Tisha Powell, ABC11 EyewitnessNews

Tisha Powell

ABC11 EyewitnessNews

Durham, NC, United States

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Recent articles by Tisha:

Durham school threatened with closure makes big turnaround

The school's charter was set to expire in 2020, but now Kestrel Heights is one of only five charter schools in the state to be recommended for a 10-year renewal. → Read More

Rent the Runway will send vacation clothes right to your hotel wardrobe

Rent the Runway is teaming up with W Hotels in hopes to bring clothes right to your hotel wardrobes. → Read More

UNC Health rolls out new app to help patients get around

The app will give patients access to physician directories, urgent care wait times and online appointments. → Read More

Red Lobster's ugly holiday sweater keeps cheddar biscuits warm

The garish holiday sweater has an insulated pouch made specifically to keep the chain's popular cheddar bay biscuits warm. → Read More

Don't force girls to give hugs over the holidays: Girl Scouts

The organization argues forcing daughters to show affection could give them the wrong idea about consent and physical affection. → Read More

Girl Scouts discouraging forced holiday hugs

The organization argues forcing daughters to show affection could give them the wrong idea about consent and physical affection. → Read More

Angus Barn named one of the country's most profitable restaurants

The Angus Barn is a favorite stop for many Triangle steak lovers. The iconic Raleigh steakhouse is so popular it has been named one of the country's most profitable restaurants. → Read More

Juvenile dressed as clown terrorizes Roanoke Rapids residents, police say

Police in Roanoke Rapids said they have identified a young man who dressed up as a scary clown to terrify residents, He was seen jumping in and out of traffic and throwing things at vehicles. → Read More

Porch pirates strike a third of Americans surveyed

If you've never been the victim of a porch pirate, it's only a matter of time according to new research. → Read More

Salmonella fears prompt nationwide cat food recall

A Utah-based company is voluntarily recalling its "Quest Beef Cat Food" two-pound frozen bags. → Read More

Bank teller accused of assaulting, trying to rob his customer

In a bizarre twist, a teller at a Maryland credit union is accused of going to the home of a customer who made a large withdrawal and trying to rob him. A Ring doorbell cam helped lead to an arrest. → Read More

Hidden Valley Ranch launches a festive holiday line

If you love Hidden Valley Ranch on your salad, you can now spread some around your home. → Read More

Nutella inspired hotel to open in California in 2020

To enter the contest, submit a video showcasing why Nutella makes your mornings special and why you deserve to stay at the hotel. → Read More

Hate heart-healthy veggies? It could be genetic

Super-tasters are people with extreme sensitivity to bitter foods such as broccoli, cauliflower and cabbage. → Read More

Salvation Army needs help granting Christmas wishes

Salvation Army Angel Trees in Crabtree Valley Mall and Triangle Town Center have cards with gift suggestions for children registered in the program. More than 7,900 children have signed up. → Read More

Durham's tap water voted best in North Carolina

This is the fourth time Durham's tap water has been named the best tasting in the state since the competition began in 1985. → Read More

Durham nonprofit H.E.A.R.T.S. helps teen moms graduate and thrive

In 2018, more than 8,000 teen girls became pregnant in the state of North Carolina with 259 in Durham County alone. Many of these young mothers often drop out of high school, but a nonprofit is working to change that statistic by helping young mom become self-sufficient. → Read More

Helping Hand Mission gives out heaters to families in need

With colder weather ahead, many families are in need of a way to stay warm. Tuesday, the Helping Hand Mission held a giveaway passing out free heaters to people in Raleigh and nearby communities. → Read More

Naps once or twice week may lower your heart attack risk, study says

A Swiss study suggests as few as one or two naps per week could lower your chance of having a heart attack or stroke due to heart disease. But the research also showed people who napped more than three times a week had a greater risk of heart attack. → Read More

Have an iPhone 5? Update before Nov. 3 to keep key features

Apple is encouraging people with the iPhone 5 to update to the latest available software before Nov. 3. The company said if users don't comply, several key functions like iCloud, App Store, email, web and other services will no longer work. → Read More