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Nick Sturdivant joins the FOX8 family after spending nearly three years working in Florence, SC. He was a Bureau Reporter at WBTW News 13 team covering a range of stories from the Confederate Flag coming down at the state capitol to the historic 2015 October floods.

Nick is from High Point. He is also a 2013 graduate of High Point University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications-Journalism.

Before going away to Florence, Nick worked behind the scenes first as a news intern and then as a Studio Production Assistant for us. So for Nick, this is a homecoming of sorts!

He’s happy to be back home in the Triad and more importantly back as a member of the FOX8 family!

Nick is looking forward to being very active in the community and is also a proud member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.

He’s always looking for story ideas, so feel free to email him at Nick.Sturdivant@wghp.com or contact him either on Facebook @NickSturdivantWGHP or Twitter @N_SturdivantTV.

Recent Articles
  • High Point police stepping up efforts to clean up used needles on ground

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — Nearly two weeks ago, a woman was walking down Central Avenue in High Point when found something she didn’t expect to see — used needles. “First I was scared. I mean a kid could’ve walked by 10 minutes later and stepped on those needles,” she said. When she spoke with FOX8, she decided to remain anonymous. “I’ve done what I’ve can as a citizen to let the police know that they’re there. So, who’s responsible for […]

  • Greensboro, High Point ministers claim not enough is being done prevent violence

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Representative Amos Quick, along with ministers and community leaders from both Greensboro and High Point, gathered Friday morning to discuss violence in both cities. Clergy leaders questioning both cities responses to it say there needs to be more preventive measures taken by police. “Our city’s response has been underwhelming and unacceptable and can no longer be tolerated. We call on the elected and leadership of this community and we ask the question…where is your leadership on the […]

  • Winston-Salem faith leaders gather for vigil in light of Charlottesville unrest

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — On Thursday, faith leaders from across Winston-Salem gathered at Temple Emanuel for a vigil in light of the recent unrest in Charlottesville. “I’m going to do something that I don’t typically do, which I’m going to take out a Torah that we have,” said Rabbi Mark Cohn, as he sat near the front of the church. Cohn says he uses the Torah as a teaching tool, but this is first time he has taken it out. “Anytime […]

  • High Point woman discovers used needles in her neighborhood

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — Thursday afternoon, a woman walking down Central Avenue in High Point found something she didn’t expect to see. “First I was scared. I mean a kid could’ve walked by 10 minutes later and stepped on those needles. Somebody could be walking their dog and their dog could step on those needles. Anything could happen,” she said. She found a pile of used needles laying on the ground just past the intersection of Central Avenue and Grand […]

  • Young boy wakes family, helps them escape house fire in Thomasville

    THOMASVILLE, N.C. — A young boy is being hailed a hero after he woke his family up and helped them escape a house fire in Thomasville. “We were told that the 9-year-old woke up the four adults that were living in the house and got them to move out of the house.  So in our aspect he was the hero,” Thomasville Fire Department Captain Richard Waddell said. The fire started around 7:30 a.m. at a home on Spruce Street. A […]

  • Crews investigating attempted arson at Greensboro elementary school

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Crews are investigating attempted arson at an elementary school in Greensboro. Greensboro Fire Department Chief Dewayne Church says a maintenance person arrived at Bessemer Elementary School Wednesday morning and noticed things didn’t look right. Church says it appears as if someone set fire to a material using ignitable liquids in a mechanical area. However, with just a few weeks left of the summer break for Brietta Betton and her cousins, the news of someone attempting to set […]

  • 20-year-old man fatally shot while on front porch in High Point

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — Police are investigating after a 20-year-old man was shot and killed while on his front porch in High Point early Wednesday morning. At about 1:10 a.m., police went to a home in the 1200 block of Filbert Place in reference to shots fired. Arriving officers found Raekwon Smith suffering from at least one gunshot wound to the chest. “I’m afraid to walk out on my porch. Even in daylight,” said Nancy Gasaway, who lives across the […]

  • Pleasant Garden community upset over plans for rock quarry

    PLEASANT GARDEN, N.C. — The Pleasant Garden community is a quiet area, however for a lot of people that live there they worry that their quiet space could soon be disturbed. “I lived a lifestyle out here that’s comfortable, pleasant and this is going to totally interrupt it,” said Gerald Hall, long-time resident. “I don’t care for it. I don’t think the community cares for it.” The construction materials company Lehigh Hanson wants to open a rock quarry operation in […]

  • High Point working to develop downtown through mixed-use area plan

    HIGH POINT, N.C. – The City of High Point is reaching out to residents about how to draw more people to the city. Monday, the city held a meeting about its Downtown Mixed-Use Area plan along with feedback from the public. “Market is the time when our downtown is active and vital and exciting and we would like that to be 365 days a year for all of us to enjoy,” said Heidi Galanti, Planning Administrator for the City of […]

  • Renovations continue at High Point Central High School

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — It’s almost time for students to get back to the classroom, but at High Point Central High School the work outside of the classroom has really never stopped. “It would be much easier if this was just, you know, a cow pasture before and we could come out here and have at it, but whenever you are trying to work around students and make sure they remain safe but at the same time meet some very […]

  • High Point police, community canvass for answers after recent shootings

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — Hitting the pavement is something that has been all too familiar for both High Point police officers and the Community Against Violence members. Thursday morning marked the ninth time this year they’ve had to go door-to-door in response to shootings. This time on East Green Drive, Winslow Street and few block over on Wesley Drive. About 30 people, both officers and HPCAV activists, with fliers in hand met face-to-face with people there about Wednesday morning’s shooting. […]

  • Downtown Greensboro’s south end sees a development boom

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — For years, it was the train tracks that separated the two most opposite ends of downtown Greensboro. The north end, a more vibrant area, but as you move south towards Gate City Boulevard there wasn’t much happening. “Traditionally downtown, on this side of the train tracks, it didn’t have as much business,” said Jabreel Cuthbertson, manager of Fat Tuesday. However, about a year and a half ago, that’s when the growth on the south end started happening. […]