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I am currently employed full time as a Web Producer for FOX8/WGHP, a top-rated Fox-affiliate covering Greensboro, High Point, Winston-Salem and the entire Piedmont Triad of North Carolina.

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  • Video shows dog desperately trying to save fish by splashing them with water

    Dog desperately tries to save dying fish by splashing them with water

    Check out this touching video of a dog desperately trying to save dying fish by spraying water on them. YouTube description: “In the city of Phetchaburi in Thailand, a dog discovered the fish out of the water and unconscious on the pavement. It will try not to let them die by spraying water with its snout. Besides the fish are few puddles. The dog will then sprinkle the fish, as if he wished they would not die. Touching!”

  • Kevin Harvick’s home at 8419 Haw River Road in Oak Ridge (Credit: MLS)

    Take a look inside Kevin Harvick’s beautiful $3.5 million home, now for sale

    OAK RIDGE, N.C. – Kevin Harvick’s home in Guilford County is on the market for $3.5 million, according to the realty website Trulia.com. The property at 8419 Haw River Road in Oak Ridge has been on the market since July 30. “Extraordinary estate ideally situated in the foothills of the Triad, offers privacy with over 12,000 sq ft of perfection,” according to Trulia’s listing. Five bedrooms, six full bathrooms, a pool, a wet bar, a fireplace, a barbecue area and […]

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    Alien horror movie claims to be based on ‘true phenomenon’ in North Carolina

    A recent sci-fi horror movie about aliens claims to be based on a “true phenomenon” in North Carolina. “Alien Abduction” was released in May of this year and focuses on a vacationing family that encounters an alien threat. It is said to be based on the real-life Brown Mountain Lights phenomenon, a series of ghost lights reported near Brown Mountain. The movie stars Katherine Sigismund, Corey Eid, Riley Polanski and was directed by Matty Beckerman. It got a 27 percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes and a […]

  • Teen dies after smoking smoking synthetic marijuana; parents want to prevent similar deaths

    Teen dies after smoking synthetic marijuana; parents want to warn others

    LOS ANGELES – A California teenager recently died after smoking one hit of synthetic marijuana. Now, his parents want to prevent similar deaths from happening. Connor Eckhardt’s parents told KTLA that on July 11, their 19-year-old son inhaled one hit of dried herbs that had been sprayed with chemicals to cause a marijuana-like high. “In a moment of peer pressure, he gave into that, thinking that was OK, it was somehow safe,” said Connor’s father, Devin Eckhardt. “And one hit […]

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    Murder suspect’s mother charged with attacking reporter, photographers outside NC court

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The mother of a man accused of killing a beloved North Carolina teacher faces charges after she allegedly attacked a news crew. WSOC-TV reported that Darlene Odom faces three misdemeanor assault charges and has a court date set for Sept. 10. Darlene Odom and her family stormed out of a courthouse Monday, seconds after a judge said her son could face life in prison or even the death penalty if convicted. The mother was approached by WSOC-TV reporter […]

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    Gov. McCrory helps kick-off NC’s centennial commemoration of WWI

    RALEIGH, N.C. — At Saturday’s ceremony at the State Capitol, Governor Pat McCrory applauded the role North Carolina played in World War I, according to WTVD-TV. In all, our state sent 86,457 soldiers overseas as part of the war efforts. But as the governor pointed out, that fight came with a price. By the end of the war, North Carolina had lost 2,377 men to battlefields and disease and saw another 3,655 return home wounded. “The war’s centennial commemoration and […]

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    House passes $694 million border bill

    WASHINGTON — In a late-night vote after a bitterly partisan debate, the House of Representatives passed a $694 million border bill Friday, but the measure has no chance of becoming law. The vote was almost entirely on party lines, 223-189, with just one Democrat, Texas Rep. Henry Cuellar, voting for it. Four Republicans opposed the legislation. The bill proposes to give the Department of Homeland Security more than $400 million for additional border security and law enforcement measures. It would […]

  • Brittany Nicole Knight, 21, of Pilot Mountain, Patrick Ryan McGraw, 34, of Westfield and Michael Wayne McMillian, 44, of Mount Airy.

    Three arrested, one sought in theft ring operating in Surry County

    SURRY COUNTY, N.C. — The Surry County Sheriff’s Office has arrested three people accused of operating a theft ring and are looking for one more. The suspects allegedly ran a theft ring in the Eastern portion of Surry County over the last couple weeks. Deputies said the thefts began around July 1 and involved items such as string trimmers, chainsaws, lawn mowers, hand tools and other construction-related items. Detectives said the larcenies were committed by of the suspects, while the […]

  • ‘Ghost’ attacks news photojournalist in Pennsylvania home

    ‘Ghost’ attacks news photojournalist in ‘haunted’ Pennsylvania home

    HANOVER, Penn. — A homeowner says she’s living in the middle of a violent haunting with ghosts, demons and a “shadow man” in her home. WPMT went inside the home in western Pennsylvania. Just a few minutes into the interview, a news photojournalist was “attacked by a ghost.” He said he was scratched by what felt like a “piece of hot metal.” “It was really strange, I’ve never felt anything like it before,” he said. Homeowner DeAnna Simpson says she has photos of people with scratches […]

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    Today is National Ice Cream Day! Find deals in the Piedmont

    July is National Ice Cream month and Sunday is National Ice Cream Day. Thirty years ago in 1984, President Ronald Reagan declared July National Ice Cream month. Reagan also designated the third Sunday of the month as National Ice Cream Day. About nine percent of all the milk produced by U.S. dairy farmers is used to produce ice cream, according to International Dairy Foods Association. Here are some deals and specials in the area for those who love ice cream: […]

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    Meteor over North Carolina? Video shows bright flash in the sky

    RALEIGH, N.C. – Did you see Thursday night’s meteor over North Carolina? WRAL-TV reported that Dan Perjar, a software developer at North Carolina State University, captured the apparent fireball on his car’s dashcam. The 5-second video captures a quick flash of light shooting across the sky at around 10:17 p.m. Thursday above Interstate 440 in Raleigh. The fireball was also seen in Virginia, Washington, D.C., Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and West Virginia, according to the American Meteor Society. “Sizable meteor […]

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    North Carolina named one of the scariest states in America

    North Carolina is one of the scariest states in the country, according to recent research. The real estate search site Estately ranked North Carolina as the sixth scariest state in America. The website analyzed 15 common fears and figured out how many of each are in each state. The fears included things like clowns, dentists, hurricanes, shark attacks, tornadoes and meth labs. “Humanity’s worst fears are everywhere in North Carolina, except for dentists, which is odd,” according to the website. […]


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