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  1. Rhodhiss: We're not brokeRead the original story

    Apr 9, 2014 | Lenoir News-Topic

    ... the budget are healthy and normal, Town Manager Barbara Harmon said. "All of our neighbors, Granite Falls, Sawmills, Valdese, they've called and asked about [the town being broke], and I've assured them that no, that's not the case here," Harmon ...

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  2. Bluegrass Guitarist George Shuffler, 1925 - 2014Read the original story

    Apr 7, 2014 | Acoustic Guitar

    ... Junior Blankenship and myself--we all owed a debt of gratitude to George Shuffler for showing us the way." Born in Valdese, North Carolina in 1925, Shuffler was given his first guitar at age 12 and, taken with the instrument, was soon appearing on ...

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  3. Bluegrass Innovator and Pioneer George Shuffler has DiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2014 | Cybergrass

    ... Recipient, George Shuffler passed away yesterday, April 7th, just shy of his 89th birthday. Shuffler was born in Valdese, North Carolina on April 15, 1925. Affectionately known as "The Third Stanley Brother" performed on many of bluegrass music's ...

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  4. Getting in a few licks at the Earl Scruggs CenterRead the original story

    Apr 3, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... a photograph of the cross-picking guitar innovator and former member of the Stanley Brothers. "I know him. He's from Valdese." Cook swiped the image with his hand and slid it across the table like a hockey puck, another nifty feature, to his wife. ...

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  5. The late Edsel Hiatt joins Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2014 | Mt. Airy News

    ... fierce, competitors to take the field in each and every contest." After graduating college, he spent three years at Valdese High, then seven at Lenoir before it was closed due to consolidation. In 1976, he was in his second year at Lexington High ...

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  6. George Shuffler is The Boy From ValseseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2014 | The Bluegrass Blog

    ... a bluegrass icon, modern practitioners Milan Miller and Buddy Melton have released a new recording of The Boy From Valdese , which Miller wrote for Songs From Burke County, an album from 2013 with a focus on North Carolina history. It tells the ...

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  7. The Boy from Valdese - A Tribute to George ShufflerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2014 | Cybergrass

    Long before the Old Rock School became a popular stop for Bluegrass touring artists, hardcore fans of the genre knew the small town of Valdese, NC as the home of the legendary George Shuffler.

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  8. NC oncologist Douglas Thompson excited to run in North Pole MarathonRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    ... at The Observer for 20 years and has been at the paper for 25, writing about nearly every sport in the Carolinas. VALDESE I rarely donate money to the people I write about. Many are professional athletes, and they seem to do all right without it. ...

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  9. Burke man sentenced for sexual offenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    Prosecutors say Richard Neil Arney, 33, of Valdese, was sentenced to more than 15 years in prison this week on statutory sexual offense charges.

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  10. Top aide named Morganton public safety chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    ... was a definite benefit,” said City Manager Sally Sandy. Rector is a Burke County native who grew up in Valdese and graduated from East Burke High School and Lenoir-Rhyne University, where he earned a bachelors degree in business administration. ...

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  11. Many forms of pollutionRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2014 | Asheville Citizen-Times

    ... crowd found a trump card -- tetrachloride. A shot glass was imagined into the WNC counterpart to the Exxon-Valdese spill. In the end facts prevailed, and many of those resisting the project now routinely cross that threshold to savings. Like those ...

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  12. The best butts in town - JD's SmokehouseRead the original story

    Mar 1, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... their menu and that would be a "baked potato with the works." Keep up the great work! If you are ever in the area of Valdese look them up. They are open Thursday, Friday, and Saturdays 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. At 500 Malcolm Blvd Rutherford College NC ...

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  13. The Big 2-0 for James Alan SheltonRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2014 | The Bluegrass Blog

    ... been my life's dream to play lead guitar for Ralph Stanley when I went to one of his shows at the Old Rock School in Valdese, NC in February of 1994. It seems that Junior Blankenship and Ernie Thacker were leaving to form their own band so Ralph was ...

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  14. Community says goodbye to "Pap" LowmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2014 | WBTV

    ... in 1962 and became a fixture there and responded to as many calls as he could. "Pap served the community well," said Valdese Fire Chief Charlie Watts. "If they could say that about all of us then we all did what God had planned for us," he said. ...

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  15. Kicking It with Molly: Martial arts unique in history, practiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2014 | The Star Online

    ... balance and fight, even while on a mountain. Recently, I saw a student at the Walker Martial Arts Tournament in Valdese perform a southern Chinese martial arts form. It was the first time I had ever seen anyone do a southern form and it was markedly ...

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  16. Burke man sentenced in stabbing of womanRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    ... week of stabbing a woman in the chest three months ago, according to prosecutors. Travis Eugene Aldridge, 28, of Valdese, was convicted in Burke County Superior Court of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injuries. ...

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  17. Burke man sentenced for rape, larcenyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    Paul Anthony Lunsford, 25, of Valdese, was sentenced to at least 12 years in prison, according to prosecutors in Burke County. 2 comments

  18. Minimum 12 years in prison for Burke Co. sex offenderRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2014 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    ... The District Attorney's Office says the rape of a child charge stems from an incident in June 2008 in the city of Valdese. Lunsford was sentenced to serve no less than 144 months and no more than 182 months in prison; he was also ordered to pay ...

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  19. Burke Co man sentenced for stabbing girlfriend in chestRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2014 | WBTV

    A Valdese man was convicted of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill in a Burke County Court Monday for stabbing his girlfriend more than a year ago.

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  20. Clearing snow claims two Burke County livesRead the original story

    Feb 14, 2014 | The Daily Advance

    ... said a woman in her late 40s was shoveling snow during the height of the storm Wednesday night, went inside her Valdese home and collapsed. Black said a Morganton man in his 70s was clearing snow with a snow blower and shovel Thursday morning when ...

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