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LAKE LURE – The town of Lake Lure has launched a new website, which conveniently converts to electronic devices.

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On Tuesday, July 27th, a male passed through the Ingle's check-out line in Lake Lure. The transaction allegedly involved the exchange of fraudulent currency. If you have any information on the identity of the white male shown in these photos, please call the Lake Lure Police Department at 82…

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The Rutherfordton Police Department is asking for help identifying subject. He is wanted for questioning in an incident at the Dollar General Store in Rutherfordton on Friday, July 30. The male subject left in an older model burgundy or red truck with a light color stripe in the middle. The …

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Donna Cobb and Whitney Munsey, owners of The Groovy Shop, located at 671 Oak. St., Suite 3, Forest City, celebrated the ribbon cutting of their newly opened retail store that specializes in retro gifts, Friday.

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RUTHERFORDTON — The Rutherford County Visual Artists Guild brought back a favorite activity this month...summer art camp. The camp was held this week, led by members of the guild, at its headquarters, the Rutherford County Visual Arts Center (RCVAC).

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Peter McCann, left, is a U.S. Army veteran of Vietnam and is seen here raising funds for disabled vets. His wingman is Larry Greene, a Marine Veteran of Vietnam. The photo bomber is Cheryle Hyatt who says she supports the disabled vets. Veterans who need help with power bills, rent, food, or…

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FOREST CITY — For the more than 60 volunteers who participated in this week’s Missions in the Boro, the aim was to share the love of God and the truth of salvation in the southern part of Rutherford County. The Rev. Mike Elgin of Cliffside Baptist Church, who headed this year’s effort, says …

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RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper announced on Thursday, July 29, that, although statewide mask mandates will still expire July 30 according to recent guidance, his administration is launching vaccination verification requirements for Cabinet agencies and a general campaign to pressure other governm…

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Companies use QR codes to point consumers to their apps, track packages, or view menus. But because these codes can’t be read by the human eye, they have become a way for scammers to disguise malicious links. As QR codes get more popular, BBB Scam Tracker is seeing more reports of con artist…

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SPINDALE — Shortly after 8 a.m. Thursday, the sun was already hot and the humidity was high. Even so, there were 75 volunteers, from Maryland, toting lumber, hammering, and using power tools at three separate worksites in Spindale.

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Water is a precious natural resource not to be contaminated by people or industries, yet pollution continues to be dumped into the Broad River as concerned citizens hope for state or federal intervention.

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James H. Raymer and Evan J. Ellis-Raymer to Felix Ammay and Wanda Ammay; Bostic/Golden Valley; Lot: 166; South Mountain Peaks Phase Six/Pinegrove Drive; $13 tax; $6,500 value.

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James H. Raymer and Evan J. Ellis-Raymer to Felix Ammay and Wanda Ammay; Bostic/Golden Valley; Lot: 166; South Mountain Peaks Phase Six/Pinegrove Drive; $13 tax; $6,500 value.

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FOREST CITY — Deputies are still searching for the suspect who fatally shot a Forest City man early Tuesday morning.