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

    Monday | 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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  2. 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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  3. Ducati Revs Virginia Scheduled In April And September At VIRRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 17 | 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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  4. Man pleads guilty to baseball bat beating death of ex-girlfriend in East SpencerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | 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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  5. Train buffs visit classic steam engine at...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 7 | 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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  6. Fire damages Spencer home on Wednesday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | 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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  7. Kannapolis water bills arriving lateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | 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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  8. Sex offender added to Rowan Sheriff's Most Wanted listRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | 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

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

    Thursday Mar 5 | 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. Fire marshal: E. Spencer fire that hit historic building was set by a personRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | The Charlotte Observer

    A five-alarm fire that struck a former high school and community center in East Spencer on Dec. 30 was set by a person, but it is unclear whether the fire was intentional, officials said Tuesday. The fire destroyed part of the Dunbar Center on South Long Street.

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  16. E. Spencer community mourns loss of Dunbar CenterRead the original story

    Dec 31, 2014 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    It took 75 firefighters and 11 tanker trucks 12 hours to battle a five-alarm fire Tuesday night in Rowan County. E. Spencer community mourns loss of Dunbar Center It took 75 firefighters and 11 tanker trucks 12 hours to battle a five-alarm fire Tuesday night in Rowan County.

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  17. 2-alarm fire rips through Spencer buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    Check out this story on WCNC.com: SPENCER, N.C. -- Flames destroyed what fire officials say is an old junior high school building in Rowan County Tuesday. The fire began around 8 p.m. in the 800 block of South Long Street in Spencer.

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  18. Boston fugitive busted in Spencer, but not without a struggleRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2014 | WBTV

    ... in the Davie County town of Cooleemee.Steven Edward McCarter, 37, w... A wanted fugitive from Boston was captured in Spencer on Friday, but it wasn't an easy apprehension for police. Investigators from Spencer told WBTV that the agency received a ...

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  19. Man pleads guilty in murder of ex-wife in Spencer, avoids death penaltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | WBTV

    A Spencer man has pleaded guilty to the murder of his former wife. Rodney Roberto Wallace was charged in June for the murder of his ex-wife, Toney Ann Johnson.

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  20. Everybody stays perfect as Tar Heels, Wolfpack repel challengesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | Independent Weekly

    ... from the graduation loss of five significant players, but right now it's "so far, so good." Sophomore guard Miah Spencer has taken a chunk of the scoring load, pouring in 19 in a big 70-63 win at Charlotte on Tuesday night. She also had 14 against ...

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