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Alliyah Sims


Greensboro, NC, United States

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Recent articles by Alliyah:

Villages of Summerfield farm project moves forward

SUMMERFIELD, N.C. (WGHP) — A vision of a one-of-a-kind community in Guilford County is a step closer to happening, but not everyone is happy about it. It’s the 973-acre Villages of Summerfield Farms Project. A mixed-used project of this magnitude will be developer David Couch’s first. He tells FOX8 it’s the reason why he hired […] → Read More

East Greensboro is seeing a wave of economic growth

GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — East Greensboro is a part of the city people often say doesn’t get much attention. New development in the area will hopefully change their mind. Housing, higher education and job opportunities are coming to the neighborhood. The Publix distribution center on US 70 in McLeansville is putting smiles on people’s faces. […] → Read More

Winston-Salem apartment fire leaves nearly a dozen people without home

WINSTON- SALEM, N.C. (WGHP) — People living in an apartment complex in Winston-Salem woke up to flames, smoke and loud knocks at their door telling them to leave their homes in the middle of the night. More than a dozen people now are without homes as fire investigators work to learn how the fire started […] → Read More

Firefighters meet girl they delivered as baby 22 years ago in Winston-Salem

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (WGHP) — A 22-year-old woman who Winston-Salem firefighters helped deliver when she was born met with her heroes more than two decades later. Janea Watson is still getting to learn a lot about herself. “I’ve never seen a baby picture of me,” Janea said. That all changed on Saturday evening when she was […] → Read More

City of Greensboro plans to be car-optional by 2040

GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — City of Greensboro leaders are spending more than $569,000 to look into making the city car-optional in the next 17 years. The Mobility Greensboro 2045 Plan is focused on public transit, biking, walking, carpooling and riding rails and making everything you like to do close and convenient enough to ditch your vehicle. […] → Read More

New details revealed after 12-year-old girl killed in ‘disturbing’ shooting on Southdale Avenue in Winston-Salem

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (WGHP) — Police are speaking out after a 12-year-old girl was killed in one of the six shootings that took place in Winston-Salem in less than 48 hours. At around 3:12 p.m. on Sunday, officers responded to a report of a shooting on the 3900 block of Southdale Avenue at Weston Park. At […] → Read More

Winston-Salem neighbors react after 12-year-old shot, killed

WINSTON SALEM, N.C. (WGHP) — Neighbors in a Winston-Salem community are reacting to the death of a 12-year-old girl. She died Sunday night after shots were fired in a park. The investigation is in the early stages. It’s one of six shootings that happened in the city in less than 48 hours. People living near […] → Read More

New road now open to help flood-prone neighborhood in High Point

HIGH POINT—Neighbors in a flood-prone High Point neighborhood will now have a second way to get in and out of their subdivision. When heavy rain is in the forecast, it often causes major flooding in the community and traps people in their homes. Over the last two weeks, crews finished paving a new exit out […] → Read More

Davidson County community frustrated by litter

DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. (WGHP) — Some people living in Davidson County don’t like the way things look right now. They are frustrated over what they call a big litter problem. If you drive through Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard near North Main Street, it’s hard to miss the piles of trash on the side of […] → Read More

Greensboro restaurants struggle with staffing shortages

GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — If you have dined at a local restaurant in the last few months, you may have experienced longer wait times and noticed fewer servers. Restaurants all across the Piedmont Triad are feeling the effects of a labor shortage, and the shortage of employees is causing a strain on current workers. Restaurants […] → Read More

High Point police prepae for New Year’s Eve celebrations

HIGH POINT, N.C. (WGHP) — We are heading into a weekend where people choose to celebrate the new year in different ways. For some, it means gathering at home or going out drinking. For others, the celebration involves gunfire. High Point police will have double coverage over the next few days. Officers are prepared to […] → Read More

Neighbors react to Winston-Salem father being charged with child abuse after newborn twins severely injured

DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. (WGHP) — Two newborns were seriously injured inside a Novant Health hospital in Thomasville. The father of the twins who were two days old is in jail and charged with abuse. FOX8 was told the twins are making progress but not told when they could be released. Tristan Strupe was booked into […] → Read More

Deaf Greensboro family whose belongings were thrown away receive gifts from GPD, Salvation Army

GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — A Greensboro family that needed a Christmas miracle got one. The Salvation Army and the Greensboro Police Department delivered gifts to the Ojo family, who lost their belongings when their apartment was cleaned out after a mix-up at the Treybrooke Village Apartments in early December. “The apartment was a P instead […] → Read More

‘Terrible call to receive on Christmas Eve’: High Point family returns to flooded home after vacation

HIGH POINT, N.C. (WGHP) — A family said their apartment in High Point flooded while they were 630 miles away in Florida for the holidays. As of Wednesday, they have not returned home because their place is soaked, and they don’t know where they will stay. FOX8 learned pipes broke in four buildings and left […] → Read More

Davie County fire chief responds to father’s home burning day after Christmas

MOCKSVILLE, N.C. (WGHP) — On the day after Christmas, a Davie County firefighter responded when his father’s home caught fire. “All firemen want not to have calls on Christmas, but we all sit in the back of our mind ‘when and where is it going to be?”‘ Jason Keaton said. FOX8 went to the home […] → Read More

Warming center opening in Lexington, volunteers needed

DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. (WGHP) — Davidson County has very limited places designated for people who need a space to stay warm. As of Friday night, there will be two shelters open to escape the cold and grab a meal. When a Lexington church was transformed into a shelter in the past, about 30 families showed […] → Read More

Winston-Salem adding new security measures at city hall

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (WGHP) — When you visit Winston-Salem’s City Hall or the Stuart Municipal Building in the new year, you’ll have to walk through metal detectors or get hand scanned with a wand. “We wanted to make sure we took all the comprehensive steps to protect our employees and the public in our buildings,” Winston-Salem’s […] → Read More

Greensboro mom returns home after driver crashes through her garage into neighbor’s house

GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — A Greensboro woman is grateful to be back at home just in time for the holidays. This comes after a driver crashed through her home and into another on Peach Orchard Drive in Greensboro. The crash happened Nov. 6, so she wasn’t able to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday at home. At […] → Read More

Greensboro apartment complex aims to right wrongs after junkers clear out family’s home in tragic mix-up

Treybrooke Village Apartments is paying to right a wrong after a Greensboro family’s home was mistakenly cleaned out and thousands of dollars worth of possessions were junked. → Read More

Deaf Greensboro couple says apartment was accidentally cleared out due to maintenance mix-up

GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — A Greensboro family’s apartment cleaned out because of a giant mix-up. A company their apartment complex hired entered the wrong unit and went to work. The manager of the company brought in tells FOX8 it was not their fault. The couple’s beds were taken, and items that cost thousands of dollars […] → Read More