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Apr. 14, 2015 @ 08:41 AM

Crawford receives certification

Planet, the national landscape industry trade association, announces that Thomas Crawford has earned  Mergefield  “Designation” the Landscape Industry Certified Technician designation and is now nationally certified.


Apr. 10, 2015 @ 09:00 AM

RHI Legacy Foundation plans to award $500,000 in grants

RHI Legacy Foundation, a local fundraising and grant-making organization focused on improving health and wellness in Rutherford County, announced the opening of its first grant cycle Thursday during a special program, "A Healthy Discussion," at Isothermal Community College.


Apr. 05, 2015 @ 09:23 AM

Have you witnessed one of these frauds or scams?

Regardless of age, everyone can fall prey to fraud and scams and it is essential that citizens keep their guards up against crooks and con artists.

Last year, 21,305 consumers filed complaints with North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper's Consumer Protection Division, an increase from 19,865 complaints in 2013.


Apr. 02, 2015 @ 07:19 AM

Equestrian center begins spring season

The Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC) is set to begin its Spring Series today with the first of two competitions which will be held April 2-4. The second weekend competition will take place April 8-12. Events are free.


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Apr. 14, 2015 @ 08:41 AM

Crawford receives certification

Planet, the national landscape industry trade association, announces that Thomas Crawford has earned  Mergefield  “Designation” the Landscape Industry Certified Technician designation and is now nationally certified.


Apr. 02, 2015 @ 07:19 AM

Equestrian center begins spring season

The Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC) is set to begin its Spring Series today with the first of two competitions which will be held April 2-4. The second weekend competition will take place April 8-12. Events are free.


Mar. 26, 2015 @ 08:54 AM

Business briefs March 26, 2015

Business briefs March 26, 2015


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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.