As a season of campaigning enters its final, intense weekend, a new Associated Press-GfK poll illustrates the challenge ahead for candidates and their allies trying to rally voters around traditional wedge issues such as abortion and gay marriage. This fall, voters just have other matters on their minds.
A hearing is set next month on whether the Forsyth County Commission can resume its policy of allowing sectarian prayer before its meetings.
Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan and Republican challenger Thom Tillis are campaigning in the eastern part of the state as the days dwindle before North Carolina voters decide who will represent them for the next six years.
Incumbent District 4 county commissioner Bo Richard, now an independent after switching from a Republican, faces two challengers for re-election. Republican Michael Benfield and Democrat Sandra Butler Weeks are also vying for the seat.
Democrat Deborah Keller and Republican Bryan King are vying for the District 1 seat on the Rutherford County Commission.
Democrat Loyce Broughton and Republican Alan Toney are seeking the District 5 seat on the Rutherford County Commission.
Asheville's city manager is ordering a review of police force operations in light of recent reports of problems which include low morale and forced overtime.
Republican incumbent Mike Hager is facing a challenge in his bid for re-election to the North Carolina House 112th District. Democrat Lisa Harris Bralley, a retired educator, is also seeking the seat.
Not to be confused with the cries of children in the backseat of a vehicle on a long road trip, we are ready for it to be over.
North Carolina's airwaves keep getting clogged with new U.S. Senate campaign ads even as Democratic incumbent Kay Hagan and Republican challenger Thom Tillis lay low to start the final full work week in their tight race.
All of North Carolina's 13 congressional districts are on the ballot this Election Day, but only a handful of the races appear competitive.
While he did not release any of his income tax information, Rep. Mike Hager, R-Rutherford, did discuss where he makes his money.
State House candidate Lisa Harris Bralley, D-Rutherford has released her federal and state income tax returns for the past three years to The Daily Courier.
Corey Washburn, a junior at Wake Forest University, is recovering well from a fall during cheerleading practice recently. Corey wants everyone in Rutherford County to know, "I am fine," she said from Winston-Salem on Monday.
Mitt Romney is planning to come to North Carolina to campaign for Republican U.S. Senate candidate Thom Tillis.
Incumbent District Attorney Brad Greenway, Democrat, and former Assistant District Attorney Ted Bell, Republican, are seeking the office of District Attorney in the 29th Judicial District that includes Rutherford and McDowell counties.
Voting for the 2014 General Election begins today in Rutherford County.
Rezoning requests for property located on Doggett Road between Bethany Church Road and U.S. 74 Bypass, were approved Monday night by the Forest City Town Council.
Approximately 60 people attended a candidate forum Saturday night at the Dunbar Community Center in Forest City sponsored by the Rutherford County chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).
Insurance companies represented by the North Carolina Rate Bureau have requested to be allowed passing an increase in homeowner insurance rates.
Sen. Joe Manchin is in North Carolina campaigning for Sen. Kay Hagan, who faces a tough re-election.
The campaign of North Carolina Secretary of State Elaine Marshall is appealing a $10,000 penalty from the state elections board issued because officials say they don't have a complete campaign filing.
Voters in Rutherford County can begin casting ballots in the General Election 2014 at 9 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 23 at three One-Stop voting locations. Early voting concludes at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 1.
North Carolina's Republican legislative leaders plan to appeal a ruling that struck down the state's gay marriage ban.
During campaign season, candidates throw out a lot of numbers and assumptions of fact during stump speeches and debates.