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Sep. 16, 2014 @ 10:04 AM

County advancing airport expansion

The county is quickly advancing a plan to expand the Rutherford County Airport, said County Manager Carl Classen.


Sep. 14, 2014 @ 04:58 PM

RAMSEY: We need help with our budget

Dear Dave,

My husband and I have been living on a budget for a few months, and for some reason there seems to be leaks in our budget. It’s just a few dollars here and there, but added together it makes a huge dent. Can you give us some advice?


Sep. 14, 2014 @ 12:02 PM

Peddler's ordinance on agenda

When Chimney Rock Village Council meets at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, the board will review and discuss solid waste fees and Rutherford County Collections. The meeting will be held in the community room of the fire station on Terrace Drive.


Sep. 12, 2014 @ 11:13 AM

Land transfers: Sept. 12

Here are the latest land transfers from the Rutherford County Register of Deeds office:


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Sep. 16, 2014 @ 10:04 AM

County advancing airport expansion

The county is quickly advancing a plan to expand the Rutherford County Airport, said County Manager Carl Classen.


Sep. 14, 2014 @ 12:02 PM

Peddler's ordinance on agenda

When Chimney Rock Village Council meets at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, the board will review and discuss solid waste fees and Rutherford County Collections. The meeting will be held in the community room of the fire station on Terrace Drive.


Sep. 14, 2014 @ 08:46 AM

What does the community say about murals?

Rutherfordton Town Council held a public hearing on Sept. 3 regarding a proposal to amend the town's sign ordinance to allow murals on buildings in the downtown historical district, which is included in the C-1 district.


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Sep. 10, 2014 @ 12:46 PM

Chiquita to talk with potential buyers

Not even a month after flatly rejecting a takeover bid by two Brazilian companies, Chiquita softened its stance and will open its books to them.


Sep. 09, 2014 @ 02:05 PM

McCrory mum on signing NC coal ash regulation law

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory won't say how he plans to handle a proposed new law regulating Duke Energy's toxic coal ash pit that he's suggested includes an unconstitutional provision.


Sep. 09, 2014 @ 01:03 PM

Dollar Tree and Family Dollar receive FTC request

Dollar Tree Inc. said Tuesday that it has received a request from the Federal Trade Commission for more information about its proposed takeover of Family Dollar Stores Inc.


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Sep. 02, 2014 @ 01:33 PM

Dominion, Duke propose $5B natural gas pipeline

Dominion Resources, Duke Energy and other partners are proposing a $5 billion natural gas pipeline to connect the Southeast with the prodigious supplies of natural gas being produced in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia.


Sep. 02, 2014 @ 12:31 PM

Dollar General raises Family Dollar bid to $9.1B

Dollar General upped its bid for the rival Family Dollar chain and addressed an earlier roadblock, saying that it will more than double the number of stores it would shed to ease the antitrust concerns of its takeover target.


Aug. 28, 2014 @ 10:40 AM

Dollar General still wants to buy Family Dollar

Dollar General Corp. said it still wants to buy rival Family Dollar, even though its nearly $9 billion offer was rejected by the discount retailer rejected last week.