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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
  • House bill seeks to fill High Point’s ‘doughnut holes’

    HIGH POINT, N.C. – House Representative John Faircloth introduced a bill on Wednesday that would fill county doughnut holes within the High Point city limits. High Point Councilman At-Large Latimer Alexander said the issue of doughnut holes throughout the city has been a topic of concern since Representative Fairclioth was on High Point’s city council. House Bill 363 , entitled High Point/Doughnut annexations, said the act would “amend the charter of the city of High Point to authorize to the […]

  • Davidson County tornado damage: 5 years later

    DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — On March 28, 2010 an EF-3 tornado touched down in the Davidson County and Guilford County area. The National Weather Service reported more than 600 structures were damaged and destroyed 40 homes. Neighbors tell FOX8’s Jasmine Spencer what they remember that Sunday night five years ago.

  • NC bill would ban holding cell phone while driving

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Republican Senator Jeff Tarte from Mecklenburg County proposed Senate Bill 393 Tuesday that would ban the use of mobile devices while driving. The bill is called the Brian Garlock Act, named after a teen who was killed when he became distracted from his cell phone. The proposed bill would still allow hands-free voice texting or bluetooth use. Fines would cost about $100 along with court costs. Trooper Knox with Highway Patrol said that the bill would not […]

  • There could be major changes when North Carolinians vote in the primaries

    Former North Carolina GOP Vice Chairman Wayne King hopes the legislature will make amendments to the current law that changes the date of the presidential primary election and reduces RNC delegates. Under current law, North Carolina will have a separate primary just for the presidential elections depending on if South Carolina chooses to hold its presidential primary before March 15. Fiscal researchers estimate a second primary will cost the state $4 million dollars. King said it will cost the economy […]

  • Hundreds gather for Senate Bill 36 forum in Greensboro, nearly all opposed bill

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — About 290 people attended a public forum at Congregational United Church of Christ on Senate Bill 36. When a moderator asked the crowd how many oppose the senate bill, nearly all stood or raised their hands. Republican House Representative John Faircloth said about 99 percent of those in attendance were against it, yet he will consider all sides before the vote. “We’re going to be acting on the bill before too long in the committee and we […]

  • Surry County School Drug Task Force educates kindergarteners

    SURRY COUNTY, N.C. — Students from Surry County School’s Prescription Drug Task Force completed their two week long education class visit to elementary schools across the district. Approximately 20 middle school and high school students are members of the task force in partnership with the health department and Project Lazarus Surry. Project Lazarus Coordinator Karen Eberdt said the goal of the project is to bring awareness to medication misuse and abuse. “It’s very important that we start that conversation early […]

  • Lexington prepares commercial building ordinance

    LEXINGTON, N.C. — The city Business and Community Development Department is preparing a proposal to set standards for commercial buildings citywide. Under the proposed ordinance commercial buildings would be required to follow certain codes dealing with water, pipes and safety issues but also appearance codes that would require them to fix boarded windows or broken windows. The city’s Director of Business and Community Development Director Tammy Absher said the request has actually come from citizens years ago. “It really came […]

  • Economic impact of ACC Tournament on local economy

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Tens of thousands of people enter the coliseum doors during the ACC Tournament, but when they leave the games the money they spend is a boost to the local economy. More than $25 million is spent during the tournament by visitors and fans according to the Greensboro Visitors Bureau. Several hotels like the Proximity began booking rooms weeks ago and are now at capacity. General Manager Tony Villier said preparation for the staff of about 70 deals […]

  • Elon University students visit Selma for 50th commemoration

    SELMA, Ala. — A small group Elon University students visited Selma, Alabama for the 50th commemoration of Bloody Sunday and the march. Senior Kira Hood said the trip was a part of her global studies class entitled “Disarming Injustice: Nonviolence and the Civil Rights Movement.” Under the leadership of Dr. Frances Ward-Johnson, the students were able to hear the speeches from civil rights leader and Congressman John Lewis and President Obama. Hood said crossing the Edmund Pettus Bridge was empowering. “Just […]

  • Triad city leaders to travel to Selma for anniversary march

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — City Leaders from all over the Piedmont Triad will join thousands to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Bloody Sunday. Winston- Salem Council member Derwin Montgomery will go in attendance with his father. Montgomery said that the lessons he learned from his father as a child triggered his interest in social and civil justice as an adult. Rabbi Fred Guttman with Temple Emanuel in Greensboro is taking a bus load of congregation members to Selma for the march. […]

  • Asheboro re-launches Animal Control Department

    ASHEBORO, N.C. — Asheboro has re-launched their Animal Control Department with two officers to cut response time for city residents. Though the official start date was March 1, officers Ryan Mickey and Russell Lataille have been in a transitional period for the past two weeks. Capt. Mark Lineberry with the Asheboro Police Department said Asheboro had one animal control officer a few years ago but decided to give control to the county. Now the department is re-launching to better serve […]

  • Street crews in the Piedmont on alert for freezing rain

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — The city of Winston- Salem will send 25 salt trucks throughout the city in preparation for the freezing rain advisory. Ryan Newcomb is the deputy director with the city’s property and facilities management department. Newcomb said Saturday night’s overnight crew will start at 10 p.m. and will load up with salt and begin their post duties. “We should be able just to have to salt out major streets just to keep them passable during the day,” Newcomb […]


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