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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
  • Safety inspections underway for Dixie Classic Fair

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — The State Department of Labor and the Forsyth County Health Department inspectors scoured the Winston-Salem Fairgrounds to make sure each food and ride attraction passes state guidelines. Dixie Classic Fair Director David Sparks said set up for the fair began two days earlier than usual giving health and safety inspectors more time to make their rounds. Kenneth Michaud, an environmental health specialist for the county, says each food concession inspection has a zero tolerance policy for a […]

  • Artists from all over the world in Greensboro for body painting competition

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Arts Greensboro’s 17 Days Arts & Cultural Festival is hosting artists from all over the world in a body painting competition. Under the theme “A Day in the Life,” 22 artists painted on human canvases for more than six hours. The artists, in categories of both professional and amateur, competed for cash prizes. The competition is an extension of Living Art for America, originally based in Atlanta. “It started with a 10 artist competition and its expanded […]

  • Project in Winston-Salem seeks to improve Cleveland Avenue community

    WINSTON –SALEM, N.C. — The Housing Authority of Winston- Salem kicked off the planning for the Cleveland Avenue community with a “Community day kick off” at Fairview Park. The Housing Authority partnered with Neighbors for Better Neighborhoods in the event to inform the community and gather ideas for the Cleveland Avenue Master Redevelopment Plan. Last year, the HAWS was one of nine housing authorities selected for the $500,000 2013 Choice Neighborhood Planning Grant. Real Estate Development Manager Troy Dehaven said […]

  • High Point considers adding grocery stores to ‘food deserts’

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — City leaders are considering adding grocery stores in “food desert” areas as the redevelopment of housing neighborhoods continue. Community Development and Housing Director Mike McNair said that there’s a need to attract other businesses in the core area of the city. Ideas on the table are marketing to market buyers revitalizing the nearly 200 vacant building in the core of the city. The United States Department of Agriculture defines a food desert as “an urban neighborhoods […]

  • Greensboro Interim Chief of Police Anita Holder speaks about search for next chief

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Greensboro’s Interim Chief of Police Anita Holder is no stranger to the police department and believes the next chief should be a “strategic planner” to help the city be successful. “Over the 27 almost 28 years now, I’ve worked practically everywhere on the department and that’s truly been an asset,” Holder said. “It’s helped me in the decisions I have to make now simply to have sat in those other seats.” Deputy Chief Holder was appointed as […]

  • Group protests use of gas chamber on animals in Davidson County

    DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — A group called “Fix the Davidson County Animal Shelter” protested along the Main Street corner in Lexington on Saturday to raise awareness about the gas chamber euthanasia policy. Paula Barkley said that Davidson County Animal shelter policies, specifically in regards to the gas chamber use, give the community a “black eye.” “It’s barbaric, it’s cruel and it’s not what we should do,” Barkley said. Barkley said that the animal shelter should be more open and creative […]

  • New security at Surry Co. schools

    SURRY COUNTY, N.C. — A new intercom system and more student resources officers on campus are adding to student safety at Surry County schools. Superintendent Dr. Travis Reeves said that the Board of Commissioners and Board of Education members have been working on the school system’s security plan for the last two years. Last year exterior surveillance cameras were added to all schools. Travis said every campus has 12-16 cameras around the buildings. In February the school system proceeded with […]

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    New owner of chicken facility promises hundreds of jobs

    SILER CITY, N.C. – The new owner of the old Townsend Inc. facility in Siler City promises up to 700 jobs as Carolina Premium Foods, Inc. Chief Executive Officer Brian Thomsen said that chicks can be sent to local farmers in the area as soon as Oct. 1. Carolina Premium Foods, Inc. plans to operate the chicken factory in the existing Townsend factory on East Third Street. The factory has been sitting vacant since September 2011 when the doors and […]

  • Federal program feeds more GCS students

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — A federal program allows Guilford County schools to provide more free meals for more approximately 28,000 students. The Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) allows students in high-poverty schools to receive free breakfast and lunch, regardless of their individual circumstances. The provision, a facet of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, is being expanded nationwide for the 2014-15 school year after seeing success in the first seven locations. “With nearly 60 percent of students already qualifying for […]

  • Greensboro hosts poverty summit

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — The City of Greensboro hosted the first of several poverty summit meetings aimed at getting North Carolina mayors to discuss ways to improve poverty. According to a study from the Brookings Institution, Greensboro and Winston-Salem ranked in the top 10 of U.S. cities with a growing poverty rate. Since the early 2000s, Greensboro’s poverty rate has grown 77 percent. Winston-Salem’s poverty rate has grown 82 percent. Mayors from Burlington, Winston-Salem and Durham were also in attendance. Greensboro […]

  • Winston-Salem Public Safety Committee could extend no skate zone

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Council members of Winston-Salem’s Public Safety Committee will discuss on Monday whether or not to ban skating around the Wake Forest Innovation Quarter. The city ordinance currently does not allow skating or skate-boarding downtown in the Central Business District. If the proposal passes, the banning zone would “almost double,” according to council member Molly Leight. The initial request in the proposal draft is “due to damage from skaters” around the innovation Quarter. Leight says she supports a […]

  • Final ceremony held for Greensboro War Memorial Auditorium

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Renderings for the new War Memorial monument were revealed at the final ceremony for the War Memorial Auditorium. Coliseum Director Matt Brown and city leaders called the auditoriums closing “bittersweet” as plans mover forward to build the Steven B. Tanger Center for the Performing Arts. Coliseum staff said that the demolition date for the auditorium has not been scheduled yet as they wait for confirmation from the construction company. The War Memorial Auditorium was built in 1959 […]


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