Category: News

Update: Hwy 64/74A (Chimney Rock Hwy) Now Open To Lake Lure

May 30,2020 On May 19th heavy rains caused a partial road collapse on U.S. 64/74A around 7 miles east from Lake Lure after a culvert failed. The area is located at the intersection of Rock Branch Road and 64/74A aprox. 1/2 mile…Read More »

Drive-Thru Covid-19 Testing Available Friday 5/29 at ICC

Press Release: May 27, 2020 “On Friday, May 29th, Foothills Health District will conduct a drive thru COVID-19 testing site. Testing is from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm or until all available tests run out. Additional testing dates will be publicized at…Read More »

Update: Road Collapse Hwy 64/74A (Chimney Rock Hwy)

  5-27-2020 On May 19th heavy rains caused a partial road collapse on U.S. 64/74A around 7 miles east from Lake Lure after a culvert failed. The area is located at the intersection of Rock Branch Road and 64/74A aprox. 1/2 mile…Read More »

Forest City Police Request ID assistance

The Forest City Police Department is seeking information as to the identity of a suspect who conducted a ‘Short Change’ scam at Wal-Mart on May 18, 2020 just before 4:00 p.m. The suspect conducted a transaction, then repeatedly asked for change. He…Read More »

NC Deploys Natural Disaster Hotline During Pandemic

A poll by the American Psychiatric Association found more than 60% of Americans are experiencing stress and anxiety because of the coronavirus pandemic. (Adobe Stock) RALEIGH, N.C. — Many North Carolinians find themselves feeling grief, anxiety or depression these days, and experts…Read More »