Market Safety Built on High Point Trust

High Point Police Department officers talk at the High Point Market.

Another summer, another High Point Market successfully completed. With Market drawing thousands of guests to High Point, the event provides economic support and growth for our city’s businesses (after all, Market guests want to enjoy all of the incredible eats, drinks, and shops that we all get to enjoy all year long!). But bringing 75,000…

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Springing into Action with the High Point Public Library 

As the weather starts to turn warmer and the sun starts to shine longer, you might have the urge to crank up the music, roll down the windows, and get out of the house. But with many COVID-19 restrictions still in place, it can feel like there isn’t much to do. And if you have little ones in…

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Welcome to High Point’s Living Room

A booth in the commons in Congdon Yards in High Point, NC

With 2020 behind us (finally, right??), we are looking ahead to all that 2021 will hold for the City of High Point! Number one on our list of exciting happenings? The official opening of Congdon Yards! If you missed our last article about the new “third place” in High Point (or have somehow missed all the…

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The Third Place: Congdon Yards Is Coming

Long shot of Congdon Yards, High Point's multi-use space.

Have you been noticing all the construction happening in downtown High Point? We sure hope you have! And by now, you probably know the reason behind the major renovations on English Road: Congdon Yards. If you have questions about the buzz around the buildings, what they’re going to be, and how they’re going to change the…

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Former History Launches Future Opportunities

Telissa Ward, Bryon Stricklin, and Patrick Harman laugh together on Historic Washington Street in High Point, NC

One of our city’s “claims to fame” is the historic Washington Street. Once deemed the “Black Wall Street,” Washington Street has been home to iconic buildings of culture and history like the Kilby Hotel, Jackie’s Place, and more…

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Putting “Heart & Sole” into a Virtual Race

Group of runners from High Point Medical Center run together out from under archway.

In the last six months of 2020, our world has gone virtual out of necessity. From weddings to board room meetings, to classrooms, to church services, to birthday parties, we’ve found a socially distant or virtual way to conduct just about everything…

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Par for the Course: Happy National Golf Month

A golf cart rides along a path beside the Oak Hollow Golf Course and a sand trap.

“Success in this game depends less on strength of body than strength of mind and character.” – Arnold Palmer If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s how important it is to strengthen our minds, our heart, and our character, despite difficult circumstances. But in the meantime, we have also learned that exercising our bodies…

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Community First. Community Always.

You don’t have to look far to see how the effects of COVID-19 are directly impacting our nation’s economy. In the midst of a health crisis, we’re also bombarded with the news of dollars lost on closed businesses, canceled events, and more. With this sobering news, it’s easy for communities…

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Fourth of July Reflections

Are you finding ways to have a socially distant yet celebratory Fourth of July? Over the course of America’s history, we’ve seen some dark times: wars, pandemics, economic crisis, and more. So 2020 will not be the first year that we aren’t able to celebrate holidays the way we’d like to! Yet…

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