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WBTV Charlotte
Storms cause damage across Rowan County A tree down on Weaver Road (Photo by David Beaver-WBTV) A rolling series of
Storms cause damage across Rowan County
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 2 hours ago
A tree down on Weaver Road (Photo by David Beaver-WBTV) A rolling series of thunderstorms did cause some damage across Rowan County n Tuesday night. A rolling series of... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Sex offender charged for failing to notify of address changebeen jailed for failing to notify the sheriff's office of a change of address.
Sex offender charged for failing to notify of address change
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 3 hours ago
been jailed for failing to notify the sheriff's office of a change of address. Donald Ray Clonch, 26, was booked into the Rowan County jail on Tuesday afternoon and charged with one count of probation violation and one count of failure to notify... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
Father accused of abusing infant girlROWAN COUNTY, N.C. -- An 8-week-old Rowan County baby is recovering from multip
Father accused of abusing infant girl
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 5 hours ago
ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. -- An 8-week-old Rowan County baby is recovering from multiple broken bones, and investigators say her father is responsible. Ronald Lee Rhinehardt is accused of shaking his daughter Kaylee so severely, she ended up with a... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Rowan Chamber Trade Show coming up ThursdayNational Small Business Week will be celebrated at the Rowan County Chamber of
Rowan Chamber Trade Show coming up Thursday
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 7 hours ago
National Small Business Week will be celebrated at the Rowan County Chamber of Commerce “Cinco de Mayo” Trade Show on Thurs., May 5, from 2 - 7 p.m. at the West End Plaza, 1935 Jake Alexander Blvd. West in Salisbury. Title sponsors are Salisbury... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Four East Meck students charged with assaulting manShow coming up ThursdayRowan Chamber Trade Show coming up Thursday National Sm
Four East Meck students charged with assaulting man
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 7 hours ago
Show coming up ThursdayRowan Chamber Trade Show coming up Thursday National Small Business Week will be celebrated at the Rowan County Chamber of Commerce “Cinco de Mayo” Trade Show on Thurs., May 5, from 2 - 7 p.m. at the West End Plaza, 1935... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Rowan Chamber Trade Show coming up FridayNational Small Business Week will be celebrated at the Rowan County Chamber of
Rowan Chamber Trade Show coming up Friday
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 8 hours ago
National Small Business Week will be celebrated at the Rowan County Chamber of Commerce “Cinco de Mayo” Trade Show on Thurs., May 5, from 2 - 7 p.m. at the West End Plaza, 1935 Jake Alexander Blvd. West in Salisbury. Title sponsors are Salisbury... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Police officer bit by pit bull, still catches breaking and entering suspectShow coming up FridayRowan Chamber Trade Show coming up Friday National Small
Police officer bit by pit bull, still catches breaking and entering suspect
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 8 hours ago
Show coming up FridayRowan Chamber Trade Show coming up Friday National Small Business Week will be celebrated at the Rowan County Chamber of Commerce “Cinco de Mayo” Trade Show on Thurs., May 5, from 2 - 7 p.m. at the West End Plaza, 1935... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Deputies trying to ID man caught on camera near home break-inShow coming up FridayRowan Chamber Trade Show coming up Friday National Small
Deputies trying to ID man caught on camera near home break-in
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 8 hours ago
Show coming up FridayRowan Chamber Trade Show coming up Friday National Small Business Week will be celebrated at the Rowan County Chamber of Commerce “Cinco de Mayo” Trade Show on Thurs., May 5, from 2 - 7 p.m. at the West End Plaza, 1935... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
50 Cent mocks disabled CVG worker in video; family speaksChairman praises school system survey of employersCommission Chairman praises s
50 Cent mocks disabled CVG worker in video; family speaks
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 14 hours ago
Chairman praises school system survey of employersCommission Chairman praises school system survey of employers Rowan County Commission Chairman Greg Edds is praising an effort by the Rowan-Salisbury School System to get feedback from... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Robbery investigation underway at south Charlotte ChipotleChairman praises school system survey of employersCommission Chairman praises s
