Press Releases

​January 2018


Garbage and Recycling Collection Canceled for January 18
Published 17 January 2018

City Facilities Closing at Noon on January 17

Published 17 January 2018

Preparations Underway for Winter Weather Event

Published 16 January 2018

Winter Wipeout Litter Campaign Begins February 12

Published 12 January 2018

Upcoming February Programs at the High Point Public Library
Published 11 January 2018

Main Breaks and Potholes Notifications
Published 11 January 2018

Electric Customers Now Able to Report Outages Online

Published 9 January 2018

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program Sites to Open January 22
Published 8 January 2018

December 2017


Road Closure for Model Farm Road Bridge Replacement
Published 20 December 2017

High Point Transit System Offers Real-Time Bus Tracking
Published 13 December 2017

Winter Weather Update December 9
Published 9 December 2017

Local Government Commission Approves Financing Plan for Multi-Use Stadium
Published 5 December 2017

Sewer Utility Night Work on North Main Street December 18-22
Published 5 December 2017

Library Hosts Panel Discussion on Stress Management December 16
Published 5 December 2017

November 2017


Library Seeks Input for Annual Update of Local Nonprofit Directory
Published 30 November 2017

City Hosts Block Party for Demolition at Stadium Site December 1
Published 29 November 2017

City Carolers at the Library December 11
Published 28 November 2017

Sewer Utility Night Work on Main Street Nov. 27 - Dec. 1
Published 20 November 2017

Wastewater Spill at Randleman Lake
Published 17 November 2017

Holiday Stroll at the Library December 2
Published 15 November 2017

Discolored Water in Randleman Zone Safe to Drink
Published 14 November 2017

Area Schools Compete in 12th Annual Kids, Cans and Cash Recycling Challenge
Published 14 November 2017

Fire Department Seeks Information in Vehicle Fire
Published 9 November 2017

Fire Department Hosts Exploring Day November 4
Published 2 November 2017

High Point Public Library Renovation Update
Published 2 November 2017

VITA Program Seeks Volunteers for 2018 Tax Season
Published 2 November 2017

October 2017


Library Launches New Research System on November 1
Published 25 October 2017

Keep High Point Beautiful Youth Council Applications Now Available
Published 24 October 2017

Free Pumpkin Painting at Farmers Market October 28
Published 24 October 2017

City Partnership Sponsors Home Repair Event October 21
Published 20 October 2017

Public Library Parking Lot Update October 18
Published 18 October 2017

Third Annual Local Author Festival at Public Library on November 4
Published 18 October 2017

Fire Department 47th Recruit Academy Commencement October 26
Published 16 October 2017

Big Sweep Removes Over 11,000 Pounds of Litter
Published 9 October 2017

NC Master Gardeners Session on Composting at Library on November 8
Published 9 October 2017

Library Hosts Two Events in Celebration of Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Published 6 October 2017

Library Hosts Medicare Basics for Seniors on October 26
Published 6 October 2017

Big Sweep Cleanup Event Scheduled for October 7
Published 3 October 2017

Library Hosts Domestic Violence Workshop on October 10
Published 2 October 2017

September 2017


Library Parking Lot Enters New Construction Phase
​Published 29 September 2017

NC Master Gardeners Session on Spring Bulbs at High Point Public Library
​Published 27 September 2017

Fire Department Kicks Off Fire Prevention Week at Farmers Market
​Published 27 September 2017

Human Relations Division Hosts Hi-Fest
​Published 20 September 2017

Library Hosts Pink4Lunch Susan G. Komen Event
​Published 20 September 2017

Partial Closure of Gordon Road on September 13
​Published 12 September 2017

Small Builders Incentive Program Launches
​Published 11 September 2017

Library Hosts Master Gardener Program on Fall Gardens
​Published 8 September 2017

Fire Department Encourages Residents to Be Storm Ready
​Published 8 September 2017

August 2017


Sisters in Crime Anniversary Party Comes to the High Point Public Library
​Published 29 August 2017

Utility Payment Scam Advisory
​Published 28 August 2017

Human Relations Department Partners with FaithAction for ID Drive
​Published 24 August 2017

Library Celebrating Solar Eclipse With Viewing Party
​Published 18 August 2017

Job Search Skills Series to Be Offered at Library
​Published 9 August 2017

Library to Host Arts at the Plaza on September 9
​Published 8 August 2017

August 2017 Farmers Market Events
​Published 2 August 2017

July 2017


Mayor Bencini Delivers Inaugural State of the City Address
​Published 25 July 2017

North Main Street Night Work July 24-28
​Published 21 July 2017

Library to Host Solar Eclipse Viewing Party on August 21
​Published 20 July 2017

NCWorks Session for Job Seekers at Library on August 9
​Published 19 July 2017

High Point Public Library Parking Lot Renovations Progress
​Published 19 July 2017

