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Three-vehicle crash kills 1, injuries others

THOMASVILLE - Thomasville police are investigating a three-vehicle crash that killed one young woman and sent others to the hospital. On Sunday shortly after 3 p.m., Thomasville police responded to the area of 3710 South NC Highway 109 in reference to a three-vehicle crash. A preliminary investigati

HPENEWS.COM - 2017-09-18 16:09:00

GCS extends public record comment period

GUILFORD COUNTY - The Guilford County Board of Education is allowing people more time to comment about its proposed public records policy by extending its deadline to Tuesday, Oct. 10. The board will consider the proposal at its meeting that night. A draft policy being considered is available at gcs

HPENEWS.COM - 2017-09-18 21:00:00

Police investigating 2 overnight shootings in Greensboro

(Stock image) GREENSBORO, N.C. - Police are investigating two separate shootings that happened overnight in Greensboro, according to a press release. At about 11:15 p.m. Monday, officers went to Moses Cone Hospital in reference to a shooting victim. Upon arrival, they learned that one person was tak

MY FOX 8 - 2017-09-19 09:44:02

Caswell County man charged with murder in Greensboro man's drug death

YANCEYVILLE - A Caswell County man faces a second-degree murder charge in a Greensboro man's death after allegedly selling the man heroin. A grand jury indicted Robert Bruce Williams, 63, of 1916 E. Hughes Mill Road, Burlington, with felony second-degree murder in the death of 21-year-old Reese Gra

GREENSBORO.COM - 2017-09-18 14:30:00

The Syllabus: September's speakers (mid-month update)

Author Margot Shetterly (from left), Nobel Prize winner John Mather and novelist Emily Giffin are among the speakers scheduled to appear in late September at universities in the area. It's starting to get closer to the end of September than the middle of September, so it's time for the mid-month upd

GREENSBORO.COM - 2017-09-19 18:15:00

The Triad Joins The Competition To Land New Amazon Headquarters

NORTH CAROLINA -- Economic leaders around the Triad are banding together to attract Amazon to the area. The company is taking bids from cities across the U.S. for it's second headquarters. The $5 billion dollar project is estimated to bring 50,000 jobs. Greensboro, Winston-Salem and High Point plan

WFMYNEWS2.COM - 2017-09-18 21:40:51

Salute to Heroes: Retired firefighter Dan Dwight honored for saving 4-year-old from near drowning

When a retired firefighter Dan Dwight, and his wife, Mary, moved to their Kernersville home in 2004, one of the big selling points was the community pool a few hundred feet from their front door. But last summer, that pool was very nearly the scene of a horrifying event. Dwight was a volunteer fire

WXII 12 - 2017-09-18 21:59:00

Planning board approves Powerscreen zoning request

The City-County Planning Board has recommended approval of a proposed redevelopment project on Temple School Road near the Herbalife Ltd. plant. Powerscreen Mid-Atlantic Inc. wants to acquire a 5.2-acre tract near Temple School's intersection with High Point Road. The request is expected to go befor

WINSTON-SALEM JOURNAL - 2017-09-18 22:00:00

Greensboro Woman Dies After Being Shot at Unknown Location

Greensboro police say a woman died after being shot and taken to the hospital shortly after 1 a.m. Tuesday morning. Jacqueline Thompson, 47, died from a shooting at an unknown location and went to Moses Cone Hospital by car. She died shortly after getting to the hospital. Make it easy to keep up t

WFMYNEWS2.COM - 2017-09-19 15:32:05

2-vehicle crash causes car to hit house in Greensboro

GREENSBORO, N.C. - A two-vehicle crash caused one car to slam into a house in Greensboro Monday afternoon. The crash was reported at 2:20 p.m. near the intersection of Julian and Bennett streets. No injuries were reported. FOX8's Carly Hildyard is at the scene. You can hear from the homeowner on the

