The High Point Human Relations Commission will hold a Retreat on Saturday, January 19, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in the 3rd Floor Lobby Conference Room of the High Point Municipal Building, 211 S. Hamilton Street. For additional informat...
The Meeting/Event Schedule for the High Point City Council for the week of January 14 - January 18, 2019 is now available for viewing. Please click on the link below to view the schedule.
The City of High Point is committed to providing services that protect our environment in a fiscally responsible manner. A new program has been created to provide for the proper disposal of Household Hazardous Waste. Certain household wastes are not accep...
As the City of High Point prepares for new downtown development, portions of N. Elm Street between Gatewood Avenue and English Road will be closed beginning Monday, September 10 through February 2019 while underground utility improvements are made.&nb...
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Nov. 20, 2018 -- Hanesbrands will hire 200 employees for its new 343,000-sq. ft. distribution center in High Point. Located at 4190 Eagle Hill Drive, the facility will handle Hanesbrands' Champion products, especially men’s athletics and jersey apparel.
Nov. 7, 2018 -- Over the last year, there were 5,167 jobs created or announced by 37 office/industrial projects in High Point, Greensboro, and Guilford County and 69 retail/services projects in High Point. HandCraft Services will be bringing 150 jobs.
Sept. 13, 2018 -- Arper has opened a 100,000-sq. ft. furniture manufacturing facility at 660 Southwest Street. The high-end Italian company is making chairs, sofas, and lounge seating. Arper expects to grow its initial workforce of 24 employees.
August 29, 2018 -- Publix Super Markets is making a major new investment in Greensboro-High Point. The company plans to hire 1,000 employees and make a $400 million capital investment at its new distribution and logistics campus in Greensboro.
August 16, 2018 -- The FedEx Express Mid-Atlantic Hub at Piedmont Triad International Airport is adding 400 employees, bringing total employment at the hub to more than 800 workers. The airport is less than a mile from High Point's city limits.
August 4, 2018 - A major area employer and global giant in the telecommunications field will add 50 jobs at its Guilford County facility. AT&T is hiring at its customer service operation on Wireless Drive in western Greensboro.
July 11, 2018 -- Norwegian Cruise Line will hire 200 employees as it expands its at-home agent initiative in the High Point/Piedmont Triad region. The employees will be the first point of contact for guests and travel agents looking to design a vacation.
May 7, 2018 -- Governor Roy Cooper announced that Amada North America has chosen High Point for its new manufacturing campus. The company will create 201 jobs and invest $87 million. Amada manufactures precision sheet metal fabricating equipment.
April 16, 2018 -- The High Point operations of Cambrex are continuing to grow. The manufacturer of active pharmaceutical ingredients for clinical trials bought its two buildings and recently had two expansions, including adding an analytical laboratory.
March 05, 2018 -- The Greensboro-High Point MSA has been ranked #2 in the nation for new and expanded corporate facilities in 2017, in metro areas with populations of 200,000-1,000,000. The MSA is composed of Guilford, Randolph, and Rockingham counties.
Jan. 23, 2018 -- Italian aerospace, defense, and security tech company Leonardo has expanded in High Point. The law enforcement technology systems manufacturer has opened a new 30,000-sq. ft. facility at 4221 Tudor Lane in High Point.
Nov. 21, 2017 -- CNBC rated Greensboro-High Point, Charlotte, and Raleigh-Durham among the top North American contenders for Amazon's highly-publicized second headquarters project. Amazon's "HQ2" will employ up to 50,000 people and cost $5 billion.
Nov. 15, 2017 -- At the High Point EDC annual meeting, the Greensboro-High Point economic development team reported 21 office/industrial project announcements over the last year. The list included North Carolina's largest job-creation project.
Nov. 1, 2017 -- A supplier of liquid colorants and additives for the plastics industry is opening a new manufacturing operation at 600 N. Scientific St. Riverdale Global is spending about $4 million to buy, upfit, and equip the 200,000-sq. ft. building.
Oct. 24, 2017 -- Mickey Truck Bodies has opened the first phase of its High Point manufacturing expansion. Founded in 1904, Mickey is the country's biggest supplier of beverage trailers and bodies, side loaders, and emergency vehicles.
Oct. 19, 2017 -- For Amazon’s HQ2 project, the High Point Economic Development Corporation partnered with the Piedmont Triad Partnership, Winston-Salem Business, and the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce to craft a comprehensive, aggressive proposal.
Oct. 17, 2017 -- A "mission critical" mechanical contractor and custom HVAC equipment manufacturer has purchased 250 Swathmore Ave. Environmental Air Systems will relocate more than 300 employees to the 245,000-sq. ft. office and manufacturing facility.
