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  1. Prep Tennis: Cavs defeat Bulldogs in CCC finaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Thomasville Times

    ... Rowan prevented that from happening. The Bulldogs had beaten the Cavaliers earlier this season, but the club from Spencer got the better of THS in the rematch winning 6-3. North posted the first two points in singles action. Chase Thompson swept No. ...

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  2. Mable RayRead the original story

    Monday | MainStreetNews.com

    ... two sisters, Velma Crisler of Marietta and Louise Wilbanks of Commerce; three brothers, Fletcher, C.E. Jr., of Spencer, N.C., and J. Nolan Spear Sr., Commerce. Mrs. Ray was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, W.E. Ray and three of their ...

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  3. Nearly 30 years later ground to be broken for school office buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | WBTV

    ... as "deplorable" conditions and desperate space needs at the central office location on N. Long Street in East Spencer. Supporters wanted to bring together the various administrative offices into one central location. Those who opposed the project ...

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  4. Restored steam engine to return to Roanoke May 30Read the original story

    Friday Apr 17 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    The Roanoke Times reports the Virginia Museum of Transportation's Norfolk & Western Class J 611 locomotive will head into Roanoke on May 30. The locomotive is being restored at the North Carolina Transportation Museum in Spencer, North Carolina.

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  5. NS announces homecoming of Class J 611 steam locomotiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen

    ... who launched plans for 21st Century Steam in 2010, and President Jim Squires will be aboard a J-powered train from Spencer, N.C., where the 611 has been undergoing restoration at the North Carolina Transportation Museum since June 2014. Neither ...

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  6. No injuries in school bus accident near North Rowan High SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | WBTV

    No one was injured in an accident involving a school bus near Rowan County high school on Monday morning, officials say. The accident happened just before 7:30 a.m. on Whitehead Avenue at 3rd Street in Spencer, near North Rowan High School.

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  7. NC Transportation Museum to get $2 million in renovationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | WBTV

    The Salisbury Post reported that state officials have announced the start of the renovation to the museum's former powerhouse building in Spencer. Interim Museum Director Kevin Cherry says the first phase will focus on restoring the structural integrity of the building constructed in 1896.

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  8. Elva Williams CookRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Tallahassee Democrat

    She was born in Spencer, North Carolina to H. A. and Blanche Williams. She graduated from Spencer High School and Catawba College, and was a beloved high school teacher.

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  9. Ducati Revs Virginia Scheduled In April And September At VIRRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2015 | Roadracing World

    ... high performance riding school for all riders and all abilities. Cornerspin: "Road Racing in the Dirt", located in Spencer NC and entering it's 8th year of business, is a 2-day high performance road riding school taught on the dirt using mini bikes ...

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  10. Man pleads guilty to baseball bat beating death of ex-girlfriend in East SpencerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | WBTV

    A man who beat his ex-girlfriend to death with a baseball bat while her six grandchildren slept upstairs has pleaded guilty to the 2012 killing. Joan Marie Lark, 49, was beaten to death in her home at 110 W. Spencer Street in East Spencer in January 2012.

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  11. Train buffs visit classic steam engine at...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2015 | The Gazette

    Not every rail fan wants to wait for the Norfolk & Western J Class 611 to roll back into Roanoke before seeing it again. ADVANCE FOR USE SUNDAY, MARCH 8 - In this photo taken Friday, Feb. 20, 2015, Dennis Guza, 60, left, a retired automotive designer with Chrylser in Detroit, from Moneta, Steve Parker, 73 a pastor at Morgan's Baptist Church in Moneta and a retired army chaplain, from Portsmouth, Va., and Andy Stone,72, rear center, with the Historical Society in Roanoke, road a bus along with other rail fans to Spencer, NC, home of the North Carolina Transportation Museum where the 611 is under restoration.

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  12. Fire damages Spencer home on Wednesday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | WBTV

    A fire damaged a home on 2nd Street in Spencer on Wednesday night, but quick work from firefighters kept the damage from being much worse. The call came in from 201 2nd Street just before 9:00 pm.

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  13. Kannapolis water bills arriving lateRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | WBTV

    ... from the last two weeks of inclement weather," the news release stated. A fire damaged a home on 2nd Street in Spencer on Wednesday night, but quick work from firefighters kept the damage from being much worse. A kidney donor and the recipient of ...

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  14. Sex offender added to Rowan Sheriff's Most Wanted listRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | WBTV

    ... Lt. Chad Moose (704) 216-8687 or Detective Janet Wietbrock (704) 216-8704. A fire damaged a home on 2nd Street in Spencer on Wednesday night, but quick work from firefighters kept the damage from being much worse. A fire damaged a home on 2nd Street ... 1 comment

  15. Plan now to attend Economic Development Community ForumRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | WBTV

    ... or register on the event link: www.rowanforum.eventbrite.com A fire damaged a home on 2nd Street in Spencer on Wednesday night, but quick work from firefighters kept the damage from being much worse. A fire damaged a home on 2nd Street in Spencer on ...

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  16. Oak Park Retirement residents get the ride of a lifetimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | WBTV

    ... after stepping out of the helicopter. "We were over the hospital, the railyard and could see the train station in Spencer, we got quite a little view." "Ahhhhh, absolutely fantastic, fist time I've been in a helicopter, I've been in small planes ...

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  17. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | WBTV

    ... says will consolidate the operations of the system and allow it to move out the facility on N. Long Street in East Spencer. According to the district attorney's office, the grand jury indicted Cannon Monday. As a convicted felon, Cannon is not ...

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  18. Sister Clara Virginia KellyRead the original story

    Jan 27, 2015 | Florida Today

    Following a brief illness. Sister was a native of Spencer, NC, the second daughter born to Clara and Walter Kelly.

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  19. Plans for Roanoke steam engine remain on trackRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2015 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... locomotive comes back." Right now the partially dismantled 611 rests at the North Carolina Transportation Museum in Spencer, North Carolina, where its makeover in still in progress. Weekend visitors to the Spencer museum can pay $5 for a guided tour ...

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  20. Investigators: Cause of Dunbar Center fire 'undetermined'Read the original story

    Jan 6, 2015 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    Investigators: Cause of Dunbar Center fire 'undetermined' Investigators: Cause of Dunbar Center ruled 'undetermined' Check out this story on WCNC.com: EAST SPENCER, N.C. -- The cause of a massive blaze at the Dunbar Center last week has been officially ruled 'undetermined.' It took cruise from 18 agencies hours to knock down the flames to the building which was once the black high school during segregation.

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