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  • Who doesn’t want to see dogs jumping in the water? Event in downtown Graham has dogs showing off their skills

    GRAHAM, N.C. — An event in downtown Graham this weekend has dogs jumping in the water to raise money for a good cause. The Graham Police Department’s annual fundraiser for the Special Olympics of North Carolina features an aquatics competition for canines. The event is Saturday and Sunday in downtown Graham, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. The pool is set up near East Elm Street and NE Court Square. The dogs line up to show their athletic […]

  • All Guilford County schools to be in session on Wednesday, except for 3 that sustained storm damage

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. – All Guilford County schools will be in session on Wednesday, except for Hampton Elementary, Peeler Open Elementary and Erwin Montessori. The three that remain closed were damaged from storms that hit Guilford County on Sunday, leaving a man dead, several buildings destroyed and thousands without power. Students at Erwin Montessori, Hampton and Peeler elementary schools will return to class on Monday, April 23. Erwin Montessori will relocate to Alamance Elementary, Hampton to Reedy Fork Elementary and […]

  • 1 dead after storms leave homes damaged, trees down and thousands without power in Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – One man has died after storms and a tornado moved through Greensboro on Sunday, leaving damaged homes, trees down and thousands without power. Anthony George, 48, died after he was driving and a tree fell on his BMW on the corner of Summit Avenue and East Cone Boulevard, according to a press release. A woman was also hit by the fallen tree, but was not seriously hurt. A tornado moved through Greensboro on Sunday afternoon, prompting a tornado warning […]

  • Van’s Weather Kids: Jordan Hampton

    Today’s Weather Kid is Jordan Hampton, a 13-years-old who attends Penn-Griffin School for the Arts in High Point. He plans to be a Meteorologist when he grows up. Those interested in being a Van’s Weather Kid must send a letter saying why they want to be a Weather Kid with a copy of their address, phone number and recent photo to 2005 Francis St., High Point, NC 27263. Ages 8-13.

  • ‘Now you see him, now you don’t’: Watch Richard Petty speed by Randolph County sheriff

    LEVEL CROSS, N.C. – Now you see him, now you don’t. Petty’s Garage in Randolph County has produced a video that shows NASCAR legend Richard Petty speeding by Randolph County Sheriff Robert Graves. The video, which was posted to Facebook on Friday, shows the sheriff responding to a call about a speeding black mustang. Petty is the driver and speeds by the sheriff at 80 mph. “Now I see you,” the sheriff says as he actives his lights. Petty then […]

  • Silver Alert for man reported missing out of Winston-Salem canceled

    Update: At the request of the Winston-Salem Police Department, the N.C. Center for Missing Persons has canceled the Silver Alert for Ronald Lee Brown Jr. as of 10:45 p.m. Monday.  Prior story At the request of the Winston Salem Police Department, the N.C. Center for Missing Persons has cancelled the Silver Alert for Ronald Lee Brown, Jr. WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – A Silver Alert has been issued for a man reported missing out of Winston-Salem, according to police. Ronald Lee Brown, 23, […]

  • Vehicle catches fire in hotel parking lot in High Point

    HIGH POINT, N.C. – A vehicle caught fire in the parking lot of a hotel in High Point on Saturday afternoon. Crews responded to the scene of Hotel NC at 2000 Brentwood St. at about 1:40 p.m. in reference to the incident and quickly had the situation under control. Nobody was hurt. The cause of the fire has not been released. The fire started in the cab of the vehicle, according to police. The owner of the vehicle said he […]

  • North Carolina couple expecting fifth child parodies ‘Moana’ song in funny viral video

    RALEIGH, N.C. — A North Carolina couple expecting their fifth child has a hilarious new viral video. Danielle and Jon Murray parodied the song “How Far I’ll Go” from the 2016 Walt Disney movie “Moana” for pregnant women. Murray said Danielle is now overdue and not sure when the baby is coming. He said they’ve tried everything to get the baby out. “I wish I could meet this perfect daughter, but I cannot break my water, no matter how hard I […]

  • 1 woman dead after hit-and-run in Randolph County, suspect sought

    LIBERTY, N.C. – A pedestrian has died after a hit-and-run in Randolph County and authorities are looking for the suspect. Diana Lynn Rego-Lockamy, 35, of Asheboro, has been identified as the victim, according to Trooper K.L. Brooks with the North Carolina State Highway Patrol. Crews were called to Hwy. 49 near U.S. 421 at about 8:30 p.m. Saturday in reference to a report of a pedestrian struck, according to Randolph County 911. The suspect vehicle has been described as a […]

  • Viral photo shows Greensboro police officer helping woman cross the street

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – A viral photo posted to Facebook shows a Greensboro police officer helping a woman cross the street. Greensboro Police Spokeswoman Susan Danielsen posted the image to the Greensboro Police Department Facebook page after she said somebody sent them the photo. Danielsen said the photo was taken Thursday afternoon in the 300 block of West Washington Street by somebody passing by. Danielsen confirmed that the officer was Cpl. M.P. Brown, who said the woman asked if she could […]

  • Vehicle overturns, crashes into Randolph County mobile home

    RANDOLPH COUNTY, N.C. – A vehicle crashed into a mobile home in Randolph County on Saturday afternoon, but nobody was hurt, according to authorities. The incident was reported at about 12:30 p.m. in the 1600 block of Old Country Farm Road. The driver of the vehicle reported that a wheel fell off, causing the vehicle to overturn and crash into the home. Highway patrol is investigating the incident and EMS also responded, although no injuries were reported. Both the home […]

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