Winston-Salem, NC -- Billy Yow's condition is improving.
One of Billy's long-time friends told WFMY News 2 that Billy is "alert, awake and responding to commands." The source additionally said that Billy was still in serious condition and remains in ICU at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.
Billy Yow was a Guilford County Commissioner for 12 years who owns a well drilling company. Thursday, Billy was injured in a work-related incident in Colfax. He was hit on the head, above his right eye, and sustained multiple face fractures.
Neighbors and community members gathered at the Guilford County Republican Headquarters on West Market Street to sign a "Get Well" card.