Closings and delays

I have been a Television News Photojournalist since 1993. I never know where I’ll end up or what I’ll see. As long as News continues to happen, I’ll be there, continuing to share photos and stories.

Recent Articles
  • Old Salem closed due to computer problem after winter weather power outage

    WINSTON-SALEM, NC — A popular tourist destination in Winston-Salem that prides itself on showing visitors what like was like in the 18th century is closed because of a 21st century problem. Old Salem has been closed since Friday night when the power went off in that part of town during the height of the winter weather. But even with the nice weather in the following days it still can’t reopen after the weather-related power failure put the popular destination in […]

  • Vote recount confirms Jay Wagner as winner of High Point mayor’s race

    HIGH POINT, N.C. – After a tight battle, the seat of the mayor in High Point goes to Jay Wagner. The results were finalized on Friday after all the absentee and provisional ballots were counted and then a recount of the High Point precincts was done. The vote tally after the absentee and provisional ballots were counted was Wagner with 4,623 and Bruce Davis with 4,582. Davis asked for a recount of the votes in Guilford County and in the […]

  • Trinity toddler gets life-changing kidney from stranger

    WINSTON-SALEM, NC — It’s a remarkable story, something seemingly right out of the movies. A Trinity 2-year-old has a new kidney thanks to the kindness of a stranger. Today the families on both the giving and receiving end of the transplant shared their stories hoping to inspire more transplant donors. Today, 2-year-old Hazel Niemitalo is a happy, healthy toddler but before receiving a new kidney on Dec. 20, 2016, she was very sick. “She threw up everyday probably 10 times […]

  • 1 dead in wreck in Lexington involving scooter, Postal Service vehicle

    LEXINGTON, N.C. — The Lexington Police Department is investigating a traffic fatality in what it says was a head-on collision between a scooter and a US Postal Service mail delivery vehicle. The unmarked postal vehicle was traveling west on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and the scooter was traveling east. The two vehicles collided near the intersection of Tussey Street. The scooter driver was killed and the mail carrier driver was taken to Lexington Hospital. The mail vehicle went off […]

  • Thomasville JustSave supermarket set to close

    THOMASVILLE, N.C. — A major grocery chain is closing it’s location in Thomasville. The JustSave store in the Thomasville Crossing Shopping Center will be closed by the end of September. The JustSave chain is a sister store to Lowe’s Foods but offering more discounted prices and savings opportunities across the brand name and generic store items. Both brands are owned by Alex Lee, Inc. based out of Hickory. Alex Lee, Inc. says in a press release that the closure of […]

  • Jarret Elliott, former Randolph County teacher accused of sexual battery, found not guilty

    ASHEBORO, N.C. — A judge found a former Randolph County teacher not guilty of sexual battery in court on Friday. The charge was filed against Jarret Elliott, 35, in April. Elliott taught in the Randolph County school system for 13 years. According to testimony in court, the school system asked Elliott to resign from his teaching and coaching position at Southwestern Randolph High School after the charge was filed. Testimony in court on Friday shed light on the timeline and […]

  • Couple flying HondaJet around the world on 80-day adventure

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — A Florida couple is flying around the world in their new HondaJet, planning to visit 26 countries in 80 days. Julian and Kim MacQueen started their trip Sunday afternoon leaving Pensacola, Florida, and flying to Greensboro to meet with the HondaJet President and CEO Michimasa Fujino. The HondaJet is manufactured in Greensboro as a versatile business jet with the capability to carry its owners efficiently and quickly to their favorite destinations. The MacQueens have always been world […]

  • FOX8 Night at Bowman Gray Stadium not short on action

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — The rain came at Bowman Gray Stadium just in time to knock the edge off the extreme heat and still leave time for crews to have the track dry in time to start the racing action on time for FOX8 night at the famed quarter mile. The FOX8 100 Modified race was the feature event of the night with brothers Jason and Burt Myers starting on the front row and battled throughout the race, swapping the lead […]

  • Reidsville woman wins championship horse event

    REIDSVILLE, N.C. — When you think of a Pinto, you might think of the old Ford Pinto from the 1970s or maybe you’d rather envision a big bowl of pinto beans, but in the world of horses a Pinto is a horse with about a 50/50 mix of white and another color. When you talk to Molly Stanfield about Pintos, she’s talking about her Pinto, Blaze. The 8-year-old Pinto with a blaze of white down his face is Leo’s Blue […]

  • 11 photo galleries highlight FOX8 trip to an aircraft carrier to experience life in the Navy

    NORFOLK, Va. — The United States Navy protects American interests in waterways around the world. But do you really know what the Navy does and how they do it? Recently the U.S. Navy invited a group of media from Tribune Broadcasting, the parent company of WGHP FOX8, to spend a day aboard the aircraft carrier Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN69), a nuclear-powered, Nimitz Class aircraft carrier that is part of the Atlantic Fleet based out of Naval Station Norfolk in Norfolk, […]

  • Winston-Salem students rap and sing to learn science

    WINSTON-SALEM, NC — What do you do if you’re a middle school teacher and your students just don’t quite get the subject matter? That was the dilemma for an eighth-grade teacher in Winston-Salem trying to pass on the fundamentals of science to the teens. The solution to his problem came from watching the students do what students do and that took them out of the classroom on a field trip after some in-class creativity. The Wiley Middle School eighth-graders spent the […]

  • Latest fall at Hanging Rock has more people thinking about safety

    STOKES COUNTY, N.C. — Another fall at Hanging Rock State Park has people thinking more about safety while visiting. A man was injured Sunday when he fell 20 feet while climbing at Moore’s Wall, a popular place in the park for people who climb rocks using ropes and climbing gear. In February, two separate falls from the Hanging Rock overlook resulted in the death of a teenager, Jason Messer, and serious injuries to another hiker, 32-year-old Sylvia Hinson. More than […]