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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.

Sep. 21, 2014 @ 04:06 PM

State unemployment up for second month

The state’s jobless rate increased for the second consecutive month.

Sep. 21, 2014 @ 12:33 PM

Livestock show winners at State Fair

Winners were announced in beef, goat and sheep competitions held during the 2014 N.C. Mountain State Fair. Following are Rutherford County winners by shows:

Sep. 18, 2014 @ 10:39 AM

Interstate 74 closer to reality

Gov. Pat McCrory is putting Interstate 74 near the top of his transportation priorities.

Sep. 15, 2014 @ 11:15 AM

Inmate who escaped in Anson County captured

An inmate who escaped from the Anson County jail has been arrested in Union County.

Sep. 11, 2014 @ 08:23 AM

Flags will be lowered today

Governor Pat McCrory has ordered all North Carolina and United States flags to be lowered to half-staff on all state facilities from sunrise to sunset on Thursday in recognition of Patriot Day.

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. 10, 2014 @ 12:46 PM

Chiquita to talk with potential buyers

Not even a month after flatly rejecting a takeover bid by two Brazilian companies, Chiquita softened its stance and will open its books to them.