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Snow Covered Neighborhood Roads Are Not Cleared By High Point City
HIGH POINT, NC (WFMY) - People in High Point hoping to eventually see a plow, probably wont. During the update on conditions in the city, historically, it hasn't plowed residential streets because of limited manpower, equipment and resources. The city cites 4 priority areas it works to clear after a
Guilford County Schools and GTCC will be closed Thursday
GREENSBORO — Guilford County Schools will be closed Thursday for students and school staff except for essential personnel, the system announced Wednesday. The school district said it made its decision because secondary roads and the parking lots, entrances and walkways at many schools are still cove
snow covered storm drains cause potential concern
GREENSBORO, NC — If you aren't paying attention, it isn't hard to miss them; snow covered storm drains. At first glance, it might not seem like an issue, but with the heavy snowfall the triad has seen, it is quite the opposite.
Mom Straps Baby To Chest While Waiting Tables In NC Snowstorm
GREENSBORO, NC — Snowstorms like the one that walloped North Carolina last weekend, dumping about a foot of snow on Greensboro and then covering it with an icy glaze, don't happen that often, but when they do, it brings out the best in people. For 22-year-old mom Tate Edwards, "the best" meant strap
Guilford County Lifts State Of Emergency
On Tuesday, Dec 11, at 5:45 p.m., Guilford County announced that it was lifting the State of Emergency imposed by the county two days earlier. The State of Emergency was declared on Sunday, Dec. 9 and officially ended at 5 pm. Tuesday.
High Point Ballet’s ‘The Nutcracker:’ Was it only a dream?
Who would have ever thought that the story of a 7-year-old girl’s amazing Christmas Eve dream written in 1816 by German author E.T.A. Hoffman would have created so much attention to honor the imagination of a child? How often do parents tell their children they were only dreaming when they wake up w
Guilford County Schools offering online learning resources during snow days
GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. -- Guilford County Schools is sending a message to parents this week saying “snow” learning is better than no learning. The school district is offering optional online resources for students while they stay home from school due to the weather.
Kernersville bowhunter kills 151-inch 9-pointer, 139-inch 11-pointer two months later
Tory Pegg kills 151-inch 9-pointer, 139-inch 11-pointer. For Tory Pegg of Kernersville, N.C., the 2018 deer season will be one to remember the rest of his life. Not only did Pegg arrow a huge 151-inch, 9-point buck in September, he pulled out his bow one more time and arrowed a giant 11-pointer on t
Guilford County Schools closed Thursday
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Guilford County Schools announced that schools will be closed Thursday. Guilford County Schools announced, “All GCS schools will be closed on Thursday, Dec. 13 for students and school staff members, except for essential personnel, due to ongoing challenges with secondary road c
Mom straps on baby to wait tables at NC restaurant during snow storm
GREENSBORO, N.C. — She can barely speak but she's already waiting tables. You could say baby Ellanore is stealing hearts in downtown Greensboro!. Ellanore’s mom had to bring her daughter to work at M’Coul’s Public House in Greensboro due to the winter storm. She said Ellanore has also waited tables
North Main Street In High Point Becoming Diner’s Delight
High Point is known as the furniture capital of the world – not the restaurant capital – but a slew of new restaurant announcements and openings on North Main Street in High Point may have city leaders rethinking that title.
Guilford County Schools crews work to clear campuses after snow
GREENSBORO, N.C. — Guilford County Schools is spending the school closure days cleaning up the grounds from ice and snow. “This is a particularly tough situation because of the depths of the snow,” said Gerald Greeson, director of building services.
High Point Building Collapses After Big Snowfall
HIGH POINT, NC (WFMY) - A vacant building collapsed in High Point in the midst of one of the biggest December snowstorms the Triad's ever seen. The High Point 911 Facebook page posted photos of the building at 2422 W. English Road on Sunday night.
First vandals, then arson, now snow damages Thomasville church
THOMASVILLE, N.C. -- The roof of Mount Sinai Pentecostal Church on Jewell Street could not hold the weight of this weeks snowstorm. “Right now, my heart is broken to see the building like this,” Pastor Leo Melra said. “Yesterday when I came here, I cried, but ... the building can be replaced.”
Black ice still a problem this morning in Triad
The Triad remains under a winter weather advisory through 11 a.m. as black ice creates a few hazardous spots on the road, according to the National Weather Service. Any snow or ice that melted Tuesday may have frozen again over night. However, roads are expected to gradually improve throughout Wedne
Snow storm sends troopers to 165 wrecks in Guilford County and surrounding areas
GREENSBORO — While more than a foot of snow fell over Guilford County on Sunday, commuters got caught in the snowy, slippery, icy conditions causing more than 150 wrecks through Tuesday morning.
Senior citizens in NC enjoy a fun snow day
SALISBURY, N.C. — The Senior Citizens at Trinity Oaks in Salisbury, North Carolina really know how to enjoy a snow day!. A monstrous winter storm dumped more than a foot of snow in some parts of the Carolinas. In Salisbury, the residents at Trinity Oaks took the snow in stride.
HPU’s Nido Qubein is nation’s sixth highest-paid private college president
For the third time in four years a leader of an area university ranks as one of the highest-paid college presidents in the country. Nido Qubein — president of High Point University since 2005 — was paid nearly $2.37 million in 2016, according to the Chronicle of Higher Education’s annual report on t
Man accused of hitting woman jogging in High Point with SUV and leaving the scene
HIGH POINT, N.C. – A man faces charges after police said he hit a woman jogging in High Point with an SUV and left the scene. Santa B. Gurung, 31, of High Point, was jailed under a $50,000 unsecured bond on a charge of felonious hit-and-run, according to a High Point police press release.
Guilford County Schools now closed for students Tuesday and Wednesday too
All Guilford County Schools are now closed for students on Tuesday Dec. 11 and Wednesday, Dec. 12. The schools were already closed today due to the snowy weather. The district plans to make a decision later about whether schools are closed for staff based on its continued evaluation of road conditio