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Ellen Frost indicted, accused of using taxpayer funds for personal equestrian activities at TIEC

Ellen Frost indicted, accused of using taxpayer funds for personal equestrian activities at TIEC

ASHEVILLE – An 11-count federal indictment against former Buncombe County Commissioner Ellen Frost was lodged today that she conspired with corrupt manager Wanda Greene to use more than $575,000 of public funds on personal equestrian activities. The 64-year-old  woman was implicated in Greene’s  use of taxpayer funds for sponsorships and advertisements at Tryon International Equestrian […]

RC’s Good-hearted People

RC’s Good-hearted People

Thank you to the two car drivers today who drove around my 18 year old cat sitting directly in the middle of the road staring them down. This particular “getting his bottom warm on the pavement” was what made him become an indoor cat. I so appreciate the drivers’ consideration. However, Harley has been diagnosed […]

ICC artist Pat Siuda selected for TIEC honor

ICC artist Pat Siuda selected for TIEC honor

COLUMBUS – A passion for horses coupled with great skill in design has led to success in equestrian art for one Isothermal student. Pat Siuda of Mill Spring will be the official Artist-in-Residence at the Tryon International Equestrian Center during the month of August, officials announced recently. As the Artist-in-Residence, Siuda will draw and paint […]

Summer Fun in Rutherfordton!

Summer Fun in Rutherfordton!

Are you looking for fun activities for yourselves or for your kids this summer? Ready for a sensational staycation? Here’s your guide to summer fun, activities, and adventures in Town! Activities, Camps, and Programs for Kids:   Kidsenses & The Factory Summer Camps For ages 10 and up, check out The Factory Camps at the […]

Lawsuit challenges constitutionality of NC laws protecting hog industry from nuisance actions

Lawsuit challenges constitutionality of NC laws protecting hog industry from nuisance actions

By Lisa Sorg, NC Policy Watch RALEIGH —State lawmakers allegedly violated the North Carolina constitution when they passed legislation that stripped residents of their right to sue industrialized hog operations for nuisance, according to a legal complaint filed this week.   The complaint, filed in state court, claims the NC Farm Acts of 2017 and […]

Proposed House Tour Fee Increases at Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site

Proposed House Tour Fee Increases at Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site

Flat Rock, NC — The National Park Service is seeking public comments for proposed increases to house tour fees of he Carl Sandburg home. The increases will be the first since 2004. A 30-day public comment period regarding the proposed increases opens on July 1, 2019 and a public meeting will be held on July 17 […]

State vet encourages livestock owners to vaccinate before peak rabies season

State vet encourages livestock owners to vaccinate before peak rabies season

RALEIGH – Summer is peak rabies season and State Veterinarian Doug Meckes is encouraging North Carolina livestock owners to consider having their animals vaccinated against the disease. “This year we have seen a rise in the number of reported rabies in livestock at seven cases,” Meckes said. “Last year the state had three cases reported […]

Pinnacle Elementary’s Animal Museum

Pinnacle Elementary’s Animal Museum

Pinnacle Elementary second grade students in Ms. Canipe’s class recently exhibited an animal museum before their field trip to the NC Zoo this week. Each student researched, created a presentation board about, and dressed as his or her respective animal for the exhibit. Chelsea Rushhttp://rcsnc.gov

Pinnacle Elementary’s Jr. Beta Club donates to Brother Wolf – RC

Pinnacle Elementary’s Jr. Beta Club donates to Brother Wolf – RC

Pinnacle Elementary’s Jr. Beta club chose Brother Wolf-BW as their community service project this year. Throughout the year, the club raised money in a variety of ways to help the organization. On May 15th, students had the opportunity to present Brother Wolf with some gifts and a $425 donation. They were also able to tour […]

Permeable Fencing Helps Make NC Solar Farms Wildlife-Friendly

Permeable Fencing Helps Make NC Solar Farms Wildlife-Friendly

DURHAM, N.C. – Permeable fencing could help make solar-energy facilities in North Carolina more wildlife-friendly. The Nature Conservancy, along with the North Carolina Pollinator Conservation Alliance and other groups, has teamed up with solar companies to figure out how to better integrate solar farms into the landscape. Around 40,000 acres of land in the state […]

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