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Silver Alert issued for missing Winston-Salem woman

Betty Jean Hedgebeth, 50. WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - A Silver Alert has been issued for a missing Winston-Salem woman, according to a press release. Betty Jean Hedgebeth was last seen about 3 a.m. Tuesday inside her house at 3206 Meadow Lane. She is believed to be suffering from dementia or some form of

MY FOX 8 - 2018-03-21 12:02:24

Officials: Lockdown at Greensboro College stemmed from assault of two employees

GREENSBORO - Greensboro College is reporting that two of its employees were assaulted on campus this afternoon. The campus briefly went on lockdown after the assailant fled. Neither employee observed a weapon. According to the college, one of the employees sustained head injuries and traveled ambul

WINSTON-SALEM JOURNAL - 2018-03-20 19:45:00

Say it ain't snow - More wintry weather for this weekend?

HIGH POINT - OK, enough already. A change of seasons that's supposed to bring a trend toward warmer temperatures instead brought a dusting of snow to the High Point area Wednesday. City residents have enjoyed or endured - depending on your perspective - more snowfall than a typical season. The High

HPENEWS.COM - 2018-03-21 19:16:00

Man arrested after standoff in Greensboro neighborhood

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- A man is in custody after a standoff in a Greensboro neighborhood Wednesday afternoon. Police arrested Jordan McKale Little, 26, after they say he removed his ankle monitor. He's being held in the Guilford County Jail on a $250,000 bond. Officers say they became aware Little had

MY FOX 8 - 2018-03-21 18:51:24

'Forged prescription' leads to multi-county chase; 40-year-old suspect arrested

The Davidson County Sheriffs Department and the Thomasville Police Department were involved in a vehicle pursuit Monday that entered the Winston-Salem city limits. Thomasville police responded to the Thomasville Family Pharmacy after someone attempted to fill "a forged prescription." Upon police arr

WXII 12 - 2018-03-20 12:30:00

High Point man hospitalized after oil ignites while cooking

High Point's Assistant Fire Chief has a warning following an overnight kitchen fire - have a lid nearby to put out grease fires. At 2:19 AM, High Point firefighters were called to a house on Delk Drive for a kitchen fire. Firefighters say a man suffered burns while cooking with hot grease. The victi

WXII 12 - 2018-03-20 09:46:00

Universal announces spring High Point Market events

HIGH POINT, N.C. - Universal Furniture invites interior designers to learn, connect and relax at spring High Point Market. The company's showroom and high-tech Learning Center are hosting multiple events Friday, April 13, through Wednesday, April 18. Here's what's on the calendar this spring. FRIDAY

CASUALLIVING.COM - 2018-03-21 07:00:00

Video shows thief breaking into car at Greensboro CrossFit

GREENSBORO, N.C. - Surveillance video shows a man breaking into a car in the parking lot of a CrossFit gym in Greensboro. The video was posted on Facebook Wednesday morning by Pam Kontogiorgos, owner of College Hill CrossFit on Oakland Avenue. She later posted full surveillance video of the theft on

MY FOX 8 - 2018-03-21 16:23:37

Man taken to hospital after overnight house fire in High Point

HIGH POINT, N.C. -- A man was taken to the hospital after a house fire in High Point early Tuesday morning. The fire happened at 2:19 a.m. at a home in the 1200 block of Delk Drive. Fire crews say it started in the kitchen after the man put oil into a pan. The man was the only person home during the

MY FOX 8 - 2018-03-20 09:26:46

Trinity teen charged with solicitation to commit murder

TRINITY - A Wheatmore High School student who was banned from the school earlier this month - after administrators said he made a list of students to harm - has been charged with solicitation to commit murder. Students from both Wheatmore and Trinity High School were on the list, according to the Ra

ASHEBORO COURIER-TRIBUNE - 2018-03-20 00:41:31

Victim's sister: She owed money before her fatal stabbing

GREENSBORO - Jurors got a sneak peek at the possible argument the defense plans to make in a first-degree murder trial this week. James "David" Footman of Greensboro is on the fifth day of his trial for allegedly killing 57-year-old Cathy Littles, a crack dealer, and severely injuring Littles' cust

GREENSBORO.COM - 2018-03-20 00:15:00

Greensboro College placed on lockdown

GREENSBORO, N.C.- Greensboro College was placed on lockdown around 1:30 Tuesday afternoon. The school posted in a tweet: Campus is on immediate lockdown. This is not a drill. GREENSBORO, N.C.- Greensboro College was placed on lockdown around 1:30 Tuesday afternoon. The school posted in a tweet: Camp

WXII 12 - 2018-03-20 17:50:00

Same time, new place: Guilford County Board of Education to meet Thursday - in High Point

GREENSBORO - Same time. New place. Usually, the Guilford County Board of Education holds its meetings in Greensboro, but at 6 p.m. on Thursday the members plan to meet in the chambers of the High Point City Council. High Point Councilman Christopher Williams helped spark the change when he broached

GREENSBORO.COM - 2018-03-19 22:30:00

'I was just very freaked out:' New Amazon delivery service causes concern for Triad neighbors

GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. -- An Amazon Delivery service recently rolled out in our area has some people in Guilford County concerned. Kristin Kocher lives in Oak Ridge. She called the county's non-emergency line after a man she didn't know came to her door in everyday clothes, gave her a package and the

MY FOX 8 - 2018-03-20 02:55:21

Gunshot fired outside Hanes Mall as bail bond agents tried to take a man into custody

Hanes Mall in Winston-Salem WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - A gunshot was fired in the parking lot of Hanes Mall on Saturday as bail bond agents tried to take a man into custody. Police were called to the mall at 3320 Silas Creek Pkwy. shortly before 7:30 p.m. in reference to a gunshot, according to a police


King Cobra to make Piedmont Triad home

Photo credit: Mike Easter at Scales and Tales in Ohio King Cobra will become part of the permanent exhibit at the Kernersville Reptile Center and Zoo before the end of March. KERNERSVILLE - The public soon will get a chance to see a king cobra, the world's longest venomous snake, on permanent displ


2 people seriously hurt after truck crosses center line, crashes head-on into car in Greensboro

The 1500 block of Pleasant Ridge Road in Greensboro (Google Maps) GREENSBORO, N.C. - Police said two people were seriously hurt after a driver in Greensboro crossed the center line and crashed into another vehicle head-on. A 1996 Chevrolet S-10 truck driven by a 47-year-old Colfax man crossed the ce


Hege challenge confronts clock of printing ballots

DAVIDSON COUNTY - The challenge to keep ex-Sheriff Gerald Hege from appearing on the Republican Party primary ballot may run into an unavoidable complication: The ticking clock. A county resident from Wallburg last week filed a formal challenge to Hege appearing on the May 8 primary ballot, citing h


Man arrested in Graham bank robberies

GRAHAM - Police arrested a man Friday connected in two robberies and an attempted robbery. Raymon Jermaine Martin is charged with two counts of common law robbery and one count of attempted common law robbery, according to a Graham police news release. He is being held on $100,000 bail at the Alaman


Asheboro Police search for shooting suspect

ASHEBORO - Asheboro Police were searching Saturday for a suspect in a midday shooting at Coleridge Road Apartments. According to Lt. Ricci D'Angelo, one man shot another in the upper thigh with a small-caliber handgun after a verbal altercation in a grassy area ringed on three sides by apartments on