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Contact: carter.coyle@wghp.com
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Carter Coyle is thrilled to be living in the Triad and has always loved North Carolina. She joins the FOX8 team from Augusta, Georgia where she reported and anchored at WRDW-TV for two years.

A Georgia bulldog through-and-through, Carter started her career as a journalist at the University of Georgia in Athens. There, she reported with Newsource 15 and WNEG-TV. She also traveled all over the U.S. with the American Le Mans Racing Series as a broadcast intern.

At UGA, Carter earned a Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast News Journalism and a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature. She’s always loved reading, writing and acting but finds herself most at home in the newsroom.

One of Carter’s favorite memories is bungy jumping 216 meters from the world’s highest jump, Bloukran’s Bridge, during a service abroad trip to Cape Town, South Africa.

In 2011, Carter was honored with Georgia AP Award for Best Investigative Journalism after a series of reports about a juvenile who was brutally murdered in jail. She received the Georgia Association of Broadcasters Merit Award for Best Feature Story in recognition of a special report with legendary football coach Vince Dooley.

Carter loves digging up interesting news stories and hearing what viewers want to see on TV.


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    Rockingham County to host Youth Hunting and Safety Day

    ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. — Rockingham County is hosting a Youth Hunting and Safety Day on Aug 6. The event is from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 6, at 527 Longbranch Road in Reidsville. Activities will include shotgun shooting, archery range, deer stand safety, turkey calling instruction, habitat and food plots and fishing rod practice. Craig Travis, chairman of the Rockingham County Board of Commissioners, told FOX8, “We’re ‘pro’ being responsible gun owners and hunting enthusiasts. But it’s very […]

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    Piedmont residents in need lining up for energy assistance

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — The Salvation Army in High Point is now able to serve more people in a larger facility for energy bill assistance. In just two weeks, they’ve served more than 400 clients. There is a line nearly all day every day. They are ranging from 30 to 70 clients a day, and that’s just in one city. “There is unfortunately such a thing as the working poor,” said Antoine Dalton, director of social services for The Salvation Army. “So […]

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    Learning camps in Asheboro hope to fight ‘summer slide’

    ASHEBORO, N.C. — The Asheboro City School district is finding new ways to engage and educate kids throughout the summer. Low-income youth lose two to three months in reading every summer, according to the National Summer Learning Association. It reports most youth lose about two months of math skills in the summer. ACS planned fifteen learning camps throughout the summer. This week, St. Luke United Methodist Church hosted STREAM camp, focusing on science, technology, reading, engineering and math. “The students […]

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    Part of West Friendly Avenue blocked due to buckling

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Three lanes of West Friendly Avenue between Mendenhall and Cedar Street were closed early Wednesday morning after the road buckled into a self-made speed bump, police say. The lanes are expected to be blocked through the end of the day. The street has been shut down since 4 a.m. City of Greensboro representative Jake Keys confirmed that crews were trying to determine why the buckling happened but said heat could be a factor. Similar incidents have not […]

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    Man thanks good Samaritans who pulled him from burning van in Alamance County

    SNOW CAMP, N.C. — Bobby Willard says he is alive today thanks to two good Samaritans who helped pull him from his work van after he crashed into a tree. Willard doesn’t know why he went off Greensboro Chapel Hill Road on June 2, but believes he might have passed out from a medical problem. All he remembers is waking up as his van filled with smoke. “The van had caught on fire. So I started hollering, ‘Get me out […]

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    Vigils, protests and community talks in response to Louisiana, Minnesota shootings

    Communities throughout the Piedmont hosted peaceful protests, vigils and conversations Thursday in response to the officer-involved shootings in Louisiana and Minnesota. In Greensboro, a Black Lives Matter group of about a dozen people gathered outside the Guilford County Courthouse with signs such as one reading, “My family, friends, and loved ones will not be another hashtag.” Greensboro community advocate, Rev. Nelson Johnson, describes the two latest shootings as “disturbing”. Through his work at The Beloved Community Center and Faith Community Church, […]

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    What are NC tenants’ rights when it comes to air conditioning problems?

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Local housing groups and FOX8’s On Your Side office have gotten several calls from tenants concerned their air conditioning units are broken. Many are asking what the law is when it comes to requiring a landlord to fix the A/C. North Carolina housing code requires a dwelling to have a heating system so that at least one habitable room can be heated to 68 degrees in the winter. However, there’s not a numerical threshold defined for hot […]

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    IRC helping people with shelter and water in the heat

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – The Interactive Resource Center in Greensboro gets a lot of attention during the cold weather months for helping people who are facing homelessness. But summer weather, said executive director Michelle Kennedy, can be just as much of an emergency. “People hear all about us when it’s snowing, the weather’s really cold and we’re providing shelter. But one of the things most in the community don’t realize is people’s lives are even more in danger during extreme periods of […]

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    Photos: Major storm damage in Rockingham County, thousands still without power

    ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. — Thousands of Duke Energy customers are without power in Rockingham County after storms rolled through the area Wednesday evening. In addition, Reidsville’s three fire stations have received at least 35 calls for emergencies for storm-related damage. Power lines and trees fell on houses, cars and in streets. According to the Duke Energy outage map, about 2,600 customers are still without power as of Thursday afternoon. At one point, more than 9,300 customers were without power. Reidsville was […]

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    Overnight storm brings destruction in Asheboro

    ASHEBORO, N.C. — An overnight storm brought a path of destruction to several parts of Asheboro. For Ink ‘n Stitches Embroidery Shop, located at 2739 U.S. 220 Business, wind bursts blew off its metal roof and scattered it across the neighborhood. The business is working with its insurance company to evaluate the damage and cover the gaping hole. “I hope they can get everything done because I hear there’s another storm coming tonight,” co-owner Penny York pointed out. The storm also […]

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    Grill brush bristles send Randolph County man to hospital

    FRANKLINVILLE, N.C. — A Randolph County man believes bristles from his grill brush stuck to his grill and got into his food, making him sick and leading to emergency surgery. Michael McLeod, of Franklinville, never imagined grilling a couple steaks with his girlfriend would land him in the hospital. At first, he thought he was sick with the flu. He had cold sweats and stomach pain. After a couple days, the pain started spreading and his temperature spiked. McLeod rushed […]

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    Officer bought McDonald’s for emaciated child found in High Point; parents charged

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — A High Point police officer went above and beyond the call of duty after she says she found a toddler malnourished in a home. According to Lt. Kevin Ray, with High Point police, Officer Melina Antoniou-Davis responded to 507 E. Fairfield Road Sunday on a report of an assault. Robyn Hermite Elliott, 23, reported that her husband, Tyron Lee Elliott, 27, had assaulted her. When Antoniou-Davis arrived at the scene, she noticed there was no furniture or food in […]

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