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Aug. 22, 2014 @ 01:02 PM

U.S. 221 traffic pattern changes Saturday

Motorists on both directions of U.S. 221 in Rutherford County between Harris-Henrietta Road and just north of U.S. 74 will notice a change in traffic pattern starting Saturday, Aug. 23, weather permitting, as work continues on converting the six-mile stretch of highway into a new four-lane divided highway.


Aug. 22, 2014 @ 11:57 AM

New bishop-elect has Ellenboro ties

The son of an Ellenboro couple is the bishop-elect of the Allegheny Synod, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA).


Aug. 22, 2014 @ 11:47 AM

Land transfers: Aug. 22, 2014

Here's a list of the latest land transfers in Rutherford County:


Aug. 22, 2014 @ 09:50 AM

Residents protest animal shelter

Members of an animal group in Rutherford County held a protest against the conditions of the Rutherford County Animal Shelter and the county’s Animal Control department.


Aug. 22, 2014 @ 09:45 AM

Rutherford Aktion Club

Aktion Club is the only service leadership club designated for adults who live with disabilities.


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Aug. 22, 2014 @ 11:37 AM

Gov. McCrory appoints Bell to NC Court of Appeals

Gov. Pat McCrory has appointed a Charlotte judge to fill the remainder of an unexpired term on the North Carolina Court of Appeals.


Aug. 22, 2014 @ 07:07 AM

Renew driver's license at Apple Festival

The North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles will participate in the celebration of the 68th annual North Carolina Apple Festival in Hendersonville from Friday, August 29 – Sunday, August 31.


Aug. 21, 2014 @ 01:37 PM

Bank of America agrees to nearly $17B settlement

The government has reached a $16.65 billion settlement with Bank of America over its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities in the run-up to the financial crisis, the Justice Department announced Thursday.


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Aug. 22, 2014 @ 09:21 AM

OUR VIEW: Scholarship ruling proper

The prospect of using vouchers for education has been a topic of conversation for many years.


Aug. 22, 2014 @ 08:41 AM

TJCA first day runs smoothly

Headmaster Joe Maimone said despite losing power for a couple of hours, the first day of school at Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy (TJCA) went very smoothly.


Aug. 22, 2014 @ 08:32 AM

Welcome to the jungle

New Cavaliers were welcomed to the jungle during a special event just for freshmen on Thursday.


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Aug. 21, 2014 @ 01:37 PM

Bank of America agrees to nearly $17B settlement

The government has reached a $16.65 billion settlement with Bank of America over its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities in the run-up to the financial crisis, the Justice Department announced Thursday.


Aug. 21, 2014 @ 12:35 PM

Family Dollar rejects Dollar General offer

Family Dollar is rebuffing Dollar General's takeover bid, citing antitrust issues. The discounter's board supports its existing merger with Dollar Tree.


Aug. 18, 2014 @ 12:55 PM

Dollar General enters bidding for Family Dollar

Dollar General isn't about to be left out in the cold. The discounter is starting a bidding war for Family Dollar with an approximately $8.95 billion offer as it attempts to trump a Dollar Tree bid.