Oct. 17, 2017 -- The Phillips Collection has purchased three buildings totaling 90,000 square feet of warehouse space. The furniture company is known for searching the world for exciting products for their design-oriented customers.
Oct. 5, 2017 -- Superion will expand existing operations in High Point, creating 80 jobs over three years, Governor Roy Cooper announced. The software company, which provides services to public sector groups, will invest $3.46 million with this project.
July 6, 2017 -- Greensboro-High Point claimed the state's largest job-creation announcement over the last year, according to the July 2017 edition of Business North Carolina. Guilford County, also landed three of the state's Top 15 projects.
May 25, 2017 -- Precision Design Machinery, a manufacturer of large equipment for the corrugated industry, is expanding. The company will add 40 jobs and open a second High Point facility.
March 30, 2017 - The High Point EDC has released its 2016 annual report. It features the most-recent office, industrial, and retail projects; targeted industry sectors; why Guilford County was named "#1 in Manufacturing" in 2016; and much more.
Feb. 21, 2017 -- North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper announced today that Alorica will add an additional 600 full-time positions at its High Point customer engagement service office, in the second phase of a major expansion.
Dec. 15, 2016 -- High Point, Greensboro, and the region saw multiple job announcements in 2016.
Dec. 9, 2016 -- Total Quality Logistics has chosen 4135 Mendenhall Oaks Parkway in High Point for its newest operation. The company, which is North America's second largest freight brokerage firm, will create 70 jobs.
Nov. 17, 2016 -- Expert Global Solutions, an Alorica company, is adding more than 800 jobs at its customer engagement service office. The expansion is among the largest job announcements ever made in the Greensboro-High Point region.
Oct. 13, 2016 -- Guilford County Economic Development Alliance earned a "Regionalism and Cross-Border Collaboration" award from International Economic Development Council. High Point EDC and four economic development allies are members of the alliance.
Sept. 15, 2016 -- The board of directors of the High Point Economic Development Corporation recently met for the 77th time at a High Point company.
Aug. 22, 2016 -- HAECO Americas will add up to 500 new jobs and construct its fifth hangar at Piedmont Triad International Airport. The aerospace company is one of the country's largest independent maintenance, repair, and overhaul organizations.
July 1, 2016 -- Davis Furniture is creating up to new 20 jobs as part of an ongoing expansion that will increase its manufacturing capacity by 30 percent.
June 7, 2016 -- High Point Regional UNC Healthcare has a $78 million project underway. The organization is the city's third largest employer with more than 1,850 fulltime-equivalent employees.
June 2, 2016 -- Three construction projects are underway that will create new or expanded facilities in Piedmont Centre, High Point’s largest business park.
June 2, 2016 -- Daimler's Thomas Built Buses has added 250 jobs during the last two months. The company is marking its 100th year in business in High Point.
May 24, 2016 -- Rickety Bridge Winery of South Africa has purchased a downtown High Point building which will be its new U.S. headquarters. The company will also expand its distribution network out of the 518 N. Hamilton St. building.
April 27, 2016 -- High Point University President Nido Qubein has announced $160 million in projects, saying the three-year stretch of new construction and offerings is a way for the university "to lead the way" in High Point. The new phase of c...
May 11, 2015 -- Fastenal, a distributor of industrial and construction supplies, is adding 40 employees at its High Point distribution center. The company has 175,000 sq. ft. at 4110 Premier Dr. and plans to add 120,000 sq. ft. over the next few years.
This fall marks the High Point Historical Society's sixth annual Adopt-an-Artifact campaign to raise conservation funds for an irreplaceable High Point artifact. Thanks to the support of the community, we have raised over $10,000 and c...
Each Memorial & Honor Card ($10/card or 5 for $40) purchased comes with a Collections Trading Card, highlighting one of the objects, photos or archival materials in the High Point Historical Society's Collection. Each dollar donate...
Starting this fall, High Point Public Library will move entirely to text & email notifications. Compared to phone call notifications, text-based notifications:
► are sent out more regularly
► can be read at your convenience
► contain more precise informa...
Wednesday, February 6 at 6:30 pm at Brown Truck Brewery
This Trivia Night is an eclectic mix of categories including romcoms, local wonders, and pop culture. It doesn't matter if you love or hate Valentine's Day, there's a question for everyone! Bring your...
Wednesday, February 13 at 5:30 pm in the Morgan Community Room
Girls ages 10 and up. Hang out with your favorite female and spend an evening of relaxation and fun featuring DIY face masks and bath bombs, free manicures, and a hot chocolate bar! Celebrate G...
