High Point News

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Regional Growth
8:10 pm
Sun June 22, 2014

Kilby Hotel Collapse Creates Void in High Point

The boarded-up exterior of the Kilby Hotel shown before its collapse in June, 2014.
Credit Photo by Benjamin Briggs. Used by permission of Preservation Greensboro, Inc.

High Point city officials are looking to the future for an area on East Washington Drive now that a big part of its past is gone.

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10:02 pm
Mon April 28, 2014

Historical Marker Touts Furniture Market

Gov. Pat McCrory (left) and Susan Kluttz, Secretary of the N.C. Department of Cultural Resources, unveil a furniture market historical marker in the 200 block of S. Main Street in High Point Monday, April 28.
Credit WFDD Photo by Paul Garber

State officials unveiled a historic marker Monday that honors the importance of the state’s furniture industry.

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10:15 pm
Mon April 7, 2014

Signs Point to Strong Furniture Market

Credit Furniture Market photo courtesy of the High Point Market Authority

The 2014 spring Furniture Market in High Point got off to a strong start.

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Food Shortage
6:54 pm
Thu March 13, 2014

Power Outages Cause Food Shortages For Triad Families: High Point Non-Profits Seek Donations

Community push to help High Point residents replace spoiled food as a result of power loss. Goal is to purchase $50 Food Lion gift cards and give to those in need.
Credit wikimedia

As some in the Piedmont get their power back, they're discovering they have little or no food. One community needs your help.

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3:55 pm
Wed February 19, 2014

Belgian Furniture Company to Open Headquarters in High Point

BuzziSpace Inc. CEO Tom Van Dessel (left) and Gov. Pat McCrory listen to remarks during a press conference Wednesday.
Credit WFDD Photo by Paul Garber

A Belgian furniture maker announced plans Wednesday to locate its new U.S. headquarters in High Point.

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