As a Missouri grand jury’s decision was read, Charles McDowell of Forest City was paying attention.
North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper is trying to block the state's largest private water utility from being able to raise customer rates more quickly and with less public pushback.
North Carolina election officials gave formal approval Tuesday to the results of an election that included Republicans preserving veto-proof majorities in both chambers of the state Legislature.
Three Rutherford County community were among 20 community programs in Western North Carolina to receive Community of Promise awards from WNC Communities Saturday in Asheville.
A Rutherford County Airport employee said he was fired for “doing exactly what I was told to do by my immediate supervisor.”
Across the nation this week, communities will be recognizing the vital link between farm and city.
Gardner-Webb University inducted 36 new members into the Gamma Upsilon Chapter of the Alpha Sigma Lambda honor society for adult students on Nov. 9.
Nancy Winker of Rutherfordton and Harry Grymes play Ralphie’s parents in Tryon Little Theater’s upcoming show, “A Christmas Story” and although The Old Man is jubilant and proud of his prize-winning leg lamp, Mother isn’t quite so enamored. The play runs Dec. 4-7 and Dec. 11-14 at TLT’s Workshop, 516 South Trade St. in Tryon.
Rep. Tim Moore, R-Kings Mountain, has been selected as the next Speaker of the North Carolina House.
North Carolina's unemployment rate keeps falling.
An initial plan to build an Emergency Medical Services (EMS) station in the southeast part of Rutherford County had been part of a plan for nearly a decade.
A nonprofit regional economic development organization is using a federal contract to help small businesses in western North Carolina grow and create jobs.
A federal court says North Carolina legislators aren't required to give up emails and papers exchanged with other lawmakers and staff to those suing over the state's election-overhaul law.
A federal judge in North Carolina says sectarian prayers can resume before meetings of the Forsyth County commissioners.
Solar energy advocates want North Carolina legislators to preserve a renewable energy industry that employs 3,000.
North Carolina U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield is the chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus for the next two years.
The new Emergency Medical Services (EMS) station in Henrietta is slated to be completed on time, although there were some delays in the bidding process.
A North Carolina agency wants more information from a company co-owned by Sen. Kay Hagan's husband about a federal stimulus grant it received and became an issue in Hagan's unsuccessful re-election bid.
Death row inmate dies of natural causes
RALEIGH — Death row inmate Ernest McCarver, 54, has died at a Raleigh hospital of natural causes.
The parent of a student at Thomas Jefferson Grammar School is upset about a prayer being recited before lunch each day.
Dr. John Karriker, a Gardner-Webb University educator for 35 years and a former Isothermal Community College administrator and science instructor, was honored this week with the State of North Carolina’s highest civilian honor, The Order of the Long Leaf Pine. Presented by N.C. House Rep. Rena Turner on Nov. 4 at a gathering of the Statesville Rotary Club, the Long Leaf Pine recognizes exceptional service to the state.
A new state commission overseeing the cleanup of Duke Energy's coal ash dumps in North Carolina is meeting as Gov. Pat McCrory has sued, challenging the panel's formation.
For the third time in a decade, the North Carolina legislature will be getting a makeover.
A lawyer advising North Carolina's environmental agency on rewriting rules governing cleanup at Duke Energy's coal ash dumps previously represented the electricity company on the same issue.
Add two more veteran lawmakers to those interested in succeeding U.S. Sen.-elect Thom Tillis as North Carolina House speaker.