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Recent Articles
  • More than 1 inch of snow on Grandfather Mountain in NC

    AVERY COUNTY, N.C. – At least one part of North Carolina saw snow on Sunday. FOX8 Chief Meteorologist Van Denton posted photos to his Facebook page on Sunday that show snow on Grandfather Mountain in Avery County. The mountain saw 1.5 inches of snow and part of it was closed amid travel issues. The Beech Mountain Resort’s live weather cam also showed snow on Sunday. Beech Mountain is in Avery and Watauga counties. There’s no snow in the Triad as clouds and […]

  • Police identify 17-year-old shot, killed by 19-year-old in King

    KING, N.C. – A 19-year-old man is accused of shooting and killing a 17-year-old male in King, according to King police. Roger Dale Phillips III, of King, is accused of shooting and killing Chanler Aaron Gilham at an apartment complex on Saturday. The shooting happened at about 4:15 p.m. at 113 Pineview Drive. It was inside the apartment and there was one other witness present, according to a police press release. The victim died of a single gunshot wound to […]

  • 19-year-old accused of shooting, killing 17-year-old in King

    KING, N.C. — A 19-year-old man is accused of shooting and killing a 17-year-old male in King, according to King police. The shooting happened at an apartment complex at 113 Pineview Drive in King at about 4:15 p.m. Saturday, according to King Police Chief Paula May. Roger Dale Phillips III, of King, was arrested and charged with homicide in connection with this incident, according to May. Phillips is held without bond pending a first court appearance on Monday. The name […]

  • North Carolina man reels in massive 112 pound catfish

    NEW HANOVER COUNTY, N.C. — A North Carolina man reeled in a massive 112 pound catfish, just five pounds shy of breaking a state record. WWAY reported that Riahn Brewington caught the huge fish while fishing on his favorite spot on the Cape Fear River. Brewington told the TV station that he caught and released the catfish in the northeast part of the Cape Fear River the day before Thanksgiving. “In the water, it felt like it was pretty big,” […]

  • Moving photos show premature babies in the Triad celebrating Halloween

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Check out these moving photos of premature babies in the Triad during Halloween. Deneen Bryan created the nonprofit “Capturing Hopes Photography” and volunteers her time taking pictures of babies who are in the NICU at local hospitals. The images show the “preemie” babies at Brenner Children’s Hospital and Forsyth Medical Center NICU dressed as superheroes, dinosaurs and princesses for Halloween. “Parents with premature babies are not able to celebrate milestones like holidays with their children, so with […]

  • Get a dozen Krispy Kreme doughnuts for $4.99 on Monday because the Panthers won

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Krispy Kreme is offering a dozen original glazed doughnuts for $4.99 on Monday because the Carolina Panthers beat the Arizona Cardinals. The Winston-Salem-based doughnut giant posted on social media that if the Panthers won they would offer the deal. The offer is good in North Carolina and South Carolina. The Panthers defeated the Cardinals in a 30-20 match-up Sunday afternoon from Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte. The original glazed doughnuts will be on sale all day […]

  • Jamestown couple turns their home into a ‘zombie apocalypse’

    JAMESTOWN, N.C. – The zombie apocalypse has arrived in Jamestown. Trish and Dusty Rhodes have been decorating their home with zombies for the past 10 years on Halloween. The front yard of the home, at 207 Tangle Drive, includes ghosts, gravestones, a giant spider and a spooky zombie cage. Trish Rhodes said they have a professional make-up artist coming to “zombify” the volunteers that will be scaring trick-or-treaters on Halloween. Some kids get so scared, they won’t even get out […]

  • NC couple builds, lives in exact replica of spooky ‘Halloween’ house

    HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. – A North Carolina couple that loves scary movies built and lives in an exact replica of the house from the horror classic “Halloween.” Kenny Caperton and his wife Emily built the house from the ground up and designed it themselves. They wanted it to look just like the creepy home from the iconic 1978 slasher movie. The couple even decorated the inside of the home with horror posters and memorabilia in honor of the movie. Caperton said he got […]

  • Large flash mob dances in downtown Raleigh for Hillary Clinton

    RALEIGH, N.C. – Nearly 200 people took part in a flash mob dance in downtown Raleigh on Sunday morning to support Hillary Clinton. The event was organized by GASP NC, Girlfriends Actively Supporting Progress, and took place outside the Raleigh Convention Center. Ashley Lindsey, a professional dancer in New York City originally from Raleigh, lead the group in a choreographed dance to “Can’t Stop the Feeling,” by Justin Timberlake. “It was probably the most exhilarating thing I’ve ever done in […]

  • Sasquatch in NC? Take a look inside North Carolina’s Bigfoot museum

    LITTLETON, N.C. – Is Bigfoot roaming the woods of North Carolina? The Littleton area in Halifax County has become a hotbed for sightings of the mythical creature, according to a Bigfoot museum curator in town. “We have sightings coming in weekly,” said Stephen Barcelo, with the Cryptozoology & Paranormal Museum. “It’s amazing. And they’re very consistent.” Barcelo opened his museum about a year ago to showcase his reported evidence for Sasquatch, which includes photographs, prints, plaster footprints and other cryptid […]

  • Brewery in High Point named one of the seven best in the country

    HIGH POINT, N.C. – A local Piedmont brewery is one of the seven best in the country, according to Business Insider. Brown Truck Brewery in High Point was recently named by the magazine as the best “very small brewing company” in the U.S. The Great American Beer Festival holds an annual competition to find the best beers and breweries in the country. There are seven categories for breweries from small to big. More than 1,700 breweries participated and the winners were […]

  • Four dead in NC due to Hurricane Matthew; state of emergency declared for Durham Co.

    RALEIGH, N.C. – Four deaths have been reported in North Carolina due to Hurricane Matthew. One victim hydroplaned and crashed in Sampson County and two other were in a submerged vehicle in Bladen County, Gov. Pat McCrory said during a Saturday afternoon press conference. The fourth victim drowned in Harnett County after the sheriff said the victim drove past a barricade and was swept away into a creek, according to WTVD. McCrory said there are more than 200,000 people in North Carolina without power. He urged […]

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