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
  • 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 […]

  • Thomasville man, 69, says he was attacked, robbed by group of teens

    THOMASVILLE, N.C. — Thomasville police are hoping someone has information that will help lead to finding out who attacked and robbed a Thomasville man, sending him to the hospital with serious injuries. The man’s fiancée spoke to FOX8 today about the extent of his injuries and his recovery. It happened Thursday night on Council Street in Thomasville, just off National Highway. John Richardson was walking home from going to get a drink at the store when he was attacked. Melody […]

  • Vandals damage historic Davidson County church

    DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — The century-old Mount Ebal Methodist church near Denton in Davidson County is on the National Register of Historic Places but for the most part sits quiet and empty in its country splendor. Visitors who do stop by the old house of God use it as a quiet place to reflect. It’s home to a few weddings a year and in June, family and friends gather for the annual homecoming. But one day this week the sacred […]

  • Madhouse lives up to its name with crazy night at Bowman Gray Stadium

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — With an “almost” full moon shining down over Bowman Gray Stadium Saturday night, the drivers were in the mood to race hard and with that comes beating, bumping, banging and plenty of mad drivers and crew members. The Stadium Stock series began the night’s racing with a mostly clean race and Billy Cameron Jr. taking the win in the division’s first race and P-Nut Vernon getting the win in race 2. The Modified Division ran two 50-lap races. Burt […]

  • Racer arrested after hitting crew member with race car at Bowman Gray

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – A driver in the Modified Division at Bowman Gray Stadium was arrested Saturday night after an on track incident led to an altercation in the pit area. Joe Ryan Osborne of Kannapolis was taken into custody by the Winston-Salem Police Department after he did a donut with his race car in the pit area in the middle of a crowd of crew members and spectators. A crew member on a competing team was said by witnesses to […]

  • International artist painting Greensboro wall

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — The “No Blank Walls” project in downtown Greensboro is continuing to expand as art projects are commissioned through the partnership with Downtown Greensboro Incorporated. The latest mural is just adjacent to Holliday Circle on McGee Street and is being painted by an artist who has international flair. He’s working from a cherry picker on the 4-story wall using a paintbrush to color in the big brick canvass. It’s a job not many of us could or would […]

  • Davidson County student graduating with 13 years of perfect attendance

    WELCOME, N.C. — High School seniors across North Carolina will soon be walking across the stage and picking up their diplomas after 13 years of hard work and dedication. Each student’s story of how they arrived at this point is different, but for a senior at North Davidson High School the story begins and ends with perfect attendance. Hunter Hinson is graduating after 13 straight years without a single absence. “There were days that I did try to play sick or […]