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  1. Found after 42 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Fox News

    Terry Dietrich of Duluth, Ga., recently got a call from the cops to tell her that her missing Chevrolet Corvette had been found about 178 miles away in Forest City, N.C. That's the blue T-top Stingray that was stolen 42 years ago. Turns out, the 1972 coupe her father helped her buy had been in Forest City since at least 1975, according to local used car dealer Gary Greene, who had his eyes on it all that time and bought it a couple of weeks ago when its owner passed away.

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  2. John Cleveland "J.C." Gossett, Sr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Shelby Shopper And Info

    ... at three o'clock in the afternoon on Thursday, February 26, 2015 at Riverside Baptist Church, 1178 Hogan Road, Forest City, NC with the Rev. Ted Blankenship and Rev. George Whitmire officiating with interment following in the church cemetery. The ...

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  3. Deputies: Man, mom arrested in 5-month-old baby's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | WIS-TV Columbia

    ... Around 4:45 p.m. Tuesday two detectives spotted McCurry and Reynolds driving in a vehicle on West Main Street in Forest City. Deputies conducted a traffic stop and placed both suspects under arrest. Reynolds was charged with accessory after the fact ...

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  4. Deputies: Mother, friend arrested after 5-month-old diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | WYFF-TV Greenville

    ... said both were arrested on Feb. 23 after a traffic stop at the intersection of Church Street and Main Street in Forest City. The coroner said an autopsy found that 5-month-old Lebron Jayden Reynolds died from blunt force trauma to the head.

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  5. Recovered after four-plus decades, stolen 1972 Corvette may not return to its original ownerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Hemmings Auto Blogs

    ... the claim for the car's theft. As 11Alive , via Corvette Blogger , explains, all that changed in early 2015 when Forest City, North Carolina, car dealer and restorer Gary Green purchased a blue 1972 Corvette coupe from a local woman whose husband, ...

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  6. [VIDEO] Stolen 1972 Corvette Found after 43 Years but Legal Roadblocks Prevent Reunion with OwnerRead the original story

    Friday Feb 13 | Corvettes

    ... moved on, accepting an insurance claim from Allstate. Fast forward 43 years to 2015, when a used car dealer in Forest City, N.C., named Gary Greene enters the story. He had always seen a blue 1972 Corvette rolling through town since 1975, and since ...

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  7. Clyde Donald HarrisRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Shelby Shopper And Info

    ... Sheila Williamson, Sharon Robertson, and "Kevin" Dawn Harris all of Shelby; a brother, Robert Harris of Forest City; nine grandchildren, and four great grandchildren. Funeral service will be held at 1:00 pm on Friday, February 13, 2015 at New Hope ...

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  8. Janie Irene EstepRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    ... Smith, Piper Estep, Sarah Forrest, James Forrest, Waylon Forrest and Luke Estep; brother, Vernon Matheney, of Forest City; and a sister, Gladys Jackson, of Fort Mill, South Carolina. The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6, in the ...

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  9. High kill shelter in Rutherford County to cut budget by 85 percentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | Examiner.com

    ... Instead $10,500 was used to install a surveillance system and "No Trespassing" signs. Rutherford County, home to Forest City, is a poor rural community in North Carolina ranked ninth poorest in the nation. The county animal shelter takes in ...

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  10. AT&T brings 100 new technician jobs to North CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 30 | WBTV

    ... technician jobs, 10 will be coming to Charlotte, three to Cornelius, four to Gastonia, one to Shelby, and one to Forest City. The company currently employs more than 6,700 people throughout North Carolina and say they are "constantly hiring new ...

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  11. As Rock-Tenn and MeadWestvaco prepare to merge, no word on potential Triad jobs impactRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Business Journal

    ... The company also has a corrugated packaging facility in Mooresville, a merchandising displays facility in Forest City, N.C., and three consumer packaging locations in Marion, Claremont and Conover. Keegan said it is still "really early in the ...

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  12. No. 20/19 Noles Head to the Road Against Virginia TechRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2015 | Florida State Seminoles

    ... the ACC. Virginia Tech freshman forward Rachel Camp has stepped up as one of the best freshman in the ACC. The Forest City, N.C., native is averaging a team-best 16.2 points and is shooting 44.5 percent (102-of-229) from the field. Fellow freshman ...

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  13. Driver crashes at end of 2-state chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2014 | WYFF-TV Greenville

    ... on Highway 176 near Jonesville around 11:15 a.m. Saturday. Troopers said the driver, Blake Stewart, 41, of Forest City, North Carolina, went off the road during the chase and crashed into an embankment. Investigators said Stewart will face multiple ...

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  14. Forest City man arrested after three-county chase ends in Union CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | FOX Carolina

    A Forest City man will face charges after a chase that ended with a crash in Union County, according to troopers with the SC Highway Patrol. The crash happened at 11:15 a.m. Saturday on US 176 near T. Bishop Road.

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  15. Margie Lee Crump HamrickRead the original story

    Dec 23, 2014 | Shelby Shopper And Info

    Margie Lee Crump Hamrick, age 83, of Morrow Motor Road, Forest City, died Monday, December 22, 2014 at Rutherford Regional Medical Center. Born February 8, 1931 in Mecklenburg County, she was a daughter to the late Harvey and Virginia Crump.

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  16. Key figure in bin Laden raid to speak at IsothermalRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    Robert O'Neill, the former Navy SEAL who has said he was the one who killed Osama bin Laden, will speak next month at Isothermal Community College in Spindale. O'Neill will speak at The Foundation Performing Arts and Conference Center on Jan. 8 at 7 p.m. His appearance is sponsored by KCH Engineered Systems of Forest City.

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  17. Roy LedbetterRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2014 | Shelby Shopper And Info

    Roy Ledbetter, 84, of Byers Road, Forest City, died on Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at SECU Hospice House of Rutherford County. A native of Rutherford County, he was born on August 18, 1930, a son of the late Brady Pinkney and Pauline Morrow Ledbetter.

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  18. Colleen Pate AllisonRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2014 | Shelby Shopper And Info

    Colleen Pate Allison, age 86, of Forest City, died Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at the Forest City Health & Rehabilitation Center. Born August 19, 1928 in Rutherford County, she was the daughter to the late B. C. Pate and Carrie Flynn Pate.

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  19. Howard Wayne ShullRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2014 | Shelby Shopper And Info

    ... "Sandy" Shull of Kansas and Felix Shull of Virginia, sisters Sandra Anger of Jacksonville, NC and Carol Reid of Forest City, NC and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Friday at 11 AM at Carpenter's Funeral and Cremation ...

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  20. N.C. man wins $4M lottery, joins friend in 'the millionaires' club'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Lottery Post

    Rodger Keith Melton, of Spindale, won $2.6 million in 2013. Dan Royal, of Forest City, won $5.2 million in 2013 and happens to be a friend of Smith's, according to a news release from the North Carolina Lottery Education Lottery.

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