Library Hosts Session on Fall Vegetable Gardens on August 16
​Published 18 July 2017

Session with High Point Police on Panhandling and Aggressive Solicitation at Public Library
​Published 10 July 2017

June 2017


Local Realtor to Give Away American Flags at High Point Farmers Market on July 1
​Published 26 June 2017

Three-Day Tinsley Drive Closure for Sewer Repair
​Published 26 June 2017

Medicare Basics for Seniors at High Point Public Library July 25
​Published 23 June 2017

Affordable Housing Workshop at High Point Public Library July 13
​Published 23 June 2017

City of High Point Selects Design Builder for Multi-Use Stadium
​Published 21 June 2017

Community Garden Week Presentation at High Point Farmers Market
​Published 20 June 2017

Update on North Main Street Sewer Repairs
​Published 15 June 2017

North Main Street Repairs Wednesday Night
​Published 13 June 2017

Public Library to Host Free Health and Wellness Fair on June 20
​Published 13 June 2017

YMCA Day at High Point Farmers Market on June 17
​Published 12 June 2017

Farm Animals Visit High Point Farmers Market
​Published 6 June 2017

Human Relations Commission to Host Community Ramadan Dinner
​Published 6 June 2017

North Main Street Weekend Sewer Repairs
​Published 1 June 2017

May 2017


June 2017 Farmers Market Events
​Published 31 May 2017

Public Services Awareness Day Rescheduled for June 7
​Published 24 May 2017

Public Services Awareness Day Canceled Due to Weather
​Published 23 May 2017

Public Services Awareness Day May 24
​Published 18 May 2017

Library Young Adult Summer Reading Program Starts June 13
​Published 17 May 2017

Clean and Green Waste Disposal Event on May 20
​Published 10 May 2017

Public Library to Host Bestselling Author Jane Green on June 8
​Published 8 May 2017

HPMPO Public Meeting on May 17
​Published 8 May 2017

Medicare Basics for Seniors at Library on May 30
​Published 3 May 2017

Operation InAsMuch Home Repair Event on May 6
​Published 3 May 2017

Multi-Faith National Day of Prayer Events on May 4
​Published 2 May 2017

April 2017


Public Library to Offer Free Health Screenings on April 29
​Published 27 April 2017

High Point Housing Summit Scheduled for May 3
​Published 27 April 2017

Great American Cleanup Set to Beautify High Point on April 29
​Published 25 April 2017

High Point Parks and Recreation Seeks Votes for $20,000 Grant
​Published 11 April 2017

High Point Transit System Unveils New Buses
​Published 10 April 2017

High Point Farmers Market Kicks Off April 22
​Published 4 April 2017

March 2017


Green Market Award 2017
​Published 29 March 2017

Medicare Basics for Seniors at the Public Library
​Published 24 March 2017

Public Library Presents "Beneficial Insects: It's a Bug Eat Bug World"
​Published 24 March 2017

NC By Train Partners With Local Transit Systems
​Published 15 March 2017

Job Search Skills Series Offered at Library
​Published 15 March 2017

Greensboro Road McDonalds Hosts Coffee with a Cop
​Published 8 March 2017

Winter Wipeout Removes Over 1500 Pounds of Litter
​Published 7 March 2017

February 2017


High Point Library Food for Fines Collects Record Number of Donations
​Published 27 February 2017

High Point Theatre Brochures Earn Multiple Awards
​Published 27 February 2017

Tree Planting at Business 85 and MLK, Jr. Drive Interchange
​Published 8 February 2017

HPU Commissions New Miniature Train for City Lake Park
​Published 7 February 2017

Winter Wipeout Litter Cleanup Campaign Begins February 13
​Published 6 February 2017

Library to Host Black Expo on February 25
​Published 3 February 2017

Library to Host Free Health Fair on February 22
Published 3 February 2017

January 2017


Food for Fines at Library
​Published 27 January 2017

"Beyond 12 Years a Slave" NC Humanities Council Presentation at Library on February 11
Published 25 January 2017

Container Gardening Session at Library on February 22
​Published 23 January 2017

Main Breaks and Potholes Notifications
​Published 17 January 2017

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program Sites Open January 23
​Published 12 January 2017

Affordable Housing Workshop at Library on February 21
​Published 12 January 2017

False Alarm Reduction Program Revisions
​Published 10 January 2017

Garbage Pick Up and Winter Weather
​Published 9 January 2017

COHP on Two Hour Delay on January 9
​Published 8 January 2017

Monday, January 9 Garbage Pick Up Cancelled
​Published 7 January 2017