The Meeting/Event Schedule for the High Point City Council for the week of July 15-July 19, 2019 is now available for viewing. Please click on the link below to view the schedule.
As the City of High Point prepares for new downtown development, portions of N. Elm Street, Lindsay Street, Pine Street and English Road will receive underground utility improvements.
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July 11, 2019 -- The City of High Point has kicked-off a Small-Scale Manufacturing and Place-Based Economic Development Initiative. Ilana Preuss presented the Next Steps report from Smart Growth America. The High Point City Council accepted the report.
June 13, 2019 -- High Point biotech entrepreneur Dr. Adnan Mjalli announced a 1,600-employee, $425 million pharmaceutical research park. Oasis Pharma Center will have office and research & development space, a hotel, shops, residential units, and more.
March 4, 2019 -- Future Foam is expanding its 1300 Prospect St. plant. It will build an $8.5 million addition and add 25 jobs. At this plant, raw materials are converted into flexible polyurethane foam for use in furniture cushions, mattresses, and more.
Feb. 19, 2019 -- N.C. Governor Roy Cooper announced that Aetna, a CVS Health business, is expanding its operations in High Point. The business added 80 jobs in 2018 and is projected to hire approximately 300 new employees by the end of 2020.
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.
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.
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We are "back on track!" The train at High Point City Lake Park has been repaired and resumed regular operations. Come visit soon!
July 1 begins our annual celebration of National Parks & Recreation Month!
The pool will be closed to the public due to a swim meet Friday-Sunday, July 26-28, 2019. The waterslide will be open. Admission $6 per person.
For more information, please contact 336-883-3498.
After further investigation, High Point Police Detectives were able to establish probable cause and identify............
As a result of the investigation, officers identified the three suspects involved in the shooting and obtained warrants for arrest on all three individuals.
HIGH POINT, NC – On Thursday, June 28, 2019, at approximately 11:42 pm officers from the High Point Police Department were dispatched to the area of Habersham Rd and Kroll Ln after receiving a call that someone had been shot..........
On June 10, 2019, a reporting party notified the High Point Police Department of a sexual assault involving 3 juvenile females and a taekwondo instructor, at Tiger Kim’s Taekwondo located at 3935 Brian Jordan Place in High Point, NC..........
On Saturday, June 22, 2019, High Point Police Officers responded to a residence located at 3819 Rolling Road after receiving a report of a possible domestic assault...........
On Thursday, June 20, 2019 members of the High Point Police Departments Street Crimes Unit and Archdale Police Department Detectives observed Sandy Keith Boyd B/M 30 of High Point (who had an active warrant for arrest.........
Traffic Investigators with the High Point Police Department were notified......
On Monday, June 17, 2019, High Point Police Detectives established probable cause to arrest............
On Sunday, June 16, 2019, at approximately 5:15 am High Point Police Officers responded to a single vehicle traffic crash involving a 1996 Honda TRX300EX four-wheeler occupied by a single occupant......
On Sunday, June 16, 2019, at approximately 10:30 am HPPD officers were dispatched to an apartment located at 1457-A West Avenue after receiving a call from a male stating he had just found his aunt dead at her home and it looked as if she had been shot...
Eight indictments returned by the grand jury at the end of May are the most recent cases resulting from a coordinated effort among federal, state, and local law enforcement intended to reduce repeat violent and gun-related crime in High Point.....
On Wednesday, June 5, 2019, Officers with the High Point Police Department responded to the 1200 block 0f E. Green Drive after being dispatched to an unknown trouble call and a hit and run accident. During the hit and run accident.........
After further investigation into the shooting death of Rayshun E Terry detectives identified ........
HPPDis joining the free Neighbors app by Ring to provide the High Point community with real-time, local crime and safety information. The network already has millions of users and has been instrumental in catching package thieves, stopping burglaries....
On Thursday, May 30, 2019, at approximately 8:30 pm High Point Police Street Crimes Officers traveled to 314-A Brentwood St in an attempt to locate a wanted person
On Friday, May 31, 2019, at approximately 1:30 am High Point Police Officers responded to the intersection of Wesley Dr and East Green Dr after receiving a call of a person down in the roadway......
Over the recent holiday weekend, HPPD responded to several incidents of gun violence in the city. HPPDt will continue to focus on those individuals associated with and participating in violent crime in the City of High Point.
Investigating detectives have identified ..............
On Thursday, May 23, 2019, High Point Police Officers responded to the 200 block of Druid St after receiving reports of shots fired in the area. Officers arrived in the area and located..........
Tips were previously accepted as SMS text messages using a short code and a dedicated keyword. Crime Stoppers of HP will now be accepting tips by phone, the web, and by way of the new, free P3 Tips mobile app available on the iOS and Android platforms.
On Thursday, May 16, 2019 members of the High Point Police Departments Street Crimes Unit observed Adrian J White B/M 34 of High Point hanging in front of the 314 apartment building (Brentwood Crossing).
On Wednesday, May 8, 2019, at approximately 10:30 pm High Point Police responded to an armed robbery at Country Bar-B-Que Restaurant located at 3921 Sedgebrook St.
The High Point Police Department Traffic Unit currently investigating this traffic fatality has learned that...........
HIGH POINT, NC – On Tuesday, May 14, 2019, at approximately 7:51 am High Point Police and Fire units were dispatched to a traffic crash with injuries on Brentwood St at the top of the on/off ramp of southbound Business Interstate 85.
