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Year-round aquatics and community center coming to Thomasville

THOMASVILLE, N.C. (WGHP) — People will soon be able to enjoy year-round swimming at a New Aquatic and Community Center. Crews have been working hard for about five months. The Veterans Memorial Park Swimming Pool, which was built more than seven decades ago, was demolished in May. Since then, the 25,000-square-foot facility located on Stadium […] → Read More

Mother wants answers after son disappeared at Forsyth County school

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (WGHP) — Yenicer Cifuentes is looking for a new school for her 7-year-old son who is autistic and nonverbal after he managed to wander away from his elementary school playground Tuesday afternoon. The family was reunited at Hall-Woodward Elementary in Winston-Salem after a couple of hours of searching for Kelvin Sauvenell. His mother […] → Read More

Winston-Salem teen recovering after being shot in back

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (WGHP) — A teenager is recovering after being shot in the back in Winston-Salem. It happened Tuesday just after 1:00 a.m. in the 2900 block of Trent Street. The victim’s grandmother tells FOX8 that 19-year-old Kanyah Creasy was inside the bedroom asleep when the suspects started firing. “About 1:15 this morning, eight or […] → Read More

Greensboro neighbors on edge after fatal shooting

GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — We now know the name of the 19-year-old who was shot last night on Glenwood Avenue in Greensboro. Camren Cole suffered from a gunshot wound, and officers tell FOX8 he died from his injuries. Officers have not yet made any arrests, and it worries neighbors who live in the area. The […] → Read More

Co-op retail space in Four Seasons Town Centre in Greensboro helps fill store fronts at the mall

GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — It’s not always easy to get your business off the ground. That’s why there’s a venue for entrepreneurs to get their start. It’s called The Cutting Edge Shoppes at Four Seasons Town Centre. “It’s a great place to start your business, grow your business, then move on…that’s what it’s all about,” […] → Read More

Thomasville neighbors concerned about reckless driving

THOMASVILLE, N.C. (WGHP) — Speeding, passing school buses and not stopping at some stop signs are some of the biggest concerns for people living along Meadow Lark Lane and Falling Creek Drive in Thomasville. They say they want to see something done to slow down drivers before someone gets seriously hurt. Our crews spotted at […] → Read More

Summerfield neighbors express concern over potential development

SUMMERFIELD, N.C. (WGHP) — A letter is creating concerns for people in the Elmhurst Estate community in Summerfield. They worry the proposal to add more than 80 homes in the neighborhood will create more congestion getting in and out of the community. Homeowners feel there is a better way to do things. April Westenburg and […] → Read More

Suspects try to kick in Winston-Salem family’s door

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (WGHP) — Three masked men with guns in Winston-Salem were caught on a home security camera trying to bust through a woman’s door. The couple who witnessed it on their surveillance camera say it unfolded following a food delivery. They tell FOX8 they were waiting upstairs for their order to arrive around 9 […] → Read More

Mother of 2 trapped in car in Winston-Salem grateful for heroes who rescued her

WINSTON SALEM, N.C. (WGHP) — A woman and her two children who are out of the hospital are grateful that an uncle and nephew duo were in the right place at the right time. They helped rescue the family from a vehicle that had flipped upside down during a crash. The mother was driving down […] → Read More

Tanger Center celebrates inaugural year

GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — The Steven Tanger Center for the Performing Arts celebrated its inaugural year with a luncheon today in the venue’s Joseph S. Koury Family Grand View Room, according to a Tanger Center news release. In its first year, the Tanger Center hosted 431,092 patrons, 221 events and performances and 89 sold-out shows […] → Read More

Neighbors react to double shooting investigation in Davidson County

DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. (WGHP) — We are working to learn more details on a double shooting that left one person dead and another person injured. Davidson County deputies say the victims drove to the Food Lion on Highway 150 near Tyro on Sunday afternoon. Detectives are remaining tight-lipped about where it started from. Neighbors tell […] → Read More

Scream Dreams scaring up business in Thomasville

THOMASVILLE, N.C. (WGHP) — Thrills and chills are not the only things a new haunted attraction will bring to Thomasville. It’ll also bring economic benefits to other businesses in the area. Scream Dreams will open its doors on Sept. 30. It’s located at 20 Fisher Ferry Street in downtown Thomasville inside the basement of an […] → Read More

Victims speak about High Point man accused of indecent exposure

THOMASVILLE, N.C. (WGHP) — Thomasville police arrested a High Point man who is suspected of a string of indecent exposure from High Point to Thomasville. 33-year-old Jayshawn Owens faces three indecent exposure charges. People reported seeing him in neighborhoods, near schools and at the Planet Fitness on Julian Avenue in Thomasville. The victim did not […] → Read More

Sedgefield Elementary School releases students early after crash cuts off water

GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — An overnight crash led to a Greensboro elementary school releasing students early due to a lack of water service. At about 11:45 p.m. Sunday night, officers say a vehicle crashed in the area of Groometown Road and Gate City Boulevard. No one was reported injured. The City of Greensboro reports that […] → Read More

‘She just kept crying’: Rockingham County bus driver suspended after allegedly shoving elementary schooler

REIDSVILLE, N.C. (WGHP) — A Rockingham County school bus driver is suspended after parents questioned how he handled their children. One child’s mother told FOX8 that the driver grabbed her daughter’s arms and shoulders before shoving her in a seat. Kayla Satterfield said her 5-year-old daughter Facetimed her while on the bus ride home Wednesday […] → Read More

Asheboro mom thankful her kids walked away with just bruises after traumatic crash

ASHEBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — An Asheboro mom is smiling because her children only have bruises after she says a 17-year-old driver slammed into the side of her vehicle. The three ended up trapped until rescue crews arrived. It started off as a typical Friday morning for Sylvie Walton and her two kids, 4-year-old Amelia and […] → Read More

Greensboro city officials demolishing vacant homes

GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — For years, people living in some Greensboro neighborhoods have been forced to look at vacant and abandoned homes. The homes are an eyesore that reduces property values and creates a danger for members of the community and first responders. A boarded-up home in the 2400 block of Fleming Road is scheduled […] → Read More

Teachers hired in Guilford County to focus on student learning loss

HIGH POINT, N.C. (WGHP) — A Guilford County school has funded intervention teachers to focus on learning loss. The program started as an after-school tutoring program twice a week. With 400 students needing attention and transportation, things got tough. So this year, the principal built the focus groups into the school day. Five days a […] → Read More

Shopping carts creating hazards in Greensboro

GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — Greensboro city council members have heard your complaints and witnessed the problem of shopping carts in the middle of streets and on sidewalks for themselves. Now they are talking about changing the ordinance to get this problem under control. It didn’t take FOX8 crews long to find carts from your favorite […] → Read More

Not many grades of A among Triad schools

About half of students in the Piedmont Triad were performing at grade level, but their schools didn't grade well in the report by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. → Read More