Most in NC Oppose Same Sex Marriage A majority of North Carolinians are opposed to the constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriages that will be on the May 8 ballot, even as they remain skeptical about gay marriages, according to a new Elon University/Charlotte Observer poll.
Pinterest, the Corkboard of the Internet Gains Popularity If you haven’t heard of Pinterest yet, don’t worry. You will. Pinterest is the latest social networking craze and involves “pinning” pictures, articles and ideas from the Internet onto virtual bulletin boards.
Check the Report to See How Much Rutherford County Government Costs the Taxpayers The economic recession that hit full force in 2008 was declared officially over in June 2009 when the country experienced two quarters of very slow growth. But a troubled housing sector and a still-sluggish economy with high unemployment have contributed to the fiscal crises facing many cities and counties in North Carolina.
Breast Feeding Mom Riles Restaurant Manager Allison Stanard never intended for a dinner out to turn into a battle over the right to breast-feed in public.
Medical Marijuana Backers Try to Make their Cause Heard Margaret Wakefield is not a college student nor does she sport dreadlocks and Birkenstocks while chatting about how the world should focus more on peace and love.
Spindale Company Expanding, Adding Jobs Gov. Bev Perdue today announced that Ameridial Inc., a provider of contact center services, will expand operations at its facility in Rutherford County.
Family’s Surveillance Camera Rolling as Tornado Hits West Liberty It is a dramatic look at the tornado that hit one week ago today, unlike any we’ve seen before. The video shows the tornado as it took out homes in West Liberty. It was captured on a surveillance system that never turned off, and it recorded the entire disaster as it happened.