Robbery investigation underway at south Charlotte Chipotle
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 15 hours ago
Chairman praises school system survey of employersCommission Chairman praises school system survey of employers Rowan County Commission Chairman Greg Edds is praising an effort by the Rowan-Salisbury School System to get feedback from... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Large tree falls, crushes car in southeast CharlotteChairman praises school system survey of employersCommission Chairman praises s
Large tree falls, crushes car in southeast Charlotte
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 15 hours ago
Chairman praises school system survey of employersCommission Chairman praises school system survey of employers Rowan County Commission Chairman Greg Edds is praising an effort by the Rowan-Salisbury School System to get feedback from... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Charlotte man wanted for various crimesChairman praises school system survey of employersCommission Chairman praises s
Charlotte man wanted for various crimes
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 15 hours ago
Chairman praises school system survey of employersCommission Chairman praises school system survey of employers Rowan County Commission Chairman Greg Edds is praising an effort by the Rowan-Salisbury School System to get feedback from... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Commission Chairman praises school system survey of employersRowan County Commission Chairman Greg Edds is praising an effort by the Rowan-S
Commission Chairman praises school system survey of employers
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 15 hours ago
Rowan County Commission Chairman Greg Edds is praising an effort by the Rowan-Salisbury School System to get feedback from local business owners through a new survey. The comprehensive survey consists of nine questions designed to give local... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Crash blocks part of Highway 150 in Iredell Co., sends one person to hospitalChairman praises school system survey of employersCommission Chairman praises s
Crash blocks part of Highway 150 in Iredell Co., sends one person to hospital
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 15 hours ago
Chairman praises school system survey of employersCommission Chairman praises school system survey of employers Rowan County Commission Chairman Greg Edds is praising an effort by the Rowan-Salisbury School System to get feedback from... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Newborn doing well after being born on side of Charlotte interstateimmediately went to the woman's aid and helped to deliver baby Aria in the gras
Newborn doing well after being born on side of Charlotte interstate
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted yesterday
immediately went to the woman's aid and helped to deliver baby Aria in the grassy area of the interstate. Caskey is also a Rowan County Commissioner. Baby and mom are doing okay and expected to be released from the hospital soon. Copyright 2016... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Board member says 'back to the drawing board' for site of western Rowan elementary schoolthat was heard for miles around, and residents reported seeing flames and heavy
Board member says 'back to the drawing board' for site of western Rowan elementary school
WBTV Charlotte / Posted yesterday
that was heard for miles around, and residents reported seeing flames and heavy smoke rising into the sky. At the time, Rowan County Emergency Services Chief Frank Thomason said that the fire was confined to the transformer which contained... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Salisbury-Rowan Crime Stoppers adds anonymous online reportingsaid. "Citizens can remain anonymous, avoid retaliation, stay out of court and
Salisbury-Rowan Crime Stoppers adds anonymous online reporting
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 2 days ago
said. "Citizens can remain anonymous, avoid retaliation, stay out of court and collect an award. A number of high profile Rowan county crimes have been solved thanks to Crime Stoppers just in the past several years. However, for crimes in progress... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
WHAS11 honored by Kentucky Associated Press BroadcastersSaturday highlighted the achievements of WHAS11 News in the station's presentat
WHAS11 honored by Kentucky Associated Press Broadcasters
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 3 days ago
Saturday highlighted the achievements of WHAS11 News in the station's presentation of its newscasts, continuing coverage of Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis and a special report of Louisville native Muhammad Ali. The station received 3 awards in the... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Herbert Wright Jr.visitation will be at 2 p.m. at the church. He was born on May 8, 1942, to Her
Herbert Wright Jr.
