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    ‘Giant tossed salad’ closes I-77 near Jonesville

    YADKIN COUNTY, N.C. – Portions of I-77 near Jonesville are closed due to a tractor trailer hauling lettuce and salad dressing overturning in the median and spilling its contents. The North Carolina State Highway Patrol responded to the accident around 2 a.m. Saturday. Sgt. P. M. Dixon said that the median of I-77 looked like a “giant tossed salad.” The driver of the tractor trailer told authorities that someone had cut him off and he swerved into the median to […]

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    Flood watch issued for Surry, Wilkes, and Yadkin counties

    RALEIGH, N.C. – The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for portions of North Carolina and southwest Virginia until late evening Sunday. NWS predicts 1-3 inches of rain for this area, with the heaviest rainfall in the afternoon. Runoff from the heavy rain on already saturate ground could result in flooding in low lying areas, warns NWS For the Triad, NWS predicts that scattered thunderstorms could develop ahead of a cold front that is tracking east across the […]

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    Lines form at local Target stores for Lilly Pulitzer shopping frenzy

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – An early morning line formed at the Target on Lawndale Drive for the new Lilly Pulitzer collection that launched Sunday. On Saturday, a Target spokeswoman said that the Lilly Pulitzer collection would go on sale during the “early morning hours”. People started to line up at the Target on Lawndale Drive as early as 6:30 a.m. to be the first in the store when it opened. The new 250-piece collection is available at all Target stores and […]

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    U-Haul truck runs red light, crashes into pickup in High Point

    HIGH POINT, N.C. – Minor injuries were reported after police said a U-Haul truck ran a red light and hit a pickup in downtown High Point on Sunday morning. The U-Haul was headed north on Main Street and the pickup was headed west on West English when the crash happened, according to police. Traffic in the area had been temporarily closed, but has since reopened. There is no word on charges. #vehicleAccident Main @ English roads closed. http://t.co/5plUZ9x8SN—   (@HPFD) […]

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    Boiler malfunction causes some smoke damage to Pilot Mountain church

    PILOT MOUNTAIN, N.C. — A boiler malfunction at a church in Surry County on Sunday morning caused some smoke damage, but no injuries were reported. Authorities said the incident was reported at the First United Methodist Church at 210 W. Marion Street in Pilot Mountain. Smoke filled the downstairs preschool area and came out through the top of the church. Smoke was called in by a person driving by. No one was in the church at the time. Services are […]

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    Roads in Winston-Salem reopen after water main break

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – The 1700 block of Avalon Road North has reopened after being closed due to a water main break. The water main break occurred at the intersection of Avalon Road North and Greenbrier Road and affects both roads, police said.

  • Business 85 in Guilford County (Brian Rainey WGHP)

    Dense fog makes driving difficult across NC

    RALEIGH, N.C – The National Weather Service is advising motorist to use caution Saturday morning because of the dense fog that has blanketed the state. In a Special Weather Statement , the NWS said that the fog is widespread with a dense corridor from Roxboro to Lexington. Because of rapidly changing visibility conditions, the NWS suggests that motorists slow down, use their low beam headlights, and leave extra space between vehicles. Visibilities are expected to improve mid-morning, according to NWS […]

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    Police investigate suspicious death in Greensboro

    GREENBORO, N.C. – The Greensboro Police Department is still on the scene investigating a suspicious death on E. Whittington Street Sunday morning. Police said they received a 911 call for 405 E. Whittington Street at 7:21 Saturday night. When officers arrived they discovered a dead person inside the abandoned house, according to police. There is no word on the cause of death. The investigation is on-going. The Greensboro Police Department asks that anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at […]

  • 2842 Piedmont Circle

    Winston-Salem apartment fire displaces two adults and child

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – The Winston-Salem Fire Department responded to an apartment fire at 2842 Piedmont Circle early Saturday morning that injured one person and displaced others. In a press release, WSFD said that heavy smoke was coming from the front of the apartments and it took firefighters about thirty minutes to get the fire under control. One person suffered a minor burn due to the fire and was treated on the scene, according to WSFD. Authorities said that the Red […]

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    Repairs completed on bridge near Eden; weather-related wrecks reported in Triad area

    EDEN, N.C. — A two-lane bridge on N.C. 700 between the city of Eden and Quesinberry Road has reopened after being repaired because of a hole, according Rockingham County officials. The hole on the deck of the bridge was about two feet in diameter, according to Brad Wall, the Division Maintenance Engineer for Division 7 of the North Carolina Department of Transportation. Crews worked throughout the day on Sunday to fix the hole. Several wrecks also have been reported in […]

  • Snow in Madison, NC (LIsa Wilson)

    Winter storm warning issued for mountains, advisory for foothills

    RALEIGH, N.C. – The National Weather Service warns that southwestern Virginia and the highlands of NC could get 2 to 4 inches of snow with ice on Saturday. For the foothills, NWS predicts a mixture of rain, snow and sleet with a combined accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible. These conditions will develop during the day and continue into the night, said NWS NWS warns that the accumulation of snow and ice may make travel hazardous and cause power […]

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    Several still left without power in Piedmont Triad

    UPDATE: As of about 5:30 p.m. Sunday, about 400 people in Guilford County were still without power and about 60 people were without power in Forsyth County. GREENSBORO, N. C. – Strong winds knocked down trees and power lines overnight leaving many Triad residents without power Sunday morning. According to Duke Energy, Guilford County and Forsyth County still have about 5,000 customers without power total, about 2,500 in each county. Duke Energy said that crews are assessing the damage and the estimated restoration […]

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