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  1. Savannah man sentenced to life plus 25 years in prison for 2014 slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | SavannahNow

    ... murder charge - but acquitted him of malice murder - in the Dec. 2014 slaying of 21-year-old William Whitsett of Spruce Pine, NC. The victim was shot five times with a .22-caliber weapon on or about Dec. 24, 2014 and his body was dumped behind a ...

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  2. Theater review: 'Violet'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | Powhatan Today

    ... back three more decades to 1964, where 25-year-old Violet (Christie Jackson) sets out on a Greyhound bus from Spruce Pine, N.C., to seek out a televangelist in Tulsa, Okla., who she believes might erase a horrible facial scar, the result of an ax ...

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  3. Jury convicts Savannah man of felony murder, related charges in 2014 Georgetown slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | SavannahNow

    ... probably next week. Murder carries a mandatory life prison sentence. The victim, 22-year-old William Whitsett of Spruce Pine, N.C., was shot five times with a .22-caliber weapon on or about Dec. 23, 2014, and his body was dumped behind a Brasseler ...

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  4. Jury in Georgetown murder case expected to begin deliberationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | SavannahNow

    ... in the slaying of William Whitsett, 22, on or about Dec. 23, 2014. He has pleaded not guilty. Whitsett, of Spruce Pine, N.C., was shot five times with a .22-caliber weapon, and his body was dumped behind a Brasseler Boulevard apartment complex in ...

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  5. Defendant declines to take stand in final day of Georgetown trial testimonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | SavannahNow

    ... in the slaying of William Whitsett, 22, on or about Dec. 23, 2014. He has pleaded not guilty. Whitsett, of Spruce Pine, N.C., was shot five times with a .22-caliber weapon, and his body was dumped behind a Brasseler Boulevard apartment complex in ...

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  6. Testimony concludes in Georgetown murder caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | SavannahNow

    ... and related charges in the slaying of Whitsett on or about Dec. 23, 2014. The victim, 22-year-old Whitsett from Spruce Pine, N.C., was shot five times with a .22-caliber weapon and his body was dumped behind a Brasseler Drive apartment complex in ...

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  7. Chatham County jail inmate: Palmer expected to beat charges in murder caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | SavannahNow

    ... and related charges in the slaying of Whitsett on or about Dec. 23, 2014. The victim, 22-year-old Whitsett from Spruce Pine, N.C., was shot five times with a .22-caliber weapon and his body was dumped behind a Brasseler Drive apartment complex in ...

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  8. Co-defendant: Man on trial sold victim's marijuana after he disappeared in Georgetown slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | SavannahNow

    ... and related charges in the slaying of Whitsett on or about Dec. 23, 2014. The victim, 22-year-old Whitsett from Spruce Pine, N.C., was shot five times with a .22-caliber weapon and his body was dumped behind a Brasseler Drive apartment complex in ...

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  9. Sherriff's ReportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Watauga Democrat

    ... innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. ARREST: Bruce Lester Fuller, 42, of 124 Oakdale Drive, Spruce Pine, was arrested and charged with being a fugitive in another state. Fuller was issued a $50,000 secured bond and given a March 1 court ...

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  10. Murder defendant puts blame on victim in 2014 Georgetown slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | SavannahNow

    ... and related charges in the slaying of Whitsett on or about Dec. 23, 2014. The victim, 22-year-old Whitsett from Spruce Pine, N.C., was shot five times with a .22-caliber weapon and his body was dumped behind a Brasseler Drive apartment complex in ...

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  11. Murder defendant blamed victim in 2014 Georgetown slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | SavannahNow

    ... and related charges in the slaying of Whitsett on or about Dec. 23, 2014. The victim, 22-year-old Whitsett from Spruce Pine, N.C., was shot five times with a .22-caliber weapon and his body was dumped behind a Brasseler Drive apartment complex in ...

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  12. North Carolina man shot five times, dumped in ditch near Georgetown, testimony showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | SavannahNow

    ... get somebody to kill her dad" in reference to a problem she was having with her former husband. Stockton, from Spruce Pine, North Carolina, testified that when she met Palmer, he was "pretty sweet, friendly, fun to hang out with." But after a while, ...

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  13. Prosecutor: 2014 slaying near Georgetown played out 'almost like a movie'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | SavannahNow

    ... and related charges in the slaying of Whitsett on or about December 23, 2014. The victim, a 22-year-old from Spruce Pine, N.C., was shot five times with a .22-caliber weapon and his body dumped behind an apartment complex where Palmer lived with his ...

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  14. Prosecutor: Drug kingpin wannabe behind 2014 slaying near GeorgetownRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | SavannahNow

    ... and related charges in the slaying of Whitsett on or about December 23, 2014. The victim, a 22-year-old from Spruce Pine, N.C., was shot five times with a .22-caliber weapon and his body dumped behind an apartment complex where Palmer lived with his ...

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  15. Hoof - n' Horn's 'Violet,' a meditation on race and gender, enters second weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 24 | The Chronicle

    ... expected after our first read-through. The story follows Violet, a young, white woman from the isolated town of Spruce Pine, N.C., played by sophomore Bekah Wellons. A facial disfigurement, by way of an axe-inflicted wound the audience never ...

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  16. click to read moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2017 | Englewood Review

    ... treasures. Jean and her husband divided their time between their home in Englewood and their beloved cabin in Spruce Pine, North Carolina. After the death of her husband in 2006, Jean devoted considerable time, money and effort to filling the need ...

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  17. Sheriff's reports and most wantedEditor's Note: The following are...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | Lebanon Democrat

    ... charged with fugitive from justice and theft of merchandise worth less than $500. Devin William Garner, 24, of Spruce Pine, N.C., was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and theft of merchandise worth less than $500. Casey Lynn Moore, 19, ...

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  18. Minerals Research Lab cooks up cutting-edge solutionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | Mountain Xpress

    ... focus mostly on industrial materials such as mica, olivine, pyrophyllite, feldspar, sand, gravel and phosphate. Spruce Pine, for example, is the world's No. 1 producer of high-quality quartz, which is used in electronic devices such as cellphones ...

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  19. Nu-Blu and Buck Stove Benefit Dolly Parton's 'My People Fund'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2016 | Cybergrass

    Nu-Blu is giving back in a big way, after recently teaming up with Buck Stove to organize a special event this past weekend in Spruce Pine, N.C. to benefit Dolly Parton's My People Fund . Appropriately titled, 'Christmas for the Smokies,' the event was held on December 18, and also featured performances from the Garrett Newton Band with Lorraine Jordan, Darrin & Brooke Aldridge, and Tim Shelton & Rob Baker.

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  20. Market Warriors' Bob Richter: Have 'A Very Vintage Christmas'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | MLive.com

    ... they were the only decorations she bought for 5 cents. Oh, my gosh! You made me realize my grandmother in Spruce Pine, N.C. had some of those. Now I wonder where they are, for you just brought back such a memory for me. Thank you, and please tell us ...

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