Wednesday Aug 13
Can You Get A Ruling From A Superior Court Judge After Your Case Is Designated To The Business Court?
If you've been reading this blog for a while, you know that once a case is in the Business Court, it is in there forever , even if the issues that justified it being there in the first place are subsequently resolved.
Wednesday Aug 13
TVA: Watts Bar more than 90 percent complete
It said this week that the reactor continues to meet safety and quality targets and remains on schedule and within budget.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
USA Update Story and Video
North Carolina... a CSX locomotive and 16 cars carrying coal derailed in Rutherford County, near the border with South Carolina.
Hagan takes on Tillis for NC Senate debate comment
Sen. Kay Hagan is citing words of state House Speaker Thom Tillis from a debate to suggest he'd work to cut North Carolina public school jobs and student aid if Tillis replaced her on Capitol Hill.
Police: Mom helped son partake in 'fire challenge'
Police say they arrested a 41-year-old Charlotte woman accused of helping her teen son set himself on fire as part of a dare known as the "fire challenge" that is gaining popularity in social media.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Shelby Shopper And Info
David John Erskine
David John Erskine, age 75, of Forest City, NC, died August 8, 2014 at the Oak Grove Health Care Center.
RCSO: Man shot during standoff after wounding deputies is charged
A 49-year-old man who was shot during a standoff in which is he accused of shooting a deputy was formally charged Sunday after he was released from the hospital.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Women's Hospital in Greensboro may move
Cone Health officials are considering closing a Greensboro hospital for women and moving its operations 2 miles to the larger Moses Cone Hospital.
South, West cadets face their fears at camp
TOPIC Navy J.R.O.T.C. South Caldwell student David Branham learns archery at Camp Bud Schiele in Rutherford County.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
McCrory names Collier as acting SBI director
Gov. Pat McCrory has appointed Bernard Collier II as acting director of the State Bureau of Investigation as part of a legislative reorganization of North Carolina's law enforcement.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Shelby Shopper And Info
Ronald Anthony Hardin
Ronald Anthony Hardin, age 72, of Forest City, NC, died Monday, August 4, 2014 at the Hospice House of Rutherford County.
Blue-green algae found in Cape Fear River
Authorities say that potentially toxic blue-green algae that forced officials in Toledo, Ohio, to shut down that city's water system have been found in the Cape Fear River.
Ex-NC mortgage officer sentenced in conspiracy
A former Asheville mortgage loan officer has been sentenced to more than four years in federal prison for her part in a mortgage fraud conspiracy.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Former town councilman turns in NC Senate petition
A third candidate appears to have met qualifications for an official write-in candidate for North Carolina's U.S. Senate seat in November.
Few NC senators meet for perfunctory floor session
The adjournment impasse at the North Carolina General Assembly remains in place after the Senate met briefly in keeping with the state constitution.
Sheriff: Gunfire at standoff injures deputy, suspect
The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation is looking into a stand-off that sent a Rutherford County deputy and a suspect to the hospital with gunshot wounds.
Rutherford deputy wounded in shooting
Authorities tell local media outlets that deputies were called just before 8 p.m. Monday about a man who was allegedly threatening people at a home in Forest City.
Remains of NC soldier gone since Korean War ID'd
The Daily Courier of Forest City reports the family of Cameron Morrison Flack got confirmation last week from the U.S. Department of Defense that his remains will be returned to Rutherford County later this year.
Man pleads guilty to killing sworn special deputy
Federal officials say a man has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in the death of a special deputy U.S. marshal.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
The Charlotte Observer
Tornado watch is in effect for Charlotte, area
A tornado watch is in effect for Charlotte and areas to the west and north until the early-morning hours Monday, as strong thunderstorms threaten the western Carolinas.