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  • Healing gardens inspire volunteers at Wesley Long

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — The great outdoors isn’t called great for no reason. There’s a power in being outside, breathing fresh air and taking in the sights and sounds of nature. It all seems to bring a natural calm to people, a sense of healing. But at the very places where healing and getting well is taking place inside, getting outdoors can often be a stodgy and cold experience, even on the warmest day. The outdoor spaces around many hospitals can […]

  • High Point native Ryan Blaney prepares for Martinsville race

    MARTINSVILLE, Va. — NASCAR Racing is back on the East Coast this weekend and right in the backyard of the Piedmont Triad. The STP 500 at Martinsville this Sunday is the first short track race of the NASCAR season on the half-mile paperclip-shaped track. It’s just a 45 minute drive north of Greensboro and it’s celebrating it’s 70th season hosting NASCAR To preview that race, the track and Ford Motor Company brought in the legendary Wood Brothers and their current […]

  • Yum Yum selling hot dogs and ice cream again after accident

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — It’s a Greensboro institution that’s been around for more than 100 years selling hot dogs and ice cream. Yum Yum Better Ice Cream Company, Yum Yum for short, is situated right in the middle of the UNCG campus and is as popular with the college students as it is with the locals who grew up going to the iconic building. When a car crashed into the side wall of Yum Yum last week, destroying the brick structure […]

  • 54-year-old Winston-Salem woman realizing dream of becoming doctor

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – A family tragedy rekindled a lifelong dream for a Winston-Salem woman and today she found out how she’d spend her future. It’s an annual rite of passage at medical schools across the country, the step from medical school into residency. For Suzanne Watson, that step came more than 20 years later than expected. Match Day is held simultaneously at medical schools across the country with soon-to-be doctors, surrounded by friends and family, opening envelopes containing the information […]

  • SUV on trailer destroyed when car hauler hits bridge in High Point

    HIGH POINT, N.C. – An SUV was destroyed when the car hauler rig it was loaded on hit the railroad bridge on Business 85 south near Surrett Drive. The SUV was one of four Nissans on top of the double-decker car hauler. The railroad bridge between South Main Street and Surrett Drive is listed on the signs as having a clearance 13-feet-8-inches. No other vehicles were damaged in the accident. Car on trailer destroyed when car hauler hits bridge on […]

  • UNCG, Syracuse set to face off in NIT after Boeheim’s comments about Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — It’s a dream matchup nobody would’ve believed just a week ago; UNC-Greensboro versus Syracuse. Yet when both teams fell just short of making the field of 68 in the NCAA basketball tournament, the National Invitational Tournament jumped on the chance to pit the teams against each other. It was just last week that Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim said there was no value in playing the ACC tournament in Greensboro. That set off a social media firestorm and, […]

  • Alamance County kidnapping suspect has altercation in courtroom

    GRAHAM, N.C. – A Florida man who was arrested in Burlington on kidnapping charges made his first appearance in an Alamance County Courtroom Friday afternoon. It got off to an interesting start even before the judge came into the courtroom. Christian Lekkas had a verbal altercation with another inmate while waiting for court to start when, as he told the bailiffs, the other inmate disrespected him. The two traded words and insults as the bailiffs took the other inmate out […]

  • Davidson County bridge may become memorial to fallen deputy

    LEXINGTON, N.C. – A Davidson County sheriff’s deputy killed in the line of duty in 2000 may soon have a bridge named in his honor. Deputy Todd Cook was serving a warrant on January 27th, 2000 when he was shot and killed. Now there’s a movement to name a bridge in Davidson County as a memorial to Cook. There’s already a monument in his honor at the sheriff’s department, but Davidson County Clerk of Court Brian Shipwash thinks there should […]

  • Community rallies in support of Muslims in Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – They stood in solidarity, from all walks of life, different religions and races, to get a simple message across: “We are all America.” The crowd that gathered outside the Islamic Center of Greensboro was rallying in support of the Muslim community, a community that is hoping not to be locked out of the American dream. Doha Altaki spoke to the crowd. She’s a Syrian refugee and has only been in The United States for six months, settling […]

  • Town of Denton rallies to help workers who lost jobs after restaurant fire

    DENTON, N.C. – When there’s problems in a small town everyone finds out and if they can help, they will. So when the Classic Family Restaurant went up in flames a week before Christmas and left nearly 40 employees unemployed, the town and the surrounding community has been working tirelessly to make sure those people are taken care of until they can get back on their feet. From a GoFundMe page to various fundraisers, the town’s folk are helping. As […]

  • North Carolina Zoo prepares for the cold

    ASHEBORO, N.C. – The North Carolina Zoo will be closed to the public Saturday and Sunday because of the winter weather that is blanketing the Piedmont. But that doesn’t mean the animals will be left to fend for themselves all weekend. Many of the animals come from tropical and desert climates, so zookeepers have a lot to do to make sure the animals are protected from the harsh weather. But judging by the sounds coming from the seals and sea […]

  • Police investigate fire at High Point apartment complex

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — A contractor suffered minor burns on his hands after a blow torch he was using caused some insulation to catch on fire while he was replacing a water valve at Hunter’s Point Apartments. The High Point Fire Department responded to the fire at 2231 Shadow Valley Road Friday afternoon and quickly extinguished the fire that made its way into a void in the wall in the apartment building. The contractor told fire investigators that he always […]