The Agenda for the High Point City Council Meeting scheduled for Monday, August 20th at 5:30 p.m. is now available for viewing. Please click on the link below to view the Agenda.
The Meeting/Event Schedule for the High Point City Council for the week of Aug. 20 - Aug. 25, 2018 is now available for viewing. Please click on the link below to view the schedule.
Once a year, we have the good fortune of celebrating the diversity in our community. We take this day to appreciate the beautiful outdoors, enjoy delicious food and enjoy live experience live entertainment from various cultures! This is what Hi-Fest is al...
Mayor Jay Wagner speaks to a crowd of over 400 people with his State of the City address.
The High Point Regional Bicycle Plan is underway and we need your input. This plan’s purpose is to identify opportunities and constraints for bicycling in the High Point region and to establish recommendations for improvement. The goal is to cre...
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The High Point Farmers Market promotes a healthy lifestyle and a sense of community in a family friendly gathering place. This year the market will be open April 28 through October 27, every Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Opening and closing dates are ...
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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.
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.
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.
The High Point Museum recently opened a new exhibit “Strength in Numbers: The Lasting Impact of Women’s Organizations in High Point.” This exhibit highlights four organizations—the Alpha Art Club, The Woman...
Beginning Sunday, June 3, the High Point Museum will begin its summer operating hours and be open on Sunday afternoons. The Museum and the Historical Park will be open from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sundays during June, July and August. Admission is free.
Please join us and give your input on the development of the 10 year Master Plan for Parks & Recreation.
Tuesday, August 21, 2018 anytime between 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. Washington Terrace Community Center, 101 Gordon Street, High Point.
The NEW shelter at Armstrong Park, 305 E. Parkway Avenue is ready for your reservations.
Reserve your spot now by calling (336) 883-3469 or registering online. The new shelter will hold up to 60 people. It is 24' x 52' with (2) 8' handicap tables, (6) 6' tables and two charcoal grills. Price is $40 per 4-hour per...
There will be a temporary closure of Oak Hollow Lake from Centennial Street to Johnson Street during bridge repairs, July 8 - October 6, 2018.
See map. The outlined area of Oak Hollow Lake will be closed to boat traffic during bridge construction. Buoys will be placed in the water along the East side of the Centennial bridge to delineate the closure.
From June 18 through August 24, 2018, Allen Jay Recreation Center will operate on the following hours.
Monday - Thursday, 12 noon - 9:00 p.m.
Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
For questions, please call 336-883-3469.
High Point Police seize illegal drugs, firearms
This plan’s purpose is to identify opportunities and constraints for bicycling in the region and to establish recommendations for improvement. The goal is to create safe connected routes for bicycling throughout the region with connections betwe...
The HPMPO prioritization website has been updated for SPOT 5.0.