The Agenda for the High Point City Council Meeting scheduled for Monday, August 21, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. is now available for viewing. Please click on the link below to view the agenda. As a reminder, due to the renovations of the City Council Cham...
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the High Point City Council will hold a Special Meeting on Monday, August 21, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. in the 3rd Floor Lobby Conference Room, High Point Municipal Building, 211 S. Hamilton Street. The purpose of the meeting...
The Weekly Meeting/Event Schedule for the period of August 19- August 25, 2017 is available for viewing.
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Here is the 2016 Annual Drinking Water Quality Report as required by the Safe Water Drinking Act. This report is designed to provide details about where your water comes from, what it contains, and how it compares to standards set by regulatory agencies.
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The City of High Point and the NC Housing Finance Agency both offer down payment incentive programs with the possibility of $22,500 in down payment assistance within the Core City area of High Point.
Jul. 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...
Dec. 4, 2015 -- Liberty Property Trust will be constructing a 140,000-sq. ft. industrial facility. The first tenant at 4485 Premier Dr. will be Simpson Strong-Tie, a manufacturer of structural connecting systems.
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.
High Point Mayor Bill Bencini has proclaimed Saturday, August 26 as “High Point Racing History Day.” All summer the High Point Museum has been celebrating the City of High Point’s racing history with an exhibit, “Wh...
HIGH POINT, NC (May 25, 2017) Beginning Sunday, June 4, the High Point Museum will begin its summer operating hours and be open on Sunday afternoons. The Museum will be open from 1 pm to 4:30 pm and the Historical Park will be open 1 pm to 4 pm on Sundays...
For the sixth year, local historian Glenn Chavis will be offering guided walking tours of historic Washington Street. The first one will be Saturday, April 15. They will be offered the third Saturday of each month through September.
Washington Street was a...
The Heritage Research Center will be closed for lunch from 1:00pm - 2:00pm on Monday, 8/21/17, due to a staff shortage.
A limited number of glasses will be available at the Solar Eclipse Party on Monday, August 21st at 1:30 pm.
Some eye doctor offices are also providing glasses to their patients. You may want to check with your doctor's office.
Viewing will be on the Sunset Drive side of the building. A special area will be available for photographers to set up their equipment. Bring hats and sunscreen. The first 200 people in attendance will receive free solar eclipse sungla...
8/2/17 UPDATE- The part of the parking lot by the Krispy Kreme is striped and available for parking. At the moment the only entrance/exit is from North Main, but the North Elm entrance should be open and the sidewalk repaired by the middle of ne...
4th Wednesday of each month 10am-12pm 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.Read on...
Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays 10-11:15am
Roy B. Culler, Jr. Senior Center
Exercises appropriate for Seniors to include gentle stretching, range of motion and light cardio movement/low impact aerobics.
Similar to the card game rummy, MahJongg is a game of skill, strategy, calculation, and chance using stamped tiles with Chinese symbols. The goal of the game is to be the first to match one's tiles to a...
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 Roy B. Culler, Jr. Senior Center Open Billiards play for anyone.
Fee: $1 per person
Come out and play Bingo every Wednesday. You play 2 cards for 2 hours. There are a variety of Bingo games. Prizes include small household items and foods. The Bingo group is looking for ...
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. You can jo...
Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays 8:30-9:30am Fee: $10 per person for 2 months Roy B. Culler, Jr. Senior Center Class focuses on strength, cardio and core training. Please wear comfortable clothing and sneakers. Please get permission and a note from yo...Read on...
$1 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 be...
Bridge is more than just an enjoyable pastime. Scientific studies have shown that playing bridge has benefits for mental fitness and a healthy brain. Plan to attend if you are an int...
Tuesdays, 9:30-11:45am $1 per week Roy B. Culler, Jr. Senior Center 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 fir...Read on...
Wednesdays & Fridays
If you have never played, you have missed the laughter. Drop in to play this exciting game. The main rule - you must stay in your seat! Come and have a great time.
Tuesdays-Fridays 9am-4:45pm Roy B. Culler, Jr. Senior Center 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.Read on...
Tuesdays, 6-8:30 pm Roy B. Culler, Jr. Senior Center A bean bag toss game where players take turns throwing bags of corn at a raised platform with a hole at the far end. A bag in the hole scores 3 points, one on the platform scores 1 point. Play conti...Read on...
Mondays & Fridays
This class is appropriate for beginner to advanced participants and will offer different subjects to color that can help release tension and help improve hand-eye coordination and fine motor ski...
Monday-Friday 9am-4pm Roy B. Culler, Jr. Senior Center 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 Monda...Read on...
Play or learn to play this exciting card game. Bring a snack to share and join us.
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 your materials for your proje...
2nd Friday of each month
Meet old friends and make new one at this monthly gathering. Restaurant choices will be determined by members.
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...
Tuesdays, 1:45-3:15pm Roy B. Culler, Jr. Senior Center Designed for those with significant dancing/line dancing experience who want to be challenged by more complicated steps and patterns.
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
This is a trick-taking game typically for 2 to 4 players and played with a 48 card deck. Players score points by trick-taking and also by forming combinations of cards into melds. Each hand is played in three...
Fridays, 1-5pm Play at Putt-Putt Fun Center $1 per person Roy B. Culler, Jr. Senior Center Unlimited play. Program is not held in case of inclement weather. We appreciate the Putt-Putt Fun Center at 2418 N. Main Street for providing this low cost ...Read on...
Tuesdays, 3:45-8:30pm Roy B. Culler, Jr. Senior Center This card game is a variation of Canasta. It is recommended that you know how to Canasta before playing Samba. The object of the game is to score points by making melds consisting of three or mo...Read on...
Tuesdays, 9:45-11:30am Roy B. Culler, Jr. Senior Center If you like to sing and make new friends, join this group. Concerts are also scheduled at different times throughout the year.
Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm Roy B. Culler, Jr. Senior Center 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
Singles and doubles play for anyone. Come and join the fun. There are three tables for play.
This is a fun, fast paced American card game. If you like a quick moving game of cards with friends, play UNO with us!
So long summer! As summer begins to wind down please be aware of these schedule changes.
The pool at Washington Terrace Park (101 Gordon Street, High Point) has closed for the season.
At High Point City Lake Park, weekday operations for the pool and waterslide at High Point City Lake Park (602 West Main Street, Jamestown) run through Friday, A...
Receive immediate field closure notification via text! Opt-in to our High Point Parks & Recreation Field Closure group by texting the zip code (27262) to the number 84483.
You will receive a welcome text confirming you have joined our group. Afterwards you will begin receiving notifications about closed fields due to inclement weather and poor field conditions. RainedOut is a free, ad-supported service. Each text sent will ...
Park is closed to the public on Saturday, September 9 due to a private rental.
For more information, please call 336-883-3498.
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.
High Point Big Sweep is an annual litter cleanup event held on the first Saturday in October. Volunteers throughout the city work together to clear streams, rivers, ponds and lakes of litter and debris. While the focus of this cleanup is water-based, we a...