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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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Recent Articles
  • 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 […]

  • Thomasville police create partnership to stop teen violence

    THOMASVILLE, N.C. — Parents of Thomasville City Schools students have noticed an extra police presence around school property following several community wide teen fights. Thomasville Police Chief Jeff Insley said up to six extra patrol officers around campus is a safety precaution for the students. “They’re school aged teens but it’s not — as of yet thank the Lord — been on school grounds,” Insley said. Since April 6, nine teen group fights have been reported around Doak Park, Lexington […]

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    Former Ragsdale High School teacher charged with sex offense with student

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — A teacher at Ragsdale High School has resigned after being accused of having a sexual relationship with a student. Austin Reade Ferguson, 22, of High Point, has been arrested on eight felony counts of sex offense by a school official, according to High Point police. The High Point Police Department completed its investigation on Tuesday, according to the department. The alleged acts occurred inside the High Point city limits and not on any Guilford County school property, according […]

  • Family thanks Guilford County 911 dispatcher for saving life

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Wife and mother Carmen Shepperd calls one Guilford Metro 911 dispatcher her guardian angel. Wednesday the Shepperd family thanked the dispatcher for helping to save the life of Charles Shepperd. Guilford Metro 911 Dispatcher Jessica Eason has been awarded three Life Saving awards for helping callers administer CPR over the phone. In her seven years of working as a dispatcher she’s never met any of the countless callers she’s spoken to except for the Shepperds. “It’s amazing […]

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    NC A&T basketball player recovering from stabbing

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — NC A&T University police have increased foot patrol and presence around residence halls and parking lots following Sunday’s stabbing. Emails to students and staff report 20-year-old Bruce Beckford, of Silver Springs, Md., was stabbed Sunday around 3 a.m. in Pride Hall parking lot. Beckford is a junior forward basketball player for the Aggies. Beckford was sent to Moses Cone Hospital where he underwent surgery and is now recovering. His injuries are not life threatening. NC A&T sent […]

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    Police investigate after toddler found dead in Greensboro creek

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Police are investigating the death of a toddler over the weekend. Police were called to 1500 block of Talley Street at 7:30 p.m. Sunday after a child went missing from an outdoor event at home. Officers searched the area and found the boy unresponsive in a nearby creek about a half an hour later. The child was taken to a local hospital and pronounced dead upon arrival. Detectives are still trying to determine the cause and circumstances surrounding the boy’s […]

  • Constance Edwina Hall

    More information on suspected killer of Winston-Salem woman

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Winston-Salem police are not looking for any other suspects for the 2011 homicide case of Constance Hall. Arrest warrants report that police have “probable cause” to arrest and charge 58-year-old Cornelius Tucker Jr., believing he “willfully and feloniously did of malice aforethought kill and murder Constance Hall.” “I can’t comment on what the relationship is but they were not strangers they did know one another,” said Lt. Eric Montgomery, with Winston-Salem police. Tucker has an extensive criminal […]


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