stark contrast.


Oct. 08, 2014 @ 05:27 PM

Guilford seniors see slightly higher SAT scores

The average combined SAT score of 1435 for Guilford County Schools’ class of 2014 ticked up two points from last year.


Oct. 08, 2014 @ 02:59 PM

Local third-graders keep pace with state in reading

Nearly 79 percent of Guilford County Schools’ third-grade students met the reading proficiency standards.


Oct. 08, 2014 @ 02:53 PM

Firms selected for GCS construction projects

The Guilford County Board of Education approved on Tuesday a committee’s recommendation on firms for High Point Central’s cafeteria and media construction projects.