SARAH KRUGER_BIO
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Contact: Sarah.Krueger@wghp.com

Sarah joined the Fox 8 News team in June 2014. She's a general assignment reporter who also shoots, writes and edits her own stories.

She comes to the Triad after two years living in New York City and reporting for the cable news channel there, News 12 The Bronx.

Sarah is originally from New Braunfels, Texas, although she spent much of her childhood living in Africa and England. Living overseas and seeing the positive impact journalism can have is what inspired her to choose TV news as a career.

Sarah is thrilled to be in North Carolina and feels right at home -- she graduated cum laude from Duke University in 2012, with a double major in Spanish and International Studies.

When she's not working, Sarah loves to cook vegetarian meals (she's been meat-free since age four), enjoy NC's beautiful mountains and beaches, and plan her wedding to a Greensboro native -- coming up in May 2015! She also volunteers as an alumni interviewer for her alma mater.

She's excited to be back in the south and add one more Duke fan to the Triad. If you see her out and about, please stop and say hello!


Recent Articles
  • Kernersville restaurant issues apology after kicking out veteran with service dog

    KERNERSVILLE, N.C. — Mickey’s Cafe in Kernersville will donate at least a couple thousand dollars to Patriot Rovers of High Point to demonstrate its support for service dogs and the veterans who need them. The restaurant’s owner, Wendy Smith, has faced criticism after kicking a veteran and his service dog out of her restaurant Friday. “I would like to formally apologize for my ignorance,” Smith said. “I should’ve been well-educated on this situation and I was not.” Smith says she […]

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    Garth Brooks adds more shows, making 5 total in Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — GREENSBORO, N.C. — Country music star Garth Brooks was scheduled two play two concerts at the Greensboro Coliseum in mid-November. But when tickets went on sale today, the enthusiastic response led Brooks to add three more shows to his Greensboro lineup. Coliseum Deputy Director Scott Johnson said that playing five nights in a row is a rarity anywhere in the country. “It’s a big deal,” he said. “There are not a lot of artists who could sell […]

  • Volunteers clear trail in Guilford Co.

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — The Company Mill property, owned by Guilford County, will now have a three-mile hiking trail, thanks to a group of eight volunteers. Last year, the Guilford County Parks Department applied for a grant to have AmeriCorps members clear a trail through the land, which is adjacent to Hagan Stone Park. AmeriCorps is a national program through which young adults perform service work, free of charge, for various cities and charities throughout a 10-month term. The grant […]

  • Historic pedestrian tunnel in Greensboro revitalized

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — A pedestrian tunnel in Greensboro’s historic Aycock neighborhood was not sending the message locals wanted about their community. “It’s been a lot of things,” said Aycock resident Bert Vanderveen. “It’s been a scary dark tunnel, it’s been a bright tunnel that’s just utilitarian, it’s been covered in graffiti.” So locals got together and secured Municipal Service District funds to change that. “We changed our thinking,” said Aycock resident Betsey Horth. “What if we made [the tunnel] a […]

  • New upscale apartments open in Winston-Salem

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – If you’re looking to live in an apartment with a mix of history and modern amenities, a new building in downtown Winston-Salem could be just right for you. Plant 64, in a former Reynolds tobacco building, will have its grand opening tomorrow. About twenty apartments have been occupied for the past couple months. Resident Haley Horton moved in on day one, and says she loves it. “There’s so much history behind them,” she says. “And that makes […]

  • WFU law expert predicts NC ban on gay marriage will be overturned

    Voters in Virginia, like those in North Carolina, passed a constitutional amendment that banned same-sex marriage. However, in July, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit (which includes both Virginia and North Carolina) overturned Virginia’s law, claiming it was unconstitutional to place gender restrictions on marriage. That decision was then appealed and taken to the U.S. Supreme Court. Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to take up the case. This means that the previous decision, that Virginia’s ban […]

  • Greensboro taxi driver robbed at knife point

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Late Sunday evening, taxi driver Avon Bailey was robbed at knifepoint on Vance Street in Greensboro. Bailey, who has been a cab driver for only three months, says two young men hailed his car on Orchard Street around 11:30 p.m. He drove them to their desired location on Vance Street, where the men grabbed him from behind, held a knife to his throat and demanded his wallet. He complied and the men made off with $167 in […]

  • Liberians in the Piedmont worry as people with Ebola in home country continues to grow

    As the number of people infected with Ebola in Liberia grows, Liberians in the Piedmont are increasingly worried about the virus. But, that’s just one of many concerns they have about their relatives back home. Vera Graham-Clarke, a native Liberian who has now lived in the U.S. for decades, says her family in Liberia is as equally worried about starvation as Ebola. She says minimal access to Liberia has driven up grocery costs there, and now locals struggle to afford […]

  • Local equestrians worry about fewer places to ride in the Piedmont

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — Equestrians in Guilford County worry they may soon have no place to ride. Peggy Ferebee, a Summerville resident who travels the country playing “polocrosse” — lacrosse on horseback — says this is a threat she and her horse-riding friends encounter often. “We’re running into more cases of places where we used to ride being closed off, being developed,” she said. The latest area of concern for them is a 500 acre piece of land near Bryan […]

  • IMC proposes park, event space in downtown High Point

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — International Market Centers, the company that owns 13 showrooms in the High Point Market, is hoping to transform one of its parking lots into a space the whole community can enjoy year-round. In a statement, IMC says it is working with the city to create a concert space with a fixed stage and a park, in the parking lot between the Mendenhall Transportation Terminal and Showplace. High Point Communications Officer Jeron Hollis says this proposal is […]

  • Home for a hero: JB Kerns

    ARARAT, Va. — Our veterans will not be forgotten. That’s the message of the Gary Sinise Foundation, a nonprofit serving the U.S.’s first responders and veterans. And today, J.B. Kerns was reminded of this more than ever. Kerns was gifted a free house today in his hometown of Ararat, Va. He is a 24-year-old triple amputee who served three tours as a Marine in Afghanistan. The home, on a large plot on the Ararat River, was built in partnership with […]

  • Registration open for Christmas assistance in Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Greensboro families seeking assistance to provide gifts for their kids this Christmas can now apply for the Salvation Army’s “Angel Tree” program. The program allows other families, or the Salvation Army itself, to sponsor a child or family in need and provide items on his or her wish list. Salvation Army Volunteer Coordinator Carole Whisnant says last year the Greensboro program helped 4,200 children. To apply, visit the office at 821 S. Aycock St. this week, Monday […]

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