Opinion: Editorial

Mar. 29, 2013 @ 02:20 AM

Our View: Ups and Downs - Jeremy Young; interstate speed limits

THUMBS UP and “Thank you” to Trinity’s Jeremy Young, who returned home last weekend to continue his recovery from wounds the 23-year-old U.S. Army private first class sustained last year during combat in Afghanistan.


Mar. 28, 2013 @ 02:31 AM

Our View: Andrews High ... take a bow

Students, teachers and administrators at T. Wingate Andrews High School should take a bow. And they also should be very proud of the recognition they received a week ago.


Mar. 24, 2013 @ 02:48 AM

Our View: Market money in jeopardy

The need for officials of High Point and the Triad, the High Point Market Authority and the home furnishings industry to make state government leaders more aware of the broad economic impact of the High Point Market is becoming more clear.


Mar. 22, 2013 @ 02:02 AM

Our View: Ups and Downs — City Council; Guilford County jailers

THUMBS UP to the High Point City Council for voting unanimously Monday to ask the N.C. General Assembly to set up a referendum on proposed changes to the city’s municipal election system.


Mar. 21, 2013 @ 02:43 AM

Our View: Following campaign money

The news out of Florida this week surrounding sweepstakes business owner Chase Burns of Oklahoma is looking pretty ugly.


Mar. 20, 2013 @ 02:58 AM

Our View: It’s been said on hpe.com

On March 12, Carl Routh said in a Your View letter headlined “Facts show voter fraud isn’t a problem”:  No one claims there has never been a case of voter fraud. But it is so rare, statistics show only 86 cases over six years. That’s less than two cases per state!


Mar. 17, 2013 @ 04:41 AM

Our View: Put election changes to a vote

The High Point City Council is expected to resume discussion Monday on proposals to revise the city’s system for electing a mayor and City Council. It seems pretty clear how the City Council should proceed.


Mar. 15, 2013 @ 01:43 AM

Our View: Ups and Downs — Corey Law; GOP N.C. Senate

THUMBS UP to High Point University’s Corey Law. The 6-foot, 6-inch forward on HPU’s Big South Conference regular season co-champs has made it to the finals of the Dark Horse Dunker competition. He’s jamming for a slot in the College Slam Dunk Contest to be held during this year’s NCAA Men’s Basketball Final Four in Atlanta.


Mar. 14, 2013 @ 01:52 AM

Our View: The Villians eye an eighth

Millions of eyes will be on Greensboro and the Atlantic Coast Conference Men’s Basketball Tournament beginning today and running through Sunday. But a large contingent in this area will be focused also — or maybe even instead of — on Raleigh this weekend.


Mar. 13, 2013 @ 01:06 AM

Our View: Sunshine allows public scrutiny

Although Ol’ Sol was late making its appearance in this area Tuesday, it still was national Sunshine Week and a time when newspapers everywhere spotlight the value of openness in our governments and freedom of information at all levels.


Mar. 12, 2013 @ 02:27 AM

Our View: No Klan welcome mats here

Most, if not all, of the approximately two dozen protesters at an anti-Ku Klux Klan demonstration Saturday at North Main Street and Westchester Drive were not from High Point. Some came from as far away as Charlotte.


Mar. 09, 2013 @ 04:29 PM

Our View: King Drive issue draws responses

Hundreds of people responded to The High Point Enterprise online poll question: “Should High Point City Council rename Kivett Drive in honor of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.?”
And overwhelmingly, the response was “No.”


Mar. 08, 2013 @ 02:57 AM

Your View: Ups and Downs - United Way; Arts Council; tax office

THUMBS UP to United Way of Greater High Point and the generous folks in the High Point/Archdale/Trinity/Jamestown area for another successful fundraising campaign.


Mar. 06, 2013 @ 03:30 AM

Our View: It’s been said on hpe.com

From Tina Dupuy, Jan. 26, “A sea change in firearms debate”: And this is how we’ve viewed the death grip of the NRA on our politics. “Members of Congress have ranked the NRA as the most powerful lobbying organization in the country several years in a row,” brags the NRA’s Wikipedia page citing a 1999 Fortune article.


Mar. 03, 2013 @ 02:32 AM

Our View: The battles were fierce

Intense battles played out last week among teams from dozens of Guilford County schools. But the struggles weren’t between basketball players or wrestlers or other athletic teams representing their respective schools.