The Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a runaway/missing juvenile: Sky Mercedes Duncan D.O.B: 03/26/2004 Height- 5’1” Weight- 140 lbs. Long black curly hair, blue eyes Last seen wearing- Black under armor hoodie with white lettering and…Read More »

Obituaries – January 21

Alice Shehan Rossman, age 81, of Cliffside, passed away Monday, January 20, 2020 at Hospice of the Carolina Foothills.      Alice was born December 1, 1938 in Rutherford County to the late Alfred Glen Brooks and Mattie O’Neal Martin Brooks. She was a…Read More »

Eastern Tenn had 3.8 magnitude earthquake on Monday

KNOXVILLE, T.N. (WLOS) — Some in the mountains felt tremors on Monday, Jan. 20, 2020. ABC affiliate WATE reports the United States Geological Survey confirmed a 3.8 magnitude earthquake hit just after 2 p.m. near Fincastle, Tennessee, in Campbell County. The USGS said Monday…Read More »

Wind Chill Advisory

* WHAT…Very cold wind chills expected. Wind chills as low as 5 below zero. * WHERE…Portions of western North Carolina. * WHEN…Wind chill values reaching 5 below zero from 9 PM this evening to 10 AM EST Monday. * IMPACTS…The cold wind…Read More »

Governor signs Veteran Scholarships into Law

Gov. Cooper shared the following statement on Senate Bill 560: “These scholarships are earned through the service and sacrifice of these students and their families. Increasing the amount of these scholarships is the right thing to do.”