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July 1, 2015, No comments

White Oak Carpet Mills plans to expand its operations in Rutherford County and to create 40 new jobs over the next three years. The company plans to invest $4.1 million in the town of Spindale over the same period.

Drought map courtesy of the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources. Click for full-size image for all of North Carolina.

Hot weather, lack of rain brings drought back to NC

June 30, 2015, No comments

Drought has returned to North Carolina for the first time in more than two years.

Gov. Pat McCrory

McCrory signs 16 bills into North Carolina law

June 22, 2015, No comments

A listing of bills recently signed into law by Gov. Pat McCrory includes environmental changes, ABC Commission law changes and various modifications t ...

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Division of Air Quality: Hearing planned on Watauga asphalt plant

June 17, 2015, No comments

Maymead Inc. applied for a permit Friday to build and operate an asphalt plant at 5251 U.S. Highway 421 South near Deep Gap. Air permits specify the t ...

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    ‘New economy’ conference set for March 18
    March 3, 2015, No comments

    Self Help Credit Union is hosting a March 18 conference, “Bringing it Home: Building a Local Economy for Everyone,” exploring how local, regional and national programs are changing the face of economic development in Western North Carol ...