Contact: Carly.Hildyard@wghp.com

Carly Hildyard joined the FOX8 team in January 2017 working the camera and reporting as a multimedia journalist. Before moving back to North Carolina, she worked as the morning news anchor in Panama City Beach, Florida, for nearly three years. Carly has covered topics including local politics, spring break on the Gulf Coast, the 2016 election cycle, a Black Hawk helicopter crash, the area’s military bases, education and health feature stories.

She’s thrilled to call the Piedmont her home again, after graduating with a degree in broadcast journalism from Elon University.

Outside of work, you can find Carly spending time with her dog, a Wheaten terrier/Poodle rescue named Captain. She enjoys working with kids and animals and exploring the beauty and nature of the Tar Heel State.

Carly can’t wait to get to know the people who make up the Triad community. If you have a story idea, feedback, or just want to say hi, don’t hesitate to reach out!


Recent Articles
  • Parents, children react to recent Greensboro shooting- ‘They want to be kids’

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — People who live in Benjamin Benson St. in Greensboro are still reeling after a man was shot and killed outside an apartment in the middle of the day. Several of the people who saw what happened were kids playing outside and the community is troubled by their children witnessing so much violence. “You don’t come outside and think that you’re going to have to run from bullets,” said Stephanie McLendon. “Your kids just want to play. They […]

  • A new owner is stepping in to buy Lake Jeanette in Greensboro, some community members worried

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – A new owner is stepping in to buy Lake Jeanette in Greensboro, and people who live there are worried about what the sale will mean for the community. The man-made body of water with five miles of shoreline is a favorite for those who love to boat and fish, and the neighborhoods and homes surrounding the lake are some of the city’s most desirable places. Lake Jeanette was built in 1940 by Cone Mills, which is now […]

  • 1 dead, 1 injured in shooting in Greensboro, residents say ‘it’s just getting out of hand’

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – It’s been a violent 72 hours in Greensboro, with three shootings in the past three days, two of them deadly. Police say they don’t think the shootings are connected, but the latest one happened Monday afternoon on Benjamin Benson Street. Two men were shot and one of them died. The shooting happened in front of several people, including children. Greensboro police say someone shot and killed a man sitting inside of a car. Crime maps show other […]

  • Madison looking for drainage solutions, bracing for more flooding

    MADISON, N.C. — People in Madison are asking town leaders for a solution to the drainage system problem, after flooding damaged downtown homes and businesses twice in the past three weeks. Town leaders say the problem lies with the storm drains themselves and not the pipe system underneath the streets. The drains get clogged with water and debris during storms, which lets water back up, flooding the businesses downtown. People in downtown Madison are fed up with the rain. “It’s […]

  • Fisher Park water lines being replaced in Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Road construction crews are working to stay on schedule while rain hits Greensboro this week. They’re replacing 100-year-old pipes in the Fisher Park neighborhood. This construction is part of the city’s ongoing waterline rehabilitation project. Every year since the 2004, Greensboro’s Water Resources Department has worked to replace old water pipes in the city. This summer, it’s Fisher Park’s turn. This week crews are working on North and South Park drives. “We rehabilitate water pipes that are […]

  • Madison business owners clean up after flooding, prepare for more rain

    MADISON, N.C. — Rain and flooding hit businesses in Madison hard twice in the past three weeks and people in the Rockingham County town are worried more is on the way. Rockingham County is under a Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 8 p.m. Monday. Store owners on Murphy Street and Market Street in downtown Madison lined the doors in front of their shops with sandbags. They’re doing whatever they can to prepare, because they can’t afford any more damage to their […]

  • Some parents upset after ‘Say Yes Guilford’ decides to spend money on leadership training for administrators

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. – Some parents are upset over the “Say Yes Guilford” decision to spend money on leadership training for Guilford County administrators. This comes after Say Yes said it did not have enough money budgeted to pay for college scholarships for every high schooler. Many parents in Guilford County, including Keith Burris, were counting on help from Say yes to send his two daughters to college next year. “I think Say Yes can be great for Guilford County,” […]

  • Reidsville man targeting social workers arrested in Myrtle Beach

    MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — Investigators arrested the man who police say targeted at shot at a social worker in Myrtle Beach on Thursday morning. Christopher Lee Neal, 27, had been on the run since Tuesday after authorities say he shot at a social worker through her car window in Burlington. He was arrested with his girlfriend, Latanya Whetsell, 27, who was wanted for assault with a deadly weapon in an unrelated case. Burlington police say Whetsell is the mother of […]

  • Greensboro memorial honoring murdered 7-year-old girl vandalized

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – A sign at a memorial park in Greensboro was vandalized this week and neighbors think the damage may be gang-related. The ShaLonda Poole Foundation posted a posted to its Facebook page this week, with blue graffiti tagged on the memorial sign on South Street. Seven-year-old ShaLonda Poole was abducted and murdered in 1990. She was found in the woods near Jones Elementary School and the memorial at the park next to it was created in her memory. […]

  • Guilford County Schools to hire consulting firm for school renovations

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — Many Guilford County schools need some major renovations and district leaders plan to spend up to $1 million hiring a group to recommend which schools should take priority. “Every year we hear about leaky roofs and HVAC systems that are not working properly,” Guilford County Commissioner Jeff Phillips said. But the district doesn’t have enough money to fix them all. “The problem is we also have so many of those real needs in so many different […]

  • I-74 being paved with material aimed at preventing hydroplaning

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — A highway in Guilford County has been paved over several times during the past year, but North Carolina Department of Transportation officials says it’s not a mistake. They’re adding a different kind of material to the highway aimed to keep drivers safer, especially in the rain. One of the busiest stretches of U.S. 311/Interstate 74 in Guilford County is getting new pavement installed. The state hopes it will make driving safer. “What you see going down […]

  • Greensboro neighborhood celebrating name change with Dunleath Porchfest

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — People in one of Greensboro’s oldest neighborhoods are embracing an upcoming name change and re-branding the neighborhood with a live music event. The city council will vote on a recommendation to change the Charles B. Aycock Historic District to the Dunleath Historic District next month. On Saturday, people in this neighborhood will turn their porches into stages for the first Dunleath Porchfest. Everyone is invited to walk to the houses displaying “Porch Host” signs and listen to […]