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Dec. 21, 2014 @ 01:46 PM

PHOTOS: Toys for Tots distribution

The Marine Corps League held its annual Toys for Tots distribution Friday, Dec. 19 and Saturday, Dec. 20 in Forest City.

Dec. 21, 2014 @ 01:38 PM

Audit shows uncollected fuel sales

An internal county audit uncovered over $23,000 in uncollected fuel sales at the Rutherford County Airport.


Dec. 21, 2014 @ 01:27 PM

Study: County gains with Medicaid expansion

A recent study indicates Rutherford County stands to gain jobs and increased business activity if the North Carolina General Assembly expands Medicaid coverage in North Carolina.


Dec. 21, 2014 @ 01:12 PM

Court report: Dec. 1-8

Rutherford County Court report:


Dec. 21, 2014 @ 12:39 PM

Director of Rutherford County Library retires after 31 years

Friday at the Rutherford County Library in Spindale was a day to celebrate and honor Martha Schatz who retired after 31 years serving as director.


News: State View All »

Dec. 19, 2014 @ 12:26 PM

Legislature, Congress maps upheld by NC high court

The North Carolina Supreme Court has upheld the boundary lines for General Assembly and congressional districts drawn by Republicans three years ago that helped the GOP strengthen its grip on legislative seats.


Dec. 17, 2014 @ 09:00 AM

'Welcome to the millionaires' club'

Henry Smith would never have purchased his winning lottery ticket worth $4 million if it was not for fellow lottery winner Dan Royal.


Dec. 16, 2014 @ 03:18 PM

Woman charged with DWI twice in same day

Officials in Asheville say a woman was charged with driving while impaired twice in the same day by the same sheriff's deputy.


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Dec. 21, 2014 @ 02:09 PM

TJCA academic team places second

The Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy (TJCA) Academic Team finished second at the North Carolina Association for Scholastic Activities 12 Regional competition earlier this month.


Dec. 21, 2014 @ 07:54 AM

Small business center celebrates anniversary

The Small Business Center Network of the North Carolina Community College System is celebrating 30 years of providing support and assistance to small businesses and start-ups across North Carolina. 


Dec. 19, 2014 @ 09:36 AM

An animated competition

Computer animation is used in movies all of the time but it was also used in a competition on the campus of Isothermal Community College (ICC) on Thursday.


News: National View All »

Dec. 15, 2014 @ 08:37 PM

Tillis serving on 2 military-related Senate panels

Thom Tillis is expecting to serve on two military-related committees important to North Carolina residents when he officially joins the U.S. Senate next 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.