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FOX8 Friday Football week 8, Oct. 11

In the three videos below, see FOX8′s Friday Football coverage for week 8, Oct. 11. The segments include all the game highlights, plays and more. For more Friday Football coverage, click here.

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One airlifted after multi-vehicle crash in Yadkin Co.

YADKIN COUNTY, N.C. — One person was airlifted to a hospital after authorities said four vehicles were involved in a crash Friday in Yadkin County near the Surry-Yadkin line.

Highway Patrol said the first call reporting the incident came in just before noon. Surry County emergency workers helped provide assistance.

The investigation is ongoing and other details were immediately available.

It’s Primary Election Day in Guilford and Surry counties

Primary Election Day will take place Tuesday in Guilford and Surry Counties.

One of the big decisions will be electing Greensboro’s next mayor.

Voters will find three names on the ballot, including current Mayor Robbie Perkins, Council Woman Nancy Vaughan and George Hartzman.

Tomorrow’s Primary vote will decide which two candidates move on to the Nov. 5 General Election.

Body found in wooded area of Mount Airy

MOUNT AIRY, N.C. — Mount Airy police are investigating after officials said a body was found in a wooded area on Wednesday.

Police said the body was discovered just south of the Bank of America at 704 Independence Blvd. by a member of a landscaping crew.

The identity of the body has not been released. Authorities said it was sent to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center for an autopsy.

Officials said the body is believed to be of a white male, 50-70 years old, between 5’09”-6’00,” 100 to 150 pounds with short white/grey hair.

He was wearing a burgundy T-shirt with a Pizza Hut logo and dark size 12 New Balance running shoes and was missing some teeth from his lower jaw, officials said.

Investigators said it is believed that the individual may have died in the early summer months, from the initial findings from the medical examiner.

Anyone with any information on the body can call the Mount Airy Police Department at (336) 786-3535.

Partial human remains found in Surry Co. identified

SURRY COUNTY, N.C. — Surry County deputies said the partial human remains found in the Flat Rock community in April have been linked to a man missing since 2009.

Sheriff Graham Atkinson said the remains were found on April 12, 2013 by a hunter in a wooded area of South Parkview Trail.

The remains were confirmed as those of Joseph Carl Pike, who was 35 when he was last seen at his residence at 203 Badgett Ave., Mount Airy, on June 25, 2009, deputies said. His brother reported him missing on July 6 of that year.

Several agencies aided the sheriff’s office in a grid search of the area and cadaver dogs were also used but no additional remains were found, deputies said.

The bone fragment was sent to the University of North Texas for identification. Medical records and a DNA sample were also provided.

The investigation into Pike’s death is continuing.

5K to benefit Meals on Wheels program in Surry and Yadkin

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — When volunteers heard that the Meals on Wheels program in Surry and Yadkin counties could take some funding cuts, they decided to do something to make sure no seniors go without food.

Brenda Holbrook, senior enrichment director for Yadkin Valley Economic Development District, Inc., said a volunteer driver, Curtis Wall, decided to help organize a 5K walk and run.

“This is the first time we’ve really had to look outside the box for funding,” Holbrook said.

Holbrook said her Meals on Wheels program has already received cuts due to the federal budget sequester and has heard it may get another funding cut in October.

“We’re trying to do something to get ahead of the game,” she said.

The YVEDDI 5K Walk and Run for Meals on Wheels has been set for 9 a.m. Oct. 26. The 5K will begin at Yadkinville Senior Center, located at 207 E. Hemlock St., Yadkinville.

Funeral arrangements announced for East Surry soccer player

SURRY COUNTY, N.C. — Funeral arrangements were announced on Tuesday for Jacob Pettitt, the Easy Surry High School student and soccer player that died over the weekend from injuries sustained in a crash earlier this month.

A viewing will take place from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Fairview United Church, located at 3692 Quaker Church Road in Pinnacle.

Parking will be provided at Shoals Volunteer Fire Dept. with shuttle vans running to and from the church.

The funeral will be held at the church on Sunday at 2 p.m.

Pettitt, 15, died nearly three weeks after being airlifted to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in critical condition.

Authorities said Pettitt was driving a 2010 Nissan Maxima and crashed into a tree around 8:40 p.m. Sept. 3 near East Surry High School.