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Namibia Economist
Church and state get cosy in North CarolinaChristian ministers to launch their monthly meetings with a prayer. Now a case
Church and state get cosy in North Carolina
Namibia Economist / Posted 12 hours ago
Christian ministers to launch their monthly meetings with a prayer. Now a case percolating in the lower courts, Lund v Rowan County, asks whether the Board of Commissioners in Rowan County, North Carolina has been stepping too far over the... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
No criminal charges to be filed in fatal U.S. 74 bus crashJubilee Last year persistent heavy rains washed out many events across the are
No criminal charges to be filed in fatal U.S. 74 bus crash
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 13 hours ago
Jubilee Last year persistent heavy rains washed out many events across the area, including the final two days of the Rowan County Fair and the popular Autumn Jubilee celebration at Dan Nicholas Park in Rowan County. Last year persistent... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
After last years washout, a sunny forecast for Autumn JubileeLast year persistent heavy rains washed out many events across the area, includ
After last years washout, a sunny forecast for Autumn Jubilee
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 14 hours ago
Last year persistent heavy rains washed out many events across the area, including the final two days of the Rowan County Fair and the popular Autumn Jubilee celebration at Dan Nicholas Park in Rowan County. Vendors, many of whom count on Autumn... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Former congressional candidate, ex CIA officer charged with prescription drug fraudJubilee Last year persistent heavy rains washed out many events across the are
Former congressional candidate, ex CIA officer charged with prescription drug fraud
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 14 hours ago
Jubilee Last year persistent heavy rains washed out many events across the area, including the final two days of the Rowan County Fair and the popular Autumn Jubilee celebration at Dan Nicholas Park in Rowan County. Last year persistent... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Catawba Co. girl had been skipping school before disappearanceJubilee Last year persistent heavy rains washed out many events across the are
Catawba Co. girl had been skipping school before disappearance
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 14 hours ago
Jubilee Last year persistent heavy rains washed out many events across the area, including the final two days of the Rowan County Fair and the popular Autumn Jubilee celebration at Dan Nicholas Park in Rowan County. Last year persistent... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
NC man bitten by cobra sentenced after 18 poisonous reptiles found in home, officials saywoman gets prison for police chase Jackson (Source: Rowan Sheriff's Office) T
NC man bitten by cobra sentenced after 18 poisonous reptiles found in home, officials say
WBTV Charlotte / Posted yesterday
woman gets prison for police chase Jackson (Source: Rowan Sheriff's Office) Two people were convicted of crimes in Rowan County Criminal Court in two separate cases, according to Rowan County District Attorney Brandy Cook. Two people were... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Rowan Court File: One gets prison for larceny, woman gets prison for police chaseTwo people were convicted of crimes in Rowan County Criminal Court in two separ
Rowan Court File: One gets prison for larceny, woman gets prison for police chase
WBTV Charlotte / Posted yesterday
Two people were convicted of crimes in Rowan County Criminal Court in two separate cases, according to Rowan County District Attorney Brandy Cook. Dyquaon Kenner Brawley of Charlotte was convicted by a jury of felony larceny by removing an... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Missing NC toddler found31, is charged in the shooting death of her boyfriend, Rodney Smith. Storm top
Missing NC toddler found
WBTV Charlotte / Posted yesterday
31, is charged in the shooting death of her boyfriend, Rodney Smith. Storm topples trees, knocks out power to hundreds in Rowan CountyStorm topples trees, knocks out power to hundreds in Rowan County A line of thunderstorms that moved through the... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Anson Co. woman charged with murder in killing of boyfriendtaken off life support after the little boy was reportedly abused. Storm toppl
Anson Co. woman charged with murder in killing of boyfriend
WBTV Charlotte / Posted yesterday
taken off life support after the little boy was reportedly abused. Storm topples trees, knocks out power to hundreds in Rowan CountyStorm topples trees, knocks out power to hundreds in Rowan County A line of thunderstorms that moved through the... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Woman shot in Salisbury later dies in hospitalof everything that happened. The images are blurry and they move fast. Rowan
Woman shot in Salisbury later dies in hospital
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 4 days ago
