My 2 Cents: Time with The Twins

GREENSBORO, N.C. — You may remember a few weeks ago I did a My 2 Cents on my three sons. I have four kids and my youngest is a girl but my older three were talking to me one night and they said, and I'll never forget this as long as I live, quote the greatest gift you have ever or will ever give us is your time and attention.

National Tell A Joke Day: When a joke goes too far and what to do

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Today is National Tell a Joke Day. But as we all know, not all jokes are funny. Jokes that make fun of people are hurtful. But why do people still do it? Telling jokes that poke fun at others is a perceived way to take a shot at someone under the guise of kidding around. Some people think it’s okay to make fun of someone if you don’t mean it.

Woman found shot dead on O'Brien Street in Greensboro

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Greensboro police are investigating after a woman died following a shooting on O'Brien Street Monday. It happened around 10 p.m. Police said they found 32-year-old Ivanna Wilkes shot to death. Police are still investigating. Further information wasn't immediately available. If you have any information about the...

1 dead following shooting on Obrien Street in Greensboro

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Greensboro police are investigating after a person died following a shooting on Obrien Street Monday. Police said the shooting happened after 10 p.m. Investigators found the person shot after arriving. If you have any information about the shooting, call Crime Stoppers at (336) 373-1000. Stay connected...

Hops Burger Bar in Winston-Salem permanently closed

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A popular burger joint in Winston-Salem has closed. Co-owner Chris Martin confirmed with WFMY News 2 Monday the Winston-Salem location has permanently closed. Martin said COVID-19 and staffing issues are top reasons for why the location has closed. He said workers have been offered to be...

Gov. Cooper lifts COVID-19 state of emergency

RALEIGH, N.C. — Governor Roy Cooper ended the state's COVID-19 state of emergency, effective Monday at 5 p.m. The state of emergency had been in effect for more than two years, since the beginning of the pandemic. "North Carolina is emerging even stronger than before and my administration will...

Triad Stage to reopen with new leadership

GREENSBORO, N.C. — It's been a few years since the lights at Triad Stage have welcomed us to the local professional stage. But now they are ready to reopen under the guidance of someone who knows Greensboro theater better than just about anyone. "I was honored that they wanted...

Archdale fuel leak prompts business evacuations

ARCHDALE, N.C. — A fuel leak in Archdale prompted several businesses to evacuate Monday afternoon. It started around 10 a.m. in the area of Bonnie Place and W. White Drive near a Circle K, Guil-Rand Fire Department officials said. Officials said someone called in a gasoline smell from inside the gas station.