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Sarah joined the Fox 8 News team in June 2014. She’s a general assignment reporter who also shoots, writes and edits her own pieces. She loves getting to see her stories through from beginning to end every day, and meet lots of viewers along the way!

She comes to the Triad after living in New York City, where she worked for News 12. She reported on the U.S.’s most diverse area — the Bronx — where she covered everything from crime and politics to Superstorm Sandy, which hit NYC just a couple months after she started.

Sarah is originally from New Braunfels, Texas, although she spent much of her childhood living in Burundi and Botswana, Africa and England.
Sarah is thrilled to be in North Carolina and feels right at home in the Tar Heel state. She’s an alumna of Duke University, where she majored in Spanish and International Relations, with a journalism minor. Plus, her in-laws live all over the Triad!

When she’s not working, Sarah loves to cook, enjoy NC’s beautiful mountains and beaches, and hang out with her friends and her husband, a Greensboro native. She also volunteers as a journalism mentor and alumni interviewer for Duke, and serves as a foster mom for abused and neglected dogs.

If you see Sarah out and about, please stop and say hello!

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    Friends remember family members killed in Rockingham County crash

    EDEN, N.C. — Despite their difference in age, friends said the three family members who died in Wednesday’s crash outside of Eden could not have been closer. “I feel like maybe God took them all three at one time because none of them could live without the other,” said friend Wendy Hailey. “They were so close.” 68-year-old Deloras Willoughby, her 24-year-old granddaughter Beth Dickens and her 3-year-old son Anthony all died after troopers said a tractor-trailer side swiped their car, […]

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    New details emerge in Rockingham County crash that killed 2 adults, 3-year-old boy

    ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. — Highway Patrol has identified the people killed in an accident on Highway 14 in Rockingham County on Wednesday. Three people, including a 3-year-old boy, were killed. The wreck happened at about 11 a.m. between Broadleaf Road and Bethlehem Church Road, about halfway between Eden and Reidsville. Highway Patrol said a 1998 Ford Contour with two adult females and a child inside went left of center and collided with a three-axle International straight truck. All three occupants […]

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    Some Greensboro apartment tenants fear for safety, sleep with ‘knives by bed’

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Some people who live at The Grove apartments in Greensboro say their apartment complex’s conditions are not only an eyesore — but a danger to their safety. “It’s to the point where we are sleeping with knives by our beds because we have no other form of protection,” said one resident who was too scared to give her name. Some tenants told FOX8 they chose to live at The Grove, off of Gate City Boulevard, because it […]

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    Guilford County won’t file animal cruelty charges in animal shelter investigation

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — No animal cruelty charges will be filed against former employees of the Guilford County Animal Shelter, the Guilford County District Attorney’s Office said Monday. Assistant District Attorney Howard Neumann said three different individuals reviewed the report from the sheriff’s office and all three came to the same conclusion. The DA and Guilford County Sheriff’s Office began investigating the shelter in July, looking into allegations of animal cruelty and financial misappropriation at the shelter. The Sheriff’s Office is still […]

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    Women in Alamance County helping women with Habitat for Humanity

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — Women from around Alamance County picked up shovels, paintbrushes and power tools Friday to help out a fellow woman in need. As part of national “Women Build” day with Habitat for Humanity, volunteers in Burlington worked on a house that will soon be dedicated to a single mom. “About 85 percent of our prospective home owners are women, many single moms” said Cathy Lamb, Associate Executive Director for Habitat for Humanity of Alamance County. “For these women […]

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    Apartments now for lease in historic Mebane building

    MEBANE, N.C. — It used to be the spot where a lot of people in Mebane worked. Soon, it’ll be the place a lot of people in Mebane live. The Lofts at White Furniture are now leasing more than 150 apartments, with an expected move-in date of March 1, 2016. D3 Development in Durham purchased the property and is in the process of renovating it. “We really felt like there was a great opportunity here,” said Shannon Moser, project manager for […]

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    911 calls reveal fear, disbelief as man terrorizes Burlington Arby’s with BB gun

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — A frantic scene unfolded Tuesday afternoon on Huffman Mill Road in Burlington. Multiple 911 callers called in to describe seeing a man with a gun. “Somebody at Arby’s in Burlington has a gun in the store,” one caller said. “I may be seeing things, but a guy walked out with a pistol in the air, just holding it,” said another. Burlington police said the calls came in around 4 p.m. Callers described seeing the alleged gunman crossing […]

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    Greensboro bus tour to highlight homelessness, substandard housing

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — The Greensboro Housing Coalition and the Interactive Resource Center partnered up Tuesday for a bus tour of a different kind. Rather than showing people the highlights of Greensboro, they wanted to show what they call the low points. More than 100 people crowded on to three buses to see what organizers deemed substandard housing and areas with high rates of homelessness. The goal was to bring awareness to the conditions in which some people in Greensboro live. […]

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    New charge filed against Jeremy Carter, accused in delivery driver murder in Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Jeremy Carter is now facing not just a murder charge for the death of Bakri Khidir — but also a charge for felony possession of a stolen firearm. The Guilford County District Attorney’s Office said the new charge was added Friday. Carter, 21, was arrested earlier this month after deputies said he made a fake order to Olivia’s Restaurant in Greensboro, then shot and killed the delivery driver in what they expect was an attempted robbery. Deputies […]

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    Burlington police seek help in finding thieves who stole nearly $10k worth of eyeglasses

    BURLINGTON, N.C. – Burlington police are doing something they don’t do often. They’re seeking the help of law enforcement agencies all across the Southeastern United States to catch a man and woman who allegedly stole nearly $10,000 worth of eyeglasses from LensCrafters in Alamance Crossing. “We sent a BOLO – be on the lookout – to other law enforcement agencies in North Carolina as well as on the eastern coast,” said Burlington Police Department Assistant Chief Chris Verdeck. “Virginia, South […]

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    Burlington police investigating after 1 injured in shooting

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — Burlington police are asking for the public’s help in finding three men they said are behind a shooting Wednesday that put one man in the hospital. Police said the three men approached the victim, who was sitting in his car in the parking lot near his home on Quintas Avenue around 12:30 p.m. Police said two of the suspects had handguns and shot the victim in the leg. He is in stable condition. Police said as the […]

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    Some local animal shelter investigations completed, reports turned over to district attorneys

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Law enforcement officials from both Davidson and Guilford counties said they have completed their investigations into allegations of animal cruelty by top shelter staff at each of the county’s animal shelters. Col. Randy Powers with the Guilford County Sheriff’s Office said that within the past several days, deputies completed their investigation into the animal cruelty accusations at the Guilford County Animal Shelter. But, he said, deputies are still investigating the financial accusations of possible misuse of funds. “Financials are not […]


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