Contact: Daniel.Pierce@wghp.com

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!


Recent Articles
  • Cellphone video shows moment police arrest two people in dangerous Lexington chase

    LEXINGTON, N.C. — Two people were put into handcuffs late Tuesday afternoon following a high-speed chase that ended with four people hurt. At 3:34 p.m. Tuesday, state troopers reported seeing Tre’vahn Burgos, 23, going 90 mph down Interstate 85, which is a 70 mph zone. Authorities said that he refused to stop for troopers and instead sped toward Exit 91. Authorities then chased Burgos, who also had a female passenger in the car, as he swerved in and out of […]

  • ‘Unbelievable’: Greensboro plane crash survivors relive mid-air nightmare

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — The sound of Ed Regensburg’s replacement iPhone rang loudly, interrupting the sound effects he had begun to make with his mouth to mimic the sound of the parachute deploying from his plane. “I’m sorry,” he said as he reached into his pocket. He explained that his old phone was at the bottom of the ocean. “I left it on the plane!” His replaced phone had been ringing constantly since his and Dan Tucker’s rescue was filmed […]

  • ‘Random act of violence’: New details emerge in Greensboro homicide that left 1 woman dead in car occupied by 2 children

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Police released new details on Tuesday regarding the Greensboro homicide that left one woman dead in a car occupied by two children, according to a news release from the Greensboro Police Department. Police are describing the killing as a “random act of violence.” On Sunday at approximately 4:35 p.m., the Greensboro Police Department responded to the intersection of Patton Avenue and South Elm-Eugene Street after reports of shots being fired in the area. Upon arrival, police located […]

  • Speeding fears grow after terrifying crash in Lexington neighborhood

    LEXINGTON, N.C. — Three people escaped serious injury in a rollover crash in Lexington Thursday evening. The crash happened just after 6:15 p.m. on Hillside Drive. The driver of a small white car lost control of their vehicle and ran off the road. Their car knocked over a power pole before the vehicle landed upside down. The driver and one the passengers were able to escape the vehicle. A passenger in the back seat had to be removed by EMS due […]

  • 2 arrested, new details emerge after multi-county Triad chase with 2 deputy-involved collisions

    DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — Two people were arrested after allegedly leading Davidson County sheriff’s deputies on a multi-county high-speed chase. James Earl Jones Jr., 25, of High Point, and Laura Christine Fuller, 32, of Lexington, were both arrested. Just after midnight Thursday morning, detectives with the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office’s Vice and Narcotics Unit and members of the Traffic and Criminal Enforcement Team launched a drug investigation at the Days Inn at 1620 Cotton Grove Road. Detectives tried to pull […]

  • Three in custody after multi-county Triad chase with two deputy-involved collisions

    DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — Three people are in custody after allegedly leading Davidson County Sheriff deputies on a multi-county high speed chase. It began after midnight Thursday outside of a Days Inn motel in Lexington. Narcotics agents tried to stop a car in the parking lot and were attempting to approach the vehicle when the driver allegedly sped off. It reportedly hit a sheriff’s deputy and his vehicle. The deputy was not seriously injured. The three people inside the vehicle […]

  • Mixed reactions after state proposes grading school’s academic ability on a curve

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — The State of North Carolina could soon begin to grade schools on a different scale. House Bill 145 proposes a new model, still grading school performance on a scale from A to F, but changing the percentages needed to qualify for a higher grade. The North Carolina House of Representatives passed House Bill 145 on its first reading. The bill would change the scale to the following: A — 85 percent and up B — 70 to 84 […]

  • ‘It’s just a nightmare’: Clemmons family dog shot and killed by pellet gun

    CLEMMONS, N.C. — Todd and Donna Harris got their first full night’s sleep on Monday, just two days after they found their beloved dog, Loni, shot with a pellet gun. Friday evening, Loni walked along her favorite trail buried in the woods that sit on the boundary of her family’s property. The six-year-old English Pointer began to bark while on the trail that night. “Her alert bark went off,” Todd Harris explained. He was around 250 yards away from Loni […]

  • High-powered rifles find their way into gang members’ hands in High Point

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — Sunday evening, police responded to a shooting on Franklin Avenue in High Point. More than 30 shots were fired into a house as a family of four sat inside. Police would later find bullet casings in the front yard that prove that at least one high-powered rifle was used in the attack. High Point has seen a 128% increase over the past seven years in aggravated assaults where a gun was involved. Those numbers include gang-related […]

  • Family moving after shots fired into High Point home

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — A High Point family has packed up their belongings and plans to move after more than 30 bullets tore through their home Sunday evening. At 10:08 p.m. Sunday, officers responded to several shots fired reports along the 1800 block of Franklin Avenue. “I just screamed, ‘Get on the ground,’ and that’s what we did,” said the homeowner whose house was targeted. She did not want to give her name, but said that she and her son, husband […]

  • Asheboro intersection where 10-year-old boy killed in crash described as dangerous

    ASHEBORO, N.C. — A 10-year-old boy was killed and five other people were taken to the hospital after a three-vehicle crash in Asheboro Wednesday morning. Police say the crash happened just before 8 a.m. at the intersection of Fayetteville and Bailey streets. According to police, a black 2007 Nissan was driving northbound on North Fayetteville when it tried to turn left onto West Bailey. The driver of the Nissan didn’t see the oncoming black 2004 Ford SUV heading south on […]

  • Weekend shootings in High Point continue trend in neighborhoods

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — High Point police are investigating three different shootings that occurred over the second weekend in February, which left three people injured. The first shooting happened around 1:30 a.m. Friday near the intersection of Business 85 and Interstate 74. Police said that a man reported that he had been followed by a dark grey car. At one point the driver of the car pulled up next to him and shot at his vehicle multiple times. The victim […]

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