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Jul. 01, 2015 @ 08:46 AM

TIEC purchases Lodge on Lake Lure

Mark Bellissimo, managing Partner of Tryon Equestrian Partners confirmed today the partnership had acquired the Lodge on Lake Lure, which is conveniently located within 18 minutes of the newly opened Tryon International Equestrian Center.


Jun. 04, 2015 @ 08:21 AM

Clinic at Wal-Mart welcomes new provider

The Clinic at Wal-Mart,  operated by Rutherford Regional Health System (RRHS), has announced it is now fully staffed with two full-time providers and has returned to regular operating hours, Monday-Friday 9 a.m.- 9 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m.- 6 p.m. and Sunday noon - 6 p.m.


May. 31, 2015 @ 07:12 AM

Habitat, Rutherford Housing Partnership awarded new grants

Rutherford County Habitat for Humanity and Rutherford Housing Partnership (RHP) recently received grants from the Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) through the Catholic Charities Diocese of Charlotte.


Jul. 23, 2015 @ 09:02 AM

Meet at the fountain to beat cancer

Runners can help battle cancer by participating in the Meet Me at the Fountain 5K Run/Walk for Cancer in Forest City Saturday.


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Jul. 23, 2015 @ 09:02 AM

Meet at the fountain to beat cancer

Runners can help battle cancer by participating in the Meet Me at the Fountain 5K Run/Walk for Cancer in Forest City Saturday.


Jul. 17, 2015 @ 09:00 AM

Local Harley-Davidson celebrates with ribbon cutting

Chimney Rock Harley-Davidson performed a ribbon cutting ceremony at its new Genuine Harley-Davidson Motorclothes, accessories and gifts store, just below Chimney Rock State Park’s iconic, ancient monolith that soars 1,200 feet above the village Thursday.


Jul. 07, 2015 @ 07:57 AM

BRCHS welcomes new Director of Philanthropy

 Blue Ridge Community Health Services (BRCHS) has announced the arrival of Kathryn McConnell as Director of Philanthropy. McConnell most recently served as the Vice President of Community Philanthropy for the Community Foundation of Henderson County and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to her new role. 


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Feb. 26, 2015 @ 12:00 PM

Communities benefit from clean power investment

As North Carolina continues to build a thriving clean energy hub, with more than 1,200 clean energy firms, a new report by the NC Sustainable Energy Association, confirms North Carolina communities are benefiting from this surge in clean energy development.


Feb. 26, 2015 @ 11:22 AM

Farm Bill Safety-Net deadlines approaching for N.C. farmers

U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) Bob Etheridge reminds producers of upcoming important deadlines for the new safety-net programs established by the 2014 Farm Bill, known as Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC).


Jan. 23, 2015 @ 09:52 AM

OUR VIEW: Don’t forget about us in new strategy

The State of North Carolina is on the verge of developing a new strategy for economic development efforts.


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Dec. 28, 2014 @ 03:56 PM

RAMSEY: Trying to help a friend 

Dear Dave,

I have a friend who is experiencing financial problems. She is between real jobs at the moment and only bringing in about $600 a month.


Dec. 03, 2014 @ 01:21 PM

House plans to extend tax breaks through December

The House is moving Wednesday to extend a massive package of expired tax breaks through the end of the year, adding about $45 billion to the budget deficit over the next decade.


Dec. 01, 2014 @ 12:16 PM

TVA says incentives to remain secret

The Tennessee Valley Authority has declined to release the incentives it awarded an auto parts maker that is expanding in Clinton.