Rutherford County Manager Carl Classen might not have realized how far-reaching his quote was but after some thought, it echoes wide and true.
The United States said Sunday it "fully supports" Iraq's new president, just hours after embattled Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki accused him of violating the constitution.
The North Carolina Department of Transportation is seeking comments about its Strategic Transportation Investment (STI) model used to determine transportation project funding.
An Asheville city councilman let more than 60 drivers leave a county parking garage without paying as an event protesting North Carolina's Republican lawmakers wound down.
Gov. Pat McCrory has signed into law a North Carolina state government budget bill that raises teacher and state employee salaries significantly for the first time in years.
Conservative businessman, philanthropist and political donor Art Pope is stepping down as North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory's state budget director early next month.
A key General Assembly leader says North Carolina lawmakers are looking to return to Raleigh next week to take up some pending legislation. But House and Senate Republicans have agreed to nothing so far.
For 1,013 days Bailey Gillespie lived in horror.
The North Carolina General Assembly may not be officially finished, but the legwork of their 2014 short session is already behind them.
Gov. Pat McCrory says state officials have been kept largely out of the loop about a wave of children who have crossed the Mexican border and ended up in North Carolina.
The adjournment impasse at the North Carolina General Assembly remains in place after the Senate met briefly in keeping with the state constitution.
A third candidate appears to have met qualifications for an official write-in candidate for North Carolina's U.S. Senate seat in November.
Rutherford County lost out on $135 million in potential new business investment and 550 potential new jobs because of a lack of assets available.
When the board of directors for the Partnership of Children of the Foothills meet at 12 p.m. today, it will receive an update on the FY 2014-15 State budget.
A Forest City business owner is asking Town Council to allow him to allow him to place an electronic changeable copy sign at his property off Church Street.
Communities interested in receiving matching funds for specific projects from Rutherford County can begin the application process.
After approving $650,000 of county general fund money towards the development of the Gateway West Commerce Park on Daniel Road, Rutherford County Commissioners will hear about how the property will be marketed during its August meeting at 6 p.m. Monday.
A University of North Carolina system report makes three dozen recommendations to improve campus security.
The Town of Lake Lure is one of only six municipalities in North Carolina that has obtained an "A" grade regarding transparency in local government, according to the John Locke Foundation.
Friends, family and coworkers of the late Robynn Spence gathered at the Rutherford County Courthouse Monday to receive official copies of a resolution adopted in her honor last month.
A North Carolina mayor fighting for the hospital that closed in his rural North Carolina town is about to finish his protest march to the nation's capital.
Rutherford County Transportation Services Director Kerry Giles is keeping her eye on Raleigh.
The employees of for-profit education companies could sit on the boards of public charter schools under a Republican-backed bill given preliminary approval by the North Carolina House.
Environmental groups are asking two key North Carolina lawmakers to change legislation they say weakens the state's protections against coal ash pollution.
President Barack Obama will urge Central American leaders to help slow the influx of unaccompanied children fleeing their countries for the United States, even as Congress remains deeply divided over proposals to stem the crisis at the border.