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Out and About – attire in court – May 24, 2016

Male court litigators are required to wear a coat and a tie when they attend court. Female lawyers must be dressed in comparable…

Out and About: Old farms give way to solar fields

Out and About: Old farms give way to solar fields

Rumor has it that there is a new crop to be planted here on Ferry Road. The land is being prepared for a…

Opinion: Child abuse doesn’t go away when we do

Opinion: Child abuse doesn’t go away when we do

Gayle Clayton Child abuse doesn’t go away when the media does. When baby Lebron was murdered, the public outcry was loud. The media…

Spirit Matters: The language of fear

Spirit Matters: The language of fear

This is a great thought provoking article regarding hate speech, election rhetoric effects, and a dehumanization of segments of our population. Today, in our…

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Coming Events View all

Fundraiser Memorial Party and Poker Run, Fri. & Sat., June 3 & 4. Gates opens Friday at 10 a.m. 212 Independent Way (Race Path Ch. Rd.) Ellenboro. Admission,…

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Carowinds’ new water park opened this weekend, the latest in a $50 million expansion and renovation project for the Charlotte amusement park. Carowinds nearly doubled…

Rutherford County, N.C. View all

Hollifield’s WW II dog tag returned to relative in Bostic

Hollifield’s WW II dog tag returned to relative in Bostic

BOSTIC – WSPA – Channel 7 featured the return of Joseph Dwight Hollifield’s dog tag. Hollifield was killed in World War II. Their interview featured…

Obituaries View all

Obituaries – May 31, 2016

Gene A. Shires, age 74, of Mooresboro, died Monday, May 30, 2016 at the Hospice House of Rutherford. Born on Tuesday, March 31, 1942 in Rutherford County, he…

Obituaries – May 30, 2016

Obituaries – May 30, 2016

Seth Jones Perkinson Jr, 88, of Lake Lure, died Thursday, May 26, 2016 at Hospice House. A native of Buncombe County, he was the son of the late…

Obituaries – May 28, 2016

Obituaries – May 28, 2016

Douglas Ray Hill, 60, of Forest City, died Thursday, May 26, 2016 at his home. A native of Rutherford County, he was the son of the late Doyle…

Justice View all

Cash convicted of fleeing to elude arrest

Cash convicted of fleeing to elude arrest

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, N.C. – William Cash was convicted on misdemeanor “flee to elude arrest” in Superior Court late Wednesday afternoon. The jurors chose the misdemeanor…

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Brown accepts plea agreement in attempted murder charge

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911 Communications Center Report – May 31, 2016

911 Communications Center Report – May 31, 2016

911 Call Center Report – May 30, 2016

Forest City View all

FC Fire Dept. responding to second fire at house in two days

FC Fire Dept. responding to second fire at house in two days

FOREST CITY – (10 a.m.) – The Forest City Fire Department has been called to 137…

Forest City Police Department May 27, 2016

Rutherfordton View all

Rutherfordton Police Report – May 31, 2016

Rutherfordton Police Report – May 31, 2016

Rutherfordton Police Report May 31, 2016 May 25, 2016 – James Ruppe reported the theft of…

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Spindale View all

Spindale Police Department   05/27/2016

Spindale Police Department 05/27/2016

Spindale Police Department  05/27/2016 Reports: Christopher Crawford, of Cooper Gap Rd. Mill Spring, reported an incident…

Spindale Police Dept – May 25, 2016