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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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    GREENSBORO, N.C. — For Brook Galvin, the problem she has been accustomed to seeing lately on Regents Park Lane in Greensboro has been speed. “Even mothers in their minivans are flying down this road,” she said. “I mean, I’m scared for the kids that walk to the school bus from around. I mean, I’m scared to walk my dog.” Drivers are flying up and down Regents Park Lane from sun up to sun down. Which is why officers have been […]

  • Progress continues on community-owned grocery store in Winston-Salem

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — North Carolina has the eighth highest rate of food insecurity in the nation. Almost 630,000 households in the state don’t have enough to eat. However, there’s been a push to eliminate food deserts in Winston-Salem. “We can see people walking up and down the hill and so forth and they have to go a distance to get food so why not have a food market here?” said Rev. Gary Williams, co-founder of SHARE Cooperative of Winston-Salem. It’s […]

  • Peacemakers group plans rally in response to shot fired at High Point Central

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — Pastor Brad Lilley wasn’t there, but he wants to do what he can to prevent situations like the one Monday when a shot was fired on High Point Central High School’s campus. “I actually felt the fear of it. What’s going to happen? What’s going on,” he said. For years, Lilley has worked in the High Point community on many issues, but recently, those issues have been centered around stopping the violence. It is why this […]

  • Arrest made in shooting on High Point Central High campus

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — A suspect has been arrested after a shot was fired on the High Point Central High School campus Monday, according to High Point police. Police have not identified the suspect by name, only saying that he is a 15-year-old juvenile. He has been charged with assault with a deadly weapon with the intent to kill. High Point Central High School and Ferndale Middle School were placed lockdown after the shot was fired. Parents told FOX8 they […]

  • New music program teaches Davidson County students production, life skills

    LEXINGTON, N.C. — For years, Douglas Green has made a living making music as a producer. “Music kept me out of trouble my whole life,” he said. Now he’s taking his years in the studio to the classroom through his nonprofit KRE8ivU. This all started happening last month. “We teach high school and middle school aged students how to produce and create their own music. Some people call it beats. Some of the kids call it their own beats and […]

  • Winston-Salem man wants city, DOT to get drivers to slow down on neighborhood road

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — It was an alarm clock that Dan Cox wasn’t expecting early Tuesday morning. “The tire exploded which woke me and my son and the neighbors up,” he said. “Came through here… went down there. Took out that fence,” Cox said as he pointed as his neighbor’s damaged fence. Winston-Salem police say a car veered off Darwick Road and went through a front yard into a fence. Cox says this all happened just feet away from his home. […]

  • High Point leaders secure funding for downtown stadium, work expected to start soon

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — For more than a year, much of the discussion in High Point has been centered around where and how to build a multi-use stadium. Land was cleared late last week to make room for it.  Now the money needed to build it is secured. Tuesday, city leaders were granted financing to help pay for the stadium. They were asking the North Carolina Local Government Commission for permission to borrow millions of dollars to pay for it. […]

  • Burlington city leaders continue to work towards establishing violence task force

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — Monday night was the last work session for Burlington City Council, but one of the first of many conversations surrounding how to address the violence among the young people in the community. “It’s very close to my heart. I know the people. I know the grandmothers of some of these kids and I know what they go through,” Council Member Kathy Hykes said. Last month, Hykes brought to the table the idea of putting together a youth […]

  • Thousands attend annual Festival of Lights in downtown Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Friday night, thousands gathered in downtown Greensboro to help bring in the holiday season. It was the 29th annual Festival of Lights event, beginning with the traditional big tree lighting. It was second year in a row that Downtown Greensboro Inc. hosted the event. However, for a lot of people that went, it was their first year being a part of it. “We always wanted to come but just haven’t. We are excited. It’s beautiful,” said Lisa […]

  • Downtown Greensboro prepares for annual Festival of Lights

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — As the sunset light disappeared in the sky Thursday evening, downtown Greensboro prepared for a new light. “This is by far the best thing that really showcases and kicks off our holiday season,” said Zack Matheny, executive director of Downtown Greensboro Inc. Friday night will be the second year that downtown Greensboro will host the 29th annual Festival of Lights. “The preparation starts right after July 4th. So, we’ve been at this since mid-July trying to fine-tune […]

  • Liberty businesses hope for big impact as Toyota-Mazda plant decision looms

    LIBERTY, N.C. — Small towns are often forgotten. Carol Wall knows because she’s been open for business in one for nearly a decade. She owns Awesome Finds in downtown Liberty. “It’s a small town. It’s a quaint town and there’s so many bigger places that take away from us,” she said. Getting people to come inside is the same problem Jane Moore faces with her restaurant, Hurricane Jane’s, just a block away. “It’s been hard. There was time where it […]

  • Davidson County Commissioners vote on new animal ordinance

    LEXINGTON, N.C. — Davidson County Commissioners voted five to one on a new animal ordinance at its meeting on Tuesday. However, because it wasn’t a unanimous decision, they will have to wait until next month until a decision is made. Before a vote was made, people stepped up to the podium to share stories and express their opinions to commissioners about an updated animal ordinance brought to the table. “But listen to your hearts and just listen to the facts […]