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.

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    Sledding the snow day away in Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Any amount of snow on the ground will bring a smile to kids’ faces. Add a snow day off from school and it’s time to celebrate. With all those kids stuck at home today, many found a good hill to take their sleds to and go for a ride. Kids young and old could be found riding the hills in the Lindley Park neighborhood of Greensboro and they all agree they love it. Jim Pappa brought his […]

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    Veteran’s missing wallet found in tons of recycling

    JONESVILLE, N.C. — The old saying, one man’s trash is another man’s treasure doesn’t really apply when you throw your wallet in the trash by mistake. A Jonesville man is lucky to have his wallet back after it accidentally ended up in his recycling bin. The wallet had his bank card, identification, and his Veteran’s Administration Card. Luckily for him, another man was up to the challenge of saving the wallet after it became the needle in a 10,000-pound haystack of recycling. It all started like most every Monday morning. […]

  • Davidson County native climbs Mt. Everest

    Wednesday marks 60 years since two men became the first climbers to reach the summit of Mount Everest, Now, Scott Derue, a Walburg native, can check that off his to-do list. Derue graduated from Ledford High School, went to UNC Chapel Hill and received his PhD. from Michigan State University. He’s a self-proclaimed adventure junkie who has climbed the tallest mountains on four of the 7 continents around the world. He just got back from an excursion to Nepal where […]

  • Mobile home recycling in Alamance County

    ALAMANCE COUNTY, N.C.– A grant from NC Department of Environment and Natural Resources provided the county with $40,000 to have contractors demolish abandoned or otherwise unusable manufactured homes. The contractor gets to keep and profit on any material in the home that is recyclable. The county finds old mobile homes for the program by accepting applications from people who need help getting rid of an old home. The money from the grant should cover about 25 homes and be completed […]

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    Police: High Point man stole Furniture Market attendee’s truck, crashed

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — High Point Police said the city’s surveillance system led to the arrest of a man Tuesday morning after he allegedly stole a Furniture Market attendee’s truck and then crashed it. An officer spotted the stolen truck Tuesday but it sped away when he tried to stop it. According to police, Bryant Thomas III crashed the truck a short time later on Triangle Lake Road near Oakcrest Avenue when he struck a power pole and crashed into […]

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    Power outage reported along Alamance Rd. in Burlington

    A tree that has fallen on powerlines in Burlington has caused a power outage along Alamance Rd.

  • Asheboro High offers affordable prom dresses for students

    ASHEBORO, N.C.–Getting dressed up for prom is a rite of passage for many high school students. Finding the perfect prom attire can be costly, but for students at Asheboro High School there’s an option called The Prom Shop. Sponsored by the First Baptist Church of Asheboro, The Prom Shop is a place where students can find prom dresses and even a few tuxes, without spending a lot of money. For $20, students can get a dress or tux to wear […]

  • Microburst causes significant damage in Hillsville

    HILLSVILLE, N.C.–Five structures were damaged and several outbuildings were destroyed when a storm rolled through Carroll County, Virginia early Friday morning. The National Weather Service  confirmed it was a microburst, not a tornado, that blew through the area of Coon Ridge Road just north of HIllsville. People in the direct path of the storm say they didn’t hear it coming, just that all of a sudden windows were breaking and debris was flying around. “I was just like wow! I […]

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    3 killed, 25 injured in 95-vehicle pileup at Virginia-NC line

    CARROLL COUNTY, Va. — Authorities said three people are dead and more than 25 injured after a 95-vehicle pileup Sunday on I-77 South in Southwest Virginia near the North Carolina line. State police said a series of wrecks began around 1:15 p.m. in the southbound lanes in the area of Fancy Gap Mountain in southwest Virginia. There was heavy fog at the time. The southbound and northbound lanes of I-77 were closed at the 6 mile marker until shortly after […]

  • FOX8 Reality: Racing with Kevin Harvick

    NASCAR Stock Car Racing was born in North Carolina with roots in the Appalachian Mountain back roads. Today, many NASCAR drivers and teams call the state home. Driver Kevin Harvick is from Bakersfield, California but now lives in Oak Ridge, in Guilford County.  His wife Delana grew up in Kernersville, and was also part of a local racing family. FOX8 Reality tagged along with Kevin Harvick and the #29 Budweiser crew as they prepared for the Sprint Cup Race in […]

  • FOX8 Reality: Kevin Harvick Web Extra

    There’s one driver on a NASCAR team, but behind the scenes there are numerous mechanics who make sure the race car is ready to go at game time. On race day, the over the wall crew jumps out in front of the race car as it comes sliding to a stop. They are tasked with changing four tires, filling up the gas tank and make any adjustments–all in under 14 seconds. Austin Craven from High Point is the front tire […]

  • FOX8 Reality: Harvick before the race

    The actual race is just a small part of a Nascar driver’s day. It may seem hard to believe, but it starts much slower with meetings and handshakes…lots of handshakes. FOX8 Reality followed Kevin Harvick to find out how he spends his day before he gets into the car.


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