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Nov. 21, 2014 @ 12:48 PM

October jobless rate in NC drops to 6.3 percent

North Carolina's unemployment rate keeps falling.


Nov. 21, 2014 @ 11:58 AM

Land transfers: Nov. 21, 2014

Here are the latest land transfers recorded by the Rutherford County Register of Deeds:


Nov. 20, 2014 @ 02:18 PM

Solar power backers: leave friendly NC laws alone

Solar energy advocates want North Carolina legislators to preserve a renewable energy industry that employs 3,000.


Nov. 20, 2014 @ 01:12 PM

NC board suspends license over Boone motel deaths

A North Carolina board has suspended the license of a contractor who did faulty work on a pool heater later found to be the source of leaking carbon monoxide that killed three Boone hotel guests.


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Nov. 21, 2014 @ 11:58 AM

Land transfers: Nov. 21, 2014

Here are the latest land transfers recorded by the Rutherford County Register of Deeds:


Nov. 20, 2014 @ 10:35 AM

Health inspections: Nov. 20, 2014

Here are the latest health inspections from the Rutherford County Health Department:


Nov. 20, 2014 @ 09:40 AM

PHOTOS: Beginning to look like Christmas

The Christmas tree at the Christmas Cheer Center is decorated with the Angel Tree names that need to be picked-up.


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Nov. 21, 2014 @ 12:48 PM

October jobless rate in NC drops to 6.3 percent

North Carolina's unemployment rate keeps falling.


Nov. 20, 2014 @ 02:18 PM

Solar power backers: leave friendly NC laws alone

Solar energy advocates want North Carolina legislators to preserve a renewable energy industry that employs 3,000.


Nov. 20, 2014 @ 01:12 PM

NC board suspends license over Boone motel deaths

A North Carolina board has suspended the license of a contractor who did faulty work on a pool heater later found to be the source of leaking carbon monoxide that killed three Boone hotel guests.


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Oct. 31, 2014 @ 04:27 PM

Dominion asks feds to begin review of pipeline

Energy provider Dominion Resources Inc. is asking federal regulators to begin its environmental review of a proposed $5 billion pipeline that would deliver natural gas to the Southeast.


Oct. 20, 2014 @ 01:12 PM

Canadian Pacific ends CSX deal talks

Canadian Pacific Railway says it has ended talks with U.S. counterpart CSX about a possible combination and plans no more discussions.


Oct. 06, 2014 @ 12:15 PM

Wealthy giving less to charity; Utah tops states

Even as the income gap widens, the wealthiest Americans are giving a smaller share of their income to charity, while poor and middle-income people are donating a larger share, according to an extensive analysis of IRS data conducted by the Chronicle of Philanthropy.