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Tess Bargebuhr joined the FOX8 team in June 2018 as a reporter. Before moving to the Triad, she worked as a reporter and weekend morning anchor in Wilmington for two years.

Tess is a proud Greensboro native and attended Grimsley High School before earning her degree from the University of North Carolina Wilmington. There she studied journalism and Spanish, and spent a semester abroad in Chile.

Outside of work you can find Tess checking out a great new restaurant or cooking. She also enjoys running, reading and traveling.

Tess is thrilled to be back home in the Triad, and would love to hear from you! To share a story idea, you can find Tess on Facebook at Tess Bargebuhr, or on Twitter @Tessbargebuhr.

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  • Business 40 in Winston-Salem will shut down between Peters Creek Parkway and U.S. 52 for 17 months on Saturday

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – A major shutdown will impact drivers in Winston Salem starting Saturday at 6 a.m. Emergency management is asking that drivers finalize their routes and prepare for their Monday morning commute as early as possible. August Vernon is the emergency management director in Forsyth County. He said Friday that 25 agencies will set up a command center starting Monday morning to monitor detours and traffic. “Also, we will be able to respond very quickly if an incident happens, […]

  • UNCG grocery store fills need on campus, in community

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Final preparations are underway for a brand new grocery store on campus at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. “When I first saw there was going to be a grocery store here, I was so excited. There’s a lot of grocery stores in the area but not within a feasible walking distance,” student Christian Chavez said. The store will feature an Italian pizza oven, and coffee and juice bars. Owner Nancy Kimborough said Thursday that they […]

  • Hundreds to attend charity ride honoring fallen North Carolina trooper

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Hundreds of people are expected to take part in a benefit ride honoring a fallen state trooper Saturday. The charity ride will raise money for Trooper Kevin Conner’s family after the highway patrolman was shot and killed during a traffic stop in October. Organizer Brittney Ney said that the group will leave from the Four Seasons Town Centre at 9 a.m., before stopping in Hamlet and Whiteville on their way to Wilmington. She said that she didn’t […]

  • UNCG police encourage students to take active shooter training

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — In the wake of Wednesday’s deadly shooting at a California bar on college night, several UNCG students say they are more concerned for their own safety. “It worries me because this stuff happens in colleges, it happens in schools, it happens in bars, it happens in music events, there’s literally no where you can go where there’s not the potential for this to happen,” sophomore student Lorin Kaplan said. Others said they have thought about how they […]

  • Dog found abandoned, tied to trailer in Winston-Salem parking lot

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A dog found tied to a trailer in a parking lot is in need of a new home. Corey Reich said he arrived at work Tuesday morning to find a Lab mix tethered to a trailer outside his gym in Winston-Salem. Reich said the dog was left with water and food that was soaked by rain. He doesn’t know exactly how long the dog was left, but says it could have been overnight. “People that left the […]

  • Page soccer players say opponents researched their families for taunts at playoff game

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Durham Public Schools is investigating after two Page High School students said they were taunted about their fathers’ deaths during a playoff match at Jordan High School. Senior goalkeeper Eric Winkler lost his father to cancer, something he said the opposing team learned on social media. Players say students from Jordan followed them on Instagram before Thursday night’s match. He said that students asked him where his father was several times from the sidelines — comments that […]

  • Greensboro neighbors raise concerns about short-term rentals

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Residents on Dogwood Drive in Greensboro are questioning rules and regulations on short-term rentals after a large Halloween party in their neighborhood. Dawn Barry said dozens of cars lined the street Tuesday night, with three or four people getting out of each one. Barry said Greensboro police were contacted to break up the party due to the crowd. “I’m just glad that it didn’t get out of hand, but it could have,” she said. Since then, many […]

  • Paul Ryan visits Guilford County Republican headquarters to back Ted Budd’s re-election

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – House Speaker Paul Ryan visited the Guilford County Republican headquarters Monday, thanking volunteers and garnering support for Representative Ted Budd’s re-election in North Carolina’s 13th congressional district. Nearly one week until election day, Ryan told volunteers that instead of a blue wave, they’re fighting a green wave of donations from Democrats. “We see liberal multimillionaires spending money not in their communities, in your communities which is what we’re battling against,” he said. Ryan drew attention to Budd’s […]

  • Community rallies around local corner store after clerk tied up, building set on fire

    LEWISVILLE, N.C. – Members of the Lewisville community have placed flowers, balloons and well-wishes at the closed doors of the Stop and Save gas station. On Saturday, two men bound the store’s clerk and doused him in fuel before setting fire to the building with the victim still inside. The inside of the store was badly damaged, but the clerk is recovering from his injuries. Steve Hallyburton owns a barbershop just up the road and said people have been reaching […]

  • Overdose reversal drug could become available at Triad libraries, YMCAs

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Public libraries and YMCA facilities in the Triad could soon decide to have naloxone on hand in case of an emergency. Emergent BioSolutions announced this week that they would make a free kit with two doses of naloxone nasal spray available to libraries and YMCAs across the country. Greensboro Public Library Facilities Manager Jim Young said Thursday that he’s looking into the program, but more research is needed first. “Any time you’re administering something to the public, […]

  • Greensboro city councilwoman raises concerns about electric scooters

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Some residents praise electric scooters as a quick way to get around Greensboro, but one city councilwoman says Bird and Lime scooters are creating problems in the downtown area. “I saw several Bird Scooters downtown blocking ADA ramps, sidewalks and crosswalks. Totally blocking sidewalks in some cases,” Marikay Abuzuaiter said. Abuzuaiter raised those concerns at Wednesday’s Metropolitan Planning Organization meeting, saying it fits into the city’s Vision Zero initiative to improve public safety. “What we’re seeing is […]

  • Mega Millions mania in the Piedmont Triad with $1.6 billion jackpot

    People rushed to gas stations and convenience stores across the Triad Tuesday to buy Mega Millions tickets ahead of a historic drawing. The estimated $1.6 billion jackpot brought out many first-time lottery players, who said they wanted a shot at the prize. Most people agreed the amount was overwhelming and said they planned to donate some of the funds or share them. “I’ve looked at some foundations and as far as helping kids and things of that nature, with terminal […]