of everything that happened. The images are blurry and they move fast. Rowan County (Source: WBTV/File) According to police, they were called to East 11th Street at 1:12 a.m. to help the fire... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Trustee encouraged by prayer ruling2-1 that the Rowen County, North Carolina, Board of Commissioners can give pray
Trustee encouraged by prayer ruling
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
2-1 that the Rowen County, North Carolina, Board of Commissioners can give prayers as members see fit. The court said the Rowan County board’s prayers do not coerce participation by those of other faiths and is therefore legal. Previous rulings... Read more
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WLWT-TV Cincinnati
Wlwtwater for more than 300,000 people was affected by a major chemical leak. Dan
Wlwt
WLWT-TV Cincinnati / Posted 7 days ago
water for more than 300,000 people was affected by a major chemical leak. Dan also extensively covered the case of Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis, who refused to issue marriage licenses to all couples after the Supreme Court struck down bans... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Check your nails: Local woman who had fingernail melanoma shares warning29, that the alert had been canceled. Police said on Sept. 29, that the alert
Check your nails: Local woman who had fingernail melanoma shares warning
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 7 days ago
29, that the alert had been canceled. Police said on Sept. 29, that the alert had been canceled. Wanted sex offender from Rowan County now in custodyWanted sex offender from Rowan County now in custody A convicted sex offender wanted on charges... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Wanted sex offender from Rowan County now in custody29, that the alert had been canceled. Police said on Sept. 29, that the alert
Wanted sex offender from Rowan County now in custody
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 7 days ago
29, that the alert had been canceled. Police said on Sept. 29, that the alert had been canceled. A convicted sex offender wanted on charges... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Silver Alert canceled for missing Charlotte 15-oldWanted sex offender from Rowan County now in custodyWanted sex offender from Ro
Silver Alert canceled for missing Charlotte 15-old
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 7 days ago
Wanted sex offender from Rowan County now in custodyWanted sex offender from Rowan County now in custody A convicted sex offender wanted on charges in Rowan County and placed on the Most Wanted list is now behind bars. A convicted sex offender... Read more
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The Atlantic
Why North Carolina Judges Can Still Refuse to Perform Same-Sex Marriagesjudge blocked it from going into effect in July. The other major state that has
Why North Carolina Judges Can Still Refuse to Perform Same-Sex Marriages
The Atlantic / Posted 7 days ago
judge blocked it from going into effect in July. The other major state that has taken up this issue is Kentucky, where the Rowan County clerk Kim Davis was jailed for refusing to sign same-sex-marriage licenses or affix her office’s name to the... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Groundbreaking held for new bourbon industry supplier in KYCounty. Company executives expect to finish the project by July 2017. The com
Groundbreaking held for new bourbon industry supplier in KY
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 8 days ago
County. Company executives expect to finish the project by July 2017. The company's Morehead Wood Products mill opened in Rowan County in September 2015. The Morehead mill supplies, as well as the new Marshall County mill, the company's... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Couples seek legal costs in Kentucky marriage license case-- The American Civil Liberties Union of Kentucky says lawyers for the couples
Couples seek legal costs in Kentucky marriage license case
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 8 days ago
-- The American Civil Liberties Union of Kentucky says lawyers for the couples who sued to be issued marriage licenses in Rowan County are seeking to recover more than $233,000 in legal fees and costs. Two gay couples and two straight couples... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Human remains found in burnt vehicle ID'd, case being investigated as homicidewere Albert Austin. They did not say how he is believed to have died. breaking
Human remains found in burnt vehicle ID'd, case being investigated as homicide
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 8 days ago
were Albert Austin. They did not say how he is believed to have died. breakingFatal crash under investigation on Hwy 70 in Rowan CountyFatal crash under investigation on Hwy 70 in Rowan County It happened just before 7:30 a.m. in the 10000 block... Read more
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Slate
Federal Court Tells Religious Minorities to Stop Whining, Accept Christian Prayers. Sigh.panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reinstated what’s been a years-l
Federal Court Tells Religious Minorities to Stop Whining, Accept Christian Prayers. Sigh.
