Library Board of Trustees meeting has been (CANCELLED) for Wednesday, December 20th @ 4:30 p.m.The next meeting will be:Wednesday, January 17th @ 4:30 p.m.Location: High Point Public Library,901 N. Main Street, Board Room
The Meeting/Event Schedule for the High Point City Council for the week of December 11 - December 15, 2017 is now available for viewing. Please click on the link below to view the schedule.
On occasion, the City of High Point experiences inclement weather events, including snow or ice. Depending on the forecast, city crews may apply brine to bridges, major routes, and the central business district 24 to 48 hours prior to the onset ...
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2017 Holiday Solid Waste Collection Schedule
Here is the schedule for our loose leaf collection.
Find out information about our upcoming Main St. Project
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. 29, 2016 -- Crown Mark will construct an $11.7 million, 250,000-sq. ft. distribution center on a 30-acre site at 720 Gallimore Dairy Road. The furniture company could also construct an additional 175,000 sq. ft. of flex space in a second phase.
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.
Between the hours of 1:00 to 4:00 on Monday through Friday, the bookmobile will be parked in the parking lot near Krispy Kreme to accept returned items. To schedule a hold pickup for an already arrived hold, call 336.883.3662.
Holds may be picked up
When placing a hold, to c...
The small parking lot closest to Main St will be closed on Monday, 11/20/17, beginning at 11:00 AM for concrete to be poured for the market stalls. Staff will be on hand to monitor traffic until the pour is complete. Traffic in and out of ...
Early bird registration is going on now! Only $9 per person.
The Games are a year-round health promotion program. The small registration fee allows participants to play in more than 65 athletic events such as bowling, shuffleboard, table tennis, ...
Please note changes to our facilities' schedule.
4th Wednesday of each month
Roy B. Culler, Jr. Senior Center
Business and social meeting for adults 50 and older. Meeting held 4th Wednesday of each month. For more information, contact AARP President at (336) 383-8729.
Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays 10-11am
Offers low-impact aerobics classes that include warm up and cool down exercises, strength training with hand weights and/or exercise bands. The workouts can be modified...
If you enjoy playing cards and are up for a challenge, this is the game for you. Program will be held at Washington Terrace Park, 101 Gordon Street each week for a fun and exciting game.
Monday - Friday, 9am-5pm
Open Billiards play for anyone.
Fee: $1 per person
A game of chance in which each player matches numbers pre-printed in different arrangements on cards with the numbers the game host draws at random, marking the selected numbers with til...
Last Friday of each month10am-3pm Roy B. Culler, Jr. Senior Center Enjoy cake and fellowship to celebrate the birthdays of Senior Center participants.
Retired health professionals volunteer and provide this service to those who want or need their blood pressure checked.
3rd Thursday of each month
Each month we read and discuss a different book selected by the group. Each participant is asked to take a month and lead a discussion at least once a year. Call the S...
Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays
Fee: $10 per person for 2 months
Class focuses on strength, cardio and core training. Please wear comfortable clothing and sneakers. Please get permission and a note from your doctor to...
$1.50 per game
Games held at High Point Bowling Center
Bowlers meet every Monday afternoon at the High Point Bowling Center for fun and fellowship. This is an opportunity to meet new friends. Whether you are a...
Mondays & Thursdays, 9:15am-12pm
More than just an enjoyable pastime, scientific studies have shown that playing bridge has benefits for mental fitness and a healthy brain. Past playing experience helpful.
$1 per week
This class is appropriate for beginners or the experienced ceramist. Our instructor will provide guidance and helpful tips. The Senior Center will provide paints and brushes and fire ceramic...
Tuesdays, 6:30-8:30pm, Wednesdays & Fridays, 12-1:30pm
Chair Volleyball is similar to regular volleyball except that players must sit in a chair while they play and a beach ball is used instead of a regular volleyball. &...
Our computer lab is open for you to practice your computer skills or simply browse the Internet. Check out the computer classes we have available on your visit.
