Vote | Friday Football Fever Game Of…

GREENSBORO, N.C. — The High School football season is in full swing and it’s time for Triad fans to vote for this week’s WFMY News 2’s Friday Football Fever Game of the Week!

Time to show your school pride and vote for the game of the week for Friday, Oct. 27. Voting ends on Wednesday, Oct. 25 at 4 p.m.

Vote: Friday Football Fever Game Of The Week For: Oct. 27

Watch all the highlights and scores during WFMY News 2’s Friday Football Fever special on Friday starting at 11:14 p.m.

Follow @ptwright @Luke_Lyddon and @bhallwfmy for the latest Friday Football Fever coverage on Twitter #WFMYFFF

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Road Rage Shooting Suspect Arrested: DOJ

GREENSBORO, N.C. — A man accused of shooting at a car after a road rage incident in Burlington was arrested by U.S. Marshals on Tuesday.

U.S. Marshals took 24-year-old Jose David Carvajal into custody after a traffic stop. He is charged with two counts of felony assault with a deadly weapon, and discharging a weapon into an occupied vehicle.

Alamance County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the shooting at the intersection of Glen Raven Road and Durham Street on August 12. Investigators say Carvajal followed behind a car after being involved in an alleged road rage incident. Carvajal is suspected of then firing six rounds into the victim’s vehicle and taking off.

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Cone Denim White Oak plant in Greensboro to close; close to 200 jobs lost

GREENSBORO, N.C. — The Cone Denim White Oak plant in Greensboro is closing. International Textile Group (ITG) announced Wednesday it will shut down operations at the plant on Dec. 31, 2017. “We are saddened by today’s announcement. The City of Greensboro is committed to helping these employees and their families plan for their futures with the resources available at Guilford County Workforce Development,” Mayor Nancy Vaughan said in a statement. “This loss is regrettable, as Cone Denim has long been […]
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Looking Past Fall, Winston-Salem…

WINSTON-SALEM, NC – While many people are enjoying the slightly cooler fall temperatures, some road crews in the Triad are already preparing for winter weather.

The City of Winston-Salem’s Streets Division started winter weather drills in September.

“When you get snow, anything can happen. Bad weather, slippery, ice, black ice,” said snow plow driver Marquise Crosby. “The more we do it, the better we get at it. That’s why we do this every year with practice.”

Crosby spent much of Wednesday driving a snow plow around Winston-Salem and getting some strange looks in the process.

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Cone Denim White Oak Plant to close

Greensboro-based International Textile Group will close the Cone Denim White Oak plant in the city before the end of the year, according to a press release from the city of Greensboro. “We are saddened by today’s announcement,” Mayor Nancy Vaughan said in the press release. “The city of Greensboro is committed to helping these employees […]

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