Alix joined the FOX8/WGHP web team in December 2014.
She received her master’s from Northwestern’s Medill School of Journalism. Alix received her bachelor’s degree at Virginia Commonwealth University.
Alix is dedicated to telling stories about diversity, immigration, the Middle East and national security issues. In her free time, she enjoys reading, traveling, hiking, camping and playing with her two cats.
GREENSBORO, N.C. — People lined up outside of Hippo Records in Greensboro Saturday morning to celebrate Record Store Day. Owner, Patrick Lemons, said the record store had a continuous line until about 9 a.m. “It [Record Store Day] makes people come to the record stores, buy records, get involved in the community, music — the whole thing,” Lemons said. Ironically, Record Store Day didn’t actually start until 2007 when a group of independent record store owners decided to find a […]
HIGH POINT, N.C. — Joanna Gaines from HGTV’s show “Fixer Upper” was in High Point Friday to launch her new line of rugs, pillows and throws. Gaines’ Magnolia Home line will feature 40-plus pillow designs and reversible throws. “The best thing about a rug is its ability to transform a space, but it can be a serious challenge to find the right one,” Gaines told Furniture Today. “Rugs are an effortless way to bring warmth, add texture and define spaces in […]
LEXINGTON, N.C. — A man and two women are charged with breaking into a Lexington apartment and stealing nearly $3,000 worth of items. Anthony Brian Nobles, 28; Sheila Blake Nobles, 23; and Alicia Dawn Blake, 26, are charged with felony breaking and entering and felony larceny after breaking and entering. Sheila Nobles also faces two counts of obtaining property by false pretenses, forgery of a check and uttering of a check. Blake is facing additional charges for obtaining property by false pretenses. On […]
GREENSBORO, N.C. — You know her parents are proud. For 20 years, Superior Court Judge Patrice Hinnant has made many a life changing rulings on the bench. It’s easy to assume that paving her own path and her strong leadership skills just came very naturally for her, but the self-described introvert says it was a class back in 1988 that really helped her define exactly what she wanted to do and how she could do it. “The executive director of the […]
GREENSBORO, N.C. — Greensboro Police made an arrest Wednesday in connection with Tuesday night’s shooting on Aycock Street. Xavia Bovia Witcher, 35, was charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury and possession of a weapon by a felon. Police responded to Rockafellas Bar & Grille shortly after 7 p.m. when witnesses called 911 to report that someone had been shot. Officers found the 39-year-old victim, inside the restaurant with a gunshot wound to […]
Local photographer Antony Jones recently posted a hilarious video of his 6-year-old dog, Revy, sneaking quick peeks at his food. “He’s been doing it the last few years,” Jones said. “We’ve always had this little game but I just happened to film him that night and it was like lightning in a bottle.” In the video, Jones starts eating a burger and his dog, who is casually lounging on the couch next to him, longingly stares at the food until […]
Update: Time Warner Cable is reporting that it has restored service to its Triad customers. Original story GREENSBORO, N.C. — Time Warner Cable is currently working to resolve service outages in Greensboro, Winston-Salem, High Point and Lewisville. The outage is currently impacting both Internet and phone services. At this point, the issue is not widespread. A customer service representative said techs are working on it but have not provided an estimated time of repair. On Twitter, one customer said service has been out […]
Mmm what’s that smell? It could be the sweet scent of your next “special someone.” A new dating website called Smell Dating lets users exchange worn t-shirts and choose a match based on the scent from the shirt. For $25 the daters each receive a clean t-shirt in the mail and are told to wear it for three days. Smell Dating says clients should avoid wearing deodorant or perfume because those scents mask a person’s natural smell. After three days […]
We R hiring,@kanyewest! Starting salary of $47,920; u could be debt-free by the year 3122! https://t.co/EHV6nhwuGY pic.twitter.com/TzSTK2zEGr — Philadelphia Police (@PhillyPolice) February 18, 2016 In a tweet, the Philadelphia Police Department offered to give hip-hop artist Kanye West a job to get out of debt. Last week West dropped his latest album “The Life of Pablo,” announcing it was available on his website and the streaming service Tidal. Cover by Peter De Potter pic.twitter.com/wdQOHk6QBA — KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) February 11, 2016 […]
A Canadian tourism website is offering Americans a place to go if Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is elected in November. According to its tourism website, Cape Breton Island is about the same size as the Hawaiian Big Island and is located on the East Coast of Canada. The first statement on the website explains why Americans should consider moving to the island if Trump is elected: Hi Americans! Donald Trump may become the President of your country! If that happens, […]
The wind and rain caused problems across the Piedmont Tuesday morning, knocking down trees and power lines. In Rockingham County, one of the hardest hit areas, a giant tree fell on a home. Emergency responders in Madison had to rescue a woman and her dog in the dark when they became trapped in the home. Tree fell on house in Madison around 4am. No injuries, but major damage to the structure. pic.twitter.com/7Pmv7J4ek5 — Adrienne DiPiazza (@a_dipiazza) February 16, 2016 Madison […]
Students who plan to attend college during the 2016-17 academic year can get free help filling out their Free Application for Federal Student Aid or FAFSA on Sat., Feb. 20, as part of FAFSA Day. FAFSA Day is a program offered by College Foundation of North Carolina, the North Carolina Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators and the State Employees’ Credit Union. This event is free and families are encouraged to pre-register. Go to CFNC’s website or call their toll-free number, (866) […]