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My job duties at FOX8 include producing and posting interactive content to MyFOX8.com and running our social media platforms, especially Facebook and Twitter.

I am very passionate about my work and am truly proud to produce content for the Piedmont Triad's number one source for local news.


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    Car crashes into signs near intersection in Thomasville

    THOMASVILLE, N.C. — A car crashed into some signs at the intersection of Pleasant Grove Church Road and National Highway on Sunday night. Thomasville police said it happened shortly after 7 p.m. in the 1300 block of National Highway. There is no word on injuries, but a witness said one person was being treated at the scene. Police, fire and medics responded. It remains uncertain what caused the crash.

  • Officers in Davidson County give 7-year-old boy big birthday surprise

    Officers in Davidson County give 7-year-old boy big birthday surprise

    DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — A special needs boy in Davidson County who looks up to police officers got the surprise of his life for his seventh birthday. Pam Stone arranged a special surprise for her son Dylan’s birthday, something he soon won’t forget. She sent FOX8 the following letter: Dylan Stone is a special little boy who has already had to overcome a lot so far in life. Dylan has looked up to police since he was 4 yrs old. […]

  • 3010 Sands Drive in Greensboro (Google Maps)

    At least six shots fired into Greensboro strip club

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Police are investigating after at least six shots were fired into a strip club in Greensboro early Sunday morning. No injuries were reported at Copa Rocka Cantina at 3010 Sands Drive after police responded to the shooting shortly after 5 a.m., according to authorities. Police said the building was occupied at the time. Information about a motive or possible suspect has not been released. The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with any information can call police at (336) […]

  • Gabriella, photo courtesy of WLOS.

    NC restaurant admits to serving 2-year-old alcohol, but disputes some of story’s details

    ASHEVILLE, N.C. — A North Carolina restaurant admits they accidentally served alcohol to a 2-year-old, but disputes some of the details in the family’s story. WLOS reported that a Texas Roadhouse restaurant in Asheville released a statement earlier this week in connection to an incident that happened recently. Derek Gilliam and his family went to the restaurant to celebrate his 25th birthday. They said they ordered non-alcoholic drinks, including a cranberry juice for 2-year-old daughter Gabriela. The toddler’s drink turned out to […]

  • Stevie Thacker

    Deputies looking for man accused of starving five dogs to death in NC

    SWAIN COUNTY, N.C. — Deputies are looking for a man accused of abandoning several dogs in North Carolina, causing five to starve to death. WLOS reported that investigators have announced they are looking for Stevie Thacker. Investigators say they don’t believe he is currently living in North Carolina, but did not say where he could be. The TV station reported that investigators responded late last month to a report of abandoned dogs in Swain County. Among the litter, they found […]

  • Terrence Alexander Haynes, of Pilot Mountain, and Ruth Marie Holt, of Pinnacle, both 35

    Man, woman pulled over in stolen van in Mount Airy, meth-making items inside

    MOUNT AIRY, N.C. — Authorities in Surry County have arrested a man and woman who were allegedly pulled over in a stolen van with meth-making items inside. Terrence Alexander Haynes, of Pilot Mountain, and Ruth Marie Holt, of Pinnacle, both 35, face various charges after being arrested by Mount Airy police. On March 18, police said they pulled over the suspects in a 1987 Toyota van that was stolen from a Pilot Mountain residence. Officers stopped the van on North […]

  • NC venue cancels rock concert after threats and complaints about band's name

    NC venue cancels rock concert after threats and complaints about band’s name

    Warning: This article contains a band name that some people may find offensive. ASHEVILLE, N.C. — A North Carolina venue has cancelled a rock concert after threats and complaints about the band’s name, according to The Asheville Citizen-Times. The newspaper reported that the band “Black Pussy” was scheduled to play at New Mountain AVL in Asheville on Friday, but the show was cancelled after numerous threats. New Mountain owner Adrian Zelski told the paper that more than 50 people have contacted […]

  • Michael Ray Hairgrove, 56, of Lexington, is accused of growing 80 pounds of marijuana plants in his basement.

    Lexington man accused of growing 80 pounds of marijuana plants in his basement

    LEXINGTON, N.C. — Davidson County deputies have arrested a man after about 80 pounds of marijuana plants were found in his Lexington home, according to officials. Michael Ray Hairgrove, 56, has been arrested and faces various marijuana-related charges including trafficking marijuana by manufacture, trafficking marijuana by possession and possession with intent to sell and deliver. The Davidson County Sheriff’s Office said officials executed a search warrant at the suspect’s home at 932 Marvin Hedrick Road in Lexington on Thursday. During […]

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    Driver pinned under car that skidded off road in Rockingham County

    MADISON, N.C. — A driver was pinned underneath a car after skidding off the road and hitting a telephone pole in Rockingham County. An official said it happened at about 3:15 p.m. Thursday on Gideon Church Road in Madison. The Madison Rescue Squad responded to the scene and pulled the car off the driver. The victim was then flown to the hospital. The identity of the victim, extent of the injuries and cause of the crash has not been released. […]

  • A stock photo of a black bear.

    Bear goes into North Carolina camper’s tent, takes backpack

    PISGAH FOREST, N.C. — A bear went into a North Carolina camper’s tent and took a backpack, temporarily halting overnight camping in the area. The Asheville Citizen-Times reported that it recently happened in the Graveyard Fields Area off the Blue Ridge Parkway in Haywood County. No injuries were reported. “This closure, issued in consultation with the N.C. Wildlife Commission, has been implemented due to human safety concerns after a bear entered a tent and removed a hiker’s backpack,” US Forest Service […]

  • Winston-Salem officer under investigation after 'First Amendment Audit' video posted online

    Winston-Salem officer under investigation after confrontation with man shooting video

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Winston-Salem police are investigating an encounter between an officer and a man who was shooting video at the police department’s building. The video was posted to YouTube on Sunday. Police say the video was taped by a citizen, Richard Goins, and was a part of the national trend called “First Amendment Audit.” Winston-Salem police described the First Amendment Audit as “a trend where citizens attract the attention of law enforcement or military security personnel to determine if those security […]

  • Police are looking for this suspect in connection to a bank robbery in Winston-Salem.

    Police looking for man accused of robbing bank in Winston-Salem

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Police are looking for a man accused of robbing a bank on Thursday afternoon. Police said the suspect entered the Sun Trust Bank at 4306 N. Liberty St. shortly after noon and demanded money. After getting the cash, police said the suspect ran off. He is described as a black male, about 35-45 years old wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt and blue toboggan. No injuries were reported. The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with any information can call […]

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