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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.

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    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — For 14 years, EJ Johnson has carved out a career a deputy with the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office. He says it was a chance encounter last Wednesday in Winston-Salem that will go down as his most surprising experience of his law enforcement career. “I just had to react because if I didn’t it might have been a serious situation,” Johnson said. “I think I would do it not just being a law enforcement officer, but if I […]

  • Local veteran’s group, community respond to NFL anthem policy

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — The American flag is front and center outside of VFW Post 9899 in High Point.  Where inside, NFL games have been turned off. “As a veteran I was upset,” said Rick Stevenson, quartermaster for Post 9899. Stevenson says the decision was made to stop showing NFL games after players across the league began kneeling and doing other forms of protests during the national anthem. “Last season at our general membership meeting we had a motion made […]

  • City of Greensboro inspects Summit Avenue apartments after complaints, petition

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — From one end to the other of the Summit Avenue apartments, the City of Greensboro’s Code Compliance Department spent Tuesday afternoon knocking on doors. “Our biggest challenge is just the language barrier with the residents because I think we have six or seven languages spoken or represented in this apartment complex,” said Beth Benton, Code Compliance Division manager. The team of inspectors, with the help of interpreters, canvassed the 42-unit apartment complex on the corner of Summit […]

  • Flooding reported throughout King, including at King Elementary School; multiple roads blocked

    KING, N.C. — Flooding has been reported throughout King on Friday afternoon. The City of King posted the following alert on social media: “EMERGENCY ALERT: FLOODING on Brown Road, North Main, Old Highway 52/King Street and other locations. Use extreme caution. Roads closed in many places where water is over the road. According to information from the Weather Service, we are anticipating another band of heavy rain with additional flooding possible. DO NOT DRIVE ACROSS MOVING WATER #turnarounddontdrown​” Teachers sent […]

  • Guilford County Sheriff’s Office works to combat recent gang activity

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — It was a chaotic scene outside of the Guilford County Courthouse Wednesday morning after reports that there were shots fired. “There were definitely four shots fired off that I heard that came from right in front of this building,” Sheriff BJ Barnes said. It happened just feet away from Barnes’ office. “As I was coming out one of my employees was coming. She had been out at another office. I immediately told her to get in the […]

  • 3 shootings in 3 days challenging for Greensboro police

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — In the past three days, there have been three separate shootings in Greensboro. It’s something that Capt. Nathaniel Davis, commander for the Criminal Investigations Division for Greensboro police, says has been taxing. “We maintain an on-call status for our detectives so that we can have officers who specifically respond out to after-hour situations. Obviously, we’ve exhausted those resources and it’s just Wednesday,” he said. The first shooting happened on Monday at the Hamptons at Country Park apartments. […]

  • Greensboro Fire Department using social media to stress importance of smoke detectors

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Yellow crime tape was still wrapped around an apartment at the complex at 3100 Summit Avenue near Cone Boulevard Monday. It’s the apartment, which faces Summit Avenue, where Saturday’s fire happened. It left behind extensive damage inside and killed five young children. It’s a tragedy that has now inspired the Greensboro Fire Department to educate more people about the importance of smoke alarms. “So, that’s why we are asking everyone in the community to help us,” Fire […]

  • Greensboro tornado victims work to rebuild nearly a month after storm

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Ernest Washington has lived on Calumet Place in Greensboro for years. He spent Friday afternoon walking around his now damaged home. “My landlord was kind enough to put in a gate. We had people that were coming in and breaking into our place,” he said, as he walked down his driveway. The gate was put in front of his home to protect it after thieves took what little he had after the storm in recent weeks. “I […]

  • #MuteRKelly plans protest ahead of singer’s concert in Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — If you drive down Gate City Boulevard in Greensboro, you’ll notice the “Memory Lane Tour” digital sign that flashes across the screen in front of the Greensboro Coliseum. It will be one of the first things that fans see Friday night before Grammy Award-winning R&B singer, R. Kelly hits the stage. However, local activists tell FOX8 that the singer shouldn’t be performing. “I think now it’s just a different time where his victims know one, he has […]

  • Next Guilford County DA talks new role and plans for position after historic win

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Tuesday night’s primary win still hadn’t fully hit Avery Crump nearly a day later. However, Crump, who will become Guilford County’s next district attorney, says she’s ready for the job. “I’m still tired and exhausted because I have been running on fumes for the past few days,” she said. Crump says it’s something she doesn’t take lightly, being that she will be the first African-American and the first woman in this position. “There’s going to be a […]

  • Neighborhood holds vigil, canvasses for peace after mother killed in High Point

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — In the front yard of almost every home on Blain Street and Blain Court in High Point were yard signs with the message, “Stop the Killing.” “This community, the people that I’ve talked to, they are in shock because when you look around and you see kids playing the streets. You see a nice quiet neighborhood,” said pastor Brad Lilley. Lilley and several other members of High Point Peacemakers spent Tuesday evening canvassing the neighborhood. “Even […]

  • Concerns grow over Winston Road widening project in Lexington

    LEXINGTON, N.C. — Winston Road in Lexington during rush hour is one busy road to travel on. For Bruce Hayes, one of the busiest roads in the city is where he lives and makes a living. “All of a sudden they are taking it away from us and in fact, I live upstairs you know,” he said. Downstairs is his family’s business, Hayes Jewelers. The business has been located on the corner of Ninth Street and Winston Road since 1939. […]