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Daryl Matthews


Greensboro, NC, United States

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Recent articles by Daryl:

Greensboro garbage men rescue man unresponsive on busy road

GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — Two Greensboro solid waste operators are being called heroes after saving a man’s life they saw lying in the street face down. Harold McNair and Oliver Grey said they were on their route Tuesday morning on Hobbs Road and Sage Drive when they saw a man lying faced down with his […] → Read More

New documents detail mistreatment of children at Asheboro day care

ASHEBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — New state documents show six violations caused the mistreatment of children at one of the largest day care facilities in Asheboro. Harmony Place Day care in Asheboro closed its door in December of 2022 to dozens of parents without giving them the real reason why the facility shut down. On that […] → Read More

Man shot, killed at Popeyes in Winston-Salem on East Fifth Street; 3rd fatal shooting in less than a week in the city

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (WGHP) — A third person has been shot and killed in Winston-Salem in less than a week. FOX8 is told a man was killed in a shooting at the Popeyes on 1367 East Fifth Street. Detectives are on the active scene now. The man was reportedly shot in the drive-thru. This is a […] → Read More

Winston-Salem activists want end to gun violence

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (WGHP) — Winston-Salem community leaders are becoming fed up with gun violence taking over the places they call home. Community activist Frankie Gist said the violence can only be stopped if the city comes together and stops it at the root. “Step up, and let’s do it together to end gun violence. Let’s […] → Read More

Greensboro man becomes 1st Black, male nurse technician to work at Cone Health’s Women and Children’s Center

GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — At the age of 24 Ma’lik Morrison is on the brink of breaking barriers by working in the labor and delivery ward at Moses Cone Health’s Woman and Children’s Center. Morrison is the first African American male in Cone Health’s history to work at the Woman and Children’s Center. Morrison works […] → Read More

Randolph County community doesn’t want rock quarry on their land

RANDOLPH COUNTY, N.C. (WGHP) — Many families in the Staley community in Randolph County are banding together to voice their concerns about a potential rock quarry that could be built on their land. The Save Our Staley Committee has been campaigning across social media and around the city to get ahead of a company that […] → Read More

Greensboro homeowners want to know why leaf collection takes so long

GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — It’s the beginning of 2023, and some homeowners in parts of Greensboro are upset about late leaf collections dragging in from 2022. “It’s a great thing that the city has been doing it all these years, but it’s probably time to consider another solution,” said Jim Collins, a Greensboro resident. Currently, […] → Read More

Horse shot with arrow in Reidsville returns home from vet, investigation ongoing

REIDSVILLE, N.C. (WGHP) — A Piedmont Triad horse is home from the hospital after she was shot in the neck with an arrow. Prim was shot last month at Julianne Farms in Reidsville. Ever since then, she’s been receiving treatment. On Tuesday she was able to come home, and her family was overjoyed. Prim will […] → Read More

Greensboro families search for answers in unsolved homicides

GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — Community Grassroot organizations are working to help police curb violence and solve homicides around Guilford County. Qumara Lee told FOX8 that people need to help and not solely put unsolved homicides on the backs of police. “Stop calling the individuals a snitch that gives information to the police. Stop calling them […] → Read More

Street dining coming to downtown Greensboro in 2023

GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — Officials with Downtown Greensboro Inc. have partnered with the City of Greensboro to bring permanent patios that will replace the table and chairs small restaurants have placed outside their establishments. The Outdoor Modular Patios will be the size of a parking spot and leased to 13 restaurants in downtown Greensboro. Rob […] → Read More

Asheboro parents scramble for childcare after daycare closes on short notice

ASHEBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — Dozens of parents are scrambling to find childcare after one of the biggest daycares closed its doors. On Wednesday, the former owners notified parents of the temporary closure just days before some of them were set to drop their children off at the daycare. Harley McPherson has been taking her son […] → Read More

Pursuit through Yadkin County to Winston-Salem ends with 3 arrests

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (WGHP) — Three people are accused of leading troopers on a chase through Yadkin County to Winston-Salem on Wednesday. State Highway Patrol Sergeant Robert Reavis said they got notified early Wednesday morning about a stolen rental truck after it was “pinged” by Enterprise Rental. Reavis said the truck was being used by a […] → Read More

‘Very frustrating’: Greensboro family left without water for days after pipe breaks

GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — Due to the freezing temperatures, a Greensboro family is left without running water in their home because of a broken water pipe and no one to call for help. Tameka Kane said they were instructed by Village Park property management via email on what to do to avoid frozen pipes during […] → Read More

Greensboro kid gives back to local shelters for Christmas

GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — The holiday season can be hard for some families, especially for people seeking help from local shelters. Over the past year, donations for shelters have slowed down. One Greensboro kid is making an effort to ease the burden through donations. 10-year-old Landen Harrison is doing his part this Christmas season by […] → Read More

Reidsville horse shot in neck, arrow lands inches away from vertebrae

REIDSVILLE, N.C. (WGHP) — A Reidsville family is praying for a speedy recovery of their beloved horse Prim after she was shot in their pasture Thursday evening. Anne Brady, co-owner of Julianne Farms, said late on Thursday, she and a friend went to feed the horses and called for Prim in the pastures. Because it […] → Read More

Leaf pickup in Greensboro pushed back into 2023 amid staff shortages, weather concerns

GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — Staffing shortages and unpredictable weather has slowed the city down in collecting leaves in the City of Greensboro. Monday, Greensboro city officials said they extended the first round of leaf collection to Saturday, Jan. 14, which was supposed to end this week. The delay will give homeowners more time to rake, […] → Read More

New digital speed sign forces drivers to slow down on Walker Avenue in Greensboro

GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — People living along Walker Avenue in Greensboro are breathing a sigh of relief after new digital speed indicator signs as added to force drivers to slow down. The signs went up Wednesday after the Greensboro traffic department monitored the area by surveying the speeds of drivers on Walker Avenue. “Having the […] → Read More

Alamance-Burlington Schools adds new security unit

ALAMANCE COUNTY, N.C. (WGHP) — The Behavioral Threat Assessment Unit is partnering with schools across the state to help prevent mass violence inside schools. On Tuesday, Superintendent Dain Butler with the Alamance-Burlington School System invited the State Bureau of Investigation to their school board meeting to help educate faculty and staff on behavioral warning signs […] → Read More

Largest school bus manufacturer in North America looking to hire 150 people right away

ARCHDALE, N.C. (WGHP) — Officials at Thomas Built Buses in Archdale are looking to add 150 more people to the team to help with the high demand for electrical buses being ordered from across the country. The company said Friday that with the mass layoffs from United Furniture Industries, they’re hoping to put those people […] → Read More

Forsyth County Humane Society asks for $1.5 million to keep animal euthanasia at bay

FORSYTH COUNTY, N.C. (WGHP) — A $1.5 million contract is causing tension between the Forsyth County Human Society and Forsyth County commissioners. The commissioners held a meeting Thursday to let the public speak about the humane society getting the funds and why it’s vital to the community to publicly talk about the opportunity of extending […] → Read More