Author: Staff Reports

Obituary – Andrew Franklin Hodge

Andrew Franklin Hodge Andrew Franklin Hodge, “RuRu”, 34, of Union Mills, died Wednesday,  January 12, 2022. A native of Rutherford County, he was the son of Charles “Chucky” Couch and Wanda Hodge Jones. Andrew was a self-employed carpenter. Known by his friends…Read More »

Making Laps with Bruce Wayne

 Hello small town friendly,              Would like to first say thank you to all of my readers in. Rutherford and surrounding  counties for all of your prayers and thoughtful messages I’ve received during this awful time I’m…Read More »

Making Laps with Bruce Wayne

Happy New Year to all my readers around this small town friendly(sometimes) and surrounding areas of the dirt world. I want to start out by saying this past year has been a roller coaster for all involved. We had a great year…Read More »

NC Leads Nation in Black Prison Population

Nationwide, Black Americans are incarcerated in state prisons at nearly five times the rate of white Americans, according to a recent report from the Sentencing Project. (Adobe Stock) PreviousNext  Nadia Ramlagan, Producer   Friday, November 5, 2021 RALEIGH, N.C. — A recent report from…Read More »

Making Laps with Bruce Wayne

Hello to my readers from small town friendly and beyond, As the season of the dirt world comes to a close down at Harris Speedway and surrounding tracks, I thought I would introduce the off-season in today’s making laps and touch on…Read More »