Election day is Tuesday. Here are the key things to know before heading to the polls in North Carolina:
The top candidates in North Carolina's $100 million Senate race who flooded televisions with messages for months are now emphasizing individual contact as the deciding factor on Election Day.
The first round of bidding for a new EMS/Library in the southeastern part of the county is complete and Rutherford County Commissioners will see those bids Monday.
There is a wide gap in fundraising and spending between the two candidates for District 112 of the North Carolina House of Representatives.
Candidates for election in Rutherford County have spent nearly $160,000 during this election season.
Rutherford County voters will cast their ballots in a number of election races Tuesday, Nov. 4.
Ruth Town Commissioners will meet at 5 p.m. Monday for the regular business meeting at Town Hall.
Today, former Governor James G. Martin donated some of his personal and historical artifacts from his tenure as governor to the North Carolina Museum of History. Governor Pat McCrory joined in the ceremony and thanked Governor Martin for his donations and legacy of public service.
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.