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  1. Rowan sheriff seeks security upgrades after prisoner escapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 10 | The Charlotte Observer

    ... of Jameel Stephens-Maddox, who escaped Wednesday. He was still at large Thursday afternoon. Stephens-Maddox, 21, of Spencer, had been arrested Wednesday morning in Salisbury after he tried escaping from deputies. He was taken to the Magistrate's ...

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  2. Rowan County SO looks for suspect who escaped custodyRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 9 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    ... looking for a 21-year-old man who they say escaped custody Wednesday morning. Jameel Kenneth Stephens-Maddox, 21, of Spencer, was arrested Wednesday morning by Rowan County Sheriff's Deputies for seven outstanding warrants. When deputies arrived at ...

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  3. 68-year-old Spencer woman missing, Silver Alert issuedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 23 | WBTV

    A Silver Alert has been issued for a missing Rowan County woman who is believed to have a cognitive impairment.

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  4. School lockdowns on Wednesday? Sheriff looking for culpritRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2014 | WBTV

    ... parts of the county. Schools in the northern part of the county were on lockdown due to a police investigation in Spencer, but in other parts of the county the lockdown were caused by threats, and now deputies need help finding the culprit. On ...

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  5. Man wanted for murder arrested in Wrightsville BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2014 | Lumina News

    Rodney Roberto Wallace, a 47-year-old black male, was wanted for the murder of his ex-wife, Toney Ann Johnson, after she was found severely beaten between two homes in the town of Spencer in Rowan County on Wednesday, June 11. Johnson was rushed to the hospital in Spencer where she died from her injuries on Thursday, June 12. Wrightsville Beach ... (more)

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  6. Rowan Co. murder suspect arrested in Wrightsville BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2014 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... ce was wanted by the Rowan County Police Department after the body of his ex-wife, Toney Ann Johnson, was found in a Spencer, NC neighborhood Wednesday morning.

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  7. First on 3: Murder suspect arrested in Wrightsville BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2014 | WWAY-TV Wilmington

    A neighbor found the body of Toney Ann Johnson yesterday morning in Spencer. Police there quickly put out an alert for Rodney Roberto Wallace, 47. Wrightsville Beach Police Chief Dan House says this afternoon a woman jumped out of a car in Wrightsville Beach Town Park, which is near the police department, screaming that there was a murderer in the ... (more)

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  8. Investigators looking for suspect after body found in Spencer neighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2014 | WBTV

    ... in Charlotte at Druid Circle on Sunday June, 8. She was moving to Charlotte from Greensboro. A body was found in a Spencer neighborhood on Wednesday morning and police are looking for the suspect. The 911 call came in at 9 a.m., according to the ...

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  9. Cornerspeed To Hold School For BMW Motorcycle Owners Of America At VIRRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2014 | Roadracing World

    ... high performance riding school for all riders and all abilities. Cornerspin: "Road Racing in the Dirt", located in Spencer NC and in it's 7th year of business, is a 2-day high performance road riding school taught on the dirt using mini bikes such ...

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  10. Rowan drug roundup nets 5 suspectsRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    ... drug suspects in Rowan County, authorities say. (Rowan County Detention Center photo.) Sandra Nicole Ellis, 27, of Spencer, is among five people arrested in a roundup of drug suspects in Rowan County, authorities say. (Rowan County Detention Center ...

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  11. 5 charged for selling prescription drugs to undercover officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2014 | WBTV

    ... tablets to an undercover officer. On May 30, 2014, Sandra Nicole Ellis, age 27, a resident of 906 Iredell Avenue, Spencer, North Carolina, was arrested by deputies and charged with three counts of trafficking opium/heroin, three counts of possess ...

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  12. Locomotives gather for a historic reunionRead the original story

    May 30, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    ... at the NC Transportation Museum. Decades after they went quiet and became a museum, the old steam-engine works at Spencer Shops will go back into business for about nine months, doing what it did back in the day -- working on a locomotive. Norfolk ...

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  13. Streamliners roll into Spencer; fans filling NC Transportation MuseumRead the original story

    May 29, 2014 | WBTV

    Rail fans and visitors from all over the US and the world are making their way to Spencer in Rowan County for a unique event that's getting a lot of attention.

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  14. Amtrak equipment to go on display at NC museumRead the original story

    May 29, 2014 | WBTV

    ... passenger trains on display. The department says equipment from the Piedmont train on display at the Streamliners at Spencer railroad festival beginning Thursday and continuing through Saturday. Included in the display is the "City of Salisbury" ...

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  15. "Streamliners" event set to begin ThursdayRead the original story

    May 28, 2014 | WBTV

    The N.C. Transportation Museum's "Streamliners at Spencer" begins Thursday, with a special preview day, followed by three days of rail fan nirvana.

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  16. Chapel Hill knocks off Cardinal GibbonsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2014 | Chapel Hill News

    ... into the game, coming out of a scrum in the box following a corner kick. "It was up at the corner, and I think Mia (Spencer) hit the post," the junior Nielsen said of the setup for her goal. "And then Laura hit it back to me in the perfect spot. ...

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  17. Va. museum's steam locomotive to be restored in NCRead the original story

    May 22, 2014 | Washington Examiner

    ... locomotive will leave Roanoke on Saturday. It's expected to arrive at the North Carolina Transportation Museum in Spencer, North Carolina, on May 29. The locomotive began service in 1950. The Virginia museum says it's the only Class J 611 still in ...

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  18. Dishing with Mark and Carrie May 22, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2014 | South Florida Blade

    ... The caretaker for six of the privately owned renovated rail homes is a retired railroad employee, Bob, who lives in Spencer, North Carolina. He gave a talk about the many specialty cars that were restored. He said that the North Carolina Railroad ...

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  19. "Hidden pocket" in Chevy results in drug charges for twoRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2014 | WBTV

    ... discovered there was no insurance and they were supposed to take the car's tag. The driver was Sharod Mathis, 20, of Spencer. Police noted the strong smell of marijuana, and they say Mathis admitted to smoking pot earlier in the day. Police also ...

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  20. Night photo schedule available for "Streamliners At Spencer"Read the original story

    May 15, 2014 | WBTV

    As the N.C. Transportation Museum's "Streamliners at Spencer" railroading festival approaches and with the confirmation of 25 classic streamliner locomotives appearing, more details about offerings for each day and night session are being finalized.

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