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Sunday Jul 27 | 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.

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Related Topix: Weather, Shelby, NC, Asheville, NC, Cleveland County, NC

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Shelby Shopper And Info

Harry Gold Taylor

Born December 31, 1921 in Rutherford County, he was a son of the late Henry Stewart Taylor and Hattie Josephine Queen Taylor.

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Related Topix: Ellenboro, NC, US Military, US Army, US Air Force, Rutherfordton, NC, Huntersville, NC

Wed Jul 23, 2014

WLOS

NC sterilization agency reports 780 claims filed

Nearly 800 people thought to be victims of North Carolina's sterilization program have submitted forms to claim compensation from the state.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, Fire

WLOS

Longer session tests Tillis, US Senate race

U.S. Senate candidate Thom Tillis had hoped this year's North Carolina legislative session would be over by now.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Star Online

Sci-fi author panel coming to Don Gibson Theatre

Four of the nation's top Young Adult Science Fiction authors will present an author's panel at 2 p.m. Thursday at Don Gibson Theatre, 318 S. Washington St., Shelby.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Cleveland County, NC, Shelby, NC, Family, Teenagers, Events

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Star Online

Favorite Sci-Fi Young Adult authors panel to be held at Don Gibson Theatre Thursday

Four of the nation's top Young Adult Science Fiction authors will present an author's panel at 2 p.m. Thursday at Don Gibson Theatre, 318 S. Washington St., Shelby.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Cleveland County, NC, Shelby, NC, Family, Teenagers, Events

Creative Loafing

Question the Queen City: An unsolved double murder

Editor's note: We recognize how quickly Charlotte has changed over the years, so here's us trying to preserve its story.

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Related Topix: Charlotte, NC, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Shelby Shopper And Info

Mike Kiser

Mike Kiser, age 65, of Jerry Road, Forest City, NC, died Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.

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Related Topix: Forest City, NC

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Shelby Shopper And Info

Betty Toney Sandefur

Betty Toney Sandefur, age 80, of Calton Road, Sunshine, NC, died Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at the Hospice House of Rutherford County.

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Related Topix: Middlesex, NC

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Daily Dispatch

Jump-start your career before you graduate

Most college graduates find out that after they cross the stage with their degree, employers are looking for individuals with work experience.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Raleigh, NC, Meredith College

Fri Jul 11, 2014

WBTV

Domestic dispute could be reason for house fire

Friday morning, crews responded to a house fire off Hollis Road in Ellenboro that didn't appear to be accidental.

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Related Topix: Ellenboro, NC

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Business Journal

Facebook N.C. data center almost three years later: Still serving

It's the isothermal belt that convinced Facebook Inc. to build 800,000 square feet of buildings to hold "several, several thousand" servers that allows the world to have virtual friends and "like" their missives and photos.

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Related Topix: Spindale, NC, Forest City, NC

WCNC-TV Charlotte

Sneak peek at Facebook's data center in Forest City

Here's something to think about the next time you post a picture or a status update on Facebook-- that stuff you put online-- has to end up somewhere.

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Related Topix: Forest City, NC

WCNC-TV Charlotte

Sneak peek at Facebook's data center in Forest City

Here's something to think about the next time you post a picture or a status update on Facebook-- that stuff you put online-- has to end up somewhere.

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Related Topix: Forest City, NC

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Shelby Shopper And Info

Linda Southern Harris

Linda Southern Harris, age 66, of Oscar Justice Road, Rutherfordton, NC, died Sunday, July 6, 2014 at the Hospice House of Rutherford County.

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Related Topix: Rutherfordton, NC, Union Mills, NC

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Examiner.com

Humane Society of Charlotte cares for alleged Rutherford County puppy mill dogs

The Humane Society of Charlotte is caring for more than 50 dogs that were rescued from an alleged puppy mill in Rutherford County.

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Related Topix: Mooresboro, NC, Cleveland County, NC, Ellenboro, NC, Forest City, NC

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