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HomeTrust Bancshares, Inc. Announces Date of Annual Meeting of Stockholders

HomeTrust Bancshares, Inc. , announced today that the Company's annual meeting of stockholders will be held at 10:00 a.m., local time, on November 24, 2014, at the Renaissance Hotel, located at 31 Woodfin Street, Asheville, North Carolina.

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Related Topix: Asheville, NC, North Carolina, Shelby, NC, Greenville (Charlotte, NC)

Tue Aug 26, 2014

WLOS

Obama addresses vets in trip laden with politics

President Barack Obama will be addressing the American Legion National Convention three months after a veterans' health care scandal rocked his administration, in an appearance that is also fraught with midterm politics.

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Senator Kay Hagan, US Senate, Democrat

Wed Aug 13, 2014

jdsupra.com

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.

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WLOS

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.

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Related Topix: Spindale, NC

Tue Aug 12, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

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.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster

WLOS

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.

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

WLOS

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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Forest City, NC, US Military, US Army, Ellenboro, NC, Rutherfordton, NC

WYFF-TV Greenville

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.

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Related Topix: Asheville, NC, Forest City, NC

Fri Aug 08, 2014

WLOS

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.

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Related Topix: Forest City, NC

Lenoir News-Topic

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.

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Related Topix: Rutherfordton, NC

Thu Aug 07, 2014

WLOS

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.

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Related Topix: Pat McCrory, US Governors

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.

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Related Topix: Forest City, NC, Rutherfordton, NC, Caroleen, NC

WLOS

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.

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Related Topix: Toledo, OH

WLOS

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.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Federal Prisons, Prison, Forest City, NC

Tue Aug 05, 2014

WLOS

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.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, Indian Trail, NC, Carteret County, NC, Mecklenburg County, NC

WLOS

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.

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Related Topix: North Carolina Government, North Carolina, Pat McCrory, US Governors

WYFF-TV Greenville

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.

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Related Topix: Forest City, NC

News Observer

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.

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News Observer

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.

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Related Topix: Forest City, NC, US Military, Fort Jackson, US Army

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