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  1. Point guard Rob Gray to visit VolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Knoxville News Sentinel

    ... will host Gray, a 6-foot-2, 190-pound junior college point guard on an official visit Thursday and Friday. The Forest City, N.C., native averaged 18.2 points, 5.8 rebounds and 2.3 assists at Howard College in Big Spring, Texas, this past season. He ...

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  2. Small Businesses are Facing Global Extinction Thanks to Online MarketingRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | PR Log

    PRLog - March 24, 2015 - SPARTANBURG, S.C. -- Michael Packett, a small business owner in Forest City, North Carolina, has flourished for almost two decades with his independent pizza franchise and local movie theater. At the peak of his success, he had seven Italian restaurants in four different counties as he secretly dreamed of becoming the next big national pizza brand.

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  3. Judge denies request to recuse himself from murder trialRead the original story

    Friday Mar 13 | WLOS

    The judge in the trial of a man accused in the stabbing death of a Democratic strategist has rejected a defense request to recuse himself from the case. Local media outlets report public defender Joseph Arbour said Judge Paul Ridgeway had made rulings favorable to prosecutors in the trial of Jonathan Broyhill and that his client was not getting a fair trial.

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  4. Woman receives $10,000 bond for larcenyRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 5 | The Star Online

    A Forest City woman was charged with larceny, possession of stolen goods and second degree trespassing Saturday, according to Shelby Police Department reports.

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  5. Obituaries - 3-4-15Read the original story

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Lincoln Times-News

    ... Gales of Lincolnton; one son, Bobby Morrison and wife Melissa of Lincolnton; two sisters, Susie Hennessee of Forest City and Pauline Teague of Newton; grandchildren, Bonita Lester and Timmy Morrison; great grandchildren, Kristina Lester, Samantha ...

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  6. Officials in Ohio Approve Amazon Data Center Development PlansRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | Data Center Knowledge

    ... Amazon uses to build data centers. In terms of overall economic impact, a recent Facebook-funded study in Forest City, North Carolina, provides a rough measuring stick. The study found the social network's data center there generated an economic ...

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

    Feb 26, 2015 | 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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  8. John Cleveland "J.C." Gossett, Sr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | 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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  9. Deputies: Man, mom arrested in 5-month-old baby's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | 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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  10. Deputies: Mother, friend arrested after 5-month-old diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | 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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  11. Recovered after four-plus decades, stolen 1972 Corvette may not return to its original ownerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | 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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  12. [VIDEO] Stolen 1972 Corvette Found after 43 Years but Legal Roadblocks Prevent Reunion with OwnerRead the original story

    Feb 13, 2015 | 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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  13. Clyde Donald HarrisRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | 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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  14. Janie Irene EstepRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | 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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  15. High kill shelter in Rutherford County to cut budget by 85 percentRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | 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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  16. AT&T brings 100 new technician jobs to North CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | 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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  17. As Rock-Tenn and MeadWestvaco prepare to merge, no word on potential Triad jobs impactRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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