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  1. Betty Henson TaylorRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Shelby Shopper And Info

    ... late C.M. and Jennie Henson of Forest City. She is survived by one daughter, Vicki Ledbetter and husband, Ricky of Spindale; two sons, Shawn Taylor and wife, Janice of Winthrop Harbor, Illinois and Kevin Taylor, Sr. of Trevor, Wisconsin; one ...

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  2. 'Nobody saved us': Man describes childhood in abusive N.C. 'cult'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 13 | The Star Online

    ... , a former math teacher, and her husband, Sam, the church has grown to a congregation of nearly 750 people in rural Spindale with hundreds more followers extending to Brazil, Ghana and other countries. Jane

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  3. 'Nobody saved us': Man describes childhood in abusive 'cult'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 13 | New Canaan News-Review

    ... to speak out about the North Carolina-based church so no more kids go through what he says he suffered. (Dec. 13) SPINDALE, N.C. (AP) - Jamey Anderson vividly recalls being a skinny kid trembling on the floor of a dank, windowless storage room, ...

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  4. Nation & World BriefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 8 | The Recorder

    ... came down to whether findings by Wisconsin state courts that Dassey wasn't coerced into confessing were reasonable. SPINDALE, North Carolina - In an unprecedented move, North Carolina's state child welfare agency will participate in reviewing every ...

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  5. North Carolina steps in on child abuse cases involving sectRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 8 | WBT-AM Charlotte

    In this 2012 provided by a former member of the church, Word of Faith Fellowship leader Jane Whaley, center left, holds a congregation member's infant, accompanied by her husband, Sam, center right, and others during a ceremony in the church's compound in Spindale, N.C. In an unprecedented move, North Carolina's state child welfare agency will participate in reviewing every new allegation of abuse and neglect involving a controversial church that has been the focus of an Associated Press investigation exposing years of physical and emotional mistreatment of congregants, including children.

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  6. Lourdes LeidigRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 29 | FOX Carolina

    According to officials with the Spindale Police Department, the missing juveniles were last seen in the area of Spindale Street. Lourdes "Lola" Leidig,16, is described as 5'4" tall, 130 pounds with green eyes and long brown hair.

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  7. A look at upcoming concerts at The Foundation Updated Nov 30, 2017 atRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 30 | The Star Online

    ... and Temptations revue. The Foundation is a venue on the campus of Isothermal Community College, 286 ICC Loop Road, Spindale. The auditorium seats 1,300 people. Sections include upper and lower box seats, orchestra, mezzanine and balcony. For more ...

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  8. Ex-members of NC church urge overturning of court agreementRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | WSOCTV

    ... Visit us and sign in to update your profile, receive the latest news and keep up to date with mobile alerts. SPINDALE, N.C. - Former members of a controversial North Carolina-based church want the state to take legal action to overturn a ...

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  9. Ex-members of church urge overturning of court agreementRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... Under the leadership of co-founder Jane Whaley, Word of Faith Fellowship has grown to about 750 congregants in Spindale and a total of nearly 2,000 members worldwide. An ongoing Associated Press investigation has exposed years of abuse in the ...

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  10. Last page LastRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 15 | Times News

    Giant Food Stores LLC and Martin's Food Markets announced it removed from sale Giant/Martin's brand frozen whole kernel sweet corn due to The Lehigh Valley Health Network board of trustees has approved the timeline and services for the new Lehigh Valley Hospital - Pocono West The cost of parking in downtown Jim Thorpe following the installation of kiosks early next year continues to be a... Three people were injured in a crash involving a tractor-trailer rig and two pickups on Wednesday along Route 895 - The Obama health care law's requirement that Americans get insurance coverage is now pinned as a target... BEIJING - Following President Donald Trump's visit to Beijing, China said Wednesday that it would send a high-level special... HICAGO - An increase in suicide rates among U.S. teens occurred at the same time social media use surged and... SPINDALE, North Carolina - When Rutherford ... (more)

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  11. Ex-members say Spindale church uses power, lies to keep grip on kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2017 | The Gaston Gazette

    As a court-appointed advocate for two foster boys, it was Nancy Burnette's job to ensure they were in good hands. So as part of her casework, she visited Word of Faith Fellowship, the evangelical church they attended with the couple seeking to adopt them.