MY FOX 8 - 2017-09-18 19:49:50

Maria Becomes a Category 5 Hurricane; Hitting Caribbean Islands Tonight

GREENSBORO, NC - Hurricane Maria has gone from a Category 1 hurricane to a Category 5 all in the same day. The storm is bearing down on the Caribbean Islands tonight. Hurricane Maria will hit the small island of Dominica directly tonight. Hurricane conditions will extend to Guadeloupe to the north a

WFMYNEWS2.COM - 2017-09-18 23:59:40

Driver to be charged in fatal Thomasville crash

THOMASVILLE, N.C. -- The driver allegedly responsible for a fatal crash on Hwy. 109 in Thomasville Sunday afternoon is expected to be charged, according to Thomasville police. Barbara Johnson Lankford has not been formally charged but faces a charge of driving with a revoked license at the time of t

MY FOX 8 - 2017-09-19 16:11:25

Thomasville Medical Foundation renames golf tournament

The Novant Health Thomasville Medical Center Foundation will host its first Jane Burt Williams Memorial Golf Classic Oct. 6, according to a press release. The event will be held at Colonial Country Club in Thomasville. The tournament will begin at 1 p.m. with a shotgun start, which means groups tee

DISPATCH - 2017-09-19 18:36:17

Kernersville woman dies in Thomasville crash that injures 3 others

A Kernersville woman died Sunday and three other people were injured in a three-vehicle crash in the 3200 block of N.C. 109 South, authorities said Monday. Melissa Jean Smith, 21, died at the scene from her injuries sustained in the crash, Thomasville police said. Barbara Johnson Lankford, 37, of Le

GREENSBORO.COM - 2017-09-18 21:50:00

Va. State Police Issue Warning About 'Automated Traffic Ticket' Scam

RICHMOND, Va.-- Virginia State Police warned people that emails about "automated traffic tickets" that appeared to be from the agency were part of a scam. The emails tell people they have received tickets, but Virginia State Police spokeswoman Corinne Geller said troopers do not use or issue digital

WFMYNEWS2.COM - 2017-09-18 22:05:17

Robert E. Lee's Former Church Removes His Name

LEXINGTON, Va.--A Virginia church that Robert E. Lee belonged to after the Civil War will no longer be named after the Confederate general. Lee was a member of the church and served as senior warden of the vestry when he was president of then-Washington College (now Washington and Lee University). L

WFMYNEWS2.COM - 2017-09-19 16:33:28

Crime Stoppers searching for missing 16-year-old girl

Updated: 8:51 AM EDT Sep 19, 2017 Greensboro Crime Stoppers are looking for a missing 16-year-old girl. Police say Destiny Jennings was last seen the morning on August 29 leaving her home. Jennings is described at 5'11", skinny build, and medium complexion with short, curly black hair. "It's unkno

WXII 12 - 2017-09-19 12:51:00

Non-Invasive Heart Valve Replacement Could Prevent Surgery

The University of Washington is researching a non-invasive technique for replacing faulty heart valves that could help patients avoid open heart surgery. It's called the Transcatheter Aortic Valve (TAVR). The aortic valve is the exit door to the heart and, in some people, it can stiffen leading to a

WFMYNEWS2.COM - 2017-09-19 18:20:57

VIDEO: Stranger Returns Wallet Stuffed With $1,500

Surveillance cameras are usually installed in homes to prevent negative incidents like package thefts or home invasions, but one incident in the Elk Grove area caught on camera was the complete opposite. Melissa Vang was home with her two young children when she heard someone at the door. Fearing th

WFMYNEWS2.COM - 2017-09-19 17:54:32

Maria Hits Island of Dominica; Heads Toward Puerto Rico

GREENSBORO, NC - Hurricane Maria blasted the small island of Dominica overnight as an extremely powerful Category 5 hurricane. It is now moving northwest, setting its sights on Puerto Rico. Maria is a major hurricane, and intensified from a Category 1 hurricane all the way to a Category 5 hurricane

WFMYNEWS2.COM - 2017-09-19 04:14:29