From the Rocky Mountains to the Appalachian Mountains, Lindsey Eaton is happy to land in the Piedmont Triad at FOX8.

Lindsey graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications at Capital University in Columbus, Ohio. Before coming to North Carolina, Lindsey anchored and reported in Grand Junction, Colorado. During her time in Grand Junction, Lindsey busted a massage parlor soliciting prostitution during an undercover investigation.

A native mid-western, Lindsey remains a loyal Chicago White Sox fan and is anxious to see what people in North Carolina call “cold.” In her free time, Lindsey enjoys being active and has a passion for adventure. Some of her favorite activities include teaching fitness classes, running half-marathons and skydiving.

Lindsey’s favorite part of her job is meeting new people, so if you see her out and about, stop and say hello!

Recent Articles
  • Hundreds protest fracking rules

    ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. — Hundreds of concerned homeowners showed up to Rockingham County High School to protest fracking rules. “I’ve already pretty much followed the fracking story across the country. I did not know it was coming to North Carolina,” said Glenn Bozorth, owner of Dan River Campground and Adventures. Protesters are concerned with air and water quality issues, noise and potential health risks, among other dangers. “It’s not going to pay for itself. It’s not going to be worth it […]

  • Fiancé mourning tow truck driver’s death

    ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. — A tow truck driver was killed while doing her job. Jennifer Williams was killed while loading a car with a blown tire onto her tow truck. The accident happened late Tuesday night on U.S. 220 in Stoneville. State Highway Troopers say a semi-truck driver, Franklin Davis Jr., hit and killed Williams. Williams had her truck lights on and she was wearing her reflective vest. “All I ask is think a little bit more about safety when […]

  • Greensboro neighborhood accepts ice bucket challenge for friend

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — The ice bucket challenge has taken over Facebook. It’s raised awareness and it’s raised a lot of money for ALS. One Greensboro neighborhood accepted the challenge for the disease and for their friend, Darrell Haymore. Darrell was diagnosed with ALS two years ago. In those two years, his wife and his neighbors have seen his good days and his not-so-good days. “It’s been hard to watch this big, strong man go down,” said Leah Deardorff, one of […]

  • Community supporting injured Alamance Co. teen

    ALAMANCE COUNTY, N.C. — Dylan Freeman should be getting ready to start his sophomore year at Western Alamance. Instead, he has to relearn how to walk, talk and eat. Back in May, 15-year-old Freeman was hit by car in Gibsonville while he was on a bike ride with his friend. Freeman has traumatic brain injuries and has spent the last three months in the hospital. “He had two brain surgeries back to back and after the first one they pretty […]

  • Local law enforcement getting military equipment

    THOMASVILLE, N.C. — Local law enforcement agencies are snatching up the military’s heavy duty hand-me-downs. Since 2006, the Thomasville Police Department has received 13 assault rifles, a grenade launcher and an armored vehicle. “It’s actually been in more parades than it has been any kind of tactical situations,” admits Captain Mark Kattner, with the Thomasville Police Department. When a piece of equipment has done its part protecting our troops it is then used to protect our officers. “We make a […]

  • FOX8’s Lindsey Eaton takes a ride over the Piedmont in the MetLife Blimp

    If you’ve looked up in the skies the past few days you may have spotted a new ride in town. The MetLife blimp has been floating over the Piedmont. The blimp is in town for the Wyndham Championship and it gave FOX8 a lift. “When we go up we are basically set for the day,” explains pilot Cesar Mendez. A normal day for the blimp crew requires about six hours of flying. The blimp ride feels more like a boat […]

  • Back to school church giveaways in the Triad

    The start of the school year can be expensive. School supplies, backpacks, and haircuts all add up quickly. Many families in the Piedmont aren’t able to afford everything their kids need to start off the school year. Two churches in the Piedmont are helping out by giving away items. This is the third year Connection Church in Thomasville is having their Big Give Event. This year is their biggest year yet. They have 1,500 backpacks filled with supplies, canned food, […]

  • Alamance Co. parents who lost son speak out about danger of prescription drug misuse

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — A Burlington family is teaming up with Alamance County to help make sure no family goes through what they’ve been through. This month is three years since Harry Cohen passed away. He was 17 years old, a senior at Williams High and an all-star athlete. “Of the thousands of good choices, he made one mistake and he paid for it,” says Richard Kaffenberger, Harry’s stepdad. Harry died a few days after one of his best games at quarterback. He […]

  • Women’s Hospital in Greensboro may close, relocate

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — This year, 6,200 families grew inside Women’s Hospital in Greensboro. Moses Cone Hospital officials are considering a recommendation that would close Women’s Hospital. Women’s Hospital services would move to Moses Cone Hospital. Moses Cone Hospital leaders are expected to put this recommendation in front on the board next month. “Women’s Hospital has a very unique culture and has very high patient satisfaction so whatever decision we make our intent is to preserve that culture,” explains Judy Schanel, […]

  • Big turnout for Burlington National Night Out

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — Neighborhoods all across the country participated in National Night Out. The event is a chance for law enforcement officers to get to know community members and their concerns. This year was Burlington’s biggest National Night Out ever. There were about 30 neighborhoods that were a part of the National Night Out. Officer Ditra Graves patrols the Beaumont Apartments and responds to all different types of calls. “People come out and start altercations in the parking lot, so […]

  • How continued rain is impacting weekend events

    It is a big weekend for outdoor events in the Piedmont this weekend. With rain in the forecast for pretty much the entire weekend, it may change some people’s plans. FOX8’s Lindsey Eaton looks into how the weather might affect this weekend’s events.

  • Police search for suspect who assaulted, robbed 90-year-old Thomasville woman

    THOMASVILLE, N.C. — A 90-year-old woman was beaten and robbed inside her own home over the weekend. Thomasville police say it happened Saturday around 7 p.m. The woman didn’t want to give out her name but she did want to get her story out there to hopefully catch this guy. The great-grandma asked FOX8 to call her “Miss B.” Miss B says on Saturday evening she went out to water her garden and when she came back in there was […]