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  1. Lincoln funeral train replica now in SpencerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WBTV

    The Lincoln Funeral Train and the Leviathan locomotive have now arrived in Spencer at the North Carolina Transportation Museum for a full weekend of Civil War-era recreations, music, living history, tours, sutlers, and more, Aug. 28-30. The Lincoln Funeral Train is a full size replica of the train that carried the mortal remains of our 16th President from Washington, D.C. to Springfield, Ill in May of 1865.

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  2. Speeding up? Salisbury's Fibrant planning major announcementRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WBTV

    ... can't imagine," Martine Johnson said. The Lincoln Funeral Train and the Leviathan locomotive have now arrived in Spencer at the North Carolina Transportation Museum for a full weekend of Civil War-era recreations, music, living history, tours, ...

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  3. Exhibit on slaves in NC on display at transportation museumRead the original story

    Yesterday | WBTV

    ... exhibit is on display in conjunction with the replica Lincoln Funeral Train and Leviathan locomotive tour stop in Spencer beginning on Friday. The "Freedom" exhibit is part of the 150th anniversary commemoration of the Civil War led by the N.C. ...

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  4. $1000 reward offered in credit card fraud case in SpencerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WBTV

    Police in the Rowan County town of Spencer say there is a $1000 reward available for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of a man responsible for credit card fraud. According to the report, on August 23 a man used a cloned credit card at two businesses in Spencer.

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  5. 'Road To Emancipation' exhibit to join Lincoln funeral train at NC Transportation MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | WBTV

    ... exhibit is in conjunction with the Aug. 28-30 replica Lincoln Funeral Train and Leviathan locomotive tour stop in Spencer. The "Freedom" exhibit is part of the 150th anniversary commemoration of the Civil War led by the N.C. Department of Cultural ...

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  6. Governor thanks teachers as most students return to schoolRead the original story

    Monday Aug 24 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    McCrory said in a video message to educators that he knows teaching is a hard profession and that it's both a skill and a passion. The governor recalled when he was a student teacher as a senior at Catawba College in Salisbury. He recorded the video at North Rowan High School in Spencer.

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  7. Students return to school in North CarolinaRead the original story

    Monday Aug 24 | WVEC-TV Norfolk

    Students return to school in North Carolina Most North Carolina students resume classes Monday. Check out this story on 13newsnow.com: http://on.wvec.com/1Jfy55o SPENCER, N.C. - Gov. Pat McCrory is thanking teachers for their hard work as students on a traditional calendar return to school.

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  8. Thousands of North Carolina students flock back to schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | WCTI

    McCrory said in a video message to educators that he knows teaching is a hard profession and that it's both a skill and a passion. The governor recalls when he was a student teacher as a senior at Catawba College in Salisbury. He recorded the video at North Rowan High School in Spencer.

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  9. Charter bus catches fire on I-85 in Rowan CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    Charter bus catches fire on I-85 in Rowan County Charter bus catches fire on I-85 Check out this story on WCNC.com: Traffic was backed up on I-85 south at mile marker 79 near Spencer for several hours Tuesday morning due to the fire. Two activity buses from Rowan-Salisbury Schools picked up the passengers from the scene and transported to another location to connect with another charter bus.

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  10. Bus fire causes traffic delays on I-85 in Rowan CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | WBTV

    ... ankle injuries from jumping off of the burning bus. The incident happened on I-85 southbound at mile marker 79 near Spencer, backing up traffic into Davidson. The bus was being operated by Yep Tours of Massachusetts, according to what our David ...

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  11. Crime log: Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2015Read the original story

    Monday Aug 10 | Daily Dispatch

    Wesley Dean Spencer, 24, of 4132 Mangrove Drive, Raleigh, was charged Aug. 7 with one felony count of possession of heroin and misdemeanor counts of possession of marijuana up to half an ounce and possession of marijuana paraphernalia. He was confined in Vance County Jail on $5,000 bond pending a court hearing Oct. 13. Waleed Razzaq, 52, of 221 E. Rockspring St., Henderson, was charged via order for arrest Aug. 7. He was confined in Vance County Jail on $500 bond pending a court hearing Sept.

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  12. General Motors cars take over NC Transportation MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 8 | WBTV

    The North Carolina Transportation Museum in Spencer may be best known for trains, but since it is a museum dedicated to all forms of transportation, the automobile gets its share of the spotlight as well. Several times a year, the museum hosts car shows, including Saturday's show dedicated to vintage and modern General Motors cars.

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  13. Man charged in Walgreen's robberies now faces drug trafficking chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | WBTV

    Jimmy McFadden Menius, 52, of Long Ferry Road in Salisbury, has already been charged in connection with armed robberies at Walgreen's drug stores in Salisbury and Spencer, now he is facing new charges of drug trafficking. Police in Mount Airy have served warrants on Menius, who is currently being held in the Rowan County jail.

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  14. Lincoln Funeral train replica set to stop in SalisburyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | WBTV

    From the NC Transportation Museum: The N.C. Transportation Museum is proud to announce plans to bring the Lincoln Funeral Train and the Leviathan locomotive to Spencer, N.C. for a full weekend of Civil War-era recreations, music, living history, tours, sutlers, and more, Aug. 28-30. The Lincoln Funeral Train is a full size replica of the train that carried the mortal remains of our 16th President from Washington, D.C. to Springfield, Ill in May of 1865.

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  15. Spencer police make arrest in Walgreen's robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2015 | WBTV

    An arrest warrant has been made in the case of the Walgreens armed robbery in Spencer on September 24, according to Spencer Police. Jimmy McFadden Menius Jr. of 1350 Long Ferry Road is charged with the armed robbery of Walgreens #16121 in Spencer.

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  16. Spencer Police get arrest warrant in Walgreen's robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | WBTV

    An arrest warrant has been issued in the case of the armed robbery at the Walgreens in Spencer on September 24, according to Spencer Police. Jimmy McFadden Menius Jr. of 1350 Long Ferry Road is charged with the armed robbery of Walgreens #16121 in Spencer.

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  17. Kelly Alexander named NC Transportation Museum DirectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | WBTV

    ... portation Museum is part of the Division of State Historic Sites in NCDCR. It is located at 411 S. Salisbury Avenue, Spencer. The Museum preserves and interprets the history of transportation in the state.

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  18. Manhunt underway for bank robbery suspect in Rowan Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2015 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    ... along with a few other agencies, have set up a perimeter in a wooded area off of I-85S near exit 79 near East Spencer. Read or Share this story: ...

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  19. Roanoke, Va., finds rock star in long-dormant steam engineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | NewsOK.com

    ... most powerful steam passenger locomotive ever built, it had been retired more than 20 years and last year moved to Spencer, N.C., for restoration. The Virginia Museum of Transportation needed a rock star, not just for economic means but also to ...

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  20. "Rail Days" Saturday at NC Transportation MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | WBTV

    ... members will have free or reduced admission for some trains. The N.C. Transportation Museum, located in historic Spencer Shops, the former Southern Railway repair facility is located just five minutes off I-85 at Exit 79 in Spencer, N.C., and about ...

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