Local News in Rutherford County, North Carolina
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Manufacturer plans to create 50 new jobs
Tue, 04 Mar 2014 14:06:48 -0800
A manufacturer plans to bring 50 new jobs and a $2.8 million investment to Rutherford County.
HVAC manufacturer bringing 70 jobs to Rutherford County
Thu, 27 Feb 2014 13:18:20 -0800
FOREST CITY A California heating and air conditioning product maker will bring 70 new jobs to Rutherford County, investing $4.2 million over the next three years in a new manufacturing plant.
Pipe at another NC ash dump is leaking groundwater
Fri, 28 Feb 2014 23:12:23 -0800
State regulators are concerned about another leaking pipe at a Duke Energy coal ash dump, this time in western North Carolina.
3 brothers serve Highway Patrol in western NC
Mon, 03 Mar 2014 08:25:55 -0800
FOREST CITY, N.C. (AP) — While many siblings and relatives work in law enforcement together, none share a working relationship quite like the Horton brothers, who are all troopers with the North Carolina Highway Patrol and assigned to Rutherford County.
AP-NC--North Carolina News Digest, NC
Fri, 28 Feb 2014 16:09:42 -0800
The Carolinas News Editor is Tim Rogers. The breaking news staffer is Skip Foreman. For technical support, please call the AP's Services and Technology Department in Raleigh at 919-881-9974. COAL ASH SPILL-NORTH CAROLINA MONCKS CORNER, S.C. - When North Carolina Environmental Secretary John Skvarla was asked why ...
NC cites 5 Duke Energy plants for lacking permits
Tue, 04 Mar 2014 08:36:46 -0800
North Carolina regulators have cited five more Duke Energy power plants for lacking required storm water permits after a massive spill at one of the company's coal ash dumps coated 70 miles of the Dan ...
3 brothers serve WNC as troopers
Mon, 03 Mar 2014 18:52:15 -0800
The Horton brothers, from left, Nick, John and Joe, are the first and only trio of siblings who have simultaneously worked for the North Carolina Highway patrol.
Three brothers serve Highway Patrol in western N.C.
Sun, 02 Mar 2014 21:22:43 -0800
FOREST CITY — While many siblings and relatives work in law enforcement together, none share a working relationship quite like the Horton brothers, who are all troopers with the North Carolina Highway Patrol and assigned to Rutherford County.
Judge: Duke must clean up groundwater at ash dumps
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 14:40:02 -0800
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Duke Energy must take immediate action to eliminate sources of groundwater contamination at its coal ash dumps, a judge said Thursday in a ruling that came from a complaint filed before a massive spill from one of the utility's plants coated 70 miles of a North Carolina river in toxic gray sludge.
Winter weather expected to return to mountains Thursday
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 05:30:42 -0800
With spring just a mere two weeks away, winter weather is not done with the mountains of Western North Carolina just yet.