Slate / Posted 8 days ago
panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reinstated what’s been a years-long, all-Christian prayer regime in Rowan County, North Carolina, partly because of the long-standing history of sectarian worship in the region and partly... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Man injured in southeast Charlotte shootingMonroe Road. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police say a man was shot in the shoulder o
Man injured in southeast Charlotte shooting
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 8 days ago
Monroe Road. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police say a man was shot in the shoulder on Fannie Circle, just off of Monroe Road. Rowan County Commission denies request to build new Dollar GeneralRowan County Commission denies request to build new Dollar... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Rowan County Commission denies request to build new Dollar GeneralThe Rowan County Commission has denied a request to build a Dollar General Stor
Rowan County Commission denies request to build new Dollar General
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 8 days ago
The Rowan County Commission has denied a request to build a Dollar General Store on Bringle Ferry Road. Around 30 people spoke in opposition before the commission Monday night. "Everything around it was residential and we didn't feel that location... Read more
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New Now Next
The ACLU Is Suing Kim Davis For $233,058 In Court CostsKim Davis, the infamous Rowan County Clerk who refused to issue same-sex marria
The ACLU Is Suing Kim Davis For $233,058 In Court Costs
New Now Next / Posted 8 days ago
Kim Davis, the infamous Rowan County Clerk who refused to issue same-sex marriage licenses in the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision on marriage equality, was sued by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) in federal court Monday. According to... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Fourth arrest made in attempted robbery at Village InnDannyelle Dalton, 23, was charged with felony accessory after the fact. Police
Fourth arrest made in attempted robbery at Village Inn
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 8 days ago
Dannyelle Dalton, 23, was charged with felony accessory after the fact. Police say she turned herself in at the Rowan County Magistrate’s Office. Bond was set at $5000. According to a report at the Salisbury Police Department, three men... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Man injured in east Charlotte shootingwas shot in the shoulder on Fannie Circle, just off of Monroe Road. breakingFa
Man injured in east Charlotte shooting
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 8 days ago
was shot in the shoulder on Fannie Circle, just off of Monroe Road. breakingFatal crash under investigation on Hwy 70 in Rowan CountyFatal crash under investigation on Hwy 70 in Rowan County It happened just before 7:30 a.m. in the 10000 block... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Fatal crash under investigation on Hwy 70 in Rowan Countywas shot in the shoulder on Fannie Circle, just off of Monroe Road. breaking
Fatal crash under investigation on Hwy 70 in Rowan County
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 8 days ago
was shot in the shoulder on Fannie Circle, just off of Monroe Road. breaking It happened just before 7:30 a.m. in the 10000 block... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
VIDEO: Dash cam footage shows RCSD SRO hindering in son's arrestwas shot in the shoulder on Fannie Circle, just off of Monroe Road. breakingFa
VIDEO: Dash cam footage shows RCSD SRO hindering in son's arrest
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 8 days ago
was shot in the shoulder on Fannie Circle, just off of Monroe Road. breakingFatal crash under investigation on Hwy 70 in Rowan CountyFatal crash under investigation on Hwy 70 in Rowan County It happened just before 7:30 a.m. in the 10000 block... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Pickens school board member encouraged by prayer ruling2-1 that the Rowen County, North Carolina, Board of Commissioners can give pray
Pickens school board member encouraged by prayer ruling
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 8 days ago
2-1 that the Rowen County, North Carolina, Board of Commissioners can give prayers as members see fit. The court said the Rowan County board's prayer does not coerce participation by those of other faiths and is therefore legal. Previous rulings... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Pickens school board member encouraged by prayer ruling2-1 that the Rowen County, North Carolina, Board of Commissioners can give pray
Pickens school board member encouraged by prayer ruling
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 8 days ago
2-1 that the Rowen County, North Carolina, Board of Commissioners can give prayers as members see fit. The court said the Rowan County board's prayer does not coerce participation by those of other faiths and is therefore legal. Previous rulings... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Pickens school board member encouraged by prayer ruling2-1 that the Rowen County, North Carolina, Board of Commissioners can give pray
Pickens school board member encouraged by prayer ruling
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 8 days ago
