I have been a Television News Photojournalist since 1993. I never know where I’ll end up or what I’ll see. As long as News continues to happen, I’ll be there, continuing to share photos and stories.


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  • 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 […]

  • Behind the scenes at Hendrick Motorsports

    CONCORD, N.C. — The 2019 Daytona 500 is less than a month away and the momentum is building toward NASCAR’s biggest race and a new season. Across North Carolina, race teams plan, cut, weld and build their fleet of race cars to get the new race season started. At Hendrick Motorsports in Concord, an impromptu media event was hosted by the team in lieu of the traditional pre-season NASCAR Media Tour that was not held this year. The event included […]

  • Several employers in Greensboro area looking to hire

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — People are looking for jobs and more importantly, employers around Greensboro are looking for people to work for them. That’s what businesses want people to know and it’s why a job fair was held Friday in Greensboro, to help match employers with employees. The job fair was organized by the M8D2 Rise Employment Service and the Safer City Summit. It featured nearly 30 business, industry and government agencies with jobs that range from entry level and up. […]

  • Animal control revisits Greensboro neighborhood where 3 rabid fox attacks happened

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Guilford County Animal Control officials are revisiting the Greensboro neighborhood where a fox that tested positive for rabies attacked two people last week. They think it was the same fox that also attacked a city worker at the Greensboro Arboretum. The fox was seen by people along Scott Avenue for a couple of days before it attacked a man out on an evening walk. “I had initially seen at 20 feet away or so and then suddenly […]

  • Kids in Burlington get special shopping trip with police officers

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — ‘Twas the Friday before Christmas and all across the Triad lots of Santa’s helpers are working overtime to make sure every child has a nice Christmas In Burlington, those helpers look a lot like cops, well, because they are. Today was the annual Burlington Police Department “Cops Care,” a shopping trip where 75 kids are given $100 to spend as they wish. Each kid was paired off with a police officer, with the officer guiding the way […]

  • Dignitary protection training in the Piedmont Triad

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — It made headlines a few weeks ago when Secret Service agents ran the New York City Marathon with the president of Estonia as part of her security detail. That effort gave people a little insight into how dedicated these security efforts have to be. And while the Secret Service provides security for presidential-level dignitaries, the U.S. Department of State handles other high-ranking governmental dignitaries like the secretary of state, U.S. diplomats and dignitaries from other countries through […]

  • SkyView8 shows damage from Michael tearing through northern Guilford County neighborhood

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. – A family’s yard is littered with so many downed trees, they couldn’t even get in their driveway. It’s a familiar scene for many families in Northern Guilford County near Hwy. 158 and the Rockingham County line. The Edmonson family showed FOX8 around their property on Friday and allowed our SkyView8 drone to look at the damage in their neighborhood. Michael Edmonson said when he arrived home from work on Thursday he thought he had a few […]

  • HEAT bus route features mobile concert to help entertain passengers

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – A bus ride isn’t always the most interesting or entertaining way to get from point-A to point-B, but an idea by the Greensboro Transit Authority is taking a few certain bus rides to the next level. Let’s just say, when this bus ride was over, the passengers will have heard the blues but didn’t have the blues. It’s dubbed the Tiny Bus Concert Series. It’s a concert, on the bus and it would be the last thing […]

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