Daniel Pierce joined the FOX8 team as a reporter in December 2018.
He moved to the Piedmont Triad from Tyler, Texas, where he worked as an anchor, reporter and producer for seven years with KETK News. During that time he covered countless breaking news events, including the destruction caused by Hurricane Harvey.
Daniel enjoys talking with community members and better understanding the real issues they face in each county.
He is an East Texas native, but is enjoying the cooler weather and amazing sights in North Carolina.
In his off time you can find him at the movies, on the golf course or simply enjoying the amazing food around the area.
If you see him out and about feel free to say hello!
GREENSBORO, N.C — Growers, sellers and farmers have begun to see an increase in interest for hemp and hemp-related products. Because of that, farmers are have started to adopt the idea of growing the new cash crop. The 2019 Piedmont Triad Industrial Hemp Conference was held at Gateway Research Park in Greensboro on Thursday. This was a chance for researchers with NC A&T State University to discuss their findings on the growing techniques with farmers, consumers and people who are looking […]
DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — Davidson County Highway Patrol representatives are warning drivers to be on the lookout. They announced that there could be an increase in patrol officers, specifically along the Lexington Avenue area near High Point. This news came after they were made aware of cellphone video that shows a driver speeding past a school bus in a no-passing zone. The video was shot by John David Harris and his 12-year old son between 7:15 a.m. and 7:20 a.m. […]
GREENSBORO, N.C. — The two women accused of murder after a woman was run over and killed at a Greensboro gas station appeared in court Monday. Meranda Chantel Watlington, 28, and Fana Anquette Felton, 27, were arrested Saturday and are charged with first-degree murder and attempted murder charges. The judge said the maximum possible sentence would be death. Felton, who appeared first, came out on crutches and cried while standing before the judge. She’s charged with first-degree murder and five […]
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Three workers at the Danby House were arrested after police say they uncovered the workers abused two elderly women in the assisted living facility. Both of the victims suffered from cognitive disabilities. On June 21, police received a report of elder abuse at the Danby House assisted living facility. Workers were accused of letting two residents fight each other. The police department’s Criminal Investigations Division began investigating with the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services. […]
HIGH POINT, N.C. — Two teenagers were shot in High Point and one has since died at the hospital, according to police. At about 7:53 p.m. Wednesday, officers responded to a report of shots fired at the intersection of Triangle Lake and Hickory Chapel roads. At the scene, officers found two teenagers suffering from gunshot wounds. Police say 17-year-old Kobe Manwarren, of High Point, was shot in the chest. He was taken to a hospital where he later died. “He […]
BURLINGTON, N.C. — The family of Bobby Harvey has released a response to the allegations that were brought against Harvey, who is currently being held on a $1.25 million bond. Harvey was arrested Friday evening in Burlington, while officers responded to reports of a domestic assault in the area. Officers stopped Harvey as he walked along the road with a second person and asked them for identification. At some point during the incident, Harvey began to walk away from police […]
BURLINGTON, N.C. — The man accused of assaulting three Burlington police officers has been released from the hospital, and is being held on a $1.25 million bond. The officers say Bobby Lamont Harvey, 41, of Burlington, was uncooperative during the investigation and assaulted his arresting officers. The Burlington police chief offered a play-by-play of a recent arrest after a video surfaced on social media. Harvey and the officers were treated at Alamance Regional Medical Center and released with non-life threatening […]
ASHEBORO, N.C. — Police have identified the driver who they believed ran his car into a house on Pershing Street late Tuesday evening. Ashley Brooks Durham, 37, had seven charges filed against him after the crash. Court documents reveal that Durham was allegedly impaired at the time of the crash. Document show he was swerving down the neighborhood street and hit several trash cans before going through a stop sign. At that time, his SUV is believed to have gone […]
LEXINGTON, N.C. — Quan’Deja Craven never thought she’d have to utter the words, “I am a domestic violence survivor.” In fact, to her it with the farthest thing from her mind as she entered her first month with her new boyfriend. “We started to date at the beginning of March and it happened on April 29,” she said. That “it” is the night she was attacked, beaten and kidnapped by her armed boyfriend. The Sunday night in 2018, she and her […]
KERNERSVILLE, N.C. — In a move to create transparency and allow victims to heal, the Diocese of Charlotte is set to release a list of clergy members who have been accused of abuse. Specifically cases that occurred before the 2002 Spotlight release. “This issue affects people deeply and profoundly,” said Rev. Patrick Winslow, vicar general and chancellor of the Diocese of Charlotte. “It’s a real heartache and it takes a great deal to recover.” In a three-stop tour of the […]
GREENSBORO, N.C. — People who walk down the Walker Avenue bridge that passes over Wendover Avenue feel much safer. This is because the city of Greensboro has added a new, raised guardrail fence. In 2015, community members who live in the surrounding neighborhoods brought their concerns to the city. They argued that the guardrail that lined the bridge was too low, sitting at around 3 feet tall. The guardrails have made them feel unsafe, especially their children. “When you walk […]
FORSYTH COUNTY, N.C. — A man was killed and another was injured when they were hit by a tractor-trailer while picking up fallen debris on a highway in Forsyth County on Friday night, according to Highway Patrol. Troopers confirmed James Wilson was the man who died. George Hall was injured. The crash happened around 7:30 p.m. on northbound U.S. 52 near Exit 120 for Westinghouse Road. Troopers said two people were picking up debris on the highway that had fallen off […]