Hayley Fixler, FOX8 WGHP

Hayley Fixler


Greensboro, NC, United States

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Recent articles by Hayley:

'Deeply saddened': School releases statement after missing teen girl believed dead in Orange County

“Our hearts are with all of Lyric’s family and everyone who knew her,” Orange County school officials said after 14-year-old Lyric Woods was believed to have been found dead Sunday. → Read More

Judge reduces $1 million bond to $75K for North Carolina teacher charged with statutory rape of student

A West Johnston High School English teacher charged with statutory rape had her bond reduced by more than 90 percent in a Thursday court hearing. → Read More

How many NC teachers get their license revoked for reported inappropriate relationships with students?

CBS 17 has been digging deeper, looking into the number of teachers in North Carolina with revoked licenses after being accused of such crimes, through the state’s public database. → Read More

Students, family react to North Carolina teacher accused of having sex with student

Students tell CBS 17 Amanda Doll’s classes have now been divided up and mixed in with other classes, since their originally assigned teacher remains in jail. → Read More

North Carolina mother spotted at sweepstakes for six hours, just before she was arrested for daughters’ deaths

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — Before Launice Battle was arrested on murder charges in connection with the deaths of her two daughters, several people told CBS 17 she was spotted at a local sweepstakes. Even though her grandmother told CBS 17 the family hadn’t seen Battle for two weeks, people inside the Vegas Style Sweepstakes on Atlantic Springs […] → Read More

This is everything we know about the murder of Wake County Deputy Ned Byrd

RALEIGH, N.C. (WGHP) — A man accused of shooting and killing a Wake County deputy is in custody amid an investigation involving multiple counties, including Forsyth County. K-9 Deputy Ned Byrd, 48, of Raleigh, was shot near Battle Bridge and Auburn Knightdale roads in Raleigh just after 11 p.m. on Aug. 11, Wake County Sheriff […] → Read More

Former Triad assistant principal, pastor sentenced to 4-5 years for student sex crimes

A former assistant principal at Union Grove Christian School and pastor has been sentenced to five consecutive 10-12 month sentences in relation to multiple felony counts of sexual activity with a student. → Read More

Guilford County Commissioners debating limiting shooting on private property

GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. (WGHP) — Do people have the right to shoot guns on their property, if it’s legal, whenever they want, for however long they want? It’s a heated topic Guilford County Commissioners are looking at Thursday night after they say they’ve gotten too many firearms-related complaints. The existing ordinance has not been changed […] → Read More

COVID concerns remain as high school sports set to kick off soon

(WGHP) — Sports stopped during the COVID crisis. As seasons get ready to kick off again in a few weeks, many people are wondering: Is it safe with the delta danger? Whether it’s football, soccer, cheerleading or marching band. It’s coming down to two main points: masks and frequent testing, and depending on a child’s […] → Read More

Wyndham Championship welcoming back golf fans, putting new COVID rules in place

GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — The Wyndham Championship starts up again in a few days and is welcoming back golf fans with some changes. This year, tournament officials are letting up to 15,000 people come to watch the best of the best go head-to-head in Greensboro. Officials told FOX8 they are nearing that 15,000-person capacity limit, […] → Read More

Triad universities prepare for return of students amid COVID-19 surge

GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — COVID-19 hospitalizations are not slowing down. There are currently at least 1,359 people in hospitals because of COVID across North Carolina. In the Piedmont Triad, Cone Health had 52 people in the hospital being treated for COVID on Monday. Novant Health and Wake Forest Baptist Health leaders would not share specific […] → Read More

Asheboro neighbors concerned about landfill proposal

ASHEBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — Imagine cement, asphalt and construction materials are all piled in a heap only a few feet away from your home. It’s what some people in one Asheboro neighborhood are trying to avoid. People living off Allred Street and Northshore Drive got a letter in the mail from a representative for a […] → Read More

Triad’s newly-vaccinated explain their hesitancy, reasons for finally getting the shot

LEXINGTON, N.C. (WGHP) — During a press conference on Thursday, Gov. Roy Cooper told reporters it was irresponsible to not get vaccinated against COVID-19. So why are people waiting to get their shot? FOX8 crews wanted to find out. Seventeen people trickled into the Arcadia Fire Department in Lexington on Thursday to get vaccinated. Davidson […] → Read More

Are vaccine mandates legal?

GREENSBORO, N.C. — The Delta variant is responsible for many of the more than 2,600 new COVID cases in North Carolina. That’s a new daily percent positive of 10.8%. The overwhelming message from leaders and health officials is that it’s the “pandemic of the unvaccinated,” per CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky. The rate of transmission […] → Read More

Guilford County Schools weighs mask requirement after new CDC recommendations

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Is it time to mask up again? On Tuesday, Guilford County Schools leaders will meet to decide whether or not to require students and staff to wear masks for the upcoming school year. This comes as the CDC announced new guidance, recommending even vaccinated people cover their faces again in indoor spaces […] → Read More

‘I have sympathy for the family’: Greensboro community grieves teen’s death

GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — Who is the killer? Why did they take a teenager’s life? Those are the questions Greensboro police and the family of 19-year-old Alan Tran want answered. Tran was found in the woods near Lake Brandt and Witty Roads in Greensboro three days after he was reported missing. On Friday, a small […] → Read More

Rent prices on the rise in the Piedmont Triad

GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — Rent prices are through the roof in the Triad and across the country. Even if people have the money to keep up with the increasing prices, finding a place to live is pretty tough these days. Rents across the country have spiked 9.2 percent since the start of 2021, according to […] → Read More

Asheboro Amber Alert: New details emerge after 3 missing kids found safe

ASHEBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — Many people in the Triad got an Amber Alert on Monday night after Asheboro police were concerned that three children were in danger. The alert had limited information and no pictures of the 15-, 14-, or 2-year-olds that everyone was supposed to have been looking for. The alert came out over […] → Read More

Winston-Salem program works to decrease language barrier for doctors, patients

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (WGHP) — When people are sick, they go to a doctor and explain how they’re feeling and what’s bothering them. Many people are able to understand what their physician tells them is wrong and how they can manage it. But that’s not the case for a growing number of people in the U.S. […] → Read More

Triad health leaders push to get more people vaccinated as cases rise

GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — There are rising COVID-19 cases across North Carolina and in the Triad. Health leaders are scrambling and trying to get as many people vaccinated and protected against the virus to prevent even further spread. They’re targeting zip codes that have a higher rate of current COVID cases and low rates of […] → Read More