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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
  • 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 […]

  • Salvation Army holds furnishings sale for heating assistance program

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — All proceeds from Saturday’s Salvation Army furnishing sale will go towards families that need heating assistance in the High Point, Archdale and Trinity area. Capt. Bobby Jackson with the High Point Salvation Army said they held a sale last week on the assorted home items and raised $5,000. “About two weeks ago we had a call from Broyhill at the Market Center asking if we would be interested in coming by and picking up a few […]

  • Crews respond to large water leak in Thomasville; residents asked to conserve water

    THOMASVILLE, N.C. — A large water leak in Thomasville is causing problems with the city’s water distribution system and residents are asked to conserve as much water as possible. The leak has resulted in water levels dropping in the supply tanks and systems. City personnel are working the resolve the issue. Thomasville City manager Kelly Craver said they noticed an issue with the water system late Saturday night with several calls. Sunday, several businesses and homes reported low pressure water […]

  • Cold weather, frozen pipes create busy week for Greensboro hardware store

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – All week, Lowes Home Improvement has been busy with sales of winter weather items. Jeremy Fogle with Lowes on South 40 Drive said the plumbing department has been extra busy with customers looking to repair or prevent frozen pipes. Fogle said heat tape — tape used to help thaw frozen pipes — is completely sold out. “We’ve had a lot of people come in over his whole week, broken pipes, busted pipes , frozen pipes. So yeah […]

  • Cancer patients in the Piedmont battle cold for treatment

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — For many, the snow and ice have delayed or postponed work and school schedules, but for the hundreds that rely on cancer treatments, there aren’t any “snow days.” The Wesley Long Cancer Treatment center at Moses Cone Medical Center treats more than 250 patients daily. Executive Director of Medical Oncology Jeff Heffelfinger said even during this past week’s winter weather there were hardly any cancellations. “For the most part, for those who are active treatment it was […]

  • Greensboro woman who took train to work gets new car blessing

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Sharon Starnes has used the Amtrak train to get to a job training program in Burlington for more than a year. Starnes’ commute back to Greensboro included another train ride, city bus, taxi or paying someone for a ride home. “It was frustrating, some days were better than others,” Starnes said. “In the snow, in the rain, it was hard. But it was something that I had to do.” Sunday, with the help of community organization, Starnes […]

  • Friends and colleagues remember community leader Frank Mascia

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Close friends and colleagues of business leader Frank Mascia said his contributions to the community impacted everyone, whether one knew him personally or not. Anita Bachmann is the vice president of UnitedHealthcare Group and calls her friend and former colleague a visionary. Mascia retired as CEO of UnitedHealthcare in 2005 but hired Bachmann 20 years ago when he started the Physicians Healthcare Plan. “He was a visionary he was a leader. And he turned little PHP at […]

  • Guilford County CSI unit uses 3D scanner to help solve crime

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — The 3D scanners used by the Guilford County Sheriff’s Office record digital images and measurements of crime scenes. The 3D scanner made by Faro takes millions of laser images in a panoramic form in color and black and white. The 3D technology software is made by a company in Durham. The images can be viewed by detectives to get clarity on a case or by the jury if ever a case goes to court. Depending on […]

  • Women ‘Go Red’ for heart disease awareness

    The American Heart Association reports that one in three women die from heart and stroke disease every year. Friday, survivors of heart diseases and lifestyle changes gathered for a Go Red luncheon at the Proximity Hotel in Greensboro. Ann Gottman, one of three Guilford Go Red Ambassadors, joined them. Gottman said it’s been six years since her valve surgery on her heart. Yet she noticed a problem with her health in her early 20s. “It first was noticeable after my […]

  • Forsyth County property owner left with bill for tenant’s damages

    FORSYTH COUNTY, N.C. — A property owner tells FOX8 they are left with thousands of dollars’ worth of damages to a home in Rural Hall that was rented to someone through the Winston-Salem Housing Authority’s Housing Choice Voucher Program. Mark Saunders is a Realtor with Signature Real Estate and also manages more than 150 properties in Forsyth County, some of them through the voucher program. For approximately two years one tenant under the voucher program rented a property of his […]

  • New proposal for Hobbs, Friendly area in Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C — Atlanta developer Halpern Development Company filed an amendment to the Greensboro Zoning Commission to include a residential section. With a fee of $1,500, the amendment application is in regard to the 6.77 acre space on the corner of Hobbs Road and Friendly Avenue. The residential space on the map spans 1.4 acres noting the area will not exceed 45 units. Halpern Development Company’s Greensboro Attorney Tom Terrell, Jr. said that the residential space will “most likely feature […]

  • Is school cafeteria food nutritious for kids?

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — The stereotype that school cafeteria lunches are bad for you is long gone according to Guilford County Schools Nutrition Director Jim Faggione. Though the Healthier, Hunger-Free Kids Act changed the variety of foods and increased the nutritional value for the school meals in 2010, Faggione said the district has been making changes the menu at least 10 years prior to the act. “We’re proud of the fact that all our grains are whole grain, that we’re […]

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