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High Point, NC, United States

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Winston-Salem firefighters raising money to buy new golf cart for man with cerebral palsy

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- About two to three times a week, you can find Bill Jenkins riding his golf cart, heading to his favorite place to hang out. "He walks in and everybody knows who he is," said Capt. Damien Poole, with the Winston-Salem Fire Department. → Read More

Reidsville woman reflects on Billy Graham’s 1967 Tokyo crusade

REIDSVILLE, N.C. -- Looking back to 1967, Susie Stroud remembers getting the letter inviting her to join Rev. Billy Graham's Tokyo crusade. “It was a very special time for me,” Stroud said. Her role on the team was small but important. → Read More

Push for tougher background checks after Florida school shooting

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- The deadly high school in Parkland, Florida, has left many people, including Guilford County Sheriff BJ Barnes, calling for change. "I think people are sick and tired of this kind of thing happening," Barnes said. "We've got a problem. → Read More

WSSU ‘Smile Campaign’ helps students fight stress

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Tyokia Harrison strikes up conversation while her friend Ihijahmah Yorker captures the moment. Their goal is simple, making students and staff smile. "Just actually approaching them and saying ‘How was your day?'” Harrison said. → Read More

Peer counseling offered for officers after tragic incidents in Burlington

BURLINGTON, N.C. -- Lt. Brian Becmer saw one of the most gruesome deaths of his career in 2016. "We came across a suicide,” Becmer said. “It was a particularly graphic suicide. You never get used it. You want to tell yourself you do, but you don't." He says the image stuck with him. → Read More

Guilford County sheriff talks preparedness after Florida school shooting

GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. --The deadly shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida, Wednesday is another tragic example of why law enforcement across the country and in the Piedmont have been stepping up their active shooter training exercises. → Read More

Lexington expanding ordinances for ABC permits

LEXINGTON, N.C. -- The Brewer's Kettle is one of the newest businesses to open in Lexington's Uptown district. It's a business that wears many hats -- part wine shop, part retail store. "We do have a bar with 14 to 16 beers on tap," co-owner Kim Nichols said. → Read More

Plans to make intersections safer in Winston-Salem

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Michaleh Snider has the same routine every morning, taking her daughter to school. "I pick her up and put her over my shoulder, and we run across the street," Snider said. She says she runs because she's too scared to walk. → Read More

Local doctors see uptick in children with the flu

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Kim Kehoe says her mind started racing after a scary phone call earlier this week. “I got a phone call from the school on Tuesday that he was not quite himself, that he was pale, lethargic,” Kehoe said. → Read More

Local gym focuses on safety policy after Nassar case

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Whether at practice or a gymnastics competition, you can find Linda Higgins on the sidelines, coaching her 8-year-old daughter Layla, who has been a gymnast since she was 4. “We have regional competitions coming up, so she's getting ready for that,” Higgins said. → Read More

Program helps Greensboro police connect with children

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Seventeen-year-old Sam Jackson is taking the first step towards fulfilling his lifelong dream. "Since I was like five, I wanted to be a police officer or in the FBI,” Jackson said. Some of his main interests are forensics and ballistics. → Read More

Elderly couple assaulted after home invasion in Guilford County speaking out

GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. -- With staples and stitches in his head, 80-year-old Curtis Burton shows the wounds left after a man beat him and his wife Hazel inside their home. "There's this big place up here where he hit me with the gun,” Burton said, pointing to his forehead. → Read More

Winston-Salem police led state in successful opioid overdose reversals in 2017

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Feb. 25 will make it one year since Jeffrey Black lost his wife Karen to a heroin overdose. "It's been really hard to not have her around," Black said. "She was my number one cheerleader, my number one support. My wife had been trying to get clean. → Read More

Greensboro family continues search for answers 7 months after teen daughter killed

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Carrie Tetreault and James Simmons say they won’t give up trying to find their daughter's killer. "It just hurts that's it's been seven months and nobody will say anything,” said Tetreault. “Nobody's talking. → Read More

Raw sewage backs up into Denton home

DENTON, N.C. -- Donna Gilles lives on East Peacock Street where for three years raw sewage from the street has backed up into her front yard, kitchen sink and even her bathtub. “I'm embarrassed,” Gilles said. “People won't come in my house when it smells that way. → Read More

Greensboro gas station investigated after fuel mix-up

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Jesse Carr's BMW was towed away after suddenly breaking down. "I went to start the car and soon as I started it, the whole back end of my car started shaking and all this smoke coming out of the exhaust, then it immediately shut off," Carr said. → Read More

Tow truck drivers deal with stranded vehicles in the Triad

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- For tow-truck drivers like Steven Dagenhart, the phone calls have been nonstop. "People just sliding off the road," Dagenhart said. "It's been so busy that we had to resort to doing only emergency calls. → Read More

Crews brining the roads in Greensboro ahead of possible snow

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Street crews in Greensboro are getting ready early for winter weather expected this week. Ten trucks were out Monday night through Tuesday morning, spraying about 65,000 gallons of brine on major roads and bridges. → Read More

Local opioid task force seeks help from family members of addicts

FORSYTH COUNTY, N.C. -- It's been four years and for Bob Young, the pain of losing his son Rob to a heroin overdose is still fresh. “I went in and I found him laying on the floor in the bathroom,” Young said. “There was evidence that he had been using. → Read More

Lexington BBQ Capital Cook-Off canceled because of plant fire

LEXINGTON, N.C. -- Barricades and yellow tape still rope off the area behind Lexington's amphitheater where a massive fire ripped through the old Dixie Furniture plant in December. → Read More