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Jasmine Spencer is a Kernersville native and is happy to be in the Piedmont.

Before Fox8, Jasmine was a reporter and fill-in weekend morning anchor at WCTI 12 in the Greenville, North Carolina bureau. During her Hurricane Irene coverage in Washington N.C., Jasmine was featured on Direct TV and CNN.

Jasmine is a proud Elon University Alum where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Broadcast Journalism. Go Phoenix! Some of her fondest memories at Elon were studying abroad in South Africa and going to the 2011 College Television Awards in Hollywood. Along with her Phoenix 14 News team, she accepted the 1st place award for "Best Newscast" from the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation.

Jasmine loves to travel, spend time with family and teach Zumba.

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    Photos reveal severity of Burlington crash involving deputy and K-9

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — Photos reveal the severity of a crash Sunday involving an Alamance County deputy. Billy Miles is accused of leading the deputy on a high-speed chase, firing gunshots at him and then crashing into another deputy’s cruiser, damaging both vehicles. Story continues below video player.  Photos show the two mangled vehicles. Papers strewn about the roadway are warrants and other documents that flew out of the deputy’s car window during the impact of the crash. Miles was pulled […]

  • Teacher shortage in Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools

    FORSYTH COUNTY, N.C. — Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools currently have 45 vacant teacher positions throughout the district. WSFCS spokesman Theo Helm said half of those positions are math and science positions in middle and high school grades. The rest are teacher positions that teach all core classes. Parkland High School Principal Spencer Hardy had 25 open positions at the beginning of the school year; six of them in the math department. “I filled those openings with retired teachers; I transferred some […]

  • Greensboro brothers receive apology from city, charges dropped

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Devin and Rufus Scales both received an apology on behalf of the City of Greensboro and the Greensboro Police Department for their “negative encounter” on Aug. 4, 2014. Both the Scales brothers said they were stopped for simply walking down the street. Rufus’ arrest was captured on video by his brother Devin. Court documents show Officer T.B. Cole arrested both brothers and accused them of “standing or sitting upon the highway or street in such a way […]

  • Randleman High student gives CPR to woman at Food Lion where he works

    RANDOLPH COUNTY, N.C. — Randleman High School senior Spencer Hamilton has only been CPR certified for about two months through his high school health class. On Monday, his recent training was put to the test when a woman collapsed in the front of the Asheboro Food Lion where he works. Hamilton administered compressions for about five minutes until EMS arrived. “It made me think about how fragile life really is and how important it is to have this certification,” Hamilton […]

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    Family of 3 jumps from window out of burning Thomasville apartment to safety

    THOMASVILLE, N.C. — Scotty Adkins said letting his son go from his grip nearly 20 feet high was the hardest decision he’s ever had to make. Adkins said he usually awakes at 9 a.m. but his wife woke him up a few hours earlier saying the apartment was on fire. “I opened up my first door and it was nothing but fire from up here to the floor so there wasn’t any escaping [through] that door. I went to a […]

  • Solar panels to teach, help community in Elon

    ELON, N.C. — Elon University’s solar farm on the south end of campus will not only be used for environmental and sustainable studies but the energy produced will be purchased by Duke Energy. Elon University spokesman Eric Townsend said the 9,900 solar panel farm is a part of the university’s sustainable master plan and the opportunity to provide energy is a “win-win situation.” “For us it’s a great resource to have here because we can teach our students the economics […]

  • Recognizing the signs of a stroke

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — James Pinnix suffered a stroke at work and survived thanks to the quick sign recognition of his supervisor. Pinnix had just finished clearing trash from the compacter at UNCG’s Moore Hall before lunch when he began to slur his speech and develop numbness in his right side. “He said ‘It sounds like you got a slur,’ I said ‘I think I have a slur too,’” Pinnix said. Pinnix said he told his supervisor he would just drink […]

  • Attorney General Loretta Lynch has ties to Piedmont

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Former Chief Justice Henry Frye is a close friend of Loretta Lynch’s father, Rev. Lorenzo Lynch, and said Lynch’s new position as attorney general is a win for North Carolina. Frye has been a member of Providence Baptist Church in Greensboro since the 1960s and remembers Loretta Lynch as a child as the preacher’s daughter. Rev. Lynch pastored the church for six years before moving the family to Durham. “Parents tend to talk to other parents about […]

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    35 people displaced after fire at Mount Airy apartment complex

    MOUNT AIRY, N.C. — A fire at a Mount Airy apartment complex displaced 35 people on Thursday evening, according to officials. The fire happened at 1007 S. Main St. Six of the 14 units in the complex were damaged. Officials said the majority of the damage was smoke damage. Some of the displaced residents will stay at the Franklin Volunteer Fire Department tonight. Others will stay at hotels, officials said. No injuries have been reported and the cause of the fire has not […]

  • Guilford County school starts campus food pantry to combat poverty rate

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — Nearly two-thirds of Guilford County Schools students live in low-income homes. Jackson Middle School is one of dozens in the county that has started a campus food pantry available to families in need. Carla McMillan, youth development coordinator for Jackson Middle, started the food pantry for the school with the help of BackPack Beginnings. McMillian personally organizes the food to service families with a weekend’s worth of meals at least twice a month. “In the course […]

  • Millions in unpaid property taxes in Guilford County

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — As of Tuesday, Guilford County Tax Director Ben Chavis said more than $5 million is still unpaid in property taxes. “We’re at 98.3 percent right now and we’ve got a little over 60 days to go,” Chavis said. Chavis said he and his staff of about 10 delinquent collectors are making phone calls, sending letters and attaching interest to collect what’s owed. Not only is paying property taxes the law but it helps to fund the […]

  • Greensboro police work with legislators to amend body camera bill

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Greensboro city leaders are working with legislators to amend a house bill that limits public access to body cameras. A house bill proposed by Guilford County Representative John Faircloth would classify body cameras a criminal records, allowing only investigators and court officials to view the recordings. Police Chief Wayne Scott said the bill is a “start” but disagrees with full disclosure of the video to the public. “As a police chief, I think it’s important that there’s […]


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