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News in Rutherford County, North Carolina
‘Breaking Bad’ dolls pulled from stores in North Carolina
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:09:35 -0700
RUTHERFORD COUNTY, N.C. — “Breaking Bad” figurine dolls have been causing a controversy across the country — and now they are being pulled from store shelves, including in North Carolina. Both Walmart and Toys R’ Us have stopped selling figurines modeled after characters in the popular ‘Breaking Bad’ television series. Toys R’ Us announced it […]
Patriots knit for wounded warriors returning home from service
Tue, 11 Nov 2014 15:34:15 -0800
RUTHERFORD, N.J. (PIX11) – It’s just another afternoon inside the Kip Center in Rutherford, N.J. where needles and yarn are hard at work and a group of patriots knit for a noble cause. Over the course of a year, their inventory has ballooned to well over 100 knitted creations that include blankets, hats and scarves. […]
New movie filming in NC to focus on popular basketball team
Fri, 07 Nov 2014 13:09:33 -0800
RUTHERFORD COUNTY, N.C. — A North Carolina movie project is trying to capture the team that had all of Rutherford County rooting for them in the 80s. WLOS-TV reported that 34 years ago, the Hilltoppers basketball team commanded respect. The movie features a local cast and will look back at the team that reportedly inspired […]
Dreaming of Evangeline: WWII love letters on eBay tell an unlikely romance
Thu, 20 Nov 2014 10:32:02 -0800
Eighteen handwritten letters to Evangeline Poteat, a 22-year-old working in a Charlotte, N.C. munitions plant in 1944, were auctioned on eBay in March. Before that, they were sold at an antiques show in Portland, Ore. How the letters ended up across the country is a mystery. They document an even more unlikely romance.
Giving voice to the voiceless: Animal advocacy in WNC
Tue, 04 Nov 2014 12:39:36 -0800
The piercing glare of a red-shouldered hawk; the regal trot of a burnished stallion; the silent grace of a moonlit wolf; the reassuring purr of a well-loved tabby; the furry muzzle of a family dog. Animals console us; they dazzle us and, in some cases, they love us unconditionally. But however impressive their prowess — […]
Levar Jones still hasn't seen video of trooper-involved shooting
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 07:35:05 -0700
In his first television interview since he was shot by a South Carolina Highway Patrol trooper during a traffic stop, Levar Jones said he still has not seen video of the shooting that made headlines around the world just a month ago.
Gator bait: Landrieu’s gaffe bites Southern Dems
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 08:31:24 -0700
Comments on racism and sexism in the South will backfire on turnout drive, put more pressure on other vulnerable Senate Dems.