2-1 that the Rowen County, North Carolina, Board of Commissioners can give prayers as members see fit. The court said the Rowan County board's prayer does not coerce participation by those of other faiths and is therefore legal. Previous rulings... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Rowan EMS: Rowan County doing well for now with fuel shortageThere are some gas stations that are without fuel in Rowan County, but overall,
Rowan EMS: Rowan County doing well for now with fuel shortage
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 8 days ago
There are some gas stations that are without fuel in Rowan County, but overall, gas is still widely available according to a status report from Rowan County Emergency Services Director Frank Thomason. "Multiple retail stations across the county are... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Pickens school board member encouraged by prayer ruling2-1 that the Rowen County, North Carolina, Board of Commissioners can give pray
Pickens school board member encouraged by prayer ruling
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 8 days ago
2-1 that the Rowen County, North Carolina, Board of Commissioners can give prayers as members see fit. The court said the Rowan County board's prayer does not coerce participation by those of other faiths and is therefore legal. Previous rulings... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Couples seek legal costs in Kentucky marriage license case- The American Civil Liberties Union of Kentucky says lawyers for the couples w
Couples seek legal costs in Kentucky marriage license case
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 8 days ago
- The American Civil Liberties Union of Kentucky says lawyers for the couples who sued to be issued marriage licenses in Rowan County are seeking to recover more than $233,000 in legal fees and costs. Two gay couples and two straight couples... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
St. Louis police: Suspected carjacker killed by car ownerAmerican Civil Liberties Union of Kentucky says lawyers for the couples who sue
St. Louis police: Suspected carjacker killed by car owner
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 8 days ago
American Civil Liberties Union of Kentucky says lawyers for the couples who sued to be issued marriage licenses in Rowan County are seeking to recover more than $233,000 in legal fees and costs. The American Civil Liberties Union of... Read more
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Al.com
Christian prayers at county board meetings ruled OK by federal courtappeals court ruled Monday. A three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court
Christian prayers at county board meetings ruled OK by federal court
Al.com / Posted 9 days ago
appeals court ruled Monday. A three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals split 2-1 in deciding that the Rowan County commission had a constitutional right to open meetings with prayers. The prayers included almost exclusively... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Federal court OKs Christian prayers at county board meetingsappeals court ruled Monday. A three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court
Federal court OKs Christian prayers at county board meetings
FOX Carolina / Posted 9 days ago
appeals court ruled Monday. A three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals split 2-1 in deciding that the Rowan County commission had a constitutional right to open meetings with prayers. The prayers included almost exclusively... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
WV Attorney General calls appeals court decision on prayer 'crucial victory'appeals court reversed a district court decision in North Carolina that focused
WV Attorney General calls appeals court decision on prayer 'crucial victory'
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 9 days ago
appeals court reversed a district court decision in North Carolina that focused on the practice of opening meetings in Rowan County, N.C., with a prayer offered by one of its commissioners. The American Civil Liberties Union of North Carolina... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Federal court OKs Christian prayers at county board meetingsappeals court ruled today. A three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court o
Federal court OKs Christian prayers at county board meetings
The Toledo Blade / Posted 9 days ago
appeals court ruled today. A three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals split 2-1 in deciding that the Rowan County commission had a constitutional right to open meetings with prayers. The prayers included almost exclusively... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Federal court OKs Christian prayers at county board meetingscan open their meetings with Christian prayers. A three-judge panel of the 4th
Federal court OKs Christian prayers at county board meetings
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 9 days ago
can open their meetings with Christian prayers. A three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals declared the Rowan County commissioner's prayer practice constitutional on Monday. The appeals court decision reverses a lower court... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Thirteen states win right to pray at public meetingsDistrict Court of Appeals. West Virginia joined 12 other states in a lawsuit t
Thirteen states win right to pray at public meetings
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 9 days ago
District Court of Appeals. West Virginia joined 12 other states in a lawsuit that originated in North Carolina (Lund vs. Rowan County). The victory protects the continued practice of lawmaker-led prayer in West Virginia and reverses a lower... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Federal court OKs Christian prayers at county board meetingscan open their meetings with Christian prayers. A three-judge panel of the 4th
