Home » Archives by category » Real Estate

Americans Use of Mobile Technology and Home Broadband 2019

Americans Use of Mobile Technology and Home Broadband 2019

37% of Americans now go online mostly using a smartphone, and these devices are increasingly cited as a reason for not having a high-speed internet connection at home BY MONICA ANDERSON (Hero Images/Getty Images) As the share of Americans who say they own a smartphone has increased dramatically over the past decade – from 35% in 2011 to […]

Tax Decrease Recommended in Rutherford County 2019-2020

Tax Decrease Recommended in Rutherford County 2019-2020

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, N.C. — Rutherford County’s proposed 2019-2020 is $83,448,091 and calls for a tax rate decrease of one cent – decreasing from 60.7 cents per $100 valuation to 59.70 per $100 valuation. Rutherford County Schools (RCS), received an approximate 7% increase from last year to more than $15 million in the proposed budget. The […]

RC Clerk of Superior Court Owens cited for operating deficiencies

RC Clerk of Superior Court Owens cited for operating deficiencies

RUTHERFORDTON — NC Auditor Beth Woods, CPA released this week a financial related audit of Rutherford County Clerk of Superior Court. The work was performed by authority of Article 5A of Chapter 147 of the North Carolina General Statutes and was conducted in accordance with the performance audit standards contained in Government Auditing Standards, issued […]

Rutherfordton Public Hearing called for July 2, 2019 for Black Rock Land Co. ReZoning Application

Rutherfordton Public Hearing called for July 2, 2019 for Black Rock Land Co. ReZoning Application

RUTHERFORDTON — A public Hearing on July 2, 2019 was called by Mayor Jimmy Dancy and the Town Council for the Black Rock Land Company’s (BRLC) rezoning application for land in the downtown Rutherfordton area. The development company owns two areas near N. Washington St. In the first development area and the only one for […]

Mayor & Town Council of Rutherfordton create another Golf Course Task Force

Mayor & Town Council of Rutherfordton create another Golf Course Task Force

Rutherfordton — As it has done several times in the past, Town Council and Mayor Jimmy Dancy created the 2019 Golf Course Task Force Committee to form a recommendation for the future for the town-owned golf course. The Rutherfordton Golf Club quit operating the business last year. The financial health of the club could not […]

Program to prevent NC foreclosures about to disappear

Program to prevent NC foreclosures about to disappear

MAY 23, 2019, BY REBECCA ANDREWS, Carolina Public Press Bethann and Steve Harwood of Weaverville talk with Pisgah Legal Services senior staff attorney Bill Whalen (right), who has worked with them on the Hardest Hit Fund program. The foreclosure prevention program is due to expire at the end of July. Colby Rabon / Carolina Public Press […]

Permeable Fencing Helps Make NC Solar Farms Wildlife-Friendly

Permeable Fencing Helps Make NC Solar Farms Wildlife-Friendly

DURHAM, N.C. – Permeable fencing could help make solar-energy facilities in North Carolina more wildlife-friendly. The Nature Conservancy, along with the North Carolina Pollinator Conservation Alliance and other groups, has teamed up with solar companies to figure out how to better integrate solar farms into the landscape. Around 40,000 acres of land in the state […]

Widgetized Section

Go to Admin » appearance » Widgets » and move a widget into Advertise Widget Zone