Greensboro natives could return to TV show ‘Survivor’


Councilman Tony Wilkins, Mayor Nancy Vaughan with Jeff Varner at City Hall on Thursday, April 30, 2015, in Greensboro, N.C. The trio were getting a photo for the City of Greensboro with Varner, a well known celebrity and former 2001 contestant on Survivor. (LYNN HEY/News & Record)

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GREENSBORO, N.C. — Imagine a season of television’s “Survivor” with past contestants such as Greensboro natives Jeff Varner and Kelly Wiglesworth.

That could become reality, according to

The website, which covers reality TV news has reported that the spring 2016 season of the CBS competitive reality series will feature former cast members who didn’t win.

If so, Wigles­worth and Varner could qualify. Wiglesworth appeared on the show’s first season in 2000 and Varner on its second in 2001.

Read more: Greensboro News & Record

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