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  • New doors have opened in the City of High Point

    New doors have opened in the City of High Point — a Family Justice Center is now stationed at the Guilford County Courthouse along East Green Drive. At the center, 13 different agencies are ready to help survivors through a very hard time in their life. “We serve child abuse, elder abuse, domestic violence and sexual assault and sexual violence. We are really a one-stop shop for victims of crime for family violent related issues or intimate partner violent related […]

  • Local farmers help Share the Harvest supply low-income families in Guilford County with fresh produce

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. – For the last few months, volunteer organization Share the Harvest has been supplying low income families in Guilford County with fresh produce. The program relies on local gardeners to donate the extra fruit and vegetables from their garden at home. That same produce is then distributed to people in the community who suffer from food insecurity. “There are a lot of people who do not have access to fresh produce. The food pantry’s in our area […]

  • Man missing from High Rock Lake identified; new details released

    DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. – A man missing from High Rock Lake Sunday night has been identified. Crews continued looking for 51-year-old George Goins of the Lexington area early Monday. He jumped off a pontoon boat Sunday and has not been seen since. Emergency crews from multiple agencies were called to High Rock Lake near River Point off River View Road Extension at about 6 p.m. Sunday. Jon Howell with the NC Wildlife Commission says Goins was on boat with seven other […]

  • Greensboro looking for future leaders with City Academy program

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – There are so many components that make a city work, many of those components happening behind the scenes, but the City of Greensboro is giving their residents a chance to learn all about it through a program called City Academy. The mission is to develop future leaders and build a better community by having well informed citizens. “I think it is really important for people to understand where their tax dollars go and what the city is […]

  • Triad group encourages business to protect themselves from cybercrime

    Cybercrime causes trillions of dollars in damages every year and experts say it will only get worse, which is why one local group in theTriad is encouraging businesses to protect themselves. “It is becoming a matter of when this is going to happen to them — when is something going to happen that is going to disrupt their business,” said Robert Phelps with Triad Cyber Round Table. Triad Cyber Round Table is a group of experts who want small businesses […]

  • How to protect yourself and your pet from ticks and fleas this summer

    With warmer weather comes more bugs and some of those bugs can not only harm us but also our pets. So, putting your dog or cat on flea and tick prevention medication is important. But getting rid of fleas is much harder than preventing them, and if you care about your pet, it is a risk you don’t want to take. When it comes to ticks, pest management experts say there is more to do than just medicate — you […]

  • ‘The pain is still active’: Greensboro dad asks others to buckle up after losing son in crash

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — It is a night Vernon Grossman-Orr will never forget — the night he lost his son. The night his son made a choice that cost him his life. “I’ve done it, I’ve timed it. It takes about three seconds to fasten a seat belt and knowing that he had been raised all of his life to fasten his seat belt he had to have made a conscious choice, it had to have been a fleeting thought,” Grossman-Orr […]

  • Police investigating deadly shooting in Winston-Salem

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A man was killed in a shooting in Winston-Salem early Wednesday morning. The shooting happened around 1 a.m. at a home in the 1300 block of Pleasant Street. Arriving officers found a 24-year-old man lying in the doorway of a side door. Police are investigating the shooting as a homicide. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Winston-Salem Police Department at (336) 773-7700.

  • Work begins for Burlington park upgrade

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — A popular park in Burlington is getting an upgrade, Willowbrook Park will soon become the Willowbrook Arboretum. This month, crews started working on one important part of the project — stream restoration. It involves chopping down unhealthy trees along the stream banks. “It certainly is necessary as part of the project several of the trees may appear healthy but they are actually diseased,” said Bob Patterson, water resources director with the City of Burlington. Stream restoration will […]

  • North Carolina beauty queen raises awareness about sexual assault

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — More than 11 percent of college students experience sexual assault on campus, according to the Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network. North Carolina beauty queen Rose Brown falls into that percentage. The University of North Carolina at Charlotte student says her once low self-esteem from years of bullying led her to unhealthy friendships. She said one night during her sophomore year, someone she thought she could trust violated her. “I was telling him to stop and I […]

  • USPS asking citizens for help after dog bites continue to rise for mail carriers

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — The United States Postal Service says they need your help with protecting their mail carriers. Last year, postal workers nationwide suffered more than 6000 dog bites, nearly a dozen of those happening in Guilford County. Darian Smalls, a mail carrier in High Point says they must always be on guard. “Keep my head on a swivel just constantly turning and keeping aware of surroundings, not just visually, but also by hearing, you never know they could […]

  • Lexington police warn of spike in lawn equipment thefts during spring

    LEXINGTON, N.C. — As the season starts to change, so do the items that thieves can get their hands on. Lawn equipment might not seem like an easy steal, but the Lexington Police Department says it happens more often than you think. Just like any other theft or break-in, it is a crime of opportunity; so if you are leaving your lawn mower in the yard unattended or not locking your outbuilding, you could become a target. “Secure it inside […]

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