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Heart transplant recipient catches COVID twice

DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. (WGHP) — Covid again. 24-year-old heart transplant recipient, Grace Ann Hundley, is battling covid yet again from her hospital room. “This time, I more than likely have the omicron ba2 the latest variant. The previous time I had Delta (variant),” Hundley said. Both times Hundley was diagnosed with COVID she had to […] → Read More

Triad summer camps cut back due to gas prices

GREENSBORO, N.C.(WGHP)–With summer camps and daycare field trips getting ready to kick off, things may look a little different this year. It’s all because of higher gas prices. Some daycare owners in the Triad said it has caused them to cut back on how many field trips they take this summer. “It’s going to cost […] → Read More

What Triad organizations are trying to dismantle racism?

GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP)–The deadly mass shooting being investigated as a hate crime in Buffalo, New York, has people here at home questioning what can be done to prevent a tragedy that could’ve happened anywhere. Here in North Carolina, statistics show hate crimes based on race have risen. So, what organizations already exist, locally, that are […] → Read More

Summertime travel plans near pre-pandemic numbers

GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — Do you have summertime travel plans? Well now’s the time to solidify them if you haven’t already because it’s going to be much more expensive with inflation this year. Whether it’s paying more at the pump, or paying more to fly, get ready to empty your wallets because you’re likely going […] → Read More

Greensboro woman with family in Buffalo reacts to massacre; ‘they could’ve been there’

GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — A shooting in Buffalo, New York has left ten dead and the country reeling in the wake of the massacre. A Greensboro woman has family members who live in the same community where this tragedy unfolded. “It’s really scary,” Shanikqua Corbin said. “They could’ve been there, passing by. Stopped to go […] → Read More

‘This was not going to be it for me’: Hiker survives 40-foor fall in Davidson County

DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. (WGHP) — A Randolph County woman who fell nearly 40-feet from a cliff broke multiple bones and lived to tell her story. On Sunday, 23-year-old Sarah Hussey fell from a cliff near Badin Lake in Davidson County. Hussey told FOX8 from her hospital room that hiking safety is something she now wants […] → Read More

Family reunites in Greensboro after fleeing Ukraine

GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP)– A wish is becoming a reality for a family who lives in Greensboro but is originally from Ukraine. We first introduced you to Andrei and Tanya Ivanets when they started gathering donations to send back to their homeland after Russia first launched its attacks. Days later, Tanya’s parents arrived at Piedmont Triad […] → Read More

Randolph County woman rescued after falling 30 feet during hike

DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. (WGHP) — A Randolph County woman is alive after falling roughly 30 feet at a popular hiking destination. It happened Sunday, around 2:45 pm between Badin Lake and High Rock Lake. First responders arrived on the scene, but they had to scramble for information to locate the woman because she and her […] → Read More

Inflation worsening food insecurity in Piedmont Triad

(WGHP) — The price of food has gone up 8.8 percent, according to US Department of Labor statistics. Many people in the Piedmont Triad are feeling the pinch of inflation. And those in our rural communities and communities of color are being hit the hardest, according to a new report. Officials at the Salvation Army […] → Read More

Winston-Salem aerospace business evacuated over hazardous gas

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (WGHP) — Workers at Collins Aerospace in Winston-Salem were evacuated on Monday due to a HAZMAT situation, according to the Winston-Salem Fire Department. Around 200 employees were forced out of their offices after hazardous gas filled one of the rooms. The call reporting the gas buildup came in around 10:30 a.m. Firefighters say […] → Read More

Bowman Gray Stadium renovation complete

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (WGHP) — A $9 million renovation to the Bowman Gray Stadium in Winston-Salem has racing and football fans alike excited for new beginnings. On Tuesday, the ribbon-cutting unveiled the new upgrades for fans, players and racecar drivers. Bowman Gray Stadium is used to cheers and applause. But on Tuesday, it wasn’t for the […] → Read More

Owner of Reggie’s Flower Shoppe in Welcome hospitalized

WELCOME, N.C. (WGHP) — Reggie’s Flower Shoppe in Welcome is there for any occasion, whether it be a birthday celebration or a celebration of life. Now the man behind the flowers at Reggie’s Flower Shoppe in Welcome is the one in need of some encouragement after a minor car accident led to some major health […] → Read More

Greensboro family responds after arrest made in 2020 murder

GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — Almost a year-and-a-half after he was murdered, a local family is getting some answers as to who may have pulled the trigger. Aron Ray Smith, 23, was shot outside of a gas station on West Gate City Boulevard in Greensboro back in Dec. 2020. On Monday, Greensboro police arrested the man […] → Read More

Lynching now federal hate crime after Biden signs new law

GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — Lynching is now a federal hate crime after President Biden signed it into law Tuesday. Its been more than 100 years since advocates have been trying to pass federal anti-lynching legislation. The bill is titled Emmitt Till Antilynching Act after the 14-year-old whose brutal lynching at the hands of white men […] → Read More

Guilford County teachers adapt to pandemic learning loss

GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) –Adjusting to learning loss in the classroom has now become an ongoing struggle for teachers all over the country. Some teachers in Guilford County Schools are making changes to the curriculum to catch students up. One of those teachers is Tara Pidgeon. Pidgeon said it’s going to take the help of parents, […] → Read More

High Point expanding parking as economic growth continues

HIGH POINT, N.C. (WGHP) — Parking is paramount to the growth of a city. As the city of High Point continues to see economic growth in its downtown and surrounding areas, they’re looking to expand parking availability. But one property the city has its eyes on may be difficult to obtain. The city is looking […] → Read More

Piedmont Triad restaurants reopening after pandemic struggles

PIEDMONT TRIAD, N.C. (WGHP) — Downtown areas in the Piedmont Triad are making a comeback after months of uncertainty surrounding the pandemic. Vacant storefronts are now filled with new and old businesses alike. “It was heartbreaking to see people who didn’t come out on the other end,” Jody Morphis, chef and owner of Blue Denim […] → Read More

Pet adoption costs lowered in Guilford County during St. Pawtricks Day event

GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — As warmer months are quickly approaching, more cats and dogs are being rescued and brought to Guilford County Animal Resource Center. To help the facility keep up, they need you to adopt a forever friend, and they’re giving you a discount in time for St. Paddy’s Day. A “St. Pawtircks Day” […] → Read More

New Greensboro program could help keep violent crime numbers down

GREENSBORO, N.C.–The city of Greensboro has had 374 aggravated assaults in 2022, which is up 100 cases since this same time last year. At least 65 percent of them involve a firearm. While city leaders have discussed cracking down on crime for years, what is actually happening to help decrease violence in the city? A […] → Read More

Man accused of stealing 81-year-old woman’s car at Davidson County gas station

DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. (WGHP) — An 81-year-old woman was left shaking in fear after a man allegedly pushed her and stole her vehicle. This all happened at the Circle K gas station in Davidson County just off Highway 52. On Sunday a little before 10 a.m., Robin Sears’ 81-year-old mother pulled up to the gas […] → Read More