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THINGS TO DO: A roundup of local events

Quaker Lake Camp, 1503 N.C. 62 East, Climax. Pumpkin Festival, 3-7 p.m. Oct. 19. Pumpkin patch, fall festival and tractor-pulled hay ride. 336-674-2321,quakerlakecamp.org.Ghost Stories in the Park, High Point Museum & Historical Park, 1859 E. Lexington Ave., High Point. 6-8 p.m. Oct. 20. Free. The s


First Snow of Season Possible in NC Mountains This Weekend

GREENSBORO, NC -- It's only October, but the first flakes of the year are set to fly in the North Carolina mountains this weekend. Those looking for fall color, might find a bit of white mixed in Saturday night into Sunday morning. A blast of cold air is set to arrive Saturday night to the entire st

WFMYNEWS2.COM - 2018-10-19 23:50:00

Woman warns others after purses snatched at High Point businesses

HIGH POINT, N.C. -- Two women say they were robbed of their purses just two hours apart in High Point. Both of the robberies happened on Wednesday afternoon. One was at the Aldi on North Main Street and the other was at the Walmart on South Main Street. One of the victims decided to speak out, hopin

MY FOX 8 - 2018-10-19 23:03:33

6 vehicles involved in wreck on I-40; two lanes closed

Wreck stock image. FORSYTH COUNTY, N.C. - Six vehicles were involved in a wreck on Interstate 40 Friday morning, according to North Carolina State Highway Patrol. Troopers responded to the call at about 7:57 a.m. NCSHP did not report if anyone was injured. The collision shut down the two right lanes

MY FOX 8 - 2018-10-19 12:17:56

1 dead in early morning wreck in Greensboro

(WGHP) GREENSBORO, N.C. - One person is dead after a wreck in Greensboro early Friday morning, Greensboro police report. Police responded at about 3:06 a.m. to the crash on Fleming Road. The vehicle was visible entangled in trees on the side of the road. Police said the car hit a curb, ran off the r

MY FOX 8 - 2018-10-19 11:20:52

Stolen vehicle hits utility pole in High Point; witnesses report 2 people ran from scene

HIGH POINT, N.C. — A stolen vehicle hit a utility pole in High Point on Friday morning. Police found two people injured, and witnesses said two others ran from the scene.

MY FOX 8 - 2018-10-19 12:46:33

Greensboro Man Shot, Police Searching For Suspect

Officers are still in the initial stages of the investigation. GREENSBORO, NC (WFMY) -- A man was shot after an incident that happened in the 100 block of Greenbriar Road in Greensboro Friday. According to the Greensboro Police Department, the incident happened around 4:30 p.m. The man who was s

WFMYNEWS2.COM - 2018-10-20 00:09:00

Person shot, injured on Greenbriar Road in Greensboro

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- A person was shot and injured in Greensboro on Friday afternoon, according to Greensboro police. The shooting happened at 105 Greenbriar Road around 4:30 p.m. The victim, only identified as a male, suffered a non-life-threatening gunshot wound and was taken to a local hospital. N

MY FOX 8 - 2018-10-19 20:48:30

Video shows Guilford County school bus driver slapping student

HIGH POINT, N.C. -- Video provided to FOX8 shows a Guilford County school bus driver slapping a student. Watch the video in the player above. The incident happened Thursday aboard the bus, which was carrying Ferndale Middle School students. The driver has been suspended, the school district tells FO

MY FOX 8 - 2018-10-19 14:55:12

Asheboro city officials preparing for groundbreaking of Zoo City Sportsplex

"I've been here at this YMCA for 22 years and it is a dream come true," said Patrick O'hara, director of the YMCA.


Suspected shooter ID'd, should be considered armed, dangerous, say Davidson County deputies

Warrants charge Devaunte Maleek Barriet, 25, of Lexington, with robbery, assault with a deadly weapon and the intent to kill, among other crimes.

WINSTON-SALEM JOURNAL - 2018-10-19 16:29:00

Eight great things to do in the Triad: Oct. 19-21 | YES! Weekly

OnOct. 19inGreensboro, theGreensboro Science Centerwill be holding its final freeTrivia Beeof the season atLeBauer Park, located at208 N. Davie St.From6:30 until 7:30 p.m., “Learn about theexhibits, wildlife, and happenings at the Greensboro Science Centerwhile playing for a chance towin prizes and

YES WEEKLY - 2018-10-19 17:29:38

Randolph County man charged with neglect, abuse of elderly mother

James Christopher Lambeth RANDOLPH COUNTY, N.C. - A man is accused of neglecting and abusing his mother, according to a news release from the Randolph County Sheriff's Office. James Christopher Lambeth, 47, of Trinity, is charged with neglect of a disabled or elder adult causing serious mental or ph

MY FOX 8 - 2018-10-19 21:12:10

1 person killed in 3-vehicle crash on I-74 in High Point

HIGH POINT, N.C. - A person was killed in a three-vehicle crash on Interstate 74 in High Point Friday afternoon, according to a news release from High Point police. The crash happened at 2:23 p.m. in the eastbound lanes just before the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive Exit. The driver of a Dodge Ram

MY FOX 8 - 2018-10-19 21:26:13

Friends remember woman killed in early morning crash in Greensboro

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Friends and coworkers say they're devastated after learning Ofelia Paredes was killed in a crash early Friday morning. Paredes, 21, of Colfax, was driving south on Fleming Road and her vehicle went off on the right side and then back across lanes of travel. The vehicle then went

MY FOX 8 - 2018-10-19 15:21:40

Distracted driving may have led to fatal High Point crash, police say

OnnesHIGH POINT —Police say distracted driving may have led to a fatal crash this afternoon on Interstate 74.The identity of the man killed is being withheld pending notification of family, High Point police said in a news release.Police said they responded about 2:20 p.m. Friday to Interstate 74 ea

GREENSBORO.COM - 2018-10-19 22:16:00

Furniture from High Point Market donated to hurricane survivors

HIGH POINT, N.C. -- The High Point Market has closed its doors until spring, but all that furniture from the showrooms has to go somewhere. Recent hurricanes have devastated homes across North Carolina, so this year vendors at the market and local nonprofits decided to help make hurricane victims' h

MY FOX 8 - 2018-10-19 01:56:35

23-year-old shot in Lexington; officials using dogs, helicopter to search for suspect

LEXINGTON, N.C. — Dogs and a helicopter were deployed to help find the suspect in a Thursday shooting in Lexington, according to the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office.

MY FOX 8 - 2018-10-18 16:08:54

Rockingham County Sheriff’s Deputy Hits, Kills Person Walking On Highway

ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. (WFMY) – The Rockingham County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after one of their deputies hit and killed a person on a highway.Rockingham County Sheriff Sam Page said the person killed was walking across the highway Thursday night when the deputy hit them in the southbound

WFMYNEWS2.COM - 2018-10-19 01:43:41

400 Workers Needed 'Immediately' At SC Manufacturing Facility

Workers are expected to make $15-20 an hour. Columbia, SC (WLTX) - A global fiberglass manufacturer is opening its first U.S. facility, and it's ready to fill hundreds of positions. Related:Tis the Season! UPS Plans to Hire at Least 600 Seasonal Workers in the Greensboro Area Jushi is ready to hir

WFMYNEWS2.COM - 2018-10-18 22:51:00