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Jasmine Spencer is a general assignment reporter, fill-in anchor and has been a part of the FOX8 News team since September 2012.

Every Tuesday at 4 p.m. you can watch segments with Forever Family that feature adoptable children statewide.

Thanks to the partnership with Seven Homes Foster Care & Adoption Agency in High Point, the segment has helped place more than 33 children into permanent homes nationwide.

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 and spend time with family.

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    Multi-million dollar facility planned for Alamance Community College

    ALAMANCE COUNTY, N.C. — Alamance Community College plans to break ground next summer for a $15 million facility to train students in high demand trades. The  Advanced Applied Technology Center was voted upon about three years ago but paid for in full about a year ago. Vice President of Instruction Cathy Johnson said the center is an investment to the community. “Our current space is very old and we need to expand our resources; we need to have larger, better […]

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    Gibsonville police coping with understaffed department

    GIBSONVILLE, N.C. — Chief Ron Parrish of the Gibsonville Police Department said their officers do what they can to serve the community despite being understaffed in a growing town. In order to make sure the town is covered, Parrish said many times he patrols the streets, Guilford and Alamance deputies pitch in and the department hires part-time retired officers. “Let’s say I have two guys working and wind up making an arrest and one goes to Greensboro or they go […]

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    Sex offender arrested after visiting elementary school in Gibsonville appears in court

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — A registered sex offender arrested Tuesday for being at Gibsonville Elementary School appeared in court Wednesday. James Calvin Mitchell, 35, of Gibsonville, had his first appearance Wednesday at the Guilford County Courthouse. As of Wednesday afternoon, Mitchell was still in jail under a $1,000 secured bond. His next court date is set for Oct. 28. Gibsonville Chief of Police Ron Parrish said a concerned parent called about Mitchell which led to their investigation and patrol around Gibsonville […]

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    Winston–Salem City Council approves home loan rehab program

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Monday night, the Winston–Salem City Council approved a home repair loan program available for home owners in targeted areas of town that need it the most. The program is called TURN, Transforming Urban Residential Areas, and will be paid for with $4 million dollars through the city’s bond referendum. Housing Development Senior Project Supervisor Sharon Johnson said the targeted areas were determined based on the highest percentage of housing code violations over the past five years. Twenty-four […]

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    Health experts predict a better flu shot this year

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Flu season officially starts October 1st and health experts predict this year, the vaccination available will cover the correct influenza strain. Dr. Christopher Ohl with Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center said studies throughout the southeast and in our state show the strain has stayed the same since last year. “If you remember last year the H3N2 type influenza that was circulating wasn’t a good match with last year’s vaccine,” Dr. Ohl said. “This year from what we […]

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    Greensboro firefighters continue to push for presumptive disability laws

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Greensboro Firefighters continue to push for presumptive disability laws as one of their own is honored at the International Association of Fire Fighters Memorial. Senior Firefighter Larry “Butch” Cummings died of multiple myeloma is 2012 after his retirement. His name will be added to the memorial Saturday September 19th in Colorado Springs, Colorado at the Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial. The memorial is meant to “honor past and future professional fire fighters and emergency medical personnel who are […]

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    Registered sex offender arrested on UNCG campus for allegedly following female student

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — A registered sex offender and habitual felon was arrested on UNCG’s campus Thursday after a female student reported that she was being followed while walking home. After an investigation, police arrested 41-year-old Bobby Eugene Timmons. He was charged with indecent exposure and a parole violation. UNCG Police Chief Jamie Herring said Timmons started following the student in front of the police station on Gate City Boulevard then through campus to the residence quad area. Police arrested Timmons […]

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    State grant helps Davidson County seniors

    DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — The North Carolina Department of Transportation granted Davidson County’s Senior Services with $250,000 towards transportation for seniors for medical, nutrition and general activities. The Rural Operating Assistance Program Grant distributes approximately $100 million state and federal dollars annually to counties to assist with seniors or those with disabilities in rural areas. Transportation Finance Manager Doug Duffey said the county assists approximately 100 seniors per month, but the number of trips depends on the demand and calls […]

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    Council approves funding for housing repairs, development

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Greensboro City Council unanimously approved the budget ordinance worth more than $1.4 million for the Nussbaum Housing Partnership Tuesday. Affordable housing programs, made possible from the Nussbaum Housing Partnership funding, have been available for Greensboro residents since 1989. This year the Neighborhood Development Department requested 1,448,228. The funds will support programs to rehabilitate and construct 150 new affordable housing units, house repairs for eligible homes facing demolition and multifamily housing development for East Greensboro and the Ole […]

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    MillerCoors to close Rockingham County plant

    EDEN, N.C. — One of Rockingham County’s largest employers has announced it’s shutting down the plant in Eden. MillerCoors Union Representative Vernon Gammon calls the closure a blow to the hundreds of employees at the plant and the community. Eden Economic Development Director Mike Dougherty said the city learned of the company’s decision by email on Friday. Dougherty said the business decision has to do with the Eden plants location and the rise in popularity of craft beer. “As a company […]

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    Greensboro sidewalk improvement projects in the works

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Greensboro’s infrastructure committee voted 4-0 to contract with Yates Construction Company, adding sidewalk and safety measures along Florida Street and Randleman Road. The contract went to the lowest responsible bidder out of Stokesdale for $1,404,548.83. Greensboro Transportation Director Adam Fischer said adding 2.7 miles of sidewalk in that area is just a start of sidewalk improvements citywide. “We’re planning on adding 100 miles of sidewalk in the next 10 years. They’ll still be some gaps out there […]

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    Guilford County Register of Deeds to display slave deed exhibit at Civil Rights Museum

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — On Thursday, Guilford County will launch an exhibit called Bills of Sale: Slave Deeds of Guilford County. About six years ago the Register of Deeds Department began compiling and digitized the 254 names found in 30 property deeds books dating back to 1771. Register of Deeds Director Jeff Thigpen said the exhibit turns those names on just a piece of paper into context. “What we’ve done, about a year ago we began this project of going through […]


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