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Past articles by Danielle:

Anxiety 2020: Voters worry about safety at the polls

WASHINGTON (AP) — Gary Kauffman says he does not scare easily. So when men waving President Donald Trump flags drive by his house in downtown Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, he stands on his front steps and waves a banner for Democrats Joe Biden and Kamala Harris. “Sometimes I yell at them. They yell back at me,” says […] → Read More

North Carolina A&T prepares for virtual homecoming

GREENSBORO, N.C. — North Carolina A&T State University’s 2020 homecoming will take place in all virtual spaces this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. School leaders are preparing for what’s called “Stay at Homecoming.” It’s a chance for students and alumni to gather in the virtual realm. The first virtual homecoming experience will allow anyone, […] → Read More

Experts say more snakes are out during this time of year in the Triad

GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. – Experts say more snakes, including venomous copperheads, are out this time of year preparing for hibernation. John Merritt, a Guilford County man, and his neighbors have encountered a few copperheads in their Adams Farm neighborhood recently. “I’ve never really seen one that big so as you can imagine it was pretty […] → Read More

Guilford County sees real estate boom amid pandemic

GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — – Hundreds of homes were sold in July in Guilford County as it appears more people are deciding to either purchase or sell a home during the pandemic. In fact, July was the most successful single month in 14 years after 825 homes were sold. Justin and Jordan Williams, a Guilford […] → Read More

Some Guilford County parents frustrated over delay of athletic, marching band practices

GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. – Some parents in Guilford County are upset over the recent decision to postpone the start of the fall athletic and marching band practice due to COVID-19 concerns. Originally, the school district announced practices would start on Aug. 3 but that’s no longer happening. “It’s extremely frustrating and I don’t understand how is […] → Read More

Triad shoppers show their support for Black-owned businesses for Blackout Tuesday

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Recent protests and civil unrest across the nation have pushed the African American community to make their voices heard through their dollars by shopping at Black-owned businesses. Tuesday, July 7th, 2020 has been deemed Blackout Tuesday. It’s a day where many Black organizations are encouraging Black people not to spend money or […] → Read More

PruittHealth High Point opens doors for COVID-19 patients; dozens treated

HIGH POINT, N.C. — PruittHealth High Point switched their facility to exclusively taking care of COVID-19 patients. It’s been a little over a month, and they say their goal was to help out and use their facility to help people in the area during this pandemic. So far, they’ve helped 46 patients. Kurtis Jones serves […] → Read More

Drive-in theater opening in Winston-Salem

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Sitting down in a movie theater hasn’t been an option during this pandemic as restrictions went into effect. A Winston-Salem business is getting a little creative to bring people back and let them enjoy the silver screen in a unique and nostalgic way. Marketplace Cinemas expanded its business plan and they’re now […] → Read More

Piggly Wiggly opening in food desert in east Greensboro

GREENSBORO, N.C. — A franchise grocery store is in the works for the southeastern portion of Greensboro. A local developer, S&S Capital Inc., received an urban development grant and a loan from the city to build a Piggly Wiggly grocery store in the Freeman Mill Shopping Plaza. The majority of the storefronts in the plaza […] → Read More

Local law enforcement agencies react to George Floyd arrest video

ROCKINGHAM COUNTY — Local law enforcement agencies are reacting to the video recorded during George Floyd’s arrest. The video shows the moments when the Minneapolis officer holds him down with his knee on his neck for several minutes. Rockingham County Sheriff Sam Page was disturbed after watching the video and says the force used in […] → Read More

Restaurant business making a comeback during Phase 2 of reopening

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — The restaurant business is making a come back since the state lifted restrictions and enter Phase 2 of reopening last Friday. Restaurant and brewery businesses in the Triad were able to open their dining areas at 50 percent capacity. During the Memorial Day weekend, restaurant-goers took advantage of being able to dine-in. […] → Read More

Mother, son dead after pre-planned murder-suicide, NC deputies say

NEWPORT, N.C. (WNCT) – The Carteret County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that happened in a vehicle on Sam Hatcher Road and Nine Mile Road in Newport. Deputies were called to do a welfare check at a home on 563 Gales Creek Road in Newport shortly after 5 a.m. on Friday. When deputies arrived, […] → Read More

Troopers search for missing 5-day-old baby who may be in danger

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Michigan State Police needs the public’s help in finding a 5-day-old baby that is in custody of the biological father. Troopers say the child could be in danger due to comments made by the father to do harm to the child. According to authorities, Jeffery Michael Smith Jr. is just […] → Read More

NC churches sue Gov. Roy Cooper over coronavirus restrictions on church services

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Several conservative Christian leaders have filed a lawsuit against Gov. Roy Cooper pushing for courts to throw out restrictions that are preventing indoor religious services. A Winston-Salem pastor and churches all over the state want to hold their church services inside of their buildings. But the governor’s Executive order is only allowing […] → Read More

Greensboro restaurants team up to sue insurance providers as pandemic impacts income

GREENSBORO – Local restaurants in the City of Greensboro have joined forces in a group lawsuit against their insurance providers. Jake’s Diner, Natty Greene’s, Cafe Pasta and Rio Grande Mexican Kitchen are the four restaurants in the lawsuit filed on April 4, 2020. The restaurant owners want compensation for loss of income during the coronavirus […] → Read More

Kernersville customers frustrated as FedEx faces ‘temporary service delay’

KERNERSVILLE, N.C. — There’s a delivery dilemma for several people in the Triad area who are waiting on their shipments. FedEx Ground tells us they’re experiencing a temporary service delay in the Kernersville area. “I’m just very frustrated in the fact that I know the company sent them and I know they are in Kernersville […] → Read More

Local food trucks try to stay afloat amid coronavirus pandemic

Restaurants are fighting to stay alive amid the COVID-19 outbreak. Food trucks aren’t immune to the effects either. Food truck businesses here in the Triad area are trying to stay afloat while events that would have drawn people are still on hold. Erick Balseca’s family owns the Que Viva Latin Street Grill food truck in […] → Read More

Watch: Feds threaten to step in if states get too restrictive with stay-at-home orders

As the U.S. approaches 65,000 coronavirus deaths, our team in Washington, D.C. is examining the issues that likely won’t be featured tonight during primetime cable news — including the Justice Department closely monitoring the stay-at-home restrictions of states and a plan to pay the salaries of furloughed Americans. You can watch our D.C. team’s original […] → Read More

Greensboro woman donates plasma after COVID-19 recovery

GREENSBORO, N.C. — A woman survived COVID-19, and now she’s giving back to help those who are up against the same fight. Emma Millard feels better after several days in isolation. Now that she out, she has decided to donate her plasma. She shared pictures of her donating plasma Tuesday. She says she knew she […] → Read More

Deceased people are receiving stimulus payments

The Internal Revenue Service started depositing Economic Impact Payments (also known as stimulus checks) to millions of bank accounts this week. However, many people are reporting they received stimulus payments for deceased relatives. Hundreds of people on social media have shared stories of receiving payments for relatives who passed away in 2018 or 2019. In […] → Read More