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  • North Carolina teen chasing Formula 1 dream in Europe

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — Owen McCallister isn’t your typical teenager. He likes fast cars and he’s serious about being a pro. And race car drivers who end up driving in the top series of motorsports like the NASCAR Cup Series, Indy car or Formula 1 all have one thing in common, they started in a beginner series, probably as a child, and worked their way up through the ranks. The kids and teens that want to race big time take […]

  • 2 local World War II veterans receive France’s highest honor

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — In two ceremonies, one in Reidsville and the other in Greensboro, two World War II veterans were bestowed with the French Legion of Honor, the highest honor France can give, created in 1802 by Emporer Napoleon Bonaparte, for its citizens, foreign nationals or veterans who risked their lives fighting on French soil. The Consul General of France for the Southeastern United States, Vincent Hommeril, presented Paul Prewitt and Al Lochra Jr. with their awards. “The United States […]

  • Family, friends and co-workers remember beloved Winston-Salem Waffle House employee who died on Christmas Day

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A long-time Waffle House employee in Winston-Salem was remembered on Friday by friends and family with a special tribute in her favorite color after her unexpected death last week. Nearly 100 family members, friends and co-workers packed the Hanes Mill Road location to say goodbye to their beloved friend Anttrovette Huffin. Huffin died on Christmas Day, shocking her family and her many friends. As people gathered, hundreds of purple balloons were adorned with messages of remembrance ready […]

  • World War II veteran from Winston-Salem continues sharing her stories at 101 years old

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Her experience exemplifies the 20th century. She’s a World War II veteran, a mother and a hero to many who know her. Susan Rudd grew up in the shadow of the great depression and joined the army to pull herself out of poverty. Now, as she looks back, she tells us how she sees her life as a great journey that she`s always excited to share with the world.

  • Family reflects after Randolph County landmark destroyed by fire

    RANDOLPH COUNTY, N.C. — A Randolph County landmark went up in flames Wednesday night, leaving a family with a big mess to clean up. The barn is at the Pike Family Farm, which is familiar to many as the location of the popular Liberty Antique Festival. The barn was currently where the farm stored several hundred bales of hay used to feed the cows the farm raises. The barn is also the foundation of the family history through several generations. […]

  • Woman in fiery Greensboro crash reunites with ‘angels’ who rescued her

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Greensboro woman was trapped in her burning car after a crash Monday night on Bryan Boulevard in Greensboro when she was saved by what could only be described as two angels, two women who literally went out their way to save a life. Dana Caudle and Elizabeth Crutchfield were in the right place at the right time but more importantly, they acted, jumping into the fiery crash scene and pulling Paulette Hatcher from her burning her car. […]

  • Bill Simpson, racing safety pioneer, dead at 79

    INDIANAPOLIS — Racing safety pioneer Bill Simpson has passed away after suffering a stroke and being hospitalized in Indianapolis according to The Motorsports Hall of Fame of America, where Simpson was a Hall of Fame inductee. Simpson was a racer turned racing safety innovator who is credited with saving the lives of countless drivers through his work to improve safety devices like helmets, seatbelts and firesuits for use in motor racing. Bill Simpson even worked for a time to improve […]

  • Lexington woman celebrates 87th birthday ziplining at Kersey Valley Adventure Park

    ARCHDALE, N.C. – What would you do to celebrate your 87th birthday? Well, for Betty Cranston, of Lexington, the answer is ziplining high across the fields of the Kersey Valley Adventure Park in Randolph County. She had heard her son and great-grandson talk about their own ziplining adventures from a recent vacation. When the nonprofit group Senior Compassion Foundation visited the facility where she lives to arrange outings for the seniors, she said she wanted to go ziplining to celebrate […]

  • Hauler of NASCAR Xfinity Series team Kaulig Racing crashes in McDowell County

    MCDOWELL COUNTY, N.C. — The hauler of the NASCAR Xfinity Series team Kaulig Racing’s No. 10 car crashed this afternoon in McDowell County as it was traveling to Kansas for this weekend’s race. The two drivers in the truck suffered minor injuries, according to a statement from the team. The team is based in Welcome in Davidson County. The No. 10 car is a part-time entry for the team in the Xfinity Series, to be driven this weekend by Ross […]

  • Wounded warriors participate in fishing festival organized by Operation North State

    DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — A fishing tournament for disabled veterans and wounded warriors hit the water at High Rock Lake Thursday as the Operation North State Top Shelf Fishing Festival came to the lake for the first time in a homecoming of sorts for the Davidson County-based organization. Fifty-four volunteers, anglers with their own boats each, took a veteran and spread out across the lake looking for their favorite fish. “They know this is an opportunity they don’t get every […]

  • Randolph County Sheriff’s Office helps in stolen donation jar case

    RANDOLPH COUNTY, N.C. — A donation jar full of money to help veterans was stolen from a local restaurant back in January and while the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office knows who took the money it wasn’t waiting around to hope the money magically re-appears. The donation jar was put in place by Gerry Burchfield, a Randolph County resident and Vietnam veteran. Gerry has PTSD and relies on a service dog named Angel to help keep his emotions in check. The […]

  • Affordable senior apartments proposed for old factory in Asheboro

    ASHEBORO, N.C. – A first of its kind project could bring affordable senior living to Asheboro. A coordinated effort between the city of Asheboro, landmark development and the Randolph Senior Adults Association is hoping to turn the former Acme-McCrary factory building into apartments for affordable senior living. The building hasn’t been used as a factory for several years and its location is already connected to the Randolph senior center which is also built in a former Acme-McCrary factory. The plan […]

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