High Point Police Investigators conducted a case review of open incidents involving the same method of operation and identified (6) six victims from incidents during the time span of February 26, 2017, and October 31, 2018.
On Tues, Jan 8, 2019, at approx 3:00 pm officers responded to the report of a traffic crash involving a GCS bus at the intersection of Meredith St and Oneka Av. UPDATE
On Sunday, Jan 06, 2019 at approximately 2:30 am a High Point Police Officer observed a 2012 Kawasaki ZX1400E motorcycle traveling on W Wendover Av faster than the posted speed limit. Moments later, the motorcycle struck the rear of a 2012 Toyota Camry.
On Jan 3, 2019, HPPD conducted a traffic stop, As a result of the traffic stop, illegal narcotics, firearms, and money were seized. After the traffic stop, HPPD secured locations and seized additional guns, drugs, and money. three people were arrested.
On Friday, January 4, 2019, at approximately 4:30 pm, High Point Police Officers were dispatched to Capitol Bank located at 2541 Eastchester Drive for a confirmed armed robbery to the bank that had just occurred.........
As a result of the investigation that has conducted so far, High Point Police detectives have learned that the shooting that occurred at 4101 Braddock Rd was the result of a murder/suicide.
HPPD responded to Walmart after receiving a call stating that a white male was inside the store concealing merchandise and preparing to exit the store without paying. The suspect fled the parking lot in the police vehicle.
HPPD officers responded to the area of McGhee Av and N Centennial St in an attempt to locate a motor vehicle ( a white in color Hyundai Azera) that was stolen in Winston-Salem earlier in the day that was possibly in the area. Four suspects were arrested.
On Wednesday, December 26, 2018, at approximately 12:30 am High Point Police Officers were dispatched to 4101 Braddock Rd after receiving a call from someone at the residence reporting that a shooting had occurred involving two people.
On Thursday, December 6, 2018, Investigators with the High Point Police Department Traffic Unit established probable cause to obtain charges on ......
HPPD would like to encourage any and all members of the community to attend and show support to local, state and federal law enforcement as well as High Point Community Against Violence (HPCAV) in our efforts to reduce violent crime.
On Wednesday, November 28, 2018, at approximately 10:48 am High Point Police Investigators were notified by hospital staff...
On Wednesday, November 28, 2018, at approximately 1:39 am High Point Police Officers were dispatched to 1009-A Albert Avenue after receiving a call from a female stating her boyfriend had been shot.
On Tue, Nov 27, at approx 11:10 pm HPPD Officers were dispatched to 1026 Richland Street after receiving a call about shots fired during a disturbance.
On Saturday, Nov 24, at approx 3:15 pm Officers were dispatched to the 506-A Steele St after receiving a call that stated a vehicle had driven by the residence and fired several shots striking at least one person. See press release for additional details.
On Mon, Nov 19, 2018, at approximately 3:10 am High Point Police officers received a call from an individual stating he had been robbed at gunpoint of personal items as well as his vehicle. As a result of this investigation, 3 individuals were arrested.
On Sunday, November 18, 2018, at approximately 8:10 pm High Point Police officers responded to 809 Langford Avenue after receiving a call stating the residence had been shot into and a resident inside the home had possibly been struck by gunfire.
On Sat, Nov 17, 2018, at approximately 6:28 pm High Point Police Officers were dispatched to the parking lot of Lake Road Apartments in the 400 blk of Taylor Avenue after receiving a call indicating that a black male sitting in a vehicle had been shot.
On Friday, November 16, 2018, at approximately 11:15 pm High Point Police officers were dispatched to the 3300 block of Rockingham Road after receiving a call stating someone had been shot.
The victim (driver of the gray Nissan Pathfinder) of the Traffic Fatality that occurred on Tuesday, October 23rd was Dezmond A Williams (B/M 18) of High Point. He was the 9th person to die as the result of a traffic accident in 2018.
On Tue, Oct 23, 2018, at approx 12:48 am HPPD arrived on the scene of a single vehicle traffic accident at the location of S College Dr and Ogden St. The driver of the vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash by medical personnel.
Starting today Monday, October 22, 2018, HPPD will begin submitting its crime data to the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program according to the standards of the National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) in October 2018.
On Monday, January 22, 2018, at approximately 5:19 pm, High Point Police Officers responded to the intersection of East Martin Luther King Jr Dr and South Scientific St after receiving a call of “several subjects shooting”.
We would like to encourage any and all members of the community to attend and show support to local, state and federal law enforcement as well as High Point Community Against Violence (HPCAV) in our efforts to reduce violent crime.
Tues, Aug 21 at 6pm