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Thursday Apr 17 | Washington Times

Western NC fruit growers assess possible damage

Farmers and agricultural officials in western North Carolina are working to assess possible damage to fruit crops from this week's freezing temperatures.

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Related Topix: Life, Fruits, Food

Thu Apr 10, 2014

WYFF-TV Greenville

Shelter: Domestic violence increases during warmer weather

AN INCREASE IN DOMESTIC DISPUTES.. MANY OF THEM VIOLENT.. IS PUTTING THE SPOTLIGHT ON A CONNECTION TO THE WEATHER.

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Related Topix: Weather

Plastics News

Rotomolder Elkamet expands in North Carolina

Elkamet Inc., a manufacturer of plastic parts for automotive and other industries, is expanding its manufacturing operations in East Flat Rock, N.C. The American arm of Biedenkopf, Germany-based rotational molder Elkamet Kunststofftechnik GmbH plans to invest more than $2.5 million over the next three years in East Flat Rock, according to a news ... (more)

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Related Topix: Flat Rock, NC, East Flat Rock, NC, World News, Germany, Pat McCrory, US Governors

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Business Journal

Wingate University to double size of Hendersonville campus

The private university has signed an agreement to lease up to 30,000 square feet in a new health-education facility on Sixth Avenue West in the community's downtown.

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Related Topix: Hendersonville, NC, Wingate University

Wed Apr 02, 2014

The Mountaineer Publishing Company

Sass inducted into education foundation Hall of Fame

Ruth Nichols Sass, of Haywood County, was inducted into the Henderson County Education Foundation's Hall of Fame on March 20 at the Hendersonville Country Club.

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Related Topix: Haywood County, NC, Life, Food, Nutrition, Berea College

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Mountain Xpress

Elkamet to expand in Flat Rock

Governor Pat McCrory and N.C. Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that Elkamet Inc. is expanding its North Carolina manufacturing operations in Henderson County.

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Related Topix: Pat McCrory, US Governors, Flat Rock, NC, North Carolina Government, North Carolina, East Flat Rock, NC

Fri Mar 28, 2014

Mountain Xpress

HT-N: Authorities investigate report of gambling at bowling alley

A tip about illegal gambling at a bowling alley led local and state law enforcement early this week to a private gambling room at Tarheel Lanes Family Recreation Center, the Hendersonville Times-News reported.

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Related Topix: Hendersonville, NC

Mountain Xpress

Continental AG celebrates $35 million expansion in Henderson County

Governor Pat McCrory and Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker joined U.S. Congressman Mark Meadows, North Carolina Senators Apodaca and McGrady, and other leaders in helping Continental AG celebrate the opening of a $35 million expansion at its Henderson County production plant that will result in 40 new jobs over the next five years.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Mark Meadows, Republican, US House of Representatives, Pat McCrory, US Governors, Fletcher, NC

Mountain Xpress

HT-N: Cold may have hurt summer peach harvest

The Hendersonville Times-News reported Friday that this week's cold snap likely set back Henderson County's summer peach harvest, farmers and Cooperative Extension agents say, but the local apple and grape crops appear to have fared better thanks to a late spring that kept buds wrapped up tight.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Life, Fruits, Food

Wed Mar 26, 2014

WYFF-TV Greenville

Judge doubles bond for husband accused in vicious attack

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Mon Mar 24, 2014

Asheville Citizen-Times

Report: Asheville renters can't afford basic apartment

A new report from the N.C. Housing Coalition finds that renters in Asheville need to earn $13.83 per hour to afford a basic apartment here, but the typical renter earns just $11.02 an hour.

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Related Topix: Asheville, NC, North Carolina, Buncombe County, NC, Haywood County, NC

Mountain Xpress

Environmental Quality Institute seeks volunteers to sample local waterways

North Carolina rivers and streams have been making headlines recently - and appear to be getting the short end of the stick.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science, Asheville, NC

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