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News in Rutherford County, North Carolina

With Polk in the books, other hoop teams hope to play tonight
Sun, 08 Mar 2015 11:23:30 -0700

While most teams in North Carolina have been dealing with the fallout of “snowmageddon,” Polk County girls' basketball coach Brandy Alm was looking at it from a different perspective.

Dog tags belonging to NC WWII solider come home 70 years later
Sun, 08 Mar 2015 16:16:41 -0700

More than 70 years after they were lost, two priceless pieces of history are now on their way home to a family in North Carolina.Last month, the dog tags of Joseph Dwight Hollifield were found in Normandy, France.

House passes bill to reduce Rockingham school board size
Wed, 01 Apr 2015 07:17:17 -0700

Published: Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 09:19 AM. RALEIGH — The North Carolina House adopted legislation Tuesday that will shrink the Rockingham County Board of Education and make its races partisan.

Two people, including mother, arrested in connection to death of NC baby
Sun, 08 Mar 2015 18:30:35 -0700

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, N.C. — Two people, including the child’s mother, have been arrested and charged in connection to the death of a 5-month-old North Carolina infant, according to WLOS. Tyler Dale McCurry is charged with murder, and mother Jennie Reynolds is charged with accessory after the fact to murder. On Jan 11, deputies found Lebron […]

Carolina Farm Credit Employees and Board Donate over $6,100 to Local Charities
Sat, 28 Mar 2015 00:09:28 -0700

Carolina Farm Credit gives over $6,000 to six local charities (PRWeb March 28, 2015) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2015/01/prweb12463077.htm

Chicken owners cautioned as avian influenza moves closer to NC
Fri, 20 Mar 2015 12:14:48 -0700

Highly pathogenic avian influenza had been confirmed in Minnesota, Missouri, Kansas and Arkansas, which though still several states away, is a lot closer than the Pacific Northwest where it was previously confined, Jeff Bradley, County Cooperative Extension director for Rutherford County, said this week in a news release.

NC House elects 5 newcomers, 3 incumbents to UNC board
Thu, 19 Mar 2015 18:35:55 -0700

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The state House's picks to serve on the University of North Carolina governing board for the next four years include five newcomers and three incumbents.

Slick roads expected this morning; hard week ahead
Sun, 08 Mar 2015 16:26:35 -0700

Snow, black ice and zero-degree temperatures are on tap for the next five days, following hours of sleet Monday that covered Asheville Regional Airport in an inch of precipitation by midnight.

The Agenda: 200+ officer-involved shootings, 0 convictions; Chs' cheap gas; House holds up CDV bill
Mon, 23 Mar 2015 10:05:13 -0700

The Census Bureau is beginning testing of its new online survey in test markets Washington, D.C.; Maricopa County, Arizona; and Savannah, Georgia, which includes nearby areas of South Carolina. The bureau says it chose those areas because of the demographic diversity and the mix of urban and rural landscapes. more…

Winter weather advisory issued for Thursday night
Sun, 08 Mar 2015 12:37:40 -0700

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory starting at 9 p.m. Thursday.