October 2017

Obituaries

Rita Mode Hudgins, age 62, of Rutherfordton, passed away Monday, October 16, 2017. Born June 14, 1955 in Rutherford County,…



Public tip leads to arrest

Detective Billie Brown of the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office charged Allison Brooke Smith, 25, of Asheville, with three counts of…



New N. C. beehive grant program

RALEIGH – County governments, nonprofit groups and certified beekeepers pursuing farmland preservation projects and beehive grants have until Dec. 15…


Paddle Protest at Duke Energy Plant

Cliffside Community and Riverkeepers Hold Paddle Protest at Duke Energy Plant Cliffside, N.C. — Concerned community members from Cliffside, N.C….





Freight train hits car carrier

CLEVELAND COUNTY, N.C.  – A train wreck occurred Sat. afternoon when a  freight train crashed into a tractor trailer stuck on…