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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
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    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Hanes Mall in Winston-Salem on Friday implemented a new “Youth Escort Policy.” According to a press release, Hanes Mall management will begin enforcing the new policy at 5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday evenings. Hanes Mall visitors under age 18 are required to be accompanied by a parent or guardian 21 years or older on Friday and Saturday evenings after 5 p.m., or at any other time the policy is in effect. “Individuals in violation of the Hanes […]

  • High Point leaders approve new shelter law to help protect pets

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — Helping pets find comfort is what volunteers with Project BARK have done for about eight years now. “You know, helping to get those dogs off chains and helping them to get into homes comfortably, the way we know the owners genuinely want to do but might not always have the ability,” said Jennie Lama, volunteer with Project BARK. Over the last eight years, the nonprofit has helped provide more than 1,300 free dog houses. However, recently, […]

  • Archdale pastor warns about email scam asking for thousands of dollars

    ARCHDALE, N.C. — Rev. Allan Van Meter’s messages usually come on Sunday’s at Archdale United Methodist Church on the pulpit. However, recently a very important message of his was posted here on Facebook. “We found these emails very troubling in what they were trying to get us to do,” Van Meter said. Thursday, the church’s administrative assistant received an email from someone claiming to be Van Meter. “The fact that I was at a meeting at the time and that […]

  • Road widening project in Lexington causes concern for community, businesses

    LEXINGTON, N.C. — As work continues on the Business 85 bridge in Lexington, anticipation builds for yet another big project. This time, nearby on Winston Road. “It is extremely inconvenient for our existing businesses,” Mayor Newell Clark said. “It’s definitely going to mean something to our current businesses there and that’s something that the community is kind of waiting to hear what’s happening there. We all are hopeful that these businesses will continue to stay here.” Clark says surveying has […]

  • New device helping clean up trash around High Point’s creeks, streams

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — The only thing that the deep wooded area near Richland Creek can’t hide is the trash polluting it. “We are kind of in the middle of the woods and other than a little bit of highway noise it’s pretty quiet, other than the birds out here, and then you walk to the creek and you just see what looks to be a truckload full of bottles and Styrofoam,” said Robert Baker, stormwater specialist for the City […]

  • Randolph County Schools exploring ways to expand its food choices for students

    TRINITY, N.C. — Lunch at Trinity High School is a time for students to chow down. “Oh, you get to mix the chicken and rice with the hot sauce and ranch. Best combination you can have,” said Brian Lemoy, senior at Trinity High. As the students go through the line to fill up their plates each day, school leaders in Randolph County are paying close attention to what’s being served in cafeterias throughout the district. “We are looking not only to […]

  • Gun Stoppers program in Greensboro hits the 1-year mark

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — The Greensboro/Guilford Crime Stoppers office sits on the second floor of the Greensboro Police Department on Maple Street. On the wall are whiteboards with a list of homicides in the city dating back to 2016. “There’s a lot of gun violence. A majority of the homicides that happen in Greensboro are gun related deaths,” said LaToya Neal, assistant coordinator for Crime Stoppers. However, in the year since the Gun Stoppers program was started, in partnership with Greensboro […]

  • Work set to begin soon on renovating 2 former mills in Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Jeanne King lives just a few houses down from the Proximity Printworks Mill on Fairview Street. “We have had a lot of people that use it as a dumping site or they tag it and that’s kind of depressing to see the pieces fall down,” King said. The old mill closed in 1977, but now construction will start later this year on the 470,000-square-foot facility. King hopes it can continue the transformation process her neighborhood has seen […]

  • Greensboro police warn that social media posts can lead to active shooter hysteria

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Saturday evening, Greensboro police were ready to respond to the worst possible scenario at the Four Seasons Mall after a report of an active shooter situation. “Right now with tensions being so high from the Florida shooting and that tragedy that surrounds that. Everywhere that we seem to have a group of kids that congregate… whether if it’s at a school or a mall or any other sporting event, things can quickly take a turn with the […]

  • School resource officers, safety measures a part of statewide conversation

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — If you walk into any middle or high school in Guilford County, you will find an officer roaming the halls. “They take their job very, very seriously. They come to work each day signing a blank check saying that they are going to serve and protect,” Guilford County Sheriff BJ Barnes said. The sheriff’s office has a school resource officer in every school outside of Greensboro and High Point city limits. It’s something Barnes says he […]

  • Gibsonville police chief says department faces a big need for officers

    GIBSONVILLE, N.C. – In the small Town of Gibsonville, Police Chief Ron Parrish says his department faces a big problem. “Most of these calls…practically all of your domestic violence calls require a minimum of a two-officer response. A lot of times we don’t have that second officer in town so we have to depend on other agencies,” he said. “The number one rule of government is to protect its citizens and I think that we are failing.” Parrish says with […]

  • Group hopes to save mural in downtown Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – If you drive through the intersection of East Washington and South Church Street in Greensboro, you’ve most likely seen it. “Spent a lot of time looking at street art in Mexico and Colombia and came back home and really wanted to find a place to work on murals,” said Vera Weinfield. Weinfield is the artist behind the mural that sits on the side of this empty building at that intersection in downtown. She came down in April […]