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Stephanie Ando joined the Fox 8 news team in December 2013.

Stephanie comes to the Piedmont Triad from KBTX-TV in Bryan/College Station. She covered a vast range of stories during her time reporting in Central Texas, including everything from Johnny Manziel’s rise to fame and the West, TX fertilizer plant explosion. Before that, Stephanie worked behind the scenes on the assignments desk at KHOU-TV in Houston.

Stephanie graduated from the University of Southern California with a degree in broadcast journalism. While in Los Angeles, Stephanie balanced her time reporting for USC's Annenberg television and radio news stations, and interning at CNBC and E! News.

Stephanie loves getting to know new people and places, so contact her via email, Facebook or Twitter and tell her what’s going on in your community.

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    Crews battling blaze in Stokesdale

    STOKESDALE, N.C. — Multiple crews are on the scene of a house fire in Stokesdale. The fire started at 3 a.m. on Kingsbranch Drive near Ogburn Mill Road early Monday morning. The fire marshal said six people, four of which are children, live in the home. Firefighters have been on the scene for three hours. Add-ons to the house are making it difficult to put the fire out, according to crews. No injuries were reported. The cause of the fire […]

  • Public meeting for Greensboro Downtown Greenway to be held Monday

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — The Greensboro Department of Transportation will hold two public meetings Monday to update residents on the next phase of the Downtown Greenway project. Project officials will discuss plans for Eastern section of the Greenway along Murrow Boulevard from Summit Avenue to Lee Street during the meetings. Plans include closing a lane of Murrow Boulevard, and adding outdoor furniture, landscaping and art to the area. Construction on the eastern leg of the Downtown Greenway is slated to begin […]

  • Domestic violence training to be held for Davidson County faith leaders

    DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — A new training program in Davidson County aims to teach faith leaders how to address domestic violence in their congregations. Family Services of Davidson County is offering the training. “Often your church is a reflection of your community. It’s not always something we want to admit is happening within our faith communities, but unfortunately domestic violence knows no barrier,” said Meredith Martin, director of programs at Family Services of Davidson County. The training will teach faith […]

  • Neighbors concerned about oil and gas exploration in Stokes County

    STOKES COUNTY, N.C. — The North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources plans to look for shale reserves for hydraulic fracturing on a one acre plot of land in the town of Walnut Cove. The site in Stokes County sits on public land along Crestview Drive. A NCDENR spokesperson said the Walnut Cove town council unanimously approved drilling plans earlier this month. However, people who live in the area say they were not notified about the testing. “I knew […]

  • New concert venue opening in downtown Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — A 22-week Rock the Rails concert series is starting this week in downtown Greensboro. It’s happening at the Railyard — a brand new, outdoor music venue and event space located between The Worx and Spice Cantina restaurants. The concerts will be held every Thursday at 5 p.m. starting April 23. Admission is free, but guests will have to pay for wristbands to drink at the event. The Rock the Rails concert series is the premier event for […]

  • Transportation officials gather near UNCG for pedestrian safety assessment

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Dozens of transportation officials from the local, state and federal level gathered near UNCG for a pedestrian safety assessment Monday afternoon. The group evaluated safety issues at the intersection of Walker Avenue and South Aycock Street, which is known as one of the most dangerous intersections for pedestrians in Greensboro. The safety assessment was part of USDOT’s new Safer People, Safer Streets Iniative. The Federal Highway Administration safety assessment report on the intersection is expected to be […]

  • Kernersville police create police dog retirement fund

    KERNERSVILLE, N.C. — K-9 police officers are responsible for everything from narcotics searches to apprehending criminals during their careers. But once they retire, their police handlers usually take the dogs home as pets, which means they are financially responsible for their medical costs. That’s why the Kernersville Police Department is trying something new to take care of retired K-9 officers. “What we want to ensure is that — after these dogs have given so much to the police department and […]

  • High Point man warns neighbors about dog attack

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — A High Point man says he’s scared to walk outside his home after his roommate’s pet dog was viciously attacked and killed. It happened early Sunday morning on Brentwood Street. Jay Brim says pit bulls are responsible. “They just attacked her. They were probably 60-70 pounds. She was maybe 15 pounds,” said Brim. Brim says the dogs were brown and white, and they ran away down Springfield Street. High Point police were not able to find […]

  • Utility assistance still available through some Triad agencies

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — Temperatures are warming up for spring, but a lot of people are still opening up winter utility bills that they just can’t pay. However, there is help available. One agency still providing utility assistance is the Salvation Army of High Point. “Usually we have a personal responsibility policy at the Salvation Army where you pay a portion of your bill, but we’re waiving that at this time so individuals can get their higher bills paid now. […]

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    Lightning strikes Greensboro home, starts fire

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — A lightning strike started a fire at a Greensboro home early Thursday morning. Firefighters responded to the home located on Windermere Drive at 3 a.m. Homeowners say the fire was contained to the crawlspace below the house. Lightning also split a tree on the property in half. “To be honest with you, we didn’t really know there was a tree down until an hour after we got out. We were so focused on the fire that was […]

  • Animal advocates oppose bill that allows giving animals away

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Many people don’t realize it, but there are more than cats and dogs at the Guilford County Animal Shelter. Hundreds of exotic animals and livestock are surrendered to the Guilford County shelter every year, because their owners can’t take care of them. That’s why Shelter Director Marsha Williams is very concerned about a state bill that could potentially allow more people to give animals away at places like carnivals and fairs. “My first thought was, ‘Oh my […]

  • Triad company set to print Duke NCAA Championship shirts

    MADISON, N.C. — A company in the Triad has been tapped by Nike to print the official NCAA Championship shirts if Duke wins. Bob Hemrick, with Custom Screens Incorporated, says they got the designs for the shirt last week. They’ve already printed the first round of pre-ordered shirts, but the rest of the order won’t be printed unless Duke wins. “We’re at a standstill right now, but we’ll have about 80 employees coming back tonight at 10:30 p.m. We’ll watch […]


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