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 4 days ago
visitation will be at 2 p.m. at the church. He was born on May 8, 1942, to Herbert Wright and Zener Cowan Wright in Rowan County. He was also preceded in death by daughter Marjetta Wright Draper. Mr. Wright leaves fond memories with three... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Missing 92-old man found after falling into culvertA 92-year-old man who disappeared Wednesday has been found in a culvert in Rowa
Missing 92-old man found after falling into culvert
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 4 days ago
A 92-year-old man who disappeared Wednesday has been found in a culvert in Rowan County Friday afternoon, officials said. Rescuers said John Henry Brooker was found by someone who was out searching the area behind his house on Lincolnton... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Granite Quarry man making meth near elementary school gets six years in prisonwill serve close to six years in prison for trafficking methamphetamine. Wesle
Granite Quarry man making meth near elementary school gets six years in prison
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 4 days ago
will serve close to six years in prison for trafficking methamphetamine. Wesley James Morton was convicted this week in Rowan County Criminal Superior Court of felony trafficking in methamphetamine, four counts of felony possession of... Read more
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The Christian Post
Illiberal Liberalism 'Can Only Survive by Doubling Down on Authoritarian Control,' Author SaysDemonstrators stand on the front steps of the federal building waving a rainbow
Illiberal Liberalism 'Can Only Survive by Doubling Down on Authoritarian Control,' Author Says
The Christian Post / Posted 4 days ago
Demonstrators stand on the front steps of the federal building waving a rainbow flag in protest of Rowan County clerk Kim Davis' arrival to attend a contempt of court hearing for her refusal to issue marriage certificates to same-sex couples at the... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Parents confront Rowan County School Board over schools planNearly 100 parents confronted the Rowan County School Board in a special meetin
Parents confront Rowan County School Board over schools plan
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 5 days ago
Nearly 100 parents confronted the Rowan County School Board in a special meeting Thursday night, over a plan to close two area elementary schools and build a new one. Eyewitness News reporter DaShawn Brown was at the meeting where parents sounded... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Suicide of pastor's son leads to major event to raise awareness of PTSDOurs said. Jesse Ours took his own life three years ago. It’s been hard on th
Suicide of pastor's son leads to major event to raise awareness of PTSD
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 5 days ago
Ours said. Jesse Ours took his own life three years ago. It’s been hard on the pastor of Organ Lutheran Church in eastern Rowan County, but he’s determined to turn his loss into gain for those suffering post traumatic stress. “We’ve sat around... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Charges dropped for man who didn't return VHS tapeSALISBURY, N.C. – Over 14 years ago a Rowan County man committed, what in the e
Charges dropped for man who didn't return VHS tape
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 5 days ago
SALISBURY, N.C. – Over 14 years ago a Rowan County man committed, what in the eyes of the law, was a crime. Today, however, 37-year old James Meyers became a free man, the charge against him dropped. It all started when he rented a movie called... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Charges dropped for man who didn't return VHS tapeSALISBURY, N.C. – Over 14 years ago a Rowan County man committed, what in the e
Charges dropped for man who didn't return VHS tape
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 5 days ago
SALISBURY, N.C. – Over 14 years ago a Rowan County man committed, what in the eyes of the law, was a crime. Today, however, 37-year old James Meyers became a free man, the charge against him dropped. It all started when he rented a movie called... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Stolen appliances, deer bone smoking pipe found in bustsale on an online website. They reportedly made contact with the sellers and a
Stolen appliances, deer bone smoking pipe found in bust
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 5 days ago
sale on an online website. They reportedly made contact with the sellers and arranged a time to meet with the help of the Rowan County Sheriff's Office. Undercover detectives accompanied the victim to the meeting on Bee Lake Road. Detectives were... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Man wanted for multiple crimes in Charlottehome a total loss. The fire started at around noon on Montego Lane in Salisbury
Man wanted for multiple crimes in Charlotte
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 5 days ago
home a total loss. The fire started at around noon on Montego Lane in Salisbury, just off Long Branch Road in western Rowan County. The cause of the fire has not been determined, but Chief Rusty Alexander of the Locke Fire Department said that... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Family of nine burned out of home in Rowanhome a total loss. The fire started at around noon on Montego Lane in Salisbur
Family of nine burned out of home in Rowan
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 5 days ago
home a total loss. The fire started at around noon on Montego Lane in Salisbury, just off Long Branch Road in western Rowan County. The cause of the fire has not been determined, but Chief Rusty Alexander of the Locke Fire Department said... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Stolen appliances, deer bone smoking pipe found in bustsale on an online website. They reportedly made contact with the sellers and a
Stolen appliances, deer bone smoking pipe found in bust
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 5 days ago
sale on an online website. They reportedly made contact with the sellers and arranged a time to meet with the help of the Rowan County Sheriff's Office. Undercover detectives accompanied the victim to the meeting on Bee Lake Road. Detectives were... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Theft victim poses as customer for his own property, two end up being chargedlisted in an online sale site. That bit of deception led to two people being ar
Theft victim poses as customer for his own property, two end up being charged
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 5 days ago
listed in an online sale site. That bit of deception led to two people being arrested. On April 18 investigators with the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office began investigating a breaking and entering of a house under construction on Reedy Creek... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
North Carolina news in brief— North Carolina prison officials say an inmate who escaped from a prison in An
North Carolina news in brief
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 5 days ago
— North Carolina prison officials say an inmate who escaped from a prison in Anson County has been captured in Rowan County.

