Obituaries

Reba Hill Mode, age 85, of Cove Road, Rutherfordton, died Sunday, December 1, 2019 at Henderson Care in Forest City. Reba was born August 4, 1934 in Rutherford County to the late Gaither C. Hill and Annie Whitesides Hill. She worked for…Read More »

DECEASED FEMALE IDENTIFIED

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, N.C. — The Rutherford County Sheriff’s Department has identified the remains of the deceased female. The Family has confirmed that Jessica Renee Blackwell is the victim. investigation into her death is still ongoing.

9 charts about America’s newsrooms

BY ELIZABETH GRIECO,  Pew Research Newsroom employment at digital outlets rose 82% from 2008 to 2018, but newspaper jobs fell by about half. Above, the BuzzFeed News team working at the company’s New York City headquarters in December 2018. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images) America’s…Read More »