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  12. Ex-members accuse church of breaking up familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    Keela Blanton talks about her experiences with her children and the Word of Faith Fellowship church during an interview in Spindale, N.C. Shana Muse, left, hugs her sister, Suzanne Cooper, as they pose for a photo outside Muse's home in Charlotte, N.C., on Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017. Cooper acknowledges that she lied about Muse in order to help fellow members of the Word of Faith Fellowship in a custody battle for Muse's four children.

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  13. Ex-members say church uses power, lies to keep grip on kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2017 | Penticton Herald

    ... which they attributed to the church trying to keep minors from leaving the congregation. (Rachael Bryant via AP) SPINDALE, N.C. - As a court-appointed advocate for two foster boys, it was Nancy Burnette's job to ensure they were in good hands. So as ...

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  14. Ex-members say NC church uses power, lies to keep grip on kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2017 | WSOCTV

    ... Visit us and sign in to update your profile, receive the latest news and keep up to date with mobile alerts. SPINDALE, N.C. - As a court-appointed advocate for two foster boys, it was Nancy Burnette's job to ensure they were in good hands. So as ...

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  15. North Carolina church accused of 'kidnapping' children with help from a county clerkRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2017 | The Raw Story

    The Word of Faith Fellowship, a North Carolina church facing a slew of investigations, is now being accused of kidnapping the children of at least one mother. According to the Associated Press , the church in Spindale, North Carolina, used its relationship with a social worker to take more than a dozen children from their families.

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  16. Children were ripped from families by evangelical churchRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2017 | Daily Mail

    The evangelical church that 'kidnapped children with the help of a social-worker insider and brainwashed them into becoming fanatics through years of abuse' Word of Faith Fellowship in Spindale, North Carolina, has used its influence to rip more than a dozen children from their families to bring them to the church An investigation found that some young congregants have been separated from their parents for up to a decade - bouncingfrom family to family in the church A secretive church congregation in North Carolina has used money, influence and lies to rip more than two dozen children from their parents and take them in as their own, an investigation has revealed.

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  17. Investigators face big hurdles in church child abuse casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2017 | Daily Herald

    In this Thursday, March 2, 1995 file photo, Word of Faith Fellowship church leader Jane Whaley talks to members of the media, accompanied by her husband, Sam, in Spindale, N.C. In 1995, the State Bureau of Investigation interviewed Whaley, sect leaders and dozens of former members about abuse allegations. Investigators determined congregants _ including children _ had been mistreated, but the district attorney ultimately declined to prosecute, saying any case would be undermined by most victims' recalcitrance.

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  18. Jefferson Post, Ashe Mountain Times to combine -Read the original story

    Nov 10, 2017 | Jefferson Post Online Edition

    ... was purchased in the 1930s by Ed M. Anderson, whose newspaper empire included The Alleghany News in Sparta, the Spindale Sun in Spindale, the Transylvania Times in Transylvania County and the Courier in Forest City. Stella W. Anderson was editor of ...

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  19. 19 AMRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2017 | The Star Online

    Local Public Radio station WNCW recently celebrated its 28th birthday. For nearly three decades, the popular station on the campus of Isothermal Community College in Spindale has provided an award-winning blend of Americana music, with DJs playing a wide variety of folk, bluegrass, jazz, rock, country, reggae, Celtic, world and indie music.

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  20. 02 PMRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2017 | The Star Online

    Local Public Radio station WNCW recently celebrated its 28th birthday. For nearly three decades the popular station, located on the campus of Isothermal Community College in Spindale, has provided an award-winning blend of Americana music with DJs playing a wide variety of folk, bluegrass, jazz, rock, country, reggae, Celtic, world and indie music.

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