Department of Public Safety spokesman Keith Acree said in a news release early Wednesday that 22-year-old... Read more

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WBTV Charlotte
Road reopens after semi gets stuck under train bridge near uptownthe new plan that would close Woodleaf and Cleveland Elementary Schools and mer
Road reopens after semi gets stuck under train bridge near uptown
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 5 days ago
the new plan that would close Woodleaf and Cleveland Elementary Schools and merge them into a new school for western Rowan County. The Rowan-Salisbury School Board will host a public meeting tonight to discuss the new plan that would close... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Pedestrian struck on US 321 in Lenoirthe new plan that would close Woodleaf and Cleveland Elementary Schools and mer
Pedestrian struck on US 321 in Lenoir
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 5 days ago
the new plan that would close Woodleaf and Cleveland Elementary Schools and merge them into a new school for western Rowan County. The Rowan-Salisbury School Board will host a public meeting tonight to discuss the new plan that would close... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Community meeting tonight on new western Rowan elementary schoolthe new plan that would close Woodleaf and Cleveland Elementary Schools and mer
Community meeting tonight on new western Rowan elementary school
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 5 days ago
the new plan that would close Woodleaf and Cleveland Elementary Schools and merge them into a new school for western Rowan County. The meeting is set for 6:30 pm at West Rowan High School. Chairman Josh Wagner has said that he hopes parents... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Truck stuck under train bridge closes road near uptown Charlottethe new plan that would close Woodleaf and Cleveland Elementary Schools and mer
Truck stuck under train bridge closes road near uptown Charlotte
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 5 days ago
the new plan that would close Woodleaf and Cleveland Elementary Schools and merge them into a new school for western Rowan County. The Rowan-Salisbury School Board will host a public meeting tonight to discuss the new plan that would close... Read more
11 related stories
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WBTV Charlotte
Gaston County man charged with murder in girlfriend's deaththe new plan that would close Woodleaf and Cleveland Elementary Schools and mer
Gaston County man charged with murder in girlfriend's death
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 5 days ago
the new plan that would close Woodleaf and Cleveland Elementary Schools and merge them into a new school for western Rowan County. The Rowan-Salisbury School Board will host a public meeting tonight to discuss the new plan that would close... Read more
11 related stories
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Charges dropped for man who didn't return VHS tapeSALISBURY, N.C. – Over 14 years ago a Rowan County man committed, what in the e
Charges dropped for man who didn't return VHS tape
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 5 days ago
SALISBURY, N.C. – Over 14 years ago a Rowan County man committed, what in the eyes of the law, was a crime. Today, however, 37-year old James Meyers became a free man, the charge against him dropped. It all started when he rented a movie called... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Charges dropped for man who didn't return VHS tapeSALISBURY, N.C. – Over 14 years ago a Rowan County man committed, what in the e
Charges dropped for man who didn't return VHS tape
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 5 days ago
SALISBURY, N.C. – Over 14 years ago a Rowan County man committed, what in the eyes of the law, was a crime. Today, however, 37-year old James Meyers became a free man, the charge against him dropped. It all started when he rented a movie called... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Charges dropped for man who didn't return VHS tapeSALISBURY, N.C. – Over 14 years ago a Rowan County man committed, what in the e
Charges dropped for man who didn't return VHS tape
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 6 days ago
SALISBURY, N.C. – Over 14 years ago a Rowan County man committed, what in the eyes of the law, was a crime. Today, however, 37-year old James Meyers became a free man, the charge against him dropped. It all started when he rented a movie called... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Charges dropped for man who didn't return VHS tapeSALISBURY, N.C. – Over 14 years ago a Rowan County man committed, what in the e
Charges dropped for man who didn't return VHS tape
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 6 days ago
