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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
  • 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 […]

  • Jeff Gordon’s career detailed in new biography as he prepares for last race

    HIGH POINT, N.C. – Jeff Gordon is a household name among NASCAR fans young and old. His storied career was followed by millions as he racked up 93 wins and 4 championships in his NASCAR Sprint Cup career. Racing is all Gordon has ever known, from BMX bikes at the tender age of 5 to jumping in quarter midgets at the age of 6. From the quarter midgets to sprint cars, and ultimately big league stock car racing, Gordon blazed […]

  • Local contractor to fix washed out road, sinkhole in Alamance County — for free

    ALAMANCE COUNTY, N.C. — A local contractor has stepped up to fix the sinkhole in Alamance County that formed on a private road and the company, which wants to remain anonymous, is doing it for free. Heavy rains Wednesday night washed out a portion of Tangle Ridge Trail in the northern part of the county leaving residents stranded, unable to get cars across the sinkhole that formed as the roadbed eroded quickly when the water rose. Tangle Ridge Trail is […]

  • Thursday is National Coffee Day; plenty of hot deals brewing in the Piedmont Triad

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — Thursday is National Coffee Day and there are plenty of hot deals brewing in the Piedmont. Even better is that a cup of Joe can come with health benefits. Coffee is the lifeblood of Americans and almost a national pastime these days. A cup is the kickoff to a lot of people’s day and part of the everyday routine. Missing that morning cup can risk ruining their whole day. And local coffee shops love the trend. The […]

  • Elon University students march through campus in silent protest

    ELON, N.C. – Several hundred students came together in protest Friday at Elon University to have their say in the movement to stop the killings of black men by police. As the students walked through the campus of the private university, not a word was said, but everyone knew what they were saying. The signs carried by many verbalized the silence of the march that was organized by the Elon University Black Student Union. The crowd that joined the march […]

  • Pop-up sale, trendy new event, set for Saturday in East Bend

    EAST BEND, N.C. — Pop-up antique shows are a trendy new event that pair social media, antique vendors and a fun location together for a day of fun. It’s essentially a mini-festival that’s social media driven. The Gray Door Market is hosting a pop-up sale on Saturday in East Bend at the Divine Llama Vineyards with llamas, live music, food trucks and wine tasting to go along with the antique vendors. There are 40 vendors coming from all over the […]

  • Students get sneak peek at Folk Festival performance

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — The 76th National Folk Festival is in full swing with performers playing, singing and dancing in stages all around downtown Greensboro. The students at Weaver Academy got a special preview of one act. Leonardo Sandoval doesn’t play an instrument or sing but if you listen carefully, you may can hear the music even if when there isn’t any. Sandoval is from Brazil and now lives in New York City. He travels all over sharing his style of […]

  • How to make ‘yarn” (plarn) out of plastic bags

    GREENSBORO, NC — A collaboration in Greensboro is aiming to keep plastic bags out of landfills and help homeless people all at the same time. Operation Bed Roll is aimed at helping some of the city’s neediest residents to have a safe place to sleep and it all begins with plastic grocery bags. Plastic bags from grocery stores are as much a part of our daily lives sunshine on a nice day. A trip to the grocery store guarantees you […]

  • High Point police larceny initiative targets habitual offenders

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — The High Point Police Department has a message to career criminals, those repeat offenders who get caught stealing over and over again and yet continue to wreak havoc on retail loss prevention. The message: If you steal in High Point, expect more than a simple larceny charge. High Point is a few years into a larceny initiative that attaches more severe charges to habitual offenders and the arrests are adding up and the crime rate is […]

  • New emergency alert system installed to keep Thomasville residents safe

    THOMASVILLE, N.C. – A new emergency notification service designed to keep everyone living in and traveling through Thomasville safe is up and running. The city of Thomasville partnered with Nixle to provide the service that can call every landline phone number in the area and reach out to cell phones of people who sign up for alerts. The system will notify people in the 27360 zip code about fire and police activity, weather events and other relevant issues around the […]

  • Recruits joining Winston-Salem police force despite recent national shootings

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Even with the targeted killings of police officers over the past several weeks in Dallas and Baton Rouge as the two most notable, there are still young men and women willing to sign up to become police officers. The danger and turmoil in the profession is not lost on the newest group of recruits training to become the Winston-Salem Police Department’s newest rookies. Basic Law Enforcement Training could probably be divided equally into thirds — fitness, mental […]

  • 2 people escape injury after truck catches fire

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — Two people escaped injury Tuesday morning after the engine compartment of the truck which they were traveling in burst into flames along northbound Interstate 74 south of High Point. The driver of the truck told FOX8 he heard a pop, smelled burnt plastic and lost power to the truck shortly before it caught fire. A fellow truck driver saw the flames and rushed a fire extinguisher across the interstate, but it was not enough to put out the fire. The Guil-Rand Fire Department responded and extinguished the blaze. Brian Causey, an assistant chief and a fire […]