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FOX8 WGHP

High Point, NC, United States

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Greensboro community garden feeds bellies and souls

GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) -- A garden in Greensboro intended to provide healthy meals to families in need is feeding bellies and souls. Positive direction for youth and families, or PDY&F, is a Greensboro faith-based organization that works to provide meals for the hungry. Before they started a community garden, they provided around 20,000 to 25,000 → Read More

Greensboro book club works to improve race relations

GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — An unconventional women’s book club is using books to help them learn new ways to think about race. This isn’t a typical book club. It’s louder, sassier and more lively than most. In fact, these ladies often do more talking than reading. The book club was started 28 years ago by […] → Read More

Winston-Salem sells historic homes for $1 to ensure preservation of African American history

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (WGHP) — A historic community in the piedmont triad is a step closer to preservation. Triad Cultural Arts in Winston-Salem has been trying for 7 years to obtain the remaining shotgun houses in Happy Hill. This year, the Winston-Salem City Council helped them finally get them. It’s been a challenge trying to preserve […] → Read More

Finding the location of Guilford County’s only recorded lynching

GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — One local group is uncovering a centuries-old secret in Greensboro. The Guilford County Community Remembrance Project has spent the last 4 years researching the only documented lynching in Guilford County. It has led them to the area near downtown Greensboro where this may have happened. Before it was the Church of […] → Read More

Who was Eugene Hairston, Guilford County’s only recorded lynching victim?

GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — Since learning about Eugene Hairston in 2018, the Guilford County Community Remembrance Project has tasked itself with finding him. It’s taken years of research. Because of poor record keeping, inconsistent newspaper records and the fact that he was a Black man, it has been difficult to find information about Hairston and […] → Read More

Guilford County group working to uncover the only recorded lynching in county history

GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — A local group is working to bring awareness to a hate crime that happened in Guilford County in the 19th century. After 4 years of searching, The Guilford County Community Remembrance Project group is still on the hunt for answers. The piece of history they’ve been working to uncover is the […] → Read More

Southwest Guilford principal transforming what student discipline looks like

GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — Since taking the seat as principal of Southwest Guilford High School in 2020, Dr. Angela Monell has been actively working to reverse a nationwide statistic that has impacted students at her school. Monell is not your average principal. She knows her students well, and they all have their own special bond […] → Read More

Common Cause works to uplift minority voters through HBCU fellowship program

GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — They say the youth are the future. That’s why one North Carolina organization is investing time and money into them; specifically, disenfranchised Black and brown youth. Common Cause is a national, nonpartisan organization that works to ensure fair elections by holding those in power accountable through lobbying, litigation, and organizing. Bob […] → Read More

New North Carolina Project encourages community members in Triad to vote

GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP)– One North Carolina group has dedicated itself to getting more people of color to the polls. Their goal is to create frequent and lifelong voters and not just in the big elections As a non-partisan organization, the New North Carolina Project focuses on issues and not parties or candidates. “Maybe we can’t […] → Read More

North Carolina running group helps start tough conversations, bring people together

GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — What started as a one-time run to bring people together during a tough year, turned into a community of people from different backgrounds who have grown closer just by listening to each other. 2020 was the year of pandemic, politics, protests, and pain for many Americans. Tyrone Irby figured the reason […] → Read More

How 1 run blossomed into a community of people coming together across North Carolina

GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — What started as a one-time run to bring people together during a tough year turned into a community of people from different backgrounds who have grown closer just by listening to each other. 2020 was the year of pandemic, politics, protests, and pain for many Americans. Tyrone Irby figured the reason […] → Read More

New Canaan Society is breaking down barriers in Winston-Salem

WINSTON-SALEM, (WGHP) — With a little coffee, food, and conversation, a group of men in Winston-Salem is working to break down racial, age and socioeconomic barriers to create lifelong relationships instead. Former Black Panther, investment advisor, and adjunct college professor are just some of the titles that make up this group of men who call […] → Read More

Group at Greensboro Quaker church works towards being anti-racist

GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — A group formed at a Quaker church is working to be anti-racist. The first time working group member Rudy Gordh can remember paying close attention to racial issues in America was when he got to college. He was a student at Guilford College in the 1960s during the integration of schools. […] → Read More

Greensboro church speaks on anti-racism sign

GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — Just along Friendly Avenue in Greensboro, right outside of First Friends Quaker meeting stands a nearly six-foot sign with a message arguably bigger than the actual structure. It’s just one simple sentence, but the message is a powerful statement on where the church stands on the issue of racism. The sign […] → Read More

Diversity increases at NC A&T State University

GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — There’s a shift happening at North Carolina A&T State University. Enrollment data is showing the Aggie family is growing and becoming more colorful each year. This school year, A&T reported the highest enrollment numbers of any other HBCU for the ninth year in a row, and they’re on track for more […] → Read More

Wake Forest University expands African American Studies program

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (WGHP) — It’s been more than a year since the launch of the first-ever African American Studies program at Wake Forest University. Since then, there has been one graduate of the program and more majors and minors graduating in May of 2023. The creator of the program, Professor of Humanities Dr. Corey D. […] → Read More

Abortion rights activist in Winston-Salem reacts to Roe v. Wade decision

HIGH POINT, N.C. (WGHP) — It’s been a long fight for abortion rights for Tracy Stottler. She’s been to protests across the country, using her voice to speak out against what she believes in. Now that the Supreme Court has overturned the landmark decision, she says she’s feeling frustrated. “It feels like we should be […] → Read More

Bus ridership declines in Winston-Salem

WINSTON SALEM, N.C. (WGHP) — The operation costs of city buses are rising, but the number of people riding city buses is falling. This has been the trend in Winston-Salem and Greensboro for the last decade. It’s a worry for Winston-Salem City Council Member Robert Clark. He thinks the taxpayers may be paying more than […] → Read More

Winston-Salem city leaders approve 2022-2023 budget

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (WGHP) — The 2022-23 city budget was unanimously approved at Tuesday’s City Council meeting in Winston Salem. The final budget came out to $627.6 million. Most of it is going toward capital projects. That includes maintenance needs around the city like bridge repairs and improvements to rec centers and parks. The city also […] → Read More

Alamance-Burlington School System hiring more School Resource Officers

GRAHAM, N.C. (WGHP) — More school resource officers are on the way to the Alamance-Burlington school district. The Alamance county commission voted 4-1 Monday to set funds aside in the 2022-23 budget cycle to hire 14 new full-time school resource officers. Hiring more SROs is something the school district has wanted to do for a while, […] → Read More