On a crisp spring morning, federal, state and local officials gathered at the new site of the Rutherford County Farmers Market Wednesday to support the new market and planned future expansion.
Elected officials, community supporters and family members gathered at the Golden Valley Community Club on Monday evening for a public forum to hear the five candidates running for Rutherford County Sheriff respond to a variety of questions.
The Forest City Board of Commissioners motioned to accept a $50,000 grant from the Timken Foundation for the purchase of a new fire department quick-response emergency vehicle during its regular meeting on Monday.
Wally Scoggins is 11 years old and loves to play Little League baseball. He’d much rather hit the ball than stand in the outfield to play defense and when asked how fast he runs the bases, he responds “a lot fast.”
After nearly two hours of discussion, Rutherford County Commissioners have narrowed down their goals for the immediate future.
Rutherfordton Town Council members, town employees, county officials and numerous friends and family said goodbye to Karen Andrews during an emotional retirement ceremony at the Rutherfordton Town Hall on Monday.
Farmers and agricultural officials in western North Carolina are working to assess possible damage to fruit crops from this week's freezing temperatures.
The agency running Medicaid in North Carolina is sticking to its previous shortfall projection as unpaid claims and application backlogs remain.
The case of the Hope Mills Lake dam that failed almost four years ago continues in court now that a judge has ruled the town can pursue a negligence claim against one of the builders.
Over 300 high school seniors received information on finance, success, self advocacy and job skills during the College and Career 101 Conference at Isothermal Community College (ICC) on Thursday.
Neil Higgins, Sunshine Elementary School principal, said that the school's annual Heritage Day wouldn't be a success without the help of the community.
Lisa Higgins, agriculture teacher, is hoping the plant sale will raise some money for the team and for the agriculture department. She said last year's sale brought in $1,500.
A diplomat suspected of killing his wife, mother and three sons in 1976 was added to the FBI's list of "Ten Most Wanted Fugitives" on Thursday, bringing new attention to a case that has long frustrated authorities.
The House on Wednesday passed a GOP budget blueprint that promises a balanced federal ledger in 10 years by making sweeping cuts across the federal budget and eliminating health care coverage under the Affordable Care Act.
The U.S. government masterminded the creation of a "Cuban Twitter" — a communications network designed to undermine the communist government in Cuba, built with secret shell companies and financed through foreign banks, The Associated Press has learned.