On Monday, May 6, 2019, at approximately 9:30 pm High Point Police Officers responded to 806 East Russell Av after being dispatched to a call stating gunshots had been fired into the residence and a child had been shot.
As a result of the investigation, two people have been arrested and charged by High Point Police.
On Monday, May 6, 2019, at approximately 12:32 am High Point Police Officers responded to the 2900blk of E Martin Luther King Jr Dr after receiving several calls from stating someone had been shot.......
On Thur, April 25, 2019, an HPPD Officer was on patrol in the 100 blk of Gordon St when he observed a white Chevy Impala with a North Carolina 30 day temporary registration plate cross the yellow line on the roadway nearly colliding with an oncoming car.
HIGH POINT, NC – On Saturday, April 20, 2019, at approximately 02:37 am High Point Police officers responded to 725 South Scientific Street for a call of a pedestrian being struck by a vehicle.
Upon further investigation into the incident, detectives learned that................
On Thur, April 18, 2019, at approximately 11:00 am HPPD Officers responded to 309 Earle Pl after receiving a call from the resident stating her son had been shot. The suspect was also still present inside the residence and was arrested without incident.
On Wed, April 17, 2019, High Point Police Officers responded to the Pantry Shop located at 2700 East Lexington Avenue for a robbery that had just occurred. The suspect was described as a black male wearing a mask who fled in an older model red Saturn.
On Tuesday, April 16, 2019, at approximately 8:30 am High Point Police Officers responded to a “holdup” alarm coming from a business located at 2114 South Main Street (Ace Cash Express).
On Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at approximately 8:51 pm High Point police officers responded to a traffic crash with injury in the area of 1715 Westchester Dr. The driver and sole occupant of the vehicle was pronounced deceased by medical personnel.
On Wednesday, March 27, 2019, at approximately 12:15 am officers responded to reports of a male who had been shot at the Pantry Fried Chicken located at 2921 East Martin Luther King Jr Drive........
On Monday, March 25, 2019, at approximately 11:30 am a High Point Police officer attempted to contact an individual on a bicycle who was suspected of possibly being armed and who matched the description of the shooter from the previous night......
After further investigation, High Point Police investigators have learned that..........
On Sunday, March 17, 2019, at approximately 6:30 pm a City of High Point Park Ranger was in the area of Washington Terrace Park located at 101 Gordon St when he heard gunshots being fired. A call for service was initiated and police units also responded
On Wednesday, March 13, 2019, at approximately 3:45 pm the United States Marshals Fugitive Task Force ..............
As a result of the investigation into the shooting death of Shawn E Mitchell Jr B/M 26 of Winston-Salem and the injuries of two female victims, High Point Police investigators have obtained warrants for arrest ..............
On Sunday, March 10, 2019, at approximately 4:30 am High Point Police Officers were dispatched to the 400 block of Lake Avenue after receiving several calls from neighbors in the area stating that there were people gathered ................
On Sunday, February 10, 2019, at approximately 10:19 pm High Point Police officers responded to 1404-A East Commerce Ave.... search of the residence resulted in the following items being seized:
On Feb 10, 2019, at approximately 6:16 pm, High Point Police officers responded to 1425 Brentwood St in reference to a domestic disturbance between a father and his adult son. Prior to the arrival of the officers the son had been assaulted with a knife
Officers from the High Point Police Department responded to an apartment located at 3993-2F Clubhouse Ct (Deep River Point Apartments) after dispatch received a call from a male stating that his pregnant girlfriend had been shot and is dead.
On Sat, Feb 2, 2019, at approx 4:23 pm HPPD responded to 1302 West English Road in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival, the victim (W/M 41) was located with a bullet wound to his lower back. The wound was a 'graze' and the victim refused EMS transport
During the week of January 6, 2019, HPPD investigated multiple incidents of theft from unlocked vehicles (one vehicle was also stolen) in the area of Mary Lee Wy, Hedgepath Ter, Spinning Wheel Pt, Jennifer Ln, Westover Dr and Pine Grove Dr.
On Monday, January 28, 2019, at approximately 1:21 pm, High Point Police Officers were dispatched to Walmart Super Center located at 2850 S Main St for a shoplifting in progress.......
On Saturday, January 26, 2019, at approximately 4pm an HPPD Officer stopped at 1110 Winslow St to investigate a suspicious vehicle parked in the driveway of the vacant residence. As a result of the investigation the following individuals were charged:
On Friday, January 25, 2019, at approximately 10:30 am officers were dispatched to the 2500 block of Ambassador Ct. after receiving a call of shots fired. The victim was treated for non-life-threatening injuries.
Over the recent MLK holiday weekend, the HPPD responded to multiple incidents of gun violence in the city. It is readily apparent to us that a small group involved in gun violence need and deserve our efforts as we combat violent crime starting today at 1
Information update related to the incident that occurred on January 20, 2019.
Information update related to the incident on January 20, 2019.
Join HPPD on Friday, January 25, 2019, as 6 officers are promoted to new ranks, 10 recruits are sworn in as new police officers and 2 officers receive awards. This event will be held at the High Point Theatre.
On Thursday, January 17, 2019, High Point Police Officers responded to 1207 Filbert Pl after receiving a call stating someone had just been shot. As a result of an investigation into this incident, officers were able to determine that......
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