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FOREST CITY — In its’ Friday report, Rutherford County announced two new deaths related to the coronavirus to bring the county’s total to 59.

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FOREST CITY — For only the second time since the beginning of September, Rutherford County has eclipsed the 190 active COVID-19 cases mark as 20 new active cases were reported on Thursday, bringing the total to 193.

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FOREST CITY — The county COVID-19 death total now sits at 55 after a new death was reported on Tuesday. This is the 11th coronavirus related death in Rutherford County over the past seven days.

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Applications for NC HOPE Program are available

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FOREST CITY — There were a total of 10 new positive cases reported over the weekend to bring the total positives count for Rutherford County to 1,538.

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FOREST CITY — Mail-in absentee ballot requests are surging across North Carolina, including Rutherford County. The ballots will be mailed to the voters beginning Sept. 4.

ASHEVILLE — Thursday the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services released the final report on the public health investigation into an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in people who attended the NC Mountain State Fair last September at the Western North Carolina Agricultural C…

RALEIGH — Tiffany Lesnik, a lawyer in Wake County, arrived at the N.C. State Board of Elections on Dec. 4 to file her notice of candidacy. But an official told her she didn’t qualify.

Cawthorn stops at Pie Safe

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RUTHERFORDTON — The proposed master plan for the Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail (OVNHT) was recently presented, offering a glimpse at how the trail could impact the town of Rutherfordton and Rutherford County.

RALEIGH — In New Hanover County, the possibility of selling the county-owned hospital has ignited a storm of gossip and conspiracy theories, pitted the county’s leaders against one another, and mobilized some 200 residents into attending a Save Our Hospital protest meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 21.

Spindale—Madge Flack moved into her small house on St. Helena Street in Spindale in 1969. The property, located near Railroad Avenue, is adjacent to the Thermal Belt Rail Trail.

Contributed PhotoThis photo shows flooding inside the Flack home earlier this year.