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Sarah joined the Fox 8 News team in June 2014. She's a general assignment reporter who also shoots, writes and edits her own stories.

She comes to the Triad after two years living in New York City and reporting for the cable news channel there, News 12 The Bronx.

Sarah is originally from New Braunfels, Texas, although she spent much of her childhood living in Africa and England. Living overseas and seeing the positive impact journalism can have is what inspired her to choose TV news as a career.

Sarah is thrilled to be in North Carolina and feels right at home -- she graduated cum laude from Duke University in 2012, with a double major in Spanish and International Studies.

When she's not working, Sarah loves to cook vegetarian meals (she's been meat-free since age four), enjoy NC's beautiful mountains and beaches, and plan her wedding to a Greensboro native -- coming up in May 2015! She also volunteers as an alumni interviewer for her alma mater.

She's excited to be back in the south and add one more Duke fan to the Triad. If you see her out and about, please stop and say hello!

Recent Articles
  • Rockingham County one step closer to getting homeless shelter

    ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. — If you’re homeless in Rockingham County, there’s a shelter you can go to from December to March. But now that it’s April — many people are out on the streets. “Where they go, I’m not sure,” said Ellery Blackstock, with Rockingham County’s Department of Health and Human Services. “This year’s count, we’ve got 71 homeless here in our county.” For more than a decade, Blackstock and others have been working to get a year-round shelter for […]

  • Affordable housing shortage across the Piedmont

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — In High Point, 1500 families are currently on the waiting list for a home with the High Point Housing Authority. And other Piedmont cities are seeing the same thing. In Burlington and Graham, they, too, have waiting lists to get into Housing Authority buildings. Susan Wood, executive director for Habitat for Humanity of High Point said that federal funding for affordable housing is decreasing, but the need is going up. “Good quality rental housing is deteriorating, […]

  • Student reaction to Duke’s National Championship win

    DURHAM, N.C. — The rafters inside Duke University’s Cameron Indoor Stadium will now be home to another banner. The Duke men’s basketball team took home its fifth national championship Monday night. Hundreds of students went to Indianapolis to see the game in person and hundreds more met up for a watch party on campus. Although the cheers from fans watching the game up on the Jumbotron in Cameron Indoor Stadium at Duke were going to an empty court the Blue Devils may have still felt the […]

  • City of Burlington to give out $700,000 in federal grants

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — The City of Burlington was awarded about $700,000 in federal grants for 2015-2016, and at Tuesday’s Burlington City Council meeting, the city’s planning department discussed tentative recipients of those funds. One of those intended recipients is Allied Churches of Alamance County. The current proposal recommends giving $87,995 to the non-profit so it can upgrade its kitchen. Allied Churches Executive Director Kim Crawford said the nonprofit applied to the city to receive that funding. She said the money […]

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    Duke students gear up for Final Four

    DURHAM, N.C. — More than 700 current Duke University students are expected to make the trip to Indianapolis to see the Blue Devils take on Michigan State in the Final Four. It’s the first time Duke has made the Final Four since even the seniors enrolled at the university. “Where I grew up, we didn’t have a sports team whatsoever,” said senior Max Ramseyer. “So coming to Duke, that was the one thing that separated everything else was the energy and […]

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    NCDOT to buy nearly 200 properties in Alamance County under eminent domain

    ALAMANCE COUNTY, N.C. — A relocation and widening of NC 119 through Alamance County was discussed as early as 1990. Now, it’s moving forward. In coming weeks and months, the NCDOT plans to purchase 170 properties from 140 owners in and around Mebane to clear a path for the new route. Jason Campbell, a lawyer with the NC Eminent Domain Law Firm, said people need to make sure they are aware of their rights in these situations. “In North Carolina […]

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    Child neglect due to substance abuse on the rise in the Piedmont

    DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — In 2014, there were more than 1400 investigations of child neglect in Davidson County. According to a new report authored by Davidson County’s Community Child Protection Team and the Child Fatality Prevention Team, the cause for more than half of those investigations was substance abuse by the parents. Kathy Hitchcock, an author of the report and a social worker with Child Protective Services, said that parental substance abuse as a cause for child neglect is on […]

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    New NC gas tax bill could cut costs at the pump

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — Beginning April 1, drivers could start seeing some savings at the pump. Tuesday lawmakers in North Carolina are voting on a bill that would lower the gas tax. The bill proposes a gas tax cut of 1.5 cents beginning April 1, with subsequent cuts of a penny each over the next 15 months. To become law, the gas tax bill has to pass the state House and Senate, and then must be signed by Gov. McCrory. […]

  • What the proposed NC gas tax bill means for you at the pump

    DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — When you buy a gallon of gas in North Carolina, 37.5 cents of the cost per gallon is a state fuel tax. A bill in the North Carolina House right now proposes changing that tax to 18.5 cents per gallon, but supplementing it by charging a $201 annual transportation usage fee for every driver. According to national numbers provided by AAA Carolinas, if this bill passed, most drivers would see an increase in what they pay annually […]

  • Development boom in downtown Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Today, downtown Greensboro welcomed its newest apartment building, 1618 Downtown. It will include a restaurant on the main level, which is not yet open, and historic apartments above, which are open. Gary Brame, chairman of the board for Downtown Greensboro, Inc., said that is just one of many developments completed or already in the works downtown. In the past year, he says around 50 developments have been completed or planned. “Couple of big ones — Opportunity Greensboro, […]

  • High Point considers anti-tethering law

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — Areas throughout North Carolina are rolling out anti-tethering ordinances, making it illegal for pet owners to leave their animals outside, alone, on a tether. One city not on that list is High Point. Although Guilford County does have an ordinance prohibiting tethering, because High Point touches multiple counties, it is not required to follow that law. Jennifer Younger, a High Point resident, went to the city council meeting earlier in March to ask council why High […]

  • UNCG building named after white supremacist former governor may be renamed

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Students describe Aycock Auditorium as one of the biggest and most prominently-positioned buildings on campus. “It’s a large building and it’s very nice,” said freshman Destiny Villalobos. “But the name on it — it makes it not as pretty.” The auditorium is named after Charles Aycock, who was governor of North Carolina from 1901-1905. He’s known for being a strong advocate for public education, but also for being a white supremacist. Today UNCG held a public forum […]


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