SALISBURY, N.C. – Over 14 years ago a Rowan County man committed, what in the eyes of the law, was a crime. Today, however, 37-year old James Meyers became a free man, the charge against him dropped. It all started when he rented a movie called... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
Charges dropped for man who didn't return VHS tapeSALISBURY, N.C. – Over 14 years ago a Rowan County man committed, what in the e
Charges dropped for man who didn't return VHS tape
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 6 days ago
SALISBURY, N.C. – Over 14 years ago a Rowan County man committed, what in the eyes of the law, was a crime. Today, however, 37-year old James Meyers became a free man, the charge against him dropped. It all started when he rented a movie called... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Charges dropped for man who didn't return VHS tapeSALISBURY, N.C. – Over 14 years ago a Rowan County man committed, what in the e
Charges dropped for man who didn't return VHS tape
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 6 days ago
SALISBURY, N.C. – Over 14 years ago a Rowan County man committed, what in the eyes of the law, was a crime. Today, however, 37-year old James Meyers became a free man, the charge against him dropped. It all started when he rented a movie called... Read more
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11 News Houston
Charges dropped for man who didn't return VHS tapeSALISBURY, N.C. – Over 14 years ago a Rowan County man committed, what in the e
Charges dropped for man who didn't return VHS tape
11 News Houston / Posted 6 days ago
SALISBURY, N.C. – Over 14 years ago a Rowan County man committed, what in the eyes of the law, was a crime. Today, however, 37-year old James Meyers became a free man, the charge against him dropped. It all started when he rented a movie called... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Charges dropped for man who didn't return VHS tapeSALISBURY, N.C. – Over 14 years ago a Rowan County man committed, what in the e
Charges dropped for man who didn't return VHS tape
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 6 days ago
SALISBURY, N.C. – Over 14 years ago a Rowan County man committed, what in the eyes of the law, was a crime. Today, however, 37-year old James Meyers became a free man, the charge against him dropped. It all started when he rented a movie called... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Charges dropped for man who didn't return VHS tapeSALISBURY, N.C. – Over 14 years ago a Rowan County man committed, what in the e
Charges dropped for man who didn't return VHS tape
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 6 days ago
SALISBURY, N.C. – Over 14 years ago a Rowan County man committed, what in the eyes of the law, was a crime. Today, however, 37-year old James Meyers became a free man, the charge against him dropped. It all started when he rented a movie called... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Charges dropped for man who didn't return VHS tapeSALISBURY, N.C. – Over 14 years ago a Rowan County man committed, what in the e
Charges dropped for man who didn't return VHS tape
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 6 days ago
SALISBURY, N.C. – Over 14 years ago a Rowan County man committed, what in the eyes of the law, was a crime. Today, however, 37-year old James Meyers became a free man, the charge against him dropped. It all started when he rented a movie called... Read more
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New York Post
So it turns out my dead father worked in pornwhere he lived. He grew up in a log cabin, and then he moved to the Appalachian
So it turns out my dead father worked in porn
New York Post / Posted 6 days ago
where he lived. He grew up in a log cabin, and then he moved to the Appalachian foothills and occupied the same house in Rowan County, Kentucky, for over 50 years. I grew up in the woods, walking dirt roads and footpaths through the hills. It is... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Meet the Candidates added to Rowan Chamber Trade ShowA Meet the Candidates mixer has been added to the Rowan County Chamber of Comme
Meet the Candidates added to Rowan Chamber Trade Show
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 6 days ago
A Meet the Candidates mixer has been added to the Rowan County Chamber of Commerce “Cinco de Mayo” Trade Show to be held on Thursday, May 5, at the West End Plaza, 1935 Jake Alexander Blvd. West. The Trade Show begins at 2 with the ribbon cutting... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Special 'strawberry' food drive underwayThose ruby-red succulent jewels taste of sunshine and goodness. In Rowan County
Special 'strawberry' food drive underway
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 6 days ago
Those ruby-red succulent jewels taste of sunshine and goodness. In Rowan County that can only mean one thing: strawberry season is here. This spring, you can donate tasty strawberries to three local agencies, thanks to A Berry Fine Food Drive, a... Read more
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