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Warning: Phishing scam using NC State Employees’ Credit Union name

RALEIGH — Officials at the North Carolina State Employees’ Credit Union are warning customers not to respond to a text message they may…

HB2 costs N.C. $3.76 Billion

HB2 costs N.C. $3.76 Billion

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – The Associated Press has determined that North Carolina’s law limiting LGBT protections will cost the state more than $3.76…

TIEC causes Polk County Green Creek properties to face tax increases

TIEC causes Polk County Green Creek properties to face tax increases

COLUMBUS, N.C. – If you can believe the residents at the last Polk County Board of Commissioners, the Tryon International Equestrian Center (RIEC)…

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Sheriff’s Report – March 27, 2017 ARRESTS MARCH 27, 2017 BRANDON HAWKINS OF MOORESBORO WAS ARRESTED FOR POSS SCH II CS, POSS SCH VI CS, POSS MARIJUANA, AND…

Every year the mocking bird takes up its post on top of the holly tree by the driveway. If you carefully part the pointed leaves you will find…

Run Against Addiction for the 3rd Annual 5k Run Come make a difference and support recovery If you would like to Celebrate “Life, Hope and Freedom from addiction”…

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Obituaries – March 28, 2017

Walter Matthew “Matt” Edwards, age 49, of Wallace Street, Spindale, died Sunday, March 26, 2017. A native of Burke County, he was a son of…

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Fenner hearing to request jury view of Word of Faith Fellowship premises

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, N.C.  — As the Matthew Fenner case involving alleged abuse by former and current Word of Faith Fellowship members progresses, Assistant District Attorney Garland Byers, Jr.…

Notice of intention to introduce evidence in Covington/Fenner trial given

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, N.C. — Assistant District Attorney Garland Byers, Jr. filed notice of Intention to Introduce Evidence in The State of N.C. versus Brooke Covington in the upcoming…

Daniel Talbert to defend Toms family in child porn case

RUTHERFORD COUNTY COURTHOUSE, N.C. — Michael “Travis” Toms, Rebecca Toms and their son made their first appearance in District Court Monday morning. Judge Randy Pool was on the…

Gov. Cooper appoints replacement for District Attorney

Gov. Cooper appoints replacement for District Attorney

RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper named former District Attorney Tom Keith to serve as interim District Attorney for Rockingham County after the Friday resignation of former DA Craig…

2 ADAs named in WoFF Associated Press report no longer employed

2 ADAs named in WoFF Associated Press report no longer employed

NEWTON, N.C. — District Attorney of the 25th District (Burke-Caldwell-Catawba) released the following statement today: “Assistant District Attorney Frank Webster and Assistant District Attorney Chris Back are no…

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Animal Groups’ representatives publicly thank Commissioners

Animal Groups’ representatives publicly thank Commissioners

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, N.C.  — Karen Parker of Brother Wolf rescue organization spoke during public comments at the Rutherford County Commissioners meeting regarding the reorganization of…

TDA occupancy tax to remain at 5%

County Commissioners’ 2016-2017 Report Card

Special goals setting sessions scheduled for County Commissioners

Animal rescue gathers support for “no-kill” shelter

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Forest City Police Department March 27, 2017

Forest City Police Department  March 27, 2017   Incidents An employee of Wal-Mart reported an incident…

Forest City Police Department March 23, 2017

Forest City Police Department March 22, 2017

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Fenner hearing to request jury view of Word of Faith Fellowship premises

Fenner hearing to request jury view of Word of Faith Fellowship premises

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, N.C.  — As the Matthew Fenner case involving alleged abuse by former and current…

Spindale Police Department 02/20/2017

Spindale Police Department 02/16/2017