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Nov. 25, 2014 @ 04:19 PM

Deer hunting fatality

A deer hunter, Billy Steven Wilson, 42, of the Mooresboro area lost his life Tuesday morning as the result of a deer stand hunting accident in the woods off Big Island Road.

Nov. 25, 2014 @ 09:55 AM

Three WNC community program receive top awards

Three  Rutherford County community were among 20 community programs in Western North Carolina to receive Community of Promise awards from WNC Communities Saturday in Asheville.

Nov. 25, 2014 @ 09:36 AM

Thanksgiving services; free meals Wednesday, Thursday

The annual Community Thanksgiving Service in Forest City will be held Tuesday at 12 p.m. at the First Baptist Church, Forest City.

Nov. 25, 2014 @ 09:32 AM

Mountain Oakes claims People's Choice Award

Ellenboro's 23rd Annual Fiddler's and Bluegrass Convention was held Saturday, November 22. The following is a list of the winners in each category.

Nov. 25, 2014 @ 09:27 AM

Buckle up in every seat, day and night

Wearing a seat belt is not only the law, but can save lives.

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Nov. 25, 2014 @ 05:11 PM

NC attorney general fights quicker water rate hike

North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper is trying to block the state's largest private water utility from being able to raise customer rates more quickly and with less public pushback.

Nov. 25, 2014 @ 04:09 PM

Barber, NC NAACP headed to Ferguson protest

North Carolina NAACP President William Barber said he and a delegation from his group are headed to Missouri to join protests against the decision not to file criminal charges against a police officer in the shooting death on an unarmed teenager.

Nov. 25, 2014 @ 02:01 PM

NC officials vote to certify election results

North Carolina election officials gave formal approval Tuesday to the results of an election that included Republicans preserving veto-proof majorities in both chambers of the state Legislature.

News: Education View All »

Nov. 23, 2014 @ 05:00 PM

School menus: Nov. 24-28

Here are the school menus for Rutherford County Schools for the week of Nov. 24-28:

Nov. 23, 2014 @ 09:51 AM

Thirteen new truck drivers graduate from training program

Thirteen new truck drivers graduated from the Professional Driver Training Program at Isothermal Community College last week.

Nov. 23, 2014 @ 09:35 AM

Two inducted into honor society

Gardner-Webb University inducted 36 new members into the Gamma Upsilon Chapter of the Alpha Sigma Lambda honor society for adult students on Nov. 9.

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Nov. 25, 2014 @ 12:26 PM

Thanksgiving trumps Black Friday for deals

Thanksgiving could be the best day to shop all year.

Nov. 25, 2014 @ 10:49 AM

US home price gains slow for 10th straight month

U.S. home prices rose in September at the slowest pace in more than two years, reflecting modest sales gains and a rising number of available homes.

Nov. 20, 2014 @ 03:37 PM

Round 2: Buffalo faces another wintry wallop

A new blast of lake-effect snow roared through western New York with thunder and lightning on Thursday, raising to nearly 6 feet the three-day total in parts of the Buffalo area.