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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 pieces. She loves getting to see her stories through from beginning to end every day, and meet lots of viewers along the way!

She comes to the Triad after living in New York City, where she worked for News 12. She reported on the U.S.’s most diverse area — the Bronx — where she covered everything from crime and politics to Superstorm Sandy, which hit NYC just a couple months after she started.

Sarah is originally from New Braunfels, Texas, although she spent much of her childhood living in Burundi and Botswana, Africa and England.
Sarah is thrilled to be in North Carolina and feels right at home in the Tar Heel state. She’s an alumna of Duke University, where she majored in Spanish and International Relations, with a journalism minor. Plus, her in-laws live all over the Triad!

When she’s not working, Sarah loves to cook, enjoy NC’s beautiful mountains and beaches, and hang out with her friends and her husband, a Greensboro native. She also volunteers as a journalism mentor and alumni interviewer for Duke, and serves as a foster mom for abused and neglected dogs.

If you see Sarah out and about, please stop and say hello!

Recent Articles
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    Madison mother records drivers passing bus with kids getting on; says her children are scared

    MADISON, N.C. — One Madison mom is on a mission. Carolyn Vernon says for at least four years, she’s watched day after day as drivers zoom past the school bus while her kids are boarding it on a busy stretch of U.S. Highway 220. Even when the bus’ stop arm is out and the lights are flashing. “The main thing is safety,” she said. “It’s not just my children. It’s everyone else that’s on the bus. Plus all of the […]

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    Former animal shelter director, employees arrested for cruelty to animals

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Three former animal shelter workers — indicted on felony charges earlier this week — have been arrested. Marissa Studivent, a former employee of both the Davidson County Animal Shelter and the Guilford County Animal Shelter, turned herself into the Lexington Police Department Wednesday night, according to the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office.  She posted a $10,000 bond upon turning herself in. Marsha Williams, former executive director of both animal shelters, turned herself in around noon Thursday to the Guilford […]

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    Off-duty Greensboro officer credited with stopping string of break-ins

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — He wasn’t on duty and he wasn’t even in his jurisdiction, but a Greensboro police officer is being credited for stepping up to help. Jonathan Gardner had just finished the night shift with the Greensboro Police Department. He was heading home, in Burlington, when he saw something strange. “A car came into the parking lot at a high rate of speed, driving pretty reckless,” he said. “I watched for a little bit. And then someone got out […]

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    Flea market and gun show draws thousands to small Virginia town

    HILLSVILLE, Va. — For a town with a population of under 3,000 people, the thought that at least half a million people will come through Hillsville, Va., this weekend is a pretty big deal. This Labor Day Weekend marks the 48th year for the Hillsville Flea Market and Gun Show that takes over the main street area. “We try to come ever year,” said flea market visitor Gordon Jeffries. “I like the military stuff. Well, I just like all the […]

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    ‘Urgent need’ for teachers in the Triad; Forsyth County looking to hire 68 teachers

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Even though school has already started, Winston-Salem Forsyth County Schools has an “urgent need” for teachers.  “Absolutely,” said Paula Wilkins, Director of Professional and Talent Development for WSFCS. “And this mirrors the state climate right now.”  Wilkins said it is not uncommon to have vacancies after the school-year has begun, but with the uncertainty surrounding the state budget, it can be another concern for prospective applicants. Wilkins said WSFCS is looking to hire 68 teachers, particularly for […]

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    Burlington elementary school tests out gender-segregated classes

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — Some third graders at Hillcrest Elementary School in Burlington are trying something a little different this year. Two teachers have chosen to separate their classes — one for all boys, the other for all girls. Teachers Karen Allen and Chastity Hill decided to split up their classes by gender for the core courses, but keep a coed homeroom, specials and recess. “This year we thought, let’s try something different. See if we can make a difference,” Allen […]

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    First ever bilingual playschool in Alamance County opens

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — With the growing Hispanic population in Alamance County, one group is taking another step to ease communication between English and Spanish speakers. The Holy Comforter Episcopal Church in Burlington just opened a bilingual playschool for children ages 2 through 4. Organizers say it’s the first-ever bilingual playschool in Alamance County. “For any nationality, any culture, if you want to learn Spanish and English, this is the place to be,” said teacher Eva Green Baysmore. The class is […]

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    Local teenage boy credited with speedy arrest of home burglar

    GIBSONVILLE, N.C. — Several homes near the Gibsonville-Elon border were burglarized Sunday morning, but just about 24 hours later, police have made an arrest and are giving the credit to one 14-year-old quick-thinking teen. “I can’t say enough how brave he was,” Gibsonville Police Chief Ron Parrish said. Police said Anthony Crawford, of Graham, attempted to break into six homes Sunday morning, successfully entering four. In all of the houses, no one was home, except one. That’s when Crawford came face-to-face […]

  • Local schools forced to cut driver’s ed because of state budget delays

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — With no state budget decided, school systems across the Piedmont have been forced to get rid of driver’s education. “I think when you consider the fact that almost everybody eventually drives a vehicle, I think it’s a pretty big concern,” said Guilford County School’s Director of Drivers Ed, Leigh Hebbard. Guilford County Schools is no longer accepting students into driver’s education, and neither is Forsyth County Schools nor Surry County Schools. Hebbard said students who wish to […]

  • Friends remember Eastern Guilford senior killed in wreck

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — Friends said Kie Johnson was always full of life. He was the last person they’d expect to pass away. “I just don’t feel right,” said Johnson’s friend Stephan Brooker. “I don’t feel like graduation is going to be the same without Kie. Because Kie was the heart and soul of 2016.” Johnson, a senior at Eastern Guilford High School, died Wednesday afternoon when the car he was a passenger in hit a school bus head-on on […]

  • Martinsville community remembers their ‘little angel,’ slain WDBJ reporter Alison Parker

    MARTINSVILLE, Va. — In the death of Alison Parker, Martinsville, Va., lost a “shining star.” Parker, a reporter for WDBJ in Roanoke, Va., and photojournalist Adam Ward were shot and killed Wednesday morning during a live television report in Moneta, Va. Parker was a Martinsville native. “It was devastating. I’m not even sure there are words for how bad,” said Felecia Childress, who was Parker’s dance instructor for more than 15 years. Childress said Parker started taking dance lessons when […]

  • Big crowds take over Winston-Salem Open on ‘Mega Tuesday’

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Monday night rains called off several tennis matches at the Winston-Salem Open. But one night’s loss is another day’s gain. Matches rescheduled for Tuesday meant 14 matches were played in just one day — what organizers call “Mega Tuesday.” “We have four of the top 20 players in the world playing here today,” said Tournament Director Bill Oakes. “That’s a lot of tennis.” Oakes said ticket sales had been consistent throughout the day and encouraged others to come […]


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