Gov. Pat McCrory is putting Interstate 74 near the top of his transportation priorities.
In March 2013, the thought of interstate designation for U.S. 74 from I-26 to Wilmington was nothing more than a dream of county officials in Rutherford, Cleveland and Polk counties.
Just before Labor Day, the publicly available polls of likely voters had incumbent U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan roughly tied with Republican challenger Thom Tillis. Since Labor Day, the polling average has shifted about three points in Hagan’s direction.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said the state should recover funds used to purchase 10 acres of land, owned by County Commissioner Julius Owens, adjacent to the Rutherford County Airport in excess of the appraised value.
Emails sent from the North Carolina Division of Aviation to Rutherford County officials show the state signed off on the Rutherford County Airport Authority’s purchase of 10 acres of land and buildings owned by Rutherford County Commissioner Julius Owens.
Two local organizations that receive funding from the Town of Forest City will not not have to have audits for the 2014-15 fiscal year as requested in a letter from the town in August 2013.
The county is quickly advancing a plan to expand the Rutherford County Airport, said County Manager Carl Classen.
French aristocrat Antoine de Saint Exupéry said “A goal without a plan is just a wish.”
When Chimney Rock Village Council meets at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, the board will review and discuss solid waste fees and Rutherford County Collections. The meeting will be held in the community room of the fire station on Terrace Drive.
A Whistleblower Policy will be considered Monday by Forest City Town Council when it meets for the regular business meeting at 6 p.m.
A new southeastern EMS station has been a vision for several years.
All politics is local, and sometimes it's loco. In Texas, our most abundant resource is ludicrous politicians (see also: Gohmert, Louie), but as much as it pains me to admit it, the craziest congressional candidate this year comes from California where Carl DeMaio is in a tight race to become the latest lunatic in the asylum we all call Congress.
North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory won't say how he plans to handle a proposed new law regulating Duke Energy's toxic coal ash pit that he's suggested includes an unconstitutional provision.
The southeast area of Rutherford County will be home to a new EMS station and library.
The after-hours drop boxes at the Rutherford County Animal Control facility has been temporarily closed after a state investigator found the temperature in the facility too hot.
Will prayer be allowed at Rutherford County Commission meetings?
Today marks the opening of the 2014 General Election season as the Rutherford County Elections Office begins mailing out absentee ballots.
North Carolina's leading U.S. Senate candidates finally meet in person to trade barbs live on statewide television.
Starting today, two divisions of the Rutherford County Department of Social Services (DSS) will have new homes.
When Rutherfordton Town Council meets at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, the board will conduct a public hearing and review five business items from the past. They will also look at seven items of new business.
Forty-nine states allow defendants facing felony changes to waive a trial by jury.
Here's a look at the latest land transfers recorded by the Rutherford County Register of Deeds:
It’s been over a year since the discussion of redistricting dominated headlines across North Carolina.
A plan to move four Rutherford County offices to a new location in Rutherfordton is on hold due to details being worked out on the lease agreement.
Incumbent Democratic U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan has been running hard for reelection for more than a year. Republican nominee Thom Tillis, the speaker of the North Carolina House, has been campaigning against Hagan for nearly as long.