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Oct. 01, 2014 @ 12:43 PM

VIDEO: 2014 The Game Changer event

Here is a video from the program 2014: The Game Changer, presented by the Rutherford County Tourism Development Authority.


Oct. 01, 2014 @ 11:02 AM

Photos of the Day: Oct. 1, 2014

Here are photos that ran in The Daily Courier on Oct. 1, 2014

Oct. 01, 2014 @ 10:45 AM

Ground broken for $9M Lake Lure school

Beneath a bright blue sunny sky on a warm fall Tuesday morning, history was made in Lake Lure.


Oct. 01, 2014 @ 10:31 AM

CHC: Raising health and wellness bar

Working behind the scenes, the Community Health Council of Rutherford County (CHC) has been advocating health initiatives and policy changes since 2000.


Oct. 01, 2014 @ 09:42 AM

Boykins receives, appeals active sentence on guilty verdict

William Leon Boykins Jr., 25, of Forest City, is appealing a guilty verdict handed down last week by the Rutherford County Superior Court jury.


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Oct. 01, 2014 @ 11:59 AM

Changes in more than 20 NC laws begin today

New North Carolina laws involving coal ash, specialty license plates and the regulation of alcoholic beverages are being implemented starting in October.


Sep. 26, 2014 @ 09:02 AM

Scanner Traffic: September 26, 2014


Sep. 21, 2014 @ 06:32 PM

Fresh ways to enjoy fall in North Carolina

Fall’s blue skies, crisp temperatures and vibrant foliage create the urge to head outside, and fresh activities across North Carolina add ways to enjoy the season.


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Oct. 01, 2014 @ 10:45 AM

Ground broken for $9M Lake Lure school

Beneath a bright blue sunny sky on a warm fall Tuesday morning, history was made in Lake Lure.


Oct. 01, 2014 @ 08:57 AM

ICC prepares to train firefighters

Isothermal Community College will have a firefighters training ground in the near future. 

During its regular meeting on Tuesday, the Isothermal Board of Trustees approved the acquisition of the property for the fire training facility and a recommendation of the architectural firm for the project.


Oct. 01, 2014 @ 08:39 AM

OUR VIEW: Education picture in North Carolina bleak??

According to a recent survey using data from the U.S. Census Bureau, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the National Center for Education Statistics and other groups, it is.


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Sep. 10, 2014 @ 01:48 PM

Dad to be charged with murder in death of 5 kids

A South Carolina man killed his five children, ages 1 to 8, then dumped their bodies wrapped in trash bags in a secluded clearing along a rural road in Alabama, authorities said Wednesday.


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.