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Will hog factory farms legislation affect you?

RALEIGH — As legislation moves through the N.C. legislature to limit residents’ ability to collect damages in civil lawsuits against factory farms, remember these…

Habitat property rezoned to residential in Spindale 3-1 vote

Habitat property rezoned to residential in Spindale 3-1 vote

SPINDALE— Spindale Board of Commissioners in a 3-1 vote approved a rezoning request from Habitat for Humanity to change their property from commercial to residential…

Audit reveals $365,000 of N.C. pre-K funds misused

Audit reveals $365,000 of N.C. pre-K funds misused

HENDERSON – The Office of the State Auditor received a complaint through its Hotline alleging Franklin Vance Warren Opportunity, Inc. (Agency) misused program funds.…

McDowell raids massive drug network today

McDowell raids massive drug network today

McDOWELL COUNTY, N.C. — What began as an investigation into a Nebo man’s drug activity has led local, regional, state and federal authorities…

SB343 –  online legal ads & public notices proposed

SB343 – online legal ads & public notices proposed

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, N.C. — Current state law requires that local governments publish public notices in a local newspaper with general circulation in their…

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USTA ANNOUNCES SQUAD FOR 2017 BNP PARIBAS WORLD TEAM CUP U.S. Teams to Compete in Wheelchair Tennis’ Premier International Team Competition, May 1-7, in Sardinia, Italy WHITE PLAINS,…

ASHEVILLE, N.C.— The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services awarded a $2.3 million grant to Vaya Health to ensure people with mental health or addiction disorders receive proper…

RALEIGH — The state House last Thursday approved the “Bright Futures Act,” a bill designed to expand high-speed internet service to rural communities and other underserved areas. The bill…

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Fenner/Woff case pre-trial hearing to be heard this week

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, N.C. — The pretrial motions of the case of the State of North Carolina versus Brooke Covington was to be heard in front of Superior Court…

McDowell raids massive drug network today

McDOWELL COUNTY, N.C. — What began as an investigation into a Nebo man’s drug activity has led local, regional, state and federal authorities to dozens of suspects in…

Matthew Fenner/WoFF case hearing rescheduled; trial date projected

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, N.C. — Yesterday Assistant District Attorney Garland F. Byers, Jr. filed to amend the notice of hearing for the State of N.C. (Matthew Fenner witness) versus…

RC purchases space for more county courthouse room

RC purchases space for more county courthouse room

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, N.C. — The RC Commissioners voted to approve the purchase of three tracts of land in the Town of Rutherfordton. The county bought the 3 tracts…

$500 reward for info on person(s) responsible for dog’s death

$500 reward for info on person(s) responsible for dog’s death

BOSTIC – CRIMESTOPPERS of Rutherford County, (on behalf of the owners) is offering a $500.00 REWARD for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or…

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Forest City Police Department April 25, 2017

Forest City Police Department April 25, 2017   Incidents Louise Millwood reported an incident of damage…

Forest City Police Department April 21, 2017

Forest City Police Department April 19, 2017

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Stolen car report lands RC woman in jail

Stolen car report lands RC woman in jail

SHELBY – We’ve all had those moments in the parking lot. We can’t remember exactly where…

Rash of breaking and entering vehicles in Rutherfordton

Rutherfordton Police Department – April 18, 2017

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Spindale Police Department 04/25/2017

Spindale Police Department 04/25/2017 Reports: No reports Arrest: Christina Rose, of Bens Cove Rd. Candler, was…

Spindale Police Department 04/18/2017

Spindale Police Department 04/17/2017