Welcome to this week’s YES! Weekly Pop Quiz, in which we ask elected officials questions about their jobs. This week’s questions are directed to the High Point City Council.


1. As of 2010, is High Point’s population under or over 100,000 people? 2. According to the April 15 agenda, what middle school gymnasium did the council urge the school board to renovate? 3. In another April 15 decision, the council decided to annex some land near Sandy Ridge Road. Was the amount of land annexed over or under 30 acres? The rules are simple: No research, no callbacks.

Becky Smothers, at large 1. Over. [ ] 2. Allen Jay Rock, but we don’t approve renovation, we urge the school board to do that. [ ] 3. Over. [ ]

Foster Douglas, Ward 2 1. By 2010? We were slightly over. [ ] 2. [No response] [X] 3. [No response] [X]

SHAME List — The following council members did not return phone calls or messages: Mayor Bernita’  Sims, Britt Moore, Jeff Golden and Jim Davis.


1. Over 2. Allen Jay Rock Gymnasium 3. Over