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What’s supposed to happen when schools receive threats?

BY NEILL CALDWELL, Carolina Public Press Cedar Ridge High School in northern Orange County was the scene of threats written on a bathroom wall…

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.…

ICC Caseworker Training Program Leads To Career Path

ICC Caseworker Training Program Leads To Career Path

SPINDALE  – Looking for a full-time job with great benefits and the potential for advancement while helping others? Check out the Income Maintenance…

What makes a good citizen? Voting, paying taxes, following the law top list

What makes a good citizen? Voting, paying taxes, following the law top list

BY JOHN GRAMLICH Last year’s Fourth of July Parade in San Gabriel, California. (Xinhua/Zhao Hanrong via Getty Images) In a Pew Research Center survey in early…

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Columbus—Please be aware of road closures for the Fabulous 4th Festival on Thursday, July 4, 2019. Mills Street will be closed from Walker St. to Peak St. from…

Fireworks caused 35 wildfires in 2018 RALEIGH – Elevated wildfire risks due to abnormally dry conditions in Eastern North Carolina are prompting N.C. Forest Service officials to urge extreme…

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…

Here’s a synopsis of the plan for the day: • Food trucks will be set up in Morse Park at Noon on 7/3/19 with delicious carnival foods. We…

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…

HENDERSONVILLE — On Sunday, the third Mountain Jewish Festival introduced visitors to Jewish culture, music, and of course, food.  Over 1,500 people attended the free event. Balabusta Bakers…

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Lake Lure Summer Music Festival Review: An Evening of Extraordinary Music

NC Nature Group Provides Outdoor Opportunities for People of Color

Lake Lure’s Raptor Center Soars to Success

Foothills Daylily Society host June 22 flower show

Carolina Gospel Association announces season lineup

Winning $350 million jackpot ticket sold in North Carolina

Obituaries View all

Obituaries

Obituaries

 Billie Jo Waters Reece, age 42, of Mooresboro, NC, died Thursday, July 11, 2019 at her residence.       Billie Jo was born October 27, 1976…

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North Carolina court begins high-stakes partisan gerrymandering trial

By Melissa Boughton NC Policy Watch North Carolina voting rights groups and Democrats were compared to the legendary Pied Piper at the start of a highly-anticipated partisan gerrymandering…

Lawmaker ‘needed in Raleigh,’ gets 3rd continuance in cyberstalking case

Lawmaker ‘needed in Raleigh,’ gets 3rd continuance in cyberstalking case

JULY 10, 2019, BY FRANK TAYLOR N.C. Rep. Cody Henson was set to have his criminal case on a cyberstalking charge heard Tuesday at the Transylvania County Courthouse in…

Dear Sen. Tillis: Eastern NC needs you to take action on the climate crisis

Dear Sen. Tillis: Eastern NC needs you to take action on the climate crisis

By Penny and Mark Hoope,   NC POLICY WATCH Throughout North Carolina, the start of summer means late-night barbecues, well-earned vacations from work and breaks from school. But as…

Column: The Lt. Governor is Wrong

Column: The Lt. Governor is Wrong

The Lt. Governor is wrong; multiculturalism is our hope for the future By Rob Schofield, NC POLICY WATCH   It comes as little surprise that the inhabitant of the…

Wheeler versus Caulder-WoFF Trespassing Case Dismissed

Wheeler versus Caulder-WoFF Trespassing Case Dismissed

RUTHERFORDTON —”The Wheeler for NC” campaign case filed in small claims court against Jayne Caulder over an alleged trespassing case at the Word of Faith Fellowship (WoFF) church…

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Column: Fair Trial for Matthew Fenner Compromised by Media Bias & Changing Witness Testimonies?

Column: Fair Trial for Matthew Fenner Compromised by Media Bias & Changing Witness Testimonies?

Creating An Impossible Environment for Fair Matthew Fenner/WoFF Trials? Most anyone living in Rutherford County has some awareness of local stories about Word of Faith…

NC Seed Board to meet Friday

Massive document shredding at Cherokee County DSS raises questions

Supreme Court ruled against adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census

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

Sexual assault cases in NC plagued by long lags after arrests made

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UPDATE: Warrants issued After Crump Failed to Appear for Hollis Road Car Chase & Other Charges

UPDATE: Warrants issued After Crump Failed to Appear for Hollis Road Car Chase & Other Charges

ELLENBORO — When Forest City law enforcement attempted to serve multiple warrants on Ashley Nicole Crump,…

Advisory: Road Construction – Single lane travel on East Main Street in Forest City

Forest City PD requests public’s assistance in locating a missing person

Lake Lure View all

Lake Lure Classical Academy Approved for Accreditation

Lake Lure Classical Academy Approved for Accreditation

LAKE LURE — AdvancED Global Commission on June 19, 2019 notified Lake Lure Classical Academy that…

Lake Lure named as one of Ten Best Lake Towns in North America

Lake Lure Arts & Crafts Festival through Memorial Day Weekend

Rutherfordton Police View all

Can you identify this subject?

The Rutherfordton Police Department is asking for assistance in identifying subject in photos. The subject is…

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