John Spence, former WNCT farm director, passes away

AYDEN, N.C. (WNCT) – John Spence, the former farm director for WNCT, passed away Wednesday.

Spence reported on agricultural news at WNCT-TV Channel 9 for about 33 years. During that time, he also co-hosted Carolina Today, a local early morning talk and news show. For many years, Spence produced a show on the opening of local tobacco markets. He retired from the WNCT in 2000.

Spence was 83.

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