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Sep. 02, 2014 @ 04:30 PM

2 arrested on larceny charges in Polk County

Polk County law enforcement officials charged two with various crimes ranging from felony larceny to breaking and entering.

Sep. 02, 2014 @ 03:15 PM

Photos of the Day: Sept. 2, 2014

Here's a look at photos that ran in The Daily Courier on Sept. 2, 2014.

Sep. 02, 2014 @ 11:07 AM

County DSS offices moving

Starting today, two divisions of the Rutherford County Department of Social Services (DSS) will have new homes.

Sep. 02, 2014 @ 11:02 AM

PHOTO: A big sunflower

Weston White, son of Chris and Lisa White poses with one of the many mammoth sunflowers his mom grew this summer. It was bigger than Weston's head. 

Sep. 02, 2014 @ 10:04 AM

PHOTO: Traffic in Chimney Rock

Traffic backs up along U.S. 64/74 in Chimney Rock Sunday. Lake Lure and Chimney Rock experienced packed streets during the last unofficial weekend of summer.

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Sep. 02, 2014 @ 07:19 PM

Kellogg to lay off 161 at Charlotte bakery

Kellogg Co. says it will begin layoffs at its Charlotte bakery in November as it edges closer to shutting down the operation.

Sep. 02, 2014 @ 06:34 PM

2 NC men's convictions overturned in 1983 killing

A North Carolina judge has overturned the convictions of two men who have served 30 years in prison for the rape and murder of an 11-year-old girl after another man's DNA was recently discovered on evidence in the case.

Sep. 02, 2014 @ 05:35 PM

3 from Charlotte arrested in Craigslist robberies

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police say three people have been arrested in connection with three Craigslist robberies.

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Sep. 02, 2014 @ 08:31 AM

Whitten joins Young Life family

Rutherford County Young Life is continues to expand with the addition of new Area Director Becky Whitten. 

Aug. 31, 2014 @ 04:38 PM

School menus: Sept. 1-5

Here's a look at the Rutherford County Schools' menu for this week:

Aug. 31, 2014 @ 10:06 AM

O'Leary studying in Spain

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has provided $687,929 in scholarships, fellowships and program support to 155 undergraduates for study abroad during 2014 and 2015. Funded by private gifts to the College of Arts and Sciences, the awards enable students to study in other countries for a semester, summer or year.

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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.

Aug. 28, 2014 @ 10:40 AM

Dollar General still wants to buy Family Dollar

Dollar General Corp. said it still wants to buy rival Family Dollar, even though its nearly $9 billion offer was rejected by the discount retailer rejected last week.