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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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    Wow! Check out this giant snow cat in Randolph County

    ARCHDALE, N.C. — We’ve gotten literally thousands of snow pictures. This one from Carolyn Brannock is just too good to not post. It shows her granddaughter sitting on top of a giant snow cat in the front yard. The photo was among thousands we received after the Wednesday/Thursday snow storm which left at least five inches of snow in most the Piedmont. The cat can be seen at the corner of the Surrett Drive and Kingsfield Forest Drive subdivision in Archdale.

  • Reporter from the Carolinas smashes into giant snowball while demonstrating how to sled

    Reporter from the Carolinas smashes into giant snowball while demonstrating how to sled

    GREENVILLE, S.C. — A reporter from the Carolinas accidentally smashed into a giant frozen snowball during a TV sledding tutorial. WYFF reporter Myra Ruiz can be seen sledding down a South Carolina hill, while demonstrating how to sled. But she apparently didn’t see a big snowball in her path and crashed right into it. The reporter was fine and had a good laugh about it. WYFF posted the 40-second video to YouTube with the title “Watch reporter go face-first into giant […]

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    Kernersville woman gets amazing surprise when she opens up her door after snow storm

    KERNERSVILLE, N.C. — A Kernersville woman got an amazing surprise on Thursday when she opened her front door after the snow storm. Darci Mabe opened her front door to find that someone had randomly shoveled her driveway by surprise. Most of the area got more than five inches of snow. “I woke up and BAM,” Mabe said in a Facebook message to FOX8. “I could have never done this to leave for work. I was a shocked… teared up… WOW […]

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    Weather Channel meteorologist shows us how to make a snowball in NC

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Weather Channel meteorologist Jim Cantore showed us the proper way to make a snowball while doing a report in the snow from Charlotte. “Really get into that snowball,” he said, while packing a huge snowball on the ground. Cantore was in Charlotte covering Winter Storm Remus. Check it out in the video above.

  • Jenelle Evans

    Jenelle Evans, ‘Teen Mom 2’ star from NC, arrested again

    HORRY COUNTY, S.C. — “Teen Mom 2” star Jenelle Evans is in trouble again, arrested on Tuesday for driving without a license, according to TMZ. TMZ reported that the suspect spent about an hour in jail on Tuesday, booked into the J. Reuben Long Detention Center in Horry County, South Carolina. Her previously arrests include a 2012 charge of harassing phone calls and communicating threats, according to officials with the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office. She was also charged with assault […]

  • The scene of the crash. (Photo by Kimberly Silverman)

    3700 block of High Point Road in Greensboro reopens after crash

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — The 3700 block of High Point Road in Greensboro has reopened after a crash temporarily closed it down. Police said a four-vehicle crash closed down traffic in the area for at least a couple hours on Sunday. The crash was reported at about 3 p.m. One woman was hospitalized with life-threatening injuries, according to police. Her identity has not been released. People inside an SUV involved in the wreck left the scene on foot, according to authorities. […]

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    Man in police custody accused of spitting on North Carolina officer

    LELAND, N.C. — A man is accused of spitting on a North Carolina police officer while in custody. WWAY reported that 32-year-old John Ashley Crisp is accused of spitting on a Leland police officer. It happened Saturday night as Leland police were assisting the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office with a sexual assault, according to WWAY. The suspect was being detained and allegedly spit on an officer’s face and arm. He had already been charged with assault by strangulation and now […]

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    AC/DC lead singer buys his first Mustang GT from Randleman-based Petty’s Garage

    RANDLEMAN, N.C. — AC/DC lead singer Brian Johnson has bought his first Mustang GT from Richard Petty’s Garage, based in Randleman.

  • The scene of a fatal house fire in Seagrove. (WGHP)

    Woman killed in Randolph County house fire identified

    SEAGROVE, N.C. — Randolph County officials have identified a woman who was killed in a house fire Saturday morning in Seagrove. Barbara Beck Hayes, 74, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office. The fire has been ruled accidental. It was reported around 4 p.m. Saturday at 4806 Woodfern Road. The fire appears to have started in the basement near a wood stove that was probably in use, according to deputies. Authorities said Hayes appeared […]

  • Ethan Jeffery Potts, 18 of Graham

    Alamance County man, 18, accused of causing crash, leaving scene

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — An Alamance County man is accused of leading police on a chase, causing a crash with two other vehicles and then fleeing on foot. Ethan Jeffery Potts, 18, of Graham, faces charges of felony speeding to elude, felony hit and run, DWI, driving with a revoked license and a vehicle lighting violation. Authorities said Burlington police tried pulling the suspect over shortly before 8 p.m. Saturday on Harden Street for not having tail lights lit. The suspect […]

  • Megan Connors

    Teacher accused of having sex with middle school student during school hours

    HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. — A middle school teacher in Florida is accused of having sex with one of her students during school hours, according to the Tampa Tribune. Megan Connors, 30, was arrested for having a romantic and sexual relationship with a 15-year-old boy, according to officials. The math teacher allegedly had sex with the student multiple times within the past month. She was arrested Friday. The suspect allegedly removed the boy from class during school hours to have sex. […]

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    Story of ‘ghostly hitchhiker’ from Guilford County featured on TV show

    JAMESTOWN, N.C. — The legend of a ghostly hitchhiker who is rumored to have haunted a Guilford County underpass is getting a national audience, according to the High Point Enterprise. The story of Lydia the hitchhiker was featured on an episode of “Monsters and Mysteries in America” on the Destination America cable channel earlier this week. Legend has it that Lydia haunts the old U.S. 29-70 underpass in Jamestown. The TV crew was filming in the Triad last August. Several […]

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