A civil liberties group has filed a federal lawsuit against the Rowan County Board of Commissioners for its use of Christian prayers to bless its meetings.
A Marine recruiter has been charged with sexually assaulting young female recruits in Rowan County.
A man is behind bars after he held a shotgun to a teenager’s head and made her recite Bible verses, authorities say.
The Rowan County Board of Commissioners has come under fire recently for its liberal inclusion of Jesus’ name during prayers offered before its official meetings. However, public scrutiny and existing litigation prohibiting exclusionary actions during government proceedings did not stop the board from allegedly hosting a full-on prayer meeting Monday night.
A frantic call to 911 was placed by a North Carolina man to report what he saw as a man to be trapped under a riding lawn mower only to discover that it was a Halloween decoration.