Federal court OKs Christian prayers at county board meetings
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 9 days ago
can open their meetings with Christian prayers. A three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals declared the Rowan County commissioner's prayer practice constitutional on Monday. The appeals court decision reverses a lower court... Read more
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FOX News
Federal Court Oks Christian Prayers At County Board Meetingscan open their meetings with Christian prayers. A three-judge panel of the 4th
Federal Court Oks Christian Prayers At County Board Meetings
FOX News / Posted 9 days ago
can open their meetings with Christian prayers. A three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals declared the Rowan County commissioner's prayer practice constitutional on Monday. The appeals court decision reverses a lower court... Read more
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WBNG Binghamton
Federal court OKs Christian prayers at county board meetingscan open their meetings with Christian prayers. A three-judge panel of the 4th
Federal court OKs Christian prayers at county board meetings
WBNG Binghamton / Posted 9 days ago
can open their meetings with Christian prayers. A three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals declared the Rowan County commissioner's prayer practice constitutional on Monday. The appeals court decision reverses a lower court... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Federal court OKs Christian prayers at county board meetingscan open their meetings with Christian prayers. A three-judge panel of the 4th
Federal court OKs Christian prayers at county board meetings
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 9 days ago
can open their meetings with Christian prayers. A three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals declared the Rowan County commissioner's prayer practice constitutional on Monday. The appeals court decision reverses a lower court... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Appeals court reverses injunction against Rowan Commissioners with prayers 'in the name of Jesus'A federal court of appeals has reversed a ruling that Rowan County Commissioner
Appeals court reverses injunction against Rowan Commissioners with prayers 'in the name of Jesus'
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 9 days ago
A federal court of appeals has reversed a ruling that Rowan County Commissioners violated the Constitution when they held prayers before public meetings that were specific to one religion. The United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Federal court OKs Christian prayers at county board meetingscan open their meetings with Christian prayers. A three-judge panel of the 4th
Federal court OKs Christian prayers at county board meetings
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 9 days ago
can open their meetings with Christian prayers. A three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals declared the Rowan County commissioner's prayer practice constitutional on Monday. The appeals court decision reverses a lower court... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Father of girl who died after swimming pool accident thanks community officialsThe father of a 4-year-old girl who died after falling into a swimming pool in
Father of girl who died after swimming pool accident thanks community officials
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 9 days ago
The father of a 4-year-old girl who died after falling into a swimming pool in Rowan County last month wants to thank community officials. Natalie Lippard fell into her grandparent's swimming pool during a family gathering August 23 and was rushed... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Habitat for Humanity house dedicated in honor of Pete Teaguehouse is built to the glory of God and in honor of His servant, Pete Teague, fo
Habitat for Humanity house dedicated in honor of Pete Teague
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 10 days ago
house is built to the glory of God and in honor of His servant, Pete Teague, former president of Habitat for Humanity of Rowan County." Founded in Americus, Georgia, USA, in 1976, Habitat for Humanity today operates around the globe and has... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Sept 17- Halle Ritchiethe damaged part of the pancreas. Right now it’s considered inoperable. Most o
Sept 17- Halle Ritchie
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 11 days ago
the damaged part of the pancreas. Right now it’s considered inoperable. Most of Halle’s family is in China Grove, in Rowan County. An amazing support network, says Rebecca. “They’re in her corner – our corner – all the way,” she said. Halle... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Landis Police charge three in dump truck theft, burglariesofficer in this case and pulled it together quickly with support from our patro
Landis Police charge three in dump truck theft, burglaries
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 12 days ago
officer in this case and pulled it together quickly with support from our patrol officers & the assistance of the Rowan County Sheriff's Office. Congratulations officers on a job well done," wrote Captain Roger Hosey. Copyright 2016 WBTV.... Read more
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