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August 16 Arrests

August 16 Arrests

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August 12 Arrests

August 12 Arrests

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Obituaries

Obituaries

Mrs. Beatrice “Bea” McCurry Hoyle, 92, of Bostic, died Saturday, August 10, 2019. She was the widow of Herman Eli Hoyle, and a daughter of the late Arthur and Hessie Allen McCurry. She was also preceded in death by her son, Dennis Hoyle on July 4th. She was a member of Sandy Level Baptist Church. […]

June Unemployment rates increase in 97/100 NC counties

June Unemployment rates increase in 97/100 NC counties

Raleigh, N.C. – Unemployment rates (not seasonally adjusted) increased in 97 of North Carolina’s counties in June and decreased in three. Scotland County had the highest unemployment rate at 7.4 percent, while Buncombe County had the lowest at 3.4 percent. All 15 of the state’s metro areas experienced rate increases. Among the metro areas, Rocky […]

August 5 Obituaries

August 5 Obituaries

 Kathleen Fuller, age 74, of Forest City, passed away Friday, August 2, 2019 at Fair Haven Home of Forest City.      Kathleen was born December 12, 1944 in Marshall, NC to the late Grady Ruff and Iva Jenkins Ruff. She was a homemaker who loved taking care of her family and friends. She always showed love […]

Just a reminder about public records – it’s the LAW

Just a reminder about public records – it’s the LAW

Any person who is denied access to public records for the purposes of inspection or examination, and any person who is denied copies of public records, may bring a civil action in court against the government agency or official who is denying access or copies. Courts are required to set public records suits for immediate […]

911 Radio Report

911 Radio Report

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Carolina Indian Tribes Warring over Casinos

Carolina Indian Tribes Warring over Casinos

CATAWBA INDIAN NATION, S.C. — Two Carolina Native American Indian tribes are battling over geography and gambling. The Cherokee Tribe in North Carolina already has two casinos in western North Carolina. Evidently they are unwilling to sharer the wealth saying the Catawba Nation should stay in their native South Carolina. U.S. senators from both states […]

“Swamp Thing” and “Uncle Frank” wrap production in the Wilmington area

“Swamp Thing” and “Uncle Frank” wrap production in the Wilmington area

Raleigh, N.C. — Two North Carolina Film and Entertainment Grant recipients, “Swamp Thing” and “Uncle Frank”, recently wrapped production in the Wilmington area. Combined, the productions are expected to generate a direct in-state spend of more than $75 million. The productions created more than 1,500 job opportunities in the state, including more than 800 cast […]

Lake Lure authorities: Be alert to rising waters, ready to evacuate if necessary

Lake Lure authorities: Be alert to rising waters, ready to evacuate if necessary

LAKE LURE, N.C.  — The Town of Lake Lure posted on Facebook Sunday morning that due to heavy rainfall and rising waters authorities are opening the floodgates of the Lake Lure dam. Everyone near the Broad River and area streams should be alert to rising water, and ready to evacuate to higher ground if necessary. […]

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