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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    Town of Gibsonville shutting down four sweepstakes

    GIBSONVILLE, N.C. — The town of Gibsonville shut down four sweepstakes that operate inside its city limits, according to authorities. Various law enforcement agencies executed search warrants to remove any machine that breaks the law. North Carolina Alcohol Law Enforcement special agents charged three Gibsonville sweepstakes business owners with operating illegal video game machines. According to the ALE, Robert Cooper of Snow Camp, owner of C& C Internet, 115-117 Lewis St., Gibsonville; Jiaguan Liu of Burlington, owner of CJ’s Business Center, 115 […]

  • Men, women and dogs hike Hanging Rock for first-of-year tradition

    DANBURY, N.C. – It’s become quite the New Year’s Day tradition at state parks across North Carolina for park rangers to welcome visitors for a group hike called “First Day Hikes.” More than 10,000 miles have been hiked on these January 1 hikes in the past three years. The popularity of the New Year’s tradition is growing and strong. A group of about 50 people hiked this morning at Hanging Rock State Park near Danbury. Men, women and children of all […]

  • Therapy dog visits cancer patients at Cone Health

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Thousands of women are battling breast cancer right now. They may face different challenges and they all need support. Friends and family often give them the strength to keep fighting but sometimes a positive vibe can come from a different direction. At the Cone Health Cancer Center in Greensboro it comes from a Golden Doodle named Sammie. Her full name is Samantha Beardsley Magrinat and like any good dog Sammie likes to play. But at the hospital […]

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    Chris Lane’s music video featuring hometown of Kernersville premieres on CMT

    KERNERSVILLE, N.C. — Country music singer and Kernersville native Chris Lane’s music video premiered on CMT Wednesday, featuring shots from his hometown. FOX8 took you behind the scenes in May of the music video shoot for the song “Broken Windshield View.” The video, shot in and around Kernersville, features a lot of landmarks familiar to people who live in the Triad. Folks will recognize prominent road signs, buildings and even the water tower at Glenn High School where Lane was a high school student. The […]

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    NASCAR taking action against Tim Brown, Burt Myers after Saturday crashes at Bowman Gray

    WINSTON-SALEM, NC — NASCAR officials decided Monday to take action against the participants in the latest of a string of racetrack retaliations at Bowman Gray Stadium and one of the participants says he’s not returning to the track. Tim Brown and Burt Myers were involved in an impromptu demolition derby on the track during the 25 lap modified race Saturday night after Myers bumped Brown several times causing him to spin out and lose the lead near the end of […]

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    Tim Brown vs. Burt Myers: Crashes overshadow racing at Bowman Gray Stadium

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Saturday night’s “Night of Destruction” at Bowman Gray Stadium was to include Monster Trucks and a Demolition Derby as part of the night’s racing action, but two drivers in the stadium’s modified division started the festivities in their race. Tim Brown, the respected modified driver, who’s won a track record nine championships, and is the current points leader, targeted rival Burt Myers for retaliation late in the race after Myers bumped Brown out of the lead in the […]

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    Woman punches Bowman Gray race winner on Saturday night

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. –An unidentified woman punched 100-lap modified race winner Burt Myers in the stomach following his victory on Saturday night. Myers won the race after starting from the rear of the field. Myers made contact with Junior Miller on the last lap of the race, causing Miller to spin out. Miller then chased Myers around the track with his car, catching Myers in the grass and bumping him from behind to show his displeasure. While celebrating his victory, Myers was punched in the […]

  • Students spend spring break building houses for Habitat for Humanity

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — 100 College students from nine universities descended on Winston-Salem Monday to spend their spring break week building houses. While they could have chosen a warm sunny beach, these students are participating in Habitat for Humanity’s 25th anniversary Collegiate Challenge program. The students, working 6 hour days through the week, will hammer nails, cut lumber and carry shower basins in order to get the four houses framed in and under a roof by Friday. Other volunteers will come […]

  • City of Burlington cracking down on unpermitted signs

    BURLINGTON, NC – The City of Burlington is cracking down on people who put up signs in places where signs are not permitted. You’ve seen them on the side of the road, beside the sidewalk and even hung on a utility pole. No matter the business, there are places signs can’t be placed. City officials say it’s a simple matter of compliance and it’s not really complicated, other than some differences in distance requirements downtown and exceptions for non-profits and […]

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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 […]


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