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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.

Recent Articles
  • Local law enforcement officials increase patrols for Memorial Day weekend

    DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. – With more people on the road and at local lakes this Memorial Day weekend, law enforcement agencies are making sure people behind the wheel aren’t putting others at risk. North Carolina State Highway Patrol and Wildlife Resources Commission are working together on the “On the Road, On the Water, Don’t Drink and Drive” initiative. FOX8’s Stephanie Ando rode along on a patrol on High Rock Lake in Davidson County. She has more on what law enforcement […]

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    Greensboro City Council to hold public hearing on Friendly, Hobbs rezoning plans Tuesday

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — After years of opposition, it looks like some neighbors have had a change of heart about rezoning the area near Friendly Center. The Hobbs Landing Neighborhood Association wrote a letter of support to the city council in regards to redevelopment plans at West Friendly Avenue and Hobbs Road. Attorney Tom Terrell says they were able to come to an agreement with the neighborhood association after months of negotiations. “Because this development has been a magnet for opposition […]

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    State allocating more money for textbooks, digital resources

    RALEIGH, N.C. — After years of cuts, it looks like public schools could be getting more money for textbooks. The increased funding is part of the House education budget that was released Thursday. According to the proposal, public schools would get an additional $50 million to support textbooks and digital resources over the next two years. School officials in the Piedmont Triad say the funding is much needed. “This year, we have gotten a little over a million dollars in […]

  • GED students at GTCC pursue careers in health care

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — A pilot program at Guilford Technical Community College is allowing GED students to train to become Certified Nursing Assistants at the same time. The ‘Basic Skills Plus – NA Track’ program launched in February. A state grant allows GTCC to offer the course at no extra cost to students. “You’re not just working on your GED then saying, ‘Now what am I going to do?’ You get your GED, then you have employability skills, and you […]

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    Local church raising money for Nepal earthquakes relief

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — A local church serving refugees in the Piedmont Triad is raising money to help earthquake victims in Nepal. At least 50 people are dead and over 1,200 people are hurt after an earthquake shook Nepal Tuesday. This is the second massive earthquake to hit the Asian country in less than a month. Pastor Toby Johnson says Word Seekers Internation Church has been working with a missionary near Kathmandu. “He’s now going to different villages around Kathmandu, […]

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    House bill could change trucking regulations

    RALEIGH, N.C. — Safety advocates held a press conference in Raleigh Monday asking lawmakers to reject changes to trucking regulations. The policy provisions are part of the 2016 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development funding bill. The proposal would force states to allow longer double trailers on the road and increase the number of hours truck drivers can spend behind the wheel. Jennifer Tierney, a Kernersville resident and Truck Safety Coalition NC volunteer coordinator, attended the press conference in Raleigh. Her […]

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    UPDATE: Missing 7-year-old High Point boy found safe

    UPDATE — Jacob Myers, 7, was found safe Sunday night nearly seven hours after he was taken. Police found him during a traffic stop on Eastchester Drive around midnight. The woman who took Jacob is a family friend, according to police. Officials are still working to find out why she took the boy. Original story  HIGH POINT, N.C. — Police in High Point are looking for a 7-year-old boy who was reported missing on Mother’s Day. Jacob Myers was reported missing by […]

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    Greensboro Fire Department hopes city will fund new positions

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — The Greensboro Fire Department is asking for more money next year to be able to hire a few more firefighters. Right now, most Greensboro ladder companies operate with three person crews. Fire Chief Gregory Grayson says adding a fourth person to ladder companies is what the department needs to increase safety and speed when responding to calls. “The four person company compared to three scientifically has been proven to be at least 25 percent more effective at […]

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    Statewide NCTracks error impacts ADHD medications

    ASHEBORO, N.C. — For three days, Medicaid patients were unable to pick up some prescriptions due to an error with the NCTracks computer system. The glitch, which was repaired first thing Thursday morning, specifically affected Medicaid patients who are prescribed medicine for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. “There had been an issue this week regarding pharmacy claims for the Antihyperkinesis class of medications. The preferred Antihyperkinesis agents DO NOT require prior approval (PA), but all of the claims for Antihyperkinesis agents […]

  • Homeowner frustrated after busting water line

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — We’ve all seen the signs urging people to call 811 before you dig to avoid hitting underground utility lines. However, getting an “all clear” from 811 may not mean you’re clear to start digging on your private property. Josh Neely learned that lesson the hard way while moving a fence on his Greensboro property. “I just set the shovel down and it immediately exploded. I couldn’t believe how soaked I got right away. I turned the water […]

  • Going out of town? Some local police departments offer vacation house checks

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — It’s always fun getting out of town. What isn’t fun is coming back to find your home has been broken into. That’s why some police departments offer what they call “vacation checks” or “residence checks”. The service is just like it sounds. Officers will check on your home once a day, every day you are out of town. The Burlington Police Department is one of several local agencies that offer the service. “We’ll pull up to the […]

  • Community helping family who lost everything in Stokesdale fire

    STOKESDALE, N.C. — A family of six lost everything in an early morning house fire on Kingsbranch Drive in Stokesdale. “You can’t tell from the outside, but everything is torn up and ruined on the inside. Alexandria, the little girl, her room was the worst. I’m just glad she got out OK,” said Melissa Bellow, the children’s aunt. Alexandria was one of four children asleep when the fire broke out at around 3 a.m. on April 28. The kids are […]


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