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10 hrs ago | 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

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Q-Notes

Shelby's first Pride attracts 285

Organizers of the first-ever Pride event in this small town 50 minutes west of Charlotte say as many as 285 people attended their community picnic on Friday, June 27. The #ShelbyLoves Pride picnic was held at Episcopal Church of the Redeemer, where families, both gay and straight, laid out blankets, ate picnic-style and networked to learn more ... (more)

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Related Topix: Shelby, NC, Gay/Lesbian, Cleveland County, NC, Nags Head, NC, Manteo, NC

Fri Jun 27, 2014

The Star Online

Duke Energy cited for - high hazard' Cliffside coal ash dam

Amy Adams, North Carolina campaign coordinator with Appalachian Voices, dips her hand into the Dan River in Danville, Va.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, Eden, NC, Pat McCrory, US Governors, Cleveland County, NC

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Watauga Democrat

Boone loses ETJ with bill passage

Republican Sen. Dan Soucek of Boone has succeeded in a two-year effort to revoke the Democratic-controlled Boone Town Council's authority to apply zoning regulations outside of town limits.

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Related Topix: Boone, NC, Watauga County, NC

Tue Jun 24, 2014

The Star Online

Jim Crawley remembered for serving, leading community

Whether leading Gardner-Webb's business school to national recognition or taking on the challenge of consolidating Cleveland County's school systems, Jim Crawley was known as a man of integrity.

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Related Topix: Cleveland County, NC, Shelby, NC, Gardner-Webb University, US Military, US Navy, Clemson University

Mon Jun 23, 2014

Aero-News Network

FAA Says Airport Land Purchased Inappropriately

Following an investigation that lasted some five months, the FAA has directed Rutherford County, NC to return $131,500 of an AIP grant used to purchase 10 acres of land owned by a former County Commissioner.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Fri Jun 20, 2014

Business Journal

Cornelius solar company sells three projects

FLS spokesman Frank Marshall says his company is developing projects itself and buying projects from other developers that have run into financing issues.

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Related Topix: Biscoe, NC

Lincoln Times-News

There's no place like Lincoln County

Allow me to begin by saying I love Lincoln County. The first time I drove around the Court Square in Lincolnton, I knew I was home.

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Related Topix: Lincoln County, NC, Gardner-Webb University

Wed Jun 18, 2014

Shelby Shopper And Info

Franklin "Everett" Wilson

Franklin "Everett" Wilson, age 85, of Bostic and formerly of Cliffside, died Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at Fair Haven Home.

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Related Topix: Bostic, NC, Forest City, NC, Gastonia, NC, Rutherfordton, NC

The Star Online

Saving the cinema: Community helps theater owner purchase digital equipment

For Mike Packett and his wife, Cristy, keeping Retro Cinema 4 open in Forest City is a mission before it's a business venture.

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Related Topix: Forest City, NC

Mon Jun 16, 2014

Lincoln Times-News

Saine's amendment battles puppy mills

The North Carolina House of Representatives has passed a budget amendment to expand the definition of a dealer in the animal welfare section to include commercial dog breeders who have 10 or more female dogs.

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Related Topix: Pat McCrory, US Governors, Lincoln County, NC, Rutherfordton, NC

Fri Jun 13, 2014

The Star Online

High school students participate in medical, IT camps

Cleveland County Schools rising ninth and tenth graders got a taste of medical and technological jobs last week during Club Med and Club IT at Cleveland Community College.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Lattimore, NC, PC, Kings Mountain, NC, Medicine, Nursing

Thu Jun 12, 2014

WCNC-TV Charlotte

Humane Society rescues 50+ dogs from puppy mill

Members of the Humane Society of the United States and the Humane Society of Charlotte, including Chris Harris , an emergency response team leader, assisted Rutherford County, NC Sheriff's Office during the 20th puppy mill bust in three years in the state of North Carolina Thursday, June 12, 2014 at an undisclosed location in Rutherford County, NC.

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Related Topix: Activism, Humane Society of the United States, Charitable Organizations

Wed Jun 11, 2014

The Daily News Journal

Rutherford County native Millard forced to watch US Open from home

Jason Millard's 27th hole of sectional qualifying for the U.S. Open Championship was just one of 36 he played at Colonial Country Club's North Course in Memphis on Sunday, June 1. But it turned out to be the most pivotal hole of the 24-year-old's career.

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