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Jul. 28, 2014 @ 11:16 AM

Dollar Tree buying Family Dollar for $8.5 billion

Dollar Tree is buying rival discounter Family Dollar, giving it a wider reach in the intensifying fight for deal-seeking customers.


Jul. 27, 2014 @ 01:40 PM

IGA offers camp for children each day during the summer

Flipping and field trips are both a part of Isothermal Gymnastics Academy's (IGA) annual summer camp.


Jul. 27, 2014 @ 01:35 PM

County transit eyeing budget talks

Rutherford County Transportation Services Director Kerry Giles is keeping her eye on Raleigh.


Jul. 26, 2014 @ 03:26 PM

Delegation to visit North Carolina tobacco fields

A fact-finding delegation that includes a congresswoman from Ohio and two members of the British Parliament are visiting North Carolina tobacco fields to examine human rights conditions.


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Jul. 27, 2014 @ 01:40 PM

IGA offers camp for children each day during the summer

Flipping and field trips are both a part of Isothermal Gymnastics Academy's (IGA) annual summer camp.


Jul. 27, 2014 @ 01:35 PM

County transit eyeing budget talks

Rutherford County Transportation Services Director Kerry Giles is keeping her eye on Raleigh.


Jul. 25, 2014 @ 09:59 AM

There's a new face in town

There a new face in the Town of Forest City working as the Downtown/Community Development Manager. 


Business: State View All »

Jul. 28, 2014 @ 11:16 AM

Dollar Tree buying Family Dollar for $8.5 billion

Dollar Tree is buying rival discounter Family Dollar, giving it a wider reach in the intensifying fight for deal-seeking customers.


Jul. 26, 2014 @ 03:26 PM

Delegation to visit North Carolina tobacco fields

A fact-finding delegation that includes a congresswoman from Ohio and two members of the British Parliament are visiting North Carolina tobacco fields to examine human rights conditions.


Jul. 26, 2014 @ 02:25 PM

Western North Carolina inn looking for new owner

The oldest surviving inn in western North Carolina is in search of a new owner.


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Jul. 28, 2014 @ 11:16 AM

Dollar Tree buying Family Dollar for $8.5 billion

Dollar Tree is buying rival discounter Family Dollar, giving it a wider reach in the intensifying fight for deal-seeking customers.


Jul. 25, 2014 @ 02:27 PM

Historic Civil War battle sites have a mobile app

This week marks the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Atlanta, one of the key conflicts of the Civil War, and researchers at Emory University's Center for Digital Scholarship have released a mobile app for the tour.


Jun. 19, 2014 @ 03:53 PM

Minimum wage debate pits cities against states

Dominique Mayfield makes $8.25 an hour washing dishes and busing tables at a Syracuse brewpub. Shantel Walker makes $8.50 an hour at her pizzeria in New York City, where the rent is more than double what it is in Syracuse. Two very different cities, but nearly the same wage.