Tuesdays, 6-8pm, Wednesdays & Fridays, 2-3:30pm
Cornhole is like horseshoes, except you use wooden boxes/platforms and corn-filled bean bags instead of horseshoes and metal stakes. The bags are tossed until a score of 21...
Mondays & Fridays
This class, for participants of all skill levels, will offer different subject areas to color that can help release tension, help improve hand-eye coordination and fine motor skills, and help wo...
Craft shopping at our retail store. Seniors make various items that are good for birthday gifts, housewarmings and other special occasions. New vendors are welcome to bring in new items on Mondays only.
Looking for social fun? Play cards with us! This Canasta game uses 2 decks of cards. Beginners are welcome.
Sing a variety of musical arrangements. There are no tryouts. If you like to have fun, enjoy social interaction and can put on a "happy face," come to a rehearsal.
Our knitting and crocheting circle is a social time when participants work on their own project with some guidance. New stitches are introduced. Bring materials for your project (o...
2nd Friday of each month
Develop new friendships or renew old ones! We will gather at the Senior Center, then enjoy lunch out at a different restaurant each month. Cost of lunch is on your own...
Fridays by appointment
Legal Aid of North Carolina meets with seniors by appointment only. They assist in providing simple wills, power of attorney and health care power of attorney. This is a free service provided to s...
You don't have to be a pro; just dance with us. Instructions are given on the latest steps. This fun and cordial group will keep you on your toes.
A fun paddle sport created for all ages and skill levels. The rules are simple and the game is easy for beginners to learn, but can develop into a quick, fast-paced, competitive game for experienced...
Fridays, 1-5 pm
If you like a challenge and are up for some lively card playing, this trick-taking card game is for you!
Play at Putt-Putt Fun Center
$1 per person
Enjoy a fun form of exercise while socializing with other players and improving agility. Participants meet at the Put Putt Fun Center, 2418 N. Main Street, Hi...
This exciting version of Canasta is played with 3 to 5 decks of cards. Samba is fun and challenging to play!
If you like to sing and make new friends, join this group. Concerts are also scheduled at different times throughout the year.
For more information on the services offered, please call 336-884-6981.
2nd Tuesday of each month3:30-5pm Roy B. Culler, Jr. Senior Center Join this group of ladies for fun and fellowship. To join, simply attend a meeting.
Tuesdays & Fridays
A sport in which two or four players hit a light-weight ball back and forth across a net using a small paddle. For seniors, table tennis is designed to offer hand and eye coordinatio...
This version of traditional Canasta livens up the play by requiring the formation of additional Canasta's, or books. Exciting and challengin - come try it!
This is a fun, fast paced card game. If you like a quick moving game of cards with friends, play UNO with us!
An arrest has been made in the double homicide at the Bizzy Bee Grocery
Two arrested for trafficking in heroin..
Two arrested for Trafficking Herion...
Traffic stop leads to narcotics seizure.
Media Release for Welborn Middle School Assault
Becky and Mary Ingram enter a guilty plea.
High Point Police make arrest For Organized Retail Theft
Corrected web link for "Read on..."
High Point Police have made arrests in the homicide of Jack Little
Traffic collision involving moped results in operators death.
The High Point Police Department will hold a press conference on February 13, 2017 (Monday) at 1600 hours (4pm) to address the recent spike in violent crime. Updates on the investigations into each 2017 homicide will be provided as wel...
The High Point Police Department would like to invite you to our next Promotion and Swearing-in Ceremony on February 3, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. at the City Hall Council Chambers.
Two arrested after motor vehicle collision on W. Fairfield Rd.
High Point Police are asking for your assistance in identifying this suspect.
High Point Police arrest suspects after car chase.
High Point Police are investigating a double shooting from Clubhouse Court.
A serious traffic crash occurred at Elm and Vail.
The updates to Shuttle 19 will improve connections to work, shopping and more in the Palladium and Hwy 68 area. This route serves select deviated stops. To request a pick up at an unscheduled deviated stop please call 336.883.7278 at least 1 hour in advan...