5 hrs ago
Mayor: Updated offer soon on old NC hospital land
The mayor of Raleigh says she believes there soon will be an agreement with Gov. Pat McCrory's administration to acquire land at a now-closed North Carolina mental hospital the city wants to convert into a regional park.
19 hrs ago
Ala. man sentenced in illegal pesticide case
The owner of an Ala.-based company that authorities say incorrectly used pesticide at nursing homes had been sentenced to two years in prison.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Search of convicted felon's home leads to arrest
Authorities in Rowan County have arrested a convicted felon after a search of his home turned up a loaded .22 revolver and two long guns.
NC man's conviction of 'ritual sex abuse' vacatedNC man's conviction...
A judge on Monday dismissed all charges and vacated the sentence of a man who has spent more than 20 years in prison on convictions of multiple sex NC man's conviction of 'ritual sex abuse' vacated A judge on Monday dismissed all charges and vacated the sentence of a man who has spent more than 20 years in prison on convictions of multiple sex ... (more)
Appeal by soldier convicted of murder to be heard
The soldier convicted and sentenced to death for the murder of two soldiers in Kuwait will get to appeal the verdict in a military court this fall.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Charges dismissed against NC man in child sex case
A North Carolina judge has dismissed all charges and overturned the sentence of a man who spent 22 years in prison after his conviction on child sex abuse case.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Safeguarding water quality: Amid drastic state budget cuts, volunteers pick up slack
Standing knee-deep in the Little Tennessee River, Haley Williams wears a broad smile as she and her classmates fill a bucket with temporarily stunned fish.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Hendersonville winery debuts apple wine
WE'RE APPROACHING THAT TIME OF YEAR.. WHEN WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA IS ALL ABOUT APPLES..
Jacksonville Daily News
Tourism Spending In North Carolina Reaches New Record
Governor Pat McCrory and Department of Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker announced today that 95 of the state's 100 counties saw increases in visitor spending in 2013.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Judge: NC vote can be held with GOP-backed changes
A federal judge has ruled that North Carolina's November election can be held under new voting rules drafted last year by Republican lawmakers.
Plant-grafting firm locating in NC
Area media outlets report that North-Carolina-based TriEst Ag Group is creating a partnership with companies from Israel and Italy to create Tri-Hishtil.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
More than a 100 jobs will soon be growing in North Carolina
BUT FIRST TONIGHT... MORE THAN 100 JOBS WILL SOON "GROW" IN HENDERSON COUNTY... THAT'S THANKS TO A NEW INTERNATIONAL COMPANY TAKING FRUIT FARMING..
Property Tax Scam Targets Area Homeowners
Homeowners in Henderson County are being issued a word of caution. Authorities say a phony letter is circulating that looks a lot like official correspondence from the Register of Deeds.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
The Mountaineer Publishing Company
Volunteers needed for Big Brothers Big Sisters
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Western North Carolina is hosting a Back-to-School Volunteer Recruitment Drive beginning Aug. 20 the first day of school, and culminating Oct. 17. The organization hopes to recruit 60 new volunteers in the next two months.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
NC man who dragged dog from home has been charged with felony animal cruelty
A North Carolina man who dragged a dog from its home has been charged with felony animal cruelty .
2nd American aid worker with Ebola arrives in US
The second American aid worker who was recently diagnosed with Ebola in west Africa has arrived in the Atlanta area for treatment.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Hendersonville exhibit has ties to Newberry hotel, family9:29 am
Standing amid enlarged photos and postcards from The Wheeler Hotel are Brenda Bradshaw, director of the Henderson County Heritage Museum, and Carolyn Justus, chair of the Museum board, along with Dr. Sam F. Wheeler of Saluda and his sister, Emily Lide Wheeler of Columbia, the last living grandchildren of the combined Noterman and Wheeler families ... (more)
Sat Aug 02, 2014
The Daily Advance
Man drowns in lake where swimming is banned
Officials said 42-year-old James Freeman was found in 15-foot deep waters in Lake Julian around 9:30 a.m. Friday.