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  • High Point Market has downtown busy, helps local businesses

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — They come for the furniture, and “Big Joe” says they stay for the barbecue. “They want that barbecue, and they like my barbecue,” said Joe Housand, of Barbecue Joe’s. High Point Market brings an estimated 75,000 people to High Point. Housand plans to feed 5,000 of them on just Saturday alone. He’s been working with Lifestyle Enterprise for more than 10 years. It’s a partnership that benefits both businesses. “That’s kind of one of our slogans […]

  • Heat and air officials give tips on how to stay safe after Winston-Salem fire sends father, son to hospital

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A house fire that sent a father and son to the hospital Thursday was sparked when an oil furnace in the basement malfunctioned, the family tells FOX8. The family has lived at the home for nearly two decades and now Red Cross is helping them find somewhere else to stay as they recover. The mother and grandmother are reportedly fine. Around 9:30 a.m., the Winston-Salem Fire Department said the fire at 1938 Butler St. was in progress. […]

  • Water officials in Greensboro concerned about likely carcinogen that spread downstream from local waterway

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Concerns about 1,4-Dioxane in Greensboro waters sparked an effort in 2014 to limit the contaminate that the EPA believes is a likely carcinogen. “The goal is always zero, but technologically or treatment science best available practices limit you to how far you can get,” said Steven Drew, director of water resources. A few years back, Greensboro officials discovered Shamrock Environmental Corporation was the place pumping out the most 1,4-Dioxane. “They are the only significant source,” Drew said. […]

  • Man killed after standoff on Braddock Street in High Point identified

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — The Guilford County Sheriff’s Office has released the identity of the man killed following a standoff in High Point. Around 8:30 a.m. Monday, a deputy came to 4014 Braddock Road for a padlocking of the home pursuant to a civil writ of possession, Capt. Brian Hall said. A man in the home shoved the deputy and went back inside, barricading himself. Negotiators tried throughout the day to get the man to come out peacefully. Sporadic gunfire […]

  • Standoff on Braddock Road in High Point continues; nearby homes evacuated

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — A standoff on Braddock Road in High Point is still going on. Authorities tell FOX8 a deputy was attempting to serve some civil papers to someone who lives at the home, which is located in the 4000 block of Braddock Road, around 8:30 a.m. Monday. After a “short physical struggle” between the deputy and a man inside the home, the man retreated inside and barricaded himself in the home. Negotiators have been trying to get the […]

  • Thomasville woman looks for fix to recycling problem

    THOMASVILLE, N.C. — Recycling is voluntary, but Dawn Strack calls it necessary. “I’ve got grandchildren. I want this world to be a better place for my grandchildren,” Strack said. It’s been a struggle ever since she moved to Rotary Lane in Thomasville a couple months ago. For three straight weeks, she brought her recycling bin to the curb in plain sight, and it sat there, untouched. Each week she’s had to call the city who sends someone out to pick […]

  • Police address trespassing problems in High Point

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — Salesmen at Triad in Motion want to stick to making sales, not managing people who trespass on their property at 1715 N. Main St. in High Point. “You give that one guy a pass and then it turns into his friend and then it turns into their friend and then you’ve got a whole waiting room full of beggars and trespassers,” said Mason Beaumont, general sales manager. Beaumont said he and his team deal with homeless […]

  • Untimely Randolph County power outages affect over 1,500

    RANDOLPH COUNTY, N.C. — Power outages in Randolph County left more than 1,500 homes without electricity as well as several businesses and schools Wednesday morning. “I thought we were going to be there all day,” Randleman High junior Steven Linin said. Students spent the morning in hot classrooms without air conditioning at Randleman High School. “It was very hot and humid and sweaty,” Steven said. The high school and Randleman Middle School were both without power all morning. Steven said […]

  • ‘We’re in a war’: Greensboro gas station manager worried about recent violence after man shot, killed at station

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — A Greensboro gas station manager is worried about violence in the area after a man was shot and killed at the station Monday night. “We’re in a war, and I don’t know what to say, you know,” said Adil Abdelsadig, who is a manager at the Exxon at 801 E. Market St. Hipolito Lopez, 36, of Greensboro, was shot at the gas station around 7:50 p.m. Monday. He was taken to the hospital where he later died. […]

  • Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office works to keep guns out of schools

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Three guns have been found in the past three weeks on Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools campuses. “We’re taking very strict measures,” Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office Major of Enforcement Mark Elliott said. That’s already halfway to the six guns recovered in all of the last school year. Students bring guns for different reasons. “A lot of times it’s just to show intimidation or to brag and try to show what I have access to, but there is an occasion […]

  • Father has concerns with Guilford County’s rule on football helmets

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Chad Winkle’s 12-year-old son has the size and the strength. “He’s about 6 foot, 240 pounds,” Winkle said. “Big kid, he can push me down.” Winkle wants to make sure his son keeps his good health as he continues his football journey from AAU to Southeast Middle School. “He has aspirations of playing college ball,” Winkle said. That’s why he always wears a guardian cap. It’s a soft shell pad that straps over the helmet to absorb […]

  • Foster parents needed in the Piedmont Triad

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — It’s been 50 years of marriage for Chester and Susan David and their love is also shown in another number. “We’ve had 45 people live with us,” Chester said. Mostly foreign exchange or college students, now for the first time, a teenage foster child. “If you are blessed then bless someone else,” Susan said. Introducing her at church, they quickly learned this would be different. “They would put out there hand and introduce themselves and she would […]

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